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Android Market support will end soon on Android 2.1 and older

If you‘re one of the few people still clinging to an ancient Android device, it is officially time to upgrade. Google has announced that it is going to drop support for the Android Market on Android version 2.1 and older, finally bringing an end to the app store you probably haven‘t thought about in years. The end of support will Continue reading

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Netflix interactive shows let kids decide what happens next

Netflix has introduced a new type of content that lets viewers get involved in the storyline by choosing what happens next. The technology is coming to Netflix‘s Puss in Boots kids show, introducing them to a non-linear story in which pivotal moments are chosen by the kid (or adult!) watching. The idea isn‘t dissimilar to the Choose Your Own Adventure Continue reading

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Here‘s how to add Instagram Live replays to your Story

Instagram announced today that the number of people who use Stories on a daily basis has grown significantly since the last time we checked in. Back in April, Instagram announced that Stories had hit 200 million users, but in the roughly two months since then, that number has grown by 50 million people. To celebrate a quarter of a billion Continue reading

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2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Coupe First Drive: The new benchmark

It‘s tough to stand out on the increasingly crowded forecourt of a Mercedes-Benz dealership, but somehow the 2018 E400 Coupe manages it. Maybe it‘s not the most aggressive of the German automaker‘s cars, or the most powerful, or even the most expensive. Yet it‘s a coupe that draws a direct line back, all the way to 1968, through a rich Continue reading

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Maximum irony: Apple‘s secret battle with leakers gets leaked

An Apple internal briefing titled Stopping Leakers - Keeping Confidential at Apple‘ has leaked, revealing the company‘s efforts to stop employees and others in the know from revealing the company‘s secrets to the public. The briefing was leaked in the form of a recording, according to the company that acquired it, and it is an hour in length. The recording Continue reading

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Diablo 3‘s Rise of the Necromancer release date finally revealed

After what feels like an eternity of waiting, Blizzard has finally given a release date to Diablo 3s incoming Rise of the Necromancer DLC. The DLC, as many of you already know (or could have guessed from the title alone) adds the necromancer class to the game, reviving a popular class from Diablo 2. It also ships with a handful Continue reading

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Amazon Prime Wardrobe takes the biggest fear out of online clothes shopping

In its quest to get as many Prime subscribers as possible, Amazon has been packing it with more and more services. This year alone we‘ve seen the launches for services like Prime Reload, Prime Reading, and Anime Strike, but today Amazon is going either further by launching a Prime service that is arguably bigger than any of those. Its name Continue reading

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Dodge Demon declares war on dealer price-gouging

We knew two things about Dodge‘s 2018 Challenger SRT Demon: first, that with 840HP it would be crazy-powerful, and second, it would be in hot demand. Now, Dodge is spilling some details on how it plans to manage that demand, and there‘s surprisingly good news. Unlike most enthusiast-focused cars, which suffer sometimes shocking dealer price-gouging, the Demon may well be Continue reading

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Project Fi group repay splits your bill to save arguments

This week the folks at Google have split the bill up for users of Google Fi. Because so many Project Fi users split their costs between multiple users on the same plan, Google is embracing the reality of the situation. Instead of pushing for additional costs, as some similar companies have done in the past, Google is making it easier Continue reading

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Samsung execs can‘t stop whispering Galaxy Note 8 secrets

You can‘t blame Samsung for being excited about the upcoming Galaxy Note 8: how else could you explain all the loose-lipped execs whispering details about the next-gen phablet. Following the aborted Note 7, the glowing reviews and then unexpected battery-related recalls of which proved to be one of the more impressive trajectories in gadget releases of recent years, the new Continue reading

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OnePlus 5 release details and pre-order live today

Today the OnePlus 5 was revealed by the company during a special event broadcast live across the internet. This device has a 5.5-inch display with 1080p resolution and AMOLED technology as well as a dual-camera image and video capture system at its back - but it‘s the price that‘s most interesting of all. This is the most expensive device ever Continue reading

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Daiblo 3‘s Rise of the Necromancer release date finally revealed

After what feels like an eternity of waiting, Blizzard has finally given a release date to Diablo 3s incoming Rise of the Necromancer DLC. The DLC, as many of you already know (or could have guessed from the title alone) adds the necromancer class to the game, reviving a popular class from Diablo 2. It also ships with a handful Continue reading

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Pokemon GO Gyms Under Construction : why this update is giant!

This week news is that Pokemon GO Gyms are under construction, and we‘ve got all the details what this means. This is all part of the 1st birthday of Pokemon GO - technically happening at the start of July, but who‘s counting - and a Gym Overhaul. This update will change the way Pokemon trainers play the game Pokemon GO Continue reading

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Nokia reinvention continues with new digital health tech

Goodbye Withings, hello Nokia Digital Health. As planned, the company best known as a phone-maker has fully rebranded its Withings acquisition, adding a few new fitness tracking gadgets to the mix in the process. It‘s another step in Nokia‘s reinvention, something the storied Finnish company is no stranger to. Nokia announced it would be rebranding Withings‘ existing range earlier this Continue reading

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This dramatic Chevrolet Bolt EV crash test video is great news

Chevrolet‘s Bolt EV may have divided electric car buyers with its hatchback design, but new safety testing suggests there‘s no need to worry about how it‘ll hold up in a crash. The all-electric car has become the first such vehicle to grab a 2017 award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the independent agency which puts vehicles through Continue reading

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Tesla driver ignored repeat Autopilot warnings before fatal crash

The driver killed in a high-profile Tesla crash last year repeatedly ignored warnings by the semi-autonomous Autopilot system to take control, US investigators have concluded. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) had been digging into the May 2016 incident in which Ohio resident Joshua Brown‘s Tesla Model S collided with a tractor-semitrailer truck near Williston, Florida, and has now released Continue reading

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LG V30 release tipped after LG G6 Plus detailed

Now that the LG G6 is a few months old, it‘s time to begin looking forward to the next phone in LG‘s V-series. Though there have been a few rumors here and there thus far, what we‘ve heard about this incoming device has amounted to unsurprising details about internal. Today, new rumors are diving quite a bit deeper, with reported Continue reading

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Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny packs raw power into a small body

Lenovo has taken the wraps off what it says is the smallest ever workstation with ISV certification: the Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny. As the name suggests, this desktop PC is quite small, measuring in at just 1.4 x 7.1 x 7.2-inches with a weight of 2.9lbs. Despite its small size, Lenovo packs a load of features into this PC, not Continue reading

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Q.bo One open source robot launches for DIYers

A new type of consumer-tier robot has launched, and it is called Q.bo One. This model, unlike ones before it, is open source and designed for anyone to build. The robot utilizes a simple programming language called Scratch, while the hardware itself is based around Raspberry Pi and Arduino. Multiple cameras, microphones, lights and speakers, among other things, makes Q.bo Continue reading

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What‘s new in Nintendo Switch update 3.0

Nintendo has delivered a new system update for the Switch, pushing the console to version 3.0. At first, Nintendo was quite vague with its changelogs, usually distilling them down to a single sentence that really didn‘t tell us much. With version 3.0, however, Nintendo has changed its approach, giving us a fleshed out changelog that actually goes into a lot Continue reading

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Sony KOOV robotics kit finally out a year later, on Indiegogo

Sony has a rather strange relationship with consumer robotics lately. It‘s definitely no stranger to them, having had at least two in the past. Now it is taking a more educational spin to these robots, but it isn‘t going directly to the market. Toio, revealed last week, is on Sony‘s internal First Flight crowdfunding platform. And now the KOOV coding Continue reading

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Google Search makes it easier to find jobs in the US

One of the new US government‘s core thrusts is to help Americans find jobs. The tech sector, although majorly critical of recent politics, finds benefits to this mission and has put their skills, services, and technologies to work. At I/O last month, Google revealed its Google for Jobs initiative that dipped the company‘s toes into the job matching industry. Now Continue reading

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Fuze Code Studio is not your typical Nintendo Switch game, teaches kids to code

Fuze Code Studio is a game that will be available on the Nintendo Switch this summer, but we put that term in quotes because this app is not really a game in the normal sense of the word. Fuze Code Studio aims to help players learn how to code on the Nintendo Switch, and even code their own 2D and Continue reading

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iPhone 8‘s screen confirmed by supplier for screen protector

With the influx of iPhone 8 rumors, you would probably have a good idea of what the upcoming Apple flagship will look like and be like which is to say, it‘s going to be pretty nice. Just to add fuel to the fire, Olixar has actually listed their full cover screen protector accessory for the iPhone 8, giving people Continue reading

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