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How to Keep Your Amazon Echo From Sending Your Conversations to Your Contacts

The Internet was abuzz yesterday following a report that a Portland, Oregon family’s Amazon Echo allegedly recorded a “private conversation” and sent it to a “random stranger.” That sounds a lot more sinister than what actually happened and, thankfully, there’s a trick you can do to ensure this doesn’t happen to you. Read more… Continue […]

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Mercedes Lost A Wheel At The Nürburgring 24, So Its Team Ran Out With The Wheel To Fix It

The No. 48 of Mercedes-AMG Team Mann Filter lost one of its wheels in spectacular fashion exiting pit lane tonight during the Nürburgring 24 Hours race. So, instead of waiting for their three-wheeled car to come back to them, a mechanics from the team brought tools and the wheel to the car. Read more… Continue […]

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One Aston Martin’s Fuel Pump Only Lasted Through The First Hairpin Of The Nürburgring 24

It’s Craiglist’s favorite phrase beyond “no lowballers:” “needs fuel pump.” Unfortunately for the No. 40 Aston Martin Vantage V8, the first lap of the Nürburgring 24 Hours was a bit too true-to-Craigslist. A fuel pump problem brought their car to a halt at the first hairpin of the race. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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What to Do if You Accidentally Delete Photos From Your Phone

It happens. You’re absentmindedly browsing through your photos while enjoying a lovely view or a summery drink. You tap around—and then realize you’ve accidentally deleted a ton of photos on your device. You panic. Have you just lost your precious memories forever?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Your Chromecast or Google Home Might Be Screwing Up Your Wi-Fi

Google Home and Chromecast devices are reportedly killing peoples’ Wi-Fi. The problem, first reported by Android Police, originally seemed localized to users of the Google Home Max speaker and the cheap, but usually excellent, TP-Link Archer C7 router. However since Android Police first reported the problem, it seems…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The French On Ys VIII’s Vita Box Is Literal Nonsense

Earlier this month NIS America pledged to re-localize Japanese RPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana after fans complained about the game’s shoddy translation. They’re also fixing the French on the Vita cover art, which currently begins, “I am sorry I have to leave you, but I must buy a hat.”Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The French On Ys VIII’s Vita Box Is Literal Nonsense

Earlier this month NIS America pledged to re-localize Japanese RPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana after fans complained about the game’s shoddy translation. They’re also fixing the French on the Vita cover art, which currently begins, “I am sorry I have to leave you, but I must buy a hat.”Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Fitbit Ionic Might Be the Smartwatch That Unseats Apple

After months of leaks and hints, Fibit has finally revealed its newest wrist wearable: The $300 Fitbit Ionic. Fitbit claims up to four days of battery life, a refined OS that pairs nicely with devices running iOS, Android, and Windows, and a brand new sensor for tracking your heart rate. This smartwatch, which…Read more… Continue […]

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Lawmaker Says He Didn’t Mean to Print the Screenshot With the Open Porn Tabs

When State Representative Ramon A. Perez says he didn’t mean to print a screenshot of a Wikipedia page with open porn tabs, we believe him. When he says that he didn’t realize the open porn tabs were visible when he handed out the page, we believe him. When he says that he didn’t personally take […]

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