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The new 'Uncharted' is the best $40 you can spend on gaming in 2017 – Business Insider

August 23, 2017 12:12:57 pm | 0 Comments

The latest “Uncharted” game is a thrilling blockbuster set in an exotic place. It’s full of explosions and adventure and long lost civilizations. Sound familiar?  Indeed, “Uncharted: The Lost Legacy” sounds an awful lot like every previous “Uncharted” game. What that description doesn’t tell you is how sharply executed and delightfully concise “The Lost Legacy” is.…

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No, this probably isn't a leaked Apple iPhone 8 presentation – BGR

August 23, 2017 11:26:00 am | 0 Comments

The iPhone 8 is coming in less than a month, but that does not mean Apple has gone ahead and introduced the device in China as this leak may be presented online. Never in the history of Apple smartphones has the company done such a thing, and it’s not about to start now that its…

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Why does Samsung think you'd be willing to spend nearly $1000 on a Galaxy Note 8? – The Verge

August 23, 2017 10:24:00 am | 0 Comments

I’ve been looking at the $930 starting price for the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8, scratching my head in bewilderment, looking at that price again, and furrowing my brows. We don’t usually get many mainstream phones with a starting price north of $900 ($960 if you opt for Verizon or AT&T, and even worse in…

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Elon Musk just revealed SpaceX's space suits, and they're glorious – BGR

August 23, 2017 9:49:30 am | 0 Comments

SpaceX is already a big name in commercial spaceflight, but the company has yet to get its manned missions off the ground. A number of setbacks have delayed SpaceX’s manned test flights until 2018, but Elon Musk is already teasing what the crews of SpaceX flights will wear during their extraterrestrial journeys. The gear, which…

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Samsung hypes Gear S4 reveal at IFA as it leaks Fit 2 Pro activity tracker – Digital Trends

August 23, 2017 9:47:18 am | 0 Comments

Why it matters to you Samsung’s newest smartwatches and fitness trackers are on the horizon and you will have your first serious look at them next week. Most of the Samsung news this week has been focused on the company’s new Galaxy Note 8, but the IFA Conference will play host to more reveals from…

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New Overwatch Short Explores Mei's Tragic Origins – Kotaku

August 23, 2017 9:23:07 am | 0 Comments

GIF There’s a new Overwatch CGI short, and no, it’s not that painfully brief Junkrat and Roadhog comedy sketch from the other day. This time around, Mei’s the star of the show, largely because all of her friends are dead. The new short is a re-telling of Mei’s origin story, beginning with a cryo-hibernation gone…

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Mei Stars in Latest Overwatch Cinematic Called Rise and Shine – PlayStation LifeStyle

August 23, 2017 8:56:54 am | 0 Comments

Blizzard premiered a new Overwatch cinematic during their gamescom 2017 press conference today. The cinematic short called Rise and Shine starred popular character Mei, and features the scientist overcoming the odds. Watch the Rise and Shine Overwatch cinematic below: [embedded content] This isn’t the only piece of exciting Overwatch news this week, as Blizzard previously announced that the…

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Samsung's new Galaxy Note 8 customers get free in-home visits from HelloTech – The Verge

August 23, 2017 8:51:00 am | 0 Comments

For the launch of its new Galaxy Note 8 smartphone, Samsung is — not surprisingly — doubling down on the whole support thing. New Note 8 buyers in the US will get 60 days free of Samsung Premium Care service, which normally costs $11.99 per device per month and includes everything light support to coverage…

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Elon Musk gives first look at SpaceX spacesuit – Los Angeles Times

August 23, 2017 8:44:31 am | 0 Comments

SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk is teasing the world with a first look at the company’s spacesuit, to be worn by NASA astronauts who will ride in SpaceX’s crew transport capsule to the International Space Station. Musk shared the photo of the sleek suit on Instagram early Wednesday, saying the suit was not a mock-up…

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Walmart, Google Join Forces In Online Fight Against Amazon – NPR

August 23, 2017 8:16:23 am | 0 Comments

Enlarge this image A Google Home smart speaker (left) is shown with the Google pixel phone following a product event in San Francisco. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption toggle caption Eric Risberg/AP With an eye on the future of online retailing, Walmart and Google are teaming up to go after rival Amazon in a play that…

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