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‘BTS World’ mobile game is basically BTS fanfiction


“The crowd breaks up as the raindrops start to fall faster. The rain doesn’t faze Hoseok, however. He just keeps dancing.”

No, this is not a piece of erotic BTS fanfiction, these are actual lines of your inner monologue from the new BTS World game, which rolled out in 249 countries on Wednesday.

Developed by Netmarble for iOS and Android devices, the official mobile game for the wildly popular K-pop group is structured over several different chapters, the first of which sees you recruiting…

‘Cyborg botany’ is a process that turns plants into electronic devices


Is it possible to replace some of your artificial devices with cyborg plants to reduce e-waste? Harpreet Sareen, an Assistant Professor at the Parsons School of Design and a research affiliate at MIT Media Lab, certainly thinks so. He coined the term “Cyborg Botany” to define the process of harnessing the natural capabilities of plants to turn them into electronic devices.

In his latest projects, Phytoactuators and Planta Digitalis, Sareen hacked into the electrical signals of a Venus…

Samsung’s A90 smartphone might have a top processor and 6.7-inch screen


Samsung’s A series of mid-range smartphones was never as sexy as its Note or S devices, but that may change with the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A90. 

According to reliable leaker @onleaks, there will be two variants of the A90, and both will have a 6.7-inch screen with an in-display fingerprint scanner and a triple rear camera. And both devices will have the current top processor from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 855 — a first for the A series of Samsung phones. 

Save over £50 on Kaspersky antivirus services with code SAVE50


TL;DR: Essential antivirus services from Kaspersky are 50 percent off when using SAVE50 at the checkout. 

The internet can be an amazing place with a world of possibilities. But it can also be a scary and dangerous place, if you’re not protected. Don’t fret, however, as there are plenty of services available that will keep you safely shopping, surfing, and banking online. 

Kaspersky offer a number of services that can assist in protecting your entire digital world. Whatever you need to…

With used smart home devices, you never know who could be watching


Used smart home devices might be tempting because they’re cheaper. But be careful: the original owner may be able to spy on you. 

According to Wirecutter, a member of the Facebook Wink Users Group learned he was still able to see images from a Google Nest Cam Indoor he had factory reset and then sold. Turns out the camera could still be accessed from a Wink Hub, a centralized smart home hub that connects different smart devices and lets you control them all from a single app.

This was even…

AirPods 2 with wireless charging case are on sale for $19 off at Amazon


TL;DR: Apple AirPods 2 with wireless charging case are on sale for $179.99, saving you $19.01.

AirPods, both new and old, have been sold out at Amazon for a hot minute, but the latest model with the wireless charging case is back and on sale. That’s right, you can get the second generation of AirPods with wireless charging for $179.99, a $19 discount from the list price. This is the first discount we’ve seen on this model, so be sure to take advantage of the deal.

The newer AirPods…

Best laptops and tablets on sale: Shop MacBook, Dell, Lenovo, and more this week


Maybe you haven’t heard, but today is National Apple Strudel Day, which means you should definitely go out and enjoy one (or a few) of the delicious treats with your work buddies on this slow Monday afternoon. 

What’s better than an apple strudel, though? How about an Apple laptop.

If you’re full of strudel and still have some cash to blow, we think you should check out these awesome deals on laptops and tablets that we pulled together for this…