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How New Yorkers rejected Amazon’s $2 billion deal

How New Yorkers rejected Amazon’s $2 billion deal

Amazon announced plans in November for a $2 billion headquarters in New York’s Long Island City, also known as HQ2. Almost from the beginning, New Yorkers were skeptical. In the days after the deal was announced, there were a ton of protests. But three months later, the company is abruptly pulling out, chased out by…

Can these smart glasses do what Google couldn’t?

Can these smart glasses do what Google couldn’t?

Focals smart glasses by North use some of the tech previously seen in Intel’s Vaunt glasses. They project a laser onto your eye and show notifications, map directions, and text messages. Unlike Google Glass though, the Focals do not have any cameras. We reviewed the new smart glasses and found that while the technology might…

Can a phone save you from your phone?

Can a phone save you from your phone?

Smartphones are a huge time suck and tech companies are trying to come up with solutions. There are gadgets like the Palm phone, or time-tracking apps built by Apple and Google that promise to limit distractions. In this week’s Processor, Dieter explores whether these options can actually help you use your phone a little bit…

How to buy the right wireless charger

How to buy the right wireless charger

Buying a wireless charger for your phone can be surprisingly difficult. The spec itself is pretty simple: just drop your phone a charger and go, but when it comes to actually buying that charger, there are a ton of options out there. Some charge at different speeds, some have different form factors, and some don’t…

Software is eating the world. And it’s only the beginning.

Software is eating the world. And it’s only the beginning.

Are computers creating jobs or destroying them? What does our automated future look like? The software-powered world might not be so bad — you just have to look at the big picture. As technology develops, we’re not automating individual jobs but entire industries, as we meet more of our needs through massively scalable software. It’s…

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3: is a slider better than a notch?

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3: is a slider better than a notch?

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is one of the first phones that uses a manual slider to reveal the front camera. We’re probably going to see this design from a few different manufacturers in 2019 — rumors are that the OnePlus 7 will have a similar sliding design, and we wouldn’t be surprised if we…

Nike self-lacing shoes put a ton of tech under your feet

Nike self-lacing shoes put a ton of tech under your feet

Nike Adapt BB is the second generation of self-lacing shoes. The updated sneakers are more affordable at $350, pair over Bluetooth, and remember how you like the fit of your shoes. We visited Nike’s campus to try them on and talk to Tinker Hatfield, the designer behind the self-lacing concept. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2TTpbEW Subscribe:…