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Pixel 3 XL hands-on video leak confirm specs, design

Now that Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 9, we’re really just waiting for the two biggest names in the smartphone market to butt heads: Google and Apple. The Pixel 3 and 3 XL will be facing off with the 2nd gen iPhone X, iPhone X Plus, and 6.1-inch LCD iPhone. But while the previous two Pixel generations have been … Continue reading

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Material with eagle-like grasp could lead to grippier robot hands

Most materials bulge out when you squeeze them, pushing the energy outside. But that's not always what you want -- wouldn't it sometimes be better for them to collapse and hold the energy inside?

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NASA launches Parker probe to study our own Sun

Majority of the historic moments in space science in the past five years or so have mostly focused on what lies beyond our own planet, from Mars to Jupiter to Pluto and beyond. Few have actually looked inward into the titular and literal center of our solar system: the Sun.

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Android exploit targeted apps’ shoddy use of external storage

Many mobile security flaws revolve around obvious avenues like websites or deep, operating system-level exploits. The security team at Check Point, however, has discovered another path: apps that make poor use of external storage like SD cards.

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Lenovo unveils its thinnest and lightest professional notebook

Lenovo's Thinkpad range has long offered solutions for power users with notebooks like the X1 Carbon. Its Thinkpad P series aimed to preserve functionality in a slimmer overall package, and the Thinkpad P1 and Thinkpad P72 -- its two latest laptops -...

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9th gen Intel Core processors leak: everything you need to know

Just because Intel has yet again delayed its 10 nm silicon to 2020, if all goes well, that doesn’t mean fans of the processors won’t have anything to look forward to this year.

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Elaborate hack turned Amazon Echo speakers into spies

Some people worry that hackers could infiltrate their smart speakers and spy on them, but that hasn't been the practical reality -- not for Amazon's Echo, at least. A team of researchers from China's Tencent has come about as close as you can get rig...

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Nintendo Switch Online release date just got narrowed down

For as close as we are to Nintendo Switch Online’s launch, there are still some crucial details that are unknown. One such detail is Switch Online’s release date, as thus far, Nintendo has only said that the service will launch in September. Today, Nintendo narrowed that release window down a bit, but it still hasn’t gotten as specific as many … Continue reading

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Google may bring Windows 10 support to multiple Chromebooks

You might not have to splurge on a Pixelbook if you're pining after a Chromebook with Windows 10 support. XDA-Developers has learned through source code that Campfire, the feature that would let Chrome OS dual-boot Windows 10, would be available in...

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The big Note 9 deals on preorder day

It’s Galaxy Note 9 preorder day, and the carriers all have deals hoping to get you to put a brand new Samsung phablet into your pocket or purse. The new S Pen, bigger display, and huge battery don’t come cheap, but with payment plans and some BOGO offers – along with a couple of Samsung bundles – the sting isn’t … Continue reading

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