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Major changes arrive in Fortnite’s 8.20 patch

Ready for something new? Check it out!

The latest content update for Fortnite — the 8.20 patch — will be hitting servers today, and with it comes an array of changes to the game, as well as the inclusion of some new, limited-time game modes.

According to Epic Games, the update will include fixes to the Baller item and various weapons, but perhaps most importantly, the former hard cap on how many materials a player could gather  [Read More…]

The NEOGEO Mini International retro console sees its first major price drop

40 classic games, all in the palm of your hand.

Less than three months ago, the NEOGEO Mini International console was revealed by SNK, packing 40 classic games within its handheld system. At $ 109, it was a small price to pay for a console which is not only full of nostalgia-inducing titles but even features a built-in 3.5-inch LCD display and a gamepad. It’s designed to look like a classic arcade cabinet, after all. Right now  [Read More…]

Score the Marshall Major III Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headphones for $100

Up to eleven.

The Marshall Major III Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headphones have dropped in price for the first time. Normally these are $ 150, but today you’ll pay $ 99.99.

These Bluetooth headphones feature over 30 hours of wireless playtime on a single charge. The 40mm dynamic drivers will keep your music sounding great, and the multi-directional knob will let you play, pause, and shuffle songs in addition to giving you volume control.

The headphones fold down  [Read More…]

All the major smartphone releases we can expect in October

After a rather uneventful summer, it’s high time that we get some action, don’t you agree? Well, as we see it right now October is shaping up to be quite an interesting month. For some reason, a large number of Android OEMs have chosen this month to unveil their latest flagship efforts.

The schedule is pretty tight, so we won’t have much time to breathe in between. So in case, you’re wondering, here are all the big October Android announcements  [Read More…]

Google Maps’ major redesign is now rolling out to all users

There are also new features for finding the perfect taco place 🌮

Back at Google I/O this past May, Google announced a lot of big changes for Google Maps — including a refreshed user interface and a heap of shiny features. Today, all of that is rolling out to everyone around the globe.

You’ll know you’ve received the update as soon as you open the app. Upon opening Maps, you’ll be placed on a completely rethought Explore  [Read More…]

All major U.S. carriers give your real-time location info to third parties

The tech is provided by LocationSmart and seamlessly works in the background.

It’s hard to believe that much of anything is truly private these days. Between smartphones, the internet, and everything else, so much of our data and lives are on full display for various businesses to see. Recently, it was discovered that all four of the major United States carriers provide your real-time location info to third-parties thanks to a loophole in the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.

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Major update to Files Go brings search capabilities, Google Photos integration

Files Go picks up three new features, turning it into one of the best storage management utilities around.

Google’s Files Go is a lightweight storage management utility that’s packed with useful features, and today the app is picking up three new features. There’s now a file search function baked in, which will allow you to search for files on your phone. With Files Go being a Google app, that includes instant results, autocomplete, and search filters.

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Major SwiftKey update brings new toolbar, stickers and more

SwiftKey is an app that has risen to popularity by offering users an alternative to their native Android (or iOS) keyboard, designed to make typing so much better. Well in recent days, SwiftKey announced a major update, which is described as the biggest since the company was acquired by Microsoft back in 2016. Check out […]

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The benefits of a major appliance with Google Assistant or Alexa support

Better. Smarter. Possibly more annoying.

Did I leave the stove on? … What do I need from the grocery store? Is the washer done yet? … It rained — I’d better stop the sprinklers from watering. … Man, I really wish we hadn’t left the lights on all day. … It’d be great if we remembered to turn off the air conditioning when we’re gone.

Look, I’ll be the first person to tell you that not everything needs  [Read More…]

Qualcomm gets 5G commitments from major carriers and phone makers, with a few exceptions

Qualcomm is preemptively boasting about its 5G advantages — because it can.

Qualcomm today announced that it has received intense interest from worldwide telecom operators and equipment manufacturers, including smartphone makers like LG and HTC, to test its burgeoning X50 5G platform, which is set to be released next year.

The move from LTE to 5G promises to bring enormous improvements to speed, capacity, and latency in the worlds of fixed and mobile wireless service. It also  [Read More…]