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Solar System ‘superhighway’ could speed up space travel

Future deep space missions might not take as long as you’d think. Researchers have discovered a Solar System “superhighway” network of routes that would let probes and other spacecraft travel outward at quicker pace. Asteroids near Jupiter, for examp…
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Tesla will halt Model S and X production for 18 days

Tesla has plenty of demand for its electric cars despite the pandemic, but that doesn’t appear to extend to its highest-end EVs. CNBC has obtained an internal Tesla email revealing that the automaker will shut down production for the Model S and Mode…
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Amazon prepped to upgrade the display on its cheap Kindle tablet

The single-purpose Amazon Kindle tablet doesn’t capture headlines quite like Amazon’s other devices, but that doesn’t mean it won’t get upgrades every once in awhile. The newest rumor comes from an updated Amazon store listing that hints at a new regular old Kindle reader, and it might have an upgraded screen to make that reading […]

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Besides new Star Wars, Marvel, and Pixar content, 2021 will see Disney+ increase prices in every region

The Walt Disney 2020 Investor Day brought an overload of excitement and hype with the prospect of roughly 10 new Star Wars series, 10 Marvel series, and 15 Disney live-action, animation, and Pixar content on the horizon over the “next few years”. Sadly, the Investor Day also brings the bad news that the Disney+ streaming […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S21+ gets manhandled in an early hands-on video

We’ve seen leaked images and partial specifications for the upcoming Galaxy S21 but now we have something a little more substantial – a hands-on video of the middle member of the series. The Galaxy S21+ gets shown off in a video that shows everything from the new rear camera housing to the extremely thin bezels. […]

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[Deal] Save 15% on Mujjo cases, sleeves, and touchscreen gloves through December 19th

If you’ve bought yourself or someone you care for a new Galaxy or iPhone, iPad, or MacBook you are probably on the lookout for a quality case or sleeve to help keep it in pristine condition. Luckily, Mujjo is holding a sitewide promotion where you can save 15% on everything in its inventory. Mujjo’s cases and […]

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DARPA says it’s getting closer to snatching drones out of midair

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is still developing its Gremlins project, which is apparently getting closer to grabbing drones out of the sky. The agency said it was "inches from success" during its latest round of test flights…
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Hyundai confirms its $1.1 billion acquisition of Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics is now officially part of Hyundai Motor Group. The Korean conglomerate has struck a deal with Softbank to acquire a controlling interest — an 80 percent stake — in the robotics company for $ 1.1 billion. Softbank will retain a 20 perce…
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Sonos is missing out on the forced YouTube Music conversion

Google’s YouTube Music transition from Google Play Music has been bumpy at best. YouTube Music still isn’t the best streaming service on the block and still hasn’t fully replicated GPM’s features, and a big one that’s missing is annoying Sonos owners. No YouTube Music on Sonos See, Sonos uses its own streaming protocol, not the […]

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Check out Realme’s Christmas deals and save up to £120 on a new phone or accessory

Whether you are looking for a stocking filler or the biggie, Realme has a bunch of smartphone and accessory deals that you may want to take a closer look at. Whether it’s the X3 SuperZoom that is reduced by £120, an £11 saving on the Realme Watch, or the Realme Buds Q that are discounted […]

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‘Cyberpunk 2077’ is riddled with bugs and rogue penises

This post includes NSFW images.There’s plenty of junk on show in Cyberpunk 2077 and we’re not only talking about the garbage strewn around Night City. Now that players finally have their hands on the long-awaited RPG, a ton of images and videos of gl…
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The OPPO Find X3 Pro is the company’s 5G flagship for 2021

The next high-end phone from OPPO has leaked, confirming what the company will bring into 2021. We’re getting a pretty good insider look at the OPPO Find X3 Pro, which packs 5G connectivity, premium cameras, and the brand new Snapdragon 888 CPU. There’s a lot to like here. OPPO Find X3 Pro This leak comes […]

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The Samsung Galaxy S21’s trip to FCC confirms the presence of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888

It was only a week ago that the absence of Samsung’s logo from Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Summit was a sign that the Galaxy S21 would be powered by the Exynos 2100 processor in every region. But what fools we were. I say this because having passed through the FCC to achieve its certification, the Galaxy S21 […]

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LG rejigs its loss-making mobile phone division once more, outsources low and mid-range handsets

2020 has seen LG launch the Velvet, a mid-range flagship, and the wild and wacky dual-screened Wing, but its mobile division is still losing money, which means that the brand is once again changing its mobile strategy in order to better compete with Samsung and Chinese smartphone makers. According to a company statement, LG is […]

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[Deal] Save at least 25% on these Aukey accessories

As we lurch towards the festive period, searching for those all-important stocking fillers has taken on increased importance, especially if you missed out on the Black Friday deals. Luckily, Aukey has discounted a bunch of its peripherals, wall chargers, and audio accessories, with savings of up to 64% to be had. The deals are all […]

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The Morning After: Apple unveiled its $549 AirPods Max headphones

Despite it being December, Apple just won’t stop launching new devices and services. It blindsided most of us yesterday when it revealed its long-rumored AirPods Max — the company’s first over-ear headphones — along with a concrete launch date for Fi…
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Google Stadia is now available in 8 new countries ahead of the Cyberpunk 2077 release

In the face of competing cloud gaming services from Amazon, Microsoft, and even Apple, Google is taking steps to extend Stadia’s reach to eight new countries, bringing the total to 22. With Cyberpunk 2077 launching on the platform on December 10th, it makes sense on Google’s part to make the most of the hype that […]

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‘Halo Infinite’ release gets rescheduled for fall 2021

After a disappointing unveiling earlier this year, Microsoft put the brakes on plans to make Halo Infinite a launch title for the new Xbox consoles and focused on adding much-needed visual polish. Now, as part of its 343 Day events, the development t…
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Realme 7 5G review: Everything you need at an affordable price

We’ve already reviewed the Realme X50 5G and found it to be a contender for 2020’s budget phone of the year thanks to its ability to do just about everything well and its affordable £299 price. As a relatively new brand that is fast becoming a household name in Europe, Realme isn’t resting on its […]

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Raptic Rise Headphones Charging Stand review: Simple and premium

Raptic is a new brand that was formerly known as X-Doria. We’ve had some good experiences with the brand in the past, and they’re best known for smartphone cases and accessories. They’ve branched out a bit with their new Raptic brand, and we’re taking a look at the Rise Headphones Charging Stand. It’s a standard […]

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The December Security Patch (2020) is now available for Pixel devices

December is notable for two reasons in its the last Security Patch for 2020 and that it marks the end of software support for the Pixel 2 and 2 XL. The December Security Patch is now rolling out to all Pixel handsets (except the 1st-generation), and we’ve got the details and download links for you […]

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Apple’s 2021 Mac CPU roadmap reportedly includes 32-core chips

Apple’s in-house silicon could scale well beyond the eight-core (or rather four-plus-four-core) M1 you find in entry-level Macs. Bloomberg sources claim Apple’s 2021 roadmap is considerably more aggressive, to the point where the company is reportedl…
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Android Auto is expanding to more countries in Europe, Africa, and Asia

Just because we are living in a pandemic world doesn’t mean that driving safely isn’t a priority, after all, it’s illegal to drive while using a smartphone in most countries. This is where Android Auto comes in with its ability to allow users to navigate, make and receive calls, and control their audio entertainment via […]

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Watch SpaceX launch its first updated cargo Dragon capsule at 11:17AM ET

SpaceX’s crewed flights have garnered the most attention lately, but the uncrewed variety is about to retake the spotlight. The company is launching its updated cargo Dragon capsule for the first time at 11:17AM Eastern from the Kennedy Space Center…
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[Deal] Give the gift of family discovery with up to 50% off on MyHeritage gift memberships and DNA kits

To understand where you are going sometimes you need to discover where you’ve come from, which is where giving yourself or someone you love the gift of a MyHeritage membership could be the gift that keeps on giving. Finding out about your ancestors and family that may have lost touch throughout the years needn’t be […]

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‘The Last of Us’ lead Neil Druckmann becomes Naughty Dog co-president

Naughty Dog has a new co-president, and it’s the creative director behind some of its most popular titles. The company has announced that Neil Druckmann, who led the development for The Last of Us franchise as well as for Uncharted 4, has been promot…
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Voyager probes detect a new form of cosmic ray burst from the Sun

The Voyager probes are still contributing to science over 40 years later and billions of miles from home. Researchers have detected a new form of cosmic ray electron burst using instruments aboard Voyager 1 and 2. Coronal mass ejections from the Sun…
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YouTube Music’s ‘2020 in Review’ playlist is here to take your mind off everything else

2020 has been one doozy of a year so far, and it’s not quite finished yet, unfortunately. And while we managed to dodge a bullet otherwise known as YouTube Rewind 2020, YouTube Music has taken it upon itself to rustle up a ‘2020 in review’ playlist for its subscribers. YouTube Music isn’t giving you any […]

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Samsung’s newest phones are dropping support for their oldest smartwatches

This may come as a surprise to some people, but… you can’t use your original Samsung Galaxy Gear forever. I know, I know, it seems like just yesterday Samsung was releasing their goofy smartwatch-with-a-camera in 2013, but all good things must come to an end. According to the Samsung Members app, some of Samsung’s older […]

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Apple will replace unresponsive iPhone 11 screens for free

“A small percentage of iPhone 11” units suffer from touch issues, Apple says, and it’s swapping out their displays for free as part of a new replacement program. In its announcement, the tech giant admits that the screens on iPhone 11s manufactured b…
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Learn AWS, Cisco and CompTIA anytime with these courses

If you want to turn your passion for technology into a stable career, it's a smart idea to learn the concepts, skills and technologies that will set you up for success in the computer and IT field. Well, that's precisely what you can do with this bun…
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Flexible color ePaper displays could soon adorn your clothes

Whenever the runways of Paris, London, Milan and New York open back up, designers might be showing off looks adorned with flexible color ePaper displays. E Ink has teamed up with Plastic Logic to make the first such panels based on its Advanced Color…
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Bose adds swipe volume controls to its QuietComfort and Sport Earbuds

If you recently picked up a pair of Bose’s QuietComfort or Sport Earbuds, you’ve probably noticed you can’t adjust the volume by tapping on your new headphones. That was one of our major gripes with the former when we got a chance to review them. Tha…
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[Deal] Save $22 on Choetech’s 15-in-1 Docking Station through December 13

Connect everything with Choetech’s 15-in-1 Docking Station that works with MacBooks and Windows machines and brings a host of ports and 100W PD charging to your working area. With an RRP of $ 109.97, the 15-in-1 Docking Station is now reduced to just $ 87.98 plus tax (if applicable). Features: 15-in-1 Massive Expansion USB C Dock: 3 […]

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Amazon’s 2nd-Gen Fire TV Cube is gaining support for two-way video calling – just in time for the holiday season

It’s getting close to the season where video-calling our loved ones takes on increased importance, but having the whole family swarm around a laptop or smartphone in an attempt to get in on the action doesn’t really lend itself to a great experience. This is where the addition of two-way video calling the big screen […]

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Singapore is the first country to approve the sale of lab-grown meat

Singapore has become the first country in the world to approve the sale of cultured meat. On Wednesday, the city-state’s Food Agency gave Eat Just, a US startup best known for its plant-based egg substitute, the go-ahead to sell its lab-grown chicken…
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The Android 11 and One UI 3.0 update is rolling out to the Galaxy S20 series on Verizon

Samsung has been running an Android 11/ One UI 3.0 beta program for the Galaxy S20 series over the past month or so and now it’s showing some love for the Verizon versions of the handsets in the form of a stable release of the new software. Yup, this isn’t a beta, it’s the real […]

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The Morning After: Samsung might not release a new Galaxy Note next year

So Samsung might give the Galaxy Note series a break in 2021, according to a Reuters report, but the stylus (Samsung calls it an S-Pen, of course), compatible with Galaxy S devices, may well live on. The decision apparently comes due to a drop in dem…
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Hyundai reveals the EV platform for its future vehicles

The Hyundai Motor Group are not new hands at building electric vehicles, having produced the Soul EV since 2014, not to mention the “relentlessly sensible” Niro EV, the Kona EV and also the upcoming Ioniq brand of electric vehicles. But all of the mo…
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It’s time to find out what your Top Nine Instagram posts of 2020 are

It’s that time of year where we think of how the year went, where you get to find out what your Top Nine Instagram posts are of 2020. Yup, just like the influencers and celebrities that you follow, you can find out which nine posts are your most popular of 2020, and then post a […]

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[Deal] Save 20% on Yeelight’s dimmable Smart WiFi LED Light Strip

There’s nothing like a light strip to accentuate your new television or perhaps shed some light on the stairway without blinding you in the process. Yeelight’s 6.5ft Smart WiFi LED Light Strip brings multi-color control and integrated Chroma RGB support, is extendable up to 33ft, and works with Google Assistant, Alexa, and Homekit with no […]

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Huawei smartphone shipments keep tumbling, Samsung holds on to the top spot

Huawei hasn’t had a great time lately. The pandemic this year didn’t help, obviously, but even before that they were struggling due to trade restrictions from the US government. It looks like that’s finally starting to take a toll on Huawei’s global smartphone shipments, and things are starting to take a turn for the worse. […]

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Say hello to the Mystic Red Galaxy Note 20 and the Mystic White Z Flip 5G

You’ve probably heard the old saying of “putting lipstick on a pig” before and while it isn’t one we’d normally use in an article, it’s rather appropriate in symbolic nature for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20, although some could argue that it’s a tad unkind on the pig. It’s no secret that Samsung’s regular, and most […]

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[Updated: Still available] Save a massive $240 on the Roborock S6 Pure Robot Vacuum & Mop

Tired of spending your day off vacuuming and mopping the floor instead of going for a jog on the beach or watching The Queen’s Gambit on TV? We’ve got the answer for you in the form of the LiDAR-toting Roborock S6 Pure Robot Vacuum and Mop that is now discounted down from $ 599 down to […]

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Super Nintendo Land will open in Japan on February 4th, 2021

Super Nintendo World, the much anticipated “life-size, living video game” theme park will open on February 4th in Osaka, Universal Studios Japan has announced. The opening date is a welcome surprise, as Universal and Nintendo last said that the park…
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Hacker sells access to hundreds of corporate executives’ email accounts

Hackers are fond of hijacking email accounts, and one of them may have obtained a motherlode of potential targets. ZDNet and Gizmodo report that a hacker is selling claimed access to “hundreds” of C-suite executives’ Microsoft-based email accounts, i…
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[Deal] Save up to 75% on Tudia cases and accessories

Tudia is a brand that tends to get mentioned in our case guides because it makes quality products at affordable prices. Now, with Black Friday upon us, its inventory of phone cases and accessories can be had with incredible savings of up to 75%. Whether it’s a case for your iPhone, Samsung, Motorola, or OnePlus, […]

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Is Samsung teasing what its next folding phones will look like?

Samsung is no stranger to staying at the forefront of technology, and they’ve long been a leader in display manufacturing. That paid off with the recent launch of foldable phones, which has seen Samsung take the crown from, well, pretty much everyone. They’re really one of the only manufacturers consistently making good foldable phones early […]

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Tesla may offer remote access to your car’s Autopilot cameras

As helpful as Tesla’s Sentry Mode may be, it doesn’t provide much insight from the car’s cameras until there’s an incident. What if you could take a peek at any moment? You just might. Electrek reports that code sleuth Green has discovered hints at r…
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Hitting the Books: How autonomous EVs could help solve climate change

Climate change is far and away the greatest threat of the modern human era — a crisis that will only get worse the longer we dither — with American car culture as a major contributor to the nation’s greenhouse emissions. But carbon-neutralizing energ…
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