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Microsoft's indie program ID@Xbox celebrates 1000 games

Microsoft's indie program ID@Xbox celebrates 1000 games

Program director Chris Charla on how and why independently developed games are becoming a bigger and bigger part of the business.

  • by Tim Biggs

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App-connected doorbell makes Ring an attractive home security system

App-connected doorbell makes Ring an attractive home security system

Other systems may be better all-rounders, but the ability to answer the door from overseas or in bed makes Ring a winner.

  • by Peter Wells
Apple admits iPhone X 'ghost touch' screen issue, offers free repair
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Apple admits iPhone X 'ghost touch' screen issue, offers free repair

Certain iPhone X models with faulty screens, as well as MacBook Pro models with faulty drives, will be fixed free of charge.

Disney's new streaming service called Disney+ to launch late 2019
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Disney's new streaming service called Disney+ to launch late 2019

Disney's new streaming service, called Disney+, will be launching late 2019. And the entertainment company is banking on Loki, Cassian Andor, and other characters in its vast portfolio to lure fans away from streaming champ and soon-to-be rival Netflix.

We tried Facebook’s new portal device (so you don’t have to)
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We tried Facebook’s new portal device (so you don’t have to)

Facebook's new gadgets, Portal and Portal Plus, are meant to bring people closer together. So we — Mike Isaac and Farhad Manjoo, two technology writers for The New York Times — took the $199 and $349 devices for a test run over the last week to see if they could make us feel more connected to each other.

Tesla names Robyn Denholm as new chair to replace Elon Musk
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Tesla names Robyn Denholm as new chair to replace Elon Musk

Six weeks after settling a securities-fraud lawsuit with federal regulators, Tesla and Elon Musk have made good on one of the agreement's key provisions — naming a new board chief to impose order on a company whose automaking has often been overshadowed by Musk's behaviour.

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My Health Record's privacy chief quits amid claims agency 'not listening'
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My Health Record's privacy chief quits amid claims agency 'not listening'

My Health Record's privacy chief quits amid claims privacy concerns have not been taken seriously enough.

  • by Ben Grubb
Aussie earphone-maker Audiofly's new AF100s are much improved
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Aussie earphone-maker Audiofly's new AF100s are much improved

They were already very comfortable, but the AF100 Mark Twos add some much needed musical refinement.

  • by Rod Easdown
Dyson Airwrap review: high-tech hair styling
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Dyson Airwrap review: high-tech hair styling

Harnessing complex aerodynamics to heat and style your hair in myriad ways, the Airwrap is an incredibly impressive device, if you can learn to use it.

  • by Alice Clarke
Zungle's smart sunglasses are not incredibly bright
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Zungle's smart sunglasses are not incredibly bright

Chunky sunglasses with bone conduction speakers built in, the V2 Viper is a good idea but not very easy to recommend.

  • by Adam Turner
Oppo's R17 and R17 Pro could be the mid-range phones to beat
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Oppo's R17 and R17 Pro could be the mid-range phones to beat

New phones have great displays, borrow high-end camera tricks, can charge fully in 35 minutes and start at $699.

  • by Krishan Sharma