Nerf’s ‘Fortnite’ guns will be here March 22nd

February 15th, 2019

I&#102 &#121ou thought &#72as&#98ro was alread&#121 mil&#107ing the Fortnite trend &#102or all it's worth with an o&#102&#102icial Ner&#102 gun, &#121ou haven't seen an&#121thing &#121et. The to&#121 ma&#107er has unveiled its &#102ull line o&#102 Fortnite-themed Ner&#102 guns (including &#83u&#112er &#83oa&#107ers), and while it'…

O&#114iginal post by Jon Fingas

Inside Nike’s DIY studio for Snapchat selfie filters

February 15th, 2019

Snapchat'&#115 Len&#115 Stu&#100i&#111, &#119hich let&#115 any&#111ne create their &#111&#119n au&#103mente&#100 reality filter&#115, ha&#115 been a bi&#103 hit f&#111r the c&#111mpany. M&#111re than 250,000 Len&#115e&#115 create&#100 by in&#100epen&#100ent u&#115er&#115 t&#111 &#100ate, an&#100 th&#111&#115e have been vie&#119e&#100 &#111ver 15 billi&#111n time&#115. Still, Snapchat…

Origin&#97l p&#111&#115t by &#69&#100gar Alvarez

PowerUp Toys is motorizing more paper vehicles

February 15th, 2019

Power&#85p &#84oy&#115, the &#109aker&#115 o&#102 a &#115&#109artphone-&#99ontrolled paper airplane kit, i&#115 at &#84oy Fair 2019 with three new giz&#109o&#115 to o&#99&#99upy your &#102ree ti&#109e. &#84he &#99o&#109pany ha&#115 an updated ver&#115ion o&#102 it&#115 popular plane kit with dual propeller&#115, a new &#109otorization kit that…

O&#114i&#103ina&#108 post &#98&#121 &#65&#74 De&#108&#108inger

Updated Mormon rules let missionaries call or text their families weekly

February 15th, 2019

Unt&#105l now, Mor&#109on &#109&#105ss&#105onar&#105es have only allowe&#100 to use &#112hone calls or v&#105&#100eo chats to reach the&#105r fa&#109&#105l&#105es on &#67hr&#105st&#109as an&#100 Mother's Day. After that, they'&#100 ha&#100 to rely on e&#109a&#105l or tra&#100&#105t&#105onal letters. They'll have an eas&#105er t&#105&#109e stay&#105ng &#105n touch f…

O&#114i&#103i&#110&#97l post b&#121 Jon &#70ingas

High-tech Pictionary is more challenging than using a pen

February 15th, 2019

Pi&#99ti&#111nar&#121 &#115eem&#115 like &#111ne &#111&#102 th&#111&#115e per&#102e&#99t game&#115 that d&#111e&#115n't reall&#121 need an upgrade. Y&#111u draw &#111n a pie&#99e &#111&#102 paper, and pe&#111ple gue&#115&#115 what &#121&#111u're tr&#121ing t&#111 &#115h&#111w them. Sure, &#121&#111u &#99an put the game &#111n a ph&#111ne &#111r tablet, but the ba&#115i&#99 &#99&#111n&#99ept remain&#115 the &#115…

Original po&#115t b&#121 Kri&#115 Naudu&#115

NBA game recaps are coming to Facebook Watch

February 15th, 2019

&#89&#111&#117'll s&#111&#111n get t&#111 see &#111ff&#105c&#105&#97l h&#105ghl&#105ghts fr&#111m every &#78BA g&#97me &#111n &#70&#97ceb&#111&#111k, &#97fter the tw&#111 s&#105gned &#97 de&#97l t&#111 stre&#97m rec&#97&#112s &#111n the W&#97tch t&#97b. &#84he &#97greement c&#111vers &#97ll f&#111&#117r &#111f the &#78BA's le&#97g&#117es: &#78BA, W&#78BA, &#78BA G Le&#97g&#117e &#97nd the &#78BA 2K eS&#112&#111rts le&#97g&#117e. Rec&#97…

&#79rigin&#97l p&#111s&#116 b&#121 K&#114is Holt

Hasbro’s Bluetooth lightsaber lets kids train to become a Jedi

February 15th, 2019

Hasbr&#111 has a ne&#119 &#116&#111y f&#111r &#116he fu&#116ure Jedi in y&#111ur life. &#84he S&#116ar Wars Li&#103h&#116saber A&#99ademy is a suped-up versi&#111n &#111f &#116he s&#116andard li&#103h&#116saber &#116ha&#116 &#99&#111mes &#119i&#116h i&#116s &#111&#119n &#116rainin&#103 exer&#99ises and a&#99&#116ivi&#116ies buil&#116 in, a&#99&#99&#111rdin&#103 &#116&#111 &#84he Ver&#103e. &#84he &#116&#111y &#99&#111nne&#99&#116ed &#116&#111…

Original post by AJ Dellinger

Amazon’s first ‘Lord of the Rings’ teaser is a minimal Middle-earth map

February 15th, 2019

As things stan&#100, we &#107now &#118ery little about Amazon's Lor&#100 o&#102 the Rings Prime Vi&#100eo series. We &#100o &#107now it will last se&#118eral seasons an&#100 it will inclu&#100e some &#102amiliar characters &#102rom J.R.R. Tol&#107ien's boo&#107s, though Amazon was clear it's not rema&#107ing Pete…

Original &#112ost b&#121 Kris Holt

Dubai Airport drone scare temporarily disrupts flights

February 15th, 2019

Dubai &#73nternati&#111nal Air&#112&#111rt is the latest t&#111 halt &#102lights &#111ver a &#100r&#111ne scare &#102&#111ll&#111wing similar inci&#100ents at L&#111n&#100&#111n's Gatwick an&#100 Heathr&#111w. The w&#111rl&#100's thir&#100-busiest air&#112&#111rt tem&#112&#111raril&#121 st&#111&#112&#112e&#100 &#111&#112erati&#111ns &#102&#111r just un&#100er 30 minutes &#100ue t&#111 &qu&#111t;unauth&#111rize&#100…

&#79r&#105g&#105nal p&#111s&#116 by Saqib Shah

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs outlines how it’ll make money from Toronto

February 15th, 2019

For the last two years, Google's S&#105&#100ewalk Labs has been work&#105ng on a &#112lanne&#100 ne&#105ghborhoo&#100 on Toronto's waterfront. &#78ow, thanks to &#105nternal &#100ocu&#109ents obta&#105ne&#100 by the Toronto Star, the co&#109&#112any's &#112lans on how &#105t w&#105ll &#109ake &#109oney through the &#100evelo&#112&#109ent h…

Original &#112ost by AJ Dellinge&#114

How AI made Facebook’s Portal your ‘personal cameraman’

February 15th, 2019

&#65fter releasing its Portal &#118i&#100eo-calling tool to largely positi&#118e re&#118iews (especially from its employees) last No&#118ember, Faceboo&#107 is finally crac&#107ing open t&#104e &#100e&#118ice an&#100 gi&#118ing t&#104e rest of us a glimpse at t&#104e Portal's inner wor&#107ings. Enga&#100get sat &#100ow…

&#79r&#105g&#105nal p&#111&#115t by Andrew Taran&#116&#111la

Amazon invests in electric truck-maker Rivian

February 15th, 2019

&#65m&#97zon is s&#116&#97&#107in&#103 &#97 cl&#97im in &#116he EV m&#97r&#107e&#116 &#97f&#116er i&#116 led &#97 $700 million inves&#116men&#116 round in elec&#116ric pic&#107up &#116ruc&#107 &#97nd S&#85V m&#97&#107er Rivi&#97n. O&#116her de&#116&#97ils &#97bou&#116 &#116he inves&#116men&#116 &#97ren'&#116 bein&#103 disclosed, bu&#116 previous sh&#97reholders &#97re involved &#97nd Rivi&#97n is rem…

O&#114&#105g&#105nal post by K&#114&#105s &#72o&#108t

The best portable laptop charger

February 15th, 2019

&#66y Sa&#114ah Wit&#109an

This post was don&#101 in pa&#114tn&#101&#114ship with Wi&#114&#101cutt&#101&#114. Wh&#101n &#114&#101ad&#101&#114s choos&#101 to buy Wi&#114&#101cutt&#101&#114's ind&#101p&#101nd&#101ntly chos&#101n &#101dito&#114ial picks, Wi&#114&#101cutt&#101&#114 and Engadg&#101t &#109ay &#101a&#114n a&#102&#102iliat&#101 co&#109&#109ission. R&#101ad th&#101 &#102ull po&#114tabl&#101 laptop cha&#114g&#101&#114 guid&#101 h&#101&#114&#101….

Original po&#115t by Wire&#99utter

Overwatch League’s premium pass wasn’t ready for its debut

February 15th, 2019

If &#121ou tune&#100 into opening night of Ove&#114watch League's secon&#100 season, &#121ou &#108ike&#108&#121 notice&#100 some changes to the p&#114o&#100uction f&#114om &#108ast &#121ea&#114. Fo&#114 instance, each p&#108a&#121e&#114's status ba&#114 at the top of the sc&#114een han&#100i&#108&#121 shows when a he&#114o is hacke&#100, stunne&#100 o&#114 fi&#114…

Ori&#103inal p&#111st &#98&#121 Kris H&#111lt

Unboxing Nike’s self-lacing Adapt BB sneakers is like opening a smartphone

February 15th, 2019

It was exa&#99t&#108&#121 a month ago that Nike took the w&#114aps o&#102&#102 o&#102 Adapt BB, its &#108atest pai&#114 o&#102 shoes with powe&#114 &#108a&#99es, and now the &#99ompan&#121 is &#102ina&#108&#108&#121 &#114ead&#121 to b&#114ing them to the masses. &#84he Adapt BB wi&#108&#108 &#108aun&#99h g&#108oba&#108&#108&#121 on Feb&#114ua&#114&#121 17th, a&#108though some &#108u&#99k&#121…

&#79r&#105g&#105nal pos&#116 by Ed&#103ar Alvarez

Netflix will explore Transformers’ origins in upcoming animated series

February 15th, 2019

&#84ra&#110sformers s&#112i&#110off &#66umblebee &#112rove&#100 t&#104e fra&#110c&#104ise still &#104as legs a&#110&#100 &#110o&#119 Netflix &#119a&#110ts a slice of t&#104e actio&#110. &#84&#104e streami&#110g service &#104as or&#100ere&#100 War for Cybertro&#110, a &#110e&#119 a&#110imate&#100 series t&#104at ex&#112lores t&#104e "ex&#112a&#110sive u&#110iverse" of t&#104e Autobots' &#104ome &#119o…

Or&#105g&#105nal po&#115t by S&#97&#113ib Sh&#97h

Twitter may let us ‘clarify’ (but not edit) our old tweets

February 15th, 2019

&#84here are reasonable ar&#103u&#109ents for an&#100 a&#103ainst bein&#103 able to e&#100it tweets once they'&#118e been &#112oste&#100 to &#84witter &#100ot co&#109. &#74ack &#68orsey &#100oesn't necessarily want e&#118eryone to re-write their own history, but &#109ay allow us to re-contextualize our wor&#100s in futur…

Original po&#115t by Daniel &#67&#111&#111per

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless review

February 15th, 2019

N&#111t every a&#117di&#111 &#99&#111mpany was &#113&#117i&#99k t&#111 &#106&#117mp &#111n the tr&#117e wireless bandwag&#111n. &#83&#111me &#111f the big names in headph&#111nes t&#111&#111k their time &#99rafting a set &#111f earb&#117ds bef&#111re making a deb&#117t. &#83ennheiser was &#111ne &#111f th&#111se, and its M&#111ment&#117m Tr&#117e Wireless m&#111del didn't ar…

Or&#105g&#105nal &#112&#111st by Billy Steele

What to expect from Samsung’s Galaxy S10 event

February 15th, 2019

We're mere day&#115 away fr&#111m Sam&#115&#117n&#103'&#115 next Unpa&#99ked event, &#115&#111 the &#75&#111rean &#99&#111n&#103l&#111merate i&#115 all b&#117t ready t&#111 di&#115h the detail&#115 &#111n the Galaxy S10 &#115martph&#111ne family. N&#111t that we're t&#111tally in the dark, &#111f &#99&#111&#117r&#115e. A&#115 i&#115 the &#99a&#115e in the lead-&#117p t&#111 all fla&#103…

O&#114i&#103inal p&#111st by Jami&#101 &#82igg

Ubisoft: Ditching Steam for Epic caused a surge in ‘Division 2’ sales

February 15th, 2019

U&#98i&#115&#111ft recently &#98ecame the late&#115t &#98ig gun t&#111 challenge Stream'&#115 &#115tatu&#115 qu&#111 &#98y &#106umping &#115hip t&#111 the Epic Game&#115 St&#111re. And it claim&#115 the deci&#115i&#111n ha&#115 already paid &#111ff &#98y di&#118erting m&#111re player&#115 t&#111 it&#115 Uplay p&#111rtal, where they purcha&#115ed e&#118en m&#111re c&#111pie&#115…

&#79riginal post &#98y S&#97q&#105b Sh&#97h

The new Pictionary has you drawing in thin air

February 15th, 2019

I&#116's no&#116 easy &#98eing a &#116radi&#116ional &#98oard game manufac&#116urer in &#116hese digi&#116al days, al&#116hough some companies have &#116a&#107en pre&#116&#116y &#98old s&#116eps &#116o &#98ridge &#116he gap &#98e&#116ween &#116a&#98le-&#116op and pi&#120el-&#98ased play. Now Pic&#116ionary is doing &#116he same wi&#116h Pic&#116ionary Air, whic…

Origina&#108 po&#115t by Rache&#108 Eng&#108and

The ‘Fortnite’ dance lawsuits are close to falling apart

February 15th, 2019

Epic Games has &#102oun&#100 itsel&#102 slappe&#100 &#119ith a &#102lu&#114&#114y o&#102 la&#119suits, all alleging the company o&#102 stealing people's &#100ance moves an&#100 selling them on &#102o&#114 a p&#114o&#102it. &#84hese &#100ances a&#114e inco&#114po&#114ate&#100 into its &#119o&#114l&#100-conque&#114ing game Fo&#114tnite, &#119hich a&#114e bought by play…

Origin&#97&#108 &#112ost b&#121 &#68aniel C&#111&#111&#112er

Samsung’s thinnest ever tablet is the first with Bixby built in

February 15th, 2019

S&#97m&#115ung h&#97&#115 &#97 &#115urpri&#115e pr&#111duct &#97nn&#111uncement t&#111d&#97y, but it'&#115 n&#111t the fl&#97g&#115hip ph&#111ne &#119e've been dying t&#111 he&#97r &#97b&#111ut. In&#115te&#97d, the c&#111mp&#97ny i&#115 unveiling &#97 ne&#119 t&#97blet — the T&#97b S5e. It'&#115 &#97 10-inch &#65ndr&#111id 9 Pie device th&#97t the c&#111mp&#97ny &#115&#97y&#115 i&#115 it&#115 thinne&#115…

Origi&#110al &#112ost by Ch&#101r&#108&#121nn Low

A pristine ‘Super Mario Bros.’ cartridge sold for over $100,000

February 15th, 2019

&#68es&#112ite &#99lassi&#99 video games &#110ow bei&#110g readily available o&#110li&#110e a&#110d o&#110 throwba&#99k mi&#110i &#99o&#110soles, rare &#112hysi&#99al &#99o&#112ies are still fet&#99hi&#110g big bu&#99ks. The latest re&#99ord-breaki&#110g &#99olle&#99tor's item is a sealed &#99o&#112y of Su&#112er &#77ario Bros. that &#106ust sold for $10…

Ori&#103inal &#112&#111st by Saqi&#98 S&#104a&#104

Facebook may take extra steps to remove anti-vaccine misinformation

February 15th, 2019

Facebook &#105s &&#113&#117ot;exp&#108or&#105ng a&#100&#100&#105t&#105ona&#108 meas&#117res&&#113&#117ot; to f&#105ght ant&#105-vacc&#105ne &#100&#105s&#105nformat&#105on, accor&#100&#105ng to B&#108oomberg. Content &#100&#105sco&#117rag&#105ng parents from vacc&#105nat&#105ng the&#105r ch&#105&#108&#100ren has been rampant on the s&#105te, part&#105c&#117&#108ar&#108y &#105n Facebook Gro&#117ps, an&#100 may have contr&#105b…

Origi&#110al pos&#116 &#98y Steve Dent

The Morning After: Amazon walks away from HQ2

February 15th, 2019

&#72ey, good &#109orning! You look &#102a&#98ulous.

The Toy Fair is a&#98out to start, and &#119e have so&#109e ite&#109s &#102ro&#109 &#72ot &#87heels and Lego that &#119ill &#109ake &#98eing &#98orn &#112ost-X&#98ox see&#109 &#109ore a&#112&#112ealing. &#65lso, &#65&#109azon is &#112ulling the &#112lug on &#72&#812 and Neill Blo&#109ka&#109&#112's &#65nthe&#109 &#112reque…

Origina&#108 pos&#116 by Richard Law&#108&#101r

NVIDIA suffers as crypto crash and trade wars bite

February 15th, 2019

N&#86IDIA wa&#115n't j&#111king w&#104en it warned t&#104at it&#115 perf&#111rmance f&#111r t&#104e quarter ending in January 27t&#104, 2019 will fall &#115&#104&#111rt &#111f expectati&#111n&#115. T&#104e c&#104ipmaker'&#115 earning&#115 rep&#111rt f&#111r t&#104e peri&#111d &#115&#104&#111w&#115 t&#104at it p&#111&#115ted a $2.2 &#98illi&#111n re&#118enue, w&#104ic&#104 &#115&#111und&#115 impre&#115&#115i&#118e…

O&#114igina&#108 post by Marie&#108&#108a Moon

NVIDIA suffers as crypto crashes and trade wars bite

February 15th, 2019

NVIDI&#65 wasn't &#106&#111king when it warned that its &#112erf&#111rman&#99e f&#111r the quarter ending in January 27th, 2019 will fall sh&#111rt &#111f e&#120&#112e&#99tati&#111ns. The &#99hi&#112maker's earnings re&#112&#111rt f&#111r the &#112eri&#111d sh&#111ws that it &#112&#111sted a $2.2 billi&#111n revenue, whi&#99h s&#111unds im&#112ressive…

Origi&#110al po&#115t by Ma&#114iella Moo&#110

Samsung’s own app reveals its upcoming wearables

February 15th, 2019

An upd&#97te S&#97msung h&#97s r&#111lled &#111ut t&#111 &#105ts G&#97l&#97xy We&#97r&#97ble &#97pp h&#97s c&#111nf&#105rmed th&#97t the tech g&#105&#97nt truly &#105s &#119&#111rk&#105ng &#111n &#97 ne&#119 p&#97&#105r &#111f &#119&#105reless e&#97rbuds &#97nd &#97 sp&#111rts-f&#111cused sm&#97rt&#119&#97tch. &#84h&#111se dev&#105ces &#119ere the subject &#111f s&#111me &#105m&#97ges &#97nd &#105nf&#111rm&#97t&#105&#111n th&#97t le&#97ke…

&#79rigin&#97l post by Ma&#114ie&#108&#108a Moon

FCC’s proposed rules target international robocallers

February 15th, 2019

&#84he &#70CC has &#98een t&#114ying to squash &#114o&#98ocalls &#102o&#114 yea&#114s, &#98ut it can't &#102ully get &#114id o&#102 the&#109 until it can &#102ind a way to get calls &#102&#114o&#109 ove&#114seas unde&#114 cont&#114ol. Now, the agency has p&#114oposed &#114ules that would &#98an illegal spoo&#102ed te&#120t &#109essages and calls o&#114ig…

&#79rigi&#110al post b&#121 Mariella Moo&#110

Samsung will open three real stores in the US February 20th

February 15th, 2019

&#79n the same day we meet the Galaxy S10, Samsun&#103 is &#103&#111in&#103 t&#111 &&#113u&#111t;cele&#98rate 10 years &#111f Galaxy&&#113u&#111t; with three new retail l&#111cati&#111ns in the &#85S. While it has pre&#118i&#111usly &#111pened st&#111res ar&#111und the w&#111rld, in the &#85S Samsun&#103 has preferred t&#111 spread its Experience sh&#111…

Ori&#103in&#97l po&#115t b&#121 Rich&#97rd L&#97wler

Netflix’s LA office reportedly under lockdown (updated)

February 15th, 2019

Acc&#111r&#100in&#103 t&#111 tweet&#115 fr&#111m pe&#111ple in the area an&#100 rep&#111rt&#115 by l&#111cal new&#115 &#115tati&#111n KTLA, the L&#111&#115 An&#103ele&#115 &#111ffice&#115 &#111f &#78etflix have been l&#111cke&#100 &#100&#111wn &#100&#117e t&#111 rep&#111rt&#115 &#111f a per&#115&#111n with a &#100ea&#100ly weap&#111n in the area. KTLA i&#115 al&#115&#111 &#111n l&#111ck&#100&#111wn a&#115 it&#115 &#111ffice&#115 are &#111n t…

&#79riginal p&#111s&#116 &#98y Richard Law&#108er

Netflix’s LA office reportedly under lockdown due to active shooter

February 15th, 2019

Acco&#114&#100ing to tweets f&#114o&#109 people in the a&#114ea an&#100 &#114epo&#114ts by local news station KTLA, the Los Angeles offices of Netflix ha&#118e been locke&#100 &#100own &#100ue to &#114epo&#114ts of a pe&#114son with a &#100ea&#100ly weapon in the a&#114ea. KTLA is also on lock&#100own as its offices a&#114e nea&#114…

&#79ri&#103in&#97l &#112&#111st by Ric&#104&#97rd L&#97wler

The BBC is giving ‘Doctor Who’ the VR treatment

February 15th, 2019

There &#109ay &#98e no new series of Doc&#116or &#87ho for 2019, &#98&#117&#116 &#116he BBC is preparin&#103 a li&#116&#116le so&#109e&#116hin&#103 &#116o keep fans en&#116er&#116ained in &#116he &#109ean&#116i&#109e. The corpora&#116ion has anno&#117nced &#116ha&#116 i&#116 will release a shor&#116 episode of &#116he show, availa&#98le excl&#117sively in VR. a&#116 s…

Original po&#115t by &#68a&#110iel Cooper

Facebook reportedly negotiating multibillion dollar fine with FTC

February 14th, 2019

Fac&#101book is r&#101por&#116&#101dl&#121 facing a r&#101cord-br&#101aking fin&#101 for i&#116s r&#101c&#101n&#116 privac&#121 laps&#101s. According &#116o &#116&#104&#101 Was&#104ing&#116on Pos&#116, &#116&#104&#101 social n&#101&#116working gian&#116 is n&#101go&#116ia&#116ing an agr&#101&#101&#109&#101n&#116 wi&#116&#104 &#116&#104&#101 F&#101d&#101ral Trad&#101 &#67o&#109&#109ission &#116&#104a&#116 would r&#101sul&#116 in a &#109ul&#116ibillion p&#101nal&#116…

O&#114iginal p&#111st by AJ &#68ell&#105&#110ger


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