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iPhone 8 review: More of the same, but better in just about every way

ProsWireless charging Impressive camera Smooth performanceConsSame old design, with a small tweaksApple's newest iPhone is here, available now. The iPhone 8 is a respectable improvement over last year's model but is overshadowed by the iPhone X, available later. It's difficult to look at a device that, from the outside, looks similar to iPhones of the past, with a futuristic looking iPhone X already unveiled.Instead of looking into the future, let's take a look at one of the iPhones Apple is...

The allure of Amazon could be a fatal attraction for Colorado

It’s the Olympics of corporate relocations. The promise of 50,000 jobs with an average salary of more than $100,000. A corporate investment of $5 billion in the community. The prestige that comes with attracting a Fortune 500 company (No. 12) with $136 billion in revenues last year. The undeniable coolness factor.According to The New York Times, the Denver metro area is clearly in the running in the contest to attract Amazon’s second headquarters. Among the other cities in play are...

New $100 Amazon Echo, $35 Echo Connect lead giant Alexa update

The new Amazon Echo, left, and the Echo Plus. Ry Crist/CNET Amazon on Wednesday unveiled a slew of new Echo products, in hopes of integrating itself even more tightly into the smart home of the future. The company revealed a new shorter Echo, giving the device its first major upgrade after introducing it nearly three years ago. The gadget, which is powered by Amazon's Alexa voice assistant,...