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'Hey Google' to help you set reminders for everyone in the family

Gone are the days when you'd write a note on a piece of paper to remind someone to do something. Instead, you now leave reminders on your smart speaker.

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Everywhere you go, there's Wi-Fi. What if there was also a phone charger?

In three years, Freddy Sidi has proved that it is indeed worth the money to advertise on phone chargers.

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Doctors say most metrics provided by your Apple Watch, Fitbit aren't helpful to them

We use wearables to count calories, measure heart rates and even rate our quality of sleep.

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Some Apple laptops banned from airline flights for fire risk

Federal safety officials have banned some Apple laptops from airline flights after Apple recalled the batteries because they could catch fire.

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Minding the gap between mass transit and ride-hailing apps

If it's a Friday evening and you're leaving the office to meet a friend across town, modern transportation technology offers you a few options. You could walk to the nearest subway station, wait for the next train, sit through ...

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Artist works to merge artificial intelligence and art

At Seattle Art Fair, a glistening, golden object propped upon a wooden platform blabbers on as visitors circumambulate the display. An artificial-intelligence (AI) voice-interactive project, the device called "Not the Only ...

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Samsung unveils premium-priced Galaxy Note 10

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a new-generation Galaxy Note large-screen handset starting at $950 and said it will work closer with Microsoft so that services function better across its array of devices.