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We'll wrap up this week with a look at some of the mirrorless cameras from Photokina 2018, plus in-depth looks at what we've seen over the last 20 years from Google. Also, there's some bad news waiting for Elon.
The entry-level, 40m Apple Watch Series 4 starts at $399 -- $70 more than the model it replaces. Ultimately, though, all the little improvements have made a lasting impact on the overall Apple Watch experience. The combination of a more powerful processor and thoughtful, feature-rich software makes the Series 4 the most capable wearable around. Solid battery life and potentially life-saving new heart tracking features only sweeten the deal.
There are already plenty of great ones in stores right now, such as Sony's A7 III, but Photokina brought us more mirrorless cameras to look forward to. Let's take a peek at the best of them.
Google has eyed your desktop since before Chrome OS. It developed the ill-fated (and curiously named) Desktop, which was basically the company's take on the Windows Sidebar and worked on Linux, Mac and PCs. As the search engine continued to evolve and people came to rely on it more, it began to amass a wealth of information to become even more intuitive. This laid the foundation for features like Assistant, which is sort of a personification of the search engine.
As Search continues to evolve, it's not difficult to imagine a day when Chrome OS, powered by a highly intuitive Assistant, becomes a desktop operating system that rivals Windows or Mac.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit against Tesla CEO Elon Musk in a Manhattan federal court on Thursday. It alleges that Musk's tweets in August about having "funding secured" for a potential bid to take the company private constitute fraud for being "false and misleading statements." What's more, the lawsuit seeks to ban Musk from serving as an officer of any public company. The Tesla board issued a statement in support of Musk, while the CEO said "Integrity is the most important value in my life and the facts will show I never compromised this in any way."
Sadly, for every Gmail and Maps, there are ten projects that felt the swing of the Mountain View ax. Sometimes these doomed projects have outlived their usefulness, didn't catch on with the public or just didn't work as they should have.
The back of Sony's PS4 Pro/RDR2 bundle box revealed information like the game's install size, multiplayer limits and timed-exclusive content for PlayStation.
But wait, there's more...
- Nintendo may have put an end to Tokyo's real-life 'Mario Kart' tours
- 'House of Cards' S5 teaser previews Claire's battle with nearly everyone
- Twitter explains dehumanizing speech so you maggots will understand
- TiVo targets cord-cutters (again) with the Bolt OTA
- Microsoft's Surface is back in Consumer Reports' good graces
- Oculus CTO John Carmack reveals what's next for Oculus Go
- Delta's fully biometric terminal is the first in the US
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