Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof
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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof

Anker, a battery maker turned accessory house, recently released the $39 Spirit X earbuds under their Soundcore brand. Aimed at runners and other heavy sweaters, the earbuds are…

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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof
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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof

Anker, a battery maker turned accessory house, recently released the $39 Spirit X earbuds under their Soundcore brand. Aimed at runners and other heavy sweaters, the earbuds are…

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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof
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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof

Anker, a battery maker turned accessory house, recently released the $39 Spirit X earbuds under their Soundcore brand. Aimed at runners and other heavy sweaters, the earbuds are…

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Purdue’s PHADE technology lets cameras ‘talk’ to you
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Purdue’s PHADE technology lets cameras ‘talk’ to you

It’s become almost second nature to accept that cameras everywhere — from streets, to museums and shops — are watching you, but now they may be able to…

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Apple’s new Mac ads show that even Grimes uses dongles
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Apple’s new Mac ads show that even Grimes uses dongles

Apple has launched a new advertising campaign for the Mac called “behind the Mac”. In this campaign, the company is sharing user stories of people using Mac for…

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Samsung announces a push for renewable energy
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Samsung announces a push for renewable energy

Samsung has announced that it will use 100 percent renewable energy for all its factories and offices in the U.S., Europe and China. This is the first time…

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Juul tightens up social media to focus on former smokers switching to e-cigs
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Juul tightens up social media to focus on former smokers switching to e-cigs

Juul Labs, the company behind the ever-popular Juul e-cig, has today announced a new policy around social media. This comes in the midst of Juul’s effort to get…

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AssistENT offers an anti-snoring device you stick in your nose
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AssistENT offers an anti-snoring device you stick in your nose

If you sleep next to someone who snores you know that the endless horking and honking isn’t very fun… and it makes the snorer’s life even worse. Some…

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Ring’s $199 security system will finally ship next month
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Ring’s $199 security system will finally ship next month

Way back in October of last year, Ring announced “Ring Protect” — a modular, no contract, DIY home security system. After a few delays, a bit of legal…

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Build your own L3-37 droid complete with voice interaction
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Build your own L3-37 droid complete with voice interaction

Robot maker Patrick Stefanski has created a 3D-printed – and animated – model of L3-37, the droid in the recent Solo movie. L3-37 is one of the funnest…

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Back Market raises $48 million for its refurbished device marketplace
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Back Market raises $48 million for its refurbished device marketplace

If you’ve tried selling your old smartphone on a refurbishment website, chances are you ended up with a dozen browser tabs comparing prices. French startup Back Market is…

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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof
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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof

Anker, a battery maker turned accessory house, recently released the $39 Spirit X earbuds under their Soundcore brand. Aimed at runners and other heavy sweaters, the earbuds are…

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LifeDoor crowdfunds the production version of its fire-thwarting door-closer
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LifeDoor crowdfunds the production version of its fire-thwarting door-closer

At CES in January I was pleasantly surprised by the LifeDoor, a smart home gadget that’s actually worth having. These little boxes automatically close doors when smoke detectors…

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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof
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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof

Anker, a battery maker turned accessory house, recently released the $39 Spirit X earbuds under their Soundcore brand. Aimed at runners and other heavy sweaters, the earbuds are…

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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof
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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof

Anker, a battery maker turned accessory house, recently released the $39 Spirit X earbuds under their Soundcore brand. Aimed at runners and other heavy sweaters, the earbuds are…

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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof
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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof

Anker, a battery maker turned accessory house, recently released the $39 Spirit X earbuds under their Soundcore brand. Aimed at runners and other heavy sweaters, the earbuds are…

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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof
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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof

Anker, a battery maker turned accessory house, recently released the $39 Spirit X earbuds under their Soundcore brand. Aimed at runners and other heavy sweaters, the earbuds are…

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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof
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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof

Anker, a battery maker turned accessory house, recently released the $39 Spirit X earbuds under their Soundcore brand. Aimed at runners and other heavy sweaters, the earbuds are…

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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof
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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof

Anker, a battery maker turned accessory house, recently released the $39 Spirit X earbuds under their Soundcore brand. Aimed at runners and other heavy sweaters, the earbuds are…

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This box sucks pure water out of dry desert air
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This box sucks pure water out of dry desert air

For many of us, clean, drinkable water comes right out of the tap. But for billions it’s not that simple, and all over the world researchers are looking…

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This box sucks pure water out of dry desert air
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This box sucks pure water out of dry desert air

For many of us, clean, drinkable water comes right out of the tap. But for billions it’s not that simple, and all over the world researchers are looking…

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This box sucks pure water out of dry desert air
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This box sucks pure water out of dry desert air

For many of us, clean, drinkable water comes right out of the tap. But for billions it’s not that simple, and all over the world researchers are looking…

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Women’s Safety XPRIZE $1M winner is a smart, simple panic button
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Women’s Safety XPRIZE $1M winner is a smart, simple panic button

Devices like smartphones ought to help people feel safer, but if you’re in real danger the last thing you want to do is pull out your phone, go…

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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof
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Anker’s Spirit earbuds are wireless and waterproof

Anker, a battery maker turned accessory house, recently releases the $39 Spirit X earbuds under their Soundcore brand. Aimed at runners and other heavy sweaters, the earbuds are…

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Apple TV gets Dolby Atmos and streamlined sign-ons for channels and services
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Apple TV gets Dolby Atmos and streamlined sign-ons for channels and services

Apple TV, still definitely not a hobby, has some new features being added as it grows. Tim Cook mentioned there are 50 percent more users now than there…

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ASUS’ new ZenBook Pro features a 5.5-inch touchscreen instead of a touchpad
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ASUS’ new ZenBook Pro features a 5.5-inch touchscreen instead of a touchpad

The ASUS event today at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan had three main hooks: health, ergonomics and, most importantly, second screens. The headliner was the premium ZenBook Pro 14…

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Intel teases a massive 28-core, single-socket chip that will launch later this year
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Intel teases a massive 28-core, single-socket chip that will launch later this year

Intel is feeling increasing pressure from AMD and Qualcomm and the competition will get even more intense if reports that Apple is working on its own chips to…

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This DIY smart mirror is small, stunning and full of features
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This DIY smart mirror is small, stunning and full of features

Several years ago Google X engineer Max Braun published a medium post on a smart mirror he made and now he’s back with a new version that’s smaller…

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Google’s Project Fi adds support for the Moto G6, LG’s G7 and V35 phones
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Google’s Project Fi adds support for the Moto G6, LG’s G7 and V35 phones

Project Fi, Google’s wireless service, is getting support for a number of new phones today. Until now, if you wanted to switch to Fi, the only officially supported…

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ASUS announces a motherboard just for crypto-mining
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ASUS announces a motherboard just for crypto-mining

Mining hardware is weird stuff. Either it’s commodity hardware used – inefficiently – for complex computation or specifically designed, expensive boards that can be used to bring in…

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Count your bees with this Raspberry Pi project
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Count your bees with this Raspberry Pi project

Bees need all the help they can get. Thus programmer Mat Kelsey created a bee counter to see just how many of his winged honeymakers are hanging out…

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Nokia closes digital health sale to Withings founder Eric Carreel, who plans relaunch by EOY
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Nokia closes digital health sale to Withings founder Eric Carreel, who plans relaunch by EOY

Nokia has closed the books on its unlucky foray into digital health devices and services, and with it, a business is marking its return to the world of…

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UK puts legal limits on drone flight heights and airport no-fly zones
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UK puts legal limits on drone flight heights and airport no-fly zones

The UK has announced new stop-gap laws for drone operators restricting how high they can fly their craft — 400ft — and prohibiting the devices from being flown within…

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Xiaomi’s new fitness band has 20-day battery life and 50-meter water resistance
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Xiaomi’s new fitness band has 20-day battery life and 50-meter water resistance

Xiaomi’s very-iPhone-X-looking Mi 8 smartphone was the highlight of its Shenzhen press event today, but the company did also unveil a number of other notable products, including an…

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Meet Super Anthony, the fighting robot that lands mighty blows
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Meet Super Anthony, the fighting robot that lands mighty blows

If you’ve always wanted recreate the fighting scenes in Big Hero 6 with your own little fighting robots, now is your chance. Super Anthony is a rocking, socking…

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This is the first look at Nvidia’s wild new 750,000 sq ft building
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This is the first look at Nvidia’s wild new 750,000 sq ft building

Nvidia is preparing a new, massive building in Santa Clara, CA and this is it. Called Voyager, it will be larger than the building Nvidia just finished constructing…

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Students confront the unethical side of tech in ‘Designing for Evil’ course
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Students confront the unethical side of tech in ‘Designing for Evil’ course

Whether it’s surveilling or deceiving users, mishandling or selling their data, or engendering unhealthy habits or thoughts, tech these days is not short on unethical behavior. But it…

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This sensor stops your quadcopter before it can cut you
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This sensor stops your quadcopter before it can cut you

The folks at Spectrum have found a truly cool project for quadcopter pilots. It’s a spinning sensor that will stop the rotors if your finger gets too close…

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Snips announces an ICO and its own voice assistant device
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Snips announces an ICO and its own voice assistant device

French startup Snips has been working on voice assistant technology that respects your privacy. And the company is going to use its own voice assistant for a set…

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Netflix magic market number larger than big cable company’s magic market number
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Netflix magic market number larger than big cable company’s magic market number

Netflix’s market cap is now larger than Comcast, which is pretty much just a symbolic thing given that the companies are valued very differently but is like one…

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The 9 features Amazon and Google must add to the Echo and Home
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The 9 features Amazon and Google must add to the Echo and Home

The Amazon Echo and Google Home are amazing devices and both have advantages over the other. In my home, we use the Amazon Echo and have them around…

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Klevio launches its smart intercom and app that lets you open doors remotely
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Klevio launches its smart intercom and app that lets you open doors remotely

Klevio, a smart home startup out of the U.K., is officially launching its first product: a smart intercom system that lets you control your front door lock remotely…

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Ring’s Jamie Siminoff and Clinc’s Jason Mars to join us at Disrupt SF
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Ring’s Jamie Siminoff and Clinc’s Jason Mars to join us at Disrupt SF

Disrupt SF is set to be the biggest tech conference that TechCrunch has ever hosted. So it only makes sense that we plan an agenda fit for the…

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Tempow raises $4 million to improve Bluetooth
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Tempow raises $4 million to improve Bluetooth

French startup Tempow has raised a $4 million funding round. Balderton Capital led the round, with C4 Ventures also participating. The company has been working on improving the…

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Alexa gets smarter about calendar appointments
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Alexa gets smarter about calendar appointments

As digital assistants improve, we’re learning new things to expect from them, but the tasks that a real-life assistant may have handled before can still be a bit…

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Comcast is (update: was) leaking the names and passwords of customers’ wireless routers
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Comcast is (update: was) leaking the names and passwords of customers’ wireless routers

Comcast has just been caught in a major security snafu: revealing the passwords of its customers’ Xfinity-provided wireless routers in plaintext on the web. Anyone with a subscriber’s…

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Comcast’s mesh Wi-Fi system, xFi Pods, launches nationwide
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Comcast’s mesh Wi-Fi system, xFi Pods, launches nationwide

Comcast today is officially launching its own Wi-Fi extender devices called xFi Pods that help to address problems with weak Wi-Fi signals in parts of a customer’s home…

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Sony shrinks its Digital Paper tablet down to a more manageable 10 inches
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Sony shrinks its Digital Paper tablet down to a more manageable 10 inches

I had a great time last year with Sony’s catchily named DPT-RP1, an e-paper tablet that’s perfect for reading PDFs and other big documents, but one of my…

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Bell & Ross releases a new watch for travelers
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Bell & Ross releases a new watch for travelers

In my endless quest to get geeks interested in watches I present to you the Bell Ross BR V2-93 GMT 24H, a new GMT watch from one of…

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Canal+ gives up on its cable box, switches to Apple TV
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Canal+ gives up on its cable box, switches to Apple TV

French premium cable television company Canal+ is slowly moving away from building its own set top boxes. As Next INpact spotted, you can now subscribe to Canal+ and…

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This jolly little robot gets goosebumps
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This jolly little robot gets goosebumps

Cornell researchers have made a little robot that can express its emotions through touch, sending out little spikes when it’s scared or even getting goosebumps to express delight…

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Tushy is the simple bidet for every toilet
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Tushy is the simple bidet for every toilet

If there’s one thing I envy in the global spirit and character its the appreciation of a fine bidet. Hygiene being close to godliness, one can imagine the…

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First CubeSats to travel the solar system snap ‘Pale Blue Dot’ homage
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First CubeSats to travel the solar system snap ‘Pale Blue Dot’ homage

The InSight launch earlier this month had a couple of stowaways: a pair of tiny CubeSats that are already the farthest such tiny satellites have ever been from…

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Watch a laser-powered RoboFly flap its tiny wings
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Watch a laser-powered RoboFly flap its tiny wings

Making something fly involves a lot of trade-offs. Bigger stuff can hold more fuel or batteries, but too big and the lift required is too much. Small stuff…

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NES Classic loaded with classic manga games raises hopes for other special editions
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NES Classic loaded with classic manga games raises hopes for other special editions

Japanese gamers and manga aficionados and every combination thereof will get a treat this summer with the release of a NES Classic Edition loaded with games from the…

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NES Classic loaded with classic manga games raises hopes for other special editions
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NES Classic loaded with classic manga games raises hopes for other special editions

Japanese gamers and manga aficionados and every combination thereof will get a treat this summer with the release of a NES Classic Edition loaded with games from the…

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Microsoft announces the Surface Hub 2
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Microsoft announces the Surface Hub 2

Do you remember the Surface Hub? Chances are you forgot it even existed. And yet, Microsoft just announced a second version of the Surface Hub. The company hasn’t…

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Microsoft announces the Surface Hub 2
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Microsoft announces the Surface Hub 2

Do you remember the Surface Hub? Chances are you forgot it even existed. And yet, Microsoft just announced a second version of the Surface Hub. The company hasn’t…

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This three-axis tourbillon movement is a 3D printed marvel
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This three-axis tourbillon movement is a 3D printed marvel

The three-axis tourbillon is one of the most complex watch complications in the world. Originally based on a design by watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet, this type of tourbillon –…

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Researchers create a real cloaking device
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Researchers create a real cloaking device

Researcher Amanda D. Hanford at Pennsylvania State University has created a real cloaking device that can route sound waves around an object, making it invisible to some sensing…

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Tech devices that make for great last-minute gifts for anyone
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Tech devices that make for great last-minute gifts for anyone

Editor’s note: This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its…

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The Velop AC3900 mesh router offers cheaper whole-home Internet
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The Velop AC3900 mesh router offers cheaper whole-home Internet

The whole-home wireless craze peaked and waned last year with the rise of Orbi, Eero, Google WiFi, and Linksys’ Velop. These routers use mesh technology to blanket your…

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iOS will soon disable USB connection if left locked for a week
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iOS will soon disable USB connection if left locked for a week

In a move seemingly designed specifically to frustrate law enforcement, Apple is adding a security feature to iOS that totally disables data being sent over USB if the…

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Kaptivo looks to digitally transform the lowly whiteboard
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Kaptivo looks to digitally transform the lowly whiteboard

At Kaptivo, a company that’s bringing high-tech image recognition, motion capture and natural language processing technologies to the lowly whiteboard, executives are hoping that the second time is…

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Nintendo Switch Online costs $20 per year and comes with 20 online-playable NES games
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Nintendo Switch Online costs $20 per year and comes with 20 online-playable NES games

Nintendo has finally revealed the details of its paid online service after months of speculation by fans. The pricing is pretty much as expected ($20 per year), but…

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Netgear put a cable modem in latest Orbi wifi router
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Netgear put a cable modem in latest Orbi wifi router

Generations ago, the internet spoke of an old saying that involved a man exhibiting excitement about hearing of a person’s love of an object, so he did favor,…

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Jiobit launches its more secure, modular child location tracker starting at $100
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Jiobit launches its more secure, modular child location tracker starting at $100

To date, child location trackers have failed to live up to consumer expectations. They’ve arrived as oversized, bulky watches too large for little wrists, and some have even…

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A friendly robotic arm plays tic-tac-toe to help rehabilitate patients
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A friendly robotic arm plays tic-tac-toe to help rehabilitate patients

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel are building a tic-tac-toe game to help patients with their rehabilitation exercises. The game is played on a grid…

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Watch these robotic soccer players play a nail-biter of a match
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Watch these robotic soccer players play a nail-biter of a match

As a hater of all sports, I am particularly excited about the imminent replacement of humans with robots in soccer. If this exciting match, the Standard Platform League…

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Attack of the clones
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Attack of the clones

Lego – or LEGO – is expensive and kids – my kids in particular – want a lot of it. Our basement looks like the returns department of…

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MIST paints your walls so you don’t have to
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MIST paints your walls so you don’t have to

If you’ve ever painted a room you know that getting every nook and cranny is pretty difficult and Tim Allen help you if you have hardwood or carpet.…

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Alexa integration comes to Meural Canvas, letting you use your voice to navigate the art world
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Alexa integration comes to Meural Canvas, letting you use your voice to navigate the art world

Alexa can do just about everything if you ask it the right question in the right way. Today, it’s gaining a new skill, letting you move through artwork…

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Teradyne snatches up robot maker MiR in $272M deal
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Teradyne snatches up robot maker MiR in $272M deal

Teradyne, a prosaic-sounding but flush company that provides automated testing equipment for industrial applications, has acquired the Danish robotics company MiR for an eye-popping $148 million, with $124…

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This is a real life Transformer
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This is a real life Transformer

The J-deite RIDE transformers from a vehicle to a robot just like the Megazord from Voltron. Specific information about the creation is a bit sketchy but the YouTube…

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Leaked iPhone pics show glass back and headphone jack
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Leaked iPhone pics show glass back and headphone jack

The headphone jack could still have a future in an iPhone. These leaked pics show an iPhone SE 2 with a glass back and headphone jack. Like the…

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The FDA is cracking down on Juul e-cig sales to minors
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The FDA is cracking down on Juul e-cig sales to minors

The FDA has its eye on Juul Labs, the e-cigarette company that has captured nearly half of the $2 billion e-cig market. Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug…

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Meet the quantum blockchain that works like a time machine
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Meet the quantum blockchain that works like a time machine

A new — and theoretical — system for blockchain-based data storage could ensure that hackers will not be able to crack cryptocurrencies once the quantum era starts. The…

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Unstoppable exploit in Nintendo Switch opens door to homebrew and piracy
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Unstoppable exploit in Nintendo Switch opens door to homebrew and piracy

The Nintendo Switch may soon be a haven for hackers, but not the kind that want your data — the kind that want to run SNES emulators and…

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Bag Week is coming and we need your recommendations
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Bag Week is coming and we need your recommendations

Every year your faithful friends at TechCrunch spend an entire week looking at bags. Why? Because bags – often ignored but full of our important electronics – are…

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This robot can build your IKEA furniture
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This robot can build your IKEA furniture

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who hate building IKEA furniture and madmen. Now, thanks to IkeaBot, the madmen can be replaced. IkeaBot is…

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Jaquet Droz is shipping its mechanical signing machine
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Jaquet Droz is shipping its mechanical signing machine

Watchmaker Jaquet Droz announced its Signing Machine — a mechanical device that will sign your name for you using a series of miniature gears and springs — in…

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This robot can build your Ikea furniture
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This robot can build your Ikea furniture

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who hate building Ikea furniture and madmen. Now, thanks to Ikeabot, the madmen can be replaced. Ikeabot is…

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SNK may be making a mini-console stuffed with arcade classics
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SNK may be making a mini-console stuffed with arcade classics

If you’ve worked through the amazing selection of games provided by the NES and SNES Classic Editions, you may be in luck: SNK, the legendary arcade game creator…

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GoPro launches TradeUp program to swap old cameras for discounts
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GoPro launches TradeUp program to swap old cameras for discounts

GoPro is willing to take that old digital camera stuffed in your junk drawer even if it’s not a GoPro. Through a program called TradeUp, the camera company…

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EarthNow promises real-time views of the whole planet from a new satellite constellation
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EarthNow promises real-time views of the whole planet from a new satellite constellation

A new space imaging startup called EarthNow aims to provide not just pictures of the planet on demand, but real-time video anywhere a client desires. Its ambition is…

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Amazon’s new ‘Alexa Blueprints’ let anyone create custom Alexa skills and responses
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Amazon’s new ‘Alexa Blueprints’ let anyone create custom Alexa skills and responses

Amazon this morning is introducing “Alexa Blueprints,” a new way for any Alexa owner to create their own customized Alexa skills or responses, without needing to know how…

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Sega to release Mega Drive Mini this year
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Sega to release Mega Drive Mini this year

Just like Nintendo before it, Sega is releasing a mini version of its iconic Mega Drive game system. The system is supposed to be available sometime in 2018;…

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StudioBricks is a Barcelona-based startup that sends you a studio in a box
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StudioBricks is a Barcelona-based startup that sends you a studio in a box

My friend Rick is a voiceover artist and works in Ohio – right along the flight path for jets taking off and landing at the Columbus airport. As…

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Elon Musk’s latest SpaceX idea involves a party balloon and bounce house
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Elon Musk’s latest SpaceX idea involves a party balloon and bounce house

Elon Musk took to Twitter Sunday night to announce a new recovery method for an upper-stage SpaceX rocket. A balloon — a “giant party balloon” to quote him…

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Watch SpaceX launch NASA’s latest exoplanet-hunting satellite
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Watch SpaceX launch NASA’s latest exoplanet-hunting satellite

Update: SpaceX has delayed the launch to address a last-minute issue with the guidance, navigation and control (GNC) systems: Standing down today to conduct additional GNC analysis, and…

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Tesla updates user interface, web browser in older Model S and Model X vehicles
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Tesla updates user interface, web browser in older Model S and Model X vehicles

A recent update is bringing an improved user interface to older Tesla vehicles. According to this report citing forum users, the v8.1 (2018.14) update improves the speed and…

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The Skagen Falster is a high fashion Android wearable
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The Skagen Falster is a high fashion Android wearable

Skagen is a well-know maker of thin and uniquely Danish watches. Founded in 1989, the company is now part of the Fossil group and, as such, has begin…

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The Roadie 2 tuner ups your guitar game
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The Roadie 2 tuner ups your guitar game

The first Roadie tuner was a modern marvel. An automatic guitar tuning system, the little device connected to your phone to listen to your guitar strings and then…

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Waymo reportedly applies to put autonomous cars on California roads with no safety drivers
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Waymo reportedly applies to put autonomous cars on California roads with no safety drivers

Waymo has become the second company to apply for the newly-available permit to deploy autonomous vehicles without safety drivers on some California roads, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.…

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Arcade fame turns to infamy as Billy Mitchell’s record-setting Donkey Kong score is invalidated
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Arcade fame turns to infamy as Billy Mitchell’s record-setting Donkey Kong score is invalidated

The record-setting score that settled the Donkey Kong arcade rivalry, made famous by the documentary The King of Kong, has been invalidated by Twin Galaxies, the de facto…

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Who’s a good AI? Dog-based data creates a canine machine learning system
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Who’s a good AI? Dog-based data creates a canine machine learning system

We’ve trained machine learning systems to identify objects, navigate streets and recognize facial expressions, but as difficult as they may be, they don’t even touch the level of…

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DroneShield is keeping hostile UAVs away from NASCAR events
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DroneShield is keeping hostile UAVs away from NASCAR events

If you were hoping to get some sweet drone footage of a NASCAR race in progress, you may find your quadcopter grounded unceremoniously by a mysterious force: DroneShield…

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Covering “Virtual Insanity” in virtual reality
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Covering “Virtual Insanity” in virtual reality

A musician from Raleigh, North Carolina named Chase Holfelder, recorded a cover of Jamiroquai’s “Virtual Insanity,” a stonerific acid jazz anthem that should be familiar to ’90s kids.…

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Luminar puts its lidar tech into production through acquisitions and smart engineering
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Luminar puts its lidar tech into production through acquisitions and smart engineering

When Luminar came out of stealth last year with its built-from-scratch lidar system, it seemed to beat established players like Velodyne at their own game — but at…

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b8ta unveils Shopify-like solution for retail stores
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b8ta unveils Shopify-like solution for retail stores

b8ta, the store founded by Nest alums to sell trendy gadgets, is entering new territory. Today, the startup is launching “Built by b8ta,” which functions as a retail-as-a-service…

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