Galaxy S8 in gold revealed in new photo leak

Rumors continue to build for Samsung‘s upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone, and while an official reveal is still at least a few weeks away, we seem to be getting a good idea this week of what the device will look like. Only a day after a handful of renders depicting the Galaxy S8 in black surfaced, an actual photo of the … Continue reading
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Should you cut the cable-TV cord in 2017? Our guide will help you decide

Dumping cable TV still isn’t for everyone, but it’s much more doable than it used to be. With Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, and DirecTV Now, you no longer need a cable box to get traditional cable channels. And if you want premium channels like HBO, Showtime, and Starz, you might not need a channel bundle at all. Meanwhile, streaming devices such as Roku and Amazon Fire TV have become faster and cheaper, making the switch from cable or satellite TV to streaming video even less painful.

So as we start the new year, the timing seemed right for another decision guide for cutting cable TV, updating the one I wrote two years ago. Here’s a breakdown of why you should—or shouldn’t—ditch cable in favor of streaming video services.

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Eoniq wants to change the way you buy watches

I wrote last year about how I felt about smartwatches, being an amateur watch collector. One of my main gripes with current-gen favorites like the now-defunct Pebble and Apple Watch was that they offered little choice when it came to the overall design of the timepiece, as compared to the wide variety available in the world of traditional watches. While I find it nifty to be able to receive notifications on my wrist, I’m still a fan of a self-contained mechanical device that serves a single purpose and does its job well. However, the process of stumbling upon a watch – as well as…

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Ford partners with Amazon to make Alexa your driving assistant

Exactly a year ago, Ford announced its plans to equip its vehicles with Amazon’s powerful voice-enabled service Alexa and it seems the auto-maker is finally closing in on its promise. At CES, the iconic manufacturer revealed it will begin rolling out its new Alexa integration later this month. This means owners of Ford vehicles packing its Sync 3 entertainment system will be able to control their cars remotely by speaking to Alexa via the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and Tap. The implementation will take place in two phases, with a slew of additional features expected to follow later throughout the year. The first stage…

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