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Apple to unveil new devices today

A 1960s era Dick Tracy wrist radio (top C) is modeled in District Heights, Maryland September 8, 2014 alongside contemporary smartwatches in a combination of file photos. Rumours of an Apple smartwatch go back several years, but September 9, 2014 may finally be showtime. The watch, which will reportedly have a flexible screen and come in two sizes, will track its wearer's health and fitness, double as an electronic wallet and of course, display messages. Top row (L-R): A Samsung Gear S smartwatch in Berlin on September 5, 2014, a 1960s era Dick Tracy wrist radio in District Heights, Maryland on September 8, 2014, and a Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch in Barcelona on February 23, 2014. Bottom row (L-R): A Moto smartwatch in San Francisco, California on June 25, 2014, a Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch in Berlin on September 4, 2013 and an LG G Watch R smartwatch in Berlin on September 5, 2014.

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Samsung launches virtual reality headset for Galaxy Note 4

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Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has launched a virtual reality headset for its new Galaxy Note 4 phablet using technology from Oculus VR, a company that Facebook Inc is buying for $2 billion. ... »
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Universal USB plug on its way

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The USB Implementers Forum has come up with the specifications for a new USB 3.1 standards, meaning the day will soon be here when there’s a new universal port where it doesn’t matter which side f... »

Study finds self-tracking devices and apps bring privacy risks

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Using self-tracking devices such as fitness bracelets or smartphone apps can make it easier for others to track you too, according to a study carried out by the security firm Symantec. Th... »

ASUS unveils Chromebox

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