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Lenovo Tab E10 available in the US six months after debut

Not all markets are equal, which sometimes means that not all markets are given the same opportunities to access the same devices. Expensive premium devices are sometimes withheld from those labeled as “growing economies” while more budget-friendly entry-level products are unavailable in “major markets”. Sometimes, though, those products eventually make their way, but only after some time has passed.

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Audi TT RS Coupe and Roadster pack 400 horsepower five-banger

Audi has pulled the wraps off the new TT RS Coupe and Roadster, and the two rides share many of the same components. Combined fuel consumption is 8.1 to 7.9 l/100km, which is about 29 mpg in the States

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MarCo spacecraft unlikely to be heard from again says NASA

NASA launched a pair of spacecraft that were very small, about the size of a briefcase, known collectively as MarCO last year.

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Pixel phones let you pause updates, reschedule reboots

Windows users have had it bad with updates. It’s bad enough that they’re welcomed by updates every time they start their PCs, they’re also forced to install sometimes broken updates and have to go through the cycle of reboots, hoping they’ll get a working system in the end. While not as atrocious, mobile updates still leave some room for improvement

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Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition teardown reveals potential problems

Some Chinese companies are taking the risks bigger OEMs don’t want to make to find alternative solutions for the design problems that plague smartphones these days.

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New emoji for 2019 include wheelchairs, waffles and sloths

It's that time of year when the Unicode Consortium decides which new emoji you'll see, and this year's selection of 59 new base emoji (230 if you include all gender and skin variations) is both inclusive and eclectic. To start, Apple's accessibility...

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The new 2019 Emojis target inclusivity (and waffles)

Get ready for a whole bunch of new emoji, with a yawning face, pinching hand, deaf person, and people in wheelchairs the latest additions to Unicode Emoji v12.0. The final 2019 emoji list makes a play to be more inclusive, with a broader variety in skin tones, physical disabilities, and more.

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Newton email app back in business, thanks Essential

This morning the Newton email app and organization turned their porch light back on and all apps were returned to full functionality. Almost like they never went out of business in the first place. This return to business is largely because of the acquisition of Newton parent company CloudMagic by the company called Essential.

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Eve Light Strip smart LED light with HomeKit support now available

The Eve Light Strip, a smart home LED lighting strip with Apple HomeKit support, is now available to purchase. The product is modular, able to be used in intervals as short as 1ft or in long stretches up to 32.8ft. The HomeKit support allows Apple device owners to control their home lighting with an Apple TV, HomePod speaker, or their … Continue reading

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Project xCloud eyes native console games on mobile via Azure cloud

Even while it is having not so small issues with Windows 10 updates, Microsoft seems to already be turning its gaze towards a new ambitious venture on the gaming side of its businesses. Perhaps emboldened by how its Xbox gaming and entertainment arm has been its most profitable last year, Microsoft is trying to expand its territory in ways it … Continue reading

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