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Nest puts Protect smoke alarm back on sale, now with lower price tag

Nest is selling its Protect smoke alarm again after it was removed from sale a couple of months ago when a potentially dangerous software flaw was spotted. The device is back on sale at the reduced price of $99, down from $129.
Mobile

Samsung reportedly in talks to buy Nuance, the software firm behind Siri

Samsung has reportedly been in acquisition talks with Nuance, the firm behind the technology powering Apple's Siri. It's not clear, however, what effect a Samsung buyout would have on Nuance's relationship with the iPhone maker…
Web

Google’s Loon project one year old, aims to be operational within next 12 months

It's been a year since Google announced Project Loon, its balloon-based initiative to bring the Internet to remote areas. Things appear to be going well, with the company on course to provide a service to some locations within the…
Cool Tech

AirDog auto-follow drone promises great video shoots for adrenaline junkies

It seems camera-equipped autonomous drones could be the next big thing for extreme-sports fanatics keen on capturing their exploits on video. Yesterday we heard about the Hexa+ auto-follow drone. Today it's the turn of AirDog.
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DT Daily: Amazon smartphone launch, Feds want to regulate navigation apps, Truly wireless earbuds 2:32

In what’s probably one of the least secretive product launches in recent history, Amazon is expected to unveil its first smartphone at an event Wednesday. Leading up to the launch, the e-retail giant is boasting that the number…
Photography

Fuijifilm’s new XF 18-135mm lens has weather-resistant design

Fujifilm's new XF 18-135mm lens has a weather-resistant construction that can withstand a variety of conditions. It offers users five more stops of image stabilization and fast autofocusing capability.
Gaming

1930’s cartoon platformer Cuphead coming to Xbox One and Steam

Studio MDHR's upcoming Cuphead combines classic, run-and-gun gameplay with beautiful, hand-drawn animation in the style of 30's Disney in this new trailer from E3.
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Robomow RS630 Review

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Music

Damson’s bone-conduction speaker tech will go to your head (literally)

Damson's new Kickstarter headphones use a huge bag of tricks, including bone conduction technology paired with noise-canceling ear buds in a bid to be your one-stop sonic solution.
Home Theater

Study finds TV trumps exercise or reading during summer months

Today, leading set-top box maker Roku revealed the results from an omnibus study it commissioned looking at television/viewing behavior during the summer months. The survey found that TV-watching now sits at the very top of the list of…
Cars

Bugatti Veyron-rivalling SSC Tuatara supercar will be built in Washington state

The SSC Tuatara is set to challenge the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport and Hennessey Venom GT, but first SSC needs to find a place to build it. An on-again, off-again plan for a factory in Washington state appears to be on again.