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Google Pay on the web will soon kill off peer-to-peer payments

Following a major revamp last week, Google Pay is making an important tweak to how users can send and receive money. Users who rely on Google Pay on the web are being told that in early 2021, they won’t be able to use pay.google.com to send and receive money from other people. Unfortunately, the only solution...

New OxygenOS updates for the OnePlus 7 & 7 Pro bring November 2020 security patches

OnePlus announced on Tuesday it’s beginning to roll out OxygenOS 10.3.7 for the Global/Indian OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro units, and OxygenOS 10.0.10 for European OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro units. OnePlus 7 Forums ||| OnePlus 7 Pro Forums The changelog is relatively small and is the same for both the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro across the...

Need a new mouse? Look no further than Logitech and their Black Friday sales

So last week, I started having problems with my Roccat mouse, with the left mouse button not always recognizing me holding it down. It's more than a small problem (I need to be able to highlight things!) and only the latest of frustrations I've had with the mouse in the six months I had it....

Samsung is reportedly delaying the launch of the next Galaxy Z Flip

Samsung fans hoping to get their hands on the sequel to the Galaxy Z Flip early next year may have to wait a little longer than anticipated. That’s because a new report claims the clamshell smartphone won’t be unveiled at Samsung’s next Unpacked event, which is rumored to be scheduled for early January. Earlier this year,...

The new Moto E7 launches in Europe with budget specs and pricing

The first thing you need to know about the Moto E7 is that it’ll be available for just €119.99. The second thing you need to know is it’s launching in Europe, with availability in select countries in Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia in the coming weeks. The Moto E7 is clearly a budget-friendly option...

YouTube tests automatically adding chapters to videos

YouTube has announced another experimental AI feature to make video editing just a little bit easier. You may recall that earlier this year Google added the facility to add chapters to divide up your videos from your mobile, as well as from the desktop. Now, it has gone one step further with the option to...

Save $400 on the Vizio OLED 4K 55-inch TV at Best Buy today!

I am sure you noticed that Black Friday sales have already begun. I know I've heard about it, with my e-mails overflowing with an overwhelming number of deals. But it's not really Black Friday until you start seeing the killer TV deals. It's by far the best time of the year to upgrade your TV...

Samsung Galaxy A12 and Samsung Galaxy A02s are Samsung’s newest budget devices

Samsung has rolled out two new entry-level handsets, the Samsung Galaxy A12 and Samsung Galaxy A02s. As you’d expect, the A12 is a successor for the A11, which was only released in March, while the A02s supersedes the A01s, introduced this time last year. According to GSMArena, both devices clock in at under $220 and manage...

Mandalorian Fans: Check if the Google AR Experience works on your device

The Mandalorian has been the highlight of streaming service Disney+ during its first year, and as we approach Christmas, supplies of toys and other merchandise are already running out in many places. But no such problem for Google’s Mandalorian Augmented Reality Experience (AR), which launched yesterday. The collaboration between Google, Disney, and Lucasfilm lets you...

India bans 43 more Chinese apps, including AliExpress and Lalamove

The ban hammer on Chinese apps has struck again, as the Government of India has now added 43 more apps to the ever-expanding list of banned apps in India. The ban wave began with the first set comprising of 59 apps including TikTok and Mi Community, then another 47, another 118 including PUBG Mobile, and...

POCO M3 with Snapdragon 662 and 6000 mAh battery launches in Europe

After establishing itself as an independent brand, POCO has rapidly expanded its presence by launching several new smartphones covering different price segments. Continuing its steady march ahead, the company has now launched a new budget smartphone: POCO M3. The POCO M3 succeeds the POCO M2, which was launched just over two months ago. Unlike its...

Google prepares to decouple new emojis from Android system updates

Emojis have become an integral part of our informal expression. These tiny graphical assets add emotions, intention, and character to mere words. The frequent addition of new emojis to the Unicode standard is testimony to their popularity. Whenever Unicode gets new emojis, we need to wait for an OS upgrade to reach our phones to...