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Siri can now control your Tesla Model 3

AI assistants can do a lot for us these days, from telling you jokes to warming up your home just the way you want it.

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Inside Google’s plan to build a smart neighborhood in Toronto

On the Sidewalk Labs website is a 200-page document explaining its vision for a smart neighborhood in Toronto. It's packed with illustrations that show a warm, idyllic community full of grassy parks, modular buildings and underground tunnels with del...

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Set location-based reminders with your voice on Google Home

Google added voice-controlled Reminders to its Home devices last September, allowing it to catch up with Alexa and Siri. You could set one-off and recurring reminders on a daily or weekly basis as well as contextual reminders that would propagate to...

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Amazon Cloud Cam now streams security footage to your browser

Amazon's Cloud Cam just became decidedly more useful, especially for those moments when you can't pull out your phone.

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MoviePass: The new face of unbridled data greed

In a presentation during the Entertainment Finance Forum last week, MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe bragged to the attendees about his company's app saying, "We know all about you." "We know your home address, of course, we know the makeup of that househol...

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Dyson Cyclone V10 ushers in a new cordless era

Dyson has a new vacuum it would like to sell you, and this is perhaps the biggest vacuum it’s ever released. Not just because of what this vacuum, dubbed the Cyclone V10, can do, but also what it means for the future of the Dyson’s product line. Change, it would seem, is in the air

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Dyson’s latest fans can purify air without blowing at you

In addition to its Cyclone V10 cordless vacuum, today Dyson also unveiled its updated air-purifying fans. The new Pure Cool tower fan (TP04) and desktop fan (DP04) models may look familiar from afar, but in fact, they are slightly taller and wider th...

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Apple’s Spike Jonze-directed HomePod ad makes lofty promises

Silly us. We worried that Apple's HomePod could fall behind because Siri isn't quite as capable as competing virtual assistants. As the just-debuted HomePod advertisement helpfully illustrates, the $349 speaker can do so much more than that

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You Know Those Hunter Rain Boots You Love? You Can Get ‘Em For $45 at Target

Target knows exactly how to reel us in with limited-edition collections.

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New tardigrade creature found in Japanese parking lot

A brand new kind of tardigrade was discovered in an apartment parking lot in Japan. A tardigrade is a little weirdo of a life form that’s been found to be unusually hearty under many conditions. This newest version of a tardigrade is even stranger than the ones known before it – even stranger, indeed.

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