Facebook's $ 149 Portal TV turns your TV into a giant smart screen
The second time, Facebook's gate devices look more like picture frames than smart screens. The 2019 portal has a 10-inch HD screen (1,280 x 800), while the Portal Mini has an 8-inch HD screen (also 1,280 x 800). Portal and Portal Mini are standalone smart screens selling for $ 179 and $ 129 respectively.
Sonos Move review
The Move is the first Sonos with Bluetooth and is ready to work almost anywhere you want to express it. It offers a robust weather-resistant design, good battery life and good sound quality, but at its $ 399 price, there are other options that sound even better.
ZenBook Pro Duo Review: ASUS Aims for Dual-Laptop Notebooks
It is not for everyone, but if you are a productivity dog that used to work on multiple monitors on desktops, the ZenBook Pro Duo may be the laptop the computer that satisfies you.
Fortnite's new "Party Hub" feature gives mobile players a voice
Party Hub is a brand new cross-platform voice chat app that lets Fortnite players socialize even when not playing the game. It's based on technology from Houseparty, the group video chat app that Epic Games acquired in June.
Lamborghini's hybrid Sian is a supercar with a supercapacitor  According to Lamborghini CTO Maurizio Reggiani, Sian's supercapacitor offers three times the power of a battery pack from the same weight and packaging, while storing and discharging energy much faster. The power consumed can be regenerated very quickly under normal braking. In addition, the supercapacitor does not need to cool down like a traditional battery, it is only ready to go at all times with 819 horsepower – which is exactly what Lamborghini owners want.
iPhone 11 Pro Max has 23 percent more battery capacity than Pro
Documents Apple submitted to the Chinese regulator, TENAA, confirm more information than the company provides on its own. They specifically indicate that the iPhone 11 Pro Max comes with a 3,969 mAh battery – 800 mAh more than last year's iPhone XS Max – and 4 GB of RAM.
That explains why Apple claims that the Pro Max model can last up to five hours longer than the iPhone XS Max. We get final specifications when the phone is released and people like iFixit tear apart, but those numbers explain the long battery life noted in our iPhone 11 Pro review.
Apple will use recycled rare earth metals in the iPhone's Taptic Engine
The Taptic Engine is the small actuator that generates the iPhone's haptic feedback – such as the faux-home button "click" in the iPhone 7 and subsequent vibration feedback in the series. According to Reuters Taptic Engine accounts for about a quarter of the rare earth metals used in the manufacture of a single iPhone.
The company will source recycling materials from an external vendor, but Apple adds that it also works in a way to use robots to recycle rare earth metals. In addition to the environmental benefits, the move could help Apple become a potential supply shortage. China currently breaks 80 percent of the world's supply of rare earth metals, and the country has threatened to limit this export to the United States if the trade war between the two countries continues to escalate. Lisa Jackson, Apple's vice president for environment, politics and social initiatives, said it was a happy coincidence where "what's good for the planet is really good for business at the same time."
Tesla Model 3 joins Audi's E-Tron to demand highest safety price
Tesla Model 3 has joined Audi E-Tron as one of the safest cars on the road. a Top Safety Pick + award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The organization said that Model 3 received "good" ratings across the board for tricky accidents such as "small overlap front" on the driver and passenger side (below). It also did well to avoid collisions primarily during 12 mph and 25 mph track tests.
In a statement, Director of IIHS Research David Zuby said that in terms of EVs and fuel cell vehicles: "There is no reason to change the security of a lower carbon footprint when choosing a vehicle."
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