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Samsung claims Galaxy Note 8 preorders are their best ever

Despite the Galaxy Note 7’s unexpected exit from the market, consumer enthusiasm for the Galaxy Note line doesn’t seem to have dipped at all. Samsung has announced that they’re experiencing better preorders for the Note 8 than any other device in the Galaxy Note family. At least, that’s what Samsung is claiming. According to their most […]

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Shoot and record longer than ever with the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom

People like to take pictures and record videos with their phones. Batteries, however, aren’t very kind to these two activities. It’s taxing on phone batteries because camera modules are complex and require heavy lifting to put together crisp, rich photos and videos. Leave it to ASUS to make a phone that doesn’t let your camera […]

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14 devices, 6 years, 1 name: Revisiting every Google Nexus ever built

Google launched its first Nexus smartphone in 2010, and there have been 13 more Nexus-branded devices since then. We take a brief look at all of them, from the Nexus One and the Nexus Q, to the 6-inch Nexus 6 and the Nexus 6P.

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Garmin’s Fenix Chronox could be the most stylish sports watch we’ve ever seen

Garmin combines luxury and sport with its latest smart watch, the Fenix Chronos, which features an ultra-sleek look, yet still carries the features would expect from a sports watch under the hood.

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Basis recalls every Peak fitness tracker ever sold after some users sustain burns

Basis has issued a recall for its Peak fitness tracker, due to the fact that the tracker was causing some users to get burned. Not only is the tracker being recalled, but syncing for the Peak will stop being supported after this year.

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The Hubble has seen farther back in time than ever before

NASA announced on Thursday that an international team of astronomers have used the Hubble space telescope to spot the most distant galaxy discovered to date — not to mention one of the oldest in the visible Universe. The galaxy, dubbed GN-z11, has a…
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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is the UK’s biggest ever film

We knew that Star Wars: The Force Awakens would be a popular film, but the sheer speed at which it's breaking box office records has still taken us by surprise. It's now the biggest movie in UK history, raking in a whopping £104 million after 2…
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The best fitness trackers you’ll ever strap on your wrist

Looking for your first fitness tracker, or an upgrade to the one you’re already wearing? There are plenty of the wrist-worn gadgets available, so here’s our pick of the best ones available right now.

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Biggest year ever for big game ads on YouTube

This year’s football season might be done and dusted, but the battle for most popular big game ad is still in play. To see how trends have played out in the days since the game, we took a look at the top trending videos, facts, and stats about big game ads on YouTube.

We found that viewership is growing faster than before – people have watched more big game ads and teasers in the first six weeks of 2015 than all 52 weeks of 2014. More than 7M hours of big game ads and teasers have been watched on YouTube, up from 6.3M hours for all of 2014.

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Liam cinches his “Revenge”

One of the surprise hits this week was Clash of Clan’s “Revenge” ad featuring Liam Neeson. The spot gained over 20M views this week alone and now clocks in at more than 30M views, making it the most viewed big game ad on YouTube so far. Here’s a look at viewership of game day ads over time, from a report by Pixability:

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(Source: Pixability report “Super Bowl Ads on YouTube,” February 5)

Beards and selfies infiltrate top trending ads
As expected, puppies and celebrities dominated the top trending ads on YouTube. But there were also some lesser-reported trends that spanned across the top game day ads. We found that:

  • Half of the top 10 ads featured men with beards
  • 21 different types of animals (animated or otherwise) made an appearance
  • Two ads had people taking selfies
  • Two ads featured no dialogue at all
  • One: the total number of “Angry Neesons”

Here’s a list of the top trending game day ads on YouTube (based on views as of 2/6):

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There are still three more days to cast your vote for your favorite ad of the game. Visit our AdBlitz channel to cast your ballot before voting ends on February 9 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

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This is the furthest anyone has ever gone on a hoverboard

A Canadian inventor has gone four times further on a hoverboard than anyone ever has before — though we don’t know much more about his futuristic mode of transportation or how it works.

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