Logitech's Pop buttons can control Apple HomeKit devices

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Smart devices give you more control of your home while simultaneously making it more complicated. Logitech launched its Pop Smart Button last year to help simplify things a bit, and now they’ve made it more useful with Apple HomeKit compatibility. Th… Powered by WPeMatico

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Throw more money at your favorite Twitch streams

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If you’re eager to regularly support a partnered Twitch streamer beyond the usual $5 per month subscription, you don’t have many options. You can send them some bits, of course, but you’re otherwise left contributing to a Patreon campaign or some ot… Powered by WPeMatico

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I don't want to live inside Facebook's vision for social VR

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Over the last few decades, there have been several attempts to merge the mundane aspects of the real world with the digital. All of these, while catering to a niche, have failed to conquer the world in the way that Mark Zuckerberg hopes that Facebook… Powered by WPeMatico

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Sling TV streams live broadcasts to your LG Smart TV

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If you’re a cord cutter, you no longer have to worry about buying a dedicated media player just to watch live broadcasts on your LG TV. Sling TV’s internet-only service is now available on “most” of LG’s 2016-era webOS sets as an app, with 2017 model… Powered by WPeMatico

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Facebook details its plans for a brain-computer interface

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Facebook wants you to use your brain to interact with your computer. Specifically, instead of using something primitive like a screen or a controller, the company is looking into ways that you and I can interact with our PCs or phones just by using o… Powered by WPeMatico

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Capcom's collection of Disney NES games does retro gaming right

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Recapturing the feeling of playing video games of bygone eras is no easy task. Sure, a simple emulator can technically drag ancient software to modern television screens, but anyone who grew up playing 8-bit games can tell you the experience isn’t al… Powered by WPeMatico

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Explore the world with Google Earth VR on Oculus Rift

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The Google Earth revamp isn’t just focused on the web and mobile crowds — there are a few perks for virtual reality fans as well. Google has updated Earth’s free VR experience to support the Oculus Rift headset and its Oculus Touch controllers. Yo… Powered by WPeMatico

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Facebook takes on Slack with a free version of Workplace

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Facebook’s not-so-subtle bid to take on Slack and Microsoft Teams just got particularly serious. The social network has announced a free version of Workplace that will let virtually any group chat and collaborate online when it arrives later in 2017…. Powered by WPeMatico

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Spin your yacht rock playlist from Spotify in Facebook Messenger

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If you want to listen to Run the Jewels in Facebook Messenger, you’ll totally be able to do that. From the F8 stage, Facebook’s David Marcus announced that soon you’ll be able to share tracks from both Apple Music and Spotify within the app — all wi… Powered by WPeMatico

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Lomography's super-cheap film cameras look like disposables

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Thanks to the smartphones in our pockets, we all have a basic understanding of digital photography, even if we don’t own a fancy DSLR. But this casual familiarity can make delving into analog, film shooting a bit daunting, at least initially. Champio… Powered by WPeMatico

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