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New Pictures Leak of Moto 360 Confirming Wireless Charging and IP67 Waterproof Design

New photos have emerged confirming some new details for the upcoming Moto 360 smartwatch. While we still don’t have an official release date or firm price, we’re expecting to see the Moto 360 announced alongside the next iteration of the Moto X smartphone sometime this month or next. These new images confirm the Moto 360 [...]

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President Obama Signs Cell Phone Unlocking Bill Into Law

On Friday, President Barack Obama signed into law the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, which makes legal your ability to unlock your cell phone for use on other carriers. This action came about thanks to a petition on the White House’s “We the People” microsite, which allows citizens to petition the White House [...]

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The Reviews Are In For The Amazon Fire Phone – Should You Consider Buying One?

In June, after years of speculation and rumors, Amazon released its first smartphone: the Amazon Fire Phone. It runs FireOS, a heavily skinned and modified version of Android 4.2.2, and foregoes the Google Play Store in favor of the Amazon App Store. On the outside, we have a device with a 4.7-inch 720p display, not [...]

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[Viral Video] This is the Coolest Voice Controlled Home Automation System I’ve Seen Yet

Home automation is the big thing right now, with plenty of platforms, devices, and control options to choose from. The real beauty of a smart system is how you can integrate it with tech you already have. What’s better: controlling it with the smartphone you carry around with you all the time, already Reddit user [...]

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$10 billion: The Cost to Buy Snapchat OR These 20 Unique, Rare Things Instead

$10 billion is the latest valuation floating around for Snapchat, the wildly popular instant messaging app for iOS and Android. That’s an unfathomable amount of money. Here are 20 things you could buy with $10 billion, instead of Snapchat, to help put that figure in perspective. Keep in mind: Snapchat is a less than three [...]

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Hulu Releases Limited Free Streaming On Android Devices

The newest version of the Hulu App for Android has been released. With this update, selected content will be free to view via your mobile devices. Previously, only Hulu Plus subscribers were able to view on anything other than a desktop. “We are pleased to announce an update to our Hulu app for Android that gives [...]

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This Smart Ring is a Nod in an Awesome Direction

We’ve talked about a lot of “smart” rings on this blog, but this one may actually top them all. Nod is an advanced gesture-control ring that allows you to engage objects with your movements, on command. It’s a universal controller, which means you can control phones, tablets, Google Glass, watches, home appliances, TVs, computers, and [...]

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Facebook and Instagram Attempt to Take on Snapchat with New App Called Bolt

If you aren’t already convinced that every tech company with a pulse wants to dominate the instant messaging space, yet another app is making its debut: Bolt. For all intents and purposes, it’s another Snapchat clone, this time developed by Instagram (owned by Facebook). Facebook launched Slingshot back in June, which was received with lackluster [...]

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How To Check Into Your Room At Hilton Using Your Smartphone

The Wall St. Journal is reporting that Hilton Hotels is investing $550 million to replace all the door locks on more than 4,200 properties around the world. The project is expected to be complete next year and when finished, will allow guests to completely skip the check-in desk. The Hilton Hotels app already lets you [...]

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How To: Stream Movies to Your Chromecast or Apple TV with ‘LocalCast’ for Android

I get almost all of my video content digitally, whether through Apple TV, Netflix, Hulu+, YouTube, or, in the case of full length feature films, we’ll just say “other means.” I have a DVD player, but I couldn’t even tell you the last time I turned it on. This post isn’t meant to tell you [...]

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