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Comcast wants to make Xfinity the center of your home automation setup

Home automation and IoT services have been a pretty big focus of CES 2018 thus far, and Comcast wants in the action. Today Comcast announced its intention to turn its Xfinity platform into the centerpiece of a new home automation service, which will be free to existing Xfinity customers. When this roll out is finished, 15 million Xfinity customers will … Continue reading

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Pokemon GO update requires new iPhone to play (for some)

This week the folks at Niantic announced an update to Pokemon GO, an update that might not sit well for users of elderly iPhones. This update requires that device have the ability to upgrade to iOS 11.

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Pixel 2 Kinda Blue now on Google Store, Project Fi

CES week might not always be the best time to announce new smartphones which could quickly be swept away in the flood of other electronics. It is, on the other hand, the perfect time to do things that would be OK, maybe even preferable, to go under the radar.

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Electra Meccanica SOLO single-seater EV makes unexpected sense

If most car journeys are made with just a single person onboard, why not make a car that’s focused on just that one person? That’s Electra Meccanica’s argument with the SOLO, a single-seater electric car that’s targeted at commuters and urbanites who don’t need to haul around empty seats every time. The result is a battery powered three-wheeler that looks … Continue reading

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Facebook and Google will testify to Senate over terrorist content

It's not just European countries who aren't satisfied with internet giants' ability to curb online terrorist content. The US Senate has summoned Facebook, Google (or rather, Alphabet) and Twitter to testify at a January 17th Commerce Committee hearin...

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Razer Project Linda hands-on: Android phone-powered notebook

This week we’re taking a look at the Razer Phone taken to a new universe. This is the Razer Project Linda, a laptop (or notebook, whatever you prefer,) made to house the Razer Phone. This device does nothing without the phone, but with it, it becomes a fully functional Android-based notebook computer

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Philips Hue, Razer Chroma turn gaming rooms into colorful warzones

It might break the stereotype, but gamers love colors.

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Insta360 Nano S adds 360-degree video chat to any iPhone

Insta360 started off as a small company with an almost odd product: a 360-degree camera that you attach to the bottom of an iPhone, forcing you to use the iPhone upside down. In a little over a year’s time, the brand has exploded into the 360-degree camera scene, embraced Android phones, and even put out an even stranger Insta360 ONE … Continue reading

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Qualcomm is making Cortana smart speakers easier to build

Alexa and Google Assistant are appearing on what seems like every single gadget at CES 2018, but Cortana's absence from the party has made it the butt of jokes. Luckily, Qualcomm has announced that it's Smart Audio Platform, which includes microphone...

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Libratone TRACK+ wireless earbuds offer adjustable noise cancellation

Libratone is adding to its range of noise-cancelling earphones, introducing a new in-ear design to the line-up at CES 2018 today. The Libratone TRACK+ Wireless In-Ear Earphones keep the four levels of adjustable noise cancellation that the existing Q Adapt models offer, but package that with Bluetooth instead of cables

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