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Google Stadia’s latest experiment adds support for gaming on 5G

Google Stadia’s latest experiment adds support for gaming on 5G

Google Stadia, the cloud-based game streaming service, requires a fast network to support the type of low-latency gameplay subscribers expect. This makes gaming over cellular networks questionable at best, but times are changing and mobile broadband speeds are quickly evolving. In its latest update, Google says that Stadia players can now stream their game over 4G and 5G networks, but only if they enable the experimental feature.

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Big Pokemon GO League changes mean ‘Great League’ top 10 just got weird

Big Pokemon GO League changes mean ‘Great League’ top 10 just got weird

Another massive switch was clicked overnight, bringing Pokemon GO Battle League into fruition here on July 28, 2020. This update jacked up several key moves in the Go Battle League Season 3 meta, including such oddities as Blizzard, Powder Snow, Infestation, Hex, Drill Peck, and Brave Bird, to name a few. Changes made to the game gave the new Pokemon GO League Season 3 best Pokemon list a real jolt - the new best Pokemon in the league is Azumarill!

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Pokemon GO Fest turned off your Adventure Sync

Pokemon GO Fest turned off your Adventure Sync

If you're playing Pokemon GO and you're a big fan of Adventure Sync, you might want to take a look at the app right this minute. Over the weekend, Niantic seems to have de-activated Adventure Sync for many players that participated in Pokemon GO Fest 2020. UPDATE: It would appear that some players that did not participate in the event saw their Adventure Sync deactivated as well.

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Google sinks new tech to avoid Gmail outages

Google sinks new tech to avoid Gmail outages

Google today announced plans to lay a new transatlantic undersea cable that connects the United States to two different points in Europe. The cable, which is named after computer scientist Grace Hopper, will connect New York to the town of Bude in the United Kingdom and the city of Bilbao in Spain. This private cable will be used to bolster Google's services around the world.

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5 reasons OnePlus Nord wins 2020

5 reasons OnePlus Nord wins 2020

OnePlus and other smartphone companies made more powerful smartphones than the OnePlus Nord in the year 2020. But because of the OnePlus Nord's unique combination of features, price, and design finesse, this is a smartphone that's not to be missed. The potential for OnePlus in the near future is far more important than the release of this one phone - but it's this one phone that gives us every indication that OnePlus has a future with great potential.

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OnePlus Nord Review: At what cost simplicity?

OnePlus Nord Review: At what cost simplicity?

OnePlus Nord was released in the Summer of 2020 in just about every global smartphone market but North America. If you're living in Europe or India, you're in luck, this is a surprisingly high-quality phone for a very reasonable price. If you live in the United States, this smartphone is a very big, but very promising, tease indeed.

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Pixel 4a leaked launch date will be cutting it close

Pixel 4a leaked launch date will be cutting it close

Google isn't having a good year as far as its Pixel phones go. Sure, it may have surprisingly sold more the OnePlus last year but it is hardly indicative of the health of what should be the shining example of the Android platform as presented by Google. The Pixel 4a is unfashionably late while rumors about the Pixel 5's development are even less reassuring. Almost a quarter overdue, the Pixel 4a might finally have a launch date but even the choice of that date feels questionable.

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Chromebook owners now get 100GB of Dropbox cloud storage for free

Chromebook owners now get 100GB of Dropbox cloud storage for free

Google offers various perks in exchange for buying one of its Chromebooks, something that adds a bit of incentive for those who may be on the fence about these small, fairly limited devices. The available perks are updated semi-regularly to add new opportunities, something that recently happened and involves cloud storage company Dropbox. As of now, Chromebook users have the opportunity to get 100GB of cloud storage for free.

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Samsung Galaxy Buds Live reportedly cost $169: New leak spills the beans

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live reportedly cost $169: New leak spills the beans

The second major Samsung Galaxy Buds Live leak today seems to have spilled the remainder of the beans. The price of the release date level hardware seems to be just above the price of the most recent most expensive pair of Samsung Galaxy earbuds. Here, with the bean-shaped Galaxy Buds Live, Samsung may have a real Apple AirPods Pro competitor on their hands.

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Pokemon GO Fest 2020 checklist: How you should prepare tonight

Pokemon GO Fest 2020 checklist: How you should prepare tonight

The biggest event in the history of Pokemon GO will take place this weekend - are you prepared? Today we're running down a bunch of items you're going to need to make sure you've got available, a bunch of in-game elements you'll want to make sure you've taken care of, and a few fun bits and pieces. If you're planning on walking around your neighborhood during Pokemon GO Fest 2020 OR if you're planning on staying home - you'll want to take care of some housekeeping.

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Android 11 still has some secrets, including an unused dessert name

Android 11 still has some secrets, including an unused dessert name

Google may have been so stumped with coming up with a dessert name for Android Q that it decided to drop that practice altogether and spin it as an attempt to project a more mature image of the platform. Whether that is true or not is, of course, a matter of conjecture or even fiction but the fact is that Android 10 never got even a sweet codename. That theory may be reinforced by the revelation that Android 11, internally Android R, did get one in contrast and Google VP of Engineering for Android Dave Burke finally breaks his silence on what it is.

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Plex “free” Live TV launched for your phone and television

Plex “free” Live TV launched for your phone and television

Today the folks at Plex launched a system* where users of all sorts can watch live TV stations for free. Of course "free" isn't entirely free when it includes advertisements, and this system most certainly includes advertisements. But Plex appears ready to roll with a surprisingly appealing proposal for the masses nonetheless. Users around the world can now watch free Live TV on Plex.

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