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The dark side of electronic waste recycling

– [Jim] They had a place where they’d store it right under our noses. They just thought they could get away with it forever, and they could have if it hadn’t been for those trackers. (Jim laughs) – [Reporter] Right now, you’re watching this on an electronic device. Do you ever think about where it’ll […]

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The best electric skateboards of 2018

– Electric motors are in pretty much everything these days from cars to bikes to scooters. But one of the most fun things to ride with an electric motor in it is an electric skateboard. Believe it or not, the markets actually grown enough over the last few years that some of them are pretty […]

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Apple iPhone 11 and 11 Pro event in 11 minutes

(applause) – Wow, thank you. Good morning and welcome to the Steve Jobs Theater. Let’s talk about Apple TV+. The first shows will be available on November 1st and we’ll be adding more Apple Originals every month and Apple TV+ will be available in over 100 countries at launch. And it is just… $4.99 per […]

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The alternative App Store for iPhones

– Since the rise of the modern smartphone 10 years ago, one thing has remained constant: Apple’s approach to iPhone apps. The App Store launched in 2008 and, with it, Apple laid out how it was going to let third-party apps onto its platform. And not much has really changed. You still have to develop […]

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iPadOS review: sounds like a computer to me

– All right. It’s here. iPad OS. Well, okay, iPad OS 13.1.2 and maybe by the time you watch this, it’s gonna be iPad OS 13.2. whatever. There’ve been a lot of bugs is what I’m saying and there’s been a lot of updates to fix those bugs but look, here. It’s here! iPad OS. […]

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Apple Watch Series 5 hands-on

– Hey everybody, I’m here in Cupertino at Steve Jobs Theater and I have the Apple Watch Series 5 on my wrist and I am really excited about it and it’s because of this thing I’m doing right now, let me explain. The thing I’m most excited about for the Series 5 is this screen […]

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Microsoft Surface Earbuds hands-on

– [Dan] Hey this is Dan with The Verge, and this is Microsoft’s new Surface Earbuds. This is the companies first truly wireless earbuds and they follow along the Surface Headphones that were announced last year in the companies new audio line-up of products. As you can see they’re pretty similar to other wireless earbuds […]

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The new supercomputer behind the US nuclear arsenal

(quiet electronic tune) – [William] This is the second most powerful supercomputer on the planet. It is 7000 square feet of racks, wires, and blinking lights. It has a few hundred thousand times more punch than your laptop. Its name is Sierra. (computer music) The computer is housed at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, just […]

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Echo Loop hands-on: Amazon’s smart ring

– Hey everybody I’m here again at Amazon’s Hardware Event, and I have on my finger this big, ol’ thing here which is the Amazon Echo Loop. It is Alexa in a little, tiny, ring on your finger. And if you look at it here it’s titanium, it has a brushed, diamond-like finish on it. […]

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Is this a computer?

– So here’s a question, what’s a computer? – What’s a computer? – Now I know it’s really a huge question and it’s also a really obvious question. We all kind of know what a computer is. So I have a better question, which is what is a computer going to become in the next […]

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