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Fitness band knows when you sleep

Jawbone update … The Jawbone Up3 fitness tracker gets a free update today that delivers around-the-clock heart-rate measurements and automatic sleep-tracking. WHEN Jawbone launched its advanced fitness tracker earlier this year, international product head Jorgen Nordin was already promising to add more features to the device free of charge. Those …

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Apple Watch may lack ticker

Watching the watch … American sales of the Apple Watch, recently launched in seven more countries, has fallen 90 per cent since its launch, according to a new report. (Photo by Stefania D’Alessandro/Getty Images for Apple) Source: Getty Images SALES of Apple’s first smartwatch have plummeted since its launch just …

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What if you could pay with a bracelet?

The future of payments … The new “BPay” wearable payment device comes in a wristband, fob and stick, been released by UK’s Barclaycard. Picture: Supplied Source: Supplied FINANCIAL fitbits are set to replace wallets and mobile phones. The new payment device which is worn around a person’s wrist allows users …

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Oculus showcase virtual reality technology

A happy customer tries out the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Picture: Jae C. Hong Source: AP FACEBOOK-owned virtual reality firm Oculus has aimed squarely at video game lovers as it unveiled Rift headsets to go on sale early next year. Oculus has showed off Rift along with a dazzling …

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Apple Watch being rebooted already

Apple unveiled its upcoming subscription music service along with the fall versions of the iOS, OSX and WatchOS. WSJ’s Joanna Stern brings you the highlights from WWDC 2015. Time for a change? … Apple are planning new features for the next version of the Apple Watch. Picture: Getty Source: AFP …

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Your iPhone’s huge security hole

Apple’s TouchID is still uncompromised. Source: AP BOTH your Mac and iPhone have major security flaws that will allow hackers to steal passwords, including bank log in details. Despite knowing this since October, Apple is yet to fix the problem. This comes just a day after it was revealed Samsung’s …

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What does Apple have in store?

Watch the first look trailer for the film Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender as the late Apple Inc. co-founder, chief executive and all-around visionary. THE Apple Watch is set for a major change just a few months after its launch with app developers invited to create smarter and better apps …

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Camera to capture action in the dark

Night vision … The Panasonic HX-A1 action camera which, when paired with an infra-red torch, is able to capture video in total darkness. Picture: Supplied Source: Supplied PEOPLE whose best action moments happen in the dark will now be able to capture it all on video with the first action …

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