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Foldable ZTE Axon M is official with dual touchscreens

The much leaked ZTE Axon M (codenamed Multy) has finally become official today. You can call this a flip smartphone, or a foldable one like its maker would like you to. This isn’t foldable like in those tech dreams where the screen of the handset folds – instead, what we have here is a two-screen phone with a hinge in between. When it’s ... Read More »

Asics is using microwave technology to create custom midsoles in as little as 15 seconds

It’s been a fascinating couple of years for high tech sneaker heads, between self-lacing Nikesand Adidas’ experiments with 3D printed midsoles and biodegradable yarn. Asics isn’t generally uttered in the same breath as those sorts of bleeding edge offerings, but the running shoe company has just debuted a pretty compelling new take on the manufacturing process. The new technique, developed alongside Taiwan’s Tayin Research ... Read More »

Attention, Beyonce fans! Copenhagen University is launching a new course on the singer to teach about black feminism

Rejoice, Beyonce fans! Copenhagen University will now be teaching its students about the popular singer, Beyonce, from the next academic session. The Department of Arts and Cultural Studies is offering the class titled ‘Beyonce, Gender and Race’ and same will be taught in the same way as any other culture and literature class. Understanding black feminism The class will analyse ... Read More »

Asus Zenfone V is official: 5.2″ FullHD display, 23MP camera, Snapdragon 820

Asus has launched the Zenfone V in the US, and that might be the Zenfone 5 in Apple-speak, but here it’s [vee] for Verizon. The carrier-exclusive smartphone isn’t a rebadged version of an existing one, but rather a new device with a model name V520KL. The Zenfone V is built around a 5.2-inch FullHD AMOLED display – Asus doesn’t make ... Read More »

Exclusive: Excluded pupils denied education that is their legal right

There are at least 29 local authorities where not all excluded pupils are provided with full-time education they are legally entitled to Permanently excluded pupils in some areas of the country are not being provided with the full-time education to which they are legally entitled, figures obtained by Tes show. Three authorities are only providing around half of their permanently excluded pupils with ... Read More »

It’s official: Health, not just wellness, is Apple’s future

In the months after Apple announced its health-and-fitness-tracking Apple Watch, users started making some surprising declarations. The Apple Watch had saved their life. Apple’s executive team took note. At an event on Tuesday, where it unveiled a new version of the Apple Watch, the company showcased some of these heartwarming user stories: People with diabetes who integrated their blood sugar monitor with Apple Watch and ... Read More »

Adobe Premiere Elements 15 is just $45 today

Nearly a year has passed since Adobe released Elements 15, and if history is any guide, Elements 16 is probably right around the corner. Right now, Amazon has a deal on Premiere Elements 15, the video editing component of the Elements suite. Typically, Adobe charges $100 for a fresh install of Premiere Elements, but Amazon’s selling it for $45 until just ... Read More »

Is Jewish Fashion Blogging Unethical?

On a recent sunny morning, a friend of mine was scrolling through her Instagram, when she received a DM (direct message for you non-Instagram folks) from a modest Jewish fashion blogger. “Hey, I love your creations,” the message went. “Would love to collab and feature you on my page.” The fashion blogger wanted my friend, a small business owner, to ... Read More »

The Humble Store is giving away free copies of Telltale’s The Walking Dead

Summer is officially over in two weeks, but a bunch of PC game stores want to keep the seasonal fun going with free and discounted titles. Right now, The Humble Store—run by the makers of the famous Humble Bundle—is giving away copies of The Walking Dead: Season 1 by Telltale Games. Arguably, Season 1 is the best set of episodes in the series and ... Read More »

Just how partisan is Facebook’s fake news? We tested it

It was only a few minutes after my imaginary Trump supporter “Todd White” began exploring Facebook that he learned filmmaker Michael Moore was staging a coup d’etat against president-elect Donald Trump. Todd also learned that Trump won the popular vote. And that there were people paid to protest at Trump rallies. None of that is true, of course. That’s the sort of ... Read More »