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Dinky may be its name, but there’s nothing trivial about this smartphone tripod

The Dinky Connector Pocket Tripod is a small smartphone accessory that can be used as a tripod, easel, or charging cable. Included adapters let you attach a point-and-shoot camera or action cam.

Report: Comcast getting support from beneficiaries for TWC merger

Comcast, which has a track record of conjuring support in Capitol Hill, is once again leveraging its influence as it seeks approval of its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable.

Twitter removes hostage images to end Turkey’s ban on its site, but YouTube is still blocked

Turkey lifted its nationwide ban on Twitter after the social media site agreed to take down images and accounts related to an Istanbul prosecutor's abduction. The ban on YouTube, however, is still in effect.

Facebook sneakily integrates WhatsApp button into beta version of its Android app

Facebook may have plans to add a WhatsApp button to its own app soon, if leaked pictures of the feature in an Android app beta are real. The social network bought WhatsApp for a hefty sum, but has so far left it to its own devices.

Microsoft’s Project Spartan browser will not enable Do Not Track by default

Microsoft's next iteration of its Internet browser, codenamed Spartan, won't have Do Not Track enabled by default. This may mean less for privacy than you'd think.
Home Theater

Def Tech’s W7 multi-room speaker uses Play-Fi to play nice with others 2:53

Definitive Technology's premium new W7 speaker is a wireless cube of sound that offers multi-room functionality, but trades proprietary control for open source to communicate with any speaker in the Play-Fi family.

Dirty in bed: Why you need to wash your sheets right now

Do you like cuddling up with dust mites every night? If not, then you should be washing your sheets way more frequently than you probably are. Here are a few tips for making them less gross.
Movies & TV

Oh, Kermie! The Muppets may return to TV after 20 years

The Muppets may be making a return to TV almost 20 years later with a reboot pilot on ABC, written by Big Bang co-creator Bill Prady.

Samsung responds to SquareTrade’s Galaxy S6 Edge bend test video

If your biggest question about the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is "does it bend?" then wonder no longer -- lab technicians have put it head to head against phones from Apple and HTC.

Photojojo’s cheeky app turns iPhones into disposable cameras you keep

Photojojo, purveyor of fun photography gear, launches a new iPhone app that mimics a disposable camera. Each virtual camera roll has 27 shots that you can't preview or edit, and are automatically sent for "processing."
Home Theater

Amazon’s Echo smart speaker now supports Pandora, adds MLS and MLB sports scores

Amazon’s voice-controlled music and information speaker now comes with support for Pandora and sports scores.