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Xiaomi’s Mi 5s Is a Powerful $300 Competitor to Apple’s iPhone 7

Chinese phone manufacturer Xiaomi has unveiled its new Mi 5s and Mi 5s plus handsets, the brand’s direct competitors to the Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.<p>…

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Nine XCOM 2 tips for aspiring Commanders

After playing the game from start to finish, here's what I wish I'd known beforehand<p>The XCOM franchise isn't known for pulling punches, and <i>XCOM 2</i> is no different. This turn-based tactical game is a meat grinder, and the soldiers you throw against our alien occupiers just happen to be both your most …

The Easy Path: Why I Avoid Higher Difficulties When Playing Video Games

As much as I adore <b>XCOM 2</b>, I’m not playing it on Commander or Legend difficulty. I’ve played mainstay shooters like <i>Call of Duty</i> and <i>Halo</i> since their inception so I’m no slouch, but I steer clear of the masochistic challenges that Veteran and Legendary, respectively, dish out. For that matter, as …

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Can you find your doppelganger in a day?

Using social media and specialist apps, Maxine Frith tracked down her doppelgänger in a few hours. But what about her six other lookalikes still out there somewhere...?<p>In a previous era, <b>coming face-to-face with someone with your physical likeness</b> was believed to signify one’s imminent death. Now,</b> …

According to National Geographic, this is what the average human will look like in 2050: http://t.co/b5eM8Qs9gL

Malaysia jet crash: Ukraine releases alleged intercepts

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1093000/1093885_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524665267_65bf512ef985d99e7dcaf47b05d57d60<p><b>Ukrainian authorities have released what they say are intercepted phone conversations between pro-Russian separatists and what appear to be Russian</b> …

Scientists simulate time travel using light particles

We may never see practical time travel in our lifetimes, if it's possible at all. However, a team at the University of Queensland has given the Doc Browns of the world a faint glimmer of hope by simulating time travel on a very, very small scale. Their study used individual photons to replicate a …

Asus Unveils Five-Mode, Three-In-One Dual-OS Device

Taiwanese PC maker Asus took the wraps off a series of devices at Computex today, with the headliner being the Transformer Book V — a device that wants to be everything all at once.<p>The Transformer Book V is what Asus terms a “five-mode, three-in-one converged laptop” that features a Windows and …

No matter how hard you try your brain will refuse to see dolphins in this pic at first: http://t.co/9d4eRiI6Uq

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Why Oculus Rift And Virtual Reality Could Be Huge And Not Just For Gamers

Over two decades ago, I was in a theme park near London and in a small room tucked out of the way and with a far smaller queue than any of the vomit-inducing rides outside, sat two large seats with computers built into them. Something like ‘Virtual Reality Gaming’ was printed on the side and in one …