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Sony gives in, will allow Fortnite crossplay on the PS4

If you’ve kept up with the drama of cross-platform play and Sony’s stubbornness, you probably would have never guessed that the company would be randomly announcing crossplay in the middle of the week, but that’s where we are. Sony has released a statement that from this point forward, they’re opening up crossplay on the PS4 […]

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Twitter gives InfoWars the same one-week ban it gave Alex Jones

While companies like Apple, Facebook, Spotify and even Pinterest have taken down InfoWars content from their platforms, there has been one very public holdout — Twitter. But BuzzFeed News reports today that the company is now limiting the InfoWars a…
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Gorilla Glass 6 gives phones a better shot at surviving multiple drops

Toughened glass has long protected your phone against a singular drop, but one-and-done isn't how it works in real life — we've all seen butterfingers users whose device falls to the floor on a seemingly weekly basis. Those not-so-coordinated peopl…
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Stretchable ‘skin’ gives robots the sense of touch

Robots show a lot of promise as first responders, but they can't effectively dismantle bombs or perform delicate first aid procedures if they can't feel what they're touching. To remedy that problem, a team of engineers from the University of Washing…
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USB-powered Sega Nomad gives you near-endless game time

Sega's Genesis Nomad was always something of a compromise (it was running 16-bit console games on mid-1990s handheld tech), but the battery life was a particularly sore point: it took six AA batteries just to get 3 hours of play time. Wouldn't it be…
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Translucent leather gives an ancient material a futuristic twist

The Netherlands-based ECCO Leather company has just launched a crazy new ultra-colorful material it describes as the world’s first soft and transparent cow skin leather. Coming soon to a catwalk near you!

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‘Family Link’ app gives kids their own child-safe Google accounts

For some time, child-proofing your tech meant using kid-specific login profiles to wall-off your progeny into the most harmless corners of your tablet. That's hardly a delicate or complex safety setup. Google has released an app, Family Link, that le…
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This non-contact baby monitor gives new parents some peace of mind

Meet the Raybaby, branded as the world’s only non-contact health and sleep monitor. The device promises to constantly monitor your child’s breathing and sleeping, and keep you informed via a companion app.

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Intel gives its NUC mini-PCs new processors, new ports and a new design

When you're looking for a tiny desktop, Intel's NUC computers are something of a standard. These bare-bone PCs have made a name for themselves as affordable, reasonably powerful and adorably small. Now they're even better: Intel is gifting its line o…
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Startup gives the Apple Watch two cameras by hiding them inside the band

Apple may not have had room to fit a camera inside its smartwatch, but why not put it inside the band? The CMRA band packs in a front- and rear-facing camera along with 8GB of storage inside of a connected wristband.

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Starbreeze deal gives you more freedom to move in VR

If Starbreeze is going to get you wearing VR headsets in IMAX theaters and pods, it'll have to create a wow-inducing experience… and it might have taken one step closer toward that goal. The company has bought Nozon, a visual effects house whose re…
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Alexa gives voice control to Logitech’s Harmony Hub remote

Alexa now (officially) works with Logitech's Harmony Hub, meaning it's a lot easier to get voice control over your home entertainment and automation devices. After you enable the Alexa skill on an Amazon Echo, Dot or other supported device, you'll be…
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Google Home includes 6 months of YouTube Red, gives music lovers the best in-home music experience from YouTube

YouTube is where music lovers dig deep for music videos, live performances, and new songs that move them. YouTube Red makes music on YouTube even better, letting you play songs ad free, in the background, offline, and more.

Now with YouTube Red and Google Home, you can fill your home with more songs, more versions, and more dance parties. Google Home, a voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant, is available for pre-order today. And it comes with a free 6-month YouTube Red membership, making it the best way to listen to music from YouTube at home.

Access a nearly endless catalog of music from YouTube just by using your voice. All you have to do is speak the name of a song, artist, or genre you want to hear and Google Home will play it. Want to get the party started? Just say “Ok Google, play a song by The Weeknd.” On top of that, playing any song starts a never-ending mix that taps into exactly what you’re in the mood for. Need something to listen to while you’re cooking dinner? Just say “Ok Google, play some chill music.”

In addition to being able to access all of YouTube’s music on Google Home, with YouTube Red you’ll be able to enjoy ad-free videos and more, almost anywhere you’re signed in to YouTube. You’ll also get access to all-new original movies and series from top creators made specifically for YouTube Red members.

Pre-order your Google Home with 6 free months of YouTube Red today. This offer’s only available for a limited time (for new members only), and we’d hate for you to miss out.

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Facebook gives select Pages the power to tag their products

Someday, you might see products tagged in Facebook images and videos the same way people are today. Facebook has begun testing an experimental feature that allows businesses running Pages to tag their products, according to Business Insider. The publ…
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D-Link’s new Wi-Fi security camera gives a wide 180-degree view of your home

D-Link’s latest home security camera can show you an entire room without having to pan, tilt, or use a second camera. It shoots in Full HD, offers integrated night vision, and and stores up to a week of 1080p video on a MicroSD card.

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T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 12 ends data plans, gives customers just One choice

T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 12 slyly went live without anyone being prepared for what the carrier would do next to shake up the wireless industry. It actually turned out being very surprising, and not just because no one knew it was coming. Everyone is stunned because T-Mobile is going to embark on a journey that strips customers […]

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Xiaomi’s Mi Box gives Android TV lovers their 4K fix, and it’s headed stateside

At Google’s 2016 I/O developer conference, Chinese company Xiaomi unveiled the 4K Mi Box, set-top hardware bound for U.S. shores later this year. It features support for 4K video and HDR.

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Amazon gives Alexa more control of your Fire TV

Amazon's virtual assistant was already hard at work helping with tasks via its Echo speakers and Fire TV, but now Alexa is getting more control of your television. The online retailer announced today that Alexa can handle more requests on its streami…
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This multi-sensor wearable for tennis gives you basic mocap

Most wearable sports trackers offer one sensor that you stick in one spot. TuringSense’s full Pivot system places sensors at wrists, elbows, shoulders, chest, waist, knees, and ankles. This means no need for a camera to capture your motion.

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HTC’s cool new One A9 phone gives you Android 6.0 Marshmallow, no waiting involved

Think you’re going to have to wait months for an Android 6.0 Marshmallow phone, outside of the recently announced Nexus hardware? Wrong, HTC’s here with the cool One A9, which comes with the latest Google OS already installed.

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Google gives your Android apps more room to breathe

Google just introduced a low-key change that could make a big, big impact on the Android apps you use. The search giant has doubled the maximum initial download size for apps from 50MB to 100MB, giving developers more headroom before they have to…
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