17-inch gaming laptops are one big compromise

Submitted by The Verge on August 18, 2016 - 9:25am

My favorite English word, and one of the first I ever learned, is “games.” Some of my happiest childhood memories are of chasing down .exe game files on DOS-powered Pravetz computers in my native Bulgaria during the ‘90s. The specifics will differ with each person, but I imagine most Verge readers my age and younger have grown up with video games as an essential and inextricable part of their life. And as those lives become more mobile, we naturally want to take those games with us, which is where portable consoles, smartphones, tablets, and gaming laptops all come into play.

Amy Schumer suggests 'Inside Amy Schumer' is over: 'We aren't making the show anymore'

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 18, 2016 - 9:09am

Amy Schumer

Comedy Central may have just lost one of its crown jewels.

Amy Schumer sent out a cryptic tweet late Wednesday night suggesting that she is ending her Peabody- and Emmy-winning series "Inside Amy Schumer."

Here's what she tweeted:

Lamborghini is the world's craziest supercar maker — here's how it came to be

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 18, 2016 - 9:05am

Lamborghini Aventador

In the UN of supercar makers, Lamborghini isn't just a member. It's got a permanent seat on the Security Council. Over the past 50 years, Lamborghini has firmly established itself as one of the most desirable and respected brands in the automotive industry. Like its archrival, Ferrari, the supercar specialists from Sant'Agata emerged from unlikely beginnings and have survived through great financial upheaval. 


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