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Nokia 8110 ‘banana phone’ made famous by ‘The Matrix’ returns for $97… with 4G internet

A new version of the iconic Nokia 8110 with 4G internet was launched on Sunday. First released in 1996, the Nokia 8110 was often referred to as the “banana phone” due to its distinctive curved shape and was used by Keanu Reeves’ character Neo in the 1999 movie “The Matrix.” HMD Global, a start-up made  Continue Reading…

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Chinese police are using facial-recognition glasses to scan travelers

Chinese railway police are using facial-recognition sunglasses to catch suspects at train stations in Zhengzhou, the capital of central Henan province. The eyewear, which looks similar to the original Google Glass, was unveiled earlier this year and has already helped identify seven alleged criminals, according to the Communist Party’s official newspaper People’s Daily . The glasses are  Continue Reading…

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China’s eight-year-long smartphone growth comes to an end

China’s smartphone market has fallen for the first time, with annual shipments down by 4% in 2017, according to data from research firm Canalys. The decline ends eight years’ growth in the world’s largest mobile phone market. Smartphone brands Huawei, Oppo and Vivo continue to dominate the Chinese handset market. Despite the overall slowdown of  Continue Reading…

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How Much Would An iPhone Cost If Apple Were Forced To Make It In America?

How much would an iPhone cost if Apple were forced to make it in America? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Glenn Luk, Investor at Luke Capital, on Quora: How much would an iPhone cost if Apple were forced to make it in  Continue Reading…

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Your smartphone is making you stupid, antisocial and unhealthy. So why can’t you put it down???

A decade ago, smart devices promised to change the way we think and interact, and they have – but not by making us smarter. Eric Andrew-Geeexplores the growing body of scientific evidence that digital distraction is damaging our minds In the winter of 1906, the year San Francisco was destroyed by an earthquake and SOS became  Continue Reading…

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Shopify’s live streaming the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales frenzy

Ever wonder what Black Friday’s consumerist rush looks like in real time? Now you can see it visualized in the stream above, which is a visualization of sales occurring on Shopify’s platform across its many merchants globally. Those dots represent sales in actual merchant stores, and the lines indicate where the buyers are coming from  Continue Reading…

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