The most important tech stories of the day include new details about LG’s next smartphone, Microsoft tackling Windows 10 privacy concerns, and Razer on the two prototypes stolen from CES.
Get a taste of what gadget wonders this year holds in store.
Bridget Carey looks back at the tech that met its end this year, including a teenage chatbot, a 10-year-old game console and some loopy social-media sweethearts.
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Stories: – AirPods finally reach the Apple Store, and then get lost in demand http://pocketnow.com/2016/12/13/airpods-finally-reach-the-apple-store – Google’s new Android Things OS brings a more-practical approach to IoT http://pocketnow.com/2016/12/13/googles-new-android-things-os-launched – Microsoft’s plans for Cortana on IoT involve talking to your fridge http://pocketnow.com/2016/12/13/microsofts-plans-for-cortana-on-iot – Andromeda’s future uncertain
Is the new Surface Book with Performance Base the perfect laptop for video editors? Animal Planet GO – http://smart.link/57ae190980d80 Surface Book (2016) Review – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUZ3nP9mHpY From Mac to Windows: What I Learned – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQtEN4FB9cU Read more on TechnoBuffalo.com: http://bit.ly/2gMGJyW More tech goodness: http://www.technobuffalo.com Our video
It’s the battle of the 4K consoles! Sony’s PS4 Pro versus Microsoft’s Xbox One S! Is it worth upgrading? Or which one would you pick if you don’t own either? Let’s get it on! Read the PS4 Pro review: http://cnet.co/2fM796x Read the Microsoft Xbox One
This desktop-turned-drafting-table is aimed at creative pros, with a big touchscreen and an optional wireless dial.
At launch, this is what you can do with Microsoft’s Surface Dial using the Surface Studio. The Dial also runs on the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.
Microsoft’s Surface Book with Performance Base is the company’s top-of-the-line laptop, but should it be your next computer? Find out in our review. Surface Pro 4 Still Worth It?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6nyksNaUkU Meet the Surface Studio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jngAaKVk300 Read more about the Microsoft Surface Book with Performance Base: