Day: September 3, 2020

Tony Hawk’s First-rate Skater 1 and 2 is the ideal remaster
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Tony Hawk’s First-rate Skater 1 and 2 is the ideal remaster

If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. For developers, revisiting a classic game has always been a tricky proposition. Games tend to age poorly — whether it’s the graphics, controls, or subject matter — and so they’re regularly rereleased in an attempt to update…

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Fold, Flip, or Duo: the hows and whys of folding phones
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Fold, Flip, or Duo: the hows and whys of folding phones

I’m currently reviewing the Microsoft Surface Duo and the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 — they’re sitting on my desk right now next to another folding phone, the Galaxy Z Flip. All three represent different ideas for how to make a folding phone and all three are prohibitively expensive. Even if at the end of…

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These college students discovered their tests were graded by AI — and the easy diagram to cheat
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These college students discovered their tests were graded by AI — and the easy diagram to cheat

On Monday, Dana Simmons came downstairs to find her 12-year-old son, Lazare, in tears. He’d completed the first assignment for his seventh-grade history class on Edgenuity, an online platform for virtual learning. He’d received a 50 out of 100. That wasn’t on a practice test — it was his real grade. “He was like, I’m…

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