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16% off ChargeTech 27,000mAh Portable Battery Pack with AC Outlet & USB Ports - Deal Alert

The first AC outlet you can take on the go. Power just about anything anywhere. From your laptop to your medical devices, and everything in between; it's the last battery pack you'll ever need.

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Save 30% on Bowers & Wilkins P5 Mobile Headphones By Going Recertified - Deal Alert

The P5's natural audio performance brings you close to the sound of the original recording, as you were meant to hear it. B&W recertified products have been tested and updated to ensure they meet Bowers & Wilkins high quality...

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Aetna to give away 50K Apple Watches to its employees, subsidize others for customers

Health insurer Aetna said it plans to give employees 50,000 free Apple Watches and subsidize the cost of the mobile device for a select number of its largest customers in an effort to bolster its analytics-based mobile wellness and...

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Oracle denied new trial in copyright dispute with Google over Java

A federal court in California has denied Oracle another trial in its long-standing copyright infringement dispute with Google over the use of Java code in Android.

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Audi, BMW and Daimler partner with tech firms to drive 5G into cars

Three of Germany's biggest automakers have partnered with Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm to form the “5G Automotive Association” to develop and promote next-gen vehicle communications.

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Google rolls out more low-bandwidth versions of its products

Google has rolled out versions of its popular products like YouTube and Chrome, which are specially designed for people who do not have access to high-bandwidth internet.

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What does the iPhone 7 reveal about Apple’s AR plans?

The iPhone 7 Plus has dual-cameras to help take better photos. But this technology could also play a vital role in Apple’s future plans for AR.

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42% off Corsair Waterproof Shockproof 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Deal Alert

This USB 3.0 flash drive is designed to keep your files safe. The anodized, aircraft-grade aluminum housing is waterproof to 200 meters, vibration-resistant, and shock-resistant. USB 3.0 means read speeds up to four times faster than...

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39% off iClever Backlight Bluetooth Folding Keyboard for Smartphone, PC, or Tablet - Deal Alert

Compact design with full standard-size keys, but foldable into ⅓ of the size making it easily portable. Backlit with red, blue, or green at two brightness levels. Aircraft-grade aluminum alloy texture for superior durability.

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iOS 10 slower off the uptake mark

At the 12-day mark, iOS 10 accounted for 41.9% of all iOS editions detected by Mixpanel, significantly lower than the 52.4% accumulated by iOS 9 last year at the same post-release point.

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Picture Keeper Connect review: Simple photo backup for the entire family

A dual Lightning and USB thumb drive with mobile and desktop apps that make it easy to back up precious photos, videos, and contacts.

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New products of the week 9.26.16

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Dell and HPE.

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802.11ad is the fastest Wi-Fi that you might not ever use

802.11ad offers the possibility of extremely fast wireless speeds over short distances – but experts differ sharply on its eventual role in the enterprise. The differences center on whether 802.11ad will be used in the same way as...

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Why you want Google's Allo

Reviews are mixed on Google's latest communication app. Here's what the reviewers aren't telling you.

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Best Deals of the Week, September 19th - September 23rd - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of September 19th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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Well, I never! iOS 10's voicemail transcription has a potty mouth

Anyone who has looked at automatically-generated subtitles on YouTube can tell you that asking a computer to describe what a human says can lead to hilarious results. Now, Apple has brought that to iOS 10 with support for transcribing...

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Privacy groups urge US FTC to investigate WhatsApp promises

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should stop mobile messaging service WhatsApp from sharing user data with parent company Facebook in violation of earlier privacy promises, several privacy and digital rights groups said.

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Why 90% of customers still want their Note7

There's some debate about whether the number can indeed be that high, and what happened to the other 10% of Note7 users -- if they've already gone to another device or just opted not to do anything at all.

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