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Woody Allen sues Amazon for backing out of film deals

Woody Allen filed a $68 million lawsuit against Amazon Studios today.

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Regrettable Microsoft ads bash Office 2019

By now, most of us are aware that Microsoft would much rather have us subscribing to Office 365 instead of buying something like Office 2019 and calling it good. Microsoft, in fact, wants you to buy a subscription to Office 365 so bad that it has absolutely no problem trashing Office 2019 in a new series of ads. Yes, you … Continue reading

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Wirecutter’s best deals: $150 off Apple’s 11-inch iPad Pro

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals here.

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Why Moto G7 Plus is set aside

In addition to the Moto G7, Play, and Power, there’s the Motorola Moto G7 Plus. This device’s name implies one thing, but means another. It’s not the sort of “Plus” phone you see with other brands.

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A bunch of BioWare classics are coming to console this year

Game developers and publishers Skybound Games and Beamdog announced today that they will be working together to bring a collection of classic PC roleplaying games to consoles. The companies will be breathing new life into a number of titles set in th...

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Honor 10 Lite Review: Honor 8X on a budget

Honor, an independent Huawei subsidiary, is well-known and well-loved for offering high-end specs, higher than Xiaomi’s, at lower prices. In some cases, it almost rivals its parent by putting almost the same specs and features as, say, a P or Mate series into a more affordable package with only a few compromises. That said, it also has room for smartphones … Continue reading

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The first Angry Birds VR game puts the slingshot in your hand

In the ten years since the game's original release in 2009, Angry Birds has become both a pop icon and marketing juggernaut, spawning countless sequels, spinoffs, merchandising tie-ins and even feature-length movies. Now, the feathered flock of pig-p...

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2018 was the hottest year yet behind 2015, 2016, and 2017

If you spent much time outside last summer and thought that it wasn’t that hot in past years, you were right. NASA and NOAA have announced that the global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880.

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With the Moto G7 family, Motorola has a mid-range phone for everyone

Motorola's flip-phone-inspired foldable might be generating all the buzz, but the Lenovo-owned brand is arguably still best known for its mid-range Moto G phones. That's not a bad thing, either. Year after year, Motorola dutifully churns out some...

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Skype background blur made possible with AI

Bokeh, the effect of blurring of objects around the subject, has become a popular feature in mobile photography. It’s made possible with two cameras but even a single camera can do it with some software tricks. But while that’s relatively easy to do with still shots, it’s harder to pull off when your subject is less stationary

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