Why can't I watch Netflix on my old Roku?
As with Apple and Microsoft, Roku too is disabling older players to sell new ones. Then good news: Roku devices are dirt cheap, as low as $29.99.
      
Gita is a new cargo robot that can follow you, carry your stuff for about 4 hours
Gita was created by the company that invented Vespa. It has a system of sounds and lights will let you know whether it unpaired or needs a charge.
      
5 mistakes that shorten the life of your gadgets
There are several common mistakes people make that shorten the lifespan of their devices, like overcharging, charging too much or not cleaning them.
      
Virgin Galactic and Under Armour show off new spacesuits for crew, commercial passengers
Virgin Galactic and Under Armour unveiled the first line of spacewear for space crews and commercial passengers.
      
Netflix says it will retain the streaming crown; not worried about Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus
Netflix, which dominates streaming, says it will continue to hold the crown, even in the face of new competition in November from Apple and Disney.
      
You're probably not using Spotify right. Here's how to get the most out of your music
Spotify lets you download tracks for offline listening, discover podcast, filter out curse words and so much more.
      
Google's Pixel 4 has new color and tricks like transcribing in real time
At first look, the new Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL stack up handsomely against the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy smartphones.
      
'League of Legends' maker Riot Games has new legends in the works
Riot Games, publisher of 'League of Legends," is expanding that franchise into other media --and is announcing several new games in development.
      
Google Nest Mini offers better intelligence, louder sound and whole home audio
Google's Nest Mini, which is about the size of a doughnut, has some improved hardware and software to go up against its competitor, Amazon Echo Dot.
      
After a decade, 'League of Legends' remains at the top of its game
'League of Legends' turns 10 this month. Over the decade, the online game attracted millions of players and helped drive esports into the mainstream.
      
Who needs an implanted microchip when there's an app for that?
After Wisconsin firm made a splash by implanting chips on employees, few firms followed suit. And now, there's an app that can do the same thing.
      
Ancestry launches DNA health service that will compete with 23andMe
Ancestry launches AncestryHealth around DNA-screening services that are designed to help you determine risks for certain diseases
      
Listen to the Talking Tech podcast
Your guide to the latest tech news and analysis, with Jefferson Graham's daily podcast, available on Apple and Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify and more.
      
Yahoo data breach settlement 2019: How to get up to $358 or free credit monitoring
Yahoo users can now file a claim for a piece of the $117.5 million class action settlement related to data breaches between 2012 and 2016.
      
Facebook's new Portal makes good video calls but still has issues
Updated Portal is less pricey, and best bargain among rivals from Google and Amazon. But do you trust having a Facebook microphone in your home?
      
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Apple, Fitbit, Fossil, Samsung: How to choose the right smartwatch
Whether Apple Watch or Fitbit, the theme for this year’s crop of full-featured wearables is packing the latest tech into less pricey smartwatches.
      
Texting or e-mail: Which gives you more secure communication?
E-mail is the most non-secure form of communication. A few clicks to private apps will keep your chats more secure, as will iPhone to iPhone messages.
      
Say thank you and please: Should you be polite with Alexa and the Google Assistant?
Should we use words like “please,” “sorry” and “thank you when talking to Alexa, Siri, and the Google Assistant?
      
The best robot vacuums of 2019
Looking for the best robot vacuum? We test the top models year-round in our lab to see how they handle everything from pet hair to everyday messes.
      
Portal vs. Nest Hub Max and Echo Show 8: The video display competition is set to heat up at the holidays
Google Nest Hub Max is out now, Portal version 2.0 out Tuesday. In November, Facebook brings video calling to TVs and Amazon launches 8-inch Echo Show
      
Streaming showdown: How to decide what's best for you
Our guide to the latest terms, rates and programming. Apple TV+ debuts Nov. 1, followed by Disney+ on Nov. 12. HBO Max and NBC service set for 2020.
      
Major partners drop out, Warren fires back: Facebook's Libra faces a tough road ahead
The alternative currency plan proposed by Facebook could still launch, but the road to get there has just gotten way harder, according to analysts.
      
National Coming Out Day: How YouTube enabled viral celebs to shed fear, share stories
It's National Coming Out Day 2019. YouTubers Nikita Dragun, Elle Mills, Ingrid Nilsen and Eugene Lee Yang share what inspired their coming out videos.
      
The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this weekend
Want to get a head start on your holiday gift shopping? Shop and save on some of the best products right now on Amazon.
      
Sci-Fi gadgets that are now a reality
A look at Sci-Fi gadgets that were once a dream and are now a part of daily life, from phones to jetpacks
      
'Ghost Recon Breakpoint' is a letdown -- with some bright spots: What to know
'Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint' gives you a ton of weapons and a beautiful island to hunt enemies on. So why isn't it more fun?
      
Walgreens now offers drone delivery service
Starting this month, Walgreens customers can purchase items online and have them delivered to their doorstep by drone.
      
Company begins drone deliveries in Virginia town
Wing, a Google affiliate, is beginning its test run of drone-delivered packages in the Virginia town of Christiansburg. (October 18)
      
Trump makes call to first all-female spacewalkers
President Donald Trump put in a congratulatory call from the White House to the world's first all-female spacewalking team that made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid. (Oct. 18)
      
The 10 best sales you can shop this weekend
You can shop incredible sales this weekend from popular retailers like Anthropologie, Casper, Shutterfly, and more.
      
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd dies at 62
Mark Hurd, the co-chief executive of tech giant Oracle, died one month after taking a leave of absence from the company. He was 62.
      
Female spacewalking team makes history
The world's first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, floating out of the International Space Station to fix a broken part of the power network. (Oct. 18)
      
Better battery, Night mode, 'slofies' and other cool things coming to Apple's new iPhones
Apple made plenty of announcements at its live event Tuesday, but here's some cool things you may have missed about the upcoming iPhones and services.
      
iPhone 11: Are Apple's latest iPhones worth the money?
Apple unveiled the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The focus is on camera improvements and battery life. Is it time to buy?
      
A full moon will rise Friday the 13th. Here's why it's so rare - and why it'll look small
A stunning harvest moon will rise in the eastern sky on Friday the 13th. It's also a micromoon, too, which means it's an unusually small full moon
      
Getting money you're owed from class-action lawsuits has never been easier
Class-action settlements don't usually amount to much, maybe a few bucks. But occasionally, they can be very profitable. See if you are owed any money
      
The best credit cards for freelancers
If you work for yourself, moonlight for Uber, Postmates, Lyft, Taskrabbit, or other gig economy companies, these could be the right cards for you.
      
The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Friday
This Friday, you can save on L.O.L. Surprise toys, Anker speakers, weighted blankets, and so much more.
      
NASA's first all-female spacewalk marks giant leap for womankind
NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history months after the first all-female spacewalk was supposed to take place with Anne McClain.
      
Samsung says Galaxy S10 fingerprint scanner flaw could let anyone unlock phone
Plastic screen protectors can trick the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 causing them to unlock for unauthorized users.
      
Google unveils the newest hardware including the Pixel 4 and Pixel XL smartphones
At first look, the new Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL stack up handsomely against the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy smartphones.
      
Apple's new products at their annual unveiling
Apple introduced iPhone 11 models during an event held at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.
      
Mattel's Hot Wheels: New and old
The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display
      
20 cult-favorite products on Amazon shoppers love
From charcoal teeth whitening powder to the best oil diffuser ever, these cult products on Amazon have thousands of rave reviews for a good reason.
      
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