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Has Microsoft Edge finally nailed web browsing?

Has Microsoft Edge finally nailed web browsing?

Microsoft is back for another stab at the browsing experience with a Microsoft Edge update out this month. The update will be right at home for many Google Chrome users, making it an enticing alternative to Chrome, which holds 60% of the web browser market for desktops.

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There’s a weird hole in Samsung’s Galaxy S20 5G line-up: Here’s my theory

There’s a weird hole in Samsung’s Galaxy S20 5G line-up: Here’s my theory

Samsung's big Unpacked 2020 event - and the Galaxy S20 5G family that it revealed - had a glaring hole in it. The S20 5G series are more powerful than any phones Samsung has had before, make 5G the default, and double-down on the camera technology the company insists is the number one reason for smartphone upgrades. Question is - where's the direct iPhone 11 rival?

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Most epic LEGO sets you can buy now

Most epic LEGO sets you can buy now

Remember the times you would stare at the biggest LEGO display sets in the toy store wishing you could persuade your parents to buy you one? But like the most of us, you probably had to settle for one of the smaller boxes below $30. The good news is, it is not too late.

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Why the fuss about USB-C?

Why the fuss about USB-C?

USB-C cables are thrown into the spotlight once again. These beloved reversible cables aren’t new to tech, but members of the European Parliament have called for the mandatory introduction of common chargers for all mobile devices with a near-unanimous vote of 582-40 on the resolution. One cable to rule them all. The iPhone’s current Lightning cable is Apple’s own proprietary tech. This means that the USB-C naturally finds itself the standard that all phone companies, including Apple, are going to abide to.

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After the launch of GeForce Now, Google Stadia needs to step up its game

After the launch of GeForce Now, Google Stadia needs to step up its game

After spending a long time in beta, NVIDIA's GeForce Now streaming platform officially launched to everyone earlier this week. With that launch, the video game streaming wars heated up significantly. Before the launch of GeForce Now, Google Stadia was more or less the only player officially in the game, but now it has some serious competition.

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The 2021 Cadillac Escalade has a golden goose problem

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade has a golden goose problem

The Escalade is Cadillac's golden goose. Other models in the automaker's range have struggled to find purchase, as it tries its best to pitch a vision of "American luxury" that will distract buyers from the German segment mainstays. Escalade demand, though - even as the outgoing model aged, and this replacement neared - has remained solid.

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Alternatives to Netflix and the usual streaming services

Alternatives to Netflix and the usual streaming services

With every man and his dog now on Netflix or one of the streaming giants like HBO or Disney+, our selection of films and shows could become rather limited. Disney+ subscribers are only exposed to films tied to the brand, while Netflix’s algorithms often bury more obscure films, so you don’t even realize they are there.

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Why it’s time for an iPhone SE2

Why it’s time for an iPhone SE2

Back in 2016, Apple shocked everyone with the $399 iPhone SE. Suddenly, we had an iPhone more people could bear to afford and was still worthy of the Apple logo. At that point, phones were getting even bigger, with the iPhone 6 Plus pushing the boundaries back then. It was also pushing the boundaries of how much people were willing to fork out for a phone.

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What’s Nintendo’s game plan for the next generation?

What’s Nintendo’s game plan for the next generation?

2020 is going to be a big year for the games industry, because by the end of it, we'll be in a new console generation. Microsoft and Sony are both slated to release their new machines before the end of the year, kicking off what will be the ninth generation of video game consoles. Yet, while Sony and Microsoft are setting the stage for a grand battle, there's one other company that seems to simply be staying the course: Nintendo.

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How much does a movie need to be profitable?

How much does a movie need to be profitable?

A movie’s performance gets plenty of buzz these days. Not just how well it does with critics, but how well it is doing in the box office – how much people are paying for it. Avengers: Endgame drew plenty of hype as it steadily rose to become the highest grossing film of all time. Conversely, many gasped in horror as the Cats movie became one of the most unprofitable movies ever made.

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It’s time to stop making excuses for game publisher greed

It’s time to stop making excuses for game publisher greed

If you find you're dismayed by the current state of the AAA games industry, you certainly aren't alone. These days, it seems like many games from publishers like Electronic Arts, Activision, Ubisoft, and countless others are vehicles for microtransactions first and actual games second. Publishers have been getting bolder and bolder with their monetization strategies, and as much as it may sting to hear it, some of the blame for that lies with us, their customers.

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Sonos’ nightmare was inevitable

Sonos’ nightmare was inevitable

Sonos is at the center of a crisis, bleeding goodwill from some of its most loyal users, and all because of a situation as inevitable as it is frustrating. CEO Patrick Spence shifted into damage control this week, after reports that come May 2020 some of the company's oldest products would no longer be eligible for software support.

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