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Chrome OS revamp delivers a new look and Linux app support

Now that the Chrome browser has received a makeover, it's Chrome OS' turn... and it's about more than just feature parity.

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Yamaha Wabash gravel e-bike previews off-road electric

There’s no shortage of e-bikes intended for slicker city riding, but Yamaha wants to take the tech off-road with its new Adventure Gravel e-Bike, the Wabash. Revealed in prototype form today, the power-assisted bicycle looks at first glance like a regular mountain bike, but it packs an electric punch

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YouTube’s revamped gaming hub offers faster access to top streams

YouTube is as determined as ever to compete with Twitch, and it's giving its dedicated gaming portal a makeover to make sure that happens.

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Nintendo Switch NES Joy-cons have a disappointing fine print

Nintendo giveth and Nintendo taketh away. Or in this case, it just didn’t make things painfully clear before “encouraging” Nintendo fans to put their hard-earned monies into this nod to the past. At its Nintendo Direct stream last week, the gaming giant revealed, much to the glee of NES fans, Joy-con replicas of the classic controller.

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Withings Steel HR Sport puts fitness tech in a sleek analog design

Withings is back to being independent, and the smartwatch company is celebrating post-Nokia liberation with the new Steel HR Sport. A fitness-tracking smartwatch that you could mistake, at first glance, for a high-end analog timepiece, it takes inspiration from the first Withings Activité, launched back in 2014.

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iPhone XS, XS Max LTE speed tests show massive gains

Some might not think of the iPhone XS, particularly the smaller one, as a big step forward in terms of design but it’s hard to deny that it’s a massive leap in terms of the things that you don’t see. For one, there’s the new A12 Bionic processor. But there’s one more that even more invisible but palpably felt the … Continue reading

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro leaks release details: Poco F1 battle?

This morning Xiaomi had a pretty big leak of their next large phone: Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro. This smartphone rolls with a 6.26-inch full screen display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and a notch that’s both long and lean. This machine’s leak looks particularly legit due to a number of details that’d be too expensive to fake: including the … Continue reading

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Google Maps beta for iOS 12 plays nice with CarPlay

For a time, iOS locked its doors to other web browsers like Firefox unless those used its WebKit web engine. While that is in the past, there are still other parts of Apple’s ecosystem that remain closed off to other players unless they’re to concede some ground to Apple. One of those is CarPlay, which can only use Apple Maps … Continue reading

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Google brings its AI song recognition to Sound Search

Google's Now Playing song recognition was clever when it premiered late in 2017, but it had its limits. When it premiered on the Pixel 2, for instance, its on-device database could only recognize a relatively small number of songs.

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Samsung’s AKG wireless headphones are more than your Galaxy needs

Today, Samsung announced a new line up of wireless headphones from its AKG brand. There are three different pairs of headphones in this new line, covering the entire range of over-ear, on-ear, and in-ear designs

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