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Let’s Go Pikachu hands-on — the Pokémon version of a bunny slope

Ready to go.

PREVIEW: Before I played Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) this week in Los Angeles, I was worried this reimagining of the originals wouldn’t be for me. Let’s Go Pikachu and its counterpart, Let’s Go Eevee, come out for the Switch on November 16. Let’s Go is meant to bridge the gap betw…Read More…

Leap Motion’s VR anatomy lesson lets you pull a cat apart with your hands

Leap Motion has released a demo for a new kind of VR experience called “Cat Explorer.” It’s basically exactly what it sounds like — you “explore” the muscles, organs, and skeleton of an adorable kitty using just your hands. Here’s what it looks like in action: Leap Motion’s description of the video says: Cat Explorer is a fun demo that points to the transformative potential of VR and natural interaction in fields as diverse as education, training, healthcare, and entertainment. Admittedly, the initial moment where you see what the demo is about is a litt…
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Apple lets Telegram iOS update go through following Russia ban debacle

Apple has finally approved an updated version of the Telegram iOS app, after the secure messaging company’s chief executive complained yesterday that the iPhone maker was blocking updates worldwide due to a Telegram ban in Russia, reports Reuters.

The Russian government first ordered a ban on Telegram back in mid-April, citing Telegram’s refusal in an ongoing court battle to hand over encryption keys that would allow the country’s Federa…
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New App Lets You Invent A Language for Science

Phone apps often get a bad rap for being distracting time-wasters (I’m looking at you, Reddit), but some seek to challenge the minds of their users and put the resulting data to good use. And maybe even invent a new language in the process. The Color Game app uses colors and symbols to study the evolution of language. Created by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Germany, the app is looking to uncover clues to an age-old question — how did human co…

Airbnb launches new Travel Stories feature which lets people show off videos

As “stories” feature has been a success for most of the top social sites and here now it has infiltrated yet another app: Airbnb. The company quietly launched a new feature called Travel Stories that allows guests to create and upload video sequences in order to show off highlights from their trip, as spotted by TechCrunch. In an […]

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Amazon Map Tracker now lets you follow your package delivery in real time

Amazon Map Tracker was a new feature that launched late last year to only some users, has started expanding to more users in the US, as confirmed by CNET earlier this week. The map tracker gives you a real-time map of your Amazon package delivery as it’s in transit, letting you watch a dot on the screen similar to […]

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Facebook now lets you hire plumbers and cleaners on Marketplace

Facebook Marketplace section is launching a new feature only for US users. The marketplace is totally a separate commerce section on Facebook which allows users to connect with one another to buy, sell, and give away items. Recently, it’s even added a functionality to search for a home rental or buy a car. With the new home […]

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Microsoft Your Phone app lets your PC and iPhone work better together

Microsoft unveiled an app today designed to allow Windows users to  show the text messages and notifications from their smartphone. Plus, Your Phone will make moving images between phone and PC easier. Also at its Build 2018 developer conference, the company announced that the new Windows Timeline is coming to  iPhone and iPad. Microsoft Your […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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NBA testing 99-cent stream that lets you watch the final quarter of a live game

The NBA has a plethora of streaming options for basketball fans. If you want the whole season-long, league-wide package, there’s League Pass. But NBA Digital (a joint effort between the league and Turner) has also broken out additional offerings that cost less money, like team-specific subscriptions and the option to pay for individual games. Now t…
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