Nova Launcher adds docked search bar, more Pixel 2 goodness in latest beta

Action Launcher may have been quicker in adopting certain Oreo/Pixel 2 features over the last few months—such as Oreo-style adaptive icons and a docked search bar—but Nova Launcher is back on track with its latest beta (5.5-beta3), available now on the app's beta channel.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 03:20

Google Photos will now recognize Luna, Fuzzy and your other pets

Google is rolling out today a change to Google Photos that will allow you to search for images of your pets by name. No longer will you have to type in "dog" or "cat" to find pictures of your pets. Now, you can find pictures of them right alongside pictures of the people in your life.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 23:47

Alphabet brings burritos-by-drone delivery to Australia

Apparently, Project Wing brought airborne burritos to Virginia Tech last year as preparation for something bigger. Alphabet X's experimental project is now dropping burritos (and medicine) from the skies of Australia as part of a series of tests to f...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 03:02

Google's refined Security Checkup identifies account vulnerabilities

While Google might soon switch VIPs over to advanced protection in the form of physical keys, the rest of us are fine with typical security practices -- so long as we follow them. To better secure your Google account, the company has a new version of...

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 22:53

Huffington: Uber 'very likely' to close Softbank deal in the next week

An Uber-Softbank deal is "very likely" to occur within the next week, according to Arianna Huffington, who spoke at Wall Street Journal's D.Live event in Laguna Beach, CA. She wouldn't disclose the price -- it seems they're still working out the de...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:44

Pixel 2's eSIM Manager app now found in Google Play Store

We've seen the size of the SIM card shrink over the years to nano size; now the next wave, eSIM, is coming. The eSIM designation stands for embedded SIM and the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL will be the first handsets to employ it. Instead of inserting a physical SIM card into a tray, the eSIM is attached to a phone's motherboard by the manufacturer.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 04:17

Volvo XC60 T8 is an SUV with safety smarts and serious punch

This ain’t no ordinary Volvo. TechRadar’s Australian team recently took a ride in the Swedish car-maker’s XC60 T8 hybrid, the top-of-the-range in the revamped model. As well as a supercharger and turbo to whisk the 235kW 2.0L all-wheel drive off the line, a 65kW electric motor sends power to the rear wheels for when you really want to scare the Porsche Macan next to you at the lights. 

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 02:19

Sky TV deals: Don't miss this £234 discount on a Sky Box Sets package

Well done dear reader! You've been waiting for the  best value Sky TV dealand it's right here. This limited time offer has been around before, but it only lasts for a few days at a time. It's worth the wait though as you're saving a massive £234 on the usual price of Sky's excellent TV box sets package.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 04:13

Deal: Sony Xperia XZ Premium price drops under $600 for the first time since launch

The Xperia XZ Premium was outrageously overpriced in the United States where customers had to come up with $800 upfront to buy Sony's flagship. However, a few months ago, the Japanese handset maker had decided to slash the Xperia XZ Premium's price by $100.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:42

Here is the unannounced Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2

Just like the previous Galaxy Tab Active tablet, the unannounced Galaxy Tab Active 2 comes with a stylus, which suggests Samsung, once again, wishes to target the business segment. Also known as Samsung SM-T390 / SM-T395, the rugged slate is likely to be unveiled in a matter of weeks.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:25

Qualcomm's new chip could boost performance and screen technology in mid-range phones

If you thought bezel-less displays and powerful performance were limited to flagships, think again. Thanks to Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 636 chipset, mid-range phones could be getting a significant processing boost in the very near future. 

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:41

Google Maps ditches misleading walking calorie counter

Google is ditching a planned feature for Maps following criticism on social media. The update was tied to directions and displayed how many calories you'd burn if you were to walk to your destination. By clicking on the walking option, you'd even be...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 04:28

The Q Neely and Q Jacqueline are Fossil’s smallest hybrid watches yet

If you want something that looks like an old-school watch but with some extra smarts, then you’re probably after a hybrid, such as the new Fossil Q Neely and Fossil Q Jacqueline, which aim to stand out in part through being smaller on the wrist than other Fossil hybrids.

That’s key, as smart and even hybrid watches are often chunky things, but the Q Jacqueline and Q Neely have just 36mm cases, making them better suited to slender wrists.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 04:13

E3 2018: what we want to see from next year's big gaming show

Update: One thing we know for certain that we will see at the next E3 is a brand new logo for the event. The Entertainment Software Association hasn't made much of a big deal about the new logo but it's now appearing across its social media accounts and you can see it for yourself below. Given the E3 logo has largely been the same for approaching a couple of decades now, it's nice to see this change.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 03:20

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 mobile platform is now official

With Qualcomm stating a while ago that it is now using the term mobile platform to replace the term processor, the company announced this morning the Snapdragon 636 mobile platform. Built using the 14nm FinFET process, the mobile platform offers a 40% increase in performance compared to the Snapdragon 630.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 02:21

Lawsuit claims Essential stole modular accessory tech

Andy Rubin's Essential Products is facing more legal troubles. The ex-Android chief's company previously found itself in hot water with smartphone accessory maker Spigen over its use of the "Essential" name. Now -- less than two months since the rele...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:15

Essential sued over wireless connector technology packed inside the Essential Phone

Troubles continue to plague Android co-creator's startup Essential, as the company has been recently sued for stealing connectivity technology. Keyssa Inc., a company backed by iPod co-creator Tony Fadell filed a lawsuit against Essential, accusing the startup of using stolen wireless connector technology.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 03:51

Greenpeace lauds Apple renewable energy efforts, decries 'right to repair' stance

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Greenpeace on Monday released its latest "Guide to Greener Electronics" report for 2017, analyzing what steps, if any, 17 of the world's top consumer electronics companies are taking to reduce their impact on the environment. This year, Greenpeace awarded Apple a passable B- grade, touting renewable energy and climate change initiatives, while at the same time lambasting the company over its opposition to "right to repair" legislation.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:08

The 8 best windproof umbrella deals to help you weather the storm

The rains have come and they have no mercy. Can your current umbrella handle everything nature can throw at it? Here are 10 of the best windproof umbrella deals available now to help keep you safe and dry..

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 19:40

The best DSLR cameras for beginners

A DSLR is the perfect tool for those looking to take their photography to the next level. To get you started, we've chosen the best DSLR cameras for beginners, each of which can be had for under $1,000.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 20:15

The best DSLR cameras for beginners

A DSLR is the perfect tool for those looking to take their photography to the next level. To get you started, we've chosen the best DSLR cameras for beginners, each of which can be had for under $1,000.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 20:15

Your future kitchen has a smart oven, a burger-flipping bot, and 36 bacon programs

The Smart Kitchen Summit 2017 brought together lots of people to discuss the future of food, cooking, and smart devices and how they can lead to more personalization and better results in the kitchen.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 20:09

eBay’s giving Aussies a chance to snag 20% off a plethora of tech products

If you’ve been waiting to lay your hands on some brand-new tech and are getting impatient for Black Friday to come along, well, you can scratch that itch now.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 20:31

Microsoft Surface Phone rumors and news leaks

Microsoft is reportedly developing an in-house Surface Phone smartphone. However, Windows Phone's cancellation puts its future in doubt. Here's everything we know so far.

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - 19:36

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