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Uber wants to sell you Echos, AirPods and Oculus headsets

Uber is taking its retail offerings up a notch. Last year, the company teamed up with Cargo to let drivers hawk goods ranging from snacks to phone chargers. Now, Uber and Cargo are hoping riders will buy more expensive products, like Amazon Ec…

‘Luigi’s Mansion 3’ is coming out on Halloween

You’ll be able to help Luigi and his new pal Gooigi tackle hordes of ghosts at the spookiest time of year, because Nintendo has confirmed Luigi’s Mansion 3 will arrive on Switch October 31st. In the first incarnation of the series on the hybrid conso…

Genetically modified plants could help get to the root of climate change

Researchers have been investigating ways to engineer plants so that they grow with more robust and deeper roots, capable of storing increasing amounts of carbon underground for longer.

Nintendo quietly upgrades the Switch with up to 9 hours of battery life

The murmurs of an upgraded Switch were true — although you might want to put hopes for a Switch Pro on ice, at least for now. Nintendo has quietly unveiled a new revision of the standard Switch with dramatically improved battery life. Inste…

Summer boondocking gear: Car camping done right

Earlier this year I was infected with the #vanlife bug. Well, more like the #overlanding bug in my case, but I’ve been camping and working from the road for over a month now. I get to soak up this country’s natural splendor and scurry after Slack not…

It sounds like utter madness, but you can now buy a flamethrower drone

The TF-19 WASP Flamethrower Drone is a quadcopter attachment for drones which, according to its creators, ‘allows users to ignite aerial and ground targets from miles away.’ What could go wrong?

DJI’s new gimbal is almost half the weight of the Ronin-S

DJI’s new Ronin gimbal for mirrorless cameras was designed to be a compact version of the Ronin-S, making it much easier to carry for your photo or YouTube shoots. The single-handed 3-axis model, called Ronin-S Compact (or Ronin-SC), weighs only 2.4…

Spotify has the Disney section you’ve always wanted

Disney classics like The Lion King or Mulan are known for their iconic soundtracks, and now it’s easier than ever to find them in one place. Spotify and Disney have teamed up today to launch a hub exclusively for all things Disney. Users can stream p…

Google Arts & Culture made an AR gallery that celebrates color

Last year, Google released an augmented reality feature for its Arts & Culture app that turns phones into a pocket-sized museum dedicated to Vermeer paintings. Now, the tech giant has rolled out a new collection for the application’s “Pocket Gall…

Why are game developers so angry with G2A’s marketplace?

Once again, G2A is being forced to defend its marketplace for digital video game codes and keys. Mike Rose, founder of game publisher No More Robots, launched a petition earlier this month that calls on the company to remove all independent ga…