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Playing Marvel’s Spider-Man Made Me Feel Like Spider-Man

Five minutes.

It took me about five minutes to feel perfectly at home with the traversal mechanics in Marvel’s Spider-Man.

Holding R2 (the “go” button, as I came to think of it) keeps Spidey moving quickly, whether he’s sprinting on the ground, running along walls, or swinging through the air. Transitioning between swinging and wallrunning feels exhilarating.

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Pressing X while midair performs a web zip, flinging our hero in a more or less straight line forward. Mixing this technique with more traditional swinging and wall-running …

New PS4 controller is like a PlayStation 4 version of the Xbox One Elite

Sony’s PlayStation 4 might be outselling the Xbox One by around two-to-one, but the Japanese company still lags behind its competitor when it comes to alternative controller options. That’s about to change, however, thanks to third-party peripheral maker Scuf, whose Vantage controller matches the best that Microsoft has to offer.

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Front Panel confirms Facial Recognition like the iPhone X

We have seen a ton of leaks related to the Xiaomi Mi 7, but according to some fresh rumors and leaks, it looks like the Xiaomi Mi 8 is launching this year on Xiaomi’s 8th Anniversary. There is no official confirmation from the company if the phone will be called Mi 8 or Mi 7 …

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Facebook, Twitter, and Google Would Like to Be the Gatekeepers of Democracy Without the Responsibility

Top brass from Facebook, Twitter, and Google stopped by Stanford Law School Thursday to participate in a conversation about the challenges social media companies face in regulating free speech and protecting democracies. The panel showed the companies are much better at identifying problems than actually solving them.

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Google Play audiobooks get new features like Smart Resume and more

Back in January, Google officially rolled out built-in audiobook support in Google Play Books, adding a bit more competition to the market against Apple’s iBooks and Amazon’s Audible.

Now the service is getting a bit better. Announced today, Google is adding new features like the ability to resume where you left off at the beginning of a sentence, speed up or slow down narration, and more. The new features are available now, so audiobook listeners should be able to take advantage of them immediately.

As far as the new features go, there is Smart Resume, which will allow you to quickly jump back into the book you are listening to by intelligently rewinding where y…
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This stainless steel mesh Apple Watch band shines like a prism

Stainless steel meticulously weaves its way through the Mesh Band for Apple Watch — Casetify’s answer to the significantly more expensive Milanese Loop by Apple. Casetify’s version is just as stylish and functional as the behemoth brand’s band, and now comes in two brand-new finishes: Iridescent and Gold (that matches the Series 3). The Stainless Steel […]

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

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