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Disney Debuts Trailer for Long-Awaited Film Adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time

With a star-studded cast and a huge budget put to work, Disney is finally ready to show off director Ava DuVernay’s upcoming adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time. Disney debited the trailer over the weekend at the D23 fan expo in Anaheim,...Show More Summary

These Swanky Speakers Are Built Partly from Wood Used for Yachts

Living that bougie life? If you’re all about yachting it up in the summertime (or any time), you can now get a little piece of that life in your speakers. Bossa Sound purports to make high-end speakers, and that means both sound and construction. Show More Summary

Doctor Who Reveals the 13th Doctor Is a Woman for the First Time

After over 50 years and 12 dudes (13 if you count the War Doctor), Doctor Who has finally cast a woman in the title role. In a short teaser aired after Wimbledon, the BBC revealed that the 13th Doctor will be played by Jodie Whittaker,...Show More Summary

Aristotle Brings Together a Baby Monitor, Nightlight, Speaker, Camera and Sound Machine into One

We’ve said it here plenty of times — technology isn’t making it easy on kids. We’ve already seen the likes of Chevrolet introduce tracking tech that alerts parents to kids sneaking out with the car at night, and now we’ve got a smart home assistant that will give kids the business if they’re not polite enough. Show More Summary

LG Tone Free True Wireless Earbuds Review

Ever since the likes of Bragi and Earin introduced us to true wireless earbuds, we’ve seen a deluge of competition from giants like Apple, Samsung, and Jabra to crowdfunded efforts like Skybuds. We’ve gotten to try a handful of themShow More Summary

PayPal Can Finally Be Used to Pay for iTunes Purchases

Apple and PayPal have finally decided to cooperate — starting last week, Apple is now rolling out PayPal as a payment option for purchases made through their services, including iTunes and Apple Music. That means PayPal can be used to...Show More Summary

Sam Bird Wins Formula E Race in First Ever International Motor Race in New York

This weekend New York City had its first ever international motor race in the form of the Qualcomm Formula E ePrix. Unlike Formula 1, Formula E racers drive fully-electric, single-seater race cars. The historic race was held along the...Show More Summary

Canada Has Been Enjoying Boozy Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream This Summer

Chalk up yet another sweet treat that Canada gets to lord over our heads. First they get the Oreo-filled Cadbury Eggs, and now they’ve got a whole line of booze-flavored Häagen-Dazs ice cream that they’ve been enjoying since at least May. Show More Summary

Funko Has New Figurines from The Shining, and One of Them is Just the Coolest

It’s been all work and no play for Funko this summer. They’ve been prepping loads of new figurines to ship out this summer, including some horror-themed sets. Well, here’s another set of scares — a small new group of Pop figurines from The Shining. Show More Summary

Vertu, Makers of Ridiculously Blinged Out Phones, Has Closed Down

Where is the world going to get its $10,000+ phones now? Vertu, which incredibly started off as a Nokia experiment, has reached the end of its long, strange road. After a tumultuous 2017, the luxury phone maker has closed down and is...Show More Summary

Disney Just Previewed Their Billion-Dollar Star Wars Disneyland Expansion

A galaxy far, far away is getting brought down to Earth. Since Disney bought Lucasfilm in 2012, they’ve been kicking around ways to integrate Star Wars with all other things Disney, with the biggest example being a whole section of their theme parks dedicated to the franchise. Show More Summary

Millions of Verizon Customers’ Personal Information Was Exposed, But They Weren’t Hacked

Usually when we talk about millions of customer records getting exposed, we get to make wild gesticulations towards anonymous hackers. Not so with Verizon’s latest security gaffe — the information of 14 million customers, including some PINs, were made available online because an employee goofed up. Show More Summary

Google’s New Desktop App Can Backup and Sync Folders to Their Cloud Storage

If you’re a heavy user of Google Photos or Google Drive or you’re looking for an easy way to back up your computer, good news today — Google Backup and Sync is finally ready to go. After some delays, the new desktop program can helpShow More Summary

DuckTales is Getting Funko Pop Figurines Ahead of the Premiere of the New Cartoon

The new DuckTales series starting next month has everyone seeing gold! Funko is joining the party with their first set of DuckTales Pop vinyl figurines, featuring Scrooge, his grandnephews, and (in her new starring role) Webby! Judging from their outfits, it looks like Funko took more inspiration from the original series than the new one. Show More Summary

Samsung’s Awesome All-in-One Soundbar is Now Available

Samsung had a lot of good stuff at CES this year, but it was one of their soundbars that really grabbed our attention. Their MS750 Sound+ Soundbar is pretty awesome for anyone living in an apartment — the sleek bar can produce quality...Show More Summary

McDonald’s Japan is Getting a Delicious Chocolate Banana Pikachu McFlurry, But Things Could Have Been Much Different

This weekend, McDonald’s locations in Japan will be graced with what sounds like an amazing Pikachu-themed chocolate banana McFlurry. It’ll come in a cute Pikachu cup, it’ll have yellow swirls, and it sounds like a great time! Well, it sounds better than a broccoli McFlurry, anyway. Show More Summary

New Google Pixel XL 2 Leaks Suggest the Phone is Going to Look Way Better This Year

It’s time to gear up for fall smartphone season, when we’ll see the new iPhone, Moto, Galaxy Note, and most likely the new Google Pixel. Representing a new line of smartphones for Google, the original Pixel phone from last year was technically terrific, but got some heat for a boring design. Show More Summary

These Hello Kitty x Crap Eyewear Sunglasses are Too Vogue for This Summer

Hello Kitty is many things, and a fashionista is most certainly one of them. No wonder her latest foray into good looks is going to be red hot at the beach this year — sunglasses with a classic sense of fashion about them! The sunglasses...Show More Summary

The Mystery of Amelia Earhart Might Not Have Just Been Solved, After All

How the mighty have fallen? Once a bastion of educational TV, the History Channel, like so many other cable networks (I remember what TLC used to be!) has gotten a little more spurious over the years. So, when the History Channel announced...Show More Summary

OnePlus 5 Review

In 2014, OnePlus stormed into the Android phone market with premium hardware and pared down software at what seemed like an impossibly low price. In truth, the price — $300 — really was impossibly low. It was never going to be economically feasible for the company to keep offering flagship specs at that price forever, […] This story was originally published at OnePlus 5 Review

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