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The iPhone 8 could have more than one game-changing feature

With the iPhone 8 reveal (fingers crossed) just three months away, it's no secret that most people are excited about the device's rumored edge-to-edge display. It's with good reason: the last time the iPhone was graced with a new form factor was back in 2014 when Apple introduced the iPhone 6. Show More Summary

This crazy pen lets you draw real 3D objects in mid-air

I have now given the MYNT3D Professional Printing 3D Pen with OLED Display as a gift to three different people, and in each of those three cases it’s the same story. Every single time I speak with any of them, the first thing they say is how much they love this awesome gadget. Show More Summary

Watch a Tesla Model X pass the infamous ‘moose test’

Earlier this month, Tesla's Model X became the safest SUV ever created when it attained a 5-star crash rating across every category after being put through the ringer by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Hardly a surprise, Tesla has long been incredibly laser-focused on ensuring that its vehicles are incredibly safe. Show More Summary

Watch Conan and Will Arnett duke it out in ‘ARMS’ on Nintendo Switch

There's no better way for two adults to work through their issues than to punch each other repeatedly in a video game. That's exactly what Conan O'Brien and Will Arnett did on the latest installment of Clueless Gamer, marking the first...Show More Summary

Washington State University warns 1 million about stolen hard drive containing personal data

Washington State University sent letters earlier this month to one million people warning that they could be at risk of identity theft after a hard drive was stolen over a month ago. The university said in the June 9 letter that the hard drive belonged to its Social & Economic Sciences Research Center. Show More Summary

Scientist says the sun is sneezing on Earth

The sun at the center of our Solar System is one of the big reasons why we're here today, but it can also be a bit of a nuisance from time to time. Coronal mass ejections — when the sun spews a whole bunch of plasma and energy into space — can seriously mess up human communication infrastructure if they happen to graze Earth. Show More Summary

MacBooks really aren’t safe from malware any more

A new Threats Report from McAfee Labs reveals that malware targeting Apple's Mac platform is on the rise. Not only that, but the cumulative number of Macs infected by malware during the first quarter of 2017 was higher than it's ever been during any previous quarter. Show More Summary

Watch the OnePlus 5 beat three Android flagships in a charging speed test

The reaction to the OnePlus 5 has been generally positive, but there's no doubt that the Android flagship has its issues. OnePlus has been caught cheating on benchmarks, OnePlus 3T owners have been getting annoying ads on their phone...Show More Summary

Playing ‘Super Mario Bros.’ in real life with augmented reality looks awesome

Other than Pokemon Go, augmented reality hasn't received the same kind of attention as virtual reality. Apple's AR initiative on iOS 11 will make a difference in the months to come, but there simply isn't all that much AR content to consume at the moment. Show More Summary

‘Making a Murderer’ convict Brendan Dassey wins in appeals court, has conviction overturned

Brendan Dassey — the 16-year-old who was convicted alongside his uncle Steven Avery for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach which spawned the hit Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer — just cleared one of the biggest legal hurdles standing between him and freedom. Show More Summary

The Galaxy Note 8 will cost nearly $1,000 when it launches in September, insider claims

Evan Blass, better known by his Twitter handle @evleaks, is one of the most reliable and longest-serving cellphone leakers in the business. So when he puts out a report with two big claims about the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, you bet weShow More Summary

Tesla’s next big thing might be… internet radio?

If a new report from Recode is right, Tesla's next new product isn't going to have one single wheel. The site is quoting industry sources as saying that the car company is in talks with record labels to build some kind of music streaming...Show More Summary

Yale archaeologists make amazing ancient Egyptian ‘billboard’ discovery

Archaeologists from Yale and the Royal Museum of Art and History in Belgium have discovered the earliest-known ‘billboard-sized’ hieroglyphs in the ancient Egyptian city of Elkab. The hieroglyphs, which are around 21.7 inches in height, date back around 5,200 years. Show More Summary

This is why your iPhone storage is filling up faster than ever

When it comes to smartphone ownership, there are few moments more frustrating than running out of storage space. You can't just delete a few old photos or an app you never use -- you'll go on a cleaning spree so that your phone won't...Show More Summary

Tesla is interested in constructing a Gigafactory in China

With Tesla's Gigafactory in Las Vegas already producing lithium-ion batteries for the upcoming Model 3, there are reports that Tesla is already taking concrete steps to develop yet another Gigafactory in China. Hardly a surprise, Tesla...Show More Summary

LG made a massive, flexible 4K OLED display that is taller than a person

Setting new records in consumer tech is always an odd topic for a pretty obvious reason: the relentless advancement of technology means new "firsts" arrive on a near daily basis. Despite that, LG is pretty proud of its newest first-ever creation, and it's hard not to be impressed by it. Show More Summary

The OnePlus 5’s camera does a bad job of copying the iPhone 7 Plus

The OnePlus 5 is one of the most anticipated phones of the season, and you can already buy it in various markets. But that doesn’t mean the new flagship from the “Never Settle” smartphone maker is perfect, and we already have a couple...Show More Summary

Nintendo swears it’s not faking Switch shortages

When a new gadget is in short supply there are only two possibilities for why that is the case: Either the company simply can't make enough to satisfy the consumer lust for the product, or the company is intentionally bottlenecking its shipments in order to artificially create a sense of demand. Show More Summary

OnePlus is pushing ads for the 5 on older phones, and owners are not happy

The OnePlus 5 is just days away from making its retail debut, but the highly anticipated smartphone is already looking like it might be a tough sell. It's not quite on par with the latest Samsung handsets, and it does a middling impression...Show More Summary

The 2017 Steam Summer Sale is live — here are the best deals

The day that every PC gamer has been awaiting (and the day that their wallets have been dreading) has finally arrived. Valve kicked off the 2017 Steam Summer Sale on Thursday, cutting prices on hundreds of games across the digital platform. Show More Summary

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