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40 thoughtful college graduation gifts for him, as recommended by a recent graduate

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Nazareth College/flickr Graduation is a special time for celebrating and easing the transition from student to adult. We've gathered 40 graduation gifts - most practical, and some strictly fun - that he'll appreciate. From a new laptop to a , you can find the perfect graduation gift for him below. Need more gift ideas? Check out our graduation gift hub page for all relevant gift guides. Editor&...
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42 perfect graduation gifts for her - as recommended by a recent college graduate

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Nazareth College Graduation season gives friends and family the opportunity to celebrate big milestones. As a recent college graduate, I know from experience I'd be happy to receive any of these 42 gifts. Need more gift ideas? Check out our graduation gift hub page for all relevant gift guides. Editor's note: Graduation ceremonies across the country may still be canceled or postponed due to coro...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Trends, Amazon Prime, Gifts, New York Times, Graduation, Keurig, Dell, Starbucks, Southwest Airlines, Alexa, Birchbox, Gift Ideas, Don, Mercer


42 of the best graduation gifts you can give to upcoming high school or college grads

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Nate Shron/Getty Images Graduation season gives friends and family a chance to make a graduate's big life change easier. Whether they're leaving high school, college, or post-grad, below are 42 gifts to get you started. For more Class of 2021 gift ideas, check out college grad gifts for him, her, and gifts under $100. Editor's note: Many graduation ceremonies across the country for the Class...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Home, Trends, Amazon Prime, Features, Gifts, Netflix, Graduation, Starbucks, E-learning, Birchbox, Amazon Gift Card, Amazon Alexa, Esty, Allyn


35 Father's Day gift ideas for the dad who loves to travel, from vintage airline posters to comfortable walking shoes

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Instagram/@staycourant A travel-related Father's Day gift is a thoughtful idea for the dad who's frequently on the road. Whether he travels for business or pleasure, we found travel gift ideas for dad he's sure to love. Options range from useful items like comfy shoes to fun ideas like carry-on cocktail kits. See more stories on Insider's business page. If your dad or father figure often...
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44 clever and practical high school graduation gifts for him

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Jens Schlueter/Stringer/Getty Images Graduating from high school often means taking on adult duties without the funds to satisfy them. If you're looking for thoughtful gifts for a high school graduate, you'll find 40+ options below. Check out all of our Class of 2021 graduation gift guides for ideas categorized by budget and type. Editor's note: Graduation ceremonies across the country are ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Disney, Trends, Amazon Prime, Gifts, New York Times, Graduation, Patagonia, Cbs, Keurig, Starbucks, Fire TV Stick, Yeti, Alexa, Birchbox


Amazon Echo Buds 2 review: Better buds for Alexa fans

Some features are works in progress, but the new Buds are a nice upgrade.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, True Wireless Earbuds, Amazon Echo Buds, Noise Canceling True Wireless Earbuds


Ford is bringing significant wireless software updates to its vehicles

The Internet of Things just got bigger. Four years after Ford Motor Company introduced an integration with Amazon’s suite of smart home devices, the automaker is beefing up its in-vehicle software offerings with built-in Alexa voice assistant and a wireless software update ecosystem. Ford’s over-the-air software updates, which it has branded Power-Up, will have the capability of updating “virtually all” of the computer modules in new Ford vehicles, not just the ones that focus on infotainment, t...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, Transportation, Tech, Tesla, Intel, Canada, Automotive, Ford, Alexa, Ford Motor Company, Brian Krzanich, Purdy, Amazon Alexa, Alex Purdy


Matter Is a New Smart Home Standard to Make Apple, Google, and Amazon Devices Work Together

Apple, Amazon, and Google rarely have a reason to work together, but the companies are teaming up for a new smart home standard, now called Matter, that will make it easier for you to buy devices that work seamlessly together without thinking about it.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Internet Of Things, Science, Technology, Samsung, Home Automation, Comcast, Computing, Philips, Github, Amazon Echo, Science and Technology, Texas Instruments, Homekit


The best 4K Blu-ray players in 2021 for watching the highest quality video

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky To play the best-quality movies on a 4K TV, you need a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player. 4K Blu-ray players are capable of better video and audio performance than most streaming services. Sony's UBP-X700 4K Blu-ray player offers the best balance between price and performance. Streaming services might offer the most convenient way to watch movies at home, but if you want the very best video and audio quality on a 4K TV, there's still no substitute for a disc ...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, TV, Movies, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Tech, Features, Netflix, Buying Guide, Sony, Home Theater, Panasonic, Ssd


Jeff Bezos once got so frustrated with Alexa's lack of intelligence that he told Alexa to 'shoot yourself' - and Amazon's engineers heard it

Amazon's Alexa is set to answer people's queries, from the weather to CDC guidelines. Andrew Matthews/PA Images via Getty Images Andrew Matthews/PA Images via Getty Images The test models of Amazon Alexa-powered devices frustrated employees and even Jeff Bezos. Engineers once heard Bezos tell the device to "shoot yourself in the head." Other testers said it was a stupid product and would hardly respond correctly. See more stories on Insider's business page. When Amazon was fir...
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25 smart home gifts for anyone looking to upgrade their life

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Smart home devices can be inexpensive and useful gifts. Smart speakers, lightbulbs and doorbells are just some of the products on our list. Check out our guides to the best affordable tech gifts and best tech gifts for dads for more ideas. Smart home gifts are a great choice if you're looking for a useful tech gift idea for a friend, loved one, or relative....
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Gift Guide, Hbo, Holiday, Trends, Siri, Features, Gifts, Valentine's Day, Roku, Sarah, Homekit, Lutron


Tile to Leverage Amazon Echo and Ring Devices to Better Compete With AirTags (mac rumors)

Amazon today announced that it is teaming up with Tile to add Amazon Sidewalk integration to Tile's Bluetooth trackers. Amazon Sidewalk, for those unfamiliar, is a network of Amazon Bluetooth devices that's designed to improve the connectivity of devices like the Ring and Amazon Echo. Tile will now be joining Amazon Sidewalk, and through this integration, Amazon Echo and Ring devices will be able to extend Tile's network coverage to help Tile users locate their lost items. Tile users wil...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, News, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, Juli Clover, Amazon Bluetooth, CJ Prober, Amazon Sidewalk, Leverage Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Tile, Tile Amazon Sidewalk, Amazon Sidewalk Tile


Amazon Sidewalk has set a mid-June launch for its Tile partnership, following's Apple's announcement of its AirTag competitor

Apple/Tile Amazon said on Friday its Sidewalk network would add support for Tile Bluetooth trackers on June 14. The partnership was an "obvious choice," CJ Prober, chief executive at Tile, said in a statement. Apple in April introduced its AirTag Bluetooth tracker, a Tile competitor. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon Sidewalk will add support for Tile trackers beginning on June 14, the companies said on Friday.The rollout comes a few weeks after Apple introduced its...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Trends, Tech, Tile, Amazon Alexa, Tech Insider, CJ Prober, Airtags, Amazon Sidewalk, Kevin Shalvey, Weekend BI UK, Apple Tile Amazon, About Amazon


Tile to Leverage Amazon Echo and Ring Devices to Better Compete With AirTags

Amazon today announced that it is teaming up with Tile to add Amazon Sidewalk integration to Tile's Bluetooth trackers. Amazon Sidewalk, for those unfamiliar, is a network of Amazon Bluetooth devices that's designed to improve the connectivity of devices like the Ring and Amazon Echo. Tile will now be joining Amazon Sidewalk, and through this integration, Amazon Echo and Ring devices will be able to extend Tile's network coverage to help Tile users locate their lost items. Tile users will al...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Tile, Amazon Alexa, Amazon Bluetooth, CJ Prober, Airtags, Amazon Sidewalk, Leverage Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Tile, Tile Amazon Sidewalk, Amazon Sidewalk Tile


34 Amazon Prime-eligible Mother's Day gifts that are all under $25

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Give Mom her caffeine fix with a sampler from Driftaway Coffee. Driftaway Coffee Finding the perfect Mother's Day gift doesn't have to cost a lot or require endless searching. Below, we rounded up 34 of the best gifts on Amazon, all under $25 and eligible for Prime shipping. Still looking? Check out more Mother's Day gift ideas here. If the enthusiastic reaction to handmade cards, misshapen...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, New York, Microsoft, Life, Samsung, America, Trends, Amazon Prime, Features, Netflix, New York Times, Retail, Michelle Obama, Kate Middleton


23 last-minute gifts you can still get in time for Mother's Day, including gift cards and subscriptions

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Sephora If you're purchasing a Mother's Day gift last minute, there's still time to order something special. We rounded up 23 options - from luxurious hair products to cookbooks - that will arrive by May 9. If you're not in a hurry, check out these 54 Mother's Day gifts under $50. Mother's Day is around the corner and there are just a few days to get a gift for the moms in your l...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Kitchen, Coffee, Style, New York City, Trends, Walmart, Amazon Prime, Features, Gifts, Beauty, Washington Dc, Bedroom, Home Office


36 affordable tech gifts anyone will be happy to receive - all under $25

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Tech products can be pricey, but there are gems out there for those seeking gifts on a budget. Some items under $25 include the Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker, Roku Express HD, and more. For more recommendations, check out all of our gift guides. Gifts in the $25 and under range are actually pretty great, as they're often compact gadgets that solve little problems or comp...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Audio, Speakers, US, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Features, Gifts, Netflix, Logitech, Nintendo


The 5 best Fitbit trackers and smartwatches to improve your health and fitness

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky All of Fitbit's fitness wearables track steps, workouts, and sleep patterns, often automatically. Its devices also give insight into stress levels, health habits, and routines. We compared every current Fitbit for the best in the lineup, from smartwatches to basic trackers. Our top pick, the Versa 3, has all the smartwatch basics plus built-in GPS, a huge display, and a long battery life. A fitness tracker or smartwatch is an incredible tool to help you p...
Tags: Reviews, Health, Google, Fitness, Trends, Tech, Best, Features, Pandora, Fitbit, Garmin, Alexa, Deezer, Fitness App, EDA, Spotify Pandora


10 things in tech you need to know today

Elaine Thompson/AP Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Bill and Melinda Gates reportedly didn't sign a prenup. With nearly $150 billion at stake, they will split their property according to a "separation contract" they've agreed to instead. Bill Gates is the fourth-richest person in the world; here are 11 facts that show just how wealthy he really is.2. A Silicon Valley realtor said the exodus from th...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Washington, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bill Gates, San Diego, Silicon Valley, Toyota, Bill, Seattle


Alexa Show Mode transforms your Lenovo laptop into a hands-free Echo Show

Newer Lenovo ThinkPad, IdeaPad, and Yoga Lenovo laptops now have Alexa Show Mode --- an experience that can turn your PC into an Echo Show-like display.
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38 perfect graduation gifts for her - as recommended by a recent college graduate

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Nazareth College Graduation season gives friends and family the opportunity to celebrate big milestones. As a recent college graduate, I know from experience which gifts had the most impact on my life. I also know which gifts I would have been happy to receive, which is why I've rounded up 38 ideas. Need more gift ideas? Check out our graduation gift hub page for all relevant gift guides. Editor'...
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38 thoughtful college graduation gifts for him, as recommended by a recent graduate

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Nazareth College/flickr Graduation is a special time for celebrating and easing the transition from student to adult. We've gathered 38 graduation gifts - most practical, and some strictly fun - that he'll appreciate. From a new laptop to a , you can find the perfect graduation gift for him below. Need more gift ideas? Check out our graduation gift hub page for all relevant gift guides. Editor&...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Etsy, Disney, Trends, Gifts, Netflix, Showtime, Graduation, Denmark, Cbs, Dell, Fire TV Stick, Gift Guides, Alexa, Pluto TV


Echo Show 10 review: this rotating Alexa display follows you around

Novel motorised smart screen tracks your movements to keep facing you for media and video callsAmazon’s latest top-of-the-range Alexa smart display has a trick up its sleeve like no other: it can follow you around a room.The third-generation Echo Show 10 costs £239.99 and is Amazon’s largest smart display, sitting above the smaller £100 Echo Show 8 with an 8in screen and £80 Echo Show 5 with a 5.5in screen. Continue reading...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Getty Images / Blue Origin Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. You can soon buy tickets to space with Jeff Bezos' company Blue Origin. The company announced its plans to start selling rides on its New Shepard rocket, an experience that's predicted to cost around $250,000. A look at what we know so far.2. A fleet of custom Tesla taxis are hitting New York City in May. Brooklyn startup Revel is launchin...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Courtesy of Adobe; Crystal Cox/Insider; Steve Fecht/General Motors; Courtesy of NVIDIA Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Meet the most transformative CEOs of 2021. Insider's inaugural list of CEOs celebrates four executives who are best meeting the needs of their many stakeholders, and includes the leaders of Adobe and Nvidia. Read their full profiles.2. Not sure what to watch? Netflix's new "Play S...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Olly Curtis/Future via Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Spotify is increasing its prices. Spotify is upping the prices for some of its Premium subscriptions on April 30, affecting users in the US, UK, and Europe. Here's which plans are getting more expensive.2. Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin called NASA's decision to award SpaceX a $2.9 billion contract "unfair." Blue Origin filed a prote...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Morsa Images/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. You can finally unlock your iPhone with Face ID while wearing a mask. Apple's latest update will allow you to unlock your iPhone with facial recognition - but only if you have an Apple Watch. Here's how to enable the pandemic-era feature.2. The Pentagon's explanation for why a Florida company took over part of its internet leaves a lot ...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Florida, UK, Congress, India, US, Los Angeles, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Cisco, Tesla, New York Times, Tim Cook, Pentagon


10 things in tech you need to know today

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he addresses a public meeting at Jerenga Pathar in Sivasagar district of India's Assam state on January 23, 2021. Biju Boro/AFP via Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Twitter agreed to demands by the Indian government to censor tweets critical of its handling of the pandemic. The firm censored tweets from a member of parliament, an actor, a former ...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

SpaceX Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. SpaceX is launching four astronauts into Earth's orbit today. From liftoff early this morning to an ocean splashdown six months later, here's how the journey will go.2. It's possible to turn on Tesla Autopilot with nobody behind the wheel, Consumer Reports showed. Following a crash that killed two men in Texas, the firm's engineers proved just how sim...
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40 of the best graduation gifts you can give to upcoming high school or college grads

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Nate Shron/Getty Images Graduation season gives friends and family a chance to make a graduate's big life change easier. Whether they're leaving high school, college, or post-grad, below are 40 gifts to get you started. For more Class of 2021 gift ideas, check out college grad gifts for him, her, and gifts under $100. Editor's note: Many graduation ceremonies across the country for the Class...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Trends, Amazon Prime, Gifts, Netflix, Graduation, Keurig, Starbucks, Birchbox, Amazon Gift Card, Amazon Alexa, Esty, Allyn, Hydro Flask, Amazon Gift