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 2021-09-28 01:18 

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Forget the iPhone 13 or Pixel 6, it's all about the Wendy's Phone...

Hopefully, it doesn't smell like bacon.What you need to knowWendy's has its own smartphone, and it's giving it away in a contest.The smartphone has a 6.4-inch HD+ display and a triple camera setup.The contest is only open to Canadian residents...

 2021-09-27 23:52 

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Android 12.1 looks like a much-needed upgrade ahead of rumored Pixel Fold...

Android 12.1 is set to significantly improve the foldable experience.What you need to knowA look into Android 12.1 shows several improvements aimed at foldables.Many UI elements will make better use of the larger display area.The new features include impr...

 2021-09-27 22:24 

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 specs leaked, but don't get too excited...

Another mid-range Android tablet for you to ignoreWhat you need to knowSpecs and renders have leaked for the Galaxy Tab A8 2021.The tablet is said to be powered by a Unisoc processor and features up to 4GB of RAM.Expected pricing is to begin around $260 w...

 2021-09-27 22:05 

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Google Chrome looks set to improve on one of Microsoft Edge's best features...

Google could soon make it easier to view your recent search results and current tab at the same time.What you need to knowGoogle Chrome looks set to add a new feature to easily browse your search results in a side panel.The new capability will let you vie...

 2021-09-27 21:20 

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Google Meet tests live translated captions for more inclusive collaboration...

Google Meet upgrades live captions with live translations in a new beta test.What you need to knowGoogle Meet has begun beta testing live caption translations.The beta test will be available for English meetings and support four languages initially.Only c...

 2021-09-27 20:00 

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Get better multiplayer performance by changing your PS4's NAT type...

Network Address Translation (NAT) is a big part of connectivity for online multiplayer games, deciding how incoming traffic is handled. For gamers, your NAT type can play a huge role in who you can play with, establishing barriers if it's not set up r...

 2021-09-27 19:00 

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These cheap 4K TVs give you just about everything you need...

Regardless of why you need a new TV, you'll end up wanting or needing one at some point. And not everyone wants to throw thousands of dollars at a television, but thankfully, you don't need to. With the advancements in technology, you can get a 4K...

 2021-09-27 18:46 

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Google Illustrations gives you more personal and private profile photos...

Google gives you creative ways to stay anonymous.What you need to knowGoogle is launching a set of colorful avatars that can be used as profile pictures.The Illustrations feature a range of topics, from animals to space, technology, sports, and more.The n...

 2021-09-27 18:08 

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YouTube TV is willing to drop NBCUniversal channels amid pricing dispute...

Your favorite NBCUniversal channels will go dark on Thursday if both companies fail to reach a deal.What you need to knowYouTube TV subscribers may lose access to several NBCUniversal channels if both companies fail to make a new deal.Some 14 channels wil...

 2021-09-27 18:00 

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Don't let your phone die out there — these are the best battery packs!...

Nothing can turn your great Android phone from state-of-the-art to overpriced paperweight faster than a dead battery. The best portable chargers and power banks can help recharge your tech when life plays keep-away with your power outlets. Portable charge...

 2021-09-27 17:43 

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Google puts Apple on blast as it disputes $5 billion EU fine...

Google says it can't be anti-competitive with Apple around.What you need to knowGoogle is in court disputing a $5 billion fine over the Android operating system.EU courts ruled that Google uses its dominant position to promote and require its own apps...

 2021-09-27 17:00 

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Xiaomi's first 'Civi' phone debuts with a 120Hz AMOLED screen, 55W charging...

The phone is a spiritual successor to the Mi CC9.What you need to knowXiaomi has introduced its first "Civi" series phone.The new Xiaomi Civi comes with a Snapdragon 778G chipset, a 120Hz OLED display, and a 64MP camera.The phone will be going on ...

 2021-09-27 17:00 

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Want the best Fitbit out there? Get the Fitbit Versa 3!...

Whatever your fitness goals are, living a healthier lifestyle is easier when you have something to track your activity throughout the day automatically. Fitbits are great tools for this, but with so many to choose from, which one should you buy and why? W...

 2021-09-27 16:30 

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Sony's PS5 roadmap leaves us with a lot of questions...

Sony needs to work on its messaging or risk alienating PlayStation fans.The life cycle of the PS5 so far has been mired by delays and unanswered questions, leading many to be wary of Sony's plans for the console. PlayStation attempted to quell some of...

 2021-09-27 16:00 

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Stadia on TV now supports using smartphones as controllers...

Also opens support for more third-party controllers.What you need to knowStadia players can use their smartphones or third-party controllers to play Stadia games on TV.Works with Android and iOS smartphones, and requires the mobile Stadia app to pair.Can ...

 2021-09-27 16:00 

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Best Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 cases 2021...

While others may fawn over the Galaxy Z Fold 3, the most alluring foldable of 2021 is the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. As someone who has worn a shoulder holster for almost five years to accommodate ever-growing phone sizes that refuse to fit in my pants'...

 2021-09-27 15:00 

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Should you buy the Fitbit Charge 5 or Fitbit Inspire 2?...

Next-level trackingFitbit Charge 5$180 at AmazonProsGPS, HRM, NFCSpO2 trackingECG & EDA sensorsSlimmer and sleeker designAMOLED displayConsOld bands and chargers don't workExpensive for a trackerSome fitness enthusiasts want the look and feel of an ac...

 2021-09-27 15:00 

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Google finally brings the YouTube Music app to Wear OS 2 smartwatches...

Google gives the people what they want.What you need to knowGoogle begins rolling out the YouTueb Music app on its older Wear OS 2 platform.The app will arrive first on select smartwatches from Fossil and Mobvoi, with more coming later.YouTube Music was r...

 2021-09-27 14:42 

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Samsung is reportedly considering canceling the Galaxy S21 FE...

Samsung apparently to focus on the Galaxy Z Flip 3 instead.What you need to knowA new report claims Samsung has canceled its October Unpacked event for the Galaxy S21 FE.The company is currently "reviewing" the phone's release. Shortage of Qua...

 2021-09-27 14:00 

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Pokmon Unite: Tips and tricks for beginners...

These tips will put you at an advantage against your early game competition.Pokmon Unite may not be your typical Pokmon game like the classic RPGs, but it's a whole lot of fun (and could very well be one of the best Android games out right now). As a ...

 2021-09-27 13:17 

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Facebook is pressing pause on its 'Instagram Kids' project...

The upcoming supervision tools will enable parents to "meaningfully shape their teen's experience."What you need to knowFacebook is pausing the work on building an Instagram experience for kids.The social networking giant plans to use this tim...

 2021-09-27 13:06 

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Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22 Plus may look different from the S22 Ultra...

A new leak suggests the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22 Plus will borrow heavily from their predecessors' design.What you need to knowRenders of the Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+ have appeared online, offering a first look at the upcoming flagship p...

 2021-09-27 13:00 

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Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge - Last Call review...

With its latest DLC, Galaxy's Edge ties in more closely with the Star Wars universe — and gets some long-needed enhancements.When Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge launched late last year, it was a promising but fundamentally limited, ...

 2021-09-27 12:48 

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Foldable phones edge out dual-screen displays in our latest poll...

Gotta know when to fold 'em.What you need to knowThis weekend, we asked our readers which type of futuristic phone form factor they preferred, foldable or dual-screen.The results were close, but over 55% said they favored foldable displays.Nearly 45%,...

 2021-09-27 12:00 

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The Apple Watch Series 7's charging destroys the Galaxy Watch 4...

Need to charge a dead Galaxy Watch 4? Throw it on a charger and then put on a two-hour movie.When I upgraded from the Galaxy Watch Active to the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4, I expected an upgrade in just about every way. Wear OS 3 brought us Google Play apps a...

 2021-09-27 11:00 

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RE4 will never die: Resident Evil 4 VR port for Quest 2 gets release date...

Dr. Salvador (aka Chainsaw Man) is about to get even scarier.What you need to knowResident Evil 4 VR will launch "exclusively"; on the Oculus Quest 2 on October 21, 2021, at 7am PT/10am ET.The port will follow the storyline of the classic game, exc...

 2021-09-27 11:00 

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GizmoWatch 2 review: A near perfect kids smartwatch...

The safety features parents want, packed into a fun and functional watch kids like to use.My 9-year-old son wants a phone, but Mom and Dad aren't ready for that yet — and honestly, neither is he. However, getting him started with some tech, and ...

 2021-09-27 10:58 

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Pixel phones up to 20% off in 24-hour Google Store EU birthday sale...

Google is offering attractive discounts on home security packages as well.What you need to knowGoogle's birthday sale is now live in several countries across Europe, including the United Kingdom.Customers can get 20% off across a wide range of Google ...

 2021-09-27 10:00 

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Here's why I'm always going to have a robot vacuum handy...

Obviously, having a robot vacuum comes with some considerable perks that just make life better. Going about my day is only that little bit more pleasant while surrounded by clean floors. Walking around barefoot doesn't leave the soles of my feet darke...

 2021-09-26 19:00 

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How to set up Google Pay on your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4...

While there are a great many things that we can finally access on the Galaxy Watch 4 thanks to Google Play: Gboard for better voice typing, a wider array of apps and watch faces, and Google Pay for Wear OS. While Samsung Pay is okay in its own right, Goog...

 2021-09-26 17:00 

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Clean your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 the right way...

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series offers users a complete package when it comes to smartwatches. There's a lot to like, from running the latest Wear OS 3 software to the durable, well-designed hardware. In fact, you may love wearing this watch so much...

 2021-09-26 15:00 

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What's a Philips Hue gradient light and do I really need one?...

Best answer: Philips Hue gradient lights emit multiple colors of light and are often found on light strips, while regular Philips Hue lights such as non-gradient light strips and light bulbs can emit 16 million different colors but not all at once.What...

 2021-09-26 13:00 

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Lack of app functionality drops the Galaxy Watch 4's game from Eagle to par...

Apps can be better than ever on the Galaxy Watch 4, but it doesn't matter if developers don't bring their A-game.I've had my Galaxy Watch 4 for a month now, and while I've never been more sure I made the right call buying this watch, with ...

 2021-09-26 12:00 

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Here are some things you can buy instead of the iPhone 13 or Galaxy Fold 3...

Last week, the iPhone 13 lineup was finally available to the public. But the phones aren't cheap. The 13 Pro Max with 1TB of storage starts at $1,599. That's nearly the same price as the Samsung Z Fold 3 with 256GB of storage, priced at $1,799.Whi...

 2021-09-26 10:00 

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How to watch Bengals vs Steelers: Live stream NFL football online...

Arguably the most competitive division in the NFL right now, two of the AFC North's biggest guns go head-to head in Pittsburgh on Sunday.Read on for full details on how to watch Bengals vs Steelers, no matter where you are in the world.Pittsburgh come...

 2021-09-25 23:15 

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Google could unveil new hardware on October 5, but probably not the Pixel 6...

The event is likely for new Nest devices and updates to Google Maps and Travel.What you need to knowGoogle is rumored to be holding an event on October 5 to announce new hardware products.The company could unveil new Nest products as well as updates to Go...

 2021-09-25 19:00 

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UFC 266 live stream: How to watch Volkanovski vs Ortega live tonight...

UFC is back in its hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada this weekend with a stacked card that in addition to featuring two title fights, will also see the long-awaited return of Nick Diaz and we have all the details on how you can watch UFC 266 on TV or online.A...

 2021-09-25 19:00 

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How to use voice chat in Pokmon Unite on Android...

It doesn't seem to support voice chat on Android at the moment.Pokmon Unite is all about teamwork as 5v5 matches take place to see which team reigns supreme. While it supports voice chat on Nintendo Switch, this, unfortunately, isn't the case on m...

 2021-09-25 17:00 

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How to use Apple's FaceTime on an Android phone...

Let's face it, living in the Android world is fantastic. Android users have many options when choosing the devices and software customizations that truly make our devices personal and unique. We often get these features years before other platforms do...

 2021-09-25 15:00 

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Poll: Do you prefer foldable displays or dual-screen phones?...

The battle of the foldable.This week, Microsoft finally took the wraps off the Surface Duo 2 with plenty of upgrades all around. The device features a largely similar slim chassis, but the internals have been greatly improved to better compete with some o...

 2021-09-25 15:00 

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Rec Room adds drivable vehicles with Rec Rally later this month...

Drive with friends or shoot at their cars with a paintball gun.What you need to knowRec Room will add Rec Rally, a six-car, multiplayer off-road racing game.The drivable vehicles can also be used for a road trip with friends or vehicle-on-vehicle combat w...

 2021-09-25 13:00 

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Google please bring back small phones — the Pixel 4a was lovely...

I'm persistently pining away for another petite Pixel.We're firmly in the midst of another busy techtember, that time of year when the biggest names in the game — including Samsung, Apple, Microsoft, and Amazon — unveil their fancy new...

 2021-09-25 12:00 

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You don't really own your phone...

None of the parts that are yours will work without the parts that aren't.The Lithuanian Defense Ministry wants you to "throw away" your Chinese smartphone. Seriously — it advises you not to buy any smartphones made by Chinese companies a...

 2021-09-25 06:00 

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How to watch Chelsea vs Man City: Live stream Premier League football onlin...

Unquestionably the big game of this weekend's Premier League schedule sees Thomas Tuchel and Pep Guardiola lock horns in what could be an early indicator of which way the title could be heading this season - read on to find out how to get a Chelsea vs...

 2021-09-24 22:24 

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Oculus Go may soon pave the way for a Facebook-free Oculus Quest...

VR preservationists and rooting fans, rejoice.What you need to knowOculus CTO John Carmack tweeted on Friday that the company would release an "unlocked OS build for the Oculus Go."This will allow people to "repurpose the hardware" after O...

 2021-09-24 22:13 

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The Pixel 6 isn't even out yet and Google is already offering discounts...

But only for certain countries.What you need to knowGoogle is offering discounts on the upcoming Pixel 6 if you make purchases on its online store.The discount only applies to certain countries where the Pixel 6 will be sold and may expand to others.Googl...

 2021-09-24 21:03 

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AC Podcast 544: Mandatory USB-C; Surface Duo 2; New Android Features...

EU legislators are giving Apple some serious side-eye as they propose the standardization of USB-C charging for all phones. But would the law even make sense?Your Android Central pals also talk about upcoming new Android features, Pixel 6 leaks, the Surfa...

 2021-09-24 20:00 

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Which August Smart Lock should you get for your home?...

August makes the highest-rated smart locks around. The best August smart locks are not only easier to install than many other smart locks, but they're also just plain smarter. Their ability to understand when a door can open and close, as well as auto...

 2021-09-24 19:23 

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Amazon's new Echo devices might even include an Alexa robot...

There's definitely an Echo in here somewhere.What you need to knowA report from Bloomberg details several new devices Amazon is reportedly working on, some of which may debut this year.Amazon wants to be in more places around the home, including a wal...

 2021-09-24 19:00 

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Should you get the Nest Cam (2021) or the Wyze Cam v3?...

The whole shebangNest Cam (2021)$180 at Best BuyProsSet up either indoors or outdoorsWorks with plenty of accessoriesReceive customized motion alertsAvailable in multi-packsBattery-powered, no wires neededConsSignificantly more expensive Need to subscribe...

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