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Google Trusted Contacts iOS app goes live : Android version updated

Google Trusted Contacts iOS app goes live : Android version updated

Google's Trusted Contacts app has finally arrived on iOS, giving iPhone users the same location-sharing ability as the Android version of the app. With this, users are able to share their location with someone they trust -- a friend or family member, for example -- as well as giving these people access to certain information such as whether their phone has moved recently or if their battery is on the brink of powering down.

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Yale Assure Lock SL: the slimmest smart lock on the market

Yale Assure Lock SL: the slimmest smart lock on the market

Yale, the locks and hardware company, not the university, has announced a new smart lock product that it says is the slimmest currently available on the market. Called the Yale Assure Lock SL, this electronic deadbolt boasts a very slim body and a touchscreen display, the combination of which gives home and business owners a way to update their security without adding a bulging, unsightly gizmo.

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Nikon D850 full-frame DSLR camera is official

Nikon D850 full-frame DSLR camera is official

It's official: Nikon is developing the model D850, a DSLR camera it says will be a full-frame offering with other high-end features. The camera is targeted solely at professional, serious photographers (it will, no doubt, be priced in the thousands of dollars, lenses not included), and it'll be the successor of the current Nikon D810 model. We don't know the release date yet, but Nikon has revealed some of the camera details.

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Apple is bringing 3 manufacturing plants to the US (says Trump)

Apple is bringing 3 manufacturing plants to the US (says Trump)

Though Apple hasn't confirmed the news, President Trump has apparently spoiled a surprise the company has in store by making the announcement himself: Apple is bringing three manufacturing plants to the United States, or so Trump says. The facilities will be 'three big plants, beautiful plants,' according to Trump, who revealed the information in a recent news interview. 'Big, big, big,' he went on to say.

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PSA: It now costs $15 to get your lost items back from Uber

PSA: It now costs $15 to get your lost items back from Uber

As much of a hassle as it is for a rider who forgets something in an Uber car, the annoyance is double for the driver who has to waste time returning it...time that could otherwise be spent earning money, or at the least, not wasting gas due to someone's simple mistake. Drivers have been vocal about this and Uber is finally listening. As a result, you're going to have to pay from now on to get your forgotten items back.

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Fallout 4 VR leak reveals support for PlayStation VR

Fallout 4 VR leak reveals support for PlayStation VR

We've known since this past E3 event that Bethesda has a Fallout 4 VR edition in the works, though it was only revealed for the HTC Vive headset. That arrival is set to take place this upcoming October, but a recent leak reveals apparent support for PlayStation VR as well. The information comes via an alleged GameStop catalog that also reveals some other big VR games inbound for the PS VR.

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Facebook smart speaker with 15in display may take on Echo Show

Facebook smart speaker with 15in display may take on Echo Show

Facebook is getting into the smart speaker market, according to sources, and it is developing a model that will take on Amazon's Echo Show device. Facebook's tipped smart speaker is said to feature a 15-inch touch display, enabling users to interact with the device visually. If the sources are correct, we'll see this speaker hit the market early next year.

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Bluboo S8 Specs and Price VS Samsung Galaxy S8 will make you flip

Bluboo S8 Specs and Price VS Samsung Galaxy S8 will make you flip

The best smartphone for one person might not fit the price and budget of the next - that's where a new contender in the space comes into play. This week the folks at little-known smartphone maker Blubloo have created a Samsung Galaxy S8-killer. Or so it might seem when comparing this device directly to the Galaxy S8 with no regard for the software and hardware finesse that comes with a name so massive as Samsung.

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Amazon Prime Day accused of surge pricing for sales

Amazon Prime Day accused of surge pricing for sales

For the third year in a row, Amazon's Prime Day sale managed to smash sales records for the company. Though Prime Day sales can certainly feel a little underwhelming to some folks, the idea of a mid-summer sale to rival Black Friday seems to be working out well for Amazon. According to one vendor, however, Amazon may not be entirely genuine with its customers when it comes to some of the discounts it's presenting to them.

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Xbox ‘Games with Gold’ August 2017 lineup: Bayonetta and more

Xbox ‘Games with Gold’ August 2017 lineup: Bayonetta and more

It's that time of the month again -- Microsoft has taken the wraps off the games that will be available under its 'Games with Gold' program. The August 2017 lineup will be comprised of four titles total, all of them for the Xbox One with two that also support the older Xbox 360 console. Availability will be staggered throughout the month, in some cases persisting through mid-September.

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Lyft ‘Taco Mode’ is for riders who desperately need a taco

Lyft ‘Taco Mode’ is for riders who desperately need a taco

Lyft has introduced various promotions over recent months, including the one that enables riders to earn airline miles. Its latest promotion is a bit different, this time targeting those who get the late-night munchies and can't resist the call of fast food. Starting for customers in Orange County, California, Lyft users can utilize 'Taco Mode' to get a ride straight to the nearest Taco Bell drive-thru.

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NES Classic Edition available NOW from ThinkGeek (with details)

NES Classic Edition available NOW from ThinkGeek (with details)

The NES Classic Edition is again available from ThinkGeek this afternoon, starting immediately if not soon. This sale is from a collection of units apparently acquired by what GameStop describes as "one of the buying ninjas at GameStop" - whatever that means. They'll be selling these original boxed Nintendo-made real-deal NES Classic Edition consoles for a price that's not the original, yet not quite the mega-massive markup we've grown to expect from eBay.

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