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Don’t you dare watch this PREDATOR trailer

There’s something to be said for secrecy, and the people behind THE PREDATOR don’t seem to get it. Or at least it would appear that they’ve got a whole lot of faith in the idea that people only watch trailers if they don’t mind being spoiled. Everyone who loves the basic premise of the Predator series should understand at this … Continue reading

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Google Files Go faster offline sharing takes on AirDrop

It might be hard to stomach for some, but Apple can be credited for some very convenient innovations that have become almost standard in the mobile market these days. One of the lesser known ones is perhaps AirDrop, an extremely simple and convenient way to send images and files between two iOS users. Now Google may have finally gotten on … Continue reading

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Orlando drops Amazon Rekognition amid privacy outcry

It might be a small and probably temporary win for privacy advocates, but it’s a significant win nonetheless. The City of Orlando, Florida has announced that they will be ending the use of Amazon’s facial recognition software in response to protests staged by the ACLU and dozens of advocacy groups

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Oculus TV on Oculus Go lets you binge anywhere

Oculus Go is almost like a the middle child of Oculus’ other existing VR devices, the full-featured Oculus Rift and the smartphone-powered Samsung Gear VR. The device, which almost resembles a smartphone in terms of specs, tries to offer the mobility of a Gear VR but without the hassles of having to slot in a phone. To make sure that … Continue reading

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Microsoft Surface USB-C dongle is a joke

It’s almost embarrassing, at least for Microsoft, that Apple would be at the forefront of pushing new standards like USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 while its premier flagship computers obstinately remain in the recent past. Admittedly, there are business reasons for doing clinging to USB-A and DisplayPorts but Microsoft seems to have intentionally missed the USB-C boat even in its latest … Continue reading

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Fortnite Playground release: What we know (and why we’re excited)

Last month, Epic detailed a new limited time game mode for Fortnite called Playground. Of all the limited time game modes Epic has created so far, Playground sounds like it could very well be the most unique. Though we didn’t get a release date for the mode when it was first announced, it’s clear now that the mode is just … Continue reading

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Apple plots noise-cancelling AirPods and smarter headphones for 2019

Apple may soon try to target the high-end with its audio devices, as new rumors are claiming that it has a more capable pair of AirPods in the works. Those new AirPods could be joined by a pair of over-the-ear headphones meant to challenge similar devices from Bose and Sennheiser, along with a new version of the company’s HomePod

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Apple News 2018 Midterm Elections section puts US politics in spotlight

Apple is adding a 2018 Midterm Elections section to Apple News, promising curated updates and exclusive highlights about the upcoming US elections. The news app will get a brand new segment and a banner highlighting it in the For You tab, the Top Stories tab, and the Spotlight tab

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NEOGEO mini launch details: what you need to know

Old consoles have been resurrected by they are only a fraction of their former selves. Literally too. Inspired by the success of Nintendo’s NES/SNES Classic (Famicom/Super Famicom mini, respectively, in Japan), SNK has decided to put out a mini arcade cabinet to celebrate its 40th birthday.

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Vivo NEX teardown reveals many secrets

Teardowns are often done to discover how hard it is to open up and repair a device. Some teardowns, however, are more interesting because of what they might reveal inside an unconventional product

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