FDA clears 23andMe to warn you about potential health risks

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 6.4.2017 Comments Off on FDA clears 23andMe to warn you about potential health risks

Good news for everyone who wants to do at-home DNA tests: 23andMe has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration to tell customers if they’re at risk for 10 potentially debilitating diseases. “These are the first direct-to-consumer tests author… Powered by WPeMatico

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Sprint kills its 'half your bill' promo in favor of $50 unlimited plan

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 6.4.2017 Comments Off on Sprint kills its 'half your bill' promo in favor of $50 unlimited plan

Sprint is going to axe its “Cut Your Bill in Half” promo. Until further notice, the carrier is offering something different: $50 for “unlimited” talk, text and data for a single line, $80 for two, $100 for three and $120 for four. The company’s chief… Powered by WPeMatico

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Apple could make a MagSafe to USB-C adapter if it wanted to

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 5.4.2017 Comments Off on Apple could make a MagSafe to USB-C adapter if it wanted to

Dongles are a sad part of life for new MacBook Pro owners: The 2016 laptops infamously replaced all of its ports with USB-C, except for the headphone jack. So, it’s going to take a lot of adapters to make your existing peripherals compatible with you… Powered by WPeMatico

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Watch as NASA lays John Glenn to rest on Thursday

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Astronaut and four-term US senator from Ohio, John Glenn, will be buried at Arlington Cemetery tomorrow, April 6th at 9 AM ET. The ceremony will air live on NASA TV to honor the first American to orbit the earth. The US Marine Corps will also webcast… Powered by WPeMatico

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AI predicts the layout of human stem cells

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 5.4.2017 Comments Off on AI predicts the layout of human stem cells

The structures of stem cells can vary wildly, even if they’re genetically identical — and that could be critical to predicting the onset of diseases like cancer. But how do you know what a stem cell will look like until it’s already formed? That’s w… Powered by WPeMatico

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Stream Showtime on Sling TV for $10 extra a month

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Showtime is coming to Dish’s cord-cutting service, Sling TV. Showtime content will include eight linear channels and “nearly 2,000” on-demand titles, with more to follow weekly. Sling is far from the first service to offer Showtime over-the-top. It’… Powered by WPeMatico

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How Microsoft plans to make 3D building mainstream in Windows 10

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Paint 3D was a surprise. Even longtime Microsoft watchers had no idea the company was working on a 3D spin on Paint, and it seemed like a left-field choice for most consumers. But after having a chance to dive into Paint 3D in the Windows 10 Creators… Powered by WPeMatico

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Vote for Engadget R+D's 'Superhumans' series to win a Webby Award!

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 5.4.2017 Comments Off on Vote for Engadget R+D's 'Superhumans' series to win a Webby Award!

Engadget R+D’s first documentary Superhumans debuted back in September and now the series is up for a Webby Award. The look inside the first cyborg games is nominated for a People’s Voice award in the Technology Film & Video category, but we need… Powered by WPeMatico

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Microsoft will unveil the next Xbox's specs on Thursday

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 4.4.2017 Comments Off on Microsoft will unveil the next Xbox's specs on Thursday

Last fall, Sony outraced the competition in releasing the PS4 Pro, their half-step improvement on current consoles that includes better tech to handle VR gaming. Microsoft’s mid-generation successor to the Xbox One, known as Project Scorpio, was in n… Powered by WPeMatico

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Apple Music for Android gets an overdue makeover

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The Android version of Apple Music was very close to the iOS app when it first arrived, but it’s clear that the software has lagged in recent months. While iOS and desktop users got a (frankly needed) overhaul last year, Android users were stuck wit… Powered by WPeMatico

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