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Fortnite replay teases the Season 3 return of an old favorite

Fortnite replay teases the Season 3 return of an old favorite

Epic is slowly reducing the amount of water on the Fortnite battle royale island, revealing the structures that were damaged and otherwise covered by the massive Storm at the end of Season 2. The expectation is that eventually most of the water will be gone and the roads will return, as will the islands and landmasses we saw pre-flood. It seems that once the water is gone, a familiar item will return.

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Wink tweaks surprise subscription mandate, but you still have to pay

Wink tweaks surprise subscription mandate, but you still have to pay

Home security and automation company Wink has detailed an update to its mandatory subscription plan requirement -- and no, it isn't changing its plan to force the subscription on its existing customers. Rather, the company says that it is once again extending the deadline for how long customers have to start paying. Once that date rolls around, Wink users who haven't signed up will not be able to use their products.

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Android 11 Beta 2 released with all sorts of fun bugs

Android 11 Beta 2 released with all sorts of fun bugs

Today Google released Android 11 Beta 2 for a limited number of smartphones. Users can download the app with the full public Beta release system or with the Android Flash Tool. Users can also run the Android 11 Beta 2 on their desktop machine using the Android Emulator inside Android Studio - or with a GSI (generic system image) on supported Treble-compliant devices - so many ways to make it weird!

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FDA warns more hand sanitizer recalled over serious risk

FDA warns more hand sanitizer recalled over serious risk

The FDA reported this week that more hand sanitizer has been recalled over the presence of a dangerous chemical that could, in a worst-case scenario, cause permanent injury to those who are exposed to it. This recall covers nearly 20,000 bottles of hand sanitizer, joining other hand sanitizer recalls announced earlier this month for the same reason.

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Google Maps traffic lights update released to Android

Google Maps traffic lights update released to Android

If you're using an Android device that was released in the last few years and you use Google Maps, you're in luck. Today, Google started releasing an update that adds traffic lights to maps. This isn't going to be live in all places around the world right out the gate - this is just the start - but it's a major step toward the hyper-accurate future of a fully mapped globe.

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Toyota just gave its 2021 TRD Pro trucks a sweet new paint job

Toyota just gave its 2021 TRD Pro trucks a sweet new paint job

Toyota has given its burly 2021 TRD Pro trucks a handsome new finish, with the Lunar Rock paint option being added to its 4Runner, Tacoma, Sequoia, and Tundra models. Meanwhile, there are new Trail Special Editions of some of its most popular trucks and SUVs headed to dealerships in the fall.

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NASA picks four small US companies to make Artemis Moon tech

NASA picks four small US companies to make Artemis Moon tech

NASA has selected four small companies in the US to 'mature' tech for its upcoming Artemis Moon missions. The combined value of these follow-on contracts will amount to around $17 million, according to the space agency, which previously awarded the companies contracts to develop and demonstrate these technologies. NASA anticipates the contracts helping speed up the development of Moon tech that it needs to meet its deadlines.

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Ninja fires up his first-ever YouTube stream, but is this a permanent move?

Ninja fires up his first-ever YouTube stream, but is this a permanent move?

When Microsoft announced that it would be shutting down Mixer and offering streamers the chance to join Facebook Gaming, there was a lot of question over what would happen to Ninja and Shroud - two of Mixer's biggest streamers. Ninja and Shroud had both built very successful streams on Twitch, and when Microsoft was pushing to make Mixer a competitor, it signed both streamers to exclusive contracts, causing them to leave their Twitch audiences behind and begin streaming only on Mixer for an certain amount of time.

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Desk jobs have surprising brain health benefits, but there’s a catch

Desk jobs have surprising brain health benefits, but there’s a catch

Desk and other sedentary jobs are often associated with poorer health, but that's not an entirely accurate picture, according to a new study. Researchers have found that people who work desk-based jobs are less likely to experience cognitive decline as they age compared to others who work physically active jobs. This is good news, but there is a 'catch' when it comes to overall health.

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Peacock lines up free Premier League content for launch

Peacock lines up free Premier League content for launch

With Peacock's launch date quickly approaching, NBCUniversal continues to trickle release information about the streaming service. Today, NBC announced that Peacock will be home to a lot of NBC Sports Premier League coverage when it launches on July 15th. This seems to be a one-day-only promo meant to give those exploring the service a taste of NBC Sports' soccer coverage.

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Lamborghini Sián Roadster is a rare and epic V12 hybrid hypercar

Lamborghini Sián Roadster is a rare and epic V12 hybrid hypercar

Lamborghini has sliced the roof off its hybrid V12 hypercar, with the Sián Roadster offering another supercapacitor-powered option. Based on the striking Sián coupe unveiled last year, this open-top version sticks offers 819 horsepower and promises 0-62 mph in under 2.9 seconds.

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Galaxy Note 20 in-hand images show early key details [UPDATE: Video]

Galaxy Note 20 in-hand images show early key details [UPDATE: Video]

This week a set of images of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 were leaked with what appear to be a near-final look at the smartphone's hardware. This device will likely come in at least two iterations, one with a relatively flat display, the other with a display with curves along its left and right side. Both versions likely have a camera array not unlike what we see here, with a number of lenses, LED flash, and the potential for 3D sensing abilities.

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