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David Katzmaier / CNET:
Caavo unveils eight-port device that connects multiple streaming boxes to TV and gives apps one interface with voice control, coming this fall for $399   —  Imagine saying, “Alexa, ask Caavo to show ‘The Young Pope.’”  —  Your TV turns on and after a few moments, the show picks up where you left off.
Feb 15, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
Joshua Goldman / CNET:
Razer's 14-inch Blade laptop gets updated with Kaby Lake CPUs, starting at $1.8K in US; 4K UHD touchscreen option will be available in Q2   —  Razer made its slim 14-inch Blade into one of the smallest VR-ready PCs last September by dropping in Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 GPU.
Feb 13, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
David Carnoy / CNET:
BeatsX wireless earphones will go on sale February 10 in Apple retail stores and online at Apple.com   —  Beats by Dr. Dre says its highly anticipated wireless neckband-style headphone and AirPods competitor will be in stores shortly — and two new colors are coming.
Feb 7, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Mozilla lays off about 50 from its connected devices team, bringing the project to an end   —  The nonprofit is cutting about 50 people after struggling to extend the influence of its Firefox web browser for PCs.  —  A last vestige of Mozilla's effort to expand its technological influence beyond …
Feb 2, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Amazon plans to spend $1.49B to create its first worldwide air cargo hub in Hebron, Kentucky, says the hub will create up to 2.7K new full- and part-time jobs   —  The investment, which could create over 2,000 new jobs, points to Amazon's continued ambitions to expand in shipping and logistics.
Feb 1, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Shara Tibken / CNET:
Apple releases iOS 10.3 beta, adds AirPods to Find My iPhone app; AirPods must be within Bluetooth range of another iOS device signed into iCloud to be located   —  And the MacOS Sierra 10.12.4 developer beta brings Night Shift to Macs to change the displays to a warmer color.
Jan 24, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
Roger Cheng / CNET:
Samsung is sticking with the Note branding for Note7's successor, despite the ongoing negative publicity from battery explosions   —  Despite the enormous baggage that comes with the Note name, Samsung believes loyal customers will flock back to a new Note.  —  Josh Miller
Jan 23, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Shara Tibken / CNET:
Samsung says original Note7 fires were caused by design flaws in one supplier's battery, second supplier introduced manufacturing defects after first recall   —  The company opens up about the source of one of history's worst tech product recalls.  —  Sure, blame the batteries.  But it's not quite that simple.
Jan 22, 2017, 8:24 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
eBay announces an authentication program for high-end products, offering verification for a fee in an effort to reduce counterfeit goods on site   —  The new program will create a network of authenticators to make it easier to sell big-ticket items online and keep out fakes.
Jan 12, 2017, 8:30 PMIn context
Sean Hollister / CNET:
LG's claim that its Gram laptop will last 24 hours on one charge comes from decade-old benchmark assuming minimal use without Wi-Fi, low brightness on screen   —  If you built one of the lightest laptops in the world, but critics complained about poor battery life, what would you do?
Jan 4, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context

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