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McLaren Senna: 5 facts about this epic road-legal racer

When McLaren goes extreme, it really, really goes extreme: witness, for example, the McLaren Senna. The latest in the Ultimate Series, the automaker’s flagship range, follows roughly in the tread marks of the McLaren P1, but bypasses electrification in favor of raw gasoline performance

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Destiny 2 update will undo the mess of the Curse of Osiris

The DLC did seem to live up to its name of being a curse. The companies’ behind this year’s great games seem to be making great missteps

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AlphaGo Teach returns the favor, teaches humans how to play

When Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo AI started beating world champions at one of the most ancient board games in history, there were some worries that players and fans of the game would begrudge the victory. Curiously, those players and fans were actually more receptive than outsiders, seeing AlphaGo’s wins as an opportunity to change the way Go has been played and … Continue reading

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Republic Wireless Relay is designed to curb smartphone addiction

Republic Wireless has designed a new device for kids called Relay, and it is intended to curb smartphone addiction. Relay is described as a smart walkie-talkie, one that doesn’t feature a screen but enables families to stay connected via voice.

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Apple App Store now offers pre-orders, launch notifications

Apple exercises a firm and strict hold on anything and everything that gets into its App Store, and for good reason.

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Intel Pentium Silver, new Celeron take on Qualcomm’s challenge

Although we still have to really see how it performs in the real-world, it was pretty clear that Qualcomm took a big shot at Intel when it introduced the Snapdragon 845 together with Microsoft. It struck at the heart of some of the biggest complaints about Intel’s chips, especially on mobile, like battery life and always-on connectivity

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UA Sport Wireless Flex earbuds use LEDs to keep runners safe

Under Armour has teamed up with JBL to launch the UA Sport Wireless Flex, a pair of Bluetooth earbuds designed specifically for athletes and fitness enthusiasts. The UA Sport Wireless Flex feature a Flex Zone neckband, enabling the user to adjust the fit so that it best meets their needs.

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NFL live games will be available on any mobile carrier in 2018

Verizon subscribers have long had the perk of live NFL mobile game streaming, but that will change next year.

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Google Maps will soon make sure you don’t miss your stop

Google Maps and Waze, both owned by Google, have changed the way many of us travel.

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Bitcoin goes mainstream with futures trading on Wall Street

There must have been a great deal of confusion, apprehension, and even ridicule in ancient times when people moved from directly trading goods to the abstraction of wealth we call “money”. We might now be entering such times again with the birth and growth of cryptocurrency, specifically bitcoin. Although already nearly a decade old, bitcoin has yet to be taken … Continue reading

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