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67% off ThermoPro TP03A Digital Food Cooking Thermometer Instant Read Meat Thermometer for Kitchen BBQ Grill Smoker

The ThermoPro TP03A is an effective solution to achieve the most accurate temperature in a matter of seconds.

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How to really customize your Alexa Flash Briefing

Is your favorite news source not yet available for an Alexa Flash Briefing? We show you how to add your own. (Hint: The toughest part is finding an RSS feed in the proper format.)

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53% off WizGear Universal Air Vent Magnetic Car Mount Holder with Fast Swift-Snap Technology for Smartphones - Deal Alert

The WizGear Air Vent Mount is a magnetic holder for smartphones, is a very slim mount which it goes into the air vent of your car, which will not take away your windshield view.

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Autonomous robots are about to deliver your lunch in D.C. and Silicon Valley

Starship Technologies, a company that builds autonomous delivery robots, has signed deals with two meal delivery companies set to launch as soon as next month.

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EU antitrust regulators praise audiobooks deal from Apple, Amazon

Antitrust regulators from the European Union have welcomed an agreement between Apple and Amazon to end exclusivity deals for audiobooks.


27% ASUS VivoStick TS10-B017D Intel Atom Z8350 - Deal Alert

The innovative ASUS VivoStick plugs directly into an HDMI port to turn any HDMI monitor into a productive Windows 10 PC or any TV into an enhanced Smart TV.

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Loneliness: The problem technology elevated but hasn’t yet solved

An acknowledged panacea, the Internet is also responsible for crippling isolationism stalling further human advancement

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21% off Polaroid ZIP Mobile Photo Printer with ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology - Deal Alert

Enjoy all the power and fun of Polaroid instant print cameras without the need for the actual camera. This brand new standalone mobile printer is designed to print vibrant, colorful photos from a variety of sources, and is currently...

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Apple's AR-ready iPhone 8 will know your face

The latest claims for iPhone 8 suggest an AR happy, glass device, with wireless charging and so much more.


Want to crash anyone's iPhone? Send this text

Now you can crash an iPhone with a simple three character text. As if we didn't have enough to worry about when it came to our personal devices.

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Alexa revisited: Reflections on living with Amazon's assistant

Having used Alexa for the past few months, I'd like to discuss how we use it and what it could do better.

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23% off TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp, (Dimmable, Touch Control, 5 Color Modes, USB Charging Port) - Deal Alert

This desk lamp is more than just a light. The USB port tucked away behind the touch panel comes handy for when your smartphone or tablet needs a quick charge.

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Microsoft buys Simplygon to simplify rendering VR and AR models

Microsoft is betting that less is more in 3D design, with the acquisition of the Swedish developer of a 3D data optimization system, Simplygon.

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Microsoft tries (again) to get people off Windows 7

Company says it's becoming hard to secure the old OS.

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36% off 1byone Amplified HDTV Antenna With 50 Miles Range - Deal Alert

This highly rated super thin antenna receives free broadcast High Definition TV signals (such as ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, and Fox) and supports 1080p HD.

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'Hey Siri, why don’t you have an offline mode?'

As Apple's 'intelligent assistant' gets welded inside even more products, the time has come to introduce a proper offline mode.

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Video review: Apple's new AirPods

The new wireless headphones do a lot of things right -- and look like two cigarettes stuck in your ears, says reviewer Michael deAgonia.

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Google with LG is getting ready to debut two new smartwatches

Along with the debut of Android Wear 2.0, we are expecting to see two new Android Wear smartwatches next month.

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