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March 4, 2022

NEWS

The Verge

HTC pivots from blockchain to the metaverse for its next smartphone gimmick

Promising decentralized apps (“Dapps”) and a built-in cryptocurrency wallet, the phones could run blockchain nodes and even mine paltry amounts of cryptocurrency, but — like many instances of blockchain technology — it was a solution largely in search of a …

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CNET

iOS 15.4 Beta: The Cool Features That Could Be Coming to Your iPhone

Stay up-to-date on the latest news, reviews and advice on iPhones, iPads, Macs, services and software. What is Universal Control? Universal Control lets …

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TechCrunch

OSOM talks its first phone, ahead of a Q4 release

OSOM was understandably convinced that pushing things back to launch a new device with the latest Qualcomm chip would be a prudent business decision. That meant, among other things, moving the OV1’s release from a broad Q3 to an equally broad Q4. Not the …

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CNET

5 Years Later, It’s Time for a Nintendo Switch 2

The Switch Lite (left), Switch (middle) and OLED Switch (right): the three Nintendo Switches available now. When will a sequel arrive with a truly upgraded processor inside? Scott Stein/CNET. The Nintendo Switch arrived on the game console scene on …

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PCMag.com

Elden Ring (for PC) Review

Elden Ring plays like a FromSoftware greatest hits compilation. This open-world, action-focused RPG is rooted in grim, Dark Souls-esque fantasy, but the game incorporates elements from all the Souls games to date, including Bloodborne and Sekiro.

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CNET

OSOM’s First Phone Lets You Switch Off Data Flow While Recharging

OSOM, the startup that rose from the ashes of Essential, has shown off its first flagship phone, a stylish Android handset with top specs and a focus on privacy that’s coming in the fourth quarter of 2022.

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CNET

Elden Ring Boss Guide: How To Defeat Margit, Godrick, Morgott and more

Elden Ring has the largest roster of bosses and secret encounters of any Souls-style game to date, and people are quickly figuring out how unforgiving these bad guys can be. So with that, we’re offering a quick rundown of general tips to know when facing …

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TechCrunch

A staid MWC wraps up amid a lull in mobile excitement

Immediately following the show, I asked Huawei CTO Paul Scanlan some questions about the company’s plans to right the ship following U.S. sanctions that have hobbled its consumer efforts by cutting off access to giants like Google and Qualcomm. His …

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HPCwire

Graphcore Launches Wafer-on-Wafer ‘Bow’ IPU

“Wafer-on-wafer is a more sophisticated technology. What it delivers is a much higher interconnect density between dies that are stacked on top of each other. As its name implies, it involves bonding wafers together before they are sawn.

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9to5Mac

[Update: Event date] Everything we know about the iPad Air 5 so far

Instead of using facial recognition like iPad Pro, the iPad Air 4 is the first Apple device to feature Touch ID fingerprint recognition in the sleep/wake button. This version of Touch ID later came to the iPad mini 6.

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