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Amazon tests letting sellers email customers directly about new products and sales

Amazon is testing a new feature for sellers that will let them contact customers directly by email to notify them of things like new product announcements or sales. It’s a

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Disney’s amazing bipedal robot Groot looks like Asimo discovered cosplay

Disney’s R&D labs, commonly known as its Imagineering team, does some extremely impressive — and expressive — things with robots. It’s made mechanical stunt doubles, lifelike alien Na’vi, and, uh,

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Apple’s new 12.9-inch iPad Pro might not fit in original $349 Magic Keyboard

Apple’s new 12.9-inch iPad Pro will be compatible with the old Magic Keyboard folio case for the 2018 and 2020 models, but with a catch: Apple says that the new

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Quiplash, one of the best party games ever, is free on Steam this weekend

Quiplash is, without question, my extended family’s favorite game for group gatherings. (Technically, we play Quiplash 2, included in Jackbox Party Pack 3, but they’re extremely similar games.) The premise

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How to get a refund from PayPal

It’s a situation none of us want to deal with but most of us will have to deal with sooner or later. You buy a product online, and it arrives

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YouTube makes it easier to save on data with new video resolution options

The YouTube mobile app for iOS and Android now has new video settings that might make it a bit easier to save on data while watching video on the go

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Beloved Japanese gaming store Super Potato has opened an eBay shop

Visiting Super Potato in Akihabara is usually a key reason why many die-hard gamers want to venture to Japan. The flagship Super Potato store (of the eight total in Japan,

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