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iPhone X durability makes the price a bit easier to stomach

There is little doubt that the iPhone X, whether you call it an “x” or a “ten”, is the most notable iPhone ever since the smartphone launched 10 years ago. Which is probably a perfect fit for being a 10th anniversary model. The iPhone X throws out many long-held Apple conventions and features that users might be wondering if the … Continue reading

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Bixby button can now be completely disabled

Samsung may be having a fantastic year as far as mobile sales go (not so much politically), but it isn’t leaving 2017 unscathed. It biggest scandal, if you could call it that, is the overly hyped but totally underwhelming Bixby AI assistant and Samsung’s stubbornness to let users do what they want with the Bixby button

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Pixel 2 XL screen and quality control : USA to South Korea

Today we need to talk about quality control on the LG-manufactured Google Pixel 2 XL. Far too many mistakes have popped up over the past few weeks that should never have made it past the last phase before packaging. Whose fault is it that these smartphones aren’t up to snuff

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3D gel stacks can grow enough stem cells to treat brain disease

Programmed stem cells promise to tackle all kinds of illnesses, but there's one catch: making them.

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Cricket adds more LTE data to two plans, has new unlimited deal

Cricket Wireless has announced more data on its plans, giving its subscribers — on some plans at least — additional high speed data allotments. The change is available for subscribers on the $30/month plan and the $40/month plan, the first of the two being bumped from 1GB to 2GB of data, and the second going from 4GB to 5GB

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Amazon in talks to develop Lord of the Rings TV adaptation

If you thought a full trilogy of Lord of the Rings movies, followed by a Hobbit trilogy, was enough page-to-screen adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s universe, you were wrong. Get ready for even more Frodo Baggins

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Essential Phone price cut to $650 (in Canada)

This week the folks at Essential appear to have given the Great White North a break on the pricing for their first Essential Phone. The pricing comes via Telus – which could mean that Telus is the one doing the chopping – and the final dollar amount is $650 Canadian Dollars – converted straight to USD today and the final … Continue reading

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Razer debuts new Overwatch accessories inspired by D.Va

Now in full swing, Blizzard’s BlizzCon 2017 has been packed with new announcements about the developer’s biggest games, including the beloved Overwatch. To coincide with this, Razer has announced a set of new official PC accessories for the team-based shooter, this time styled specifically after the mech-weilding character D.Va.

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Apple warns of iPhone X OLED burn-in

The iPhone X has finally been released, and those lucky enough to get their hands on the expensive device are now enjoying features like Face ID, Animoji, and its Super Retina OLED display. But as this is the first iPhone to feature OLED technology, Apple has released a new support document that advises users of its differences from previous iPhone … Continue reading

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YI Outdoor Camera 1080p is a $99 weatherproof home security camera

Chinese company YI Technology has announced a new home security camera designed for outdoor use.

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