Crunchyroll Is Raising Its Prices for the First Time

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While Netflix continues to add more anime to its streaming offerings, Crunchyroll remains the top dog of streaming anime providers. However, in order to maintain its lead and offset the increasing cost of running a streaming business, Crunchyroll is instituting its first-ever price hike.

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Nintendo’s Labo VR Kit Is Its Wildest Cardboard Adventure Yet

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With its first two kits, Nintendo has already elevated a medium that usually spends most of its life sitting in a recycle bin. Now with the new cardboard Labo VR Kit, on top of adding a whole new dimension of gaming to the Switch’s arsenal, with designs and materials to make cardboard birds, elephants, blasters, and…

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Ahead of Streaming Launch, Apple’s Iron-Clad Secrecy Is Reportedly Stressing Out Hollywood

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With the imminent arrival of Apple’s new streaming video service scheduled for next week, the tech giant is on the cusp adding content creator to its traditional hardware-making and app store-managing duties. However, in an effort to stock its upcoming service with shows, it seems Apple’s secretive Silicon Valley-esque…

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https://gizmodo.com/ahead-of-streaming-launch-apples-iron-clad-secrecy-is-1833373399

The Toys of the 1980s Are Making a Major Comeback This Year

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Blockbusters like the Star Wars trilogy, as well as unregulated TV advertising to kids, helped the ’80s churn out some of the most memorable toys of all time. Thirty years later, the ’80s are enjoying a renaissance thanks to shows like Stranger Things, and toymakers are happy to resurrect and hawk classic collectibles…

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https://gizmodo.com/the-toys-of-the-1980s-are-making-a-major-comeback-this-1832869903

Microsoft’s Sending a Confusing Message With Its Hololens 2

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When Microsoft introduced HoloLens four years ago, it allegedly changed the industry. But did it really? I mean, you can’t really buy a HoloLens, and its applications have largely been relegated to an assortment of niche enterprises purposes and potentially the military. To me, Hololens was incredibly promising tech…

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https://gizmodo.com/microsofts-sending-a-confusing-message-with-its-hololen-1832853138

Baby’s First Game Boy Teaches Your Kids the Joys of Gaming With Physical Buttons

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Unless you’re a staunch advocate for your kids having zero screen time, at some point you’re going to distract them with a mobile device. But instead of putting your expensive, fragile smartphone in their hands, LeapFrog’s new RockIt Twist is like a baby’s first Game Boy that makes gaming more accessible with a bunch…

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https://gizmodo.com/babys-first-game-boy-teaches-your-kids-the-joys-of-gami-1832533385