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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Review: The “Sport” in SUV

Alfa Romeo isn’t a name you associate with SUVs, but the 2018 Stelvio would like to change that. Aggressively targeting the popular – and growing – premium SUV market, it takes a risk on the idea that, for all owners may make aspirational noises about broaching the outdoors, in reality they seldom road beyond asphalt. Accept that, and suddenly all … Continue reading

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Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon review: Second time’s a charm

A year ago, I reviewed Pokemon Sun and Moon and found that the changes they brought to the long-running (and in many ways stale) Pokemon series were great.

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Ultimate Ears Megablast and Blast Review: Alexa cuts the cord

Bluetooth speakers may be a commodity at this point, but Ultimate Ears wants to set the new Blast and Megablast apart with Amazon’s Alexa. Joining Bluetooth is WiFi, and the ability to speak to Amazon’s virtual assistant: whether that be for requesting music, giving your connected home instructions, or asking questions to help the kids with homework. It’s an obvious … Continue reading

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2017 GMC Acadia Denali AWD Review: The “U” in SUV

If there’s one truth about the auto industry, it’s that as the years go on, cars have only become bigger. Coupes get lower and longer, sedans pack in more wheelbase like middle-aged spread, and SUVs demand more and more square feet on the asphalt. Clearly, the 2017 GMC Acadia didn’t get that memo

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iRig Mic HD 2 review

There are likely tons of reasons you’d want a dedicated microphone.

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Sonos One Review: When Alexa is the DJ

Smart speakers are big business now, and with Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home dominating the market, Sonos had a choice: step up or slip behind.

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Explore Philip K. Dick’s crazy futures in ‘Electric Dreams’ trailer

Amazon is no stranger to sci-fi author Philip K. Dick's somewhat skewed vision of the future, having found success with The Man in the High Castle and its alternative history timeline. The company teased its new anthology series based on the author's...

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Motorola Gamepad Moto Mod Review: Great for tiny hands

When I use the Gamepad Moto Mod for extended periods of time, my hands cramp. When I place the controller in the hands of a 6-year-old colleague of mine, she’s able to use the controller without issue

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Elecwave Omni-directional OTA Antenna Review: totally free TV for cord-cutters

If you’ve ditched cable for good, the first place you should look for an alternative is over-the-air television — it offers some of the same channels you were paying for, after all, only they’re free. Gone are the days of massive TV antenna dishes; replacing them are relatively small antennas like the Elecwave model we’re reviewing

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Google employee behind ‘echo chamber’ diversity memo fired

Over the weekend, a Google employee's internally-shared 10-page document attacking a supposed "echo chamber" around diversity and inclusion went viral. Now, Bloomberg reports -- based on an email from the employee himself -- that the author of the me...

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