Google finally integrates Duo on Android call screen

Google has been planning to integrate its Duo video chat on Pixel, Nexus and Android One phones for a couple of months. According to a report at Android Police, the company is rolling out Duo video chat in the ordinary phone dialer app, which basical...

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 18:54

What makes kosher wine kosher?

Amuse Our Bouche is The Takeout’s column that answers your burning, boiling, and flambéed food questions.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 13:20

Instagram's latest test adds recommended posts to your feed

Instagram is testing a new feature that would add posts you might like to your main feed. The Verge reports that this "Recommended for You" section would include posts that your friends have liked or posts that Instagram's algorithm thinks you might...

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 14:21

How You Can Save a Few Hundred Dollars With a Screen Protector

It’s rare to purchase something that will actually increase the value of your smartphone, but there’s one item that offers more value per dollar than any insurance plan: a screen protector. The thin piece of plastic or glass could save your fancy-pants iPhone X from a fall that would leave it shattered into countless…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 16:45

Fallout 4 VR Could Really Use A Hand (Or Two)

It’s easy to lose yourself for hours in the regular console or PC version of Fallout 4. One would imagine it’s even easier when completely surrounded by the sights and sounds of the Bostonian wastes in the Vive-exclusive Fallout 4 VR, but when you’re just a pair of objects floating in space, it’s not quite the same.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 18:01

What to Do If Your Phone Is Stolen

With some quick, decisive and intelligent action, you may be able to recover your stolen smartphone, or help the police find it.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 14:14

Guy Invented A Fake Coffee Shop To Scam Free Games, Developer Says

It’s not uncommon to hear stories from game developers and critics of people posing as YouTubers, reviewers, or other outlets to get free game keys from Steam developers. This one, however, takes the cake, with a side of coffee.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 19:50

Apple iPhone X orders for most U.S. carriers are now being delivered in one to three business days

The last time we checked in on the delivery times posted by Apple for iPhone X orders, it was the end of November and units purchased that day were shipping in five business days. Now, less than two weeks later, the tenth anniversary model is shipping in one-to-three business days for most models ordered through Apple for AT&T, Verizon and Sprint.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 13:37

Alexa's latest trick is helping you find Twitch streams

Sure, it's great that Amazon keeps adding more to Alexa, like the option to wake up with music instead of a shrill alarm or a enabling live BBC programming. But what about newer media platforms? Now Twitch users can bark orders at Alexa to keep up wi...

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 18:04

Breath of the Wild's Champions' Ballad DLC Hides A Ton of Secret Dialogue

In Breath of the Wild’s main game, you don’t get to see much of Mipha, Revali, Urbosa, or Daruk. If you play through the new DLC, The Champions’ Ballad, you do get some new cutscenes, though it still might not feel like enough. Turns out, you can challenge the Divine Beasts again in the DLC for a bunch of new…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 17:30

The 10 Best Deals of December 12, 2017

Christmas is creeping up, which means your gift shopping days are starting to dwindle. We see a lot of great deals every day, but these were our 10 favorites from Tuesday.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 17:35

What You Need to Know About the Link Between Birth Control and Cancer

A recent study confirmed a link between breast cancer and hormonal birth control (including pills but also the patch, implant, and some IUDs). Give yourself two seconds to freak out, then take a deep breath, and let’s discuss.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 16:15

The Last Jedi Takes Star Wars to a Fantastic New Level

Days removed from seeing Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I still can’t believe it’s a real movie. I can’t believe what writer-director Rian Johnson did: He took all of our preconceived notions of what a Star Wars movie is and evolved them. The movie is genuinely shocking at times—multiple times—but it also feels fully…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:00

Renders give us an idea of what the Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ will look like

Based on various leaks such as one from the Samsung S Health app that show a new position for the camera and fingerprint scanner on the back of next year's flagship model, and a screen to body ratio that is expected to come close to 90%, a series of renders reveals what could be an accurate look at the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 20:43

Facebook brings Snapchat-like AR filters to the Messenger app

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Virtual reality may be comparatively stuck in the mud for the time being, but augmented reality is in full gear.

Facebook realizes this, and to that effect it has announced it’s bringing new Snapchat-style augmented reality features called World Effects to its Facebook Messenger app. They’re basically the same things as Snapchat’s World Lenses.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 16:18

Logitech reveals trio of Circle 2 bundles this holiday season

Blog-Circle-BundleWhen it comes to the mad rush of the holiday season, there are always plenty of things to take into consideration, including getting the right kind of gifts for other folks.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 14:00

The 10 Best Deals of December 12, 2017

Christmas is creeping up, which means your gift shopping days are starting to dwindle. We see a lot of great deals every day, but these were our 10 favorites from Tuesday.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 17:35

What's Better: Apple Pay Cash vs. Google Wallet vs. Venmo

Apple Pay Cash is the company’s theoretical Venmo-killer, a service you can use to send and receive money via iMessage on your iPhone. Sounds great, but with so many peer-to-peer payment systems out there, do you actually need to sign up?

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 14:15

August Smart Lock Pro Review: A Top Pick

An easy installation process, a solid app experience and lots of helpful features and smart-home integrations make the August Smart Lock Pro a great choice.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 13:50

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