Apple’s chief designer, Jony Ive, recently discussed this week’s reveal of the Apple Watch Series 4 with The Washington Post, stating that „Every bone in my body tells me this is very significant.“
Ive’s comment references new health-related features in the Apple Watch Series 4, including the ability to detect if you’ve fallen down and a new feature that lets you take an ECG measurement — the first time that’s been possible in a wrist-worn device. In the interview, the designer further states that the new watch „will be a more marked tipping point in understanding and adoption of the product.“
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Samsung is still on track to unveil its first foldable smartphone later in 2018, Samsung Mobile CEO DJ Koh told CNBC.
According to Koh, it is „time to deliver“ on a foldable device after Samsung research revealed that there is consumer interest in such a device.
A smartphone concept with bendable display from Samsung Samsung first announced its plans for a smartphone with a bendable display in September 2017, and at the time, Koh said that the device would be positioned as a Galaxy Note. Given that Samsung has already announced this year’s Galaxy Note 9, it’s likely the new foldable smartphone will feature its own branding and will be sold [...]
As we head into the three-day Labor Day weekend — and the unofficial end of Summer in the United States — numerous online retailers have kicked off sales for anyone shopping around during the long weekend. Although Labor Day is on Monday, September 3, many sales have already begun and last through Monday evening. We’ve collected many of the best bargains and discounts in this article, so be sure to check out each and if you’re interested place your order before Labor Day ends.
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Philips is planning to introduce support for Apple’s Shortcuts feature in its Hue app in iOS 12, Philips announced today at the IFA electronics trade show in Berlin (via iCulture).
With the integration, Hue owners will be able to add lighting recipes to various Siri Shortcuts, such as shifting the lights in the dining room to a certain color with a Siri voice command like „Dinner Time,“ as demoed by Philips.
Siri Shortcuts is a Siri feature designed to allow users to create multi-step shortcuts using first and third-party apps that can be activated by Siri voice command.
Shortcuts are deeply customizable, and third party apps like the [...]