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Six new gadgets that will make you feel like you’re living in the future

New tech products are always hitting the market, but every now and then some are released that are total game-changers. Tech expert Avery Swartz is always on the lookout for the coolest new gadgets, and this time around she has some incredible picks that will make you feel like you’re living in the future. From a foldable smartphone to a wearable keyboard, check out the gallery below for some of the most fascinating tech to hit the shelves this year! Plus, watch the video above for even more from Avery.

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Apple event: New gadgets to expect later today | Science & Tech News

Apple is set to announce new gadgets later today, but there are rumours the next-generation iPhone will be kept back until October.

Here’s what to expect – and what not to expect.

TOPSHOT - Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on-stage during a product launch event at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, California on September 10, 2019. - Apple unveiled its iPhone 11 models Tuesday, touting upgraded, ultra-wide cameras as it updated its popular smartphone lineup and cut its entry price to $699. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images)
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Tim Cook will reportedly not unveil new iPhones until October

Due to the coronavirus, the event is being held online – like Apple’s developer conference in June – and will broadcast at 6pm UK time later today (10am locally in California).

You’ll be able to follow along on the Sky News website and app.

An invite sent to media from Apple has confirmed the title of the event as “Time Flies” – potentially a reference to the new Apple Watch 6, which is among the devices expected to be announced.

Alongside that, the iPad Air 4 could be making an appearance, but there are suggestions that the iPhone 12 won’t be announced this September due to

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Verily’s new insurance subsidiary will leverage its health gadgets

Alphabet’s Verily has announced plans to launch Coefficient, a health insurance subsidiary that will eventually leverage Verily’s various technologies and health-related devices. The insurance subsidiary will be backed by Swiss Re Group’s Swiss Re Corporate Solutions commercial insurance unit. According to Verily, its Coefficient will, among other things, offer ‘novel insurance and payment models.’

Verily Life Sciences is a health-centric business owned by Alphabet. In an announcement on Tuesday, the company said that it is launching its Coefficient insurance subsidiary to offer stop-loss insurance for employers, meaning they’ll get reimbursed for money spent toward employee health claims beyond a certain pre-determined amount.

Coefficient will, according to Verily, offer a ‘data-driven model that is unique in the traditional employer stop-loss market.’ The precision risk data-driven solution will take advantage of Verily’s data science, as well as its hardware and software products, to offer customers what the company says is ‘more predictable

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Conekt Gadgets Launches New Products in India

Hyderabad, Telangana, India (NewsVoir) Conekt Gadgets, developers of smartphone peripherals and accessories, today, announced its new set of offerings into India’s accessories market. In August 2018 Rohit Sharma, an Indian international cricketer hired as Brand ambassador unveiled the brand and took wraps off its highly anticipated product line and in last year company renewed him as brand ambassador till 2021 December.

The company launched portable bluetooth speakers – Spin, Sparkle and Hurrikane, Bluetooth neckbands BOUNCE 3 and BOUNCE 3 Pro, travel Adaptors Dash QC3 Micro, Dash QC3 type-C, Dash QC3 Lightning, Power Banks Zeal Spark, Zeal QC3 and Zeal Pulse.

Mr. Pradeep Yerraguntla, COO Conekt Gadgets said, “Suited to a youthful lifestyle, new products launched today are a perfect amalgamation of Performance and style. At present we are available in 10000 Mobile retail counters across India and selling around 500k units sales per month with the current growth rate by

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scientists developed a new way to charge gadgets

MOSCOW, Aug. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Scientists from NUST MISIS have developed a new type of energy-efficient devices – thermocells that convert heat into energy. This will make possible creation of portable batteries that can be applied to virtually any surface, including clothing, to generate electricity directly from the surface of the body. The results are presented in the Renewable Energy journal.

Thermoelectricity – electricity obtained from heat due to temperature potential differences – is one of the most promising areas of “green energy”. This potential difference (the so-called temperature gradients) surrounds us everywhere – a building heated in the sun, a working transport, even the heat of the human body. The problem is that the modern thermoelectrochemical cells (thermocells) have a rather low output power.

Scientists from NUST MISIS have found solutions to this problem by developing a new type of thermocell consisting of metal oxide electrodes and

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Samsung’s new Trio pad wirelessly charges 3 gadgets at once

Samsung has revealed a new triple charging pad, with the Wireless Charger Trio aiming to keep not only only your phone but your accessories topped up more easily. The sleek desk charger may not be quite as clever as Apple’s AirPower promised to be, but the difference is Samsung is actually going to ship its version.

Rather than allowing you to position your devices anywhere you like atop the Wireless Charger Trio’s surface, there are delineated positions for each to sit on. The man surface as room for two items – such as your phone and a set of wireless earbuds in their charging case, like the Galaxy Buds Live for example.

On the right, meanwhile, there’s a slight dimple in the charging surface, which is intended for a smartwatch to sit in place. Obviously Samsung would prefer it if you used that for the latest Galaxy Watch 3. Three

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New wireless charging tech lets you drop up to three gadgets anywhere on this pad to charge them at the same time

If you’ve ever used a wireless charger, you know there’s exactly one place you can put your phone on it to work. Now, a new type of wireless charging technology is hitting the market and it’s more effortless than ever.

“People have generally not had a great experience with wireless charging,” explained Noah Dentzel, CEO and co-founder of Nomad. The company is known for its high-quality mobile accessories.

Recently, I visited Nomad’s headquarters in Santa Barbara to check out a new device called Base Station Pro.

Noah Dentzel, CEO and Co-founder of Nomad

“As you’d imagine, you just drop your phone down, and then it starts charging,” says Dentzel. The entire surface is a charge. Not only can you lay your phone anywhere, but it can charge up to three devices at once.

“What this is all about is assurance and reliability. Put it on there, you’re going to wake

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The High Risk Heroics Behind Making Sure You Get New Gadgets This Fall

For as long as consumer electronics have been tied to the holiday season cycle, engineering heroism is what got those devices on shelves. There is incredible pressure to deliver high quality devices, in abundant quantity, on schedule in order to meet revenue targets. To make it happen, engineers become heroes: last-minute flights, all-nighters, hand carries, and strokes of genius are all baked into these epic deliveries. I was an engineer at Apple
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for nearly six years, delivering four different products, and the stories of last minute heroics were lauded, told and retold. Heroism is a great way to motivate engineers, but is a terrible risk for companies relying on new gadget sales to make their annual revenue targets.

When I was a hardware leader, I never considered how much risk these heroics added to our programs.

In normal times, August is when engineering and manufacturing teams put the

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Best Batman gadgets of all time

Batman is known as the ultimate ‘man with a plan’ – an ultra-prepared, impeccably skilled, unflappably cool crimefighter who always has the right tool for the job.

And when we say tools, we mean the arsenal of groovy gadgets Batman keeps stashed away for just the right occasion – from Batarangs, to grappling hooks, to Bat-shark repellent and beyond – some of which are just as iconic as the Caped Crusader himself.

So without further ado, here are the ten best Bat-Gadgets of all time!

Utility Belt

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Where does he get those wonderful toys? Well, once Batman is out in the field, he gets the grand majority of them from his Utility Belt.

How exactly he holds everything in this strapped-on wonder of pouches and pellets is a mystery that Batman will never reveal, but this is without a double the handiest accessory in all of comic

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Mayor Isko turns over P1B worth of learning gadgets, SIM cards to Division of City Schools

Mayor Isko turns over P1B worth of learning gadgets, SIM cards to Division of City Schools

The Manila city government on Monday turned over thousands of gadgets and connectivity devices to the Division of City Schools (DCS)-Manila in preparation for the new blended distant learning setup. 

(Manila PIO)

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso turned over 110,700 tablets; 11,000 laptops; 11,000 pocket WiFi; and 286,000 SIM cards with a monthly allotment of 10 GB bandwidth to DCS-Manila Superintendent Maria Magdalena Lim. 

The Manila Public Information Office (MPIO) said the distribution of the devices, worth over P1 billion, will be distributed to students and teachers starting Wednesday.

Domagoso said they are on schedule with regard to the distribution of the gadgets to students and teachers before Academic Year 2020-2021 opens on

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