Consumer Reports Yanks All Microsoft Surface Recommendations

The move comes after CR’s hardware reliability survey, which showed significantly higher rates of failure among Surface machines compared with those from other manufacturers.

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Nintendo just announced a real Pokemon game is coming to Nintendo Switch

At the E3 gaming convention on Tuesday, Nintendo showed off several new games, including the announcement of an upcoming Pokemon game.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/13/nintendo-just-announced-real-pokemon-game-is-coming-to-nintendo-switch.html

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Google I/O 2017: Here are the biggest announcements

At its annual developer conference in California, tech giant Google showed off several new wares, including new computer chips and more uses for artificial intelligence.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/17/google-io-2017-here-are-biggest-announcements.html

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Flying pizza looks to be on its way to New Zealand as Domino's demos drone delivery

Domino’s says it wants to start delivering pizza using drones, and on Thursday showed off its technology — pizza ‘n’ all — at a special demonstration in New Zealand.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/25/flying-pizza-looks-to-be-on-its-way-to-new-zealand-as-dominos-demos-drone-delivery.html

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Will this fall's iPhone have the big redesign we've been waiting for?

A few weeks ago, a photo that supposedly showed Apple’s upcoming iPhone 7 Plus case suggested the upcoming phablet will indeed have a dual camera setup on the back, along with redesigned antennas and a Smart Connector that would let you connect the phone to a keyboard.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/14/will-this-falls-iphone-have-big-redesign-weve-been-waiting-for.html

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First Alert debuts HomeKit-enabled Onelink products including IP camera, fire alarm, environment monitor & safe

Article Image First Alert showed off a handful of Wi-Fi-connected Onelink products at CES Showstoppers on Wednesday, including HomeKit-enabled devices like a safe, smoke and carbon monoxide alarm, indoor environment monitor, smart thermostat and, curiously, a camera.

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Piper Jaffray tells investors not to fret over vague iPhone supplier cuts

Article Image Apple investors showed concern this week after iPhone supplier Dialog Semiconductor warned revenue will fall short of expectations, but Piper Jaffray took the opportunity to remind Wall Street that it’s unwise to read into supplier data.

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Target's Website Misses the Mark on Cyber Monday


Target’s website traffic hit a wall when a record number of shoppers showed up in search of Cyber Monday bargains. Having offered a 15 percent discount for any purchase made through the site, Target began to experience problems shortly after 10 a.m. It then placed customers in a virtual queue that effectively held their place in line so they would not lose their purchase orders after refreshing their page. The company posted an apology to customers on its Twitter page, noting that traffic was twice as heavy as its busiest single prior day.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82811.html?rss=1

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Apple shows continued interest in fuel cell-powered devices with weeklong battery life

Apple has showed continued interest in using hydrogen fuel cell technology to power its portable devices, echoing a functional iPhone 6 powered by hydrogen that was showcased just last week.

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References to 'iTunes Subscription' pop up in iTunes, could point to rumored streaming service

References to a heretofore unknown “iTunes Subscription” service showed up in the iTunes desktop client on Friday, potentially revealing a few details of a rumored Apple-branded streaming music solution said to launch sometime this year.



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Beyonce seen sporting Apple Watch Edition with gold link bracelet

Less than a week after star fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld showed off pictures of his yellow gold Apple Watch Edition with custom all-gold link bracelet, Beyonce was seen at Coachella wearing what appears to be the same combination.



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ITC to investigate Apple on allegations of Ericsson patent infringement

Following formal complaints by Ericsson, the U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday showed intent to launch an investigation into Apple’s potentially illegal use of patented LTE technology.



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Lower your expectations: Apple Watch battery life report looks grim

There’s are a reason Apple didn’t mention battery life once when it showed off the Apple Watch this past fall.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/23/lower-your-expectations-apple-watch-battery-life-report-looks-grim/

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Microsoft Surface Hub looks to transform meetings

At its Windows 10 event Jan. 21, the company showed off the Microsoft Surface Hub — an 84-inch 4K device designed for improved collaboration in the workplace. We had a chance to try out some of the Surface Hub’s features and found it to be mostly smooth and smart.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/22/microsoft-surface-hub-looks-to-transform-meetings/

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AMD’s Carrizo and Carrizo-L are both 28nm, mobile-only processors

AMD Carrizo
AMD showed off its new Carrizo APU at CES 2015, with updated support for H.265 and a common platform for its own high and lower-power laptop chips. 20nm APUs, however, won’t be coming to desktop or mobile in 2015.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/197241-amds-carrizo-and-carrizo-l-are-both-28nm-mobile-only-processors

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First look: Philips shows off Lightning-connected Fidelio M2L headphones

At its CES booth this year, Philips showed off its Fidelio M2L headphones, which hold the title as the world’s first the world’s first Lightning-connected headphones.



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Microsoft’s RoomAlive makes your whole room a video game

RoomAlive camera setup
Early in 2013, Microsoft showed off IllumiRoom, its concept peripheral that took what was displayed on your television and extended it to the surrounding room. We haven’t heard much from IlllumiRoom in a while, but now Microsoft is back with the newest version of technology, RoomAlive.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/191518-microsofts-roomalive-makes-your-whole-room-a-video-game

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