Monthly Archives: August 2020

8BitDo is making a customizable arcade stick for Switch and PC players

It’s time to fight with style. 8BitDo has unveiled a new arcade stick that looks like the lovechild of a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and Street Fighter V cabinet. The peripheral, which supports PC and Switch, has a bunch of … Read the rest of this entry

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SpaceX makes first polar orbit launch from Florida in ‘decades’

While SpaceX didn’t pull off a doubleheader Sunday launch like it planned, the company still managed a rare feat. Instead of launching eastward like every other Cape Canaveral rocket, the Falcon 9 headed south toward Cuba, close to populated areas … Read the rest of this entry

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Instant Pot’s WiFi-connected pressure cooker drops to $80 at Best Buy

The Instant Pot took kitchens by storm and has become a staple in many over the past few years. But the gadget’s somewhat incredible popularity means that now there are many models of Instant Pot, not just one. Best Buy … Read the rest of this entry

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Google pulls ‘fediverse’ Android apps for allegedly enabling hate speech

Google has stepped up its fight against hate speech, but there are concerns that it might be too aggressive. As Private Internet Access reports, Google has pulled or threatened to pull multiple “fediverse” apps (groups of interconnected servers used… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Leaks show off NVIDIA RTX 3000 series graphics cards from Zotac

On Tuesday we’re expecting to see details about NVIDIA’s next generation of graphics cards, but some of the information may have leaked early. Tom’s Hardware points out a couple of tweets that claim to share renders for Zotac Gaming cards … Read the rest of this entry

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Watch Elon Musk’s Neuralink reveal live at 6PM ET

Last year Neuralink launched with lofty promises of developing chips and technology that will connect human brains to computers, and now the company is ready to show off its progress. Elon Musk said the webcast will include a look at … Read the rest of this entry

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The best deals we found this week: AirPods Pro, Galaxy Buds+ and more

You have a number of good options to choose from if you need a new pair of wireless earbuds and don’t want to pay full price. This week brought a bunch of deals on devices including Apple’s AirPods Pro and … Read the rest of this entry

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The OnePlus ‘Clover’ could be an entry-level phone bound for the US

OnePlus could soon launch its first entry-level smartphone and release it in the US, according to Android Central. That would mark the first time the brand has dabbled in that space, having focused solely on flagship phones (most recently the … Read the rest of this entry

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Watch the best trailers from Gamescom 2020′s opening night in 15 minutes

With conferences still on hold, the gaming world is enjoying Gamescom 2020 together online instead of in person. The first night of the event already gave us looks at Fall Guys season two and a new Dragon Age game, but … Read the rest of this entry

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A US teen wrote 27,000 Wikipedia entries in a language they don’t speak

For better and worse, Wikipedia is one of the places most of us go to when we want definitive information on a topic. But a recent scandal is highlighting one of the major pitfalls of the platform: not every Wikipedia … Read the rest of this entry

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