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Moto packs power, performance in rugged Z2 Force Edition, coming to a carrier near you

Move over HTC U11 and OnePlus 5, there’s a new flagship in town. Lenovo-owned Motorola has officially unveiled the Moto Z2 Force Edition, a bumped-up version of both last year’s Z Force and the recently released Z2 Play, and it brings a whole lot of power to go with its ever-expanding library of mods. Like last year’s model, the Z2 Force Edition sports a 1440p ... Read More »

Doom’s free DLC unleashes hell on hard drives as a ludicrously large update

Thank goodness I didn’t have Doom installed. Earlier this week we reported on Bethesda’s sort-of magnanimous gesture to give away all of Doom’s DLC for free—the catch of course being that Doom only had DLC for its lackluster multiplayer mode. Still, it’s free right? So what’s the problem? It’s a 34GB update, give or take. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Doom – PC $19.93MSRP $39.99 VIEW on Amazon Earlier this ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 May Have a Bug That Could Prevent You From Making an Emergency Call

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5 is said to reboot when users dial 911 It remains unclear what’s causing the issue This isn’t the first time OnePlus 5 has run into an issue If some users’ complaints are to believed, the newly launched OnePlus smartphone may have a bug that reboots the phone when an emergency number is dialled. The issue was first discovered by ... Read More »

Samsung strikes a deal with Apple to manufacture 7nm A12 chipsets

Samsung has reportedly signed a deal with Apple to build 7nm A12 chips for the next-year iPhone. This marks the first time the Korean company will make the SoC after it lost the deal to its Taiwanese rival TSMC in 2013. Samsung purchased extreme UV machines, which is the most advanced equipment for chipset production to build the 7nm processor ... Read More »

There’s a bizarre 80’s computer app hidden in Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer’ reissue

There’s a very bizarre Easter egg hidden in Radiohead’s latest album. Buried within the boxed edition of the band’s OK Computer anniversary release is a computer program for a 1980’s computer with a hidden message. SEE ALSO: Type ‘spinner’ into Google for a fidgety surprise Discovered by a group of dedicated fans on Reddit, the program is for a ZX Spectrum, an 8-bit computer that was popular ... Read More »

WD My Passport 4TB review: A good budget choice that’s just a little slow

WD’s My Passport 4TB mobile USB 3.0 drive lets you stuff a lot of data in your pocket without emptying it of cash. While not as fast with sequential transfers as the LaCie and Seagate drives we’ll be comparing it to, it’s certainly fast enough. And, at $115 on the street, it’s considerably cheaper. Design and specs Because the 4TB ... Read More »

ZenFone 3 Laser units in Canada not able to make 911 calls, Asus says working on a fix

Asus has issued a formal statement following reports that the Canadian variant of its ZenFone 3 Laser smartphone is unable to make 911 calls. The Taiwanese company has said that it’s working to fix the issue. “On July 6th, 2017 we were made aware that there had been a reported case of a ZenFone 3 Laser device in Canada being unable to ... Read More »

A Hipper Honda Rebel

All of a sudden, it felt like I was sitting in the basement. I’d just ridden in to Honda for a bike exchange, swapping a VFR1200X for a new, low-slung Rebel 500. Which meant that instead of scrambling for toe purchase from the lofty heights of a tall adventure bike, I had been dropped about a half-foot lower, scrunched behind a small ... Read More »

Oculus drops Rift and Touch prices, selling a $399 bundle for the ‘Summer of Rift’

When Oculus announced the Rift would launch at $599—or $799 with the motion-tracked Touch controllers—the Internet-at-large rioted. Years of Palmer Luckey’s promises to hit a $350-400 price sticker with the first consumer model were undercut in an instant. But it’s put up or shut up time for the holdouts now. Oculus announced the “Summer of Rift” this morning, slashing $200 ... Read More »

Meizu Pro 7 stars in a Chinese TV commercial

All the major Chinese makers released their 2017 flagships except Meizu. The Meizu Pro 7has appeared in numerous leaks, revealing a secondary display on the back, but is yet to officially debut. That might happen soon though as the device has just been spotted in a TV commercial.   The video shows a man on a trip, stopping to take some pictures. ... Read More »