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Instagram Stories arrive on desktop, mobile web uploading inbound

Instagram Stories arrive on desktop, mobile web uploading inbound

Following news that Facebook is testing Stories on its desktop product, Instagram has taken the plunge and launched its own Stories feature for desktop users, removing its mobile limitation. In
SanDisk’s iXpand Base charges your iPhone as it backs up your photos

SanDisk’s iXpand Base charges your iPhone as it backs up your photos

Today’s a pretty big day for SanDisk that started with the reveal of its impressive 400GB microSD card. The interesting reveals keep on coming with the announcement of the new iXpand Base. This tool
Propel’s Star Wars drones put a laser battle in your living room

Propel’s Star Wars drones put a laser battle in your living room

Propel, largely known for its lightweight remote-controlled drones and helicopters, has officially announced the US release of its line of Star Wars battle drones. Already available to order, at
Essential’s Andy Rubin just rectified a huge mistake – good on him

Essential’s Andy Rubin just rectified a huge mistake – good on him

This morning Andy Rubin wrote a note to the public regarding the company’s recent mishap with emails and private customer info. That sizable mistake grabbed the attention of the entire Android-loving
Lyft’s latest expansion makes it available across 94% of the US

Lyft’s latest expansion makes it available across 94% of the US

Lyft may not be as big as competitor Uber, but it is continuing to grow and thanks to its latest expansion, it is now available in a total of 40 U.S. states. According to the company, its ridesharing

Nest Thermostat E introduced as a simpler choice for everyone

Nest has begun servicing the smart home category since 2014 as Google’s hardware branch after it was officially acquired the same year. Other brands soon followed in the digital thermostat game but
Games Done Quick marathon will raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief

Games Done Quick marathon will raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief

Those of you who are familiar with speedrunning probably already know that Games Done Quick hosts two marathons each year to raise money for charity. Those marathons are announced months in advance
Motorized molecules use light to drill into and kill cancer cells

Motorized molecules use light to drill into and kill cancer cells

Researchers from the UK’s Durham University and the US’s Rice and North Carolina State universities have detailed a type of molecule that can kill off cancer cells by drilling directly into them. This
Moto X4 hands-on: Alexa and dual-cameras for the midrange

Moto X4 hands-on: Alexa and dual-cameras for the midrange

Motorola has a new midrange Android phone it wants to pitch you, the Moto X4, announced today at IFA 2017. Well-leaked in recent weeks, the Moto X4 resurrects the X Series that was once the

Lenovo Tab 4 Home Assistant hands-on: poor man’s Echo Show

Smart home speakers, and their resident smart assistants, are the new darling of the tech world. From Amazon to Google to Microsoft and, soon, to Apple, everyone is making their own. But not everyone
Lenovo Yoga 720 12″ and Miix 520 get IFA 2017 upgrades

Lenovo Yoga 720 12″ and Miix 520 get IFA 2017 upgrades

Lenovo is giving its midrange convertible Yoga notebook and Miix 2-in-1 tablet an upgrade. New processors, Windows Ink support, and USB Type-C have all been added, while battery life is up, too. Read
Lenovo Yoga 920 hands-on: Thunderbolt 3, 8th Gen Core i7, more

Lenovo Yoga 920 hands-on: Thunderbolt 3, 8th Gen Core i7, more

Lenovo’s flagship Yoga 920 is getting an upgrade, with the 2-in-1 hybrid getting a processor upgrade and a refined design. Revealed at IFA 2017 this week, the 2017 Yoga 920 packs a 13-inch display
The Moto X4 streams to 4 Bluetooth devices: Here’s how

The Moto X4 streams to 4 Bluetooth devices: Here’s how

The Moto X4 has plenty of features, but the most interesting might be an enhancement of a wireless technology we now take for granted: Bluetooth. Motorola’s new smartphone is the first to launch with
Lenovo Explorer Windows Mixed Reality headset hands-on

Lenovo Explorer Windows Mixed Reality headset hands-on

Microsoft is betting big on Windows Mixed Reality, and Lenovo is hoping to ride that headset rollercoaster with the Lenovo Explorer. Its first headset to take advantage of the virtual and augmented
Lenovo Home Assistant adds Alexa to Tab 4 smart speaker

Lenovo Home Assistant adds Alexa to Tab 4 smart speaker

Lenovo has a new use for the Tab 4 Android tablet on your coffee table, with the Lenovo Home Assistant turning it into an Alexa-powered smart speaker. Unveiled at IFA 2017 today, the new speaker
Harman Kardon Allure speaker brings Alexa along for the ride

Harman Kardon Allure speaker brings Alexa along for the ride

There’s been no shortage of Bluetooth speakers on display at IFA 2017, but this next one from Harman Kardon is certainly special for one reason: Alexa integration. Harman Kardon revealed today that
Pokemon GO update: how to beat Raikou in the USA

Pokemon GO update: how to beat Raikou in the USA

This morning the folks at Niantic released an update server-side for the first new Legendary Dog Pokemon. This is Raikou, one of three new Legendary Raid Bosses that’ll be coming to the three major
TicHome Mini puts Google Assistant in a portable speaker

TicHome Mini puts Google Assistant in a portable speaker

Google may not have a portable version of its Home smart speaker, but that leaves the door open for third-party alternatives. One such example launched at IFA 2017 this week, the Mobvoi TicHome Mini.

Diesel ON smartwatch now showing up on Macy’s online store

When Fossil announced last March that they will be releasing the first Diesel Android Wear smartwatch, people were pretty much interested. But September was then just too far away. Well, here we are,
DJI updates or refreshes drones: Mavic Pro, Phantom 4 Pro, Spark

DJI updates or refreshes drones: Mavic Pro, Phantom 4 Pro, Spark

DJI has arrived at IFA 2017 with a lot to show off. Though the company isn’t showing any drones that are wholly new, it does have a couple of refreshes on-hand for the Mavic Pro and the Phantom 4 Pro.