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Recent articles by Kris:

Samsung's first 5G phone is a higher-spec Galaxy S10

Samsung has revealed its first flagship 5G phone as part of its Galaxy S10 lineup and it turns out a November report about the device was pretty accurate. With... → Read More

Amazon's first 'Lord of the Rings' teaser is a minimal Middle-earth map

As things stand, we know very little about Amazon's Lord of the Rings Prime Video series. We do know it will last several seasons and it will include some famil... → Read More

Amazon invests in electric truck-maker Rivian

Amazon led a $700 million investment round in EV maker Rivian. → Read More

Facebook reportedly tracks the location of 'credible threats'

People may be added to a security watchlist for cussing out Mark Zuckerberg, CNBC reports. → Read More

A 'Stranger Things' version of 'Dungeons and Dragons' arrives May 1st

The third season of Stranger Things won't arrive until July, but you might be able to while away some of the time by checking out the Dungeons and Dragons adven... → Read More

Amazon won't build its HQ2 in NYC after all

Reports last week suggested Amazon was having second thoughts about building HQ 2 in New York, following opposition from lawmakers and residents. → Read More

Watch the 'Anthem' prequel from the director of 'District 9'

A short film set in the world of BioWare's online shooter Anthem, which highlights some of the universe's lore, dropped on Thursday morning. Conviction is direc... → Read More

Anyone can publish a skill on the Alexa Store now

Amazon is opening up its US Alexa store to let anyone share skills they've created for the voice assistant. Until now, it's been the domain of developers, who h... → Read More

The 'Breaking Bad' movie could debut on Netflix before it hits AMC

It's not clear when the long-awaited Breaking Bad movie will arrive, but you might be able to watch it on Netflix before it hits AMC. Variety reports the servic... → Read More

Waze adds Siri Shortcuts to its iOS app

Waze is playing even more nicely with Apple after it enabled CarPlay support back in September. The latest version of its iOS app lets you use Siri Shortcuts to... → Read More

Niantic is turning ‘Pokemon Go’ into an AR photo machine

You'll soon be able to pose for photos with your Pokémon whenever you like. → Read More

Samsung really wants you to know its folding phone is coming

Many of us with more than a passing knowledge of phones know Samsung is all but certain to reveal more about its foldable handset next week. Until then, it know... → Read More

'The Handmaid's Tale' returns on Hulu on June 5th

Amid a wave of announcements Monday, Hulu revealed The Handmaid's Tale will return on June 5th. As such, it will won't compete at this year's Emmys. It lost out... → Read More

Nikola will unveil electric versions of two semi-trucks in April

Nikola seems to have cracked the nut on how to build fully electric semi-trucks. It revealed its Nikola Two and Nikola Tre will be available in electric configu... → Read More

Opera's free VPN is now built into its Android browser

Opera is adding a free, unlimited VPN to its Android browser. It's rolling out the VPN gradually to beta users first before making it more widely available. You... → Read More

Following backlash, Amazon might back out of New York-based HQ 2 plans

Amazon is said to be having second thoughts about its plan to set up a second headquarters in New York City following significant pushback from politicians and... → Read More

'Child's Play' reboot trailer suggests Chucky is now a killer robot

It's not completely impossible that robots could turn against us, so it's no surprise killer robot movies have been popular for decades. The fear is real. We co... → Read More

Childish Gambino dances his way onto Pixel cameras

He's the latest Playmoji to arrive on the augmented reality Playground mode. → Read More

Google Fiber to shut down in Louisville after ongoing service issues

Sixteen months after it switched on its Fiber network in Louisville, Google is ending its high-speed internet service there. It tried a different method of inst... → Read More

Apple releases fix for the Group FaceTime bug

Apple has released iOS 12.1.4 which fixes the Group FaceTime bug that let you listen in on someone before they answered a call. Apple turned off the feature aft... → Read More