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Report: Global Google Home shipments rose 449% in Q2 to grab the top spot from Amazon

Report: Global Google Home shipments rose 449% in Q2 to grab the top spot from Amazon

2 minutes ago   |   Phone Arena   |   4 articles

A few days ago, we showed you Strategy Analytics' look at the global smart speaker market during the second quarter, which showed Amazon on top with its Echo devices, followed...
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They're Makin' the Frogs Play Mobile Games! - The TouchArcade Show 366

28 minutes ago   |   Touch Arcade   |   2 articles

We've got a great episode this week. We kick things off with talking about the Twitter exodus to Mastodon. You can read about how to join Mastodon at JoinMastodon.org , and if...
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Apple Signs With New Stylus Supplier, Fuels iPhone With Apple Pencil Support Rumors

Apple Signs With New Stylus Supplier, Fuels iPhone With Apple Pencil Support Rumors

52 minutes ago   |   Ubergizmo

One of the defining features of the iPad Pro is the support for Apple Pencil, Apple's take on the stylus which has since received extremely favorable reviews. However it also...
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TouchArcade Game of the Week: ‘Barbearian'

TouchArcade Game of the Week: ‘Barbearian'

1 hour ago   |   Touch Arcade   |   2 articles

The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to...
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Sony infographic explains why Xperia owners can't use Android Pie right now

Sony infographic explains why Xperia owners can't use Android Pie right now

1 hour ago   |   Phone Arena   |   2 articles

The other day, Sony revealed which of its handsets will be receiving Android 9.0 Pie, and when the update will be disseminated. Some time in November, the Sony Xperia XZ2...
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SwitchArcade Roundup: ‘Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate' Demo Impressions and a ‘Blossoming' Game of the Day

SwitchArcade Roundup: ‘Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate' Demo Impressions and a ‘Blossoming' Game of the Day

1 hour ago   |   Touch Arcade

Welcome to your SwitchArcade Roundup for August 17th, 2018. It's your friend Phil here with the day's news, impressions, new releases, and sales (both new discounts and...
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HDHomerun Premium offers 45 streaming channels for $34 a month

HDHomerun Premium offers 45 streaming channels for $34 a month

2 hours ago   |   iMore

HDHomerun Quatro - with four over-the-air tuners - is $119 at Amazon . The new streaming service will work on existing HDHomerun boxes. A little bit of breaking news in the ol'...
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Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti leak: This is one beefy video card

Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti leak: This is one beefy video card

2 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

The first major event next week is a media presentation in which Nvidia will unveil its next generation of graphics cards. Fans have waited a while for news on the upcoming...
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BlackBerry KEY2 receives August Android security update

BlackBerry KEY2 receives August Android security update

2 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   2 articles

BlackBerry prides itself on making its version of the Android software it provides to licensees, safe and secure. To that end, it has been pretty good on updating its Android...
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Netflix begins testing ads for its own series between binge-season episodes

Netflix begins testing ads for its own series between binge-season episodes

2 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Netflix has confirmed a major change to its video-streaming service, effective as of this week for at least some users: video ads for other Netflix series between...
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Blizzard Would Love To See Diablo In Super Smash Bros

Blizzard Would Love To See Diablo In Super Smash Bros

With Diablo 3 for the Nintendo Switch having been made official, it opens the door to all kinds of possibilities, such as seeing more Blizzard games launched on the Switch , or... Read more ...

Amazon's Alexa Can Now Pull Up Recorded Security Camera Footage

Amazon's Alexa Can Now Pull Up Recorded Security Camera Footage

Amazon's Echo Spot and Echo Show come with displays which makes it a useful device for watching videos. In fact both the Echo Spot and Echo Show are ideal devices if you have... Read more ...

TouchArcade Game of the Week: ‘Barbearian'

TouchArcade Game of the Week: ‘Barbearian'

The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to... Read more ...

BlackBerry KEY2 receives August Android security update

BlackBerry KEY2 receives August Android security update

BlackBerry prides itself on making its version of the Android software it provides to licensees, safe and secure. To that end, it has been pretty good on updating its Android... Read more ...

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with easier access to Your Phone

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with easier access to Your Phone

Microsoft today released a new preview for PCs with easier access to the Your Phone app. This build is from the RS5 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update the company... Read more ...

Next-Gen Google Chromecast Will Get Bluetooth, Improved WiFi

Next-Gen Google Chromecast Will Get Bluetooth, Improved WiFi

Earlier this year it was revealed that Google could be looking to introduce a next-gen Chromecast. The FCC filing at that time revealed that the device could be gaining... Read more ...

Netflix testing ads for its own content in between episodes on ad-free service

Netflix testing ads for its own content in between episodes on ad-free service

Netflix is practically built upon being able to binge watch content, especially tv series while seamlessly moving from one episode to the next. That and also being ad-free... Read more ...

VMVPD Usage Up 58% Year-Over-Year, According To Latest Data

VMVPD Usage Up 58% Year-Over-Year, According To Latest Data

While the use of virtual multichannel video programming distributors is still small, it is growing at a significant rate, according to a new comScore report. The data here is... Read more ...

Alphabet Scoop 020: Made by Google Smart Display, Pixel 2 XL sluggishness...

Alphabet Scoop 020: Made by Google Smart Display, Pixel 2 XL sluggishness, Material Theme

This week we talk about Made by Google Smart Display, reportedly sluggish Google Pixel 2 XL issues, Material Theme redesigns , and much more. Alphabet Scoop is available on... Read more ...

U.S. government wants Facebook to break Messenger encryption for a criminal...

U.S. government wants Facebook to break Messenger encryption for a criminal investigation

The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect's voice conversations in a... Read more ...