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Fortnite gets vending machines and lots of explosions with new update

Fortnite version 3.4 dropped last week, bringing some new content and a number of big fixes with it, but today, Epic Games is tossing more into the mix. Today’s patch is all about content, and it adds an interesting new feature to Battle Royale: vending machines. If you find yourself with too many resources and not enough firepower in your … Continue reading

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YouTube shooter “upset with policies” of video site say police

Police have named the YouTube shooting suspect who opened fire at the company’s California headquarters yesterday, revealing that she was a frustrated user of the video sharing site. Nasim Aghdam, 39, was a resident of San Diego, and gained access to the YouTube campus through a parking garage, San Bruno police chief Ed Barberini said today. When inside, Aghdam used … Continue reading

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Top Gear test track to become housing development

This one makes our hearts hurt. Car guys and gals that have spent decades watching the BBC show Top Gear in its current and former glory will remember The Stig flying various cars around the test track

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How the Steam Machines failed in the gaming industry

Two days ago, Valve removed any trace of Steam Machines from its store. If it weren’t for the media coverage, people might not have even remembered they still existed

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2018 iPad iFixit teardown reveals one saving grace

Apple’s devices have never been easy to open up and repair. They are intentionally designed to discourage tampering, which, sadly, also makes repairs harder and more expensive. Especially since most owners are pushed to only use authorized Apple repair services

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Galaxy S9 mini spotted on Geekbench

Once upon a time, premium phones were often accompanied by smaller, less powerful, and less expensive “mini” or “lite” models. Those included the Xperia Compacts, Huawei P Lites, and Galaxy minis

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Facebook takes down dozens of IRA-controlled accounts

Facebook has been burned and it is burning others in turn. And wherever there is fire, there will always be damages on either side. Facebook has just announced what is probably its boldest and biggest fake accounts takedown

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Facebook’s fake news fight takes publisher check nationwide

Facebook is expanding its fake news fighting publisher info system across the social network, offering readers background insight before they decide whether or not to trust what they read. The system was launched as a pilot last year, as a way for Facebook to challenge accusations that it allowed misleading or downright incorrect stories to proliferate across the site and … Continue reading

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OnePlus 6 specs confirm it’s an Android powerhouse

The first confirmed hardware details of the OnePlus 6 have begun to spill, with the popular Android smartphone maker announcing what will be at the core of the upcoming handset. In the process, it has confirmed rumors that the OnePlus 6 will be a direct competitor to flagship smartphones like Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and the iPhone X

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Extinct animals in zoos: How real is Jurassic World today?

Today we’re exploring a bit of research on a future in which extinct animals could be cloned for scientific and entertainment purposes. Two researchers from the University of Central Lancashire explored three scenarios and/or purposes for which cloned rare or extinct animals might exist. The possibilities are endless, of course, but just beyond the plausibility of cloning rare animals – … Continue reading

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