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Apple's Siri-powered Amazon Echo rival reportedly hits the prototype phase

It's not ready yet, but a report from Bloomberg says Apple's Echo rival is now in the prototype and testing phase.

Fitbit Charge 2 review

The top three reasons why Charge 2 is Fitbit’s best activity tracker yet.

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23% off HDMI Cloner Box for Gaming or HD Video Stream Capture, No PC needed - Deal Alert

Clone video from virtually any video device including game consoles and DVD/Blu-ray. With the push of a button, this device captures and records to any attached USB stick, with no PC required.

Reality check on the Internet of Things

In this contrarian look ahead at the IoT roadmap, maturity levels and emerging trends, IDC’s Vernon Turner, SVP of Enterprise and IoT Research Fellow, shares his thoughts on how CIOs can prepare their companies for the dramatic business changes to come.

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The best superhero movie of the year, and other films, are now streaming

Catch Captain America: Civil War and 11 other movies online.

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5 high-tech gadgets to upgrade your next cookout

Take your outdoor events to the next level with the Coolest Cooler, JBL Xtreme Bluetooth speaker, GoSun Sport Solar Stove, Goal Zero Nomad 20 solar panel, and Thermacell Trailblazer mosquito-repelling lantern.

Fitbit Charge 2 review: This activity tracker goes the extra mile

With notifications, deep breathing, sleep tracking, and heart rate monitoring, the Charge 2 has everything you could want in a tracker.

5 high-tech gadgets for an outdoor cookout

These gadgets will make every outdoor event more fun.

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56% off Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3XL Water Resistant Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Deal Alert

Blast your music with the loud, powerful sound of the Angle 3XL. High quality stereo sound, incredible volume, powerful bass, IPX5 water resistance and built-in mic for hands-free speakerphone.

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60% off HDMI 2.0 High Speed 4k-Ready Gold Plated 6ft Cable - Deal Alert

Get your hands on this heavy duty high quality 6ft HDMI 2.0 cable, which will drive your 4K TV/Monitor at a 2160P. Very highly rated and currently discounted.

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Hulu's rolling out two VR-only TV shows this fall

Hulu is getting serious about virtual reality this fall, with VR-only news and comedy shows.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga review: Brilliant OLED color and performance to spare

The OLED version of the X1 Yoga is a fantastic blend of incredible display and great hardware.

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Pre-roll ads on Amazon and Netflix are a poor solution to a genuine problem

Amazon Video's unskippable pre-roll teaser ads annoy as much as they inform.

Mingis on Tech: The iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2 -- and the gadget guy!

After all the Apple-centric news of late , it's time to get gander at the gadget guy's latest goodies in time to prep for the holiday shopping season.

A high-tech shirt made for speed

Worn by racing driver Tony Kanaan, this high-tech shirt from NTT Data and Toray provides his crew realtime measurements of his body during a race.

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60% off ZeroLemon ToughJuice USB-C 30000mAh Macbook Compatible Power Bank - Deal Alert

World's Toughest USB-C/Type-C External Battery Pack @ 30000mAh Capacity. Charges the iPhone 6s 11 times, the iPhone 6s Plus/Galaxy S7/LG G5/HTC One/Nexus 6P 7 times or MacBook once.

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Save Big on Select Chromebooks Through 9/26 Only on Amazon - Deal Alert

Many popular Chromebook models are discounted on Amazon, through 9/26 only.

Amazon Alexa is coming to Denon's Heos wireless audio platform in 2017.

Denon is adding voice commands to its HEOS multi-room audio system via Amazon's Alexa

Which company will get there first, Denon or Sonos?

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Chrome 53 gets Web Bluetooth as Google phases out Chrome apps

The Web Bluetooth support in Chrome 53 makes it possible to control your smart appliances from within a browser rather than relying on a smartphone app.

Did Apple make the iPhone 7 just to sell more Beats headphones?

Apple’s jack-less iPhone 7 may help boost sales of Beats, the world's biggest wireless headphone company. But is that the only strategy?

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How LG uses fuzzy math to label some of its LCD TVs as 4K

By replacing every fourth red, green, or blue subpixel with a white one, LG boosts the brightness of its 6100-, 6500-, and 6800-series models. The trick works, but it sacrifices resolution.

iPhone 7 Review: Big steps forward, but little steps back

Apple improved almost everything about the iPhone 7, from the processor to the camera. Then they took away the headphone jack. Do the iPhone 7’s drawbacks ruin the experience?

IT security: 3 things you need to know now

Computerworld, CSO and CIO surveyed 287 business and IT leaders on the state of security in their organization. Here's what they had to say (it ain't always pretty...).

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AT&T reveals AirGig: multi-gigabit wireless broadband that uses power lines

AT&T on Tuesday announced a future low-cost, high-speed wireless internet technology, called AirGig, that relies on plastic antennas set up along medium-voltage power lines.

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14% off iHome iPL23 White Clock Radio with Lightning Dock, Support for iPhone 7/7+ - Deal Alert

The iPL23 docking alarm clock radio & charging station has been released in white, supports iPhone 7/7+ and has been discounted on Amazon 14% to $59.95.