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RuneScape will officially arrive on Android and iOS this summer

RuneScape is one of the most well-known MMORPGs in existence, with two versions currently available: the modern game and the classic 'Old School' version that largely resembles the game from 2007. Old School RuneScape arrived on Android and iOS in 2018, and now the full complete game is also coming to mobile. Even though a port...

Google Fi’s new unlimited plan costs less but loses some benefits

Google Fi on Thursday unveiled a new unlimited plan known as Simply Unlimited. The plan is meant to be a more basic version of its existing unlimited option, now called Unlimited Plus, at a more affordable price. Simply Unlimited is available for $60 per month for one line and lacks features that are available in Unlimited...

The Epic Games Store now has more than just games

Epic Games launched its game store and launcher in December 2018, as an alternative to the massively popular Steam platform by Valve. The company has continued to improve the Epic Games Store since then (albeit at a slower pace than many would like), and now games aren't the only software available on the storefront. Spotify was...

OnePlus Store app launches in North America and is coming soon to Europe

While OnePlus phones can be found in the major U.S. carriers, if you want to buy an unlocked smartphone, the official OnePlus Store is probably the best way to do so. In fact, before carriers started selling OnePlus smartphones, the only way you could get an OnePlus phone in the U.S. was through the OnePlus...

Sony is testing a new streaming service called PlayStation Plus Video Pass

Sony is reportedly gearing up to introduce a new PlayStation Plus Video Pass feature, which could add movie and TV content to its PlayStation Plus service. Assets for the new service apparently went live on Sony’s Polish website (via VGC), with a description saying the feature is a benefit for PS subscribers. “A new benefit available for...

Sony’s PlayStation Now is finally streaming games at 1080p resolution

Sony has announced PlayStation Now will soon be able to stream 1080p capable games. The cloud gaming service is currently capped at at 720p, so today’s announcement is a welcome change. The rollout is set to begin this week and will continue over the next several weeks, according to Sony. “The rollout will occur over the next...

Microsoft adds a Google Discover-like news and weather feed to the Windows 10 taskbar

Microsoft is working on a big change for the Windows 10 taskbar, and it’s available for testers beginning today. The new feature, which will be ad-free, will add a Google Discover-like news and weather feed, making it easier for users to access important information. In a blog post on Wednesday, Microsoft detailed the latest feature. “With...

Samsung’s Galaxy Upcycling at Home program repurposes your old phone

If you own an old Samsung device that’s collecting dust on your shelf, you finally have a reason to power it back up. At the company’s CES 2021 event on Monday, Samsung announced a Galaxy Upcycling at Home program that will turn old smartphones into IoT solutions. The Galaxy Upcycling at Home program will offer consumers...

DICE is making a new Battlefield game for mobile devices

DICE has announced that the Battlefield franchise is coming to mobile devices next year. The upcoming release will mark the first time the massively popular first-person shooter has appeared on phones and tablets, giving players the opportunity to take Battlefield on the go. The game is being developed in partnership with Industrial Toys and Battlefield developer...

Apple’s iOS 15 may bring along user status and privacy changes, and explore iMessage as a social network

Apple took to the stage this week to announce new products, namely the new iPad Pro, the new Apple iMac with M1 chip, new Apple TV 4K, and the new AirTag. The company even sneaked in a small announcement for iOS 14.5's rollout next week. iOS 14.5, as the naming would imply, is expected to...

Stable ColorOS 11 update starts rolling out to OPPO Reno 2

If you own an OPPO Reno 2, you will be pleased to know that the stable ColorOS 11 update with Android 11 is now rolling out to your phone. Earlier this month, OPPO shared a software update roadmap that detailed OPPO devices scheduled to receive a ColorOS 11 update in April. The Reno 2 was...