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Technics' Turntables, Star Wars Droids and Google Docs Speech Recognition

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:49:02 Z)

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  • Engadget reports Panasonic is bringing back the legendary Technics' turntable. And there was much rejoicing among DJ-types.

  • The Verge has a video of a rolling droid you can now own, based on the spherical droid seen in the trailer for the new Star Wars movie.

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  • Gizmodo has a review of the new voice typing feature in Google Docs that was launched recently.

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