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New red iPhone 7 already modded with black display on front

New red iPhone 7 already modded with black display on front

Apple's new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have just launched, and it's hard to argue against how awesome the color looks on the iconic smartphone. Well, on the back side, that is. What you can argue against is Apple's choice to go with the white plate on the display side of the device as opposed to black. This is, of course, a purely subjective criticism, but it's one that many users have been vocal about online.

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AMC planning subscription streaming service that still requires cable

AMC planning subscription streaming service that still requires cable

These days, the streaming video market is varied and plentiful, with everything from Netflix and Hulu to HBO Now and PlayStation Vue. There's also word that TV network AMC, home of The Walking Dead, is looking to get into the game with its own service. However, they might not have thought their strategy all the way through. Sources say the network is developing an ad-free, paid service that will still require viewers to have a standard cable subscription.

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Call of Duty 2017: leaked images suggest return to WWII setting

Call of Duty 2017: leaked images suggest return to WWII setting

We're three months into 2017 now, and, like clockwork, it's time to start speculating about this year's entry in the Call of Duty franchise. Kicking things off is a new leak that, if legitimate, indicates the immensely popular FPS series will be returning to its origins: a World War II setting. A series of marketing concepts were revealed in a video from the YouTube account TheFamilyVideoGamers, including a title of "Call of Duty: WWII."

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Nokia’s new Android-powered phones come to the US this summer

Nokia’s new Android-powered phones come to the US this summer

The Nokia name has been making a big return in 2017 so far, not only with the simple-yet-impressive new 3310 that was unveiled at Mobile World Congress last month, but with a trio of Android-powered smartphones that feature decent mid-range specs. Dubbed the Nokia 6, 5, and 3, the three phones are now confirmed to be coming to the US later this year from HMD Global, the current owner of the Nokia brand.

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Blizzard reveals StarCraft: Remastered with 4K, original StarCraft made free

Blizzard reveals StarCraft: Remastered with 4K, original StarCraft made free

StarCraft, the iconic sci-fi real-time strategy game, is finally getting a modern-day makeover. Developer Blizzard has announced that StarCraft: Remastered will be released this summer, complete with support for 4K resolution. The HD remake was revealed at the I <3 StarCraft event, hosted in Seoul, South Korea (where the original game has dedicated following to this day).

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New Justice League trailer brings all the heroes to the table

New Justice League trailer brings all the heroes to the table

The moment DC fans have been waiting for has arrived, as Warner Bros. have released the first full trailer for the upcoming Justice League movie. Just as Marvel's Avengers did, the film brings together some of the comic book world's most iconic heroes, including Batman and Wonder Woman. Best of all, despite being directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League appears to have a much more fun and lighter tone, almost making up for the dreary and disappointing Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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Amazon starts collecting state sales tax across US next month

Amazon starts collecting state sales tax across US next month

As an e-commerce giant, one of Amazon's biggest advantages for customers (and biggest disadvantages for brick-and-mortar competitors) has been the site's lack of charging local sales taxes. This has been slowly changing over the last few years, and the policy will finally come to an end next month. Starting April 1st, Amazon will collect a sales tax in all 45 states that have one, with Hawaii, Idaho, Maine, and New Mexico being the last four to be included.

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Dark Souls 3’s final DLC, The Ringed City, revealed

Dark Souls 3’s final DLC, The Ringed City, revealed

The Dark Souls trilogy is finally coming to a close, as From Software is about to release the second and last expansion for Dark Souls 3. Titled The Ringed City, the DLC just got a new launch trailer to get fans of the action-RPG series excited to dive back into the game's dark and beautiful world. The video offers looks at the expansion's new locations, enemies, and bosses, so this is a warning for players looking to jump in blind.

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Movado debuts first Android Wear watch with sleek, minimalist design

Movado debuts first Android Wear watch with sleek, minimalist design

Like many other luxury watchmakers these days, Movado has announced it's getting into the smartwatch game. At the Baselworld 2017 watch event this week, the company unveiled the new Movado Connect. Powered by Android Wear 2.0, the timepiece features a nearly edge-to-edge display, along with a number of Movado's signature design elements, including the minimalist case design and the use of single dot where a '12' would normally appear on a watchface.

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Self-driving Uber crashes in Arizona, ending up on its side

Self-driving Uber crashes in Arizona, ending up on its side

Uber's on-going troubles are far from over: one of the ride-hailing company's autonomous test vehicles was involved in a serious accident on Friday evening in Tempe, Arizona. The first photos from the incident show Uber's Volvo SUV resting on its side, along with damage to two other human-operated vehicles that were involved in the accent. Fortunately it has been confirmed that there were no injuries to anyone present.

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Google Talk getting shuttered in favor of Hangouts

Google Talk getting shuttered in favor of Hangouts

Google's extensive lineup of chat and messaging apps is getting shuffled once again: the company has announced it will be shutting down the Google Talk service and officially replacing it with the existing Hangouts. Talk, also known by many users as "Gchat," is the quick and simple messaging tool that has lived within Gmail since 2005. While most Google users have already migrated to Hangouts, the remaining Talk holdouts now have only a few weeks to make the switch.

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Galaxy S8 Plus photos leak, new details on S8 accessories

Galaxy S8 Plus photos leak, new details on S8 accessories

As the tech world holds its breath in anticipation of the official debut of Samsung's Galaxy S8 smartphone, more details and images continue to make their way to the public. While we've known things like the phone's specs and international release dates for a while now, we've now got our first look at the larger Galaxy S8 Plus model, along with details and pricing on a range of accessories from Samsung.

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