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Tech Bytes: Cyber Monday, "Substitute Phone"

November 27, 2017 08:54 AM

In today's Tech Bytes, Cyber Monday is in full swing. Some deals started at Midnight. Experts are predicting this will be the biggest online shopping day in history, with consumers spending more than six and half billion dollars, about 16% more than last year. Clothes and electronics are expected to be the big movers. Old Navy, Talbots, and Cole Haan are promising 40% off. Express, Kenneth Cole, and The Body Shop are offering 50% discounts.

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A new device is coming out for those trying to kick a smartphone habit. It's called the "Substitute Phone." There are five different models. All have beads in their surfaces, which allow users to replicate familiar actions, like scrolling or swiping. The "Substitute Phone" isn't on sale yet. It's Austrian designer says it will be, soon.


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