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Richard Lawler


Ann Arbor, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Richard:

The Morning After: Virgin Galactic goes to space

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. What'd you do this week? If it didn't involve a historic trip into space then Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic have yo... → Read More

IMAX drops VR, will close its last three locations next year

IMAX will stop trying to make its cinema VR project happen. → Read More

Apple will update iPhones in China due to Qualcomm's patent claim

Now that a Chinese court has granted Qualcomm an injunction against Apple that could block the sales of several older iPhone models (6S through X), Apple says i... → Read More

Amazon's $200 Echo Link is ready with internet radio for your hi-fi

If there's an audiophile on your list then Amazon's Echo Link streaming box could be the perfect gift. → Read More

The Morning After: The PlayStation Classic review

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Need some last-minute gift ideas that don't cost too much? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Also, there's an 18-rotor... → Read More

Google Maps can find you a nearby Lime scooter or bike

In 13 cities, Google Maps will offer nearby Lime scooters and bikes as an alternative to walking, driving or Uber/Lyft. → Read More

'Pokémon Go' players can finally fight against each other

Over the last couple of hours, Niantic Labs has flipped all the switches and now Pokémon Go players worldwide can engage in PvP battles. They'll need to... → Read More

Disney+ series 'The Mandalorian' adds Carl Weathers and Werner Herzog

Disney's streaming Star Wars show features Pedro Pascal in the title role. → Read More

The Morning After: Which smartphone has the best camera?

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This morning, we're stepping back to the '80s with some special-edition Pumas, while Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot shows... → Read More

Facebook's headquarters evacuated due to bomb threat

Tonight the police in Menlo Park, CA are on the scene near the 200 block of Jefferson Ave where the headquarters of Facebook and Instagram are located. Accordin... → Read More

The Morning After: 'The mother of all demos'

This morning we’ve got a 50-year-old video that you really should see. → Read More

Epic pulls its 'Infinity Blade' mobile games from the App Store

With Epic Games focusing on 'Fortnite,' the JJ Abrams-linked 'Spyjinx' and its own game store, 'Infinity Blade' is fading away. → Read More

What's on TV: 'Below,' 'Roma' and 'Sabrina' holiday special

After dropping slew of holiday-related material last week including a new Neo Yokio flick, Netflix has its Sabrina special this week as well as Alfonso Cuar&oa... → Read More

The Morning After: Notch alternatives are getting interesting

Netflix kept the pressure on this weekend with some new trailers -- don't miss the 'Stranger Things' season three episode titles. → Read More

Just like Lyft, Uber has confidentially filed for its IPO

On Thursday we learned Lyft filed papers for an initial public offering set to take place in 2019, and Friday evening some "people familiar with its plans" said... → Read More

The Morning After: Mars music and 'Ghost in the Shell'

This weeked we have some space exploration highlights including sounds sent back from Mars. → Read More

NASA and SpaceX reschedule the first crew capsule test flight

We're a few weeks away from the first uncrewed Demo-1 flight test to the Space Station, but NASA and SpaceX have pushed the mission back slightly. According to... → Read More

'Ghost in the Shell' returns with a new 3DCG series on Netflix

Continuing with a stream of anime announcements that started at least a month ago with Pacific Rim and Altered Carbon, Netflix has revealed it's working on a co... → Read More

The Morning After: Amazon's bear repellent problem

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's Friday -- you made it! If you can stop playing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, you can read our review or check out all... → Read More

'Fortnite' launched 'The Block' live in-game during The Game Awards

We've seen Fortnite host live in-game happenings before, but this one was timed to occur with an event in the real world, specifically tonight's The Game Awards... → Read More