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iFixit takes the Oura smart ring apart to see how it works - Engadget

The NBA is using Oura's smart ring and several universities are running studies to see if it can help detect COVID-19 infections, but only iFixit is showing you what's actually inside the wearable device.

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Leaked Photos Spill the Beans on Samsung's Next Wireless Earbuds - Gizmodo

On Thursday, we got a purported first look at Samsung’s latest truly wireless earbuds, although deciding to call them anything but bean buds is a huge missed opportunity if you ask me.

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Dream job: Company offering $1,000 to play Animal Crossing - KRON4

They willpay someone a $1,000 to test their internet connection while playing 50-hours of Animal Crossing.

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This Wrench Game Might Help You Learn Auto Mechanics Without Getting Dirty - Jalopnik

You can read all the manuals and watch hours of video, but nothing beats hands-on wrench-turning experience if you want to get better at understanding how your car works. But cars, tools, and workspaces are expensive. This video game Wrench, however, could ma…

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Google reveals its new Nest smart speaker - Engadget

After a leak from Japan's FCC, Google decided to show off the new Nest smart speaker in a stylish promo picture.

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Leaker suggests iPhone 12 Pro models will have 6GB of RAM - 9to5Mac

Apple is expected to introduce four new iPhone models later this year, with two models being part of the iPhone 12 lineup and the other two of the iPhone 12 Pro lineup. As we continue to learn more about the next generation iPhone, leaker @L0vetodream shared …

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Samsung’s bean-shaped Galaxy Buds Live leak in three colors, case also revealed - 9to5Google

Samsung's Galaxy Buds Live have a unique shape, and also a unique case and colors as this latest set of images reveals for the first time.

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Dell XPS 15 gets new ‘frost’ white color option coming later this summer - The Verge

Dell is adding a new color option to its popular XPS 15 laptop for the first time ever, and it’s a huge visual upgrade to the usual silver aluminum and black carbon fiber of the standard model. Dell is calling the color option frost, and it will run you an ad…

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Android’s AirDrop, Nearby Sharing, begins working in Chrome OS - 9to5Google

Android's answer to AirDrop, Nearby Sharing, has begun to appear and work for some on Chrome OS Canary ahead of launching for Windows and Mac.

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Crash Bandicoot: On The Run Makes Crash A Runner, Again - GameSpot

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run takes the familiar character to a new platform, and we talk with creative lead Stephen Jarrett about the transition.

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Android TV, Smart Displays picking up new ‘Captured on Pixel’ backgrounds - 9to5Google

Smart Displays and Android TV sets double as fantastic picture frames when not actively being used. Captured on Pixel Android TV...

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Microsoft Teams smart displays make it easier to work from home - SlashGear

In addition to detailing new features for its Teams software, Microsoft has also taken the wraps off Microsoft Teams displays, which are small portable displays that include high-quality microphone…

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Over 50 Sexual Misconduct Allegations Have The Super Smash Bros. Community In Turmoil - Kotaku

The competitive community for Nintendo’s popular Super Smash Bros. series has recently been rocked by an overwhelming amount of sexual misconduct allegations. An endless stream of victims—many speaking out against highly-skilled, popular, or otherwise powerfu…

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Daily Crunch: Apple releases public beta of iOS 14 - TechCrunch

A beta version of Apple’s latest mobile operating system is available to the public, Coinbase may go public and researchers discover a frightening smartwatch vulnerability. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 9, 2020. The big story: Apple releases public beta o…

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PSA: Twitter app will no longer support iPhones and iPads running iOS 11 or older - 9to5Mac

Twitter announced today that the company is dropping support for iOS 11 and older versions of Apple’s operating system in its official app. That means users running older versions of iOS will have to update to iOS 12 or later in order to keep receiving Twitte…

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Slide for Reddit pulled from Play Store again, now facing accusations of 'impersonation' - Android Police

The popular open-source Reddit client Slide for Reddit has disappeared (again) from the Play Store. The precise reason isn't known, but the project's

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Blizzard makes it free to change gender in 'World of Warcraft' - Engadget

When World of Warcraft: Shadowlands comes out later this year, Blizzard plans to stop charging players a $15 fee to change the gender of one of their characters.

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Replace Your Logitech Harmony Express with a Free Harmony Elite Remote Right Now - Lifehacker

Logitech will sunset its Harmony Express remote in just a few weeks, after barely a full year on the market. Don’t worry, though; you’ll be able to get an even better smart remote for free. But you should put in the request sooner rather than later.

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How to tame your Gmail inbox with labels - The Verge

There are a variety of ways to organize your Gmail email list, and one good one is to apply labels. Labels can make searches easier and can help you track your email tasks.

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Twitch Criticized For Black Lives Matter Video Featuring Mostly White Streamers - GameSpot

The video, that has since been deleted, featured many popular white streamers talking about Black Lives Matter.

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Gboard may soon get a toggle to follow system dark theme, according to teardown - Android Police

An APK analysis of version 9.6 of Gboard has revealed some major aesthetic changes and some good news on dark theme programming. Changes, as dug up by

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Pandemic "dream job": Company offers $1,000 to play Animal Crossing - CBS News

HighSpeedInternet.com says it's looking for an "average, everyday person" to play the game for 50 hours.

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 leak we have been waiting for is here - PhoneArena

There is now a glimmer of hope that Samsung will reduce the price of the Galaxy Note 20 to revive demand.

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Facial mocap comes to Unreal Engine via new iPhone app - Engadget

A new iOS app for Unreal Engine uses your iPhone to capture your facial expressions and animate an onscreen character in real time. Live Link Face is designed to work in both professional game production settings, like a soundstage with actors in full mocap …

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Sony Shares Spider-Man: Miles Morales Playstation 5 Box Art - Superherohype.com

Ahead of the Playstation 5 release, Sony has revealed the box art for Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

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Which Should You Buy, the Canon 5D Mark IV, EOS R, R5, or R6? - Fstoppers

Canon's line-up is starting to bulk out with some incredible mirrorless bodies, not to mention still arguably leading the way with DSLRs, so which should you buy? Some of you may know that for the most part, I jumped ship from Canon. I still have a couple of …

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How To Swim And Dive In Animal Crossing - GameSpot

Where to get the wet suit, how to get in the water, tips on how to swim fast, and how to dive for sea creatures in New Horizons.

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Google's response to Android apps getting delayed or killed in the background leaves a lot to be desired - Android Police

Google's Android AMA is underway, and the team's engineers have already answered the most hotly-anticipated question: How will Google fix the problem of

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare Going Through A Rough Patch - Essentially Sports

Call Of Duty Modern Warfare is at the center of controversy once again as fans, streamers and pro players express their discontent.

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Android 11 won't have scrolling screenshots after all - Android Police

One feature that is now extremely common on Android devices is scrolling screenshots, where the phone will scroll through content automatically to create

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A Website Will Pay Someone To Play Animal Crossing: New Horizons - GameSpot

And here you've been playing dozens of hours of Animal Crossing for free like a sucker.

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Superhot creators are giving away millions of free copies of Mind Control Delete expansion - The Verge

The developers of Superhot are giving away free copies of their Mind Control Delete expansion to anyone who buys the first game on a major platform ahead of its July 16th release.

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Google’s work on speeding up Android updates is paying off, especially for Android 10 - 9to5Google

Ahead of Android 11's launch later this quarter, Google is recapping how its partners are releasing device updates faster than ever. Notably...

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Belkin Launches New Special Edition Boost Wireless Chargers - MacRumors

Belkin today added to its lineup of wireless chargers with a range of new special Boost Charge wireless charging options. The Boost Charge...

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Apple Seeds First Betas of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 to Public Beta Testers - MacRumors

Apple today seeded the first public betas of upcoming iOS and iPadOS 14 updates to its public beta testing group, two weeks after first providing the...

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Apple expands its free coding courses and materials for educators - TechCrunch

Apple today announced its plans for a new, free resource aimed at helping educators of all skill levels gain the ability to teach both Swift and Xcode — the latest in Apple’s educational initiatives focused on encouraging more students to learn app developmen…

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What's the Deal With This Drifting Mustang Mach-E? - RoadandTrack.com

A video from a North Carolina proving ground shows a stripped Mustang Mach-E going nuts. What will it be for?

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Amazon Adds a New OTA Feature to Fire TV Cube - Cord Cutters News, LLC

Amazon has added a new tuner integration feature to its Fire TV Cube that allows viewers to tune into OTA TV. Viewers in select countries, including the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Germany and France, can access over-the-air channels and even use Alexa as a voice…

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Sony invests $250 million in Fortnite maker Epic Games - VentureBeat

Sony has invested $250 million for a minority stake in Fortnite maker Epic Games, the companies announced today. Epic's games will stay cross-platform.

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Epic Games Receives Strategic Investment from Sony Corporation - Business Wire

Sony Corporation and Epic Games announce that Sony has agreed to make a strategic investment of $250 million to acquire a minority interest in Epic.

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Gboard 9.6 preps dark/light themes that follow system, Google Lens shortcut - 9to5Google

For those on the Android 11 Beta, the latest Gboard 9.6 beta on Tuesday started surfacing the new Emoji 13.0 characters. This release also reveals...

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Sony reveals the PS5 game box design - The Verge

Sony revealed what the physical boxes for PlayStation 5 games will look like, and they seem to take a lot of design cues from the PS5 hardware family. Sony used the box of the upcoming Spider-Man: Miles Morales to reveal the new design.

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Don't like the camera modules on the current iPhone models? It could have been worse - PhoneArena

Not happy with the look of the camera module on the Apple iPhone 11 series? A patent application filed by Apple shortly after the phones were unveiled reveals that it could have been much worse.

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Someone Seems To Be Testing Some Kind Of Mystery Racing Ford Mach-E And It Looks Like A Lot Of Fun - Jalopnik

A secret operative near the North Carolina Center for Automotive Research test track took a little hike through the woods and discovered something pretty exciting: a very stripped-down Ford Mach-e doing donuts, drifting, tearing ass and generally hooning like…

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Superhot: Mind Control Delete is free for Superhot buyers - Polygon

Superhot: Mind Control Delete finally has a release date: July 16 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It started as an expansion to the original game, and is now the third game in the Superhot franchise. Mind Control Delete is free for players who buy the original game…

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Should I Buy an Intel Mac Today or Wait to Buy an Arm-Based Mac? - MacRumors

Apple at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference announced its intention to transition away from Intel processors to Macs powered by its own...

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Logitech pulls support for Harmony Express remote a year after launch - Engadget

Roughly one year after Logitech launched its Harmony Express universal remote, the company is discontinuing the device and ending support.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons players are protecting themselves from pirates - Polygon

ACNH players that participate in the Stalk Market or trading forums are worried about a new threat: sea robbery. Here’s how a group of players is fighting it on Nintendo Switch.

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MacBook Pro Owners Discover Apple’s Sneaky Surprise - Forbes

As Apple pushes the Mac platform forward towards an ARM powered future, it’s quietly raising the prices on the loyal fan-base who want to stay on the latest hardware.

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Android 11 Beta 2 hands-on: Top new features [Video] - 9to5Google

We've ranked all of the best new features that have been added to Google Pixel devices as part of the Android 11 Beta 2 update.

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Fortnite x OnePlus - How to Get the Free Bhangra Boogie Emote - Fortnite Insider

Here is how to claim the Bhangra Boogie Fortnite Emote for free for OnePlus users. Epic Games have collaborated with many different companies in the past to bring certain players exclusive Fortnite cosmetics. These cosmetics are usually awarded to players who…

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Why Apple AirPods are the best wireless earbuds of 2020 - NBC News

Why AirPods are the best wireless earbuds to use while working out to music, working from home and for travel in 2020, according to a personal trainer.

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Logitech is already giving up on its Alexa-powered Harmony remote control - The Verge

Logitech tried to reinvent the wheel with its Harmony Express remote control, and it didn’t work. The company just sent out an email announcing that the $250 remote, which used Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant as its brains, will stop functioning after Septembe…

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Tetris gets mobile game show with cash prizes, battle royale mode - Polygon

A new Tetris update from N3twork switches up the decades-old Tetris formula with some new gameplay. Players can participate in a nightly Tetris game show for cash prizes, Tetris Primetime, a new battle royale mode, and more, on Android and iOS.

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Dell's XPS Desktop fits NVIDIA and AMD graphics inside a smaller case - Engadget

Dell is updating its XPS Desktop with a new 19L design that doesn't sacrifice on customization.

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How The Last of Us Part 2 inspired me to learn to play the guitar - The Verge

The Last of Us Part II, a sequel to one of my favorite games of all time, is finally here. After finishing the game, it inspired me to do something I never expected when I first started: learn how to play guitar in real life.

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Dell’s new XPS desktop has a refreshed design and Intel’s 10th Gen processors - The Verge

Dell has announced a redesigned XPS desktop tower with support for Intel’s 10th Gen Core i5, i7, and i9 processors as well as Nvidia and AMD’s latest graphics cards. It starts at $649.99, and you can configure it to your needs.

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Crash Bandicoot: On the Run mobile game coming to Android, iOS - Polygon

Candy Crush developer King reveals Crash Bandicoot: On the Run, which is coming to Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store.

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[Update: Confirmed] Google Maps tests showing traffic lights on streets - 9to5Google

Google Maps is testing out the ability to show traffic lights on its mobile app, both for navigation and for the general map view.

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Google’s upcoming Nest speaker revealed in regulatory filing - The Verge

A new smart speaker from Google has been revealed in images posted by a Japanese regulatory agency. The device maintains the fabric aesthetic of previous Google speakers, but it stands vertically like the original Google Home.

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How Riot made Valorant’s new dragon-themed Elderflame gun skins - Polygon

Valorant’s great-looking new Elderflame skin line is more elaborate than any other cosmetic in the game, but items as complicated as these new Judge, Vandal, Operator, Frenzy, and Knife skins weren’t easy for Riot to make.

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Call of Duty: Warzone Playlist Update Removes Recently Added LTM - Essentially Sports

Playlist updates has dropped yet again for Call of Duty: Warzone that will see the removal of a BR mode and some new additions.

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GoPro turns the Hero 8 Black into a $249 webcam - TechCrunch

The GoPro Hero 8 action camera can now be used as a webcam thanks to a software utility. The software, which is still in beta, lets users connect a Hero 8 camera through USB and use it as a webcam. Without this utility, owners had to use a combination of dong…

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This is Google's upcoming Nest speaker, the successor to the original Google Home - Android Police

The original air freshener-shaped Google Home speaker was announced a full four years ago, and we've long heard rumors of a successor with Nest branding

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Canon announces the EOS R5, an 8K-shooting pro mirrorless camera - The Verge

Canon has announced the EOS R5, its most advanced mirrorless camera yet. It’s a full-frame camera that looks like a DSLR and shoots uncropped 8K video.

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Apple Issues Expensive Shock For Millions Of iPhone Users - Forbes

Apple has just made iPhones significantly more expensive for millions of users...

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Unreal Engine can now capture facial expressions via an official iOS app - The Verge

An iOS app from Epic Games lets developers record facial expressions that can be imported directly into the Unreal Engine, using an iPhone’s front-facing camera. The Live Link Face app is available to download from the App Store.

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WhatsApp Business, now with 50m MAUs, adds QR codes and catalog sharing - TechCrunch

The global COVID-19 health pandemic has raised the stakes for businesses when it comes to using digital channels to connect with customers, and today WhatsApp unveiled its latest tools to help businesses use its platform to do just that. The Facebook-owned me…

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Boss Fight Gameplay Leaks - IGN

The boss battle follows Eivor as they take on Cordelia, Daughter of Lerion as part of one of Valhalla's "Mysteries" side quests.