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Lytro’s ‘living pictures’ cease to live

As part of its move away from consumer gear toward professional cinema hardware, Lytro has killed off the site that once hosted its “living pictures,” still photos taken with its cameras that could be refocused after the fact. This will turn a handful of those pictures, where they had been embedded ...

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The Morning After: Wednesday, December 6th 2017

Thanks to mobile CPUs.‘Always Connected’ Windows 10 PCs have 20 hours of battery life Late last year, Microsoft announced plans to make Windows 10 work on ARM CPUs — usually used in phones and tablets — and now we’ve seen the first real devices. The HP Envy x2 and the ...

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Kinin puts aromatherapy in your mouth

Kinin is a new portable aromatherapy vaporizer that, in theory, offers a refreshing break from THC and nicotine based vapes. Multi-use products let you inhale the strange fragrances of “Narrow leaf eucalyptus,” “Polynesian kava kava,” and “nootropics.” The product is part of the new trend toward healthier vaping and is ...

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Apple Pay Cash money transfers are available in the US

The feature doesn’t appear to be immediately available to all iOS 11.2 users, so don’t panic if it isn’t available right away. And there’s no word on Apple Pay Cash availability outside the US, so you’ll have to settle for alternatives in the near future. It’s been a long road ...

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Notch can record your body movements

Notch creators Eszter Ozsvald and Stepan Boltalin have been working on their project since 2013 and are finally ready to unveil their final product on the Disrupt Berlin stage. The company, which received funding through SOSVentures and Hax Accelerator, allows users to scan their bodies in motion, allowing for powerful ...

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The best Chromecast speaker

Why you might want a Chromecast speaker A Chromecast Audio speaker connects to your home Wi-Fi network, and receives Internet-based audio content from a Chromecast-compatible app on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Chromecast’s main advantage over the more common Bluetooth standard is that it lets you play the same audio ...

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Sony XBR-X900E series review – CNET

The Sony XBR-X900E is Sony’s least-expensive to deliver truly excellent image quality, thanks in large part to full-array local dimming. That feature allows different areas of the screen to dim independently, and in my experience it’s the number one contributor to great picture quality on an LCD TV.  It’s no ...

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Samsung's W2018 flip phone has a variable aperture camera

While this is the first time that variable aperture is applied to a smartphone’s fixed lens since the Nokia N86 MP, Samsung was surprisingly quiet about this rare feature. Thankfully, we came across a close-up video of the W2018’s main camera in action, and the mechanism appears to be a ...

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