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Android 11’s first beta lands early for some Pixel owners

Some Google Pixel owners have received the Android 11 Beta early, revealing yet more details about this year’s version of Android. In a tweet, Mishaal Rahman from XDA Developers said

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Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, and Amazon unite in support of Blackout Tuesday

Major streaming services including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and YouTube Music have pledged their support for Blackout Tuesday (also called “Black Out Tuesday”) with special playlists, moments of silence,

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HP’s Omen 15 gaming laptop has a sleek new design

HP has released the newest version of the Omen 15, its powerful entry-level gaming laptop. You can choose an AMD or Intel system — both will be available June 2nd

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Facebook is making it easier to bulk-delete your embarrassing old posts

Facebook is launching a new feature called Manage Activity that lets users delete their old posts. It can be used to delete individual posts or in bulk, and Facebook says

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Go read this story about how a lost NES game was recovered after 30 years

Digital archivists working with the Video Game History Foundation have discovered a previously lost NES game based on the 1990 film Days of Thunder. The game was co-authored by Chris

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Google pulls popular app that helped remove Chinese apps from phones

Google has removed a popular Indian-developed app from its Play Store that promised to find and remove Chinese apps from smartphones. The search giant confirmed to Gadgets 360 that the

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Nine things we learned from leaked audio of Mark Zuckerberg facing his employees

On Tuesday morning, Mark Zuckerberg held a meeting with employees over video chat to address concerns related to the company’s decision not to take action on some recent posts by

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