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iPhone 11 hands-on: Narrowing the flagship gap

iPhone 11 hands-on: Narrowing the flagship gap

Colorful, more battery life, better cameras... what's not to like about the iPhone 11? It's fair to say its predecessor, the iPhone XR, had a turbulent time at launch: chronically misunderstood, but then going on to be the strongest-selling model in Apple's phone line-up. Now, the iPhone 11 wants to repeat that trajectory.

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World of Warcraft Classic review: Second time lucky

World of Warcraft Classic review: Second time lucky

How on earth are you supposed to review something like World of Warcraft Classic? Not only are MMOs hard to review in the first place given their emphasis on community, but WoW Classic is already a known quantity. We already played this game 15 years ago - or, more specifically, 13 years ago as WoW Classic is based on patch 1.2 for vanilla WoW, which didn’t ship until 2006. Regardless of the specific moment in time WoW Classic captures, many of us have played this before, and we all likely have an opinion on how good this game is.

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iPhone 11 Pro hands-on: That flagship feeling

iPhone 11 Pro hands-on: That flagship feeling

Familiar, and yet different. You notice the changes in the iPhone 11 Pro in your hand first, I found, and those who come to Apple's new flagship from an iPhone X or iPhone XS may discover it's their fingertips that observe the greatest changes in 2019. You can thank an all-new glass back for that.

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iPhone 11 revealed: Apple’s new dual-camera affordable hero

iPhone 11 revealed: Apple’s new dual-camera affordable hero

Today we're looking at iPhone 11, Apple's newest low-tier (of three) smartphones. This will replace the iPhone XR - in spirit, if not in all stores immediately. This new series will feature two cameras at its back in a camera bump square with rounded corners. This device has a 6.11-inch Retina display with spacial audio (with Dolby Atmos) up front, and a variety of color cases around the sides and back.

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2020 Land Rover Defender is an all-new icon: US price and specs

2020 Land Rover Defender is an all-new icon: US price and specs

Some cars are just plain iconic, and so expectations for the 2020 Land Rover Defender are understandably high. Making its long-anticipated debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2019 today, the all-new SUV will come in 2020 Defender 90 three-door and 2020 Defender 110 five-door versions, with an optional mild-hybrid gas engine and plenty of off-roading ability.

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2020 Audi RS7 Sportback puts 600hp V8 in seductive four-door coupe

2020 Audi RS7 Sportback puts 600hp V8 in seductive four-door coupe

The first-generation Audi RS7 Sportback was a marvelous car, but it had some quirks. With only seating for four inside, the promise of a high-speed luxury sedan with coupe-styling felt a little cramped. Now, Audi is changing all this and more with the second-gen 2020 Audi RS7 Sportback. Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder but I'm a big fan of the new design, and crucially it doesn’t look like a regular A7 Sportback. Indeed, the only shared elements between the base model and the RS7 are the roof, hood, front doors, and tailgate. Everything else is unique.

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2020 VW ID.3 official as Volkswagen bets on electric

2020 VW ID.3 official as Volkswagen bets on electric

Volkswagen has revealed the 2020 VW ID.3, the first all-electric car to be based on its brand new EV platform. Previewed earlier this year, and already seeing more than 30,000 reservations in Europe, the ID.3 will offer up to 342 miles of range on a charge while the most affordable model will kick off at under 30,000 euro ($33k) before incentives.

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Google Nest Hub Max Review: The Assistant will see you now

Google Nest Hub Max Review: The Assistant will see you now

The Nest Hub Max isn't just a larger smart display, it's Google's first where the Assistant can see you, too. If the original Nest Hub was a connected digital photo frame that just so happened to have Assistant smarts baked in, the Nest Hub Max builds on that with a bigger screen, better audio, video calling, gesture control, and - most controversially - facial recognition. Then again, it also comes with a significantly bigger, $229 price tag.

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This Apple Event’s big hero: An affordable iPhone

This Apple Event’s big hero: An affordable iPhone

The September 10, 2019 Apple Event won't only be about the iPhone 11, or whatever Apple will call their next smartphone hero. It'll be Apple's next move after one iPhone model out-shipped every other smartphone model in the world for the past year. That model was the iPhone XR.

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LG G8X ThinQ brings improved Dual Screen and smarter multitasking

LG G8X ThinQ brings improved Dual Screen and smarter multitasking

LG hasn't given up on dual-screen phones, but nor is it quite ready to wade into the problematic waters that have mired Samsung and Huawei's foldable Android devices. Instead, at IFA 2019, it has an updated version of its LG Dual Screen accessory, working with the new LG G8X ThinQ.

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The Porsche Taycan taught me an important lesson

The Porsche Taycan taught me an important lesson

The Porsche Taycan isn't the first electric car, it's not the fastest, and it's certainly not the cheapest, and in a category still largely defined by numbers that could make you question just how successful it could hope to be. The obsession with range, 0-60 times, and bringing electrification within reach of "mainstream" consumer pricing has helped shift the perception of EVs out of an eco-pious niche it once occupied, but it has come with its own automotive blinkers too.

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Lenovo Smart Tab M8, Yoga Smart Tab and Smart Display 7 pack Google Assistant

Lenovo Smart Tab M8, Yoga Smart Tab and Smart Display 7 pack Google Assistant

Smart speakers are great, but smart displays have more to offer, giving users access to the best of personal assistants combined with video calls, web browsing, viewing images, and more. Lenovo is back with three new smart display options, one with the expected flat-surface form factor, the other two featuring a traditional tablet design with unique twists.

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