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assistant s hey google hotword now more widely available on android phones Assistant’s ‘Hey Google’ hotword now more widely available on Android phones
9to5Google Over the past month, users have noticed that the “Hey Google” hotword is no... 9 hours
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9to5Mac Security researches from Chinese company Alibaba... 10 hours
Facebook: Social media scrolling can make you feel bad
ABC NEWS It's not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Passively scrolling through social media can make you feel bad 10 hours
facebook quietly fixed an error that prevented you from blocking mark zuckerberg Facebook quietly fixed an error that prevented you from blocking Mark Zuckerberg
THE VERGE Did you know you can block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook? What a Friday. Up until September of this year, it was a little-known secret... 10 hours
google store project fi trade in kits finally provide more shipping protections Google Store, Project Fi trade-in kits finally provide more shipping protections
9to5Google Back in September, the Google Store and Project Fi unveiled a trade-in program to... 11 hours
google kills its tango augmented reality platform shifting focus to arcore Google kills its Tango augmented reality platform, shifting focus to ARCore
TechCrunch  Google announced today that it’s shutting down its high-end smartphone augmented reality platform, Tango,... 11 hours
you can now download google chrome beta and start muting autoplay videos You can now download Google Chrome beta and start muting autoplay videos
THE VERGE Back in September, Google said Chrome 64 would address several user concerns around content that autoplays, most notably, the ability to have autoplay videos... 11 hours
What the future of Windows 10 will look like. #AskDanWindows Episode 35
Windows Central On this week's episode, I take questions on what the future of Windows 10 looks like, including phones, and whether we'll ever see a... 12 hours
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9to5Google BlackBerry got a fair bit of attention earlier this year with the reveal of the BlackBerry... 12 hours
Smart Home Gift Guide
Windows Central Dip your toes into the smart home life with Team Thrifter's selection of smart home gifts for beginners. Easing into a smart home is fun, especially with products like smart plugs and the Amazon Echo Dot. //--> ... 12 hours
Samsung and LG will show off new phones at CES, report says - CNET
CNET The company's budget Galaxy A8 and A8+ for 2018 are said to be preparing an appearance in Las Vegas in... 12 hours
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9to5Google Google and Levi’s Jacquard-enabled jacket only just became available for the average consumer at... 12 hours
Amazon making nice, prepares sales of Apple TV, Chromecast
ABC NEWS Amazon is preparing to call a truce in its two-year-old battle with Apple and Google" 13 hours
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THE VERGE It wouldn’t be a... 13 hours
google now lets you control if assistant gives you directions for cars public transit or walking Google now lets you control if Assistant gives you directions for cars, public transit, or walking
9to5Google VIDEO Google Maps is easily... 13 hours
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google s project tango is shutting down because arcore is already here Google’s Project Tango is shutting down because ARCore is already here
THE VERGE Google said today that it’ll be shutting down Project Tango next year, on March... 13 hours
Even more folding Surface tablet images appear in patent filings
Windows Central The folding device patent train is showing no signs of slowing down, with a closer look at a patent listing which emerged earlier today. The latest patent (thanks,... 13 hours
google shutting down tango ar after three years in favor of arcore Google shutting down Tango AR after three years in favor of ARCore
9to5Google VIDEO While ARCore made its first big consumer debut with AR Stickers on the Pixel and Pixel 2 this week, Google announced today that its original... 13 hours
Report: Samsung and LG will show off new phones at CES - CNET
CNET Samsung's budget Galaxy A8 for 2018 and A8+ are said to make an appearance. 13 hours
samsung to announce new flagship galaxy s9 and s9 plus smartphones in february Samsung to Announce New Flagship Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Smartphones in February
MacRumors Samsung is planning to unveil its next-generation Galaxy S9 and... 13 hours
samsung will reportedly announce the galaxy s9 in february Samsung will reportedly announce the Galaxy S9 in February
THE VERGE Samsung is reportedly planning to announce its next flagship phone, the Galaxy S9, in February, according to a... 13 hours
whoops itunes won t be available in the microsoft store this year after all Whoops, iTunes won’t be available in the Microsoft Store this year, after all
THE VERGE Earlier this year at Microsoft’s Build conference, the company revealed... 13 hours
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MacRumors At its Build developer event earlier this year, Microsoft said Apple was planning to bring its iTunes app... 14 hours
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THE VERGE You can now block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook. What a Friday. Up until now,... 14 hours
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Facebook's Snooze button lets you mute news feed distractions - CNET
CNET The new feature, previously only in testing, arrives as Facebook faces criticism from former employees over social media's impact on our well-being. 14 hours
Google Maps now will tell you it's time to get off the bus - CNET
CNET On Android, Google's navigation service offers more of a helping hand when you're using public transit. 14 hours
Microsoft giving away PUBG game to lure you to buy Xbox One X - CNET
CNET More than a million people are playing the viral gaming hit PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on the game console, and... 14 hours
apple to open first store in south korea on december 30 Apple to Open First Store in South Korea on December 30
MacRumors Apple's first official retail store in South Korea is set to open just before... 14 hours
Best Microsoft Edge browser extensions
Windows Central What are the best Microsoft Edge extensions? Extensions are something many Microsoft Edge users have been crying out for, in some cases their absence kept another browser in use. But Edge has a lot going for it, and... 14 hours
Italy says Amazon will pay $118 million to end tax dispute
ABC NEWS Italian tax authorities say Amazon will pay 100 million euros ($118 million) to end a dispute over its tax payments from 2011-2015 14 hours
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TechCrunch  What the frak is this? According to a report from... 15 hours
Redout: Lightspeed Edition receives 4K 60 FPS upgrade on Xbox One X
Windows Central Redout: Lightspeed Edition is an antigravity racing game which pays tribute to arcade titles of yesteryear. According to the developer, it's designed to be... 15 hours
iTunes won't hit the Microsoft Store before the end of 2017
Windows Central It looks like the wait for iTunes on the Microsoft Store will continue into 2018. During the second day of its Build conference earlier in 2017,... 15 hours
Amazon Prime's video lineup for January 2018 - CNET
CNET "Reservoir Dogs," "Doctor Who," and "Zodiac" arrive on Amazon's streaming service. 15 hours
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MacRumors At its Build developer event earlier this year, Microsoft said Apple was planning to... 15 hours
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MacRumors For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with WaterField Designs... 15 hours
9 Neo Geo games hit Windows 10 with Xbox Live achievements
Windows Central Neo Geo fans rejoice – nine classic titles have hit the Microsoft Store, with Xbox Live achievements, cloud saves and more. Late last year it was... 15 hours
google s inbox makes it easy to unsubscribe from email lists you don t read Google’s Inbox makes it easy to unsubscribe from email lists you don’t read
9to5Google When Google introduced Inbox, the app’s smart sorting and organization features... 15 hours
u s intervention in apple s irish tax case rejected by eu court U.S. intervention in Apple’s Irish tax case rejected by EU court
9to5Mac VIDEO The latest development in Apple’s long running $15B Irish tax case is an EU... 15 hours
itunes won t arrive in the windows store this year after all iTunes won’t arrive in the Windows Store this year after all
9to5Mac VIDEO HomePod isn’t the only thing that needs a little more time from Apple before... 15 hours
how apple watch saved one man s life and how it s empowering him after his heart attack How Apple Watch saved one man’s life — and how it’s empowering him after his heart attack
9to5Mac Apple and... 15 hours
google maps will now alert you when it s time to get off the bus or subway Google Maps will now alert you when it’s time to get off the bus or subway
THE VERGE Google Maps is adding... 15 hours
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9to5Google After entering beta last month, the stable version of Gboard 6.8 is now rolling out. Notable functionality includes the addition of a built-in handwriting... 15 hours
Galaxy S9 could touch down late February, which makes sense - CNET
CNET Samsung is rumored to unveil its next big phone in Barcelona. 15 hours
alexa skills top 25 000 in the u s as new launches slow Alexa skills top 25,000 in the U.S. as new launches slow
TechCrunch  Amazon this week officially launched the first skills for Alexa offering premium content that... 16 hours
The Culling terminates Xbox One and PC development, no future updates planned
Windows Central Development on The Culling has ended, with no future updates planned across Xbox One and PC. Earlier this year Xaviant debuted its first-person "Battle... 16 hours
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facebook says passively consuming the news feed will make you feel worse about yourself Facebook says “passively consuming” the News Feed will make you feel worse about yourself
THE VERGE Using Facebook without contributing, in the form of... 16 hours
Watch free HD TV with this $10 25-mile AmazonBasics antenna
Windows Central For all you cord-cutters out there. This AmazonBasics Ultra Thin 25-mile indoor TV antenna is only $9.98 on Amazon. Over the last six months it has sold as... 16 hours
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9to5Mac It was recently discovered... 16 hours
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9to5Mac With the iMac Pro officially going... 16 hours
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9to5Mac VIDEO Apple announced today via its YouTube channel that it is bringing more original live music video content to Apple Music. Musician centered documentaries and... 16 hours
Facebook isn't destroying society after all, says former exec - CNET
CNET Commentary: Chamath Palihapitiya, who suggested that he doesn't let his kids use Facebook, clarifies his views. On Facebook. 16 hours
Netpicks: Everything coming and going on Netflix for January 2018 - CNET
CNET VIDEO 31 new originals, tons of great movies like "The Godfather" and more hit Netflix in the new year. 16 hours
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apple orders tv series from battlestar galactica creator Apple orders TV series from Battlestar Galactica creator
THE VERGE Apple has ordered a space drama from Battlestar Galactica creator Ronald D. Moore, Deadline reports. Moore will write the currently... 17 hours
microsoft is bundling pubg with the xbox one x Microsoft is bundling PUBG with the Xbox One X
THE VERGE Getting battle royale sensation PUBG on the Xbox One was a major coup for Microsoft, and now the... 17 hours
Windows phone refugees may not find asylum on iPhone
Windows Central The demise of Windows 10 Mobile is approaching, and Windows phone users are considering their options. What remains of the smartphone space is a two-horse race where disenchanted Window phone... 17 hours
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds passes a million players on Xbox, now free with every Xbox One X
Windows Central Today, Microsoft announced that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds garnered more than 1 million players on Xbox One in its first... 17 hours
arcore hits developer preview 2 with version 1 0 launching in coming months ARCore hits Developer Preview 2 with version 1.0 launching in coming months
9to5Google VIDEO ARCore made a significant public debut with AR Stickers rolling out to the Pixel and Pixel 2 earlier this week. However, Google’s platform for... 17 hours
apple signs deal for space drama from battlestar galactica developer ronald d moore Apple Signs Deal for Space Drama From Battlestar Galactica Developer Ronald D. Moore
MacRumors Apple has picked up a third new television show, placing... 17 hours
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9to5Google In a teardown last... 17 hours
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9to5Mac VIDEO Chase announced today that it is now offering 5% cash back for Apple Pay purchases made with a linked Chase Freedom credit card for... 17 hours
apple picks up space drama from star trek veteran in latest tv effort Apple picks up space drama from Star Trek veteran in latest TV effort
9to5Mac Apple is steadily putting together a catalog of original content... 17 hours
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9to5Mac Keep up... 17 hours
Use Apple Pay, score some iTunes gift cards - CNET
CNET The promo lasts through Dec. 21. 17 hours
Amazon to sell Apple TV, Google Chromecast after two-year ban video - CNET
CNET Amazon puts up listings for the two media streamers that were kicked out of the store back in 2015. 17 hours
Samsung's Alexa-like home speaker could arrive in early 2018 - CNET
CNET It's rumored to cost around $200. 17 hours
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TechCrunch  Mudbound, a Dee Rees-directed film currently streaming on... 17 hours
Kerbal Space Program Enhanced Edition launching on Xbox One in January
Windows Central Space simulation game Kerbal Space Program is getting a special "Enhanced Edition" on Xbox One. The game previously launched on Xbox One in 2016, but an... 17 hours
Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S review: Six months later
Windows Central I've been using the Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S for six whole months now. Here's how both have held up. The Surface Laptop is now six months... 17 hours
Back to the Future and Marlow Briggs go free through Xbox Games with Gold
Windows Central We're half of the way through December, and that means it's time for another pair of games to go free... 18 hours
google inbox adds a new unsubscribe card to help clear out the emails you never read Google Inbox adds a new unsubscribe card to help clear out the emails you never read
THE VERGE I’m never entirely sure... 18 hours
linkedin ignored security flaw from researcher who hacked zuckerberg s facebook wall LinkedIn ignored security flaw from researcher who hacked Zuckerberg’s Facebook wall
THE VERGE Khalil Shreateh, a self-professed IT expert from Palestine, hit the headlines four years ago... 18 hours
Xbox's Year in Review tool offers look at your gaming feats in 2017
Windows Central Proud Xbox gamers will want to check out Microsoft's new 2017 Xbox year in Review tool. Like the game crest tool from... 18 hours
Grab this MCSA Windows Server 2016 bundle for just $49!
Windows Central Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification is one of the most sought-after things you can add to your IT portfolio and will help land you a career as... 18 hours
Save up to 60 percent on movies and TV shows with Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals sale
Windows Central Microsoft's latest 12 Days of Deals sale includes some big price cuts on movies... 19 hours
youtube vr has officially arrived for steam but it apparently has some early problems YouTube VR has officially arrived for Steam, but it apparently has some early problems
9to5Google VIDEO YouTube is one of the best places to... 19 hours
apple s first ever retail store in korea close to samsung s hq said to open on dec 30 Apple’s first ever retail store in Korea, close to Samsung’s HQ, said to open on Dec 30
9to5Mac VIDEO Apple confirmed... 19 hours
Disney's gobbling of Fox will shake up your streaming universe - CNET
CNET The megadeal is likely to transform online video’s landscape -- and not just what Disney controls, like Hulu. The ripples could touch Netflix, SlingTV... 19 hours
Amazon to pay 100M euros to settle Italian tax dispute - CNET
CNET The world's largest retailer is on the hook for the equivalent of $118 million in outstanding taxes from 2011 to 2015, according to reports. 19 hours
Facebook releases Snooze feature to mute certain friends - CNET
CNET The rollout of the new feature, previously only in testing, comes as Facebook faces scrutiny from former employees criticizing the impact of social media on the well-being of... 19 hours
xbox party chat coming soon to ios and android apps Xbox Party Chat Coming Soon to iOS and Android Apps
MacRumors Microsoft this week announced that the beta for its main Xbox iOS app will soon allow... 19 hours
facebook adds a snooze button for muting people groups and pages for 30 days Facebook adds a Snooze button for muting people, groups and Pages for 30 days
TechCrunch  Facebook today is launching a new feature designed... 19 hours
facebook s new snooze button can mute annoying friends for 30 days Facebook's new Snooze button can mute annoying friends for 30 days
THE VERGE Facebook is now rolling out its Snooze feature to all users after a period... 19 hours
Microsoft partners with Major League Gaming for Halo World Championship 2018
Windows Central Microsoft has announced a new partnership between 343 Industries and Major League Gaming (MLG) for the 2018 Halo Championship series. The Halo World Championship 2018 starts... 19 hours
Chime in: Will Microsoft's mobile failure hurt its AI strategy?
Windows Central We've covered Microsoft's failings in mobile at great length, but has this troubled past negatively affected the company's AI strategy? Hey, Cortana: Has Microsoft ruined its AI dreams... 19 hours
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MacRumors Chinese smartphone makers Huawei... 19 hours
alexa can now play the top songs in a city and similar tracks Alexa can now play the top songs in a city and similar tracks
TechCrunch  Amazon Alexa can now play music that’s popular in a... 19 hours
google is testing pixel launcher update for some which adds ugly text to the search bar Google is testing Pixel Launcher update for some which adds ugly text to the search bar
9to5Google Google constantly changes up... 19 hours
Amazon to pay 100 million euros to settle Italian tax dispute - CNET
CNET According to reports, the world's largest retailer is on the hook for $117.95 million dollars in outstanding Italian taxes from 2011 to... 19 hours
aim is officially dead AIM is officially dead
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the dark unsettling adventure inside is now on the iphone The dark, unsettling adventure Inside is now on the iPhone
THE VERGE One of last year’s best games was a short but haunting adventure called Inside. Developed by... 20 hours
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9to5Mac When Apple finally put its iMac... 20 hours
These are the top Google searches of 2017
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TechCrunch  Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where... 20 hours
iTunes won’t arrive in the Windows Store this year after all
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Apple’s first ever retail store in Korea, close to Samsung’s HQ, said to open on Dec 30
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ARCore hits Developer Preview 2 with version 1.0 launching in coming months
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Google shutting down Tango AR after three years in favor of ARCore
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U.S. intervention in Apple’s Irish tax case rejected by EU court
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More exclusive Apple Music films coming from Noel Gallagher and Sam Smith
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Netpicks: Everything coming and going on Netflix for January 2018 - CNET
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Google now lets you control if Assistant gives you directions for cars, public transit, or walking
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YouTube VR has officially arrived for Steam, but it apparently has some early problems
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How I shot a rock concert on the iPhone X - CNET
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Chase Freedom card now offers 5% cash back for Apple Pay purchases
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Affinity Publisher for Mac teased on video ahead of 2018 beta release
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Google Chromecast returning to Amazon in possible de-escalation of YouTube dispute
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Seeing AI app to ‘narrate the world to blind people’ gets handwriting recognition and more
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Samsung Bixby smart speaker w/ audio focus & touchscreen Google Home rumored for 2018
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Dropbox Paper update brings refreshed UI, enhanced editing, and more to iOS
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First Look: Google Home Max after a day of use – 10 Observations
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Google's AI found an overlooked exoplanet, and now our Solar System is tied for biggest
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Google applies machine learning to planet hunting and discovers two new exoplanets
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Twitterrific 5 updated with power-saving true black theme for iPhone X, and more
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