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GoDaddy phishing ‘test’ teased employees with a fake holiday bonus

They were promised a $ 650 holiday bonus from their company. It wasn’t an act of corporate goodwill, though, but a particularly tone deaf phishing test. And instead of extra cash, those who failed were assigned extra work. That’s what happened to arou…
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Amazon’s 2nd-Gen Fire TV Cube is gaining support for two-way video calling – just in time for the holiday season

It’s getting close to the season where video-calling our loved ones takes on increased importance, but having the whole family swarm around a laptop or smartphone in an attempt to get in on the action doesn’t really lend itself to a great experience. This is where the addition of two-way video calling the big screen […]

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Talk Android’s Holiday Gift Guide (2019)

It’s winding down to the end of the year, and that means many of us are scrambling to finish up buying presents for the holidays. Don’t let it stress you out, though; there’s a lot to figure out, but Talk Android has a pretty comprehensive gift guide covering a ton of potential gift options for […]

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Google Assistant picks up some holiday tricks, makes it easy to track Santa all month long

Google is teaming up with the North Pole again this year, and they’re making it really easy to track Santa’s progress as we get closer to Christmas. There are tons of Google Assistant games to play, GIFs to share, and even a snowbox to build your own 3D winter wonderland. Not everything will be available […]

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Have robots roll your joints and infuse your budder this High Stoner Holiday

Ugh, when did getting stoned become so much work? Back in my day, there was one kind of weed: whatever strain your dealer had in stock. And there were only three ways to enjoy it: through a perforated apple, rolled up in a crude approximation of a jo…
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[Deal] Check out these Holiday Deals from Anker (US/UK)

With Christmas Day less than two weeks away, time is running out to find the perfect gift this festive season. If the strain of shopping for others is stressing you out, there’s no rule that says you can’t treat yourself to a little something along the way. With these holiday deals from Anker ranging from projectors, wireless […]

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The offbeat stuff from our holiday gift guide

You could always buy someone in your life headphones, a fitness tracker or a camera as a gift this holiday season. But if you're shopping for the sort of early adopter who likely already has everything, your gifting assignment suddenly got a little m…
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Spotify’s holiday discount on Premium works for lapsed users too

Spotify is offering a couple of holiday deals and they're not limited to new users like these sorts of discounts typically are. First time Spotify Premium users in the US can get three months for $ 0.99 as long as they haven't used a 30-day trial befo…
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Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Best Android Smartphones

Know someone that’s still rocking a phone from 2013? Is their Galaxy S3 screen finally going out? Hook them up with a new smartphone. It’s a big present, but if you want to show up Santa Claus at his own game, a nice phone will definitely impress everyone. You’ve got options here, too. You can […]

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PayPal releases new Money Pool feature for upcoming holiday shopping season

PayPal announced a new feature that they hope will help people deal with the stress of the holiday shopping season. According to PayPal, 54% of people who responded to a recent poll say they are stressed out by the prospect of holiday shopping and only 32% find it a joyful experience. To help with that, […]

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Apple nabs 31.3 percent of smartphone sales at the start of 2016 holiday season

Apple is making some gains on Google’s Android mobile operating system and devices — a new report shows the iPhone 7, 7 Plus, and 6S were the three most popular smartphones in the U.S. at the start of the holiday period.

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Record-Breaking Holiday Season for the App Store

Customers around the world made this holiday season the biggest ever for the App Store, setting new records during the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s. In the two weeks ending January 3, customers spent over $ 1.1 billion on apps and in-app purchases, setting back-to-back weekly records for traffic and purchases. January 1 marked the biggest day in App Store history with customers spending over $ 144 million. “The App Store had a holiday season for the record books. We are excited that our customers downloaded and enjoyed so many incredible apps for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV, spending over $ 20 billion on the App Store last year alone,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “We’re grateful to all the developers who have created the most innovative and exciting apps in the world for our customers. We can’t wait for what’s to come in 2016.”
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AT&T gets in the holiday spirit, offers ‘free’ Galaxy S6 if you buy a separate Samsung phone

AT&T announced a holiday promotion that nets customers a free Galaxy S6 if they buy a Samsung smartphone. However, before you make the plunge, there are a number of caveats to consider whether this promotion is for you.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Tech for everyone on your holiday and Christmas lists. Laptops, phones, TVs, home theater, gadgets, and more.

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Billie Holiday returns to NYC’s Apollo theater as a hologram

Definitely an interesting way to virtually resurrect musical icons of years past, a hologram of Billie Holiday will be used in a new show being developed by the Apollo theater in New York City.

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