Virtual reality and record players: five inventions from CES 2016 day three

Among all the gadgets and equipment at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Friday was Sony’s hotly anticipated PS–HX500 record player that allegedly not only offers great playback, but also a digital recording feature. This year’s CES has also seen a huge amount of virtual reality (VR) present with the famous Oculus Rift gaming headset entering the consumer market alongside other headsets aimed at professionals

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US senator accuses Europe of using antitrust cases to disguise tech interests

Mark Warner locked horns with former European digital commissioner Neelie Kroes at CES in latest exchange between tech giants and governments on privacy

A Democratic senator has accused Europe of using antitrust cases to disguise its own technology interests, the latest exchange in an ongoing tussle between American tech giants and European governments over privacy.

Virginia’s Mark Warner locked horns with former European digital commissioner Neelie Kroes, who appeared alongside him at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The senator questioned the motives behind the EU’s plans for pan-European data privacy rules.

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10 brilliant revisions Apple should consider for the iPhone 7

A wireless charging feature that gives phones with less than 20% power a slight boost when hurled against a wall – perfect for those with anger issues!

This week, rumors that Apple, in its neverending quest for a sleeker phone, is ditching the standard 3.5mm headphone jack in the upcoming iPhone 7 have sent some users into a frenzy. Lost in the white noise of the headphones buzz, however, are a number of other equally brilliant rumored revisions and improvements to the iPhone.

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