Friday , October 20 2017

Nielsen adds Netflix ratings, but with one major caveat

Cord cutting is rapidly becoming the new normal. No longer do people have the patience to sit down at a television and wait for a show to start. We’ve become accustomed to opening up an app and streaming a show or movie on demand. The entire entertainment industry has taken …

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Google weighs in on Pixel 2 XL display, says it may add “more color options”

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have officially been released and many pre-order customers should be receiving their packages today. It’s an exciting time for Android fans, but tempering that excitement is news that the Google Pixel 2 XL may have some “issues” with its display. Reports on …

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The power of Linux is coming to select Galaxy devices, via DeX

At its developer conference in San Francisco, Samsung announced a new app called Linux on Galaxy that works best when paired with a DeX station. The app is aimed at developers and allows them to run the Linux distribution of their choice on their smartphones. Editor’s Pick Samsung and Google …

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The Galaxy Note 8 is a curious smartphone

Rising from the ashes of the Galaxy Note 7, this year’s Galaxy Note has a lot to live up to. After a few weeks with Samsung’s flagship, one thing is perfectly clear to me: the Galaxy Note 8 is a curious smartphone. With an illustrious history of devices that helped …

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UE Blast and Megablast smart speakers launch with Alexa support

Ultimate Ears products are widely known as some of the best portable speakers, and they hit all the right spots with the Boom 2 and Megaboom. Today they just improved the experience even further with Ultimate Ears Blast and Megablast, packing Amazon’s digital assistant, Alexa. Are the latest in a …

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Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL now available at Verizon with trade in offer

It’s October 19 and the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are now on sale. Google’s ambitious smartphones can be picked up at a number of online retailers, including Google’s online store and several others that we’ve covered here. The new Pixels are also sold exclusively through Verizon Wireless, and the …

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Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro vs the competition

Editor’s Pick The Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 is a comical cash grab The appearance of any limited edition version of a smartphone usually implies one of three things; it’s geared towards those with more taste— and money— than the mainstream consumer; there’s more to the company’s creative … The …

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How the Google Pixel 2’s Do Not Disturb driving mode works

Smartphone notifications can be an annoying interruption when you’re at your desk, or something far worse if you’re driving. The Google Pixel 2 has a (kind of) solution to this thanks to an automatically enabled Do Not Disturb mode for driving. The functionality, which is listed on the Google Pixel …

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Ice blue HTC U11 Plus looks cool in 3D render video

The HTC U11 has been one of the best received HTC phones in recent years, and a more powerful successor is expected to be launched soon. We learned earlier this week that the device, what is expected to be called the HTC U11 Plus, may be unveiled on November 2, and …

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