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  • Watch Dogs: Legion Is Overheating Xbox One X Consoles [Update]  GameSpotWatch Dogs: Legion – 6 Hilarious Open-World Activities To Try  IGNGame Review | Gaming  EmpireWatch Dogs: Legion Review Roundup  GameSpotWatch Dogs: Legion (for PC) Review  PCMagView Full Coverage on Google News
  • AMD's New GPUs Vs. Nvidia, PS5, and Xbox Series X  IGNThe PS5 is so big, the internet can’t stop joking about it  PolygonTop 10 Upcoming NEW Games of November 2020  GamingBoltBest Buy Early Black Friday 4KTV Deals: Save Big on Brand-New 4KTVs Ahead of PS5 and Xbox Series X Releases – IGN  IGNBlack Friday: PS5 and Xbox Series X […]
  • Talking Point: Cloud Gaming On Switch – The Pros And Cons Of The Cloud  Nintendo LifeControl Ultimate Edition – Cloud Version – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch  NintendoControl is coming to the Nintendo Switch today, but you can only stream it from the cloud  The VergeAussie Gamers Are Locked Out Of Switch's Cloud-Based Future, It Seems  Nintendo LifeResident Evil […]
  • Far Cry 6, Rainbow Six Quarantine Delayed Past March 2021  GameSpotFar Cry 6 Delayed Until After March 2021 – IGN  IGNFar Cry 6 And Rainbow Six Quarantine Delayed  KotakuFar Cry 6 and Rainbow Six Quarantine are delayed, but still expected in 2021  PC GamerFar Cry 6 delayed, now launching between April 2021 and March 2022  GamesRadar+View Full Coverage on Google […]
  • Nvidia’s RTX 3070 preorders were pure hell, so I live blogged  The VergeWhere to buy an Nvidia RTX 3070 – live updates  PC GamerNvidia RTX 3070 Graphics Cards to Sell out in Minutes: Newegg  Tom's HardwareAMD Might Benefit From Nvidia's Mishaps  GizmodoWhere to buy Nvidia’s RTX 3070 graphics card  The VergeView Full Coverage on Google News

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Engadget

  • The Polestar 2 is experiencing its first round of growing pains. On Thursday, the Volvo-Geely subsidiary announced that was recalling its recently released EV sport coupe fleet to correct a pair of potential safety issues.The first issue involves a s…
  • Netflix is raising the prices of its standard and premium plans. Its standard plan, previously $13 a month, is now $14, while the premium plan has been raised from $16 to $18 a month. The price of the basic service is unchanged at $9 a month.For exis…
  • If you’re a Google One subscriber, there’s a new reason to consider the service’s $10 per month 2TB plan. Google is adding built-in virtual private network (VPN) functionality to the Google One app, but you’ll need to subscribe to the 2TB and above p…
  • November 23rd marks the 16th anniversary of World of Warcraft, and Blizzard plans to celebrate the occasion by giving you plenty more to do in the game. It’ll start rolling out the long-awaited Shadowlands update at 6 PM ET on that day. That’s four w…
  • If you have a new parent on your holiday shopping list, one of our favorite baby monitors is currently at an all-time-low price. Eufy’s Spaceview baby monitor, with a single camera is now $120 on Amazon which is a $40 discount. The two-pack is also o…

How-to Geek

  • Elgato, a Corsair brand known for its content creation equipment, recently acquired smartphone video app EpocCam. The app lets you turn your iPhone or iPad into a wireless high-definition webcam for your macOS or Windows computer. It works seamlessly with popular apps like Google Meet, Skype, OBS Studio, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom for streaming, chatting, […]
  • The Google Play Store is testing a feature that lets you directly compare multiple apps. It’s not widely available yet and currently only works with a select number of media player apps. But early testing looks promising.Read This Article on Review Geek ›
  • Anker has been creating projectors powered by Android TV for years, and its two latest projectors—the Anker Nebula Series—are also powered by the Google platform. Both projectors launched this week in the United States and are now available to purchase on Amazon.Read This Article on Review Geek ›
  • Just weeks after the public launch of Android 11, the flashy mobile OS is running on Raspberry Pi 4 in the form of OmniROM. It’s an impressive port, designed by maxwen of XDA-Developers and available for download today. And to our surprise, the OmniROM port works surprisingly well and has just a handful of broken […]
  • Not long ago, Dwayne Johnson (AKA The Rock) and Under Armor partnered together to release a fashionable line of exercise gear dubbed Project Rock. And every good workout needs good music to motivate you, so it’s only natural that the partnership is back with a pair of wireless earbuds. And this time, JBL stepped into […]

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Lifehacker

  • This article is about how to hide porn on your computer. The delicate souls among you can replace the word “porn” with “important files” and the same basic methods still apply. For everyone else, real talk: It’s not very difficult to hide porn files on your PC, with the caveat that you’ll never be able […]
  • Google’s call recording feature is a helpful perk for Android users, but it’s only available on some devices. There are third-party apps that can do the same thing, but many of them require root access to your phone. Luckily, if your phone runs Android 11, the OS’s built-in screen recorder can record phone calls with […]
  • Toyota recently announced that they’ve added approximately 1.52 million vehicles to a safety recall the company issued earlier this year, bringing the total to 3.34 million. A defective fuel pump is the reason for the recall, which impacts several makes and model years of both Lexus and Toyota vehicles. Here’s what…Read more…
  • I’m going to make a radical statement: I think Halloween will be more fun for kids this year, not less fun. Of all the things this year has taken from us and our kids, I am feeling a true revolt out there against the idea that social distancing will also take away the joy our […]
  • Winter is coming, as they say. And as the pandemic continues to rage, we’re all preparing (or we should be) to hunker down at home even more so for the next few months. This creates both a need for basic winterization as well as an opportunity to tackle DIY projects while you’re stuck inside.Read more…

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Slashdot

  • Netflix is introducing price hikes for its US subscribers today, increasing its standard plan to $14 a month and its premium tier to $18 a month. From a report: The new pricing for the standard plan is a $1 price increase (from $13 a month), while the new premium tier cost is a $2 increase […]
  • Two restaurants have initiated a potential class-action lawsuit against GrubHub for allegedly listing 150,000 restaurants to its site without the businesses' permission. From a report: The Farmer's Wife in Sebastopol, California and Antonia's Restaurant in Hillsborough, NC filed the suit with Gibbs Law Group, accusing Grubhub of adding their restaurants to its site despite not […]
  • united_notions writes: As reported in Sweden's The Local, Amazon has just launched in the nordic nation, and all the listings are in Swedish… just, not always the right Swedish. For example, "A greetings card depicting a duckling in a field was named söta-ansikte-kuk or 'sweet-face-dick'." Oops. Read more of this story at Slashdot.
  • Sony's PlayStation 5 and Microsoft's Xbox Series X haven't hit stores yet, but the video game console showdown has already begun in the online black market. From a report: Demand for the PlayStation 5 on resale websites is outstripping that of the new Xbox, and shoppers are paying more to get their hands on the […]
  • Taiwan's second-largest contract chipmaker United Microelectronics Corp has agreed to pay a $60 million fine to settle an industrial espionage lawsuit with the U.S. Department of Justice, bringing to an end a two-year legal dispute that also involved American memory chip giant Micron Technology and a Beijing-backed Chinese chip manufacturer. From a report: The Justice […]

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Gizmodo

  • Black biologist Charles Henry Turner was doing groundbreaking research into animal cognition at the turn of the 20th century, yet his ideas never gained traction on account of racism and his seemingly radical viewpoint. Many concepts proposed by Turner are now accepted science, and a group of researchers to say it’s…Read more…
  • On Tuesday, the FCC announced it will set aside up to $9 billion over the next 10 years to fund 5G wireless broadband expansion across rural America. This is in addition to the $20.4 billion already earmarked for wired broadband expansion in rural America over the same time period, but there’s so set date for […]
  • There’s a new Chromecast in town, only it’s not so much a Chromecast as a little Android TV dongle with Chromecast built in… but that’s not right either, because it’s running Google TV rather than Android TV… I know, I know. If you’re wondering exactly what this new software platform is, and how it relates […]
  • As if the rampant underfunding and overcrowding weren’t enough for hospitals to deal with during the current pandemic, apparently they need to grapple with ransomware, too. In an advisory memo released last night, federal officials warned of an “increased and imminent cybercrime threat” to hospitals and healthcare…Read more…
  • The upcoming presidential election will decide more than just the next American leader; it could also determine the fate of numerous endangered wildlife species that depend on unimpeded access to both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border to survive. Read more…