Apple AR Glasses to Offer an Advanced Hand Gesture User Interface and Object Detection

Apple's long rumored AR headset is predicted to include multiple highly sensitive 3D sensing modules in order to offer an innovative hand gesture and object detecting user interface, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a new research note obtained by MacRumors. We predict that the structured light of the AR/MR headset can detect not only the position change of the user or other people’s hand and object in front of the user's eyes but also the dynamic detail change of the hand (just lik...
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Kuo: Apple AR Headset to Feature Advanced Hand Gesture Controls and Object Detection

Apple's long rumored AR headset is predicted to include multiple highly sensitive 3D sensing modules in order to offer an innovative hand gesture and object detecting user interface, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a new research note obtained by MacRumors. Antonio De Rosa We predict that the structured light of the AR/MR headset can detect not only the position change of the user or other people’s hand and object in front of the user's eyes but also the dynamic detail change of t...
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iPhone 14 Pro said again to get rid of one of its unique design features

News this week backs up earlier reports that Apple will ditch its distinctive notch design in favor of a hole-punch display on Pro models of the iPhone 14.
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Why your Spotify app keeps crashing, and 7 ways to fix it

Olly Curtis/Future via Getty Images If your Spotify app keeps crashing, there are several simple troubleshooting steps you can try to resolve the problem.  Start by forcing the app to close and restart it; you can also restart the entire device. Other things to try include resetting network settings and disabling hardware acceleration if the problem is happening on a Mac or PC.  Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you rely on Spotify as your day-to-day source of mu...
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Suicide Pods Now Legal In Switzerland, Providing Users With a Painless Death

Switzerland is giving the green light to so-called "suicide capsules" -- 3-D printed pods that allow people to choose the place where they want to die an assisted death. Global News reports: The country's medical review board announced the legalization of the Sarco Suicide Pods this week. They can be operated by the user from the inside. Dr. Philip Nitschke, the developer of the pods and founder of Exit International, a pro-euthanasia group, told the machines can be "towed anywhere ...
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First Snapdragon 8 benchmarks show Qualcomm’s CPU still trails Apple

Another year, another Qualcomm flagship chip that’s sure to power the majority of Android phones in the coming year. This time around though, the company decided to do things a little differently, renaming its flagship processor with the ostensibly simpler Snapdragon 8 (Gen 1) moniker and talking up gains in the processor’s performance. Alas, it still seems Qualcomm is trailing well behind Apple when it comes to raw CPU performance, at least according to a few early benchmarks. Still, the GPU re...
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Can an Athlete's Blood Enhance Brainpower?

fahrbot-bot shares a report from The New York Times: What if something in the blood of an athlete could boost the brainpower of someone who doesn't or can't exercise? Could a protein that gets amplified when people exercise help stave off symptoms of Alzheimer's and other memory disorders? That's the tantalizing prospect raised by a new study in which researchers injected sedentary mice with blood from mice that ran for miles on exercise wheels, and found that the sedentary mice then did better ...
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How to reset your Apple ID password

Nothing's more annoying than getting locked out when you're downloading an app or trying to work on something.
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Apple wins Epic court ruling: Devs will pay up for now as legal case churns on

Previous injunction that ordered company to allow non-Apple payments systems is suspended Apple will not be required to implement third-party in-app payments systems for its App Store by 9 December, after a federal appeals court temporarily suspended the initial ruling on Wednesday.…
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How to change your smartphone’s name

Pairing your phone to Bluetooth? Connecting it to a PC? Give it a personal touch by renaming it. Here's how.
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How to get Siri to automatically read your incoming messages aloud

Ever since the release of iOS, 13 Siri has been able to automatically read your incoming messages aloud from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to headphones.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Trends, Siri, How-to, AirPods, Ios 13, Siri new capabilities

How to delete and recover text messages in Android

With so many different Android devices in the wild, how to go about deleting and recovering texts isn't always clear. This guide shows you how in clear steps.
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5 Strategies To Reach Down-Market Consumers

Many executives worry that they are not doing enough to fend off low-cost rivals by targeting down-market customers. For instance, reaching young consumers as they begin forming buying habits and settling down offers a critical opportunity to gain long-term loyalty. At the same time, however, these executives are equally worried that down-market strategies could tarnish their brands. Are affordable offerings a door to new customers or an unjustifiable risk? Consider the story of the Mercedes-...
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Amazon’s Formula For Asymmetric Competition

Amazon remains one of the most predictably revolutionary leaders in business. Accelerating growth through innovative ways and leveraging revenue streams competitors lack. Asymmetric competition has become Amazon’s trademark. How does the company do it? First, consider its legacy. Amazon launched as an online bookstore slightly ahead of the dot-com frenzy, and it used a distinct business model to up-end a staid industry. Through collecting payment from buyers well before it paid suppliers, and...
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Meet the Japanese students whose hobby is fact-checking

Koya, Masataka and Rion are not your typical third-year Japanese law students. When they aren’t attending classes at Sophia University in Tokyo, they spend their time fact-checking online information. And they’re good at it —their team recently came first in the Google News Initiative (GNI) 2021 APAC University Verification Challenge, beating 267 other teams from 13 countries or regions."I have had many experiences of believing information on [social media], only to find out later that it was fa...
Tags: Google, Asia, Japan, Tokyo, Koya, GNI, Google in Asia, Rion, Sophia University, Irene Jay Liu, Google News Initiative, GNI University Verification Challenge, Koya Masataka, APAC University Verification Challenge, Masataka, University Verification Challenge

SF Millennium Tower Tilts Quarter Inch In Four Days

Newly released monitoring data shows that San Francisco's Millennium Tower tilted a quarter inch during the four days it took to install the first test pile to bedrock last month. From a local report: The monitoring data tracks settlement, tilting and water pressure levels underneath the sinking and leaning structure since work began on a fix for the troubled tower in May. Since work began to shore the sinking structure up on the north and west sides, the building has settled nearly 2 inches at ...
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Waking Up Right After Drifting Off To Sleep Can Boost Creativity

sciencehabit writes: When Thomas Edison hit a wall with his inventions, he would nap in an armchair while holding a steel ball. As he started to fall asleep and his muscles relaxed, the ball would strike the floor, waking him with insights into his problems. Or so the story goes. Now, more than 100 years later, scientists have repeated the trick in a lab, revealing that the famous inventor was on to something. People following his recipe tripled their chances of solving a math problem. The trick...
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Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 136 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March 2016. Apple designed the ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 136 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for CPU, GPU Process, JavaScript, Web API, Media, Web Animations, WebAuthn, Private Click Measurement, Web Extensions, and more. The current ‌Safari Tech...
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How to clear your iPhone's 'Other' storage to save extra space

Clearing "Other," now called "System Data," storage can clear space on your iPhone.fizkes/Getty Images Your iPhone's "Other" storage category can take up a lot of space on your device. Now called "System Data," these files contain app and data caches that keep your iPhone running smoothly. You can save space and clear this hidden iPhone storage category in a few different ways. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you have an older iPhone or a model without a la...
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The Green Premium, a reality check

Is there a Green premium? For those shielded from the decades-long debate, on account of youth or a long residency on the International Space Station, the idea is this: consumers will pay more for sustainable products than fossil-based products. Some say yes, some say no, some say heck no. About the Green Premium Dooma Wendschuh, who is CEO and founder of Province Brands offered us up good news and bad news. The good news, the green premium is real. The bad news, it’s tiny, situational, and h...
Tags: Apple, ExxonMobil, Top Stories, Jimmy Choo, Norwegian Airlines, Greta Thunberg, Province Brands, DigestConnect, DigestConnect Darcy Prather, Kalion, Green Hornet Here

Apple Car Project Loses Three Key Engineers

As Apple gears up to release a fully autonomous vehicle, it is continuing to lose key people who are working on the project, reports Bloomberg. Over the last several weeks, three engineers have departed the company. Apple's chief engineer for radar systems, Eric Rogers, left for Joby Aviation, a company working on electric aerial ridesharing. Alex Clarabut, an engineering manager for the battery team, and Stephen Spiteri, a hardware engineering manager, both joined Archer Aviation, a company ...
Tags: Apple, Tesla, Bloomberg, Ford, Apple Inc, Apple Car, Lynch, Eric Rogers, Kevin Lynch, Bloomberg Apple, John Giannandrea, Ulrich Kranz, Joby Aviation, Doug Field, Michael Schwekutsch, Archer Aviation

Wikipedia Editors Very Mad About Jimmy Wales' NFT of a Wikipedia Edit

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales' auction of an NFT and the iMac he used to build the website has stirred up drama in the notoriously rigid Wikipedia community. The trouble began when Wales posted an announcement about the auction on his user talk page -- a kind of message board where users communicate directly with each other. Wikipedia has strict rules against self-promotion and some editors felt that Wales' announcement violated that rule....
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iPhone 14 Pro Models to Feature Hole-Punch Display

The high-end iPhone 14 Pro models launching in 2022 are expected to have a hole-punch display, according to Korean website The Elec. The 6.1-inch ‌iPhone 14‌ Pro and a 6.7-inch ‌iPhone 14‌ Pro Max are expected to feature the upgraded display, which will do away with the notch used in the current iPhone models. The hole-punch cutout will allow Apple to provide a larger display area while still leaving room for the front-facing camera, and it is a design that Android devices have used for a few...
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iPhone 14 Pro again rumored to use hole-punch design

Even though the iPhone 13 lineup was just unveiled a few months ago, rumors on the iPhone 14 are already gaining traction. This time, The Elec reports that Apple is planning to use a hole-punch... #iphone14 #theelec #iphone14promax #iphone14pro
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T-Mobile “inexplicably” rejected iPhone 13 rebates worth hundreds of dollars (ars technica)

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Bet_Noire) T-Mobile has been incorrectly rejecting rebate requests from customers who purchased new iPhones, according to an article yesterday by Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman. T-Mobile acknowledged the problem and said it is being fixed. Gurman experienced the problem himself when he traded in an iPhone 12 Pro Max for an iPhone 13 Pro Max. He was promised a $790 credit from Apple for trading in his year-old iPhone "plus $500 in bill credits over several...
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Roku, Google Settle Messy Battle Over YouTube Distribution (slashdot)

Roku and Google have agreed to a multi-year extension for both YouTube and YouTube TV apps to be distributed on Roku. From a report: Roku's deal with Google to distribute YouTube was set to expire this month. Without a deal, YouTube would've been removed from Roku's channel store, creating a big competitive disadvantage, especially during the holiday season. "Roku and Google have agreed to a multi-year extension for both YouTube and YouTube TV," a Roku spokesperson said. "This agreement represen...
Tags: Google, News, Youtube, Roku, YouTube TV, Msmash

Virgin Media Fined $50K For Spamming Opted-Out Customers

British telco Virgin Media is facing a 50,000 pound financial penalty after spamming more than 400,000 opted-out customers urging them to sign back up to receive marketing bumf. The Register reports: Just one customer complained to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) about receiving the spam -- but that was enough to spur the regulator into investigating. In a message disguised as a routine communication about tariff prices, Virgin told the unfortunate 451,217 recipients it knew full wel...
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Open Niche Publishing by Lawyers Likely to Prevail Over Paywalls

Microsoft’s president and vice-chair, Brad Smith was the first person who explained open source software as a viable business product in a way I could understand it. Until then I could never figure out how a collective group people could produce something – software, and give it away for free. He talked of building products and solutions on top of it, archiving content in an open way which Google was doing by selling advertising and more. Open source software, versus selling software, could fl...
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