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Kingdom Hearts III Will Have Another Playable Character, Gummi Ship Will Return

Following yesterday’s D23 event, Kingdom Hearts III director Tetsuya Nomura sat down with IGN and Game Informer to share some more info on the upcoming title. Speaking to IGN, he teased that Sora won’t be the only playable character but didn’t disclose … Kingdom Hearts III Will Have Another Playable Character, Possible Switch Release, More On Toy StorySiliconera Kingdom Hearts 3 Will Include Another Playable Character, Says Game DirectorTwinfinite Kingdom Hearts 3 Will Release 2018, Watch Video Of New Toy Story WorldGameSpot .

Lenovo teases augmented reality headset for new ‘Star Wars’ experience

As part of Disney’s gaming-focused D23 extravaganza happening this weekend, Lenovo showed off a smartphone-based augmented reality headset they’re using to promote an upcoming Star Wars experience called “Jedi Challenges.” … Disney & Lenovo developing Star Wars augmented reality headsetLiliputing Disney’s new AR headset lets you be a Jedi and play Holochess in real Lenovo and Disney teaming up for immersive Star Wars VR experiencePhone Arena .

Samsung CEO Said To Confirm Late August Galaxy Note 8 Reveal

Samsung’s CEO DJ Koh is said to have recently confirmed the late August reveal of the Galaxy Note 8, which if true, would put the announcement for the next device in the Galaxy Note lineup just days before the beginning of IFA, which is around the time … How Apple vs. Samsung Became a Smartphone Beauty ContestFox Business These dbrand Galaxy Note 8 skins might reveal the design of Samsung’s next big thingPhone Arena New Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Leak Hints At More Secrets: What Are Those Cutouts For?Tech Times .

New Accord, Camry struggle for relevance as sedan sales plummet

Honda unveiled its all-new 2018 Accord sedan in midtown Detroit on Friday, perfectly timed to challenge the new 2018 Toyota Camry for supremacy in midsize sedan sales. If that excites you about as much as a pair of 1970s arena-rock bands announcing … Can You Guess Which Automaker Makes America’s Most Stolen Cars?CarBuzz 2018 Honda Accord is the first FWD sedan to get 10-speed transmissionTimes of India Honda Gets Sportier — and Sexier — with Its 2018 AccordNewsFactor Network .

Amazon reportedly prepping new messaging app called Anytime

As it continues to expand its own ecosystem, Amazon may have a new messaging app on the horizon. According to a new report from AFTVnews, Amazon is working a messaging app called Anytime that carries a strong focus on group communication. Amazon surveys customers about ‘Anytime’ messaging serviceAndroid Police Amazon Is Developing Its Own Messaging AppUbergizmo Amazon is Reportedly Readying a New Messaging Platform Called ‘Anytime’Mac Rumors .

An Amazon Echo Can’t Call the Police—But Maybe It Should

Despite what you may have heard, an Amazon Echo did not call the police earlier this week, when it heard a husband threatening his wife with a gun in New Mexico. On Monday, news reports took Bernalillo County authorities’ version of those events … Home Prime: How Alexa Catapults Amazon Into The Pinnacle Of The Smart Home MarketBenzinga Amazon Echo has finally caught-up with THIS Google Home Review: Amazon Echo Show is ‘good enough’AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Splatoon 2 Splatfest Demo Impressions: How Is the Game?

Splatoon was one of my favorite games of 2015. Being a game where the goal is to cover the area in as much ink as possible instead of racking up kills, the game reinvigorated the stale and dreary shooter genre. It was a great game made even better with … PSA: Splatoon 2’s Limited-Time Demo Goes Live TodayGameSpot How to play the ‘Splatoon 2’ Splatfest demo on Nintendo Switch on SaturdayBGR First Splatoon 2 Splatfest Results AnnouncedNintendo World Report .