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2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Sedan review – Roadshow

If you don’t know what you’re looking for, this black 2018 Mercedes-AMG C63 S sedan doesn’t look much more special than your average C Class. In an age where its competitors grow more and more aggressively styled, Merc has decided to keep its most hardcore C sedan looking fairly understated. ...

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Hasbro's new AR helmet puts you inside Iron Man's armor

Disappointingly, the AR app isn’t an overlay that feeds you information about the world around you, a la Tony Stark’s J.A.R.V.I.S. (or F.R.I.D.A.Y. in the later films). Instead, it’s a basic action game, based partially on the upcoming Infinity War movie and developed with input from Marvel Studios. The main ...

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The LifeClock One will help you escape from mundanity

Whether you’re trapped on a futuristic island prison full of blood-thirsty gang members or simply stuck in a two-hour meeting, the LifeClock One might be the watch for you. Inspired by the movie Escape From New York starring Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken, the watch is an homage to Plissken’s ...

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Why is HBO making shows from podcasts?

Podcasts jumping into bed with HBO may seem like a strange fit, especially given the network’s love for well-heeled prestige drama. But it’s likely a shrewd move, given the current broadcasting landscape and HBO’s own need to find new audiences. This year sees the channel coming to the end a ...

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SpaceX aims to make history 3 more times in 2018

Tuesday’s Falcon Heavy launch made history, not only becoming the highest-capacity rocket platform since the Saturn V but accomplishing the first double autonomous booster landing. And that’s just the start of what could prove to be an epic year for SpaceX — if Elon Musk’s ambitious timeline isn’t delayed, say ...

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The Morning After: Weekend Edition

Watch this video with your sound turned on. SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon Heavy rocket After a brief delay, the most powerful rocket in the world launched yesterday afternoon. While the Falcon Heavy’s top portion (complete with Space Oddity-playing Tesla roadster and Starman aboard) is proceeding on a path that ...

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The Morning After: Buying a camera in 2018

We’ve entered a golden age of video and photography.How to buy a camera in 2018 Stop waving your smartphone at me. Steve Dent takes a tour of the best cameras out there in 2018, running the full gamut from high-powered compacts to top-of-the-range DSLRs that would make fashion photographers recreate ...

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PAX Labs brings on Bharat Vasan as new CEO

PAX Labs has a new CEO. The company, which makes loose-leaf vaporizers, has brought on Bharat Vasan as Chief Executive Officer. Vasan has spent the last 15 years in consumer hardware, serving as the President and COO of August Home, which was acquired by Swedish lock maker Assa Abloy in ...

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