Samsung’s new move could make screen replacements costlier in the US

Samsung Display is trying to stop imports of third-party OLED screen replacements for smartphones in the US. The South Korean firm has filed a request with the ITC (International Trade Commission) to investigate the import of third-party smartphone OLED panels for independent repair stores. And this could strike a massive blow to the entire repair […]

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New STALKER 2 screenshots make The Zone look damn good

STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl is undoubtedly one of the most highly anticipated singleplayer games coming in 2023. Set within the borders of a fictional, supernatural version of the Chernobyl Zone of Alienation, the game promises players a tense and atmospheric journey throughout a dynamic and detailed open world. While developer GSC Game World hasn’t […]

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Obsidian CEO would ‘love’ to make another Fallout before retiring

What you need to know Obsidian is a Microsoft game studio, currently deep in development on Avowed, Grounded, and The Outer Worlds 2.  Microsoft also owns the popular apocalyptic Fallout franchise, owing to their purchase of ZeniMax media.  Despite its massive popularity, Fallout is essentially on hiatus right now, as Bethesda focuses its attention on […]

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Amazon’s Kindle Scribe changed how I work (and I wish Microsoft Surface would make one with OneNote)

One of the most impressive bits of tech that I recently purchased is Amazon’s Kindle Scribe with E-ink (or ‘electronic ink’). It’s a $330 e-reader with a generous 10.2-inch Paperwhite touchscreen, front light (with color temperature controls), and, as the name suggests, the ability to be used for notetaking thanks to the pen. Unfortunately, the […]

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It’s Getting Too Hot to Make Snow

Ted Shepherd, a climate scientist at the University of Reading in the UK, knows what it’s like to arrive at a ski resort only to find that the snow is holidaying elsewhere. This Christmas, he went to Switzerland with his wife and her family. “She always likes to go skiing, but we couldn’t, really,” he […]

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Surface Laptop 5 long-term review: Does an old design still make for a great laptop?

The new Surface Laptop 5 isn’t so new anymore. It launched in October, and I’ve been using it non-stop since then. I’ve been a huge fan of the Surface Laptop since the first one debuted in 2017, and at the time, it was the best-looking Windows PC on the market.  I’ve since flip-flopped between the […]

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Surface Duo going to a single folding screen is lame, but the right call to make

There’s no hiding that I’m an advocate for dual screens regarding Surface Duo. While I certainly appreciate and think single-screen foldables are fantastic, I respected what Microsoft attempted to do with Surface Duo and its follow-up Surface Duo 2. A new report from our own Zac Bowden says Microsoft has finally decided to move away […]

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Apple Maps to Let You Order Food, Buy Tickets, Book a Hotel, Make Dinner Reservations, and More

Apple Maps users will soon be able to order food or groceries, purchase tickets, make hotel or dinner reservations, view movie showtimes, schedule an appointment, and more directly in the app via participating businesses. A free Business Connect tool announced by Apple today allows businesses to customize their location card in the Maps app with […]

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Apple to Make Custom Displays In-House, Starting With MicroLED for Apple Watch Ultra in 2024

Starting in 2024, Apple plans to use custom displays that it designs in-house for mobile devices like the iPhone and Apple Watch, reports Bloomberg. The shift to its own displays will allow Apple to rely less on display partners that include Samsung and LG. Apple’s transition will begin with the high-end Apple Watch Ultra at […]

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Does Dry January Really Make People Healthier?

If the bars look a bit emptier this month, it may be because more people are trading happy hour for Dry January. The tradition, in which people abstain from alcohol for the entire month, is growing in popularity. In 2022, nearly one in five US adults said they would give Dry January a try, up from […]

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Weekly poll: does OnePlus 11’s aggressive pricing make it the right flagship for you?

OnePlus has officially gone back to the one flagship strategy – there is only the OnePlus 11 this round. Admittedly, the OnePlus 10 non-Pro never materialized, but dropping “pro” from the name of the 11-series flagship makes it official. Well, is this the one and only flagship you want or did the company miss the […]

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Samsung explains how SmartThings can make your life more productive

We all know Samsung’s SmartThings connectivity allows you to not only control all the connected devices but also get important notifications regarding them to further take steps to make a better environment. You are guided on how you can save energy, are reminded that the door of the fridge is open, receive recipes for a […]

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Apple Reportedly Asks Suppliers to Make Fewer Components for AirPods, MacBooks, and Apple Watch Due to Weak Demand

Apple has asked suppliers to make fewer components for the AirPods, MacBook, and Apple Watch families in the first quarter of this year due to low demand, according to a report from Nikkei Asia. From the report: In a sign of the gloomy outlook for consumer electronics, Apple has notified several suppliers to build fewer […]

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Galaxy F04 to make global debut in India tomorrow; specs and pricing revealed

The Galaxy F04 will make its global debut in India tomorrow at 12:00 PM. The information was revealed by a teaser page of the device created by Flipkart. Along with the launch announcement, the teaser page also revealed key specifications, design, and starting price of the upcoming smartphone. First things first, the Galaxy F04 will […]

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Leaked Galaxy A54 renders make it look all flagship-like

Multiple upcoming Samsung devices have leaked today. A few hours ago, the Galaxy A34 images were revealed, and then the Galaxy Book 3 series leaked in the first set of press renders. Now, the official photos of the Galaxy A54 have leaked, revealing the design of the premium mid-range smartphone in four colors. AndroidHeadlines leaked […]

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How to make your headphones louder

From left to right: microphone, USB-C connection, headphone jack input, volume down, power/play/pause, volume down, and Bluetooth pairing. Are you turning your volume all the way up and your music is still too quiet? If you’ve ruled out noise induced hearing loss as the reason your music is too quiet, there are ways of making […]

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How to make a full backup of your Windows 10 PC

As part of your recovery plan, a full backup should be at the top of your list since it is the best strategy against hardware failure, apps, upgrade problems, and malware attacks that can corrupt your files and damage your Windows 10 installation. If you are not proactively creating full backups, you will be putting […]

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Samsung’s software update policy doesn’t always make it better than Google

If we had a dime for every time we have talked about and praised how Samsung’s software update policy leave everyone else in the Android space in the dust, we would, well, have a lot of dimes. And can you blame us? In addition to promising four years of OS upgrades for some devices, Samsung […]

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Samsung’s software update policy doesn’t always make it better than Google

If we had a dime for every time we have talked about and praised how Samsung’s software update policy leave everyone else in the Android space in the dust, we would, well, have a lot of dimes. And can you blame us? In addition to promising four years of OS upgrades for some devices, Samsung […]

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Android 14 can make sure your device can access the web even as it ages

Google is working on a new feature for Android 14 that will make it possible for Android devices to stay connected to the internet when they get very old. It allows devices to update their root certificates on the fly, according to Esper’s Mishaal Rahman. Currently, root certificates on Android devices can only be updated […]

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