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Apple video makes it clear: it wants subscriptions over paid apps

Forget microtransactions and the freemium business model. The next in-app purchase debate will be about recurring subscriptions

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NERF Fortnite blasters bring battle royale to real world backyards

Hasbro has some toys planned based on the hit video game Fortnite, and it’ll include NERF-branded Fortnite blasters. These upcoming weapons will allow kids to (safely!) bring the battle royale gameplay into the real world, doing so with fun blasters that launch foam projectiles.

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Facebook Lite gets Community Help tools for disaster assistance

Facebook Lite, the social network’s slim app for low-end devices and developing markets, has just received access to important community crisis tools. Called Community Help, the feature launched early last year as a way for Facebook users to offer (and find, when necessary) help from their community following disasters. Mobile users no longer have to use the regular Facebook app … Continue reading

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Antarctica Map: Highest resolution terrain map yet made

Today we’re having a peek at the newly revealed and newly-public “most accurate” high resolution terrain map of Antarctica. This is REMA, or the Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica.

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Nissan at work on a new Z car tips report

The current Nissan Z car, the 370Z has been on the market since 2009 with little in the way of change. That lack of updating has meant that the car finds few buyers.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro barely survives durability test

Xiaomi may be best known for its dirt-cheap smartphones with flagship features, but as far as JerryRigEverything is concerned, it’s not always a hit when it comes to one critical factor: durability. While it might be too easy to attribute it to a choice of cheap materials to keep costs down, YouTube Zack Nelson has had mixed results from Xiaomi’s … Continue reading

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Nokia 6.1 Plus notch-hiding option returns, Android One indifferent

The notch is a very divisive element.

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The 2018 Best All-Wheel Drive Sedans for Under $40k

Crossovers and SUVs are popular due to many reasons. It may be due to the taller ride height and a more commanding view of the road. But one of the most important factor is the availability of the sure-footed traction and handling of a proper all-wheel drive or four-wheel drivetrain

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2019 BMW X2 M35i packs a 302hp 2.0L TwinPower punch

BMW has announced the details on the slick-looking 2019 X2 M35i. Production for this vehicle will kick off in November for the US market

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Pixel 3 and our desperate need to be surprised and delighted

Today we’re talking about a conspiracy theory that says Google released fake Pixel 3 XL units into the wild just to throw leakers off the scent of their true device design. If this is true, it’s awesome. It’s fun, and it creates the potential for some big surprise on behalf of Google.

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