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Amazon has unveiled an early peek of Prime Day deals

Amazon’s Prime Day is just hours away, and the online retailer wants to keep anticipation high. To that end, the company has unveiled a sneak peek at some of the deals you can expect throughout the 30-hour extravaganza. As is typical for Amazon, the company’s preview includes some generic promises, …

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Dish Network is quietly putting Android TV in hotel rooms

Late last week, TechHive received a tip about a mysterious streaming device called the Evolve, manufactured by LG and bearing a Dish Network trademark. It turns out this device is not a satellite-streaming hybrid for living rooms, but an Android TV box for the hotel industry: a set-back box in …

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Google Home gets hands-free calling and 6 other cool new features

Google Home is barely six months old, and Google is piling on new features. On Wednesday at its I/O developer conference in Mountain View, the company announced upgrades focused on personalizing your interactions and making them hands-free. Presented by Rishi Chandra, Google’s Vice President for Home Products, the new features …

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We’ve gotten our first look at an Echo with a built-in screen, and it’s straight out of 2005

Alexa is poised for a major breakout. Over the past few months, Amazon’s AI assistant has expanded to the iPhone in the Amazon app, Android with the Huawei Mate 9, and gotten a camera upgrade with the fashion-minded Echo Look. But a new leak suggests Amazon has even bigger plans …

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BlackBerry KeyOne hands-on: A physical keyboard makes Android more productive

Here’s a surprise: BlackBerry is back with a new handset and it’s pretty good. I know, I know, you’ve heard this before. Several times over the last few years BlackBerry has attempted to make a comeback and each time it’s come to nothing, so what’s different now? The iconic BlackBerry …

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BlackBerry’s keyboard-equipped KeyOne Android phone will launch in May

The BlackBerry KeyOne, an Android-based smartphone with a hardware keyboard, will be available in the U.S. and Canada from May 31, the phone’s maker said Thursday. TCL Communications, the Chinese company that acquired rights to produce BlackBerry-brand handsets, originally had said the phone would go on sale in April, so …

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