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Meitu M8 “photography robot” phone has a Sailor Moon selfie stick

Meitu broke into the smartphone scene a few months ago with a familiar proposition but an unorthodox execution. The Meitu T8 was a very selfie-centric smartphone with an eye-catching design, not always in a good way. Now it is continuing that traditi.....»»

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Xiaomi launches in North America via Mexico

Chinese smartphone superstar Xiaomi has just set up shop for the first time in North America. But, no, it isn’t in the US. True to its word, it isn’t yet ready to dive head-on into the US market. Instead, it is bringing its Redmi 4X and R.....»»

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Gear S2, S3 gets its own GameBoy emulator

Why should Android Wear get all the emulation fun? Maybe because it is much older and, being Android, already has a number of emulators available. That, however, hasn’t stopped an rather ardent developer and possibly huge GameBoy fan from doing.....»»

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Nintendo Switch dock set confirmed for UK release

Nintendo has confirmed that a dock set for the Switch will indeed make its way to the UK. At first, the dock set was only confirmed for a US release, with no word from Nintendo of Europe about an eventual release across the pond. Now, at least, we kn.....»»

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Cortana leads Microsoft’s AI assault with Intel and HP deals

Cortana may have only just got a standalone smart speaker to reside in, but Microsoft’s Alexa rival is set to get a whole lot smarter. The next generation of talents, AI abilities, and conversational computing for Cortana is being detailed toda.....»»

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Microsoft blurs the edges of the cloud as Win 10 hits 500m monthly actives

Microsoft is doubling down on the cloud, using its BUILD 2017 developer event to hammer home the idea that in a mobile- and cloud-first world, data crunching comes first. Hopes of new Surface hardware were dashed at day one of the annual conference,.....»»

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Logitech’s K840 is a mechanical keyboard for the rest of us

There’s nothing quite like the satisfying “clack” of a mechanical keyboard, but these days, they seem to mostly be the domain of gamers. It’s true there are some mechanical keyboards out there that aren’t outfitted with.....»»

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Why did Amazon Echo Show just cannibalize this major Alexa advocate?

There’s a product out there with nearly the same capabilities and general aim as Amazon’s Echo Show. That’s the Echo Show, the product that Amazon announced this week. The Echo Show, you see, is a touchscreen display with a user-fac.....»»

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Here’s how Cortana will follow you from home, to car, to work

Microsoft’s vision for Cortana goes beyond sitting in a smart speaker on your kitchen counter, with the company showing off some of the ways its assistant could follow you at home and on the road. Bringing Cortana’s latest enclosure, the.....»»

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Tesla opens up solar roof pre-orders today [UPDATE]

After revealing its solar roof to the world back in October, Tesla is now ready to open the flood gates. In the wee small hours of this morning, Elon Musk said that Tesla will be opening up pre-orders for its solar roof this afternoon. More informati.....»»

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This is NVIDIA’s Project Holodeck [Release and Demo]

This week at GTC 2017, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang revealed Project Holodeck to the masses. This system “brings visually stunning, collaborative, and shareable VR to everyone.” The first demonstration had several users standing near a vehice.....»»

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Today’s Pokemon GO update [APK Download]

Pokemon GO has been updated today with changes to the Pokemon Gym, Berry feeding, and sponsored Pokestops and/or real-world events. The vast majority of these changes remain behind-the-scenes, in the code. For many of the changes that’ve appear.....»»

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The Sims Mobile will offer core Sims gameplay on iOS and Android

Here in 2017, The Sims certainly seems to be one of those perennial game franchises. The series has been going strong since 2000, but its success has been mostly limited to the PC platform. Electronic Arts is looking to change that later this year by.....»»

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Lenovo Yoga 720 Review — a slim, premium laptop with Thunderbolt

Lenovo has updated its Yoga 700 product line with a new model, the Lenovo Yoga 720. This model is best described as sleek, silver and slim, if you’ll forgive the alliteration, and it comes with a sub-$1,000 price. There’s a lot to like ab.....»»

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NVIDIA’s Volta GPU platform wants to take the AI world by storm

NVIDIA had plenty of big announcements to make during its GTC keynote today, but one of the biggest was the reveal of its new Volta GPU platform. More powerful than any GPU platform NVIDIA has released before (obviously), the company envisions Volta.....»»

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Netflix for Android gets HDR support (but only for the LG G6)

Netflix has added support for HDR and Dolby Vision to its Android app, but there’s a really big catch (for now): it is only available for the LG G6. Those with LG’s latest flagship handset will need to be running Netflix version 5.0, whic.....»»

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Nielsen: Low Nintendo Switch awareness among non-gamers

The Nintendo Switch may be enjoying some early success, but a new study from Nielsen shows that Nintendo may have some work ahead of it if it wants the Switch to be the second coming of the Wii. According to Neilsen’s Games 360 report for 2017,.....»»

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Tesla solar roof tile defeats hail ‘cannonball’ in new slow-motion video

Since being announced, some skeptics have expressed concern over the durability of Tesla‘s solar roof tiles. Elon Musk himself addressed those worries during the product’s unveiling, but some remain skeptical, wondering what would happen.....»»

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Galaxy S8 and S8+ red tint fix arrives on AT&T

The red tint fix for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones is rolling out now on AT&T. Galaxy S8 owners on the network should check for an update to see if it has arrived yet; once it does, users will be able to manually adjust the colors on thei.....»»

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PBS Plug & Play is a toy-shaped HDMI dongle for kids

PBS has announced a new dongle that looks like a toy car and works like a streaming stick: the PBS Kids Plug & Play. The device works, more or less, like a Fire TV Stick or a Roku Stick in the sense that you plug it into a television and then use it.....»»

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