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Wearable device helps steady hand of designer who has Parkinson’s disease

A graphic designer diagnosed with Parkinson's disease at 29 has regained the ability to draw and write thanks to a wearable device designed by Haiyan Zhang, Microsoft Research Cambridge's innovation director.

Battery life complaints are the newest problem plaguing the 2016 MacBook Pro

According to complaints on Apple's user support communities and at Reddit, many users are getting only a fraction of the expected 10 hours of battery life. Some users struggle to get six hours, and many are getting as few as three.
Virtual Reality

HBO Now joins HBO Go on Google’s Daydream VR, Netflix coming this month

Looking for the big-screen experience but don't want to leave the comfort of your living room? VR-ready versions of HBO's apps are now available on Daydream, with Netflix coming later this month.

Do you have a leaky login? Study finds clear patterns in bad passwords

A study of 50,000 leaked email accounts revealed disturbing password patterns across the most common names, states, genders, ages, and email systems. Millennials from Hawaii named Mike are the worst offenders.

Adobe updates Lightroom and Camera Raw for iOS and desktops

Adobe has released a handful of updates across its entire range of photography software, including Lightroom, Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom Mobile. The new updates include reworked UIs, new tools and features, and smoother operation.

Renault prepares to unleash its first Alpine sports coupe in two decades

Renault has started taking orders for the Alpine A120 sports car ahead of unveiling a production model. Buyers can reserve one of the first cars to roll off the production line by making a roughly $2,100 deposit.

Report: ‘Dark Souls III’ could come to the Nintendo Switch

A new report from Let's Play Video Games suggests that Dark Souls III could be coming to the Nintendo Switch. Developer From Software is also considering porting the first two games of the series to the new system.
Movies & TV

Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron save lives, chase bad guys in first ‘Baywatch’ trailer 1:59

Dwayne Johnson leaps into action in the first trailer for Baywatch, the upcoming movie based on the popular '90s television series of the same name. He's joined by Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario in the film.

Lucid Motors’ electric car coming later this month, could have 1,000hp

Lucid Motors will unveil its electric car later this month, and a new report claims it will come standard with 1,000 horsepower and a 100kWh battery pack, the latter affording 300 miles of range.

Microsoft, Intel team up on affordable AR headsets, Echo competitor, and more

Microsoft and Intel have announced a program intended to accelerate the development of technologies related to mixed reality headsets, Microsoft's attempt at an Amazon Echo competitor, and more.
Virtual Reality

HBO Now, 'Need for Speed', and Lego come to Google's Daydream VR platform

Google Daydream is an Android-first mobile platform for virtual reality apps and games. The Daydream View headset is available on the Google Store now. Here is a list of devices that support the platform, plus the latest on apps, games, and…

Nintendo shows off upcoming Switch console, new Zelda on 'The Tonight Show'

Jimmy Fallon had the opportunity to try out the Nintendo Switch and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild live on The Tonight Show on Wednesday. He also got to play a brief level of Super Mario Run, which launches on December…