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August 12, 2021

NEWS

CNET

Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3 edge foldables closer to mainstream

The South Korean electronics giant hopes the changes make its devices — now in their third generation — appeal to more consumers and eventually become a bigger chunk of the overall smartphone market.

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CNET

Galaxy Watch 4: Samsung is coming for Apple Watch’s crown with Wear OS 3

There’s one clear go-to smartwatch for iOS: the Apple Watch. But for Android, there hasn’t been a singular option. Will the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 finally be that watch?

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CNET

Galaxy Z Flip 3 is $1000 and no longer looks like a foldable drink coaster

Samsung showcased durability improvements made to both folding phones from their predecessors, including a new metal material used for the body and frame, along with improvements that strengthen the folding screens. Out of the two, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 is …

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CNET

Preorder Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3: How to buy Samsung’s newest foldable phones

The best part about Wednesday’s announcement? You don’t have to wait to place your order. In fact, Samsung and some of its partners are already taking preorders ahead of the Aug. 27 launch.

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Polygon

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s season 5 patch balances assault rifles and nerfs pistols

The developer released the change list for the new season on Wednesday, giving players a preview of new updates to assault rifle balance, pistol nerfs, and the season’s new content. The biggest change in this …

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Kotaku

Jesse McCree, Diablo 4 Director No Longer At Activision Blizzard

Diablo 4 game director Luis Barriga, lead designer Jesse McCree, and World of Warcraft designer Jonathan LeCraft were let go from Blizzard on Wednesday, two sources with knowledge of the move told Kotaku. Advertisement. The news was delivered to …

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The Washington Post

Senators want to rein in Apple and Google’s app store dominance

The Open App Markets Act would fundamentally alter the way smartphone apps function by requiring companies running large app stores, like Apple and Google, to allow people to download apps outside of stores and grant users the ability to install alternative …

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CNET

Galaxy Buds 2 are coming Aug. 27: Samsung’s true-wireless earbuds cost $150

Available for preorder now and shipping Aug. 27, the Buds 2 come in four colors — graphite, white, olive and lavender — with a white charging case. They cost £139 in the UK and AU$219 in Australia.

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Mac Rumors

‘Today at Apple’ Session Explores How to Create Looping Videos in the Clips App

The session covers how to make a simple loop video, match your movement, add an unexpected feature, finalizing looped videos, top takeaways, and export videos. Apple says its free Today at Apple sessions …

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Kotaku

Everything Shown During Today’s Nintendo Switch World Showcase

It’s time once again for Nintendo’s Indie World, a semi-regular showcase of some of the cool indie games coming to the Switch in the coming months. This latest presentation features a combination of exciting, brand-new games and old favorites making their …

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