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All the new movies and early theater releases you can watch at home right now

COVID-19 changed the way we're watching movies, get ready to stream everything Movie theaters are slowly reopening, but most of the new releases are headed to streaming services rather than the big screen. Whether you're staying at home to limit potential risks, or just saving a few bucks by watching from the couch, we've organized a huge list with...

Fire TV now has access to free local news in 12 cities

Because more news is just what everyone wants right now Amazon's Fire TV platform offers plenty of entertainment options, and now the list is expanding to include content a little closer to home. The Fire TV news app is rolling out live and on-demand local news to 12 major cities across the nation. The rollout begins today in New York, Los Angeles,...

Samsung's 2021 phones may not work with older Gear smartwatches

Time to get a new watch? Samsung has been making wearables for the better part of forever, but like all companies that make money off hardware sales, it can only offer support for so long. Now it looks like Samsung may be ending support on upcoming 2021 smartphones for some older Gear wearables  — including the Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear S. A notification...

Chrome OS 87 rolls out with Bluetooth battery indicator, interactive Alt+Tab experience, and more

A well-rounded update that brings several new features and improvements to Chromebooks A couple of weeks after Chrome 87 was released to desktop and mobile platforms, Google is rolling out Chrome OS 87 to the Stable channel, the final update of the year. Like the previous major update, 87 brings several new features and improvements to Chromebooks...

Stadia levels up its website with quick access to Pro games, news, and more

There's still no search bar though One of the big selling points of Stadia is that users can log on and play games right from the Stadia website (provided they use the Chrome browser, of course). However, the interface there has remained simple to the point of frustration for some players. A new home page design appears to be rolling out now that...

The best cheap Chromebooks that are actually in stock right now

Need a laptop for remote work, and soon? We've got some recommendations for you Chromebooks have been going in and out of stock over the past few months, first because of the initial spike in working from home, and later due to the start of remote schooling. Thankfully, even after the Black Friday/Cyber Monday surge, there are a few decent options...

How to give your phone the official Cyberpunk 2077 theme

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Some ASUS ROG Phone 3 handsets have lost HD playback in Netflix due to a Widevine issue

Some folks using the new ASUS ROG Phone 3 are having issues playing back HD content in certain apps like Netflix. The cause, as some of our more savvy readers might expect, is an issue with Android's Widevine DRM system, with some phone owners reporting that their L1 Widevine state has been lost, relegating them to standard definition playback. It...

FCC kills plans to allow in-flight phone calls to either your great relief or mild disappointment

The proposal had been in the pipeline since 2013 There are plenty of ways to pass time on a plane during long flights, but making phone calls or using personal data plans aren't going to be one of them. Today, the Federal Communications Commission canceled plans to set rules that could have allowed in-flight voice and data services via passengers'...

Plant some beans in your ears with this sale on Samsung Galaxy Buds Live for $110 ($60 off)

Some of the cutest and comfiest ANC earbuds around Samsung's latest pair of truly wireless earbuds might have an unusual shape, but the bean-like design made them one of the most comfortable pairs we'd ever used when we reviewed them earlier this year. Now you can get a pair of your own to plant for just $109.99 from Woot today — a $60 savings off...

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