Kids play mechanics for Marvel heroes with the Electro Hero Kit

Not every child wants to be a coder or an engineer, which can make it hard to get them playing with STEM toys if they don't really care about making their own video games or building a cool robot. However, many kids are into role playing and telling…
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Moto G6 Play (S430) and ZTE Blade V9 (S450) go through Geekbench

The Moto G6 Play specs leaked a while back and they point to a Snapdragon 430 chipset. Not that we’re unfamiliar with its performance, but now is a good chance to compare it to the Snapdragon 450. Geekbench results: Moto G6 Play • ZTE Blade V9 The 450 is to be found in the upcoming ZTE Blade V9 – a phone with an 18:9 screen, just like the Motorola. Both of these phones ran the Geekbench 4.2 sprint and here are the results (the two phones have different screen resolutions, but this benchmark tests only the CPU). JRGRAPH_EXPANDABLE_VERSION = false; GeekBench 4.2… – Latest articles

This DIY game console is as much fun to build as it is to play

Glued to the couch, controller in hand, the average teen morphs into an extra from The Walking Dead for about six hours each week. But that’s okay; there are worse ways to kill time than playing PUBG. Besides, gaming has some positives too: it’s been shown to improve hand-eye coordination, ward off the onset of dementia, and enhance memory and concentration. It’s not helping anyones waistline, but I digress. Long story short, there’s nothing wrong with plugging in and tuning out the rest of the world by blasting baddies in Destiny 2. But, as parents, we’re always on the lookout…

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Google Play Store to expand to 52 countries and 25 languages in 2018

Google has some impressive products like Google Home and the Pixel 2/Pixel 2 XL phones, but the biggest issue is lack of availability on a global scale. A slide from the Digital News Initiative summit in Amsterdam, Netherlands revealed a map of all the countries and regions Google will cover by the end of 2018, spanning across 54 locales in 52 countries and 25 languages with local support. The map shows in blue where Google devices and services will be locally available. The graphics, albeit low-quality, reveal that the new countries will be 38, while the new supported languages… – Latest articles