Watch a video of Google's new video chat app Duo

Google wanted its very own version of FaceTime, so the company built a video chat app called Duo. Announced today onstage at the I/O developer conference, Duo is a dead-simple and blazing fast way to start video chats. The app opens into a selfie-cam video preview of yourself with a big …

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Google Home: a speaker to finally take on the Amazon Echo

For the past year and a half, the tech world has been recovering from Amazon’s surprise announcement of the Echo. Now, Google is finally doing what everybody wanted it to do: release a competitor. It’s called Google Home, and it’s coming out later this year for an unspecified price. You …

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Live from Google I/O 2016

Hello! We are congregated outside. Actually everything will be outside today. It will be weird. And hopefully fun. The keynote is slated to start at 10AM PT and run for two hours. Until then, we’ll be applying sunscreen. Because obviously the sun is the enemy and we must do whatever …

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A Bluetooth-connected tampon. Hoo boy.

The vagina, or nature’s pocket as Broad City calls it, can do all sorts of mystical things. It’s a life canal. Babies come out of it! Before babies traverse that path, there’s a recurring visitor: the period. The monthly blood bath is about as natural as it gets, and let’s …

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Knocki turns any surface into a remote

Sometimes I think about how society needs to bring back The Clapper. But how could we make it cool again, or better yet, how can we make The Clapper an Internet of Things device? Knocki is my answer. The device makes any surface interactive by pairing with connected devices and …

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