Surprise! Nintendo Switch now supports some wireless USB headsets

Much of the appeal of the Nintendo Switch is that it's a game console you can easily liberate from its wires and take with you wherever you may roam. 

That unwired philosophy originally didn't extend to the headphones, though, so you still had to jack them in with a wired connection as though this were 1989 and you were playing Tetris on a Game Boy.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 13:59

Google Home smart speaker just $86 with coupon code

Normally priced at $129 when purchased from the Google Store, the Google Home smart speaker is available for only $86 from online retailer Rakuten with the use of a coupon code. The device can answer your inquiries related to the weather, news, sports scores and more. Google Home can set timers and alarms, confirm your flight information and stream your favorite songs.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:35

Apple developers receive iOS 11.1 beta 4 and watchOS 4.1 beta 4

Apple today has pushed out the fourth beta versions of iOS 11.1 and watchOS 4.1, both made for developers' eyes only. The public beta versions should be made available soon. Apple's iOS 11.1 beta 4 update marks the return of the 3D Touch multitasking app switcher, which was added in beta 2 and removed in beta 3.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 15:23

Google Pixel 2 vs iPhone 8: The next generation of smartphone combat

Google's new flagship phone, the Google Pixel 2, looks nice, but how it does compare to its biggest rival, the iPhone 8? We break down their features -- including power, design, and battery life -- in search of the answer.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 15:15

Friends, admirers, and collaborators remember Canadian rock legend Gord Downie

Some of the late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie’s peers, collaborators, and admirers discuss his songwriting prowess and his knack for finding the best sounds to reinforce his sometimes nonlinear messages — plus we hear some exclusive thoughts from the man himself.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 20:45

Apple's COO to meet with Foxconn to discuss iPhone X production delays

In the midst of rumored production problems involving the Apple iPhone X, Apple's Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams plans to meet with the chairman of contract manufacturer Foxconn later this month in Taiwan. While Apple uses a number of different companies to assemble the iPhone and iPad, the iPhone X is being put together exclusively by Foxconn.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:52

Google’s AlphaGo Zero charts a startling new course in AI research

Google's AlphaGo Zero gaming AI's stunningly Go training regimen, H/K Invokes Cortana, Samsung's 360 Round VR camera escapes from The Matrix.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 15:40

GardenSpace will water your garden and keep away pests with its robotic head

It's not that you don't have a green thumb -- you just don't have the time to take care of your garden. Luckily, the Kickstarter project GardenSpace can help you keep your plants watered when you're away.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 15:13

Brighten your home in 64,000 shades of white through Wiz Connected Lights

You can change the lighting of your home with your voice from anywhere using dozens of preset "moods" using the Wiz Connected Lights system, available online at Amazon, Home Depot, and Costco.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 15:30

New Razer Kiyo webcam and Seiren X mic target budding streamers

To show every streaming detail, the Razer Kiyo desktop camera features an adjustable ring light. The Seiren X mic is a professional-grade USB condenser microphone with a built-in shock mount.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:45

Apple sued for alleged trademark infringement tied to animoji feature on iPhone X

Apple has been hit with yet another lawsuit, this time for alleged trademark infringement over the use of the term "animoji," which a Japanese firm claims it registered as a trademark in 2014.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 18:52

Facebook is rolling out peer-to-peer PayPal payments for Facebook Messenger

Facebook and PayPal are joining forces to integrate the online payments system with Messenger. Now, users can pay each other with PayPal, making peer-to-peer transactions easier than ever.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 13:45

Google wants to pay you to find bugs in popular third-party Android apps

Google is eager to clamp down on security flaws associated with some of the most high-profile apps in its Android library, so it's enlisting white-hat hackers as a part of the effort. Should you successfully find a bug in a qualifying app on Google Play, Google will pay you nifty $1,000 for your efforts.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:54

Razer’s new webcam and microphone are made for streamers

Razer is known as a gaming laptop, mouse and keyboard maker, but it actually offers a wide variety of products, like Xbox controllers, power banks, and even an upcoming phone. Razer also makes webcams like the Stargazer, which is built for streaming...

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 19:44

Wireless charging will make drones always ready to fly

Drones are great until you realize running all those propellers, a camera, GPS and other assorted technology bits are a real drain on the battery. If you're just using one for images it's not too big of a deal. But if you're using one for surveying,...

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 15:35

Save big on your next cell phone with T-Mobile’s pre-Black Friday deals

T-Mobile will be offering a range of Black Friday savings this year with hot new deals and offers. Even better, many of these deals will begin before the annual shopping day, so you have plenty of time to save.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 15:21

Spotify's new RISE program aims to highlight music's next big superstars

Taking advantage of its reputation as one of the best places for new musical artists to win fame, Spotify has announced it will help promote emerging artists directly with a new program called RISE. Its goal? To "identify and break the next wave of music superstars."

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:47

Crowdfunding conundrum: Why the magic device you backed may never show up

Expectation and reality don’t always mesh when it comes to Kickstarter and Indiegogo products, especially if you’ve waited years for them to arrive. What causes those long delays anyway?

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 18:45

Acer Mixed Reality Headset Review: It’s Empty in Here

The Acer Window Mixed Reality AH101 Headset offers an easy plug-and-play setup and a comfortable design, but it suffers from a small selection of apps, along with some tracking issues.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:26

Twitter shares its timeline for rule updates in the wake of boycott

Twitter promised change after #WomenBoycottTwitter -- and now users have a timeline of what policies are changing and when. The changes range from stricter rules to software to better track abuse.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:10

BMW M to build more track- and driver-focused cars, nixes front-wheel drive

BMW M vice president Dirk Hacker told Autocar about near-future plans and says no to front-wheel drive M cars. The division instead plans to increase track- and driver-focused versions of its cars.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:53

Project Loon's LTE balloons are floating over Puerto Rico

About a month after Hurricane Maria's devastating landfall on Puerto Rico and a couple of weeks after the FCC gave clearance, Project Loon is bringing wireless internet to people on remote parts of the island. Part of (Google parent company) Alphabet...

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 18:33

Nyko Nintendo Switch dock users report permanent damage to consoles

A Nyko dock designed for the Nintendo Switch appears to be capable of breaking the console, according to users on Reddit. The dock is one of several released to address the bulky design of Nintendo's original dock.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 13:41

15 Best Comic Book Readers for Mobile Devices

From all-in-one marketplace and reader apps to lightweight readers, here are our favorite mobile comic book readers.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 18:04

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