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Tech News Roundup: 8 Things You Need to Know and Must Have

What’s new and what’s obsolete.

| September 27, 2016

Tech News Roundup:

8 Things You Need to Know and Must Have

By Baxter Jacinto

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From flying Lego drones (you heard that right!)  to Yahoo’s downfall yet again, we bring you a round up of the most popular tech news around the world this past week.

Ready, set, go!

8. The Uncertain boggles human existence

Released for PC and NVIDIA Shield, the Uncertain is set in a post-apocalyptic world with the perspective of a curious robot exploring the world devoid of human existence. How does the world function with just logic? Play the game and discover it for yourself.

 

7. Lego drone is unbreakable

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You heard that right—two bros who formed Flybrix have finally produced a Lego toy drone that can survive collisions again and again because it’s made up of Lego! It’s a dream come true for all the Lego aficionados out there.

 

6. The beautiful bokeh effect on the iPhone 7 Plus

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The iPhone 7 Plus is finally out for the world to enjoy, and it’s no surprise that the ‘Portrait’ mode that fakes a depth of field dubbed as the ‘bokeh’ blur effect will be scrutinized first—and it’s actually not so bad. Check out the samples here.

 

5. Samsung finally cleans up its Note 7 scandal

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It’s the hottest phone Samsung has ever released, literally (kidding, Samsung). On a serious note (no pun intended), the Note 7 is an amazing phone and we’re glad that it’s finally been able to exchange about half of the Note 7 devices that could potentially explode.