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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    Canon Upgrades Their EOS 6D DSLR for Photography Enthusiasts

    Sony has been making waves with their mirrorless cameras in recent years, but the reliability and quality that Canon and Nikon are known for have kept them and their DSLRs relevant. But, the old guard can’t just sit there and do nothing, so this week, Canon is upping their game with improvements to their enthusiast […]

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    The First Inhumans Trailer is More About Family Drama Than Superpowers

    Fresh off the announcement that Inhumans will premiere on September 29, Marvel’s new TV project has gotten its first trailer. We knew that it was going to be a challenge for Marvel to create all of the Inhumans’ superpowers on a TV budget, and sure enough, the trailer tiptoes around that question. As promised, Inhumans will focus […]

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    Sense8 is Coming Back to Netflix for a Two-Hour Finale Episode

    It was bad enough that Sense8 got caught up in Netflix’s new wave of cancellations, but knowing that the series ended on a cliffhanger made things all the worse. But, never doubt the power of fans. After a slew of petitions and hashtags, Netflix has decided to, if not renew Sense8, at least allow it a proper […]

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    That 77″ LG Wallpaper TV Has a Price Tag, and It’s HUGE!

    We always see loads of cool stuff at CES, but one of the TVs LG brought to the show this year exceeded the usual lofty expectations. Their 77″ Signature OLED TV W is so thin, mounting it to the wall looks more like applying wallpaper. Being an OLED, being 77″, and being super thin, we […]

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    This Smart Coaster Alerts You if Someone Tampers With Your Drink

    In personal safety tech, there’s never going to be one gadget that solves every problem. Fortunately, there are tons of gadgets and apps that can help in different situations, and now we can add Brio to the list. Brio isn’t the most sophisticated gadget we’ve seen, but the concept is simple and reliable enough to […]

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    The First Lego Justice League Give Us a Few Little Teasers Ahead of the Movie

    At this point, it’s practically tradition for Lego sets to reveal little secrets about major superhero movies before they hit theaters. That’s not exactly the case with these Justice League sets — thanks to an additional scene in the extended version of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, we already knew that Steppenwolf was going to be the main villain […]

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    The Lightweight Huawei MateBook X Laptop is Available for Preorder Tomorrow

    That swanky, super-slim Windows 10 laptop Huawei announced last month is ready to come to the United States. After a global launch in May, the MateBook X is available for preorder starting tomorrow, and for the combination of specs, audio performance, and lightweight build, the prices aren’t looking too bad. The MateBook X will be […]

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    Amazon Gets the Nokia 6 Android Phone as an Exclusive

    Want to get your hands on that new Nokia Android phone? The Nokia phone brand, revived by newcomer HMD, is entering the Android market with the Nokia 6. It’s now finally headed to the United States courtesy of the Amazon Prime Exclusives Phone program, which offers phones for a discount in exchange for putting ads […]

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    VR World Wants to Become the Leading VR Entertainment Center

    The new era of virtual reality was supposed to begin last year with the release of the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and PlayStation VR. Well, they built the hardware, but the buyers didn’t come by the numbers a lot of analysts expected — while PSVR, with over 1 million units sold, is seen as a success […]

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    This is How the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Will Improve Budget Phones

    Qualcomm has been impressing with their high-end chipsets for years, and that means their low-end chipsets have been seeing some nice delayed benefits. That continues with the Snapdragon 450, a platform that will raise the quality of sub-$200 phones in everything from processing power to camera quality to network connectivity. For starters, the 450 will […]

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    Google Gets Rocked By $2.7 Billion Fine by the EU for Anti-Competitive Practices

    They’ll certainly appeal, but it sure looks like a European Union decision will cost Google a hefty chunk of change. In the culmination of a seven-year investigation, the EU has ruled that Google unfairly promoted its own shopping comparison service on its search engine, resulting in the handing down of a €2.4 billion (about $2.7 […]

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    Marvel’s Inhumans Gets a Television Premiere Date

    If you’re interested in checking out Marvel’s latest network TV show, Inhumans, but you don’t really want to go out to an IMAX theater to see the first episodes, good news! ABC has confirmed the premiere date for the show, and they’ll start with the two episodes headed to theaters. Inhumans — the other secret society of […]

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    The Next Nissan Leaf Will Have a Semi-Autonomous Drive System

    Tesla and Chevy usually grab all the all-electric vehicle headlines, but neither are on top of the heap — since it was first sold in 2011, the Nissan Leaf has amassed the most highway-ready all-electric sales. The Leaf’s numbers — power and range — don’t match up with its competitors, but its low price has made it […]

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Stakes Her Claim on New Funko Figurines

    Funko’s summer of vinyl keeps on rolling. This week, we’ve got a couple new figurines for Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which just celebrated its 20th anniversary with a cast reunion earlier this year. They’ve already made plenty of Pop figurines and ReAction action figures for the show, so now they’re turning to their more cartoony Rock […]

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    Cargo Helps Uber Drivers Earn Extra Cash by Selling Hangover Cures on the Road

    Tipping isn’t the only new way Uber drivers can make money while driving. A startup called Cargo Systems is making it easier and safer for drivers to hawk sundries like cereal, candy, and energy supplements using an in-car console and a handy web app for transactions. Next time you hop into an Uber, you might […]

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    This Beautiful Ring Could Make Your Life a Lot More Secure and Convenient

    Getting tired of hearing about wearables? If you’ve really gotten into the wearable tech phenomenon, you might just be running out of space on your wrists and fingers! Melanie and Steve Shapiro, two of the minds behind the Case Bitcoin wallet, think you should make room for one more, and they’ve got a pretty good […]