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11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

The Marine Corps wants smart trucks that can pretty much repair themselves

In the not-too-distant future, Marine Corps 7-ton trucks may be able to diagnose worn-out parts before they go bad, put in an order for a relevant replacement and get the part 3D printed and shipped to their location to be installed — all without a human in the loop.<p>It's an aspiration that …

Military

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

'Splatoon' is Nintendo's next big franchise — and its wild sequel launches this month

Nintendo is bringing "Splatoon" to its wildly successful Nintendo Switch console.<p>Splatoon originally debuted as a Nintendo's Wii U game and while the Wii U console was a flop, it was a flop with a bunch of killer games. Stuff like "Super Mario Maker" and "Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze" were …

Tesla’s Model S is far more popular than most other luxury vehicles

Deliveries of Tesla’s Model S and Model X during the second quarter of 2017 weren’t as strong as some analysts were anticipating, with the company …

China starts 200-day simulation of living on another planet

The US definitely doesn't have a monopoly on long-term simulations of living on another planet. Four university students in Beijing have begun a 200-day isolation experiment, Lunar Palace 365 (why not Lunar Palace 200?), where they'll live solely on the resources they would have on the Moon or …

Space

iPhone 8’s wireless charging feature may be slightly delayed

If the latest rumblings from the rumor mill are accurate, it looks like we might have to wait a bit in order to take advantage of one of the iPhone …

TCL applies more adhesive to new BlackBerry KEYone units

A controversy brought to the main stage by Zach Nelson of YouTube channel JerryRigEverything may be nearing its end as manufacturer BlackBerry Mobile …

BlackBerry KEYone

China has Easter eggs, too: Lenovo teases Moto Mods and Moto Z2 Force

In China, Lenovo has prematurely played its hand in updating its Moto Mods showcase webpage in displaying both the Moto Z2 Play and what appears to …

New BlackBerry KEYone units with display fix now arriving at retailers

A few weeks ago, the BlackBerry KEYone fell subject to some negative press after <i>JerryRigEverything’s</i> durability test video showed the device’s display popping out after a bend test. It appeared the adhesive on the back of the screen wasn’t of the best quality.<p>BlackBerry responded, claiming that it …

Mobile

Massive Galaxy Note 8 Revealed In New Leaks

2017 Galaxy phones are all about size. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus have supersized their displays compared to the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge and now the leap from the Galaxy Note 8 is all but certain to be massive as well…<p>SlashLeaks has obtained a new render which ties in perfectly with …

Vivo announces its X9s and X9s Plus phones with dual selfie cameras

Chinese phone maker Vivo debuted two new smartphones in China this week: its X9s and its X9s Plus. Both phones are slightly upgraded versions of the earlier X9 devices. These new models include larger batteries, slightly wider bodies, and run Android Nougat. Like the older versions, they also have …

Amber: The Dutch self-driving startup that could beat Uber, Tesla, and Google to mass market

While Uber, Tesla, and Google are fighting over who will be first to deploy self-driving cars on a large scale, the Dutch underdogs at mobility startup Amber are planning a surprise move to overtake them all.<p>If all goes according to plan, Amber’s self-driving cars will hit the streets of Dutch …

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