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Amazon’s newest Kindle is waterproof, and it might be the best Kindle of all time

If you're a light reader or you only read while you travel, the entry-level Kindle eReader is perfect for you. It's affordable, the battery life is incredible, and it has enough storage to hold more books than you'll ever need. But if...Show More Summary

Xbox One fall update now available, complete with a faster dashboard

The most substantial Xbox One update of the year is now available to the general public. On Monday, Microsoft rolled out the 2017 fall update for the Xbox One, bringing a host of changes and additions to the gaming platform. First up...Show More Summary

Netflix may spend $8 billion on content in 2018

Netflix has never been afraid to spend big bucks to acquire existing content and develop new programs. On the comedy front alone, Netflix over the past 12 months has spent hundreds of millions of dollars via deals signed with A-list comedians such as Jerry Seinfeld and Dave Chappelle. Show More Summary

Is the iPhone 8 being outsold by the iPhone 7?

While it's typically easy to gauge the popularity of a new iPhone model, current demand for Apple's recently released iPhone 8 models is something of an enigma. Depending on who you ask, iPhone 8 sales are either disappointing or exactly where they should be in light of the forthcoming iPhone X release. Show More Summary

Comcast is ruining cheap cable bundles, because Comcast

You might want to sit down, because this could come as a surprise: Comcast is doing something bad. According to the American Cable Association, Comcast has been using its ownership of "must-have" programming, like NBC regional Sports...Show More Summary

Analogue’s new Super Nt console plays every SNES cartridge ever made in 1080p

Just weeks after the SNES Classic Edition hit store shelves (and promptly sold out), Analogue has unveiled another retro console that will play Super Nintendo games. Dubbed the Super Nt, Analogue's new console can play all 2,200+ SNES...Show More Summary

T-Mobile’s fantastic Note 8 deal only has one day left

The Galaxy Note 8 has barely been on sale for a month, but that constitutes approximately 12 years in smartphone lives. T-Mobile has had the best deal on the Note 8 ever since it came out: a buy-one-get-one-free that lets you get two...Show More Summary

Terrible Adobe Flash, which is terrible, has terrible bug that allows installation of terrible malware

Adobe Flash sucks. It's sucked for a long time, and it continues to suck today. In fact, it sucks even more right now because of a gaping security hole which allows hackers to exploit user systems and install malware. Attackers haveShow More Summary

Watch the first action-packed full-length trailer for Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’

Just a week after Lucasfilm and Disney had the whole world buzzing with the debut of the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer during Monday Night Football, Marvel Studios has responded with a trailer of its own. Just minutes ago, Marvel...Show More Summary

2nd-gen August Smart Lock gets a deep discount now that the new models are here

The new August Lock and August Lock Pro are both terrific devices. That said, the best value out there right now might be the August Smart Lock 2nd Generation, which has gotten a deep discount on Amazon since the new models arrived.Show More Summary

Netflix adds 5 million more customers as share price hits all-time high

Netflix has had another stellar quarter, beating analyst expectations with nearly $3 billion in revenue and over 5 million new subscribers. The bulk of those new customers came from outside the US: Just 850,000 new additions came from...Show More Summary

How to patch your devices against the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability right now

Early this morning, news broke about a major security vulnerability in WPA2, the security the underpins nearly every single wireless network. The flaw was disclosed by security researcher Mathy Vanhoef rather than hackers, which means...Show More Summary

Scientists witnessed the most spectacular event in the universe, and now we know where gold comes from

In a carefully orchestrated series of press conferences, papers, and journal studies that were sent out together today, scientists from around the globe are announcing one of the most important discoveries of our time, and it's one that...Show More Summary

Cops can force you to unlock a phone with Touch ID during a search, judge rules

A district court in Illinois has ruled that law enforcement may force people to use their fingerprints to unlock Apple devices during the search of a house. The ruling overturns a decision from a lower court, and marks a significantShow More Summary

Netflix is fine with password sharing, but it’s going after piracy now

Netflix makes some of the most popular TV shows out there, having more hits on its hands than most traditional networks. That’s why I’m perfectly fine with the price. You get to stream all those original Netflix shows whenever you feel...Show More Summary

The hot new Nest Thermostat E is now the best-selling smart thermostat on Amazon

Everyone out there can likely agree that the Nest Learning Thermostat is the best smart thermostat on the market right now. Everyone can also probably agree that $250 is a lot of money. That’s why the hot new Nest Thermostat E is so insanely popular. Show More Summary

‘Game of Thrones’ actor says the cast won’t even get scripts for season 8

As successful as season 7 of Game of Thrones was financially and creatively, it was also one of the most tumultuous seasons of television in HBO's history. Data was stolen from private servers, hackers attempted to ransom that data for...Show More Summary

BeatsX headphones are back in stock on Amazon, and back down to $109

All things considered, the BeatsX Wireless In-Ear Headphones are probably the best wireless earbuds Apple has ever released. No, they don’t have a fancy cord-free design or as much hype as the AirPods do. They have the same exact sound quality as Apple’s AirPods though, and they also have the same W1 wireless chip. Show More Summary

NASA says the evidence for a ‘Planet Nine’ is mounting

We might not actually know how many planets are in our Solar System — and no, this isn't a trick regarding Pluto's status. For years, scientists have wondered if there might be a larger, planet-sized body lurking in or around the thick...Show More Summary

7 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

What better way is there to kick off a fresh new week than with a fresh new batch of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free? We've rounded on the seven best premium apps of the day that are free downloads for a limited time, so grab...Show More Summary

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