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Last month, Google nabbed a polling startup in order to boost the tools of its social network. Well, the folks in Mountain View didn't waste any time, as polls are already set to make their debut on Google+. The new feature is rolling out now, in case you need to crowdsource info for your next exc

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You know what Google+ really needs, more than anything else? Polls. Right, maybe not, but Google did just acquire a startup (yes, another one!) called Polar that specialized in crafting buzzy online polls like \"Who did a better job hosting 'The View'?\" and \"Is WhatsApp worth $16 billion?\" (no, re

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We've seen plenty of users report that Apple's latest OS, Mountain Lion, has caused a massive drop in battery life. While we haven't been able to confirm any decrease in longevity with our own OS 10.8 machines, which include previous generation MacBook Pros and the company's latest Retina model, i

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One of the notable innovations in this year's lineup of HDTVs are the extremely slim bezel flat panels available from Samsung like the D7000 model pictured above. Now that this and many of the other 2011 HDTVs are on sale, we're wondering whether that's actually a strong selling point for you, or

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The rumor mill indicates we can expect serious competition for Netflix's Watch Instantly service sometime soon, so we're wondering what features anyone else diving into the game may want to focus on in order to get your attention. Given the service's wide reach we figure you're probably a subscr

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Reincarnation may not be part of everyone's belief system, but ABC has apparently embraced the concept for its eavesdropping Sync iPad app, which blipped in and out of existence after My Generation failed spectacularly last fall. At least that's what Rick Mandler, vice president of digital media a

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TruMotion, expletive inducing Auto Motion Plus, MotionFlow, every manufacturer has some slick name for its 120Hz / 240Hz / 480Hz etc. motion processing technology that speeds up the refresh and interpolates frames for an ostensibly smoother video experience, but we know that isn't always the case.

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UK-based research firm Mintel has taken some time out of their usual schedule tracking the sales of pies and pasties (Beef Pie is leading) to investigate consumer reaction to HDTV and says its results indicate women are far less enthusiastic than men about high definition televisions. Even with nea

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We've seen various providers from Comcast to U-Verse to Verizon roll out / refresh their online portals with loads of streaming TV content, bringing the cable video on demand experience to the PC, but is anyone taking advantage of TV Everywhere? Other options like Slingbox and of course, pirate

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The launch of Android in the living room is closing in on us, and with the Chrome to Phone push app going official plus a quick mention by partner Dish Network on its earnings call we're wondering what you're thinking of Google's technology so far. As a mobile platform Android is doing well, and th

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After breaking down every difference we could think of between the TiVo Premiere and a Windows Media Center CableCARD setup, we're wondering what you feel is really important . If you're a heavy TV watcher, a DVR is a must, and if you're on this site, we're assuming it's connected to an HDTV. But i

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It's been a while since we asked how you feel about the progress Blu-ray is making, so let's hear it. Whether you're an owner with a massive library, occasional Netflix renter, stubborn holdout or somewhere in between we've spent years debating whether or not Blu-ray's 50GB movie platters would fin

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Sure, mom might say it's not polite, but we've got to know how many people are really coming out of pocket for the highest priced HDTVs. Of course, these days it's just as easy to grab a value priced model off the shelf at the local superstore or online outlet, or any price level in between. So che

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WWDC's still a few hours away, but we're pretty sure of at least one thing: we're going to see the next iPhone revealed on stage tomorrow. What we don't know, however, is what that magical revolution will be called. We figured we take this one to the people and ask you -- feel free to hit us up wit

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We're sure you get HD from a number of different places, but until the software engineers that make Engadget work add the ability to create polls that allow you to vote for more than one answer we're going to have to stick with these types of questions. That's ok though because everyone has one fav

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We don't know if an iPad has joined you for some couch computing yet -- or ever -- but reminiscent of its long journey from rumor to release, predictions of an Apple branded HDTV have appeared yet again. Our burning question for this week? Whether or not anyone is still waiting to see if the compan

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The nominations are in, the picks have been sorted, and now it's time for you, the reader, to help us judge the best in tech from 2009! We've put together a long, long list of the top selections below -- all we ask is that you cast your vote for the gadgets nearest and dearest to your hearts. Vote

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