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Amazon triples its Dash Button lineup for your Slim Jim and Red Bull emergencies

Amazon Dash Buttons expand well beyond the basics with on-demand snacks, gum, and even coconut water.

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Google’s high-end Nik Collection photo software is now free, and probably dead

Grab Nik’s Photoshop plug-ins for free, but don’t expect any more updates.

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Apple Pay could help you buy stuff on the web this year

With Apple Pay for the web, typing in credit card details on your phone could soon become unnecessary.

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Google may release an iPhone keyboard with built-in search and GIFs

Google’s rumored iPhone keyboard may kick off the mobile keyboard wars.

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Apple engineers could walk away from FBI’s iPhone demands

Current and former Apple employees say they’d rather quit than build an iPhone backdoor.

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Uber Family Profiles let you foot the bill for your loved ones

Uber’s Family Profile feature keeps you in control while paying for other people’s rides.

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AliveCor’s standalone Apple Watch heart monitor is serious about health, not fitness

The AliveCor Kardia Band can detect irregular heart beats and send results straight to the doctor.

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Instagram will roll out an algorithmic feed, but promises not to ruin everything

With Instagram embracing algorithms, another social network says goodbye to reverse-chronological order.

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Mac and Windows users threatened by rampant .om domain 'typosquatting'

Typing .om instead of .com in a URL could lead to malware for Mac and Windows PCs.

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Google Destinations tries to make smartphone travel search less maddening

Google's new smartphone travel search keeps you from juggling a dozen browser tabs.

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ESPN and CBS have more plans to reach cord cutters

ESPN and CBS hint at more standalone streaming options to come.

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Internet Archive brings hundreds of classic Apple II games to your web browser

Classic Apple II games and programs hit a milestone at the Internet Archive. Who’s up for some Lode Runner?

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Facebook Messenger platform push continues with Spotify integration

Sending Spotify songs to Facebook Messenger friends will soon be just a few taps away.

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Spotify’s new Fresh Finds feature tells you what the cool kids are listening to

Spotify’s Fresh Finds playlists dig through music blogs so you don’t have to.

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Brita’s Wi-Fi water pitcher orders fresh filters on its own

The Brita Infinity water pitcher auto-buys new filters with help from Amazon.

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