Instagram pushes notifications to Lite and web versions

Instagram pushes notifications to Lite and web versions

Instagram’s web version is still nowhere near as robust as its app, but the platform has slowly been adding more and more features to it these past few years. Now, it looks like Instagram has finally given it the power of notifications. Next time you…

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Antifreeze Surface Fights Ice with Ice

Antifreeze Surface Fights Ice with Ice

Patterning a surface with tiny stripes of ice prevents frost formation on the rest of the surface—a technique that could keep planes or roads frost-free. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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HP’s voice-controlled Tango printer can be disguised as a book

HP’s voice-controlled Tango printer can be disguised as a book

Printers haven’t really kept up with the times. Sure, you can print from your phone, but the devices aren’t built for an always-connected world — and let’s be honest, more than a few of them are eyesores that can feel like ’90s throwbacks. HP beli…

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2019 McLaren 600LT first drive review: Balanced and bonkers – Roadshow

2019 McLaren 600LT first drive review: Balanced and bonkers – Roadshow

The next iteration of McLaren’s excellent Long Tail cars, the 600LT proves it’s an animal all its own.

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Lucid Motors will give owners access to VW’s charging network

Lucid Motors will give owners access to VW’s charging network

Lucid Motors’ first electric car won’t roll out of the factory until 2020, but you’ll at least know where to charge it when it does arrive. The company has signed a preliminary deal that will give Lucid Air drivers access to VW’s Electrify America c…

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Xbox One mouse and keyboard support is coming with Razer’s help

Xbox One mouse and keyboard support is coming with Razer’s help

Yes, the rumors were true. Microsoft has confirmed that it’s weeks away from adding mouse and keyboard support to the Xbox One (initially for Insiders), and it’s enlisting some help from none other than Razer. The gaming-oriented brand will provide…

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2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door Coupe first drive review: Beautiful brutality – Roadshow

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door Coupe first drive review: Beautiful brutality – Roadshow

Mercedes’ most delectable AMG now comes in a more practical package.

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Facebook and Sphero team up to offer coding robots to schools

Facebook and Sphero team up to offer coding robots to schools

Facebook has announced a new initiative that aims to teach coding skills to more school kids. Targeting primarily underrepresented student groups — such as Black, Latino/Hispanic, Native American and female demographics — CodeFWD will all…

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Trump administration suggests firmer controls on data privacy

Trump administration suggests firmer controls on data privacy

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has laid out the Trump administration’s approach to bolstering data privacy. The agency is seeking to strike a balance between increased consumer protection and affording companies…

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Switch Online cloud saves last six months after your subscription ends

Switch Online cloud saves last six months after your subscription ends

When Nintendo launched Switch Online, it raised more than a few alarm bells over its attitude toward cloud saves. Based on the FAQ, your saved games would vanish from the internet the moment your membership expired. Not much of a safety net, is it? T…

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Face scanning in US airports is rife with technical problems

Face scanning in US airports is rife with technical problems

If you’ve had misgivings about the effectiveness of Homeland Security’s airport face scanning (let alone the privacy implications), you’re not alone. The department’s Inspector General has issued a report warning that the scanning system is struggli…

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Watch Will Smith’s Grand Canyon helicopter bungee jump at 6 PM ET

Watch Will Smith’s Grand Canyon helicopter bungee jump at 6 PM ET

Of all the things you could possibly be doing on a Tuesday afternoon, watching a live stream of Will Smith bungee jumping out of a helicopter is probably not among the worst. Oh, and he’s doing the stunt over the Grand Canyon on his 50th birthday. No…

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Fujifilm’s rotating lens projector adjusts to your viewing space

Fujifilm’s rotating lens projector adjusts to your viewing space

If you need to adjust your projector to get a better picture or beam to a different part of the room, you don’t have many choices — you might only have slight adjustments to the lens itself, and might have to move the entire projector in some cases….

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Uber pledges to cap trip pricing during major emergencies

Uber pledges to cap trip pricing during major emergencies

Today, Uber outlined a new set of guidelines regarding how the company will respond in the event of a crisis, such as a natural disaster or terrorist attack. The company’s Global Security Center (GSC) monitors conditions in every area that Uber opera…

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