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TikTok is divided on this gamer gum meant to help focus

TikTok is divided on this gamer gum meant to help focus

We've all heard of gamers chugging energy drinks like water during long gaming sessions, but a chewing gum made specifically for gamers is certainly a novelty. Dubbed the Razer Respawn By 5, this completely normal-looking gum is marketed towards gamers as a way to increase their focus, the gum's website notes. When a TikTok user tried it in a video, the comment section was, unsurprisingly, quite divided. What is the flavor of this gum, does it actually work, and more importantly, why?

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Google is putting an end to free legacy G Suite

Google is putting an end to free legacy G Suite

It seems that Google is finally pulling the plug on the free version of G Suite. The company announced that the legacy free edition plan will be unavailable starting from May 1, 2022, at which point free users will be transitioned to Google Workspace and will be allowed to keep using the service without paying for it for another two months (until July 1, 2022.) After that, Google will likely fully retire G Suite and continue offering Google Workspace for paying users.

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Microsoft Edge takes ‘huge step’ toward stopping hacker threats

Microsoft Edge takes ‘huge step’ toward stopping hacker threats

Microsoft has just released an update for the Microsoft Edge Beta Channel with a focus on security, with Microsoft adding a new browsing mode to Edge that will emphasize staying safe from various online attacks. Protective measures added to the browser will allow the admins of various networks to protect the users from zero day threats. The term "zero day threat" is used to describe previously unknown threat which exploits flaws in the software which are only discovered during a cybersecurity attack.

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Twitter is shocked by Elon Musk’s smartphone fact

Twitter is shocked by Elon Musk’s smartphone fact

Twitter, as a community, has a tendency to lose its mind over just about anything—but this time, the reason really is quite mind-blowing. In a short Twitter exchange, Elon Musk pointed out that over 80% of the world's population owns a smartphone. Are these numbers really that high, and more importantly, has anyone ever expected this to happen?

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Garmin’s new smartwatches pack solar charging for ultra-long battery life

Garmin’s new smartwatches pack solar charging for ultra-long battery life

Garmin has just announced the upcoming release of two new smartwatches. One of them is a refreshed version of Garmin fēnix, the company's flagship smartwatch, and the other is the next-generation Garmin epix series. The watches each come with a long list of bells and whistles, and they were both designed to make workouts easier, more efficient, and more fun.

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TikTok is fascinated by this television that you can taste

TikTok is fascinated by this television that you can taste

Just when we thought we've already seen it all, a Japanese professor has invented a TV screen that you can taste—and TikTok is fascinated. As reported by Reuters, the new Taste the TV (TTTV) comes with 10 flavor canisters that can mimic the taste of countless foods. While the novelty television has a lot of potential, TikTok is more focused on what exactly you could taste if you tried to lick it.

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Apple’s big 2022 AR headset plans may have derailed

Apple’s big 2022 AR headset plans may have derailed

Only a few days have passed since we last talked about the Apple augmented reality/mixed reality (AR/MR) headset, and we already have more to report. Unfortunately, this time, the news isn't great. According to Bloomberg, Apple's rumored AR headset may be delayed and we may not see it hitting the shelves until as late as 2023.

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Dogecoin added to Tesla store

Dogecoin added to Tesla store

In a surprising turn of events, you can now buy Tesla merchandise with Dogecoin. Tesla's website has been updated to reflect this change, and there are a few items listed that now only accept the meme-like cryptocurrency as payment. That's right — the merchandise sold for Dogecoin can no longer be bought with US dollars and requires the customer to own crypto in order to make a purchase.

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Android 12L Beta 2 released for your Pixel

Android 12L Beta 2 released for your Pixel

You can now try out the latest Android 12L Beta 2 on your Google Pixel device. Released on January 12, 2022, the latest 12L Beta 2 fixes several annoying issues and can be downloaded by the owners of many Pixel devices. Android is also working on bringing the Beta 2 to a wider range of Pixels. In the release notes prepared by Android, the company offers information on what exactly the Android 12L Beta 2 entails, as well as what issues may pop up when using the beta. Like any fully unreleased piece of software, it comes with some risks, but the beta has also managed to address several known issues present in the current version of Android.

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The internet can’t believe how much Steph Curry paid for this NFT

The internet can’t believe how much Steph Curry paid for this NFT

Steph Curry, one of the world's richest basketball players, has purchased an NFT — and the internet is in an uproar. Non-fungible tokens, also known as NFTs, are a controversial topic all on their own, but a large-scale celebrity spending outrageous amounts of money on one of them is certainly worthy of a special mention. And when we say outrageous, we really do mean outrageous.

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Logitech Litra Glow taps the big secret to better video calls

Logitech Litra Glow taps the big secret to better video calls

Streamers and video call enthusiasts (if that's even possible) all around the world can rejoice: Logitech has just announced the release of a new streaming light. Logitech Litra Glow promises to deliver soft, natural lighting that is flattering for all skin tones. More importantly, Logitech teased that the new light will be easy on the eyes—even for those who stream for hours on end.

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Motorola Razr 3 leak hints next foldable will be more than just a fun gadget

Motorola Razr 3 leak hints next foldable will be more than just a fun gadget

The era of flip phones came to an end in the late 2000s, but foldable phones are cutting-edge technology—and the new Motorola Razr 3 will soon be here to prove it. According to XDA Developers, the successor to the Motorola Razr 5G will come with an upgraded processor, Android 12, and other improvements. The device is also said to feature massive amounts of storage and RAM, as well as several powerful cameras.

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