After all these years, iPhone owners are still more loyal to the brand than Android users

Over the past few years, one of the hallmarks of Apple’s strategy to boost iPhone sales has been to actively convince Android users to make the switch over to iOS.

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Trump is mad some automakers want to make cleaner cars

President Donald Trump is reportedly “enraged” that Ford, Volkswagen, BMW, and Honda struck a deal with California to steadily reduce the amount of pollution emitted by their new cars, according to The New York Times.

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Tips and tricks for mastering Apple Card

While Apple Card still operates as a traditional credit card, Apple has mixed things up with its skill of blending hardware and software. To help you make the most of your new Apple Card, here are our favorite tips and tricks.

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Keanu Reeves and Carrie Anne-Moss are making a fourth Matrix movie

Warner Bros. has just announced a fourth film in the Matrix series, with original stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss set to reprise their iconic roles as Neo and Trinity, and Lana Wachowski set to write and direct the sequel, via Variety.

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Apple Card launch expands to all US iPhone users

Apple has announced its Apple Card is available to everyone in the US starting today, expanding on the limited launch earlier this month. If you didn’t see the many signup tutorial videos provided by Apple, you can apply by opening the Wallet app on your iPhone to start.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/20/apple-card-available-now/

Stripe will pay $1 million a year to take carbon out of the air — but will it work?

Major online payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday that it’s pointing its sustainability pocketbook toward technologies that aim to capture planet-warming gases from the air and store them in the ground.

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Apple reportedly ups TV spending by $5 billion to compete with Amazon and Netflix

Apple has reportedly committed an eye-popping $5 billion dollars more to its original video content budget in a bid to better compete with Amazon, Disney, HBO, Netflix, and Hulu, according to a new report from the Financial Times.

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San Francisco’s 25-year-old FogCam shuts down this month

On August 30th, FogCam, the internet’s oldest running web camera, will air its final transmission from its perch on top of San Francisco State University.

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Nintendo Says That Rumored Switch Exchange Deal Is Fake News

So you know all those reports earlier this week about a Nintendo Switch exchange program? Yeah, turns out it was all a bunch of crap. The Verge published an official statement from a Nintendo rep on Saturday debunking the deal.

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Original Switch systems bought after July 17 can be exchanged for latest model with improved battery life

Did you purchase a Switch system after July 17? If so, you should be eligible for an upgrade. Numerous reports from consumers indicate that Nintendo is allowing those original Switch consoles to be exchanged for the recently-released model with improved battery life.

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Best Buy’s weekend sale takes up to $600 off the pricey iPad Pro

Best Buy is running another massive 3-day weekend sale. If that sounds familiar, it’s because the retailer slashed prices just a few weeks ago. This time around, Best Buy is cutting prices on the latest entry-level MacBook Pro and MacBook Air.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/16/best-buy-weekend-sale-buyers-guide/

Some Microsoft Surface devices are throttling down to 400MHz

A Windows feature meant to keep a device from overheating is causing Microsoft’s Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to run at a cripplingly slow speed. The problem seems to stem from a firmware update that was released on August 1st, according to TechRepublic.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/15/microsoft-surface-throttling-400mhz/

Renewable energy can generate billions of dollars in health benefits, study finds

Ten states across the Midwest and Great Lakes region of the US could see $4.7 billion in health benefits in 2030 if they stick with current renewable energy standards, according to a new study from MIT. That’s about a 34 percent return on the $3.

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July 2019 NPD: top 20 best-selling games in the U.S. – Fire Emblem at #2, Marvel at #4

NPD Group has released a listing of the top twenty best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of July 2019. The results can be found below, which includes a strong debut for Fire Emblem: Three Houses (at #2) and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order (at #4). Source

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July 2019 NPD: Switch was the best-selling hardware platform, still 2019’s hardware sales leader

Switch is continuing to lead the way with hardware sales in the United States. In July, it was again the best-selling platform. It’s also still the hardware sales leader for 2019 as a whole. July was a tough month for the overall gaming industry due to a drop in hardware spending.

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UPS has been quietly delivering cargo using self-driving trucks

UPS has had autonomous trucking startup TuSimple hauling cargo for it between Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, since May as part of a newly publicized partnership between the two companies.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/15/20805994/ups-self-driving-trucks-autonomous-delivery-tusimple

Your Canon DSLR Might Be Hacked; Here’s What You Should Do

If so, watch out. Because hackers can exploit your camera and hold your images hostage. Ransomware is malicious software that hackers can use to infect your camera. Once the ransomware gains access to your camera, it encrypts your images, making them completely inaccessible to you.

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