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Galaxy Watch 5: Here's What Samsung's Upgrading for 2022

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5: Everything New, From Better Battery to Skin Temperature Sensors

What’s happening Samsung’s newest watches, the Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro, are arriving Aug. 26. They feature better battery life and skin temperature sensors, and promise more durability. Why it matters Last year’s Samsung watch was the debut of Google’s new Wear OS, and smartwatches are in search of better battery life. But …

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2022 Moto Razr gets big price drop, 144 Hz display, flagship SoC

2022 Moto Razr gets big price drop, 144 Hz display, flagship SoC

The new Moto Razr. Motorola Folded and unfolded. Motorola The front display shows these mini-apps. Motorola That big Razr chin is gone, and now the phone has an essentially consistent thickness. Motorola The back. Motorola Lenovo’s Motorola division still hasn’t given up on a modern reboot of the Motorola Razr. Last night, the company announced …

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4: This Feels Like a Turning Point for Foldable Phones

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4: Better Cameras, Battery Life and Software Features

What’s happening Samsung just announced the Galaxy Z Flip 4, the newest iteration of its foldable flip phone. Why it matters Foldable phones have been widely available for about three years, but they still make up just a fraction of the smartphone market. The Z Flip 4 and Fold 4 are Samsung’s attempt to change …

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Xiaomi’s second foldable phone is only 5.4mm thick in tablet mode | Engadget

Merely a day after Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 4 launch, Xiaomi was quick to follow with a surprising punch. The Mix Fold 2 is the Chinese brand’s second foldable phone, featuring a surprising thickness of just 5.4mm when opened — barely enough to house a USB-C port — and 11.2mm thick when folded. While Huawei’s …

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Intel shares 48 benchmarks to show its Arc A750 can compete with an RTX 3060

Intel shares 48 benchmarks to show its Arc A750 can compete with an RTX 3060

Intel has released 48 benchmarks that show its upcoming Arc A750 GPU should be able to trade blows with Nvidia’s RTX 3060 running modern games. While Intel set its expectations low for its Arc GPUs last month, the company has now tested its A750 directly against the RTX 3060 across 42 DirectX 12 titles and …

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Google’s new Play Store rules target annoying ads and copycat crypto apps

Google Search will stop telling you when Snoopy assassinated Abe Lincoln

The team behind Google Search is tweaking its featured snippets — the text boxes that sometimes spread false information while trying to offer help. The company announced an update that’s supposed to make answers more accurate and avoid the problem of false premises, or questions where no definitive-sounding answer would make sense. It’s paired with …

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Tower of Fantasy, a New Free-to-Play Shared Open-World MMORPG, Is Now Available - IGN

Tower of Fantasy, a New Free-to-Play Shared Open-World MMORPG, Is Now Available – IGN

Tower of Fantasy is a light sci-fi shared open-world MMORPG with cross-play that is now available from the official site, Apple’s App Store, and the Google Play Store. This new action-adventure MMORPG send players to the alien world of Aida and will task them with saving what is left of humankind. But fret not, as …

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Google tells Apple to 'fix text messaging' for RCS protocol

Google tells Apple to ‘fix text messaging’ for RCS protocol

Google has launched a campaign to pressure Apple to adopt Rich Communications Services (RCS), a protocol used by most mobile industry vendors but not the iPhone maker. Android devices communicate using RCS, but Apple devices don’t. Apple uses its own iMessage protocol in its Messages app to communicate between iPhones. Thus when iPhone users want …

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