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Galaxy Note 10 Plus ongoing review: The camera gets a big boost - CNET

CNet Tech News - 3 hours 12 min ago
The first couple days with Samsung's 6.8-inch superphone have been illuminating.

Tesla's relaunched solar power efforts include $50 panel rentals

Engadget - 3 hours 17 min ago
Tesla has relaunched its troubled solar power efforts, and that now includes an option that might be more affordable for some homeowners. The company has debuted a Rent Solar program that lets residents in six states (Arizona, California, Connecticut...

After Math: Plead the fifth

Engadget - 4 hours 33 min ago
With Dave Chappelle coming back to Netflix for the one, two, three, four, fif time later this month, we're taking a look at all of this week's headlines that will make you want to plead against self-incrimination.

FCC declares 5G safe, 5G devices hit 100, Beijing wants 10,000 base stations - CNET

CNet Tech News - 4 hours 43 min ago
The speed of 5G news is impossible to track, so we get you up to date on the latest highlights.

I visited Russia's nuclear city and don't want to relive the Cold War - CNET

CNet Tech News - 4 hours 51 min ago
Commentary: One era of nuclear brinksmanship was enough for CNET's Stephen Shankland, who visited the Russian nuclear weapons center of Sarov just after the first Cold War ended.

Facebook's Calibra cryptocurrency wallet already has competition - CNET

CNet Tech News - 7 hours 3 min ago
ZenGo's wallet will support Libra, a cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch in 2020.

The best smart home sensors for Alexa

Engadget - 7 hours 33 min ago
By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to smart home sens...

2019 Indian FTR 1200 joins Roadshow’s long-term test fleet - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - 8 hours 3 min ago
We're going to spend the better part of a year with Indian's newest and arguably most exciting motorcycle.

The 2019 Indian FTR 1200 is Roadshow's first long-term two-wheeler - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - 8 hours 3 min ago
We're spending the better part of a year getting to know Indian's latest and maybe greatest modern motorcycle.

The iPhone 11 needs these 7 features to be a success - CNET

CNet Tech News - 8 hours 3 min ago
Commentary: The next iPhone doesn't need a radical redesign, but it does need some solid upgrades and new features to be a success.

Legendary Liberty: Inside the only remaining Liberty ship from D-Day - CNET

CNet Tech News - 9 hours 3 min ago
Built in just 6 weeks, the SS Jeremiah O’Brien survived being a part of the D-Day invasion fleet and still cruises nearly 80 years later. Here’s a look inside.

Inside the historic Liberty ship SS Jeremiah O’Brien - CNET

CNet Tech News - 9 hours 3 min ago
A true piece of history, not just one of the only remaining Liberty ships, but one of the only ships still floating that was part of the D-Day invasion in 1944. Here’s a look inside.

Runkeeper drops its Wear OS app due to a 'buggy experience'

Engadget - 13 hours 45 min ago
Add Runkeeper to the list of companies dropping their smartwatch apps -- albeit not for the usual reasons. The developer is warning customers that it's scrapping its Wear OS app as of the 9.13 release. It's "just not able" to deliver the best exper...

Drako's GTE electric supercar will be a four-motor, 1,200HP monster

Engadget - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 9:00pm
The new Tesla Roadster won't be the only wildly overpowered electric supercar arriving in the near future. Drako Motors (a startup created by Barracuda Networks co-founder Dean Drako) has unveiled the GTE, an electric sedan that's built to take on t...

'Travis Strikes Again' comes to PC and PS4 on October 17th

Engadget - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 6:50pm
You won't have to own a Switch to play a modern take on the No More Heroes universe. Suda51's Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Complete Edition is now slated to launch on PC (via Steam) and PS4 October 17th. The expanded title includes both the...

Nintendo says there is no Switch exchange program

Engadget - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 5:21pm
You might not want to buy a first-generation Switch with the assumption Nintendo will replace it with a new model. A Nintendo spokesperson has flatly denied that swaps are available, telling The Verge that "we do not have a Nintendo Switch exchange...

IKEA creates a business unit devoted to smart home tech

Engadget - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 4:03pm
It's clear by now that IKEA is serious about smart home tech between its Sonos-powered speakers and connected lights, but the home furniture giant wants to formalize that commitment. It just established a full-fledged Home Smart business unit that,...

US will reportedly give Huawei another temporary reprieve

Engadget - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 2:49pm
Huawei hasn't had any luck reversing the US trade ban despite promises of removing some restrictions. It might be a long while before the company is forced to cut all its ties, however. Reuters sources have claimed the Commerce Department is expect...

Silicon Valley season 6 trailer shows Richard testifying in front of Congress - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 2:29pm
And he's doing just as badly as Mark Zuckerberg did. Also, what's Amazon anyway?