Samsung’s own app reveals its upcoming wearables

An update Samsung has rolled out to its Galaxy Wearable app has confirmed that the tech giant truly is working on a new pair of wireless earbuds and a sports-focused smartwatch. Those devices were the subject of some images and information that leake…
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EU aims to curb big tech’s dominance in business listings

The European Union is going to impose new rules on big tech to stop them playing dirty with each other across the continent. Companies that sell products online, or index retail listings, will have to be transparent about how they deal with rivals an…
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‘Silksong’ is a full-blown sequel to ‘Hollow Knight’

Hollow Knight was kind of a sleeper hit, at least around these parts. It goes without saying that if we'd given it the appropriate attention, the Kickstarter-funded title would've made our game of the year list when it first came to PC in 2017. Eithe…
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Canon’s next full-frame mirrorless camera is the EOS RP

Well, it looks like the recent rumors were spot on: Canon is getting ready to launch a compact version of its EOS R camera. And here it is. Meet the EOS RP, a full-frame mirrorless shooter that costs a reasonable $ 1,299 (body-only). For those of you…
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‘Astral Chain’ brings Platinum-flavored action to Switch this August

Astral Chain is the latest neon-infused, over-the-top action title from Platinum Games, and it's due to hit the Nintendo Switch on August 30th. Platinum is best known for developing the Bayonetta series and 2017's acclaimed RPG Nier: Automata. It's a…
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DJI updates geofencing system in Europe after Gatwick airport scare

Drone manufacturer DJI announced today that it is updating the geofencing system it uses in Europe to prevent drone pilots from flying the unmanned aircraft in places where they don't belong. The updated Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) 2.0 system…
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The Morning After: IBM’s AI debate team

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to the middle! Games-maker Activision Blizzard had its best year yet — but it's laying off hundreds of employees. IBM's AI failed to beat a human debating champion, and Niantic is turning Pokémon…
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500px reveals 2018 breach that exposed user data

Photo-sharing platform 500px has revealed that it suffered a security breach that exposed its users' data and profile information. While the company's engineers have only just discovered the unauthorized entry, it actually happened way back on July 5…
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Google Pixel is the fastest growing smartphone brand in the US

The Google Pixel line has never really been able to compete with heavy hitters from Samsung and Apple as far as raw sales numbers are concerned, but it does look like Google’s flagship phone efforts have paid off in other ways. A new report claims that while the Pixel still has a long way to […]

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Sprint brings a lawsuit to stop AT&T’s fake 5GE branding

AT&T has managed to be the sleaziest company in early 2019 by rolling out “updates” to a couple of their phones that change the network indicators to show that they’re using the carrier’s brand new 5G network. The only problem is that those phones that received updates aren’t 5G compatible, and the network they’re connecting […]

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AI-guided material changes could lead to diamond CPUs

Scientists know that you can dramatically alter a crystalline material's properties by applying a bit of strain to it, but finding the right strain is another matter when there are virtually limitless possibilities. There may a straightforward solut…
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Amazon’s latest massive purchase is the mesh network company Eero

Eero was one of the first companies to dive into mesh networking, and they’ve consistently delivered some killer products. But like all tech companies and startups, the main goal for these smaller players is to eventually get scooped up by a bigger fish, and that’s where Eero is going next. Amazon has announced that they’ll […]

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Check out Samsung’s Galaxy S10+ promo banner before the official announcement

By now you probably know what the Galaxy S10+ will look like. We know there’s a fingerprint scanner under the screen, a hole punch in the display for the front-facing camera, and Samsung’s signature curved Infinity Display. This is a highly anticipated phone and Samsung hasn’t done a great job of hiding things away. But […]

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OnePlus will show a 5G prototype at Mobile World Congress

OnePlus is finally ready to show off 5G hardware after months of talking about it. The phone maker will have a presence at Qualcomm's booth during Mobile World Congress (February 25th through February 28th), and it plans to feature a 5G "prototype."…
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US set to ban Chinese telecom equipment for US carriers

Tensions are extremely high between companies like Huawei and ZTE and the US government, especially after a string of arrests and investigations against Huawei. One of the conditions for T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger from a key US government department is that they can’t use Huawei network equipment, for example. That looks like it’s going to […]

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[Download] This is the first wallpaper from the Samsung Galaxy S10

With just eleven days to go until Samsung takes the wraps off of its new flagship, the Galaxy S10, during an Unpacked event in San Francisco on February 20th, the steady rate of leaks show no sign of stopping. Today’s leak brings us the first Galaxy S10 wallpaper, and you can download it after the […]

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Texas bill would make it illegal to throttle data in disaster areas

The revelation that Verizon (Engadget's parent company) throttled California firefighters' data is prompting new legislation… in Texas. State Representative Bobby Guerra has submitted a bill that would make it illegal for wireless carriers to "imp…
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Our readers review the Apple Watch Series 4

Two months after our review of the Apple Watch Series 4 was published, we asked our readers to leave their critique of the device on its product page in our buyer's guide. Almost 30 readers participated, detailing their long-term experiences with App…
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Chrome OS update expands Google Assistant and Android Pie support

Google has moved the latest version of its Chrome OS from beta to release status, and with the arrival of version 72 there are changes you'll notice — if you're using the right kind of device. One of the biggest adjustments is its native integration…
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Leaked case renders reveal Huawei P30 and P30 Pro designs

While it’s thought that Huawei will show off its foldable smartphone at MWC 2019 that may also feature 5G connectivity, the Chinese handset maker is also gearing up to launch its successors to last year’s impressive P20 and P20 Pro. Case maker, Spigen, would appear to have let the proverbial cat out of the bag […]

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Nikola will unveil electric versions of two semi-trucks in April

Nikola seems to have cracked the nut on how to build fully electric semi-trucks. It revealed its Nikola Two and Nikola Tre will be available in electric configurations as well as hydrogen. Nikola does plan to keep working on hydrogen trucks, so it's…
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Childish Gambino dances his way onto Pixel cameras

Coachella headliner Childish Gambino is down to dance with anyone, anywhere at any time. Kind of. From today, an interactive Playmoji (i.e. an AR sticker) based on him is available in Google Pixel's Playground mode, which is built into the camera.
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Motorola announces the entire new Moto G7 lineup for 2019

The Moto G7 family has been pretty heavily leaked over the past few weeks, but today Motorola has officially announced the devices, clearing up any questions you might still have. Yes, there are notches everywhere, but overall the lineup looks pretty strong for 2019. All the devices are launching with Android Pie, too, and that’s […]

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Woody Allen sues Amazon for backing out of film deals

Woody Allen filed a $ 68 million lawsuit against Amazon Studios today. The suit, filed with the Southern District Court of New York, claims Amazon backed out of a multi-film agreement with the controversial director over what Allen calls a "25-year-ol…
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[TA Deals] Pick up a discount on the Complete Full Stack Web Development bundle (95% off)

Interested in full stack web development? Talk Android Deals is bundling up some courses that will take you on a master class towards that goal. It covers a ton of information from beginner web development to more specific programming languages.  There are some courses on real world projects, JavaScript, Angular and Spring, and a few […]

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Essential brings Newton mail app back from the dead, still costs $50 per year

2019 is gearing up to be a pretty weird year, and Essential is here to help. After purchasing CloudMagic a few months ago for some reason, the phone maker has revived CloudMagic’s failing email app, Newton, after the company shut down the app in September. They’ve changed basically nothing, they’re still charging a ton of money […]

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Google launches two new apps for users with hearing challenges

This week Google released two new apps to the Play Store that are intended to help users who are challenged with hearing issues. The apps – Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier – were designed to help people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing by increasing the level of autonomy they can maintain in their lives while […]

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US senators propose new bill to keep ZTE on a leash

Last year, the US Senate abandoned its attempts to block the President's deal with ZTE that effectively ended trade sanctions against the Chinese firm. That doesn't mean American lawmakers stopped keeping a close eye on the company, though. A group o…
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[TA Deals] Pick up a lifetime sub to VPNSecure for just $34.99 right now

Searching for the perfect way to browse the web quietly and securely? Get a VPN! If you go through a public connection, you could be compromising personal data and get into big problems. So, to prevent that, shop with us and find the right VPN service for you. VPNSecure is available on Talk Android Deals as our […]

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Leaked image shows Samsung may have dropped the rotating bezel from the Galaxy Sport

As we edge closer to Samsung unveiling the Galaxy S10 in San Francisco on February 20th, a leaked image of what could be the Galaxy Sport/Active has smartwatch has appeared wherein it appears that the electronics giant has ditched an everpresent feature. It seems that the rotating bezel, a mainstay design element of previous Samsung smartwatches, […]

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OnePlus invites community members to participate in the Product Manager Challenge

OnePlus has a good reputation for being a company that invites community input and involvement in the process of making improvements to their products, including their OxygenOS operating system. For the next couple months they are stepping things up a bit with a contest dubbed the Product Manager Challenge to try to identify features that […]

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State of the Union 2019: Live on YouTube

Key moments throughout U.S. presidential history have been captured on YouTube, from visiting American troops and celebrating life’s achievements, to taking the oath of office and hosting world leaders. As President Trump begins his third year in office, this tradition continues.

As we have done since 2010, YouTube will live stream the President’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, February 5 at 9 p.m. ET, as well as the response. This year, you can tune in to live streams in both English and Spanish. Here are the channels where you can follow the coverage:

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Samsung looks to the past with this Galaxy S10 teaser video

With just over two weeks to go until Samsung officially unveils its Galaxy S10 smartphones to the public on February 20th at an Unpacked event in San Francisco, the Korean electronics giant has posted a teaser video on its YouTube channel. The Galaxy S10 will be the tenth iteration of the Galaxy S series of […]

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OnePlus digs at Apple after OnePlus 6 is named India’s #1 premium smartphone

OnePlus typically does extremely well in more competitive and emerging markets, and they know it. After recently being announced as India’s #1 premium smartphone, the company took to social media to put Apple on blast about it. As you can see in the image above, OnePlus’s social media team took a clear dig at Apple, […]

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Here’s how to watch Super Bowl LIII for free on your smartphone, tablet, or TV

The big game is tonight at 6:30 EST, and if you haven’t already found out how you’re going to be watching it, you’re going to need this guide. If you’re heading out to a sports bar or something you won’t have to worry about it, but tons of us are staying in to watch the […]

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Rotating LEDs reveal the moon as art subject and inspiration

The moon has always been there for us, providing illumination and marking time while inspiring mankind in art, science and space exploration. Taipei-based studio Whyixd is presenting a new way of looking at it with an installation called #define Moon…
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Stem cell breakthrough could help cure type 1 diabetes

Scientists have edged one step closer to a major treatment for (and possibly cure for) type 1 diabetes. A UCSF team has claimed it's the first to turn human stem cells into the mature, insulin-producing cells that type 1 patients don't have. The ke…
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NFL tech competition winners reduce concussions and heal with light

The Super Bowl is almost here, and that means the NFL has picked the winners of its partly tech-focused 1st and Future competition. The main $ 50,000 prize for its Innovations to Advance Health and Safety competition is TopSpin's namesake TopSpin360,…
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Samsung’s entire Galaxy S10 lineup leaks, showing cameras, screens, and more

We’re extremely close to Samsung making an official announcement about their newest Galaxy S phones, which means press renders are due to start leaking. And, right on cue, a few images have popped up detailing three models of the Galaxy S10 family, including the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+. While the latter two […]

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Is this Samsung’s Galaxy F foldable smartphone?

As Samsung gears up to launch its Galaxy S10 flagship smartphones on February 20 in San Francisco, it appears that its Galaxy F foldable smartphone made an inadvertent appearance in a promotional video showing off a bunch of conceptual technologies. The foldable smartphone being shown looks very much like the device that Samsung teased towards […]

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Spotify is reportedly in talks for a $200 million podcast purchase

Spotify is reportedly looking to sink big money into podcasts. According to Recode and The Wall Street Journal, the music streaming company is currently in talks to acquire podcasting giant Gimlet Media for over $ 200 million. If Spotify manages to fi…
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[Deal] Grab a big saving on these robotic vacuums from Anker

As we head into February and the craziness of MWC 2019, Anker has reduced prices on a bunch of its Eufy-branded robotic vacuum cleaners in the weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day. This is the only excuse for ever buying a gift that sucks for your loved one, with the combined added bonuses of saving […]

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First person sentenced for SIM hijacking faces 10 years in prison

SIM card hijackers are starting to face the consequences of their actions. California college student Joel Ortiz has agreed to a plea deal that will have him serve 10 years in prison for stealing over $ 5 million in cryptocurrency through SIM swappin…
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Under Armour’s HOVR connected shoes aim to make you a smarter runner

Under Armour has been making a major push into smart running shoes for a couple of years now, and in 2019 the company is taking those efforts even further. This year, it plans to launch a suite of connected sneakers (five, to be exact), starting with…
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Samsung announces 2018 earnings with a painful drop at the end of the year

Samsung has announced their 2018 earnings, and things aren’t so perfect for the top dog in the Android space. We were already expecting this from a warning directly from Samsung, but now it’s official: Q4 of 2018 saw Samsung take a sharp hit to revenue and profit for what’s typically the best quarter of the […]

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Nintendo is making a ‘Dr. Mario World’ mobile game with Line

Nintendo is developing yet another mobile game, this time making Mario put on the lab coat he wore once back in the '90s. The gaming giant has announced that it's working on an action puzzle game entitled Dr. Mario World with Line Corp. If it's anyth…
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The OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T seem to have some microphone quality problems

The OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T are both excellent phones, but as we always seem to note in reviews, some crucial corners tend to get cut. It looks like both models are experiencing issues with the microphone in third-party apps, and it’s causing serious quality problems while using things like Snapchat and other messaging apps. […]

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One UI begins rolling out to the Samsung’s Galaxy S9/S9+ on Verizon

  It’s pretty rare that we ever see Verizon deploy Android updates before other carriers, but it looks like they’ve worked with Samsung to give the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ a timely experience with the latest One UI updates. Both of those devices are reportedly receiving OTA updates from the carrier right now. This […]

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Samsung might be prepping Galaxy Buds earphones for the Galaxy S10 launch

Samsung isn’t really known for making headphones, despite making accessories and gadgets of just about everything else. They do offer the IconX, a set of truly wireless headphones that I think are pretty mediocre, but otherwise they don’t leverage their Galaxy branding to push headphones like other manufacturers do. That might change with the launch […]

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YouTube Music comes to Sonos

YouTube Music just got a little bit louder! Beginning today, YouTube Music is now available to play on all Sonos speakers. Through the Sonos app, fans around the world with a YouTube Music Premium or YouTube Premium subscription can now easily play official songs, albums, thousands of playlists, and artist radioon top of YouTube’s tremendous catalog of remixes, live performances, covers that you can’t find anywhere else.

Check out some of the YouTube Music features available on Sonos:

Recommended

Loaded with listening suggestions based on your favorites, Recommended has playlists for your every mood, plus your favorites and last played, ready to go. From Mellow Moods to Energy Boosters to Throwback Jams, quickly find what’s right for you in the moment.

New Releases

Find a collection of the freshest music specifically tailored to your tastes. Listen to newly released songs and albums. This week, my list featured Maggie Rogers, YouTube Music’s latest Artist on the Rise.

Top YouTube Charts

YouTube Charts are the best way to see what’s hot in music right now. The Top 100 Songs chart catalogs the most popular songs globally, and you’ll also find a local version that’s tailored to what’s trending in your country.

Your Mixtape

This personalized playlist features a mix of your favorites and new songs we think you’ll love. It’s constantly updating, so you can always count on Your Mixtape to deliver a new combination right at your fingertips within the Sonos app.

Library

Easily find your saved playlists, albums, and songs in your Library.

Available in all countries where YouTube Music and YouTube Premium are available, fans with a subscription can now easily play YouTube Music through a Sonos app. Already have Sonos and ready to try YouTube Music? Start your free trial at youtube.com/musicpremium, and learn more about setting up your account with Sonos here.

Brandon Bilinski, Product Manager for YouTube Music, who recently listened to “Light On” by Maggie Rogers on his Sonos Play:5


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