Now you can collect some of your Amazon orders in just two minutes

Amazon has launched “Instant Pickup,” a service that lets customers collect items within two minutes of ordering them. The inital pick-up locations are at university campuses in California, Ohio, and Maryland.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/16/now-can-collect-some-your-amazon-orders-in-just-two-minutes.html

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Microsoft’s ‘Surface Plus’ Offers PC Upgrades Every 18 Months

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Today, Microsoft is announcing the new “Surface Plus” program, which lets you buy a new Microsoft Surface PC on a payment plan with the option to upgrade after 18 months.

The post Microsoft’s ‘Surface Plus’ Offers PC Upgrades Every 18 Months appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253446-microsofts-surface-plus-offers-pc-upgrades-every-18-months?source=Computing

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Tech Q&A: Best smart home devices

I want a smart home that lets me remotely control temperatures, turn on the lights and use a code instead of a key to get into my house. There are so many different products. What are the best smart home gadgets?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/16/tech-q-best-smart-home-devices.html

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LinkedIn Burnishes Sales Navigator for the Enterprise


LinkedIn has launched an enterprise edition of its Sales Navigator product that lets users send 50 emails on LinkedIn a month; adds Single Sign-On and other management features; and introduces TeamLink Extend, a tool that pools the networks of all the Sales Navigator users in an enterprise. If enterprise staff opt-in their LinkedIn network to their enterprise TeamLink pool, the connection list is “surfaced as a possible introduction path when a rep is looking at a lead,” noted Doug Camplejohn, head of products for LinkedIn sales solutions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84400.html?rss=1

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Add-on Telephoto Smartphone Lenses Get You Close to the Action

One of the top selling points of the new iPhone 7 Plus is its telephoto lens, which lets you get twice as close to the action as the typical smartphone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/12/add-on-telephoto-smartphone-lenses-get-close-to-action.html

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Facebook activates Safety Check service after New York City explosion

Facebook has activated its Safety Check service that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe following the explosion that injured at least 29 people in New York City late Saturday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/18/facebook-activates-safety-check-feature-after-new-york-city-explosion.html

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How F-35A fighter pilots are harnessing high-tech 'see-through' helmets

The F-35 Gen III Helmet Mounted Display System, made by Rockwell Collins, lets pilots “see-through” their fifth-generation fighter jets. Like the new F-35A Lightning II, the helmet takes technology to an entirely new level and introduces a host of new capabilities.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/19/how-f-35a-fighter-pilots-are-harnessing-high-tech-see-through-helmets.html

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Linux flaw puts 1.4 billion Android devices at risk of spying attack, experts warn

A Linux flaw that lets attackers hijack internet traffic also affects nearly 80 percent of Android devices, security researchers warn.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/16/linux-flaw-puts-1-4-billion-android-devices-at-risk-spying-attack-experts-warn.html

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Nice terror attack prompts Facebook to activate Safety Check

Facebook activated its Safety Check service that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe after Thursday’s terror attack in Nice, France that killed 84 people.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/15/nice-terror-attack-prompts-facebook-to-activate-safety-check.html

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Dallas sniper attack thrusts Facebook Live back into the spotlight

Facebook Live, which lets users broadcast live video across the social network, has been thrust further into the spotlight following Thursday’s sniper attack in Dallas that killed five police officers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/08/dallas-sniper-attack-thrusts-facebook-live-back-into-spotlight.html

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Facebook activates Safety Check service after sniper attack on Dallas police

Facebook activated its Safety Check service that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe after Thursday’s coordinated sniper attack in Dallas that killed five police officers and wounded seven more.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/08/facebook-activates-safety-check-service-after-sniper-attack-on-dallas-police.html

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Apple activates weekly App Analytics emails for devs, admits screen color management app onto iOS App Store

Article Image Apple on Monday announced a new iTunes Connect feature that lets developers opt in to weekly App Analytics updates via email, while approving screen temperature and brightness management app FlexBright for iOS App Store sale.

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Mozilla Launches Free Ad Blocker for iOS 9


Mozilla on Monday launched Focus by Firefox, a free ad blocker for Safari users on iOS 9. It lets users block the same trackers blocked by Private Browsing with Tracking Protection in Firefox for the Windows, Mac, Linux and Android platforms. The protection is based on Disconnect’s open source block list. Focus by Firefox doesn’t work with Firefox for iOS because Apple doesn’t make content blocking available to third-party browsers on iOS, Mozilla said. It’s exploring ways to provide Focus on Firefox for iOS.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82856.html?rss=1

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T-Mobile Opens Streaming-Video Buffet


T-Mobile on Wednesday announced Binge On, a plan that lets qualified customers Netflix and chill as much as they want. It’s the type of move meant to shake up the wireless industry and to cultivate more T-Mobile loyalists. At Un-carrier X, T-Mobile’s latest digital briefing, the company announced that beginning this Sunday, customers on select Simple Choice plans can consume as much streaming content from popular services without having the usage count against their data plans.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82734.html?rss=1

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How to use iOS 9's keyboard as a trackpad with 3D Touch on iPhone 6s

Article Image Apple’s new pressure-sensing 3D Touch technology, introduced with iPhone 6s, lets users swiftly navigate iOS 9 with Quick Actions and “Peek and Pop” previews. A lesser known — but equally functional — feature turns iPhone’s soft keyboard into a trackpad for granular cursor control, making text entry and navigation a snap.

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