HTC’s One X10 phone will focus on battery life

Images posted by Evleaks show a new HTC phone called the One X10 that, according to what appears to be a marketing slogan, will focus on battery life. “Big style meets bigger battery,” to put it in HTC’s words. We can’t glean too much more about the phone from the …

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Apple is reportedly working on sensors for diabetes treatment

Apple is quietly developing sensors that can track the body’s blood sugar levels in a bid to help people with diabetes, CNBC reports. The company has apparently hired a small team of biomechanical engineers to work on the project, which would monitor glucose levels through contact with the skin, rather …

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Fitbit’s smartwatch struggles are real and not just in hardware

Fitbit’s smartwatch woes go beyond GPS and waterproofing: the company is also facing challenges building out the third-party app experience on its upcoming smartwatch, two people familiar with the company’s plans have said. Yesterday Yahoo Finance reported that Fitbit’s not-yet-announced smartwatch wouldn’t ship until this fall, and that it will …

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You can buy a second Nintendo Switch dock on May 19th

Nintendo will start selling standalone Switch docks on May 19th. The company announced the release date today, saying that the docks will be available in “limited quantities” next month. They’ll be available to purchase from Nintendo’s online store as well as select (though unannounced) retailers. A second dock isn’t necessary …

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Splatoon 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch on July 21st

The squid kids are back. Today Nintendo announced that the sequel to multiplayer ink shooter Splatoon will be coming to the Nintendo Switch on July 21st. The original Splatoon debuted on the Wii U in 2015, and marked Nintendo’s first proper foray into the world of competitive multiplayer shooters. The …

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Robot Tarzan can swing from cables to monitor crops

There’s a whole niche of childhood development pontification relating to monkey bars. It’s good for muscles, it’s good for motor skills, and it’s a great way to break an arm and therefore develop character! (I didn’t read the literature too closely.) Since robots are our machine babies, the development of …

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