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Weaker than expected iPhone X demand supposedly leaves Samsung scrambling for new OLED buyers

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Amid reports that Apple has opted to cut iPhone X production for the current quarter, Nikkei Asian Review reports that Apple’s decision has left Samsung scrambling to find new customers for its OLED panels. While a scale-back in iPhone production is normal as Apple transitions from the busy holiday quarter to the relatively uneventful March quarter, there are rumblings that underwhelming demand for the iPhone X has led to more drastic reduction in production than anticipated.

In the build-up to the iPhone X launch, many analysts anticipated that the device would usher in a super-cycle of upgrades. In turn, Samsung ramped up its OLED production to meet what was expected to be staggering demand. With things playing out a bit differently, Samsung — for the time being — now finds itself stuck with an abundance of OLED panels with no buyers capable of picking up the slack.

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Weaker than expected iPhone X demand supposedly leaves Samsung scrambling for new OLED buyers originally appeared on BGR.com on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 at 14:19:25 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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FAA is investigating whether or not a drone caused a helicopter crash

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A helicopter crash that occurred in South Carolina earlier this week is now suspected of being the first-ever crash caused by a drone, Bloomberg reports. According to the report, a student pilot and instructor were flying a helicopter on Wednesday when a drone appeared “directly in front of them.” The instructor took the controls, and in the process of avoiding the drone, hit a tree and crashed. Both pilots escaped without injury.

If the details are confirmed, the crash would be the first aviation accident caused by a drone, indirectly or not. Regulators have been warning for years about the dangers posed by hobbyist aviators in the US, who are able to fly in most non-populated areas with minimal restrictions.

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FAA is investigating whether or not a drone caused a helicopter crash originally appeared on BGR.com on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 at 12:44:24 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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This best-selling Crock-Pot slow cooker somehow costs less than $10 on Amazon

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You’ve seen us cover a ton of different slow cooker models here on the site, which obviously makes sense since it’s such a popular product category. But perhaps you’re not entirely convinced that these kitchen gadgets are as great as everyone says. Well, now is your chance to find out without spending a lot of money. And when we say “without spending a lot of money,” we mean it quite sincerely — the Crock-Pot 2-QT Round Manual Slow Cooker is somehow on sale on Amazon right now for less than $10. It doesn’t have all the bells and whistles that automatic and multi-purpose slow cookers do, but it’s the perfect way to dip your toes in the water before you dive in.

Here’s what you need to know from the product page:

  • 2-QT Round Manual Slow Cooker serves 3+ people
  • High/Low cook settings, and convenient Warm setting
  • Crock-Pot features removable, dishwasher-safe stoneware insert, and dishwasher-safe glass lid
  • Compact slow cooker with purple polka-dot design
  • Recipes included

Crock-Pot 2-QT Round Manual Slow Cooker, Black: $9.99

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This best-selling Crock-Pot slow cooker somehow costs less than $10 on Amazon originally appeared on BGR.com on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 at 11:09:34 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Beautiful concept imagines what ‘normal’ Apple AR glasses might look like

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Apple is one of the companies working on augmented reality (AR) glasses, although the company has never confirmed it. Apple’s AR remarks over the years culminated last year when it made AR one of the main features of iOS 11. Actually, the very fact that iOS officially supports AR experiences might be all you need to speculate that Apple is working on AR glasses for the future.

Various rumors have claimed that Apple is indeed working on such devices. Many of these rumors have suggested that Apple’s AR glasses, whatever they end up being called, would complement, not kill, the iPhone. At least, for now. While we wait for the first big leak that offers confirmation of Apple’s plans for new AR glasses, we have a few images showing a concept of what the designer calls “Apple Glass.”

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Beautiful concept imagines what ‘normal’ Apple AR glasses might look like originally appeared on BGR.com on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 at 09:34:15 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filmmaker pits a maxed-out $14,000 iMac Pro against a top-of-the-line iMac

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After years of essentially ignoring its pro users — a group which largely consists of loyal developers and creative professionals — Apple finally seems eager to right the ship. Not only is the company working on a completely redesigned Mac Pro, the company late last year introduced the iMac Pro, an absolute beast of a machine that is easily the most powerful computer Apple has ever released. The iMac Pro features a Retina 5K display, can support up to 128GB of RAM, and can be tricked out with an 18 core configuration. And that, of course, is just small taste of what the iMac Pro brings to the table.

Naturally, the iMac Pro doesn’t come cheap. While Apple hardware is always pricey, the iMac Pro — when it comes to price — is in another realm entirely. To wit, the base model starts at $4,999. And if you opt to really max out the machine, you’ll be shelling out nearly $14,000.

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Filmmaker pits a maxed-out $14,000 iMac Pro against a top-of-the-line iMac originally appeared on BGR.com on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 at 08:59:08 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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How many Model 3’s has Tesla actually built? This estimator tracks production

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Tesla’s production troubles with the Model 3 are still an ongoing concern for the EV maker, with Elon Musk just a few months back conceding that Tesla was in the midst of “production hell.” Though the company initially planned to manufacture 5,000 Model 3 units per month by the end of 2017, production hurdles forced the company to push back that deadline twice. As it stands now, Tesla maintains that it will be able to reach the 5,000 units per month threshold by the end of June of this year.

During the company’s recent earnings report, Tesla provided us with some additional information regarding Model 3 production. Specifically, Tesla said that it plans to reach the 2,500 units/week manufacturing threshold by the end of March.

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How many Model 3’s has Tesla actually built? This estimator tracks production originally appeared on BGR.com on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 at 14:55:08 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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10 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

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It’s time to hit the movies again, with Black Panther and Early Man opening this week in theaters across the country. I for one am making good progress with the Oscar-nominated films, but Black Panther ranks pretty high on my list of movies to watch. On top of new movie releases, we’ve also got a collection of new trailers to show you from this past week, including the latest Incredibles 2 and Ready Player One trailers.

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10 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week originally appeared on BGR.com on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 at 13:36:50 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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This new $99 robot vacuum has quickly become one of the top-rated models on Amazon

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It’s quite rare to come across a low-cost device in a popular consumer electronics category that has an even better customer rating than most of the pricier products in the category. That’s exactly the case with the Housmile Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, however, which is available right now on Amazon for just $99.99. It has a 4.6-star rating from more than 430 customer reviews, making it one of the best-rated robot vacuums on Amazon. It’s no surprise though, considering this Housmile works on hard flooring and on low-pile carpet, and it’s packed with features like infrared obstacle evasion and drop avoidance.

Here are some more key details from the product page:

  • Premium Features: infrared-sensor for evading obstacles, and drop-sensing tech to avoid falls.
  • High-Capacity Li-ion Battery: Delivers over 1.5 hours of fade-free power for constant, powerful suction. Two Work Mode:Press the button once to enter the small room mode(working for 30min), Press the button twice to enter the big room mode(working for 60min).
  • Easy to clean: Clean your house with the click of a button. Versatile cleaning modes and the low-profile design facilitates cleaning under tables and chairs along with every nook and cranny.
  • Two side brushes to remove messes such as dust, debris, allergens, a dam-board to collect rubbish. Coupled with multi cleaning modes, It can easily clean life’s various messes.
  • What You Get: Housmile Vacuum Cleaner (requires 18650 batteries, INCLUDED), AC power adapter, cleaning tool, 2 filters, 4 side brushes, 1 screwer, 4 Screws ,welcome guide and our worry-free 12-month warranty.

Housmile Robotic Vacuum Cleaner with Drop-Sensing Technology and Powerful Suction, for Hard Flo…: $99.99

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Tesla’s next-gen Roadster looks incredible in these new colors

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When Tesla unveiled its highly anticipated Tesla Semi this past November, Elon Musk surprised everyone when he also introduced a next-gen version of the company’s iconic Roadster. And with the type of showmanship we’ve come to expect from Musk, Tesla introduced the Roadster by having it drive out of the back of a Tesla Semi.

Without exaggeration, Tesla’s Roadster is an absolute screamer. With a 0-60 MPH time of just 1.9 seconds flat, Tesla’s next-gen Roadster is faster than the Bugatti Veyron and nearly any other super car you can think of. Indeed, Musk at the event boasted that “it will be the fastest production car ever made.” And for good measure, the Roadster will sport a top speed of 250 MPH and a range of 620 miles on a single charge.

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Experts agree: There’s no real threat of a robot uprising anytime soon

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The Twitterati have been freaked out for several days now over a video showcasing the creepy door-opening ability of the SpotMini, a dog-like robot from Boston Dynamics. The robot is so creepily life-like, it quickly became the top trending video on Tuesday and prompted a flurry of only slightly humorous tweets warning that the beginning of the end of the Age of Man had arrived.

Take heart, though, ye who fear the Singularity and the Rise of the Machines are at hand. David Held, an assistant professor in the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science, is an expert in robots and robotic manipulation. He’s also a modulating voice of reassurance that, at least for now, the field of robotics is only just beginning to grapple with how to help robots master even the simplest, most basic-level human motor skills and cognition. That there’s still a long, long way to go, in other words, before they get anywhere close to mastering perception and manipulation — sight and sound.

The tldr version of all that is as follows: Don’t lose your mind over the SpotMini yet, never mind how much that video calls to mind the scene in Jurassic Park where the raptors show they’re able to open doors.

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Experts agree: There’s no real threat of a robot uprising anytime soon originally appeared on BGR.com on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 at 09:39:45 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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