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Daily Deals: Mariner Software sale, Starbucks brewer, Wi-Fi extender

07/01, 2:35pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for July 1, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we scour online retailers for discounts, offers, bundles, and sales on hardware, software, and games for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. We've checked all of yesterday's deals, ruthlessly purged the dead ones, and have added a bunch more, including a sale on Mariner Software titles, an effectively-free Wi-Fi range extender, and a Starbucks brewer for $60.

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Daily Deals: 128GB iPad Air, GoPro Hero3+, Samsung curved HDTV

06/30, 1:40pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 30, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we scour online retailers for discounts, offers, bundles, and sales on hardware, software, and games for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. We've checked all of yesterday's deals, ruthlessly purged the dead ones, and have added a bunch more, including a cheap GoPro Hero3+, a cut-price 128GB iPad Air, and a Samsung 48-inch curved HDTV for $700.

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The MacNN Podcast, episode 21: Writing your app in (Taylor) Swift

06/29, 7:55pm

The downward spiral of the music business, a 5K iMac giveaway, and more

Episode 21 of The MacNN Podcast is now available! Join us for a very speedy hour as we talk about a great new contest where you can win a 5K Retina 27-inch iMac, the licensing kerfuffle with Apple Music that features a happy ending, more troubles for MacKeeper, the plaudits and perils of e-publishing, the trauma of having to send in a Mac for repair, and our picks for App(s) of the Week! Show notes after the jump.

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Hands On: Satechi Smart Travel Router

06/29, 4:30pm

A travel router that doubles as an international plug adapter

In our experience, there are two things -- both of which cause frustration and discontent -- that most international travelers can agree on: hotel Wi-Fi, and the fact that one probably won't be able to just plug something in to fix it. Not only are there differences in what's coming out of the wall in different regions, but the standards for how plugs are shaped are different as well. We were very interested, then, when we saw the Satechi Smart Travel Router. Aside from creating a personal Wi-Fi network when it's plugged in, it also provides two USB ports, and acts as a plug adapter.

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Daily Deals: 1TB SSD, $300 50-inch HDTV, IP surveillance camera

06/29, 2:46pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 29, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we scour online retailers for offers, bundles, sales, and discounts on hardware, software, and games for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Today, we've wiped the slate clean of older deals, with the new collection including a $300 50-inch HDTV, a 1TB SSD for under $400, and a 720p IP surveillance camera for $60.

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Barclaycard expands NFC payments in UK with bPay devices

06/29, 9:58am

New bPay wristband, key fob, sticker provides contactless payments in UK

Barclaycard is expanding the number of ways people in the United Kingdom can make contactless payments, by offering more NFC-equipped items. A bPay sticker, along with a key fob and a wristband, will be going on sale in the country soon, allowing customers to make the contactless payments quickly without having to carry an NFC-equipped smartphone or go through prompts in an accompanying smartphone app.

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Daily Deals: Canon multifunction printer, Monoprice camera, Apple TV

06/26, 2:18pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 26, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we scour online retailers for discounts, offers, bundles, and sales on hardware and software for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. In the post are all the still active deals from earlier this week, with new sales featuring a ridiculously cheap multifunction laser printer, an action camera for $60, and a $55 Apple TV deal.

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Apple Watch to expand to three new countries July 17

06/26, 12:44pm

Ordering now live in second-wave countries, stock appearing in US stores

Even as stock of the Apple Watch in first-wave countries like the US remains relatively constrained, Apple continued its expansion of the product by opening online ordering for the Apple Watch in nine new countries today, and announcing a further three would be able to begin selling the Watch on July 17. In addition to new ordering pages went live for Italy, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan, Apple said that the next round of debuts would start in mid-July with The Netherlands, Sweden, and Thailand.

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MacNN Deals: A trio of offers for the Apple Watch

06/26, 10:56am

Charge your Apple Watch in style, and create apps for it too

Every day, alongside our regular Daily Deals post, we are showcasing some of the sales available on our own MacNN Deals page. Today, we're showing off three deals relating to the Apple Watch, with two options for charging the wearable device, and one to create apps for, and possibly profit from, the Apple-produced smartwatch.

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Daily Deals: UE Mini Boom, 42-inch Ultra HD TV, iPad Air

06/25, 1:57pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 25, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we scour online retailers for discounts, offers, bundles, and sales on hardware and software for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. In the post are all the still active deals from earlier this week, with new sales featuring a cheap 4k 42-inch television, an iPad Air, and the UE Mini Boom.

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Daily Deals: MSI gaming notebook, Sharp Aquos HDTV, Borderlands

06/24, 12:40pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 24, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we scour online retailers for sales, discounts, offers, and bundles on hardware, software, and gadgets for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. In the post are all the still active deals from yesterday, including three great ones, with new sales featuring a 60-inch Sharp Aquos HDTV, a gaming notebook from MSI, and a Humble Bundle including the Borderlands franchise.

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Saffron Silk Light Kickstarter promises better sleep through LED tech

06/24, 9:05am

Wi-Fi mobile bridge, trio of adjustable LED lightbulbs included in pledge

Saffron, a small LED lighting company based out of Utah, is holding a Kickstarter crowd funding process for an app-enabled LED Light Bulb that will automatically adjust color temperature throughout the day to improve sleep. The new Silk Light brings the sun inside of the home by automatically adjusting its color temperature throughout the day. It connects to a smartphone via a Wi-Fi controlled bridge to easily sync with the local time zone, but it can also follow user-customized schedules for more flexibility.

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Classic Mac OS System 7.5.5 made to run on Apple Watch

06/23, 5:43pm

Wearable's system-on-chip nearly fast enough to match 1996-era Macs

Developer Nick Lee has figured out a way, with the help of the experimental Mini vMac emulator, to put the 20-year-old System 7.5.5 onto an Apple Watch, thanks to the beta of watchOS 2.0, which allows native third-party apps. Remarkably, the low-power S1 system-on-chip that Apple uses for the Watch is powerful enough to run the emulator and 1996-era system at a slow but usable speed, showing off the improvements in technology.

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Daily Deals: Asus Notebook, WD external drive, Sony Handycam

06/23, 5:13pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 23, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we scour online retailers for sales, discounts, offers, and bundles on hardware, software, and gadgets for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. In the post are all the still active deals from yesterday, including three great ones, with sales on an Asus notebook, WD Elements external drives, and a Sony Handycam with a built-in projector

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Apple issues new betas of OS X 10.11, iOS 9, watchOS 2 [U]

06/23, 2:42pm

Second betas feature tweaks, but still have numerous bugs, issues

[Updated with new info on watchOS 2 beta, hidden feature in iOS 9 beta] Apple on Tuesday launched the second betas of its next major OS upgrades, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, iOS 9, and watchOS 2.0. The developer-only betas still have a long list of issues, and do not include any new features compared to the first beta, issued two weeks ago during Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference. All three betas offer some fixes for issues seen in the first betas, but continue to have problem and non-functional areas.

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Hands On: Dark Sky 5.0.0 (Apple Watch, iOS)

06/23, 11:02am

Gorgeous weather app gets even more handy

We always feel old when we get excited by a weather app. Mind you, we're in the UK. Weather is what we do. If you live in an area where you get flood alerts because rain has been seen on an old TV rerun, you don't need this. If you've never seen the grass beneath all that snow, you're fine. For anywhere else, though, weather apps can be supremely handy, and Dark Sky 5.0.0 is at least among the best. It has to be: you've already got a weather app on your Apple Watch and your iPhone already; this has to be better, or no one would ever need it.

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Amazon makes Echo speaker available to all US customers

06/23, 10:24am

Amazon removes invitation requirement to purchase Echo

Amazon has finally made its Echo network-connected speaker available for purchase by anyone, seven months after the company initially launched the device. Previously only sold to Amazon Prime subscribers and on an invitation-only basis, the Echo can now be bought by all customers in the United States without requiring an invitation, with the retailer expecting to start shipments of the device on July 14.

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Epson adds stereo cameras to Moverio Pro BT-2000 smart glasses

06/23, 8:28am

Dual 5MP cameras in Moverio Pro BT-2000 headset provides depth sensing

Epson is continuing to work on its own attempt at Google Glass-style eyewear, with an update to its Moverio headset. The Moverio Pro BT-2000 improves upon last year's model, with the device now including a five-megapixel stereo camera with depth sensing, as well as a new inertial measurement unit, allowing the headset to create more accurate augmented reality images than earlier models were capable of.

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Kickstarter-funded CST-01 e-ink watch project fails

06/23, 6:42am

Two years of work, $1M in funding not enough for 1mm-thick watch to ship

A million-dollar Kickstarter project for an e-ink watch is highly unlikely to provide backers with a finished product, its creators has revealed. Central Standard Timing has admitted that, despite raising over $1.02 million from over 7,600 backers and working on the project for over two years, it is not expecting to complete any of its orders, and is instead looking to sell itself off or publishing its designs or, failing that, publish its designs for use by others.

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Hands On: HooToo TripMate Elite travel router and external battery

06/22, 11:09am

Extend hotel Wi-Fi or make an impromptu media server anywhere

We tend to travel, we like to go camping, and we also enjoy using our technology while we're out and about. As such, we have a deep and abiding interest in external charging devices; if they do something useful besides charge our phones and tablets, so much the better. On a related note, we've often had not-so-great experiences with hotel Internet access. That's where the HooToo TripMate Elite travel router comes in.

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Briefly: Pebble Time pre-orders begin, Raspberry Pi cases

06/22, 10:36am

Pebble Time pre-orders commence through Best Buy, online store

The Pebble Time has become available for US-based non-backers to pre-order through Best Buy, with international orders able to be placed through the main Pebble store. The second version of the cross-platform smartwatch is listed on the retailer's website in a choice of red, black, and white colorings, priced at $200. While pre-orders for the Pebble Time have commenced, there is no sign of the Pebble Time Steel, the metal-clad version of the smartwatch launched during the same Kickstarter campaign.

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Sony shipping Ultra HD Android TV sets in United States

06/22, 9:54am

Android TV displays from Sony measure 0.2 inches thick

Sony is finally preparing to release a trio of televisions running on Android TV in the United States, sets it previewed at CES in January. The 54.6-inch and 64.5-inch X900C, and 74.5-inch X910C are Ultra HD-resolution Triluminos televisions with a very slim almost-frameless design, measuring as thin as 0.2 inches for the majority of the screen, with them also including the X-Reality Pro Picture Engine for upscaling HD content to 4K.

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Review: Solpro Helios Smart solar-powered device charger

06/20, 8:05pm

Use the sun to keep your mobile devices running outdoors

If you're the type of person who goes outside on a regular basis, you probably notice that there's a distinct lack of outlets out there, which makes charging up your iPhone a bit difficult. That's why we like like the concept of solar energy charging our electronics -- no outlet needed! We'd recently covered the SolarPod Buddy, a cute solar-charged power bank aimed at charging smartphones and tablets. However, we found out that there's a newer, updated version of that solar charger, known as the Helios Smart. How did it stack up? Find out in our review.

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Daily Deals: OCZ SSDs, Lenovo 4K display, Roku Streaming Stick

06/19, 2:34pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 19, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we search the Internet for offers, sales, discounts, and bundles on hardware, software, and gadgets for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Yesterday's still-active deals follow the new batch, which features two OCZ SSD deals, a Lenovo 4K monitor, and a refurbished Roku Streaming Stick

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Microsoft advises HoloLens will keep limited AR field of view

06/19, 10:57am

Augmented reality HoloLens hardware may change, but likely to offer same display range

Microsoft's HoloLens is unlikely to have a wider field of view for its augmented reality display when it eventually reaches consumers, an executive has confirmed. The smaller section of the helmet where the AR content is visible, leaving a large peripheral area where there isn't any overlay, will most likely remain the same in terms of size and position, despite receiving complaints and comments from people who have tried out the device in tests and at major events.

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Daily Deals: HP Flyer notebook, Samsung NX300, LG 4K smart TV

06/18, 1:11pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 18, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we search the Internet for offers, sales, discounts, and bundles on hardware, software, and gadgets for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Yesterday's still-active deals follow the new batch, which features the HP Flyer notebook, the Samsung NX300 camera, and a 4K LG smart TV for under $900.

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Canon PowerShot G3 X has 20.2MP sensor, 25x optical zoom

06/18, 10:55am

PowerShot G3 X borrows menus from Canon EOS DSLRs

Canon has unveiled a new PowerShot compact camera with a large zoom and resolution. The PowerShot G3 X packs a one-inch, 20.2-megapixel CMOS sensor with a DIGIC 6 image processor into a dust and water-resistant case, while on the front is an f/2.8-5.6, 25x optical power zoom lens, the equivalent of 24-600mm lens, which also benefits from an improved five-axis Intelligent Image Stabilization system for clearer images.

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Nest launches Cam, upgraded Protect, new Thermostat software

06/18, 9:47am

Nest Cam updates Dropcam hardware to 1080p resolution

Nest has made changes across the entirety of its product line, with updates to its existing products and the launch of a new item. The new version of Nest Protect and the Nest Learning Thermostat software update are joined by the Nest Cam, a network-connected camera stemming from its acquisition of Dropcam last year, and a new program that could help homeowners acquire a Nest Protect at a lower cost or potentially for free.

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Daily Deals: Dell monitor, sen.se Mother, Slingbox 350

06/17, 3:21pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 17, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we search the Internet for offers, sales, discounts, and bundles on hardware, software, and gadgets for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Yesterday's still-active deals follow the new batch, including a 24.1-inch monitor from Dell, the sen.se Mother sensor kit, and a refurbished Slingbox 350 for $60.

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Update: US stores now accepting in-store pickup of Apple Watch

06/17, 12:10pm

Buyers must reserve online, will get customized bags with purchase

As reported earlier today, US Apple retail stores have now joined with Australian and UK stores to allow in-store pickup of reserved Apple Watch models. The US website now offers the option of reserving a pickup time alongside normal mail delivery when buyers choose an Apple Watch model from the site, giving customers the option of picking a specific time and nearby store if desired. In-store buyers also receive a custom bag with their purchase.

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Cloud storage camera iLuv mySight includes movement, audio triggers

06/17, 11:31am

Wi-Fi camera from iLuv can automatically record video clips when sound or movement is detected

The first Wi-Fi camera from iLuv is said to be an easy to set up imaging device that can be used to increase security at a home or office. The mySight takes the form of a large circular camera on top of a thin-necked stand, and is capable of recording 720p video and uploading it to a cloud storage service for later retrieval or streaming by smartphones and tablets using the accompanying mobile app.

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Australian Apple Stores now stocking Apple Watch for in-store sales

06/16, 11:01pm

Buyers must purchase online, but can pick up in stores; UK stores follow suit

Apple Stores in Australia and the UK are now preparing for in-store Apple Watch sales, which is likely foreshadowing the arrival of such sales in the US as well. Not all models are yet available, but Sport and regular (stainless steel) Watch models are showing as being in stock at most stores, while other models are still only available for online ordering. Customers must make a reservation online and then schedule an in-store pickup time.

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Daily Deals: Samsung printer, 3TB drive for $75, SSD external storage

06/16, 1:29pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 16, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we search the Internet for offers, sales, discounts, and bundles on hardware, software, and gadgets for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Yesterday's still-active deals follow the new batch, including a Samsung multifunction printer, a 3TB hard drive for $75, and some extremely cheap external SSD storage options.

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Misfit update adds HealthKit, smart home integrations to Flash tracker

06/16, 11:32am

New dashboard, Logitech Home Hub integrations available for Misfit Flash today

An update from Misfit is making its wearable devices more useful, both in terms of fitness tracking and for smart homes. A new dashboard and new app integration will help users track their health, while other additional integrations effectively turns the trackers into a simple remote control, triggering various smart home interactions and other online activities by simply pressing a button on the wearable item.

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Ultimate Ears shrinks UE Boom style into disc-shaped UE Roll

06/16, 10:37am

UE Roll offers 360-degree sound, waterproofing in pocket-size design

Ultimate Ears is adding another resilient speaker to its range, this time in a form that is much easier to carry around. While its stablemates, the UE Boom and UE Megaboom, all offer high-quality sound in a water-resistant cylindrical shape, the UE Roll takes a different approach, shrinking down the design to a UFO-shaped disc measuring 135mmx40mm (5.3 inches by 1.6 inches) and weighing 330 grams (11.6 ounces), complete with the signature oversized plus and minus controls on the top surface.

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The MacNN Podcast, episode 19: Succumb to the Beats surrender

06/15, 10:30pm

Not just the betas, but what's going on behind them, plus Oculus Rift VR

WWDC has come and gone for another year, and with it a plethora of new announcements and betas. Despite our fairly abysmal "wild guess" record, we did come up 90 percent right on our list of things we "knew" would happen (Tim Cook skipped his usual run-through of how great Apple is doing just to spite us). This time, we look at what actually happened at WWDC, in the larger tech industry, Apple Music, and what it all might mean.

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Six15 Technologies launches Infinity Platform smartglasses

06/15, 2:43pm

New glasses initial intent for commercial market, perhaps future release

Augmented vision company Six15 Technologies announced they have launched its own smart glasses and integration solution -- the Infinity Platform. The new headset is currently being used by select developers and strategic partners, and will be available worldwide for non-consumer applications in the first quarter of 2016.

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Daily Deals: 960GB SSD, 128GB iPad Air, Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus

06/15, 2:30pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 15, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we search the Internet for offers, sales, discounts, and bundles on hardware, software, and gadgets for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Last week's deals have been cleared in preparation for a new week, including a 960GB SSD, a 128GB iPad Air with LTE for $450, and the Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus.

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E3: Starbreeze takes on Oculus with StarVR headset with QHD panels

06/15, 12:06pm

Wider field of view, higher resolution touted in Starbreeze VR headset

Starbreeze, the producers of Syndicate, Brothers, and parent company of Payday developer Overkill, is entering the virtual reality business with its own hardware. Introduced at the same time as Starbreeze revealed it acquired VR headset producer InfinitEye, the prototype StarVR headset is claimed to have a 210-degree field of view, far wider than the horizontal field of view offered by its major competition, the Oculus Rift.

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Daily Deals: MacBook Pro, Gigabyte notebook, $200 39-inch TV

06/12, 2:30pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 12, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we search the Internet for offers, sales, discounts, and bundles on hardware, software, and gadgets for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. All the old dead deals are gone, though still-active deals are listed, including the iTunes credit offer, with new additions including the MacBook Pro, a Gigabyte gaming notebook, and a $200 720p 39-inch television.

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Hands On: Xventure SmartLantern

06/12, 1:23pm

A handy flashlight that will also keep mobile devices going

We go camping regularly. Sometimes the conditions are quite primitive, sometimes there's Wi-Fi, but two things are always at a premium: light at night, and power ... always. So we were pleased when we first saw the Xventure SmartLantern: it's an external battery that doubles as a flashlight or a lantern. Now a great many external chargers we've seen over the years include a "flashlight" feature, by which we mean there's usually a single small LED sunk into the side of the case to use in an emergency. But the SmartLantern makes providing light a priority. Considering the name of the thing, it's arguably the primary function.

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Parrot bolsters MiniDrones range with 13 land, air, sea craft

06/12, 11:43am

Remote-controlled drones include combined quadcopter and boat

Drone producer Parrot has revealed a new collection of land, sea, and air-based remote-controlled craft. A total of 13 MiniDrones have been announced, which consist of variants of two main flying drone types, as well as an update to its ground-based Jumping drones, and a Hydrofoil which combines the normal flying machine with a hull to create a fast-moving remote-controlled model boat.

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Hands On: Where To? 8.0.1 (Apple Watch, iOS)

06/11, 4:55pm

Excellent local search app adds Apple Watch

Previously on Where To: back in January -- which, depending on when yours arrived, is is four or five months BW (Before Watch) –– we gave this app a bit of a rave. It's not the only app for finding the nearest bar or bank, or for finding directions to the closest library or train station, and our sole caution was that we recommended having a couple of these sorts of apps. Now with Where To? 8.0.1 we're going to change that to recommending that you just buy this one.

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Daily Deals: Thunderbolt display, $20 Blu-ray player, Steam Sale

06/11, 1:53pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 11, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we search the Internet for offers, sales, discounts, and bundles on hardware, software, and gadgets for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. All the old dead deals are gone, though still-active deals are listed, including the iTunes credit offer, with new additions including a Blu-ray player for $20, an Apple 27-inch Thunderbolt display, and the start of the Steam Summer Sale.

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Jawbone files lawsuit alleging Fitbit infringed fitness patents

06/11, 11:46am

Three patents at core of Jawbone-Fitbit infringement fight

Jawbone is attempting to increase the pressure against competitor Fitbit, this time by filing a patent infringement suit. The second lawsuit between the two wearable fitness tracker manufacturers has Jawbone claiming some of Fitbit's products infringes on its patents relating to a "wellness application using data from a data-capable band," and is seeking an injunction to halt any further Fitbit sales in the United States.

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Daily Deals: Sony Bluetooth speaker, Beats Pill, iTunes credit

06/10, 1:38pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 10, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we search the Internet for offers, sales, discounts, and bundles on hardware, software, and gadgets for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. All the old dead deals are gone, though still-active deals are listed, including the iTunes credit offer, with new additions including the Beats by Dre Pill and Sony SRSX5 Bluetooth speakers.

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Review: Spotcam Wireless HD security camera

06/10, 11:52am

Branding, color may be a problem; camera performs well

Home security is becoming a more widely accessible option with each new stride made in technology. A few decades ago, only a handful of people had home security systems, but today upwards of 20 percent of Americans have a name-brand security system installed. Thanks to the dawn of the app and the home wireless network, there's a large do-it-yourself market for home security as well, aimed at making you feel safer without breaking the bank. We checked out SpotCam, an HD wireless camera that is designed to help you keep tabs on your home while you're away -- check our full review to see what we thought about it.

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TiVo Online provides in-browser DVR streams, but only on home network

06/10, 11:37am

Desktops, notebooks able to view TiVo DVR, live TV streams

TiVo is making it easier for owners of the Roamio and Premiere models of DVR to access their recorded content and live TV on desktops and notebooks. Revealed as TiVo Online, the service effectively provides the same features as the set-top boxes already do, with the ability to not only set their TiVo boxes to record TV shows in the DVR function, but also to watch the recording through a web browser, without the aid of apps or other software.

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Daily Deals: $50 iTunes credit for $40, laser printer, iPad mini 3

06/09, 3:38pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for June 9, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we search the Internet for offers, sales, discounts, and bundles on hardware, software, and gadgets for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. All the old dead deals are gone, and we've added a new batch, including a nice discount on iTunes credit, a refurbished iPad mini 3 via Apple, and a Brother multifunction laser printer.

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Facebook offers free Bluetooth beacons to US businesses

06/09, 1:38pm

Beacons will trigger Facebook Place Tips on customer smartphones

Facebook is giving businesses another way to interact with customers, by offering stores Bluetooth beacons. The free devices are able to trigger Facebook's Place Tips on a customer's smartphone if they have the Facebook app installed, providing them with more information about the business, a welcome note, posts from the company's Facebook page, and also any friend recommendations relating to the business.

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