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We’re midway through May and the summer bargains are beginning to creep in. This week, with some help from our friends at TechBargains, we’ve picked out a dozen tech and gaming deals that might suit your fancy. Laptop and Desktop Deals Asus 15-Inch VivoBook for $479 (Was $599): This Asus F510UA laptop has an Intel …

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It’s national bike month, which means if you have the means, it’s a good opportunity to gear up (see what we did there) and ride your bike to work instead of driving. But if you’re not a regular cyclist, the whole idea can be a bit daunting; so “Bikes” Calore talks you through the essentials …

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Even if you’re not a cycling pro, this stuff will help you ride to work like one. Source link

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Wireless charging isn’t ubiquitous quite yet, but since Apple adopted the Qi standard for the iPhones X, 8, and 8 Plus, it soon might be. If you can put your phone down for a few minutes to pick up some battery life while you pay for your coffee, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t do …

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Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference, is clearly no longer just about the newest version of Android. This year Google used the keynote stage to show off some of its advancements in artificial intelligence, including a demo of an eerily-human-like robot caller that can call the hair salon or a restaurant and make appointments …

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Mother’s Day is on Sunday, which makes this a great time to buy…well, a lot of things. Amazon’s Mother’s Day deals are still going on strong. So is this unbelievable deal on the Plantronics Voyager 8200 UC headphones, which our headphone connoisseur Jeffrey Van Camp loved, and which is still $135 off. You also still …

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As a pet owner, you can probably think of dozens of ways your furry friend makes your life more enjoyable and meaningful. Personally, there’s nothing I love more than watching my dog run around the house with her toys, or cuddling up with her on the couch for some episodes of The Americans. Given animals’ …

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On Friday, for the first time in four years, Amazon has raised the price of its Prime benefits program. What once cost $99 annually now costs $119 for new members; existing Prime subscriptions will get bumped whenever they renew, starting June 16. But while nobody likes a 20 percent hike, it’s a good reminder that …

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On a recent vacation, Sameer Samat was settling into his hotel when his partner asked to see his phone. As he handed it over, she promptly walked to the hotel safe and locked it inside. Then she looked him straight in the eyes. “You get this back when we leave in seven days.” At first, …

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When a robot rings your phone, you can usually tell right away. Its voice is melodic, it rarely stumbles, and it’s unnaturally efficient. The voice betrays its origin before it even has the chance to tell you that you qualify for a free loan, your mortgage payment is overdue, or that your input would really …

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