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Logitech’s MX Ergo made me a trackball convert

By Darrell Etherington Some geeks of my vintage have a nostalgic fondness for trackballs, but I never managed to form such an association. Instead, I’ve been pretty much a dedicated mouse user since the mouse first became an option. But Logitech’s MX Ergo wireless trackball has changed all that – and I’m not sure I’ll…


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Plantronics BackBeat Fit 300 Series Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET

By David Carnoy The BackBeat Fit 300 Series is a mostly well-designed Bluetooth sports headphone that costs $80. …read more Source:: cnet Camcorders


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The PocketBeagle is the tiniest and most whimsically-named single-board computer on the market

By John Biggs Do you need a Linux machine about as big as a few quarters? Man, have I got something for you. It’s called the BeagleBoard PocketBeagle and it’s the smallest Linux computer you can buy for $25. I’m a huge fan of single-board computers for one simple reason: in my childhood, the technology…


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The Samsung Galaxy S9 Camera Will Take Amazing Videos: Will It Be Enough To Dethrone iPhone X?

Samsung has developed a new image sensor that would make the Galaxy S9 camera even more amazing. Will the new feature be enough to make the upcoming device a clear winner over the iPhone X? …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Smartphones


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Microsoft confirms plans for a new flagship store in Regent Street opposite Apple

By Ingrid Lunden Shopping may be turning into an increasingly virtual experience, with people buying goods online and through apps, but there is no denying the power of a physical in-store experience — a lesson that Microsoft is taking to heart. Today the company announced that it would be opening a new flagship store in…


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Bose debuts new Google Assistant-optimized noise cancelling headphones

By Darrell Etherington Bose’s rumored QC 35 II noise-cancelling headphones are rumored no more: Bose made them official today, revealing the update to the company’s popular QC 35 premium noise-cancelling cans. Google worked with Bose to create the new headphones, the company explained in a new blog post, helping to “optimize” the audio accessory for…


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Nvidia Shield TV gets a new, lower price ahead of Apple TV 4K launch

By Darrell Etherington Nvidia’s Shield TV, an Android TV-based device that’s currently the best option available for 4K streaming fans, is getting a price drop with a new package that leaves out the included video game controller. Bundled with just the remote, the 16GB Shield TV is now $179 – $20 cheaper than the Shield…


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Android One Version Of Moto X4 Joins Project Fi Lineup, Will Launch In The US For $399

Google and Motorola will release an Android One version of the Moto X4 in the United States for $399. On top of that, it will be available via Project Fi, the first non-Google handset in the lineup. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Smartphones


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Google, HTC sign $1.1B USD cooperation agreement to boost Google’s hardware game

By Darrell Etherington Google and HTC have entered into an agreement where certain HTC employees will join Google. As part of the transaction, HTC will receive $1.1B USD in cash from Google. Google will also receive non-exclusive license for HTC’s intellectual property. HTC says many of the employees worked with Google to develop the Pixel…


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Google brings the $399 Android One Moto X4 to Project Fi (and the U.S.)

By Frederic Lardinois Google today announced that the Android One Moto X4 is now available for pre-order on its Project Fi page. Like other Android One phones, the mid-range Moto X4, comes with a pure version of Android without any bloatware. This marks the first time an Android One phone is available on Project Fi,…


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Wall Street dings Apple after some reported LTE connectivity issues on the new Watch

By Matthew Lynley There are a lot of reports hitting the ‘net this morning in reviews of the Apple Watch Series 3, which indicate that there are some LTE connectivity issues — causing Apple to take a small dip this morning and a speed bump in its march to $1 trillion. Shares of Apple fell…


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Watch Nest unveil its next big thing right here

By Matt Burns Starting at 12:00 pm Eastern, Nest is set to unveil… something. There have been rumors and whispers and murmurs about what Nest could unveil but all will be revealed shortly. And then shortly after, Nest Co-founder and VP of Engineering Matt Rogers will speak at Disrupt SF about the new products. The…


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Amazon Fire HD 10 Is A Steal At $150: Features Full HD Screen, 10-Hour Battery, And Hands-Free Alexa

There’s a new tablet it town. Amazon’s new Fire HD 10 tablet, which costs a mere $150, is giving other devices a run for their money, especially with its Full HD screen, 10-hour battery, and hands-free Alexa. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Smartphones


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Amazon is working on smart glasses to house Alexa AI, says FT

By Natasha Lomas Amazon is working on building a pair of smart glasses to house its Alexa voice assistant, and a home security camera that could be linked to its existing Echo connected devices to further expand their capabilities, according to a report in the FT citing people familiar with the company’s plans. Read More…


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Does Siri sound different today? Here’s why

By Devin Coldewey Did you notice that Siri sounds a little more sprightly today? Apple’s ubiquitous virtual assistant has had a little virtual work done on her virtual vocal cords, and her newly dulcet-ized tones went live today as part of iOS 11. Read More …read more Source:: TechCrunch Gadgets


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