posted about 2 hours ago on engadget
Radiohead has made a career for themselves writing songs about personal and social alienation. And so it should come as no surprise that the band is now trying to help its fans get through recent tough times by posting weekly concert videos to its Yo...

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Last year, Rocket Lab announced that it would attempt to reuse the first stage of its Electron rocket. The company’s goal is to catch the stage as it falls back towards the ocean by plucking it out of mid-air with a helicopter. While that’s ambitious...

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ESPN’s 12-hour esports marathon was just the start of its return to live competitive gaming. The broadcaster and Riot Games have reached a deal that will stream the League of Legends Championship Series Spring Split Playoffs live on ESPN2 or the ESPN...

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Amazon is temporarily extending its return policy window to help its customers during the coronavirus crisis. If you live in the US or Canada, you now have until May 31st to return any products you buy between now and April 30th through Amazon or one...

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France is joining those countries betting that technology will help track and contain COVID-19. It’s developing a StopCovid contact tracing mobile app that will use Bluetooth to detect transmission chains for the coronavirus and help limit the spread...

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There’s something uniquely fascinating about a pitch-black room. Being blanketed in darkness is simultaneously terrifying and thrilling -- a duality that’s been expertly exploited by Spirit Halloween stores and the haunted house industry. The reason...

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The coronavirus pandemic is blinding us to the future. While medical professionals around the globe fight to snatch as many lives as possible from the jaws of COVID-19, the pandemic continues to impact increasingly broad swaths of modern life. It has...

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If you want to make music on a computer, you’ll need a digital audio workstation, or DAW. This type of software typically provides a suite of virtual instruments and effects, as well as a recording and editing environment. One of the more popular opt...

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It took a while, but Google is finally making it easier for people to check out Stadia. Starting today, people in 14 countries around the world will be able to sign up for two free months of Stadia Pro. The full list is as follows: the US, UK, Canada...

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Despite the global coronavirus pandemic, the newly formed US Space Force is pushing ahead -- it launched its first satellite last month. Fortunately, Netflix’s spoof, dubbed Space Force, isn’t far behind. Today, Netflix announced that the series, co-...

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Plenty of people are stuck at home without much to do. In other words, it’s the perfect time to catch up on TV shows and movies. HBO might be throwing a wrench into some people’s binging plans, though, as the company is pulling its HBO Go and HBO Now...

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Tomorrow, Netflix and Instagram are launching a weekly series in which stars from Netflix’s popular young adult content will discuss self-care during the pandemic. Wanna Talk About It? will air every Thursday at 7PM ET on the @Netflix Instagram accou...

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Much to the woe of teens across the US and Europe, Snapchat is currently down in parts of the world. According to DownDetector, there was a surge in people reporting issues using the app at around 10:30AM, following widespread problems in the early h...

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Chinese phone manufacturers have a long history of taking Apple's best ideas and making them their own. After all, who could forget when Xiaomi released a not-so-subtle riff on Memoji. So it shouldn't come as any surprise to see a company like Huawei...

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Instacart has realized that its scheduled grocery deliveries are ill-suited to a pandemic era when demand is surging and you’re frequently thankful if you can get a delivery at all, let alone in a timely fashion. The service has introduced a “Fast &a...

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Nintendo's Switch is on a roll. The youngest of the games consoles is punching above its weight with a mix of core Nintendo games that have pushed iconic characters like Mario and Link into the modern gaming age. The Switch is also a portable console...

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Boeing has identified two more software flaws in its 737 Max aircraft, Reuters reports. The planemaker is working to fix one issue that involves “hypothetical faults” in the flight control computer microprocessor. That could potentially lead to the l...

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posted about 8 hours ago on engadget
Disclaimer: The author of this article is married to an employee of one of the companies featured in this article. For the sake of impartiality, the company in question will not be named.When explaining how countries could control the spread of COVID...

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Folks that were among the first to jump on the foldable tech bandwagon with the Galaxy Fold have been waiting a long time for Android 10. Support for the $2,000 device seemed to be put on the backburner while Samsung focused on other budget and mid-r...

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Scientists from MIT have developed a way to create interactive surfaces using airbrushed inks -- or in other words, graffiti that actually does stuff. The SprayableTech system lets users create room-sized interactive graphics with sensors and display...

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Foxconn’s dubious Wisconsin factory — the subject of billions of dollars of tax subsidy scrutiny — will be used to produce ventilators to aid in treatment for COVID-19 around the US. The company, best known for assembling Apple’s iPhones at factories...

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Samsung's Galaxy S and Galaxy Note flagships might get the most attention, but it's the company's more affordable Galaxy A phones that have helped it weather recent downturns in smartphone demand. Typically, we don't see many of those phones make the...

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Apple is setting aside $50 million to help musicians signed to indie labels affected by the coronavirus pandemic. According to Rolling Stone, the tech giant sent an email to indie labels, telling them that it has set up a $50 million advance royalty...

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If you were holding out for some kind of digital E3 in place of the actual event that was canceled last month, prepare to be disappointed. In a statement shared on gamesindustry.biz, the ESA has confirmed it will not be holding an “online experience”...

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posted about 11 hours ago on engadget
Thanks for all your feedback on this newsletter’s makeover. We’ve refined a few design elements, but you also told us there are some bugs if you’re using Outlook to read the daily email. We’re working to fix that as soon as possible. Now, on to today...

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