When the Google Store started offering a trade-in program in October for the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL, Google sent out a special trade-in kit that received a number of complaints. Those taking advantage of the deal received a 4 x 6 envelope that contained a very light amount of padding. This worried a number of Google Store customers who were afraid that without enough protection, their trade would never make it through the U.S. Postal System unscathed.
Considering that the terms of the trade-in deal say “refund is based on phone received matching the description provided at time of estimate,” …
Apple is betting so hard on the added value of its inimitable TrueDepth camera kit that allows Face ID biometric unlocking and entertaining crowd-pleasers like Animojis, that it made several compromises with the look and app compatibility of the iPhone X (looking at you, notch-y top).
Beyoncé is starring in the new remake of The Lion King, but did you know Cardi B auditioned first?
Saturday Night Live presented auditions from Cardi B, Kit Harington, Oprah, Eminem, Sterling K. Brown, Celine Dion, and plenty of other stars who could have appeared in the movie. It’s amazing none of them got the parts they were going for.
Even John Oliver, who actually is in the remake, has an audition. Can’t wait for summer 2019.
(Editor’s note: None of the celebrities named actually appeared in this sketch.) Read more…
The Game of Thrones star said he “was wrong” to conflate his experiences as a man with that of the very real sexism women face in the film industry.
As Harington told The Sunday Times in May of last year:
Harington’s comments drew criticism for framing his experience and the experiences of women working in show business today as equal. It’s a deeply unfair comparison, considering women in the industry, in addition to being under hired and underpaid, are routinely subjected to horrific sexual harassment and assault by powerful industry men. Read more…
Boost is an impressive kit. The five on-board building experiences cover a lot of ground, from a robot to a guitar, to quasi Lego “3D printer” that’s more like an assembly line Rube Goldberg-style device that pieces together its own Lego creations. The set is being couched as an educational kit, joining Lego’s line in a difficulty level a step down from the… Read More
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