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Mood-forecasting tech could help stop bad moods even before they strike

Imagine an app or wearable device that could tell a day in advance that an at-risk individual would experience suicidal thoughts — and alert the person and their trusted contacts. That might soon be a reality, thanks to the nascent field of mood forecasting. We’ve become used to fitness trackers and other electronic devices that monitor our physical activity, and now scientists say similar technology can be used to track our psychological health in ways never before possible. By spotting early signs of emotional distress, the new apps and wearables could soon help preserve…

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iPhone vs Android: What your phone choice says about your PERSONALITY

It’s a choice that often divides friendship circles and even families – are you iPhone or Android? Now, a new survey has revealed the kinds of people who are more inclined to be an iPhone or Android fan. The survey, by Better Buy insurance, used data collected by YouGov and found that there are several personality traits linked to phone choice. Gary Beeston from Better Buy, said: “While, of course, your phone doesn’t – and shouldn’t – define you, it’s impossible to deny that there are some interesting and amusing correlations surrounding somebody’s choice of…

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Sony Wena watch straps let you make ANY traditional watch ‘smart’

From Apple Watches to Fitbits, consumers now have hundreds of smart watches to choose from. But Sony’s latest offerings, called Wena Active and Wena Pro, differ from anything we’ve seen before. Unlike other smart watches, the technology lies in the strap, leaving you free to swap your favourite watch faces in and essentially make any watch ‘smart.’ The watch straps have several handy features, including contactless payments. READ MORE Child-tracking smart watch is dangerously unsafe thanks to terrible security   Users can swap in their favourite watch faces (Image: Sony) Using NFC technology, the…

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Samsung Note 10: this camera upgrade will be a big win vs Galaxy S10

Here’s a snippet of tasty information for anyone looking forward to the August release of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10: the South Korean company has just been granted a patent for a stylus with a camera in it. The patent, which was granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on February 5, 2019, describes an “electric pen device” with an “optical system including a lens and an image sensor”, allowing a camera to be “controlled from the external electronic device.” It was first spotted by Patently Mobile and…

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Wacom adds a screen for those who paint and pen

Digital artists have quite a few choices when it comes to how they can hone their craft these days. They can draw then snap a picture using their phone, and they can switch to any number of the platforms made to support a digital pen. You probably already know these tools, even if you’re not thinking about them. There’s the obvious one, with Apple’s iPad and the iPad Pro, and there are also tablet options on the Android side of things with Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S4. Microsoft even has a…

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Survive an avalanche by carrying these four key pieces of gear

Anyone who Ventures far into backcountry mountains—or even skis off-piste at a resort—should know what they’re getting into. Slides kill more than 150 people worldwide every year, doing in snowmobilers, skiers, and ­snowboarders. But carrying the right gear (and taking a safety class) will make those epic, swooshy descents safer. These tools will help you get rescued—or save a teammate—in a snowfall emergency. Backpack A folded bladder inside the Mammut Light Removable Airbag 3.0 embiggens you once it’s deployed, so ideally, you’ll float at the top of a snow stream.…

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Samsung Galaxy S11 and Note 10 might feature exciting new camera tech

Samsung is rumoured to be buying a camera technology firm that may revolutionise smartphones With folded optics a zoom lens is possible (Image: Corephotonics) Samsung is looking to buy an Israeli company that could help it revolutionise the cameras in its smartphones in a $150 million deal. The firm, called Corephotonics, specialises in what are called “folded camera optics” which take camera lenses and turn them into a sort of periscope. Although we have telephoto and wideangle lenses on phones we don’t have zoom lenses because there isn’t usually room. A zoom…

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This phone doesn’t have a single hole ANYWHERE and it looks incredible

Chinese company Meizu might not be a big name in the UK, but the company has just announced the world’s first phone without a single hole anywhere on it. This is actually harder than you’d think – take a look around your phone now and see what holes it has. You’ll see some for the earpiece, microphone and charging port. You might have a headphone jack and you’ve almost certainly got a SIM tray. But the Meizu Zero has none of these things. It also has no buttons, so there’s no home…

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10 Coolest New Gadgets to Look Forward to This Year

At this point, we are about two steps away from becoming cyborgs. Once we can upload our consciousnesses to the cloud and get rid of our pesky bodily functions, we’ll be there: fully integrated with technology. In the meantime, it seems we’re getting closer every day. At the massive 2019 CES convention in Las Vegas, a gathering of elite consumer brands showed off their best new tech, wowing us with products we immediately wanted to buy and put in our houses and on our bodies. Unfortunately, we can’t purchase most…

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Samsung Galaxy watch price – S4 UK release date, colours and specs

Samsung revealed their new Galaxy products at its Unpacked event in New York City. Rumours abounded as to what was to be shown, but a brand new wearable was always on the cards. The Gear 4 has a whole host of new functions to help you get fit as well as a new look. Galaxy Watch has a long-lasting battery life, 4G connectivity (later this year), wellness capabilities and a timeless and personalised design. There’s also stress and sleep monitoring capabilities, as well as new styles including three colours (Silver, Midnight Black and…

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