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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Foldable PC - CES 2020

CES Awards: Foldable Lenovo PC wins best in show (plus other emerging tech to watch)

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold, a foldable tablet and could-be laptop device, took best in show in The Verge's annual CES Awards. If you want to see the latest trends and what to watch out for in 2020 and beyond, you may want to check out the complete list of...
LG ThinQ washer and dryer - Smart Pairing

Trendspotting CES: Appliances that talk to each other — LG washer/dryer are BFF

Big data, AI and machine learning in the laundry room.
To Control Its Destiny, Facebook Bets Big on Hardware

Will a Facebook OS succeed in a bifurcated world of Google Android, Apple iOS?

Call me skeptical. But we've seen this sort of thing before. Remember the Facebook Phone?True, companies need to continually innovate. Or at least try. And Facebook is no different. They've had hits and they've had misses. Just like Amazon, Google, Apple and so many others.But I just don't see...
Fewer than 10% of Americans are buying $1,000 smartphones, report says

Trendspotting: Death of the flagship phone?

A new report suggests that what we've all already been thinking all along may be true: the flagship smartphone is dying an unceremonious death.NPD reports that fewer than 10% of buyers in the U.S. spend more than $1,000 for a new phone.However, that number does rise for buyers based...
Google - Pixel 3a with 64GB Memory Cell Phone (Unlocked)

Black Friday Deals: Google Pixel 3a phone only $299

While it's not technically "Black Friday" yet -- it seems the day has become a loose term for a multi-week sales event -- we've spotted what might be one of the best smartphone deals in recent memory.You can now find the Google Pixel 3a with 64GB on sale for...
Fitbit Versa - Fitbit OS update, features

Fitbit OS Update for Versa 2, Ionic: Clock face switcher, always-on enhancements, advanced sleep tools, more

Fitbit keeps rolling out software updates for its fitness trackers and smartwatches. As a generally happy Versa owner color me impressed. And the latest comes in the form of Fitbit OS 4.1, due December 3, 2019 per the Fitbit blog.Fitbit is heavily promoting its sleep tools in the latest...
Fitbit versa colors and straps

Google Pixel Watch is coming after all, and it’s called Fitbit

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion. What does that mean for WearOS and Google wearables?
Echo Dot (3rd Gen) for $0.99 and 1 month of Amazon Music Unlimited for $9.99 with Auto-renewal

Amazon Deal Alert: Echo Dot smart speaker only $0.99 with paid 1 month subscription to Amazon Music

Here's a great deal for those looking for an affordable, do-it-all smart speaker.Amazon is offering the Echo Dot for only $0.99. The deal is good through November 15 or until it sells out -- so you may want to check it out if you're looking to add another speaker...
Google Pixel 4 Quick Gestures

Made by Google 2019: Everything but a Pixel Watch

Will Google ever capitulate and reboot its wearable strategy?
Google Pixel 3a XL Apple XR Samsung S10e lite flagship phones

Google Fi unveils new unlimited plan for $70/mo, 22GB data before throttling

Google Fi is by far the best wireless plan I've ever used. It's reasonably priced, it's easy to see how much data you've used in a billing cycle, and it's convenient for when I travel outside the U.S. and don't want nasty surprises when it comes to bill time.Now,...