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How to clean your Apple AirPods

My Apple AirPods started to lose their bright, white luster recently. A bit of grime and, yes, ear wax began to build up on them. I went hunting for the best way to clean my AirPods ($159 at Abt Electronics). Here's what I found. And after cleaning your AirPods, here are 11 more AirPod tips and …

Cleaning

1 Player on Every NFL Team Who Will Disappoint in 2018

NFL players can disappoint from one year to the next for all kinds of reasons.<p>Injuries can take an extraordinary player and make him all too ordinary. That's what happened to DeSean Jackson in his first season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The speedy receiver was also impacted by chemistry issues …

Football (U.S.)

Ranking NFL teams most likely to go worst to first in 2018

The NFL is a competitive league. A team celebrating a playoff berth one year can see its fortunes quickly come crashing down the next.<p>Luckily for …

Football (U.S.)

In Army of None, a field guide to the coming world of autonomous warfare

The Silicon Valley-military industrial complex is increasingly in the crosshairs of artificial intelligence engineers. A few weeks ago, Google was reported to be backing out of a Pentagon contract around Project Maven, which would use image recognition to automatically evaluate photos. Earlier this …

Military

Lamar Jackson says Chargers scout told him about interest in him as a receiver

AP<p>Remember when Lamar Jackson said no team asked him to work out at the receiver position during the Scouting Combine? Apparently, he doesn’t.<p>“It was …

Lamar Jackson

You're on your own, US tells Syrian rebels, as Assad goes on offensive

The US has warned Syrian rebels in the south-west of the country they should not expect military support to help them resist a major government offensive.<p>The message from Washington comes as Russian jets struck an opposition-held town on Sunday in the first air cover provided by Moscow to an …

Middle East

Genius Redditor Posts Master List of iPhone Hacks: These Are the Best 6

Navigate your iPhone like a pro.<p>The developer’s beta of iOS 12 has given certain smartphone geeks at glimpse at what Apple’s upcoming software will …

iOS

The Shift From 4G to 5G Will Change Just About Everything

Telecom experts are going so far as to herald the arrival of 5G as the advent of the fourth industrial revolution. There are an ever-expanding number …

Advertising Industry

Scientists develop fusion rocket technology in lab – and aim for Mars

Researchers at the University of Washington say they've built all the pieces for a fusion-powered rocket system that could get a crew to Mars in 30 days. Now they just have to put the pieces together and see if they work.<p>"If we can pull off a fusion demonstration in a year, with hundreds of …

Nuclear Energy

Why Isn't This Ingenious iPhone Feature More Popular?

Back in 2014, Apple launched a unique “peek and pop” function with the introduction of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus called 3D Touch. By applying a …

Apps

Nintendo and Microsoft team up to promote cross-play, while Sony remains silent

Sony is the odd one out for Minecraft and more<p>The Nintendo Switch version of <i>Minecraft</i> is getting a big update today, bringing the Bedrock Engine to Nintendo’s portable console. The update enables cross-play with PC, Xbox One, and smartphones — but notably not the PlayStation 4. Sony is blocking …

Gaming

Age of Ultron Almost Had an Infinitely Cooler Final Battle

One of the most disappointing things about <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>was how frankly... dumb the titular villain’s plan to destroy the Earth was. As it …

Comics

New futuristic Israeli 'dune-buggy' is bristling with weapons, ready for combat

This fast attack buggy looks like it is made of Legos – and it reconfigures similar to Legos – but it is a lethal combat machine.<p>Foldable weapons systems, camouflage against thermal imagers, protection against nuclear weapons, tech to defeat chemical attacks, armor against explosions and machine …

Military

Tank-killing robot revealed

A new robot will be able to stealthily approach an enemy tank – and destroy it.<p>This is no ordinary robot – it is missile toting one. A smart robot that can conduct missions to destroy enemy tanks entirely by itself.<p>Milrem Robotics has teamed up with missile specialist MBDA. Together, they are …

Military

Iran vs. America: Just How Bad a War Could Get

Iran would enjoy a range of options to respond to the U,S. attacks

Iran

Five Reasons The Marine Corps Is The Future Of U.S. Ground Combat

The Marine Corps is gearing up to conduct combat exercises with its information warriors. Doesn’t sound like the leathernecks of yore, does it? As America’s military transitions from the global war on terror to great-power competition with near-peers like Russia and China, the Marines are …

Military

North Korea has a massive air force — here's why it's basically a joke

North Korea has a massive air force that outnumbers the South Korean and US jets they're meant to counter with mostly Russian-made fighters and bombers, but in reality, the force is basically a joke.<p>According to a new International Institute for Strategic Studies report on North Korea's …

North Korea

Fox agrees to Disney's new $71.3 billion offer, rejecting Comcast

Walt Disney isn't taking Comcast's bid for 21st Century Fox lying down.<p>A week after Comcast launched an unsolicited $65 billion all-cash bid for Fox's entertainment assets, Disney returned with an amended agreement with Rupert Murdoch's media giant for $71.3 billion, split evenly between cash and …

Media Industry

Analysis: Why China Would Lose a War Against America - Warrior Maven

<b>By Harry J. Kazianis,</b> <b>The National Interest</b><p>Let’s not mince words: <b>a U.S.-China war would be hell on earth</b> [3]. <b>It would likely start World War III</b> [4]. …

Military

Man 1, machine 1: landmark debate between AI and humans ends in draw

It was man 1, machine 1 in the first live, public debate between an artificial intelligence system developed by IBM and two human debaters.<p>The AI, called Project Debater, appeared on stage in a packed conference room at IBM’s San Francisco office embodied in a 6ft tall black panel with a blue, …

Artificial Intelligence

We Know 135 More Facts About Anthem

BioWare's new shared-world, science-fantasy shooter was the biggest game coming out of E3 2018. Now that we know much more about Anthem and its …

PS4 Pro

Looks Like 'Solo' Killed The 'Star Wars' Spin-Offs

According to a report from Collider, Lucasfilm is pulling the plug on the incredibly unnecessary glut of <i>A Star Wars Story</i> spin-offs. Meaning that the recently announced Boba Fett movie that <i>Logan</i> director James Mangold was in talks to write/direct, has likely been killed after <i>Solo</i> fell into a …

Star Wars

‘Sicario: Day Of The Soldado’ Is An Intense, Gritty Thriller That Will Leave You Wanting More

Benicio del Toro has, kind of quietly, morphed into a full-fledged movie star in a day and age where there really aren’t many movie stars left. Del Toro’s best known early work is probably <i>The Usual Suspects</i>, but that led to a few years of showing up in stuff like <i>Excess Baggage</i> and <i>The Fan</i>. After <i>Fear</i> …

Movies

The Rise of Russia's Military

After feeling betrayed at the end of the Cold War, the Kremlin is using the military as its premier tool to achieve policy goals and weaken the …

Geopolitics

Disney Outbids Comcast for Fox's Assets With $71.3 Billion Cash and Stock Deal

21st Century Fox and the Walt Disney Company today announced a new deal that increases the value of Disney's original December 2017 offer from $28 a share at $52.4 billion to $38 a share at $71.3 billion, with a new cash component. This agreement "is superior to the proposal" from Comcast made …

Judiciary

If you’re going to spend $159 on AirPods, please spend an extra $9 to make them sound great

Something truly bizarre is going on right now with Apple’s AirPods. They’re back in stock now on Amazon at least once a week now, and that’s despite …

Tech Trends

Thanos reads out Trump's tweets and of course it works

Trump's tweets sound pretty natural coming from Thanos.<p>Appearing on <i>The Late Show</i> with Stephen Colbert, actor Josh Brolin, who plays the genocidal</i> …

Marvel Universe

What you'll actually do when you're playing BioWare's 'Anthem'

<i>Anthem</i> feels like an easy game to categorize: It's BioWare's take on <i>Destiny</i>.<p>That's how it's been viewed since the initial announcement at Electronic …

BioWare

This supercut of 300 dancing scenes from movies is the perfect mood booster

The internet can be a pretty bleak place. From the 24 news cycle to online arguments, it can be daunting to find some positivity online. But if …

Movies

Melvin Ingram wants to play a little tight end for the Chargers, and we’re here for it

Ingram is one of the NFL’s best pass rushers. If he wants to play some tight end, we’d love to see it.<p>The Los Angeles Chargers are in need of some tight end help, and Pro Bowl pass rusher Melvin Ingram is ready to offer his services.<p>After parting ways with Antonio Gates earlier in the offseason, …

Fantasy Football