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Canon leaks its EOS 90D DSLR and mirrorless EOS M6 Mark II cameras

Canon's Australian website appears to have accidentally leaked a pair of important new cameras, the EOS M6 Mark II mirrorless and EOS 90D DSLR. Promo videos for the cameras spotted by Canon Rumors (and quickly pulled by Canon) show impressive specs f…
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We have a launch date for the OnePlus 7T Pro

The OnePlus 7 Pro seems like it just came out, especially since it was such a major launch for OnePlus. It was the first phone with a radically different hardware design, including that curved screen with a 90hz refresh rate on the display, but it turned out to be a really excellent phone. So how […]

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Catch the Google Stadia Connect livestream right here

Google’s Stadia video game streaming service is only due to launch on November 2nd but that doesn’t mean that the search giant doesn’t have some news to share with us ahead of time. With GamesCom 2019 about to open its doors, Google is holding an online presentation in just a little while to tell us […]

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[Deal] Save $30 on Lenovo’s Smart Clock that is now just $49.99 at multiple retailers

If you’ve been meaning to upgrade that ancient alarm clock next to your bed with something more modern that can make your life easier, then perhaps Lenovo’s Smart Clock with built-in Google Assistant goodness is exactly what you need. Usually priced at $ 80, the Smart Clock has dropped to just $ 49.99 and is available from […]

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Motorola has a solution for everyone that refuses to turn their phone to record smartphone videos

Smartphones have revolutionized the video industry, but it hasn’t all been positive. Being able to capture video anywhere, anytime is excellent, and you can even get really creative with some smartphone videography, but some people refuse to hold their phone properly when recording video. Yep, I’m talking about people that record something important, and they […]

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You’re more likely to get help from Reddit than Google’s official support channels

If you’ve bought anything from Google directly, you might have had a bad customer service experience, especially if you had any issues that you needed resolved. Unfortunately, Google kinda sorta sucks at fixing issues, as we’ve noted before with a Google Fi nightmare. But that’s not the only instance of people having serious issues after […]

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‘Travis Strikes Again’ comes to PC and PS4 on October 17th

You won't have to own a Switch to play a modern take on the No More Heroes universe. Suda51's Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Complete Edition is now slated to launch on PC (via Steam) and PS4 October 17th. The expanded title includes both the…
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[TA Deals] Make your own standing desk with this discounted tabletop converted (17% off)

Standing desks can be more comfortable for some people, and they’re certainly better for your health. If you’re working for long periods of time, it’s better to stand up instead of being sedentary for hours, and that’ll pay off with less back pain and hear problems down the line. Standing desks, however, can be expensive. […]

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YouTube Originals will be free to watch starting on September 24th

Earlier this year, YouTube promised to make its original shows — exclusive to paying Premium members at the moment — available to the public as ad-supported programming. Now, the Google subsidiary is staying true to its word and making all original…
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Google pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware

Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding inside.The adware, called AndroidOS_Hidenad.HRXH, was embedded in fully functioning photography and gam…
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Ten Best cases for the Google Pixel 3a XL

Google’s Pixel 3a XL offers a nice boost in size and battery capacity over the regular Pixel 3a while still benefitting from an affordable price, especially so when compared to its higher-specced Pixel 3 and 3 XL siblings. It’s $ 479 price tag still warrants a noticeable investment though, and despite its durable polycarbonate construction, you’ll […]

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[Deal] Save $70 on the Eufy Robovac 11S MAX Robotic Vacuum

Household chores generally suck, let’s be honest. Unless it’s your ‘thing’, it’s unlikely that you would ever admit enjoying the act of pushing your traditional vacuum across and around the floor. There is a way of making the task much more relaxing, though, and that’s by pressing a button and having a robotic vacuum clean […]

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Plex’s new desktop app packs a fresh look, streamlined downloads

Plex has a brand new app for Windows and Mac that offers a streamlined way to download the things you want to watch and listen to offline. The feature was previously called Sync, but it's now called Downloads — a much clearer term. Your downloads sh…
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Is the Dell XPS 13 the best Windows laptop around?

Very little sums up Devindra Hardawar's feelings about the Dell XPS 13 better than the first sentence of his review: It's "pretty much the best Windows ultraportable around, and you should buy it." That's a bold statement. However, the combination of…
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Echo Fox loses its pro ‘League of Legends’ franchise spot

Riot Games has announced that it will cut Echo Fox from its League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) after an incident of racism by a member of its ownership group went unaddressed. As part of an agreement between Riot and Echo Fox, LCS will sell…
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Sony’s Xperia 1 is available with hands-free Alexa

Don't like that nearly all of Amazon's Alexa-centric phones are budget models? You won't have that complaint after today, although you might not have expected this option. Amazon has started selling a variant of Sony's Xperia 1 with hands-free Alex…
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AT&T and T-Mobile announce joint effort to block more robocalls to your phone

T-Mobile and AT&T are probably two of the unlikeliest partners to team up for literally anything, but we’re about to see what it’s like anyway. It’s not like they’re partnering together for anything really business-related, anyway, and it’s got nothing to do with mergers between the two of them or any other carrier this time. […]

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Reddit update brings support for Android Q’s automatic dark mode toggle

Dark mode in Android apps is getting more and more popular, and that’s only expected to grow with Android Q’s system-wide dark theme and automatic toggles. Google’s been hard at work blacking out their own first-party apps, and now more third-parties are updating to take advantage of some new Android features, too. Take Reddit, for […]

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The Razer Phone 2 is still half off, and there’s no strings attached this time

The Razer Phone 2 has seen some steep discounts lately, but normally the price drops come with some hoops to jump through, like activating it at a specific retailer through a specific carrier. If you don’t want to deal with those headaches, though, now’s the time to jump on the phone. It’s on a pretty […]

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Samsung’s budget-minded Galaxy A10s set to launch somewhere, sometime, for an unknown price

Having launched its new range of Galaxy Note 10 flagship smartphones during an Unpacked event last week, Samsung has turned to the opposite end of the mobile phone spectrum and announced the incoming Galaxy A10s that is aimed at the budget-conscious. Armed with a 6.2-inch HD+ Infinity-V display, and dual rear cameras, a big 4,000mAh […]

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‘Apex Legends’ goes live with Iron Crown event and solo mode

Apex Legends fans have two weeks to take part in new challenges, including venturing out to King's Canyon on their own. The Iron Collection Crown event and temporary Solos mode has gone live, with this trial run set to end on August 27th.
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Here’s how to get your app drawer back on the LG G8 ThinQ and other LG phones

LG makes some killer flagship hardware, especially if you’re someone looking for a high-end phone that actually doesn’t have any compromises. The LG G8, for example, still has a headphone jack and microSD card, it has a regular fingerprint scanner, and there’s no weird design stuff going on, outside of a notch. It’s a killer […]

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Samsung is testing a phone with a massive 6000mAh battery

A new rumor has popped up that makes it seem like Samsung is about to start batteries more seriously than anyone else on the market. The leak, which comes from Galaxy Club, shows an enormous 6000mAh battery from Samsung designed for an upcoming smartphone. Unfortunately, that’s pretty much all the concrete info about the battery […]

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Second failure of ExoMars parachute test throws schedule in jeopardy

A joint mission between the European and Russian space agencies to deliver a rover to Mars is facing another setback. The European Space Agency (ESA) confirmed that parachutes for the ExoMars lander mission failed a second test that was conducted las…
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Nike rolls out a subscription service for kids’ sneakers

Whether for streaming, productivity software, health-tracking apps, clothing or deliveries, companies are increasingly adopting a subscription model to keep customers hooked and bring in revenue. The latest to join the fray is Nike, which on Monday u…
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Supercomputer creates millions of virtual universes

How do you understand the development of galaxies when even the younger examples are frequently billions of years old? Simulate as many universes as you can, apparently. Researchers at the University of Arizona have used the school's Ocelote superc…
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The new Galaxy Note 10 S Pen lasts longer and can be used like a wand

Besides all-day battery life and big displays, the Galaxy Note series is known for its built-in stylus, the S Pen. Since the first Galaxy Note made its appearance, the S Pen has come on in leaps and bounds in styling and functionality and is now also present on the recently launched Galaxy Tab S6. As […]

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Best Wireless Chargers For Your Android Phones and Tablets [2019]

Tons of new smartphones are supporting wireless charging, especially many of Samsung’s best offerings. If you go with some really high-end stuff, you’ll also get some incredibly fast wireless charging speeds, like what we’ve seen in the Galaxy Note 10. However, you don’t get the wireless charger in the box, so that’s probably one of […]

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Huawei confirms which handsets will get EMUI 10/Android Q, P30 beta program begins September 8th

Huawei’s Developer Conference kicked off earlier today with the big news that its homegrown operating system is called HarmonyOS, as covered by Oscar here. As interesting HarmonyOS is, though, Huawei handset owners will be more excited that the company also revealed when we could expect the Android Q/EMUI 10 beta program to begin. Despite its […]

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Russian rocket test explosion leads to radiation leak

Russia's military technology push has unfortunately produced deadly consequences. The country's Rosatom has confirmed that five people have died and three injured after an explosion on August 8th while testing an isotopic power source for a rocket's…
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[TA Deals] Check out these discounted Android tablets and Chromebooks up to 74% off!

If you’re ready to pick up a cheap tablet or Chromebook to take on the go to complement your phone, you’re in luck. Talk Android Deals is running a blowout sale on a few different models through the weekend, so no matter what you’re looking for you’ll be able to find something that fits your […]

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 leaks with respectable gains

Leaks of what must be Qualcomm’s upcoming 2020 flagchip have surfaced revealing a respectable 20% improvement to performance, in Geekbench at least. Qualcomm has been the top-dog of mobile chipsets for the last decade, in no small part due to their open market vs the proprietary chipsets of companies like Huawei and Samsung, but also […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S6 is the first tablet to gain HDR10+ certification

When it comes to premium Android tablets, there aren’t a ton of options to pick from – you’ve basically got Huawei’s slightly dated MediaPad M5 or Samsung’s brand new Galaxy Tab S6, and that’s pretty much it unless you go over to the dark side. As Huawei gears up to launch the MediaPad M6, Samsung […]

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Visa Checkout to shut down in 2020

Visa is completely rehauling its online payment system to add more security. 9to5 Google reports today that Visa Checkout, a competitor to Paypal which integrated with the Google Pay digital wallet, is shutting down in 2020. The move isn't an entire…
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Get up to $150 in credit when you pre-order the Galaxy Note 10/10+ from Samsung

Samsung announced its shiny new Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ two days ago, and if you are a fan of the Note series you are probably wondering which f your kidneys you can do without so you can afford the new handset that starts from $ 949. Have no fear because pre-orders for the Galaxy Note […]

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Drone Racing League is making its Racer4 UAV available to all

When the new season of Drone Racing League premieres on August 11th, its competitors will be racing the fourth iteration of its high-speed First Person View drone. That machine, called the DRL Racer4, can accelerate from zero to 90mph in under a seco…
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[TA Deals] Save on the XT9 truly wireless sports headphones with an including charging dock (62% off)

Need a new set of wireless earbuds to work out in? We’ve got an offer that you might not want to pass up. The XT9 truly wireless earbuds are the perfect companion for running and working out thanks to their ergonomic design that won’t fall out of your ears, and they’re on a pretty big […]

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Peer-to-peer 8Chan mirror makes users responsible for its child porn

It's been a few days since Cloudflare stopped providing security protections to 8Chan, which led to the notorious site going offline. While 8Chan's leaders are still trying unsuccessfully to bring the site back, some of its users have found a way to…
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Netflix signs a $200 million deal with ‘Game of Thrones’ showrunners

David Benioff and Dan Weiss, whom you probably know as the showrunners for that little HBO series Game of Thrones, are moving to a new home. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the duo has signed a $ 200 million multiyear film and TV deal with Netfli…
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Dell’s revamped XPS 13 2-in-1 goes on sale tomorrow

Dell wasn't exactly clear on when its updated XPS 13 2-in-1 would be ready, but it's finally here… well, almost. The company told Engadget that its refreshed convertible will go on sale in the US starting on August 8th at 9AM Eastern. It'll start a…
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Motorola One Pro is Moto’s quad-camera phone, leaks ahead of IFA 2019

Earlier this year you probably heard about the Motorola One Zoom; it was a leaked high-end phone from Motorola and Lenovo that packed in quad-cameras on the back with some impressive image processing capabilities. Up to this point it’s just been a rumor, but now it looks like it’s being prepped for an IFA 2019 […]

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HBO will let you stream full episodes of fan-favorite shows for free

If you're hunting for something new to watch, you may have looked to Twitter for suggestions. The site often serves as a human-powered recommendation tool for new TV shows and movies, with fanbases of shows like Game of Thrones and Big Little Lies tw…
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Robert Downey Jr. is the latest brand ambassador to use someone else’s smartphone, accidentally promotes OnePlus with a Huawei

Earlier this year Robert Downey Jr. was pegged by OnePlus to be their brand ambassador in Asia. That’s a pretty common thing, where a tech brand will hire someone rich and famous to exclusively use their products to help build out their brand image. But what also seems to be a common thing is when […]

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[TA Deals] Save over 80% on the Microsoft Network and Security Fundamentals Certification bundle

Certifications for Microsoft software and networking are pretty valuable, but that doesn’t make the tests any less difficult. If you want to make sure you pass them, you’ll want to check out our bundle on the Microsoft Network and Security Fundamentals Certification. This bundle includes training material for two courses: Microsoft MTA-98-366 Network Fundamentals, and […]

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CafePress resets passwords months after reported data breach

StockX isn't the only company that appears to have warned users about a data breach through password resets. T-shirt seller CafePress has been asking customers to choose new passwords as part of an updated "password policy," but the news came soon a…
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US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data

Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, EU and four other governments have asked Facebook to answer several questions about how it will prote…
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The Morning After: Google Assistant can read out your WhatsApp replies for you

Welcome to your Monday! This week, we've got Samsung's big Unpacked event (Galaxy Note incoming), as well as Disney reporting on how its expansion is faring so far. Over the weekend, you might have missed an E3 data breach that leaked thousands of re…
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AI knitting system designs and creates garments

If you've ever wanted a custom bobble hat but your knitting skills aren't up to par, let the robots do it. Researchers at MIT's Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a computer-aided knitting system which ca…
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Boeing may use two computers to fix 737 Max’s latest flaw

Boeing may have a solution for the 737 Max flaw discovered in June. Both the AP and the Seattle Times claim the aircraft maker is developing new software that will take input from both of the aircraft's flight control computers to improve its reliab…
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Google Fit wants to track your sleep better, and it’s getting a dark mode, too

Google Fit does an excellent job of tracking all of your fitness goals, but one understated element of your daily health is how well you’re sleeping. If you have compatible apps and accessories you can pretty easily track your sleep by linking those things to Google Fit, but Google wants to take that a bit […]

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