‘Destiny 2’ tackles the original’s biggest problem: storytelling

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The first time I played the original Destiny, I felt frustrated and annoyed. It was a fun online, co-op team shooter but the game’s narrative was insultingly shallow — a poorly written space opera where a vague “darkness” was out to destroy a myster… Powered by WPeMatico

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Tech companies are trying to crush mom-and-pop repair shops

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If you’ve ever wondered why nobody other than Apple is officially licensed to fix your iPhone, it’s because the device titan has locked out everyone else from accessing manuals or spare parts. This pushes small electronics shops to buy used or counte… Powered by WPeMatico

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Cartoon Network beams 'Powerpuff Girls' to your TV with Chromecast

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Cartoon Network is about to make some people very happy. The TV channel has updated its Android and iOS apps with support for Chromecast streaming, which it says was a highly requested feature by fans. In case you’re not familiar with how Google’s $3… Powered by WPeMatico

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'Destiny 2’ plays matchmaker so you aren't stuck with weirdos

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Bungie wants to make it easier to join and play with other people in Destiny 2. Previously, clans were a complicated affair, making you log on to Bungie.net and connect your PSN or Xbox Live account to join them. During a live event today, Bungie rev… Powered by WPeMatico

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A 'Dark Crystal' prequel is coming to Netflix

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Who needs new ideas when you have the genius of Jim Henson to fall back on? Following recent news that an (unnecessary) sequel to cult classic Labyrinth is in the works, The Jim Henson Company today announced it’s producing a new series for Netflix b… Powered by WPeMatico

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The FCC Chairman still thinks it's 1996

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FCC chairman Ajit Pai sounds like a broken record. “Light touch framework.” “Light touch approach.” “Light touch regulation.” As an ideological concept it seems reasonable. Especially to a conservative such as Pai who believes that the government… Powered by WPeMatico

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Fujifilm's SQ10 is an instant camera for the Instagram generation

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Instant film cameras have been making a comeback in recent years, and Fujifilm is partially responsible for this. The manufacturer’s Instax Mini 8, for instance, is a best-seller on Amazon, which may have to do with the fact it only costs around $70…. Powered by WPeMatico

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Apple patented (and made) a pizza box to rid your life of soggy crust

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The tech-food crossover hall of fame is filled with concepts that are more stunt than solution. Consider KFC’s phone-charging take out box or its ‘tray typer’ for texting with greasy fingers, or even the recent Guardians of the Galaxy 2 soundtrack em… Powered by WPeMatico

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Vevo's Apple TV app takes cues from Spotify

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Music lovers with Apple TVs, it’s time to get moderately excited — because the tvOS Vevo app is getting a hefty overhaul. From tomorrow, Vevo will let owners of fourth generation Apple TVs experience an endless wave of curated music videos like it’s… Powered by WPeMatico

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Google is building AR and VR that knows where you are

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Google made plenty of VR- and AR-related announcements at I/O, its annual developer conference, today. Not only will Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and LG’s upcoming flagship be Daydream-compatible, the company also announced that it’s working on standalone Day… Powered by WPeMatico

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