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Galaxy S9+ with Android Pie: here’s what it will look like

Having launched before Android Pie did, it’s not really surprising that the Galaxy S9 is still on Android 8.1 Oreo (the Galaxy Note 9 has fewer excuses). And given Samsung’s track record, it’s also unsurprising that it hasn’t been upgraded yet. That said, it’s good to hear that Samsung is actually already working on its Samsung Experience 10 based on … Continue reading

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Yamaha Wabash gravel e-bike previews off-road electric

There’s no shortage of e-bikes intended for slicker city riding, but Yamaha wants to take the tech off-road with its new Adventure Gravel e-Bike, the Wabash. Revealed in prototype form today, the power-assisted bicycle looks at first glance like a regular mountain bike, but it packs an electric punch

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NASA TESS shares first science photograph

NASA has a new planet-hunting tool in orbit called Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite or TESS. TESS is in orbit specifically to search for new worlds beyond our solar system or exoplanets. The satellite has completed its first orbit and part of the data from that first orbit includes this detailed image of the southern sky taken with the quartet of … Continue reading

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Nintendo Switch NES Joy-cons have a disappointing fine print

Nintendo giveth and Nintendo taketh away. Or in this case, it just didn’t make things painfully clear before “encouraging” Nintendo fans to put their hard-earned monies into this nod to the past. At its Nintendo Direct stream last week, the gaming giant revealed, much to the glee of NES fans, Joy-con replicas of the classic controller.

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Google Podcasts adds Cast support, but many key features still missing

Earlier this year, Google introduced Google Podcasts, a new app designed to compete with the vast number of existing podcast apps. The app is free but was heavily criticized for its lackluster features…it fell far below the standards offered by popular alternatives Stitcher and Pocket Casts, for example. Now the company is doing something about it.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro leaks release details: Poco F1 battle?

This morning Xiaomi had a pretty big leak of their next large phone: Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro. This smartphone rolls with a 6.26-inch full screen display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and a notch that’s both long and lean. This machine’s leak looks particularly legit due to a number of details that’d be too expensive to fake: including the … Continue reading

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Google Maps beta for iOS 12 plays nice with CarPlay

For a time, iOS locked its doors to other web browsers like Firefox unless those used its WebKit web engine. While that is in the past, there are still other parts of Apple’s ecosystem that remain closed off to other players unless they’re to concede some ground to Apple. One of those is CarPlay, which can only use Apple Maps … Continue reading

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Kuo: Apple Watch 4 pre-orders look good, iPhone XS not so much

Apple’s new devices are out and analysts did get many thing right. Now that shipping dates are close, it’s time for them to once again sharpen their knives and forecast which will be hot and which will be not.

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Disappearing iTunes movies is more convoluted than you think

A recent case that went viral over the Interwebs reminded consumers that they may not really own the digital content they purchase, even if it says “Buy”. The case of Anders da Silva’s disappearing iTunes Movies, however, isn’t as clear-cut as it seemed. Because while this specific case doesn’t exactly change the policies, a lot more factors are apparently in … Continue reading

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Master & Dynamic MW07 promise audiophile-pleasing true wireless

Truly wireless earbuds took a while to get here but now we’re seeing options at just about every price point, with Master & Dynamic bringing a new option for audiophiles who hate cables. The new Master & Dynamic MW07 True Wireless Earphones combine the headphone-maker’s Beryllium drivers with some eye-catching design for a handsome AirPods alternative.

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