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As a camera, iPhone 11 Pro rocks the night

Created: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 17:17:51 +0000

Author: Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

For night shots, Pro models are awesome, and the third ultra-wide lens, is a much needed addition. But in average light, hard to tell difference.

      
Read more: As a camera, iPhone 11 Pro rocks the night

Apple to keep making Mac Pro in USA after tariff waiver on Chinese-made parts

Created: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 22:13:10 +0000

Author: Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

Reports had Apple ditching Texas for China because of parts' scarcity, but the company says a deal with the government kept it at the plant where Mac Pro has been since 2013.

      
Read more: Apple to keep making Mac Pro in USA after tariff waiver on Chinese-made parts

Samsung Galaxy Fold to launch in the US on Friday

Created: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 00:44:19 +0000

Author: Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY

Samsung put off the Galaxy Fold launch in April after problems with the screen surfaced. Samsung will start selling the phone in the U.S. Friday.

      
Read more: Samsung Galaxy Fold to launch in the US on Friday

Google vows to do more to protect your voice data

Created: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 13:52:34 +0000

Author: Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY

Google is changing its audio settings so you know when humans can listen in on your voice recordings.

      
Read more: Google vows to do more to protect your voice data

iPhones out, Alexa Wednesday and more to come. What's next?

Created: Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:50:22 +0000

Author: Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

iPhones out now, next up new Echo speakers, Surface laptops, Google Pixel phones, Facebook video chat devices. Maybe an Alexa toaster oven, too?

      
Read more: iPhones out, Alexa Wednesday and more to come. What's next?

Fitbit is reportedly considering a sale, Google named as a possible buyer

Created: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 15:35:52 +0000

Author: Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY

Fitbit shares jumped Friday after a report that the smartwatch maker was exploring a sale.

      
Read more: Fitbit is reportedly considering a sale, Google named as a possible buyer

If AT&T dumps DirecTV, where does that leave the viewer?

Created: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:32:07 +0000

Author: Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY

AT&T is reportedly exploring options for breaking up with DirecTV. It could land with rival Dish or stay put. What does this mean for viewers?

      
Read more: If AT&T dumps DirecTV, where does that leave the viewer?

Myth-busting: Unmask these four privacy untruths to protect yourself online

Created: Sat, 21 Sep 2019 10:00:12 +0000

Author: Marc Saltzman, Special to USA TODAY

When it comes to your online privacy, you might not think there's much you can do to protect it. But you can start by identifying some common myths.

      
Read more: Myth-busting: Unmask these four privacy untruths to protect yourself online

Instagram is cracking down on questionable weight-loss ads and cosmetic surgery

Created: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:06:32 +0000

Author: Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY

Instagram will roll out an option to report posts that violate the new diet ad guidelines.

      
Read more: Instagram is cracking down on questionable weight-loss ads and cosmetic surgery

iOS 13 is here: 13 hidden ways Apple's software can breathe life into your older iPhone

Created: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:01:38 +0000

Author: Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY

New iPhones arrive on Friday. But even if you're skipping the current buying cycle, you can still improve your iPhone through iOS 13.

      
Read more: iOS 13 is here: 13 hidden ways Apple's software can breathe life into your older iPhone

Facebook’s fundraising tools have raised over $2 billion, fast

Created: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:03:39 +0000

Author: Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY

In the few years since Facebook introduced fundraising tools, people on the social network have raised $2 billion for charities.

      
Read more: Facebook’s fundraising tools have raised over $2 billion, fast

Listen to the Talking Tech podcast

Created: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 18:30:57 +0000

Author: Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

Your guide to the latest tech news and analysis, with Jefferson Graham's daily podcast, available on Apple and Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify and more.

      
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Spotify makes moves in Nashville as 'Country Music' interest piqued

Created: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:19:42 +0000

Author: Matthew Leimkuehler, Nashville Tennessean

Spotify doubles down on 'Country Music' with an expansive Ken Burns experience.

      
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Alexa, are you ready to live in the car, too?

Created: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:13:04 +0000

Author: Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

We got our invite, and unit is slow and not ready for prime time. On the positive side, it could play music, read back e-mail and locate gas stations.

      
Read more: Alexa, are you ready to live in the car, too?

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Created: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:18:56 +0000

Author: Lindsay Deutsch, USA TODAY Network

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Apple Watch Series 5 review: Always on screen lets you tell time without raising your wrist

Created: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:20:49 +0000

Author: Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY

An “always-on” Retina display on Apple Watch Series 5 is the main feature in an otherwise light upgrade. Will the battery life support it?

      
Read more: Apple Watch Series 5 review: Always on screen lets you tell time without raising your wrist

Facebook bringing Portal video chat to the TV

Created: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:24:39 +0000

Author: Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

Facebook's updated lineup includes a lower price for the Portal, a smaller version and one for televisions, to bring video chat to the living room.

      
Read more: Facebook bringing Portal video chat to the TV

Alexa's latest skill: Helping users donate to presidential candidates

Created: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:19:48 +0000

Author: Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

Amazon introduces political features and seeks to be a neutral source of political news as the 2020 presidential race heats up. Donations are accepted, too.

      
Read more: Alexa's latest skill: Helping users donate to presidential candidates

Signing on with Apple could be safer than Facebook or Google

Created: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 10:01:09 +0000

Author: Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

Alternative to Facebook and Google sign-ins promise less data monitoring and better privacy controls. The feature will be available in updated apps

      
Read more: Signing on with Apple could be safer than Facebook or Google

iPhone 11: Great camera, long battery, but not a must-buy

Created: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:20:34 +0000

Author: Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY

The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max are the best iPhones Apple has engineered. It doesn't mean you should rush out to buy

      
Read more: iPhone 11: Great camera, long battery, but not a must-buy

Google's Nest Hub Max is bigger, pricier and you can make calls

Created: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:02:03 +0000

Author: Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

Revamped video display device has larger screen, a camera, more expensive $229 price. Video and photos look beautiful, but Assistant sometimes dumb.

      
Read more: Google's Nest Hub Max is bigger, pricier and you can make calls

Video games to get ESPN, MTV treatment in new VENN Network

Created: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:41:38 +0000

Author: Mike Snider, USA TODAY

The Video Game Entertainment & News Network (VENN), aims to be the ESPN and E! for game culture and give Twitch and YouTube some competition.

      
Read more: Video games to get ESPN, MTV treatment in new VENN Network

Altice Mobile may have the most affordable wireless deal

Created: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 20:20:09 +0000

Author: Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

East coast based cable company offering too good to be true unlimited data/text/voice for $20 to subscribers, $30 to the rest. Best deal we've seen.

      
Read more: Altice Mobile may have the most affordable wireless deal

What to look for in hidden fees on travel sites

Created: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:53:01 +0000

Author: Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

What to look for when shopping for a travel deal and how to avoid the hidden room fees on websites. Also check airport location when booking tickets.

      
Read more: What to look for in hidden fees on travel sites

Should you really pay monthly to use your at-home printer?

Created: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 09:02:08 +0000

Author: Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY

If you're looking for affordable ways to print at home, Canon, HP and Epson have ink programs that can save you money. But read the fine print.

      
Read more: Should you really pay monthly to use your at-home printer?

19 things you need if you're addicted to your phone

Created: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:04:10 +0000

Author: Amanda Tarlton, Reviewed.com

You can even use your phone to buy them.

      
Read more: 19 things you need if you're addicted to your phone

Apple vs. Netflix, Disney: Will bare cupboard work to overtake bulk in the streaming wars?

Created: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 01:52:46 +0000

Author: Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

Apple is banking on selling quality over quantity, compared to bulk with Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. To woo people, it's giving away service for 1 year.

      
Read more: Apple vs. Netflix, Disney: Will bare cupboard work to overtake bulk in the streaming wars?

Air pollution inside my house could kill me. What are you breathing in at your home?

Created: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:40:32 +0000

Author: Jennifer Jolly, Special to USA TODAY

According to the EPA, most of us spend 90% of our time indoors, exposed to air that is up to five times more polluted than outdoors. Tech can help.

      
Read more: Air pollution inside my house could kill me. What are you breathing in at your home?

New and improved Samsung Galaxy Fold is back, experts give opinions

Created: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 00:39:33 +0000

Author: USA TODAY

Samsung began selling the Fold in its native South Korea before debuting it in the U.S.

      
Read more: New and improved Samsung Galaxy Fold is back, experts give opinions

The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Monday

Created: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 21:59:15 +0000

Author: Courtney Campbell, Reviewed.com

Start your week right with deals on products you actually want.

      
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J.Crew is offering an amazing discount today that you won't want to miss

Created: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 21:41:14 +0000

Author: Isabelle Kagan, Reviewed.com

If you shop on J.Crew or J.Crew Factory today, take advantage of their sitewide discount, and get up to 50% off on sweaters, jeans, and more.

      
Read more: J.Crew is offering an amazing discount today that you won't want to miss

The best electric kettle on the market is down to an all-time low price

Created: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 20:40:47 +0000

Author: Isabelle Kagan, Reviewed.com

For a speedy cup of tea this fall, look no further than the Cuisinart PerfecTemp electric kettle, which boils water in record time and is down to an all-time low price.

      
Read more: The best electric kettle on the market is down to an all-time low price

How to connect and watch your phone on your TV

Created: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 20:30:45 +0000

Author: Mike Roorda, Reviewed.com

Whether you have an Android or an Apple device, you can watch your phone on your TV with a few quick tips

      
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Better battery, Night mode, 'slofies' and other cool things coming to Apple's new iPhones

Created: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 09:22:05 +0000

Author: Marc Saltzman, Special to USA TODAY

Apple made plenty of announcements at its live event Tuesday, but here's some cool things you may have missed about the upcoming iPhones and services.

      
Read more: Better battery, Night mode, 'slofies' and other cool things coming to Apple's new iPhones

iPhone 11: Are Apple's latest iPhones worth the money?

Created: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 03:12:13 +0000

Author: Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY

Apple unveiled the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The focus is on camera improvements and battery life. Is it time to buy?

      
Read more: iPhone 11: Are Apple's latest iPhones worth the money?

A full moon will rise Friday the 13th. Here's why it's so rare - and why it'll look small

Created: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 19:18:20 +0000

Author: Doyle Rice, USA TODAY

A stunning harvest moon will rise in the eastern sky on Friday the 13th. It's also a micromoon, too, which means it's an unusually small full moon

      
Read more: A full moon will rise Friday the 13th. Here's why it's so rare - and why it'll look small

Getting money you're owed from class-action lawsuits has never been easier

Created: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 22:48:27 +0000

Author: Kim Komando, Special for USA TODAY

Class-action settlements don't usually amount to much, maybe a few bucks. But occasionally, they can be very profitable. See if you are owed any money

      
Read more: Getting money you're owed from class-action lawsuits has never been easier

The best credit cards for freelancers

Created: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 20:35:25 +0000

Author: Kim Porter, Reviewed

If you work for yourself, moonlight for Uber, Postmates, Lyft, Taskrabbit, or other gig economy companies, these could be the right cards for you.

      
Read more: The best credit cards for freelancers

These are the 6 most popular houseplants for fall

Created: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 20:23:50 +0000

Author: Melissa Rorech, Reviewed

Now that fall is here, it's time to bring the plants indoors. Here are the most popular houseplants for fall!

      
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10 fall essentials every woman should always own

Created: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 20:07:59 +0000

Author: Camryn Rabideau, Reviewed.com

Every woman's fall wardrobe should contain several essential pieces, such as high-quality boots, a flannel shirt from L.L. Bean, and dark-wash jeans.

      
Read more: 10 fall essentials every woman should always own

The 5 best sales you can shop right now

Created: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 20:05:56 +0000

Author: Shayna Murphy, Reviewed.com

Mondays are always lame. But lucky for you, these incredible deals online aren't.

      
Read more: The 5 best sales you can shop right now

Apple's new products at their annual unveiling

Created: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 13:38:44 +0000

Author: USA TODAY

Apple introduced iPhone 11 models during an event held at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.

      
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Mattel's Hot Wheels: New and old

Created: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:34:09 +0000

Author: USA TODAY

The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display

      
Read more: Mattel's Hot Wheels: New and old

20 cult-favorite products on Amazon shoppers love

Created: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 15:31:20 +0000

Author: Jessica Teich, Reviewed

From charcoal teeth whitening powder to the best oil diffuser ever, these cult products on Amazon have thousands of rave reviews for a good reason.

      
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What you can see with a drone: Amazing photographs

Created: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:30:16 +0000

Author: USA TODAY

What you can see with a drone: Amazing photographs

      
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