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There’s a new, official controller coming for the PlayStation 4, and it looks like a throwback to the controllers of the early ’90s. Sony revealed the Mini Wired Gamepad on Tuesday. It’s a smaller, grip-less version of the standard PS4 controller — the DualShock 4 — designed for players with…

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Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock By Karissa Bell2017-10-18 19:29:45 UTC Samsung wants Bixby to power your smart home, and it has a Chromecast-like dongle to make it happen. The company unveiled an experimental dongle prototype called Project Ambience that turns “dumb” appliances and gadgets into Bixby-enabled smart home accessories. During a demo onstage…

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[embedded content] In its secretive R&D department, Honda has been developing a bipedal disaster robot designed to climb through crumbled buildings. Honda unveiled the prototypical E2-DR robot last week at the 2017 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems in Vancouver, reports IEEE Spectrum. As the Honda video shows, the…

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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Thibault Camus/AP/REX/Shutterstock (7887620c) Facebook logo is displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris’ Station F, in Paris Facebook, Paris, France – 17 Jan 2017Image: Thibault Camus/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Karissa Bell2017-10-02 23:12:42 UTC Facebook is finally making clear just how pervasive Russia-bought political ads were on its…

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Amazon Echo Spot is much more than just an alarm clock.Image: Nate Gowdy/mashable By Lance Ulanoff2017-09-27 23:48:25 UTC It didn’t take long for Amazon to get bolder with its screen-sporting Echo devices. The company’s new 2.5-inch touchscreen Echo Spot, $129.99, follows the boxy, 7-inch-screen Echo Show by just a few…

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