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iPhone 12 may borrow a fancy feature from Razer Phone

iPhone 12 may borrow a fancy feature from Razer Phone

Documents pointing toward Apple's use of LED lights on an iPhone suggest that Apple may take a page out of gaming company Razer's playbook for smartphones. True, technically the iPhone had a glowing Apple logo well before Razer Phone 2, but imagine Razer's surprise when they awake one morning in the near future to find one of the biggest, most successful companies in the world using that same smartphone feature? And for real, this time, not just in a DIY mod sort of sense.

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LARQ is a $118 water bottle that kills germs

LARQ is a $118 water bottle that kills germs

The LARQ Bottle has a light in it that kills bio-contaminants. With this bottle - and this UV-C LED light - you'll be able to eliminate up to "99.9999% of bio-contaminants" before you take a tip of your favorite basic requirement for human life. According to the folks that make it, The LARQ Bottle is "the world's first self-cleaning water bottle and water purification system."

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Casper Glow is a smart lamp for sleep from mattress makers

Casper Glow is a smart lamp for sleep from mattress makers

The same folks who created a majorly successful smart mattress in 2014 just revealed the Casper Glow. The Casper Glow is a smart lamp that works with the user's smartphone. This device utilizes the sleep knowhow cultivated by Casper with "millions of data points and years of expertise in sleep research and science toward addressing a top environmental factor - light - that often gets in the way of a good night's rest."

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Pixel 3 Lite looks “better” than the original

Pixel 3 Lite looks “better” than the original

We're now privy to a so-called Google Pixel 3 Lite thanks to a series of photos shared this week by a leakster in Russia. If this device is, indeed, what it's reported to be, it's more than a little bit welcome in my pocket. This is because not ONLY does it have a rectangular display, and a back-facing camera that almost certainly has Pixel 3 powers, it also has a standard headphone jack on top.

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With MicroLED, an Apple Watch could be a gateway drug for pricer iPhones

With MicroLED, an Apple Watch could be a gateway drug for pricer iPhones

Apple's manufacturing partners are gearing up for MicroLED production if news from Taiwan proves to be entirely accurate. According to sources close to the deal, Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology approved a PlayNitride application for a brand new $17-million USD (NT$500 million) manufacturing plant at Hsinchu Science Park. This is one of a couple companies rumored to be in talks with Apple for future MicroLED display panel production on devices of several sorts.

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Apple developing own MicroLED screens, says report

Apple developing own MicroLED screens, says report

If Apple had its way, it will have all its hardware designed and developed, but not manufactured, in-house. It has already done that with its own “A” processors and “M” co-processors, and it might soon be doing similarly with its display panels. Insider sources reveal that the company is secretly working on its own “MicroLED” display technology that it will use for future Apple Watches and, eventually, iPhones, freeing Apple from reliance on display makers, like its eternal frenemy Samsung.

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Major Huawei phone leak: P20, Pro, Lite

Major Huawei phone leak: P20, Pro, Lite

Huawei P20, P20 Lite, and P20 Pro leaked this afternoon in a variety of colors. We've seen a bit of the Huawei P20 Lite before now, thanks to the FCC, but we've not seen anything major for the P20 or P20 Pro up until now. Today that changes in a large way. Today we're looking at all the models, in all the colors - or at least what's likely the first several main colors, anyway.

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Sony MP-CD1 mobile projector sticks to basics

Sony MP-CD1 mobile projector sticks to basics

While many of us are probably used to the idea of projectors being stationary devices, Sony has introduced one that you can carry around in your pocket. Today Sony announced its MP-CD1 Mobile Projector, which is small enough to take where ever you may go. As you'd expect, this projector might not be as powerful as ceiling-mounted ones for your home theater, but it still sounds like a surprisingly capable device.

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Honor View 10 release date, specs, USA aim

Honor View 10 release date, specs, USA aim

This morning the Huawei Honor V10 was revealed with a set of specifications that sets it in an odd place. It's made to be released internationally - that includes the USA - with a look that's relatively familiar. This device has a 5.99-inch display with 1080 x 2160 pixel resolution and Android 8.0 onboard with Honor's own EMUI8.

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LED road surface aims to detect pedestrians and warn of road hazards

LED road surface aims to detect pedestrians and warn of road hazards

A new type of road surface with LED lights embedded has been created with the goal of helping to detect pedestrians and warning drivers and bicyclists of road hazards. The new road has been unveiled in London and is hailed as the world's first responsive road. It was developed by a company called Umbrellium for insurer Direct Line and has HD cameras and LEDs embedded into the road surface.

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LumiCharge LED desk lamp and charger mini Review

LumiCharge LED desk lamp and charger mini Review

The LumiCharge LED Desk Lamp with Universal Phone Charger is an interesting proposition for desk-sitting gadget lovers. On one hand, it's a lamp - it's able to shine in several different hues, which is great - and it has the time, date, and temperature on it. It also has a multi-tipped phone dock on it for the charging of the user's phone. There's a motion sensor light on this device too - and a couple of USB ports on its back.

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Misfit Flare is a wearable with a single LED

Misfit Flare is a wearable with a single LED

The folks at Misfit have another fitness tracker up their sleeve, this time with a single LED and some high fashion sense. The Misfit Flare is the latest in a line of minimalist fitness tracking wearable devices from Misfit, this time keeping with the trend of offering the lot up for rather inexpensive prices. The Misfit Flare is a device that the company suggests is great for people "on the fence about jumping into activity tracking."

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