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Linksys Velop Dual-Band mesh routers cut the price

Linksys has revealed a more affordable version of its Velop mesh networking system, a dual-band model that’s smaller and cheaper to take on Google Wifi and Eero.

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Fitbit invests $6M in Sano glucose-monitoring, hinting at future features

Wearables-maker Fitbit offers a range of devices with a strong focus on fitness, but there’s a strong indicator the company will soon strengthen its health features.

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Google keeps losing its bikes to local thieves

Over the last ten years, Google has had a fleet of hundreds of free bicycles for employees at its Mountain View headquarters, offering a quick and easy way to get around the constantly expanding corporate campus.

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Pixel 2 customer survey appears in the phone’s settings menu

In the mobile world, one of the few things that’s absolutely not tolerated by users is advertisements and pop-ups appearing on their phones. Ads within free apps, sure, but pop-ups on the phone’s UI or within menus is just begging for a disaster

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Amazon shutters Anime Strike service, moving exclusives to Prime Video

Amazon has revealed that it’s killing off its anime streaming service Anime Strike, only a year after launching. While this may sound like a bummer for fans of the series exclusive to the service, it’s actually good news for everyone: all the shows and movies previously on Anime Strike have been rolled over to the video content available with a … Continue reading

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Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop revealed plus Predator Orion 9000 US price

Acer may have some super-slimline notebooks in its CES 2018 line-up, but if you want the beef you probably need the Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop. Targeting casual gamers who need more grunt for AAA titles, but don’t want to go down the full performance route with all the cost that entails, the new notebook packs AMD’s Ryzen’s processors.

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Amazon announces Alexa integration for headphones and smartwatches

Amazon’s smart assistance service, Alexa, has already made the jump from connected speaker to a number of different smart home products, but its next location will be portable devices. The company has announced a new “Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit” that will allow hardware manufacturers to integrate Alexa with wearable products like headphones and smartwatches. The software kit is coming later … Continue reading

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ION’s outdoor solar speakers blend in as they stream

Outdoor speakers aren’t new, but ION wants to make them a whole lot easier to install and use by cutting the cords completely on its new, solar-powered range.

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Trump’s Gorilla Channel, a Twitter joke gone wrong

Yesterday a cartoonist wrote a set of paragraphs about Donald Trump that were shared in a viral manner. The writing included news that Trump had requested a “Gorilla Channel” for his television on the first night he’d entered the White House

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Curiosity finds strange, tiny Mars feature: trace fossils possible

NASA’s Curiosity rover has discover an unusual — an quite tiny — feature on the Mars landscape, one with a strange shape and an unknown explanation. The features, which may be related to minerals, were found in an area so interesting that researchers had sent the rover back for a second look.

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