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Google Pixel Watch Hands-On: Fitbit Debuts on an Android Watch

Google Pixel Watch Hands-On: Fitbit Makes Its Android Watch Debut

Google’s new Pixel Watch is the company’s first smartwatch, yet it’s also quite possibly the highest-end Fitbit tracker to date. The company unveiled the Pixel Watch during an event on Thursdaysolidifying its expansion into the mobile device market, alongside the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro phones. The announcement comes after Google teased the Pixel …

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Internal memos reportedly say Mark Zuckerberg’s big metaverse app is suffering a ‘quality’ problem, and even employees aren’t using it enough

Internal memos reportedly say Mark Zuckerberg’s big metaverse app is suffering a ‘quality’ problem, and even employees aren’t using it enough

Memos from Meta’s VP of Metaverse to staff say the app has too many quality and performance issues. One memo said the team building the metaverse app doesn’t spend enough time using it, The Verge reports. Updates to the metaverse app are scheduled to be shared on October 11 at Meta’s Connect conference. Loading Something …

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Overwatch “2” isn’t a sequel—it’s a marketing gimmick

Overwatch “2” isn’t a sequel—it’s a marketing gimmick

Overwatch 2Image: Blizzard Entertainment Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend? How mad must the …

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On the Pixel 7, Google Assistant’s Tensor superpowers are more delightful (and helpful) than ever

On the Pixel 7, Google Assistant’s Tensor superpowers are more delightful (and helpful) than ever

Look for enhanced voice typing, At a Glance, quick phrases, and more Source: Google Google’s new hardware may be the star of today’s event, but as the company has demonstrated time and time again, it’s Google software and services that really make using its devices the premium experience it is. With the arrival of the …

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Blizzard scales back Overwatch 2’s controversial phone number requirement

Overwatch 2 characters offer varied reactions based on whether or not they are now exempt from Blizzard’s “SMS Protect” system.”/> Enlarge / Overwatch 2 characters offer varied reactions based on whether or not they are now exempt from Blizzard’s “SMS Protect” system. Blizzard has partially walked back a controversial policy that required Overwatch 2 players …

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iPod inventor Tony Fadell says EU requirement for USB-C iPhone is the ‘right thing’ as he sees Apple as a monopoly

Former Apple VP Tony Fadell became known as “the father of the iPod.” Although he no longer has any ties with Apple, he often shares opinions on what the company has been doing. This time, Fadell shared his thoughts on the European Union’s requirement for iPhone with a USB-C port. The engineer believes that this …

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Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro: the 7 most exciting new camera features

The arrival of new Google Pixel phones is always a big moment for point-and-shoot snapping – and so it’s proved again with the launch of the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. While the new flagships don’t have a headline moment quite as big as the Pixel 3’s introduction of ‘Night Sight’, they do bring …

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Acer’s AMD-powered Swift Edge laptop is a gentle reminder of the Intel tax

Enlarge / Acer announced the Swift Edge laptop today. Acer Acer’s Swift Edge clamshell announced today is a gentle reminder of the so-called Intel tax. The PC offers a larger screen with more expensive display technology and pixels than a similarly specced Acer Swift 5 ultralight for the same price. The other big difference between …

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Minecraft Live Mob Vote 2022: How to vote, mob details, and everything we know

Minecraft would not exist as it does without the input and participation of its expansive and perpetually growing community. One of the most exciting ways that Minecraft players contribute to the development of the world’s most successful game is the annual Minecraft Mob Vote, which arrives every year as a part of the Minecraft Live …

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