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YouTube Breaking News category streams important global events

YouTube users have noted the arrival of a new ‘Breaking News’ category that contains important news videos on major events around the globe. The feature hasn’t been officially announced by Google at this time, but many users are reporting seeing the category, which aids users in finding live and otherwise important news segments in a post-cable world

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Today’s Apple TV 4K leak is bonkers

A collection of pictures “leaked” over the past 24-48 hours in what was instantly called a next-gen Apple TV deluge.

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Andy Rubin’s Essential aims big by staying small

For the guy who once operated the mighty levers of Android as a whole, you might suspect a smartphone startup like Essential would be small fry for Andy Rubin. The ex-Googler and current head of product incubator Playground didn’t intend to get into hardware development, at least not himself. His focus at Playground has been artificial intelligence, though not the … Continue reading

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iDevice dimmer switches work with Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri

Using your voice to control things around your home is one of the cooler aspects of the future we live in. But, unless you have the right phone or smart speaker, that functionality can be crippled or nonexistent

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The best sous vide machine and gear

By Tim Barribeau and Nick Guy This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares.

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Nanit the AI nanny tries to unravel the mysteries of a restless baby

When my wife and I became parents, the most important weapon in our childcare arsenal was an A5-size notebook. In this mighty tome we wrote out every single data point relating to our new baby, from the quantity of milk she drank and duration of slee...

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Galaxy Note 8 release day 3D-touch tipped

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was reported today to include Samsung’s version of 3D-touch for its touchscreen.

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Queen Letizia Brought Back This Perfect Dress From 2011

See how she styled it six years ago.

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Comcast’s new X1 tools give parents more control over the home network

After debuting an all-in-one streaming app for its cable TV service and a new IoT-commanding home gateway earlier this year, Comcast announced on Friday that it is adding a trio of new parental control features to its X1 internet system: Timed Pause,...

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Nokia 2 entry level Android phone is apparently real

With the Nokia 3, 5, and 6 already out in the wild, and a Nokia 8 coming soon, people might wonder where 1, 2, 4, and 7 went. There will probably never be a Nokia 4, considering how unlucky the number is for some Asian cultures (where HMD operates). And 7 is probably going to remain a mystery

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