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Amazon Echo Devices and Alexa Now Accept Multiple Voice Profiles

One of Google Home’s coolest features has for a long time been its ability to present specific information to the voice that activated it. For example, if my wife were to ask Google Home for information from her calendar, it would give her just that – her calendar info. Should I ask the...

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FYI: No Oreo Update for NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet, Tablet K1

Sorry to break the news to you, but if you own the SHIELD Tablet or SHIELD Tablet K1 from NVIDIA, you won’t ever see an Oreo update. Confirmed by NVIDIA’s Manuel Guzman, though, the company is sending out a Nougat-based update to the SHIELD Tablet K1. To clarify, the K1 received Nougat i...

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Google Updates Google Store Trade-In Policy to Honor Price Quotes 30 Days From Receipt of Phone

Remember all that Google Store trade-in confusion we talked about the other day? We now have some clarification, thanks to Google, as well as a retroactive coverage for those of you who got in early pre-orders, yet aren’t expecting your phones to arrive for some time. Since our original story...

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Samsung Gear Sport, IconX Earbuds (2018) Up for Pre-Order Starting Tomorrow

Samsung announced availability for its new Gear Sport smartwatch and improved IconX earbuds for US residents. Previewed back in August, the Gear Sport features a 1.2-inch Super AMOLED display (360×360, 302ppi), 20mm strap width, dual-core processor, 4GB storage, 768MB RAM, NFC for mobile...

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Google wants to prevent technology from simply replacing humans

The search giant outlines three ways to help address concerns that US workers might be left behind in the next Industrial Revolution. Editor's PickGoogle shells out over $7 billion just to have its apps on your phone When you get a new phone, how much thought do you put into the apps that come p...

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How carriers are helping those affected by California wildfires

NBC News Wildfires in California are currently ravaging the state with over 100,000 acres burned. Due to strong winds and dry conditions, the fires have spread quickly and displaced more than 20,000 people. 17 are confirmed dead and more than 600 missing persons reports have been filed. At ti...

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Android-based Sony Xperia Touch projector launches, but its price is sky high

  One of the most unusual Android devices that has ever been revealed is finally on sale in the US. The Sony Xperia Touch projector, based on Android 7.0 Nougat, is available on Amazon now, but its price is very high at $1699.99. Editor's PickBest portable projectorsUntil recently, pocket-size...

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Samsung Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018 pre-orders begin October 13

Samsung’s two latest wearable devices, the Gear Sport smartwatch and the 2018 edition of its Gear IconX earbuds, finally have prices and launch dates for the US. Pre-orders for the Gear Sport begin on Friday, October 13 for the price of $299.99, while the Gear IconX 2018 earbuds also go on sa...

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With the death of Windows Mobile, it’s time for Microsoft to go all in on Android

This weekend, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore took to Twitter to announce the death of Windows Phone. Microsoft will no longer be adding any new features into Windows Mobile and will end all support and security patches by 2019. This ends the long, sad tale of Windows Mobile. If you had a PDA in the...

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You Can Now Get Paid to Write Medium Articles

Medium, the popular blogging platform on which millenials like to pen wordy opinion pieces, is opening up its Partner Program to let anyone and everyone earn money from their writing. Medium previously only invited certain publications and writers to join its Partner Program. Everyone else was stuck...


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