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How to recycle your used and unwanted gadgets

You're probably used to sorting your garbage into bins: green for paper, or blue for plastic and glass. But when it comes to electronics, we're still used to selling those off or tossing them into the trash heap. Unfortunately, our gadget addiction h…

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Fujifilm XH-1 review: Beautiful photos, but lacking X-series allure

Fujifilm has an impressively loyal fan base for good reason. Its X-Series mirrorless APS-C cameras are compact, feature-packed, easy to use, produce excellent images, come with top-flight lenses and look great — all at a reasonable price. So,…

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Ask Engadget: What are the best apps and tools for the blind?

The support shared between readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In f…

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Download this: Google's Grasshopper aims to make coding as easy as a game

Ever wanted to learn to code, but didn’t know where to start? Google’s new app wants to help.

This week the company launched Grasshopper, an app that aims to help teach adults to code (javascript, specifically) with a series of bite-sized puzzle games.

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Launched from Google’s Area 120 incubator, which is devoted to experimental projects, Grasshopper takes a Duolingo-like approach to coding. It breaks down the basic concepts behind javascript, like functions and variables, into lessons you can complete in just a few minutes.

Like some of the coding apps aimed at kids, Grasshopper game-ifies the process a bit, turning coding lessons into mini-puzzles you need to solve. After you learn one concept, the next lesson will build on it and slowly add new elements so each one gets progressively more complicated. Read more…

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'H1Z1' Pro League's Vegas matches stream on Facebook this weekend

H1Z1's take on the battle royale genre may not be as popular as, say, Fortnite or PUBG, but it has something the other two don't: an eSports tournament in Vegas. On Saturday the 21st, 75 pro players from 15 well-known teams like Echo Fox, Cloud9 and…

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The Morning After: Weekend Edition

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Amazon is keeping select Star Wars and Marvel discs as Prime exclusives

For Star Wars and Marvel fans who still prefer DVDs and Blu-Rays over digital, you might not be able to shop at Amazon for your physical media needs. Unless, of course, you're a Prime member. That's because the online giant has made a number of recen…

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'God of War' director's video shows the human side of making games

It's easy to forget that real people create games. For them, the eventual launch is as much terrifying as it is exciting — they've poured years of their life into a project whose success is far from guaranteed. And if you need an illustration of t…

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'Resogun' developer teases multiplayer-centric 'Stormdivers'

Last November, Finnish game developer Housemarque declared that the arcade genre "is dead." The studio's last title, Nex Machina, was warmly received by the press and currently boasts an 88 rating on Metacritic. "Lackluster sales," however, meant the…

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17 times Rob Delaney's Twitter game was absolutely off the charts

Aside from being blessed with some of the greatest facial hair we’ve seen this millennium, Rob Delaney is also a very funny guy.

Anyone who’s seen Catastrophe will know this. He doesn’t just confine his jokes to his TV show or his standup: he also has an A+ Twitter game.

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From his acerbic political comebacks to his undying love/hate for a man named Kevin, here are some of Delaney’s most memorable tweets.

1. This beautiful action shot.

RT to bless someone’s timeline🧚‍♂️ pic.twitter.com/YNbiuaNayk

— rob delaney (@robdelaney) March 25, 2018 Read more…

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