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D-Link’s Covr AC1200 mesh router goes on sale

D-Link’s first consumer mesh router system, the dual-band Covr AC1200, has gone on sale, promising up to 5,000 square foot of WiFi coverage in a design that’s a little softer than most networking hardware. Announced back at CES 2018, the 3-pack Dual-Band Whole Home Wi-Fi System COVR-C1203 includes a trio of triangular units to take on Google Wifi, eero, and … Continue reading

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Google Translate offline: Your phone is now smart enough (AI)

Today Google Translate can be used offline with NMT for the first time ever.

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Google’s latest VR Spotlight story watches you

Google's latest interactive Spotlight Story has an unusual twist... namely, it's watching you. The Piggy VR experience uses six-degrees-of-freedom movement tracking to have a pig respond to your gaze as its namesake character is tempted by a cake

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‘Tunic’ is more than just a ‘Zelda’ clone with a cute fox

Tunic looks like a game that's taken a lot of inspiration from SNES era Zelda titles — and when Xbox's E3 2018 showcase is an awful lot of games with guns, zombies or unexplained apocalyptic surroundings, it was a welcome panacea. Meet the...

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A DC-themed Snapchat Lens could get you into Comic-Con

You're not completely hosed if you missed your chance to attend San Diego Comic-Con...

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‘Skyrim’ isn’t coming to Amazon’s Alexa

Bethesda is aware. Enough Skyrim ports

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Airbnb lets hosts offer their homes for future emergencies

Airbnb hosts have long had the opportunity to offer free housing during emergencies. What about making yourself available ahead of time?

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2019 Lexus ES promises new levels of performance and sophistication

Lexus has rolled out the seventh-generation of the ES vehicle with the unveiling of the 2019 Lexus ES. The new ES gets an all-new chassis allowing a more dynamic and exterior and for 2019 the first ES F Sport model is offered.

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Google salad emoji ditches egg, possibly for vegans

Google is all about diversity and inclusiveness, the company says, and it has gone to lengths big and small to prove it. Speaking of the latter of the two, the company recently highlighted one of those smaller changes in a tweet: it has updated its salad emoji to remove the egg, making it more inclusive for vegans. As you’d expect, … Continue reading

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Facebook notifies 14M users of a bug that made status posts public 

Facebook is notifying 14 million users around the world about a bug that changed their privacy setting default to public, which could have led to them accidentally broadcasting updates that were meant for friends only. The bug surfaced in mid-May, an...

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