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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. So many devices, so few outlets. It’s a common problem, but it doesn’t have to be. If you’ve got a power strip, then chances are that your plugs have butted heads before to try and get a little […]

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Uber has confirmed with Mashable that the New York City terror suspect, who killed eight people and injured at least 11 by driving a truck through a bike lane on Tuesday, was an active Uber driver who passed the company’s background check. Uber says it has banned the driver, Sayfullo Saipov, from using the Uber […]

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Amazon wants to give you even more reason to buy everything you could possibly want online just in time for the holiday season — so the e-retail behemoth is branching out into another state of reality.   The company just announced a new augmented reality (AR) functionality for the Amazon App that will give shoppers […]

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I never planned to get the iPhone. When the original iPhone went on sale on June 29, 2007, I was rocking a Samsung A900 “Blade” flip phone, the company’s actually-pretty-decent copy of the storied Motorola RAZR phone. I was editor of a tech blog for NBCUniversal at the time, and my reporter, Stewart Wolpin, was […]

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Razer’s smartphone is looking pretty impressive.  New leaks show that the Razer Phone could be the gaming powerhouse it’s been hyped up to be. SEE ALSO: Razer’s first ever smartphone could be coming next month The leaks were posted on a UK mobile plan reseller’s website, 3G, and has since been deleted, though an archived […]

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The seamless pairing process that Apple’s AirPods can do with iPhones is coming to Android. On Tuesday, Google announced in a blog post that it’s bringing a feature called Fast Pair to Androids, that’ll allow devices to easily discover and pair with compatible devices nearby. SEE ALSO: Google’s Pixel Buds are like Apple’s AirPods but […]

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That robotic dog you wanted as a kid is back. And sadly, it’s just as expensive. Sony had announced that after more than a decade since retiring its robot dog product, the Aibo will be coming back for real. SEE ALSO: Sony’s bringing back an old favorite to get back into AI Image: aibo/sony/screenshot The […]

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Thanks to AT&T, you may soon be able to build your own AI-powered app.  The Acumos “AI Marketplace,” launched with open-source nonprofit the Linux Foundation, is currently open for “initial access” to companies who pay a registration fee. The platform will be released to the public, for free, in early 2018.  SEE ALSO: Grab your […]

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Slack went down, and workers were left scrambling. The popular workplace collaboration client suffered “connectivity issues” late Tuesday afternoon (PDT), affecting access to the service worldwide. SEE ALSO: This Slack setting tells you if your boss is spying on your DMs Slack responded to tweets about the outage on Twitter, and on its status page […]

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I had an epiphany the other day.  I was finalizing my review of LG V30, which would be my third review of a “bezel-less” phone in a row. And as I struggled to find the words to describe the V30’s design, which is so similar to all the other big-screened Android flagships that came out […]

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The iPhone X‘s release is imminent (and we can tell you all about it in our review), but that hasn’t stopped the rumor mill from churning out reports about Apple’s next generation of smartphones.    The latest speculation about Apple’s 2018 offerings is more concerned with what the phones won’t have, rather than what new […]

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Thanks to AT&T, you may soon be able to build your own AI-powered app.  The Acumos “AI Marketplace,” launched with open-source nonprofit the Linux Foundation, is currently open for “initial access” to companies who pay a registration fee. The platform will be released to the public, for free, in early 2018.  SEE ALSO: Grab your […]

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Deep inside an MIT laboratory, an artificially intelligent bot is composing ghastly tales of nightmarish creatures and strange shrieks in the night.  MIT researchers named their bot Shelley (after Frankenstein author Mary Shelley). They endowed her with an artificial mind, called a neural network, an advanced form of machine learning in which a computer learns […]

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