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Google Home still the best smart speaker, but HomePod advancing
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Google Home still the best smart speaker, but HomePod advancing

The latest testing from Loup Ventures concludes, once again, that Google Home is by far the best smart speaker. The Google Home outperformed all other smart speakers in nearly every metric. However, Apple’s HomePod made some big progress this year, so Google’s “best smart speaker” title is by no means assured forever. Back in July, […]

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CuriosityStream is documentary heaven for $1.25 per month
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CuriosityStream is documentary heaven for $1.25 per month

Most people enjoy a good documentary. You learn interesting things, but you don’t have to read a book, and you often get stunning visuals. If you know someone who particularly loves documentaries, CuriosityStream is the ideal Christmas gift. It’s an on-demand streaming service specializing in award-winning programming about science, nature, history, technology, society, and more. […]

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Google acquires India-focused app Where is My Train
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Google acquires India-focused app Where is My Train

Google has acquired India-based startup Sigmoid Labs, creator of the very popular app Where is My Train. The deal is reportedly worth somewhere in the range of $30 — $40 million. Where is My Train helps track train routes and schedules in India, without the need of internet data. India-based startup Sigmoid Labs announced today […]

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Start date, Battle Pass, skins, map changes, and more!
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Start date, Battle Pass, skins, map changes, and more!

Fortnite Season 7 is fast approaching, and it looks like a cold snap is about to hit Epic Games’ hit battle royale game. With all the confusion over Season 6’s giant cube finally put to bed, the Fortnite team has begun teasing a winter theme to coincide with the Christmas season. Below we’ll be piecing […]

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Samsung’s 12 days of deals promotion gets you a Verizon Note 9 for $300 off
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Samsung’s 12 days of deals promotion gets you a Verizon Note 9 for $300 off

Samsung We’re through Black Friday and Cyber Monday but the sales aren’t stopping yet. Samsung has launched its 12 days of deals promotion, bringing you new and exclusive discounts from its online store every day for almost two weeks. Samsung has already shown off what’s available for the first five days and you can check them out […]

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This week in Android: Black Friday and the Best of Android!
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This week in Android: Black Friday and the Best of Android!

This has been a busy week for Android Authority. We finally unveiled our Best of Android awards, including the best Android phone of 2018. You won’t want to miss that. But, it’s lonely at the top, so we also announced the phones with the best camera, the best screen, the best performance, the best battery, […]

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Smart home gadgets that are perfect for Android users
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Smart home gadgets that are perfect for Android users

Smart home tech is, quite frankly, an intimidating pool to jump in to. There are a lot of options out there, and they all do a lot of the same stuff. None of them are particularly cheap, so you want to make sure you’re making the right decisions when it comes to smartening up your […]

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New Wear OS update is all about saving battery life
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New Wear OS update is all about saving battery life

Google has just announced a new Wear OS update that will hopefully let you squeeze a bit more battery out of your smartwatch. The “H” update, as Google calls it, was announced with little fanfare on the Wear OS community support page. Skagen Falster 2 review: The prettiest Wear OS watch has a problem I loved the […]

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Music Gateway connects you with industry pros
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Music Gateway connects you with industry pros

It’s famously difficult to get noticed in the music industry. Talent isn’t enough these days, you have to put yourself out there in the right way. If you’ve already tried sending out demos, posting YouTube clips, and trying out for America’s Got Talent, it’s time to get smart. Music Gateway offers a different approach. It’s […]

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Amazon is giving you free shipping, no matter how little you spend
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Amazon is giving you free shipping, no matter how little you spend

Shutterstock Amazon is probably one of the best places to shop for the holidays. First, there are a ton of good deals. Second, you don’t have to fight the crowds. Typically Amazon is the best deal for Prime users but this holiday season Amazon is sweetening the deal a bit for those without Prime. Starting […]

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