The Wirecutter's best deals: Save $200 on a Yuneec Q500 Typhoon drone

The Wirecutter's best deals: Save 0 on a Yuneec Q500 Typhoon drone
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Buzz Aldrin turns to VR to explain how we can get to Mars

Buzz Aldrin turns to VR to explain how we can get to Mars
Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 astronaut and the second person to set foot on the moon, may be 87, but he's keeping his mind focused on the next space frontier. For decades now, he's thought about how to get astronauts to Mars, becoming more vocal about his…
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Montblanc's first smartwatch is the luxury Summit

Montblanc's first smartwatch is the luxury Summit
Luxury brand Montblanc has already made a few tentative steps into the smart things space. And just as a simpler stylus preceded a fancier note digitizer, Montblanc is now ready to follow up its e-Strap accessory with a fully fledged Android Wear 2.0…
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Google Home is playing ads for 'Beauty and The Beast'

Google Home is playing ads for 'Beauty and The Beast'
Whether you care about the latest Emma Watson film or not, Google Home will tell you all about it. Recently, the smart speaker's users have noticed that the disembodied Assistant will give you a rundown of the upcoming, live action Beauty and the Bea…
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Amazon puts Alexa inside your iPhone

Amazon puts Alexa inside your iPhone
Now you can talk to Amazon's intelligent assistant whenever you use the Amazon app on your iPhone. Alexa will be able to do much more than just deal with your Amazon account, like play songs from Amazon Music, give you news updates, or even tell a (b…
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Documentary to explore what went wrong with 'Tony Hawk' games

Documentary to explore what went wrong with 'Tony Hawk' games
Back in the late '90s, the video games bearing the name of legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk weren't awful. Publisher Activision wasn't a monolith pushing out uninspired, annual sequels across all its franchises either, and in general, it was a happie…
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Intel wants to be a tech 'enabler' for the fashion industry

Intel wants to be a tech 'enabler' for the fashion industry
The line between technology and fashion is blurring. Brands and designers are now using electronics to make cutting-edge wearables and experiences, while companies like Amazon are trying to break into a space that hasn't until now been very welcoming…
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Elektron's Analog Heat upgrades your synth and drum machine

Elektron's Analog Heat upgrades your synth and drum machine
The proliferation of digital modeling of analog synths has lowered the barrier for cash-strapped would-be musicians hoping to become the next big synth group like S U R V I V E (the band responsible for the Stranger Things theme). Cheaper synths and…
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LG lures G6 shoppers with a free Google Home

LG lures G6 shoppers with a free Google Home
LG is giving away a $129 Google Home music-playing assistant to anyone who orders its flagship G6 device (arriving in stores on April 7th) from T-Mobile, AT&T and other carriers prior to the end of April. The handset will be one of the first non-…
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Swatch is working on its own smartwatch operating system

Swatch is working on its own smartwatch operating system
WatchOS or Android Wear? Neither, says the head of Swatch, who revealed that his company is working on its own smartwatch OS. CEO Nick Hayek told Bloomberg that his business has developed a new platform for wearables in partnership with the Swiss Cen…
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