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Fuel Cell Safety: Why hydrogen cars like Honda’s Clarity are safe

“Will it explode?” isn’t the question Honda dealers want to be answering about the 2017 Clarity Fuel Cell, but hydrogen’s tricky history means they’ll probably hear it more than once. Fuel cell engines are faintly magical in science terms, taking hydrogen, converting it into electricity, and then emitting nothing but water as a waste product.

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Precise Audio (volume control) for Android released [APK Download]

This week far finer-grain control over audio volume has been released for most Android devices. This control comes in an unofficial app by the name of Precise Volume – and it comes without cost.

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Nintendo Switch in stock at GameStop starting next week

For many folks, the hunt for a Nintendo Switch is on, but the only problem is that they’re next to impossible to find in the US at the moment.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda companion app debuts for iOS, Android

Mass Effect fans are now only days away from being able to dive into the latest entry in the sci-fi RPG series, Andromeda. And with the release date nearing, it’s been revealed that the game is getting a companion app for smartphones, dubbed Apex HQ. Similar to the app for Mass Effect 3, and a growing number of other online-connected … Continue reading

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Super Mario Run jogs to Android on March 23

iPhone users have been enjoying Super Mario Run for several month now, but Android users will be able to get in on the fun. Nintendo has finally revealed that its iconic character’s mobile debut will launch on Android as version 2.0.0 on Thursday, March 23rd. First revealed at Apple’s iPhone 7 event back in September, Super Mario Run has been … Continue reading

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Amazon ‘Outfit Compare’ tool tells you which of two outfits looks better

Amazon has introduced a new feature for Prime members that allows shoppers to share images of themselves wearing different outfits. The tool will send those images to a specialist who will, a minute or so later, return a suggestion about which outfit to purchase, doing so based on which one looks best, fits best, and more.

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New Netflix button lets viewers skip the intros on some shows

Netflix has been busy creating all sorts of new features, including the new rating system that will be introduced in the near future.

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Uber’s testing with autonomous cars has been a little bumpy

Uber has been testing semi-autonomous vehicles in a handful of cities for a few months now, but a new report suggests that its tests aren’t exactly going smooth. While issues are to be expected with any sort of testing phase, the data we’re seeing today suggests that Uber is having a hard time making significant progress. This, in turn, could … Continue reading

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Sonic Mania hit with delay as Sonic Forces gets official reveal

Sega‘s Sonic the Hedgehog panel at SXSW 2017 brought a bit of good news and a bit of bad news. The bad news is that Sonic Mania has been delayed

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Lotus Elise Sprint goes back to lightweight basics

Lotus was always a proponent of the “simplify, then add lightness” school of car design, preferring to focus on weight rather than just shoehorn in more power. Still, though the British automaker was more removed than most from the trends of the car industry, the Elise gradually became better equipped and, as a result, heavier.

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