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PBS Plug & Play is a toy-shaped HDMI dongle for kids

PBS has announced a new dongle that looks like a toy car and works like a streaming stick: the PBS Kids Plug & Play. The device works, more or less, like a Fire TV Stick or a Roku Stick in the sense that you plug it into a television and then use it to access streaming media

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Lenovo Yoga 720 Review — a slim, premium laptop with Thunderbolt

Lenovo has updated its Yoga 700 product line with a new model, the Lenovo Yoga 720. This model is best described as sleek, silver and slim, if you’ll forgive the alliteration, and it comes with a sub-$1,000 price

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Here’s how Cortana will follow you from home, to car, to work

Microsoft’s vision for Cortana goes beyond sitting in a smart speaker on your kitchen counter, with the company showing off some of the ways its assistant could follow you at home and on the road. Bringing Cortana’s latest enclosure, the Harmon Kardon Invoke speaker, on-stage at the BUILD 2017 opening keynote today, Microsoft showed how the agent can expand into … Continue reading

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Periscope 360-degree live streaming now available on Android

Just live streaming these days is no longer enough. People seem to be hyping up 360-degree live streaming, whether or not there are enough people with the devices to properly enjoy them. Of course, that’s no reason not to let social media broadcasters do what they want or need to do, which is why Periscope introduced Live 360 video late … Continue reading

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Blue Satellite wireless headphones feature an amp and active noise cancellation

Blue Microphones has launched its new Blue Satellite headphones, a pair of wireless cans that feature an integrated audio amp and activate noise cancellation. The headphones are designed to provide a high-end audio experience despite their wireless nature, and this is largely made possible thanks to that built-in audio amp

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LG X power2 begins to roll out with its giant battery

LG has just launched a new smartphone and, no, it doesn’t have “G6” in its name. Announced at MWC 2017, the LG X power2 draws its heritage instead from last year’s X-phones.

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Amazon “Echo Show” details leak hours before official launch

We’re probably just hours away from the official event, but that’s not going to stop last-minute details about Amazon’s next smart home speaker from leaking out. Just as how the Amazon Look was an Echo with a camera, this Amazon Echo with a screen is apparently going to be called the “Echo Show”. And, as expected, it’s going to cost … Continue reading

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, 660 promise high-end features for all

In the past, it was usually dirt simple to differentiate between different smartphone tiers based on what features they had or didn’t have.

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Waze update lets anyone use their own voice for navigation

Waze has long offered downloadable navigation voices that enable users to get turn-by-turn instructions from any number of celebrities or fictional characters. Assuming the likes of Morgan Freeman and Homer Simpson weren’t good enough, Waze has a new feature that enables users to use their own voice for navigation instructions.

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T-Mobile ‘Free Data for Life’ tablet perk has been shut down

Back in October 2013, T-Mobile announced a then-new perk for tablet owners that would give them 200MB of 4G LTE data for free every month. It was a great offer at the time, and though it’s still great to get something free today, the 200MB figure doesn’t go very far.

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