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Dell hybrid power adapters recalled for posing shock hazard

Ever since the Galaxy Note 7 started catching fire left and right, consumers have become a bit more wary of any news or even rumor that claims a product they own is prone to becoming a safety risk. However, you don’t need a poorly designed smartphone to have that unfavorable experience. As Dell’s fancy Hybrid Power Adapter has proven, even … Continue reading

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AT&T’s fake 5G icon is now the subject of a Sprint lawsuit

Back in December, AT&T started rolling out “5G E” branding to some of the phones on its network. 5G E, as AT&T claims, stands for “5G Evolution,” or the precursor to the nationwide 5G networks carriers are beginning to build out. There’s just one problem: AT&T doesn’t offer phones that support 5G yet, and what it brands as “5G E” … Continue reading

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Galaxy S10: The latest leaked prices, colors, and options

The Samsung Galaxy S10 leaked enough that we’re able to show not just the specs, but the colors and the expected price options too.

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Scientists discover new type of magnet with potential to improve data storage tech

A team of physicists from New York University have discovered a brand-new type of magnet that differs from any other known to exist. Called a “singlet-based magnet,” it was found within a compound of uranium and antimony known as USb2, and because it can change between magnetized and unmagnetized states quickly and easily, it has the potential to improve data … Continue reading

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NASA begins search for partners to help land astronauts on the Moon

NASA is taking the next big step toward eventually putting astronauts back on the Moon. The space agency is seeking US-based partners to develop reusable systems for landing astronauts on the Moon, and it will support studies and related work on developing these technologies. NASA published a formal request for proposals yesterday and will be accepting them through March 25

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Japan nears e-waste goal for making Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals

Japan has nearly hit its goal for collecting e-waste that will be used to create the 2020 Tokyo Olympics medals, officials have announced. The nation announced plans to make the medals primarily from metal harvested from old smartphones and other gadgets back in early 2017.

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2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road gives compact SUV a rally makeover

The Toyota Racing Development team continues to have its way with the automaker’s SUVs, and now it’s the turn of the new 2020 RAV4 to get the rally-inspired treatment. The 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road takes the fifth-gen compact SUV and gives it an even more rugged makeover, as previewed at the Chicago Auto Show 2019 this week

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Retro Speak & Spell toy with updated voice will launch later this year

The popular kids gadget Speak & Spell commonly found in households through the 1980s is being revived by company Basic Fun!, according to a new report. The revived model brings the same iconic look as the original, including the bulky shape and physical keyboard

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Fortnite Share the Love event brings Cuddle Hearts wrap, new challenges

Starting today, Epic has released its new “Share The Love” event, an in-game event running until February 27.

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Child’s Play reboot teases robotic Chucky doll with homicidal AI

Popular ’80s horror movie Child’s Play is being rebooted for modern audiences with a possibly robotic version of the demented Chucky doll.

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