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Samsung’s GPS smart tag can track your child or pet for 7 days on a single charge

Tracking your pets, your valuables and even your loved ones is about to become simpler than ever with Samsung's new Connect Tag. Samsung says that the new smart tag is the first ever consumer mobile device to use narrowband network technology...Show More Summary

SanDisk’s new accessory will save you $150 on an iPhone X, and it’s discounted on Amazon

If you're like me, you winced when Apple announced the iPhone X. $999 for a 64GB iPhone! $1,149 for the 256GB model!! Holy moly is this thing expensive. If you've got the cash to burn, it clearly doesn't get any better than the iPhone X, but most of us would rather not spend over $1,200 after taxes on a smartphone if we can help it. Show More Summary

China’s space station is out of control and will smash into Earth within months

With regular launches from the likes of SpaceX, fantastic photos of far-away worlds sent straight to Earth by high-tech spacecraft, and the very real discussion of Mars colonization, it's easy to forget that humans aren't actually all that great at this whole "going to space" thing. Show More Summary

Uh oh: Even hardcore Apple fans are refusing to pay the iPhone X's sky-high price

When Apple first unveiled the iPhone X during last month's big press conference, fans around the world immediately fell in love. The new hardware and display are stunning, and that all-screen design is a breath of fresh air after three consecutive years without any significant changes in the iPhone lineup. Show More Summary

The first iPhone X units have shipped from China, but things aren’t looking good

Some lucky buyers will get their iPhone X on November 3rd when the handset is set to launch in initial markets, but most Apple fans will have to wait weeks or even months to have one shipped to their door. A new report says that Foxconn...Show More Summary

It’s time to find out why everyone is going crazy over the Philips Hue LightStrip

Everyone knows how great Philips Hue LED bulbs are. They integrate with just about any smart home system out there and provide a wide range of functionality that’s as versatile as your imagination. For example, I recently configuredShow More Summary

Today’s best deals: SanDisk storage, Vizio sound bar, GoPro Hero5, Philips Hue kit, 4K Roku TV, more

Black Friday is still over a month away, but we've already got some deals for you to check out that are just as good as anything you'll find next month. Highlights from today's roundup include a killer Vizio sound bar for just $130,Show More Summary

Nobody is safe from KRACK, but the new Wi-Fi hack is ‘devastating’ for Android

Over the weekend, reports revealed that security researchers found a way to decrypt the WPA 2 Wi-Fi security protocol, and on Monday the secrets behind the KRACK hack, short for Key Reinstallation Attacks, were revealed. It turns out...Show More Summary

Behold: The first high-quality photos of Apple’s iPhone X in the wild

If you're itching to get your hands on Apple's upcoming iPhone X, you'll probably want to be ready to hit the "buy" button at the exact moment the clock turns to 12:01 a.m Pacific Time on October 27, the date and time when iPhone X pre-orders are slated to open up. Show More Summary

One-day sale: Amazon is blowing out SanDisk microSD cards, flash drives, and more

Guys. GUYS. Black Friday came early this year for anyone in need of some digital storage. Amazon is blowing out a ton of different SanDisk flash storage devices for one day only, and there are some incredible deals to be found. Flash...Show More Summary

This is probably Razer’s first Android phone

Razer a few days ago started teasing a product announcement for November 1st, and it quickly became clear the gaming company actually build its own Android smartphone. That’s hardly surprising considering that Razer acquired Nextbit,...Show More Summary

WARNING: Wi-Fi encryption can be hacked and anyone can spy on your internet activity

Equifax and Yahoo disclosed major security breaches recently, which are quite scary, especially the former. But security researchers are about to unveil to explain how hackers could hack any existing Wi-Fi connection and spy on all of...Show More Summary

Microwave-powered hard drive will boost capacity to 40TB, blow your SSD away

SSDs are all the rage these days thanks to their extremely fast speeds, smaller sizes, and lower potential for physical failure. They're great, but there's one area where they serious lag behind their older physical disk brethren: storage capacity. Show More Summary

There’s finally a good robot vacuum you can get for just $75

Want a good robot vacuum? Don’t want to pay $400 or even more for a Roomba? You’re in luck. The Pure Clean Smart Robotic Vacuum Cleaner ditches many of the bells and whistles to offer a good-quality robot vacuum at an impossibly low price. Show More Summary

2017 will likely be the worst year ever for cable TV as cord cutting continues

If you ever wanted proof that cord cutting is more than just a fad, look no further than cancellation numbers for pay TV subscriptions. In 2016, Bloomberg reported that cable, satellite and telecom TV services lost a total of 1.7 million paid subscribers that year. Show More Summary

Asteroid that barely missed Earth this week could wreak havoc in the not-so-distant future

The asteroid that came "damn close" to slamming into the Earth this week could cause utter devastation several decades down the road, and scientists can't rule out an eventual collision. The rock, known as 2012 TC4, came within a cosmic...Show More Summary

Cord-cutting is hitting AT&T harder than ever

On paper, AT&T should be one of the cable companies best-placed to resist cord-cutting. It has its own streaming service, and pushes "triple-play" bundles of internet, TV, and wireless in an effort to keep people loyal. But according...Show More Summary

Our favorite truly wireless AirPods rivals are $40 on Amazon

If you’re in the market for a pair of truly wireless earbuds, Apple’s AirPods are the best in the business right now. Of course, not everyone wants to spend $159 on a pair of headphones. If you’re in that camp, do yourself a favor and check out the SmartOmi Q5 True Wireless Bluetooth Headphones. Show More Summary

8 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

Drop what you’re doing as we got a bunch of hot trailers for you this week. The list includes the latest Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer, and the first trailer for X-Men: The New Mutants, and a brand new Justice League clip. Opening...Show More Summary

This BMW e-bike is an absolute beast, but you’d never know it by looking

E-bikes are an extremely niche market right now, and nobody really knows whether or not they're going to explode in popularity or just kind of linger on for a while and then disappear. BMW isn't keen on waiting around to find out, so...Show More Summary

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