New Hot Shots Golf lets you summon a ghostly golf cart

You know how some people say “everyone has a novel in them?” New Hot Shots Golf is a bit like that, except instead of a novel, it’s a golf cart, and instead of it being expressed through a lengthy writing and editing process, it bursts forth from thin air, instantly …

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Samsung formally recalls the Note 7 in the US

After weeks of investigation, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a formal recall of the Galaxy Note 7 in conjunction with Samsung today. The move outlines the problems with the phone’s exploding battery and puts in place a path for consumers to return or replace the device. The news should …

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Samsung’s replacement Note 7s will be in US stores by September 21st

Moments ago Samsung announcement a formal, CPSC-backed recall of the Galaxy Note 7 in the United States. And in a press release dealing with that news, Samsung also provided an update on when its new, replacement Note 7s (with safe batteries inside, hopefully) will reach retailers: they’ll be arriving by next week. …

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Only 130,000 Note 7s in the US have been exchanged so far

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 wasn’t officially recalled in the US until just this afternoon, and the company’s efforts to get customers to turn in their devices earlier has only resulted in a fraction of those sold coming back to the company so far. The company confirmed to the The Verge today …

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Ditch TaskRabbit and do your own laundry

Earlier this week, after drinks with co-workers near The Verge’s New York office, I headed down into the subway for my commute home. The M train, like most New York subways, is often delayed. When the train mysteriously stopped somewhere under the East River, I found myself sitting across from …

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