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Lawmakers want to know how Amazon protects Echo Dot Kids users

Amazon's Echo Dot and its accompanying version of Alexa for kids called FreeTime raised eyebrows and questions about children's privacy from the start.

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iPhone SE 2018: About that X notch…

Today we’re having a peek at a mockup of the iPhone SE 2018 based on leaks from the past week.

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Third-hand cigarette smoke is a big problem in non-smoking rooms: study

Most people know about second-hand smoke — the cigarette smoke you inhale when in close proximity to someone who is smoking. Less known is “third-hand” smoke, which is the residue that persists on smokers’ clothes and other things after they’ve finished smoking. This third-hand smoke may have a bigger impact on health than thought, with researchers finding that it makes … Continue reading

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What we’re buying: A pair of Google Home Mini speakers

This week's hardware IRL is timely, as Google is about to showcase what's coming next at its annual developer conference.

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Wirecutter’s best deals: Save $70 on Samsung’s SmartThings Home Monitoring kit

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Sonos plans home theater event for June 6th

Sonos announced today that it will be hosting an event in June and its invite included the image below. While it's not yet clear exactly what's on the docket for this event, it could have something to do with a Sonos FCC filing reported earlier this...

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The best water fountain for cats and dogs

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MIT researchers turn water into ‘calm’ software

Our lives are busy and full of distractions. Modern computing. with its constant notifications and enticing red bubbles next to apps, seems designed to keep us enthralled

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ASUS Lyra Trio WiFi mesh pre-order now available

There is very little these days that differentiate homes and small offices in terms of network needs. Multiple devices, increased Internet usage, and nontrivial room layouts leave simple home routers ineffective. Sometimes you even need more than just one router to cover all your bases.

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Sonos will sell red, yellow and green One speakers for a limited time

Sonos speakers, for the most part, have been limited to two shades, black and white, which is a result of the brand's desire for its devices to blend in with the home rather than stand out. Well those looking for a little bit of color now have their...

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