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Apple is Developing an EKG Heart Monitor for the Apple Watch

On the Apple Watch, the EKG monitor would be activated by squeezing the Watch's frame with two fingers. Those irregularities can be warning signs for stroke and heart failure. If any abnormalities are spotted, the user is offered a free video consultation with a doctor from telehealth provider American Well Corp. It would take the Apple Watch past fitness use cases for heart monitoring.

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Honor ends 2017 with the Honor 9 Lite

The Honor 9 Lite is backed by a 3000mAh battery and it runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo, which is based on EMUI 8.0. Honor 9 Lite price starts at CNY 1,199 (roughly Rs. The 3GB RAM and 32GB Memory Storage variant is priced at CNY 1,499. As far as the availability is concerned, the handset is set to hit the retail shelves in China on December 26 followed by India, Russia, and the United Kingdom in the coming months.

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Netflix HDR On Windows 10 Only Supported on Intel or Nvidia GPUs

Even applying the latest Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, that fixes the exploit if anti-spoofing is enabled, might not be enough to block the attack. The security company first reported the vulnerability to Microsoft back in October, and it plans to publish further test results in Spring 2018. While these utilities are not built into the existing production version of Windows, the addition of them into the Insider builds shows that Microsoft is taking Linux seriously and is trying to appeal ...

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Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Deliberately Slowing Older iPhones

Apple charges $79 to replace an iPhone battery that's no longer covered under warranty. Apple has now confirmed that it made changes to iOS to manage ageing lithium-ion batteries in some devices, since the batteries' performance diminishes over time .

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YouTube seals deal with top music label amid streaming moves

Under the accord, Facebook users will be able to upload Universal's songs and share music through Facebook, Instagram and Oculus virtual-reality technology , the firms said Thursday in a statement. YouTube chief executive Susan Wojcicki said that we're thrilled to start our partnership with Universal Music Group . A spokesperson for Universal Music had not responded to a request for clarification, as of publishing.

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Pokemon Go Is Getting A Better AR Mode

It's called AR+, and its goal is to provide trainers with an "even more releastic" Pokemon experience by improving the game's augmented reality functions. The capture circles will grow as they get closer to the Pokemon. As far as new gameplay mechanics go, Pokemon in AR+ have an awareness system in place, meaning players can now sneak up on them, or risk scaring them away by approaching too quickly.