Amazon stops selling the Fire TV

Amazon (AMZN) has stopped selling the Fire TV amid rumors it’s planning to introduce new devices. The dedicated landing page for the Fire TV says it’s “currently unavailable” with no date of when it might be back in stock. You can still buy a refurbished one, however. The Fire TV is also no longer depicted in the carousel on the Fire TV page. So yeah, […]

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A glossary of basic artificial intelligence terms and concepts

The ever-expanding field of Artificial Intelligence stands upon the precipice of a mainstream breakthrough. Whether AI-enhanced smartphones whip up the public frenzy or driverless cars get there first, it’s clear that we’re officially in the AI era. Naysayers will point out AI isn’t new; researchers were diving into the idea of autonomous computing back in the 1950s. Today’s developers aren’t […]

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How to switch from Android to iPhone

Somehow, for years, you resisted the lure of the iPhone. You happily stuck with Android, while rolling your eyes at Apple fanboys and fangirls camping out ahead of the launch of a new device. You accepted the fact that it’s harder to find fitted cases and other accessories for your less popular smartphone. You even argued with friends about which operating […]

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Why You Might Spend $1,000 on a Smartphone

Prepare for smartphone sticker shock. A decade into the smartphone era, Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. are betting they can increase sales by jacking up the price of their flagship products—bucking the usual downward arc for prices of consumer electronics in the years after introduction. Apple on Tuesday is expected to unveil a more-advanced iPhone—also known as the anniversary […]

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