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My desk doesn’t deserve the $600 Dyson Lightcycle lamp – TechCrunch

Like many of you, I’m assuming, my desk was purchased at Ikea and is the center of my life. Such as it is, the desk is littered with bits of crackers, memory cards, branded Moleskin notebooks and c...

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Panic’s Playdate is a pint-sized gaming machine with a ‘season’ of 12 intriguing titles – TechCrunch

Tired of your smartphone games, and don't want to take the Switch with you on the train today? Panic, renowned creator of useful Mac apps and more recently publisher of interesting games, has creat...

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Peak Design’s Travel Tripod – TechCrunch

The camera clip and bag company has made a portable, packable, easy-to-setup professional travel tripod.   Video Producers: Yashad Kulkarni, Gregory S. Manalo Shooter / Editor: Gregory S. Ma...

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Oculus Quest and Rift S now shipping – TechCrunch

Facebook -owned Oculus is shipping its latest VR headgear from today. Preorders for the PC-free Oculus Quest and the higher end Oculus Rift S opened up three weeks ago. In a launch blog Oculus tout...

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Why is Facebook doing robotics research? – TechCrunch

It's a bit strange to hear that the world's leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but Facebook is a big organization with many competing pr...

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This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms – TechCrunch

There's great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the "Flying STAR,...

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Stanford’s Doggo is a petite robotic quadruped you can (maybe) build yourself – TechCrunch

Got a few thousand bucks and a good deal of engineering expertise? You're in luck: Stanford students have created a quadrupedal robot platform called Doggo that you can build with off-the-shelf par...

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Huawei responds to Android ban with service and security guarantees, but its future is unclear – TechCrunch

Huawei has finally gone on the record about a ban on its use of Android, but the company’s long-term strategy on mobile still remains unclear. In an effort to appease its worried customer base, the...

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Google says its app store will continue to work for existing Huawei smartphone owners – TechCrunch

Google said today that existing users of Huawei Android devices can continue to use Google Play app store, offering some relief to tens of millions of users worldwide even as it remains unclear if ...

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Rivian debuts a pull-out kitchen for its electric pickup truck – TechCrunch

Sometimes you need scrambled eggs. And with that thought, today at the Overland Expo in Flagstaff, AZ, Rivian announced a major accessory for its electric pickup: A camp kitchen. The unit slides ou...

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Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm – TechCrunch

When your game tops a hundred million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That's the case with the creators, or rather stewards, of Minecraft at Microsoft, where the game...

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Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] – TechCrunch

Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with the service. The Alexa service is now operating normally....

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