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Google kills its Chromecast Audio dongle

If you've been thinking about whether to pick up a Chromecast Audio to make your audio setup a little smarter, you should probably make your mind up quickly. Google has confirmed it's discontinuing the device. Source: Engadget | Google kills its Chromecast Audio dongle

Mighty Vibe review: A much improved iPod Shuffle for Spotify

I'll admit it. When Mighty was first announced in 2016, the prospect of a standalone, offline Spotify player was an exciting and attractive concept — especially for this subscriber. I got my hopes up. Plus, the tiny device was about the size and sha… Source: Engadget | Mighty Vibe review: A much improved iPod Shuffle …

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Jaybird's Tarah are $100 wireless earbuds built for sweaty workouts

Jaybird has been a solid option for wireless earbuds for years now, and today the company is debuting yet another model for your workouts. The Tarah Wireless Sport Headphones are built for the gym, complete with an IPX7 rating to ensure you don't run… Source: Engadget | Jaybird's Tarah are 0 wireless earbuds built for …

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Research shows Facebook (probably) isn’t listening through your phone

Some people still believe that their phones are listening in to gather data that will inform targeted advertising or compromise their privacy. Facebook has directly denied that its apps are listening in Congressional hearings, but there hasn't been a… Source: Engadget | Research shows Facebook (probably) isn’t listening through your phone

Google might launch a reborn Chromebook Pixel and smaller Home

Do you still have a Chromebook Pixel-shaped hole in your heart months after Google pulled the plug? Good news — Google might be bringing it back. A source speaking to Android Police claims that a "Pixel-branded Chromebook" will launch alongside the… Source: Engadget

Plex says recent policy changes don't mean it's sharing your data

Last week, the makers of media player software Plex sent an email to users informing them of a privacy policy. In effect, the new terms would remove the ability to opt-out of the software's data collection. Predictably, there was some pushback over t… Source: Engadget