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Winterize your ride with these cold weather tips

Driving in the winter, whether downtown or across the country, is rarely easy. Luckily, we've put together a quick rundown of a few things you should do before the snow falls and your car veers off the side of the road.

Get ready to trade your Pokémon during the third global Sun and Moon mission

The first two Pokémon global missions have ended in disappointment, but a chance for redemption is almost here. The third global mission will involve trading, and will hopefully come with a more attainable goal.
Cool Tech

Like a robotic Picasso, ‘broken’ 3D printer turns photos into crazy cubist artwork

Created by James Novak of Australia, Robot Picasso is a 3D printer and set of smart generative algorithms that can look at real photographs and turn them into 3D-printed abstract drawings.
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Google announces the Lunar XPrize finalists who will take a trip to the moon

Google announced the names of the five Lunar XPrize finalists that will compete for a shot at $30 million in prizes before the end of 2017. The international teams are attempting to land a rover on the moon.

Upgrade your desktop experience with LG’s 25-inch ultrawide monitor, now $180

Now available on Amazon for just $180, the LG 25-inch ultrawide monitor is a great option for your desktop PC. The wide 21:9 resolution gives you plenty of space for gaming, watching videos, multi-tasking, and more.
Home Theater

What’s new on Netflix and what’s leaving in February 2017

Our complete list of what's new on Netflix for February 2017 and which titles will be removed will help you catch up on your binging and ensure you don't miss any titles heading into the ether.

Indie developer asks for $200,000 on Kickstarter to make ‘The Banner Saga 3’

Stoic has returned to its Kickstarter funding roots for The Banner Saga 3. While its original campaign helped fund the first game and its sequel, it needs a little more money to make the third.

Farewell to Microsoft’s Fedora Guy, Hello to Android apps for Chromebooks

In this week's Close To The Metal we discuss Microsoft's layoffs, Android apps coming to all Chromebooks, and an intriguing product patent from Razer.

Race to the finish line with ‘Project Cars’ in February’s Xbox Games With Gold

Xbox Games With Gold for February include Monkey Island 2, Star Wars: Force Unleashed, and Project Cars. As with all recent games released through the program, all Xbox 360 games are also playable on Xbox One.

Faraday can't seem to pay its bills as another lawsuit reaches its doorstep

California-based, China-backed startup Faraday Future is on a mission to take down Tesla. From its production in Nevada to racing against Jaguar, here's everything you need to know about this mysterious automaker.

New Samsung smartphone could be its first with Tizen 3.0

Samsung is reportedly developing a phone called the Samsung SM-Z250F, which could be the first to feature Tizen 3.0, the latest version of Samsung's self-built operating system.

Box takes online collaboration to the next level with its new desktop app

If you're looking for a secure web-based storage and collaboration solution, you may want to try Box. The company just added a web app for its file-sharing service and Box Notes, a real-time collaboration tell.