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Did I leave the stove on? Amazon's flying camera can check

Amazon wants to be able to answer the nagging question: Did I leave the stove on?

Consumer & Gadgets

Amazon announced Ring's new indoor security drone: How will Always Home Cam work?

Consumer drones are notorious for being hard to fly at first, before you learn what you're doing, and the odds are, you will crash it. It's not a question of if, but when.

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Google Maps shows COVID-19 hot spots

Google is updating its free mapping service this week with color-coding that maps out areas infected with COVID-19 cases, the search giant said in a blog post Thursday.

Consumer & Gadgets

Nintendo Switch is still tough to buy. Here's where to look

Among the shortages of items like toilet paper and cleaning wipes, one product stood out among consumers eager to entertain themselves at home amid the pandemic: the Nintendo Switch.

Consumer & Gadgets

AMD brings Ryzen and Athlon to Chromebooks

AMD announced Tuesday a series of Chromebook mobile processors that are based on optimized Ryzen hardware and VEGA graphics. The CPUs are based on 14 nm and 12 nm process nodes and will give the popular entry-level notebook ...

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Galaxy S20 FE: Samsung introduces $700 5G phone

Samsung today introduced another entry to its S20 smartphone lineup, a budget-priced $699 edition that has many of the features of the top of the line $1,399 Galaxy S20 Ultra.

Consumer & Gadgets

Amazon Sidewalk to boost neighborhood connectivity

Former presidential contender Hillary Clinton authored a book titled, "It Takes a Village," about communities working together for the wellbeing of one another.

Consumer & Gadgets

Data-trackers turn from cookies to phone sensors

Lou Montulli and the late Ruth Wakefield share a common bond. Sort of. Ruth invented the chocolate chip cookie, which has fueled many programmers through long trying hours into the evening testing code and tracking down bugs. ...