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Vivint Smart Home bundles two Google Minis with its starter kits, nudging users toward voice control

Amazon’s Echo had a long head start with Vivint, but this is the first time the service provider has included smart speakers in its packages by default.

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Adobe, Microsoft join to put PDF document creation into the Office ribbon

Only business users or consumers willing to pay for two subscriptions will benefit from this partnership, though. But an upgrade to the free Adobe Scan app is worth your time,

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Google's new Podcasts app offers the bare-minimum Android listening experience

Google has finally released a standalone podcasts app, but don't expect it to blow you away with features.

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Rock out this summer with $110 off the awesome Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth speaker

Amazon is selling the Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth speaker in Deep Radiance for a low price of $140.

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How to use Windows 10's File History backup feature

Need a quick and easy way to back-up your personal files in Windows 10? Give File History a try.

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TP-Link Deco M9 Plus review: This mesh router doubles as a smart home hub

There's dedicated wireless backhaul along with Wi-Fi, ZigBee, and Bluetooth radios inside, but Z-Wave gets no love.

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The best GPS trackers for kids: Locate your little ones with ease

Our top picks allow you to easily keep tabs on the munchkins in your life.

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S5Mark is a 'VPN' that is actually a rootkit in disguise, BitDefender says

A new rootkit, Zacinlo, that attacks United States users of Windows 10 has re-surfaced. It's hidden inside a "VPN" that promises to secure your PC.

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AMD offers winners of Intel's Core i7-8086K contest a 16-core Threadripper CPU instead

Shade thrown: AMD taunts Intel while offering to exchange Core i7-8086K CPUs for the Threadripper 1950X.

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Apple adds secure emergency location features to get ahead of smartphones' 911 problems

Apple has announced a new feature in iOS 12 that will securely and accurately relay your location when you dial 911.

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Amazon knocks $50 off the luxurious Kindle Voyage e-reader

The Amazon Kindle Voyage is $150 now.

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AirTV review: Send live TV broadcasts all over your house—and to your mobile devices, too

This set-top box distributes over-the-air TV on your Wi-Fi network and to anywhere else you have broadband access.

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The Samsung T5, our favorite high-performance portable SSD, drops to $130—its lowest price yet

The 500GB Samsung T5 Portable is just $130 at Amazon.

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Best web browsers 2018: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera go head-to-head

We take a look at the performance and features of the big four internet browsers to see which one will serve you best.

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There's no excuse: All Android phones (even Samsung's) should run stock Android

Android One has graduated from a low-end OS to the best version of stock Android you can get on a phone. And it's time for every manufacturer to consider it in their phones.