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White Shark Cafe: Why sharks travel to this one spot

There’s a spot in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Mexico where great white sharks hang en masse. This is the White Shark Cafe, and it’s not the plot of a fictional story – it’s a real place. Originally discovered 14 years ago by Stanford marine scientist Barbara Block, this year a team of researchers took the plunge to see … Continue reading

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PlayStation Classic challenges Nintendo mini consoles with 20 PS1 games

Today, Sony announced the PlayStation Classic, a new mini console that comes loaded with 20 PS1 games.

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New iPad Pro still coming and might be better than expected

Apple’s iPhone XS event, while expected, may have disappointed some Apple fans. Especially those who expected more than just a new iPhone or a new Apple Watch. Especially those who were wishing for a new iPad Pro.

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Comcast X1 gets Ticketmaster for finding and buying concert tickets

Comcast has teamed up with Ticketmaster to bring concert ticket purchases directly to the Xfinity X1 system.

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Google Maps for CarPlay released for iOS 12

Google Maps has navigated its way to CarPlay, with Apple’s in-car infotainment interface opening up to Google’s app with the arrival of iOS 12. One of the most-requested features of CarPlay since it launched, it means no longer being forced to use Apple Maps when you hook your iPhone up to a compatible in-car infotainment system

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Google Pixel 3 press renders leaked with details

The Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL both leaked this morning in official press renders almost certainly made by Google.

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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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Punkt MP02 is a 4G Android phone for calls and not much else

We live in a smartphone-centric world so it’s not surprising that there is a sort of counter-culture rallying against it, from advocating analog/physical notebooks to pushing for simpler mobile phones. The latter often means going old school but also wasting the power of the Internet, not to mention the money you pay for data plans. Swiss company Punkt, which almost … Continue reading

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Withings Steel HR Sport puts fitness tech in a sleek analog design

Withings is back to being independent, and the smartwatch company is celebrating post-Nokia liberation with the new Steel HR Sport. A fitness-tracking smartwatch that you could mistake, at first glance, for a high-end analog timepiece, it takes inspiration from the first Withings Activité, launched back in 2014.

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iPhone XS, XS Max LTE speed tests show massive gains

Some might not think of the iPhone XS, particularly the smaller one, as a big step forward in terms of design but it’s hard to deny that it’s a massive leap in terms of the things that you don’t see. For one, there’s the new A12 Bionic processor. But there’s one more that even more invisible but palpably felt the … Continue reading

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