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August 13, 2021

NEWS

CNET

Will Apple ever actually release an iPhone 13? Rumors point to yes

A report, published earlier this year, seems to back up the notion that Apple will proceed with a sequential naming convention despite other rumors suggesting it might skip the number 13 entirely or wait until next year.

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CNET

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3: Can the upgrades win over foldable skeptics?

Samsung gave the Fold a Fitter Happier upgrade: It’s slimmer, lighter, more productive, more durable and more affordable. Add on a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate to the cover screen, an under-display selfie camera, S Pen support and a lower price and you have …

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Kotaku

The GTA Remastered Trilogy Appears To Be Real, And Coming To Switch

After months of rumors and speculation, Kotaku has learned from sources that Rockstar Games may be remastering three classic Grand Theft Auto games. Currently, it appears these games will be released later this fall for a multitude of platforms, including …

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CNET

Honor’s new Magic 3 series has full access to Google software

All three devices have a gently curved screen on the front (89 degrees) and feature between three and four rear camera lenses placed in concentric circles to form an eye-catching camera bump. The Pro models boast a 64-megapixel periscope-style telephoto …

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Forbes

‘Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’ Season 5 Patch Notes: Nerfs, Fixes And More

All-new content is coming to Multiplayer, Zombies, Outbreak, Onslaught, and Dead Ops Arcade 3 in Season Five starting at 9PM PT on August 12th! New content and features include:.

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Kotaku

Activision Blizzard’s QA Department Seems Like A Hellhole

Long hours. Low pay. Tremendous instability. Working in quality assurance (QA) for a video game studio is notoriously difficult and painstaking enough as it is without factors like these complicating matters. Yet for QA testers at Activision Blizzard, a company …

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AppleInsider

Apple changes Eddy Cue’s job title to focus on the company’s services

Eddy oversees the full range of Apple’s services including Apple Music, Apple News, Apple Podcasts, the Apple TV app, and Apple TV+, as well as Apple Pay, Apple Card, Maps, Search Ads, Apple’s iCloud services, and Apple’s productivity and creativity apps.

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PCMag.com

S Pen vs. S Pen Fold vs. S Pen Pro: What’s the Difference?

There was once only one S Pen. Tucked into the body of the Samsung Galaxy Note, the pen redefined what it meant to use a stylus with a phone. With the coming of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, there are now five S Pen models for current phones: the …

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Kotaku

Frostpunk Is Getting A Sequel Called…Frostpunk 2

Frostpunk, the city-builder game about trying to survive in a landscape almost as cold as mid-February Chicago, is getting a sequel, developer 11 Bit Studios announced in a press release today. It’s called—brace yourself, you’ll never believe this—Frostpunk …

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The New York Times

Smartphones Won. We Can Ignore Them.

It’s that time of year when companies including Apple and Samsung try to get us VERY EXCITED about their new smartphone models. I give you permission to tune them out entirely. Some people get a thrill from …

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