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Brave says 8.7 million people use its privacy-focused browser every month

Almost four years after its first release, privacy-focused web browser Brave is officially launching. Starting today, you can download version 1.0 of Brave on Android and iOS, as well as on Windows 10, macOS and Linux. With Brave 1.0, you … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Dota Underlords’ has more people playing now than ‘Artifact’ ever did

Just a day after going live, the Dota Underlords beta is off to a great start. According to stats from SteamDB, as of Friday night it had over 84,000 players at once — higher than Valve's troubled Dota 2 spinoff … Read the rest of this entry

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UK design student creates a smart chest binder for trans people

A UK design student created a smart wearable that could make chest binding safer, easier and more comfortable for transgender men and non-binary people. Chest binding is the act of flattening one's breasts using a tight garment in order to … Read the rest of this entry

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Putting eyes on a donation jar made people more charitable

A recent paper published in International Journal of Behavioural Biology found a novel way to make people more generous. All it takes is some eyes. Researchers found by sticking eye images on charity donation jars in a supermarket resulted in … Read the rest of this entry

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Spotify is testing a cheaper Premium subscription for two people

Spotify is testing a discounted subscription for two in the hopes of curbing password sharing. Premium Duo gives you and a person you live with individual Premium accounts for €12.49 ($ 14) per month. There's unique perks including a Duo … Read the rest of this entry

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‘What The Golf?’ is the perfect game for people who don’t care about golf

Just when you thought we couldn't find any weirder games at GDC 2018, here comes another one. What The Golf?, created by Copenhagen-based developer Triband, is being billed as the perfect anti-golf adventure. That's due to the fact the title … Read the rest of this entry

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People actually crowdfunded this smart pillow

The connected home is getting out of hand. These days your mattress can do everything from keep tabs on your cheating spouse to start your coffee each morning. But why let the surface you sleep on have all the smarts … Read the rest of this entry

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There’s a slackbot for people who like to shit where they eat

Online dating and work chat apps have been separate entities for entirely logical, productive and HR-compliant reasons. But a dating app-maker has decided that the line dividing office life and love life should be blurred with the help of a … Read the rest of this entry

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Samsung’s emoji chat app helps people with language disorders

It seems like emoji has become a language of its own, but each symbol is really a stand-in for a wide array of thoughts and emotions. This shorthand can be useful for someone who struggles to digest written words — … Read the rest of this entry

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Implants enable richer communication for people with paralysis

John Scalzi's science fiction novel Lock In predicts a near future where people with complete body paralysis can live meaningful, authentic lives thanks to (fictional) advances in brain-computer interfaces. A new study by researchers at Stanford Univ… Engadget RSS Feed

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