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Amazon made a Dash smart shelf that weighs and orders your supplies
Amazon made a Dash smart shelf that weighs and orders your supplies By Maggie Tillman

After trying out the Dash Wand and Dash Buttons, both of which were designed to make it easier for customers to order goods from Amazon when not looking at a screen, Amazon has introduced a new Dash product. Read more

Amazon might launch a cloud gaming service tied to Twitch in 2020
Amazon might launch a cloud gaming service tied to Twitch in 2020 By Maggie Tillman

It looks like Amazon wants to get into the streaming games business in 2020. Read more

Apple's iPhone 11 battery cases add a physical camera button
Apple's iPhone 11 battery cases add a physical camera button By Maggie Tillman

Apple launched a new series of battery cases for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Read more

Got a Bose or Alexa speaker? Now you can listen to Spotify Free
Got a Bose or Alexa speaker? Now you can listen to Spotify Free By Maggie Tillman

Spotify has long let Spotify Premium subscribers stream their tunes to Bose and Alexa-enabled speakers. But what about Spotify Free users? Read more

The absolute best Christmas movies available to stream in the US
The absolute best Christmas movies available to stream in the US By Maggie Tillman

If you're anything like us, you're trying to watch as many Christmas films as possible over the holiday season. Read more

Samsung's Star Wars-themed Note 10+ bundle is out of this galaxy
Samsung's Star Wars-themed Note 10+ bundle is out of this galaxy By Maggie Tillman

Disney and Samsung are releasing a special-edition, Star Wars-themed version of the Galaxy Note 10+ flagship smartphone. It will be available to buy from 13 December in the US, just a week ahead of the 20 December premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in theatres. Read more

Google Chromecast tips and tricks: 14 ways to enhance your streaming experience
Google Chromecast tips and tricks: 14 ways to enhance your streaming experience By Maggie Tillman

You can use Chromecast to magically turn on your TV, play motion-controlled games, stream locally stored video to your TV, mirror websites, and more. Read more

10 tips for recording better video with your smartphone
10 tips for recording better video with your smartphone By Maggie Tillman

Recording video has never been so easy or effortless thanks to smartphones. Here are 10 tips to help you. Read more

Amazon Echo vs Plus vs Studio vs Dot vs Show vs Spot: What's the difference?
Amazon Echo vs Plus vs Studio vs Dot vs Show vs Spot: What's the difference? By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has a range of Echo devices, but we'll guide you through them on so you can decide which is the the best Echo Read more

The cheapest way to get Disney+ on your TV
The cheapest way to get Disney+ on your TV By Maggie Tillman

Disney+ costs $6.99 per month in the US. But there are a couple ways you can get it for cheaper. Here's what you need to know. Read more

Apple will expand its "next generation" apps to Windows
Apple will expand its "next generation" apps to Windows By Maggie Tillman

Apple is planning to build new media apps for PC users, as evidenced by a recent job listing. Read more

Pixar Theory: The best Pixar movie order
Pixar Theory: The best Pixar movie order By Maggie Tillman

All these "kid" movies, which appear to be unconnected, may actually be part of the same universe. The idea behind this is called The Pixar Theory. Read more

Hey Google, play the news: How Google Assistant's Your News Update feature works
Hey Google, play the news: How Google Assistant's Your News Update feature works By Maggie Tillman

Google has updated Google Assistant with a new feature, called Your News Update, which allows the AI to pull up a personalised playlist of audio news stories for you. Here's everything you need to know, including how it works. Read more

Huawei just got another 90-day license extension in the US despite ban
Huawei just got another 90-day license extension in the US despite ban By Maggie Tillman

The US government has issued a new 90-day extension to allow US companies to do business with China, the US Commerce Department said on Monday. Read more

Apple announces special December event for its favourite apps and games
Apple announces special December event for its favourite apps and games By Maggie Tillman

Apple has invited the media to an event in New York City on 2 December to highlight its favourite apps and games of 2019. It’s unclear if Apple will announce anything other than recognise apps and games. The invitation also gives no indication if the event will be broadcast. Read more

Is HTC considering bringing back one of its classic phones?
Is HTC considering bringing back one of its classic phones? By Maggie Tillman

An HTC executive tweeted something late on Friday that has us wondering what the company is up to lately. Read more

Best DNA testing kits 2019: From ancestry to genetics, these are the ones to buy
Best DNA testing kits 2019: From ancestry to genetics, these are the ones to buy By Maggie Tillman

Most everyone wants to know where they come from or whether their susceptible to diseases linked to their family's health history.Unfortunately, not everyone Read more

New Year Playlist: Tips for making the ultimate streaming playlist using Spotify, Apple Music, and more
New Year Playlist: Tips for making the ultimate streaming playlist using Spotify, Apple Music, and more By Maggie Tillman

It's that time of year when rocking around the Christmas tree at the Christmas party has ended and we prepare for another bash to bring in the New Year. Read more

Apple might bundle TV+, Music, and News+ into one subscription in 2020
Apple might bundle TV+, Music, and News+ into one subscription in 2020 By Maggie Tillman

Long before Apple introduced Apple News+ and Apple TV+, there were rumours that the company might bundle its paid services together. Now, a new report from Bloomberg has suggested Apple is considering this move again, and that a bundle offering could be available by next year. Read more

Best Lowe's US Black Friday 2019 deals
Best Lowe's US Black Friday 2019 deals By Maggie Tillman

Lowe's is a hardware store in the US that has both physical shops and an online presence. It mostly sells things lumber and tools, but you can also get appliances, electronics, and other tech goods from Lowe's. So, it's worth checking out the retailer's Black Friday 2019 deals. Read more

Best Walmart US Black Friday 2019 deals
Best Walmart US Black Friday 2019 deals By Maggie Tillman

Walmart isn't keeping things simple this year. It has announced not one but two so-called "early Black Friday" sales in the US, complete with loads of deals on popular tech and gadgets. These sales are now live and separate from its official Black Friday 2019 extravaganza. Read more

Inside Xbox: How to watch the X019 celebration
Inside Xbox: How to watch the X019 celebration By Maggie Tillman

All of the big console manufacturers host their own, regular online video streams these days: Nintendo has its Direct presentations; PlayStation has State of Play; and, even, newcomer Google now has its Stadia Connect reveals. But one of the longest-running online events is Inside Xbox. Read more

Drone flying in the UK and US: All the rules and regulations explained
Drone flying in the UK and US: All the rules and regulations explained By Maggie Tillman

If you want to buy a drone for recreational use, make sure you know all the rules and regulations first. Read more

Apple's new AirPods Pro are already on sale on Amazon for Black Friday
Apple's new AirPods Pro are already on sale on Amazon for Black Friday By Maggie Tillman

There was once a time where it was nearly impossible to find deals on Apple devices. Read more

Apple's all-new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR will be available in December
Apple's all-new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR will be available in December By Maggie Tillman

Apple has announced that its redesigned Mac Pro and premium display will available to buy this Christmas. Read more

Best Office Depot and OfficeMax US Black Friday 2019 deals
Best Office Depot and OfficeMax US Black Friday 2019 deals By Maggie Tillman

Office Depot and OfficeMax were once two separate superstore chains in the US, but they merged a few years ago. Now, they launch a Black Friday ad together every Christmas, offering shoppers discounts on office goods and electronics not only in its physical shops but also online. Read more

New 16-inch MacBook Pro: Everything you need to know
New 16-inch MacBook Pro: Everything you need to know By Maggie Tillman

Apple might totally switch up its MacBook Pro lineup with a new 16-inch model soon. Read more

Got a Sonos speaker? Now you can listen to Spotify Free
Got a Sonos speaker? Now you can listen to Spotify Free By Maggie Tillman

Spotify announced earlier this year that Premium subscribers could stream their tunes on Sonos speakers. But what about users of Spotify Free? Read more

What is Facebook Pay, where is it available, and how does it work?
What is Facebook Pay, where is it available, and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Facebook has announced a new payments system, called Facebook Pay, which lets you send money to friends, shop for goods, and even donate. Read more

What order should you watch all the Star Wars films and shows?
What order should you watch all the Star Wars films and shows? By Maggie Tillman

With the three Star Wars trilogies finally coming to an end this year, there's no better time to rewatch the series and introduce it to your kids. Read more

Disney+: Price, shows, movies, features, devices and more
Disney+: Price, shows, movies, features, devices and more By Maggie Tillman

Disney's much-anticipated streaming service is now available. Here's everything you need to know about Disney+, including shows, prices and more. Read more

Apple's AR/VR headset could launch in 2022, AR glasses in 2023
Apple's AR/VR headset could launch in 2022, AR glasses in 2023 By Maggie Tillman

Apple's augmented reality headset plans are coming into focus, thanks to a new report from The Information, which cited internal presentations direct from Apple’s headquarters in California. Read more

All-new Amazon grocery store might open in LA soon
All-new Amazon grocery store might open in LA soon By Maggie Tillman

Amazon plans to open a grocery store in Los Angeles - and it won't be a Whole Foods-branded store, according to a new report. Read more

Project Nightingale: Why is Google secretly gathering personal health records?
Project Nightingale: Why is Google secretly gathering personal health records? By Maggie Tillman

You'd think big tech companies would learn by now that many consumers don't like their data being collected without their explicit consent. Or maybe they just don't care. One has to wonder that after reading The Wall Street Journal's report on Google's latest mass data-gathering project. Read more

How to create an Alexa Home Theatre system with your Echo and Fire TV
How to create an Alexa Home Theatre system with your Echo and Fire TV By Maggie Tillman

Amazon lets you sync up Echo speakers so that they can play tunes in unison, and it lets you use an Echo speaker to control a Fire TV. Now, you can link up an Echo speaker and a Fire TV for simultaneous wireless audio output - aka to achieve a home theatre experience. Read more

Best US Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals
Best US Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals By Maggie Tillman

Ah, 'tis the season again. The season of Christmas sales! Read more

Best BJ's US Black Friday 2019 deals
Best BJ's US Black Friday 2019 deals By Maggie Tillman

BJ's Wholesale is a membership-only warehouse in the US. Similar to Costco, it has physical shops and an online presence. If you're a card-carrying BJ's shopper, be sure to check out its Black Friday 2019 sale that kicks off a week before Black Friday. Here's what it's discounting. Read more

Best Costco US Black Friday 2019 deals
Best Costco US Black Friday 2019 deals By Maggie Tillman

Costco is a membership-only warehouse in the US that has both physical shops and an online presence. If you're a card-carrying Costco shopper, it's worth checking out the retailer's Black Friday 2019 deals, as they're about to roll out. Here are the best ones we've spotted. Read more

Best Target US Black Friday 2019 deals
Best Target US Black Friday 2019 deals By Maggie Tillman

Target is massive in the States, and as a result, it's going all-in this holiday shopping season, with thousands of deals that are already rolling out and will be available past Black Friday weekend, extending well into the month of December. Here's a taste of what it has on offer. Read more

Top Best Buy US Black Friday 2019 deals
Top Best Buy US Black Friday 2019 deals By Maggie Tillman

Like many retailers this holiday season, Best Buy kicked things off early with a variety of "pre-Black Friday" deals. The US retailer also released an ad that's over 100 pages in length. So, it's worth exploring what it has on offer before completing your Christmas shopping list. Read more

Leaked Google ad shows Pixel 4 and 4 XL getting huge Black Friday discounts
Leaked Google ad shows Pixel 4 and 4 XL getting huge Black Friday discounts By Maggie Tillman

One of Google's upcoming Black Friday deals appears to have leaked online. Read more

What in the world did OnePlus just tease on Twitter?
What in the world did OnePlus just tease on Twitter? By Maggie Tillman

OnePlus appears to be teasing a new product it might announce soon. Read more

T-Mobile reveals when its 5G network will go live in the US
T-Mobile reveals when its 5G network will go live in the US By Maggie Tillman

During a live stream with T-Mobile CEO John Legere and COO Mike Seivert, the so-called "un-carrier" revealed that its 5G mobile network will officially go live on 6 December - with a caveat, of course. Read more

Disney+ finally gets a release date in the UK (plus it's coming to Fire TV!)
Disney+ finally gets a release date in the UK (plus it's coming to Fire TV!) By Maggie Tillman

Disney is set to launch its much-anticipated streaming service in less than a week. Unfortunately, it's limited to the US and a couple other countries. However, the company has just announced when Brits will be able to get their hands (er, eyes?) on it. Read more

Twitter Topics: How to follow and unfollow topics on Twitter
Twitter Topics: How to follow and unfollow topics on Twitter By Maggie Tillman

However, Twitter has begun to roll out a new feature, called Topics, which aims to correct this issue. You will be able to follow more than 300 areas of interest - whether it is sports, entertainment, or gaming - similar to how you follow regular accounts. Read more

Best Amazon US early Black Friday 2019 deals
Best Amazon US early Black Friday 2019 deals By Maggie Tillman

These deals begin 22 November and will last through to Black Friday and Cyber Monday - at which point, several more deals will likely be announced. But this is a start, so if you want to save money on Amazon devices like Kindles, Fire tablets, and Echos, here you go. Read more

Tesla will unveil its Cybertruck electric truck ahead of the LA Auto Show
Tesla will unveil its Cybertruck electric truck ahead of the LA Auto Show By Maggie Tillman

Tesla plans to unveil Cybertruck at Tesla’s design studio, which shares a lot with SpaceX’s headquarters in LA. Keep in mind the annual LA Auto Show is set to kick off that day. In fact, Ford is expected to unveil a Mustang-inspired SUV, its first mass-market EV, at the same time. Read more

Apple TV+ streaming service: Price, devices, shows and trailers
Apple TV+ streaming service: Price, devices, shows and trailers By Maggie Tillman

Here's everything you need to know about Apple's rival to Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. Read more

Amazon might turn Echo Buds into a fitness tracker with upcoming update
Amazon might turn Echo Buds into a fitness tracker with upcoming update By Maggie Tillman

A new report has described an upcoming Alexa feature that suggests the Echo Buds can track workouts. Read more

The rumoured TikTok phone has arrived packing an in-display fingerprint sensor
The rumoured TikTok phone has arrived packing an in-display fingerprint sensor By Maggie Tillman

The phone starts at 2,899 yuan (around $412 in the US and £321 in the UK) and is now available in China. Read more

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