Fossil launches Fossil Sport, a Wear OS smartwatch running the Snapdragon 3100

Today, Fossil announces its latest smartwatch simply called: the Fossil Sport. The fitness-oriented Wear OS device will run the latest version of Wear OS with a revamped fitness and navigation UI. It also has Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon Wear 3100 chip that replaces the far-outdated 2100 chip. The Fossil Sport has a 350 mAh battery and comes in six body colors and there are 28 available silicone strap colors. There are also two sizes 41mm and 43mm with 18mm or 22mm bands, respectively, and the watch cases are made of aluminum…

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Technology is running your life

We are all in inescapable thrall to one of the handful of American technology companies that now dominate much of the global economy. (Photo: Doug Chayka © 2017 The New York Times) NEW YORK: A few weeks ago, I bought a new television. When the whole process was over, I realised something incredible. To navigate all of the niggling details surrounding this one commercial transaction — figuring out what to buy, which accessories I needed, how and where to install it, and whom to hire to do so — I…

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Meet the student running an online magazine with a difference

Frustrated by the messages of self-hatred peddled to young women by the mainstream media, Camilla Ackley took things into her own hands “It’s made me who I am, given me ambition and a vague idea of what I want to do with my life,” says Camilla Ackley of running Into The Fold. Photograph: Natalie Gil for the Guardian If you read a lot of fashion and lifestyle blogs, you’ll know it can be difficult to find thoughtful writing about meaty issues among the endless photos of elegantly styled cacti and…

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