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HTC Vive gets its first permanent price cut, now down 25 percent

That's a $200 savings, but still not as cheap as $399 Oculus Touch bundle.

5 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Microsoft’s Windows Store is full of illegal movie and TV streaming apps

Microsoft’s Windows Store has been full of junk apps for years, but a new problem has emerged with apps providing access to pirated movies and TV shows. Torrent Freak reports that ...

21 minutes ago from The Verge

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Smartphone Replacement Displays Could Let Hackers Into Your Phone

There are various reasons why it’s a good idea to go for official repairs. For example official repairs tend to use official parts, meaning that they’re more or less guaranteed to work. They ...

3 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Google Home Bluetooth Audio Streaming Finally Rolled-Out In Latest Firmware Update

If you own a Google Home device and have been craving some Bluetooth audio action, then you should be really happy to know that as of right now, an update is being rolled out to the devices ...

19 hours ago from HotHardware

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Amazon Cancels Free Echo Dot Orders

Recently you might have heard how Amazon accidentally made its Echo Dot speakers free on its website, and if you’re kicking yourself thinking you missed out on a great deal, you didn’t because ...

4 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 might be available on September 15th

Samsung is expected to officially unveil its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone on August 23rd at an event in New York City. Noted leak specialist Evan Blass is reporting that the phone will ...

Sat 19 Aug 17 from The Verge

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Monster brings a music-centric voice assistant to its headphone line

 Monster isn’t exactly regarded as the most innovative force in tech, but it has decided to get in on the voice assistant game by baking support for a helper called Melody directly ...

Fri 18 Aug 17 from TechCrunch

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Sprint plans fix for BlackBerry KEYone that reinstalls bloatware

We were pretty impressed with BlackBerry's newest smartphone, the KEYone, especially given how long the company had gone without a serious contender on the market. But it seems ...

Fri 18 Aug 17 from Engadget

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PlayStation 4 firmware version 5.0 makes several major usability improvements

Sony made a few significant changes to the PlayStation 4’s system software. Version 5.0 of the PS4 operating system (codenamed NOBUNAGA) adds better parental controls, improved broadcasting ...

Fri 18 Aug 17 from Techspot

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The Creator of Android Made a $699 Phone That’s Beautiful but Not Essential

We tried Andy Rubin’s new Essential Phone so you don’t have to.

Fri 18 Aug 17 from MIT Technology Review

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