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After Math: Gaming the system

With Gamescom 2018 now wrapping up and IFA 2018 just getting started, there’s more than enough video game news to go around. But the latest salvos in the console wars weren’t the only things going on in the tech industry this week. VW announced that…

The original ‘H1Z1’ survival game shuts down October 24th

With all the hoopla over battle royale games, it’s easy to forget that H1Z1 didn’t start out as a competitive shooter. It launched as an online zombie survival title, split into two experiences and eventually saw the battle royale side take the H1Z1…

What the Heacket? This heated jacket is the latest crowdfunding cautionary tale

The “Heacket” heated jacket was once a rousing success story on Indiegogo, raising nearly $290,000 in funding. But later, it turned into another tale of broken promises and betrayal with crowdfunding backers left in a lurch.

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The best drones under $500

Want to get in on all this hot drone action, but don’t want to spend half a paycheck to make it happen? There are actually lots of feature-packed budget options. Check out this list of the best drones under $500.
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Magic Leap wants to create art, not just technology

Everyone has an opinion about Magic Leap. It’s either a revolutionary augmented reality company that could change the face of entertainment, or it’s emblematic of everything wrong with the technology industry — an over-hyped, multi-billion dollar pi…

‘Felix the Reaper’ puts a playful spin on the danse macabre

Death is always dancing. That’s the inspiration behind Felix the Reaper, a romantic-comedy puzzle game about a love-struck employee at the Ministry of Death. Felix, the marshmallowy Death employee, is on a mission to seduce a worker at the Ministry o…

NVIDIA’s RTX speed claims fall short without game support

At its big RTX event at Gamescom, NVIDIA made some bold claims about its new Turing RTX cards. First and foremost was that the GeForce RTX 2080 offered performance “six times faster” than current 1000-series Pascal-based GTX cards. That’s in large pa…

The Morning After: Weekend Edition

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.

Welcome to your weekend! Before looking back at some highlights from the last few days, we’ll explain how Elon Musk plans to move on from his shocking Tesla tweet, give you a preview of IFA 2018 and drop in more…

T-Mobile, AT&T customer account PINs were exposed by website flaws

As if news of a recent breach leaking T-Mobile customer data to attackers weren’t bad enough, Buzzfeed News highlights a pair of issues that could’ve revealed PIN numbers for customers of T-Mobile and AT&T. The security flaws were uncovered by tw…

Airbnb is suing NYC to keep from sharing host data

In a role-reversal, Airbnb is the one suing a city, and it’s doing so to protect its hosts’ privacy. In July, the New York City Council passed a regulation forcing short-term rental services to hand over hosts’ names and addresses every month to help…