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December 21, 2021

NEWS

9to5Mac

Concept: AirPods Max just turned one; here’s what we’d like to see in the next version

AirPods Max are big enough to accommodate a strong ring of MagSafe magnets. Since magnetic charging doesn’t play nice with aluminum, the ring could be built into the case. Apple could put a USB-C (or lightning) connector in the case that plugs into the …

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CNET

Rec Room’s big plans for the metaverse: ‘So much more than a game’

The social gaming platform started in VR, and has seen growth on mobile, consoles and more during the pandemic. Now it’s valued at $3.5 billion. Ian …

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Kotaku

Hades Wins A Hugo Award, Making History As First Video Game To Ever Do So

Yesterday, Hades made history by becoming the first video game to ever win a Hugo Award, an annual literary award presented to the best science fiction or fantasy works from the previous year. Advertisement. Hades was developed by Supergiant Games and …

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CNN

Amazon Echo Show 15 review: A big Alexa display for your wall

CNN Underscored is your guide to the everyday products and services that help you live a smarter, simpler and more fulfilling life. The content is created by CNN Underscored. CNN News staff is not involved. When you make a purchase, we receive revenue.

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CNET

Galaxy Z Fold 3 deal: Save over $1000 on Samsung’s foldable today only

The 256GB model usually lists for $1,800, and right now, for everyone, that has been cut down by $150, no strings attached. The biggest savings, however, come with an eligible trade-in. When you trade in up to two devices, either a phone, tablet or smart …

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Polygon

The best gaming controller for most systems: The 8BitDo Pro 2

If you’re someone like me who is lucky enough to have plenty of games to play on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PC, macOS, and a smartphone, then your home is also probably littered with controllers. Regardless of how large your home is, having …

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TechCrunch

Meta files federal lawsuit to uncover individuals running a phishing scam on its platforms

For context, phishing attacks lure unsuspecting victims to websites that appear legitimate but are actually deceptively fake. The websites then persuade victims to enter their sensitive information, such as passwords and email addresses. Meta says it …

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Mac Rumors

Apple Seeds First Public Betas of iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3

iOS and iPadOS 15.3 can be downloaded over the air after the proper profile from Apple’s public beta testing website has been installed on an iPhone or an iPad. There’s no word yet on what’s included in the …

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9to5Mac

Rumor: iOS 16 to drop support for iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and first-gen iPhone SE

On the iPad side, iPadOS 16 is said to be incompatible with iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2, iPad (fifth-generation), and the 2015 iPad Pro models.

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The New York Times

SpaceX reports 132 coronavirus cases at its headquarters in Southern California.

At least 132 employees at SpaceX’s Southern California headquarters tested positive for the coronavirus, according to information posted on a Los Angeles County website. It was the highest number of cases currently reported among private companies in …

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