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Bosch’s electric stroller tech helps carry your baby uphill

It's not just grown-ups that might appreciate electrified transport. Bosch has unveiled an "eStroller" system that uses dual electric motors and sensors to not only reduce the effort involved in carting your young one around, but prevent the stroller…
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Huawei Mate 30 is ‘going full circle’ and is launching on September 19th

Huawei’s latest flagship is officially confirmed to be only two weeks away, and it is set to debut Huawei’s latest silicon and circular camera hardware. Huawei‘s P-series has been seeing most of the spotlight for the company these days, however their true flagship full of all the features and the introducer of new technologies remains […]

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Boxer Manny Pacquiao intros cryptocurrency to cash in on his fame

The celebrity penchant for cryptocurriencies hasn't died down just yet. Boxing champ Manny Pacquiao has introduced a cryptocurrency of his own, Pac, in a bid to capitalize on his fame. The virtual money will give fans an opportunity to buy merch and…
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After Math: More, more, mooooooore

Woke up this morning with the "more, more, mooooooore" refrain from Lady Marmalade stuck in my head despite not having heard that song in close to a decade because sure why the hell not. So, since I can't get the demonsong out of my ear, let's get it…
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‘Astroneer’ brings planetary exploration to PS4 on November 15th

You don't have to use a Microsoft-powered platform to play Astroneer. System Era has announced that its procedurally generated planet explorer will be available on PS4 as of November 15th for $ 30, with pre-orders open now. It'll include everything…
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Paris is testing ‘noise radar’ that will automatically ticket loud cars

Parisians with powerful cars might want to think carefully before showing off their rides. Parts of the city (most recently the suburb of Villeneuve-le-Roi) are testing a "noise radar" system from Bruitparif that can pinpoint loud vehicles and, even…
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‘Cyberpunk 2077’ video offers a ‘deep dive’ on playing styles

CD Projekt Red has a lot more to show of Cyberpunk 2077 than its initial gameplay video and Keanu Reeves' character. The studio has published a 14-minute "deep dive" clip that explores the dilapidated Pacific district and, crucially, the ways that e…
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Recommended Reading: Behind the scenes of Netflix’s ‘Dark Crystal’ prequel

The creators of 'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance' just loved throwing puppets Liz Shannon Miller, The Verge Netflix's Dark Crystal prequel series debuted this week, offering fans another look at the world created by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. Th…
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Now Tesla owners can attach a picture to their repair request

While many Tesla owners love their electric vehicles, one complaint we've heard about has been about waiting for repairs. Last year Elon Musk announced Tesla would bring most collision repairs in-house to help reduce wait times to same-day or even on…
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OnePlus confirms what OS their OnePlus TV will be running

Earlier this year OnePlus announced that they’ll be releasing a OnePlus TV device, but that was pretty much the extent of the announcement. They didn’t talk about specs, features, or much of anything else besides it being a connected TV device. They’re opening up a little more today, explaining what operating system they’re choosing to […]

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Apple Music finally picks up Chromecast support, but only on Android

Despite being an Apple product, Apple Music on Android seems to get a good bit of attention. It doesn’t have a very Android-esque interface, obviously, but if you can get past that, Apple’s music streaming service is still a serious competitor even without an iOS device. We’d heard some rumors that Apple would be adding […]

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The Fitbit Versa 2 isn’t an exciting upgrade, but it does have Alexa support now

Fitbit announced the Versa 2 smartwatch today, which will be ready to get scrappy with Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active2 and an inevitable Apple Watch Series 5 over the holidays. But is it an exciting, worthwhile upgrade? We’re not so sure. Bigger screen, better hardware Let’s start with the improvements that Fitbit made to the hardware. […]

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NASA starts accepting kids’ name suggestions for its Mars 2020 rover

If you're a student who's been mulling over names for the Mars 2020 rover, it's now your time to shine. NASA has started accepting short essays from K-12 students who want to give the robotic explorer a proper identity. You'll have until November 1…
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Eero will now block ads on your home network for just $2.99 per month

Eero is a pretty powerful mesh network system that was recently scooped up by Amazon. So far we haven’t seen any drastic changes in Eero’s software or hardware, with the router sticking to its premium price point. But one thing that made Eero unique was its Eero Plus subscription, which runs $ 9.99 per month and […]

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Insta360’s tiny wearable sports cam has video stabilization

Insta360 — as the name implies — is usually known for its 360-degree cameras, but this time, it's braving sports cam territory with a little surprise, literally. The Insta360 Go is apparently the "world's smallest stabilized camera" — so small tha…
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“Mario Kart Tour” gets set for a September 25th release date, with pre-registration open now

Nintendo has been steadily teasing Mario Kart Tour news all summer, but now they’re finally ready to hit the track with an actual release date. Unfortunately, it looks like Nintendo is going to miss the original target of a late summer release, but only by a few days. Mario Kart Tour will officially be available […]

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Apple is already beta testing iOS 13.1

Apple isn't waiting for the release of iOS 13 to start testing its first big update. The tech giant has posted an iOS 13.1 developer beta (plus a corresponding iPadOS 13.1 beta) — apparently the first time an iOS point release has been in a dev bet…
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Popeyes pushes its mobile app as a way to find the sold-out chicken sandwich

We're still not sure how a chicken sandwich turned into the latest viral craze, but after about two weeks of hype Popeyes has announced that The Sandwich is officially sold out — everywhere. Since it's 2019, the answer provided to anyone still try…
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Sprint’s 5G network goes live in NYC, LA, DC and Phoenix

As promised earlier this year, Sprint's 5G footprint is getting a little bigger. This morning, the carrier officially lit up four new 5G markets — New York City, Washington D.C., Phoenix and Los Angeles — bringing Sprint's total to nine….
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Apple’s comedy series ‘Dickinson’ gets its first trailer

Apple appears to be ramping up for the launch of Apple TV. Just one week after dropping the trailer for its first original series, The Morning Show, the company released the first teaser for its upcoming series Dickinson on Monday. The comedy based o…
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Disney will give you a 33% discount on a Disney+ subscription; here’s how to get it

Disney announced quite a bit of new information about their upcoming Disney+ streaming service today, including what the interface will look like, what kinds of content it will have, and some nifty new pricing tricks. It’s still shaping up to be one of the most promising new video services on the market, though, and we’re […]

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[TA Deals] Grab this HP 14″ Chromebook for just $99 right now (66% off)

In need of a new laptop but don’t want to spend a ton of cash? If a Chromebook fits your needs, you can usually find some pretty great deals and sales, including this 14″ HP Chromebook that’s currently 66% off. Yep, right now you can score this Chrome OS laptop for just $ 99, which is […]

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Tesla will reportedly raise prices in China again this week

Buying a Tesla in China could be more expensive in the very near future. The automaker will increase prices on its cars in the country this Friday, according to Reuters. That potential price lift is said to be in response to the yuan weakening agains…
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Google plans Nest Mini to replace the Google Home Mini; here are the details

When Google changed their naming scheme for Google Home devices, we weren’t really sure how the regular Google Home devices would change. The Google Home Hub turned into the Nest Hub, for example, but it’s still just the regular Google Home and Google Home Mini. It doesn’t look Google will be retroactively changing anything, but […]

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OnePlus 7T leak confirms a triple camera system, indirectly confirms a higher price tag

The OnePlus 7T has been ramping up its leaks lately, and now we’re getting an official look at the phone for the first time. The leak confirms some of what we’ve heard about the phone, but adds a few more details ahead of the official September unveiling. The backside of the phone features a triple-camera […]

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Razer’s largest store yet opens in Las Vegas on September 7th

Soon, you won't have to make a pilgrimage to San Francisco if you're determined to visit a Razer store in the US. The gaming giant is opening its largest store yet, and just its second in the US, at The LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas on September 7th….
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[Deal] Save big this weekend on these Anker accessories

As we leap into the weekend with unbridled joy Anker has discounted a veritable slew of accessories to keep your smart devices charged at home or on the road. There are deals on wireless chargers, car chargers, power banks, Dashcams, Bluetooth speakers, and even some power cables, all available on your favorite online retailer. As […]

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You guys don’t actually care about the headphone jack, and you’re keeping your phones for way longer than you used to

If you frequent the blogosphere and read about Android phones and smartphones in general, you’ve probably got a pretty good idea about how mad everyone is about notched screens and the lack of a headphone jack. Most of these things are the butt of the joke in advertising campaign, and readers really hate wireless headphones […]

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Google Pay gets dark mode

Google continues its rollout of the dark theming option to its apps, now reaching their popular mobile wallet and payment system in its latest update. After steaming ahead with a total white-out of their mobile app suite last year, Google finally realised what we have all known for a long time; that dark modes are […]

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Recommended Reading: Taylor Swift and Spotify are… best friends?

Taylor Swift is getting friendly with Spotify ahead of her new album, 'Lover.' Times have changed. Tim Ingham, Music Business Worldwide Not too long ago, Taylor Swift shook off Spotify, pulling her entire catalog from the service and slamming musi…
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Lamborghini teaser hints at a hybrid ‘hypercar’

Ever since Lamborghini showed off its wild MIT-collaborated Terzo Millennio concept we've been waiting to see what a production version could look like, and we might find out soon. Autoblog points out this teaser image posted to the company's Instagr…
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What would you have named Android Q?

Yesterday Google announced that they’ll be moving away from naming Android releases after desserts, and Android Q will officially be Android 10. There’s a ton of good reasons for that, especially with certain desserts and treats not really making sense in some countries around the world. Q, for example, would’ve actually be really hard to […]

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A first look at Disney+

Disney isn't holding anything back at its D23 Expo. The company kicked off the event on Thursday with a couple of major reveals, including that of its new Avenger Campus theme park and a Disney+ docu-series that will focus on the people behind its mo…
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Yakuza’s many remasters are about to pay off big time

Ryu Ga Gotoku (RGG) Studio is in a fantastic position. The Sega-owned developer has just released Judgment, a well-received detective game starring Japanese actor and singer Takuya Kimura as the lead. Now, the team is turning its attention back to Ya…
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Apple Music’s latest playlist suggests new tracks every day

Apple Music may be playing catchup to Spotify, but it's still growing rapidly. From today Apple has a new way to appeal to music fans: a daily updating curated playlist called New Music Daily.
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Samsung refreshes their mid-range with A50s and A30s and a major downgrade

We’ve recommended Samsung’s great mid-range offerings in the A30 and A50 before, but now they’re refreshing the two devices with some nice upgrades, and one major downgrade. Samsung defied expectations when they released a slew of new budget and mid-range devices at the start of 2019 that actually offered competitive value in stark contrast to […]

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After a year of Epic Games exclusivity, ‘Hades’ heads to Steam Early Access

Hades, the next game from Bastion and Pyre developer Supergiant Games, is coming to Steam Early Access on December 10. The game has been available in early access on the Epic Games Store since December of last year.
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Take your tunes on the road: YouTube Music comes to Waze

Drivers, rejoice! Never worry again about switching between YouTube Music (to listen) and Waze (to navigate). Rolling out today, YouTube Premium and Music Premium subscribers can safely listen to their favorite music from directly within the Waze app, where they get their directions. All of the albums, playlists, personalized mixes, and more that fans love to listen to are now available with a couple of quick taps as they navigate to where they need to go. With YouTube Music and Waze together in one experience, there has never been a more entertaining way to get around.

To listen to your favorites in YouTube Music as you drive with Waze, download the YouTube Music app for Android or iOS and start your free trial of YouTube Music Premium. Follow these simple steps to start listening:

  • Open the Waze app
  • Tap the music note icon to select YouTube Music as your audio app, and start enjoying your audio content directly from Waze.
  • Don’t see the music note icon? Head to Settings > Audio Player to turn on “Show Audio Player”

Rolling out from today and soon available to all 50 markets where both YouTube Music and Waze are accessible, subscribers can now easily play music as they drive safely. Check out these YouTube Music playlists to queue up while on the road, and happy cruising!

  • New Release Mix – Catch up on the latest drops as you drive, with this playlist filled with brand new music, selected just for you.
  • Dance Pop Bangers – Soundtrack your party, or your road trip, with these party hits.

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Russia tests new Soyuz rocket by sending a humanoid robot to the ISS

Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, has just launched a new Soyuz booster on a trip to the ISS. Unlike other Soyuz flights that blast off to bring astronauts to the space station, this trip has no humans on board. It does, however, have a passenger: a…
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LG ditches Google Assistant for Amazon Alexa in its new appliances at IFA 2019

LG’s smartphones have typically utilized Google Assistant, with some of them even having a dedicated Google Assistant button. This has always been a pretty stark contrast to the rest of the Android ecosystem, with many manufacturers opting for all kinds of Amazon Alexa integration, and Samsung rolling their own with Bixby. But that tide might […]

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Google, Intel and Microsoft form data protection consortium

It's common to secure data when its sitting put or flying to its destination, but not so much when you're actually using it — there's still a risk someone could peek at your content while you work. Industry heavyweights might help keep your info se…
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Google Play Store redesign makes it easier to find games

The go-to destination for Android apps has undergone some changes. Google announced today that it has rolled out a visual redesign of the Google Play Store. The refreshed interface should make hunting for apps easier for the app store's two billion m…
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Wandering the VR halls of ‘Westworld Awakening’

My name is Kate and I've been brutally murdered in an old west farmhouse. Moments after meeting my doom, I'm awake. Barely. I'm in a sterile room with two people lording over me. They talk to each other while I try to understand what's happening. My…
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Samsung showcases the premium features of the Galaxy Note 10’s display in a new infographic

Samsung is renowned for the quality of its AMOLED displays and the Infinity-O panels found on the Galaxy S10/S10+ and Galaxy Note 10/10+ are prime examples of how the Korean company is the leader in display technology. As the newest members of the Note series, the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ feature Dynamic AMOLED […]

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YouTube is removing its direct messaging feature in September

YouTube's direct messaging feature isn't exactly Google's most popular way to chat, but it was a convenient way to share videos on the platform, especially on mobile. It probably wasn't used often enough, though, because the company has decided to ki…
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Leaked roadmap points to multiple TCL-branded smartphones launching in the next 12 months

TCL might not be a brand that you are totally familiar with but it’s America’s most popular TV manufacturer, as well as being the licensee of some house-hold smartphone brands such as BlackBerry and Alcatel. Thanks to a leak by Evan Blass detailing the company’s roadmap, it seems that the brand is prepping to launch […]

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[Deal] Anker’s Soundcore Model Zero is down to just $119/£109

There are Bluetooth speakers and then there are Bluetooth speakers, and Anker’s Soundcore Model Zero definitely falls into the latter category. With its unique design and sound quality that can put a soundbar to shame, the Model Zero Bluetooth speaker is a far cry from the standard block-type devices we are used to seeing. Usually […]

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Canon leaks its EOS 90D DSLR and mirrorless EOS M6 Mark II cameras

Canon's Australian website appears to have accidentally leaked a pair of important new cameras, the EOS M6 Mark II mirrorless and EOS 90D DSLR. Promo videos for the cameras spotted by Canon Rumors (and quickly pulled by Canon) show impressive specs f…
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We have a launch date for the OnePlus 7T Pro

The OnePlus 7 Pro seems like it just came out, especially since it was such a major launch for OnePlus. It was the first phone with a radically different hardware design, including that curved screen with a 90hz refresh rate on the display, but it turned out to be a really excellent phone. So how […]

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Catch the Google Stadia Connect livestream right here

Google’s Stadia video game streaming service is only due to launch on November 2nd but that doesn’t mean that the search giant doesn’t have some news to share with us ahead of time. With GamesCom 2019 about to open its doors, Google is holding an online presentation in just a little while to tell us […]

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