LG’s new phone might have a screen under the screen

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LG’s V series of phones is the company’s playground for screen-related innovation. Released in 2015, the LG V10 had a secondary screen on top of the main one, and the LG V20 followed up with a larger, better version of the secondary screen.

The upcoming LG V30, however, might go all out with a secondary screen that slides out from under the main screen.  

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The news come courtesy of Evan Blass, who shared a couple of renders on his Twitter: 

Here’s how the device was envisioned to look with the secondary display fully extended. [2] pic.twitter.com/HNkZErj7xB

— Evan Blass (@evleaks) May 27, 2017 Read more…

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After destroying humans, Google’s AlphaGo hangs up its Go gloves

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Sorry, human Go players, Google’s AlphaGo AI is just out of your league right now. 

At the Future of Go Summit event, held in Wuzhen, China from May 23-27, AlphaGo has won every single match, going 3:0 against human Go champion Ke Jie, and sweeping the floor with five human Go masters who teamed up against it. 

And just like the biggest champions, AlphaGo is retiring while on top. 

SEE ALSO: The king of Go is no longer a human

According to Demis Hassabis, CEO and co-founder of DeepMind (the Google-owned company that created AlphaGo), the AI has pretty much proven all it needed to in the Go arena. Read more…

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Asus unveils the world’s thinnest convertible laptop yet

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The world of convertible laptops just got its thinnest yet.

Asus unveiled the Zenbook Flip S on Monday in a large scale launch event, a day ahead of the larger Computex technology show in Taipei. 

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The Zenbook Flip S is 10.9mm thin. In comparison, competitors like the HP Spectre x360 come in at 13.8mm, and the Apple MacBook Air measures 17mm. 

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The Taiwanese maker’s 13.3″ laptop features a 360 degree hinge, and weighs just 1.1kg — again, lighter than the HP and Apple competition. Read more…

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Hey tech bros, we don’t want your gimmicky dating apps

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Dating apps are totally out of control. And, we only have tech bros to blame. As an online dater, I’ve had enough of the never-ending barrage of new, gimmicky dating apps from the tech world. For the love of all that is swipe-able, please make it stop. 

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Currently, not a single week goes by without the launch of a supposedly quirky dating app claiming to offer something revolutionary and never-before-achieved by the world of online daters. 

In the past few months alone, we’ve seen the release of a “slow” dating app which makes you seduce matches through the art of conversation before you get to see their profile pic.  Read more…

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Drunk dude gets the best selfie after being taken home by police

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Getting taken home by the police because you’ve had that massive a night out isn’t something you’d ordinarily be proud of, but for one dude it’s resulted with the best selfie ever.

A guy from Tasmania, Australia only known by the name of Reece posted a selfie taken by two police officers and himself in bed on Facebook, even though he probably wasn’t aware of it at the time.

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“So was just looking through my phone and turns out these good c****s took some banger selfies after they took my drunk ass home! Bloody legends,” he wrote on Facebook. (FYI, the C-word can be used affectionately in Australia.) Read more…

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Aussie mag shoots iconic Instagrammer with an iPhone for its cover

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Call it a perfect circle if you like.

For those who follow fashion, you’d know of Australia’s Margaret Zhang, who’s had a stunning rise from blogger to a huge name in the world of couture.

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Zhang returned to her digital roots, of sorts, by appearing on the cover of Australia’s ELLE Magazine that was shot on an iPhone.

Shot during sunset on Bondi Beach by fashion photographer Georges Antoni, it’s the first magazine cover in Australia shot with the iPhone 7 Plus’ portrait mode, and follows similar work in the U.S. with Billboard magazine back in February.  Read more…

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Orangutan climbs out of enclosure while rescuing her baby

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We know that orangutans are great climbers — in fact, it seems like they could just hop out of their enclosure, if they wanted to.

It turns out that Sekara, an orangutan at the Perth Zoo, did just that when her 5-year-old baby Sungai lost grip on some equipment and fell into a garden bed on Sunday, according to WA Today.

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Visitors were evacuated from the area for safety, but zoo staff were quick to respond to the incident.

“She seemed really calm, just confused on where to go next. Everyone around was really calm and giving her space as well. The whole incident was probably only 30-40 seconds before staff arrived,” Jess McConnell, a witness, told the news outlet. Read more…

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Drone riding soccer official skates on air to deliver game ball

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New rule: From now on, all sporting events must begin with an official bringing the game ball to the referee via the magic of drone-style hoverboard vehicles. 

That can be the only conclusion after watching the absolutely insane demonstration recorded at the Portuguese Cup Final on Sunday, which started with a man riding on air, Green Goblin style, and landing delicately in front of a ref to deliver the game’s soccer ball. 

It was flawless. It was weird. It was what every sports event with a ball should have from this very moment on.  Read more…

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Timelapse of the southern lights look completely out of this world

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