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Spoiler alert: Google’s Pixel event will still be more exciting than Apple’s iPhone X reveal

So much for the element of surprise. With two weeks to go until Google’s big end-of-year event, we already know everything that’s going to be announced. After months of rumors and speculation surrounding the Pixel 2 event, Droid-Life dropped a bomb yesterday and published images and prices for everything Google is about to release. You might remember that the same thing happened right ... Read More »

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have smaller batteries than last year’s iPhones

  When Apple announces a phone, it talks more user experience and less numbers. That doesn’t work for TENAA, however, the wireless authority that certifies gadgets for use in China. So, here are the battery capacities of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The milliamp hour numbers have gone down 8% for both sizes of iPhone. And the phones themselves have not ... Read More »

More than 100,000 teenagers a year to get mental health training to help them cope with exam stress

More than 100,000 teenagers a year will be given mental health training to help them cope with the pressure of exam and build up their self-esteem, the Prime Minister announces today. Theresa May will unveil plans to make a new mental health awareness course part of the National Citizen Service programme for teenagers in a bid to reduce the levels ... Read More »

Fitbit-Style Activity Trackers Could Do More Harm Than Good, Finds Study

HIGHLIGHTS Study was conducted on school pupils aged between 13 and 14 years Fitbit’s community element introduced negative feelings of self Competition was an external pressure rather than internal motivator Wearable activity trackers such as Fitbit could be doing more harm than good in encouraging young teenagers to exercise, a study suggests. Over decades, physical activity interventions targeted at young people in ... Read More »

Amazon is solving our cable management problems today for less than $7

Today’s deal addresses one of the biggest problems in the lives of most PCusers: cable management. Amazon is currently selling 100 Velcro Brand hook and loop black ties for $6.09. The ties measure 8 inches long by 0.5-inch wide. While the ties come at a set length, it’s easy to cut them to smaller lengths when necessary. If you’re building your own PC, ... Read More »

The Corsair Vengeance K65 mechanical keyboard is available for less than $60 today

Today’s a great day to be looking for a mechanical gaming keyboard that won’t take up too much room on your desk. Both Amazon and Newegg are selling the Corsair Vengeance K65 mechanical keyboard for $55 today. That’s a pretty good price, as Amazon was selling this keyboard for closer to $75 earlier in the week. Newegg’s sale ends on Friday night, while Amazon’s ... Read More »

Cord cutting is easier and better than ever, but it’s not the right choice for every TV fan

With the prices of cable and satellite TV subscriptions rising, while customer satisfaction rates hit all-time lows, it’s no surprise that streaming services and other cable-cutting options have become more popular than ever. The average cable subscription in 2016 costs more than $100 per month, compared to $10 per month for a basic Netflix subscription. For consumers who want a more television-like ... Read More »

Report says LG G7 and V30 may arrive earlier than usual

According to a new report out of South Korea, LG may launch its next G and V series flagships earlier than usual. The V30 is said to arrive in August this year, while the G7 may be launched in January 2018. Officially, however, LG isn’t committing to anything as of now. “Nothing has been decided on the launch schedule of ... Read More »

New analysis of GOP health-care bill says 13 million more would become uninsured, fewer than CBO estimate

Trump promises better health-care bill, large tax cuts  18 Hours Ago | 01:59 A new government analysis finds that the House’s Obamacare replacement bill would lead to 10 million fewer people lacking health insurance in the next decade than had been estimated by the Congressional Budget Office — but also projects higher premiums for many customers of individual health plans. The ... Read More »

Assassin’s Creed Origins Release Date Leaked; Xbox Scorpio Frame Rate Better than PC Version: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Assassin’s Creed Origins frame rate appears to be better on Xbox Scorpio This is in comparison to the PC version The game is out on October 27 this year Assassin’s Creed Origins has a release date. The game is out on October 27 and will be optimised for Xbox Scorpio. This comes via an issue of Game Informer magazine ... Read More »