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August 20, 2021

NEWS

CNET

New Motorola Edge loses the curved display, adds a 144Hz refresh rate

The Edge (not to be confused with the U2 guy, of course) will cost $700 in the US, a price that roughly converts to £515 or AU$975. For that sum, Motorola is including impressive upgrades to the phone’s display and camera, while simplifying its line to just the …

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CNET

When is the next 2021 Apple event? We think we’ll find out very soon

Apple’s next event could be just a month away. We don’t have any official word yet, but we could see the iPhone 13, Apple Watch 7, AirPods 3, iPad Mini 6 and a ninth-generation iPad.

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PCMag.com

Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Review

The Samsung Galaxy Watch4 is the best Android-compatible smartwatch for the price, offering the same specs and features as the Classic model for $100 less.

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CNET

iPhone 13 price: Apple’s next smartphone could be cheaper than you think

Will the iPhone 13 cost more or less than its predecessors? We should know for sure in September. Andrew Hoyle/CNET. When considering which iPhone to buy, price will likely have a big impact on your decision. Although it isn’t the most exciting detail …

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Kotaku

Pokemon Legends: Arceus Can’t Be The Next Breath Of The Wild, But That’s OK

Sure—Pokémon Legends: Arceus looks like Breath of the Wild—this isn’t a controversial take, but what does that actually mean? Advertisement. In the—checking my notes, Jesus—four years since its release, Breath of the Wild-like has become a bit of an …

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CNET

You may be COVID ‘carded’: How to store your vaccine card on any phone

Your vaccination card is important, but also easy to lose or damage. Here’s how to create and store a digital copy on your phone. US Department of Defense. For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO and …

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The Washington Post

How iPhone child-safety photo scanning works — and why privacy advocates are worried

Starting with an update to iOS 15 coming this year, the Messages app will scan for explicit photos on kids’ accounts and will scan iCloud uploads for known child sexual abuse material before the images even leave the device.

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The New York Times

Facebook’s New Bet on Virtual Reality: Conference Rooms

To build on the momentum, Facebook on Thursday introduced a virtual-reality service called Horizon Workrooms. The product, which is free for Quest 2 owners to download, offers a virtual meeting room where people using the headsets can gather as if they …

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TechCrunch

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic: A well-rounded smartwatch

For smartwatches, it’s Apple against the world. Per recent numbers from CounterPoint, the Apple Watch commanded more than one-third of global shipments in …

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The Verge

The new Motorola Edge gets a 108-megapixel camera but ditches the edge display

Motorola has a new version of its $700 Edge smartphone, bringing better cameras, a more modern processor, and an updated design. As with last year’s Edge, the new model doesn’t quite offer the best hardware Android has to offer, with a Snapdragon 778 …

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