Monthly Archives: October 2018

NYPD pulls 2,990 body cameras after one catches fire

The 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 … Read the rest of this entry

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

Google 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… … Read the rest of this entry

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

If 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 … Read the rest of this entry

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

While 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… … Read the rest of this entry

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Huawei is working on a foldable 5G smartphone

It'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 … Read the rest of this entry

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The world of ‘Guacamelee! 2′

Have 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 … Read the rest of this entry

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The Morning After: The cheapest Tesla Model 3 ever

Friday 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, … Read the rest of this entry

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

After 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 … Read the rest of this entry

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Microsoft executive allegedly attempted to embezzle $1.5 million

Jeff 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 … Read the rest of this entry

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

Banksy'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 … Read the rest of this entry

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