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Amazon Prime is best known for two things: free two-day shipping and Netflix-style video streaming. Those are decidedly worthwhile perks, especially considering the relatively low $99 annual subscription charge, but a Prime membership affords more than just shipping and streaming. A lot more. Here’s a look at every single benefit included with Prime — along
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Intel has announced that the fix is out for its latest chips affected by Spectre, the memory-leakage flaw affecting practically all computing hardware. The patch is for the Skylake generation (late 2015) and newer, though most users will still have to wait for the code to be implemented by whoever manufactured their computer (specifically, their
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In 2016, Sansaire raised nearly $257,000 via Kickstarter for the Sansaire Delta, its newest immersion circulator. Chris Monroe/CNET Sansaire, a startup that created connected cooking tools for sous vide cooking, announced Wednesday it would shut down operations and end production of its newest, crowdfunded device, the Sansaire Delta. “In short, our relationship with the new
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Following the release of the HomePod ($349.00 at Apple), Apple’s personal assistant, Siri, has faced its fair share of criticism for what it can’t do. But what about what Siri can do? Let’s take a look. Now Playing: Watch this: Apple, fix these HomePod issues ASAP (CNET Top 5) 3:38 Using the HomePod to listen
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Nest on Wednesday officially added Google Assistant to its $299/£299/AU$479 Nest Cam IQ Indoor. The necessary hardware is already inside the 1080p HD security camera, according to the smart-home brand, so you simply have to launch the free software update to start using voice control.  Google Assistant is Google’s voice AI that responds to the wake
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Cobalt is the new oil. Car companies and battery manufacturers are all rushing to secure multiyear contracts with mining companies for their lithium-ion batteries. According to a Bloomberg report, Apple is also participating in this game as the company wants to secure its long-term supplies. The company has never done this before with cobalt. Apple
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CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter! These are real wood sleeves, not faux-wood plastic skins. And they’re gorgeous. Toast
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CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter! New model, same price: $20. What! Wyze Labs There are good deals, and
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The home of the future, we are assured, will be swarming with tiny sensors: security cameras, carbon monoxide detectors, speakers and everything else. Few need to be running all the time — but how do you wake them up when they’re needed if they’re off in the first place? Ultrasound. That’s the idea being pursued
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We’ve all had smartphones for the better part of a decade, yet their prices just seem to keep climbing. High-end phones seem to cost $800+ now. Don’t let a monthly payment plan fool you, that’s a ton of money for a device that likely won’t last you more than two years. There are some Android
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Serious typists deserve a responsive keyboard. Here are three steps to tactile heaven. 1. GOOD: Aukey KM-G3 RGBAdd some tappy feedback to your strokes and sharpen your email routine with Aukey’s nicely priced keyboard. Even with its garish, multicolored LED backlights and springy key switches that click loudly enough to be heard five cubicles away,
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We typically think of smart speakers as accessories for your smart home that not only let you control your smart lights or the temperature but also help around the kitchen or stream your favorite music. But Alexa is also useful elsewhere. In fact, Amazon wants Alexa to be everywhere — omnipresent, even. This year, you
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