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Google Home and Home Mini discounted in the U.K. from November 15 – 29

The Google Home and Home Mini will be available for £79 and £34, respectively. There are a lot of great tech gadgets to choose from when shopping for your favorite techie this holiday season, but two items that’ll likely be on a lot of people’s list are the Google Home and Google Home Mini. Both the Home and Home Mini are already priced quite reasonably considering what they offer, but Google recently announced savings that buyers in the U.K. will be able to take advantage of this month. Through November…

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Smarter 

10 Movies To Accompany You As You Stay Home In Your PJ’s When Going Through A Break Up

Break ups are one of those things in life that almost all of us have had to endure. Whether it was mutual or not, it can hit you hard and those initial few days or weeks can be tough to get through. Seeking refuge under the covers or sprawled out on the sofa with a pint of ice cream is pretty cliché but it’s actually one of the things we all should do to help heal ourselves. But this article isn’t going to give you that magic bit of advice…

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Detained US Basketball Players Returning Home from China

Three American college basketball players detained in China on shoplifting charges are on their way home, after President Donald Trump asked his Chinese counterpart to personally intervene in the case. Trump brought up the matter of the UCLA players in talks with Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing last week. “He was terrific, and they’re working on it right now. And hopefully everything is going to work out,” Trump told reporters Tuesday after leaving the Philippines, at the end of of his five-nation tour of Asia “What they (the…

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Using Laughter to Drive Home Tough Lessons About Sexual Violence

Dr. Gail Stern is funny. And she uses that in her work, teaching college students, members of the military, business people and others how to prevent sexual violence. Stern says she began doing standup comedy as a teenager and found that getting people to laugh also got them to open up about difficult topics. “There’s something deeper there than just being funny,” she says. With her creative partner, Christian Murphy, Stern has spent the past 20 years developing Catharsis Productions, which stages live shows and also offers educational videos that…

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Google Home can now be used as an intercom with Broadcast feature

And you thought in-home intercom systems were dead. Alongside the Pixel 2, Pixelbook, and all of its other hardware announcements, Google also used its October 4 event to unveil a host of new features coming to its Google Home speakers. A lot of these were simply said to be “coming soon”, but the new Broadcast feature that was announced is officially rolling out now. You might have had a home intercom system if you grew up between the 70s and 80s, and that’s exactly the kind of functionality Broadcast offers….

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Keep an eye on your home and belongings for just $59

Let’s face it: No matter what neighborhood you live in, your house could be broken into. You could also go your whole life without a break-in, but it’d still be nice to keep an eye on the kids or pets while you’re away from home, no? Thankfully, we now have the technology to keep an eye on our homes and businesses from afar, and all we need is a smartphone, an internet connection, and a Wi-Fi security camera. The Kodak 180-degree panoramic Wi-Fi security camera is just such a device,…

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10 Stress Relieving Teas You can Brew at Home After a Long Day of Work

Whether you are a successful business person or a full time student, whatever you call “work” is no doubt a tiring and stressful thing. Sometimes the most stressful part about a job can be the commute or the endless emails, and other times it’s putting up with a frustrating boss. For those of you who have to travel a long way to work, have to work to support a family, or who have to balance multiple jobs and work, too, sometimes a nice bath and a cup of tea is…

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New Home Control section in Google Assistant makes the Pixel way more useful

Android Google Assistant is starting to look more like an assistant. If you have a Google Home or use the Nest or WeMo app on your Pixel, you probably already have a setting for Home Control in Google Assistant. With the latest Google app suite, everyone will see the same thing and know that Google Assistant can do more than tell you the weather or recite a poem. The Home Control section is where you can add native support for products from Nest, Philips Hue lamps, WeMo devices and accessories,…

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