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'Real Heroes Wear Masks' in New Posters for Superman & Lois, The Flash and More Returning CW Shows - TVLine

The Arrowverse’s finest are suiting up like never before. The CW has released a series of posters for its 2021 slate of superhero series — Black Lightning (Season 4), DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (Season 6), The Flash (Season 7), Stargirl (Season 2), Supergirl (S…

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This is how Xbox games are getting touch controls for xCloud - The Verge

Microsoft has started demonstrating how touch controls on mobile devices will work with the company’s xCloud game streaming service. Gears 5 developer, The Coalition, has specifically built new touch controls for xCloud, allowing anyone with a phone to jump i…

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How to use Google One to back up your Android phone - The Verge

You can now back up your Android phone using both Google Drive and Google One cloud storage services. Google One was only available via a paid subscription, but now if you have a personal Google account, you get 15GB free.

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Microsoft Announces New Teams Features - Thurrott.com - Thurrott.com

Today, Microsoft announced a set of new features it will add to Team in the current weeks, including one that scales meeting to 20,000 participants.

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Google’s live-captioning feature will soon work with voice and video calls on Pixel phones - The Verge

Android’s real-time captions feature, Live Caption, is gaining the ability to work with voice and video calls, Google announced on Monday. In addition, the new version of Google Assistant will soon be available in German, French, Italian, and Spanish.

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ASUS PN50 Mini-PC, with Ryzen Mobile 4000 APUs, Coming September - AnandTech

AMD launched its Ryzen Mobile 4000 ‘Renoir’ processors in January, and one of our questions was around the appetite for AMD to push mini-PC...

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Nintendo's Major Franchises: Tracking the Years Since New Entries - IGN

From Mario and Metroid to Pokemon and Pikmin, we've analyzed how long it's been since Nintendo has tapped into each of its biggest franchises.

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Blizzard shows off new Diablo Immortal gameplay - Polygon

At ChinaJoy, Blizzard and NetEase showed off a lengthy trailer for Diablo Immortal, the mobile Diablo MMO. The trailer shows some new models, and even teases the return of Baal, the main villain in Diablo 2.

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What's Windows 10's fastest web browser in 2020? - ZDNet

Everyone says their latest web browser is the fastest one ever. They can't all be right. I took them to the test bench. Here's what I found.

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Analogue Pocket Pre-Orders Sell Out in 15 Minutes, and Fans Aren't Pleased - IGN

The stylish new third-party handheld has sold out, but not without potential buyers reporting problems

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The $349 Google Pixel 4a is the perfect foil to the extravagant Samsung Galaxy Note 20 - PCWorld

The Google Pixel 4a might have just upstaged Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 before it even arrives.

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection will get Xbox-PC cross-play in 2020 - Polygon

Developer 343 Industries will update Halo: The Master Chief Collection with cross-play, input-based matchmaking, and keyboard and mouse support in 2020. Other updates are coming, too.

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German Retailer Mindfactory Reports Higher Failure Rate For Radeon 5000 Series GPUs Than NVIDIA Turing - Wccftech

One of the most popular statistical sources for AMD fans, german retailer Mindfactory.de has reported RMA statistics and it turns out they saw a higher failure rate for AMD Radeon 5000 series GPUs than NVIDIA Turing parts. This is a very large data set of rou…

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Microsoft reveals redesigned, much faster Xbox store - The Verge

Microsoft has announced an overhauled design to its digital Xbox store, with much more intuitive navigation and faster performance. The new store loads in under two seconds and is optimized for the era of Game Pass.

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Apparently, you can run Windows 10 in a Linux VM on some Chromebooks now - About Chromebooks

While Parallels will bring Windows 10 support to Chromebooks in the enterprise this fall, it seems some newer Chromebooks support nested KVM now, allowing you to run Windows 10 in a VM within the Linux container of Chrome OS.

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A short list of dumb, dangerous stuff I did in Microsoft Flight Simulator - Polygon

Microsoft Flight Simulator might not have a crash animation, but it sure does have crashes. Here’s a short list of all the silly things we tried in the game.

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Frog Fractions now available for free on Steam - Polygon

Frog Fractions now has a Game of the Decade Edition available on Steam for free, with 4K support.

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iPad Pro is up to $500 off in today’s best deals, plus AirPods Pro hit new all-time low, more - 9to5Mac

Monday’s best deals include up to $500 off iPad Pro, plus AirPods Pro hit a new all-time low, and you can save big on Anker accessories from $10. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. iPad Pro sees up to $500 discount B&H is n…

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Microsoft adds new Teams calling features and holds off on others - ZDNet

Microsoft is rolling out its new Advanced Communications Plan for M365/O365 subscribers, while it puts some other anticipated calling plans on ice.

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Apple Buys Startup to Challenge Square in Mobile Payments - Motley Fool

Mobeewave's technology could transform every iPhone into a mobile payment terminal.

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Apple’s AirPods with a wireless charging case are $60 off at Amazon - The Verge

The Apple AirPods that come with a wireless charging case are $140 at Amazon, which is the lowest price we’ve seen yet. You can also save big on a Google Nest Wifi mesh system and Misfit’s Wear OS smartwatches.

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This Historical Fiction Novel Has A Breath Of The Wild Easter Egg - GameSpot

Readers are speculating whether or not the mention of "keese wings" and "Octorok eyeball" is intentional, but it doesn't sound that way.

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Valorant Act 2 starts Aug. 5, includes Killjoy, the game’s newest Agent, and a new battle pass - Polygon

Valorant’s Act 2 patch will arrive on Aug. 4 and will include a new battle pass, the new Agent, Killjoy, the new Glitchpop skinline, balance changes, and Deathmatch mode just a day after the patch lands.

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Valorant Introduces Act 2 Battlepass, New Skins and Modes - IGN

Valorant's Act II will launch on August 4, 2020, and brings with it a new Battlepass, a new agent, a new Glitchpop Skinline, and a free-for-all Deathmatch mode.

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Google unveils the $349 Pixel 4A, a budget phone amid an economic downturn - CNET

The launch was delayed for months and comes as the search giant faces shake-ups in its smartphone division.

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Here are some photos of Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Tab S7 retail boxes - SamMobile

Almost everything about the Galaxy Tab S7 series, the Galaxy Watch 3, and other upcoming devices got leaked over the ...

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PS4 gamepads won’t work for PS5 games, Sony says - Ars Technica

Contrast with Microsoft's plan to bring Xbox One controllers forward for Series X.

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The Google Pixel 4a is already available for pre-order on Amazon USA - XDA Developers

The Google Pixel 4a is just a few hours away from launch, but the phone has already popped up on Amazon USA for pre-order through a case bundle. Read on!

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What is UV light and can it kill the coronavirus? Here's everything you need to know - USA TODAY

UV light is being used to disinfect airplanes, hotels, subway cars and cruise ships, but Americans are skeptical. How can light kill the coronavirus?

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This Misfit Vapor X Smartwatch Somehow Costs Only $15 - Droid Life

A couple of months ago, Misfit, one of Fossil’s brands that makes Wear OS watches and fitness wearables, hosted a sale that had us wondering if the future of the company was in question. Today, they’ve topped that deal and are basically just giving away every…

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Block people from texting, calling or emailing your iPhone ever again - CNET

Avoiding unwanted messages and spam calls is easy once you know how to stop them.

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OnePlus Nord vs iPhone SE (2020): camera comparison - PhoneArena

The midranger redefined — the OnePlus Nord gets into a camera battle with Apple's own value offering, the iPhone SE. Which one is better?

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How to Get iOS 14's Hidden Back Tap Controls on Your Android - Lifehacker

iOS 14 and Android 11 will add new “back tap” gesture controls when they roll out later this year, but you can get the feature early on any Android device running Android 7.0 or higher right now. (iPhone users can install the iOS 14 beta for an early taste of…

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Shelby American's New 800-HP Mustang Shelby GT500SE Has Arrived - CarBuzz

Sometimes going for the stock Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 or Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 simply isn't enough. W...

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Why Microsoft wants TikTok - The Verge

Microsoft has confirmed it’s trying to secure a deal for TikTok in the US. If successful, Microsoft will run TikTok in the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

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Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Dry Twice announced for PC - Gematsu

Publisher Assemble Entertainment and developer CrazyBunch Studios have announced point-and-click adventure game sequel Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Dry Twice for PC and Mac. It will launch via Steam…

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PlayStation 5 will support PS4 controllers, but only for playing PS4 games - The Verge

Sony has announced that it won’t support the PS4 controller on PS5 games. PS5 owners will need to purchase new controllers rather than reuse existing ones. Microsoft is allowing Xbox Series X owners to use their old Xbox One controllers, though.

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OnePlus to unveil Android 11-based HydrogenOS on August 10 - 9to5Google

OnePlus has now confirmed on it's official Weibo pages that the Android 11-based HydrogenOS is set to be showcased on August 10.

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The 7 Best Chromebooks for Every Budget (2020) | WIRED - WIRED

WIRED Tested. If you're all in on Google services, these are our favorite ChromeOS laptops and 2-in-1 tablets for school, work, or home.

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Samsung's struggle: Selling a pricey flagship phone in the middle of a pandemic - CNET

The Note 20 and Fold 2 will arrive as consumers guard their wallets amid massive layoffs and uncertainty created by the coronavirus.

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OnePlus Nord vs. OnePlus 7T: Which should you buy? - Android Central

The OnePlus Nord is one of the best mid-range phones you can buy, but the OnePlus 7T makes a strong case for itself in 2020. So should you pick up the Nord or spend a little more for the OnePlus 7T? Let's find out.

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iPhone 12 delay could see two-stage launch, says supply-chain report - 9to5Mac

Apple last week confirmed reports of an iPhone 12 delay that will go on sale 'a few weeks later' than the usual late-September timeframe. A supply-chain ...

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Ubisoft Executive Tommy François Leaves the Company After Misconduct Allegations - IGN

Tommy François was vice-president of editorial and creative services, and steered Ubisoft's biggest franchises.

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July’s big VR games included Onward, Iron Man, and more - The Verge

2020 has seen a resurgence of interest in VR, and July in particular had a bunch of interesting news and releases. There are new games like Iron Man VR along with Oculus Quest versions of existing PC releases.

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Apple May Launch This Year's 'iPhone 12' Lineup in Two Stages, With 6.1-inch Models Debuting First - MacRumors

Apple last week confirmed that its "‌iPhone‌ 12" launch will be delayed this year due to the ongoing global health crisis and restrictions on...

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Sony's premium noise-canceling headphones getting a massive discount on Amazon - PhoneArena

The Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones are getting a massive $120 discount on Amazon, and they're available in both black and white colors.

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Google Maps Under Fire for Offering Users the Fastest Route to Destination - autoevolution

As the world’s number one navigation app, Google Maps comes with essential settings for providing users with a route to their destination, so for example, you can configure the app to avoid highways, ferries, and toll roads.

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[Update: Full shutdown in 2021] Microsoft’s Cortana for Android, iOS to be killed in select regions in January - 9to5Google

Microsoft is set to kill off its Halo-inspired voice assistant Cortana on Android and iOS from January 2020 in select regions.

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Zelda recipe appears in serious novel by serious author after rushed Google search - The Verge

John Boyne’s latest book includes a small Zelda easter egg, despite being set in the real world. The author appears to have accidentally used a Polygon Zelda guide to find the real-world ingredients for red clothes dye.

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Google's latest Chrome extension shows detailed ad-tracking data - Engadget

Google has released a Chrome extension that can give you more insight into how you’re being targeted by advertisers. Called “Ads Transparency Spotlight,” it shows the number ads loading on a page, the advertisers and ad tech companies present, and your person…

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 User Manual Reportedly Leaked, Seemingly Confirms Design, 41mm and 45mm Variants, ... - Gadgets 360

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3’s user manual has reportedly been leaked by a known tipster. The upcoming smartwatch is said to come in two sizes, 41mm and 45mm, and the user manual reportedly confirms the same.

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Microsoft stealthily drops Xbox from Game Pass branding - GamesIndustry.biz

Official social media accounts claim to be "trying out a new look" as Xbox name disappears from subscription service logo

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Galaxy S20+ benchmarked running Android 11 - SamMobile

Samsung is actively working on the Android 11 update for the Galaxy S20 series even as it prepares for the ...

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Galaxy Watch 3 colors, features, and size variants confirmed in leaked video - SamMobile

The Galaxy Watch 3 has been leaked extensively over the past few weeks through our exclusive report about specs, press renders, ...

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New History Novel Somehow Includes Breath Of The Wild Recipe - Kotaku

A Traveler at the Gates of Wisdom is the latest historical novel from Irish author John Boyne (The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas). Telling tales from across the breadth of human history, it deals with a lot of stuff that was real and actually happened, as well a…

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No More Heroes rated for Switch in Taiwan - Gematsu

The Taiwan Digital Game Rating Committee has rated the original No More Heroes for Switch. No More Heroes first launched for Wii in December 2007. An enhanced version of the game, No More Heroes:

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Does this accessory damage your MacBook? - ZDNet

After thousands of hours of testing, the verdict is "no." In fact, this accessory has literally saved me thousands in laptop repair bills.

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Leaked Galaxy Note 20 5G, Note 20 Ultra 5G video reveals all details - SamMobile

The Galaxy Note 20 and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will be unveiled by Samsung later this week, but almost ...

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AMD embarrasses Intel with Ryzen 7 HP ProBook 455 G7 running 150 percent faster than the more expensive Core i7 ProBook 450 G7 - Notebookcheck.net

We all know AMD is having a field day against Intel with its latest family of Zen 2 CPUs, but we didn't think it could get this bad.

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Apple Purges Thousands of Unlicensed Games from China App Store - Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. removed more than 30,000 apps, 90% of them games, from its iPhone App Store in China on Saturday, Qimai Research Institute said.The crackdown, which began in June and escalated in July, ends the unofficial practice of allowing games …

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Chrome OS Windows apps support compared to needing a VHS tape player - SlashGear

Google has been shaping Chrome OS to almost be the end all and be all of operating systems. It is practically a glorified web browser where apps based on web technologies can feel at home while now…

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PS5 DualSense Controller Battery Life May Last 4 Hours Longer Than the DualShock 4 - DualShockers

Reddit user claims that the PS5 DualSense controller battery life lasts 3 to 4 hours longer than the DualShock 4 per charge, according to the latest leak.

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Sony should unveil PlayStation 5 pricing, open pre-orders on August 6 - TweakTown

Sony is expected to unveil the price of the PlayStation 5 soon, with an unannounced State of Play event expected on August 6.

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App Recap: Filter, Hue Menu Bar, TimeBloc and Major App Updates - MacRumors

In this week's App Recap, we've highlighted productivity app "Filter," utilities app "Hue Menu Bar for Philips Hue," and...

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Computer mouse co-inventor William English dies at 91 - Engadget

William English, who helped invent the mouse and define computer interfaces, has died at 91.