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Amazon does half of its deliveries in-house, is set to overtake UPS by 2022

It’s set to overtake UPS to become the largest shipping provider by 2022.

What you need to know Morgan Stanley estimates Amazon Logistics, the retail giant’s in-house shipping solution, is now shipping 2.5 billion packages per year. That amounts to 50% of all its deliveries in the U.S. The investment bank also estimates that the company may overtake UPS to become the largest shipping service in the country by 2022.

Amazon is rapidly expanding its shipping capabilities,  [Read More…]

Photo mode arrives in Red Dead Redemption 2 for PS4 owners

Plenty of moments to capture in the West.

What you need to know Red Dead Redemption 2 has a new update on PlayStation 4. This update adds several new bits of story content that were previously only in the PC version of the game. It also adds photo mode, allowing players to take special shots.

Rockstar has released a new update for Red Dead Redemption 2 on PlayStation 4. This update adds several story mode enhancements that  [Read More…]

Billboard will start counting music videos for its music rankings

Only official uploads to platforms like YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Music will be counted.

What you need to know Billboard is changing how it determines the popularity of music on its charts. It announces this week that it will start including online music videos in its Billboard 200 rankings. However, the company noted that only ‘official’ views from established platforms would be tallied.

The music landscape has changed significantly in the last decade, thanks to the disruption  [Read More…]

How to enable Oculus Quest hand tracking

Handtracking is finally here.

The Oculus Quest is a standalone virtual reality (VR) headset that doesn’t require any cables to be connected to your PC. The device has received a number of new features in recent months, but hand tracking may be the most significant. Yesterday, Oculus updated the Quest software so that you can enable hand tracking as an Experimental Feature.

If you want to enable hand tracking on your Quest, just follow the instructions  [Read More…]

CHUWI offers up the HiPen H6, a low-cost alternative to the Microsoft Surface Pen

Touch screen Chromebooks and laptops, and 2-in-1 devices are becoming increasingly popular. Students, graphic artists, and business professionals routinely use these on a daily basis.

If you’ve ever tried to markup a document or design something in a photo editor, you know the importance of precision. You can’t rely on a finger to draw fine point lines or to shade an image. You need a stylus.

Chuwi recently began offering its  [Read More…]

We count bodies in The Mandalorian and tell you how they fell

When Mando lets the guns talk, we listen. Here’s every time someone dies.

Yes, this a list of every kill in The Mandolorian, but first we created some ground rules. Victims who are punched or shocked are not confirmed kills. If someone gets shot and doesn’t get back up, we assume they were killed, since the only shots we see that don’t kill when they hit are blocked by beskar steel. Some offscreen kills are implied, so  [Read More…]

AT&T launches 5G network in 10 cities

AT&T on Friday announced that it has finally kicked off 5G service for consumers in select cities across the US.

As expected, it launched in Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Providence, RI, Rochester, NY, and San Diego. But, in a surprising move, the 5G service also makes its debut in another five markets: Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, CA, Milwaukee, and Birmingham, AL.

AT&T, who appears to be moving ahead of its scheduled pace, plans to have a “nationwide” footprint by the  [Read More…]

Decorate your Christmas tree with Baby Yoda ornaments

Disney Plus’s The Mandalorian is a big hit for the streaming service, but Baby Yoda is the surprise superstar. Yes, the world is in love with the marbled-eyed little green tyke with his/her/its cute little coos and adorable curiosity. Though Disney doesn’t have an official Baby Yoda Christmas ornament available at this moment, there are plenty of handmade and 3D printed ornaments out there on Etsy, Poshmark, eBay and other sites. Here are some great Baby Yoda ornaments that you  [Read More…]

YouTube Premium reportedly beats Spotify in India

A surprisingly competitive offering.

What you need to know Google’s YouTube Premium has found some success in India. The firm’s growth rate outpaces that of local behemoths like Gaana Music. This has mostly been attributed to Google’s YouTube Music service, which pulls in more paid users than rivals.

Google’s paid YouTube Music service is actually competitive in some regions. According to a report from Bloomberg, the service has outpaced Spotify and local services like Gaana Music in  [Read More…]

CREDO Mobile Buyer’s Guide

Most consumers are familiar with the big-name wireless carriers like Verizon and AT&T, but not nearly as many are as well-versed when it comes Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) like Consumer Cellular or FreedomPop.

These MNVO brand operators license the towers and coverage from the tier-one providers and offer their own phones, rate plans, and customer service.

Let’s take a closer look at CREDO Mobile

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