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Watch DJI unveil its latest drone right here

Rumor is DJI is about to unveil a small, foldable drone and you can watch the event right here. Whatever it turns out to be, no doubt, it will draw comparisons to the just-announced GoPro Karma. Read More

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Matt Burns

September 27th

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The EFF calls on HP to remove DRM from its printers

HP logo The Electronic Frontier Foundation has called on HP to restore customer’s ability to use third-party ink cartridges in its Office Jet printers. It is also urging consumers to sign a petition, which as of this posts’s publication, has nearly 7,500 signatures. In an open letter to HP Inc. President and CEO, Dion Weisler, activist Cory Doctorow calls on the company to take five… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 27th

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Apple adds Sonos speakers to its stores as it focuses on wireless audio

Sonos Play5 Did you hear? Wireless audio is the future — at least to Apple. And to that end, Sonos, perhaps the best wireless speakers available, are now available in the Apple Store alongside speakers from B&O, Logitech, and Apple’s Beats. Apple already sells several wireless speakers but the Sonos speakers would be the first multi-room system available. The Sonos PLAY:1 and PLAY:5… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 27th

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Movie pirate? Don’t trust Plex Cloud

warning-cloud1 Plex is a pirate’s best friend. It’s by far the best way to get movies downloaded illegally from the computer to TV. Sure, Plex has a handful of useful, legal features, but let’s be honest, its big claim to fame is hosting and serving downloaded movies. And now the company behind the software announced a service where users can stream movies, photos and music stored on… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 26th

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Cloud video editing could be GoPro’s real hero

gopro-clouds1 The future of GoPro is not hardware. It’s services. Editing video is hard but GoPro is moving it to the cloud in a bid to make it a bit easier. The service, called GoPro Plus, is a subscription-based service that GoPro says gives owners access to their photos and videos from any device, and allows for sharing and editing. This service addresses one of GoPro’s main hurdles: How do… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 19th

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Some Sony Smart TVs are getting dumb

Image (1) sony-android.jpg for post 155169 Sony has issued a notice that YouTube will no longer work on some 2012-era smart TVs. But it’s not Sony’s fault, guys! It’s YouTube and the dastardly engineers who pushed the YouTube app past the TV’s performance capabilities thus proving once again it’s best to offload smart capabilities to set-top boxes. The app will be removed from 2012 Bravia TVs on… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 2nd

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BMW first to sell CarPlay as standalone service

28 CarPlay Goes Wireless BMW buyers will now have the option to get CarPlay installed in their new rides. But for a cost. BMW is charging $300 to add the service to new vehicles making the German auto maker the first to charge buyers for access to CarPlay. This sits as a starch difference from other manufacturers which either include CarPlay as a standard feature or bundle it in a technology package. BMW is selling… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 1st

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BMW first to sell CarPlay as standalone service

28 CarPlay Goes Wireless BMW buyers will now have the option to get CarPlay installed in their new rides. But for a cost. BMW is charging $300 to add the service to new vehicles making the German auto maker the first to charge buyers for access to CarPlay. This sits as a starch difference from other manufacturers which either include CarPlay as a standard feature or bundle it in a technology package. BMW is selling… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 1st

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DJI wants to end shaky smartphone videos

Screen Shot 2016-09-01 at 8.19.52 AM DJI hopes you’re tired of shaky and embarrassing smartphone videos. The Osmo Mobile is a handheld 3-axis stabilizer gimbal for smartphones. Just strap a phone to the top and a similar gimbal used in the company’s drones will keep the video silky smooth. The kit works similarly to the DJI Osmo except this new version lacks a built-in camera. It uses the capable camera in a… Read More

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Matt Burns

September 1st

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Garmin releases a GoPro clone

cmgpv2gv5u7qnpesfmha Garmin has stopped trying. Meet the company’s new action camera: A clone of a GoPro. The company that innovated in the personal navigator space just announced the second generation of its action camera and it looks exactly like a GoPro. The new Virb Ultra 30 packs the goods to record at 4k and allows the user to control its functions through voice commands. Just say “Okay… Read More

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Matt Burns

August 31st

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