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Alexa by Amazon to Get Big Touch Screen?

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Smart home devices are gaining more momentum. Speakers are especially getting attention lately from consumers and manufacturers alike. Amazon is reportedly planning a device similar to the Alexa and Echo family, with a large 7-inch touch screen. Competition is ramping up from Google and supposedly Apple, so Amazon seems to be looking to push the envelope in this recently successful …

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iPhone Coming After Samsung with Curved Screen?

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Here comes the rumor mill! The iPhone 7 is still hot off its recent release. Nevertheless, Apple’s Chinese suppliers are reporting that Cupertino has asked them to ramp up production of OLED displays. The aim is to produce screens that are better than the beautiful displays rival Samsung produces. Could we see an iPhone with a curved OLED display à la the Galaxy …

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Chromecast? Google Cast? Chroogle Cast?

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Google changed the name of its unbelievably successful Chromecast technology – again. The search giant launched Chromecast back in 2013. It was a simple and inexpensive way to play any content from your Android device or Chrome browser on your TV. Simply fire up one of your favorite video or music apps, and it streams to the $35 HDMI dongle. Google …

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Pixel Phone by Google, Hacked in a Minute!

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How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Google Pixel? Apparently, all it takes is a small team of white hat hackers from Chinese security company Qihoo 360. The team of good guys hacked into a Pixel in yes – SIXTY SECONDS. The challenge was part of the 2016 PwnFest hacking competition in Seoul. Afterwards, Google’s Chrome …

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Google Will Have Election Results Available As Soon As the Polls Close

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Google has played an intricate part in getting today’s tech-savvy world involved in the voting process. I used their service to find my polling place, and they’ve even been helping people through the steps of registering to vote. Google announced today that they’re going to skip the newscasts and display the results of the U.S. elections via search and available …

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Sprint First Carrier Offering Google’s Universal RCS

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As if the mobile messaging landscape weren’t complicated enough. Sprint is now the first US carrier to offer RCS (Rich Communications Services) using Google‘s universal standard in the Messenger app. Do Android users finally have a universal text messaging service that can compete with iMessage? What is RCS? Before getting into Google’s “keep throwing up messaging apps to see what sticks” …

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Fappening Hacker Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison

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The man whose phishing scam resulted in “The Fappening” is getting 18 months in federal prison. Ryan Collins, 36, of Lancaster, PA, broke into 100+ iCloud and Gmail accounts. Many of these accounts belonged to female celebrities. This hack resulted in the release of nude photos and videos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, and many others. According to the US Attorney’s Office in …

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Microsoft Event 2016: Windows 10 Creators Update

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Microsoft took the stage in New York to announce the next direction for their company. With the success of Apple and Google in recent years, the once dominant Microsoft is now looking for new ways to set itself apart. Now, they are looking to make everyone a “Creator”, and put people at the center of Windows. Not a bad philosophy. The …

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 International GIVEAWAY

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  It’s time again for NFM and DHTG to team up again for your greatest giveaways! Thanks to the geeks over at NFM, we have the latest greatest Samsung Galaxy Note7 for one of you lucky geeks to win. Checkout our full review of the Note7 here. To enter all you need to do is hit the box below and …

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Sex Offenders in New York Banned from Playing Pokémon Go

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Pokémon Go continues to be a worldwide phenomena as people from everywhere go wherever to catch them all. Though the state of New York is now banning convicted sex offenders from playing the game. After concerns that the game might be attracting players to sex offender’s homes, Governor Andrew Cuomo had the state restrict paroled sex offenders from downloading and playing Pokémon Go …

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