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PCs are on the rise again after six years: here’s why

For years now, prophets of doom have been talking about the death of the PC. To some extent, they are right.

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2019 Genesis G70 first drive: Bold car, brave choices

The 2019 Genesis G70 has a couple of problems, but underwhelming on the road – or indeed on the track – isn’t one of them. Making a play for the fiercely competitive midsize luxury sedan segment, it has some strong credentials in its favor: not least a proven platform, punchy engines, and all the complementary luxe we’ve come to expect … Continue reading

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Why the Surface Go needed to be x86 and not ARM

Microsoft just revealed the Surface Go, its lightest, slimmest, and cheapest Surface tablet yet. Cheapest is relative only to other Surface 2-in-1s and it’s hardly iPad thin or slim

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Jurassic World Evolution is so close to being the game I’ve waited years for

While movie tie-in games generally have a disappointing history, there’s definitely been a certain amount of excitement for Jurassic World Evolution that defies its status as one. Why wouldn’t there be?

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Samsung is stepping up with tablets, so where’s Google?

All eyes may be on Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 and its imminent reveal, but it’s a far bigger Android device that demonstrates just how much the mobile device market is crying out for innovation. The Galaxy Tab S4 leaked earlier this week, Samsung’s upcoming Android tablet, that seems set to arrive amid general slate apathy from Google itself. It’s fair … Continue reading

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iPhone users are getting this temperature warning

No matter what version of the iPhone you own, there’s a warning that can pop up this summer – for one reason only. This is the heat warning, and you might never have seen it before today. It’s important, and not just because it doesn’t include any disclaimers

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Sushi Striker is a delightful game that launched at an awful time

The Nintendo Switch has a big six months ahead of it, and that period was kicked off by the release of Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido earlier in the month.

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The only way Google X’s Selfish Ledger is “good”

This morning we caught a glimpse of a leaked internal video from Google X called The Selfish Ledger. The head of design at what was called Google X (and is now just “X” under Alphabet) Nick Foster made this video with David Murphy, Google Senior UX Engineer. In the video, they show how learning computers could allow Google to modify … Continue reading

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Will Google “kill” Android to beat Apple?

Back a few years ago, before the most major pouring out of popularity for smartphones, there was AOSP. That’s the Android Open Source Project – and it still exists today. With the latest developments in AOSP with regard to Google’s next operating system development, Fuchsia, I wondered today: Will Google maintain Android?

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Alexa Blueprints will DIY you straight to the dark side

I’m a luddite when it comes to our future AI overlords, but when I saw how fun Amazon Alexa Skill Blueprints were, I gave in. Or at least I expect to give in a little bit.

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