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How do I preorder for Apple Watch Series 7?

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Apple’s latest wearable is available to preorder.

The new Apple Watch Series 7 was revealed along with Apple’s iPhone 13, iPad, and iPad Mini; however, it’s not the last of Apple’s fall-themed products to go on sale. This model has been upgraded to sit over Apple’s current range of smartwatches, which features an SE Series 3 and SE Series 3 rounding out the collection. The Series 7 features a slightly redesigned design and a more prominent display. The Series 7 comes at either a 41mm (up from 40mm) price starting at $399 or the 45mm (up from 44mm) model — both with cellular radios available for those who want to pay for service through your mobile carrier.

The initial announcement by Apple of their release “later this fall,” we’ve learned that that the new models will be released on October 15, and you can order them now from AppleBest Buy, Target, and Walmart.

WHAT’S NEW

It’s Apple Watch Series 7 prominently comes with a larger, more spacious display that extends the screen further to the edges, creating a full-bleed look and displaying more relevant information in one go. The show has a slight curve on its outer edges; however, Apple claims it is more durable due to the thicker 50 percent glass cover and an IP6X rating to provide better dust and sand protection.

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New watch faces exclusively for Series 7 promise to put the extra screen space to good use, while the look has its physical footprint similar to its previous size. Apple has also improved the charging speed and has introduced a USB-C wireless fast charger for the watch, which it claims will provide up to 33 percent faster charge.

In terms of software on the software side, Apple Watch Series 7 software Apple Watch Series 7 runs watchOS 8 and comes with a full swiping keyboard that allows text input and is compatible with the latest workouts, and retains the same health tracking features that were present on previous models including sleep monitoring and heart rate, the monitoring of blood oxygen levels, as well as fall detection which now detects during exercise. There’s plenty to benefit from for those looking for an updated Apple Watch and want to own Apple’s most recent and most powerful version.

These aluminum-framed Series 7 watches come in midnight stars, starlight, an upgraded blue (PRODUCT) red, as well as a new dark-green color, giving you an array of options to choose from, whether you’re after an unassuming, striking or rugged appearance. Let’s take a look at everything you can get here before delving into specific options.

APPLE WATCH SERIES 7 LINEUP

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ModelConfigurationColorPricePreorder

Apple Watch Series 7 (aluminum) 41mm, GPS midnight stars, blue, starlight green, red $399 Apple Best Buy Target Walmart

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Apple Watch Series 7 (aluminum) 41mm, cellular midnight night, starlight, blue-green, red $499 Apple Best Buy Target Walmart.

Apple Watch Series 7 (aluminum) 45mm, GPS midnight stars, starlight, blue-green, red $429 Apple Best Buy Target Walmart

Apple Watch Series 7 (aluminum) 45mm, cellular midnight stars, starlight, blue-green, red $529 Apple Best Buy Target Walmart

HOW TO PREORDER THE APPLE WATCH SERIES 7

You can preorder your desired configuration via Apple or from a range of retailers now, and the first orders are due to ship on October 15. The primary options to choose from, apart from the color you prefer, are dimensions and connectivity. The basic Apple Watch Series 7 configuration is a 41mm GPS-only model, which retails at $399. The 41mm model with a cellular connection costs $100 more, at $499 if you’re wearing a bigger wrist or prefer larger screens, the 45mm model that is GPS-only costs $429, whereas its cell-equipped version is $529.

PREORDER ALL SIZES, COLORS, AND CONFIGURATIONS AT APPLE

If you’re looking to purchase an Apple Watch with your pick of straps such as standard and premium or fixed-length, Apple offers the best of what it has to offer. This is the only way that you can purchase the Apple Watch with custom-sized solo straps. However, ensure you use an appropriate size reference. The expected delivery is October 15, October 15. However, specific models will not ship until mid-November or early November. If you decide to opt for on-site pickup from the Apple Store, it might be after October 15.

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Clubhouse removed personal information from Afghan users’ accounts as a security measure

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The platform aims to protect users’ privacy and security.

Clubhouse, a social audio app, has joined other social networks in protecting the privacy and security of Afghan users. The platform reset the bios and photos of tens to thousands of Afghan users earlier this week and made it more difficult for search engines to find their accounts. Clubhouse spokesperson said that the actions did not affect users’ followers and that all changes can be reversed if desired.

Clubhouse reminds its Afghan customers that pseudonyms are allowed for safety and human rights reasons. According to the spokesperson, Clubhouse consulted experts in violent extremism and free expression to develop its approach.

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As the Taliban have regained control of the country, many people in Afghanistan have tried to delete photos from their social media accounts and phones that could show a connection to the West or the former Afghan government.

Despite bans on several social platforms, the Taliban was able to push their messaging on social media. The Washington Post said that they have become sophisticated at social media tactics to change their image.

On Thursday, Facebook said it had added security measures for users in Afghanistan, including hiding “friends” lists and adding a tool to lock down accounts quickly.

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It’s not a good idea to overthink it. Elon Musk’s Tesla Bot jokes

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A distraction and an empty promise

After a lengthy presentation on the unquestionably remarkable work, Tesla is doing in AI, Elon Musk, the company’s Technoking, brought out a spandex-clad dancer to cap the evening. Behold, said Musk: my Tesla Bot.

He said that the dancer in the suit was the model for the new humanoid robot Tesla will be producing shortly. The applause and dubstep had subsided, and the briefing slides that promised that the Tesla Bot would stand at five feet eight inches (1.7m), be 125 pounds (56kg), and have “human-level hands” and be able to eliminate “dangerous and repetitive, boring tasks” were discarded.

A ROBOT IS A TESLA WITHOUT WHEELS. SAYS MUSK

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Musk stated that Musk’s goal to build a human-replacement robotics system — something that no other company is even close to being able, was a natural step in Tesla’s efforts to develop self-driving cars. Musk said that cars are semi-sentient robots with wheels. It makes sense to add that to a humanoid body. We are also very skilled at actuators, batteries, and sensors, so we expect to have a prototype next year that looks something like this.

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It was an extraordinary and brilliant piece of tomfoolery, even by Musk’s standards. A multipurpose sideshow that entertained Tesla skeptics and fed the fans while also creating headlines. The latter is particularly important in a week when most Tesla news has focused on a federal investigation into the company’s Autopilot software to crash into parked emergency vehicles. Musk says that all this is irrelevant. Just look at the man in the spandex suit. It’ll be an actual robot next year, I promise.

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Are you willing to believe him? Do you think he is a fool? Although I can’t answer your question, I will give you the facts. Last night, Elon Musk took to the stage to promise that Tesla, a company with driver assistance software that cannot avoid parked ambulances reliably, would soon create a fully functioning humanoid robotic machine. Musk stated that the device would follow human instructions and respond correctly to commands such as “please go to the store and get me these groceries.” This was just minutes after he had shown a spandex-clad dancer demonstrating the Tesla Bot. You have to admire Musk’s chutzpah.

To help Musk understand his claims, it is important to remember that Boston Dynamics, which made Atlas, the most advanced bipedal robotic robot globally, has never called its machines anything other than R&D. It’s far from commercial deployment. In recent machine videos, the company showed how difficult building a bipedal robot is and how often Atlas trips and falls. Boston Dynamics has been working with Atlas and its bipedal predecessors for more than a decade. __S.50__

“[CALLING IT] HORSESHIT SOUNDS GENEROUS AND FRANKLY.”

Carl Berry, a UK University of Central Lancashire lecturer in robotics engineering, told me that “Calling it horse shit sounds generously honest.” Berry said that robotics and AI should not be used in manufacturing research.

He said that while he didn’t deny Tesla’s research into this topic was a bad thing, “but they and Boston Dynamics leave the public with unrealistic expectations about what robotics can do or will do for many years.”

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I don’t doubt Musk can make something that looks like the Tesla Bot in 2022. It wouldn’t be hard to make a decent automaton — something on the level of Disney’s more advanced theme park models, for example. He can send it into space once he has it walking out on stage, just for the headlines. It will just be another distraction if he does. While robotics significantly impacts manufacturing, there is no reason to assume that robots don’t need to look like humans to do so.

Musk often uses this bait-and-switch method. Think about the changes Musk made to his Hyperloop plans over time. The technology was announced as a railgun-like train system that would move people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in less than half an hour. Over the years, these ambitions have shrunk until the project morphed into The Loop: a small tunnel that you can drive a car through if you want. Also known as A tunnel.

The Tesla Bot reminded me of Sophia, the automated chatbot who has appeared on magazine covers and chat shows. Sophia relies on misdirection to fool audiences and is a frequent target of AI experts’ scorn. It also has a job. As one of the robot’s creators, Ben Goertzel, told me in 2017, Sophia works by priming our imagination, encouraging us to fool ourselves into thinking the future is nearer than the evidence suggests. The robot generates news coverage and funding for its creators.

Goertzel stated, “If I tell people that I use probabilistic logic to reason on how to prune the backward-chaining inference trees in our logic engine,” They will feel more comfortable believing that AGI is possible if I show them a smiling robot face.

This is Musk’s goal, whether he is aiming to instill that feeling in investors or others. The Sophia strategy has a twist. Musk doesn’t need a simulacrum robot to sell his dream. He only needs a spandex-clad dancer. That’s innovation.

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OnlyFans has a new policy that bans sexually explicit Content

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Masturbation and sex, actual or simulated, are not allowed.

On Thursday, the video and image sharing site OnlyFans announced plans to bans sexually explicit content” starting October 1. While we’re still not sure exactly why it’s changing so drastically, it just sent out an updated Terms of Service policy to the creators who’ve built the site detailing precisely what won’t be allowed going forward.

The new OnlyFans, Acceptable Use Policy, is visible when compared to the previous one.

You must not upload, post, or display Content on OnlyFans.

  • Promotes, advertises, or refers to “sexually explicit behavior,” which can be:
  • Actual or simulated sexual intercourse between any two persons, including oral-genital and anal-genital intercourses and genital-genital and oral-genital intercourses.
  • Actual or simulated masturbation
  • Any display of the anus and genitals of another person that is extreme or offensive
  • Actual or simulated material showing bodily fluids often secreted during sexual activity;
  • All Content that promotes, advertises, or refers to “sexually explicit behavior” must be deleted before December 1, 2021, or any other date we communicate to users.

The policy’s other sections that prohibit deepfakes, drug use, and violence are unchanged. The site sent an email to OnlyFans creators stating that Content containing nudity would be permitted as long as it was consistent with the policy. Posts may show body parts but not anything explicit. Your account may be suspended or terminated for any breach, as well as access to your earnings.

OnlyFans’ billion-dollar brand and business have been built mainly because onlyFans sex workers provide precisely the type of Content being banned. These content creators now have until December 1 to delete all traces of suddenly unacceptable Content from their profiles.

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