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Amazon Echo Link Amp takes on Sonos for half the money - CNET

The $199 Echo Link and the $299 Echo Link Amp.<p>Ry Crist/CNET<p>Among the panoply of devices that Amazon announced at its event on Thursday, one of the most intriguing was the awkwardly named Amazon Echo Link Amp. This is a $300 streaming amplifier with multiroom and voice control, and it's a companion …

Amazon Echo

PS Plus Subscription Not Required for PlayStation Now Downloads

You won’t need a PlayStation Plus subscription to play PlayStation Now downloads online. Sony announced earlier today that it will be adding a …

PlayStation

This Company Will Pay You $50 an Hour to Smoke Weed

Get your resume together. This is not a drill.<p>It seems everyone and their dog is jumping headfirst into the cannabis industry, now that Canada is about to legalize it. But what if your primary expertise simply comes from the fact that you’ve smoked a lot of weed? Turns out that is a marketable …

Cannabis Industry

Volkswagen debuts electric cargo version of iconic hippie van

It’s electric! Boogie woogie, woogie!<p>Electric cars are in the headlines these days, dominating discussions everywhere from climate change summits to RV shows. And while we’ve seen some concept campers that can be pulled by an electric car or are covered in solar panels, none made a bigger splash …

Detroit Auto Show

Tupac Shakur is 'ALIVE and living in Cuba after being smuggled out of America by security firm'

Tupac Shakur was pronounced dead after he was gunned down outside a nightclub in Las Vegas 22 years ago.<p>But many fans still refuse to believe the …

Tupac Shakur

Brie Larson Heard Complaints That Captain Marvel Needs to Smile More, So She Posted MCU Men With Photoshopped Smiles

Brie Larson took a sexist reaction to the "Captain Marvel" and turned it into social media gold.<p>Brie Larson isn’t here for your sexist reactions to …

Captain Marvel

Disney CEO Breaks Silence on James Gunn Firing From 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'

Months after Disney and Marvel Studios made the decision to fire James Gunn from his position as the director of the <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> …

James Gunn

Snoop Dogg fires four-letter word at Kanye West over his allegiance to President Trump

Watch out Eminem and Machine Gun Kelly, Snoop Dogg and Kanye could be rap's next big beef.<p>Snoop showcased his bark in a very NSFW clip from an interview with SiriusXM's DJ Suss One, which drops in its entirety Saturday.<p>When the host of the "Hip Hop Nation" channel hesitated to bad-mouth President …

Snoop Dogg

Elon Musk Hints at BFR Engine Upgrades to Make Rocket Even Stronger

SpaceX is building the world’s most powerful rocket, but Elon Musk has suggested it could become even more powerful. The CEO wrote on Twitter …

Engines

Razer Raiju Ultimate controller review: It doesn't get much better than this

Razer is certainly no stranger to manufacturing quality products. From headsets to controllers, you know your money is being spent wisely. Razer now …

PS4 Pro

Apple quietly disclosed it now tracks and scores your calls and email habits

Apple has been advocating for unbreakable encryption and total user privacy for years, even if that put it at odds with governments around the world. …

iOS

Remove yourself from people search sites and erase your online presence

Here is a step-by-step guide to reducing your digital footprint online, whether you want to lock down data or vanish entirely.<p>There is now a very …

Social Media

Father demands to know who killed his son in Outer Sunset shooting

Simoun Sacdalan wants answers.<p>He wants to know how his son ended up alone Tuesday night on 46th Avenue and Moraga Street in San Francisco, when he was supposed to be with friends. And he wants to know why his son was shot multiple times and left to die, just two months shy of his 21st birthday.<p>Ryan …

San Francisco

Apple's best-paid employee is a woman who earns nearly twice as much as CEO Tim Cook

AP Photo/Eric Risberg<p><b>Apple's best-paid female employee earns nearly twice as much as CEO Tim Cook.</b>• <b><br>Angela Ahrendts took home $24.2 million (£18</b> …

Tim Cook

iPhone XS has slightly smaller battery and more RAM than iPhone X

And the XS Max has the biggest battery of any iPhone ever<p>A couple of specs you’ll never hear mentioned at an Apple keynote or find on the company’s website are an iPhone’s actual battery capacity and the amount of RAM inside each phone. Thankfully, Apple has to file this stuff with government …

IPhone 8

Buying an Apple Watch 4 now for EKG and AFib features may leave you heartbroken

Don't confuse announcing with shipping.<p>If you paid any attention whatsoever to last week's Apple announcement event, you know that Apple's biggest …

Apple Watch

Cutting carbs could lead to premature death, if you replace them with the wrong things

Have you been living a low-carb life? Diets that swap out carbs for protein or fat — think Atkins, South Beach, paleo, keto — are popular largely based on claims that they lead to weight loss and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes. However, new research suggests that …

Diets

Fortnite's Cube Just Melted And Everyone On Twitter Is Freaking Out

The mysterious purple cube in Fortnite has finally stopped moving. It ended up falling into Loot Lake and melting. No one really knows why or what any of it means.<p>It's anyone's guess as to what's actually happening in Fortnite right now. Weeks ago, a giant purple rift in the sky started shooting …

Something Unexpected and Weird Is Happening Beneath California’s Deadliest Faults

The detection of strange, unpredicted behavior deep below the surface near the San Andreas and San Jacinto faults suggests scientists have an …

San Andreas

Terrifying moment snorkeler realizes massive shark is directly behind his friend

This is the moment a snorkeler swimming in Scotland spotted a huge dorsal fin behind his pal - and realized a massive shark was directly behind them.<p>Will Clark, from Somerset, was swimming in waters around the Inner Hebrides archipelago last month when he captured the perfectly-timed snap.<p>But …

Fish

Switch version 6.0.0 introduces digital game sharing across multiple systems

Today’s Switch update has introduced some new functionality worth highlighting. Interestingly, Nintendo has added digital game sharing across …

Nintendo Switch

A Pulsating, Alien-Looking Sea Creature Has Been Found on a Beach in New Zealand

It's mesmerising.<p>On Monday, a New Zealand family were just walking along a Northern Auckland beach when they stumbled across a bizarre, pink-colour …

Jellyfish

How to replace Apple Maps with Google Maps on CarPlay

In the four years since CarPlay debuted, Apple Maps has been the only option for navigation. Today, the long-awaited support for Google Maps has officially arrived. Follow along for how to replace Apple Maps with Google Maps on CarPlay.<p>Whoosh! Screen Cleaner<p>While Apple Maps has made some solid …

Google Maps

AliveCor responds to Apple Watch ECG w/ 6-lead reader capable of detecting 100 diseases

Apple just unveiled the Apple Watch Series 4 with support for ECG readings, and now accessory maker AliveCor has announced its own electrocardiogram reader. The company, which has made several iPhone health accessories in the past, says its ECG reader will have 6 leads, compared to the 1 lead Apple …

Apple Watch

Telegram to transition to faster & more battery-friendly Swift-built app for iOS

Back in January, Telegram released its new ‘Telegram X’ application for iOS, which it has offered in conjunction with the standard Telegram Messenger app. The difference between the two is that Telegram X is built entirely with Apple’s Swift language. Today, however, Telegram founder Pavel Durov …

App Store

The internet reacts in horror to the Mario Kart-Trump news

Many people woke up on Tuesday morning and found <i>Mario Kart</i> trending online.<p>Unfortunately, it wasn’t a new announcement about the game series, or some …

Mario Kart

Everything we know about SpaceX's first moon passenger, Yusaku Maezawa

SpaceX revealed the first passenger its signed up to fly to the moon on Monday for one very expensive art project.<p>The Elon Musk-founded company will …

Space

Woolly Mammoths will roam new Jurassic Park-style theme park with cave lions and extinct horses in ten years, Russian scientists say

Long extinct cave lions may be about to rise from their icy graves and prowl once more alongside woolly mammoths and ancient horses in a real-life Jurassic Park.<p>In less than 10 years, it is hoped the fearsome big cats will be released from an underground lab as part of a remarkable plan to populate …

Ice Age

Robots and Automation Will Have Taken Over 52 Percent of Tasks by 2025

The "fourth industrial revolution" is already underway.<p>More than half of the work that’s done on plant earth will be completed by robots or some form …

Innovation

I put 'Gamer Goo' on my hands, and god help me I actually liked it

When I first heard about Gamer Goo, I thought it had to be a gag, like novelty vomit or fake dog poop. "Hand lotion created for gamers?" Come <i>on</i>. …