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Fragment 8 retro camera shoots digital videos and old school GIFs

Fragment 8 retro camera shoots digital videos and old school GIFs

Lofty Factory is gearing up to launch a new Kickstarter campaign for Fragment 8, a new modern digital camera that is styled after the retro Super 8 camera. This model doesn't shoot film like its older counterpart, instead recording video as MP4s and GIFs for direct sharing on social media platforms. The device's name 'Fragment' refers to the types of short snippets of life captured by the camera.

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Honda HRR Gas Lawn Mower Review: Winter wishes for summer reliability

Honda HRR Gas Lawn Mower Review: Winter wishes for summer reliability

I began writing this review when I started to use a Honda HRR push mower a couple of seasons ago. When this review process began, I assumed it'd be like any other. I was used to reviewing things like smartphones and computers - devices that aren't expected to last more than a few years for the average person. But this was to be no average review - this review became about more than just the one machine.

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Garmin Tactix Delta smartwatch has a kill switch and stealth mode

Garmin Tactix Delta smartwatch has a kill switch and stealth mode

A rugged privacy-centric smartwatch was revealed today: the Garmin Tactix Delta. This Garmin Tactix Delta smartphone was built to military standards MIL-STD-810 and rolls with a domed sapphire lens - and a "diamond-like carbon coated bezel." The key selling point here isn't the materials, but the abilities - stealth mode and a kill switch.

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Agressive pricing in China means 5G phones must start cheap

Agressive pricing in China means 5G phones must start cheap

A set of phones revealed today in China provide guidance for next-gen 5G smartphones that'll be released around the world in 2020. These are the Xiaomi-made Redmi K30 5G units, in several colors, all with the ability to connect to the fastest 5G in China, all starting at approximately $290 USD (rough conversion). That's less than $300 for a smartphone that's on the cutting-edge of tomorrow's connectivity, here today.

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Galaxy S20 Ultra image envisions world’s best 5G phone

Galaxy S20 Ultra image envisions world’s best 5G phone

The next Samsung smartphone on the high end is the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, if rumors stay accurate. We've read the lists and listed the specifications, now it's time to get a clearer look at what Samsung's likely got in store for February 11, 2019. This is not the most cost-efficient way to gain access to 5G connectivity, of what you can be sure. But it might just be the prettiest.

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Huawei EMUI 10 Android update begins this month with six devices

Huawei EMUI 10 Android update begins this month with six devices

After several months teasing the release of EMUI 10 for its phones, Huawei today finally told us when certain handsets can expect to get the update. There are a handful of devices slated to get the update first, including the Huawei P30 Pro, P30, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20, Mate 20 X (4G), and nova 5T. Far longer is the list of devices that will get the update later on, so if your device isn't one we just listed, you might be waiting a while.

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Samsung AirDresser is like a magic cleaning wardrobe for your laundry

Samsung AirDresser is like a magic cleaning wardrobe for your laundry

Samsung's quest to package every chore and household activity into a wardrobe-sized box continues, with its AirDresser headed out to stores to clean clothes without anything so mundane as a washing machine. Announced last year and resembling a tall, narrow refrigerator, the AirDresser uses a combination of air and steam to clean a few items of clothing and then get rid of things like sweat and smoke smells.

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New Samsung Mobile CEO was key to this classic Galaxy phone pair

New Samsung Mobile CEO was key to this classic Galaxy phone pair

Samsung announced Monday, January 20, 2020, that they'd be making a few switches in leadership. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd announced that their youngest president (at 51 years of age) Roh Tae-moon would be made the CEO of Samsung Mobile. Samsung Mobile CEO DJ Koh will still work with Samsung, continuing to lead Samsung IT and Mobile Communications (IM) division.

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Internet Explorer security flaw in active use, patch still coming

Internet Explorer security flaw in active use, patch still coming

It may be long past expiration but Internet Explorer is still being used on some computers and in cases where companies or organizations have locked themselves into technologies that depend on good ol' IE. In fact, Microsoft's browser is still installed by default on almost all Windows computers, which means it can still become a security liability, like in this new flaw that's reportedly being exploited in the wild. Microsoft's response? Wait next month for the fix.

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Google Chrome battery usage could go down thanks to Microsoft Edge

Google Chrome battery usage could go down thanks to Microsoft Edge

Chrome may have the lion's share of the web browser market but it is no secret that it is also one of the more resource-heavy and battery-hungry options in the market. Not a problem for desktops, of course, but as more and more people start working more on laptops, it definitely becomes a pain point. Fortunately, there might be some hope coming and it's coming from a rather unexpected source: Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser.

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Opera resorts to questionable loan apps as browser market share tanks

Opera resorts to questionable loan apps as browser market share tanks

Back in the days when phones weren't exactly smart, the only way people could browse the Web was often through Opera. In the age of smartphones and Google Chrome, however, Opera has become almost a legacy, a legacy that might soon be tarnished by the company's own actions. It turns out that Opera is using what can only be described as predatory loan apps on Android to make a profit but could, in turn, get it banned from Google Play Store for good.

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Huawei to replace Google Maps with TomTom

Huawei to replace Google Maps with TomTom

Although matters have been quieter on that front, Huawei remains barred from accessing many US products critical to its smartphone business. It hasn't stopped trying to look for key apps and services to replace its dependence on Google's popular software. The latest piece to be replaced is Google Maps which has now become the go-to service for location and navigation and the Chinese OEM has just closed a deal with Dutch mapping company TomTom exactly for that purpose.

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