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The best Bluetooth headsets you can buy

The best Bluetooth headsets you can buy There are a ton of things to consider when buying a Bluetooth headset, however, such as battery life and audio quality.Why should you buy this: With an excellent battery life, great design, and top audio quality, this is the Bluetooth headset to beat.

Well wants to be the go-to appliance for smart home water conservation

Well wants to be the go-to appliance for smart home water conservation These conditions inspired the creation of Well, a smart home water conservation system born from the collaboration of Mindtribe and Matter.Using a network of connected water sensors, users can quickly view their water consumption patterns and understand where improvements can be made.

Spyware living in Google Play Store let hackers control your phone via SMS

Spyware living in Google Play Store let hackers control your phone via SMS An internet security company has published its findings on an Android app that contained spyware controlled via text messages.Researchers at Zscaler have determined an app suspiciously titled “System Update” gave attackers the ability to execute commands on a remote device and receive its location data.

Microsoft strikes deal with G-Hold maker for Surface grip accessory

Microsoft strikes deal with G-Hold maker for Surface grip accessory The inventor of the G-Hold who first rose to fame as a rejected participant on the British TV show Dragons’ Den has secured a contract with Microsoft to produce a similarly circular grip for its Surface range.The ergonomic device has already been picked up by Apple with plans to supply all of its warehouse, sales and software testing divisions.

Microsoft’s wearable resurgence will begin with a commercial smartwatch

Microsoft’s wearable resurgence will begin with a commercial smartwatch Ever since Microsoft halted sales of its Band 2 fitness tracker in 2016, it has not been clear whether Microsoft would ever re-enter the market.Its Band 3 was canceled before going on sale and since then not much has been heard of Microsoft’s wearable plans.

How to find your lost Android, iPhone, or other smartphone

How to find your lost Android, iPhone, or other smartphone For Android devices this is your Google account, for iPhones this is your iCloud account, and for Windows Phones this is your Microsoft account.The easiest to use is Android Device Manager, which is built directly into your Android smartphone through Google Play Services — it can also be used in a browser, or downloaded from the Google Play Store.

This tiny iPhone gadget can help you detect hazards lurking in the air

This tiny iPhone gadget can help you detect hazards lurking in the air The 'Sprimo Personal Air Monitor' can plug into your iPhone and show you what you're breathing in.It detects the volatile organic compounds in air then shows the results in a color and number scale.

Your car’s dusty diagnostic port is getting a whole new life outside the garage

Your car’s dusty diagnostic port is getting a whole new life outside the garage But today we’re talking about bringing information from your car to you, and to the outside world wherever you might be.The device is called the Automatic Lite, and it plugs into your car’s On Board Diagnostic (OBD-II) port, and then connects via Bluetooth to your phone.

Kaspersky Lab releases its research about the Hajime Internet of Things malware

Kaspersky Lab releases its research about the Hajime Internet of Things malware For many people, there is a growing concern over smart devices becoming connected.While smart devices make day-to-day life more convenient, there is an underlying risk of malware attacking and making use of these devices.

How to install the Android M (Marshmallow) Developer Preview on your Nexus device

How to install the Android M (Marshmallow) Developer Preview on your Nexus device Google is offering the preview for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and the Nexus Player.However, if you want to live life on the cutting edge with Android M, that’s the price you’ll have to pay.

Transferring files between your smartphone and PC — the easy way

Transferring files between your smartphone and PC — the easy way File meets computer, computer wants to introduce file to its smartphone, computer can’t find the right feature for that.File transfer between PC and mobile devices is often a pain, yes, but it’s not impossible.

Here’s an explanation on MHL and how it works with your TV

Here’s an explanation on MHL and how it works with your TV Now let’s get to sending all the coolest stuff on your phone to your TV — the old fashioned way.If your display device isn’t on the list, don’t bother buying an MHL adapter — it’s not going to work.

Lenovo’s Surface Pro clone gets serious, while its ThinkPad X1 series goes on a diet

Lenovo’s Surface Pro clone gets serious, while its ThinkPad X1 series goes on a diet The new Miix 720 targets both business and general customers, while the updated ThinkPad X1 line mostly targets professionals.What’s notable about the Miix 720 is that it includes an IR camera on the front along with the 1MP camera.

Smart device shockingly effective at improving running via jolts of electricity

Smart device shockingly effective at improving running via jolts of electricity In fact, it’s the basis for a new device called FootStriker that was created by researchers at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence in Saarbrücken.It seems to be effective, too, according to a test carried out by the researchers that involved six runners.

What's a fidget spinner? A look at the gadget people can't stop talking about

What's a fidget spinner? A look at the gadget people can't stop talking about We've all needed to fidget.It's called the fidget spinner.

T-Mobile's Premium Device Protection will secure your device for $15

T-Mobile's Premium Device Protection will secure your device for $15 On Friday, the magenta carrier announced Premium Device Protection Plus, a monthly plan add-on that includes identity theft protection tools, data protection, and technical assistance.The new plan protects your device in other ways as well.

KFC Smartphone Looks Finger-Lickin' Good

KFC Smartphone Looks Finger-Lickin' Good In 1987, Kentucky Fried Chicken became the first Western restaurant chain to open in China.Three decades later, the fast food joint has teamed up with Huawei to release a branded smartphone.

Galaxy Note 7, Fan Edition 'Same Phone' with Different Batteries

Galaxy Note 7, Fan Edition 'Same Phone' with Different Batteries Ever wonder what happened to all those Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones recalled last year after they began exploding?Others, it appears, were reborn as the Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition.

Keep Tabs On Your BO With Portable Odor Checker

Keep Tabs On Your BO With Portable Odor Checker Between a crowded commute, hectic meetings, and stressful deadlines, it’s easy to work up a sweat at the office.What’s not easy is covertly sniffing your armpits for signs of BO.