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EA Stock Price Drops After Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransaction Removal

Late last week, on the eve of Star Wars: Battlefront II's wide release, Electronic Arts made the huge announcement that it was temporarily removing microtransactions. EA did so in the wake of a wave of criticism about how players could spend money to buy loot boxes, which contain items that …

Get this handy, $8 grip and stop dropping your phone for good

Are you the type of person who needs a bulky, steel-reinforced phone case to make sure you don't destroy your phone on a daily basis? There's no …

This Coconut Curry Chicken & Rice Cooks in One Pan

When you don't have a ton of time to dedicate to cooking a main dish and sides for dinner, a one-pan meal is the perfect solution. In this case, …

Beef Calzones Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°. Heat 1 Tbsp. olive oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 …

Xiaomi's Expansion into Europe Kicks Off With Smartphone Sales Launch in Spain

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is about to make good on stalled plans to expand into Western Europe, beginning with a sale launch in Spain on Wednesday. Xiaomi will initially offer to Spanish consumers its flagship Mi A1 device (229 euros) and its all-screen Mi Mix 2 smartphone (499 euros), …

This Self-Taught Polish Cosplayer Can Turn Herself Into Literally Anyone, And Here’s 50+ Of Her Best Transformations

Cosplayers - like other artists - have a learning curve they have to go through if they want to achieve greatness, but it seems that Justyna …

Personality

Nintendo Plus Delivers a Combination of Smartphone and Handheld Game Console

The Nintendo Plus delivers a pretty cool combination of smartphone and handheld game console. Like the idea? Let’s keep going for the concept …

Archaica: The Path Of Light – Pretty Laser Puzzling

Archaica: The Path Of Light [official site] caught my eye this morning. It’s a puzzle game about orienting coloured lasers in order to activate …

PC Gaming

The lawsuit that claimed to be filed by the Uber driver accused in the Kalamazoo shooting is a hoax

The Uber driver accused of killing six people during a shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Michigan, has now filed suit against the ride-hailing company and is asking for $10 million in damages.<p>Hand-written and sent from his prison cell in Kalamazoo, Jason Dalton, 45, claims that he worked for years for …

The Dark Planet Desktop

Reader tatersneggs put together this Rainmeter-powered desktop that’s flashy enough, but actually doesn’t use a lot of widgets to get a neat, …

Video Tutorials

[Actually Quite Funny] Three New Samsung Galaxy S7 Commercials Starring Lil Wayne & Wesley Snipes Highlight Water Resistance & Gear VR

Samsung's marketing team has been hitting it out of the park recently with funny, memorable commercials highlighting the S7's many cool features. A …

Here's How to Get The Best Wi-Fi Signal in Your House

You can thank us later.<p>It's hard to underestimate how fundamental Wi-Fi is to so many of us these days. Whether we're watching movies on Netflix, …

Wi-Fi

Sylvania 60W Equivalent Dimmable LED Bulb with Wi-Fi $10 in-store pickup (Reg. $20)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Lowe’s is taking <b>50% off</b> a selection of Osram Sylvania Lightify WiFi LED Smart Lights and Bulbs. You can opt for in-store pickup to …

Mossberg: Eero makes Wi-Fi simpler and stronger

Pricey system aims to eliminate headaches, boost coverage<p>Welcome to Mossberg<i>, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Re/code by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The Verge and Editor at Large of Re/code.</i><p>When a colleague heard I was reviewing the new …

Ditch The Faux Hoverboard And Commute With Gi FlyBike, A Foldable Electric Bike

Forget electric skateboards and faux hoverboards. One startup is trying to convince commuters to stick to the good old-fashioned bicycle. Meet the Gi FlyBike, a folding electric bike that can travel up to 40 miles on one charge.<p>The bike, which is now available on Kickstarter, will also be for sale …

Electric Bikes