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Nintendo may make as many as 30 million Switches next year

Rumors in early October had Nintendo more than doubling production for the highly successful Switch in order to meet what will almost certainly be crushing demand during the holidays. The company may be planning even higher volumes for next year — perhaps as many as 30 million consoles. Citing sources ...

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I spent a day working in Windows 10 Mixed Reality

Before I go any further, I should tell you not to try this at your workplace. Keeping yourself in virtual reality for that long at a time, especially without frequent breaks, can be taxing on your eyes and possibly even your mental health. I started my day with our usual ...

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2018 Subaru Crosstrek review – Roadshow

We loved Subaru’s first-generation Crosstrek and a lot of you did too. However, it wasn’t perfect; the dashboard tech in particular left much to be desired. And in the years since its debut, the tall-wagon-slash-small-SUV segment that Subaru pioneered has become crowded with fresh and hungry competitors. Volkswagen’s Golf Alltrack, ...

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Twitter can’t separate verification from validation

The face in the shrubs you see above is one Jason Kessler. You might remember him from the “Unite the Right” rally held in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past August. He was not only the event’s organizer, he also made sure to weigh in on the death of protester Heather Heyer. ...

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Nest Secure review – CNET

The Nest Secure alarm system starter pack, complete with one Guard hub, two Tag key fobs and two Detect door/window/motion sensors, costs $499.  Existing and upcoming DIY home security systems from Abode, Scout, iSmartAlarm, SimpliSafe, Honeywell and Wink are all less expensive. Only the $550 SmartThings kit developed jointly with professional ...

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Vizio M-Series (2017) review – CNET

The question a TV like the Vizio M-Series poses is simple: Do you want to pay hundreds more for a slightly better picture, sleeker style or different brand name? If the answer is no, this is the TV for you. Just like 2016’s model, the M-Series is the cheapest TV ...

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Neos launches IoT-powered home insurance UK-wide

What do you get if you combine the Internet of Things with the business of home insurance? U.K. startup Neos is hoping the answer is prevention rather than (just) payouts. Its home insurance product is intended to lean on sensor tech and wireless connectivity to reduce home-related risks — like ...

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