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Alcatel brings 5 cheap Android phones and 2 tablets to MWC

Alcatel has revealed five new Android smartphones and a pair of new tablets at MWC 2018 today, including the first to run Android Oreo Go Edition.

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Galaxy S9 video leak spills official launch presentation

To describe the Samsung Galaxy S9 as “well leaked” at this stage is the understatement of Mobile World Congress, but to put the icing on the cake the company’s own launch video has broken cover. The 2018 Android flagship isn’t due to be officially revealed until noon Eastern US time on Sunday, February 25, but that hasn’t stopped just about … Continue reading

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How the BMW M8 GTE got its track teeth

When you’re looking to kick butt and take names with your brand new race car, you need to go big: that’s why BMW chose the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona to unveil its latest motorsport creation, the M8 GTE. The culmination of several years of development by both the M8 product team and BMW motorsports, it’s not been an easy … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs’ 1973 job application heads to auction for $50K

If you’re one of those people who dream of owning a rare piece of Steve Jobs memorabilia, another chance is coming up.

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Nissan begins testing self-driving taxi service in Japan

The US has been at the forefront of self-driving technology, with Silicon Valley serving as a hotbed for its development and Uber as a pioneer for the ride hailing market. But Japan’s tech and auto giants are eager to catch up, with Nissan announcing that its new autonomous taxi service, Easy Ride, is ready to begin live testing with passengers … Continue reading

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Switch owners can now leave game reviews on Nintendo’s website

Thanks to the success the Switch found in its first year of availability, more and more developers are being drawn to the console. Whether they’re porting existing games over or developing entirely new games for the platform, Nintendo has done a decent job of attracting third parties. With that interest comes a bunch of new games, so how do you … Continue reading

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Missing: Elon Musk’s bitcoin wallet

This week Elon Musk made an offhand comment which revealed that he did, indeed, own a stash of bitcoin at one point. The amount wasn’t especially massive – not by today’s standards, anyway. What’s important is this wallet’s proximity to Elon Musk in the past, and how aware of the amount Musk remains today.

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Pixel 2 and 2 XL battery drain issue investigation underway at Google

In recent days, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners started complaining about an issue with the phone’s battery life, namely that it had decreased substantially following the models’ February update. According to impacted users, the phones also experience warmer temperatures, a pair of problems that are frustrating users. Now Google has confirmed that it is investigating the issue

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The NRA just gave Ajit Pai a Courage Award

You cannot make this stuff up. On February 23rd, 2018, the National Rifle Association (NRA) stood on stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland to deliver an award to the head of the FCC, Ajit Pai. The NRA awarded Pai the “Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award,” because of course they did.

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1Password warns you off reusing leaked passwords

Making sure that we secure our various online identities with unique passwords can be a tough thing to do, but thankfully, we have password managers to help us out with that.

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