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  • Early Review: The Pixel 3 is a great phone that could’ve been better
    The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were arguably the best phones you could buy last year. Impressive performance, a clean software experience, and the best camera in the business added up to to a phone that was easy to recommend. The Pixel 3 improves on its predecessors in every... Read more »
  • China’s two new satellites are a step towards completion of its Space Silk Road
    China has successfully launched another two satellites that will be part of its native BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) – the country’s competitor to the American GPS system. The satellites will bolster China’s ambitious Space Silk Road project – the country’s programme to boost its global revenue from positioning and... Read more »
  • 10 top tips to make sure your startup’s first hire is fire
    When it comes to growing your startup, research has found that hiring is one of the biggest struggles for first-time founders. Not only do most founders have little to no experience growing a team, but the time-consuming process and talent shortage don’t make the process all that desirable. However, like it... Read more »
  • Video: I commuted on a DIY electric kid’s vehicle – and survived
    As you would’ve gathered from the video, Infento creates a kit that lets children build fully-functional vehicles. In other words, it’s like a souped-up version of LEGO or Meccano. Being the mature, respectable, and well-adjusted adult you see before you, I had to give it a go. This meant not only... Read more »
  • Hackers target EOS gambling dApp once again, $338K believed stolen
    Hackers are believed to have stolen hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of EOS cryptocurrency from blockchain-powered gambling dApp EOSBet — again. Thieves have exploited another vulnerability in the automated dice game, allegedly taking at least $338,000 from its operational wallets. By injecting standard EOS accounts with malicious code, digital baddies appear... Read more »
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  • Apple donates 1,000 watches to eating disorder study
    The use of Apple Watches in medical studies now includes research into eating disorders. Apple is donating 1,000 smartwatches to a University of North Carolina study (the Binge Eating Genetics Initiative, or BEGIN) that will help understand bulimia n...... Read more »
  • Nintendo is making an artwork-clad ‘Diablo III’ Switch
    In a hellion cross-promotion, Activision Blizzard and Nintendo have partnered up to release a special edition Switch console for Diablo III exclusively at GameStop. The bundle will include the 2012 game, plus its two expansions, Rise of the Necromanc...... Read more »
  • Pixel 3 and 3 XL review: Google’s hardware takes a backseat to software
    Even if they hadn't been leaked to death before their official announcement, the Pixel 3 and 3 XL probably wouldn't surprise anyone. The hardware has barely changed (at least on the outside). And there's no difference between the two handsets a...... Read more »
  • Dell's 49-inch ultra-wide monitor is built for extreme multitasking
    Dell is about to make you very happy if you're into heavy-duty multitasking. The company has unveiled the UltraSharp 49 Curved Monitor, billed as the first dual QHD (5,120 x 1,440) ultra-wide curved display at its size. The allure, as you might gue...... Read more »
  • Netflix will stream the BBC’s three-part ‘Dracula’ series
    Netflix and the UK's BBC One are teaming up on a three-part Dracula series, which the British broadcaster will air in the UK and Netflix will premiere outside of the UK. Each part will be 90 minutes long and the series is written by Steven Moffat and...... Read more »
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  • Over 75 percent of Pixel users are on Android Pie
    The adoption of new versions of Android may be slow, but there’s one area where Google is (unsurprisingly) doing great: the Google Pixel. Google’s hardware chief Rick Osterloh revealed that it has seen over 75 percent of users already update to Android Pie. These are big numbers compared to iOS...... Read more »
  • Montblanc’s Summit 2 is the first smartwatch with Qualcomm’s next-gen wearable chip
    The first smartwatch to use Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor has been announced, reports 9to5Google. The Montblanc Summit 2 is a premium watch that’s available today starting at $995, and it will benefit from many of the features introduced by Qualcomm’s new chipset, including a low-power secondary processor (which... Read more »
  • Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL review: the best camera gets a better phone
    Taking it up a notch Continue reading…... Read more »
  • A new snakebot proves that climbing ladders won’t save you from killer robots
    If you thought you could leave a killer robot behind by climbing to higher ground, it turns out, the robot might soon be able to climb right up beside you. Kyoto University teamed up with the University of Electro-Communications in Japan to build a robot snake that can contort its... Read more »
  • Houseparty adds Facemail, a way to send recorded video chats to friends
    Houseparty, which makes an app for hosting live video chats with your friends and family, is taking a step toward video voicemail. Today, the company introduced Facemail, a way to record and share 15-second snippets of chats to your friends within the app. The company hopes it will extend Houseparty... Read more »
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  • Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of iOS 12.1 to Developers
    Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1 update to developers, one week after seeding the third beta and a month after releasing iOS 12, a major new version of the iOS software. Registered developers can download the new iOS 12.1 beta from Apple's Developer Center or... Read more »
  • Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of watchOS 5.1 to Developers
    Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming watchOS 5.1 update to developers, one week after seeding the third watchOS 5.1 beta and a month after releasing the new watchOS 5 operating system. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the new watchOS... Read more »
  • Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of tvOS 12.1 to Developers
    Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming tvOS 12.1 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the third update and a month after releasing the tvOS 12 update. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models, the new tvOS 12.1 beta can be downloaded... Read more »
  • Dell Introduces World's First 49-Inch Curved Ultra-Wide Monitor With 5120x1440 Resolution
    Dell today introduced what it claims is the world's first 49-inch curved monitor with an ultra-wide 32:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 5,120×1,440 pixels. The UltraSharp 49 is equivalent to two Thunderbolt Displays or other 27-inch Quad HD displays side by side. The expansive screen space can be used... Read more »
  • Apple Teams Up With Zimmer Biomet for Clinical Study on Joint Replacement
    Zimmer Biomet, a company that develops joint replacement products, today announced that it is working with Apple to improve patient experience with Apple Watch and iPhone following knee and hip replacements. A new Zimmer Biomet mymobility app uses the Apple Watch to "facilitate a new level of connection" between patients... Read more »
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  • Sony crammed 28x zoom, 4K into a $450 camera that weighs as much as a smartphone
    The Sony HX99 is a tiny compact camera that mixes 4K and fast burst speeds with a 28x optical zoom. The travel zoom camera upgrades the processor over the earlier model for better video and super-long-burst captures. The post Sony crammed 28x zoom, 4K into a $450 camera that weighs... Read more »
  • Avengers 4: Everything we know about the ‘Infinity War’ sequel
    The events of Avengers: Infinity War changed the Marvel Cinematic Universe in some big ways and left fans wondering how its heroes can possibly recover. Here's everything we know about Avengers 4, the sequel to Infinity War. The post Avengers 4: Everything we know about the ‘Infinity War’ sequel appeared... Read more »
  • The Pixel Buds’ best feature now works on any Google Assistant headphones
    The best feature of Google’s Pixel Buds was the built-in real-time translation. Now that incredibly useful feature is available on any headphones that feature Google Assistant integration. The post The Pixel Buds’ best feature now works on any Google Assistant headphones appeared first on Digital Trends.... Read more »
  • Jam out in style with the 25 best playlists on Spotify
    Music is the world's most potent drug, and the best playlists on Spotify will make you catch feelings. We've scoured the service for its top collections, and brought them together in one place -- for you. The post Jam out in style with the 25 best playlists on Spotify appeared... Read more »
  • ‘The Mandalorian’: What we know about Jon Favreau’s live-action Star Wars series
    Jon Favreau's live-action Star Wars series planned for Disney's streaming video service will be titled The Mandalorian. The series will be one of the most expensive television shows ever made. Here's everything we know about it so far. The post ‘The Mandalorian’: What we know about Jon Favreau’s live-action Star... Read more »