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Microsoft Surface Pro review: the new normal

In Microsoft’s relatively young hardware division, the Surface Pro has always stood for what the company believes is the future of personal computing. Originally billed as “the tablet that can replace your laptop,” it straddles the line between a … Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) review: More power for more moneyPCWorld Surface Pro (2017): Small refinements to a familiar designZDNet Surface Pro review: Incremental improvement isn’t enoughArs Technica .

Amazon Resurrects The Dash Wand, Makes It Virtually Free For Prime Members

Amazon’s first experiment with on-demand shopping devices, the Dash Wand, was the precursor for the dozens of buttons you currently have stuck on the wall in your pantry, under your sink, and right by the toilet paper (not that anyone seems to be able … Amazon’s new Dash Wand adds Alexa, is near-free on PrimeCNET You can now shout Alexa commands at Amazon’s upgraded Dash WandDigital Trends Need Groceries? Tell Amazon’s Alexa ‘Dash Wand’PCMag .

Report says Amazon is among several companies interested in buying Slack for over $9 billion

Amazon is one of several tech companies interested in acquiring the Slack chat platform, according to a Bloomberg report that cites people familiar with the situation. Slack’s business-oriented messaging service has been widely adopted by companies … Why Amazon Would Want to Buy SlackThe Atlantic Amazon and Slack? A $9 billion coin flip between ‘makes sense’ and crazyZDNet Amazon is interested in buying Slack for $9 billionFast Company .

Samsung Galaxy Book review: An excellent 2-in-1 for a good price

The Galaxy Book has some weaker points, but Samsung does a good job of providing alternatives. Email a friend. To. Use commas to separate multiple email addresses. From. Privacy Policy. Thank you. Your message has been sent. Sorry. There was an … Alleged Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Front Panel, Screen Cover LeakAndroid Headlines Galaxy Note 8 leak: Key benchmark beats iPhone 7 PlusBGR Galaxy Note 8 With Android 7.1.1 SpottedUbergizmo .

Twitter tweaks its design again in an attempt to woo newcomers

In an effort to better cater to newcomers, Twitter once again is redesigning its app across mobile, desktop and the web. The revamp isn’t a radical departure from its prior look-and-feel or user experience – unlike when it introduced its own stories … Twitter Reveals Major Redesign With Faster Navigation, Cleaner Interface, and Subtle Design TweaksMac Rumors Twitter’s latest redesign makes the iOS app look more like AndroidThe Verge Twitter is making some small design tweaks to make its app easier to useRecode .

Google Drive Will Soon Be Able to Back Up Your Whole Computer

Starting soon, you’ll be able to rely on Google Drive to back up your computer. On Wednesday, Google (googl) revealed in a blog post that it’s releasing a new feature on June 28 called “Backup and Sync.” The update, which is intended for consumer users … Google Drive will soon make it easy to Backup and Sync PCs, MacsSlashGear Never lose a document again! Google Drive will soon automatically back up any file or folder on your computerDaily Mail New ‘Backup and Sync’ Tool to Replace Google Drive Mac AppMac Rumors .

Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13-inch, 2017) review: Faster but still expensive

Pros. Ultraportable, slimline design; Weighs 1.37kg; Bright, colourful Retina Display; Kaby Lake processor update. Cons. Very expensive; No discrete GPU; USB-C connectivity only. It’s barely six months since Apple revamped the entire MacBook Pro range, … MacBook Pro vs. MacBook vs. MacBook Air: Which should you buy?Macworld (blog) New iPad Pro Models Beat High-End MacBook Pro In Some Benchmark Tests: How Did That Happen, Apple?Tech Times New iPad Pros Appear To Outperform The MacBook Pro In Some AreasUbergizmo .