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1 Hour Ago   Google just launched a powerful new image converter called Squoosh at its Chrome Developer Conference that’s going to help you convert a bunch of image formats into the kind of image you want to use.

3 Hours Ago   With less than two weeks to go until Black Friday 2018, most retailers have already announced their sales for the upcoming Black Friday week, including Best Buy, which will have a huge selection of electronics on sale next week — here’s everything you need to know.

4 Hours Ago   Three Galaxy S10 versions are in the works for next years, various reports have claimed over the past few months, including a cheaper version that would compete against “Lite” flagships from other Android vendors, and two premium models, including a high-end phone that’ll pack more cameras than ever.

4 Hours Ago   If all you’ve ever wanted this Christmas was a Microsoft laptop with built-in LTE support, you’re in luck, as Microsoft just announced that the 4G version of its Surface Go tablet/laptop is now available to order.

15 Hours Ago   A few weeks ago when OnePlus confirmed that it’ll launch a Qualcomm-powered 5G phone in the first half of the year, we assumed the company was talking about the OnePlus 7.

16 Hours Ago   If you’re shopping for Samsung gear this holiday season like the Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S9 smartphones, gorgeous Samsung TVs, Samsung PCs, or even accessories, then you should definitely check out Samsung’s Black Friday sale, which is already available online.

19 Hours Ago   Apple’s AirPower wireless charger that’s meant to simultaneously charge the iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods is still not ready, which is why Apple never mentioned it during its iPhone and iPad press events.

21 Hours Ago   Sam’s Club just concluded its one-day sale event ahead of Black Friday, which means it’s time to get ready for the real thing. Sam’s Club’s Black Friday sale will start online at 12:01 AM EST on Friday, while in-stores sales don't begin until 7:00 AM.

Yesterday   Last week, Samsung’s foldable Galaxy F phone got  the soft launch we all expected. We saw Samsung’s daring new screen design for the upcoming flagship series, as well as the new user interface that Samsung designed together with Google for foldables.

Yesterday   With each Black Friday season, we see major retailers employ new strategies to outmaneuver their rivals and win more customers. The list of tricks often includes early Black Friday sales, week-long discounts, free shipping on anything without any commitments, and price matching guarantees, to name just a few.

Yesterday   Amazon and Apple have inked a new deal, a report revealed over the weekend, which will bring all of Apple’s latest products, except for the HomePod, to

2 Days Ago   You can tell we’re getting closer to Christmas because many of the movies you’ve been dying to see are about to come out. And this week we’ve got a trio of premieres that sound pretty exciting.

3 Days Ago   After so many years of building its own phones, Google still struggles with some of the inherent problems that come with making hardware. The days when you couldn’t find a Pixel in stores are long gone, but that doesn’t mean Google has been able to sell boatloads of Pixel phones since launching the first model.

3 Days Ago   Black Friday 2018 is just two weeks away, which gives you plenty of time to plan for this shopping season, given that most retailers have already released their ads.

3 Days Ago   If there’s one thing you should expect from the Russo brothers, who directed a few of the best Marvel movies so far including Civil War and Infinity War, it's that they won’t really reveal anything about an upcoming film.

4 Days Ago   Samsung earlier this week unveiled the evolution of its Infinity displays designs, including screen versions for future Samsung phones with notch designs, the foldable phone’s Infinity Flex display, as well as an exciting “New Infinity” screen I hoped we’d see on the Galaxy S10 next year.

4 Days Ago   No matter how strong your allegiance to Android or iPhone is, you’ll probably agree that the worst thing about Android phones and iPhones is battery life.

4 Days Ago   Disney has been developing a streaming service of its own for quite a while now, but we never knew what this Netflix alternative will be called or when it’ll launch.

4 Days Ago   Samsung unveiled the Infinity Flex screen of the foldable Galaxy F during its SDC18 keynote on Wednesday, but that’s not the only new hardware the company showed us during the event.

4 Days Ago   Over the past few months, we've seen increasing evidence that the Quantum Realm will play a significant role in undoing the Infinity War deaths in the upcoming Avengers 4 movie.

5 Days Ago   Google on Wednesday announced its own Black Friday deals, offering buyers various discounts on almost all the products it makes under the Home, Chromecast, and Nest brands.

5 Days Ago   We’ve seen Black Friday ads from various retailers so far, either in leaked or official form, but Thursday brought us two of the most anticipated flyers of the season.

5 Days Ago   Samsung on Wednesday delivered the main keynote of its SDC18 developer conference that’s currently underway in California, unveiling the phone we’ve been waiting for. The foldable Galaxy handset, which we’ll still refer to as Galaxy F until Samsung bestows an official name on it, and its Infinity Flex display aren’t just rumors at this point.

5 Days Ago   After hosting early pre-Black Friday sales in previous weeks, Walmart early on Thursday unveiled the ad many of you have been looking for, the Black Friday 2018 flyer, which contains plenty of sales on hot tech items, as well as various other products.

5 Days Ago   From the moment Samsung started copying the iPhone (and we have this 132-page work of art that history will never forget to prove it), it only had one thing going for it: specs.

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