Connectivity
How to use a two-factor security key  THE VERGE · 19 hours
Two-factor authentication is a good way to add an extra layer of security to online accounts. It requires the use of your... more
Keep everything powered up with $42 off the Suaoki portable generator  Windows Central · 19 hours
All kinds of power. The Suaoki Portable Power Station 150 Wh camping generator has dropped to $84.49 thanks to a $10 off on-page coupon and the... more
The surprising connections fueling the CG bear boom  THE VERGE · 21 hours
Paddington, Pooh, and a surprising connection to The Golden Compass Continue reading… more
Stream your music with the SoundPeats true wireless earbuds on sale for $22  Windows Central · 2 days
You won't even notice them in your ears. The SoundPeats true wireless earbuds are down to $22.49 with code TZ87AW4S on Amazon.... more
Twitter’s latest test changes ‘Retweet with Comment’ so it looks more like a Reply  TechCrunch · 2 days
Twitter’s new prototype testing program isn’t the only way it’s working to fix conversations on its site. The company confirmed... more
Smart switch? Psh. Leviton wants to smarten up your whole breaker box - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The newly cloud-connected Leviton Load Center features intelligent circuit breakers that you can control or monitor from your phone. more
For $99, this battery-powered security camera fits over your front door - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Originally $199, the Remo+ DoorCam solves a major problem with outdoor cameras: Wi-Fi connectivity. more
wearTRBL lets you express yourself with a connected T-shirt  TechCrunch · 2 days
When I interviewed Parrot founder and CEO Henri Seydoux at TechCrunch Disrupt back in 2016, he surprised everyone when he said he was working on a new kind of T-shirt... more
Smart locks: One in four households intend to buy this year - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Internet-connected locks will become more mainstream over the next few years due to their affordability, new research suggests. more
Save more than $15 on the truly wireless Blitzwolf Bluetooth earbuds  Windows Central · 2 days
Now playing. These Blitzwolf Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds usually cost $53, but right now at Amazon you can get them for only $37.09. Just clip the 10%... more
A Galaxy far, far away? Samsung's Bixby speaker is still a no-show - CNET  CNET · 3 days
The Galaxy Home smart speaker is "a gateway to your connected life," Samsung says. But when will it get here? more
Connect more devices with TP-Link's USB 3.0 Hub for $8 today only  Windows Central · 3 days
This 4-port USB hub is compatible with computers, game consoles, TVs, and more. Today only, TP-Link's USB 3.0 4-Port Hub is down to just... more
Samsung announces the Galaxy S10 5G  THE VERGE · 3 days
Samsung will launch a top-tier model of the Galaxy S10 that offers 5G mobile data connectivity. The device, which has a larger screen and... more
Xage brings role-based single sign-on to industrial devices  TechCrunch · 3 days
Traditional industries like oil and gas and manufacturing often use equipment that was created in a time when remote access wasn’t a gleam in an engineer’s eye, and hackers had no way... more
Apple Mulling Preview of New Modular Mac Pro at WWDC in June  MacRumors · 3 days
Apple is considering previewing its upcoming redesigned Mac Pro at its developers conference this June, according to a new report by Bloomberg today. Modular... more
Nauto, a Softbank-backed mobility startup, acquires Newton  TechCrunch · 4 days
Nauto, the transportation company that aims to make human drivers safer and train autonomous vehicles for all types of scenarios, has acquired Newton Technologies for an undisclosed amount. Newton Technologies aims to reduce the... more
Nauto, a Softbank-backed mobility startup, brings on team from Newton  TechCrunch · 4 days
Nauto, the transportation company that aims to make human drivers safer and train autonomous vehicles for all types of scenarios, has scooped up the team from Newton Technologies,... more
Why can’t we build anything?  TechCrunch · 4 days
Last week, California governor Gavin Newsom announced that he was intending to aggressively scale back plans for the state’s high-speed rail system, which in its most ambitious routing would have connected Sacramento to San Diego. The immediate cause... more
Workout with 25% off the water-resistant SoundPEATS Q12 Plus earphones  Windows Central · 4 days
These headphones feature Bluetooth 5.0, aptX support, a built-in microphone, and more. The black SoundPEATS Q12 Plus in-ear sweat-resistant Bluetooth headphones are down to $22.49 with code C3O54I2D... more
Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 modem will bring 5G to Always-Connected PCs  Windows Central · 4 days
5G speeds are coming to an Always Connected PC near you. As Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC 2019) prepares to kick off in Barcelona, Qualcomm is heating things... more
Sphero is crowdfunding its new Raspberry Pi-compatible robot  THE VERGE · 4 days
Sphero, the Colorado-based connected toy company, has had a successful, conventional run making sphere-shaped, smartphone-controlled robots. But for its next... more
This one day sale offers up to 36% off Anker Soundcore Bluetooth speakers  Windows Central · 4 days
Today only, Anker is offering a number of its portable Bluetooth speakers with up to 36% off their regular prices. The sale... more
Microsoft Teams was down for four hours today  THE VERGE · 5 days
Microsoft’s Slack competitor, Microsoft Teams, was down for hours today. Users were having issues connecting to the chat service, leaving... more
VPN protocol WireGuard now has an official macOS app  TechCrunch · 5 days
WireGuard could be the most promising VPN protocol in years. It lets you establish a connection with a VPN server that is supposed to be faster, more secure and more... more
Microsoft Teams has been down for two hours  THE VERGE · 5 days
Microsoft’s Slack competitor, Microsoft Teams, has been down for hours today. Users are having issues connecting to the chat service,... more
The SoundPeats true wireless earbuds are long-lasting and on sale for $22  Windows Central · 5 days
You won't even notice them in your ears. The SoundPeats true wireless earbuds are down to $22.49 with code TZ87AW4S on Amazon. These Bluetooth... more
Flagship Apple Store coming to San Jose’s Westfield Valley Fair mall  9to5Mac · 5 days
Following Apple’s ambitious retail expansion promise last fall, plans for larger and modernized stores... more
Have Anthem's early performance issues been fixed?  Windows Central · 7 days
Anthem is available now in early access on EA Access for Xbox and Origin Access for PC. But is it ready for the prime time? Anthem is expected to officially launch on February 22,... more
How to connect Harmony Elite or Harmony Companion to Alexa, Echo Dot  Windows Central · 1 week
The Logitech Harmony Elite and Harmony Companion remote controls are a great way to control your home with a single remote instead of having... more
Acoosta Uno Bluetooth Speaker With Built-in Music and Karaoke Review  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Available online at just under Rs. 9,000, the Acoosta Uno not only lets you connect various source devices, but also features over 14,000 built-in audio tracks. more
This connected campus makes me wish I was back in school - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The new smart Global Indian International School campus has all the bells and whistles. more
Uber Freight snags Airbnb, Box veterans as it eyes global expansion  TechCrunch · 1 week
Uber Freight, which helps truck drivers connect with shipping companies, has made two high-profile hires this month as it continues to scale up its app and... more
Add smarts to your garage with the Momentum Niro controller on sale for $60  Windows Central · 1 week
Press a button. Woot has the Momentum Niro Wi-Fi garage door opener controller on sale for $59.99. The same controller... more
Walmart tech incubator Store No. 8 launches VR startup Spatial&  TechCrunch · 1 week
Walmart’s tech incubator Store N°8 today launched its next startup, a VR merchandising company called Spatial&. The company offers VR experiences that enable customers to connect with merchandise, and... more
How to connect SteelSeries Stratus Duo to a Windows 10 PC  Windows Central · 1 week
SteelSeries Stratus Duo is able to connect via Bluetooth and an included wireless dongle. It's easy to connect the gamepad to Android via Bluetooth or Windows... more
Instead of buying an Eero mesh router, check out these six alternatives  Windows Central · 1 week
Eero is one of the biggest names when it comes to consumer mesh routers. The company's routers are easy to set-up, connect, and maintain,... more
With smart sneakers, privacy risks take a great leap - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Privacy experts are waiting for the other shoe to drop on connected kicks. more
Block Kit helps deliver more visually appealing content in Slack  TechCrunch · 1 week
Slack has become a critical communications tool for many organizations. One of the things that has driven its rapid success has been the ability to connect to external... more
Add Anker's Roav SmartCharge F0 to your car for just $13  Windows Central · 1 week
Charge and listen and transmit. Use code ROAVKJF6 to drop the Anker Roav SmartCharge F0 dual-USB port Bluetooth FM transmitter to $12.99 on Amazon. The Roav... more
Eliminate dead spots in your Wi-Fi with these mesh router kits  Windows Central · 1 week
Mesh Wi-Fi kits are a popular way for people to rid their homes of network dead spots. Whether you have a large place or a small... more
Bevy acquires community-focused networking company CMX  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Bevy announced today that it has acquired CMX, which it describes as “the world’s largest community for community professionals.” In other words, CMX is trying to connect and support the people whose job is to build... more
Amazon is buying home mesh router startup, Eero  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Amazon is about to expand its smart home offerings in a big way. The company just announced its intention to acquire Bay Area-based home mesh router startup, Eero. It’s a pretty clear... more
Amazon Acquires Mesh WiFi Maker Eero  MacRumors · 2 weeks
Amazon today announced that it is acquiring eero, a company known for its mesh Wi-Fi systems. eero makes a range of easy-to-use and somewhat... more
Amazon is buying mesh router company Eero  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Amazon has announced that it’s acquiring Eero, the maker of mesh home routers. Amazon says buying Eero will allow the company to... more
Aukey's discounted USB surge protectors can protect your tech from $10  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Protect connected equipment from power surges, spikes, overheating and more. Have you tried finding a power strip or surge protector in a brick-and-mortar store lately? The... more
Woot is blowing out refurbished Echo devices with prices starting at $15  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Go for a refurbished model and save! Woot is offering a few Amazon devices on sale today, including the original Amazon Echo for just... more
Grab Acer's 24-inch 1080p monitor on sale for less than $100  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Rock a new display. The Acer SA240Y 23.8-inch IPS LED monitor is down to $99.99 through Best Buy's eBay store and the main site. This sale... more
Elizabeth Bonesteel on the connecting power of virtual reality  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
In Elizabeth Bonesteel’s story, “Overlay,” a family works their way through a top-secret facility on an important mission.... more
These superior wireless printers let you ditch clunky cables  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Connecting a printer to your PC or network doesn't mean you have to worry about finding the right cables and hooking everything up. Instead, why not use Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct,... more
Saudi Arabia denies involvement in leak of Jeff Bezos’ private messages  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
In his extraordinary Medium post last week accusing American Media Inc of “extortion and blackmail,” Bezos hinted (but did not explicitly state) that there may be... more
Protect your electronics with $28 off the AmazonBasics 12-outlet UPS  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Don't let surges kill your gear. The AmazonBasics 800VA 450W 12-outlet standby uninterruptible power supply is down to $51.99. It normally sells for around $80 and hasn't dropped... more
Yale University students host Riot Games certified esports tournament  Windows Central · 2 weeks
This week in esports The esports calendar for the year is packed full of tournaments, but that won't stop students and amateur organizers from holding their own competitions. Students at... more
This screen-printed poster connects to Wi-Fi and can tell you the weather  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Smart displays for homes aren’t a new idea — people have tried to make them with traditional displays, ones built into mirrors, screens that... more
Stay connected while camping with $150 off Anker's Powerhouse charger  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The Anker Powerhouse offers three ways to charge up. With the summer months coming quickly, it's not too long before we'll all be heading outdoors more often to... more
Save as much as 30% on Topgreener smart plugs, outlets, and more  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Connect your home. Grab two Topgreener Wi-Fi smart plugs with energy monitoring for $27.83 on Amazon when you clip the 13% off on-page coupon.... more
Thousands of industrial refrigerators can be remotely defrosted, thanks to default passwords  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Security researchers have found thousands of exposed internet-connected industrial refrigerators that can be easily remotely instructed to defrost. More than 7,000 vulnerable temperature controlled... more
Deciding which Razer Kraken is right for you  Windows Central · 2 weeks
We've spent countless hours using all the leading gaming headsets so we can tell you what's good and what's not. If you're looking at buying a Razer Kraken, you're in the right... more
Netflix launches ‘smart downloads’ feature on iOS to automate offline viewing  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Netflix today is launching a new feature on iOS devices that will help make it easier to watch its shows when you’re offline. The “smart downloads”... more
Stream music to any speaker with Amazon's discounted Echo Input  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Plug in and jam. The Amazon Echo Input is down to $19.99 in both black and white. The device normally sells for $35 and has never been on... more
5G can’t fix America’s broadband problems  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Speaking on the company’s earnings call last week, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said he sees fifth-generation wireless (5G) becoming a “fixed broadband replacement product”... more
Kelly Robson on burlesque and privacy in a futuristic Toronto  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
In Kelly Robson’s “Skin City,” a street burlesque dancer becomes infatuated with a privacy-shrouded woman and... more
The Memobird portable wireless note-printer is just $48 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Cheapskate exclusive! Originally $79, this cute, fun, cloud-connected little printer requires no ink. Plus: A 32-inch TV for only $90! more
NYC launches partnership network, “The Grid”, to help grow urban tech ecosystem  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and CIV:LAB – a nonprofit dedicated to connecting urban tech leaders – have announced the launch of... more
Wi-Fi
This wireless AI camera runs entirely on solar power
THE VERGE
5G connected OnePlus device to be shown at MWC 2019
9to5Google
Netflix’s iOS app can now automatically download your next episode, just like Android
THE VERGE
Google Play Music bug strangely blocks new music from being cast to speakers, TVs
9to5Google
Puma wants ‘tech-savvy’ people to test its self-lacing shoes
THE VERGE
Audi's 2019 Super Bowl ad proves its E-Tron GT is to die for - Roadshow
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Microsoft’s Super Bowl ad is all about the Xbox Adaptive Controller
THE VERGE
iPhone and Apple Watch control highlight upcoming PUMA Fit Intelligence self-lacing shoes
9to5Mac
Google Home Essentials: TP-Link Kasa KC120 Cam [Video]
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Review: Winbot X – is a window-cleaning robot a step too far? [Video]
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