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Lupin’s First Trailer Introduces Omar Sy as the Legendary Gentleman Thief

The gentleman thief of Maurice Leblanc’s novels casts a long shadow that’s spread over a number of different adaptations over the years, like Lupin the Third and Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger vs Keisatsu Sentai Patranger. Where those series played up the more outlandish and fantastical elements of the ideas that define the…

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How Android 11 Beats iOS 14 for Handling Messaging Apps

Android 11 and iOS 14 are both here, and the software upgrades pack in a slew of improvements and new features for Android phones (er…some of them) and iPhones, respectively. Many of the tweaks and enhancements in Android 11 centre around one particular area, though, and it’s an area where Google’s…

Tesla Promised A $35,000 Car And Then Its Stock Dove

What struck me most about Battery Day was how un-Tesla the whole event was. There weren’t any too-outlandish-to-believe claims and there wasn’t a new prototype that you might never hear about again. It was, in a word, boring, which is how automaker events are supposed to be. This new grown-up…

Hey Maybe Someone Go Check And See If GM’s Truck Designers Are OK

Hey, General Motors Design? How’s it going, buddy? Man, I still sure love what you did with that Corvair! Good stuff, good stuff. And that new Corvette! Wow, right? I, uh, just happened to be checking out your Instagram page and saw some stuff from your very talented truck designers….

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Looks Like the Windows XP Source Code Just Leaked on 4chan

Would you believe more than 1% of computers worldwide are still using Windows XP? Incredibly, there are still millions of people using 19-year-old operating system. And a recent development — if it bears out — is another reason  people need to make the switch to something newer. On Thursday, users…

It’s Not Just You, a Ton of Google Services Just Went Down

If you’ve been experiencing issues trying to access Google or YouTube, you’re not alone. Around 9 p.m. on Thursday evening, tons of users worldwide reported problems with Google and the many services under the tech giant’s umbrella, including Google Drive, Gmail, Stadia, the Play Store, and even Nest.

When A Stranger Decides To Destroy Your Life

Monika Glennon has lived in Huntsville, Alabama, for the last 12 years. Other than a strong Polish accent, she fits a certain stereotype of the all-American life. She’s blonde. Her husband is a veteran Marine. Her two children, a boy and a girl, joined the military as adults. She sells…

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The Rallying Cry Against Apple’s App Store Policies is Getting Louder

Several developers and organisations have banded together to lead a campaign against Apple’s App Store policies. Announced today, the Coalition for App Fairness (CAF) is a new nonprofit dedicated to fighting for fair, competitive practices across the app ecosystem. The CAF’s founding members include Epic Games, Basecamp, European Publishers Council,…

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Miles Morales Is About to Make You Want to Protect Harlem

Miles Morales: Spider-Man is set to bring all sorts of new characters and next-gen gaming elements to Insomniac’s Spider-Man franchise in a way that makes Miles’ early days as a hero feel distinct from Peter Parker’s path in the previous game. But the thing about Miles Morales that’s likely to…

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Wikipedia’s Getting an Overdue Makeover

Wikipedia, a platform beloved by nerds the world over for its seemingly endless buffet of scholarly rabbit holes, is finally getting a facelift. It’ll be the first time the site’s altered anything about its image in a decade.

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In 2020, Not Even Your Seltzer Is Safe

If you, like me, woke up one day in your 30s and decided that seltzer was suddenly your thing, I have some bad news. It’s time to sit down, friend, and mourn yet another thing that this garbage year 2020 has taken from us. As it turns out, a Consumer…

The Hot Tub Lincoln Is The King Of Sketchy Lemons Rally Cars

I’ve participated in the Lemons Rally before, and it’s a ridiculously fun and ridiculously tiring trek in an assemblage of some of the worst cars you’ve ever seen. Craigslist garbage that everyone else passed on gets picked up for a song and thrashed into something resembling working condition to go…

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How The New NBN Upgrades Will Make Internet Speeds Faster

The Australian federal government has announced a A$3.5 billion upgrade to the National Broadband Network (NBN) that will grant two million households on-demand access to faster fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) internet by 2023. Reports from the ABC suggest the plan would go as far as to upgrade the FTTN services to fibre-to-the-premises…

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Everything You’ll Get When You Subscribe to Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime launched in Australia back in June, 2018, giving consumers fast, free delivery and a bunch of other benefits. “We hope that Australians will love free two business day delivery on products from Amazon Australia and free international delivery on products from Amazon US, all available to customers on…

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Venom: The Retro FAQ

Do you have lingering questions about Sony’s first foray into the Spider-Man-But-Without-Spider-Man-In-It Cinematic Universe? Lord, I hope so, because it’s time for another Retro FAQ, this time tackling the dumb, superhero-adjacent, surprise hit of 2018: Venom.