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Olixar Comes Out With A New Fidget Spinner Case For The iPhone 7 Plus

If you’re on the hunt for a new iPhone 7 Plus case that also works as a stress reliever, then Olixar’s new Fidget Spinner case might be for you; since it’s stylish, sturdy and fun to spin.

Since it comes with the popular toy that supposedly helps cure being “fidgety”, it’s a great way to waste time when you’re bored on your phone. For example, this case could come in handy for when you’re booting up your device, waiting for a page to load or wasting time until your battery is fully charged, to get your mind off of whatever you’re waiting on.


It also comes with a really intricate and mesmerizing design of flowers that go perfectly with the fidget spinner, and a little hole in the middle to allow you to attach and detach the spinner right in the case. But not only that, it’s also extremely lightweight, thin and perfect to put into your pocket, since it causes no extra bulk to your iPhone, and can easily snap right on your device without any problems.

So if you’re thinking about trying out Olixar’s new Fidget Spinner case, you can always be sure to check out, where they’re selling it for the iPhone 7 Plus for $18.99, in a color choice of black/white, blue/white and red/blue.

Source: DigitalTrends, MobileFun

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Apple Has Purchased The German Co. Sensomotoric Instruments

Apple recently purchased Sensomotoric Instruments, a German company that makes eye-tracking glasses and virtual reality goggles.

Talk has it that Apple has further interest in the augmented reality world, this time the company has purchased the German company Sensomotoric Instruments.

Sensomotoric Instruments specializes in eye tracking technology, providing professional service for a variety of businesses which calls for eye trackers that can be combined with motion tracking systems, as well as with other biometric data. SMI eye tracking technology can be integrated into virtual reality head mounted displays such as Google Glasses, and Oculus Rift, as well as other similar virtual reality hardware. The company’s eye-tracking glasses are said to record a person’s natural eye movement as well.

This recent purchase would tie in with one of the latest rumors stating that Apple is working on its own Smart Glasses, it’s apparent Apple is quite serious about incorporating AR in the company’s future projects. During WWDC week this year, Apple announced that a kit called ARKit would be coming to iOS 11 which is supposed to assist in future integration with Apple devices.

Source: Yahoo, appleinsider

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Pilot begs passengers to pray as malfunction causes jet to shake violently

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During the normal course of a commercial plane trip, you might never actually hear the pilot's voice at all. If you do, it's typically to thank you for flying or a quick update on the estimated arrival time, but on a recent AirAsia X flight from Perth, Australia to Malaysia, passengers were treated to something quite different. After an engine malfunction caused the entire plane to begin to shake violently while in the air, the pilot took to the intercom to urge the 359 souls on board to pray for their lives and safe landing of the aircraft.

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Daily Deals: $50 off Amazon Echo, $100 Asus 23-inch LED monitor, and more

iDB’s Daily Deals post is a roundup of our favorite deals on tech and tech-related products from around the web. This includes everything from smartphones, tablets and accessories, to connected devices and even video games.

Every deal you see below has been hand-picked based on a variety of factors including personal experience, online reviews from customers and experts, and discount percentage. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping!

Amazon Echo Smart Speaker

The Echo has seven microphones and beam forming technology so it can hear you from across the room—even while music is playing. Echo is also an expertly tuned speaker that can fill any room with 360° immersive sound. When you want to use Echo, just say the wake word “Alexa” and Echo responds instantly. This is about as cheap as this speaker gets, outside of refurbished units, so don’t want to grab it at this price.

Buy for $130 (normal price $180).

Netgear Arlo Pro Security System

Arlo Pro wire-free security cameras let you watch over what you love from every angle, indoors and out, day and night. Arlo Pro includes rechargeable batteries, motion and sound-activated alerts, 2-way audio, a 100+ decibel siren, and 7 days of free cloud HD video recordings. Arlo covers every angle to help keep you safe and protected. This kit includes 2 HD cameras and the base unit/siren.

Buy for $337 (normal price $420).

Asus 23-inch Back-lit LED Monitor

Boasting the fastest response time on an IPS monitor, the VS239H-P IPS LED monitor delivers crisp, clear visuals for both the home and the office. For added convenience, it’s VESA mountable to neatly place on a wall and has a built-in power brick while still remaining slim. Featuring Full HD quality visuals and with an energy-saving LED-backlit display, the VS239H-P is the ideal monitor for any task at hand.

Buy for $100 with rebate (normal price $150).

CyberPowerPC Desktop Gaming PC

Destroy the competition with the CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Extreme Liquid Cool series of gaming desktops. The Gamer Extreme series features the latest generation of high performance Intel Core processors and ultra-quick DDR RAM to easily handle system-intensive tasks, such as high definition video playback and gaming. As far as I’m able to tell, it’s nearly impossible to match the hardware on this PC by building it yourself. Fantastic deal.

Buy for $1,380 (suggested retail price $1,900).

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Bose SoundLink II Wireless Headphones

Bose gives you a better wireless experience at every turn. Deep, immersive sound at any volume. Clearer calls at both ends of the communication. Seamless switching between two connected Bluetooth devices, so you’ll never miss a call or that movie you’re watching. Battery life of up to 15 hours. Comes with detachable cable and carrying case.

Buy for $230 (normal price $280).

Logitech Harmony 650 Universal Remote

This is our favorite smart remote for the price and feature set. It can control up to 8 devices and is compatible with 225K devices from 5,000+ brands. It has backlit buttons for operating in the dark, a bright color screen for viewing menus, and it runs on double A batteries so swapping them out is a breeze. Plus, with the Harmony software, programming the remote is as easy as a few clicks—forget the ridiculous process required by less-smart remotes. This is close to the cheapest we’ve ever seen the price.

Buy for $35 (normal price $55).

Sony PlayStation Plus 1-Year Membership

There’s really not much to say about this item. This is a 1-year membership subscription card for the PlayStation Plus service. The service gets you access to online multiplayer gaming, free online games and all kinds of other content. We’ve obviously seen the price cheaper than this in the past, but it’s still a discount for those needing to re-up their membership. Sold by and ships for free from top rated eBay seller neogames. They have a 99% feedback rating on nearly 200,000 transactions.

Buy for $48 (normal price $60).

Refurbished Unlocked iPhone SE – 16GB

You know what this is—the most recent iteration of Apple’s 4-inch smartphone. It’s unlocked, so it should work with any compatible GSM carrier, and it has 16GB of storage. It’s also refurbished, and the seller mywit (98% feedback rating) describes condition as “excellent cosmetic condition and 100% functional, passing our industry-leading 65-point inspection.” Covered under eBay’s 30-day money back guarantee warranty. Ships for free.

Buy for $230 (normal price new $400).

Dyson V6 Fluffy Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the Dyson V6 has been my favorite non-tech purchase of the last year. I have a black lab that sheds like crazy and it is light enough and powerful enough to help keep the dog hair at bay. This is the Fluffy model, which I believe changes what attachments it comes with, but at its core it’s still the same as all other V6 models (same power). This is new, not used, and it comes with a 2-year warranty. Sold by the official Dyson eBay store. Ships free.

Buy for $250 (normal price $500).

Steam Link Media Streamer

The Steam Link allows existing Steam gamers to expand the range of their current gaming set up via their home network. Just connect your Steam PC or Steam Machine to your home network, plug into a TV, and stream your games to the Link at 1080p. We’ve featured this device a number of times on our Daily Deals roundup but this is the cheapest we’ve ever seen it.

Buy for $15 (normal price $50).

Steam Controller

The Steam Controller frees you from your keyboard and mouse, and when used with Steam Link in Steam Big Picture Mode, lets you play your favorite Steam games on your TV. Find your favorite configurations and mappings in the Steam Controller community, or create and share your own. Dual trackpads allow for 1:1 absolute position input via virtual controls like a trackball, adaptive centering joystick, or steering wheel. Works with Windows, Linux and yes, Mac.

Buy for $35 (normal price $50).

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Apple launches public betas of iOS 11, macOS High Sierra and tvOS 11

Following the June 5 release of developer-only previews of Apple’s four main software platforms at the Worldwide Developers Conference, the Cupertino giant today released first public betas of iOS 11, macOS High Sierra 10.13 and tvOS 11.

You must enroll in the official Apple Public Beta Software Program (available at no charge) and download a special configuration profile via the website to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or the fourth-generation Apple TV.

Sign in with your Apple ID through the website to get started. iOS 11 public beta has the same features as iOS 11 beta 2. The same goes for the macOS High Sierra and tvOS 11 public betas.

TUTORIAL: How to create USB installer for macOS High Sierra

After installing a configuration profile (click “Enroll Your Devices”), restart your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or the fourth-generation Apple TV, then and use the built-in Software Update mechanism in the Settings app to download and install the public beta.

watchOS betas are not available to the general public.

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Mac users will need to download the Public Beta Access utility from the website, which makes the public beta of macOS High Sierra show up under Mac App Store’s Updates tab.

“If you were testing a prior operating system, please re-enroll your device to start testing the next release,” the company notes.

TUTORIAL: How to unenroll from Apple Beta Software Program

Be sure the check out the official system requirements for iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra before installing their public betas. tvOS 11 requires a fourth-generation Apple TV.

Will you be taking iOS 11, macOS High Sierra and tvOS 11 for a spin, do you think? If so, what features are you looking forward to the most, and why?

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