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By: Shannon Liao

Twitter is seeing a Tuesday rush of spam from an unofficial app claiming itself to be “Twitter Video.” When a user falls for the guise and authorizes the app, it starts auto-tweeting from their account. A fake video titled “Baby Poops in His...

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By: Bryan Bishop

The first season of Netflix’s The Punisher arrived at an awkward time in America’s history with gun violence, but that isn’t stopping the streaming service from bringing it back for a second season. Netflix made the announcement today in a...

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Almost a month after Netflix released the first season of The Punisher, the network has officially renewed it for a second. As usual for a first announcement, there's no hint at a release date or what's in store for violent vigilante Frank ...

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By: Shannon Liao

A new generation of Samsung’s Galaxy A-series phones are rumored for a release this January, as reported by Android Police. A user manual was uploaded online to Samsung’s website, which provides minimal details on what we can expect for next...

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By: Tamara Warren

The Moon glowed against tufts of eerie night clouds. A few hundred people joined Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta, the Dutch founders of Studio Drift to wait in anticipation. If the winds kicked up, the hours of work invested in their installation...

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By: Kaitlyn Tiffany

In February, Lana Del Rey decided to put a hex on the president. This was a month before she debuted the trailer for her album Lust for Life — a two-and-a-half-minute short film about how she recedes into her home (in the middle of the H in the...

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By: Shannon Liao

Harry Potter fans who have already finished reading The Cursed Child and A Journey Through the History of Magic from the past two years have a new chapter in the story of the wizarding boy to tide them over—one brought to us not by J.K. Rowling,...

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By: Loren Grush

Private spaceflight company Blue Origin is back to launching rockets again after pulling off another successful launch and landing of its New Shepard tourist vehicle today. The sub-orbital rocket took off from the company’s facility in West Texas...

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By: Lizzie Plaugic

A new report from Norway’s Dagens Næringsliv claims that Tidal is running out of money while user growth has stalled. The report suggests that Tidal may only have around six months of working capital left. In a statement to The Verge, a Tidal...

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By: Ben Popper

Back in December 2015, the FAA announced that drone owners had to register any device over 0.55 pounds. The new rule was actually championed by big tech companies like Amazon and Google, and by drone industry players like Intel and DJI. Sensible...

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By: Angela Chen

Apple’s GymKit is here, so you can wirelessly sync fitness data between your watch and cardio machines at the gym — if you work out at Equinox or Life Time Athletic. Apple first announced GymKit back in June. GymKit-enabled machines are...

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By: Chaim Gartenberg

You can’t watch YouTube on an Echo Show anymore, but you can watch Twitch now, with the popular streaming website releasing an Alexa skill to play and navigate through Twitch content, via TechCrunch. In addition to all the usual stuff you’d...

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By: Nick Statt

Hisense today announced new Amazon Alexa integrations for two of its appliance products: its Wi-Fi-connected HiSmart air conditioner and HiSmart dehumidifier. The products, which are mainly controlled through iOS and Android mobile apps, can now...

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By: Chris Welch

YouTube today announced that its YouTube TV subscription service is now available in 34 additional markets and covers 80 metro areas in total. The $35-per-month streaming TV service offers an unlimited cloud DVR and live programming from over 40...

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By: Chaim Gartenberg

There are lots of HDR standards out there. Some might even say there are too many. But those standards largely are for brightness and color levels of different types of content. So long as the hardware supports the requirements of, say, HDR10 or...

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By: Shannon Liao

Storify, a service that let users create stories by compiling posts from Twitter, Facebook, and more into an embeddable package, is shutting down in May 2018. As of today, no new Storify.com accounts can be created. At its heyday a few years ago,...

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By: Andrew Webster

The Last Guardian wasn’t the most technically accomplished game of last year, or the best designed. But it was one of the most memorable, thanks in large part to its star, a towering bird-cat-dog hybrid named Trico. Playing as a young boy, you...

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By: Dami Lee

We’re less than two months away from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea, and the Olympic torch has been making its way across the country through the hands of athletes, boy-band members, and proud residents. On day 41 of the Olympic...

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By: Marcus Gilmer

It's 2017 so of course the phrase, "a robot cut through a wall to pass the Olympic torch on to its creator" is a real sentence to describe a real thing that actually happened.  On Monday, "Hubo," a robot created at the Korean Advanced Institute ...

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By: Jacob Kastrenakes

With the net neutrality debate raging at the FCC, it’s easy to forgot that net neutrality remains an issue inside of Congress, too — albeit a much, much quieter one. But at least one senator is still hoping to see some movement: on the Senate...

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By: T.C. Sottek

Net neutrality advocates are asking people to call members of Congress this week to demand action. It’s a good idea to contact your senators and representatives to let them know where you stand on any issue, and expressing yourself in your own...

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Billboard
By: Gil Kaufman

Mike Shinoda wants you to get involved. The Linkin Park rapper tweeted out a series of calls to action to the band's Soldiers early Tuesday...

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TheVerge
By: Colin Lecher

In 2015, when the Democrat-led FCC passed strong net neutrality regulations, one widely circulated photo became emblematic of the moment. In it, the three Democratic commissioners — Mignon Clyburn, Jessica Rosenworcel, and Tom Wheeler — linked...

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Tech Crunch
By: Devin Coldewey

 2017 has been a year of bitter partisanship, but it’s nice to see that with some issues, politicians can put aside their differences to oppose something that’s harmful — and more importantly, unpopular. That’s...

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Cnet
By: Ben Fox Rubin

We talk about Thursday's FCC vote, the Google Home Max and Apple buying Shazam.

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Fast Company
By: Sean Captain

Failing to sway the FCC with calls, letters, and comments, advocates for regulation unleash a little online mayhem before Thursday’s vote. My fondest memory from covering Occupy Wall Street was a group of pranksters called the Tax Dodgers who ...

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The FCC is set to vote this Thursday on its proposal to remove net neutrality protections put in place in 2015 and while it's all but certain that the commission will vote in favor of the proposal, some still haven't given up trying to...

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Fast Company
By: Sean Captain

Whether it should be or not, net neutrality regulation is a nearly lock-step partisan issue in Washington, D.C. Democratic minorities both on the commission and in Congress oppose the rollback of the rules enacted in 2015 during President...

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By: Colin Lecher

The FCC’s proposed rollback of net neutrality rules is expected to pass this week, but that doesn’t mean everyone on the commission is pleased with the idea. The two Democratic Commissioners, who helped pass net neutrality protections in 2015,...

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Billboard
By: Colin Stutz

Killer Mike, Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, Neko Case and hundreds of other musicians and independent record labels have signed a petition appealing the...

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Mashable
By: Jason Abbruzzese

It's finally here. The Federal Communications Commission will vote Thursday on a measure that would completely gut regulations to internet providers and open the door for net neutrality to be destroyed.  The vote will likely make it easier for...

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Billboard
By: Colin Stutz

Courtney Barnett, sisters Lisa and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas, folk band All Our Exes Live in Texas and hundreds of other women in Australia...

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By: Ashley Carman

AT&T introduced two new plan updates for its customers traveling abroad. Through the company's Passport program, you can now choose between either $60 for 1GB of data or $120 for 3GB. The price is a one-time fee in both cases, and the package...

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By: Casey Newton

A few months after being spotted in tests, Twitter’s tool for creating tweestorms is now an official part of the app. Threads, as the company is calling them, let you string together tweets by tapping a new plus button in the tweet composer. “A...

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Multi-part tweetstorms are a staple of Twitter, for better or worse, and the social network wants them to be as easy to write as possible. After months of testing, it's adding a thread feature that simplifies creating and posting a series of...

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Cnet
By: Terry Collins

A new feature from the social network should streamline things when you create a chain of tweets.

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Mashable
By: Karissa Bell

Twitter is finally embracing the tweetstorm. In yet another admission that 140 characters (or 280 characters) just isn't enough for some people, today Twitter is introducing a feature that makes the so-called tweetstorm an official part of its...

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Tech Crunch
By: Sarah Perez

 Twitter today is announcing the launch of a new feature that will allow people to more easily post tweetstorms – that is, those series of connected tweets that have grown to become a popular workaround for getting past Twitter’s...

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By: Lizzie Plaugic

If you’d asked me two weeks ago how I felt about the live trivia app HQ, I would’ve told you I loved it. I like trivia generally, because I like puzzles and I like to win. Before HQ launched in October, most of the trivia games I played took...

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By: Ashley Carman

French children won't be allowed to bring their phones into classrooms starting in September. The Guardian reports that while kids can still bring their phones into their schools, the devices have to stay locked away until the end of the day. This...

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By: Nick Statt

Facebook today announced a new suite of augmented reality tools for Messenger the company is calling “world effects,” which basically let users drop real-time 3D objects into photos or videos within the camera frame. The technology builds on...

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By: Andrew J. Hawkins

Beverage companies are continuing to drink Elon Musk’s Kool-Aid. A few days after Anheuser-Busch made the largest preorder of Tesla’s all-electric Semi trucks, PepsiCo swooped in with the new top order. According to Reuters, the soda and snack...

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Arstechnica
By: Megan Geuss

Enlarge (credit: Tesla) Reuters reported on Tuesday that PepsiCo had recently placed 100 reservations for Tesla Semis. The order is the largest public one to date and may have cost the food and beverage manufacturer as much as $200,000. (The Wall...

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Cnet
By: Andrew Krok

PepsiCo joins many other companies in the Tesla production queue.

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Fortune
By: Kirsten Korosec

Delivering soda and potato chips on electric power.

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Autoblog
By: Reuters

Filed under: Green,Tesla,Emissions,Green Automakers,Truck,Commercial Vehicles,Electric More than a dozen companies have ordered so far.Continue reading Pepsi makes biggest public pre-order of Tesla Semis: 100 trucks Pepsi...

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By: Rachel Becker

When Paul Nascimbene first spotted the tick preserved in a chunk of 99-million-year-old Burmese amber, he couldn’t believe his eyes. The prehistoric, blood-sucking parasite was tangled up in a dinosaur’s feather, and it shows for the first time...

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By: Andrew J. Hawkins

Hybrid or electric? That’s the big question in current self-driving car development. Do you build your autonomous vehicles to run purely on battery technology, or can some hybrid of gasoline and electric suffice? Some automakers are already...

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By: James Vincent

With nothing more than a few photographs and some free software, it’s now possible to quickly graft anyone’s face onto pornographic images, videos, and GIFs. The results are far from convincing, but they’ll get better fast — becoming another ...

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By: Tasha Robinson

When J.J. Abrams and writers Lawrence Kasdan and Michael Arndt rebooted the Star Wars film franchise in 2015 with The Force Awakens — the first in a sequel trilogy, following the original Star Wars trifecta of 1977’s A New Hope, 1979’s The...

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By: Micah Singleton

Instagram has started testing a new “recommended for you” section within the feeds of a small group of users. The new section will show you Instagram posts that your friends have liked or that the algorithm thinks will appeal to you directly in...

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By: Chris Welch

Facebook has taken the unusual step of directly responding to a former employee who recently excoriated the biggest social networks for “ripping apart the social fabric of how society works.” And the company’s retort might surprise some...

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By: Thuy Ong

Last year, police in the Netherlands were ready to deploy a team of eagles to take down rogue drones. Now the police say they’ve stopped using the birds because training them is more expensive and complicated than they anticipated, reports Nos, as ...

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By: Megan Farokhmanesh

Life is Strange, Dontnod’s episodic adventure game about a teenager with the power to manipulate time, is coming to iOS on December 14th. The game is up for preorder now as part of Apple’s newly launched feature. Life is Strange is a five-part...

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By: Ben Popper

The social network now lets you follow hashtags Continue reading…

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By: Ashley Carman

Hey you, yes, you, did you know we do a live gadget show on Twitter? It's called Circuit Breaker Live, and we've been doing the thing since October. Every Tuesday at 4PM we go live on Twitter right here. Today, we're doing that again. Your hosts...

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By: Dani Deahl

Algoriddim’s next generation of its DJ software, Djay Pro 2, has just been released, available for macOS. The program, meant for both amateur and professional DJs, allows users to mix music entirely within the app, or use in conjunction with...

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Algoriddim has been improving its DJ software consistently over the past few years for both mobile and desktop, with its most recent foray breaking ground on Microsoft's turf. Today, the company announced another step forward with an update to...

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Tech Crunch
By: Romain Dillet

 DJ software maker Algoriddim is releasing djay Pro 2 for macOS today. It’s a major update to the company’s flagship app. It still features what made djay popular in the first place, such as Spotify integration and a native...

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By: Ashley Carman

The team behind the Freewrite, a distraction-free, Wi-Fi-enabled typewriter, has come together again to launch a new product: the ClapBoss. It's essentially a New Age Clapper that works with IFTTT. It can handle up to six different actions, which...

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By: Thuy Ong

Comcast revealed its redesigned X1 Voice Remote yesterday which features a newly relocated microphone button that’s easier to push for voice commands. Today, the X1 remote is also getting a new phone finder command that can help Xfinity Mobile...

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By: Chaim Gartenberg

You probably aren’t familiar with Leagoo, a small Chinese smartphone company. But chances are you’re very familiar with its products, which appear to be heavily inspired by popular flagship phones from other companies. Leagoo’s latest phone,...

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By: Lizzie Plaugic

Tinder is testing a new feature called Feed that shows users real-time updates from their matches. Updates can include new profile pictures, new Instagram posts, and new Spotify Top Artists, as long as a user connects their Instagram or Spotify...

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Mashable
By: Karissa Bell

Tinder is making it easier to subtly stalk your matches.  The dating app is now testing a new "feed" feature that's meant to make it easier to strike up a conversation with a match. SEE ALSO: Reading 11 of 2017's funniest Tinder interactions...

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Tech Crunch
By: Sarah Perez

 Tinder announced today it’s beginning a test of a new feature called “Feed” designed to help users learn more about their matches. The Feed, which will appear as a tab on the Messages screen, will include real-time updates...

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Today, Tinder introduced a new feature called "Feed," which allows you to learn more about the people you're most interested in by learning more about them. From Instagram posts to their favorite artists on Spotify, Feed works with...

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Thurrott
By: Mehedi Hassan

Instagram is transforming its feed by letting you follow hashtags on the platform. The post Instagram Radically Transforms Its Feed With Major New Update appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Alessandra Potenza

There are a lot of questions that should yield very straightforward yes or no answers, no matter what conspiracy theorists say. Is the world flat? No. Is the Moon made of cheese? No. Is climate change real? Yes. Unfortunately, just like people,...

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By: Sam Byford

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is undoubtedly the breakout hit of 2017, with over 25 million copies sold on Steam and Dota 2’s record for most concurrent players shattered in its wake. That’s not bad for a company’s first game, especially...

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By: Adi Robertson

It’s been a shockingly packed year for great new video games. Over the course of the last 12 months, it seemed like there was never really a pause, or a moment when there wasn’t something interesting to play. To celebrate, this week Verge staff...

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By: Andrew Webster

Grand Theft Auto V hasn’t received the same kind of meaty single-player expansions as its predecessors, but there’s a good reason: GTA Online. The game’s multiplayer mode has received a wealth of updates since its 2013 debut, ranging from new...

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By: Sean O'Kane

Inside Faraday Future’s financial house of cards Continue reading…

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By: James Vincent

The Switch continues to rack up strong sales, with Nintendo announcing today that the console has sold more than 10 million units globally in nine months. This is up from sales of 7.63 million at the end of September. The $300 Switch was released...

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That didn't take long: Nintendo has already sold over 10 million of its hybrid home/portable console, the Switch. If you're keeping track at home, that's roughly one million consoles sold every month since March. By comparison,...

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Fortune
By: Chris Morris

And holiday shopping season isn't even over yet.

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By: Paul Thurrott

Nintendo announced today that it has sold 10 million Switch consoles in just 9 months. Yep. It's time for some math. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly...

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Cnet
By: Andrew Gebhart

Thanks to popular games in the Mario and Zelda franchises, it looks like Nintendo's new console is a hit.

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Fast Company
By: Jared Newman

Nintendo’s big bet on a hybrid portable and home game system is paying off, with 10 million Nintendo Switch units sold in nine months. Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime told Variety that the Switch could even top first-year sales ...

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Tech Crunch
By: Jordan Crook

 Nintendo has sold 10 million units of the Switch console since launch, according to the company. The console launched back in March, and is selling at a similar pace to Nintendo’s most recent hardware superstar, the Wii. The Wii sold...

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Arstechnica
By: Kyle Orland

Enlarge If you've been following video game news at all this year, you're probably tired of hearing stories about how the Switch is the hottest selling console since the Sliced Bread 64. With Nintendo announcing this morning that its console has...

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By: Jacob Kastrenakes

Back in June, Apple said its first iMac Pro would come out in December, but we haven’t heard a word about it since. Now, it sounds like that’s very close to changing: in an interview with T3 (highlighted by 9to5Mac), Apple marketing chief Phil...

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Apple vowed to ship the iMac Pro in December, and it's making good on that promise. The company has confirmed that its workstation-grade all-in-one will be available on December 14th. It has yet to reveal the exact configuration options, but...

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By: Brian Heater

 It seems like forever ago that Apple first teased the iMac Pro, the souped up, professional grade version of its all-in-one. Announced back at WWDC, the company promised the computer would arrive sometime in December, and in spite a few months ...

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By: Andrew Gebhart

In an interview with tech site T3, Apple's senior VP Phil Schiller teased the upcoming launch of the new iMac Pro.

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Cnet
By: Andrew Gebhart

Apple says the new high-end all-in-one will go on sale on Thursday.

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Thurrott
By: Mehedi Hassan

Apple's latest iMac goes on sale later this week, and it's an absolute monster. The post Apple’s $5000 iMac Pro Goes on Sale Later This Week appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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Mashable
By: Brett Williams

The new iMac Pro will released in a matter of days, giving Apple fans something to get excited about this holiday season. The computer was unveiled as a surprise at the company's WWDC conference in June with a vague December launch date. Apple SVP...

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By: Thuy Ong

Samsung says it will start streaming videos in HDR10+ on its premium TVs in partnership with Amazon starting on Wednesday, reports Yonhap News. Samsung says it’s the first time HDR10+ content will be available through a streaming service. Around...

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By: Kaitlyn Tiffany

This week on Why’d You Push That Button, we’ve been hypnotized by the romance of New York in December and we’re acting accordingly! Twinkle lights, snow banks, and love letters. I recommend listening with a cup of hot chocolate or a bucket of...