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Nov 23, 2020

China's Chang'e-5 mission is off to collect samples from the Moon
China successfully launched its Chang'e-5 mission on Monday. And if all goes according to plan, by the end of the week, it will be orbiting the Moon, ready to collect samples from the lunar surface for the first time in decades.  China launches #Ch...

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Nov 23, 2020

The Hugo Awards will have a video game category in 2021
For the first time in its storied history, the Hugo Awards will honor a video game. The annual literary award has avoided recognizing the medium for years, but present circumstances being what they are, it will make an exception at the next World Sci...

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Nov 23, 2020

The best Instant Pot for most of us is down to $50 for Black Friday
The Instant Pot is one of the most popular kitchen appliances of the past few years, and the 6-quart Duo has often been the most recommended model. But since the more recent Instant Pot Duo Nova is essentially an updated version of the Duo, that's no...

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Nov 23, 2020

GM pulls out of Trump administration's fuel emissions lawsuit in California
General Motors won't support the Trump administration's attempts to strip California of the right to set its own fuel emissions standard. In a letter obtained by The New York Times to some of the country's largest environmental groups, the automaker...

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Nov 23, 2020

Google's 'Verse by Verse' AI can help you write in the style of famous poets
If you've ever fancied yourself as a poet but don't quite have the lyrical and rhythmic skills one might require, Google's Verse by Verse tool can help you to craft the most delectable verse. The company's latest experiment with AI-driven poetry offe...

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Nov 23, 2020

Roku adds AMC to its streaming channel
While free content has been the Roku Channel's primary calling card, it has also offered the option to subscribe to paid TV channels like STARZ and ShowTime. And now it's adding yet another premium option. Starting today, you can subscribe to AMC th...

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Nov 23, 2020

The EPA confirms the 2021 Mustang Mach-E can run up to 300 miles
The Environmental Protection Agency has released its certified range numbers for the 2021 Mustang Mach-E, and they're pretty much what Ford had expected. Depending on the configuration, the automaker's first major electric vehicle can run for up to 3...

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Nov 23, 2020

Decorate your home with affordable, museum-quality wall art
Quarantine restrictions make us spend a lot more time at home these days. Chances are you've upgraded your home office to be better suited for remote work in the meantime. However, have you put any thought into your home itself? After all, your home...

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Nov 23, 2020

Facebook is making it easier to donate essentials to those in need
The holidays can be a hard time for some in the best of circumstances. Add to that the coronavirus pandemic, and you have more people than ever struggling to get through the winter season. To help its users help each other, Facebook is adding a new D...

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Nov 23, 2020

'Ready Player Two' author is going on a virtual book tour in 'Roblox'
Real book tours aren't practical during a pandemic, but the virtual kind might suit at least one author very nicely. Ernest Cline is showcasing his new novel Ready Player Two in a Roblox event, and it will appropriately include a treasure hunt. While...

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Nov 23, 2020

Amazon Music and Lil Nas X will host a series of holiday concerts
Unfortunately, many of us will forego holiday concerts and plays this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While it won't quite be the same, Amazon Music's latest series of performances could help to make up for it.Fresh off his successful Roblox concert...

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Nov 23, 2020

How to make sense of Logitech's universal remote lineup
When I was a kid there were two devices attached to the television in my family's living room: a VCR and a cable box. And we had a universal remote to tie it all together. These days, the amount of gear in my home theater is far greater and it's all...

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Nov 23, 2020

Jabra updates its Elite 85t earbuds to fix annoying noise issues
Jabra's Elite 85t earbuds do a lot of things right well, but we also ran into some troubles with some annoying (and sometimes painful) popping sounds when switching between noise cancelling and ambient modes. Fortunately, Jabra has just released a fi...

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Nov 23, 2020

Amazon's Echo Buds can finally track your workouts
A year after it started testing the feature, Amazon is finally bringing workout tracking to Echo Buds. The company told CNBC it's rolling out the function over the next couple of days. According to Amazon, Echo Buds can monitor the duration of a work...

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Nov 23, 2020

Beloved RPG 'The World Ends With You' will get a sequel, 14 years later
You no longer have to make do with ports of the original game if you want another The World Ends With You fix. Square Enix has unveiled Neo: The World Ends With You, a full-fledged sequel to the classic Nintendo DS JRPG for the PS4 (what, no PS5?) an...

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Nov 23, 2020

A copy of ‘Super Mario Bros. 3' sold for $156,000
It seems that one Mario fan/collector found something to do with all of those coins they've picked up. Someone bought a rare copy of Super Mario Bros. 3 for $156,000 at auction.  The sealed copy of the NES classic is now the most expensive game ever...

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Nov 23, 2020

Serif cuts 30 percent off Affinity creative apps for Black Friday
It might be a good time to shop around if you're looking for alternatives to Adobe software like Photoshop. Serif is running a Black Friday sale that cuts prices by 30 percent on all Affinity creative apps, including Photo, Designer and Publisher. Th...

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Nov 23, 2020

California allows companies to charge for autonomous car rides
One of the most common potential scenarios involving autonomous cars is using them as driverless taxis; both Uber and Lyft have made self-driving cars a big part of their future strategies. The possibility of hopping into a ride without a driver just...

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Nov 23, 2020

Google built an 'Infinite Bad Guy' generator using 15,000 YouTube covers
Search for ‘Bad Guy' on YouTube and you'll find thousands of covers alongside Billie Eilish's official music video. To celebrate the track, which has now passed one billion views, and the community of covers that's grown around it, Google has created...

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Nov 23, 2020

How ‘Astro's Playroom' captures the magic of PS5's DualSense controller
Sure, Spider-Man: Miles Morales and the Dark Souls remake are getting most of the PlayStation 5 love, but Sony's most significant next-generation launch game may be Astro's Playroom. It's a showpiece for the new DualSense controller's haptic capabili...

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Nov 23, 2020

Snapchat launches TikTok rival ‘Spotlight'
TikTok now has another competitor to contend with: Snapchat. Snap is launching Spotlight, a new section of its app that will showcase user-created videos. Though it's not the first time the app has highlighted videos from users, it's the first time S...

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Nov 23, 2020

Google's next AR app puts the Mandalorian in your living room
If you've ever looked at your living room and thought, "this is missing some Mandalorian characters," there's now an app for that. Google and Lucasfilm have launched The Mandalorian AR experience for the latest 5G Android phones, bringing characters...

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Nov 23, 2020

Sony's budget WH-CH710N bluetooth headphones drop to record low of $88
When you need to tune out the world, nothing beats a pair of wireless ANC headphones — provided you can afford them. While top models from Sony, Bose and Sennheiser cost north of $300, you can pick up our favorite budget phones, Sony's WH-CH710N, rig...

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Nov 23, 2020

The Morning After: What you need for ray-tracing in 'Cyberpunk 2077'
Cyperpunk 2077 is the most anticipated game of the year. It's been able to hold on to that title by suffering heavy delays that have pushed the release date back several times. (It may even be the case that some Engadget editors took time off just to...

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Nov 23, 2020

Google Assistant can finally schedule your smart lights
Google Assistant already works with Hue and other smart lights, but functionality has been limited to turning them on and off, using them with alarms and a few other features. Now, you can schedule lights and other electric devices to turn on and off...

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Nov 22, 2020

Lenovo's Google-powered Smart Clocks hit all-time low prices for Black Friday
You might have an easier time deciding on a Google Assistant smart display this Black Friday. Lenovo's Smart Clock is on sale now at Best Buy for $35, an all-time low and less than half its original $80 asking price. You can get it for the same price...

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Nov 22, 2020

Chrome extensions will have to show how they use your data
Google's ongoing efforts to crack down on wayward Chrome extensions now include more transparency for your data. The internet giant is introducing a policy in January 2021 that will require data use disclosures for extensions in the Chrome Web Store....

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Nov 22, 2020

HomePod's first jailbreak opens the door to unofficial features
Apple's HomePod smart speaker hasn't been a target for jailbreakers like the iPhone or iPad, but it's now more of a priority. As 9to5Mac reports, coder L1ngL1ng and the Checkra1n team have jailbroken the original HomePod for the first time. It's curr...

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Nov 22, 2020

New Jersey law bars doxxing campaigns against judges, prosecutors and police
It's now illegal to conduct doxxing campaigns against the justice system in New Jersey. Gothamist reports that state Governor Phil Murphy has signed Daniel's Law, a measure barring the publication (primarily on the internet) of home addresses and unl...

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Nov 22, 2020

The Google Home Max is half off for Black Friday this year
Google's smart speakers and displays have steadily improved over the years, and luckily for us, a few of them are on sale for Black Friday. The biggest discount by far is the Google Home Max, which is now selling for $149.99, a whopping 50 percent of...

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Nov 22, 2020

Twitter fixing 'fleets' bug that showed messages after they disappeared
Twitter is still having a tough time rolling out its disappearing "fleets." The social network confirmed to TechCrunch that it's fixing a bug that let you see fleets after the 24-hour cutoff. If you used a set of leaked keys that allowed access to Tw...

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Nov 22, 2020

Get a lifetime of iMazing iOS Device Manager for $20
Mobile Apple devices, including the iPhone, iPad and iPod, are well known for their ease of use. Yet, transferring data between these iOS gadgets is a challenge most Apple fans will instantly understand from personal experience, especially as new ite...

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Nov 22, 2020

FDA clears emergency use of lab-made antibodies to treat COVID-19
The FDA just cleared a medical advance that could play an important (if limited) role in treating COVID-19 patients. The administration has granted emergency use authorization for Regeneron's lab-made monoclonal antibodies (a combo of casirivimab and...

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Nov 22, 2020

Instant Pot Duo Evo Plus hits record low $70 in one-day Amazon sale
If you're going to stay at home (please, stay home) for your hoilday meals, you might as well step things up with an Instant Pot — and one of the best models is currently available at a steep discount. A one-day Amazon Black Friday sale has the Insta...

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Nov 22, 2020

After Math: Windows turns the big 3-5 (updated)
Happy birthday, Windows! Microsoft is currently celebrating three and a half decades of existence for its operating system, but that's not the only tech news we've been following. Here are some top headlines from past week. Engadget Facebook labeled...

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Nov 22, 2020

After Math: Microsoft turns the big 3-5
Happy birthday, Microsoft! The venerated PC producer is currently celebrating three and a half decades of existence, but that's not the only tech news we've been following. Here are some top headlines from past week. Engadget Facebook labeled 180 mi...

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Nov 22, 2020

Nintendo's Black Friday sale includes 'Mario Kart' when you buy a Switch
After dealing with months of shortages, Nintendo finally got production of the Switch back up to the levels where it can now offer a special Black Friday deal on the console. For $300 — yes, the regular price of a Switch — you can get a console packa...

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Nov 22, 2020

The Sonos Beam is $100 off for Black Friday
Sonos' line of multi-room WiFi-connected speakers are some of the best in the business, but they do tend to be pretty expensive. Fortunately, a selection of them will be on sale thanks to this week's Black Friday deals. Of special note is the Sonos B...

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Nov 22, 2020

Withings' Steel HR smartwatch is 30 percent off ahead of Black Friday
While we take smartwatch designs like those of the Apple Watch and Samsung's Galaxy Watches for granted now, they're still a bit polarizing. Not everyone wants such a techie timepiece and that's where Withings' smartwatches come into play. That compa...

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Nov 22, 2020

Sony's WH-1000XM4 headphones drop to $278 in early Black Friday sale
It's a particularly good moment to buy some wireless headphones, whether it's a gift or just to tune out a chaotic world. Amazon is currently offering Sony's well-received WH-1000XM4 headphones in an early Black Friday sale for $278, a sizeable $70 b...

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Nov 22, 2020

Amazon Echo devices get steep discounts ahead of Black Friday
The next round of Amazon Black Friday deals has begun, with most of the company's Echo speakers receiving heavy discounts. And considering these are the latest Echos with the new spherical design that only became available about one month ago, the de...

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Nov 21, 2020

Hackers tricked GoDaddy into helping attacks on cryptocurrency services
GoDaddy's 2020 security woes aren't over. KrebsOnSecurity has found that hackers tricked GoDaddy employees into handing ownership or control of multiple cryptocurrency services' web domains, inadvertently aiding attacks that brought sites down. It's...

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Nov 21, 2020

OnePlus 9 Pro leak hints the curved screen is here to stay
Don't expect the OnePlus 8T's flat display to carry forward to the company's next-gen flagship. OnLeaks and Voice have posted what's claimed to be early renders of the OnePlus 9 Pro, and the design appears to maintain the curved display surface of th...

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Nov 21, 2020

US, Europe and SpaceX launch a satellite to track rising global sea levels
Scientists should soon have an easier time studying rising sea levels as climate change takes hold. NASA and the ESA have partnered with SpaceX to launch the Sentinel 6 Michael Freilich ocean tracking satellite. The spacecraft will gauge sea levels w...

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Nov 21, 2020

Tesla won't face a fight over California's latest COVID-19 restrictions
California is once again instituting restrictions to keep COVID-19 in check, but it's not going to risk pushback from Tesla this time around. Reuters reports the state's Health Department has determined that workers at Tesla's Fremont factory are con...

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Nov 21, 2020

These 10 wireless earbuds are on sale before Black Friday
Wireless earphones are now the norm. They also are one of the hottest items to give or receive this upcoming holiday season, especially for tech enthusiasts. So, to help you avoid crowded spaces and website crashes, we've rounded up 10 incredible dea...

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Nov 21, 2020

Google extends Chrome support for Windows 7 until 2022
Google will keep providing updates for Chrome on Windows 7 for six months longer than it originally planned. The tech giant announced in January this year that it'll stop supporting the browser for the old Windows OS on July 15th, 2021. Now, though,...

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Nov 21, 2020

Disney 'Peter Pan,' 'Pinocchio' remakes may skip theaters in favor of streaming
Disney's shift toward streaming could have a dramatic effect on some of its highest-profile releases. Deadline sources understand the company is considering releasing live-action remakes Cruella, Peter Pan and Wendy and Pinocchio on Disney rather th...

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Nov 21, 2020

ICYMI: An in-depth look at Apple's MacBook Air M1
Although there weren't quite as many new products to review this week as there were in the previous couple of weeks, the devices we did get our hands on were impressive. We put Apple's new MacBook Air with M1 system-on-chip to the test, as well as AM...

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Nov 21, 2020

Hitting the Books: The spectacular financial failures of Fisker Automobiles
Being the trailblazer of a new industry is rarely the enviable position many expect it to be. Not only must you create products, techniques and strategies from scratch, your competition is free to simply observe your failures and improve improve upon...

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Nov 21, 2020

iPhone 12 Pro Max teardown reveals a truly huge main camera
It's no secret that Apple's iPhone 12 Pro Max boasts a larger main camera, but it's now clear just how enormous that sensor really is. iFixit has posted a teardown of the iPhone 12 Pro Max that illustrates the camera size in vivid detail. While the c...

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Nov 21, 2020

The Morning After: The best deals we could find before Black Friday
How many of us were around for the launch of Windows 1.0 35 years ago? Even if you weren't, you probably experienced an iteration or two of Microsoft's operating system along the way, but that GUI floating above MS-DOS is where things got their start...

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Nov 21, 2020

Recommended Reading: Apple's AR secret weapon is already in your pocket
Apple's secret weapon in AR is right in front of usScott Stein, CNETSure, Apple is supposedly working on an augmented- or mixed-reality headset that's been rumored repeatedly, but the company is flexing its AR muscle with a device you already have. C...

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Nov 21, 2020

Roku's Streambar drops to $99 ahead of Black Friday
If you wanted a Roku Streambar but didn't get it as soon as it came out last month, this may be a great time to pick one up. The device, which is a soundbar, a 4K HDR streamer and a Bluetooth speaker in one, is available at a discount on both Amazon...

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Nov 20, 2020

Amazon Prime Video Channels will reportedly lose HBO access next year
Amazon will stop offering HBO as a standalone Prime Video Channel next year, according to CNBC. The company offers HBO as a channel subscription for $15 a month to Prime subscribers who can then access its programming through Fire TV. After Amazon's...

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Nov 20, 2020

Apple promises Xbox Series X/S controller support in a future update
While the slightly revamped controller that comes with Microsoft's new console slides in as a mostly seamless upgrade, it's not so simple if you're trying to use it with Apple devices. 9to5Mac points out that a support page listing compatible control...

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Nov 20, 2020

An all-languages lifetime subscription to Babbel is $200 off
Life at home can easily fall into the same boring routine. Rather than let monotony and boredom bring you down, regardless if you're a professional telecommuting or a student taking online courses, you can stay sharp and creative with the right resou...

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Nov 20, 2020

Facebook, Google and Twitter brace for coronavirus vaccine misinformation
Facebook, Twitter and Google are gearing up for the next big misinformation fight. The companies are joining forces with fact checkers and government agencies from around the world to combat misinformation about the upcoming coronavirus vaccines. Und...

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Nov 20, 2020

Google is testing an AI system to help vision-impaired people run races
Google is testing an artificial intelligence system designed to help blind and vision-impaired people to run races by themselves. Project Guideline, which is an early-phase research program, is an attempt to give those people more independence. They...

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Nov 20, 2020

'The Last of Us' series gets the greenlight from HBO
HBO is going through with a TV adaptation of The Last of Us. We first heard about the project back in March, when it came out that the company and developer Naughty Dog had signed a partnership to develop a series based on the 2013 title. HBO confirm...

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Nov 20, 2020

Amazon UK is investigating reports of stolen PS5 orders
Between supply shortages and a staggered release date, the PlayStation 5 has been almost impossible to buy. So you imagine what it must feel like if you were able to pre-order one, wait patiently for release day and then never see the console show up...

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Nov 20, 2020

Walgreens offers same-day pickup for online orders
Walgreens is the latest major chain to add same-day pickup options for online orders. The company says it can have your items ready for collection from a store, curbside or drive-through in as little as 30 minutes. While it's far from the first retai...

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Nov 20, 2020

Jaguar Land Rover wants a US ban on VW SUVs for patent infringement
Jaguar Land Rover is trying to get a US import ban on SUVs from several Volkswagen-owned brands, including those made by Porsche, Audi and Lamborghini. The British automaker alleges they're infringing a patent that covers its Terrain Response tech. T...

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Nov 20, 2020

This week's best deals: $350 Apple Watch Series 6 and more Black Friday sales
We're only one week away from the biggest shopping day of the year, but that doesn't mean you have to wait to find good deals. On the contrary — we've seen more solid early Black Friday deals than any previous year. This week in particular, the Apple...

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Nov 20, 2020

Without the Arecibo telescope, our search for intelligent life is hamstrung
Structural engineers and repair crews have done all that they can but the end result is as we feared: the Arecibo radio telescope has to come down. The venerable space observatory has been out of commission since August when a cable atop Tower 4, whi...

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Nov 20, 2020

'GTA Online' is getting its first solo heist
GTA Online is still going strong after seven years, and Rockstar continues to frequently add new stuff to the game. On December 15th, the developer will release one of its biggest updates yet, which will include a new location and the first GTA Onlin...

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Nov 20, 2020

Amazon adds X-Ray features to its music service
Amazon is bringing over a popular feature from Kindle and Prime Video to its Music service. The company announced today the Music X-Ray experience is now available for tens of millions of songs in its catalog. According to the company, this will "off...

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Nov 20, 2020

Amazon nabs worldwide rights for 'Coming to America' sequel
Amazon just secured the worldwide rights to Paramount Pictures' Coming 2 America — the sequel to the popular 1988 comedy film starring Eddie Murphy. The new film will launch worldwide in more than 240 countries on Prime Video on March 5th 2021 and se...

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Nov 20, 2020

Xbox Black Friday deals cut prices on Game Pass Ultimate and controllers
It wouldn't be Black Friday if console makers weren't offering deals, and Microsoft is certainly eager to court buyers now that the Xbox Series X and Series S are available. The company has revealed its Xbox Black Friday sales, and the focuses for 20...

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Nov 20, 2020

The latest 'Cyberpunk 2077' video shows off its ray-tracing features
Cyberpunk 2077 should, at long last, arrive in three weeks. To whet your appetite a bit more, CD Projekt Red and NVIDIA have shed more light on the highly anticipated RPG's ray-tracing features. In a new developer video, they showed off gameplay foot...

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Nov 20, 2020

Rocket Lab tested its parachute system on a live booster for the first time
New Zealand's Rocket Lab successfully launched argo of 30 cube satellites into a 500 km wide arc in low Earth orbit during its sixth mission of the year on Thursday. More importantly, this launch served as the first live test of the first stage recov...

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Nov 20, 2020

T-Mobile activates 988 for emergency mental health services
T-Mobile customers can now call 988 to access free emergency mental health services. It added support for the number more than 18 months ahead of the deadline that the Federal Communications Commission set for providers to do so. In July, the FCC vot...

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Nov 20, 2020

Microsoft's Windows turns 35 today
It's not a stretch to say that Microsoft's Windows is one of the most ubiquitous and well-known pieces of software the world has ever seen. At one point or another you've almost certainly spent some time with one of the many iconic Windows releases....

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Nov 20, 2020

New AR modes put 'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' characters in your world
Nintendo's free-to-play mobile game Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is getting new AR features to let you interact with your favorite characters in the real world. The company announced AR Camera and AR Cabin modes that will let you place your animal ne...

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Nov 20, 2020

VR workout app Supernatural adds goals and streaks for motivation
No matter how fun a workout is, keeping a consistent exercise schedule can be challenging. VR workout app Supernatural wants to help its users stay motivated and is introducing new goals and streaks features today to do that. The features will be ava...

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Nov 20, 2020

Microsoft hopes to win over Zoom fans with free 24-hour Teams web calls
Microsoft might have a simple way to get you using Teams instead of Zoom for those virtual Thanksgiving dinners: make sure you can stay in the conversation all day. As The Verge reports, Microsoft Teams now offers free 24-hour video calls for desktop...

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Nov 20, 2020

How good is AMD's Ryzen 9 5950X for content creators?


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Nov 20, 2020

Podcast: The marvelous MacBook Air M1
Apple's new M1-equipped MacBook Air is a doozy of an ultraportable. This week, Devindra and Cherlynn chat about what makes it so special, and what it means for the future of Apple's M1 Mac lineup. How can Intel and AMD even compete? Also, they discus...

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Nov 20, 2020

Apple's iPad Air drops to record-low price one week before Black Friday
Update 8:56am ET: The deal appears to have expired as the sky blue iPad Air's price has gone back up to $599. The latest iPad Air gives the iPad Pro a run for its money thanks to its comprehensive feature set and more affordable price. And now the Ai...

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Nov 20, 2020

Small, affordable gadgets that make great stocking stuffers
Even if you're not the type to hang stockings during the holidays, you can probably appreciate the simplicity of a small gift. Not only are they portable, but they can also be easier on your wallet than, say, a new game console or an unwieldy drone....

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Nov 20, 2020

The Morning After: iFixit opened up Apple's new M1 MacBooks
Worried the death of Flash will permanently banish some of your favorite internet animations and games? The Internet Archive announced it's added emulation to maintain backups of Flash content so it doesn't disappear entirely just because Adobe and b...

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Nov 20, 2020

Amazon's Kindle drops to $60 again in Black Friday sale
You can now start shopping for Black Friday deals on Amazon devices, and one of the first models you can get at a discount is the company's Kindle e-reader. The latest version of the company's basic e-reader is now on sale for $60, down $30 from its...

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Nov 20, 2020

RHA's new wireless earbuds have ANC and wireless charging
Scottish audio brand RHA may not be well known, but it often punches well above its own weight compared to its more famous rivals. The company is launching its latest pair of true wireless earbuds, TrueControl, with built-in ANC and wireless charging...

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Nov 20, 2020

Valve tests wireless rumble support for the DualSense in Steam
There's good news if you're trying to use Sony's new controller to play PC games. Valve started beta testing initial support for the PS5's DualSense pad a few days ago, and followed up with support for advanced features like its gyroscope, trackpads,...

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Nov 20, 2020

Amazon reduces the size of its delivery drone team
Amazon has confirmed that it is laying off a number of people working on its internal drone delivery project. The Financial Times reported that the mega-retailer had opted to shrink its internal team in favor of using external contractors to complete...

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Nov 20, 2020

Tesla Model 3 crash sends scorching battery cells into a nearby house
A Tesla Model 3 owner crashed his car so hard, the electric vehicle's battery broke apart and sent cells flying all over the area. The police department of Corvallis, Oregon has posted the details of the crash on Facebook, where it revealed that the...

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Nov 20, 2020

Amazon's Fire TV devices hit all-time lows for Black Friday
Amazon's Black Friday deals have started going live on the website, and you may want to check them out if you've been looking to buy any of the company's Fire TV devices. The e-commerce giant sold them for similar prices — some of them being all-time...

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Nov 19, 2020

SiriusXM's podcast push brings original shows to its app
Spending $325 million on Stitcher was a sign that SiriusXM takes podcasting seriously, and now its selection of "exclusive, original, and popular podcasts" are available to subscribers via the mobile app and online here.The company announced a slew o...

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Nov 19, 2020

iFixit digs into the M1 MacBooks and finds they haven't changed much
Now that Apple is putting its own Silicon inside new Macs, how much has changed from previous generations? While we can tell you what it's like to use the new M1-powered MacBook Air, the folks at iFixit specialize in pulling them apart to see what's...

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Nov 19, 2020

Flash content like Homestar Runner lives on in the Internet Archive
Mere weeks before Adobe's planned end of support date for Flash, the Internet Archive has come in to save everyone's favorite mid-aughts plugin and the creative content that came out of it. Over on its website, the organization has created a new coll...

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Nov 19, 2020

Xbox console exclusive ‘CrossfireX' has been delayed to 2021
Microsoft's already thin Xbox Series X and Series S launch lineup has suffered another casualty. CrossfireX, the upcoming competitive first-person shooter for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC, will miss its originally planned 2020 release date. It wi...

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Nov 19, 2020

Facebook sues website owner who scraped 100,000 Instagram profiles
Facebook has filed another lawsuit against a developer who misused its platform. The company said it's suing Ensar Sahinturk, who allegedly ran a network of cloned Instagram sites using information scraped from public profiles.According to Facebook,...

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Nov 19, 2020

Microsoft Edge now offers a built-in coupon tool
Microsoft is adding a host of new shopping-related features to Edge — good thing too because it seems the Black Friday sales started earlier than usual. To start, Microsoft has tweaked Edge's existing price comparison tool to make it more useful. Mi...

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Nov 19, 2020

YouTube's most popular toy unboxer will star in animated show for Amazon
YouTube's most popular 9-year-old has landed on a new platform. Ryan Kaji, star of the toy-themed Ryan's World YouTube Channel, is also getting a new show for Amazon. Kaji will star in Super Spy Ryan, a new special for Amazon Kids . According to a pr...

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Nov 19, 2020

Consumer Reports study finds reliability issues with some EVs
There are probably always going to be teething issues with new products, and electric vehicles are no exception. According to the results of Consumer Reports' most recent reliability study, owners of recent EV models have flagged some "significant pr...

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Nov 19, 2020

Apple releases iOS 14.2.1 to fix bugs on iPhone 12 devices
If you have an iPhone 12, you might want to update your firmware iOS 14.2.1. The latest version of iOS is rolling out, though it's only available for iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini. According to Apple's release notes,...

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Nov 19, 2020

Google now has iOS widgets for Gmail, Drive and Fit, with more on the way
When iOS 14 came out in September, Google was one of the first third-party developers to come out with a home screen widget for one of its iPhone and iPad apps. It's now rolling out new ones for Gmail, Drive and Fit. Google Some of the new widgets l...

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Nov 19, 2020

Facebook labeled 180 million posts for election misinformation
Facebook just offered its first look at the scale of its fight against election misinformation. In the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election, Facebook slapped warning labels on more than 180 million posts that shared misinformation. And it remove...

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Nov 19, 2020

Save thousands on these 26 expert-led programming courses
It takes time, practice, and commitment to learn any new set of skills. The right instruction also goes a long way to bridge the gap between conceptual understanding and practical application. If you want to pick up coding and hit the ground running...

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The first post-launch 'Avengers' hero arrives on December 8th
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