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CES 2018: Apple’s CarPlay wins friends and frenemies

Apple's CarPlay is becoming a standard fitting in new vehicles, but the company still has work to do to really make the engines "vroom."

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Anker's Twin USB High Speed Car Phone Charger Is Just $8.99 Right Now

The car charger, which is typically priced around $12, is available for $9 right now on Amazon, where it averages 4.7 out of 5 stars from over 500 customers.

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Wireless is center of CES 2018 universe

A look at how wireless, apps and wireless data are an important element of the innovation wave at CES 2018.

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Sonos Play:1 Is Discounted $62 Right Now On Amazon

Sonos Play:1 is highly rated on Amazon, where its typical list price of $200 has been reduced 31% to $138, for a limited time.

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Life after iTunes: Apple’s big media challenge

Apple is spending billions to produce original video content as it builds its place in the future of media, but it faces lots of challenges in its attempt.

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Get a $20 Discount If You Buy 3 Echo Dots on Amazon, For A Limited Time - Deal Alert

Echo Dot is a voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, provide information, read the news, set alarms, read audiobooks from Audible, and more. Buy 3 and get $20 off your cart, or buy 6 and get...

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41% off CyberPower Surge Protector 3-AC Outlet with 2 USB (2.1A) Charging Ports - Deal Alert

This compact surge protector provides 600 joules of protection, 3 outlets, and a folding wall tap plug. Two USB ports (2.1 Amp) charge personal electronics, including smartphones, digital cameras, MP3 players, and other devices.

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39% off American Red Cross Blackout Buddy Emergency Nightlight - Deal Alert

Just leave the slim and trim Blackout Buddy in your wall socket and you’ll never be in the dark. It automatically turns on when the power goes out so that you can easily locate it. Then, fold in the prongs and you've got a flashlight....

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25% off SanDisk 256GB iXpand Base for iPhone charging and backup - Deal Alert

This handy gadget from SanDisk automatically backs up your iPhone’s photos, videos contacts and more, every time you charge. And its currently discounted 25% on Amazon.

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32% off Kidde Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Display and 10 Year Battery - Deal Alert

Kidde calls this model "worry free" because its sensor and sealed battery provide 10 years of uninterrupted CO detection, and a digital display that updates every 15 seconds. Currently discounted down to $35 on Amazon.

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Tips for new tech devices

Tips, tricks, apps and advice for getting the most out of iPhones, Android devices, Macs, Windows 10 PCs, Alexa devices and more.

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It's not to late! See Amazon's Last Minute Gift Ideas, On Your Doorstep By Christmas - Deal Alert

Right now you can still order lots of great gifts from Amazon, and they'll get to you by Christmas. But don't delay.

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$50 off PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console: Star Wars Battlefront II Bundle - Deal Alert

This bundle will vault you into the greatest galactic battles in the Star Wars universe. Featuring a Jet Black 1TB PS4 and a DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller.

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25% off Logitech K780 Multi-Device Wireless Keyboard for Computer, Phone & Tablet - Deal Alert

Logitech's type-on-everything keyboard features easy switching between three devices, including any computer, tablet and smartphone. An integrated phone and tablet stand holds your devices at the perfect angle to type and read....

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Save 50% on the TP-LINK Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Works with Amazon Alexa - Deal Alert

Gain peace of mind by checking on your devices remotely and always coming home to a well-lit house. Use away-mode to make it look like you are home when you travel, and have lights turn on/off at set times to conserve energy and save...

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New Amazon Echo Discounted $20 Right Now - Deal Alert

A new speaker, new design, and available in a range of styles including fabrics and wood veneers. Echo connects to Alexa to play music, make calls, set alarms and timers, ask questions, control smart home devices, and more -- ...

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Dear Amazon and Google: Enough.

There comes a time when companies need to put corporate greed aside and put their users' interests first. For Amazon and Google, that time is now.

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Today, 75% off Lumina 5200 mAh Portable Power Bank Charger - Deal Alert

This powerful full-speed charger features huge 2.4A output to keep your devices powered up while you're out, or in an emergency. With this "Prime Week" deal, its list price is slashed to just $12.74 today only.

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10 great gifts for Apple iPhone users

A quick and easy guide to some of the best iPhone-related accessories you can get for the Apple user in your life this season.

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The big unspoken problem with digital assistants

AI-driven virtual assistants are supposed to adapt the system to the human not the other way around.

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