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ASUS Windows Mixed Reality Headset available now

It seems that the dust around VR has settled down. CES 2018 was almost eerily silent about the nascent technology. Except, perhaps, for a few peeks here and there, including ASUS’ first foray into the field

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Samsung’s new 30.72TB SSD is breaking all the records

Samsung has outed its latest SSD, the PM1643, with a whopping 30.72 terabytes (TB) of solid-state storage.

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Massdrop x NuForce EDC3 earbuds promise audiophile quality at $99

Optoma NuForce has teamed up with Massdrop to launch the Massdrop x NuForce EDC3 IEM earbuds, a model said to offer audiophile quality at a budget (relatively speaking) price. The earbuds were made in collaboration with Massdrop and its “audiophile enthusiast community,” according to Optoma, which says the model sports three balanced armature drivers.

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Harry Potter returns to LEGO with Hogwarts set remake

Today we’ve got a sneak peek of the first in what we hope is a long line of Wizarding World of Harry Potter LEGO sets through the next few years. This is Hogwarts, a set that’s sort of a remake of a set released by LEGO a few years ago. Back when the “Hogwarts Castle” set was made, they went … Continue reading

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Drone in helicopter’s path may have caused first UAV-related crash in US

It’s only a matter of time before some reckless fool causes a big incident by flying a drone in the path of an actual plane. The FAA has confirmed that a helicopter crashed earlier this week in South Carolina, but the wider story isn’t so simple

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Pixel 2 owners report warm temps, low battery life after update

Following a recent software update, some Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners are reporting issues with warm phones and decreased battery life. Reports are appearing at various online destinations, including Google’s own Pixel forums, Twitter, and Reddit

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Hubble Space Telescope is watching a massive storm on Neptune disappear

In 1989 when the Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Neptune it was able to observe some massive storms on the surface of the blue planet. Once those storms were first noticed, the Hubble Space Telescope began keeping an eye on the planet to learn more about Neptune and its atmosphere.

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CSIRO researchers develop Graphair filter membrane that makes Sydney Harbor drinkable

Many people around the world take clean and abundant drinking water for granted. We turn on a faucet and all the water we want is there

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Magic Leap details revealed, including Shaq-sized version

When the modern VR and AR hype exploded, one of the loudest voices to be heard was Magic Leap’s. The young company was already talking and boasting even before Microsoft could get its HoloLens out of the would work, but it has, so far, been unable to actually put out a publicly available developer kit, much less a retail product.

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MetroPCS offers free iPhone SE, T-Mobile LG BOGO deal starts Friday

Just in time for tax refund season arrives a new promo from MetroPCS: a free iPhone SE for anyone who switches over an eligible line and signs up for an eligible mobile plan. It’s a great deal if you’re looking for a new carrier and a new smartphone, but it’s not your only option. Starting this Friday, T-Mobile will kick … Continue reading

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