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Here’s what you should be watching, playing and listening to this weekend

By Nick Pino August is almost over and September is already upon us – that means schools will be back in session, the temperature will drop back to optimal TV-watching weather and, thankfully, football will be back on TV. There’s a lot of hype around the winter months (and even a few songs to that…


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Leaseweb

By Mike Williams Leaseweb is an enterprise-level high-end CDN which is also just about accessible to regular business and professional users – the minimum cost is €49 ($58, £45) a month. The company runs a large network featuring 36 points of presence (POPs) strategically positioned across North America, Europe and Asia. Bandwidth capacity is a…


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Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone Is Now Available: What The Critics Are Saying

Reviews for the Andy Rubin’s first-ever smartphone have started to come out. Critics praised the phone’s risky design choices but complained about a few things, such as the lack of a headphone jack. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Smartphones


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These solar glass blocks would make great skylights for your solar roof

By Devin Coldewey If you’re going to be decking your roof out with solar tiles, there’s a possibility that you may forgo what might be the best placement of a skylight in favor of more solar cell square footage. Luckily solar glass is fast becoming an option, and these clever glass blocks are the best…


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This 3D-printed robotic arm is built for sign language

By Devin Coldewey While we usually see robotics applied to industrial or research applications, there are plenty of ways they could help in everyday life as well: an autonomous guide for blind people, for instance, or a kitchen bot that helps disabled folks cook. Or — and this one is real — a robot arm…


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Xbox One X ‘Project Scorpio Edition’ could be on the way

By Michelle Fitzsimmons Microsoft might be readying a special Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition, if leaks on two German retail websites are to be believed. The listings, which appear to have been taken down, seemingly reveal a unique version of the 4K-capable console is on the way. Project Scorpio, you may remember, was the…


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A Tesla owner shows his 97-year-old Grandpa a car from the future

By John Biggs Zac Carmi showed his 97-year-old grandfather his Tesla. His grandpa was pretty impressed. You can watch video of the adorable interaction below. In what could be some of the cutest footage of a lovable grandpa discovering the future ever, Carmi loads his grandpa into the car and accelerates. Grandpa, obviously, says that…


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2017 Mercedes-AMG GLE43 review – Roadshow

By Emme Hall Mercedes-Benz’s sport crossover has excellent adaptive cruise control technology, but the COMAND infotainment system is overwrought and too complicated. …read more Source:: cnet Cell Phones


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CDNsun

By Mike Williams CDNsun is a Czech content delivery network which offers a wide range of features for a budget price. Network size doesn’t tell you much on its own, but it’s hard not to be impressed by CDNsun’s 70+ locations. With 32 in Europe, 23 in North and South America and 17 in Oceania,…


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Intel’s 8th-generation desktop CPUs will up core counts across the board

By Joe Osborne Intel is evangelizing its 8th-generation Core i series with reckless abandon, most recently detailing the upcoming desktop chip line to Chinese manufacturing partners in a private session it had to know would inevitably leak online. Just ahead of an August 21 official reveal, the leak comes courtesy of a photo from the…


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Google Home now works with Spotify free accounts

By Lucas Matney For all the talk of how voice assistants could be the future of IoT or computing in general, the only consistently engaging use of home assistants like Echo or Google Home seems to be audio playback. Today, Google is making it a bit easier for the cheapos to get in on the…


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Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is like an extra verse for your favorite song

By Jon Porter There’s a moment a couple of hours into Uncharted: The Lost Legacy that almost perfectly sums up my feelings on the game. It comes just after the game’s explosive opening set piece. Playing as Chloe Frazer you’ve narrowly escaped from a band of mercenaries after having stolen the plot McGuffin that will…


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Asus Makes The ZenFone 4 Series Official, And They’re All About Dual Cameras: Should You Buy One?

Asus has now officially launched the complete ZenFone 4 line, with six models in total. Two of the lineup features dual front-facing cameras, perfect for the selfie-obsessed. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Smartphones


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Samsung Just Can’t Shake Off The Exploding Battery Curse: Batteries Of Refurbished Galaxy Note 4 Units Recalled For Overheating

Samsung can’t seem to shake off the exploding battery curse, as a recall order was issued for batteries of refurbished Galaxy Note 4 units. Will the company recover from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco with the upcoming Galaxy Note 8? …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Smartphones


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Nintendo Switch deals are back in stock today – but won’t last long

By Brendan Griffiths Super rare Nintendo Switch stock has been spotted in the wild at a few UK retailer websites. Nintendo Switch deals have been ridiculously hard to come by since launch and the way things are going, we think it’s going to be a problem for the rest of the year. So while it…


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