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Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Bluetooth SIG adopts Bluetooth 5 spec with 2x speed, 4x range, and 8x broadcast message capacity, arriving in devices within 2-6 months   —  Bluetooth is about to become a lot less hassle-prone.  The wireless standard's Special Interest Group has officially adopted the Bluetooth 5 spec …
Dec 7, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Twitch brings video calls with up to five players to its game communication app, Curse, initially for Mac, Windows, and Chrome, but mobile support is on the way   —  Twitch wants to move beyond live streaming to cover your game communications, and to that end it bought Curse back in August.
Dec 6, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Amazon Japan announces 32GB manga model of Kindle Paperwhite, priced at $118 for Prime subscribers, $157 for others, pre-orders open now   —  Amazon Japan has an unusual challenge with the Kindle: it not only has to cater to your typical bookworm, but to a local fondness for image-heavy (and thus storage-intensive) manga books.
Oct 19, 2016, 11:00 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Gartner and IDC numbers show PC shipments grew year-over-year in the US in Q2 2016 but declined worldwide   —  It's not all doom and gloom in the PC world... for once.  Both Gartner and IDC estimate that PC shipments actually grew in the US for the first time in over a year …
Jul 12, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Mozilla launches Codemoji, a web-based game that illustrates how ciphers work through emoji   —  Sure, people will tell you that encryption is important to maintaining your online privacy, but how do you wrap your head around the concept?  Mozilla wants to help.
Jun 29, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Periscope go-live broadcast button available to all in Twitter's iOS and Android apps   —  Want to livestream for your Twitter audience?  You don't have to switch apps to get started.  As promised, Twitter's Periscope button is now available to everyone using its Android and iOS apps.
Jun 15, 2016, 9:45 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Disney ends in-house console game production with cancellation of its Infinity series   —  So much for Disney remaining a big player in the video game world.  As part of its second quarter earnings release, the media giant has revealed that it's getting out of the self-published video game business …
May 10, 2016, 7:15 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
LastPass announces its own two-factor authentication app for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone, supports any TOTP service, similar to Google's Authenticator   —  LastPass app takes the pain out of two-factor sign-ins  —  Many will tell you that it's wise to use two-factor authentication to lock down your internet accounts.
Mar 16, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Nextbit announces first wave of GSM Robin smartphones will ship February 16   —  Nextbit's cloud-savvy smartphone ships on February 16th  —  Good news if you've been sitting on pins and needles waiting for Nextbit's Robin smartphone to ship: it's nearly ready for action.
Jan 6, 2016, 10:55 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Razer launches Nabu Watch with activity tracking, smartphone notifications, prices start at $150   —  Razer's first smartwatch is mostly meant for fitness  —  Razer's first experiments with wearable tech had their share of problems (notably months of delays), but the company is willing to give it another shot... with a bit of a twist.
Jan 6, 2016, 8:00 PMIn context

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