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Apple Watch 7 pre-orders could start in just over a week

The Apple Watch 7 series launched alongside the iPhone 13 series and the new iPads. Interestingly, Apple never gave any type of availability for the Apple Watch past stating that it would arrive in "fall", while all of the other products announced had clear pre-order dates. This might have been as a result of production...

AT&T is finally adding a security feature to cut down on port-out scams

It looks like AT&T already has a response to the FCC's new proposals announced today, because they are adding a one-time passcode security feature to cut down on port-out scams. A new AT&T support article we spotted today states that the carrier will soon require customers who want to port out their number to generate a...

Amazon is being sued by companies it banned for fake reviews

Amazon has been cracking down on sellers and companies that manipulate reviews, either by posting fake reviews themselves, or by incentivizing buyers to leave reviews in exchange for gift cards or other rewards. Many companies have been barred from selling products on Amazon over the past few months, and now some of them are suing...

NBC’s fight with YouTube TV is why everyone should have a TV antenna

Google and Comcast-owned NBCUniversal are currently fighting with each other over distribution rights on YouTube TV. Disputes between media companies and TV providers are nothing new, and the fights often go public as both sides attempt to rally public support behind them, and even cable-cutting platforms like YouTube TV are not immune. However, there is...

YouTube tests Google Assistant integration for relevant topic suggestions

YouTube has been testing a lot of new features as of late. From picture-in-picture on iOS to video downloading on the web for Premium members, there are a few different experiments you can take part in on YouTube at the moment. One feature the company is now testing is the introduction of Google Assistant integration...

Boost Mobile is offering a year of free service if you buy their new Celero5G phone

Boost Mobile has a new 5G phone, and they want you to try it so badly they're offering an entire year of free talk, text, and data if you buy one. The prepaid carrier, owned by Dish since the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, announced today that their new Celero5G phone will be coming later this fall exclusively to...

Need a new charger for Surface Laptop Studio? Here are your options

The Surface Laptop Studio is Microsoft's most powerful Surface laptop ever by a wide margin. Featuring Intel H35-series processors and dedicated graphics (on some models), it's bound to outclass its predecessors in just about every aspect. Plus, it has a high-refresh rate display, Dolby Vision support, and quad stereo speakers, all of which contribute to...

The FCC is finally stepping in to fight SIM swapping scams

SIM swap attacks and port-out fraud are major issues, with incidents happening almost daily in the U.S. Now, the FCC is stepping in. Thieves have been exploiting carrier customer services to commandeer a person's mobile phone line without ever having physical access to the original phone. This gives the attacker access to a person's SMS-based two-factor...

Razer launches Kiyo X and Ripsaw X to make streaming more affordable

Razer today announced two new products aimed at up-and-coming streamers, the Kiyo X and Ripsaw X. These new products are meant to make the world of streaming more accessible to newcomers, offering affordable and simple solutions to get started. As usual of Razer, the X name denotes that these are affordable versions of existing products,...

Microsoft rounds up the new Microsoft 365 features in September

Microsoft has published an overview of all the new features added to Microsoft 365 over the month of September. This is something the company generally does every month, and it's a good way to catch up on features you may have missed.  This month, highlights include expanded real-time captioning support, co-authoring in encrypted documents, and...

Surface Pro 8 vs Surface Go 3: Which tablet should you get?

Microsoft recently launched both the Surface Pro 8 and Surface Go 3, two devices that will represent the best experiences you can get on Windows 11. These are both tablets, and they're both great devices in their own right, but they're in very different price ranges. Right away, that should help determine which one is...

Mobvoi’s new TicWatch products will have advanced heart monitoring features

Mobvoi is the brand behind several of the best Wear OS smartwatches, and it looks like the company is gearing up to launch new "TicWatch" branded devices. Version 4.3.0 of the Mobvoi app rolled out recently on Google Play, and it contains hints about three upcoming TicWatch products as well as new features that may...