Forget the Amazon Echo, these new smartwatches let you use Alexa anywhere

Alexa-enabled speakers like the Amazon Echo (which is still on sale at its lowest price of 2017) and the Echo Dot are terrific, but they’re inherently limited.

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Stolen Apple IDs can hold your iPhone hostage

There is a huge, thriving underground economy involved in the theft, sale, manufacture and abuse of Apple IDs, Palo Alto Networks researcher Claud Xiao told the BSides SF hacker conference in San Francisco.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/14/stolen-apple-ids-can-hold-your-iphone-hostage.html

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Apple suspends 5K LG panel sales following hardware problems, will ship new displays in 5-6 weeks

Apple has pulled LG’s latest display from sale after its failures became common knowledge, but no one is offering anyone who already bought these devices much in the way of support.

The post Apple suspends 5K LG panel sales following hardware problems, will ship new displays in 5-6 weeks appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Yahoo Makes Plans Amid Doubts Over Verizon Deal


Yahoo has disclosed in a filing with federal regulators that following the sale of its operating business to Verizon, the company will restructure its board and change its name. It also warned that a massive hack disclosed last year could imperil its $4.8 billion sale to Verizon. Yahoo will operate as an investment company after the Verizon deal closes, it reported in the filing. It will reduce its board to five members, with David Filo, Eddy Hartenstein, Richard Hill, Marissa Meyer, Jayne Shaw and Maynard Webb departing from the board.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84218.html?rss=1

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Black Friday 2016 deals watch: All the best sales in Amazon's Black Friday blowout

Just about every single store in the country is offering some type of sale for Black Friday 2016 today.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/25/black-friday-2016-deals-watch-all-best-sales-in-amazons-black-friday-blowout.html

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Snapchat's Spectacles have already started to show up on eBay for crazy prices

Within hours of Snapchat’s new camera-equipped “Spectacles” going on sale from a single vending machine on Venice Beach on Thursday, some pairs of the video sunglasses started showing up on eBay. But the asking prices are crazy.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/11/snapchats-spectacles-have-already-started-to-show-up-on-ebay-for-crazy-prices.html

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Tehran blocks sale of video game depicting Iran's 1979 revolution

The Iranian regime has banned the sale of a video-game that gives players a first-person perspective of the 1979 Iranian revolution.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/07/tehran-blocks-sale-video-game-depicting-irans-1979-revolution.html

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1970s quarter selling for thousands on eBay

An eBay sale of a 1970 US quarter may at first glance appear routine, but a closer look reveals “one of the most fascinating and intriguing proof mint errors ever discovered”—one that’s boosted the coin’s auction price to $35,000.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/07/170s-quarter-selling-for-thousands-on-ebay.html

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iPhone SE generating low traffic at Apple Stores, in line with predictions, analyst says

Article Image The iPhone SE — which officially went on sale earlier on Thursday — is still easy to find in stock at Apple Stores in the U.S., according to checks by a well-known analyst.

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Amazon bans cheap USB-C cables in wake of Google engineer’s crusade

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Amazon has agreed to formally disallow the sale of cables that don’t conform to the USB-C specification after one Google engineer found a number of faulty cables — including cables that destroyed hardware. It’s a small step, but an important one.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/225719-amazon-bans-cheap-usb-c-cables-in-wake-of-google-engineers-crusade

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California Bill Would Ban Encrypted Smartphone Sales


California State Assemblyman Jim Cooper last week introduced a bill seeking to ban the sale of smartphones that include unbreakable encryption. The bill would require smartphones made on or after Jan. 1, 2017, and sold in California to be capable of being decrypted and unlocked by their manufacturers or OS providers. Knowingly failing to comply would subject a seller or lessor — meaning a carrier or other company such as Walmart, which supplies smartphones to end users — to a fine of $2,500 for each device sold or leased.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83023.html?rss=1

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Yahoo May Be on Road to Oblivion


Up for discussion at Yahoo’s next board of directors meeting is the sale of its Bing-powered search, longstanding mail service, aggregator-propped news platform, and the rest of the company’s Internet business, according to reports. The possible spinoff of Yahoo’s 15 percent stake in Alibaba also may be on the table. Yahoo has struggled mightily over the last decade. One of the pioneers of the Internet age and a survivor of the Internet bubble, Yahoo’s resiliency hasn’t enabled it to retain relevancy, said Andy Abramson, CEO of Comunicano.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82824.html?rss=1

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Best Buy's Apple Black Friday Sale Knocks $50-$100 off Apple Watches, $100-$125 off iPad Air 2, $100 off iPad mini 4, $120-$200 off Macs

Article Image Apple authorized reseller Best Buy on Thursday kicked off its Black Friday Sale, with the lowest prices we’ve seen this season on iPad Air 2s, Apple Watch, and Apple Watch Sport.

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MacMall's Black Friday Sale knocks up to $250 off MacBook Pros, $201 off iMac 4K & 5Ks, $12 off iPad Pros, 50-60% off jump drives, Apple TV bundles

Article Image MacMall on Wednesday kicked off its 2015 Black Friday sale with up to $250 off MacBook Pros, up to $201 of new iMac 4Ks and 5Ks, $12 off iPad Pros, $40 of iPad Air 2, 50% off Turbo USB 3.0 Flash Drives and more.

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Apple Accessory Deals: 32GB 4th Gen Apple TV for $120, 64GB for $160; SuperDrive for $59, $30-$99 off AirPorts and Time Capsules, $20 off Magic accessories

Article Image For the next two weeks, readers can take advantage of an Apple Accessory Mail-in-Rebate sale that knocks $30-$40 off new Apple TVs, $15 off old Apple TVs, $29-$99 off Base Stations and Time Capsules, $20-$29 off Magic Accessories, keyboards and Super Drives. In each case, these deliver the lowest prices anywhere.

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B&H's holiday sale slashes 2015 MacBook Pros by $200-$300 , 12" MacBooks by $170-$200, 13" MacBook Airs by $100-$450, iPad mini 4 by $30

Article Image Delivering the lowest prices ever on numerous models, B&H’s holiday sale knocks $300 off 15″ MacBook Pros (2015), $200-$300 off 13″ MacBook Pros (2015), $170-$200 off 12″ MacBooks, $100-$170 off 11″ & 13″ MacBook Airs (2015), up to $30 off iPad mini 4 and up to $70 off iPad Air 2.

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