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Richard Lawler


Ann Arbor, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Richard:

Watch SpaceX attempt a 'most challenging' Falcon Heavy launch at 2:30 AM ET

Last year SpaceX launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, but the company describes tonight's STP-2 mission as one of the "most challenging"... → Read More

Watch Volkswagen's ID.R set an electric record at Nürburgring

Earlier this month, after lots of planning and testing, Volkswagen's electric ID.R racer set a record for "the fastest lap ever driven in an emission-free racin... → Read More

The Morning After: The problem with the PlayStation Classic

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! We'll recap a few highlight stories from the last week, plus some new items like our thoughts on... → Read More

'Dota Underlords' has more people playing now than 'Artifact' ever did

Just a day after going live, the Dota Underlords beta is off to a great start. According to stats from SteamDB, as of Friday night it had over 84,000 players at... → Read More

Toys 'R' Us could come back with six stores and a website

Following the custom of well-known retailers that went under as a result of leveraged investments and business moving online, Toys R Us is reportedly close to a... → Read More

'Stranger Things' Final Trailer sets the stage for season three

'Stranger Things' season three is ready to shock Netflix viewers with 80s nostalgia, a teenager with superpowers and evil monsters from another dimension. → Read More

The Morning After: Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro battery recall

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Feeling alright after last night's Neon Genesis Evangelion binge? Let's catch up with the news. Google is getting out of... → Read More

Valve's 'Dota Underlords' open beta launches on Android, iOS and PC

Valve made its own version of a popular 'Dota 2' mod that you can play for free. → Read More

'Mobile Suit Gundam' celebrates its 40th Anniversary with... Fila?

Before you settle in for an 'Evangelion' rewatch tonight on Netflix, take a look at Fila Korea's 'Mobile Suit Gundam' tribute. → Read More

The Morning After: Microsoft's cheaper 15-inch Surface Book 2

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Hey there! The birthplace of Juul (and many other players in the vape world) is closing in on an e-cigarette ban, and whi... → Read More

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency

It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chair... → Read More

Adam Sandler's 'Murder Mystery' breaks Netflix viewing records

Over 30 million accounts streamed Netflix's new Adam Sandler movie 'Murder Mystery' the first weekend it was available. → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 launch reportedly planned for August 7th

While we're waiting for news on the foldable Galaxy phone, Samsung is still planning its usual big event to launch the next Galaxy Note. According to CNET, we s... → Read More

What's on TV this week: 'Evangelion' on Netflix and 'Us' Blu-ray

Despite all the money Netflix keeps spending on new original content, the thing we're most interested in this week is a little older. Anime classic Neon Genesis... → Read More

Nintendo brings 'Dr. Mario World' to Android and iOS on July 10th

Nintendo's next free-to-play mobile game is 'Dr. Mario World,' pre-register to get it on release July 10th. → Read More

The Morning After: Going under the hood of Honda's adorable EV

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Now that E3 2019 is over there's plenty of time to catch up on all of the gaming news revealed this week. Once you're thr... → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy Fold delay could extend through June?

The strange case of Samsung's Galaxy Fold may drag on throughout the summer, according to a report in The Korea Herald. The outlet -- which reported in May that... → Read More

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week

If Sprint and T-Mobile can find a buyer for Boost Mobile, the DoJ may sign off on their merger soon. → Read More

The Morning After: Google's free game that makes new games

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. E3 2019 is finally over and our team is heading home after a long week. Of course, there's still plenty of news to catch... → Read More

Valve's latest 'Dota' spinoff is 'Underlords,' free beta starts next week

Now that Dota Auto Chess mod maker Drodo has announced plans to release PC Auto Chess as an Epic Games Store exclusive, Valve is releasing its standalone versio... → Read More