New in our buyer's guide: The Gear VR controller and lots of audio gear

Less than a month after our last buyer's guide update, we're back with a slew of new additions. This round of updates focuses mostly on audio products, including several headphones and speakers at various prices. But we also threw in some other misce… Source: Engadget

Apple Store in Madison, Wisconsin Moving to Hilldale Shopping Center Tomorrow

Apple has announced that its West Towne Mall retail store in Madison, Wisconsin will be moving to the nearby Hilldale Shopping Center tomorrow. Apple Store at West Towne Mall Apple Hilldale’s grand opening will take place Saturday, August 12 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Apple West Towne will permanently close tonight. West Towne Mall has …

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A Ten-Minute Silent Song Is Soaring Up the iTunes Charts

For some vehicles, when an iPhone is plugged into the car’s USB port music playback begins automatically, and it always starts in alphabetical order at the top of the user’s iTunes library. Because of this, many users will hear the same song, usually beginning with an “A,” over and over again each time they plug …

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Apple Pay Could Launch in Germany as Early as Next Month

Hints about when Apple Pay is coming to Germany have been few and far between over the last year, with negotiations between Apple and German banks allegedly stalling due to conflicting views over fees and controls. The last rumor came back in May and suggested that Apple Pay would launch in the country in the …

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Nest Will Automatically Pre-Cool Homes Participating in New 'Solar Eclipse Rush Hour' Program

Smart thermostat company Nest this week announced a new energy saving initiative coming on the day of the total solar eclipse, August 21, 2017. During the eclipse, clean solar energy will be reduced and in some areas of the United States traditional power plants will have to fire up in order to cover the energy …

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Game-Streaming Platform Twitch Launches First Desktop App for Mac

Popular game-streaming platform Twitch officially launched its first desktop app on Thursday, allowing Mac users to enjoy all the features of the existing web-based platform within a standalone native application. Based on the CurseForge platform acquired last year, the Twitch Desktop App lets users watch live streams, clips, and video on demand, all while chatting …

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