Apple Watch Series 3 apps now track snowboarding and skiing activities

Apple has announced that as of today, users can track skiing and snowboarding activities on their Apple Watch through the use of third-party apps. There’s a catch, though – you have to own the Apple Watch Series 3 to enjoy the new feature.

The apps that were updated to use the new feature are Snocru, snoww, Slopes, Squaw Alpine and Ski Tracks. All of them use the Apple Watch Series 3 exclusive altimeter, which tracks altitude levels. 
Stats, that will be tracked while you enjoy your time on the ski / snowboarding slopes, …

Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby drops dance track and well, it's terrible


Convicted Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby spent 13 years in Bali after being found guilty of bringing, oh, 4.2 kilograms of marijuana into Indonesia.

And now, she’s dropped a dance single.

The 40-year-old Queensland local posted the joke song, dubbed “Palm Trees,” on Instagram on Monday. She’s teamed up with music producer Nat Zeleny for the track, on which Corby provides chorus vocals.

The video currently has 58.5K views, for some reason. Unsurprisingly not available on Spotify, iTunes or Apple Music, “Palm Trees” is the dumb summer track you wish you’d never heard. Read more…

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Remotely start, unlock or track your car? There are apps for that (Ford vs Honda vs Chevrolet)

While most of us are still searching for pricey aftermarket systems to remotely start/stop the engine of their vehicles, or track their whereabouts, manufacturers are increasingly getting it, and outfitting the cars with smart OEM systems that offer all these features by default, and we don’t mean available as buttons on the remote only. 

Most car makers now have an app to go with their newest models, which offer a bevy of options – from trip logging to keyless entry, and everything in-between. We look at a few options that are available to you …

Travelers, Google will now track airline pricing and find you flight and hotel deals

Whether you travel often, or just every now and then, Google has announced some new features for its suite of travel related websites and apps that can help you save money. Using machine learning and statistical analysis, Google Flights will tell you whether flights from your location to a target destination are available at lower than normal prices. The information will also tell you how much cheaper these new prices are.

When you’re looking for lodging, Google Search results will include a notification if a holiday, conference or trade show is making it harder to find an unbooked room. …

Expecting your iPhone X to be delivered by Apple on November 3rd? Track the order now via UPS China

Now that you’ve pre-ordered your Apple iPhone X from Apple, most people would say that the hard part of your journey is over. All you need to do is sit back and wait for your new phone to arrive. Others might say that the easy tasks have been done and waiting for your phone to arrive is the hardest part. Regardless of who is right, it certainly would help ease the anxiety if you could track the location of your Apple iPhone X, especially if your phone is supposed to be delivered on launch day next Friday, November 3rd.

While normally you might require a shipping number from Apple to track …

MediaTek's Helio P40 chipset on track for Q1 2018 release, Meizu to be among early adopters

MediaTek announced two new chipsets last month, the Helio P23 and P30, which will be commercially available in Q4 2017. Starting next year, the Taiwanese company is expected to up its offerings with the first chipset built on the 12nm manufacturing process.

A new report coming out from China claims Meizu will be among the first companies to adopt MediaTek’s new Helio P40 chipset, which will be introduced in early 2018. 

The Helio P40 chip will be based on TSMC’s 12nm process and will feature an eight-core architecture. …

Apple Watch will soon track more workouts and forms of exercise

Found inside the latest beta of iOS 11 is some code and images hinting that the Apple Watch will soon support many more different forms of exercise and workouts. The images include new icons for the Apple Watch Exercises app that are not seen on current versions of the timepiece. Some of these exercises will only be tracked by the next generation of the smartwatch, which is Series 3. Some other new exercises will apparently be coming to existing versions of the Apple Watch with the WatchOS 4 update. These specific exercises can be found in the WatchOS 4 beta under the “other” category.

Some …

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) on track to receive Android 7.0 Nougat update

The Galaxy J5 (2016) could be among the next Samsung smartphones to receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update. The South Korean company is trying to update as many of its mid-range handsets as possible, but it might not keep up once it starts working on bringing Android Oreo to its flagships.

In any case, Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) has been recently listed at Wi-Fi Alliance, but this time with Android 7.0 Nougat on board. Featuring model number SM-J510N, the Galaxy J5 (2016) could get the new update by the end of the year.

The Galaxy J5 (2016) was launched last …

Pizza Parliament is a more delicious way to track the UK election


In our Pizza Parliament, Conservatives are blue potatoes, Labour is red pepper, Liberal Democrats are orange pepper, SNP is corn, Green Party is green pepper, UKIP is aubergine, Plaid Cymru is courgette, and other parties are mushrooms.

And everyone thought this pizza would have way more blue potato on it.

When Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election to strengthen the Conservatives’ majority and solidify the mandate for her Brexit vision, she expected a resounding victory.

But the plan backfired — the night ended with a hung parliament. We tracked the 650 seats topping by topping. Our pizza shows that the Conservatives are the biggest party in Parliament but not the majority Read more…

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