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 2018-04-23 06:48 

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Meizu's new phones don't have notches...

Chinese company Meizu has unveiled its new range of smartphones, the 15 series, and it seems to be taking a stand against current trends in phone design. You won't find notches or even tall screens......

 2018-04-22 21:30 

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A number of Gmail users got spam messages — from themselves...

A number of Gmail users reported earlier today that their inboxes were suddenly flooded with ads that were apparently sent from their own accounts....

 2018-04-22 20:51 

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Miami detectives attempted to use a dead suspect's fingerprint to unlock his phone...

After police killed a suspect during a traffic stop, they attempted to use his fingerprint to unlock his phone...

 2018-04-22 20:51 

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Florida detectives attempted to use a dead suspect's fingerprint to unlock his phone...

After police killed a suspect during a traffic stop, they attempted to use his fingerprint to unlock his phone...

 2018-04-22 19:40 

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Wikipedia has added page previews for easier browsing...

Wikipedia has added a new feature: page previews, pop ups that provide some additional context for links to other articles....

 2018-04-22 18:00 

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General Magic is a nostalgic film about the '90s startup that imagined the smartphone...

General Magic is sometimes credited with trying to invent the iPhone in the 1990s. A new documentary offers a detailed, affectionate look at its brief rise and sudden fall....

 2018-04-22 16:00 

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The FTC warns of robot calling spam targeting Chinese speakers...

Robot callers appear to be impersonating the Chinese Embassy to scam the Chinese community....

 2018-04-22 13:00 

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What do you think Android P will be called?...

It's never too early to start guessing which desert Google will name its next version of Android after. Here are some of the most popular guesses....

 2018-04-21 20:23 

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Apple is replacing the batteries for some 13-inch MacBook Pros...

Apple has started a program that will allow some owners of non-Touch Bar 13-Inch MacBook Pros to get their batteries replaced for free....

 2018-04-21 19:33 

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Amazon won't let users review James Comey's new book if they didn't purchase it through the site...

Amazon will only allow users who have purchased James Comey's new book A Higher Loyalty to review the book for the site....

 2018-04-21 18:40 

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The Wikileaks Shop says that Coinbase has suspended its account...

The store for the whistleblower site Wikileaks says that cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has suspended its account, and has called for a global boycott....

 2018-04-21 18:00 

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Ikea's first Bluetooth speakers show it's still figuring out tech...

Ikea's first two Bluetooth speakers are easy to set up, but they could definitely sound better....

 2018-04-21 15:00 

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Last call on Amazon Echo discounts, sales on smart TVs and a Verge exclusive deal...

Use our promo code for up to 30 percent off Anker power adapters...

 2018-04-21 13:00 

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This week in tech, 20 years ago...

Five stories — big and small — that science and tech enthusiasts might have checked out the week of April 21st, 1998....

 2018-04-20 22:03 

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Flickr acquired by professional photo hosting service SmugMug...

SmugMug will keep Flickr as a standalone community and give it more resources and attention than Yahoo and Oath did....

 2018-04-20 21:08 

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Department of Justice reportedly investigating AT&T and Verizon over collusion against eSIM technology...

The US Department of Justice is investigating AT&T, Verizon, and the GSMA over possible collusion to prevent eSIM technology from making it too easy to switch carriers....

 2018-04-20 20:29 

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Huawei may bring the P20 series to Canada next month...

Huawei may be effectively banned in the US, but the Chinese phone maker will bring the new P20 devices to neighboring Canada....

 2018-04-20 20:24 

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ZTE says the US export ban will "severely impact" its survival...

Chinese technology company ZTE issued a statement today in response to the US Department of Commerce's ban on American exports to the company....

 2018-04-20 18:38 

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Amazon has made Disney's Star Wars and Marvel DVDs and Blu-rays Prime exclusives...

Amazon has made a number of Star Wars and Marvel blu ray and DVDs available for purchase only for Prime members....

 2018-04-20 17:58 

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AT&T is launching a $15 TV streaming subscription...

AT&T will be launching a...

 2018-04-20 17:24 

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James Comey will give a talk to Amazon employees next week...

In a moment seemingly engineered to generate enraged tweets from the president, former FBI director James Comey will reportedly speak to Amazon employees next week as part of his ongoing book tour....

 2018-04-20 16:56 

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Thankfully, Nintendo is already selling Toy-Con cardboard replacement parts for Labo...

Nintendo is already selling replacement parts for its Labo Toy-Con kits — so don't worry if you break your cardboard creation...

 2018-04-20 15:48 

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Vergecast: Android Chat, Nintendo Labo, and Motorola (like a) G6...

Can Google finally solve messaging on Android?...

 2018-04-20 14:21 

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No, staring at a screen won't damage your eyes...

Your backlight display might cause eye discomfort, aka Computer Vision Syndrome, but you'll be okay. You could try different monitors and office setups to reduce your symptoms....

 2018-04-20 13:00 

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What's In Your Bag, Cash Cash?...

If there were a theme to the items in Cash Cash's bag, it would be...

 2018-04-20 12:12 

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AT&T's prepaid plans are getting better, as long as you auto pay...

AT&T is making a few additions and improvements to its prepaid plans. The highlight is a new 8GB plan that costs $50 per month, but comes down to $40 per month if you enroll in automatic monthly payments to renew service....

 2018-04-20 11:36 

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LG can't meet Apple's demand for iPhone OLED displays...

LG Display is reportedly struggling to provide iPhone displays and help Apple relieve its reliance on Samsung...

 2018-04-20 09:45 

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Sharp's 70-inch 8K TV is shipping this month for 11,199...

The Sharp LV-70X500E 70-inch 8K television with 7,680 x 4,320 resolution and HDR support will cost 11,199 when it goes on sale in Europe later this month....

 2018-04-20 08:45 

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Alienware built a decadent gaming hotel room at the Hilton Panama...

I've never been to Panama, but apparently its rainy season runs from May to December. If you're a PC gamer that happens to be planning a trip there sometime later this year, then, does Alienware......

 2018-04-20 00:50 

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Google is 'pausing investment' in Allo...

Although Google's texting app isn't shutting down, it's not going to be developed further as the company refocuses on Android Messages....

 2018-04-20 00:45 

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Exclusive: Chat is Google's next big fix for Android's messaging mess...

Google is trying a next texting strategy. Instead of trying to make Allo win, it's going to partner with carriers to launch the successor to SMS, all so it can finally take on iMessage...

 2018-04-19 21:04 

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Nubia's Red Magic smartphone is designed for gaming, down to the glowing LEDs on the back...

The Red Magic is the new phone from Nubia, and it's built for gaming. The Red Magic practically screams...

 2018-04-19 20:48 

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Grasshopper is an app for learning JavaScript through mini-games...

Google's in-house incubator Area 120 has just released an app called Grasshopper, which teaches you how to code JavaScript through a series of fun mini-games....

 2018-04-19 18:17 

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Daisy is Apple's new iPhone-recycling robot...

Ahead of Earth Day, Apple has debuted a new robot named Daisy that can take apart iPhones in order to recover valuable materials inside....

 2018-04-19 17:38 

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Google adds Oculus Rift support for Chrome virtual reality apps...

The latest version of Google Chrome, version number 66, quietly added support for Oculus' Rift headset, meaning you can now use the high-end VR device to browse the web in VR and make use of compatible WebVR applications....

 2018-04-19 17:09 

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Google reportedly planning sponsored how-to videos for Assistant...

Google will reportedly announce the new step-by-step instructional videos at I/O 2018 in May, and they'll work on Google Assistant speakers that feature a display....

 2018-04-19 16:58 

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Verizon's new parental control app lets parents track their kids' locations...

Verizon has announced that, starting today, its parental controls product, FamilyBase, will be upgraded and renamed. The new parenting controls app, called Verizon Smart Family, will allow parents to manage aspects of their kids' smartphones like cont...

 2018-04-19 16:54 

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How to build your own Alexa skills with the new Alexa Blueprints...

Amazon is letting anyone make their own Alexa skill with the new Alexa Skill Blueprints — here's how to make your own and get Alexa to say anything...

 2018-04-19 15:44 

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Canon's new mobile photo printer is just like all the other mobile photo printers...

Canon's press release for its new $130 Ivy Mini Photo Printer encourages...

 2018-04-19 14:58 

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iRobot CEO says the future of the smart home is going to mean making friends with robots...

What does the smart home of the future look like? Co-founder and CEO of iRobot, Colin Angle, says the robot vacuum Roomba will play an integral part....

 2018-04-19 14:20 

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eBay now lets sellers autofill listings by scanning product barcodes...

eBay is updating its Android and iOS apps to streamline selling process by scanning the barcode of an item. This new function is aimed at sellers, and it will autofill some listing information when a product's barcode is scanned....

 2018-04-19 14:11 

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Nest will provide 1 million thermostats to low-income homes as part of new Power Project...

Nest's new Power Project is meant to raise awareness about and assist families that struggle to pay their energy bills in low- and moderate-income homes....

 2018-04-19 14:00 

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Netflix 'stories' are here with 30-second video previews in mobile apps...

Netflix is releasing a new feature called mobile previews, which is essentially a version of stories on apps like Instagram and Snapchat that shows you previews of shows and movies on the subscription service....

 2018-04-19 14:00 

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Motorola announces the Moto G6 and E5 with tall screens and big batteries...

Motorola announced the Moto G6, G6 Plus, and G6 Play, as well as the Moto E5, E5 Plus, and E5 Play. They're $100 to $300 smartphones with surprisingly nice looks and features....

 2018-04-19 13:01 

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Widescreen laptops are dumb...

The proliferation of 16:9 laptops from the likes of Dell, Lenovo, and Samsung makes for nice video playback, but it doesn't lead to the best possible portable computer experience....

 2018-04-19 13:00 

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Alexa is becoming more personal with custom responses...

Amazon introduces custom Alexa skills for anyone to create jokes, trivia, and bedtime stories...

 2018-04-19 12:26 

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Watch this robot bend pipe cleaners into hearts and stars...

A Japanese tinkerer named Yoshihito Isogawa has created a robot that bends pipe cleaners for you....

 2018-04-19 12:00 

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How Tesla and Waymo are tackling a major problem for self-driving cars: data...

Autonomous cars won't happen without tons of data, but Tesla and Waymo have a big head start...

 2018-04-19 11:31 

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Programming a song on Nintendo Labo with Toy-Con Garage took all of my brainpower...

Labo, a new DIY accessory kit for the Nintendo Switch is so much more than just cardboard. Using Toy-Con Garage, we programmed a guitar and piano to play a song....

 2018-04-19 10:00 

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If you want to know how we ended up in a cyber dystopia, read Ready Player One...

The 2011 book can tell us a lot about how we arrived this moment in social media and online discourse, if you read between the lines....

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