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14 Hours Ago   Earlier this month, PUBG creator Brendan Greene shared a roadmap for the ultra-popular battle royale game in 2018. Along with a new emote system, new game modes and new vehicles, Greene revealed that the team is working on a 4x4km island map which will feature higher player density and shorter matches so that players will have the ability to participate in "a much more intense and faster paced Battle Royale experience." Greene promised players that they would have a chance to get their hands on

18 Hours Ago   Countless iPhone rumors are debunked every year in the lead-up to a new release cycle, but some refuse to die, no matter how little evidence there is to support them.

19 Hours Ago   Whether you're looking to mix and match color palettes, turn your Live Photos into GIFs, or even learn how to speak English, we've got you covered with Friday's selection of paid apps gone free from the App Store.

21 Hours Ago   Every month, we do our best to highlight the worthwhile content that will soon be departing from the Netflix streaming service, and this typically includes movies, shows and occasionally stand-up specials.

Yesterday   Apple will introduce new, low-cost iPads at its first product event of 2018 next week in Chicago, according to a report from Bloomberg. The company sent out invitations last week for an education-focused event at a prep high school in Chicago on March 27th, in which it said that it would share "creative new ideas for teachers and students." Alongside the affordable iPad model, Apple will also reportedly show off new education software.

Yesterday   Instagram announced on Thursday that it is once again adjusting the algorithm that controls the feed to ensure that users will be more likely to see newer posts as they scroll through the app.

Yesterday   Google's crusade to make the internet slightly less annoying continues in the next update for the Chrome browser as autoplay videos with sound will be blocked by default.

Yesterday   A few hours into A Way Out, the new co-op adventure from the director of the critically acclaimed  Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, I realized that my roommate and I were going to finish the entire game in one sitting.

2 Days Ago   Deadpool is renowned for his penchant to break the fourth wall, but the latest trailer for Deadpool 2 from 20th Century Fox is about as traditional a trailer as we're likely to see for a movie starring the anti-hero.

2 Days Ago   When Epic Games announced earlier this month that Fortnite would be heading to mobile platforms, fans of the game were understandably curious about how an online multiplayer game with a massive open world would translate to less powerful devices.

2 Days Ago   If you haven't heard by now, I'm sorry I have to be the one to break it to you, but Toys R Us is going out of business.

2 Days Ago   YouTube is going to start increasing the number of ads that appear between music videos to convince its freeloading users to pay for its upcoming music streaming service.

2 Days Ago   If you've ever attempting to live stream on YouTube before, you're aware that the process is more complicated than it should be. Rather than simply pressing a button to turn on your webcam and begin streaming, you have to set up and activate encoding software.

3 Days Ago   In what might be the worst possible news for the future of DC films, Justice League wrapped up its domestic run last week as the lowest-grossing movie of the DC Extended Universe.

3 Days Ago   Online streaming services fight tooth and nail to win over subscribers, which is why we weren't especially surprised to learn that Amazon is spent a boatload of cash for the global TV rights to The Lord of the Rings.

3 Days Ago   With just under two weeks left in the month, Netflix revealed on Tuesday all of the content that will be departing the streaming service in April.

3 Days Ago   Not content with its action-packed Nintendo Direct live stream earlier this month, Nintendo returned with a showcase of indie games on Tuesday, revealing 14 new games that are headed to the Switch.

3 Days Ago   Nintendo is going to be hard-pressed to top the Nintendo Direct earlier this month during which it revealed that Super Smash Bros. will make its Switch debut in 2018, but the company has more to announce today.

3 Days Ago   We're not even a fourth of the way through the year yet and it already feels like there are far too many new shows and movies on Netflix to keep track of.

3 Days Ago   Believe it or not, Microsoft is well aware how much Windows users dread updating their computers. The process has never been especially fast or efficient, and even with all the technological advancements and improvements over the past three decades, Microsoft still hasn't found a way to effectively simplify the update system.

4 Days Ago   After turning back the clock and exploring ancient Egypt in Assassin's Creed Origins last year, it appears that Ubisoft will keep the series a millennium or two in the past with its next entry.

4 Days Ago   One of the best features of the YouTube mobile app on iOS and Android is the ability to minimize the video while it is playing and continue browsing the site.

4 Days Ago   Just days after the Fortnite Battle Royale mobile beta event began, the developers of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds have launched the mobile version of their game internationally as well.

4 Days Ago   If you're ready to upgrade to a new Android phone but want to save as much money as possible while doing so, look no further than Google's latest Pixel 2 XL promotion.

4 Days Ago   One of the biggest strengths of mobile games is the low barrier to entry. Anyone with a phone and a few megabytes to spare can download a game from the App Store or Google Play any time, especially now that most mobile games use a free-to-play model that gives players a chance to access a majority of the content without paying a cent. But the barrier to entry is about to get even lower on Android, as Google introduced Google Play Instant at the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco

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