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Try macOS Mojave's Dark Mode on these apps

It's been a few weeks since Apple announced that macOS Mojave would launch today — in that time, many app developers have been at work getting their creations ready for the new OS. Probably one of the changes Mac users want to see first and foremost… Source: Engadget | Try macOS Mojave's Dark Mode on …

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Trump will reportedly spare Apple products from latest China tariffs

If you were scrambling to buy the latest Apple Watch out of concern that Trump's next round of tariffs could lead to price hikes, you can likely relax. Bloomberg sources have claimed that the new tariffs don't affect a technology category that cover… Source: Engadget | Trump will reportedly spare Apple products from latest China …

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NVIDIA's new flagship video card is delayed by a week

Many people have been waiting in eager anticipation for NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, the video card that promises to be the fastest GeForce card ever. Now, it appears that those clamoring to buy it will have to wait a little longer. NVIDIA announce… Source: Engadget | NVIDIA's new flagship video card is delayed by …

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THQ Nordic is the Frankenstein monster of video games

THQ Nordic has built a successful business out of the dead and rotting leftovers from downtrodden video game studios. Since entering the publishing biz in 2011, its specialty has been acquiring the intellectual property rights for mid-tier and AAA ga… Source: Engadget | THQ Nordic is the Frankenstein monster of video games

JBL Link View: A Google Smart Display that puts audio centerstage

Even though Amazon was the first to come up with the smart display concept (via the Echo Show), it's Google that transformed it into a whole new consumer category. Much of this is due to Google's hardware strategy: It partners with different manu… Source: Engadget | JBL Link View: A Google Smart Display that puts …

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Biometric security now has an industry-wide testing standard

Biometric security is par for the course on smartphones and increasingly common on PCs, but there hasn't been a standard way to verify that the technology passes muster. That's where the FIDO Alliance might help. It's launching a first-of-its-kind Bi… Source: Engadget | Biometric security now has an industry-wide testing standard

Dell gives its Inspiron 2-in-1 laptops a meaningful refresh

Dell is refreshing its Inspiron line of notebooks for the holiday season, and instead of simply updating them with the latest eighth-generation Intel processors, the company is adding functional features. The new Inspirons come with narrower bezels,… Source: Engadget | Dell gives its Inspiron 2-in-1 laptops a meaningful refresh

Samsung's latest external Thunderbolt 3 SSD is all about speed

Samsung has revealed its first NVMe-based portable SSD, the Portable SSD X5, which is targeted at IT pros and content creators who need to transfer large files quickly. It has a read speed of up to 2,800MB/s and write speed of 2,300MB/s (2,100 MB/s f… Source: Engadget | Samsung's latest external Thunderbolt 3 SSD is …

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Intel's new laptop CPUs focus on gigabit Wi-Fi and voice commands

Intel already has a wide variety of eight-generation laptop processors targeting performance and gaming. But with its latest round of chips — a new batch of U-series CPUs for mainstream laptops and the debut of Y-series processors for very thin mach… Source: Engadget | Intel's new laptop CPUs focus on gigabit Wi-Fi and voice commands

'Until Dawn' creators return with 'The Dark Pictures Anthology'

Until Dawn developer Supermassive Games is back with another branching horror game, but it's breaking from tradition in more ways than one. It's launching The Dark Pictures Anthology, a collection of self-contained titles that touch on various horro… Source: Engadget | 'Until Dawn' creators return with 'The Dark Pictures Anthology'

'Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night' delayed until 2019

Things were looking rosy for the upcoming release of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night — the game had even gotten as far as a private beta demo. But, citing similar reasons to its previous delay, the team at ArtPlay has announced it'll be held back… Source: Engadget | 'Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night' delayed until …

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Sony has some colorful new DualShock 4 pads for your PS4

The DualShock 4 wireless controller has been kicking around for a while now, so it was only a matter of time before PlayStation did something to give it a little marketing boost. And what's the easiest way to do that? New colors, of course. Joining t… Source: Engadget | Sony has some colorful new DualShock …

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Evil Geniuses win 'record-setting' Call of Duty World League tourney

If you needed evidence that Call of Duty is still a big deal in the esports realm, you just got it. Well-known team Evil Geniuses just took home $600,000 as the winners of the 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship, solidly taking down Team Kal… Source: Engadget | Evil Geniuses win 'record-setting' Call of …

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Leaks reveal NVIDIA GeForce RTX cards ahead of August 20th event

NVIDIA hasn't been shy about plans to unveil Turing-based GeForce video cards at its August 20th Gamescom event — its teaser video effectively spelled out "GeForce RTX 2080" through not-so-subtle clues. But just how powerful will these cards be? You… Source: Engadget | Leaks reveal NVIDIA GeForce RTX cards ahead of August 20th event

Ask Engadget: Where can I find tech deals for students?

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac… Source: Engadget | Ask Engadget: Where can I find tech deals for …

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