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Life Without Amazon (Well, Almost)

For concerned customers, avoiding one of the world’s largest retailers and web service providers is proving harder than expected. Blaze, a 24-year-old cashier living in Washington, D.C., doesn’t order from or shop at Whole Foods. He doesn’t watch movies or shows on Prime Video. He doesn’t own a Ring or a Kindle. And he […]


Oculus Quest’s hand-tracking drains just 7 minutes from headset’s battery life

The upcoming hand-tracking feature for Oculus Quest reduces battery life by just 7 minutes, according to Facebook. Hand Tracking was announced during the week at Oculus Connect 6, Facebook’s annual VR/AR conference. Releasing early next year, it will allow users to interact with the Quest menu and supported apps without using the Touch controllers. During the developer […]

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Amazon event introduces new line of wearables that will push Alexa into every corner of your life

Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle. (David Ryder/For The Washington Post) Jay Greene Reporter focused on technology coverage in the Pacific Northwest September 25 at 7:20 PM SEATTLE — Amazon has a plan to make sure Alexa is everywhere we go by adding the voice assistant to glasses, wireless ear buds and a shiny black ring. Those […]

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HP debuts Elitebook Dragonfly 2-in-1 with ultra-light chassis, 24-hour battery life

The new HP Elite Dragonfly 2-in-1. Valentina Palladino Its “dragonfly blue” exterior is a refreshing break from the blacks and silvers that adorn most PCs. Valentina Palladino Despite its slim frame, the Dragonfly includes a USB-A port on its edge. Valentina Palladino HP also found room for a full-sized HDMI port. Valentina Palladino The keyboard […]


Insta360 Go review: Everyday life becomes a (boring) movie

Insta360 Go review: Everyday life becomes a (boring) movie “The Insta360 Go works as advertised, but who’s it for?” Small and light Clever magnetic mounting system Charging case with Lightning connector Good electronic stabilization Easy-to-use mobile app Poor video/image quality Limited storage that can’t be expanded AI editing tools rarely get it right Does anybody […]