• !Octopus-like rubber skin could lead to shape-shifting robots
    Octopuses are awe-inspiring creatures. They're smart, and they can camouflage themselves by changing colors and changing the texture of their skin to mimic the environment's. A group of scientists from Cornell University in New York and the Marine Bi…
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  • !Chelsea Handler's Netflix talk show will end after two seasons
    More than three years after Chelsea Handler and Netflix teamed up to "revolutionize the talk show" their quest is coming to an end. Handler tweeted that she has decided not to return after the second season of Chelsea wraps up (later this year), inst…
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  • !Scoot is adding battery-swapping cars to its San Francisco lineup
    If you spend any time in San Francisco you'll see them. The red electric scooters with a white lighting bolt and the word "Scoot" plastered on the side of the cargo box. Scoot, the company behind these ubiquitous two-wheeled vehicles has been able to…
    - 1 hour ago 19 Oct 17, 1:20pm -
  • !Twitter took a year to close a fake GOP account run by Russians
    The Russian troll farm that bought ads pointing to fake news sites on Facebook also ran a fake Twitter account impersonating the Tennessee Republican Party. While it has now been permanently suspended, Buzzfeed says the platform refused to take the a…
    - 1 hour ago 19 Oct 17, 1:01pm -
  • !Google's AlphaGo AI no longer requires human input to master Go
    Google's AlphaGo already beat us puny humans to become the best at the Chinese board game of Go. Now, it's done with humans altogether. DeepMind, the Alphabet subsidiary behind the artificial intelligence, just announced AlphaGo Zero. The latest iter…
    - 2 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 12:29pm -


  • Stuff Your Closet With Under Armour Gear During Amazon's One-Day Sale
    Amazon’s running a new fitness-focused Gold Box to get you ready for going outside, this time with a solid selection of Under Armour apparel for men, women, and kids all marked down to great low prices.Read more...
    - 19 May 17, 12:26pm -
  • The CIA Runs 'Shark Tank' Competitions Internally For New Tech Ideas
    The ABC show Shark Tank gives aspiring entrepreneurs a chance to pitch business investors on their ideas. And according to new reports, the CIA has its own version of Shark Tank to get personnel thinking about espionage technology in innovative ways.…
    - 19 May 17, 12:00pm -
  • Julian Assange Rape Investigation Dropped by Swedish Prosecutors Over Technicality
    Swedish prosecutors just announced that they are dropping the rape investigation against Julian Assange, the cofounder of Wikileaks. But it’s not yet clear if Assange will leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London anytime soon.Read more...
    - 19 May 17, 10:30am -
  • The First Reactions for Wonder Woman Are Spectacular
    The release of Wonder Woman is just a few short weeks away and DC’s latest film is currently screening for the media. Full reviews are still under embargo—but tonight, Warner Bros. allowed non-spoiler reactions on social media, and they were almo…
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  • The Biggest Android News Came Nearly a Week Before I/O
    I/O, Google’s huge developer conference/outdoor coding festival will be wrapping up in Mountain View tomorrow. Thousands of developers have been soaking in the sun and knowledge while Google woos them with free Google Homes, raw vegan salads, and a…
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  • !The canaries in a coal mine
     I’ve seen startups come and go over the years and I was particularly interested to see what happened to August Smart locks today. The company originally tapped Yves Behar to make a better smart lock, one that would meld with the sensitivities of…
    - 49 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 1:41pm -
  • !Swedish lock giant Assa Abloy acquires smart lock maker August Home
     The smart home market continues to heat up, and the legacy giants do not want to get locked out: quite literally. This morning, Assa Abloy, the $23 billion Swedish lock giant that owns Yale and many other brands — announced that it is buying US-…
    - 3 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 11:26am -
  • !This ultra-cute tiny PS4 controller is a great option for children and the small-handed
     If you like playing console games with the younger generation, you may have come across the issue of their tiny hands being unable to perform certain combos, reach certain buttons easily, and so on. While this makes them satisfying opponents, it mi…
    - 14 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 12:36am -
  • !Garmin’s new Vivosport is an ideal lightweight smart activity tracker
     If you’re looking to get pretty much all the benefits of a smartwatch without a watch, and to track your activity and sport performance with tools that are more than up to the task, Garmin’s Vivosport is a strong option, with a price tag that c…
    - 20 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 6:54pm -
  • !The Sonos One offers all that wireless speaker goodness with a side of Alexa
     There isn’t much to say about the new Sonos One that hasn’t been said about Sonos already. The company has long been the gold standard in wireless whole-home audio and their speakers, while small, are powerful and more than usable for music, ho…
    - 21 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 5:38pm -

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  • !The new UE Blast may be the first great portable Alexa speaker
    Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge It’s starting to feel like the biggest threat to Google Assistant establishing a presence around the home is simply being crowded out by a swarm of Alexa gadgets. Today, Ultimate Ears — maker of the very pop…
    - 7 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 7:01am -
  • !The Nokia 7 has a ‘bothie’ camera for half the price of the Nokia 8
    Image: HMD Global The Nokia smartphone line is filling in a missing gap today with the Nokia 7, a mid-range Android phone that’ll sell for around $400. The phone has a 5.2-inch 1080p IPS LCD display, a Snapdragon 630 processor, a 3,000mAh bat…
    - 11 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 3:15am -
  • !PSA: Google is selling Verizon version of the Pixel 2 at pop-up stores
    Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Google will be selling its brand new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL at pop-up locations in Los Angeles and New York City starting tomorrow. But while you might expect that a Pixel purchased from these temporary Google…
    - 16 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 10:41pm -
  • !Snap is selling an $80 dancing hot dog costume
    Amazon Snap hasn't had the best year. After going public, its share price has continued to fall. But the team has a comeback plan for the last quarter of 2017: an $80 dancing hot dog Halloween costume. It's available on Amazon and fits best on…
    - 18 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 8:26pm -
  • !This clever hack turns the iPad’s camera into a button
    GIF: Astro HQ iPad apps don’t have access to a single physical button, so an app developer found a way to hack one on. Astro HQ, the company behind the drawing app Astropad, uses its latest app to turn the iPad’s camera into a button: you t…
    - 19 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 7:15pm -

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The iPhone Blog

  • !Nintendo Switch: Everything you need to know!
    The Switch is easy to set up and get started with right away, but sometimes you need a little help with the details.If you're just starting out with the Switch, Nintendo's hybrid gaming console, or if you've been playing Zelda for weeks, there may…
    - 10 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 2:20pm -
  • !How to mute, block, and report spam on iMessage for iPhone and iPad
    You don't have to put up with any iMessages you don't want to. Mute, block, or report them with ease.Just because anyone can send you an iMessage on your iPhone or iPad doesn't mean you have to let them. If you're getting messaged too often, if you…
    - 30 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 2:00pm -
  • !The $24 Lumsing TV wall mount lets you watch your favorite shows from any angle
    This thing is built to last.Is this deal for me?The Lumsing dual articulating arm TV wall mount is down to $23.99 with code DSUMLN65 on Amazon. This wall mount normally sells around $40 and has never dropped much lower than that through direct pr…
    - 1 hour ago 19 Oct 17, 1:24pm -
  • !How reliable has your new MacBook or MacBook Pro keyboard been?
    The butterfly switches on 12-inch MacBooks and TouchBar MacBooks Pro ushered in a new era of low-travel, super-stable keyboards — but how are they holding up?The new-style keyboards found on 12-inch MacBook and, more recently, 13-inch and 15-inch…
    - 1 hour ago 19 Oct 17, 1:17pm -
  • !Score the Bose QuietComfort 25 noise canceling headphones for only $170
    You won't want to pass these headphones up at this price!Is this deal for me?Through its official eBay store, Bose is currently selling the super-popular QuietComfort 25 noise canceling headphones for just $169.95. This is about $110 less than yo…
    - 2 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 12:41pm -

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  • 10 Essential Tips to Make Your Crowdfunding Project Successful
    Thousands of crowdfunding projects go live every year. Yet, only a handful of them become big names like the Oculus Rift and BAUBAX Travel Jacket. These guys must have done something out of the box to reach the peak of success.... Continue Reading
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  • You’ll Want to Open a Bottle When You See the Ice Shot Mold
    Remember when your parents asked people round for dinner, how they would always use the fancy plates? In a funny kind of way, we do the same thing with shot glasses. Instead of using a plain set, we bring out... Continue Reading
    - 1 day ago 18 Oct 17, 6:00am -
  • How Bose Came to Be a Leading Light in Audio Technology
    It takes intelligence and hard work to secure a place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It also takes perseverance and a good slice of initiative. The late Amar Gopal Bose was the embodiment of these qualities. Yet it was... Continue Rea…
    - 6 days ago 13 Oct 17, 6:00am -
  • You Can Prevent Heart Disease with Cardiia
    Our hearts have pretty impressive jobs. They continuously pump blood throughout our bodies through the use of two pumps. Of course, blood flow is mandatory for our survival. Without our hearts, we’re all but dead. Incredibly, they’re also a major…
    - 6 days ago 13 Oct 17, 6:00am -
  • Gadget Flow Announces Badges for Best Products
    At Gadget Flow, we know an awful lot about great products. In fact, we feature 12 amazing products from around the world every day. Even so, we sometimes come across products that really blow us away. This can be from... Continue Reading
    - 7 days ago 12 Oct 17, 4:39am -

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