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Your HomePod Could Really Use This Leather Coaster

Your HomePod Could Really Use This Leather Coaster

No joke. Some owners of the new $350 smart speaker aren't laughing because the silicone bottom of the tricked-out gizmo is marking up their furniture. "This really undermines the design aspect of the ...

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Is Peter Thiel quitting Facebook's board and moving to LA?

Is Peter Thiel quitting Facebook's board and moving to LA?

The news that billionaire investor Peter Thiel is decamping to Los Angeles to escape the stifling political conformity of Silicon Valley won't shatter the republic, but pillars of the Valley would b...

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Sea of Thieves Microtransactions Announced, No Lootboxes And Won't Impact Progression

Sea of Thieves Microtransactions Announced, No Lootboxes And Won't Impact Progression

After everything that went down previous year, it's hardly a surprise that some games are going to be using the lack of loot boxes as a promotional tool. "The game is perfectly playable at 540p", expl...

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Apple's Plans For Delaying Features To Focus On Security Detailed

Apple's Plans For Delaying Features To Focus On Security Detailed

Each new set of features launches as part of a new iOS version, and capabilities are rarely added outside that window. It is alleged that in iOS 12 the main focus will be on performance and reliab...

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Facebook Losing Young Users to Snapchat at Fast Pace

Facebook Losing Young Users to Snapchat at Fast Pace

This is also the first time eMarketer predicted a decline in the number of US Facebook users in those age groups. Also, the firm predicts that 2 million Facebook users aged 24 or younger w...

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Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon X24, World's First 2Gbps LTE Modem

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon X24, World's First 2Gbps LTE Modem

The X20 Gigabit LTE modem baked into Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 845 SoC is pretty fast, hitting download speeds as fast as 1.2 Gbps. Sprint's 5G network, set to launch in the first half of nex...

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Apple HomePod vs. Amazon Echo vs. Google Home: Smart Speaker War

Apple HomePod vs. Amazon Echo vs. Google Home: Smart Speaker War

Using a variation of a Spotify meme that blew up past year, Sonos trolled Apple on HomePod launch day by calling it the "Fruit Machine" (via Business Insider ). Wait, there's less: On the HomePod...

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NASA Spacecraft Takes Photo From 3.79 Billion Miles

NASA Spacecraft Takes Photo From 3.79 Billion Miles

In February 1990, Voyager 1 was exiting our solar system when it snapped the iconic " Pale Blue Dot " photo - a picture of Earth from over 6.06 billion kilometers away. New Horizons is sleeping...

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Switch Games Can Soon Be Purchased Solely Using My Nintendo Gold Points

Switch Games Can Soon Be Purchased Solely Using My Nintendo Gold Points

This includes physical games purchased for the Switch itself. Regular digital buyers are about to get a boost from My Nintendo . This provides a major step up from what their Gold Point system wa...

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Google Photos lets you make your own movies in time for Valentine's

Google Photos lets you make your own movies in time for Valentine's

In case you're also looking for a physical gift for your loved one, there's always Google Photo Books for U.S. and Canada residents. You can even utilise the new feature to develop a flawless movie...

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North Korean official facing sanctions may get exemption

North Korean official facing sanctions may get exemption

Moon's guest list includes U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and two of the North's most senior officials: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister and the North's nominal head of state. But ...

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