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Alexa will help you order gadgets and gear from Best Buy

In an odd turn for retail cooperation, Best Buy is now available on Alexa, Amazon's voice-powered digital assistant. Starting today, you can learn about and order Best Buy's Deal of the Day sales just by saying, "Alexa, talk to Best Buy." Sure, it se...

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Google lists all the devices Home supports for easy reference

The number of gadgets Google Home supports is getting pretty large these days. According to the company, more than 1,000 smart home devices from more than 150 brands play nice with its smart speakers to control things around your house

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Apps and gadgets for the ‘Blade Runner’ future we didn’t ask for

Punks, monks and Harrison Ford running scared through a poisonous cityscape were just a few of the details that made the original Blade Runner feel like its environment was a standalone character in the film. It felt as alien and familiar as the way...

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DIY Wall Magic

Dreaming of assembling your very own gallery wall? Our Creative Director, Sarah, welcomes you into her home and walks you through the entire process.   My fiance and I love this apartment so much! We’ve had a lot of fun experimenting with paint color and design over the years because our landlords are the coolest

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Pixel 2: The 5 new features you might have missed

Google’s new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have become the go-to Android phones for those wanting the latest and greatest, and there’s more on offer than ever before. Android 8.0 Oreo is jam-packed with new features, to the point where it’s easy to overlook some of the more charming or useful additions for 2017’s flagships. Read on for our … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Alexa can recognize the voices of multiple users

Echo devices keep getting better, getting multi-room audio, access to Google calendars, and intercom features. Now, though, Amazon just matched one of Google Home's killer features: the ability to recognize multiple voices. In a video on the retailer...

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iOS makes it almost too easy to phish users’ passwords

iOS is often hailed as having better security mechanisms than Android, though often at the expense of openness. But while it certainly has the big malware and exploits covered, Apple may have overlooked the overly simpler cases

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Google Home Mini bug records everything 24/7, fix rolling out

When Google announced the Pixel 2 smartphones, it also announced its response to Amazon’s growing dominance in the smart home speaker market. While the Google Home Max was designed to appeal to audiophiles, the Google Home Mini was meant for those looking into more affordable ways to fill their homes with Google Assistant devices.

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TCL’s ginormous C-Series 75-incher comes with Roku inside

While some TV makers are flaunting curves, TCL is now flaunting size instead. Announcing what has got to be one of the largest panels designed for living rooms, the new TCL C-Series is bringing more than just size to your home.

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Mattel cancels kid-friendly smart speaker amid privacy concerns

Mattel announced its digital assistant-powered smart speaker for kids, Aristotle, this past January. The Echo-style audio device was set to offer baby monitoring, games, facts and sounds to help soothe your children. Mattel promised it would be able...

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