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Why Did Google Stadia Go Under?

Why Did Google Stadia Go Under?

Google Stadia, the company’s attempt at creating a cloud-based competitor to Xbox and PlayStation, will cease functioning in January. In the meantime, Google has impressed pretty much everyone by actually issuing refunds for the service, reimbursing gamers for all the hardware and software they purchased in the ill-fated Stadia ecosystem. …

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Google Stadia Shutting Down, But Customers Will Get Refunds

Google Stadia Shutting Down, But Customers Will Get Refunds

In an unsurprising but disappointing turn, Google is shutting down its Stadia cloud gaming service only three years after unveiling the technology. The surprisingly – effective cloud gaming software was met with initial skepticism when Google announced it in 2019 – not because of the tech itself, but because of …

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Google Pixel Buds Pro: How Do They Stack Up Against the Competition?

Google Pixel Buds Pro: How Do They Stack Up Against the Competition?

Google’s AirPods Pro competitor, the Pixel Buds Pro, are finally here. How do they stack up against their competitors? Are they worthy successors of the original Pixel Buds? And, most importantly, are they worth the money? Reviewers have finally gotten their hands on the highly-anticipated new gadgets, and it’s time …

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Apple Developing New “Lockdown Mode” for Phones and Tablets

Apple Developing New “Lockdown Mode” for Phones and Tablets

Apple has always marketed its phones, tablets, and computers as being extremely secure. Apple has famously battled government agencies over their demands to access a universal backdoor key to crack into iPhones, which Apple says would be a huge breach of privacy for its users. Now, the company is doubling …

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Astronomers Detect Unusual Radio Burst From Deep Space

Astronomers Detect Unusual Radio Burst From Deep Space

CalTech astronomers have detected a bizarre fast radio burst (FRB) from a distant region of deep space. FRBs are the latest mystery of the cosmos that star watchers have pondered in recent years. The latest discovery by CalTech observers is a pattern named FRB 20200120E. This burst surprised astronomers due to …

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Apple AirPods Pro 2 Release Date and Pricing Rumors

Apple AirPods Pro 2 Release Date and Pricing Rumors

Apple will reportedly release the Apple Airpods 2 sometime in 2022. The first AirPods Pro models are fan-favorite devices that offer unparalleled sound quality and active noise canceling. They’re some of the best wireless earbuds available right now! They’re also aging: the high-end AirPods haven’t received an update since 2019, …

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The Best Smartphones Featured at CES 2022

The Best Smartphones Featured at CES 2022

The Consumer Electronics Show for 2022 was last week, and smartphone manufacturers showed off some of their most stunning handsets for the upcoming year. From Samsung’s newest Fan Edition Galaxy phone to OnePlus’s breathtaking flagship phones, numerous impressive phones are coming in 2022. Today, we’re looking at some of the …

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Samsung Sold More Folding Phones in August Than All of 2020

Samsung Sold More Folding Phones in August Than All of 2020

Samsung has recently released sales numbers for its new folding line of smartphones, and they’re surprising. The Korean smartphone manufacturer disclosed that it sold more folding phones in August 2021 than in the entirety of 2020.   Eagle-eyed readers will notice that August was the month when the Samsung Galaxy Z …

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Oppo Find N: Can It Compete With Samsung Galaxy Fold?

Oppo Find N: Can It Compete With Samsung Galaxy Fold?

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo unveiled its first folding phone on December 9. The sleek and stylish handset, called the Find N, will launch on December 15. The company says it built the phone after “four years of intense R&D and six generations of prototypes.” The phone’s launch event is on …

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