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14 gifts that keep on giving

2016-gift-guide-subs-feat Hit songs of the season ask: why can’t we make everyday a holiday? The answer is that we can. By giving loved ones a subscription-based gift that has new parcels, experiences or digital content arriving every season, we can spread the cheer across the year. Read More

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Lora Kolodny

December 1st

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14 gifts that keep on giving

2016-gift-guide-subs-feat Hit songs of the season ask: why can’t we make everyday a holiday? The answer is that we can. By giving loved ones a subscription-based gift that has new parcels, experiences or digital content arriving every season, we can spread the cheer across the year. Read More

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Lora Kolodny

December 1st

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14 gifts that keep on giving

2016-gift-guide-subs-feat Hit songs of the season ask: why can’t we make everyday a holiday? The answer is that we can. By giving loved ones a subscription-based gift that has new parcels, experiences or digital content arriving every season, we can spread the cheer across the year. Read More

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Lora Kolodny

December 1st

Gadgets

Ecobee kicks off a new voluntary energy study to help fight climate change

ecobee Connected thermostat maker ecobee is launching a new program that lets users of its devices opt-in to sharing their anonymized usage data as part of a large-scale study regarding home energy efficiency. The program will share info like home age, size and occupancy numbers as well as temperature outside the home and within with academic, government and non-profit research groups to help them… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

October 24th

Gadgets

Amazon Echo owners spend more on Amazon, says NPD

Amazon introduces Amazon Alexa, Echo and the All-New Echo Dot at a product launch in London We all suspected the Echo’s purpose was – at least in part – to drive more Amazon sales. And that’s exactly what’s happening, according to a new study by NPD Group. The research company found that owners of the Echo spent around 10 percent more after they bought the voice-powered smart speaker than they did before. The NPD Group’s Checkout Tracking… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

September 15th

Gadgets

Fidget Cube is a brilliantly useless toy for nervous fiddling

fidget Do you have to keep your hands busy to think straight? Fidget Cube is a little device that lets you click, flip, roll, and slide its different buttons so you can stay calm. You can nab one for $19 on Kickstarter, and it’s supposed to ship in December, though every crowdfunded project seems to get delayed. Your startup’s next pivot? Should you quit your job? Is this the house you… Read More

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Josh Constine

September 8th

Gadgets

The 48 startups that launched at Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 2

yc-all-demo-day The world’s most prestigious startup school launched 48 companies today at part 2 of its Summer 2016 Demo Day. Nanoparticle analytics and delivery robots were amongst the products revealed in the B2B, biotech, enterprise, edtech, fintech, and hardware verticals. You can check out our write-ups of all 44 startups that launched yesterday, and TechCrunch’s picks for the top 7 from… Read More

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Josh Constine,John Mannes,Matthew Lynley

August 24th

Gadgets

Shopify launches its POS app and card reader in the UK

Shopify POS UK Shopify is launching its retail hardware and point-of-sale app for merchants in the UK. The reader supports tap, chip and swipe payments, letting retailers accept both contactless and traditional card-based payments, and the free app works in tandem with the reader device on either iPhone or iPad. The Shopify app and reader combo means sellers can accept a range of payment options at… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

August 23rd

Gadgets

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Grover lets you rent electronics on the cheap

Homepage-animation Shopping online for electronics can be overwhelming. First you have the tech blog reviews, and then the forums, and then the product page itself. Finding the right product, at the right price, can be difficult. That’s where Grover (formerly ByeBuy) comes in. For roughly 5 percent of the retail price, users can rent electronics for a month and try before they buy. Plus, users can extend… Read More

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Jordan Crook

July 21st

Gadgets

Apple Pay is also launching in Hong Kong

apple-pay-web Right after launching in France, Apple Pay is now available in Hong Kong as well. As usual, only a few partnering banks are part of the launch, but the company expects to roll out support for more cards and stores over the coming months. Read More

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Romain Dillet

July 20th

Apple

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