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A selection of the most remarkable gadgets found during our obsessive research for cool technology news topics. These are the little things that make your life better, more productive, or that would simply make you smile.

The HTC Vive Gets A Permanent $200 Price Cut

08/21/2017, Out of all the virtual reality (VR) headsets available in the market today, the HTC Vive is the most expensive of the bunch where it retailed for $800. Given that it is new technology, we suppose it is understandable that it is pricey, but at the same...

Amazon Cancels Free Echo Dot Orders

08/21/2017, Recently you might have heard how Amazon accidentally made its Echo Dot speakers free on its website, and if you’re kicking yourself thinking you missed out on a great deal, you didn’t because (unsurprisingly) Amazon is cancelling orders that are...

Cheaper Nest Thermostat Possibly Getting A New Design

08/20/2017, It has been rumored repeatedly this year that Nest, owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, is going to release a cheaper version of its popular thermostat. Nest is also reportedly going to launch more smart products this year, including a smart...

Google Home Bluetooth Audio Streaming Feature Goes Live

08/20/2017, Google Home has had Bluetooth support ever since it was released but the device didn’t allow users to use that connectivity option for streaming audio over Bluetooth. It made no sense given that Google Home is a smart speaker and one of the basic...

Moto 360 Sport Android Wear 2.0 Update May Arrive Soon

08/20/2017, The Moto 360 Sport is one of the many smartwatches that supports the Android Wear 2.0 platform update. However, owners of this wearable device have been made to wait for a very long time. They’ve still not received the firmware update but that might...

Apple Watch Shipments Expected To Hit 15M Units This Year

08/18/2017, While Apple has had no problems boasting about how many iPhones that they have sold with every release, the company has strangely enough kept mum on how many Apple Watches they have sold, although we can’t be sure why because if the estimates by...

Monster Brings Voice Assistant Services To Its Headphones

08/18/2017, Voice assistants like Siri, Cortana, and Google Assistant (previously known as Google Now) have been around for a while, but it’s safe to say that Amazon’s decision to launch Alexa and open it up to third-party developers and manufacturers has really...

Amazon To Start Paying More Developers Who Create Alexa Skills

08/17/2017, One of the great things about Amazon’s Alexa is that it is open to third-party developers, which means that Amazon won’t have to work so hard to increase its functionality as this can be done by third-party developers, who have in the past come up...

Shazam Finds Its Way Onto Samsung’s Smart TVs In Latest Update

08/17/2017, If you’re trying to figure out a song that’s playing on radio or a TV show that’s being shown on the screen, Shazam is a pretty awesome tool that gets the job done. Of course this usually will rely on you using your smartphone, but it seems that if...

Apple Watch Series 3 Reportedly Enters Into Final Testing Phase

08/17/2017, Based on the rumors, it’s safe to say that Apple will be launching a new Apple Watch later this year which presumably is the Series 3. In a report by Chinese news outlet Economic Daily (via 9to5Mac), it seems that the Apple Watch Series 3 has entered...

Movado Connect Luxury Android Wear Smartwatch Released

08/17/2017, Several luxury brands have announced over the past few months that they will be coming out with their own Android Wear-powered smartwatches. Movado is one of them. The company is best known for its conventional fashion watches but it’s also...

Google Home Voice Calling Now Available In The U.S.

08/17/2017, At its annual I/O developers conference this year, Google confirmed that it will soon launch hands-free voice calling for the Google Home smart speaker. It’s a bit different from Amazon Alexa’s equivalent feature which requires both people to...

LTE Apple Watch Might Not Be Able To Make Calls, No Android Support

08/16/2017, Apple’s walled garden approach usually means that third-party support isn’t quite as available compared to other companies, and if you were hoping that this year would be the year that Apple finally introduces support for Android devices for the Apple...