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18 Hours Ago   For all of the hoopla surrounding Elon Musk's online antics and Tesla's ongoing struggles to ramp up Model 3 production, it's easy to overlook just how far the company has come in a relatively short period of time.

Yesterday   In something of a ridiculous and yet lighthearted story, a Pakistani politician's press briefing with journalists recently became comedic fodder after a cat filter was applied to the faces of individuals being recorded via Facebook live.

Yesterday   Statistically, electric cars are far less likely to catch fire than their gasoline-powered brethren. That said, traditional cars don't tend to catch fire for seemingly no reason at all, which, for reasons that remain murky, has happened a handful of times to electric cars from the likes of Tesla and NIO in recent memory.

2 Days Ago   With the release of iOS 12 last year, Apple took something of a measured approach and decided to focus on improving overall system stability as opposed to bombarding users with new features.

4 Days Ago   Ever since Tesla introduced Sentry Mode last March, the security-oriented surveillance feature has captured all sorts of wild shenanigans. Most notably, you may recall a handful of instances where Sentry Mode captured vandals inexplicably keying Tesla vehicles for seemingly no reason at all.

4 Days Ago   Beyond selling cars, it's no secret that Tesla's overarching goal is to change the way the world uses and generates electricity. Hardly a well-kept secret, Elon Musk explained as much during the second iteration of Tesla's master plan.

5 Days Ago   Netflix has historically shied away from divulging viewership figures or any type of ratings information for its ever-growing stable of original programming. Recently, though, the streaming giant has become a little bit more open about which shows its millions of subscribers are watching.

5 Days Ago   Looking to capitalize on the mainstream success of Stranger Things, Netflix recently announced a new partnership with Next Games to develop a brand new Stranger Things video game.

6 Days Ago   It may have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago, but a world filled with package-carrying drones zooming by overhead is right around the corner.

6 Days Ago   When it comes to Elon Musk and his penchant for bold statements and ambitious promises, it can sometimes be hard to separate truth from fiction. This shouldn't be taken to mean that Musk outwardly lies, but rather that many of Musk's statements are so incredible that they become hard to take at face-value.

7 Days Ago   In light of all the threats Donald Trump has made in regards to increasing import tariffs on Chinese-made goods, shares of Apple have been particularly volatile as of late.

7 Days Ago   With the official unveiling of Google's highly-anticipated Pixel 4 lineup now just a few months away, a number of high-profile leaks have recently shed a bit more light on what we can expect to see out of Google's next-gen smartphone models.

8 Days Ago   It's often been said that the most powerful division within Apple -- outside of Jony Ive's design group -- is the company's marketing division. It may sound counter-intuitive at first glance, but given how seriously Apple takes advertising and product secrecy, the marketing folks within Apple are often aware of release dates and comprehensive product specs far in advance, and often before some of the engineers tasked with working on a given product in question.

8 Days Ago   When you're talking flagship smartphones, devices like the iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy S series typically garner most, if not all, of the attention. Over the past few years, though, Google has made impressive strides with its Pixel line.

12 Days Ago   Apple is currently in the process of acquiring a self-driving car startup called Drive.ai, according to a new report from The Information. The report claims that the acquisition is an "acquir-hire," which is to say that Apple is more so interested in the company's employees than the company's existing technology.

13 Days Ago   With a whole lot of fanfare, Apple in 2015 introduced 3D Touch to the world and positioned it as one of the flagship features of the iPhone 6s.

13 Days Ago   One of Amazon's most ambitious, if not downright crazy, initiatives appears to be on the cusp of becoming a reality. Amazon earlier today announced a brand new design for its Prime Air delivery drone while also revealing that fleets of drones may begin delivering packages to consumers in just a few months time.

14 Days Ago   After an initial rollout in Australia, Spotify earlier today pushed out a new listening option for music lovers. Notably, the new option isn't contained within the existing Spotify app but is offered up as an entirely separate app dubbed Spotify Stations.

15 Days Ago   In yet another peculiar story involving a Tesla vehicle catching fire for no apparent reason, Electrek reports that a Model S stationed at a Supercharger station in Antwerp, Belgium caught fire while hooked up to a charger.

15 Days Ago   Earlier today, Apple officially unveiled iOS 13, the next-gen version of the mobile OS that powers Apple's line of iPhones and iPads. In the weeks and months leading up to WWDC, there was a lot of excitement surrounding the introduction of iOS 13, if only because Apple with iOS 12 opted to focus on system performance and delay a number of planned features until iOS 13.  And now that Apple's WWDC keynote has come and gone, it's safe to say that iOS 13 did not disappoint.

15 Days Ago   With WWDC 2019 finally upon us, Apple is at long last ready to reveal all of the software refinements, improvements, and new features it's been working on for the last year.

20 Days Ago   Determining which smartphone camera is best can sometimes be tricky because the timing of the test itself should be taken into account. Let me explain: because handset manufacturers release new smartphones on vastly different schedules, it's not exactly helpful to compare a brand new smartphone against a device that's been around for 11 months.

20 Days Ago   Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering customers and assuring them that their data isn't being misused or improperly stored.

21 Days Ago   The saga involving Jeff Bezos earlier this year almost reads like a script for an upcoming Netflix drama. All the ingredients are there: a famous CEO who just so happens to be the richest man in the world, an illicit affair involving trips around the world, leaked nudes and text messages, possible hacking, and an extortion attempt from a notorious gossip rag that was seemingly bankrolled by a foreign government.

21 Days Ago   After an endless number of leaks, which seems to be par for the course for Android handset manufacturers these days, the OnePlus 7 Pro was officially introduced about two weeks ago.

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