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2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye first drive: 797hp bragging rights

2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye first drive: 797hp bragging rights

As answers to unasked requests go, the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye's 797 horsepower ranks fairly high on the "nobody needed this, but it's fun to have anyway" scale. For the past four years, the Hellcat has represented the cutting-edge of potent excess in Dodge's line-up, eschewing subtlety in favor of performance, bombast, and oddly-affordable brute force.

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Almost no one buys via Amazon Alexa: this is why

Almost no one buys via Amazon Alexa: this is why

After the failure of the Fire Phone, it was completely unexpected that the Amazon Echo would end up causing both Google and Apple to scramble to catch up. But while Amazon practically created and continue to lead the new smart speaker market, it has ironically failed at the very thing it created the Echo for: helping Amazon customer buy stuff. It turns out, only a minuscule percentage of users shop via Alexa and it’s not that hard to see why.

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Galaxy Watch coming: what we want from Samsung’s next smartwatch

Galaxy Watch coming: what we want from Samsung’s next smartwatch

While we're counting down to Samsung's Unpacked event this Thursday, the company is already dropping hints at something big coming later this month. It might also be literally Samsung's smallest reveal. After the Galaxy Note 9, it might be the time of Samsung's new smartwatch in the limelight. Call it Gear S4 or Galaxy Watch, these are some of the things we want to see in what should be the most advanced smartwatch of the year.

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We can’t trust self-driving car AI just yet

We can’t trust self-driving car AI just yet

Self-driving cars are the future. Almost every car maker, in one way or another, has embraced technology that can take over the wheel partially or completely. It has become not a question of “if” but of “when”. Some car makers are convinced that self-driving cars will be hitting the road in two years’ time. That, however, might be an extremely optimistic outlook that may miss out on how self-driving car tech just isn’t trustworthy yet, and it’s not for the reasons you might immediately think.

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The 603hp AMG E63 S Wagon is the antidote to boring SUVs

The 603hp AMG E63 S Wagon is the antidote to boring SUVs

The family truckster from National Lampoon is an image burned into many of our minds of what the great American road trip used to look like. In the pre-internet and crossover SUV days, packing the whole family into the station wagon and setting off across the country was just something you did every summer. Even if it was against your will, you'd end up cramped in the back seat with your family. Stations wagons were often the preferred mode of transportation, as the long roof provided plenty of space to store everything a family would need for two-weeks on the road.

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Decoding Car Safety Ratings – The Stars and the Ratings Explained

Decoding Car Safety Ratings – The Stars and the Ratings Explained

What do you look for in a new or used car? Do you consider the styling, comfort, features, and engine horsepower? Whether buying or leasing a vehicle, the car safety ratings should be your top priority. Nothing beats the feeling of driving a ‘safe’ vehicle. The car safety ratings will mean the difference between life and death in the event of an accident. The sad truth is that not all cars are made equal. There are some that were engineered with the driver and passenger’s safety in mind, and there are some that gets a low grade in terms of crash safety.

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Fortnite Android app: How to avoid fakes [UPDATE: Epic Statement]

Fortnite Android app: How to avoid fakes [UPDATE: Epic Statement]

Epic Games announced today they'd be releasing Fortnite for Android through their own website instead of Google Play. Because of this - or perhaps with our without Epic Games' help, fake versions of Fortnite began to pop up - they've been appearing since the iOS version of the game was first released. Now that Epic Games confirmed that the Fortnite app will be available on the web, not through Google, there's a whole lot of potential out there for mistaken identities and malicious parties attacking the helpless addicts of the game.

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10 facts from the Galaxy Note 9 video just leaked

10 facts from the Galaxy Note 9 video just leaked

This morning we're taking a peek at the official Samsung Galaxy Note 9 video seemingly leaked by Samsung itself. This video shows the Galaxy Note 9 in all its very Blue glory, complete with yellow S Pen, and the body of a champion. Up close and personal we're able to see a whole lot of detail we might not have been able to discern in the past with less-official renders - now we're more sure.

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Tablets are still falling: why it needs to grow and how

Tablets are still falling: why it needs to grow and how

Just days after dropping the figures for the smartphone market, market researchers and analysts are putting the spotlight on the second favorite poster boy for shrinking markets: tablets (PC are still numero uno). But for the first time in a while, the narrative isn’t as clear-cut with winners and losers. The tablet market is now at a crossroads and its ultimate fate lies on how companies will wisely take advantage of the new opportunities that are given to them. And they better be smart because now, more than ever, the need for tablets, and the need to take tablets to the next level, is growing.

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Galaxy Tab S4: where it wins and what it still needs

Galaxy Tab S4: where it wins and what it still needs

The past few months have been surprisingly interesting for the tablet market. Apple launched what was practically a budget iPad Pro. Google brought out the first ever keyboard-less Chrome OS tablet. Microsoft shrunk the Surface Pro down to a Surface Go. And, now, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab S4. It is almost too easy to split the lines along operating systems and, to some extent, prices. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 does actually have an advantage over its rivals and it could have easily won the race if not for a few things that may have dragged it down.

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Opinion: France’s total ban on smartphones in schools is too extreme

Opinion: France’s total ban on smartphones in schools is too extreme

A few days ago, French lawmakers passed legislation that was written to protect children from growing up like zombies enslaved to their smartphones and tablets. Such mobile devices will be banned in schools for children up to 15 years of age, both inside and outside classes. While it’s definitely easy to see this as a victory against the smartphone addiction that is plaguing society, it could actually end up doing more harm than good when these kids become ill-prepared to face the realities of modern life.

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The iPhone price gamble is looking more and more prescient

The iPhone price gamble is looking more and more prescient

Apple's grand strategy to coast through the smartphone slowdown by selling more expensive phones has paid off, with Q3 2018 proving there's more to the bottom line than raw device numbers. The Cupertino company prompted consternation in the run-up to the iPhone X launch, amid rumors - which turned out to be true - that its most expensive model would start at $1,000.

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