Apple Reports Declining Profits and Stagnant Growth, Again

Apple has long performed like clockwork, growing steadily and producing an ever-growing stream of profit. Not anymore.

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HBO Max orders Greek mythology series ‘Circe’

The Greek goddess who infamously turned Odysseus’s crew into swine in Homer’s Odyssey is getting a modern-day reboot. HBO Max has ordered eight episodes of Circe, a modern-day adaptation of the ancient Greek myth that is based on the bestselling novel by Madeline Miller, reported Variety.

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Leak shows Samsung’s brand new Galaxy Note 10+ isn’t even as powerful as Apple’s year-old iPhones

With just over one week to go before Samsung makes its new Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ official, there’s really not much left for the company to surprise us with. Why? It’s not that Samsung is predictable, it’s that almost every last detail has already leaked at this point.

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Estrogens and Memory Loss in Women

As you read this article, your brain has begun a series of complicated chemical steps in order to form a memory. How long you keep this memory may well depend on whether you are a man or a woman. Some scientists think that the reason for this difference may be estrogens.

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Drink up, stoners

It’s 2019, and Big Alcohol wants in on legal pot — but only on its own terms. One by one, the largest beer companies in the world have announced their intention to create drinkable marijuana products.

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You can now run Android on a Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch can now run Android, giving the hybrid game console access to Netflix, YouTube, Spotify, Twitch, a wide array of Android apps, and loads of classic game emulators, of course. Specifically, it’s an unofficial port of LineageOS 15.

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Rosa Salazar Urges ‘Alita’ Fans to Show Disney There’s Demand for Sequel: ‘Buy Those Blu-rays’

Robert Rodriguez’s “Alita: Battle Angel” was one of 20th Century Fox’s final theatrical releases prior to the Disney-Fox merger.

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Sony is crowdfunding a wearable air conditioner

Are you struggling to cope with the heat outdoors? Sony might have a solution, if not as soon as you might like. The company’s First Flight program is crowdfunding a wearable air conditioner, the Reon Pocket, that slips into a pouch in a special t-shirt.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/28/sony-reon-pocket-wearable-air-conditioner/

It’s time to take Google’s Pixel phones more seriously

Google got a lot right with the Pixel 3a. It has excellent cameras, reliable performance, respectable battery life and clever software. Best of all, at $400, the Pixel 3a costs half the original price of the flagship Pixel 3.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/26/google-pixel-3a-sales-doubled-important/

2019 MacBook Pro vs Surface Book 2 – Which one should you pick up?

In this Surface Book 2 vs MacBook Pro comparison, we’ll take a look at which device has the features you need in a portable, mid-range computer.COUPON discount on 2019 13″ MacBook Pros ➡️ https://appleinsider.com/articles/19/…Price comparison Guide ➡️ http://prices.appleinsider.com/apple-.

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There’s Already An Alita: Battle Angel Prequel Setting Up The Fall Thanks To The DVD Release

Alita: Battle Angel has hit home video this week, and the special features included are an absolute treat for any fan who’s ready to dive further into the world of director Robert Rodriguez’s futuristic epic.

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The French Army is hiring science fiction writers to imagine future threats

The French military wants to figure out what its armed forces might face in the future. To help, it’s bringing on a group of people who are well-versed in imagining the future: science fiction writers.

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Blade Runner star Rutger Hauer dies at 75, but his monologue will live forever

On-screen, his dying words captured our imaginations. Now, he’s left us for real. Dutch actor Rutger Hauer died on Friday at the age of 75, according to reports from Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. His funeral was held today.

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Blade Runner star Rutger Hauer dies at 75, but his monologue will live forever

On-screen, his dying words captured our imaginations. Now, he’s left us for real. Dutch actor Rutger Hauer died on Friday at the age of 75, according to reports from Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. His funeral was held today.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/24/20708804/blade-runner-rutger-hauer-dead-tears-in-rain-replicant-roy-batty

Microsoft leak suggests hideous Windows Start menu could be coming

Today, Microsoft leaked what could be a new Windows Start menu. The company accidentally shared a Windows 10 internal build (18947) with its Insider Program, Windows Central reports. The most striking change is a completely redesigned Start menu that swaps live tiles for a grid of app icons.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/24/microsoft-leak-redesigned-windows-start-menu/

ABC is making a ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ series for Hulu

Hulu might not have the answer to The Great Question, but it’s cooking up something tHGttG fans may appreciate… if it does things right. The streaming platform is developing an adaptation of Douglas Adams’ beloved classic The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, according to Deadline.

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Two-thirds of online gamers in the US experience ‘severe’ harassment

It’s no secret that online gaming can harbor toxic and abusive behavior. But a new survey by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) says as many as many as two-thirds of US online gamers have experienced “severe” harassment.

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Leak claims Vivo Nex 3 will have a screen-to-body ratio ‘over 100 percent’

Prolific leaker Ice Universe has posted a photo of what they claim is the outer glass covering the display of the Vivo Nex 3, the presumed name of the next phone in the lineup that’s traditionally been a technology showcase for the Chinese company.

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