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VTech VM981 Safe & Sound Expandable HD Video Baby Monitor review: Not quite ready for the nursery

Missing features and image-quality shortcomings keep this baby monitor from being all it can be.

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How to better control the size of video exports on your Mac

Modern versions of QuickTime and iMovie don't provide much control over how big you want your video file size to be. You need to use a free third-party app.

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Google Backup and Sync review: Works best for those already tied into Google's ecosystem

You probably shouldn’t use t Google Backup and Sync as your primary backup, but it might fit some people’s purposes.

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The fate of Apple's Touch ID | Tech Talk Ep 1

Is Apple about to replace Touch ID in its next iPhone?

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Bose Soundlink Revolve+ review: An all-around excellent indoor/outdoor Bluetooth speaker

Audiophiles might blanch at the presence of a single full-range transducer, but we have no complaints about its performance.

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8 isn’t great: iPhone 8 doom and gloom

So many problems with the iPhone 8, which we haven't seen yet.

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Amazon, Best Buy, and Staples have knocked $50 off the Echo

The Amazon Echo is already back on sale.

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Pokémon Go Fest could have been great—instead, it was a disaster

Busted servers and strained cell connections ruined the game's Chicago birthday bash.

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70% Anker Quick Charge 3.0 63W 5-Port USB Wall Charger - Deal Alert

Features 5 ports, optimized to charge phones, tablets, and any other USB device at max speed.

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43% off Pecham Vertical Stand for PS4 with Cooling Fan and Dual Controller Charging - Deal Alert

Keep your PS4/PS4 Slim console organized and functioning properly with this vertical stand from Pecham which features an integrated cooling fan, dual controller changing and a USB hub.

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Will new HEVC and HEIF formats work in older versions of macOS and iOS?

Worries abound about Apple’s format shift, but compatibility is the name of the game.

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Oppo UDP-205 Ultra-HD Audiophile Blu-ray player review: Audiophile sound and price tag (plus Dolby Vision)

With 32-bit DACs and other upscale components, you won't hear better analog audio from an Ultra HD Blu-ray player. It's also the first player we've tested to support Dolby Vision 4K UHD discs.

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macOS High Sierra: Features, release info, system requirements, and more

Apple has taken the wraps off High Sierra, the next version of macOS, and while it may be a maintenance release, it still brings some exciting new features. If you're up for it, you can try the public beta now.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Listen to your favorite longform articles on Audm

This week's roundup will help you form new habits, track your productivity, and teach your kids about the world.

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Wishful thinking: Alexa fan fiction

Alexa wins it all.

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Pokémon: Magikarp Jump doesn't do enough with its fun premise

The under-loved fish gets a starring role, but this freebie feels undercooked.