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Buyer beware: Cheap Black Friday TVs might not be a good deal     - CNET

Buyer beware: Cheap Black Friday TVs might not be a good deal - CNET

As Black Friday approaches, brace yourself for a tidal wave of cheap TV deals. But many aren’t what they’re cracked up to be.
Samsung’s W2018 premium clamshell phone caught on video, coming December 1

Samsung’s W2018 premium clamshell phone caught on video, coming December 1

The device is said to house a dual-sided, 4.2-inch, 1080p AMOLED display and Snapdragon 835 chipset.
Sources: McMaster Mocked Trump’s Intelligence In a Private Dinner

Sources: McMaster Mocked Trump’s Intelligence In a Private Dinner

Jeon Heon-kyun / AFP / Getty Images National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster mocked President Trump’s intelligence at a private dinner with a powerful tech CEO, according to five sources with
This Is America's Most Embarrassing Automotive Engineering Failure

This Is America's Most Embarrassing Automotive Engineering Failure

America has had an incredible, dynamic, and often quite innovative automotive industry for well over a century, but that rich automotive history also includes many missteps and some outright failures.
Locus Robotics Raises $25 Million in Round Led by Scale Venture Partners

Locus Robotics Raises $25 Million in Round Led by Scale Venture Partners

Locus Robotics Corp., whose robots help workers fulfill e-commerce orders, raised $25 million in a funding round led by Scale Venture Partners that the company plans to use to develop new products and
Samsung Galaxy S9 said to get upgraded Iris Scanner and Facial Recognition tech

Samsung Galaxy S9 said to get upgraded Iris Scanner and Facial Recognition tech

The features will be faster to operate and may arrive with additional software add-ons.
Why people are mistakenly tweeting 'RIP Charles Manson'

Why people are mistakenly tweeting 'RIP Charles Manson'

After the death of Charles Manson, infamous leader of a murderous cult which killed actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, social media was abuzz with strong reactions, as you would expect for
OnePlus 3 and 3T now receiving OxygenOS 5.0 and Android Oreo OTA

OnePlus 3 and 3T now receiving OxygenOS 5.0 and Android Oreo OTA

This week has been all about the OnePlus 5T. However, OnePlus has a surprise for those still rocking the OnePlus 3 and 3T. It's an Android Oreo OTA... yay!

OnePlus 5T review: polished to a T

The best phone without a great camera Continue reading…
17 STEM-focused gifts to inspire kids to learn coding and love robotics

17 STEM-focused gifts to inspire kids to learn coding and love robotics

This year’s STEM gift guide reflects the boom in ‘educational’ techie toys — featuring programmable and controllable robots of all stripes and shapes, as well as some fully fledged learn-to-code
'The Problem With Apu' dives into the damaging effects of stereotyping

'The Problem With Apu' dives into the damaging effects of stereotyping

It's 2017, and some things just won't stand anymore. Hollywood's twisted norms are being ripped apart, from habitually silenced sexual misconduct to blatant whitewashing and irresponsible racial
Authorities serve Apple a warrant for Texas shooter’s iPhone

Authorities serve Apple a warrant for Texas shooter’s iPhone

Two weeks ago today, 26 people were killed by a gunman at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Two phones were discovered at the scene: older push-button LG and what local news described
Supergirl Shows Off Her Super Singing Chops in Minecraft Ad

Supergirl Shows Off Her Super Singing Chops in Minecraft Ad

Melissa Benoist can sing. Her breakout TV role was on Glee, after all. But it’s still a delight to hear her bring her Supergirl charisma to bear with a song. Read more...
Millennium Falcon waffles are tasty enough for you, old man     - CNET

Millennium Falcon waffles are tasty enough for you, old man - CNET

The latest in a line of Star Wars breakfast appliances will make the Waffle Run to your mouth in less than 12 parsecs.
Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors’ Melted Uranium Fuel

Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors’ Melted Uranium Fuel

Daisuke Hirose, a Tepco spokesman, inside the Unit 5 reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Tepco used underwater robots that finally found the melted uranium fuel inside Unit 3, another
In chatlogs, celebrated hacker and activist confesses countless sexual assaults

In chatlogs, celebrated hacker and activist confesses countless sexual assaults

‘I have drunkenly sexually assaulted or raped women — the exact number of which I am currently determining’ Continue reading…
'Hey Siri' may come to iMac Pro with rumored inclusion of A10 Fusion co-processor

'Hey Siri' may come to iMac Pro with rumored inclusion of A10 Fusion co-processor

The iMac Pro may have an A10 Fusion processor running it's own iOS, called BridgeOS, to handle some functions -- notably 'Hey Siri'.
A Chess Novice Challenged Magnus Carlsen. He Had One Month to Train.

A Chess Novice Challenged Magnus Carlsen. He Had One Month to Train.

Max Deutsch, a speed learner who conquered back-flips, Hebrew and perfect pitch, is testing the limits of self-improvement. Next up: the world’s greatest chess player.

Thanksgiving Hack: Cook Your Turkey Sous Vide

If you're still cooking the bird in the oven, you're doing it wrong.
OnePlus 5T International Giveaway!

OnePlus 5T International Giveaway!

Test your luck in this week's Sunday Giveaway and you could win a brand new OnePlus 5T!