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MSI’s 32-inch, curved gaming monitor is on sale at Walmart for $160 off
The budget-friendly panel packs a 144Hz refresh rate and 1440p resolution. | Image: MSI Update January 21st, 5:03PM ET: Woot has sold through its available stoc...
Amazon, Meta set lobbying spending records in 2021 as Apple’s decreased
Amazon and Facebook parent company Meta spent a record amount of money lobbying the federal government in 2021, while Apple actually decreased its lobbying budg...
Apple removes Unidays verification requirement for educational purchases
Apple appears to have reversed course on its decision to require stricter verification for customers on its online education store just a couple of days after i...
Tim Cook and Sundar Pichai are personally lobbying senators against antitrust legislation: report
Photo credit should read NOAH BERGER/AFP via Getty Images The United States’ biggest tech companies are seriously worried about new antitrust legislation. So mu...
Epic pushes to overturn App Store ruling in opening appeal brief
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Epic Games has filed its opening brief to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking to overturn the previous ruling th...
Intel to build $20 billion chip factory in Ohio
Intel is reportedly planning to invest at least $20 billion to create a new processor facility near Columbus, Ohio, continuing chip companies’ moves to re...
Apple’s head of comms is leaving after less than a year
Apple is renowned for a culture of secrecy, one that’s managed in no small part by the company’s head of communications. But it’s had a hard time filling that r...
Google is working on an AR headset to rival Apple, Meta
Development has reportedly begun at Google on an augmented reality headset, possibly launching in 2024, and aimed at rivalling Apple AR. Google’s enterpri...
AirBuddy 2.5 for macOS adds better Bluetooth control for some non-Apple headphones
AirBuddy 2.5 has a new “Proximity Engine” v2 that should detect and hand off peripherals faster. | Image: Buddy Software A new version of AirBuddy for macOS Mon...
Apple France to stop bundling EarPods with iPhone
Following a change in French law, Apple will no longer be legally required to provide EarPods with its iPhone 13. Apple originally stopped including free headph...
Godzilla and the Titans will reunite in new Apple TV Plus Monsterverse series
Legendary Pictures Though Legendary’s Godzilla vs. Kong made waves last summer by debuting on HBO Max and quickly becoming one of the platform’s top performing...
iPhone SE, ‘M2’ MacBook Pro, and ‘Apple Watch Series 8’ on the AppleInsider podcast
On this week’s episode of the AppleInsider podcast, new models of iPhone SE and iPad Air are preparing to launch, reports claim “Apple Watch Series...
Critical Mac update fixes Safari bug that leaks user data
A critical bug has been discovered in Safari that could leak user personal data. The good news is a fix is fast on its way. Here’s what you need to know. You ca...
Apple is the world’s biggest smartphone seller once again
Apple has regained top spot as the world’s largest phone maker after the success of the iPhone 13 pushed shipments to a new high last quarter, new … You c...
Apple executive discusses inspiration behind ‘Time to Run’ on Apple Fitness+
Apple Fitness+ executive says the idea behind ‘Time to Run’ was to motivate existing runners move beyond their “everyday neighborhood run....
We regret to inform you that Apple now verifies anyone asking for educational discounts
Image: Apple Apple has introduced a new verification process in the US to ensure that customers who want to benefit from its discounted education pricing are ac...

 

Samsung & Android

Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra spotted on Amazon
Samsung confirmed earlier that it will hold a Samsung Unpacked event in February, one of the devices we are expecting at the event is the new Samsung Galaxy Tab...
Samsung Galaxy A33 5G spotted at the FCC
The last thing we heard about the new Samsung Galaxy A33 5G smartphone was back in November and now it looks like the handset could launch soon. The Samsung Gal...
Want to preorder Samsung’s next Galaxy phone sight unseen? You can
For the launch of Samsung’s next flagship smartphones — the Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, and S22 Ultra, we think — the Korean electronics giant will...
Google denies Facebook collusion claims in new court filing and blog post
Google has filed a motion to dismiss the antitrust complaint filed last week, which alleges it colluded with Facebook to manipulate programmatic ad markets....
The best Chromebook for 2022
Acer’s Chromebook Spin 713Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge The best Chromebooks aren’t just laptops that run a few Google apps anymore. Chromebooks...
Samsung Galaxy S22 and Tab S8 reservations go live ahead of launch
Source: LetsGoDigital Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked 2022 seems to be all set for its early February schedule, which isn’t entirely surprising if the com...
Is it worth waiting for the PS VR2, or should you just get a Quest 2 now?
The best in wireless Oculus Quest 2 The future of VR PlayStation VR2 Meta is taken the gaming world by storm with the Quest 2, a powerful standalone VR headset...
First 12 things to do with your new Oculus Quest 2
Source: Nick Sutrich / Android Central Whether you bought the Meta Quest 2 for yourself or received it as a present, you have every reason to be excited. It...
OnePlus 10R is launching in Q2 2022 with MediaTek’s Dimensity 9000
Source: Apoorva Bhardwaj / Android Central At the end of last year, OnePlus outlined the strategy it is taking with its phone launches going forward. The number...
Should you pick the Fitbit Sense or the Fitbit Versa 3?
Get a sense of your health Fitbit Sense Advanced Smartwatch The upgrades we needed Fitbit Versa 3 Health & Fitness Smartwatch If you want to get your health...
A guide to finding your new favorite Chromebook keyboard
Best keyboards for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes Android Central 2022 There are many choices when it comes to finding the best Chromebook keyboard for your laptop...
Samsung opens reservations for Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8 today with extra $50 credit
Today Samsung opens reservations for Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8 today with extra $50 credit Ben Schoon – Jan. 21st 2022 5:00 am PT @NexusBen 0 The Galax...
Smartwatches for women are still a major letdown
Source: Ara Wagoner / Android Central Between the fitness tracking more and more of us rely on and their ability to triage and interact with notifications witho...
Stylus experience on Chromebooks could be about to get a whole lot better
Source: Android Central Google’s Chrome OS has come a long way over the years, and the best Chromebooks can handle productivity tasks with ease. However,...
Want to preorder Samsung’s next Galaxy phone sight unseen? You can
For the launch of Samsung’s next flagship smartphones — the Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, and S22 Ultra, we think — the Korean electronics giant will once again let you...
What is Wi-Fi Direct and how do you use it?
Source: Samuel Contreras / Android Central Best answer: Wi-Fi Direct is a peer-to-peer Wi-Fi connection between devices that enables faster data transfer than B...

Windows & Computing

Windows

Asus gives big bonuses based on demand for crypto-mining GPUs
Thanks to an increase in profits due to demand for GPUs capable of mining cryptocurrency,...
Windows Task Manager may finally be getting dark mode (and more upgrades)
Why you can trust Pocket-lint (Pocket-lint) – It seems that
Intel Arc Alchemist benchmarks rival one of Nvidia’s best
Intel’s Arc Alchemist Xe-HPG discrete graphics card was just spotted in a leaked benchmark and...
How many devices can you use NordVPN on?
When picking out the best VPN for your needs, the number of devices you’re...
Intel’s Flagship GPU Arc Alchemist Trades Blows With 3070 Ti in Alleged Benchmarks
The first alleged benchmark results of one of Intel’s upcoming Arc Alchemist graphics cards...
The best modem-router combos for 2022
To connect to the Internet from your home, you’ll need two pieces of equipment —...
ASRock Z690 Aqua Launching With Eye-Watering $1,399 Price Tag
Earlier this month, ASRock announced its Z690 Aqua series of motherboards for Intel’s new...
These Alder Lake motherboards cost the same as some GPUs
ASRock has announced the prices for its Z690 Aqua motherboards, and they’re going to rival...
The drawing experience on Chromebooks to get a major boost
Drawing and notetaking on your Chromebook could soon be a lot better. New evidence suggests...
Here’s how to clear your router history
Josh Hawkins – Jan 20, 2022, 6:02pm CST Your wireless router is basically the...
Intel to unveil next big move in chip manufacturing today
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger will host a webcast that may reveal a...
Elon Musk asked to help Tonga reconnect to the internet
A New Zealand lawmaker has asked SpaceX chief Elon Musk to help Tonga restore connectivity...
Dell slashed $1,000 off this Alienware laptop today!
Alienware is well known for the gaming gear, being one of the first gaming laptop...
Nvidia RTX 3080 10GB vs. RTX 3080 12GB: Does more RAM matter?
Nvidia quietly released an update to its wildly popular RTX 3080. It’s not too...
This $119 Chromebook deal is perfect for students
Affordable laptop deals and student laptop deals are always worth pouncing on for...
Grab a powerful Dell laptop while it’s discounted to $250
If you only need a computer to work from home or connect to school or...

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Malware That Can Survive OS Reinstalls Strikes Again, Likely for Cyberespionage
A new malware strain that can survive operating system reinstalls was spotted last year secretly hiding on a computer, according to the antivirus provider Kaspersky....
OpenSea confirms outage after platforms report issues with displaying NFTs
Popular NFT marketplace OpenSea confirmed an outage that affected its API, causing problems for multiple sites that use it to display NFTs. EXECUTIVE GUIDE Cryptocur...
Netflix stock plunges as subscriber growth worries deepen
SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Netflix delivered its latest quarter of disappointing subscriber growth during the final three months of last year, a trend that management...
Google Begins AR Headset Development to Compete With Apple and Meta
Google has internally kickstarted the development of an augmented reality headset that will “blend computer graphics with a video feed of the real world”...
Peloton to halt production of its Bikes, treadmills as demand wanes
Peloton is temporarily halting production of its connected fitness products as consumer demand wanes and the company looks to control costs, … You can read the origi...
Exynos 2200 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1: How do the flagship chips shape up?
If you’re going to buy a Samsung Galaxy S22 phone then its likely you’ll be counting on either the Exynos 2200 or the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. But which … You can read th...
Peloton CEO acknowledges corrective actions, denies ‘halting all production’ of bikes and treadmills
Ahead of the company’s upcoming earnings, Peloton CEO John Foley took a break from a “quiet period” to address a number of reports related to poor device sales. The...
The best cameras for every type of user
Edgar Cervantes / Android Authority Finding the best cameras can be a daunting task. A quick search will produce a long and convoluted list of options from different...
Suunto’s new fitness watch is super light, boasts 100-hour battery life
• The Suunto 5 Peak is one of the company’s lightest GPS watches to date. • It can track over 80 sports modes and last up to 100 hours in tracking mode. • The watch...
Google working on AR headset codenamed ‘Project Iris’ with custom chip, cloud streaming for 2024
Yesterday Google working on AR headset codenamed ‘Project Iris’ with custom chip, cloud streaming for 2024 Abner Li – Jan. 20th 2022 9:34 am PT @technacity 0 B...
How does 5G pose a threat to the airline industry?
Source: Android Central Airline officials have warned the FAA, the FCC, the President’s office, and the Department of Transportation that the activation of AT...
Streaming music report sheds light on battle between Spotify, Amazon, Apple, and Google
Spotify was the largest music streaming service in the world as of the second quarter of 2021 with a market share of 31 percent, with Apple Music in second place at...
If you have a smart TV, you need an ad-blocker
You can’t swing a dead cat in the electronics space without hitting a smart TV — that’s just the way it is in 2022. Whether it’s a Roku TV, a set … You can read the...
MediaTek demos Wi-Fi 7 technology, expects first devices to launch by 2023
Latest Articles The latest iPhone 14 rumors suggest that we may get 120Hz refresh rates and other great features in every single variant Score great … You can read t...
ProtonMail to block tracking pixels, hide IP addresses
The feature is enabled by default on ProtonMail’s web app. ProtonMail announced on Wednesday that it will be blocking tracking pixels and hiding IP … You can r...
The real reason LG’s smartphone brand died off
Once a major manufacturer of Android smartphones, LG disappointed fans when it announced it would exit the smartphone business, effective July 31, … You can read the...

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