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If Audi’s PB18 is the future of sports EVs – count me in

Even if it’s not entirely clear what exact category the Audi PB18 e-tron falls into – the “hatchback-station-wagon single-seater electric performance coupe” is a woefully-underrepresented segment, sadly – one thing is abundantly obvious.

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Surface Go: what you’re really paying for

There are few things in tech history that have gone down in history to be so polarizing, like Apple’s removal of the headphone jack, the notch, and the Surface Go. Reviews are all over the place but, unsurprisingly, they can be easily grouped into the +1s and the -1s.

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Decoding Car Safety Ratings – The Stars and the Ratings Explained

What do you look for in a new or used car? Do you consider the styling, comfort, features, and engine horsepower

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A Samsung gaming phone isn’t going to sell: this is why

News of Samsung working on its own GPU for mobile devices resurrected rumors of a gaming-centric Samsung phone coming soon. Neither of this is actually new but the timing seems almost perfect. Huawei just rolled out a “GPU Turbo” update, Apple is also rumored to be designing its own graphics chip, and gaming smartphones seem to be gaining traction thanks … Continue reading

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Google EU fine is a double-edged sword that could hurt Android

The European Commission just slapped Google with a $5 billion fine and gave it 90 days to clean up its act. The reason: Google’s anticompetitive practice that used Android to practically force its Search service and Chrome browser on manufacturers and carriers to the detriment of rival apps and services. Like any issue of this magnitude, it’s not a clear-cut … Continue reading

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PCs are on the rise again after six years: here’s why

For years now, prophets of doom have been talking about the death of the PC. To some extent, they are right.

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2019 Genesis G70 first drive: Bold car, brave choices

The 2019 Genesis G70 has a couple of problems, but underwhelming on the road – or indeed on the track – isn’t one of them. Making a play for the fiercely competitive midsize luxury sedan segment, it has some strong credentials in its favor: not least a proven platform, punchy engines, and all the complementary luxe we’ve come to expect … Continue reading

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Why the Surface Go needed to be x86 and not ARM

Microsoft just revealed the Surface Go, its lightest, slimmest, and cheapest Surface tablet yet. Cheapest is relative only to other Surface 2-in-1s and it’s hardly iPad thin or slim

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Jurassic World Evolution is so close to being the game I’ve waited years for

While movie tie-in games generally have a disappointing history, there’s definitely been a certain amount of excitement for Jurassic World Evolution that defies its status as one. Why wouldn’t there be?

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Samsung is stepping up with tablets, so where’s Google?

All eyes may be on Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 and its imminent reveal, but it’s a far bigger Android device that demonstrates just how much the mobile device market is crying out for innovation. The Galaxy Tab S4 leaked earlier this week, Samsung’s upcoming Android tablet, that seems set to arrive amid general slate apathy from Google itself. It’s fair … Continue reading

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