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Apple to stop mining and start recycling

Apple's Environmental Responsibility Report for 2016 reveals the company's intention to source 100 percent of its materials from recycled Apple products.

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Microsoft introduces To-Do app

Microsoft has released the first preview of the To-Do app, a new organiser app used to create daily lists and the apparent replacement for Wunderlist.

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Apple leak implies AR glasses in development

An incident report of a staff injury that occurred on the Apple campus in Santa Clara Valley has revealed how the company is busy working on what appears to augmented reality glasses able to overlay a 3D image onto the eye.

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Google to add ad-blocking feature to Chrome

Google is reportedly planning on adding an ad-blocking feature to the mobile and desktop versions of its Chrome browser.

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Apple Watch NikeLab on sale next week

Apple and Nike have revealed the latest addition to their collaborative smartwatch project and the successor to last year’s Apple Watch Nike+, the limited edition Apple Watch NikeLab.

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MasterCard tests fingerprint payment cards

MasterCard is currently testing a new type of security measure for the company’s line of payment cards: fingerprint recognition in the form of a small fingerprint sensor fitted to the front of the card.

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Samsung granted new smartphone patents

Samsung has been granted two new patents related to next-generation smartphones the company hopes to develop in the near future.

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HTC teases HTC U

After months of speculation and a couple of revealing leaks, HTC has finally confirmed the existence of the HTC U via a short teaser trailer uploaded to the company’s official Twitter channel.

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Instagram testing Android offline mode

Instagram is currently testing offline support for the Instagram Android app, as revealed at the Facebook F8 developer conference held yesterday (via TechCrunch).

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Facebook launches Spaces VR app

Facebook launched Facebook Spaces, its new VR application, yesterday at the Facebook F8 developer conference in San Jose.

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WhatsApp may add 'unsend' feature

WhatsApp may be adding a new feature that will allow users to recall messages within five minutes of sending, according to a series of posts on WABetaInfo’s Twitter channel.

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Google Earth relaunched

Google relaunched its redesigned Google Earth service today, bringing with it a new way to explore the planet from the comfort of your home.

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iPhone 8 schematics leak

New schematics of the upcoming iPhone 8 have leaked online, as noted in an article from MacRumors.

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Android Pay integrates bank apps

Google has joined forces with several banks around the world to add a new Android Pay section to the respective banks’ mobile apps.

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HTC One X10 image leaks

A new poster leaked by renowned tipster Evan Blass reveals the first image of the HTC One X10, an alleged update of the HTC 10 that comes with a new design and improved features.

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WebVR updated for Google Cardboard

Google has updated its Chrome browser with new WebVR features so Google Cardboard users can now access the program.

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Apple developing diabetes sensors

Apple is reportedly working on sensors designed to monitor blood sugar levels through contact with the skin, according to an article from CNBC.

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Google introduces AutoDraw tool

Google yesterday announced the arrival of AutoDraw, a new free-to-use drawing tool for smartphones, tablets and computers, as revealed in a post on the Google blog.

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Instagram rolls out new Direct feature

Instagram is currently rolling out a new feature for its Direct platform: a Snapchat-like disappearing image and video messaging tool designed to ‘turn any conversation into a visual conversation’.

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Facebook Messenger adds Group Payments

Facebook has added a new Group Payments feature for its Messenger service on Android devices and desktop.

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Huawei invests in Cloud services

Huawei intends to invest in and expand its cloud computing services with a new division that will employ more than 2,000 people.

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Sony reveals DPT-RP1 E Ink tablet

Sony has just revealed the DPT-RP1 E Ink tablet, an impressive new device with a screen resolution of 1650 x 2220 pixels.

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Google introduces 'Similar Items' feature

Google recently introduced a new feature for Google Image Search: Similar Items.

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Scientists could develop food safety app

A team of scientists from MIT have developed new technology for food safety testing that could one day find itself in a smartphone app.

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Sony and E Ink announce new partnership

Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation and E Ink have announced a new partnership between the two companies, as revealed in press release from Sony.

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Pixel follow-up may have curved screen

Google is the latest technology company to join the curved screen revolution, as it appears that the company’s follow-up to 2016’s flagship Pixel smartphone may feature a curved OLED screen.

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iPhone 8 could feature Apple Smart Connector

A new report suggests that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 could feature a variation of the Apple Smart Connector.

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Rushed Samsung Galaxy S8's resulted in design flaws

A new article suggests Samsung rushed production of the Galaxy S8 to ensure a pre-summer launch at the expense of the device's design.

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Project Scorpio specs revealed

Microsoft yesterday unveiled new information about the specifications of the upcoming Project Scorpio console, revealing a very impressive console set to rival PCs in terms of computing power.

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Sony releases new security update

Sony Mobile has released a new security update for the Xperia Z5 series, Z4 Table and Z3 Plus.

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Facebook Messenger adds AI assistant

Facebook has announced the arrival of M, a new AI assistant for the Facebook Messenger app.

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Periscope 360-degree broadcasts available for all

Popular broadcast app Periscope has made its live 360-degree broadcasting feature available to all Periscope users.

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Honor 8 Pro ships April 20

Orders for the upcoming Honor 8 Pro smartphone will begin shipping in Europe from April 20, as reported by Gadgets 360.

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Twitter launches Twitter Lite

Twitter has just launched Twitter Lite, a new data-optimised version of the social network’s key features designed to save users money on data costs and encourage use in emerging markets.

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New HTC U info leaks

New information about the upcoming HTC U smartphone has leaked, confirming previous rumours about the device's features.

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YouTube TV launches in US

YouTube TV has launched in five cities in the US: New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Philadelphia, as revealed in a post on the official YouTube blog.

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iPhone 8 may launch in October or November

Apple’s anniversary edition iPhone 8 smartphone may be released in October or November of this year, according to a new report from Economic Daily News via Digitimes.

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Chemists develop self-repairing smartphone screen

A team of chemists at the University of California, Riverside, have developed a new type of smartphone screen material capable of self-repairing when damaged.

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Alcatel Flash features two dual cameras

Alcatel today unveiled a new smartphone guaranteed to impress selfie lovers; the Alcatel Flash featuring dual cameras on the rear and front of the device.

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Sony Xperia L1 may see June release

The recently announced (and somewhat unexpected) Sony Xperia L1 smartphone could see a June release, as noted in an article from Android Headlines.

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