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Snag ‘Limbo’ and ‘Inside’ as a bundled deal at retail this September

Inside and Limbo will be released together as a retail disc in September and the package comes with a few other goodies, as well, including a limited edition poster. Both games were developed by Playdead.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 13:14

Quickness is key in ‘Kirby’s Blowout Blast’, launching July 6 on the 3DS eShop

Kirby's Blowout Blast, the second Kirby: Planet Robobot minigame to become a stand-alone title, launches July 6 on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Nintendo has not revealed a price point at this time.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 13:21

Doom II floppy discs just sold for $3,150 – the catch? They’re John Romero’s

John Romero is continuing what appears to be a bit of a housecleaning of items from his id Software days. Following the sale of Masters of Doom books, he's now sold Doom II floppy discs for a little over $3,000.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 13:25

PlayStation Plus members get ‘Until Dawn’ for free in July

Interactive PlayStation 4 slasher Until Dawn is free for PlayStation Plus subscribers in July, as are five other games. Telltale's Game of Thrones will also be available for free to members.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 13:50

The Guardian apologizes for flawed reporting on WhatsApp encryption

The Guardian has apologized for a January report claiming that "a security backdoor that can be used to allow Facebook and others to intercept and read encrypted messages has been found within its WhatsApp messaging service."

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 13:55

Genius ‘info bulb’ projects virtual tools onto your real-life desktop

Carnegie Mellon researchers have developed a new smart projector that allows your regular work desk to transform into one giant touchscreen -- and even compensates for it being cluttered.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 13:57

Netflix brings back the ‘90s with original series ‘Everything Sucks!’

Netflix will take viewers back to high school life in the '90s with an upcoming original series called Everything Sucks! that follows two groups of misfit students: One from the AV club, and the other in the drama club.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 14:15

New study on anemone genes could pave way for regenerative medicine

While examining the genes of the sea anemone — an invertebrate capable of regenerating itself — a a team of researchers from the University of Florida discovered genes that are known to grow heart cells in humans.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 14:17

Tinder’s new subscription speeds up online dating, shows you who swiped right

Tinder's new subscription service provides you with a list of users who swiped right on your profile. It will begin testing in Australia, Canada, Mexico, and Argentina with hopes of rolling out in the U.S. soon afterwards.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 14:23

15 annoying iPhone 7 problems, and how to fix them

Getting a new iPhone should be a pleasurable experience, but if you run into an issue, it can quickly become frustrating. Luckily, we’ve gathered a few potential solutions for any iPhone 7 problems you may be facing.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 15:15

Mercedes-AMG power slips under the hood of the sultry Aston Martin DB11

Aston Martin will now let you choose between a twin-turbo V12 and an AMG-derived twin-turbo V8 when shopping the DB11. In addition to saving 253 pounds compared to the V12, the V8 motor will still offer over 500 horsepower.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 15:24

Petya ransomware epidemic spreads, old NSA Windows exploit may be key

Plus: Facebook signs up a few more users, and a key technical problem for smartphone makers may have finally been solved.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 15:27

LG’s 77-inch W7 Wallpaper OLED TV is a window to another world in your living room

LG's W7 Wallpaper OLEDs are the next big innovation in TV, and they're only getting bigger -- literally. LG launched a 77-inch model that's just as thin as its 65-inch sibling, with all the bells, whistles, and high-end picture quality.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 15:36

You’ll be able to practice guitar in a traffic jam while the next Audi A8 drives itself

Audi is putting the final touches on the next generation of its A8 flagship. Set to debut in Barcelona, Spain on July 11, the Audi A8 will usher in a host of features -- including self-driving tech -- and a sharp new look.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 15:38

Forget $200, in ‘Monopoly Gamer’ players pass ‘Go’ to trigger a boss fight

In a mashup between Nintendo and Hasbro that nobody asked for but everyone will love, Monopoly Gamer is much more than a re-skinned version of the classic board game. It has new rules, unique player abilities, and boss fights.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 15:42

Hugh Jackman stars as P.T. Barnum in first trailer for ‘The Greatest Showman’

When you're exploring the life of P.T. Barnum, you can't skimp on spectacle and splendor. This trailer has plenty of both, though it eschews a more serious exploration of the legendary circus tycoon.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 15:45

Fox Sports VR is letting you watch live sports with your Facebook friends in VR

Fox Sports' VR app has a new social feature allowing people to watch live games in virtual reality with Facebook friends. The feature will allow you to watch with up to four friends.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 16:12

The Cauldryn Fyre, the future of water bottles, boils water with a battery

Leave your stove and fuel at home -- the battery-powered Cauldryn Fyre is all you need to boil water in the wilderness. As a bonus feature, the water bottle keeps your liquids heated all day long.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 16:16

Underwater telecommunication is hard, but engineers just made a huge breakthrough

Researchers have discovered a method of packing more channels onto a single acoustic frequency -- massively increasing the quantity of data that can be transmitted underwater per second.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 16:22

European brand Jack Wolfskin debuts the first fully recycled outdoor jacket

European outdoor brand Jack Wolfskin leads the way in sustainability by introducing the first-ever water and windproof shell jacket that is completely made from recycled materials.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 16:34

Hot deals on 8 portable tech gadgets you shouldn’t leave home without

Electronics are only getting smaller, so if you're looking for some tiny tech gadgets to add to your everyday carry, we've rounded up eight of our top picks available on Amazon right now that can save you more than $100.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 16:45

Director Matt Reeves hints at elements of noir and mystery in ‘The Batman’

After rejoining The Batman in a directorial role, Matt Reeves explains that his vision for the film is different than in Batman movies past. This time around, the film will include elements of mystery and noir.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 16:45

First-look ‘Top Gear America’ trailer has all the horsepower you need

We're speeding toward Top Gear America's July 30 premiere, and BBC America has released a first-look trailer in preparation. As expected, the preview is full of awe-inspiring automobiles.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 16:54

The Mendr app will connect you with people who can help edit your photos

Chances are that you wish you could fix something about an image that you don't like. Mendr is a new app aimed at helping you get those changes made by a photo editor with hardly more effort than it takes to call an Uber.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 16:57

Snapchat lets you create custom geofilters straight from its app

With Snapchat's latest update, users can now create custom geofilters for any event through the Snapchat app. Snapchat's built-in mobile creative studio lets you add filters, text, stickers, and Bitmojis to the geofilters.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 17:07

ChargePoint has taken over all of GE’s 10,000 charging stations

On Tuesday June 27,, ChargePoint announced that it had taken over management of GE's EV charging network, adding almost 10,000 residential and commercial charging spots to its burgeoning base.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 17:11

Linux Foundation Essentials of System Administration course

The Linux Foundation offers a number of online courses via its website, with offerings which are both instructor-led and self-paced. 

Essentials of System Administration (code: LFS201) is designed for people who are interested in developing their Linux admin skills. You can take the online self-paced course – going at your own speed over a period of 12 months – either to develop your skills or as preparation for the LFS' Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator exam. 

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 16:00

Moto X Force Nougat update starts rolling out to more markets

According to a recent post on Motorola’s Australia and New Zealand website, Moto X Force owners are expected to start getting a prompt for an OTA update, as Nougat 7.0. The package goes by build number NPK25.200-12 and contains all Android security patches until April 1st this year.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 12:12

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