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Supreme Court rules sex offenders can use social networks

It's understandable why governments would want to keep sex offenders away from social networks -- you don't want predators messaging their potential targets. Is an outright ban taking things a step too far, though? The US Supreme C.....»»

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Google Play’s new feature for Samsung phones isn"t so exclusive

Google Play Music and Samsung have a history of exclusives, and now they may have debuted their best one yet. Android Authority reports that Google Play Music's playlist New Release Radio, which is a personalized playlist of new release.....»»

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"Star Trek Discovery" explores new frontiers on September 24th

After four months of production following a worrisome delay, CBS is finally comfortable enough with its long-awaited new Star Trek series to set a release date: September 24th, 2017. That's right on schedule......»»

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It"s time to embrace the eSIM

It's a downright shame that eSIMs aren't commonplace by now. Embedded SIM technology has the potential to make getting connected to cellular networks much more convenient, but there hasn't been a consumer-friendly set of speci.....»»

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The FTC plans to block the DraftKings and FanDuel merger

Last November, fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel announced they would be merging -- a deal that was expected to finalize later this year. However, according to an Federal Trade Commission press release, the FTC will try to block th.....»»

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IKEA plans to improve AR shopping tools with help from Apple

Apple and IKEA are creating an AR app that will let customers preview how an item will look in their home. Michael Valdsgaard, IKEA's digital transformation manager, told Swedish website Digital.di, "This will be the first augmented rea.....»»

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Our favorite games of E3 2017

Now that our editors have escapred the confines of the LA Convention Center, it's time to reflect on what we saw at E3 2017. More than ever, there was something for everyone, and some of us couldn't pick just one "best" game. Wheth.....»»

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Ripplemaker brings modular synths to all skill levels with an iOS app

There are plenty of apps that can turn your phone or tablet into a synthesizer, but they tend to fall into two camps: they're either affordable and simple or pricey and robust. While that's sometimes due to the nature of the instr.....»»

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GOP-hired data company leaked information on 198 million citizens

Data from the largely conservative Deep Root Analytics, a company that strategizes how to target audiences for political advertisements, was exposed this month. Information on nearly 200 million US citizens, over 60 percent of the population.....»»

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Supermassive black hole dust is denser than we thought

The majority of galaxies have a supermassive black hole at their core. And, like our own Milky Way version, most of these black holes are relatively quiet. However, a minority of supermassive black holes are incredibly active, consuming dust.....»»

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"Pokémon Go" to get raid battles and simplified gyms

A year after Pokémon Go captivated the world with its location-based catch-athon, Niantic is making some changes. The biggest is raid battles, a concept that was teased in the very first trailer for the game. They'll launch "in t.....»»

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LG"s enhanced G6+ has more storage and premium sound

LG's G6 is a nice smartphone that has sold pretty well so far, but with the arrival of Samsung's stellar Galaxy S8, it's trying to keep consumers interested with a few changes and a new model. First off, it has launched the G6.....»»

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Seaweed could be the key to long-lasting electric car batteries

Lithium-sulfur batteries are theoretically ideal for powering gadgets. They have more than twice the energy density of lithium-ion packs, but at a much lower cost thanks to sulfur's dirt-cheap price. There's just one problem: sulfu.....»»

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‘Super Mario Odyssey’ lets player two tag along as Mario"s hat

Just like at last year's E3, a new installment in a Nintendo franchise is stealing the show. Super Mario Odyssey already plays like a weird, wonderful new game with an expansive world to explore. But you won't have to go it alone:.....»»

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I used E3 to take a very public crash course in "Arms"

In hindsight, this was a bad idea. I'm rubbish at almost every kind of competitive, multiplayer game, and motion controls are a waggling "am I doing this right?" nightmare. Still, at E3, I couldn't resist the chance to try Arms, th.....»»

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‘Steven Universe: Save the Light’ has all of the show’s charm

Cartoon Network's Steven Universe practically begs for the role-playing-game treatment, with its deep lore, unique characters and gorgeous hand-drawn art style. The show got its first video-game treatment a few years ago with the mobile.....»»

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Microsoft Pix Camera imitates Prisma with its AI-powered filters

Microsoft Pix Camera uses artificial intelligence to make your pictures of people better. It uses algorithms behind the scenes to analyze the 10 frames it snaps for every picture you take, looking for sharpness, exposure and even facial expr.....»»

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Lyft relies on autonomous EVs to meet climate impact goals

While Uber has been engulfed in a hurricane of scandal, its ride-hailing competitor Lyft has published its climate impact goals. The company says that with the help of autonomous and electric vehicles it'll be able to reduce CO2 emissio.....»»

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The key to better wireless charging lies in quantum mechanics

Wireless charging is a great idea in theory: You can just place your device on a charging mat without having to mess with any wires. But it still doesn't solve the main hassle of charging in the first place, which is the requirement to.....»»

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Engadget at E3: Why Konami has high hopes for "PES 2018"

Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 promises to be the franchise's best title in years, thanks to a combination of smoother gameplay and improved life-like graphics. Then there's the fact you'll be able to play My Club matches as Usain.....»»

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