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Overwatch’s Mercy gets a new skin for charity

We’re used to seeing Overwatch get most of its new skins through the variety of in-game events Blizzard rolls out each year, but with its newest skin, Blizzard is doing things a little differently. The company has announced a new skin for Mercy that isn’t found in loot boxes – instead, the only way to get it is to outright … Continue reading

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The next Galaxy Smartphone: Samsung leaks tell a weird story

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was tipped this week to have a bumped-up scheduling, followed by Samsung Galaxy S10 (or SX) and Galaxy X, too. When Samsung Mobile finds a feature that works, they run with it

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2018 Nissan Kicks starts at $17,990

Nissan has announced the pricing details for the latest crossover to be added to the line called the Kicks. Pricing for the Kicks S will start at $17,990. Kicks will go on sale this spring at Nissan dealers around the country slipping into the line with the Rogue and Rogue Sport.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon Android P support might mean squat

Although Android P has been in developer preview for about two months now, Qualcomm nicely timed its announcement of support for the next Android release on Google I/O 2018. Its commitment to Android P is both reassuring and, at the same time, puzzling.

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The top 5 things we saw at Google I/O 2018

Google’s annual I/O event is now underway following its keynote earlier today. The company had a lot to say about its products, the work it is doing now, and the plans it has for the future. There’s a lot to unpack from the event, but a handful of thing stand out among the rest, including all the details on Android … Continue reading

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Utah tourists keep throwing dinosaur footprints into a lake

Utah’s Red Fleet State Park near Salt Lake City has a big problem: visitors keep accidentally destroying precious dinosaur tracks. The tracks are imprinted in sandstone, which visitors keep prying up to chuck into a nearby reservoir. At least ten notable prints have disappeared in only six months due to visitors’ actions, many of which may be gone forever

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Philips’ Hue app is getting a huge – and much-needed – overhaul

Philips’ Hue connected lighting has done a good job bedding itself into the average smart home, but for a long time its smartphone app has been the weakest link.

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Google Research becomes Google AI as machine learning obsession grows

A company as big as Google has the resources to focus on a lot of different endeavors, but for Google, AI is quickly becoming one of the biggest.

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Google Flutter ready to be the mobile SDK to rule them all

As lucrative as mobile apps may be, developing them can be a bit of a drain. That’s especially true when you’re trying to target all audiences, including iOS, Android, and maybe even more. In an attempt to get a lead on mobile app development, Google last year introduced Flutter, its cross-platform native mobile app development framework for Android and iOS.

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Nintendo Switch Online Service details: pricing, NES games, cloud saves

Considering its wild success and its age in the market, it’s almost unbelievable that the Nintendo Switch’s accompanying Online Service hasn’t launched yet. At least not in full and not with the paid subscription.

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