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Every Other Toy of the Week Shut Up, Jet Jaguar's Here

06-Nov-2021 05:30

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the latest toy news around. This week: Disney gets into with an antlered astromech, Iron Man goes on us, and your friend and mine, , is here to save the day. Check it out!

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15 movies free to stream right now: Titanic, Lady Bird, Back to the Future, more

06-Nov-2021 04:41

You don't need a subscription to Netflix, Hulu or HBO Max to enjoy some genuinely great films, including several Oscar winners.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons - How to get gyroids

06-Nov-2021 04:35

Players can now get their hands on gyroids following New Horizons' big 2.0 update.

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Yes, your Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro can be MagSafe-friendly with this Moment case

06-Nov-2021 04:07

Moment has a whole ecosystem of accessories that will now work with the Pixel 6, thanks to its new M(force) case. | Moment

Your dangerously slippery Pixel 6 or 6 Pro just arrived, and you’re scrambling to find an available case that will protect your new baby. Whether you are a MagSafe-curious Pixel owner or recently ditched your iPhone for the Pixel but have some MagSafe accessories you don’t want to waste, Moment’s (M)Force case for Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro could be the bridge to more platform agnostic mobile accessories.

As a mobile accessory maker, Moment embraces the idea that its should be compatible with different phone brands and models. After all, each case is compatible with Moment’s catalog of accessories that shares the same mount design — just like the way camera lenses work with various camera...

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The FBI has put out a PSA about an interesting crypto scam

06-Nov-2021 03:19

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

The FBI is involving cryptocurrency ATMs. A con artist convinces a person to put cash into a cryptocurrency ATM and send the purchased coins to the scammer using an address stored in a QR code (). While the actual scamming is relatively low-tech, it’s an interesting misuse of technology and shows how criminals are using crypto to “improve” on old methods.

As the agency describes it, the scammer will contact their victim and somehow convince them that they need to send money, either with promises of love, further riches, or by impersonating an actual institution like a bank or utility company. After the mark is convinced, the scammer will have them get cash (sometimes out of investment or...

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Unlucky Delays Mean ISS Astronauts Could Return to Earth Before Their Replacements Arrive

06-Nov-2021 03:10

The International Space Station could be emptier than usual next week, should NASA decide to send four astronauts home prior to the arrival of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission.

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NASA Mars helicopter set for grand journey back to its original airfield

06-Nov-2021 02:30

It's like Homeward Bound, but with a helicopter on Mars.

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Spencer (the Princess Diana movie) isn't streaming on HBO Max, sorry

06-Nov-2021 02:00

Marvel's Eternals isn't streaming there, either.

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The PS5 and Xbox Series X are now available online at Walmart (update: sold out)

06-Nov-2021 01:59

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Update 3:50PM ET, November 5th: Walmart’s restock of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles came and went in about 40 minutes, which seems to be par for the course these days. We saw its newer queue system at play, and while the first 20 minutes seemed to count down correctly, we noticed that the queue began to hang and slow down if it did not drop entirely. While many folks have probably seen the “We are having technical issues” message that spells certain doom, hopefully some lucky ones landed their console of choice. We will continue looking out for more console restocks to give you advance notice whenever possible.

It’s November, and the holiday shopping season is well upon us. have already begun, and...

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Apple may leave Intel in the dust as it prepares to launch 3nm Mac and iPhone chips

06-Nov-2021 01:53

Leaked Apple roadmaps suggest that the tech company will be launching Mac and iPhones outfitted with 3nm chips as soon as 2023.

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