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Lawmakers weigh in on banning bump stocks

Lawmakers weigh in on banning bump stocks

Even the National Rifle Association is calling for beefed-up regulations on bump stocks. The statement from the NRA said the right to sell bump stock devices was approved during the Obama-era. Roberts said he believes automatic weapons should be available to anyone who "can complete a background check" and said it wouldn't be the "American way" to shut down bump stock manufactures like Slide Fire just because some people feel they are "complicit" in mass shootings .


Dev rolls back Forza Motorsport 7 VIP membership changes

Dev rolls back Forza Motorsport 7 VIP membership changes

Aside from improved visuals and sound effects, A.I. has been improved to make your competitors behave more realistically (though they can still be rather aggressive at times), and the sensation of speed has been heightened with elements of your vehicles visibly shaking and vibrating as a result of your velocity.


Watch Google's very loud demo of the new Home Max speaker

Watch Google's very loud demo of the new Home Max speaker

At this point, if you're thinking about buying a smart speaker , Amazon's making a far more compelling argument in terms of sheer flexibility and pricing. In early October Google announced a slew of new products, including the new Google Home Max . This is a feature I've hacked into my Home using IFTTT, but the Google version will be better as it can turn up the volume on your phone.


'Las Vegas gunman wired thousands to Philippines days before attack'

'Las Vegas gunman wired thousands to Philippines days before attack'

Lombardo said he is "absolutely" confident authorities will find out what set off Paddock, a high-stakes gambler and retired accountant. Paddock killed himself in the 32nd floor hotel room he used as a vantage point to rain bullets down on people attending the Route 91 Harvest festival.


Alexa Will Let You Start Your Nissan SUV With Your Voice

Alexa Will Let You Start Your Nissan SUV With Your Voice

In India, Alexa will provide a customized Indian experience with local pronunciations, support for music titles, names and places in English and non-English languages. With its built-in smart home hub, Echo Plus makes connecting to compatible smart home devices easy. Sonos speakers use WiFi to play music instead of Bluetooth, and you control what music to play through Sonos speakers through the Sonos app.


Woman's iPhone saves her from Vegas shooter's bullet

Woman's iPhone saves her from Vegas shooter's bullet

Fifty-nine people were killed during the shooting and nearly 500 injured before the gunman, who fired on the outdoor concert from the windows of a 32nd floor hotel room, turned the gun on himself, taking his own life. A cab driver who picked the woman up from the scene told reporters she showed him the damaged phone after escaping the deadliest gun attack in U.S.