What To Watch This Weekend: Dota 2, Marvel Vs. Capcom, And Windjammers

It's a big ol' championship weekend, as several games begin, conclude, or continue their championship series. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's Eleague Premier wraps up this weekend, so if you're looking for a glitzy event where players fight for a million-dollar prize pool, this is the tournament to watch. ( Stream / Schedule ) The Hearthstone Summer Championships hit Burbank California this week, as the players who qualified in their reg...
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A new Apple Pencil for the iPhone could arrive in 2019

It seems a certainty that Apple would at least be thinking about adding support for the Apple Pencil to the iPhone, but exactly when it'll happen (if it ever does) isn't so clear. A new report puts the date at 2019, so perhaps just in time for the iPhone XII. The new report comes courtesy of The Investor in South Korea, which says its sources reckon an iPhone with a "digital pen" is going to appear in a couple of years time. Apparently this...
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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: What It Is and How to Get It

On October 17, Microsoft drops a new version of Windows 10 called the Fall Creators Update . It’s packed to the brim with new features for everyday users and people who just like making cool stuff. Here's what you need to know before you click that big ol' update button. What You'll Get The Fall Creators Update gives you a neat new Photos app for all your organization and editing needs. There’s a new feature called Story Remix that makes it...
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Smartphones are driving us to distraction. Here’s help.

Ho-hum. Another year, another crop of amazing smartphones. The latest advancements come from Apple and Google. The new iPhone 8 line and iPhone X phones, as well as Google’s new Pixel phones, are blistering fast, offer near-DSLR-quality cameras and perform a growing range of cool stunts, such as supporting augmented reality. If you were to ask the public if they want all this power and ability, they’d probably respond, “Well, yes! Absolutel...
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Apple Pie Jam

Although I've been canning for years, I've never found a good apple jam recipe, so I created this one. My husband of 41 years and I love this jam so much because it tastes just like apple pie…without the crust! —Audrey Godell, Stanton, Michigan Original link
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Crunch Report | Steve Wozniak Launches Education Platform

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Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week

(Reuters) - Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc ( TSLA.O ) fired about 400 employees this week, including associates, team leaders and supervisors, a former employee told Reuters on Friday. The dismissals were a result of a company-wide annual review, Tesla said in an emailed statement, without confirming the number of employees leaving the company. “It’s about 400 people ranging from associates to team leaders to supervisors. We don’t ...
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Google Fiber Gives Up On Traditional TV, And Won't Be The Last Company To Do So

While Google Fiber was initially hailed as the be-all-end-all of broadband disruption, the bloom has come off the rose in recent months. Last fall, Google executives began to have doubts about the high cost and slow pace of the project, resulting in a not-yet cooked pivot to wireless and the departure of two CEOs in less than a year. Company PR reps seem unable to answer basic questions about cancelled installations and the unsteady directi...
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Complex is the latest media company to lay off staff amid a pivot to video

Complex Networks laid off much of its product team on Friday as the media company rejiggers its personnel a year after being bought by Verizon and Hearst. Once home to a website and a magazine, the media organization appeals to young male audience. Mark Ecko, the fashion designer, started Complex in 2002, 14 years before it was sold in a deal that reportedly valued it at more than $250 million . The print magazine shuttered at the start of ...
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What to play this weekend: Cuphead, Shadow of War and Evil Within 2 - CNET

Cuphead has a gorgeous 1930's cartoon aesthetic and a crushing difficulty level.  Studio MDHR This week in games has me at an impasse -- I loathe tough-as-nails bullet-hell video games, but I adore traditional animation. Cuphead has me in deadlock. It's not a game for me, and I'm probably never going to play it, but I love everything about it. After three long years of waiting, it's kind of satisfying to see this playable 1930's cartoon deb...
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