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Microsoft Announces New Lighter Surface Pro With Longer Battery Life, and Improved Pen

Forget about numbers. Microsoft chose not to call their latest device the Surface Pro 5, simply calling their new detachable 2-in-1 the Surface Pro. Announced today in Shanghai, the new device isn’t much different from its predecessor. It’s mostly a hardware upgrade, although there are some little changes that might make artists happier — or more […] This story was originally published at Microsoft Announces New Lighter Surface Pro With Longer Battery Life, and Improved Pen

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Top 5 Pieces of Equipment for Cord Cutters in 2017

As cord cutting becomes more and more popular, it’s worth it to point out that there’s no right way to cut the cord. Some will do it slowly by cutting down their cable package until it’s all streaming. Others just cut the cord and jump into streaming head first. No matter how you end up […] This story was originally published at Top 5 Pieces of Equipment for Cord Cutters in 2017

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Elfkins Lets You Chat with Your Kids Through an Adorable Animated Doll

Kids live very much in the moment. Ask them how their day was in school when it’s fresh in their minds at 3PM and they’ll give you an earful. Ask them at 6PM when you get home from work and you get a shrug. For parents and kids communication is all in the timing. Can […] This story was originally published at Elfkins Lets You Chat with Your Kids Through an Adorable Animated Doll

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V-Moda Forza Metallo Wireless Review

In November of last year, we heard about three new headphones coming from V-Moda, including the V-Moda Forza Metallo Wireless. The Milan-based premium audio firm excels in sound, but exercise buds usually sacrifice audio quality to be lightweight, using tiny and often tinny drivers. Given that they’ve got a reputation to keep up, we figured […] This story was originally published at V-Moda Forza Metallo Wireless Review

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The Huawei MateBook X is an Ultra-thin, Premium Laptop With Amazing Audio

Huawei gave us a bit of a surprise last year when they introduced the MateBook, a 2-in-1 detachable running Windows 10. It wasn’t a bad effort, but we thought the battery life was a bit short. Otherwise, it got the same criticisms all 2-in-1 detachables get — it couldn’t be easily used in the lap and […] This story was originally published at The Huawei MateBook X is an Ultra-thin, Premium Laptop With Amazing Audio

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The LG X Venture is an Affordable, Fully Waterproof Budget Phone

Ready for adventure? So is LG’s latest smartphone. Today they announced the X Venture, a 5.2″ low-cost Android 7.0 phone that sacrifices high-end specs for a tough as nails build and monster battery life. If you’re looking for a phone to take with you on extended camping trips, that might be a sacrifice worth making. […] This story was originally published at The LG X Venture is an Affordable, Fully Waterproof Budget Phone

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Jim Henson’s Puppetry Masterpiece, the Dark Crystal, is Coming Back Thanks to Netflix

The revivals just keep getting more obscure. Fortunately, there’s a lot left to explore in the somewhat forgotten ’80s classic The Dark Crystal. What Jim Henson once called the project he was most proud of, The Dark Crystal is a fantasy adventure that made extensive use of some of the most incredible puppets and animatronics ever crafted for […] This story was originally published at Jim Henson’s Puppetry Masterpiece, the Dark Crystal, is Coming Back Thanks to Netflix

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