Gift Guide: 6 rugged gifts for outdoorsy friends and family
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Gift Guide: 6 rugged gifts for outdoorsy friends and family

Shopping for someone who prefers hiking and camping to the great indoors can be tricky. Not only are outdoor enthusiasts usually less impressed by traditional gifts (clothes, games,…

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Ford comes up with a prototype noise-cancelling kennel to shelter dogs from fireworks
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Ford comes up with a prototype noise-cancelling kennel to shelter dogs from fireworks

Dogs have a much wider range of hearing than humans, and noises that don’t bother us can give them a very ruff time. Fireworks are especially tough on…

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Here’s Google’s new Street View Trekker backpack
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Here’s Google’s new Street View Trekker backpack

Years ago, Google’s Street View program expanded from streets to virtually everywhere, thanks to Google’s Trekker program that put 360-degree Street View cameras into a single backpack. Today,…

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This fake package covers porch thieves in glitter and fart spray
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This fake package covers porch thieves in glitter and fart spray

Having a package stolen off your front porch sucks. No matter what’s inside the box, it just feels… violating. Someone came into your space and took your stuff…

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Capture lets you grab real 3D models with your iPhone X’s powerful camera
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Capture lets you grab real 3D models with your iPhone X’s powerful camera

Three-dimensional modeling used to be hard. It used to require something at least as big as the Xbox Kinect to get really high-quality scans, and you needed high-powered…

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Capture lets you grab real 3D models with your iPhone X’s powerful camera
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Capture lets you grab real 3D models with your iPhone X’s powerful camera

Three-dimensional modeling used to be hard. It used to require something at least as big as the Xbox Kinect to get really high-quality scans, and you needed high-powered…

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Tempow’s new Bluetooth profile lets you create AirPods clones more easily
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Tempow’s new Bluetooth profile lets you create AirPods clones more easily

French startup Tempow has been working on software solutions to improve the Bluetooth protocol. The company just unveiled the Tempow True Wireless Bluetooth profile so that anybody can…

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Facebook Portal adds games and web browser amidst mediocre Amazon reviews
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Facebook Portal adds games and web browser amidst mediocre Amazon reviews

After receiving a flogging from privacy critics, Facebook is scrambling to make its smart display video chat screen Portal more attractive to buyers. Today Facebook is announcing the…

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Facebook Portal adds games and web browser amidst mediocre Amazon reviews
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Facebook Portal adds games and web browser amidst mediocre Amazon reviews

After receiving a flogging from privacy critics, Facebook is scrambling to make its smart display video chat screen Portal more attractive to buyers. Today Facebook is announcing the…

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This drone shrinks to fit
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This drone shrinks to fit

Researchers at the University of Zurich and EPFL have created a robot that shrinks to fit through gaps, a feature that could make it perfect for search and…

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This drone shrinks to fit
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This drone shrinks to fit

Researchers at the University of Zurich and EPFL have created a robot that shrinks to fit through gaps, a feature that could make it perfect for search and…

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Amazon Echo speakers now play friendly with Apple Music
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Amazon Echo speakers now play friendly with Apple Music

Amazon recently said Apple Music would find its way onto Amazon Echo devices sometime soon — and sure enough, it appears to be rolling out now. To make…

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Virgin Galactic touches the edge of space with Mach 2.9 test flight of SpaceShipTwo
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Virgin Galactic touches the edge of space with Mach 2.9 test flight of SpaceShipTwo

The fourth test flight of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo took its test pilots to the very edge of space this morning, reaching just over 52 miles of altitude and…

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Amazon is officially stocking Google Chromecasts yet again
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Amazon is officially stocking Google Chromecasts yet again

There’s been a break in the multi-year feud between Google and Amazon, apparently, as Amazon is now — once again — selling Google Chromecast devices on its site.…

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OffGridBox raises $1.6M to charge and hydrate rural Africa with its all-in-one installations
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OffGridBox raises $1.6M to charge and hydrate rural Africa with its all-in-one installations

The simplest needs are often the most vital: power and clean water will get you a long way. But in rural areas of developing countries they can both…

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Review: Amazon Echo Input is the easiest way to stream media to speakers
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Review: Amazon Echo Input is the easiest way to stream media to speakers

This is the Echo I’ve been waiting for. Throughout my house, I have Amazon Echo Dots connected to stereo systems. In my office, I have a Dot connected…

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Review: Nomad leather AirPod Rugged Case
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Review: Nomad leather AirPod Rugged Case

In my never-ending quest to wrap everything in brown leather, I’m pleased with this AirPod case from Nomad. It’s simple: just a plastic case covered with brown (or…

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Let’s talk hardware in Vegas
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Let’s talk hardware in Vegas

Hello, Las Vegas! We are all heading to LV for CES next month and instead of spending all our cash on a booth we’ll be wandering the halls…

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Lift Aircraft’s Hexa may be your first multirotor drone ride
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Lift Aircraft’s Hexa may be your first multirotor drone ride

We were promised jetpacks, but let’s be honest, they’re just plain unsafe. So a nice drone ride is probably all we should reasonably expect. Lift Aircraft is the…

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Puma reissues its nerdiest shoe ever, the RS-Computer
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Puma reissues its nerdiest shoe ever, the RS-Computer

No one has any trouble tracking their steps today. But how can you make sure people know you’re doing it? Ostentatiously checking your phone or watch every five…

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Bumblebees bearing high-tech backpacks act as a living data collection platform
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Bumblebees bearing high-tech backpacks act as a living data collection platform

There’s lots of research going into tiny drones, but one of the many hard parts is keeping them in the air for any real amount of time. Why…

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Voyager 2 joins its twin in interstellar space
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Voyager 2 joins its twin in interstellar space

Voyager 2, the multi-planetary exploratory probe launched in 1977, has finally entered interstellar space, some six years after its twin, Voyager 1, did the same. It’s now about…

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Krisp reduces noise on calls using machine learning, and it’s coming to Windows soon
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Krisp reduces noise on calls using machine learning, and it’s coming to Windows soon

If your luck is anything like mine, as soon as you jump on an important call, someone decides it’s a great time to blow some leaves off the…

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Leica releases the CL Street Kit for all of your decisive moments
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Leica releases the CL Street Kit for all of your decisive moments

Leica’s pricey — but sexy — CL camera is the closest thing you can get to an original portable luxury shooter without spending more than a used Toyota…

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This DIY Enigma machine fits inside a pocket watch
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This DIY Enigma machine fits inside a pocket watch

The year is 1940. Through the use of arcane atomic technologies, the Axis have brought back modern technology from the year 2018. Their main prize? This amazing Enigma…

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Hit the trackless nuclear wastes with this Laco RAD-AUX watch
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Hit the trackless nuclear wastes with this Laco RAD-AUX watch

Laco is a small German watch company famous for its Flieger watches — pieces featuring big crowns and legible faces designed for pilots. Now the brand has teamed…

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Duet Display 2 uses hardware acceleration to catch up with Luna Display
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Duet Display 2 uses hardware acceleration to catch up with Luna Display

Duet Display is an app that lets you turn your iPad into a second Mac monitor. And the team behind it just released a major update that makes…

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Xavier Niel unveils new Freebox with Alexa, Devialet, Sigfox, Netflix
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Xavier Niel unveils new Freebox with Alexa, Devialet, Sigfox, Netflix

Iliad, the telecom company behind Free, just unveiled a new Freebox at a press conference in its office. This is somewhat significant news for French startups as French…

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Xavier Niel unveils new Freebox with Alexa, Devialet, Sigfox, Netflix
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Xavier Niel unveils new Freebox with Alexa, Devialet, Sigfox, Netflix

Iliad, the telecom company behind Free, just unveiled a new Freebox at a press conference in its office. This is somewhat significant news for French startups as French…

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Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 and its new under-display fingerprint sensor
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Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 and its new under-display fingerprint sensor

This week, Qualcomm is hosting press and analysts on Maui for its annual Snapdragon Summit. Sadly, we’re not there, but a couple of weeks ago, Qualcomm gave us…

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Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 and its new under-display fingerprint sensor
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Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 and its new under-display fingerprint sensor

This week, Qualcomm is hosting press and analysts on Maui for its annual Snapdragon Summit. Sadly, we’re not there, but a couple of weeks ago, Qualcomm gave us…

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Samsung fakes test photo by using a stock DSLR image
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Samsung fakes test photo by using a stock DSLR image

Samsung’s Malaysian arm has some explaining to do. The company, in an effort to show off the Galaxy A8 Star’s amazing photo retouching abilities, used a cleverly shot…

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TrackR rebrands to Adero, pivots to finding whereabouts of groups of items
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TrackR rebrands to Adero, pivots to finding whereabouts of groups of items

Earlier this year, we reported that TrackR, a startup that makes a small Bluetooth device that you attach to items like keys to locate them when lost, would…

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My 15 favorite gadgets and gear of 2018
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My 15 favorite gadgets and gear of 2018

This year has been tough for gadgets. Laptops seem stagnant, phones are more of the same and toys are giving way to online games and apps. So what…

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The Coinmine One is a box that mines crypto at home
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The Coinmine One is a box that mines crypto at home

For $799 you can start mining cryptocurrencies in your home, a feat that previously either required a massive box costing thousands of dollars or, if you didn’t actually…

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Researchers use AI and 3D printing to recreate paintings from photographs
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Researchers use AI and 3D printing to recreate paintings from photographs

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have created a system that can reproduce paintings from a single photo, allowing museums and art lovers to snap…

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Loro’s mounted wheelchair assistant puts high tech to work for people with disabilities
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Loro’s mounted wheelchair assistant puts high tech to work for people with disabilities

A person with physical disabilities can’t interact with the world the same way as the able, but there’s no reason we can’t use tech to close that gap.…

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Check out Prague’s Old Town in this 405 gigapixel photo
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Check out Prague’s Old Town in this 405 gigapixel photo

Jeffrey Martin takes massive panoramic photographs of the world and his photos let you go from the panoramic to the intimate in a single mouse swipe. Now he’s…

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Rolling, hopping robots explore Earthly analogs of distant planets
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Rolling, hopping robots explore Earthly analogs of distant planets

Before we send any planet-trotting robot to explore the landscape of Mars or Venus, we need to test it here on Earth. Two such robotic platforms being developed…

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YouBionic adds creepy hands to SpotMini, the creepy robot dog
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YouBionic adds creepy hands to SpotMini, the creepy robot dog

If you’ve ever wanted to add creepy, 3D-printed hands to your creepy robot dog, YouBionic has you covered. This odd company is offering an entirely 3D-printed arm solution…

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The Alexa-enabled Big Mouth Billy Bass and other twerking toys go on sale
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The Alexa-enabled Big Mouth Billy Bass and other twerking toys go on sale

In September, Amazon launched its Alexa Gadgets Toolkit into beta, allowing hardware makers to build accessories that pair with Amazon Echo over Bluetooth. Today, one of the most memorable…

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Amazon debuts a scale model autonomous car to teach developers machine learning
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Amazon debuts a scale model autonomous car to teach developers machine learning

Amazon today announced AWS DeepRacer, a fully autonomous 1/18th-scale race car that aims to help developers learn machine learning. Priced at $399 but currently offered for $249, the…

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Mars Lander InSight sends the first of many selfies after a successful touchdown
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Mars Lander InSight sends the first of many selfies after a successful touchdown

Last night’s 10 minutes of terror as the InSight Mars Lander descended to the Martian surface at 12,300 MPH were a nail-biter for sure, but now the robotic…

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That night, a forest flew: DroneSeed is planting trees from the air
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That night, a forest flew: DroneSeed is planting trees from the air

Wildfires are consuming our forests and grasslands faster than we can replace them. It’s a vicious cycle of destruction and inadequate restoration rooted, so to speak, in decades…

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Gift Guide: 16 fantastic computer bags
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Gift Guide: 16 fantastic computer bags

Give the gift of organization this year. Bags are often ignored but are a critical part of anyone’s mobile gear. They’re the outward representations of our techie styles, and…

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MQT builds classy Swiss watches for the truly debonair
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MQT builds classy Swiss watches for the truly debonair

Ah, wonderful to see you again, sir. The usual? Kool-Aid Grain Alcohol Martini with a twisty straw. Of course. And I see you’re wearing a new watch. The…

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Valve is discontinuing the Steam Link, at least the hardware part
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Valve is discontinuing the Steam Link, at least the hardware part

Valve has quietly updated the Steam page for the Steam Link. The message says that Valve is discontinuing the Steam Link. The device will become unavailable once all…

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Apple’s holiday ad is an animated short film
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Apple’s holiday ad is an animated short film

Apple always has an interesting ad for the holiday season. This time, it’s a cute little animated short film. It feels like a hybrid between a Pixar movie…

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11 moments from the International Space Station’s first 20 years
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11 moments from the International Space Station’s first 20 years

It was November 20, 1998, when an unprecedented international coalition of astronomers, engineers and rocket scientists saw years of collaboration come to fruition with the launch of the…

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Carbo brings its light and peppy electric bike to the US
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Carbo brings its light and peppy electric bike to the US

The Carbo is a new electric bike that weighs a mere 27 pounds and can pep up your morning commute. Created by the Montreal-based team that successfully shipped…

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The Da Vinci Drawmaton is a blast from the Renaissance
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The Da Vinci Drawmaton is a blast from the Renaissance

Robert Sabuda makes mechanical books – pop up books with mechanical features that make them move and change while you read them – and he’s made it to…

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Legrand acquires smart home startup Netatmo
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Legrand acquires smart home startup Netatmo

French hardware startup Netatmo got acquired by the biggest manufacturer of switches and sockets in the world, Legrand. Terms of the deal are undisclosed. Legrand and Netatmo already…

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EnduroSat CEO to talk about making satellites more affordable at Disrupt Berlin
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EnduroSat CEO to talk about making satellites more affordable at Disrupt Berlin

It has never been easier to launch a satellite into space. But EnduroSat wants to make it even easier by making CubeSats more affordable thanks to a unique…

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Google is closing its Schaft robotics unit after failing to find a buyer
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Google is closing its Schaft robotics unit after failing to find a buyer

Sad news for anyone into giant robots: Google parent Alphabet is closing down Schaft, its secretive unit that develops bipedal robots aimed at helping out in disaster efforts and…

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Microsoft could release a disc-less Xbox One
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Microsoft could release a disc-less Xbox One

According to a new report from Thurott, Microsoft has been working on a new console in the Xbox One family. This cheaper model could play regular Xbox One…

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Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ is a compact yet powerful Raspberry Pi
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ is a compact yet powerful Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi Foundation just announced a brand new model. The Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ is basically a flagship Raspberry Pi on a smaller printed circuit board,…

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These Bluetooth earbuds double as a charging cord
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These Bluetooth earbuds double as a charging cord

As I write this, I’m somewhere in Asia, with a bag full of assorted cables and devices. I’ve gotten better at packing light, but I’ve still got a…

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E3 slouches towards irrelevance again as Sony announces it’s skipping the show
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E3 slouches towards irrelevance again as Sony announces it’s skipping the show

I like E3. I really do. But it’s also monumentally dumb: game companies spending millions to show off essentially faked content to an increasingly jaded audience. And it’s…

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What the FDA’s restriction of e-cig flavors means for Juul
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What the FDA’s restriction of e-cig flavors means for Juul

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has revealed his plans to combat underage use of e-cigs and nicotine, which has grown 78 percent among high school students from 2017 to…

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FCC approval of Europe’s Galileo satellite signals may give your phone’s GPS a boost
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FCC approval of Europe’s Galileo satellite signals may give your phone’s GPS a boost

The FCC’s space-focused meeting today had actions taken on SpaceX satellites and orbital debris reduction, but the decision most likely to affect users has to do with Galileo…

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Cassette decks from Crosley take aim at tape-hoarding nostalgia-seekers
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Cassette decks from Crosley take aim at tape-hoarding nostalgia-seekers

Crosley, makers of the “good enough” record players you see in Urban Outfitters and Target, have turned their retro novelty eye on the next obvious format: cassettes. These…

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Self-flying camera drone Hover 2 hits Kickstarter
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Self-flying camera drone Hover 2 hits Kickstarter

Two years after launching the original Hover, Zero Zero Robotics has returned for the sequel. In spite of landing a $25 million Series A back in 2016, the…

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No display for your Mac Mini? No problem.
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No display for your Mac Mini? No problem.

Astropad’s Luna Display isn’t just for your MacBook. It turns out that you can take advantage of that tiny little red dongle to turn your iPad into your…

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Mozilla ranks dozens of popular ‘smart’ gift ideas on creepiness and security
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Mozilla ranks dozens of popular ‘smart’ gift ideas on creepiness and security

If you’re planning on picking up some cool new smart device for a loved one this holiday season, it might be worth your while to check whether it’s…

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How machine learning systems sometimes surprise us
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How machine learning systems sometimes surprise us

This simple spreadsheet of machine learning foibles may not look like much but it’s a fascinating exploration of how machines “think.” The list, compiled by researcher Victoria Krakovna,…

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This $199 PS4 and ‘Spider-Man’ Black Friday bundle has my bargain-sense tingling
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This $199 PS4 and ‘Spider-Man’ Black Friday bundle has my bargain-sense tingling

I’m calling it — this is the best deal of this year’s Black Friday season, for gamers anyway. It’s amazing. It’s spectacular. Sony is selling a PlayStation 4…

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Alibaba made a smart screen to help blind people shop and it costs next to nothing
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Alibaba made a smart screen to help blind people shop and it costs next to nothing

Just a few years ago, Li Mengqi could not have imagined shopping on her own. Someone needed to always keep her company to say aloud what was in…

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Sony filed a patent for a touchscreen-equipped PlayStation controller
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Sony filed a patent for a touchscreen-equipped PlayStation controller

According to a patent application continuation filed in 2017 and published recently, Sony may have tentative plans to build out a touchscreen-equipped PlayStation controller. Whether the value added…

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These antique phones are precious, private Alexa vessels
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These antique phones are precious, private Alexa vessels

Amazon’s Alexa may be in ten thousand different devices now, but they all have one other thing in common: they’re new. So for those of us that prefer…

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Jaquet Droz’s ‘Sports Watch’ is a high-end, heavy-duty chrono
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Jaquet Droz’s ‘Sports Watch’ is a high-end, heavy-duty chrono

Watchmaker Jaquet Droz makes luxury watches that cost more than some San Francisco apartments. Now, however, they’ve decided to go “downmarket” with their Sports Watch chronograph, a handmade…

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Security flaw in DJI’s website and apps exposed accounts to hackers and drone live feeds
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Security flaw in DJI’s website and apps exposed accounts to hackers and drone live feeds

It took about six months for popular consumer drone maker DJI to fix a security vulnerability across its website and apps, which if exploited could have given an…

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So I sent my mom that newfangled Facebook Portal
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So I sent my mom that newfangled Facebook Portal

“Who am I going to be worried about? Oh Facebook seeing? No, I’m not worried about Facebook seeing. They’re going to look at my great art collection and…

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Sony’s new noise-canceling headphones are great traveling companions
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Sony’s new noise-canceling headphones are great traveling companions

I’ll admit that I’ve been caught up in the Bose hype. I’ve worn qBoseSony WH-1000XM3, a pair of wireless/wired cans that truly give everything else I’ve tried a…

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There’s a new PS4 Pro and it’s much quieter than the original
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There’s a new PS4 Pro and it’s much quieter than the original

There’s a new Sony PS4 Pro and it’s much quieter than the original. Right now, it’s only available in a Red Dead Redemption bundle, but eventually, it will…

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Jaquet Droz’s “Sports Watch” is a high-end, heavy-duty chrono
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Jaquet Droz’s “Sports Watch” is a high-end, heavy-duty chrono

Watchmaker Jaquet Droz makes luxury watches that cost more than some San Francisco apartments. Now, however, they’ve decided to go “downmarket” with their Sports Watch chronograph, a handmade…

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This 3D printer squirts out wet paper pulp
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This 3D printer squirts out wet paper pulp

Like a kid shooting spitballs, designer Beer Holthuis has figured out that sopping wet paper is the best material for making mischief. His 3D printer, a primitive RepRap…

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Review: The iPad Pro and the power of the Pen(cil)
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Review: The iPad Pro and the power of the Pen(cil)

Laptop users have been focused for a very long time on whether the iPad Pro is going to be forced upon them as a replacement device. Depending on…

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Review: The iPad Pro and the power of the Pen(cil)
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Review: The iPad Pro and the power of the Pen(cil)

Laptop users have been focused for a very long time on whether the iPad Pro is going to be forced upon them as a replacement device. Depending on…

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Yub nub! Students dress a bipedal robot like an AT-ST
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Yub nub! Students dress a bipedal robot like an AT-ST

Students at Oregon State University dressed up their bipedal robot, Cassie, in a delightful AT-ST costume. This robot, which everyone said looked like one of the Empire’s two-legged…

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Security researchers have busted the encryption in several popular Crucial and Samsung SSDs
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Security researchers have busted the encryption in several popular Crucial and Samsung SSDs

Researchers at Radboud University have found critical security flaws in several popular Crucial and Samsung solid state drives (SSDs), which they say can be easily exploited to recover…

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Apple introduces a new magnetic Apple Pencil
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Apple introduces a new magnetic Apple Pencil

Apple is borrowing some ideas from the competition with the second-generation Apple Pencil with a flat edge. The most exciting thing is that you won’t lose it in…

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The Tissot Seastar 1000 is a low-cost and high-quality Swiss diver
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The Tissot Seastar 1000 is a low-cost and high-quality Swiss diver

In the pantheon of watches there are a few that stand out. Looking for your first automatic watch? Pick up a Seiko Orange Monster. Looking for a piece…

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The Zortrax Apoller safely smooths 3D prints
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The Zortrax Apoller safely smooths 3D prints

The Zortrax Apoller is a Smart Vapor Smoothing device that uses solvents to smooth the surface of 3D-printed objects. The resulting products look like they are injection molded…

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GoPro shares tank after reporting revenue dives 13%
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GoPro shares tank after reporting revenue dives 13%

GoPro stock is currently down 15 percent in after-hours trading and is falling after reporting its third quarter earnings. The company saw revenues dive 13.3 percent while still managing…

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‘World of Warcraft: Classic’ demo limited to 60 minutes of playtime
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‘World of Warcraft: Classic’ demo limited to 60 minutes of playtime

Put away the Jolt, Blizzard is limiting the time gamers will be able to play the World of Warcraft: Classic demo. Basically, after playing for an hour, players…

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Sonos delays Google Assistant integration until 2019, private beta to launch in 2018
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Sonos delays Google Assistant integration until 2019, private beta to launch in 2018

Sonos today announced that Google Assistant will not be available on its products until at least 2019. The service was supposed to launch in 2018 but the company…

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Defakto releases the stunning Mitternacht minimalist watch
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Defakto releases the stunning Mitternacht minimalist watch

Last year, Defakto released the limited edition Stille Nacht (Silent Night) in collaboration with artist Friederike Bellman. The watch featured a hand-painted star field throughout the dial. Now,…

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The Autoblow A.I. brings machine learning to your lap
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The Autoblow A.I. brings machine learning to your lap

Dearest Martha, I write to you from the cold wastes of Earth on the first day of the New Year, 2023, the third year of war, and so…

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This gadget adds two USB 3.0 ports to Apple’s power adapter
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This gadget adds two USB 3.0 ports to Apple’s power adapter

This is clever. Made by HyperDrive, the USB-C Hub slips onto an Apple USB-C power adapter and adds two USB 3.0 ports. That’s all. I love it and…

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Nomad releases a stunning wireless charging pad with Apple Watch dock
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Nomad releases a stunning wireless charging pad with Apple Watch dock

With Apple’s AirPower still missing in action, the Apple accessory ecosystem has been attempting to fill the need with similar products. Some of these third party products are…

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Daily Crunch: Waymo can go driverless in California
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Daily Crunch: Waymo can go driverless in California

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am…

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A fully loaded iPad Pro will cost you $2,227
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A fully loaded iPad Pro will cost you $2,227

This is a public service announcement. The latest and greatest iPad, namely the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, will cost you $2,227 to buy in its best configuration and with…

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Apple ditches the headphone jack on latest iPad Pro models
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Apple ditches the headphone jack on latest iPad Pro models

The headphone jack is missing from the latest versions of the iPad Pro. It’s gone. Dead. Worse yet, the headphones that come with the iPhone will not work…

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The iPad finally moves to USB-C
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The iPad finally moves to USB-C

Lightning had a good run, but it’s time to switch everything to USB-C. Apple finally dropped the Lightning port with the new iPad Pro. And the USB-C port…

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The future of photography is code
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The future of photography is code

What’s in a camera? A lens, a shutter, a light-sensitive surface and, increasingly, a set of highly sophisticated algorithms. While the physical components are still improving bit by…

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Blockchain partners with Ledger for its hardware wallet
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Blockchain partners with Ledger for its hardware wallet

Blockchain startup Blockchain shared its roadmap for the coming months. The company is launching a hardware wallet in partnership with Ledger. Blockchain is also launching a new trading…

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Inspired by spiders and wasps, these tiny drones pull 40x their own weight
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Inspired by spiders and wasps, these tiny drones pull 40x their own weight

If we want drones to do our dirty work for us, they’re going to need to get pretty good at hauling stuff around. But due to the pesky…

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Motorola is partnering with iFixit to sell official DIY phone repair kits
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Motorola is partnering with iFixit to sell official DIY phone repair kits

Repairing a phone is harder than it needs to be. With phone manufacturers spending the last decade chasing device slimness and building devices meant to last however long…

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Amazon Alexa goes AWOL for many users
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Amazon Alexa goes AWOL for many users

Some Amazon Alexa users are currently having problems reaching the voice assistant. Instead of reacting to commands, Alexa simply says “sorry, something went wrong.” Amazon hasn’t commented publicly…

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Naya Health, once a promising breast pump startup, now leaving customers in the dark
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Naya Health, once a promising breast pump startup, now leaving customers in the dark

With their loud noises and hard plastic flanges, breast pumps are the bane of many a new mother’s existence. Founded in 2013, Naya Health is one of the…

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