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The Morning After: The allure of a $600 smartphone

Good morning! As the Engadget team limbers up for both Samsung's big Galaxy Unveiled event and the world's biggest mobile phone show (both later this month, we've got two smartphones that balance top-end specs with more wallet-friendly prices.

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WebXR Device API to let browsers access VR, AR hardware, sensors

Browsers these days are so powerful you can almost do anything in them. Yes, sometimes even run older (ancient, really) operating systems in a browser tab. Want to play 3D games?

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Nintendo’s commitment to 3DS may turn sales drop into price drop

The 3DS has had an interesting eight-year life cycle thus far. Sales of the handheld started out weak, prompting Nintendo to drop its price not long after launch. That price cut seemed to spark something in consumers, as the 3DS went on to be one of Nintendo’s most successful pieces of hardware

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Bugatti Chiron ‘110 Ans’ special edition marks anniversary, limited to 20 models

Bugatti’s Chiron remains just as impressive today as when it first debuted in 2016.

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Anthem 4K launch trailer gives Iron Man hat tip with Ozzy

There’s a new Anthem trailer out there today, the big one, the launch trailer, the one with Ozzy in it. The Ozzy is subtle, and it’s not strictly Iron Man, exactly, but it’s close enough.

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Amazon Live is like QVC for your Fire and Echo devices

So you’re already addicted to buying things from Amazon, but you want someone to tell you what to buy next, right? Imagine a world where the 1990’s least exciting television channel, QVC, became popular again here in the internet age. That reality is… real… now with Amazon Live.

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Futuristic fabric automatically adjusts in warm and cool temperatures

Researchers with the University of Maryland have created a smart fabric that can automatically adjust its thermal properties to keep the wearer warm or cool based on the present conditions. In the summer when the conditions are warm and humid, for example, the fabric adjusts so that infrared radiation can pass through, helping keep the wearer cool

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Recommended Reading: Building a life in ‘World of Warcraft’

My disabled son's amazing gaming life in the 'World of Warcraft' Vicky Schaubert, BBC News This is an amazing story from parents about their son who suffered from a rare degenerative muscular disorder. After his passing, they discovered that Mats...

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New chemical conversion process turns plastic waste into fuel

One of the biggest problems facing the Earth’s environment right now is the abundance of plastic waste.

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NASA discovers supernova-surviving cosmic dust

Cosmic dust is created as red giant stars die and their material disperses into interstellar clouds. Supernova explosions, which are considered some of the brightest, most powerful forces in the universe, are known to destroy these dust particles with their blast wave, with the current theory being that regions of space are left empty following a supernova blast.

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