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6 Days Ago   You might know Kim Kardashian West from her Instagram profile, which counts 148 million followers – higher than Beyoncé. Or her incredibly long-running reality show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which is now in its 17th season.

17 Days Ago   San Francisco-based bag company Waterfield has been in business since 1998, making a range of storage gear in small batches in the city. I’d heard of the brand and its penchant for quality over the past couple of years, and was glad to see for myself when Waterfield sent across its new Executive Leather Messenger bag.

17 Days Ago   After months of hype, OnePlus has launched its first TV, the 55 Q1 Pro. As you can tell, this is a 55-inch model, and it comes with Android TV on board – as well as a couple of custom features from the company.

24 Days Ago   To celebrate 80 years of Batman – the iconic superhero character created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger waaaay back in 1939 – Epic Games is giving away six PC games starring the Caped Crusader until September 26.

26 Days Ago   I’ve been using Pocket Casts to listen to podcasts on my phone for several years now, and in all that time, I’ve been glad I paid for it.

27 Days Ago   At an event in Bangalore, India, today, Xiaomi launched a range of premium smart TVs, including the 65-inch Mi TV 4X, which comes with Android 9.0 and Netflix Ultra HD support.

27 Days Ago   The Wall Street Journal reports that The We Company, which owns co-working space provider WeWork, is putting its plans for an IPO on hold. Finally, good sense prevails at the firm.

27 Days Ago   Free software advocate and computer scientist Richard Stallman has resigned from his position at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). The news comes just days after he made comments in an email conversation with others at the lab about the victims of billionaire and alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, who had previously donated large sums of money to the university.

28 Days Ago   Motorola has been making reliable budget and mid-range Android phones under Lenovo’s guidance for the past few years. It’s now putting its badge on a smart TV for the Indian market, with a range starting at 32 inches and going up to 65 inches.

32 Days Ago   I’m currently on my 25th or so re-watch of NBC’s hit mockumentary series, The Office, and it’s not because I didn’t get all the jokes the first 24 times.

35 Days Ago   At its annual hardware launch event on September 10, Apple is set to unveil the latest iPhone, as well as other products and major software updates.

35 Days Ago   I’ve said before that I love me a good soundbar. What’s not to love about a speaker that can upgrade your TV viewing experience with significantly better sound, while taking up minimal space?

39 Days Ago   Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. GIFs are great for punctuating your internet-breaking tweets and quick-witted replies to texts.

39 Days Ago   Nintendo nostalgics of the 90s, rejoice! The company has unveiled a brand-new controller for its Switch console which is identical to those that came with the iconic SNES, except it’s wireless and costs $30 a pop. The SNES Nintendo Switch Online Exclusive Controller will pair with your Switch without the need for a dongle, and charge using an included USB cable.

47 Days Ago   Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. A few days ago, I was baffled to see an obviously scammy event pop up in my Google calendar: I’d won $2,338 in some ‘annual competition.’ I had no idea where this was coming from, and even began suspecting my browser extensions for the uninvited spam.

48 Days Ago   I love me a handsome backpack, but I appreciate a versatile one even more. That’s why I was keen to try the Daily – from a Kickstarter darling called Minaal that was founded by a couple of gents from New Zealand – even though it’s been around for a couple of years now.

53 Days Ago   Finnish game developer Remedy Entertainment, which made a name for itself with blockbusters Max Payne and Alan Wake, is a week away from releasing its latest title, Control.

56 Days Ago   Despite its immense popularity, I’ve never really cared for Minecraft – mostly because I’m not keen on crafting games, but also because I’m not into the low-fidelity art style that’s all large pixels and flat colors.

58 Days Ago   I don’t know about you, but I’ve been bombarded by ads and social media posts about the PaMu Slide wireless earphones crowdfunding campaign over the past month.

70 Days Ago   Over the weekend, French inventor and former jet-ski champion Franky Zapata made history by crossing the English Channel – which is roughly 35 kilometers (22 miles) wide – on a hoverboard designed by his company.

73 Days Ago   Over the past few years, I’ve been bouncing from one smartphone review unit to another, so I haven’t bought myself something that I really want. As such, I’ve mostly been stuck with some of the largest handsets on the market, even though I’ve been hankering for something compact.

76 Days Ago   The Economic Times reports that India is gearing up to seek ‘adequacy’ status with the European Union‘s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a set of privacy laws adopted by the region in 2016 and enforced from last year.

82 Days Ago   Over the past couple of years, YouTube’s been in hot water over a myriad of issues that would give any CEO sleepless nights. The list of offenses includes failing to police problematic videos appearing on its platform, toxic comments that have pushed it to disable the feature for some content, and troubling recommendations delivered to unwitting users, including children.

84 Days Ago   In a piece co-published by Wired and EdSurge last week, Emily Tate detailed a troubling facet of the burgeoning online video teaching industry. According to US-based English tutors she spoke with, some of their young students in China were being beaten and scolded by their parents for making mistakes during these lessons – on camera.

89 Days Ago   At its presentation today at the California Academy of Sciences, Elon Musk‘s brain-computer interface company Neuralink revealed its plans to begin human trials of its neuron-reading technology next year.

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