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67% off ThermoPro TP03A Digital Food Cooking Thermometer Instant Read Meat Thermometer for Kitchen BBQ Grill Smoker

The ThermoPro TP03A is an effective solution to achieve the most accurate temperature in a matter of seconds.

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Cebit showcases security after Snowden

It's almost four years since Edward Snowden leaked U.S. National Security Agency documents revealing the extent of the organization's surveillance of global internet traffic, but he's still making the headlines in Germany.

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13% off Ecobee3 Lite Wi-Fi Alexa Compatible Smart Thermostat - Deal Alert

Ecobee understands your local weather, schedule and desired comfort settings, to ensure your home is at the right temperature at the right time. Control it using your mobile device from anywhere, or using your voice via the Alexa...

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Google pulls virtual assistant ad after users complain

Google Home users got a surprise Thursday when their virtual assistants cheerily mentioned that the live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast” is opening in theaters this weekend. The ad has since been pulled.

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Cornell has a radio-on-a-chip for the whole world

Researchers at Cornell University have developed a new type of radio-on-a-chip that could mean cheaper, more flexible wireless systems.

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40% off WeMo Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Works with Amazon Alexa - Deal Alert

Plug in a Wemo Switch, download the free app, and start controlling your lights and appliances from anywhere in the world, right from your phone.

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31% off Luma 3-Piece Whole Home Mesh WiFi System - Deal Alert

Regardless of your home’s size or shape, Luma's WiFi system fills each room with fast, secure WiFi by customizing a mesh network for your home. Set network rules for your home and all of the devices in it. Keep your children safe by...

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75% off Etekcity 4 Pack Portable Outdoor LED Camping Lantern with 12 AA Batteries - Deal Alert

Whether used for camping, trick or treating, or power outages, this lantern will provide up to 12 hours of bright omnidirectional LED lighting to see your surroundings.

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Google to ship Project Soli gesture development kits later this year

Google will start shipping development kits for its Project Soli wireless gesture recognition technology later this year.

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Apple’s latest digital health solution: AirPods

Apple has created patents for three different AirPod-style earbuds, each equipped with sensors capable of gathering useful health data.

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Amazon Discounts its Fire Tablet Bundle an Additional $27.98 With This Code - Deal Alert

Through this Saturday, sink the 16GB Fire Tablet bundle's already discounted price to just $59.99 using a special code -- a significant deal considering its typical $107.97 list price.

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Microsoft Teams debuts with a sonic boom

This is the app that could change Microsoft.

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42% off AcuRite 5-in-1 Pro Weather Station with Remote Monitoring - Deal Alert

High-precision 5-in-1 wireless weather sensor accurately measures the temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind direction and rain. PC Connect feature interfaces with a Windows computer via USB, allowing you to remotely view your...

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48% off NETGEAR N150 Wi-Fi Range Extender - Deal Alert

Boost existing WiFi coverage throughout your home. Eliminate WiFi dead zones and enjoy a more reliable WiFi connection.

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48% off ZeroLemon ToughJuice USB-C 30000mAh Power Bank Charger for Apple MacBook, iPhone, Google Pixel XL, Samsung & More - Deal Alert

World's Toughest USB-C/Type-C External Battery Pack @ 30000mAh Capacity. Charges the iPhone 6s 11 times, the iPhone 6s Plus/Galaxy S7/LG G5/HTC One/Nexus 6P 7 times or MacBook once.

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Bud on Mars: How Budweiser wants to get beer into space

Researchers at NASA are figuring out the best way to feed astronauts who will eventually live on Mars -- and the people over at Budweiser are working on something that is arguably equally important for life on the Red Planet.

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Why Intel put a smartphone chip in Tag Heuer's $1,600 smartwatch

Do smartwatches need upgrades every few years like PCs? It's not clear yet, but Intel's powerful chip in the Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45, a $1,600 luxury smartwatch, will ensure the wearable isn't outdated anytime soon.

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16% off AVerCapture HD 1080p Game Stream Video Capture Device - Deal Alert

Stream and record Xbox, PlayStation, WiiU, Nintendo Switch, or NES Classic Edition console gameplay in full HD 1080p with H.264 hardware encoder. Record retroactively with TimeShift. Share directly to YouTube, Twitch and others.

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Say goodbye to the camera bump with this smartphone concept

Engineers at Germany's Fraunhofer Institute have developed a smartphone camera module that's thin enough to be squeezed inside a smartphone, removing the need for a "camera bump" without compromising on quality.

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55% off Gears of War 4 for Xbox One - Deal Alert

A new saga begins for one of the most acclaimed video game franchises in history. After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his friends, Kait and Del, must rescue the ones they love and discover the source of a...

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