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  • OnePlus 6 doesn't have wireless charging, yet has a glass back – here's why

    The new OnePlus 6 has almost everything you'd want in a flagship phone, but not wireless charging despite its glass back.
  • Cities scramble to contain the flood of e-scooters

    The motorized scooters arrived with a vengeance—but cities including San Francisco are putting up a fight. The city is forcing all scooters off the road as it implements a new permit program for the vehicles.  Beyond the Bay Area, other large cities such as Washington, D.C., and Austin saw flocks of e-scooters — electronic, GPS-tracked transports that accelerate up to about 15 mph — come in the past few months. Now, they're realizing something has to be done before their communities are covered...

  • How to live stream the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League: watch athletics from anywhere

    We'll tell you how to live stream all the Diamond League track and field action from Eugene.
  • It just got easier to share locations with friends on Snapchat

    When Snap Maps launched last June, some privacy concerns were raised. But the company had the right idea, turning off sharing with all for everyone by default. Today, Snapchat is providing an update to Snap Maps that I wish had been included earlier. You can now request a location or share yours on an individual basis through Chat. Simply hold down on a friend's name, and you'll be given the option to "Request Location" or "Send My Location."  SEE ALSO: You’ll look ridiculous playing Snapchat’s...

  • How to watch esports on the BBC this weekend: live stream Dota 2 online

    Pro Dota 2 in Birmingham this weekend should be huge and you can watch it all.
  • PlayStation VR

    PlayStation VR is an affordable introduction to quality VR, and offers great games and immersive experiences.
  • How to watch the Indy 500 live: stream online from wherever you are

    Wherever you are in the world, we’ll show you how to tune into every lap of this year’s Indianapolis 500 race.
  • Driverless cars explained: everything you need to know about the futuristic tech

    From promising AI tech to high-profile accidents, the road ahead for driverless cars is anything but certain.
  • Amazon's kid-friendly Echo works well, but don't waste your money on the bundle

    Echo Dot Kids Edition $79.99 View Product The Good Alexa tells great jokes (for kids) • Voice-driven kids games are entertaining • Works just like a regular Echo Dot The Bad Teaching manners not effective for Echo veterans • Value of bundle is questionable The Bottom Line Alexa is quite good at catering to an underage audience in the Echo Dot Kids Edition, but since you can enable FreeTime for Alexa on any Echo Dot, there's not much reason to buy this bundle. Mashable...

  • How Microsoft Teams is transforming the classroom

    We chat with local teacher on how Microsoft Teams is transforming his classroom for the better.
  • Verizon is offering $50 off two pairs of Apple Airpods, and discounts on Airpods *never* happen

    Verizon wants to give you two pairs of Apple Airpods for $270. That's$50 off. Y'all. This is the only way we know of to get Airpods with this big of a discount right now, and Verizon is the only carrier in on the action. It's only happened once before, and it probably won't happen again any time soon. This is like, the Halley's Comet of Apple deals. SEE ALSO: The best cases for the iPhone 8 Plus, according to customer reviews For reference as to how huge this deal is, just know that the best...

  • Apple just surprised us with a limited sale on Beats by Dre headphones

    Apple has just kicked off a surprise sale across it's Beats lineup of over-ear and in-ear headphones. This is not the first time a sale like this has occurred, but they usually don't last for long. The high-performance Beats Studio3 get a $70 discount down to $279.95 from $349.95. Pure Adaptive Noise Cancelling is a key feature and provides real time blocking of background noise. Studio3 comes in white, matte black, blue, red, porcelain rose, and shadow grayYou can see the Beats Studio3 on...

  • Sorry iPhone users, Apple won't let you have the Steam Link app

    Welp, it looks like the App Store won't be getting Steam's newest app after all. Apple has rejected Steam Link, an app that lets you play Steam games on your iPhone or iPad, even though the company initially approved the app for its App Store. SEE ALSO: 7 new 'Battlefield V' features that promise to change the way you play According to a statement from Valve, Apple "revoked its approval" of Steam Link on May 10, one day after it was officially announced. The app had been initially been approved...

  • LG gram 15

    LG’s new gram 15 keeps the firm’s namesake for ultra-light, large-screened laptops with style, but isn’t the very best.
  • Psst: You can get a brand new 32 GB iPhone 7 for less than $300, plus a free Straight Talk gift card

    It's no secret that iPhones aren't exactly at optimal performance after a year of use. Apple thinks they're slick by unveiling a new iPhone just when yours breaks, but...nah. We don't have a spare $549 laying around to replace our iPhone 7, let alone almost a grand for the iPhone 8 or X. If you're desperately in need of a new iPhone, you probably think that the only affordable options are buying someone's old iPhone 5 on Facebook Marketplace, or this:  via GIPHY But you'd be wrong. Because we...

  • Wireless Apple CarPlay hits the road in Pioneer's latest receivers

    Turns out, JVC Kenwood isn't the only one that can do wireless Android Auto, though Pioneer is doing it one better.
  • 'Neon Advance' reminds us that some gadgets really can live forever

    You can learn a lot from a zombie Nintendo console if you pay close enough attention. The "Neon Advance," sort of a reanimated corpse of an old handheld gaming system, made the rounds on video game blogs like Kotaku and Nintendo Life earlier this week. Most of the coverage has centered on how coolthe device looks (and reader, it does), but look a bit closer and you'll see the device stands for something. It shows us how one era of consumer tech could be remixed or enhanced by people — an era...

  • Intel’s CPUs with baked-in Spectre defenses could still be haunted by new variant

    And there’s likely to be further trouble with other similar exploits in the future, sadly.
  • Is Your Juul Rewiring Your Brain?

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  • Let's all chill out about this whole 'Alexa is spying on you' thing

    On Thursday, Amazon confirmed a report from local Seattle CBS affiliate KIRO-7 about an Oregon family's Amazon Echo sending a private audio conversation to a random person on their contact list. Naturally, people are panickingAlexa is spying on us!  But did Alexa really f*ck up? My first instinct is yes, but on second thought maybe not. SEE ALSO: Amazon is under fire for selling facial recognition tools to cops To recap: A couple was talking about hardwood floors and the conversation somehow...

  • New Windows 10 preview gives you a slicker Edge browser and more

    Microsoft keeps honing its web browser, trying to position it as a viable alternative to the likes of Chrome.
  • LaGuardia is first airport to try out Jabbrrbox workplace booths where users can use tech in private

    A company called Jabbrrboxes has brought pod-like structures with Wi-Fi, USB charging, adjustable lighting, flight trackers and audio speakers to LaGuardia airport in New York.

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  • Deals for Memorial Day weekend are here and they're *really good*

    Happy Memorial Day weekend, folks. The office is closing early, the sun is hot, and the deals are even hotter. If you weren't able to plan a mini vacay for the long weekend, don't feel bad — saving $1,000 on a curved smart TV or snagging a sweet Dell laptop on sale is way better than your sunburn peeling for the next two weeks. SEE ALSO: Best Father's Day gifts from a daughter We're not kidding, y'all — tons of tech items have been dropped to wildly low prices for the holiday weekend, and we may...

  • Anker has three great chargers on sale, including multi-ports for the car

    Your charging needs have changed drastically over the years, especially since smartphones have  become your lifeline to just about everything. And as charging needs change, you need a charger that can keep up with the times. Luckily, Anker has done just that, and has a ton of models on sale at the moment. Shop Anker on Amazon to find three of their chargers on sale. Whether you're on the go, need to charge multiple devices at once, or even need to find your car, Anker has a charger for...