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Overwatch Competitive Play changes revealed, still no release date

No more than a day after Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan offered details about what new content players can expect over the coming months, he's followed-up with a developer update video that outlines the changes coming to Competitive Play. The game mode, which focuses on ranked multiplayer matches more suited for serious FPS players, is said to be nearing completion … Continue reading

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Disney app narrates ‘Finding Dory’ for visually impaired fans

Finding Dory arrived in theaters today, and thanks to the Disney Movies Anywhere app, visually impaired and blind movie goers will be able to enjoy the movie with audio narration. The app works by using a phone’s microphone to listen to the movie; when the dialog in the movie stops, the app will describe what is happening on-screen directly to … Continue reading

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Acer data breach leaves customer credit cards exposed

Acer has been hit with a data breach, and it is in the process of notifying potentially affected customers. The breach is said to have affected the company’s e-commerce website over a huge time span — May 12, 2015 through April 28, 2016. Anyone who submitted information through the website during that time may have had their data compromised, including … Continue reading

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Plume router-less WiFi solution pre-orders commence

Plume is a company that wants to change how we get WiFi signals around our homes and offices.

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Watching Dry Ice Turn Into Gas Up Close Is Always Neat

Watching dry ice sublimate (turn into gas instead of liquid) still manages to make me feel like a kid again. The kind of kid who is unsure of the difference between science and magic. Okay, not quite ...

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ASUS’ ZenBook 3 vs. the updated MacBook: Which packs more punch?

The 12-inch MacBook is attractive and compact, but not without compromises. When the original came out last spring, our reviewer Dana Wollman took issue with its lackluster performance and lack of ports outside of a USB-C connection

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Robber arrested after Facebook suggests the victim adds him

People know people. It's how Facebook works. Now it's a random force for good, helping to track and convict a thief in Birmingham in the UK

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Three to trial mobile ad blocking next month

Three will soon trial network-level ad blocking in the UK. Such a move was telegraphed back in February, when the carrier inked a deal with Shine, a company that specialises in the practice. The trial will take place on the week starting June 13th, f...

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Peter Thiel is the one behind Hulk Hogan’s Gawker lawsuit

Confirming rumors that had grown over the past few days, Paypal cofounder Peter Thiel admitted to the New York Times that he is financing Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media. Its Gawker blog published an article in 2007 titled "Peter Thiel is t...

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Toyota is bringing back Dean Kamen’s stair-climbing wheelchair

Remember Dean Kamen's iBot wheelchair? Its uniquely adjustable wheel orientation gave patients the freedom to climb stairs and effectively stand upright, but its high price ($25,000) knocked it off the market in 2009. Well, it's poised for a comeback...

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