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Initial thoughts on 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild'

Unlike my New York-based colleagues, I didn't get a Nintendo Switch early enough to give some thoughts on the hardware. Mine arrived yesterday, along with Just Dance 2017 and The ...

15 hours ago from Engadget

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Faulty tumble dryers: More than 40,000 sign recall petition

Whirlpool insists its repair programme is the best way to go, but thousands of owners want a recall.

20 hours ago from BBC Technology

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Take on mobile development with this Android N training bundle

Aspiring mobile developers take note: knowing how to work with the most popular tools is key. That's why Android is the ideal operating system for new developers to work on. Android is the ...

12 hours ago from Techspot

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'Halo' will bring back local multiplayer

When I critiqued Halo 5: Guardians, the lack of split-screen co-op was low on my list of gripes with the game. But that's not to say it wasn't a problem. In the lead-up to ...

8 hours ago from Engadget

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A Windows for drone flight controllers? AirMap steps up funding

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - AirMap, which has rocketed to become the world's top air traffic management software platform for drones, is raising $26 million in new financing from the venture arms ...

Thu 23 Feb 17 from Reuters Technology

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Microsoft Compiles First Windows 10 Redstone 3 Build For 2H 2017 Release

We might not even have Redstone 2, aka "Creators Update", in our hands at this point in time, but that hasn't stopped Microsoft from getting started on producing its first internal builds for ...

Thu 23 Feb 17 from HotHardware

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Firefox Testing Ability To Snooze Browser Tabs

Come across an interesting article that you want to read but don’t have the time? There are a few different ways that you can go about handling this, one of which is bookmarking the website ...

Thu 23 Feb 17 from Ubergizmo

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New 'Futurama' game will feature original writers, cast - CNET

Mobile game Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow will include "new stories from the original writers, cast and animators," says a producer of the classic cartoon show.

Wed 22 Feb 17 from CNET

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Microsoft creates Skype Lite especially for India - CNET

Following in Facebook's footsteps, the electronics titan is giving Indians a welcome low-data option.

Thu 23 Feb 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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In the NBA's eSports league, diversity means a new kind of athlete

With millions of gamers willing to watch people play League of Legends or FIFA for fun, major players in the entertainment industry see eSports as an intriguing business opportunity. ...

Thu 23 Feb 17 from Engadget

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