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Awair is now a proactive air-monitoring device, thanks to new partnerships

Bitfinder, the company behind the air-monitoring device known as Awair, has partnered with Nest, the Amazon Echo, and IFTTT to help users of those services and devices interact with Awair's data and be proactive about improving their air…
Movies & TV

'Stranger Things' might bring two key characters closer in Season Two, according to the show's creators

Everyone wants to know whether "Stranger Things" will be back for a second season on Netflix, so here's everything we know so far about the popular show's potential return with more scary stories.
Movies & TV

The first trailer for ‘The Great Wall’ pits Matt Damon against mythical monsters 1:25

Matt Damon takes on monsters from China's mythical past in the first trailer for "The Great Wall," the most expensive movie ever made in China. It's directed by acclaimed filmmaker Zhang Yimou.
Movies & TV

Netflix reveals obvious, surprising second season renewals for three original series

Netflix has confirmed the renewal of three of its original series -- Chelsea, Lady Dynamite, and Real rob -- all of which will be coming back for second seasons in 2017.
Mobile

Strong Galaxy S7 sales propel Samsung to its highest profits in more than two years

Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge boosted the South Korean giant's profits in the second quarter to its best ever in two years. The company estimates it shipped between 75.6 million and 78.3 million smartphones in the three-month period.
Mobile

A Brazilian prosecutor just froze $11.7 million of Facebook's funds

A Brazilian prosecutor has frozen $11.7 million of Facebook funds over WhatsApp's refusal to hand over user data in an ongoing criminal investigation. Brazil has blocked WhatsApp three times since December, but the bans are typically…
Product Review

Alienware Alpha R2 Review

Blowing off Steam turns Alienware's tiny Alpha into a dream machine.
Movies & TV

Netflix sets premiere dates for 9 series, including ‘Black Mirror,’ ‘Chef’s Table’

Netflix has released the premiere dates for nine new and returning series, including Chef's Table and Black Mirror, Gilmore Girls, and Beat Bugs.
Health & Fitness

Study: Robot surgeons as good as humans, despite what your doc might say

New researcher on robotic prostate surgery suggests that, despite the oft-perceived benefit having a robot-assisted operation, humans and machines are pretty much equal when it comes to surgery.
Computing

Microsoft has found the source of recent Surface Pro 3 battery woes

Surface Pro 3 owners affected by recent battery life issues can breathe a sigh of relief, as Microsoft has seemingly found the source of the problem — and plans to fix it via software update.
Gaming

Xbox One owners can play ‘Rainbow Six: Siege’ for free through the weekend

Rainbow Six: Siege, which originally launched late last year, will be free to all Xbox Live Gold members from Thursday until midnight Sunday. Any progress you make will carry over into the full game should you choose to buy it.
Cars

Lotus’ Elise Race 250 is one seriously focused track machine

The Lotus Elise Race 250 is a version of the Lotus Elise roadster built specifically for racing. It's got a supercharged engine, a serious aerodynamic package, and a full cage, but no headlights.