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Dell launches ‘world’s first’ 31.5-inch 8K display, buy it now for a cool $5K

Whilst Apple is touting the LG 5K UltraFine as the best choice for pro Mac owners today, Dell is launching a ‘5K’ display of its own … $5K that is. Leapfrogging the market, the UltraSharp UP3218K is the ‘world’s first’ 8K consumer monitor with an insane 7680×4320 resolution.

With a screen size of 31.5 inches, the IPS panel touts a 279 PPI pixel density easily exceeding the Retina bar for desktop computer displays (the 5K iMac has 217 PPI). Available to order now from Dell.com, it’s an amazing monitor (if you can ignore the hefty price tag).

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Benjamin Mayo

March 24th

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Dell launches ‘world’s first’ 31.5-inch 8K display, buy it now for a cool $5K

Whilst Apple is touting the LG 5K UltraFine as the best choice for pro Mac owners today, Dell is launching a ‘5K’ display of its own … $5K that is. Leapfrogging the market, the UltraSharp UP3218K is the ‘world’s first’ 8K consumer monitor with an insane 7680×4320 resolution.

With a screen size of 31.5 inches, the IPS panel touts a 279 PPI pixel density easily exceeding the Retina bar for desktop computer displays (the 5K iMac has 217 PPI). Available to order now from Dell.com, it’s an amazing monitor (if you can ignore the hefty price tag).

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Benjamin Mayo

March 24th

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Elgato’s Stream Deck gives gamers and YouTubers a TV studio style controller for $150

If you’re a YouTube creator or a gamer who likes to livestream your play, Elgato has an interesting-looking gadget on the way. It provides a hardware keypad much like the ones used in broadcast TV studios, allowing you to instantly call up anything from starting or stopping a Twitch stream to dropping in intro and outro graphics …

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Ben Lovejoy

March 24th

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Touch ID and Siri enabled 4-year-old boy to call emergency services to save mum’s life [Audio]

A four year old boy was able to call the emergency services after his mother lost consciousness, thanks to a combination of Touch ID and Siri.

Police report that the boy from just outside London first used his mother’s thumbprint to unlock her iPhone, then asked Siri to call 999 – the British equivalent of 911. Releasing a recording of the emergency call (below), they said that the boy’s actions enabled life-saving action to be taken …

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Ben Lovejoy

March 24th

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Apple says CIA’s arsenal of iPhone and Mac exploits is outdated

CIA Wikileaks

Yesterday morning, Wikileaks released a treasure trove of documents detailing the arsenal of software tools the CIA uses to hack into targeted iPhones and Macs. While most of the reported exploits require physical access to a particular device, the document dump naturally generated no shortage of fear-inducing headlines about the state of security of various Apple products.

In an effort to address and alleviate such concerns, Apple late last night issued statement to TechCrunch assuring both Mac and iPhone users that all of the CIA exploits recently brought to light by Wikileaks are old and outdated. In fact, Apple notes that a handful of the newly disclosed exploits were patched nearly seven years ago.

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Yoni Heisler

March 24th

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Apple Store is down, (RED) iPhone and $329 iPad on sale from 8.01 PDT

The Apple Store is down today, although it’s still several hours before the new products go on sale. The teaser message from Apple has actually been tweaked with new fonts and new text.

It notes to look out for the 8.01 AM PDT time, when the PRODUCT(RED) iPhone 7 and the new cheaper iPad go on sale.

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Benjamin Mayo

March 24th

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Twitter gauging interest in potential subscription tier w/ deeper analytic information, more

Twitter is reportedly mulling the possibility of offering a premium version of Tweetdeck. According to a report from Reuters, Twitter recently started surveying users regarding the possibility of collecting subscription fees from users in exchange for additional features and analytics.

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Chance Miller

March 24th

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What feature would you most like to see included in iOS 11 this year? [Poll]

As we near the release of iOS 10.3, attention is slowly turning towards iOS 11 and what features Apple has in store for the update. Apple will likely preview the next major iOS release at WWDC in June, subsequently releasing developer betas and later making it available to the public.

What feature do you most want to see come with iOS 11?

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Chance Miller

March 24th

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Here are the 69 new emoji coming with Unicode 10 this summer, eventually headed to iOS

Back in November, the Unicode Consortium previewed 51 emoji that are planned for release as part of Unicode 10 later this year. Now, the organization has released the full list of 69 new emoji coming with the update, which is expected to be released this June, though likely won’t come to iOS until later…

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Chance Miller

March 23rd

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Samsung and Apple are totally equal on one important metric

Samsung vs Apple 2017

Most of the time, when we evaluate smartphones, we're looking at the inputs: which device has a better screen, a faster processor, or a sharper camera. But J.D. Power has long been doing the opposite. Rather than trying to measure products and brands on what they offer, it instead surveys the owners to see who is happiest.

For years, J.D. Power has surveyed users to see which smartphone brand (and wireless carrier) makes consumers the happiest. This year, the race at the top is way too close to call.

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Chris Mills

March 23rd

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