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Google adds seasonal Nest doorbell ringers in time for Halloween

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Rawpixel via Getty Images If you’re the type of person who goes all out each Halloween decorating your home to make it the star of the neighborhood, Google wants to help. Starting today, the company is updating Nest Hello video doorbells to add a new seasonal ringtone to help create […]

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Adobe’s Alexa skill reads ‘inspirational’ quotes to jaded creatives

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Adobe Any creative person will be familiar with the dreaded inspiration rut, when new ideas won’t come and you find yourself staring for hours at a blank sheet of paper or a blank screen. To help you move past these frustrating blocks, Adobe is releasing an Alexa skill called the […]

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IKEA begins selling its FYRTUR smart blinds in some US stores

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links IKEA The downright confusing saga that is IKEA’s rollout of its FYRTUR blackout smart blinds in the US continues. The company had initially planned to release them stateside on April 1st, before delaying the launch to October 1st. The appointed date then came and went and the blinds were nowhere […]

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The Engadget Podcast: What do we lose if Google is everywhere?

Engadget RSS Feed Google is all about ambient computing. That much was made clear at the company’s launch event this week. Its products were leaked so thoroughly that there were barely any surprises left. Yet, finally getting to see Google’s full portfolio of devices makes it clear: the company is very serious about getting into […]

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Le Creuset’s Star Wars cookware is available to pre-order

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Williams Sonoma If you’ve been itching to get your hands on that roasting pan with Han Solo encased into the lid, now’s your chance. Le Creuset unveiled a selection of Star Wars cookware earlier this month and said it would go on sale in November. But you don’t have to […]

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Wirecutter’s best deals: Sony’s DualShock 4 controller drops to $35

Engadget RSS Feed This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter’s continuously updated list of deals here. hOmeLabs Sunrise Alarm Clock Street price: $25; deal price: $15 Back in stock November 2, this is […]

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Arlo’s first video doorbell provides an extra-clear view of your porch

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Arlo Arlo is jumping into the video doorbell arena just a year after releasing its first smart doorbell, and it’s claiming to one-up rivals with some hard-to-find features. The simply-named Arlo Video Doorbell captures footage in an unusual (for doorbells) square aspect ratio, giving you a clearer view of your […]

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The Morning After: Google finally reveals the Pixel 4

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Now that Google’s big hardware event has happened, we can end the leaks and start playing around with the Pixel 4. Tuesday also brought in big news about League of Legends and Sony’s immersive new format for music — catch up with everything below. […]

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Instagram gives you more control over data shared with third-party apps

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Instagram Instagram has been tightening the reins on third-party apps for a while, and now it’s putting more of that control in your hands. It’s adding more powerful controls over data sharing that let you quickly shut down a sketchy app. There’s a new authorization screen that clarifies what a […]

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Google is adding new Nest routines to further automate your home

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nest While a lot of today was about new hardware, Nest also made time to talk about how its devices will work within the Works with Google Assistant platform the company announced in August. In a blog post published after today’s Made by Google event, Nest detailed three new ways […]

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