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Roku acquires Dynastrom audio startup amid rumored smart speaker plans

Roku has confirmed the acquisition of Dynastrom, a Danish multi-room audio startup that will continue to operate out of Denmark as a Roku subsidiary. In confirming the acquisition, Roku said the business move was a way to expand its own engineering team, but the talent grab comes amid a wider rumor: that Roku is planning to launch its own smart … Continue reading

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Amazon Black Friday deals will arrive in Whole Foods stores

Thanksgiving is almost upon us and that means Black Friday deals will start popping up any day now. The retail holiday has largely become an online thing as many people choose to skip the cold weather and long lines altogether, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be deals in physical stores.

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South Park: Phone Destroyer card-based mobile game is available now

The big South Park game on everyone’s mind right now is The Fractured But Whole, but it’s not the only option this season. Another South Park game has been released, this one for mobile devices, and it is called “Phone Destroyer.” No, it won’t destroy your phone, though it may use up hours of your precious time. Phone Destroyer is … Continue reading

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Battlefront 2 The Last Jedi DLC release date starts content gush

We’re a week out from the official launch of Star Wars: Battlefront 2, even though some of you might already be playing through EA’s various early access schemes. Still, for most people, Battlefront 2 will unlock on November 17, and shortly afterward, EA and DICE will begin pumping out extra content. Today EA revealed a roadmap of the first four … Continue reading

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Facebook has a surprisingly good reason to see your naked photos

A couple of days back, Facebook launched a limited-scale pilot program in Australia to combat the particularly troubling problem of revenge porn. Revenge porn has become a major issue on a lot of social media sites, and this new pilot is meant to put an end to it. In reality, though, the way Facebook is going about combating revenge porn … Continue reading

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Ford exoskeleton gives workers super-arms

Once the sole preserve of science-fiction, exoskeletons giving their human operators boosted strength are now increasingly commonplace, with Ford the latest to make use of the high-tech wearables. Dubbed the EksoVest, Ford‘s new system sadly isn’t going to give any of its workers super-human strength or the ability to run faster than the Six Million Dollar Man. Instead, it’s intended … Continue reading

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VISA NFC payment gloves, pins and stickers are made for the Olympics

VISA has introduced a new pair of NFC-equipped gloves designed specifically for people who will be attending the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. These gloves look like ordinary winter gloves, with one big exception — they have a VISA logo on them, which hints at the NFC tech embedded within.

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iPhone X bug causes touch problems in cold weather

Some iPhone X owners are reporting an unusual issue in which the phone’s display becomes unresponsive or laggy when the handset is exposed to a cold environment. The biggest example of this seems to be someone stepping from inside of a warm house out into the cold outdoors

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Pixel 2 microphone problems have a classic NES-style workaround

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have had their share of launch problems, but one of the most baffling revolves around the pair’s microphone. Since launch, users have been reporting an issue that causes the microphone to stop working during voice calls or when using Google Assistant.

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Google Chrome versions will put a stop to unwanted redirects

There is nothing more annoying in browsing the web, and more dangerous, that unwanted and unintended popups.

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