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Vaio’s new Phone A is a midrange handset bound for Japan

Vaio’s new Phone A is a midrange handset bound for Japan
Vaio's Phone A isn't all that exciting, but that's not surprising -- it's a mid-range phone bound for Japan. It runs Android, boasts a Full HD screen, and packs support for high-speed 4G LTE networks. The post Vaio’s new Phone A is a midrange handset bound for Japan appeared first on Digital Trends.

AI learns when people are using hate speech, even when they use code words

AI learns when people are using hate speech, even when they use code words
Computer scientists at the University of Rochester have developed a smart algorithm which can detect hate speech slurs in Twitter messages, even when people use code words as disguise.The post AI learns when people are using hate speech, even when they use code words appeared first on Digital Trends.

AI learns when people are using hate speech, even when they use code words

AI learns when people are using hate speech, even when they use code words
Computer scientists at the University of Rochester have developed a smart algorithm which can detect hate speech slurs in Twitter messages, even when people use code words as disguise.The post AI learns when people are using hate speech, even when they use code words appeared first on Digital Trends.

NASA’s origami-inspired robot can crouch, crawl, and climb serious inclines

NASA’s origami-inspired robot can crouch, crawl, and climb serious inclines
Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California are developing a small scout robot called the Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot (PUFFER) to accompany the next generation of Martian rovers.The post NASA’s origami-inspired robot can crouch, crawl, and climb serious inclines appeared first on Digital Trends.

Lethal Gif? Jury says seizure-inducing image sent to journalist is a deadly weapon

Lethal Gif? Jury says seizure-inducing image sent to journalist is a deadly weapon
In a first-of-its-kind case, a Texas grand jury this week ruled that an animated GIF can be used as a deadly weapon. The decision stems from a December 2016 incident in which a GIF was sent with the intention of causing a seizure in the recipient. The post Lethal Gif? Jury says seizure-inducing image sent to journalist is a deadly weapon appeared first on Digital Trends.

Watch IBM’s Watson Beat AI make original music with Brooklyn R&B band Phony PPL

Watch IBM’s Watson Beat AI make original music with Brooklyn R&B band Phony PPL
IBM's artificial intelligence program Watson Beat uses digital audio from users to composes original music based. We brought that technology to futuristic R&B group Phony PPL to see if actual musicians could find a cool way to use it.The post Watch IBM’s Watson Beat AI make original music with Brooklyn R&B band Phony PPL appeared first on Digital Trends.

Watch IBM’s Watson Beat AI make original music with Brooklyn R&B band Phony PPL

Watch IBM’s Watson Beat AI make original music with Brooklyn R&B band Phony PPL
IBM's artificial intelligence program Watson Beat uses digital audio from users to composes original music based. We brought that technology to futuristic R&B group Phony PPL to see if actual musicians could find a cool way to use it.The post Watch IBM’s Watson Beat AI make original music with Brooklyn R&B band Phony PPL appeared first on Digital Trends.

The best Apple Watch straps you can buy right now

The best Apple Watch straps you can buy right now
If you have an Apple Watch, you'll know how easy it is to take off the strap it came with, so why not buy yourself another one? There are many to choose from, so we've gathered the best ones we've seen so far.The post The best Apple Watch straps you can buy right now appeared first on Digital Trends.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review
Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S3 is a promising Android tablet that comes with the famed S Pen. It has a high price, but it also has the best screen we’ve seen on an Android to date. The post Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review appeared first on Digital Trends.

10 annoying iPhone SE problems and how to fix them

10 annoying iPhone SE problems and how to fix them
The iPhone SE is one of Apple's newer devices, but people are still running into issues. Here, we take a look at some problems plaguing the device, and offer some useful advice regarding potential workarounds and fixes.The post 10 annoying iPhone SE problems and how to fix them appeared first on Digital Trends.

Amazon’s Alexa comes to Huawei Mate 9 smartphones in U.S. via update

Amazon’s Alexa comes to Huawei Mate 9 smartphones in U.S. via update
Huawei is bringing Amazon's Alexa to its flagship Mate 9 smartphone. An over-the-air update will roll out today to U.S. models of the device, making the Mate 9 the first smartphone to come with Alexa installed.The post Amazon’s Alexa comes to Huawei Mate 9 smartphones in U.S. via update appeared first on Digital Trends.

Zoom around town in style on Mercane Wheels’ foldable, electric Transboard

Zoom around town in style on Mercane Wheels’ foldable, electric Transboard
Dubbed the Transboard, the three-wheeled electric scooter was designed to handle daily commutes in dense cities and sprawling countrysides. It combines speed, stability, and comfort to make any commute an enjoyable one. The post Zoom around town in style on Mercane Wheels’ foldable, electric Transboard appeared first on Digital Trends.

Finally, iTunes movie rentals now let you ‘rent once, watch anywhere’

Finally, iTunes movie rentals now let you ‘rent once, watch anywhere’
An iTunes update rolled out by Apple on Tuesday means you can now watch rented iTunes movies across multiple devices. Up to now, you had to stick with the same device from start to finish. The post Finally, iTunes movie rentals now let you ‘rent once, watch anywhere’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

U.S. confirms cabin ban affecting large gadgets on flights from multiple airports

U.S. confirms cabin ban affecting large gadgets on flights from multiple airports
New rules preventing plane passengers from taking large electronic devices into the cabin will go into effect this week for airlines flying to the U.S. from eight different countries.The post U.S. confirms cabin ban affecting large gadgets on flights from multiple airports appeared first on Digital Trends.

U.S. confirms cabin ban affecting large gadgets on flights from multiple airports

U.S. confirms cabin ban affecting large gadgets on flights from multiple airports
New rules preventing plane passengers from taking large electronic devices into the cabin will go into effect this week for airlines flying to the U.S. from eight different countries.The post U.S. confirms cabin ban affecting large gadgets on flights from multiple airports appeared first on Digital Trends.

Logitech’s ‘Rugged Combo’ keyboard case for iPad looks like it can take a bashing

Logitech’s ‘Rugged Combo’ keyboard case for iPad looks like it can take a bashing
Aimed at kids, Logitech's new "Rugged Combo" keyboard case for Apple's iPad is designed to take big drops and hard knocks, as well as scrapes and splashes. Logitech and Apple hope to sell the device to schools across the U.S. The post Logitech’s ‘Rugged Combo’ keyboard case for iPad looks like it can take a bashing appeared first on Digital Trends.

AMD’s latest driver fixes texture flickering in ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda,’ more

AMD’s latest driver fixes texture flickering in ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda,’ more
Just six days after releasing an optimized driver, AMD launched another driver on Tuesday focused on the Mass Effect: Andromeda game. The driver also includes a new profile for multi-GPU systems running the game with DirectX 11.The post AMD’s latest driver fixes texture flickering in ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda,’ more appeared first on Digital Trends.

How Celebrity Cruises is using smartphones to put power in passengers’ hands

How Celebrity Cruises is using smartphones to put power in passengers’ hands
Celebrity Cruises has unveiled plans for its next ship -- Celebrity Edge. Aside from a modern design that puts guests closer to the edge of the ocean, a lot of the new experiences rely on the incorporation of smartphones and home automation.The post How Celebrity Cruises is using smartphones to put power in passengers’ hands appeared first on Digital Trends.

At long last, Kindle users on iOS can finally save pages from Safari

At long last, Kindle users on iOS can finally save pages from Safari
An update to the Kindle app on iOS has brought the ability to send pages to Kindle from Safari, putting Amazon squarely in the company of Pocket and Instapaper, as well as Apple's own Reading List.The post At long last, Kindle users on iOS can finally save pages from Safari appeared first on Digital Trends.

Studying brain waves while watching trailers can help predict a film’s success

Studying brain waves while watching trailers can help predict a film’s success
Scientists have used brain wave-reading technology to monitor people's interest level when watching movie trailers. It turns out to accurately predict movie box-office performance.The post Studying brain waves while watching trailers can help predict a film’s success appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Oppo F3 Plus: Our First Take

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