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The next Apple Watch? Latest patents describe a limb-detecting circular device

New Apple patents describe a smartwatch with a unique circular design capable of limb detection, or the ability to identify appendages. Apple has been reluctant to adopt a circular design so far, citing usability concerns
Social Media

Reddit CEO issues another apology for altered comments; new guidelines added

Despite multiple apologies, Reddit CEO Steve Huffman is continuing to incur the wrath of the contributors to a popular Donald Trump subreddit after admitting to modifying a number of obscenity-laden posts directed at him.

FairwayIQ uses system of smart tags to help golfers avoid logjams on the links

By using a system of smart tags, FairwayIQ is able to make golf course operators and maintenance staff more efficient. Tagging golfers, caddies, carts, and more allows the operator to see an overhead view of what is going on in real time.

Take off a few strokes with PuttView's augmented reality putting solution

Have you ever spent all your time lining up your putting line, only to have the ball miss the hole? Thanks to a company based in Germany, that might be a thing of the past. What's the secret? Augmented reality.

Always shoot the perfect basket with the brainy Noah Basketball

Never miss another basket with Noah Basketball. By analyzing the shot arc and depth, players can hone in on the optimal shot and build up the muscle memory. Time to bring your team to victory.

Vinyl mecca Discogs updates mobile app, makes collecting easier than ever

Vinyl database and reseller Discogs will launch its first official mobile app in the first quarter of 2016. The new app will allow users to search the database, catalog their collections, and view marketplace pricing.

“Fatal” security bugs discovered in defibrillators and medical implants

Researchers in the U.K. and Belgium found potentially “fatal” security vulnerabilities in medical devices like defibrillators that allowed hackers to steal sensitive healthcare data and alter the functions of the devices.
Home Theater

Sling TV vs. PlayStation Vue: Which live TV streaming service should you subscribe to?

PlayStation Vue and Sling TV have emerged as major competition to traditional cable, but which service is better? In order to help you find the best replacement for your cable subscription, we've put together this handy guide.

Tesla gets authorization from the Virginia DMV to open a dealership

Virginia DMV Commissioner Richard D. Holcomb ruled that Tesla should not be blocked from opening a Richmond area dealership. Letters of interest from 11 regional dealers were disregarded as not showing actual availability, as required by…

Microsoft seeking fix after vulnerability found in Windows 10 security feature

Any security feature is only as good as the entire system that surrounds it, and Windows 10 has a weak link -- the operating system turns off Bitlocker during Feature Updates, aka upgrades, creating a potential exploit.

Gaming notebooks with Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050 will likely show up at CES 2017

Unnamed sources state that Asus, Gigabyte, MSI, and Lenovo are expected to reveal gaming notebooks packed with Nvidia's GTX 1050 graphics chip during the CES 2017 convention in January, alongside Intel's "Kaby Lake-H" processors.

Minecraft Pocket Edition comes full circle (or square) with upcoming 1.0 update

To celebrate the launch of the 1.0 Ender update for Minecraft Pocket Edition and Windows 10, Microsoft and Mojang are adding in the original soundtrack, polar bears, and support for the Oculus Touch controllers to the mobile game.