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YouTube’s new desktop video player ditches black bars

YouTube is home to tons of different videos and, therefore, tons of different aspect ratios. While YouTube’s desktop player is 16:9 by default (and indeed, that seems to be the go-to aspect ratio these days), there are still plenty of older videos that were recorded and uploaded in 4:3. Then, of course, we have the always controversial vertical aspect ratio … Continue reading

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Bugatti Veyron rear-wheel drive conversion makes the donuts

A dude called Houston Crosta owns a Bugatti Veyron and apparently a bunch of other cars and rents them out to people in Las Vegas. He decided he wanted to do something to the Veyron that apparently had never been done before

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Xioami Pocophone F1 could be another gaming phone

Fans of Xiaomi in the US have begrudged the company’s still unfulfilled promise of bringing its dirt cheap but quality phones to their market.

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DJI Mavic 2 drone leak confirms Pro and Zoom models

The follow-up to DJI’s flagship Mavic drone has been a bit of an open secret recently, but it seems the early release of an advertisement has revealed the last remaining details. The newest issue of the UK catalog Argos has spilled the beans on almost everything except the pricing, and drone fans have been quick to share the ad online

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YouTube’s web player adapts to vertical videos

YouTube has acknowledged the popularity of vertical video in its mobile apps, and now it's embracing the format on PCs. The streaming behemoth has updated its web player with better support for different aspect ratios. If you're watching a taller-t...

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2019 F-150 Limited gains Raptor 3.5L EcoBoost engine

Truck buyers who looked at the Raptor and wanted something that was fancier, but still had all that torque and horsepower have a new option.

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Cancel your MoviePass account: How to ditch right now

On Thursday evening, MoviePass ran out of money, and their service stopped working. You read that right.

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Inmates hacked prison tablets to steal $225,000 for apps and music

Company JPay offers special, small tablets designed specifically for corrections facilities. These tablets are intended to provide inmates with limited access to the outside world, including email and mobile games, but instead they were used to transfer large sums of money into various JPay accounts.

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Google plans to launch 200 high-quality Internet hotspots in Nigeria

Google has announced plans to rollout Internet hotspots in Nigeria, a move that will give millions of people online access. The project will involve the construction of Google Station destinations across five Nigerian cities, adding them to the list containing Mexico, Thailand and other select countries set for Google Station rollouts.

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Fortnite’s Solo Showdown is worth playing now more than ever

Fortnite‘s Solo Showdown mode has returned, giving players a competitive mode to participate in. While most of Fortnite‘s limited time game modes have some unique angle or quirk to them, Solo Showdown is simply the standard Fortnite formula you’ve come to know over the past year or so, only with real prizes on the line. Those who finish at the … Continue reading

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