Here’s what Tesla will put in its new batteries

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Enlarge / Gaze upon Tesla’s new battery cell, but don’t despair.

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Tesla’s “battery day” Tuesday revealed a surprising amount of information about projects the company has kept under wraps. The presentation described changes and improvements to just about every aspect of its battery packs, with big-picture implications for the claim that a $25,000 Tesla vehicle would be possible in about three years. (See the previous coverage from Ars’ Timothy Lee for more on that.) But it wouldn’t be a Tesla announcement without vague timelines, and it was a little unclear which improvements are

Best iPad deals September 2020

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iPad deals are more common than you might think. Whether you’re after the most affordable iPad, the high-end iPad Pro, or something in between like the iPad Air or iPad mini, there’s usually some sort of price cut happening somewhere. Of course, it’s difficult to know exactly where you can find those deals unless you’re looking around at all of the major retailers. But that’s what we’re doing each day when we hunt for deals, so let us help you out.

Below, we’ve listed each of the current iPads available for purchase. Sometimes, there just isn’t a deal happening. In

The first Snapdragon Wear 4100 watch

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There are very few smartwatch makers out there that have shown more dedication to keeping Wear OS from falling into oblivion than Mobvoi, an AI company and creator of the TicWatch series of smartwatches.

It’s fitting then that Mobvoi should be the first to debut a smartwatch powered by new Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear silicon that is being touted as the possible savior of Google’s woefully underserved wearables platform.

That watch is the TicWatch Pro 3 GPS. The third iteration of the Chinese firm’s flagship wearable packs a raft of new features, top specs, and subtle design tweaks in a familiar

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 3 and Active 2 can now take EKG readings in the US

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Samsung got US FDA clearance for its electrocardiogram (EKG) monitoring app in August, but today the functionality is finally rolling out to the company’s latest smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch 3, as well as the Galaxy Active 2 from late 2019.

Previously limited to South Korea, the app now lets users in the US monitor their heart rhythm for irregularities and check for atrial fibrillation (Afib). You’ll be able to use it yourself in the “ECG Monitor” app, where Samsung says readings will be accessible through the Health Monitor app when your watch is connected to a Samsung Galaxy-branded

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