NYPD pulls 2,990 body cameras after one catches fire

imageThe NYPD's plan to outfit every officer with body cameras has run into trouble. The department has pulled about 2,990 Vievu LE-5 cameras across the city after one officer's camera caught fire near a Staten Island precinct. There's a "possible product…

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Google Assistant may soon have a web app for lists and notes

imageGoogle Assistant might soon have its own list- and note-taking functions instead of leaning on third-party apps. The 9to5Google team has sifted through the Google search app's code to discover an unannounced "Lists and Notes" web app for Assistant t…

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Watch the ‘Forza’ esports championship starting at 1PM Eastern

imageIf you enjoy watching top-tier virtual motorsports, you're about to get your fill. Microsoft and Turn 10 are streaming the season-ending Forza Racing World Championship this weekend, starting with an initial pack of 24 racers on October 20th at 1PM E…

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HTC’s standalone Vive Focus will soon get 6DoF VR controllers

imageWhile Facebook's Oculus Quest won't arrive until the spring of 2019, its seemingly beefier inside-out tracking plus 6DoF controllers may already pose a threat to HTC's Vive Focus, as well as to other Vive Wave-based standalone VR headsets — includin…

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Huawei is working on a foldable 5G smartphone

imageIt's wasn't too long ago that flip phones were all the rage, and now it looks they might have a spiritual successor. Richard Yu, CEO of Chinese smartphone maker Huawei, told Digital Trends that his company is working on foldable phones as part of its…

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The world of ‘Guacamelee! 2′

imageHave you heard the legend of El águila y la serpiente?

In a dream, the gods told an Aztec leader to take his people into the wilderness of Central America to look for an eagle grasping a serpent on a prickly pear tree — one creature that cou…

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The Morning After: The cheapest Tesla Model 3 ever

imageFriday morning has arrived, and with it we're looking at the cheapest Model 3 ever. Also, Apple opened orders for the iPhone XR and set a date for its event where we expect to meet new iPads and Macs. Plus, there's groundbreaking news in the worlds o…

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‘Red Dead Redemption 2′ starts its 100GB pre-release downloads tonight

imageAfter some long (or, not so long?) days by everyone on the Rockstar Games team, Red Dead Redemption 2 is nearly upon us. Ahead of its release October 26th on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Rockstar has revealed one more trailer and confirmed that starti…

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Microsoft executive allegedly attempted to embezzle $1.5 million

imageJeff Tran, Microsoft's former director of sports marketing and alliances, was charged with five counts of wire fraud this week for allegedly trying to embezzle $ 1.5 million from his former employer. He's also accused of stealing and selling more than…

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Banksy’s ‘Girl with Balloon’ was meant to be shredded completely

imageBanksy's latest performance piece — which saw him remotely shred his $ 1.1 million Girl with Balloon canvas seconds after it sold at auction — captivated the world. What was he trying to say? What did it all mean? Was this a comment on capitalism? O…

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