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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
As smart home standards make slow progress, middleman services to tie devices together emerge   —  The dumb state of the smart home  —  Consumers are ready to connect their homes, but their appliances aren't  —  Shane Dyer is surrounded by a dozen or so home appliances made by a dozen or so different manufacturers.
Jan 26, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Google Calendar bug adds others to your private events without warning   —  Google Calendar users should be careful with how they name their events, or they might just end up sharing them with others.  In an attempt to intelligently interpret event names, it appears that Google Calendar …
Jan 23, 2014, 11:25 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Asus' transforming PadFone X is coming to the US on AT&T   —  Asus is unveiling the PadFone X today, the first of its transforming PadFone devices that's headed to a major US carrier.  Though there's no word on exactly when it'll come to the US, AT&T has announced that it will eventually begin carrying the new device.
Jan 6, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Samsung's Galaxy Camera 2 starts to refine the Android point-and-shoot   —  Samsung is unveiling the Galaxy Camera 2 today, its second take on the idea of a truly smart point-and-shoot.  Like its predecessor, the Galaxy Camera 2 runs Android, has wireless connectivity, and is operated primarily …
Jan 2, 2014, 12:35 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Google Play is giving away ‘Yeezus’ and top singles from 2013   —  Google's making it easy to catch up on some of the best music of the year.  As part of what it's calling Play Picks 2013, it's offering Kanye West's Yeezus and Chvrches' The Bones of What You Believe free for a limited time …
Dec 27, 2013, 1:30 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Chromebook 11 charger recalled after nine overheat and melt   —  Google and HP are recalling power chargers for the Chromebook 11 after receiving nine reports of them overheating and melting.  One minor burn and one minor incident of property damage resulted from the heating issues …
Dec 17, 2013, 11:30 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
From Oppo to OnePlus: a new company wants to build the next great smartphone   —  When Oppo vice president Pete Lau resigned last month, the timing was almost puzzling.  Lau had just helped to bring CyanogenMod onto the company's new handset, the N1, finally pairing Oppo's high-end specs …
Dec 17, 2013, 6:00 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Amazon will release original shows in 4K   —  Amazon is planning to make 4K content a little bit easier to come by.  This morning, Amazon Studios announced that it will shoot all of its 2014 series — both comedies and dramas — in the ultra high-resolution format, and that it will at some point …
Dec 16, 2013, 8:35 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Chromecast can now stream videos and music from Google Play's website   —  Google has been adding more and more ways to play content on a Chromecast, and today it's giving the media streamer a new trick: the ability to stream Google Play music and videos straight from the web.
Dec 12, 2013, 11:40 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Obama administration backs patent troll bill, House vote set for this week   —  The White House has been trying to crack down on patent trolls, and today it's come out in support of a House bill that would begin to do just that.  The bill, Representative Bob Goodlatte's (R-VA) Innovation Act …
Dec 4, 2013, 1:30 AMIn context

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