Welcome to Google’s NYC home, Engadget

It’s worth noting that Google’s space isn’t actually a store: you can’t buy any products here. Not even the Pixel phones which just went on sale this morning. Google will help you buy one online or direct you to the nearby Best Buy to pick one up, but no one will be walking out of the Google pop-up with a new Pixel phone, Daydream headset or even a Chromecast.

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Nintendo’s new console is mobile, but it’s not meant to compete with your iPhone – Business Insider

As you may or may not have heard, there’s a new game console from Nintendo on the horizon. The Nintendo Switch is a unique piece of hardware that doubles as both a home gaming console and a handheld machine.

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Kello trains your sleeping habits without using sensors, Engadget

While there are already a handful of devices that claim to improve our sleep quality, one little startup from Hong Kong’s Brinc IoT accelerator thinks that it can do a better job. Kello is a sleep trainer that comes in the form of an internet radio alarm slash Bluetooth speaker slash home automation hub, and unlike some of the competition, it doesn’t use any bed sensor, clip-on device nor wearable to track the user’s sleep activity.

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Google Flights adds price-tracking notifications, Engadget

Booking the cheapest flight can be daunting. Should you book from an airline’s site or go with something like Expedia? Plus, there’s the trick of using Chrome in Incognito Mode can usually save you a few bucks. Of course none of those tell you when is the best time to buy tickets. That’s what Google Flights is hoping to do.

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This is how you’re compromising your identity on Facebook – Business Insider

The threat of identity theft is very real on the internet, especially on social media.

Adam Levin, author of “Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves” explains what you can do to protect yourself.

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Hackers showed us how easy it is to secretly clone a security badge – Business Insider

Almost everyone uses an RFID badge to get into their office or apartment, and it’s a lot easier than you might think for someone to steal the data on your card to gain access. A group of white hat hackers called RedTeam Security cloned one of our work IDs to show us just how quickly they can do it from as far as 3-6 feet away.

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Facebook Video now plays nice with Chromecast and Apple TV, Engadget

If you’ve been dying to get Chewbacca Mom on your television, the latest update to Facebook’s video product is directed at you. Starting today, you can now send Facebook videos to your nearby Apple TV or Google Chromecast from any web browser or iOS device.

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Apple’s new London headquarters is part of a $17 billion megadevelopment — take a look inside – Business Insider

Apple is moving its UK headquarters to the Battersea Power Station — London’s iconic brick building that Pink Floyd portrayed on the cover of its 1977 album “Animals.” The station’s redevelopment is part of an estimated $16.5 billion megadevelopment in the city.

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This new app wants to take on Snapchat with ‘augmented’ video messaging – Business Insider

Your friend sends you a video message asking you to go to a Drake concert that night.

The moment the word “Drake” is said, the Canadian rapper’s name appears to the left of the video with a link to check out his music on Spotify. Another link appears with directions to the concert venue.

That’s the experience a new app called Tribe describes as “augmented messaging.”

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