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2021 GMC Yukon XL Denali Review: The Recipe Works

2021 GMC Yukon XL Denali Review: The Recipe Works

GMC is on a roll right now, and Denali is a big reason for that. The luxury sub-brand - success elevating it from being anything so pedestrian as a mere trim - has helped make SUVs like the 2021 GMC Yukon XL Denali so popular, dealers can't even get them in through the door before they're already sold.

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The next Samsung Unpacked is August 11: Foldables on the menu

The next Samsung Unpacked is August 11: Foldables on the menu

The next Samsung Unpacked is taking place on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, the company has announced, and there's little doubt about just what is on the agenda. Samsung's teaser image makes it clear that foldable devices are its big news this time around, with at least two new models in the Galaxy Z series expected.

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Acer Predator Triton 300 SE review: Powerful hardware in a sleek package

Acer Predator Triton 300 SE review: Powerful hardware in a sleek package

In recent years, we’ve seen a shift in gaming laptop design. While the behemoth machines that are only arguably portable are still around, there’s also been a push to create thin and light gaming laptops that can also be used as a daily driver as well. These thin and sleek gaming laptops offer a lot to love by packing high-end GPUs and powerful CPUs in as small a chassis as possible. Acer’s Predator Triton 300 SE laptop is immediately eye-catching in its design, and it doesn’t slouch on the spec sheet either. But, is it a good choice for gamers looking for the best of both worlds in a laptop?

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IKEA Symfonisk Picture Frame Review: Art is in the ear of the beholder

IKEA Symfonisk Picture Frame Review: Art is in the ear of the beholder

For a while it seemed like IKEA and Sonos' Symfonisk collaboration had stalled, but the new Symfonisk Picture Frame is a reminder that, much like artwork, unusual tech can take time to create. Packaging a connected Sonos speaker into a piece of wall art, it bypasses the traditional aesthetic associated with home audio for something that - depending on your decor - will either be more or less surreptitious than anything else from Sonos' line-up.

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Hubble wakes up after NASA Space Telescope fix success

Hubble wakes up after NASA Space Telescope fix success

The Hubble Space Telescope has successfully been switched to its backup hardware, with NASA's potentially risky fix for the ailing instrument seemingly working as planned. Hubble - which has been in operation for 31 years, giving scientists an unprecedented glimpse of distant galaxies - unexpectedly shut down in June, with the payload computer responsible for managing the telescope switching into its protective safe mode.

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Valve’s Steam Deck handheld takes on Switch for PC gamers

Valve’s Steam Deck handheld takes on Switch for PC gamers

If you've ever looked at a Nintendo Switch and thought, "it would be cool to have something like this for PC gaming," then boy does Valve have the device for you. Today Valve announced the Steam Deck, a new handheld gaming device that lets you play Steam games on the go. Of course, we've seen PC gaming go portable through gaming laptops in the past, but the Steam Deck seems to take things to a whole new level.

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Android 12 Beta 3 released: Here’s what’s exciting

Android 12 Beta 3 released: Here’s what’s exciting

Android 12 beta 3 is out, and Google's latest preview of its new OS debuts a number of improvements along with a milestone for app developers. It's the final beta ahead of Android 12 Platform Stability at beta 4, Google says, though there are also some changes which regular users are likely to appreciate.

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iPhone 12 MagSafe Battery Pack released with reverse wireless charging support

iPhone 12 MagSafe Battery Pack released with reverse wireless charging support

Apple has launched a new MagSafe Battery Pack for the iPhone 12, complete with reverse charging support, snapping on to the smartphone's magnetic accessory system for on-the-go top-ups. The $99 battery relies on the rebooted MagSafe system which Apple launched alongside the iPhone 12 late in 2020, though it's not the first time we've seen an add-on battery that clings to the back of an iPhone.

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My 5 favorite SGDQ 2021 speedruns to stave off the post-GDQ blues

My 5 favorite SGDQ 2021 speedruns to stave off the post-GDQ blues

Summer Games Done Quick 2021 wrapped up over the weekend, and while it's always a bit of a bummer to see these GDQ marathons come to an end, it gives all of us a chance to catch up on any runs we may have missed while the event was live. With more than 150 speedruns performed during SGDQ 2021, it can be difficult to know where to start, so here I've listed five fantastic speedruns from SGDQ 2021 that are sure to entertain.

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Audi Artemis concept revealed: The autonomous EV that aims to upend everything

Audi Artemis concept revealed: The autonomous EV that aims to upend everything

If you had to define the Audi Artemis project in just a few words, you could say it's upending, well, everything. How a car is designed, how it's driven - or, more accurately, how it drives itself - and how the occupants interact with the technology as a result. Today, as Audi pulls back the curtain on just what its Artemis team has been working on, I caught up with Marc Lichte, Head of Design, to hear about big changes and even bigger promises.

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IKEA SYMFONISK Picture Frame hands-on: An artful Sonos speaker

IKEA SYMFONISK Picture Frame hands-on: An artful Sonos speaker

IKEA's SYMFONISK Picture Frame speaker has arrived, and if you didn't know it hid wireless music talents behind the abstract art, you'd be forgiven for not realizing Sonos' involvement. Third addition to the SYMFONISK range, the new Picture Frame speaker joins the Bookshelf Speaker and Table Lamp Speaker as some of the most affordable ways to add Sonos to your home.

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Switch OLED should be the new standard

Switch OLED should be the new standard

Earlier this week, Nintendo announced the Switch OLED, and it's safe to say that it's not what people were expecting. After years of rumors, most people were expecting Nintendo to announce the Switch Pro, a souped-up Switch with a more powerful CPU that could play games better than the standard Switch. Even though some of its upgrades might sound good, the Switch OLED is decidedly not that Switch.

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