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YouTube TV wants more of your money for 4K streaming and offline downloads

Google's Internet TV service, YouTube TV, has had a rough few years. YouTube TV started off in 2017 with a handful of channels at an affordable price of $35 per month, but as more channels were added (and networks wanted a bigger piece of the pie), the price slowly increased. The service now costs a...

Square Enix reveals Trials of Mana remake is coming to Android and iOS

Square Enix has revealed that it’s bringing its classic RPG, Trials of Mana, to Android devices later this year. It’s also working on a new game in the series that’ll be exclusive to mobile devices, called Echoes of Mana. We’re also getting a new console game, as well as an anime set in the Mana...

Windows 11 may not leave 7th-gen Intel and 1st-gen Ryzen CPUs in the dust

When Microsoft released the documentation for Windows 11, it was clear that this is going to be the first time in over a decade that the minimum requirements for Windows have been significantly raised. The minimum RAM and storage have been increased to 4GB and 64GB, respectively. And for CPUs, there's no more 32-bit support,...

One UI Watch is Samsung’s new OS for smartwatches based on Wear OS

At this year's I/O developer conference, Google announced that it was working with Samsung on a new platform for smartwatches. While the company didn't share many details about the new platform at the time, it revealed that it would combine the best features from Wear OS and Tizen. At MWC today, Samsung finally showcased One...

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 will launch with One UI Watch later this summer

Today, Samsung unveiled its vision for the future of smartwatches and took the wraps off its new Wear OS-based operating system. One UI Watch is built on top of the new, unified Wear OS platform co-developed by Samsung and Google, but it adds a few tweaks to provide a "consistent experience and look with other...

Galaxy Tab S6 Lite with 128GB storage now on sale for just $304

The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite was released last year as a mid-range tablet, competing with Apple's entry-level iPads. Samsung has since replaced it with the Tab S7 FE, but the Tab S6 Lite is still a perfectly good tablet for light productivity and media streaming. The 128GB model has been slowly falling in price, and...

The first Windows 11 preview is live – Here are the new features

Last week, Microsoft introduced Windows 11, the first major new version of its in-house OS in six years. The Redmond firm said that the first Windows 11 Insider Preview would arrive this week with a ton of new features, and it's not wasting any time. The first Windows 11 beta is here in the form...

These are the known issues in Windows 11 build 22000.51

After announcing Windows 11 last week, Microsoft released the first preview today, and as usual, there are some known issues. It also comes with a ton of new features. Obviously, there's the new Start Menu and general new design language, which includes rounded corners. But there's a whole lot more. There are new multitasking features like...

Replace your broken Apple Lightning cable with this 6-foot cord for $7

The Lightning charging cables that Apple bundles with its products are usually terrible, to the point that they often fall apart with normal use. If any of your Lightning cables are on the brink of causing an electrical fire, or you simply need more for any reason, the AmazonBasics 6-foot Lightning cord is now on...

Windows 10 PCs might not get the upgrade to Windows 11 until 2022

Microsoft announced Windows 11 last week, and the new operating system is expected to arrive later this year. Windows 11 is going to bring heavy visual changes along with an array of new features and some deprecated ones. Microsoft said Windows 11 would start showing up in new PCs later this year, but also that...

Half the world’s population has a smartphone, says a new report

Smartphones are everywhere. It’s pretty rare to come across someone who doesn’t have a smartphone, and a new report sheds light on just how rare that actually is. According to a new report from Strategy Analytics, roughly four billion people in the world are currently using a smartphone. In other words, half the human population has...

Google partners with Unity to bring the game engine to Chrome OS

Unity is one of the most popular game engines around, powering games on a wide range of hardware platforms and operating systems. Unity games created for Android (and published on the Play Store) can already run on most Chrome OS devices through the built-in Android runtime, but now Google and Unity are partnering to make...