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Canary Smart Home Security Shows Off Its Smartphone App For The First Time

Photo Apr 18, 12 50 11 PM Canary has had a big year. After smashing through its Indiegogo campaign goal and picking up an extra $10 million in VC funding, the company is nearly ready to ship its home security product. Due to a couple of hurdles, Canary units won't arrive until "this summer," but to tide us over, the team has given us our first real look at the complementary smartphone application. Read More

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Jordan Crook

April 18th

Gadgets

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Siri Hack, Amazon Smartphone, And Galaxy Gear

gadgets140418 Siri was hacked! But don't panic — it's apparently a really fun hack that gives Siri access to your other apps. Meanwhile, rumors are swirling over Amazon's forthcoming smartphone with 3D-gesture features. Plus, we're taking a good hard look at the Galaxy Gear smartwatch equipment from Samsung. Or, more accurately, we diverge into talking about the Galaxy S5. Also, it's Good Friday. Read More

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Jordan Crook

April 18th

Gadgets

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Siri Hack, Amazon Smartphone, And Galaxy Gear

gadgets140418 Siri was hacked! But don't panic — it's apparently a really fun hack that gives Siri access to your other apps. Meanwhile, rumors are swirling over Amazon's forthcoming smartphone with 3D-gesture features. Plus, we're taking a good hard look at the Galaxy Gear smartwatch equipment from Samsung. Or, more accurately, we diverge into talking about the Galaxy S5. Also, it's Good Friday. Read More

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Jordan Crook

April 18th

Gadgets

Fly Or Die: Omate TrueSmart

In a year, we've gone to having one or two startup smartwatch companies to a sea of offerings before us, from companies as big as Google all the way down to Omate, a startup looking to make your wrist as brilliant as possible. At its core, the TrueSmart is likely one of the most powerful smartwatches on the market. Powered by Android 4.2, the TrueSmart has its own SD card and SIM card, complete… Read More

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Jordan Crook

April 14th

Gadgets

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Amazon FireTV, Windows Phone 8.1, And The New Start Screen

Another week has come and gone, and with it's close, we offer you this Friday Gadgets podcast. Today we're talking about Microsoft's introduction of Windows Phone 8.1, as well as their re-introduction of the much beloved and never-forgotten Start screen. Plus, Amazon launched a brand new media console called the FireTV that includes gaming functionality. Read More

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Jordan Crook

April 4th

Gadgets

Windows

Hands-On With Amazon’s New FireTV Media Player

It's only been a few hours since Amazon revealed its new FireTV set top box, giving us a good chunk of time to play around with it and get familiar with the new UI and controller. Amazon hyped three big selling points for the FireTV, including speedy performance, easier search, and an open content community. Read More

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Jordan Crook

April 2nd

Gadgets

Live Blog From Amazon’s Big Media Console Event

Amazon is amped up right now. The company has set up shop in New York's Meatpacking district to announce what we all expect is a media streaming device for TVs. Will it include gaming functionality? Will it be a dongle that competes with Chromecast? Will it come with a free Amazon Prime Instant Video subscription? Read More

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Jordan Crook

April 2nd

Gadgets

Toshiba’s Imaginary Wearable Computing Gloves Win April Fools’ Day

If there was some over-arching, governing body that handed out awards to April Fools' Day prankers, I should hope that Toshiba would get one. The company today announced the Digit, sloughing off what is usually a pretty boring, business-y style to introduce something truly hilarious to the gadget world. Read More

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Jordan Crook

April 1st

Gadgets

The JiveBike Is A Fold-Up Electric Bike With Style

We've seen more personal e-vehicles sprout up in the last year than I care to remember, but today yet another joins the fray. Meet the JiveBike. Read More

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Jordan Crook

March 24th

Gadgets

The JiveBike Is A Fold-Up Electric Bike With Style

We've seen more personal e-vehicles sprout up in the last year than I care to remember, but today yet another joins the fray. Meet the JiveBike. Read More

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Jordan Crook

March 24th

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