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Congo Names Victor in Presidential Vote, Rebuffing Independent Review

Supported by Congo Says Felix Tshisekedi Won Presidential Vote, Rebuffing Independent Review Image Felix Tshisekedi, left, was declared the winner of Congo’s presidential election on Thursday, despite independent assessments that a rival, Martin Fayulu, was the top vote-getter.CreditCreditBen Curtis/Associated Press By Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura Jan. 9, 2019 Congolese election officials, ...

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Review: Amazon Echo Show

Every morning, as I survey the landscape of jeans and blue gingham shirts in my dresser, I ask Alexa about the weather. One day last week, as my virtual assistant chirped out of Amazon’s new Echo Show smart speaker, I noticed the voice sounded muffled. I walked into the kitchen and ...

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Review: OnePlus 5

Imagine you could build your own Android phone from scratch, with the ability to bend a Chinese manufacturing colossus to your whims. What would you make? That is more or less the story of OnePlus, the Chinese company founded in 2013 to produce premium smartphones. But don’t call it a ...

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Review: DJI Phantom 4 Pro+

It’s easy to get lost in the great pantheon of consumer drones. Even just looking at industry leader DJI’s options, there are enough choices to set your head spinning faster than a quadcopter blade. Today we’ll focus on one choice: the DJI Phantom 4 Pro+. Coming in at a cool ...

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Review: Microsoft Surface Laptop

Maria Lokke/WIRED Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop says nothing about the future of technology. The team in Redmond didn’t concern itself with the way things will be in 2025—which ports users will want, what kind of device they’ll use, how they’ll feel about bezels. Instead, Microsoft built a laptop optimized for ...

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Review: Apple iPad Pro (10.5-inch)

I’ve always assumed Apple would eventually run out of ways to improve the iPad. It long ago made the processor faster than anyone needs. You won’t find a sharper, more accurate, more responsive screen on a tablet. The battery lasts days, plural. And really, what else matters? Sure, the speakers ...

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Review: Gigabyte Aero 15

Every laptop is a study of compromise. You surrender something—sometimes many things—in favor of mobility. If you’re a gamer, those sacrifices add up quickly. Gigabyte designed its new Aero 15 gaming laptop to limit these trade-offs. The machine combines high-end gaming framerates with good general application performance—something Gigabyte says often ...

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Review: Cheese Grotto

Walk up to the cheese counter at DeLaurenti Food & Wine in Seattle and you’ll find offerings from the worldwide luminaries of cheese: l’Amuse from Holland, Guffanti from Italy, Neal’s Yard Dairy from the United Kingdom, and Hervé Mons from France, all there in cold cases, like jewels in a ...

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