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October 17, 2021

NEWS

CNET

Get Microsoft Office for free: How to get Word, Excel, PowerPoint at no cost

You can use Microsoft Office apps for free. Josh Miller/CNET. Whether it’s for work or personal use, you’ll probably need to access a Microsoft Word document, a PowerPoint presentation or other basic tools found in Microsoft 365 at some point.

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The Verge

Apple’s October ‘Unleashed’ event: what to expect

Chief among those are new, more powerful MacBook Pros, which will follow the incredible Apple Silicon-powered 13-inch MacBook Pro that launched last November. The company is also expected to release new AirPods, and it’s got an entire OS that was announced …

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Forbes

Nintendo Switch Online’s Expansion Pack Price And Bundling Is Absurd

There are 9 classic N64 games that the Expansion Pack unlocks, including the likes of Mario 64 and Ocarina of Time, and 14 SEGA games. This will be the first time that these games are available on …

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Kotaku

Epic Games Store Will ‘Welcome’ NFT Games After Steam Bans Them

Epic Games and its CEO Tim Sweeney are open to letting games that use blockchain technology and NFTs onto its PC store, even as NFTs continue to be criticized for being a giant, planet-burning scam filled with grifters.

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TechCrunch

Analogue aspires to build the definitive OS for retro gaming

Images of the Analogue Pocket with games and UI on it. Image Credits: Analogue. Analogue’s much-anticipated Pocket retro gaming machine will come with more than just sleek …

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Kotaku

A Year Later, Here’s A Bit More Of That Suicide Squad Game By Rocksteady

Today during DC’s annoyingly long Fandome event, the company revealed new trailers and teasers for a host of upcoming comic book-related projects, including a new in-engine trailer for Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League featuring our first look at …

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The Verge

Analogue’s Pocket will have an extremely fancy OS to save games to and from cartridges

There’s still no firm release date for the delayed Analogue Pocket (outside of the broader “December 2021” window that the company last provided in September), but Analogue is looking to whet players’ appetites with the next best thing: a deep look at …

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TechCrunch

Steam quietly bans games that feature crypto/NFT exchanges

(BigStock Photo). Games and other applications that involve minting or trading cryptocurrency or non-fungible tokens are no longer allowed on Steam.

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Polygon

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League got a new trailer at DC FanDome

That team of lovable misfits is tasked with taking down the Justice League, who have been brainwashed by the supervillain Brainiac. Logically, that game is called Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, and Rocksteady revealed more about the open-world …

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Forbes

Apple’s Radical New iPhone Suddenly Takes Shape

Following recent leaks which revealed Apple is working on a “complete redesign” of the iPhone range, now stunning new renders by Ben Geskin have put all this information together to give us our best look yet at the all-new smartphone Apple is developing.

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