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This weekend is Presidents’ Day. Maybe you’ve chosen to spend the day contemplating the long history of our nation’s highest office, or maybe you’re taking advantage of the long weekend to get out of town. If you find yourself with some free time, we’ve rounded up more than two dozen of our favorite deals from …

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Product designer and internet native Chris Messina was lucky enough to snag the username @chris on Instagram back when Instagram was known as Burbn, and, like all of his early usernames, it became a part of his digital identity. But having an OG username has exposed him to hacks, scams, and generally shady online exchanges. …

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For the past couple years, earbud makers around the world have been on a quest. They all want to snip the final wire out of wireless, Bluetooth earbuds—the one that connects both buds together. These products go by many names, like “fully wireless” and “truly wireless.” Here at WIRED, we call them “wire-free.” But removing …

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After just a couple months on the market, Sony’s PlayStation Classic has fallen to a more reasonable price. So now all of you who truly want to relive the good and the bad of the mid-1990s have a great opportunity. The retro system hit retail shelves right before Christmas (December 3) for $100, and it’s …

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On Tuesday afternoon, New York Times technology columnist and Recode editor-at-large Kara Swisher interviewed Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey—on Twitter, in what Swisher called a “live chat.” She peppered Dorsey with hard questions about why the platform is still so full of abuse and pushed for specific examples of how Dorsey has improved the “health” of …

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What do you call an Amazon Echo that mistakenly records a private conversation? Eerie. What do you call an Amazon Wi-Fi router that keeps all of your smart home devices connected? Eero. Jokes aside: Amazon is getting serious about routers. Amazon announced earlier today that it has agreed to buy Eero, the San Francisco-based maker …

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07 A Reliable Pick (No Wi-Fi) Infant Optics DXR-8 Baby Monitor Before the Eufy debuted, many parents I know opted to go with Infant Optics’ reliable video monitor, which streams data to a handheld unit via radio transmission. Like the Eufy SpaceView, it accommodates children as they grow. You can switch out the normal lens …

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Boston-based Tivoli Audio products are known for great sound, but they’re also known for their eye-catching looks. Design-oriented speakers are nothing unusual, but Tivoli’s vintage-style radios and speakers are particularly irresistible. If you have an Eames Hang-It-All or Emeco chairs, you kinda need a Tivoli Model One sitting on a shelf nearby. Last year, Tivoli …

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Apple’s laptops have long been held up as a gold standard for portable computers. MacBooks were the first to bring technologies like aluminum unibody construction, super-sharp IPS screens, backlit keyboards, and multitouch trackpads to the mainstream. The problem with Apple’s current lineup is that the company has a variety of models with different capabilities, making …

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For years, Razer has attempted to meld high-end performance with ultralight portability, with its Blade Stealth laptop the culmination of that work. In 2016 the Stealth was a 12.5-inch notebook, expanding to 13.3 inches in 2017. For 2019, Razer’s biggest switcheroo is the inclusion of higher-(ish)-end graphics in the form of Nvidia’s new GeForce MX150 …

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