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T-MoBell T-Mobile Taco Bell stores indicate apocalypse is near

T-MoBell T-Mobile Taco Bell stores indicate apocalypse is near

That's right, there'll soon be "T-MoBell" stores in an area near you. It's not immediately clear whether people will ever literally see co-branded stores that have full services from either T-Mobile or Taco Bell, but for now, they'll appear on the same sort of ticket: "Smartphones + Tacos" in time for the Super Bowl. Is it just me, or does this remind anyone else of Snakes on a Plane for some reason? It might also be The End Times are near - we'll just have to wait and see!

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These NASA technologies help make the Super Bowl possible

These NASA technologies help make the Super Bowl possible

The Super Bowl takes place this Sunday, February 3, when two teams will compete in the nation's biggest sporting event. A huge amount of work goes into making the Super Bowl possible, including extensive preparations by the broadcaster covering the game, as well as the many vendors and manufacturers behind the stadium and equipment. What many people don't realize, though, is that even NASA has contributed to the process.

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How to stream Super Bowl LIII on mobile, TV, and desktop

How to stream Super Bowl LIII on mobile, TV, and desktop

Super Bowl LIII kicks off on February 3 with CBS taking on the broadcaster role. The game is easy to watch on cable and satellite, but streaming has notoriously been tricky. That changed with last year's Super Bowl thanks to a new deal between the NFL and Verizon first revealed back in December 2017. Football fans will have more Super Bowl streaming options this year than ever before.

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Super Bowl 2019 live streaming on YouTube TV for free, sort of

Super Bowl 2019 live streaming on YouTube TV for free, sort of

If you do this the right way, you might well be watching the Super Bowl LIII for free on the web this year. If you're super excited about watching ads on a streaming platform, and you don't mind your football being interrupted by a several-song-long concert halfway through the action, then this Big Game is for you! This year's events will be broadcast by YouTube TV.

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CBS Super Bowl LIII broadcast will include 8K and augmented reality

CBS Super Bowl LIII broadcast will include 8K and augmented reality

CBS has announced big plans for its Super Bowl LIII broadcast, including 8K cameras and the use of augmented reality. The network will have 115 cameras at the game, with "multiple" of them being 8K cameras intended for "dramatic close-up views" of the game action, according to the company. This will be the first time any US network has used 8K cameras to present the game.

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Alexa won’t be paying attention to Amazon’s Super Bowl ad

Alexa won’t be paying attention to Amazon’s Super Bowl ad

Alexa purposefully ignoring her name might seem like unexpected sass from Amazon's virtual assistant, but it's a key part of the retailer's big Super Bowl promotion this coming weekend. The assistant will take center stage in a celebrity-filled commercial at the ball game, but if you're already an Echo owner, you'll be pleased to hear that Amazon has figured out how to avoid its spot inadvertently activating your smart speaker.

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Watch Jeff Bezos star in Alexa’s Super Bowl 2018 ad teaser

Watch Jeff Bezos star in Alexa’s Super Bowl 2018 ad teaser

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is stepping in front of the camera for the retailer's Super Bowl 2018 advert, and as you might expect its all about Alexa. The spot has been previewed on YouTube ahead of the big game, setting up what sounds like a reveal around the virtual assistant's voice.

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300 Intel drones light up Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl act

300 Intel drones light up Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl act

From smartphones to wearables to smart appliances, and now, to drones. That seems to be the journey that Intel has taken as it tries to gain some ground in markets outside its traditional PC silicon market. Although it's not exactly taking on more established drone makers like DJI head on, it is aiming for a more niche segment where it might actually stand uncontested for some time. And what better way to make a big splash than by launching 300 of those drones above the Super Bowl Halftime show.

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Google Home Super Bowl ad aims for hearts, hits funny bones

Google Home Super Bowl ad aims for hearts, hits funny bones

Although in essence one of the biggest sports events in the US, the Super Bowl has also become an advertising circus. Companies go to great lengths, not to mention expenses, just to grab even just a minute of people's attention. In contrast, Google's TV spot for its Google Home doesn't employ gimmicks or popular actors, trying to pull at the heartstrings instead. Almost ironically, however, the commercial ended up triggering devices across the country, earning a few laughs instead.

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Have a look at this Nintendo Switch Super Bowl commercial

Have a look at this Nintendo Switch Super Bowl commercial

If you needed anymore proof that the marketing machine for the Nintendo Switch is primed and ready to go, look no further: Nintendo has announced that it will run a Switch ad during the Super Bowl. This is pretty big news, because not only does it put the Switch in front of the millions of viewers who will be watching the game, but this is the first time Nintendo has ever run a Super Bowl ad.

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New X-Men, Captain America trailers kick off at Super Bowl

New X-Men, Captain America trailers kick off at Super Bowl

While the Super Bowl is always a time for football fans to root for their favorite teams, matches aren't the only battles going on in the stadium. It has also been an opportunity to fight for people's attention, affection, and even money. Like these trailers for two movies, for example. While both have their roots in Marvel's hallways, only one is technically and legally Marvel's baby. But only one really offers us something new to drool upon. Presenting the Super Bowl's unveiling of the new trailers for X-Men: Apocalypse and Marvel's Captain America: Civil War.

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Order your Super Bowl Pizza from Domino’s using Amazon Echo

Order your Super Bowl Pizza from Domino’s using Amazon Echo

If you're into sports, this Sunday is probably a big deal for you. You'll probably be at a party watching the Panthers and the Broncos duke it out in Super Bowl 50. And like any good football party, you're probably going to order pizza. And today Domino's has announced a new way for you to do that.

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