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Hasbro HASLAB is crowdfunding for rare toys: Star Wars first!

The first toy in the Hasbro HASLAB project was announced in Jabba’s Sail Barge from Star Wars. Like other crowdfunding projects, this HASLAB toy will not be created unless the project gets a set number of pledges. Unlike other crowdfunding projects, this toy’s promise is set and executed by Hasbro itself.

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Pixel 2 XL rapid charging slows down under low temperature

It’s already 2018 and if you thought that the Pixel 2’s and Pixel 2 XL’s odyssey in the land of bugs is over, better think again.

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Monster Hunter: World’s Street Fighter crossover is now underway

Capcom has been running a number of different promotions for early adopters of Monster Hunter: World, but unfortunately, the first big one – which grants players armor and weapons from Hoirzon Zero Dawn – is only available to PlayStation 4 players. Capcom is ready to launch a Street Fighter V tie-in with Monster Hunter: World, and the good news is … Continue reading

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Pixel 2 deal sees Google reward loyal Nexus hold-outs

Though the Pixel and the Pixel 2 are pretty solid devices in their own right, they replaced a line of much-loved devices from Google and its manufacturing partners. Back before Google decided to get into the hardware game, it relied on those partners to make devices for the Nexus line

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Anticipated System Shock remake put on ‘hiatus’ after $1.3M Kickstarter

Back in mid-2016, fans of old school PC gaming were excited to learn that a complete remake of the hit System Shock was being made by developer Nightdive Studios. The project went on to successfully raise $1.35 million from its Kickstarter campaign, surpassing its original $900,000 goal. Unfortunately, it appears backers and everyone else will be waiting quite a bit … Continue reading

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Microsoft Cortana now features IFTTT integration

While Microsoft’s Cortana struggles to keep up with Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant in the growing smart assistant market, it’s still making effort to stay relevant.

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Atari is launching its own cryptocurrency (yes, really)

Atari, it would seem, is a company of many hats these days. The company launched itself back into the spotlight with the reveal of its Linux-based Ataribox, and we can even take the “many hats” idiom literally in this case, as it has also lent its name to the Atari Speakerhat, a baseball cap with speakers built into the brim

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Litecoin Cash: Beware today’s “free coins”

This afternoon – or maybe just a tiny bit later – Litecoin owners will be given free Litecoin Cash. It’s not quite that simple, but that’s the basis for the recent jolt in price of Litecoin across several exchanges. The point at which each Litecoin will be worth a certain amount of Litecoin Cash is at block height 171111 – … Continue reading

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Twitter for Mac officially discontinued: here are alternatives

Twitter’s Mac software has never been great; it’s 1.5-star rating in the App Store underscores that fact. Rather than putting in the effort to improve it, Twitter has decided to discontinue the software entirely. The company announced its plans in a tweet, saying that the app is no longer available to new users, but existing users have a grace period

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Pixel 2 owners report warm temps, low battery life after update

Following a recent software update, some Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners are reporting issues with warm phones and decreased battery life. Reports are appearing at various online destinations, including Google’s own Pixel forums, Twitter, and Reddit

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