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19 Hours Ago   It was only a matter of time before the deluge of well-known Netflix content began to dry up, and to that point, this week's slate is not quite as exciting as it has been in recent weeks.

2 Days Ago   Windows 10 has undoubtedly been a significant improvement over its predecessors, but the latest operating system from Microsoft isn't without its issues. Over the past several days, a variety of substantial issues have cropped up for Windows users, most of which appear to stem from recently released firmware updates.

3 Days Ago   I visit my family back in Alabama at least two or three times a year, and every time I travel home, I have to coordinate who I'm staying with, whose car I might be able to borrow, and who can take me to the airport when I leave.

3 Days Ago   Now that Disney owns Fox, and thus has control of the X-Men and Fantastic Four characters once again, it's only a matter of time before we see those characters join the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

3 Days Ago   The rapid-fire pace of developer beta releases continues this week, as Apple rolled out iOS 13 beta 7 and iPadOS 13 beta 7 on Thursday. It's been just over a week since beta 6 arrived, which means we don't expect any major changes, but there are sure to be bug fixes and performance improvements galore.

4 Days Ago   Recently, OnePlus has been releasing new flagship phones in the first half of the year, and an updated version of the phone in the back half of the year.

4 Days Ago   The scourge of robocalls and spoofed numbers is bad as now as it's ever been, but in recent weeks, the government and the private sector have both been taking the issue more seriously.

4 Days Ago   Nearly three years to the day after the ambitious universe simulator No Man's Sky launched, it is receiving what may be its most important update ever - one which will bring it close to delivering on all the promises that developer Hello Games made ahead of the game's release, along with a few additional features.

5 Days Ago   Both Microsoft and Sony have revealed that development on their next home consoles is well underway, but neither has made an actual announcement confirming the name, price, or release date of their console yet.

5 Days Ago   When Nintendo first announced that its online subscription service for the Switch would include a growing selection of free NES games, Nintendo fans got excited. After all, unlike the $60 yearly subscriptions that Sony and Microsoft offer for PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live, Nintendo Switch Online costs $20 a year, so free games were just a bonus.

5 Days Ago   Apple's new credit card has been making headlines for its slick design, its unique features, and the mere fact that it's a credit card from Apple for the past few weeks.

6 Days Ago   In what remains one of the more baffling marketing strategies employed by any major company, Samsung is once again spamming people who have already spent hundreds of dollars on their products with ads for a new phone.

6 Days Ago   Considering the subject matter, it may not come as much of a surprise, but Amazon's The Boys seems to have found a rather sizable audience, generating headlines for its dark, twisted take on the superhero phenomenon as well as its penchant for extreme violence, full-frontal nudity and a whole lot of swearing.

7 Days Ago   Another week, another returning Netflix original series. Mindhunter is back for its second season of grisly murders and the conversations that follow, and while the first season had its ups and downs, but ended strong and left viewers with a nail-biting cliffhanger that should have everyone champing at the bit for new episodes.

9 Days Ago   Nintendo announced its latest slate of free NES games for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers this week, and it may very well be the most compelling argument to date for a new console or two to be added to the program.

9 Days Ago   With a new Destiny 2 expansion, Shadowkeep, just around the corner, I am diving back into the grindy first-person shooter for the first time in months.

10 Days Ago   The Nintendo Switch has been a critical and financial success in the two years since it launched, but it's not a perfect product. Fixing these issues wouldn't exactly be a Herculean task though, as a clever Kickstarter project from a group called Human Things goes to show.

10 Days Ago   For the past few years, I have been almost exclusively using Google's online travel tools to book flights. It's often the most convenient way to sort through dozens of flight options at once, and the interface is decidedly more manageable than what most competitors have to offer.

10 Days Ago   Right on cue, the fifth iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 public betas are now rolling out for all iPhone and iPad users to test. We are getting pretty deep in the beta cycle at this point, which means the major changes are few and far between, but there are still some significant additions worth checking out in the latest beta release.

11 Days Ago   Samsung changed the landscape of the smartphone industry earlier this year when it debuted the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+. With their Infinity-O displays, ultrasonic fingerprint scanners, and up to three rear cameras, Samsung’s latest flagships truly felt like the future of the smartphone.

11 Days Ago   I'm sure I sound like a broken record at this point, but Samsung is once again preparing to launch a new smartphone that has been thoroughly spoiled by leaks in the weeks leading up to the event.

11 Days Ago   Following months of rumors and speculation, Nintendo finally confirmed the existence of the Switch Lite last month, announcing that the new model of the console would launch on September 20th for $199.

12 Days Ago   The more powerful our mobile devices become, the more frequently we're seeing full console games make their way over to our phones and tablets. There's often some fanfare when a major console game is ported to mobile, like when Fortnite first hit mobile app stores.

12 Days Ago   We're just hours away from the official reveal of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 line, but any secrets the company had managed to keep under wraps for this long were seemingly exposed on Tuesday.

13 Days Ago   Not every update to Google's software is a gamechanger, but some relatively small additions often end up becoming fan favorites. One such addition with the potential to excite some users began rolling out over the weekend -- Google Assistant can now read messages out loud from major third-party apps.

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