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One of the biggest mysteries of 2016 might end without a climatic ending after all.  Samsung may have reached the same conclusion for what caused its Galaxy Note7 to catch fire as everyone else did months ago. SEE ALSO: Airlines can now stop warning passengers about Samsung Galaxy Note7 before flights Samsung has found that […]

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Samsung’s next flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, will be arriving very soon. The pressure is on for the Korean electronics giant to deliver a flagship phone that not only improves on the specs of last year’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, but also kicks the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus’ butt. SEE ALSO: Samsung’s foldable […]

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While dating apps have exploded in popularity, they’re most often built with straight, cisgender men and women in mind. Winkd is a soon-to-be launched dating app built for the LGBTQ community. Founded by Diana Kalkoul and Neda Robat-Meily, two 20-something Sydneysiders who both have backgrounds in technology, the app aims to be LGBTQ-friendly from the […]

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SpaceX successfully launched — and landed! — its Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday, it’s first launch since another one of its rockets exploded last fall.  Luckily for us, some adventurous guys caught the whole thing on camera from nearly two miles up in the air.  SEE ALSO: SpaceX’s Saturday rocket launch is a big freaking […]

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With the tech world recovering from a CES hangover, you may have missed some of this week’s best apps. Each weekend, we round up a few of our favorite new and updated apps. This week’s list includes an app that allows you to switch seamlessly between ebooks and audio books, two apps that help you […]

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The Lego Batman Movie is just weeks away, and to add hype to what already looks like an epic movie, a life-sized Lego Batmobile has been unveiled.   Chevrolet revealed the creation on Saturday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. SEE ALSO: Lego Boost is robot building for the rest of us […]

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Two former Microsoft employees are suing the company because they say the disturbing content they had to view for their jobs caused them to experience post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Both men are suing the tech giant for damages, alleging disability discrimination, violations of the Consumer Protection Act and negligence. The amount is to be […]

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Samsung’s long battle with Apple has entered a pivotal new phase. A patent case between the two tech rivals was reopened late Thursday evening, Law 360 reports. The major outstanding question is how much Samsung will have to pay Apple for infringing on the iPhone’s design.  SEE ALSO: Apple might depend on a rival for […]

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We got to try Nintendo’s forthcoming console, the Nintendo Switch, today—playing seven different games, holding the new Joy-Con controllers in roughly five different ways. Our first real experience with the Switch and its new Joy-Con controllers might as well start with the goofy-looking fighting game Nintendo unveiled during their presentation out of Tokyo last night, […]

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A good way to tell whether a “cybersecurity expert” truly knows something about cybersecurity is to take a look at their website, assuming they have one. Does the site look like something coded for a middle school project? If so, you might want to be skeptical. If, for example, the newly appointed informal cybersecurity advisor […]

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Neither WhatsApp nor The Guardian are having a good day. The UK-based newspaper published a scathing exclusive report early Friday morning, purporting to reveal disturbing news about the encryption used by WhatsApp’s, the Facebook-owned messaging service. Almost as soon as the article went live, however, security experts took to the internet to publicly question the […]

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Is Apple’s App Store a mall or the equivalent of a sole proprietor shop selling unique wares? That question appears to be at the heart of a now revived lawsuit against Apple, Pepper et al v. Apple Inc. In it, a group pf plaintiffs claims that Apple’s insistence on selling all iPhone apps through the […]

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You can now go on a tour of the White House from the comfort of your own home, with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama as your guides. Oculus announced The People’s House: Inside the White House with Barack and Michelle Obama in a blog post Friday. You can watch it on Facebook, […]

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