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Google TV might receive new fitness, smart home, and video chat features in 2022

Google TV was first introduced in October 2020 as a new smart TV software interface from Google. Even though it's still Android TV under the surface, Google TV more closely follows the content-first approach of Amazon Fire TV and other platforms, sometimes to a fault. Now we have a better idea of what might be...

Apple has reportedly given up on making an iPad Pro with a glass back

The iPad Pro 2021 is an impressive tablet, with high-end hardware and enough productivity software to replace a laptop for some people. However, the aluminum body won't work well with the MagSafe charging technology that Apple has adopted on its mobile devices. According to a new report, Apple was experimenting with an iPad Pro that...

Windows 11 build 22000.466 rolls out to Insiders with lots of fixes

This month's Patch Tuesday was seemingly light on fixes for Windows users, but Windows Insiders in the Beta and Release Preview channels are getting some extra improvements today. Microsoft is rolling out Windows 11 build 22000.466, and as usual for builds in the Beta channel, it's all about fixing and improving various issues with the...

Galaxy Tab S8 series leaks with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and 14.6-inch Ultra model

Samsung is one of a few manufacturers interested in selling high-end Android tablets, namely with its Galaxy Tab S series. The upcoming Tab S8 series has already leaked a few times over the past few months, between regulatory filings and various renders, but now we might just know everything about the tablets, thanks to a...

Hands on with HP’s redesigned Elite Dragonfly G3 laptop

At CES this year, HP announced the third generation of its Elite Dragonfly business laptop. This time around, there's actually a lot that's different. It's not a convertible anymore, for one thing, and you can get it in a Natural Silver color. In fact, it's a lot more like a more traditional EliteBook 1000 series...

Rooted devices can bring back volume control for Cast speaker groups

Sonos filed two lawsuits against Google in January 2020, saying the company stole its multi-room speaker technology and infringed on 100 patents. The United States International Trade Commission ruled earlier this month that Google had indeed infringed on Sonos patents, and with Google (so far) unwilling to pay for a patent license, the ability to...

Lenovo ThinkBook 13x review: A thin and light laptop that costs way less than it should

When Lenovo sent me the ThinkBook 13x for review, I didn't expect much. I expected another 13-inch ThinkBook, meaning that it would be a solid laptop that might have one or two interesting features, but overall, there wouldn't be anything sexy about it. But really, this feels like it's a step above the rest. It's super-light,...

Moto G Stylus 2022 leak shows off gold color option and more angles

Motorola releases a lot of Moto G phones every year, but the Moto G Stylus has become one of the more popular models in recent history, thanks to its passive stylus and large battery. Nearly every aspect of the phone has been leaked already, but now there are some more press images that you can...

You can play the original Prince of Persia on your… Apple Watch?!

Prince of Persia is a classic game that was first released in 1989. The game remains loved by many original and new fans, despite it being old. What we didn't see coming, though, is support for this game on watchOS -- without even needing to install any additional apps. Apple Watch users can indeed play...

WhatsApp inches forward on bringing Reactions to its app

Meta-owned WhatsApp has been actively developing its app and working on new features. The latest beta version of the app on iOS reveals that a new feature could be arriving soon. WABetaInfo -- noted for their leaks on WhatsApp -- shared a while back that the company has been working on iMessage-like Message Reactions. In their...

Instagram is testing vertical stories and cross-posted views from Facebook

Meta-owned Instagram is continuously working on implementing new features and tweaking existing ones. The latest addition from the company is vertically-swipeable stories. The change is getting tested with users in Turkey and is not yet widely available. It replaces the horizontal stories feed with a vertical one, similar to that of TikTok and YouTube Shorts....

OnePlus 9RT and Buds Z2 have finally made their way to India

After several delays over the past few months, the OnePlus 9RT and the OnePlus Buds Z2 have finally made their way to India. The OnePlus 9RT is an affordable flagship phone that succeeds the OnePlus 9R and was launched in China late last year. Along with the phone, OnePlus has launched the second iteration of...