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August 16, 2021

NEWS

CNET

iPhone 13 vs. iPhone 12: All the rumored differences between Apple’s flagships

But, if you’re eager to get your hands on the latest from Apple, the iPhone 13 may be for you. We don’t know the iPhone 13’s exact specs yet, but here’s how rumors compare to the iPhone 12.

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Forbes

New iPhone 13 Leak Promises Super-Cool Feature Upgrade

Every Wednesday, AppleUnboxed lands in subscribers’ mailboxes. It’s an all-things-Apple guide to what’s going on with the world’s most fascinating company. Each weekend, I’ll be publishing just one item from a previous newsletter.

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CNET

Pixel 6 is coming, but should you buy a Google Pixel 3, 4 or 5 instead?

Which Google Pixel phone makes sense to buy now? Angela Lang/CNET. Recently, I faced a dilemma. My Google Pixel 3 XL was on its last leg. Its battery was a weak shadow of its former self. Its USB-C port failed to carry a charge half the time. Both sides of …

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Tom’s Guide

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 vs. AirPods Pro: Which noise-cancelling earbuds win?

In the opposite corner, we have the market’s top-selling wireless earbuds, the AirPods Pro. These tiny porcelain danglers boast many performance hallmarks, including adaptive sound, customized fit, effective ANC, and seamless integration with all Apple …

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Kotaku

Valve Patched An Exploit That Let Users Add Unlimited Funds To Steam Wallets

A security researcher on Hackerone recently submitted an exploit that could be used on Steam to gain unlimited funds. The exploit has since been patched by Valve and the company awarded the user who discovered this exploit $7500. Advertisement.

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Forbes

Where Is Sony’s Next PS5 State Of Play?

I’m just going to say it. Sony is being weirdly quiet. At this point, I suppose it was no great shock that Sony skipped E3, as it had done in past years. I agree with other commentators that it’s probably not a great idea to do that, given that it hands the entire show …

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Kotaku

Metal Gear Solid 2’s Iconic E3 Trailer, Upscaled To 4K By An AI

At E3 2000, Metal Gear Solid 2 absolutely stole the show when its first real-time gameplay footage was shown running on the PlayStation 2. Advertisement. It looked incredible at the time, but time marches ceaselessly on, and by 2021 standards it’s obviously …

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CNET

Intel launches ‘Arc’ GPU brand, first ‘Alchemist’ products coming Q1 2022

Intel’s long-awaited discrete graphics targeting gaming and content creation finally gets christened with a family name, Intel Arc, a play on the concept of a story arc and architecture. Formerly known as “DG2,” and based on the HPG variant of the company’s …

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Mac Rumors

Gurman: Apple Planning Multiple Events for the Fall, M1X MacBook Pros to be Available by November

Last year, due to the global health crisis and production constraints, the iPhone 12 lineup was not announced until October. The 2020 September event, rather than focusing on new iPhones, showcased new Apple Watches, iPads, and services.

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Ars Technica

Fitbit’s Luxe activity tracker is a stylish way to casually care about fitness

Looks are the main appeal of the Fitbit Luxe, and the special edition is particularly striking. It passes decently as a piece of jewelry, thanks to its golden body attached to a stainless-steel, golden-colored “Parker Link Bracelet” made by California-based jewelry …

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