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MINI 4WD IS AN ELECTRIFYING RACE SERIES FOR MAKERS AND TINKERERS

Video shot by Justin Wolfson and John Cappello, edited by Aulistar Mark.

Resident Evil 3 remake headlines a handful of PS4 announcements

RESIDENT EVIL 3 REMAKE HEADLINES A HANDFUL OF PS4 ANNOUNCEMENTS

Capcom's Residen Evil 3 remake has the requisite number of zombies. Capcom will be bringing an HD remake of 1999's Resident Evil 3...

 
 
 
How MechWarrior's return took me back to the early ‘90s mall in my mind

HOW MECHWARRIOR'S RETURN TOOK ME BACK TO THE EARLY ‘90S MALL IN MY MIND

Enlarge / 17 years later, the first-person bombast of MechWarrior returns to PC in campaign form. What better way to pilot a King Crab...

Sony commits to making video games for “additional console platforms”

SONY COMMITS TO MAKING VIDEO GAMES FOR “ADDITIONAL CONSOLE PLATFORMS”

Enlarge / Today's announcement could really use some console logos, because we have no idea which consoles to expect MLB The Show on...

 
 
 
Evaluating the risks of Africans opting for coal power

EVALUATING THE RISKS OF AFRICANS OPTING FOR COAL POWER

Enlarge / Image of a solar thermal plant planned for South Africa. In most developed economies, carbon emissions have flattened out...

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine's Odo, Rene Auberjonois, has passed away

STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE'S ODO, RENE AUBERJONOIS, HAS PASSED AWAY

Enlarge / Rene Auberjonois speaking at a fan convention. Esteemed character actor Rene Auberjonois died in his home in Los Angeles...

 
 
 
New Zealand volcano erupts, killing tourists on the island

NEW ZEALAND VOLCANO ERUPTS, KILLING TOURISTS ON THE ISLAND

Enlarge / A member of the last tour group to leave the island, Michael Schade, took this photo and posted it on Twitter. Monday was...

You can order the Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR starting tomorrow

YOU CAN ORDER THE MAC PRO AND PRO DISPLAY XDR STARTING TOMORROW

This is the new Mac Pro. [credit: Samuel Axon ] Apple has emailed its customers notifying them that its new Mac Pro desktop computer...

 
 
 
Dentist who rode hoverboard while pulling tooth faces patient in court

DENTIST WHO RODE HOVERBOARD WHILE PULLING TOOTH FACES PATIENT IN COURT

Enlarge / A man tests out a Hovertrax hoverboard produced by Razor at the International Toy Fair 2017 in Nuremberg, Germany, 01 January...

WireGuard VPN is a step closer to mainstream adoption

WIREGUARD VPN IS A STEP CLOSER TO MAINSTREAM ADOPTION

Enlarge / You want receipts? I got receipts. As of this morning, Linux network stack maintainer David Miller has committed the WireGuard...

 
 
 
Surprise! Oculus Quest becomes first VR set with native hand tracking-this week

SURPRISE! OCULUS QUEST BECOMES FIRST VR SET WITH NATIVE HAND TRACKING-THIS WEEK

Let's fly through the skies with Oculus Quest hand tracking. (Be warned: this is a 360-degree video within a media app, not a hand-compatible...

A NEW GENERATION AIN'T AFRAID OF NO GHOSTS IN GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE TRAILER

Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, and Paul Rudd star in Ghostbusters: Afterlife . It has been more than 30 years since Bill Murray and...

 
 
 
Amazon sues DOD, claims Trump's “improper pressure” blocked cloud contract win

AMAZON SUES DOD, CLAIMS TRUMP'S “IMPROPER PRESSURE” BLOCKED CLOUD CONTRACT WIN

Enlarge / The JEDI contract is central to DOD's efforts to rapidly adopt cloud technology. But the winner-take-all contract offer has...

Render shows OnePlus tackling the midrange market with OnePlus 8 Lite

RENDER SHOWS ONEPLUS TACKLING THE MIDRANGE MARKET WITH ONEPLUS 8 LITE

The new OnePlus midranger. It has a hole punch for the front camera. [credit: OnLeak x 91Mobiles ] 2020 will bring all the usual yearly...

 
 
 
Verizon reportedly blocks archivists from Yahoo Groups days before deletion

VERIZON REPORTEDLY BLOCKS ARCHIVISTS FROM YAHOO GROUPS DAYS BEFORE DELETION

Enlarge / The Yahoo Groups home page. An ad-hoc group scrambling to archive as much content as possible from Yahoo Groups ahead of...

BioShock will return, but without Ken Levine

BIOSHOCK WILL RETURN, BUT WITHOUT KEN LEVINE

Publisher 2K announced today that development has started on the first new BioShock game since 2013's BioShock Infinite. But Ken Levine,...

 
 
 
Watching a “language” develop when kids can't speak to each other

WATCHING A “LANGUAGE” DEVELOP WHEN KIDS CAN'T SPEAK TO EACH OTHER

Enlarge In the 2016 film Arrival , a linguist must figure out how to communicate with enormous seven-limbed aliens, starting with...

Jaguar increases I-Pace range with update after one-make race series

JAGUAR INCREASES I-PACE RANGE WITH UPDATE AFTER ONE-MAKE RACE SERIES

Enlarge / Display in a 2019 Jaguar I-Pace displaying remaining battery charge level. If there's one thing I like writing about more...

 
 
 
Cloudy with a chance of neurons: The tools that make neural networks work

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF NEURONS: THE TOOLS THAT MAKE NEURAL NETWORKS WORK

Enlarge / Machine learning is really good at turning pictures of normal things into pictures of eldritch horrors. Artificial Intelligence-or,...

DIANA PRINCE REUNITES WITH HER LONG-LOST LOVE IN FIRST WONDER WOMAN 1984 TRAILER

Gal Gadot reprises her role as everyone's favorite Amazonian demigod in Wonder Woman 1984 . Diana Prince faces off against two new...

 
 
 



Apple Card's interest free iPhone plan goes live today

Apple Card's interest free iPhone plan goes live today

It's a 24-month plan! What you need to know Apple's iPhone installment plan for Apple Card goes live today. You can get a new iPhone with Apple Card, and pay it back over 2... Read more ...

State of Play Reveals Resident Evil 3 Remake, Kingdom Hearts 3 DLC, More

State of Play Reveals Resident Evil 3 Remake, Kingdom Hearts 3 DLC, More

Today was Sony's last State of Play episode for 2019, but it certainly closes the PlayStation 4 news year out with a bang. There were plenty of new announcements... Read more ...

Alleged Samsung Galaxy S11 Leaks In A Heavy-Duty Case

Alleged Samsung Galaxy S11 Leaks In A Heavy-Duty Case

The alleged Samsung Galaxy S11 has appeared in two real-life images on Weibo. The quality of these images is really poor, though, and the Galaxy S11 is packed inside a... Read more ...

These PS4 Pro deals are far cheaper than they were on Black Friday

These PS4 Pro deals are far cheaper than they were on Black Friday

These PS4 Pro deals are bringing amazing discounts to the Christmas shopping season, with fantastic prices on top bundles all on sale. For just £249, you can pick up a 1TB PS4... Read more ...

Dreams on PS4 now has a full release date and an amazing new trailer

Dreams on PS4 now has a full release date and an amazing new trailer

Dreams is officially releasing on PS4 on February 14 2020, Sony has confirmed in its State of Play presentation. The Media Molecule game has been in an early access period for... Read more ...

The Apple AirPods are on sale and back in stock at Amazon

The Apple AirPods are on sale and back in stock at Amazon

If you're looking to snag a deal on the latest model Apple AirPods, then you're in luck. Amazon has the Apple AirPods with Charging Case back in stock and on sale for $144... Read more ...

Deals Spotlight: Satechi's Holiday Sale Offers Up to 50% Off Wireless...

Deals Spotlight: Satechi's Holiday Sale Offers Up to 50% Off Wireless Chargers, MacBook Cases, USB-C Accessories, and More

Satechi has a new holiday sale that's discounting many of its best accessories by as much as 50 percent, including wireless chargers, USB-C hubs, and MacBook carrying cases... Read more ...

Save $300 On Samsung's Galaxy S10 & S10+ In Amazon's One-Day Sale

Save $300 On Samsung's Galaxy S10 & S10+ In Amazon's One-Day Sale

Amazon has the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ sale, discounting them by $300 today, as part of its Gold Box Deal of the day. That brings the Galaxy S10 to $599 and Galaxy S10+ to... Read more ...

Woot Is Blowing Out Refurbished Google Pixel Smartphones, Starting At $149

Woot Is Blowing Out Refurbished Google Pixel Smartphones, Starting At $149

Woot is currently blowing out refurbished Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 3 smartphones, starting at just $149. While these are slightly older smartphones, and also... Read more ...

Versatile Insta360 GO action camera lands at Apple Stores in exclusive bundle

Versatile Insta360 GO action camera lands at Apple Stores in exclusive bundle

One of the latest products to land at Apple Stores is the Insta360 GO action camera that's easy to hold, wear, or mount to capture great footage. The Insta360 GO comes in a new... Read more ...