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Xbox One May update serves up Discord integration, 120Hz support

Xbox One’s May update is here, and it’s arriving with a handful of exciting features. Discord is actually taking center stage with this update, and though the app itself isn’t available on Xbox One just yet, this does allow for some degree of integration. Once you’ve applied the May update, you’ll be able to link your Discord and Xbox accounts, … Continue reading

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NASA’s TESS planet-hunter sent back this stunning image

NASA has released the first incredible photo from its TESS planet-hunter, with the new satellite beaming back a stunning image of more than 200,000 stars. TESS, or the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is at the start of an unusual elliptical orbit that will see it capture enormous images of space in the search for potentially habitable exoplanets. It’ll do that … Continue reading

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Tobacco peptide may be the future solution to superbugs

Flowers from Nicotiana alata, a tobacco plant, may hold the key to dealing with drug-resistant bacteria known as “superbugs.” The discovery was made by researchers with La Trobe University, where they found that the specific peptide NaD1 can combat infections. The discovery follows a previous one by the same team who found the peptide to be a possible treatment for … Continue reading

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The BMW 8 Series sounds incredible: Check out the video

Scratch one of our big concerns about the upcoming BMW 8 Series: this video of the upcoming GT coupe proves it’ll have the right soundtrack. BMW has been testing the new grand tourer out in Wales, and that makes for some excellent scenery against which to enjoy the camouflaged car’s raucous exhaust note.

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Phone batteries exploding at recycling facilities and dumps

Lithium-ion batteries are exploding at dumps and recycling plants across the United States – and that’s a problem. These types of batteries come most often in the device that’s likely in your hand or pocket – your smartphone.

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Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol is an overlanding family adventure machine

Nissan is showing off the Armada Mountain Patrol full-size SUV. The vehicle will be on display at Overland Expo WEST May 18-20. The vehicle started off as an 8-passenger Armada SUV with a 5.6L V8 making 390hp and 8,500-pound towing capacity.

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Minecraft Aquatic update Phase One arrives with a ton of new items

The first phase (“Phase One”) of the Minecraft Aquatic Update has been released, Mojang has announced. The update is called Phase One due to the update’s planned two-part release.

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Get ready for ads in Facebook Stories

While Facebook's version of Stories have taken a while to gain traction, the format isn't going anywhere soon. Apparently, Facebook has enough users (some 150 million daily active users) now to start testing ads within Stories, according to TechCrunc...

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Nintendo Switch eShop has a huge week ahead of it

With the arrival of another Thursday comes a new batch of games for the Nintendo Switch eShop. In recent months, many of the weekly updates to the Switch eShop have been fairly tame, but this week’s update definitely takes things to another level. There are a bunch of great games hitting the eShop this week, so let’s dive into the … Continue reading

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YouTube Music launch next week will test brand’s profitability

YouTube may be the household name when it comes to online videos and some music but when it comes to monetizing that popularity, it has nothing on Netflix, Spotify, or even Apple Music. YouTube Red was Google’s attempt at turning the free video streaming service into a business, lumping together a variety of subscription-only features, whether you have need for … Continue reading

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