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A huge new game starring Disney's biggest characters is nearly out – here's what you need to know about 'Kingdom Hearts 3'

Other than the central heroes — protagonist Sora and his friends Riku and Kairi — the majority of other characters in “Kingdom Hearts 3” are major Disney characters. Other than the central heroes — protagonist Sora and his friends Riku and Kairi — the majority of other characters in “Kingdom Hearts 3” are major Disney […]

Gaming

Pokémon Go creators launch AR-game contest that (nearly) resembles American Idol

Enlarge Niantic How could Niantic, the leading developers of Pokémon Go, possibly top its augmented-reality (AR) gaming sensation? Today’s announcement from the studio hints at its future strategy: find someone else to do it. The Niantic Beyond Reality Developer Contest talks up a prize pool of more than $ 1 million, but the real meat […]

Gears & Gadgets

New 17-inch LG Gram laptop weighs 2.9 pounds, has nearly 20-hour battery life

The new 17-inch LG Gram laptop. LG It weighs just 2.95 pounds and its battery should last nearly 20 hours on a single charge. LG The first 2-in-1 Gram is a 14-inch convertible. LG It comes with a Wacom stylus, and its battery should last 21 hours on a single charge. LG We’re just a […]

Photography

SanDisk’s Extreme SSD is built to survive nearly every outdoor element

Ask any professional photographer or filmmaker and they will likely tell you just how important it is to make regular backups of their work, even while still in the field. This is especially true for outdoor and adventure photographers who often find themselves in remote places where dust, rain, snow, and other dangers are a […]

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10,200 people gave this Kickstarter start-up for 3-D headphones nearly $3 million. They have nothing to show for it.

The Ossic X smart headphones. (David Becker/Getty Images) The latest hardware venture to amass buckets of crowdfunding money has left more than 10,200 backers $ 2,708,472 short and without their own pair of 3-D audio headphones. In a letter to backers on its Kickstarter page, the tech company Ossic wrote that it was shutting down and would not deliver any […]

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Nearly 1,000 Russian trolls were banned from Reddit – here's what they were posting about

Shutterstock.com Nearly 1,000 Russian trolls were banned from Reddit after it was discovered they were working for the same Putin-funded company that was accused of election meddling on Facebook. Reddit decided to leave the accounts and their content online for “a period of time,” to give Redditors a chance to look through the posts themselves. […]