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Surface Go USB-C adapters: less obnoxious, still pricey

Microsoft may have developed hurt feelings over criticisms of its late adoption of USB-C connectors.

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Fortnite’s Summer Skirmish competitive series begins this weekend

Last month, Epic announced that it would commit an absurd $100 million to Fortnite competitive play through the 2018-2019 season. That amount dwarfs even the most popular eSports around, and this weekend, we’ll see the first phase of those plans kick off

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Mission Workshop the Radian Review: The road-warrior’s travel pack

There are plenty of issues with being a frequent traveler, but finding the right bag can be one of the most frustrating – and lead to one of the biggest addictions. Packing for multiple trips, especially back-to-back, can be a challenge, especially when they can vary due to climate, the type of event you’ll be attending, and factoring in specific … Continue reading

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Ex-Apple engineer arrested for stealing self-driving car secrets

Waymo isn’t the only one with a car leak problem. Although industrial espionage isn’t exactly and trade secret theft is hardly new nor uncommon, not every crime gets the limelight.

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I am so bad at Mario Tennis Aces (but I still kind of love it)

For the moment, Mario Tennis Aces is the Nintendo Switch game to be playing (at least until Octopath Traveler releases later this week). Mario sports titles have always been an interesting little offshoot of the main Super Mario series – at first blush, you wonder why you’d waste your time playing a sports game featuring the cast of Mario, but … Continue reading

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You don’t want a new smartphone

Here in the summer of 2018 there’s a lull in technological advancements in smartphones. You don’t need a new smartphone – you can get a device released last year, or even the year before that, that has most or all of the same essential features released in phones coming this year.

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Scientists find the oldest pigments in the world

A group of scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) have discovered the oldest colors in the geological record.

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iOS 11.4.1 brings USB Restricted Mode but it has a bug

Some features just can’t seem to wait for a grand release. That seems to be the case for Apple’s latest controversial security feature which was initially expected for iOS 12 in a few months. It seems, however, that pressing matters may have forced Apple to almost silently roll out its USB Restricted Mode feature in the new iOS 11.4.1 update

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Vivo NEX launches internationally, excludes US, EU

There are two very interesting smartphones this year, at least as far as novelty goes. Those would be the Vivo NEX and the OPPO Find X, both with their own take on how to solve the design problem of front cameras in a bezel-less, notch-less world

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eBay summer deal offers TVs, wearables, cameras and more at $119

Summer means Internet retailer deals and eBay isn’t going to be left out this year. Starting later this week, the company will launch a special promotion that offers 100 different items at the flat rate of $119 USD including shipping. That rate is a discount over the regular price for these items, which includes fitness trackers and smartwatches, televisions, digital … Continue reading

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