Chance Kinney

From Modesto, California, Chance received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from UCLA and a Master's Degree in International Relations from University College Dublin. He loves to travel, and is always looking for interesting people and their stories wherever he goes. He currently lives in San Francisco.

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    Google’s New Desktop App Can Backup and Sync Folders to Their Cloud Storage

    If you’re a heavy user of Google Photos or Google Drive or you’re looking for an easy way to back up your computer, good news today — Google Backup and Sync is finally ready to go. After some delays, the new desktop program can help you backup and continuously sync individual folders on your computer, keeping […]

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    DuckTales is Getting Funko Pop Figurines Ahead of the Premiere of the New Cartoon

    The new DuckTales series starting next month has everyone seeing gold! Funko is joining the party with their first set of DuckTales Pop vinyl figurines, featuring Scrooge, his grandnephews, and (in her new starring role) Webby! Judging from their outfits, it looks like Funko took more inspiration from the original series than the new one. Webby still has […]

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    Samsung’s Awesome All-in-One Soundbar is Now Available

    Samsung had a lot of good stuff at CES this year, but it was one of their soundbars that really grabbed our attention. Their MS750 Sound+ Soundbar is pretty awesome for anyone living in an apartment — the sleek bar can produce quality bass without the need for an external subwoofer, making it a solid space-saving […]

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    These Hello Kitty x Crap Eyewear Sunglasses are Too Vogue for This Summer

    Hello Kitty is many things, and a fashionista is most certainly one of them. No wonder her latest foray into good looks is going to be red hot at the beach this year — sunglasses with a classic sense of fashion about them! The sunglasses are from a collaboration between Sanrio and Crap Eyewear, a small […]

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    The Mystery of Amelia Earhart Might Not Have Just Been Solved, After All

    How the mighty have fallen? Once a bastion of educational TV, the History Channel, like so many other cable networks (I remember what TLC used to be!) has gotten a little more spurious over the years. So, when the History Channel announced that they had solved the Amelia Earhart mystery, I came in with at […]

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    OnePlus 5 Review

    In 2014, OnePlus stormed into the Android phone market with premium hardware and pared down software at what seemed like an impossibly low price. In truth, the price — $300 — really was impossibly low. It was never going to be economically feasible for the company to keep offering flagship specs at that price forever, […]

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    Microsoft Just Ended the Windows Phone Era Once and for All

    An era Microsoft would soon like to forget has just come to an end. After spirited attempts at breaking into the smartphone market, including a disastrous acquisition of Nokia’s handset division, Microsoft has officially ended support for Windows Phone 8.1, only three years after it was first introduced alongside Cortana. As of this week, Microsoft […]

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    Kermit the Frog is Getting a New Voice, and No One is Quite Sure Why

    In the end, the only explanation might be that it’s simply not that easy being green. Yesterday, Muppets fan site ToughPigs reported that Steve Whitmire, voice of Kermit the Frog for the past 27 years, would no longer be with the show, and that’s since been corroborated by sites like Deadline. The only thing no one seems to know […]

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    Louis Vuitton Now Has Their Own Android Wear Smartwatch

    Tales of people abandoning smartwatches as more trouble than they’re worth abound — they’ve become yet another way we get bombarded with notifications, and too often not much else. Who else but Louis Vuitton to come in and save the day? Saving the day might be too strong, but the Tambour Horizon smartwatch does at least […]

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    The iPhone 8 Might Cost More Than $1,000

    Want the latest and greatest that Apple has to offer? That could be almost twice as difficult this year — rumblings that the 10th anniversary iPhone may start at more than $1,000 are getting louder, and considering the rumored specs, we’re inclined to join the chorus. The iPhone is already one of the most expensive phones […]

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    The New Funko Stranger Things Figurines Let the Adults Have Some Fun

    Funko already revealed some action figures of the Stranger Things crew earlier this summer, but they’re far from done. They’re also hitting us with new sets of Mystery Minis, Plushies, and even a new group of Pop figurines! They’re really out for our cash this year. Of course, Funko’s first run of Stranger Things Pops featured all the […]

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    Microsoft Just Made Windows Available as a Subscription for Businesses

    They’ve been building up to it for a while, and now Microsoft is finally ready to make Windows as a whole into a subscription. Don’t worry if you’re a home user, though — Microsoft’s not going to be hounding you for monthly shakedowns. The new Microsoft 365 packages are made for businesses, combining Microsoft’s many enterprise […]

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    McDonald’s Might Be Rolling Out Loaded Bacon & Cheese Fries Soon

    After some test runs abroad, the ultimate 2:00 AM drunk snack might be headed to McDonald’s here in the United States. Late last week, multiple outlets started noticing that loaded bacon fries had made their way onto the menus of a few locations across the nation, suggesting that maybe, just maybe, a full rollout is […]

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    This Whisky Glass With a Bullet Lodged in It is Too Noir for This World

    Most people think drinking whisky neat from a glass is hard enough, but maybe you’re still not secure enough in your world-weariness. Maybe you need that extra edge that the liquor just can’t provide. Now you can get that edge by drinking whisky from a glass that has a bullet lodged in the side of […]

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    Huawei MateBook X Review

    Usually I’d advise against buying a first generation effort, regardless of brand or device. That’s especially true for new device categories, but it still holds true for established machines like laptops. When a company jumps in for the first time, there are almost always little pitfalls and snags that arise from a lack of experience […]

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    The Mystery of Amelia Earhart Might Have Just Been Solved

    What seemed to be a mystery lost to time might just get some closure after all. The disappearance of Amelia Earhart during her attempt at a flight around the world in 1937 has captured imaginations in the decades since, but new evidence in the form of an old photograph could shed some light on what […]