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DroneShield is keeping hostile UAVs away from NASCAR events

If you were hoping to get some sweet drone footage of a NASCAR race in progress, you may find your quadcopter grounded unceremoniously by a mysterious force: DroneShield is bringing its anti-drone tech to NASCAR events at the Texas Motor Speedway.<p>The company makes a handful of products, all aimed …

Drones

Amazon thinks it’s time it had a key to your place

Amazon really wants to take your relationship to the next level, and it thinks it deserves a key to your home. No really, Amazon Key is exactly that, …

Smart Homes

Kohl's Plays So Nice With Amazon

Plex’s Bold Plan To Take On The Streaming Goliaths

Plex’s media server software has millions of tech-savvy fans, but can it survive the decline of DVDs and downloads?<p>For digital media hoarders and pirates, Plex is a household name. The nine-year-old Los Gatos, California, startup makes server software for streaming media files from one …

Amazon Considers Parachutes for Drone Delivered Packages

Why risk a landing when a package can be dropped from a safe height...<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

PEPSI: 45% of our revenue comes from 'guilt-free' products

The company's shares were up marginally at $107.15 in premarket trading on Wednesday.<p>PepsiCo and other processed-food companies are investing heavily to develop products to meet the changing tastes of consumers, who are increasingly seeking healthier options.<p>The company has said it now gets about …

McDonald’s just redesigned the drinking straw

McDonald’s hired engineers to fix a serious problem with the way we drink shakes.<p>The fast-food chain is releasing a new dual-layered chocolate mint …

McDonald's

Deforestation in Brazil increased 30% in 12 months, agency says

In the 12-month period that ended last August, deforestation in Brazil increased in almost 30 percent.<p>It is an all-time record that has set off a loud alarm among scientists, environmentalists and everyone who knows that the region is not only the so-called “lung of the planet” but also home to …

The 10 Most Popular TV Shows Of All-Time That You Can’t Stream

Photo: Everett collection<p><i>Fresh Prince of Bel-Air</i> <b><br>Facebook Fans/Likes: 11,619,534</b><br>I love a good story about how Will Smith became the prince of a town …

Verizon Unlimited plan resurrected with 4G, talk, text for $80 per month [u]

By<p>Verizon has re-launched an unlimited data plan for the first time in years, with Verizon Unlimited giving subscribers unlimited data, talk, and …

Officials order evacuations of areas near California dam

Officials in northern California ordered residents near the Oroville Dam to evacuate the area Sunday after an emergency spillway severely eroded.<p>The California Department of Water Resources said at around 4:40 p.m. local time that the emergency spillway could fail within an hour, unleashing …

Flipboard's New App Learns What You Like, Then Crafts You a Zine

Flipboard exists in stark contrast to your Facebook News Feed or Twitter timeline. It doesn't rely on your high school friends to share whatever junk …

The Super Bowl halftime show drones weren't flying live

Due to FAA regulations<p>Drones were a big part of this year’s Super Bowl halftime show for the first time ever. Hundreds of the devices helped this year’s performer, Lady Gaga, kick her show off, presenting a colorful, swirling backdrop as she stood on the roof of Houston’s NRG Stadium. But as Gaga …

Deal: FuelBox Ultimate Charging Solution - Technabob

If you’re a frequent traveler like I am, you know that having access to power for your gadgets can spell the difference between a productive and a …

How to Improve your iPhone cell coverage with “Wi-Fi Calling”

- Feb 5, 2017<p>Is your mountain cabin or home in a dead zone? You can help yourself or any of your family members if you’re familiar with this feature. …

Wi-Fi

Master your home theater with the Logitech Harmony 700 universal remote, now just $40

There is a wide array of media players and streaming set-top boxes on the market today, giving consumers plenty of options when it comes to setting …

Home Theater

The 9 best tech items from AmazonBasics

Why Is Fox Letting Cord-Cutters Watch the Super Bowl for Free?

In general, cable companies have been protective over the must-watch live events that offer experiences that digital streaming services can't duplicate. Things like the Oscars and Sunday NFL football, as well as other sporting events and awards shows, are among the few viewing experiences that</b> …

4K TV broadcasts are coming: here’s what you need to know

ATSC 3.0: What is it?<p>Ajit Pai, the new chairman of the FCC, published an op-ed today in <i>Multichannel News</i> advocating for the television industry to move forward with implementing ATSC 3.0, the latest standard to govern over-the-air broadcast TV. Along with the editorial, Pai presented a proposal to …

4 of the best CES-inspired tech products of 2017

Technology is all about staying ahead of the curve. So with a new year now underway, we thought this would be a good time to clue you into a handful of truly innovative products from TNW Deals, all marked down from their original prices. And did we mention you can get an additional 10 percent off …

Plex users can now play their movies, TV shows and music just by asking Alexa

Plex is getting voice-activated. The popular media player software maker just launched voice control through a new Plex Skill for Alexa-powered devices. That means you can ask Alexa via your connected Echo speaker, Fire tablet or Fire TV to play your favorite content from your Plex media library, …

Amazon Looks to the Sky and Sea to Shake Up Shipping

A new air cargo hub and logistical management of sea freight is complex, expensive—and ultimately worth it.<p>Amazon already ships all manner of objects …

Jeff Bezos

Amazon Is Building a $1.5 Billion Air Hub for Its Cargo Planes in Kentucky

The facility, which will likely create 2,000 jobs, will house Prime Air planes.<p>Amazon is continuing to take to the skies--and is investing a lot of money to do it.<p>On Tuesday, the company announced it would be building a hub for its Prime Air planes at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International …

The Best Habit Tracking App for iPhone

Tracking your habits is a great way to keep an eye on your progress for a variety of self-improvement goals, and you have an insane number of apps …

This phone case houses a tiny drone designed to take selfies

For those who can't, there's a drone for that.<p>The Airselfie is a tiny drone that is housed in a phone case, and it lets you take selfies or group shots from farther away than you could with your arms or a selfie stick.<p>Airselfie already went through its Kickstarter campaign, where it amassed more …

IPhone 7

Walmart kills its Amazon Prime copycat

Walmart waited a decade to introduce a membership shipping service to compete against Amazon's hugely successful Prime program. Less than two years later, it's killing off the new service and changing tactics.<p>The big-box retailer said Tuesday it got rid of ShippingPass, which offered unlimited …

eCommerce

The sneaky way Apple is making it harder to buy a used iPhone

In the past, one of the best ways to get around the sometimes eye-popping sticker price of the latest Apple devices was to buy used or refurbished …

Anker PowerCore 10000 With Quick Charge 3.0

<b>Pros</b><p>Affordable. Compact and lightweight. Large battery capacity. Supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.<p><b>Cons</b><p>No pass-through charging<p><b>Bottom Line</b><p>The Anker …

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies of February 2017

You can catch up in time for the Oscars with plenty of nominees to stream.<p>The nominations for this year's Academy Awards have been announced, meaning that those who want to be in-the-know for the show (which airs Sunday, February 26) will be playing catch-up for the next few weeks. Making things …