• SMS Connect will allow you to use Skype to text from your PC
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    SMS Connect will allow you to use Skype to text from your PC

    If you're a fan of Skype, then we have some good news for you. Microsoft is working on a new Skype feature called SMS Connect, which will allow you to use Skype to send and receive text messages on your PC, provided you have an Android phone. A desktop app is currently in the testing […]

  • Department of Justice asks judge to force Facebook to decrypt Messenger
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    Department of Justice asks judge to force Facebook to decrypt Messenger

    The Department of Justice and Facebook are embroiled in a legal dispute over the future of Messenger's privacy policies. The government is demanding it decrypt Messaenger to allow for wiretapping of criminal suspects. Facebook is refusing to do so citing fears that such a move could be easily abused

  • Behold the dreaded dragon-sharks in the full trailer for final Sharknado movie
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    Behold the dreaded dragon-sharks in the full trailer for final Sharknado movie

    It's time for Sharknado to finally jump the shark, as SyFy has announced that the upcoming sixth entry in the cult franchise will be the last. The finale premiering August 19 is sure to be a star-studded time-traveling adventure.

  • Nvidia ‘more than happy to help’ if Tesla’s self-driving chip doesn’t pan out
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    Nvidia ‘more than happy to help’ if Tesla’s self-driving chip doesn’t pan out

    After Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the intention to use an in-house Autopilot chip, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang responded to an analyst's question, saying that if the Tesla chip doesn't work out, he'd be more than happy to help.

  • Netflix testing ads in between some subscribers’ binge-watching sessions
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    Netflix testing ads in between some subscribers’ binge-watching sessions

    Netflix is testing out a new feature that has some users upset. The streaming service has started playing advertisements between shows. Netflix says that its goal is to help users spend less time searching for something new to watch.

  • Art-inspired face blurring can obscure identity without losing humanity
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    Art-inspired face blurring can obscure identity without losing humanity

    Researchers have developed an AI-generated anonymity system that “paints” over video frames, using inspiration from masters like Picasso and Van Gogh to reimagine a person’s appearance. The goal is to minimize outer resemblance but maintain fidelity to a subject’s inner character.

  • The best MacBook Air cases
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    The best MacBook Air cases

    Whether you’re looking for added protection or a stylish flourish, you’re in the right place for the best MacBook Air cases. We have form-hugging cases, luxurious covers and padded sleeves priced from $7 to $130. Happy shopping!

  • Master your Moto E5 Plus and E5 Play with these handy tips and tricks
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    Master your Moto E5 Plus and E5 Play with these handy tips and tricks

    The Moto E5 Plus and Moto E5 Play are Motorola's latest budget phone offerings. Whether you're new to Moto phones or just upgrading, there are plenty of special features to explore. Here are our favorite Moto E5 tips and tricks.

  • Hubble just took a brand new photo that will make you feel completely insignificant
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    Hubble just took a brand new photo that will make you feel completely insignificant

    We all might be anxiously awaiting the eventual launch of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope — which has been stuck in an endless series of delays thanks to the idiots at Northrop Grumman — but the trusty Hubble is still delivering some pretty fantastic views of the heavens. The telescope's latest

  • The Echo Dot, 4K Fire TV, and Amazon’s hottest new device were all just discounted
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    The Echo Dot, 4K Fire TV, and Amazon’s hottest new device were all just discounted

    Surprise! Amazon is running a big sale on a bunch of its best devices for a limited time, and we're highlighting the cream of the crop right here in this post. First up, we've got a nice 20% discount on a device that needs no introduction, the Echo Dot that puts the power of Alexa in any room

  • Best new shows and movies to stream: ‘Disenchantment,’ ‘Insecure’ season 3, more
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    Best new shows and movies to stream: ‘Disenchantment,’ ‘Insecure’ season 3, more

    Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream right now. On the list this week: New animated series Disenchantment, Insecure season 3, and more.

  • The best N64 games of all time
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    The best N64 games of all time

    The Nintendo 64 introduced a long list of top-tier games, but which were the iconic platform's best? From Mario Party to Ocarina of Time to NFL Blitz, check out our picks for the best N64 games.

  • Do people actually listen to Beats 1? Zane Lowe won’t say in this new interview
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    Do people actually listen to Beats 1? Zane Lowe won’t say in this new interview

    Gregarious DJ Zane Lowe is very much the personification of how Apple Music wants its streaming music service, which includes a more traditional live radio component hosted by presenters like Zane, to stand apart from the competition. No less than Apple CEO Tim Cook himself alluded to this point of differentiation

  • The best washing machines of 2018
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    The best washing machines of 2018

    It takes a special kind of person to love doing laundry, but the right machine can help make this chore a little easier. Check out our picks for the best washing machines on the market right now.

  • Anker’s crazy portable home theaters are all on sale at all-time lows, today only
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    Anker’s crazy portable home theaters are all on sale at all-time lows, today only

    Anker is one of the Most popular consumer electronics brands on Amazon because it makes products that are the same or better than stuff from big brands, but at a fraction of the cost since it doesn't dump millions and millions into marketing. Anker's products pretty much sell themselves, and

  • Relive the glory days of arcade games with hot deals on Arcade1Up cabinets
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    Relive the glory days of arcade games with hot deals on Arcade1Up cabinets

    Looking for a way to enjoy classic arcade games the right way? The new Arcade1Up machines have you covered. They're surprisingly affordable, too, with an MSRP of $400, but if you pre-order now, you can score one for only $300.

  • 10 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week
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    10 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

    I was wrong to dismiss The Meg last week. It turns out plenty of people want to watch more movies about sharks. The new Jason Statham movie displaced the latest Mission: Impossible episode at the top of the box office. Launching this week are Mile 22 , Crazy Rich Asians, and Alpha, with the former likely

  • The best Moto Z3 cases to keep your flagship phone protected
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    The best Moto Z3 cases to keep your flagship phone protected

    The newly released Motorola Moto Z3 is a fine phone with a lot to offer. But while it's tough, it's not tough enough to go five rounds with concrete. Here are the best Moto Z3 cases to keep it protected.

  • People go nuts over this 50-inch 4K TV with built-in Fire TV – today it’s on sale for $349.99
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    People go nuts over this 50-inch 4K TV with built-in Fire TV – today it’s on sale for $349.99

    Honestly, if you’re searching for a new 4K TV in the 50-inch range right now, there’s only one television you should even consider. It’s the Toshiba 50-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV with HDR - Fire TV Edition , and it offers an insane amount of bang for your buck. For just $399.99 you get a gorgeous

  • How to buy Bitcoin
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    How to buy Bitcoin

    Is it time to purchase your first Bitcoin investment? If you're ready to get involved in the cryptocurrency, we'll walk you through how to pick an exchange, how to choose the right wallet, and how to buy Bitcoin the safe way!

  • How to convert an MP4 to an MP3
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    How to convert an MP4 to an MP3

    Sometimes you just want the audio without the video. In this guide, we'll show you how to convert an MP4 to an MP3 using web-based software and dedicated programs for both Windows and MacOS.

  • With Q#, Microsoft is throwing programmers the keys to quantum
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    With Q#, Microsoft is throwing programmers the keys to quantum

    Quantum computers aren’t yet practical, but Microsoft has already developed a programming language for them. Q# works inside Visual Studio, just like most other languages, and could offer a gateway into the weird world of quantum physics.

  • YouTube’s most famous camera guy did the iPhone X vs Galaxy Note 9 shootout we’ve been waiting for
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    YouTube’s most famous camera guy did the iPhone X vs Galaxy Note 9 shootout we’ve been waiting for

    Casey Neistat is a YouTube vlogger in a class of his own. His daily life-in-New York videos are insanely popular, in no small part because of the outstanding videography he manages to pull off without a real film crew. As a result, when Casey talks about day-to-day video equipment, people listen. He&

  • Here are the best shows on Netflix right now (August 2018)
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    Here are the best shows on Netflix right now (August 2018)

    Looking for a new show to binge? Lucky for you, we've curated a list of the best shows on Netflix, whether you're a fan of outlandish anime, dramatic period pieces, or shows that leave you questioning what lies beyond.

  • The best movies on Netflix right now (August 2018)
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    The best movies on Netflix right now (August 2018)

    Save yourself from hours wasted scrolling through Netflix's massive library by checking out our picks for the streamer's best movies available right now, whether you're into explosive action, subdued humor, or anything in between.