Apple now offers a USB-C Watch charger

Apple now offers a USB-C Watch charger
The iPhone XR made its entrance today, but that's not the only new product available in the Apple Store. The company also introduced a USB-C charger for the Apple Watch. Up until now, the only official option for charging your Apple Watch was a USB-A…
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Making magic with the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit

Making magic with the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit
Like so many Harry Potter fans, I've dreamed of attending Hogwarts and learning magic with a wand, cauldron and bulging bag full of quills, ink and parchment. In the absence of real witchcraft and wizardry, I've visited movie sets and played countles…
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Audi A8: An evolution in luxury and tech

Audi A8: An evolution in luxury and tech
Driving the Audi A8 along the gorgeous Northern California coastline near Big Sur is a joy. But no matter how wonderful the car may be, it had the opportunity to be better. Possibly. Instead, Audi originally announced that Traffic Jam Pilot, its leve…
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Facebook hires tarnished UK politician to fix its reputation

Facebook hires tarnished UK politician to fix its reputation
These days, all Facebook seems to do is lurch from one public relations crisis to a political one, and back again. Consequently, the company has decided to hire a British former politician, Sir Nick Clegg, as VP of Global Affairs and Communications….
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Volvo is betting big on mobile to push its car subscription service

Volvo is betting big on mobile to push its car subscription service
The Volvo S60 will be the second car the automaker will "lease" via its Care by Volvo subscription service when it lands in showrooms in the next few months. But it turns out, that half the folks that flocked to subscribe to the XC40 didn't walk into…
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Steam VR update lets low-end PCs run games more smoothly

Steam VR update lets low-end PCs run games more smoothly
Steam VR has introduced a feature for Beta called "Motion Smoothing," which will give PCs with hardware that aren't quite top of the line the power to deliver VR experiences more smoothly. It functions like Motion Smoothing for TV and Asynchronous Sp…
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Apple patent troll strikes again with FaceTime lawsuit

Apple patent troll strikes again with FaceTime lawsuit
For such a genial component of Apple's ecosystem, FaceTime certainly attracts a lot of lawsuits from interested bodies. The latest is from Uniloc, a company with a collection of patents, a hotline to its lawyers and very little else. AppleInsider is…
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The Morning After: The cheapest Tesla Model 3 ever

The Morning After: The cheapest Tesla Model 3 ever
Friday morning has arrived, and with it we're looking at the cheapest Model 3 ever. Also, Apple opened orders for the iPhone XR and set a date for its event where we expect to meet new iPads and Macs. Plus, there's groundbreaking news in the worlds o…
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PS4 zombie thriller 'Days Gone' delayed yet again

PS4 zombie thriller 'Days Gone' delayed yet again
You'll have to wait a bit longer to mow down zombies (sorry, Freakers) on the upcoming PS4 action-survival game Days Gone. Sony is again pushing back the exclusive title from its slated February 22nd release date to April 26th. The game was originall…
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Funimation shows leave Crunchyroll following Sony's acquisition

Funimation shows leave Crunchyroll following Sony's acquisition
When Sony acquired Funimation, it apparently also meant the end of the anime localizer's partnership with Crunchyroll and VRV. According to Polygon, Funimation president Gen Fukunaga sent a memo to employees announcing that the company is leaving tho…
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