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1 Hour Ago   As impressive as Netflix's June release schedule was, many of us have still been counting down the hours until the next installment of Stranger Things finally hits the streaming service.

3 Hours Ago   When Pokemon Go launched in 2016, it was a genuine phenomenon. You could hardly take ten steps outside before running into someone staring at their phone, attempting to catch a Pikachu.

18 Hours Ago   When the first Apple Watch launched in 2015, it was inextricably linked to Apple's iPhone. Much of the Apple Watch's functionality depended on you also having an iOS device on hand, but over the years, that link began to sever as the company made the wearable more autonomous.

Yesterday   After releasing two mobile games in both 2016 and 2017, Nintendo's release schedule for iOS and Android slowed to a crawl, as Dragalia Lost was the only Nintendo Mobile title to release in 2018.

Yesterday   When Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield launch for the Nintendo Switch this fall, the number of Pokemon species in all of the games combined will total more than 1,000.

Yesterday   Despite an entire media event being dedicated to its unveiling, Apple TV+ is still something of a mystery. We know the first wave of shows being prepared for Apple's paid streaming service, and we know that it will launch this fall, but we still don't have a price, a release date, or a broader vision of what the service will be.

2 Days Ago   Leaks concerning this fall's upcoming iPhone models continue to trickle out at a steady pace, but some analysts are already looking ahead to 2020. In a research note shared with AnTuTu ( via MacRumors), TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo revealed new details about the prospective 2020 smartphone lineup from Apple.

2 Days Ago   The week of June 16th looks to be a relatively quiet week for Netflix releases, save for one major addition. No, I'm not talking about Adam Devine's comedy special, but rather the entire Neon Genesis Evangelion anime series, along with the recap movie, DEATH (TRUE)², and the mind-bending finale, The End of Evangelion.

4 Days Ago   They say that nothing in life is free, but Google would beg to differ, as select YouTube TV subscribers are now being offered a free subscription to Showtime from now through September 5th.

4 Days Ago   Surge pricing is a frustrating, but understandable, compromise that we have to deal with in order to have affordable rides at our beck and call everywhere we go.

5 Days Ago   Before the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 launched in 2013, there was some speculation about whether or not there would be another console generation in the traditional sense.

5 Days Ago   Just hours after Google shocked all of us by partially unveiling the design of the Pixel 4 months ahead of schedule, confirming many of the leaks that had sprung up in recent weeks in the process, a release date for the phone might have emerged.

6 Days Ago   The year before a new console generation is always an odd one for the industry. On one hand, countless developers are still hard at work on games for the current consoles.

6 Days Ago   If you're suddenly having trouble connecting any of your Bluetooth devices to your Windows PC this week, don't be alarmed -- this is by design. As Windows Latest observed on Wednesday, the latest security updates for a variety of Windows OS versions (including Windows 10) feature a patch for Bluetooth devices that Microsoft deems "unsecure." All versions of Windows 10 received this update, as did Windows 8.1.

6 Days Ago   In a shocking turn of events, Google shared the first image of its next smartphone on Wednesday, confirming many of the leaks that have been spreading around the internet over the last few weeks.

6 Days Ago   While Apple remains the most popular smartphone brand in the United States, the iPhone has been surpassed on multiple fronts by other smartphone makers. One such example is the NIght Sight feature of Google's Pixel phones, but if a new report is true, Apple could catch up with Google before the end of the year.

7 Days Ago   One of the most compelling perks of the iPhone XR is its stellar battery life, and if a new report is to be believed, its sequel will be even more impressive in this regard.

7 Days Ago   Few games at E3 2019 were more highly anticipated than Marvel's Avengers from Crystal Dynamics. It's been well over two years since Square Enix first announced it was publishing the game, and all of these months later, we finally know what shape the game will take...

7 Days Ago   Nintendo stopped doing traditional press conferences years ago, but its Nintendo Direct live streams at E3 are often the most focused and entertaining of the show.

8 Days Ago   With just left hours to go before the doors to the LACC open for everyone planning to attend E3 2019, Nintendo will stream its latest Nintendo Direct today at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET.

8 Days Ago   Closing out the third day of press conferences at E3 2019, Square Enix is going to take the stage on Monday night at 6 PM PT / 9 PM ET to show us all they have in store for the coming months.

8 Days Ago   The E3 2019 show floor still isn't open yet, but the press conferences are still going strong, with Ubisoft set to take the stage at 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET on Monday, June 10th.

8 Days Ago   When Sony announced last fall that it would be skipping E3 for the first time ever in 2019, my mind started racing. Sony dominated the current console generation with the PS4, but with a new generation approaching, it was going to give Microsoft the opportunity to control the narrative during arguably the most important week for gaming of the year.

8 Days Ago   We're all anxious for iOS 13 following Apple's big reveal at WWDC last week, but the iPhone maker still isn't finished with iOS 12 quite yet.

9 Days Ago   No press conference at E3 2019 has me more intrigued than this one. On Sunday, June 9th at 5:30 PM PT / 8:30 PM ET, Bethesda -- publisher of the Elder Scrolls and Fallout franchises -- will take the stage for its latest E3 showcase, but unlike in previous years, we truly don't know what to expect.

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