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3 Days Ago   It’s not exactly a secret that Facebook has been trying to unseat sites like YouTube and Twitch when it comes to streaming video – particularly game streaming.

3 Days Ago   Though the iPhone XS and XS Max have been here for a couple of weeks now, Apple isn’t quite done with the iPhone releases. Later this month, the company will release the third and final iPhone for 2018: the iPhone XR.

3 Days Ago   Any Fortnite victories you plan on claiming this weekend will need to be secured without one of the game’s more powerful weapons. Epic just announced that it has disabled the Guided Missile for the time being, citing some sort of issue with the weapon.

3 Days Ago   Earlier this week, Google introduced the world to the Pixel Slate, a new tablet that seems poised to take on Apple’s iPad and Microsoft’s Surface. The tablet seems like a pretty capable (albeit expensive) device depending on the configuration you choose, but one thing notably missing is LTE capability.

3 Days Ago   With macOS Mojave landing at the end of last month, a lot of developers are looking to update their apps to take advantage of the operating system’s new features.

4 Days Ago   Nintendo has detailed a new batch of games heading to the eShop over the next week, and it seems we’ve got a fairly packed release schedule on our hands.

4 Days Ago   It’s been a long time coming, but beginning today, you can play Fortnite on Android without an invite to the beta. Fortnite fans who have been looking forward to the mobile release have been waiting for this day for a while, but unfortunately had to sit through a few different exclusivity periods before this launch.

4 Days Ago   Over the last few years, support for Apple Pay has slowly spread across the retail landscape. Though it seems to be supported at most large retailers these days, there are still a few hold-outs who have yet to bite.

4 Days Ago   Earlier this morning, the two astronauts on board the Russian Soyuz spacecraft had a close call on what was an otherwise routine mission. The spacecraft experienced a booster failure just a couple of minutes after launching, resulting in a launch abort.

4 Days Ago   Back in February, Google’s Area 120 team launched a handy app called Reply. Essentially, it took the Smart Reply feature that Google has implemented in a few of its apps and expanded it, both in functionality and compatibility.

4 Days Ago   Google’s Pixel 3 reveal event has come and gone, and in the aftermath, a lot of people have been focusing on the Pixel 3 XL’s notch.

5 Days Ago   Nintendo Switch Online received an update today, adding a few new games to the NES library available through the service. We knew that most of these were coming already, as Nintendo has detailed the monthly additions for the rest of the year.

5 Days Ago   It isn’t controversial to say that most of us associate Dyson with vacuums. Though vacuums make up the company’s core business, Dyson has also branched out to hair care in recent years.

5 Days Ago   Generally speaking, smart home speakers like Google Home and Amazon Echo are meant to stay in one place. This isn’t usually a problem for most people, especially those who have multiple smart home speakers for each room in their house.

5 Days Ago   A new Fortnite patch has arrived, and with comes a number of new additions to the game. Though last week’s patch was a relatively small one, that’s changing this week.

5 Days Ago   After a round of rumors suggesting as much, Sony has confirmed that it will indeed be allowing PlayStation Network users to change their names. This feature has been requested endlessly since the PlayStation Network was launched back in 2006, and now, nearly 12 years later, Sony is finally ready to flip the switch on this functionality.

6 Days Ago   Despite being more than six years old at this point, Borderlands 2 seems like one of those perennial games that people keep returning to. If you’ve got a PlayStation VR, you’ll soon have one more reason to play through the game again, as Gearbox today announced Borderlands 2 VR.

6 Days Ago   Though Fortnite is a free-to-play digital title, Epic has clearly been hard at work figuring out ways to make the game a draw at retail stores.

6 Days Ago   The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are exciting announcements for a number of different reasons, but chief among those might very well be the camera.

6 Days Ago   Just as the various leaks and rumors foretold, Google took the stage at its Pixel 3 event today and announced the Google Home Hub. The latest addition to the Google Home family, the Google Home Hub is a smart speaker outfitted with a display, and it’s meant to go toe-to-toe with Amazon’s Echo Show and Facebook’s Portal, which was only … Continue reading

6 Days Ago   The current console generation has been very, very kind to Sony. The PlayStation 4 has achieved frankly ridiculous success and is threatening to become one of the best-selling consoles of all time, and a consistent line up of stellar exclusive has only helped fuel that success.

6 Days Ago   It’s been a little while since we last heard from Devialet’s Phantom line of speakers, but today it’s getting a rather exciting expansion. Today, Devialet announced the Phantom Reactor series, which is comprised of two speakers at lower price points than the products in the mainline Phantom series.

7 Days Ago   Today is a pretty big day for T-Mobile, as it’s relaunching the Metro PCS brand as Metro by T-Mobile. Along with the rebranding comes two new unlimited plans that offer some fairly tempting perks, but on its first day with a new name, Metro by T-Mobile is also making a commitment for the future too.

7 Days Ago   Back in 2016, HP decided to break into the pocket printer space by introducing the Sprocket. The miniature printer seemed to serve its purpose well, but two years on from release, HP has decided that it’s time for an update.

7 Days Ago   We’ve found ourselves at the beginning of a new week, which means a Fortnite patch is imminent. Though we won’t know the finer details of the update until after it’s gone live and Epic has published the patch notes, we do know what the next weapon will be.

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