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Go Update Your Apple Devices to Fix the Telugu ‘Text Bomb’ Bug Now

What started out as a seemingly simple bug turned into a real hassle when people figured out it was possible to crash iMessage, Twitter or even the Wi-Fi app on Apple products by inserting a single character from the Indian language of Telugu. And once an app had crashed, it would keep crashing forever until […]

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Paintball Game Brings Out Your Inner Artist

Joy Exhibition is a freeform art game in which the player must communicate with a mute alien race by painting. They are given a blank canvas, a massive arsenal of procedurally generated paint guns, and free rein to create whatever art they can think of.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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You Should Play Nuts

Nuts is a puzzle game where players must set up a series of surveillance cameras to hunt down a squirrel and find their hidden stash of food. Wandering through a hazy maze of trees to find the perfect space to drop a camera is a surprisingly tricky mind teaser that challenges memorization skills. The game’s […]

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You Can Now Send iMessages on Android, as Long as You Have a Mac

If it wasn’t for iMessage, I would have ditched my iPhone for Android years ago, but because the rest of my family (and most of my friends) use iOS devices, I’m locked into Apple’s world. Otherwise, I would be missing out on iMessage-only group chats (I know it’s pathetic, but it’s true).Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Keyboard Shortcuts, Ranked

Doing stuff with your mouse is cool. Doing stuff with your keyboard is cooler. These are the most important keyboard shortcuts, ranked from best to worst. (Unless noted, we’ve listed the Windows shortcuts; Mac users substitute cmd for ctrl.) With one exception, despite any flaws, all the shortcuts below are…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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A Game That Got A New Level For Every Day Of 2017

A Road to Awe is an exploration game featuring hundreds of M.C. Escher-inspired digital worlds. Developer lectronice added a new location every day throughout 2017, creating a gorgeous series of mazes, monuments, and museums. It’s this week’s indie pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Find All the Mac and iOS Apps That Support Dark Mode

Dark Mode, a feature that replaces your usual black-on-white display with white-on-black, is easier on the eyes and makes you feel like you own bitcoin. The site Dark Mode List lists macOS apps, iOS apps, and websites that support the feature, and tells you how to enable each one.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Personalize Your Mac’s Right-Click Menu

MacOS: Once Apple finally embraced the right-click, Mac apps loaded up the right-click menu with extra functions. MacOS even includes several by default. But most American users don’t need to “Convert Text to Simplified Chinese.” Here’s how to get rid of that, and any other right-click menu option, so you can easily…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Why Some Video Games Are In Danger of Disappearing Forever

Years of neglect are eroding gaming history. Cartridges rot in garages, companies hoard demos that they will never release, and obscure titles fade into the ether. Some games may even be lost forever.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How to Ditch Apple Completely

Apple keeps giving us reasons to say goodbye. iOS 11 is buggy as hell, with the most recent error making iPhones almost unusable, and the latest version of macOS briefly exposed Mac owners to a major vulnerability. As for the iPhone X, it may be pretty sleek for an iPhone, but Apple’s still playing catch-up […]

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A Game About Cooking Eggs And Dealing With The Devil

Hell is a game about cooking eggs. Drop an egg into the pan and watch it sizzle before cracking another egg. But be careful: one wrong move will send you down a road full of demons, pirated DVDs, a Ruger pistol, and the devil himself. It’s bizarre, and it’s this week’s indie pick.Read more… Continue […]

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A Game Where You Play As An AI With Amnesia

Transfer is a short narrative game by Abyssal Uncreations focusing on artificial intelligence and discovery. Taking the role of an AI after the end of the world, you need to find out what happened and what comes next. It’s moody and intriguing. It’s this week’s indie pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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A Game Where No One Tells You Not To Play With Your Food

Nour is an art game about the beauty of food and playing with what you eat. With a few slaps of the keyboard, a ramen bowl gets packed with noodles while boba balls leap into tea cups. It’s silly but gorgeous. It’s this week’s Indie Pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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What Each Slider on an Equalizer Does

When you’re listening to music through cheap headphones or speakers, an equalizer will help even out the sound. Most equalizers come with genre presets, but you can manually adjust them too. It helps to know what kind of instrument is affected by each frequency.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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