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Emirates promises a VIP service for some fliers’ larger gadgets

Emirates promises a VIP service for some fliers’ larger gadgets Regulations imposed by the Trump administration last month meant that passengers flying from particular airports in the Middle East into the U.had to check in any electronic devices larger than a smartphone.

FCC doc and tipster may have given us first look at Moto's upcoming E4

FCC doc and tipster may have given us first look at Moto's upcoming E4 Now, rumors indicate that Moto is looking to further drive the value proposition forward with two new devices: The Moto E4 and E4 Plus.Although it is still early, we have some details on what to expect from Moto’s upcoming bargain smartphones.

How Windows Ink could make 2-in-1s the new go-to tool for students

How Windows Ink could make 2-in-1s the new go-to tool for students Look a little closer, though, and a sleeper feature waits in the wings which Microsoft says could transform 2-in-1 tablets, and become a go-to tool for students.But to do that, they’ll need to make Windows Ink accessible in hardware that students can afford.

Petzl’s Grigri+ adds improved safety features from the original belay device

Petzl’s Grigri+ adds improved safety features from the original belay device Acclaimed climbing equipment company Petzl offers impressive safety upgrades with the Grigri+, this year’s version of the world’s most popular assisted-braking belay device.The sport of rock climbing was forever changed when “auto-locking” or “assisted belay” devices first hit the market, most notably the Petzl Grigri and the Grigri 2.

Appe’s new Clips app neared a million downloads in 4 days

Appe’s new Clips app neared a million downloads in 4 days Aimed primarily at the Instagram and Snapchat crowd, Clips went live on April 6 for Apple’s mobile devices and quickly entered the iOS app charts’ top 50.But despite Apple’s promotion of the new app via its prominence on the tech giant’s online store, the app has so far only managed to reach as high as 28 in the chart.

Huawei looks to enter 2-in-1 PC market with three new Matebooks

Huawei looks to enter 2-in-1 PC market with three new Matebooks In 2016, Huawei launched the Matebook, its first attempt at a 2-in-1 Windows 10 PC.Rumor has it that the company plans to follow up with three more Matebook devices and some early details on those computers recently leaked.

Connect and automate your home with this TP-Link Smart Plug for only $35

Connect and automate your home with this TP-Link Smart Plug for only $35 Or maybe just looking to make your smart home even smarter?Whether you’re new to the idea of a smart home or already a full-on enthusiast, plugs such as this TP-Link Smart Plug Mini, currently 30 percent off on Amazon, are the perfect gadget for building or expanding any smart home.

New ‘BrickerBot’ malware attack kills unsecured internet of things devices

New ‘BrickerBot’ malware attack kills unsecured internet of things devices The security of IoT devices is, therefore, paramount if these increasingly ubiquitous devices are going to bring more benefit than cost.Now, a new piece of malware, dubbed BrickerBot, is in the wild and targeting IoT device running the open-source Linux operating system, as Readwrite reports.

Dishonorable discharge for e-cigs — U.S. Navy bans the devices aboard vessels

Dishonorable discharge for e-cigs — U.S. Navy bans the devices aboard vessels Sorry sailors, but you’ll no longer be able to bring Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) aboard ships, submarines, aircraft, boats, craft, and heavy equipment.” The impetus for the ban came from what the Navy calls “continued reports of explosions of ENDS due to the overheating of lithium-ion batteries.

Sound Devices’ MixPre Series controllers make recording audio a cinch

Sound Devices’ MixPre Series controllers make recording audio a cinch But Sound Devices, the Hollywood audio company behind La La Land, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Game of Thrones, wants to change all that with the MixPre Series.It marks the first time Sound Devices has targeted the wider consumer market.

You can now control Samsung smart devices with a Connect IQ-powered Garmin watch

You can now control Samsung smart devices with a Connect IQ-powered Garmin watch A just-released SmartThings app has been made available for the 5 million Connect IQ devices in the wild, allowing users to control various smart devices in their home, from televisions to locks and thermostats.According to Garmin, this is only one of several new features on the way to Connect IQ, with the rest slated to arrive as part of the forthcoming 2.

Hajime is a ‘white worm’ that infects and secures vulnerable IoT devices

Hajime is a ‘white worm’ that infects and secures vulnerable IoT devices The Internet of Things (IoT) has been a source of some serious security concerns recently, with millions of IoT devices being vulnerable to attack and compromise.Now, there’s another piece of code that’s targeting IoT devices, and it’s growing.

The 'digital wellness lady' is on a mission to make you unplug

The 'digital wellness lady' is on a mission to make you unplug Step into the Center for Digital Wellness and you'll likely hear people chatting and that's about it.That's OK, she said in a phone call last week— at least they are trying.

Microsoft’s wearable resurgence will begin with a commercial smartwatch

Microsoft’s wearable resurgence will begin with a commercial smartwatch Ever since Microsoft halted sales of its Band 2 fitness tracker in 2016, it has not been clear whether Microsoft would ever re-enter the market.Its Band 3 was canceled before going on sale and since then not much has been heard of Microsoft’s wearable plans.

It’s more than the wallet-killer: Everything you need to know about NFC

It’s more than the wallet-killer: Everything you need to know about NFC With NFC, a connection is automatically started when another NFC device enters into that previously specified four-inch range.With Apple Pay, this means placing your finger on the home button, which houses the Touch ID function.

Charge two devices at once with Aukey’s 20W Portable Foldable Solar Charger

Charge two devices at once with Aukey’s 20W Portable Foldable Solar Charger The answer, of course, is a solar power charger, such as the Aukey 20-watt Portable Foldable Solar Charger ($50) we’re reviewing here today.Others, including the ECEEN Foldable Solar Charger ($34) and today’s review unit, the Aukey 20W solar charger, do not.

Kaspersky Lab releases its research about the Hajime Internet of Things malware

Kaspersky Lab releases its research about the Hajime Internet of Things malware For many people, there is a growing concern over smart devices becoming connected.While smart devices make day-to-day life more convenient, there is an underlying risk of malware attacking and making use of these devices.

FalseGuide Android malware could have infected almost 2 million devices

FalseGuide Android malware could have infected almost 2 million devices Android malware often takes the form of infected apps on the Google Play Store, and a new variant called FalseGuide has been discovered by security company Check Point.While Google has been pushing monthly security updates, manufacturers like Samsung unfortunately often delay on pushing these updates to customers.

From Windows, to iOS, to MacOS, to Android, and back, with Logitech’s multi-device keyboard

From Windows, to iOS, to MacOS, to Android, and back, with Logitech’s multi-device keyboard A while back, Logitech released such a solution, the K380 Bluetooth Keyboard ($30), which let users flip between multiple devices with the touch of a button.Those issues, as well as a few other shortcomings, have been addressed with Logitech’s premium device-swapping keyboard, the K780 Multi-Device Wireless Keyboard.

Google Assistant SDK lets anyone make an intelligent voice-controlled device

Google Assistant SDK lets anyone make an intelligent voice-controlled device And now, Google is making the digital assistant available to even more devices with the Google Assistant software development kit (SDK).The Google Assistant SDK will support all of the voice control, natural language understanding, and Google intelligence that Google Assistant provides on all of its currently supported devices.