Technology Trends

Ressence Type 2 is a smartphone-pairing mechanical watch

These days, there’s little middle ground between traditional mechanical watches, and the modern features offered by smartwatches. Sure, there are timepieces from the later category designed to resemble the former, but not without sacrificing real mechanical movement

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ ventures outside Gilead in second season

The Handmaid's Tale has been a huge success for Hulu, earning the streaming platform quite a few Emmys and two Golden Globes.

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Google Duo now lets you call Android contacts without the app

Google has quietly made its Duo video messaging app far more useful, enabling audio and video calls even if the person you’re contacting hasn’t installed the app. Launched in mid-2016, Duo originally ran into criticism from some quarters, with users questioning why they needed yet another Google messaging app.

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PUBG on Xbox One hit a huge milestone of its own

As of today, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been available on Xbox One for a month. On December 12, PUBG entered Xbox Preview, which is Microsoft’s program for unfinished games that want to give players access before launch. Today, Microsoft announced that in the time since it launched, PUBG has become quite the sensation on Xbox One

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TiVo sues Comcast again over alleged patent infringement

Though TiVo and Comcast just wrapped up a round of patent infringement litigation, TiVo's looking for another go. Yesterday, it filed lawsuits in California and Massachusetts alleging that Comcast's X1 set-top boxes are infringing on no less than eig...

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Tag Heuer made a smaller modular smartwatch

Those of us with smaller wrists may have noticed that most of the connected smartwatches out there are, well, kind of huge. Tag Heuer's Connected Modular 45, for example, was a lovely device with a 45mm case diameter, perfect for larger wrists but lo...

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Star Wars: Rivals mobile game detailed: pre-registration goes live

The mobile game Star Wars: Rivals, which made a brief appearance in Australia and New Zealand last year, has launched for “pre-registration” on the Google Play Store.

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Ford’s 2019 Ranger unveiled with automatic emergency brakes

After a few years away (at least in the US) Ford's midsize truck, the Ranger, will return for the 2019 model year. Just unveiled ahead of the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, it's one of two new models that Ford is releasing th...

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2019 Ford Ranger revealed in Detroit with 2.3L EcoBoost

This is it: one of the most iconic nameplates in trucks has returned to the US, with the covers taken off the 2019 Ford Ranger at the Detroit Auto Show today. Aiming to take a bite out of the midsize truck market, it’s a slice of F-150 ability in a more urban-friendly package

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2019 Ford Ranger revealed in Detroit with 2.3L EcoBoost

This is it: one of the most iconic nameplates in trucks has returned to the US, with the covers taken off the 2019 Ford Ranger at the Detroit Auto Show today. Aiming to take a bite out of the midsize truck market, it’s a slice of F-150 ability in a more urban-friendly package. All the same, Ford knows well enough … Continue reading

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