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Amazon Fire TV gets a redesigned UI and new features

Amazon rarely updates its user interface for Fire TV. This new update will surely please existing Fire TV owners as it sports a simplified UI and multiuser support. Alexa also gets updated with better voice recognition and a more minimal interface when summoned.Good news for Fire TV owners! Amazon is rolling a substantial redesign for […]

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Microsoft’s xCloud beta comes to PC and iOS devices in Spring 2021

Cloud gaming probably won’t replace traditional console and PC platforms anytime soon, but it’s certainly picking up steam. Services like Nvidia’s GeForce Now, Google’s Stadia, and Microsoft’s xCloud are leading the charge in this arena, but only the two former services are widely available across mobile and desktop devices. Fortunately, that’s changing soon: Microsoft has […]

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YouTube will ban videos disputing the 2020 U.S. presidential election

President Trump has been relentless in his claims that democrats stole the 2020 election. Now that enough states have certified their results in favor of Joe Biden, YouTube will begin removing videos alleging election fraud. YouTube’s reasoning lies with the Trump campaign’s numerous court losses combined with the state certification of votes.YouTube announced today that […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 draws over one million concurrent Steam players, beating Fallout 4’s record

After years of waiting and three delays, the day has finally arrived: Cyberpunk 2077 is here. It should come as little surprise to learn that the game is proving popular. So popular, in fact, that it’s already smashed Fallout 4’s record for the most concurrent players on Steam, and has already passed the one-million milestone.Cyberpunk […]

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Samsung reveals its 110-inch MicroLED 4K television

Samsung’s MicroLED-packed The Wall modular TV has been on many people’s “things to buy when I win the lottery” list for years. Now, the same technology is being used in a television that’s slightly more traditional—i.e., not modular—but still measures a massive 110 inches and promises some amazing features.Samsung first introduced the 146-inch Wall TV […]

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AOC unveils 49-inch 120Hz curved monitor

With the launch of a new generation of graphics cards, powerful gaming rigs are within reach of more people than ever before—assuming you can find one of Nvidia’s or AMD’s latest products. But much of that power goes to waste when using a 1080p/60Hz monitor. To get the most out of today’s PC hardware, you […]

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FTC lawsuit seeks to unwind Facebook’s purchase of Instagram and WhatsApp

For Facebook, the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year will stretch well beyond 2020. As anticipated, the Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit against Facebook that challenges the social media company’s “multi-year course of unlawful conduct” and seeks to unwind its acquisition of Instagram and WhatsApp.Specifically, the complaint calls out Facebook’s 2012 acquisition […]