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InfoWars fans flock to apps following recent bans

While a number of tech companies have purged their sites of Alex Jones podcasts and accounts over the last couple of days, not all InfoWars-related content has been taken down. And what's still available continues to attract interest. CNBC reports to… Source: Engadget | InfoWars fans flock to apps following recent bans

What's coming to Netflix in August: 'Disenchantment' and 'Ozark'

Shiny profile icons aren't all that's new on Netflix this month. Headlining the streaming service's new shows are Simpsons-creator Matt Groening's Disenchantment and Ozark's second season. Those debut August 17th and 31st, respectively, but there's p… Source: Engadget | What's coming to Netflix in August: 'Disenchantment' and 'Ozark'

Here’s What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in August 2018

Orange Is the New Black isn’t even back yet, and Netflix is already telling us what comes out in August! It’s a big month for Netflix originals, with the premiere of Matt Groening’s fantasy cartoon Disenchantment, season 2 of Ozark, and a new comedy special from Demetri Martin. Here are the highlights, and the full…Read …

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Magic Leap signs content deal with comics giant Grant Morrison

Magic Leap has teamed up with Scotland-based Square Slice Studios, which was co-founded by comic book industry veteran Grant Morrison, to create content for its mixed reality headset. You might know the prolific writer for his work with Batman and Al… Source: Engadget | Magic Leap signs content deal with comics giant Grant Morrison

Recommended Reading: The accent struggle for Alexa and Google Assistant

The accent gap Drew Harwell, The Washington Post Smart speakers (and the virtual assistants they house) offer voice control for so many connected devices it's hard to keep count. Those audio gadgets can also assist with a range of questions — tha… Source: Engadget | Recommended Reading: The accent struggle for Alexa and Google Assistant

The Macallan distillery opens up for 4D virtual reality tours

Not everyone has the means to travel to Scotland and visit their favorite distillery a la Ron Swanson. To help connoisseurs live out their dreams of traipsing through its facilities, The Macallan has created the Macallan Distillery Experience. VRFocu… Source: Engadget | The Macallan distillery opens up for 4D virtual reality tours

Netflix and Shonda Rhimes reveal eight exclusive series in the works

On Friday Netflix revealed the first eight series in the works as a result of its production deal with Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes. They include a previously-announced show focusing on the exploits alleged con artist Anna Delvey, as well as… Source: Engadget | Netflix and Shonda Rhimes reveal eight exclusive series in the works

NYC bill could force Airbnb to turn over its hosts' info

The New York City Council voted in support of regulation that would force Airbnb, HomeAway and other short-term rental services to hand over about hosts using their sites. State law already prohibits rentals of most apartments for less than 30 days u… Source: Engadget | NYC bill could force Airbnb to turn over its hosts' …

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Spotify users still can't block followers, but that could change

Spotify isn't as much of a haven from harassment as many might like. Since the service shares your plays with followers by default, it's possible for harassers to keep up with your listening habits and exploit that to their advantage (say, by findin… Source: Engadget | Spotify users still can't block followers, but that could …

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Apple signs Jason Momoa to star in original sci-fi series 'See'

Apple is taking on Netflix with an ambitious original series of its own. The upcoming show is called See, and it will star someone you're most likely familiar with: Jason Momoa aka Khal Drogo aka Aquaman. Spearheaded by Peaky Blinders creator Steven… Source: Engadget | Apple signs Jason Momoa to star in original sci-fi series …

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Become one with art at Tokyo's psychedelic digital museum

Japan's TeamLab has created some of the most trippy, interactive and Instagram-able digital art installations ever. It's only fitting, then, that the group is getting its own digital museum in Tokyo, thanks to developer Mori and Epson. The Mori Build… Source: Engadget | Become one with art at Tokyo's psychedelic digital museum

Jaden Smith's latest album is only available on Instagram

Whatever you think of Jaden Smith's music, you have to give him credit for finding new ways to capture listeners' attention. The budding rapper has debuted SYRE: The Electric Album, a reinterpretation of his album from last year, solely though Instag… Source: Engadget | Jaden Smith's latest album is only available on Instagram

Smart bandage can monitor chronic wounds and dispense drugs

Chronic or slow-healing wounds are an increasing problem around the world. That's why a team of researchers at Tufts University is working on a smart bandage that can keep track of what is going on with a wound and release treatments as necessary… Source: Engadget | Smart bandage can monitor chronic wounds and dispense drugs

The Morning After: The Galaxy Note 9 will get an upgraded stylus

And we're back. Independence Day has passed in the US, but they're celebrating it today in Algeria, Cape Verde and Venezuela. Anyhow, the next Galaxy Note 9 might come with a more capable stylus and Microsoft's next Surface may contain a humbler proc… Source: Engadget | The Morning After: The Galaxy Note 9 will get …

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