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    Tech News One UI Book 4 brings Samsung’s custom skin to Windows PC

    For long, Samsung has shipped its Android-powered smartphones with a custom skin. It has changed names a few times over the years and now it’s called One UI. The company today provided more insight into the design philosophy for One UI 4.0. This is the next major iteration of its custom Android...
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    Tech News Samsung announces various improvements to Tizen OS for smart TVs at SDC 21

    Alongside improvements to Bixby, SmartThings, and Samsung Knox, Samsung also announced improvements to Tizen OS for smart TVs. During the ongoing Samsung Developer Conference 2021, the South Korean firm said it wants to consolidate its leadership in the TV segment with more intelligent software...
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    Tech News Samsung is entering the cloud gaming space, again

    During its ongoing Samsung Developer Conference 2021 event, Samsung announced new features and improvements to Bixby, One UI, Samsung Health, Samsung Knox, SmartThings, and Tizen. The company also announced that it is developing a cloud gaming platform of its own, and it will be available on...
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    Tech News Samsung is opening up Tizen OS to other TV brands

    Samsung unveiled a lot of new stuff related to its software and services at the ongoing SDC 21 event. Alongside announcing improvements to Bixby, Samsung Health, Samsung Knox, SmartThings, and Tizen, the company also said that it is opening up Tizen OS to other TV brands. TV manufacturers can...
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    Tech News Microsoft releases Windows 10 builds 19043.1320, 19042.1320 – here’s what’s new

    It’s that time of the month when Microsoft is releasing new optional cumulative updates for Windows 10. Today, the updates are available for all versions of the OS that are supported for consumers, meaning Windows 10 versions 21H1, 20H2, and 2004. Of course, given the nature of those updates...
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    Tech News Grab a Google Nest Hub for only $80 right now ($20 off)

    Google updated its Nest Hub smart display (originally called the Home Hub) back in March with a new second-generation model. The upgraded model has an almost identical design, but with the addition of Soli motion sensors for hand gestures and optional sleep tracking. Stores have discounted the...
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    Tech News Do the Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro support 5G?

    Google launched the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro with a whole bunch of improvements over the Pixel 5. Both phones pack Google’s custom Tensor SoC and feature a revamped camera setup with fresh hardware. Google has also gone for a bold design on the Pixels this time, giving the phones a unique look...
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    Tech News Microsoft is reportedly working on a low-cost laptop with a new Windows 11 version

    Microsoft is preparing to launch a new low-cost laptop geared towards younger students in an attempt to compete with Chromebooks. The information comes from Windows Central‘s Zac Bowden, who also claims that this device, codenamed Tenjin, is only the beginning of Microsoft’s efforts to compete...
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    Tech News Palm returns from the dead to release the TWS Palm Buds Pro

    Back in 2018, the Palm brand made a comeback with a tiny Android phone. The phone featured a 3.3-inch display, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 435 chip, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and an 800mAh battery. It ran Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box and required another phone to work. A year later, Palm updated...
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    Tech News Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 7, 6, and 4 Series SoCs

    Qualcomm today introduced an upgraded version of the Snapdragon 778G chip from earlier this year. The new mid-range chip, called Snapdragon 778G Plus 5G, is essentially the same as its predecessor but with boosted CPU and GPU performance. Along with the Snapdragon 778G Plus, Qualcomm has...
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    Tech News Best Chromebooks available at Walmart in 2021

    Walmart is one of the largest retailers of consumer goods in the United States. Chances are pretty high that you also have a physical Walmart store in your city or town. With typically low prices and local returns available, buying your next Chromebook from Walmart is an appealing option. While...
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    Tech News Get an Apple MagSafe Duo Charger for $97 today ($32 off)

    The MagSafe magnetic charging technology on newer iPhones has led to a surge of new accessories, including Apple’s own MagSafe Duo Charger. As the ‘Duo’ name might imply, it can power both an iPhone and an Apple Watch at the same time without forcing you to carry around multiple wall adapters...
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    Tech News These are the Best Car Chargers for Phones and Laptops: Anker, Spigen, Ugreen, and more!

    While many modern cars and other vehicles come with built-in USB ports for charging your phones and tablets, they often don’t provide the fastest charging speeds. So it’s a good idea to invest a few bucks and get a dedicated car charger that can fast charge your smartphone. These chargers are...
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    Tech News Tasker 5.14.6 arrives with interactive overlays, screen recording, and more

    Tasker has been one of the best power tools ever for Android, allowing you to create everything from simple on-device automated tasks to complex Alexa routines. There’s almost no limit to what you can do with the app, and now another update is rolling out on the Play Store with even more...
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    Tech News These are the best graphics cards you can buy in 2021

    Securing a new graphics card is damn near impossible right now. The prevailing situations are due to the semi-conductor shortage and manufacturing roadblocks caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. On top of that, cryptocurrency miners have also stretched the GPU market to its limits. However...
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    Tech News Microsoft shares how it’s improving meeting quality in Teams

    Microsoft is taking steps to improve the call and meeting quality in Teams meetings through AI and other enhancements that help users stay in the flow of a meeting with fewer distractions. Hybrid work has been a big deal for Microsoft in the past year and a half, but we usually hear about new...
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    Tech News How to change your Nest Doorbell ringtone to spooky Halloween sounds or one of the new year-round tones

    If you have a Nest doorbell from Google, it’s quite simple to change the ringtone of your device. Apart from the classic “ding dong” sound, the Nest doorbell can be customized to play various other ringtones that you can set from within the Nest app. Google also rolls out a few seasonal...
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    Tech News Air Quality Index begins showing up on non-Nest smart displays

    With air pollution becoming more and more of an issue, it’s important to know about the air quality in your area on any given day. In the U.S., Google started showing Air Quality Index (AQI) indicators on its Nest smart displays in some areas, though it wasn’t clear if it would roll out to...
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    Tech News Pick up a Microsoft Modern Webcam for just $42 today ($28 off)

    The global pandemic has affected global trade in a significant way, causing product shortages for everything from toilet paper (sigh) to webcams. Thankfully, the toilet paper madness only lasted a month or two, and webcams have mostly returned to pre-pandemic prices. Microsoft released a new...
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    Tech News The best laptops you can buy at Walmart this holiday

    The holiday season is quickly approaching, and for many of us, that means it’s time to buy gifts. Whether it’s for yourself or as a gift to a loved one, buying a fancy new laptop is something many will do, and we’re here to help. We’ve already rounded up some of the best laptops you can buy in...
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