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The photography of Trump's presidency is a huge break from Obama's

0SHARESShare [unable to retrieve full-text content] Donald Trump’s presidency is not normal, and neither is the way it’s being photographed Continue reading… 0SHARESShare Click here to Read from the source

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New trailers: It, Justice League, Game of Thrones, and more

0SHARESShare [unable to retrieve full-text content] I can’t resist films that look as gorgeous and intimate as By The Sea . So even though it didn’t get all-that-great reviews when it came out a little over a year ago, I had to watch it now that it’s streaming on HBO. The cinematography is just wonderful. And the film sets up ...

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iPhone puzzle game Kami 2 goes perfectly with your morning coffee

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Each puzzle in Kami 2 looks like something you’d want to put on a wall — you almost don’t want to mess with it to find the solution. But Kami 2 is also more than just a pretty game. Its puzzles, a series of colorful, connected triangles, offer just the right balance between challenge and ...

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Tesla is now making almost as many SUVs as sedans

0SHARESShare [unable to retrieve full-text content] Tesla announced today that it squeaked past its own quarterly production and delivery records with “just over” 25,000 cars delivered in the first quarter of 2017. The highlight so far this year is the Model X SUV, which is catching up to the Model S sedan in production. Tesla delivered about 11,450 SUVs in ...

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Android update makes Google’s Pixel C look more like its Pixel smartphones

0SHARESShare [unable to retrieve full-text content] Google’s Android 7.1.2 update has reportedly arrived with some Pixel C tablet owners, a few weeks after the beta version was rolled out to testers . The update tweaks the Pixel C’s interface to be closer to the Pixel’s, giving it the same buttons and blue-grey aesthetic as its smaller smartphone sibling, and also ...

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Amazon Kindle is up to $50 off, and more of the week’s best deals in tech

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Samsung has had quite a week with the debut of the Galaxy S8 — now available for preorder — but if you’re not looking to spend $720 to $850 on a phone (or any product, for that matter) we’ve rounded up our five favorite deals of the week. As my colleague Nick Statt pointed out ...

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The Galaxy S8's misplaced fingerprint scanner was probably a last-minute change

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Ask anyone to tell you where a smartphone’s fingerprint reader should be and, though the answers will vary, you’ll never be told “off center, right next to the camera lens on the back.” But lo and behold, that’s exactly where Samsung plopped its fingerprint scanner on the new (and otherwise delightful ) Galaxy S8. It’s ...

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I wrote a text message thriller, and so should you

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The more time we spend on our phones, the more text messaging seems like a natural artistic medium, a modern outgrowth of the epistolary novel. You can see it in the fake text message web fiction genre , in games like Sarah is Missing … and in the silly quasi-interactive thriller that a smartphone writing ...

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The setting is the most interesting part of the original 1995 Ghost In The Shell movie

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Does It Hold Up is a chance to re-experience childhood–favorite books, movies, TV shows, video games, and other cultural phenomenon decades later. Have they gotten better like a fine wine, or are we drinking cork? The last time I saw the original 1995 Ghost in the Shell film was when I was in college, more ...

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CNN: terrorists have developed laptop bombs that can evade some airport security

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Terrorists have “developed innovative ways” to conceal explosives in electronic devices that are capable of avoiding detection by some airport security systems, according to a report from CNN . The finding from US intelligence and law enforcement agencies was a factor in the recent US ban against carry-on electronics larger than a smartphone on direct ...

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