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Google Play Services prepares to let you stream apps to your Chromebook

Earlier today, Google Play Services version 21.21.12 started rolling out to users. The last beta release was version 21.18.14, so we're expecting there to be a bunch of changes under-the-hood. While we haven't spotted many interested changes from a cursory glance, we did find further evidence that Google will soon let users stream apps from...

LG Pay shuts down this year, leaving LG phones without magstripe payment support

LG announced in April that it was leaving the smartphone business, following years of poor hardware sales. The company promised that it would continue to support its existing phones with Android updates and security fixes, but at least one feature on some of its smartphones won't be around much longer: LG Pay. The shutdown might...

Google’s wireless Pixel Buds are now on sale for $80 off

Google released its first true wireless earbuds in 2019, the second-gen Pixel Buds (the first generation had a cord between the earbuds). They were successful enough that Google is working on a sequel, but in the meantime, the current Pixel Buds are back on sale. Now you can get them for $99.99 from Verizon's website,...

Apple TV is now available on Android TV

The fact that Apple even has a video streaming service, Apple TV, is often forgotten by users outside of Apple's own ecosystem. There, it's displayed prominently, and it's available on most Apple devices. But the Cupertino-based giant has also started slowly rolling out the service on competing platforms as well. If you actually like the...

Get the Logitech ERGO wireless trackball mouse for just $41 right now

Ergonomic mice are great options for anyone concerned about pain and fatigue in the wrist or arms. Trackball mice are especially great for avoiding wrist problems, as you don't have to move your hands at all to use them — only your thumb. Now you can get Logitech's ERGO M575 trackball mouse for just $40.99...

Mozilla releases Firefox 89 update with new ‘Proton’ design

Mozilla has overhauled Firefox's design a few times in the past decade, most notably with the 'Australis' look in 2014 (with the large back button and Chrome-like tabs) and the 'Photon' redesign in 2017. Firefox 89 starts rolling out today on desktop and mobile platforms, and it features yet another visual update, nicknamed 'Proton.' The latest...

How to enable VoLTE and VoWiFi on all carriers on the ASUS ZenFone 8 and OnePlus 9 Pro

When you're dealing with the constant evolution of network technology, it’s not uncommon to face issues between your cellular service provider and your phone. This is especially true for advanced cellular features that are based on the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), like Voice over LTE (VoLTE), Video over LTE (ViLTE), and Wi-Fi Calling (VoWiFi). As...

How to opt out of Amazon sharing your WiFi network with strangers

Amazon’s new Sidewalk feature is going live on June 8. Announced all the way back in 2019, Amazon Sidewalk is an ambitious project that aims to create a shared network of connected devices. Amazon has been testing the feature for some time now, but it finally appears to be ready for its prime-time launch. As part...

The best PUBG Mobile accessory options in Summer 2021: Controllers, Triggers, Mobile Holders, and more!

PUBG Mobile continues to be one of the top mobile games around the world. It has a massive community with professionally organized tournaments making it one of the biggest esports titles in recent times. While the game lost a major chunk of its userbase due to the ban of certain Chinese apps in India last...

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Review: Crazy light, but also crazy good

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Nano is a phenomenal PC. I've already said as much when I compared it to the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. They're both meant to be premium, thin and light laptops for businesses, but the ThinkPad X1 Nano is next-level thin and light. This is actually the second one that I've reviewed, as Lenovo...

Walmart plans to sell its own absurdly-cheap Android TV streaming stick

Like many other retail stores, Walmart sells various tech products and accessories (most of which are ODM designs) under its own "Onn." brand, alongside products from more well-known brands like Apple, Google, Roku, and so on. The company sells Onn-branded cables, accessories, and even Android tablets, but now Walmart is gearing up to release its...

AMD ‘Cezzane’ Ryzen 7 5700G, Ryzen 5 5600G chips will begin shipping in August

AMD announced its Cezanne chips earlier this year, stating that the new APUs under the series will arrive later this year. Today, at its Computex 2021 press conference, AMD CEO Lisa Su announced that the Ryzen 7 5700G and the Ryzen 5 5600G APUs are coming to market for consumers starting August 5, 2021. The AMD...