This gaming phone has a built-in cooling fan and can record 8K video
The folks over at Nubia reckon it's about time to stuff a fan inside a phone (I mean, what else would you expect from a company that brought back the wearable phone?). Today, the Chinese brand unveiled the Red Magic 3, which not only packs a "liquid cooling" copper heat pipe but also an internal cooling fan. The bigger question is: Are there that many people chasing gaming phones?
Windows preview brings Android notifications to your PC
Microsoft has fulfilled one of the larger promises behind its Your Phone software -- if you're willing to experiment a bit. The new Windows Insider Preview displays Android notifications on your PC. If you allow apps to display alerts, you can find out about an important message or status update without reaching for your handset.
United covers over the cameras on its in-flight entertainment systems
Some airplanes have seat-back entertainment systems with embedded cameras. They're not plugged into any services, but privacy-conscious fliers have raised enough concern that United Airlines has used stickers to cover them. A United spokesperson said "None of these cameras were ever activated and we had no plans to use them in the future. However, we took the additional step to cover the cameras."
This week in tech history: The first Apple Watch hits stores
There was a lot riding on the Apple Watch when it first hit stores on April 24th, 2015. It was the first new product category Apple had entered since Tim Cook took over as CEO for the late Steve Jobs. Apple needed to prepare its next hit, beyond phones, and in the months leading up to the first Apple Watch reveal in the fall of 2014, it was obvious that tech companies big and small were betting on wearables. Much like the original iPad, though, the first Apple Watch was a classic "first-gen" product: intriguing, but rough around the edges.
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