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Nvidia Shield TV gets a new, lower price ahead of Apple TV 4K launch

 Nvidia’s Shield TV, an Android TV-based device that’s currently the best option available for 4K streaming fans, is getting a price drop with a new package that leaves out the included video game controller. Bundled with just the remote, the

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Cyber Monday is the new Black Friday

New research shows that as we move towards the holiday season, shoppers are more excited about the prospect of Cyber Monday than that of Black Friday. A study by retail analytics company Euclid finds that Cyber Monday leads the way

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Review: OVC takes aim at Bose with budget H15 earphones

The H15 ANC earphones from audio startup OVC rock a dual driver design to counter long haul discomfort suffered by many users of active noise-canceling head gear, and a massive 60-hour battery life. They were pitched to us as a

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Review: OVC takes aim at Bose with budget H15 earphones

The H15 ANC earphones from audio startup OVC rock a dual driver design to counter long haul discomfort suffered by many users of active noise-canceling head gear, and a massive 60-hour battery life. They were pitched to us as a

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New tool offers developers cross-platform cloud access

As businesses turn to the cloud they often find themselves adopting multiple different platforms to solve specific problems. This creates a problem for developers who need to deal with multiple tools and systems. Developer services start-up Manifold is aiming to ease this

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Bill Baker interview: Building the world’s tallest skyscraper, the Burj Khalifa

Even in the cutting edge world of skyscraper design, the Burj Khalifa stands apart. Officially opening in 2010, it remains the world’s tallest building by a long way, and represents an amazing engineering achievement. To get the inside story on

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Bill Baker interview: Building the world’s tallest skyscraper, the Burj Khalifa

Even in the cutting edge world of skyscraper design, the Burj Khalifa stands apart. Officially opening in 2010, it remains the world’s tallest building by a long way, and represents an amazing engineering achievement. To get the inside story on

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Warning: Toggles in the iOS 11 Control Center don’t let you turn off Bluetooth or Wi-Fi

The aesthetics of the new Control Center in iOS 11 has been the source of amusement, debate and disgust in varying measures. But putting the look to one side for a moment, people upgrading to iOS 11 have been disappointed

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Design and virtually furnish a room using IKEA Place

Do you wince when your partner suggests you head to IKEA on a Sunday morning? Everyone seems to have decided that IKEA is their goto store for furnishing a room and it can be bedlam at a weekend. And that’s

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Dynamiq GTT 115 superyacht takes its Porsche-inspired lines to the water

Porsche has an instantly-recognizable product on the road, but translating that to a marine vessel isn’t necessarily an easy task. Having revealed renders last year, Dynamiq has turned the Porsche-inspired GTT 115 Hybrid into a reality, launching it ahead of

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Dynamiq GTT 115 superyacht takes its Porsche-inspired lines to the water

Porsche has an instantly-recognizable product on the road, but translating that to a marine vessel isn’t necessarily an easy task. Having revealed renders last year, Dynamiq has turned the Porsche-inspired GTT 115 Hybrid into a reality, launching it ahead of

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DogBuddy, the European dog sitting marketplace, scores €5M Series A

 DogBuddy, a pan-European online marketplace for dog sitting, has closed €5 million in Series A funding, money it plans for further expansion. Backing the London-headquartered startup in this round is existing investor Sweet Capital, the investment fund started by the

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HTC says it remains committed to Vive and its own smartphones after $1.1B deal with Google

 The $1.1 billion cooperation deal announced today between HTC and Google ended months of speculation, but prompted new questions. Chief among them is if the agreement and cash infusion can save HTC, which has struggled with a series of setbacks

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Sound waves enable blood sample analysis in minutes

A few years ago, a team of MIT scientists developed a novel way to separate blood cells using sound waves. Now the team, in conjunction with scientists from several other institutions, has taken the technology even further by demonstrating that

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Sound waves enable blood sample analysis in minutes

A few years ago, a team of MIT scientists developed a novel way to separate blood cells using sound waves. Now the team, in conjunction with scientists from several other institutions, has taken the technology even further by demonstrating that

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Microsoft releases Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Build 16294 to the Fast ring

With the Windows 10 Fall Creators update coming next month, Microsoft is obviously working very hard to get the operating system in a good state. There have been plenty of Insiders builds, which at this point, are mostly focusing on bug

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Hubble spots a strange new type of celestial object

Astronomers have discovered a brand new type of object in our solar system: an active binary asteroid. That means the object, named Body 288P, is the first known hybrid of two rare types of asteroid: a binary that’s made up

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Hubble spots a strange new type of celestial object

Astronomers have discovered a brand new type of object in our solar system: an active binary asteroid. That means the object, named Body 288P, is the first known hybrid of two rare types of asteroid: a binary that’s made up

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Google essentially buys human beings in $1.1 billion HTC agreement

There have been rumors for a while now that Google was going to buy the struggling HTC. This seemed like a wonderful idea, as HTC makes great smartphones, which is good for the overall health of the Android market. Today, a

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Google, HTC sign $1.1B USD cooperation agreement to boost Google’s hardware game

Google and HTC have entered into an agreement where certain HTC employees will join Google. As part of the transaction, HTC will receive $1.1B USD in cash from Google. Google will also receive non-exclusive license for HTC’s intellectual property. HTC

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