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Aug

Limited Edition Call of Duty: WWII Loot Crate Announced | News & Opinion

$50 gets you a bunch of exclusive Call of Duty: WWII gear and collectibles worth over $90. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. On November 3, Activision makes its bid for holding the gaming top spot over the holiday period by releasing Call of Duty: WWII. As with all CoD games,

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18
Aug

You Can Now Post Videos Right to Reddit | News & Opinion

Heads up, Reddit users: The “front page of the Internet” is getting a lot more video friendly. Reddit on Thursday announced that it is rolling out native video hosting so users can upload videos directly to the platform. This new feature “makes it easier than ever for Redditors to capture, upload, and share videos and gifs with all their favorite

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18
Aug

How to Make a Pinhole Camera to Watch the Solar Eclipse | News & Opinion

You are likely aware that a total solar eclipse will be viewable in the United States on Aug. 21 (hours and locations vary), but “viewable” does not mean with the naked eye. Staring directly at the sun can cause blindness, of course, but there are ways to safely watch the eclipse. Let’s get clear on things you cannot use to

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18
Aug

Comcast’s Cell Service Now Available Nationwide | News & Opinion

Comcast’s cell service is branching out. The company on Thursday announced that its Verizon and Wi-Fi-powered Xfinity Mobile service is now available nationwide in all Comcast service areas. First launched in April, Xfinity Mobile costs $12/GB of data on the “By the Gig” plan, or $45/line for an “unlimited” plan. The unlimited plan throttles you after 20GB of data each

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18
Aug

Pokemon Gold & Silver Boxed Copies Don’t Contain a Cartridge | News & Opinion

Nintendo decided a physical release for these classic games was a good idea, but putting a cartridge in the box wasn’t. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Sometimes games companies make decisions that leave me scratching my head and asking “why?” Today, Nintendo is that company after taking the decision to

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18
Aug

Facebook Takes Aim at Video Clickbait | News & Opinion

The social network on Thursday announced updates that aim to limit the spread of stories featuring fake video play buttons embedded in their imagery, or videos of only a static image. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Have you ever click on what looks like a video in your Facebook News

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18
Aug

The 22 Best Opening Credits From TV’s Modern Age

As chosen by the PCMag staff. Disagree with our picks? We’ll see you in the comments. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Once upon a time, TV shows were viewed as the candied mints of American culture: ubiquitous, cheap, and offering little in the way of nutritional value. But 21st century

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18
Aug

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 May Double as a Breathalyzer | News & Opinion

A new S Pen patent details a method of measuring blood alcohol content while someone talks on their smartphone. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It’s getting quite difficult to differentiate one smartphone from another, and that will become increasingly the case as bezels disappear. So there’s going to be more

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17
Aug

19 Amazing Apps That Will Ruin Your Life

These apps are awesome, but they might prevent you from getting anything done. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There are countless ways to waste your precious time in this life. But your wastrel-ness increases a thousand-fold when you’ve got a smartphone at hand. With over 2.2 million apps in the

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17
Aug

Sony Rolling Out PS4 System Update 5.0 Beta | News & Opinion

Heads up, gamers: Sony today started rolling out its next major PS4 system software update, version 5.0, to beta testers. The update is loaded with new features, including a new family management system, 1080p 60fps broadcasting with PS4 Pro, the ability to disable pop-up notifications while you’re watching a movie or TV show, and more, according to Sony Interactive Entertainment

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