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[Update: Both deals are back] HP Chromebook x360 14″ down to $450 ($200 off), Chromebook x2 down to $500 ($100 off)

HP’s Chromebook x2 is the only high-end Chromebook tablet you can get until the Pixel Slate lands, making it a popular choice for many. But if you’re after a bigger display in a laptop-first form factor, HP’s 14″ x360 could be a better choice. And right now, they’ve both been has knocked down to $500 […]

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LG Watch W7 drops to $220 ($230 off), quite possibly the biggest smartwatch flop of 2018

LG’s announcement of the Watch W7 was met with jeers and derision. That was not only because mechanical hands on a smartwatch are a bit silly, but LG wanted a whopping $450 for the device. That was a tough sell in a world where Android smartwatches have yet to prove their utility, but that price […]

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Google Fit update includes home screen widgets and breathing exercises for Wear OS

Google Fit’s latest update includes new home screen widgets, an activity intensity slider, and more. The update will roll out this week for Android and Wear OS. It’s been four months since Google Fit saw a complete revamp that even changed its logo. Today’s update seems minor by comparison, but still includes some nifty features. […]

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China Must Lead the Fight Against Climate Change

Every year, China burns as much coal as the rest of world combined, and every year since 2009, more cars have been sold there than in any other country. This has left its cities choking on poisoned air and has been responsible for an estimated one million premature deaths a […]

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Why Is Qatar Leaving OPEC?

The surprising declaration by Qatar about leaving OPEC on Jan. 1 is a strategic response by the country to a changing energy landscape and the 18-month old ongoing boycott of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt. Qatar’s decision to move away from a regionwide consensus among […]

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Trump Team Pushes Fossil Fuels at Climate Talks. Protests Erupt, but Allies Emerge, Too.

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. KATOWICE, Poland — Trump administration officials at high-stakes climate talks here offered an unapologetic defense of fossil fuels on Monday, arguing that a rapid retreat from coal, oil and gas was unrealistic. While that stance […]

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Google Home Max is way down to $262 ($137 off) with coupon code at Belk

The Google Home Max is Google’s biggest and best smart speaker, which makes it a front-runner for best smart speaker, period. It comes with a price tag to match, though, usually fetching $399. It’s currently on sale all over the place for $349, but one retailer has an even better deal: department store Belk is […]

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Will Smith Marvels Over Mother-in-Law’s Youthful Appearance

Time has clearly been good to Will Smith’s mother-in-law, Adrienne Banfield-Jones.  On Sunday, Smith shared an Instagram picture of 65-year-old Banfield-Jones with her grandchildren, 20-year-old Jaden and 18-year-old Willow, and pointed out her ageless appearance. “When your grandmother looks like your sister!” he wrote, with an arrow pointing at Banfield-Jones. […]

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Planned Parenthood Cases, and 3 Court Conservatives Aren’t Happy

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear two cases arising from efforts by states to bar Planned Parenthood clinics from the Medicaid program, drawing a rebuke from the court’s three most conservative justices and opening a window onto the court’s internal dynamics. It takes four votes to […]

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