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Geoffrey Fowler
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Reality check: Your Facebook News Feed has an invisible hand on what you see as "news." There's reason to worry that filter bubble is putting us in political echo chambers. So my +Wall Street Journal colleague +Jon Keegan made an incredible live experiment: putting conservative Facebook and liberal Facebook side by side http://on.wsj.com/1OztJXJ

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9 years after the dawn of the iPhone, roughly 1 in 7 Americans still isn't buying into smartphones. My +Wall Street Journal column on why the flip phone endures: on.wsj.com/1pFZVlG

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+Amazon.com put microphones in millions of homes. Is yours next? My +Wall Street Journal review of the talking Alexa bot inside the new Tap & Dot speakers: http://on.wsj.com/1qK9ql5

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I've got quite a library of phones here in the +Wall Street Journal gadget lab. Over the years they've swung from BIG, to small, to BIG, and back to small again. Apple's return to small with the ‪‎iPhone SE‬ is about more than fads—it’s about physiology. My review: http://on.wsj.com/1UHF52A
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3D printers now just cost $400, and are made for kids and schools. iPad generation, meet your Easy-Bake Oven. Here's my +Wall Street Journal review of the +New Matter MOD-t, +XYZprinting da Vinci Jr. and +Printrbot Play: http://on.wsj.com/1Xvqe9m

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Who'd have thunk? A +Samsung Mobile phone is now the best money can buy. I've been reviewing the new #Galaxys7  & #GalaxyS7Edge  and was extremely impressed by the slim design, stunning screen and waterproofing.The clincher was the camera, which beat the iPhone 6S Plus in every single low-light shot. Samsung has nailed the smartphone formula, even if it isn't pushing it forward much. http://on.wsj.com/21Zg6c7

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Bad home Wi-Fi has met its match. My +Wall Street Journal review of Eero, a radical rethink of routers http://on.wsj.com/21nVWZa

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Texting while walking isn’t funny anymore: ER visits by distracted walkers are up 124% in 5 years. My +Wall Street Journal column on our smartphone addiction, and what we can do about it: http://on.wsj.com/218X96w 

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Don't be hacker bait! Do my one-hour security checklist to boost your privacy and make yourself less of a sitting duck for hackers, phishermen and aggressive marketers. Read it in today's +Wall Street Journal: http://on.wsj.com/1S0YqLb

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American homes have more TVs than children, an average of 3 per household. If you've been thinking about buying a new TV, this happens to be a really good time to get a deal. Here's what I'd tell you if I was your personal shopper: http://on.wsj.com/1ROm919
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