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Ben Heck’s Mini Pinball: Designing a test game

The team has finally finished the miniature pinball kit prototype, and they don't want to stop playing it! Originally the design was going to include three generic themes, but the team moved to one universal playfield that can have customized the...

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MacBook keyboard lawsuit wants Apple to acknowledge bad design

Frustration with Apple’s MacBook keyboard has prompted a class-action lawsuit, after the Cupertino firm refused to acknowledge persistent problems with the “butterfly” keys.

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Round Apple Watch could be coming soon based on new patent

The Apple Watch might be a great health-centric wearable but, depending on who you ask, it isn’t a great fashion item. It’s rounded square design might match its other smart products but, as far as watches go, circles almost always win the day

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Watch Steve Jobs reveal the original iMac and change everything

It’s hard to imagine sometimes that, two decades ago when Steve Jobs stood on stage as Apple’s “interim CEO” and unveiled the original iMac, the Cupertino firm wasn’t the behemoth it is today. The candy-colored, translucent all-in-one computer made its debut on May 6, 1998, and proved to be the tipping point for Apple’s reinvention. It’s worth remembering just how … Continue reading

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Pinterest made its app more accessible to the visually impaired

Pinterest announced some design changes this week aimed at making its app and website more accessible for the blind and visually impaired. The company partnered with Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired and collected feedback from individua...

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Snapchat Spectacles V2: Essential details before you buy

Just as we expected it would, Snap has officially revealed the second-generation version of Spectacles. At first, it doesn’t look like a whole lot has changed, as Spectacles V2 seem to have the same design as the device we saw last year. However, Snap has made a few changes under the hood that are worth talking about, with the hope … Continue reading

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BMW’s Concept iX3 dials back the futuristic styling

As we enter the BMW Group Research and Innovation Centre (also known as FIZ) in Munich Germany, I'm asked to give up my ID. Guests are rarely admitted and journalists are almost never allowed inside. The automaker is about to show me its latest conce...

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Maybach Ultimate Luxury EV brings its own tea service

If an automaker wants to succeed in China, they need to electrify their cars. The country has strict EV plans and for anyone looking to buy a car in a city like Beijing, going electric means not having to apply for the license lottery to own a car. S...

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Google’s smart screen will probably come from Nest

Now that Nest is closer to Google than ever before, it’s only right that Google’s next product be Nest-branded. Clues collected this week point toward Google’s rumored smart screen (with Google Assistant onboard) coming from the smart home brand Nest

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Beoplay P6 is the most chic bluetooth speaker of them all

There’s a new smart speaker in town, and it comes from B&O PLAY. That’s a Bang & Olufsen brand, and it means this speaker’s gonna be banging out the beats in a top-notch fashion.

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