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 2021-09-19 11:00 

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God of War Ragnarok predictions: Story and character theories...

Examining where the events of Ragnarok may take players.God of War Ragnarok, the next big game from Sony Santa Monica, is aiming to close out the Norse saga. While the prior game set up a lot of leads, there's still a lot that needs to happen and many...

 2021-09-19 07:00 

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How to watch the UCI Road World Championships 2021: Live stream cycling act...

The world's best cyclists roll into Flanders this week for a star-studded race befitting an event that is celebrating its centenary.Read on to find out how to get a UCI Road World Championships 2021 no matter where you are in the world.Marking the 100...

 2021-09-19 04:15 

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Samsung Galaxy S21 and Note 20 phones pick up official Stadia support...

You no longer have to play Stadia games in an experimental setup on Samsung's recent flagship phones and tablets.What you need to knowStadia is now compatible with more Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets in an official capacity.Samsung';s Galaxy S21...

 2021-09-18 17:00 

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How to fix PS4 controller jitters...

One relatively common issue with PS4 DualShock controllers seems to be the jitters (thankfully, this doesn't appear to affect the PS5 DualSense). It's as if your controller has had too many cups of coffee. If you are experiencing this issue, you w...

 2021-09-18 15:00 

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Poll: Did you preorder the iPhone 13 or iPad Mini?...

It's okay — you can admit to us that you use Apple products.Preorders for the iPhone 13 have finally arrived, with people scrambling to get their hands on the latest and greatest from Apple. It wasn't exactly smooth sailing, though, with man...

 2021-09-18 13:00 

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Everything you need to know about FuboTV...

All you need to know about FuboTV.Though it may not be the most well-known live TV streaming service on the market, FuboTV is one of the best available. While FuboTV is priced similarly to YouTube TV and Hulu with Live TV, it's packed with dozens of a...

 2021-09-18 12:00 

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Google Play Services is the new Android platform...

What started as a way to ensure every app works on every phone is now how Google maintains control over its own software platform.Google brought one of Android 11's best privacy features to every Android phone the company still actively supports, and ...

 2021-09-18 06:36 

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Google Pixel now makes call holds in Canada less onerous with this feature...

Google's "Hold for Me" feature is now available in preview to some Pixel phone users in Canada.What you need to knowGoogle's "Hold for Me" feature is apparently rolling out to some Pixel phones in Canada.The feature waits on hold f...

 2021-09-17 21:12 

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The Samsung Galaxy S22 is finally giving us another small flagship...

Samsung could be going "mini" with the Galaxy S22.What you need to knowSamsung is tipped to launch the Galaxy S22 with a smaller display than previous-generation flagships.The Galaxy S22 could feature a 6.06-inch display, which is smaller than the...

 2021-09-17 20:21 

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Chrome preps new feature that automatically finds discounts when you shop...

Google wants to help you save while you shop without relying on extensions like Honey.What you need to knowA new commit has been spotted, hinting at a handy new shopping feature in Chrome.The feature could allow Chrome to automatically fetch retail coupon...

 2021-09-17 19:00 

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Diagnose your car troubles with these OBD II scanners...

Car repairs can be costly (duh!), and the ominous glow of that check engine light could mean you have myriad issues that need immediate attention. However, it could also be a simple fix that you could do yourself. So why take it to the dealer or a mechani...

 2021-09-17 18:39 

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The Amazon Appstore appears in the Microsoft Store ahead of Windows 11...

Windows 11 isn't quite ready to bring Android to the party.What you need to knowA preview of the Amazon Appstore has been spotted on Windows 11.The preview doesn't appear to be ready for public use yet and is still being tested internally.Android ...

 2021-09-17 18:00 

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Best Dell Chromebooks 2021...

While Lenovo, Acer, and ASUS may rule the roost among the best Chromebooks, Dell does offer a small collection of Chromebooks for consumers, businesses, and schools. Dell's Chrome OS portfolio isn't as pronounced as other manufacturers, but if Del...

 2021-09-17 17:33 

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This could be our first look at the Samsung Galaxy Tab A8...

The leaked renders suggest the tablet will look a lot like its predecessor.What you need to knowThe first high-res renders of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Tab A8 2021 have leaked.The tablet is tipped to feature a 10.4-inch FHD+ display, an 8MP rear camer...

 2021-09-17 17:00 

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Google's permissions auto-reset feature is coming to older Android phones...

The feature will automatically reset the runtime permissions of unused apps a few weeks after it is enabled on a device.What you need to knowGoogle is expanding the permissions auto-reset feature to older devices running Android 6.0 or higher.The feature ...

 2021-09-17 17:00 

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Grab a great mic for your PS4 or PS5 livestreams...

The ever-rising popularity of streaming comes with a lot of competition. You'll need a great personality to set yourself apart, but you'll also need some reliable equipment. Mediocre microphones are a surefire way to lose viewers quickly. Instead,...

 2021-09-17 16:46 

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AC Podcast 543: Epic Ruling; iPhone...

Lisa Gade of MobileTechReview is our special guest this week! She hangs out with Jerry, Daniel, and Ara to discuss the Epic court ruling and check out Apple's recent announcements in relation to what they mean for Android users. Plus, the gang offer e...

 2021-09-17 16:41 

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HBO Max deal gives you 50% off for six months — here's how...

The deal is primarily targeted at subscribers who had been accessing HBO Max through Amazon Prime Video channels.What you need to knowWarnerMedia is offering a 50% discount on HBO Max subscriptions.Both new and existing customers can now get HBO Max for $...

 2021-09-17 16:00 

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Protect your Oculus Quest 2 from sweat and grime with these face covers...

The Oculus Quest 2's absorbent foam pads will become sweat-stained and dirtier the longer you use them. Worse, the foam causes skin irritation, to the point that Oculus recalled the Quest 2 and is offering a replacement silicone cover. While you can g...

 2021-09-17 15:30 

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra review: Fixed focus...

Massive year-over-year improvements and a noteworthy new addition.Update, September 2021: Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra review, long-term reviewThe Galaxy S series has been a staple of the Android ecosystem for over a decade now, but the Ultra line has only be...

 2021-09-17 15:00 

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Choose a stylish and protective case for your Lenovo Chromebook Duet...

Finding the best case for your Lenovo Chromebook Duet might seem difficult. After all, there aren't many official offerings out there for one of our favorite Chromebooks, and how can you know which third-party cases are reliable? Thankfully, you don&#...

 2021-09-17 14:30 

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Everything you need to know about Marvel's Spider-Man 2 for PS5...

A super-sized Spidey adventure unlike any other from Insomniac.Insomniac surprised everybody when it announced it was developing a Spider-Man game several years ago. The series has had a tumultuous video game past. Up until Insomniac released its version ...

 2021-09-17 14:15 

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PS4 Update 9.00 is reportedly bricking consoles, causing errors...

PS4 owners may need to be wary regarding the latest update.What you need to knowThe latest PS4 firmware update, 9.00, is now available for PS4 owners.Many PS4 owners are reportedly encountering issues with the update.Some of the issues include repeatedly ...

 2021-09-17 14:00 

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Should you buy the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 or the Watch 4 Classic?...

Oh-so cleanSamsung Galaxy Watch 4From $250 at SamsungFrom $250 at AmazonFrom $250 at Best BuyProsLighter weight than Galaxy Watch 4 ClassicBest for smaller wristsSame performance for less moneyMinimal design Capacitive rotating bezelConsAluminum case is m...

 2021-09-17 13:38 

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How to watch Sex Education season 3 online from anywhere...

Class is back in session at Moordale Secondary School but things will be a bit different this year as there is a new headteacher that wants to return Moordale to being a pillar of excellence and we have all the details on how you can watch season 3 of Sex...

 2021-09-17 13:18 

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Samsung's first mid-range 108MP camera phone is reportedly on the way...

It won't use the same ISOCELL HM3 sensor as the flagship Galaxy S21 Ultra.What you need to knowSamsung's Galaxy A72 successor could feature a 108MP main camera.Unlike the Galaxy S21 Ultra, however, the Galaxy A72 may not use a Samsung ISOCELL sens...

 2021-09-17 13:06 

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Two-thirds of readers don't bother with phone protection plans...

If it ain't broke, don't fix it?What you need to knowEarlier this week, we asked our readers if they typically purchased some sort of insurance when they bought a new phone.Just over two-thirds indicated that they didn't do so, calling it a sc...

 2021-09-17 13:00 

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Light up your home with these affordable Sengled light bulbs...

There are a ton of great options when choosing the best Sengled light bulbs for your home. Not only do you have the choice of shape and size, but you can also decide whether you want lights that connect to a Zigbee hub, your Wi-Fi network, or bulbs that w...

 2021-09-17 12:30 

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15 Best Android 12 tips and tricks you need to know...

Android 12 is more than just a pretty upgrade.When you think about Android 12, what's the first thing that comes to mind? For many people, it's probably the bold new styling that Google is pushing — known as Material You — but Android ...

 2021-09-17 12:30 

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Pay for everything with your phone thanks to Google Pay...

Here's what you should know about Google's big bet to take on Apple Pay.As is Google's way, the handful of different methods it had for allowing digital, contactless, and peer-to-peer payments have shifted from living in several different apps...

 2021-09-17 12:00 

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OnePlus 9 series gets Hasselblad's iconic XPan panoramic camera...

The XPan mode allows OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro to take breathtaking panoramic shots.In 1998, Hasselblad teamed up with Fujifilm to create the XPan, a 35mm film camera that shot photos in the standard 24 36mm format and stunning panoramas at 24 x 65mm. It was th...

 2021-09-17 12:00 

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The Google Pixel 5 is the best phone for taking photos, period...

One of the biggest reasons to buy a high-end phone is for the camera. Whether through computational processing or as many lenses as possible, phones are taking good enough photos these days that most people don't even consider a dedicated camera. Luck...

 2021-09-17 11:30 

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The history of true wireless earbuds: See how wireless audio has evolved...

From the Bragi Dash to the Galaxy Buds 2, here's how wireless earbuds have evolved over the last six years.These days, the best wireless earbuds offer the same caliber of sound as their wired counterparts from five years ago while delivering rock-soli...

 2021-09-17 10:00 

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Be prepared for the worst and back up your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4...

One of the best features that Samsung smartwatches have enjoyed is their ability to be fully backed up and then restored should something happen. Thankfully, it has been brought over to the new Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series running Wear OS 3. This feature...

 2021-09-17 05:43 

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Google makes switching to Chromebooks feel like a breeze with this game...

Google's new gamified training teaches beginners how to find their way around their new Chromebook.What you need to knowGoogle has launched a new gamified training that helps starters explore Chrome OS.The training game consists of quizzes and minigam...

 2021-09-17 01:16 

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Here's how to get a permanent app taskbar on your Galaxy Z Fold 3...

Samsung introduced the Edge Panel back in 2014 with the release of the Galaxy Note Edge. This phone brought forth the curved displays that many phones use today, although it was only curved on one side of the phone. The Edge Panel has gone through many it...

 2021-09-16 22:41 

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Google TV reportedly adding free streaming channels as soon as this fall...

It would be a free alternative to YouTube TV.What you need to knowGoogle is reportedly working on bringing free TV streaming channels to Google TV.The channels would include ad breaks and will likely be featured on a linear guide with other streaming serv...

 2021-09-16 22:30 

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Samsung One UI 4 Beta cannot escape the bugginess of Android 12...

We've got a peek at the new UI, but it's far from complete.One of the most fun times of the year is the beta period before the new version of Android. The Android 12 beta is one of the buggiest betas we've seen in years, likely due to the majo...

 2021-09-16 21:19 

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Google Pixel 6 Pro could launch with a 120Hz variable refresh rate display...

The Galaxy Tab S8 is also said to feature quite a large display.What you need to knowThe Google Pixel 6 Pro is said to feature an LTPO OLED display.This follows rumors of the Pixel Fold featuring the same display technology for a variable refresh rate.The...

 2021-09-16 21:00 

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Does Tello or Visible offer better value?...

TelloCutomizable and cheapFrom $5 at TelloProsT-Mobile9;s 4G LTE and 5G network Multiple plans to choose from Inexpensive single line Free calls to Mexico, Canada, China, and Romania Free mobile hotspot Cons25GB data cap on the unlimited plan No roamin...

 2021-09-16 21:00 

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Protect your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 with these great cases...

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is a foldable phone with a lot of promise. S Pen support means this will be great for creators on the go who want to sketch out ideas wherever the muse strikes them, and the improved durability and water-resistance means that y...

 2021-09-16 20:03 

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How to watch The Premise: Stream the new Hulu series online...

While the world and its mother waits with fingers crossed that the rumors of a reboot of The Office are true, one member of that classic show's writing team is back with an altogether very different TV proposition.Read on to find out how to stream The...

 2021-09-16 19:06 

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T-Mobile is bringing same-day in-store repairs to more than 500 locations...

What you need to knowT-Mobile is bringing in-store repairs to 500 of its stores on November 1, 2021.Repairs are provided by Assurant for customers with a Protection plan.Protection is available for those buying or leasing a new device as well as BYOD.T-Mo...

 2021-09-16 19:00 

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Should you buy the Fitbit Charge 5 or the Luxe?...

The whole packageFitbit Charge 5$180 at AmazonProsGPS, HRM, NFCSpO2 monitoringECG & EDA sensorsActivity/sleep trackingImproved designConsMore expensiveMany features tied to Fitbit PremiumThose seeking a new fitness tracker that's overflowing with usef...

 2021-09-16 18:30 

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What we know about the upcoming God of War Ragnarok (so far)...

Ragnarok is coming — but there might be a way to prevent it.During the Sept. 2020 PS5 games showcase, a sequel to the 2018 God of War was announced through a quick teaser as the "here's one more thing" moment to close the show. I was so ...

 2021-09-16 18:23 

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WhatsApp tests in-app business directory as Facebook mulls ads...

WhatsApp deepens its connection with businesses.What you need to knowWhatsApp is piloting a new in-app business directory.The directory will display nearby businesses based on different categories.The pilot is taking place in So Paulo, Brazil, but will li...

 2021-09-16 18:03 

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Samsung's 980 Pro SSD is PS5 compatible, built-in heatsink coming this year...

A truly great Samsung SSD is compatible with PS5, with a cool addition coming soon.What you need to knowSamsung's flagship SSD, the 980 Pro, has been confirmed to be PS5 compatible.Currently PS5 owners will have to install a separate heatsink or other...

 2021-09-16 18:00 

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You can enjoy the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 in the car with these mounts...

The latest version of Samsung's popular foldable phone is the Galaxy Z Fold 3 — its best yet, with a comfortable, foldable design, wonderful performance, and excellent battery life. Like other mobile devices, you might want to mount this smartph...

 2021-09-16 17:54 

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T-Mobile is shutting down 3G next summer to make way for better 5G...

What you need to knowT-Mobile has revealed that its 3G network will shut down on July 1, 2022.All affected users have been notified or will be notified before the shutdown.T-Mobile is using this spectrum to strengthen its 5G network which offers much grea...

 2021-09-16 17:30 

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God of War timeline and history: The full story so far...

You'll come to understand the history that led to Kratos' regrets — and hopes.The long-running God of War franchise has sprawled across several PlayStation games starring Kratos, the titular Greek God of War himself. If you're a newcomer...

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