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A system to tell good fake bokeh from bad

The pixel-peepers over at DxOMark have shared some of the interesting metrics and techniques they use to judge the quality of a smartphone’s artificial bokeh, or background blur in photos. Not only is it difficult to do in the first place, but they have to systematize it! Their guide should provide …

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E-waste recycler gets 15 month prison sentence for creating worthless backup discs

You may recognize the name Eric Lundgren. In 2017, he was all over the news for creating a $13,000 DIY electric car with a 380-plus mile range, easily besting a Tesla. Today he’s on his way to jail.<p>Lundgren has always been a tinkerer. His LA-based company specialized in managing e-waste from common …

Camille Kostek 2018: Belize

Alexis Ren SI Swimsuit Model Page | SI.com

Follow on Instagram<p>Swimsuit 2018<p>Alexis Ren 2018: Aruba<p>See all the photos of Alexis Ren from the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit ...<p>See all the …

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WATCH: We spoke with Super Evil Megacorp CEO @ksegerstrale at the @vainglory 5v5 Pre-Launch Party in San Francisco. He shared more information on the background behind the studio's decision to move to 5v5, the future of the title in 2018, and much more! https://t.co/7eep7sMdCD

Red Lantern 2018 Event: Play Vainglory 5V5, Earn Lunar Fame and Get Rewarded

RED LANTERN 2018 EVENT:<br>CLASH IN A FIERCE RIVALY BETWEEN THE INFERNAL DRAGONS & THE LUCKY ACESParticipate in Vainglory’s Red Lantern 2018 Event and …

How 5v5 Will Transform Vainglory Esports

As the mobile MOBA expands, teams are rebuilding (and exiting) with a new league in sight.<p>When Super Evil Megacorp first showcased Vainglory's 5v5 …

Vainglory 5v5: Mobile esports won’t be a stepchild to PC MOBAs anymore

Vainglory is launching its free update for five-versus-five multiplayer play in its multiplayer online battle arena game today. Before now, the mobile game could only handle three-versus-three multiplayer combat, but now developer and publisher Super Evil Megacorp is releasing a “no compromise” …

Vainglory Gets A Major Update By Adding 5v5 Play

The frenzied mobile MOBA hit Vainglory is about to get more chaotic. Developer Super Evil Megacorp has just launch a major new update dubbed Vainglory 5v5, expanding team sizes from three to five. This change marks a fundamental but welcome addition to the mobile blockbuster, without sacrificing …

Vainglory 5V5: The Super Evil Journey #Vainglory5V5 is the final puzzle piece for the vision of what Vainglory was always meant to be. https://t.co/xCRVTbCR0w

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Vainglory is an unapologetically core 3V3 and 5V5 MOBA and now the largest touchscreen eSport in the world. Check out how it plays on the iPhone 5 …

A Guide to Situational Items for Roam Players

One of the most common questions from Vainglory players is: “What items should I build?” While we do have a resource here at Broken Myth that …

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Vainglory Gameplay: NEW SKIN REVEAL - PARAGON CATHERINE

Seasonal Ranked Play Announced for 'Vainglory'

TouchArcade Rating:<p>While fans of the game are eagerly awaiting the unveil of <i>Vainglory’s</i> (Free) newest hero, Skye, the folks at Super Evil Megacorp …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Kestrel, the latest 'Vainglory' Hero

I’ve been a pretty big fan of all the recent heroes that have debuted on Super Evil Megacorp’s <i>Vainglory</i> [Free]. However, I get particularly excited …

SK Gaming team with Amazon to take on Vainglory

Amazon invade mobile eSports by striking a new deal with SK Gaming – we’ve got the details.<p>Android and iPhone MOBA Vainglory has already cemented its …

Don’t use Huawei phones, say heads of FBI, CIA, and NSA

The US intelligence community is still worried about Chinese tech giants’ government ties<p>The heads of six major US intelligence agencies have warned that American citizens shouldn’t use products and services made by Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE. According to a report from <i>CNBC</i>, the …

Ebonee Davis 2018: In Her Own Words

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Teens Are Leaving Facebook in Droves for This Way-Cooler App

Facebook is for olds.<p>Facebook's not cool anymore. Not according to the gatekeepers of all things cool: kids and young adults. An independent study released by research firm eMarketerfound that Facebook will lose 2 million users under the age of 25 this year. The research also found that less than …

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The hottest iPhone and Android accessory we’ve covered in 2018 so far is only $37 on Amazon

Thousands and thousands of our readers have picked up a Depstech WiFi Borescope Inspection Camera based on our coverage, making it the most popular …

Here’s what Apple’s got planned for iOS 12

The biggest launch features for iOS 12 will reportedly involve allowing a single set of apps to work across both iOS and macOS, a Digital Health tool for monitoring screen time, and improvements to Animojis, a new report claims.<p>Apple will meanwhile hold off on introducing a redesigned home screen …

Snapchat update: more than 800,000 angry users sign petition to change redesign

More than 800,000 people have signed an online petition calling on Snapchat to revert its update back to the original design.<p>The app’s latest redesign, which was released last week, focused on separating “media content” from that of “friends” among an array of other interface changes.<p>Snapchat …

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5 incredible ways to use your smartphone’s camera you never knew until now

It’s hard to believe but many people, including myself, hardly use a smartphone to make phone calls anymore. By the way, in case you still do and …

iPhone X Plus Release Date, Images, Price, and Specs

- Feb 10, 2018<p>iPhone X Plus, the bigger version Apple’s flagship phone, might become reality. While there isn’t a hint of any official report …

This week in apps: Alexa on your iPhone and yet another Snapchat clone

With news that Netflix is changing up reviews, Google Home is playing unwanted ads and Spotify is hinting at premium-only albums, you may have missed …

Chrome quietly received a big 3D graphics boost

Did you recently notice a boost to 3D web graphics while using Chrome? It's not just you. Google has revealed that Chrome 56 and later releases support the WebGL 2.0 standard. You should see faster performance, new texture types and visual effects (such as volume-based effects and tone mapping). …

2017 Apple iPad, iPad Pro: Specs, Release Date -- Rumor, Analyst Roundup

A new iPad Pro is expected soon. Here’s what we could see based on input from an IHS Markit analyst as well as reports.<p><b>10.5-inch iPad Pro:</b> Expect to see a new iPad Pro design with a 10.5-inch display, Rhoda Alexander, Director Tablets and PCs, at IHS Markit, told me in a phone interview last month. …

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