The curious origin of the word ‘dongle’

Dongles have become a pervasive aspect of our existence.  New iPhone users who refuse to abandon the headphone jack are common dongle users. Dongle streaming devices are regularly employed in our homes, drooping from the television. Even Google is making more dongles now, to accompany its new Pixel 2 phones.  …

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Nintendo Switch dock that’s also a projector hits Indiegogo

The Ojo projector promises to make a big-screen Nintendo Switch experience nearly as portable as the tablet. Yesojo Playing four-player Mario Kart 8 Deluxe without a TV on the Nintendo Switch‘s 7-inch screen is a rather crammed experience. A combination Nintendo Switch dock and portable projector hitting Indiegogo this month aims …

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The keys to your house belong to startups

Alex Wilhelm is the editor-in-chief of Crunchbase News and co-host of Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast. More posts by this contributor: Silicon Valley may be the techiest place on earth, but even here, the way people open the front door hasn’t changed much in a century. Most of us still …

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The best Walmart Cyber Monday deals 2017

Walmart’s Cyber Monday deals for 2017 are only weeks away. They land the Monday following Black Friday. With the growing popularity of the online shopping holiday, Walmart’s Cyber Monday could offer some of the biggest deals around. While Black Friday and the week leading up to it will offer plenty …

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