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Get six months of Disney+ bundled with Verizon’s Unlimited prepaid plans at no extra charge

Fresh from announching its new Welcome Unlimited postpaid plan Verizon is bringing a little something to its Unlimited prepaid plans in the form of a six-month subscription to Disney+ at no extra charge. The offer applies to who activate or upgrade to one of Verizon’s prepaid Unlimited plans which start from $ 65 monthly. What customers […]

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Lenovo’s third-gen Tab M10 Plus can go 12 hours on a charge

The Lenovo M10 Plus is a big tablet that features plenty of battery life and compatibility with the Lenovo Precision Pen 2.
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The OnePlus 10 Pro will reportedly charge even faster than its predecessor

It’s no secret that the OnePlus 9 Pro’s 65W Warp Charge obliterates the charging rate offered by phones such as the Galaxy S21 and Google’s Pixel 6 Pro, but it seems that 2022 could see the gap increased further still with the OnePlus 10 Pro. According to Digital Chat Station on Twitter, the OnePlus 10 […]

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Fitbit’s Charge 5 tracker is back on sale for a record-low $130 at Amazon

Don't worry if you missed out on a Fitbit during Black Friday sales — there are now some big deals to help you stay in shape during the holidays. The Charge 5 has returned to a record-low price of $ 130 at Amazon, or $ 50 below its usual sticker. That could make it a solid bargain if you're looking for a high-end, fitness-focused activity tracker from a well-known name. The Inspire 2 is also down to $ 60 (normally $ 100) if you're happy with the essentials.

Buy Charge 5 at Amazon – $ 130Buy Inspire 2 at Amazon – $ 60

The Charge 5 ticks many of the boxes if you're determine to stay in shape. The extensive fitness and health tracking features help, particularly if you get the advanced data from Fitbit Premium. You can optimize your workout performance and understand your sleep quality, for instance. You can track your stress in addition to heart rate and blood oxygen level, and you'll have perks like GPS, Fitbit Pay and multi-day battery life.

There are limitations. Fitbit doesn't share activity data with Apple Health or Google Fit, and you can't steer music from the tracker's screen. There's also the matter of competition: you can find some close-enough alternatives from companies like Amazfit, Xiaomi and Amazon itself that will cost less (at least up front) if you can do without some frills. Fitbit's experience in the field matters, though, and the sale price makes the Charge 5 considerably more tempting.

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[Deal] Grab the OnePlus 8 Pro 5G for $799 and get the Warp Charge 30 Wireless Charging and Bullets Wireless Z earphones bundled in

The OnePlus 8T launched on October 14th which means you can pick up one of its predecessors for a sweet deal, including both a $ 100 discount as well as a pair of Bullets Wireless Z Earphones and the proprietary Warp Charge 30 Wireless Charger bundled in, adding another $ 100 in value. The phone in question […]

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You can now back up your smartphone to Google One for no charge

Google One is now offering the handy new feature of allowing Android (and iOS) users the ability to back up their handsets, absolutely free*. You don’t need to be a Google One subscriber, you just need to have the app installed on the device you want to back up to. Of course, being free means […]

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Fitbit Charge 4 leaks, but no Google influence just yet

The Fitbit Charge 4 has leaked ahead of an official announcement, although you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s almost identical to the Fitbit Charge 3. There are some new features under the hood, but this looks like the same old Fitbit you either love or hate. No Google influence on the hardware just yet. Fitbit […]

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Say hello to OPPO’s new Find X2 and Find X2 Pro with 120Hz QHD+ displays, SuperVOOC 2.0 Flash Charge, and Dual 5G

2018’s Find X smartphone from OPPO was one of the most innovative designs of the year, thanks in no small part to it having a slide-up selfie camera instead of sporting a notch nor a punch-hole design. While its successors sport a more mainstream design with punch-hole AMOLED displays with 120Hz refresh rates, they also […]

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Aukey Minima 27W PD wall charger review: Small form, fast charge

Newer phones are charging faster and faster, which is great. But you can’t just use any old wall adapter to get some of those truly fast charging speeds, since that technology needs more juice to work properly. That’s where you run into a dilemma. Faster wall blocks are, well, faster, but they’re generally much bigger, […]

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Oppo Reno Ace is the first phone that can fully charge its battery in 30 minutes

Oppo has announced the Reno Ace, which on the surface just looks like another flagship in a crowded market. That’s not a bad thing, but a phone with a Snapdragon 855+, tons of RAM and storage, and a multi-camera system is just pretty typical right now. But what makes the Reno Ace stand out is […]

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Tools to Take Charge of Your Digital Wellbeing

At Google I/O in May, we introduced new tools that help people better understand their tech usage, focus on what matters most and disconnect when needed. Starting today, you can find all of the YouTube tools in one place, alongside your personal time watched profile. Our goal is to provide a better understanding of time spent on YouTube, so you can make informed decisions about how you want YouTube to best fit into your life.

Here are a few tips and tricks to get you started toward building your own sense of digital wellbeing:

Know how much you actually watch (new!): To give you a better understanding of how much you watch, we’ve built a profile that’s available in your account menu rolling out starting today. This profile tells you how long you’ve watched YouTube videos today, yesterday and over the past 7 days.

Remind yourself to take a break: Once you know how much time you’re spending in the app, you may want to set a limit. It’s easy to lose track of time when you’re having fun, which is why we’ll help you set up a reminder to take a break. Just head over to your settings and pick the amount of YouTube time that’s right for you. Once you’ve hit that limit, a friendly reminder will pop up on your screen.


Keep it to one notification a day: If you want more control over when you receive notifications from YouTube, you can bundle all of your YouTube push notifications into a single notification each day and set a specific time to receive your digest. Just go to your settings to choose when you’d like to receive your digest, and from then on you’ll only receive one notification per day.


Disable notification sounds and vibrations: Resisting the urge to check your phone when it buzzes is really difficult, and this can make it hard to fall asleep. So we’ve recently made a change to send all notifications without sound and vibration between 10pm and 8am. You can enable sounds and vibrations, or customize the start and end time in your settings.


We’re dedicated to making sure that you have the information you need to better understand how you use YouTube and develop your own sense of digital wellbeing. We hope these tips are a good start.

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OnePlus’s Dash Charge and Amazon’s Dash buttons are conflicting trademarks

Dash Charge is what OnePlus calls their fast charging technology, and they did actually apply for a trademark for it when the OnePlus 3 launched a few years ago. Hell, they even sent us some energy drinks with the Dash Charge label a few years ago. Unfortunately for them, though, it doesn’t look like they’re […]

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US regulators charge three bitcoin operators with fraud

Today the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced that it has filed a federal civil enforcement action against three virtual currency operators. The details of one case remain sealed, but the other two companies facing charges are CabbageTe…
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[TA Deals] Save 47% on this ZeroLemon 75W Quick Charge 3.0 desktop charger

You can never have too many chargers, especially ones that can quick charge all of your gadgets and devices. Fortunately for you, right now you can score a ZeroLemon desktop charger that offers several USB ports and Quick Charge capabilities to keep all of your devices going and going and going. You’ll get a total […]

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Xfinity Mobile adds LG X Charge with massive battery

Xfinity Mobile added a new device to their portfolio of smartphones available for consumers signing up for the wireless service. The LG X Charge is aimed at users who really do not like to hook up their phone to a charger thanks to the massive 4,500mAh battery. According to LG’s Chang Ma, President of LG […]

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Qualcomm amps up charging technology with new Quick Charge 4+ capabilities

Earlier this year in conjunction with the release of the Snapdragon 835 processor, Qualcomm also announced they were going to introduce a new Quick Charge 4 scheme for when devices do need to be recharged. In some of our tests, like with the Samsung Galaxy S8+ that features the Snapdragon 835, we found power management […]

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South Carolina may charge a fee to remove a porn block from new devices

A South Carolina Representative proposed a change to the state’s Human Trafficking Prevention Act requiring porn-blocking software to be installed on new, internet-connected devices. Owners will be required to pay a fee to deactivate the block.

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Charge your iPhone quickly and wirelessly with the SonicPower

Haven’t upgraded to the iPhone 7 yet? One charging case is about to make you happy you’ve yet to make the switch. Meet the SonicPower, heralded as the “fastest conductive wireless charger” for the second-newest iPhone.

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There’s a new boss in charge of ‘Mass Effect’ and ‘Dragon Age’

Electronic Arts is changing. Many of the massive publisher-developer's myriad studios will now be assembled under one figurative roof at EA Worldwide Studios. Describing the change, EA CEO and part-time Mirror's Edge villain Andrew Wilson says it "wi…
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JBL’s waterproof Charge 3 portable speaker is ready to turn-up wherever the party does

Tired of always having to be cautious about liquids around your tech. Splash and turn up around the JBL Charge 3 wherever you decide to turn up. Find out what we think in this quick review.

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Charge through ‘Resident Evil 4’ yet again on August 30th

Capcom announced that Resident Evil 4 was getting re-released on modern consoles earlier this year, but now exactly when the best modern entry in the series will surface. And it's a little earlier than expected, too. Previously, all the publisher/dev…
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Evolution Wear’s jacket can charge your phone and turn into a backpack

Evolution Wear’s Winter Solstice jacket doubles as a backpack that has a solar panel on the back you can use to charge your smartphone. The $ 250 jacket comes in a few color options and comes with a 4400mAH charge pack.

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Poros travel bags charge your gadgets on the go

Seattle-based Poros offers hand luggage featuring internal chargers for your mobile phones or tablets. They are approved for air travel and can hold laptops, books, clothing and more. Three distinct designs are available, including duffel and briefcase styles.

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