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Ford patents removable wheel and pedals for future autonomous cars

Lawmakers have cautiously supported automakers' experiments with self-driving vehicles, but they've been split on whether cars need a steering wheel at all times in case humans need to take over. But with more and more concepts ditching control eleme...

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 22:01

Squarespace pulls hate sites from its web hosting service

The post-Charlottesville crackdown on internet hate speech is expanding at a very rapid pace.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 22:46

Microsoft delays ‘Crackdown 3’ until 2018

Microsoft has delayed the much-anticipated heroic brawler Crackdown 3 until Spring 2018. The sandbox brawler was previously scheduled to come out this November alongside the launch of the Xbox One X, but the tech titan pushed back the game's release...

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 23:28

Google Maps Q&A section is going live around the globe

If you're looking up a new place you've never been to before, look for Google's new feature -- it could give you a better idea of what it's like. The big G has started rolling out a Q&A section for both Maps on Android and Search for mobile. It w...

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 01:01

Tim Cook condemns 'repulsive' racist violence in Charlottesville (update)

Tim Cook made his stance about Charlottesville clear enough by tweeting out that "violence and racism have no place in America" as the tragic events were unfolding.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 01:27

Roku clamps down on pirate channels

When Roku introduced private channels, it meant them as a way for developers to try their content before setting it loose in public. Well, that's not quite how it panned out: pirates have been using the channels to stream bootleg material. And Roku i...

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 03:03

HBO hacking woes continue: this time on social media

HBO just can't catch a break. The cable network got hacked again, though this time, the perpetrators targeted its social media accounts. A hacker group called OurMine took over the company's Facebook and Twitter accounts not to ask for millions or to...

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 03:25

Huawei sends out 16 October event invite, likely for Mate 10 phone

Essential Phone, Apple’s iPhone 8, the Galaxy Note 8, and other flagships are all coming soon. And, apparently, a new Huawei phone.Autumn is always a busy time for smartphones, so it’s no surprise to see that Huawei has sent out invites for a media...

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 01:04

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy review: Short but oh so sweet

Not only was Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End a superb and fitting end to the adventures of Nathan Drake, it seemed to be an end to the series full stop.The game engine had evolved to near perfection over the years and how could Naughty Dog top it? Best...

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 03:01

Facebook now lets you create and share GIFs using its camera app

Back in 2006 Facebook arrived with its simple interface and unique features, quickly gaining millions of users. Within a few years it had displaced the existing social networking websites to become the preeminent platform.

Although the platform has seen masses of changes and upgrades that have arguably detracted from its simplicity, it has successfully gained the kind of user addiction it aimed for. 

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 00:29

Asus ZenScreen MB16A Portable Monitor

The Asus ZenScreen MB16A Portable Monitor is a stylish USB-powered monitor that's designed to make multi-screen setups for people using laptops feasible.

Having a second screen to extend your desktop is a great way to improve productivity, but for laptop owners – who might benefit the most from extra screen space – that’s not always convenient, especially if you travel a lot.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 03:25

Facebook now let’s you create and share GIFs using its camera app

There was a time when Facebook came in with it’s simple interface and unique features gaining millions of users every week. It literally ate the known social networking websites and took over to be the ultimate social networking platform that’s still sustaining in the league with a strong hold. Although the platform has seen trillion of changes and upgrades that it is no more known for its simplicity, it has successfully gained the kind of user addiction it aimed for. 

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 00:29

The best headphones deals in Australia

With headphones of all types, colours and styles flooding the market, it’s hard knowing which ones to pick – do you go for the premium model you’ve always wanted, or are you better off just grabbing a cheap set from the discount bin?

Well, it’s worth remembering that cheap headphones are cheap for a reason, so even if saving money is priority we can’t recommend those $2 discount-bin variety that you find all over the world. And, as you’ll find out below, you don’t always have spend a lot of dosh to snag a great set of headphones either.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 00:50

The best Best Buy Black Friday deals 2017

Best Buy Black Friday deals for 2017 are expected to offer huge discounts on electronics and home appliances come November 24, right after the Thanksgiving holiday.

The brick-and-mortar retailer wants to be your one-stop shop for everything, from that tempting 65-inch TV, to a much-needed new dishwasher or smart refrigerator, or a handful of iPhones.

and a new sound system for the truck you’re driving it all home in, Best Buy can cover all those needs. And when Black Friday 2017 comes around, Best Buy is sure to have loads of deals on these big ticket items.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 02:31

The best Best Buy Cyber Monday deals 2017

Best Buy Cyber Monday deals for 2017 will offer some of the best prices on electronics and home appliances. If you miss the doorbuster deals on Black Friday or simply don’t want to deal with the crowds in the store, Cyber Monday is a great opportunity for low prices online.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 02:42

AT&T revives free Apple TV offer for new DirecTV Now subscribers

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AT&T on Wednesday renewed a promotional plan that offers new DirecTV Now customers a free 32GB Apple TV when they sign up for a three-month paid subscription.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 22:37

Apple CEO Tim Cook addresses Charlottesville, company to donate $2M to fight hate

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Responding to last weekend's demonstrations in Charlottesville, Va., Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday sent a letter to company staff deriding hate groups, bigotry and violence, while denouncing President Donald Trump's "equivalence" of white nationalists and human rights advocates.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 23:32

‘Madden NFL 18’ review

Madden NFL 18 excels on multiple fronts, thanks to its fantastic new story mode, and a dedication to increased realism on the field.

The post ‘Madden NFL 18’ review appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 00:16

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Is a Slow Burn with Promise

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy plants the seeds for great characters to push the franchise forward, but it takes its time getting there and hasn't changed much from Uncharted 4.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 03:01

New LG V30 renders leak out

While LG shared plenty of things about its upcoming V30 smartphone (including details about its cameras and user interface), the device won't be properly unveiled before August 31 - that's two weeks from now. However, we've already seen the V30 in some screenshots snapped from a leaked video.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 20:11

KGI's Kuo: Series 3 Apple Watch won't support stand alone phone calls at launch

Just yesterday, an inside source allegedly from Apple told CNBC that the Series 3 Apple Watch would be able to receive and initiate calls without having to be paired to an iPhone. Speculation has the wearable getting unveiled as soon as next month, alongside the 2017 iPhone models.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 20:13

Polaroid is back in the smartphone business with two new Android phones

Polaroid, the US-based company best known for its instant film and cameras, has just announced two new Android smartphones and a tablet. Although it might be surprising for some, these are not Polaroid's first smartphones, but we haven't heard from the company for a long time.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 21:04

Insane deal: Grab the LG Watch Style for just $108 (more than $140 off)

One of the first smartwatches to ship with Android Wear 2.0 on board, the LG Watch Style is now available for purchase for the lowest price so far. The $250 Android Wear smartwatch was discounted a few times in the past, but its price never got below the $140 by much.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 21:32

MediaTek Helio P23 and P30 SoCs expected to be introduced on August 29

Two new chips will be unveiled by MediaTek later this month, a new report coming from China claims. As the title says, the Helio P23 and P30 processors are expected to be introduced on August 29, although it will be more interesting to learn what smartphones will include them first.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 22:15

Waze for Android adds roadside assistance, crowdsourced of course!

Besides giving turn-by-turn directions to its users in various voices (including their own, and those of celebrities), Waze is known for its crowdsourced warnings about traffic accidents and the location of speedtraps. A new update to the Android version of Waze allows users to request roadside assistance.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 22:31

Deal: Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 drops to $225 on Amazon

Alcatel's last year Windows 10 smartphone is now available for a price that could convince many consumers to give the Idol 4S a chance. Introduced in the United States for around $400 outright, the Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 is now available for purchase on Amazon for $225.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 23:04

Gboard 6.5 coming soon with Bitmoji and sticker integration

Google is about to bring a couple of new features and lots of tweaks to Gboard for Android. For the time being, these upcoming features are only available in the beta version of Gboard, so if you've already enrolled in the testing channel, then you should be getting them already.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 23:31

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