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Get ready for 'Battlefield 2042'—here's where you can pre-order it right now

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 19:45:58 +0000

Buy Battlefield 2042 before it releases on November 19. Here's how to pre-order Battlefield 2042 for Xbox, Playstation and more.


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Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:14:51 +0000

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Elon Musk could become the world's first trillionaire. Here's what that means.

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 21:40:19 +0000

Elon Musk could become the world's first trillionaire. Here's what that means.


Amazon Prime has its own personal shopper service

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 14:49:44 +0000

Get personal style recommendations on items like clothes, shoes, and more with Amazon Personal Shopper.


Facebook getting a new name? Talking Tech podcast

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 11:08:38 +0000

On the Talking Tech podcast, Brett Molina discusses why Facebook might be rebranding.


Google to pull YouTube from some Roku devices in December amid dispute

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 17:09:08 +0000

YouTube says its app will no longer be available on some Roku devices after Dec. 9 as the two sides remain engaged in an ongoing carriage dispute.


The new Apple Watch is bigger, but not much better

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 20:47:04 +0000

The Apple Watch Series 7's larger display and faster charging are nice, but aren't worth the upgrade for most people


$1,000,000,000,000? Elon Musk could become the world's first trillionaire due to SpaceX

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 23:06:42 +0000

Elon Musk could become the world's first trillionaire. It won't be from car company Tesla — it'll likely be from his fledgling space startup SpaceX.


High scores: Nintendo video games that sold for more than $150K at auction

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 13:51:45 +0000

These are the top 10 video games sold by Heritage Auctions.


Coronavirus: Stressed, depressed, and feeling bad? You're not alone: Where to get free help online

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 18:47:57 +0000

As sheltering in place stretches into weeks for many, anxiety, isolation, stress and cabin fever are common. There's free mental health help online.


I deleted TikTok and requested a file with all my data. Here's how to do it and what I found

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 01:00:06 +0000

Here's a step-by-step guide to deleting your TikTok. Learn what data TIkTok collects on you and how you can view it when you delete your account.


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Sun, 18 Jul 2021 14:52:59 +0000

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Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:44:23 +0000

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Asus' Chromebook Flip CX5 is a big, powerful 2-in-1 for ChromeOS fans only

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 18:13:24 +0000

The Asus Chromebook Flip CX5 is a powerful, premium Chrome OS 2-in-1, but can it go toe-to-toe with Windows alternatives?


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Sun, 18 Jul 2021 14:53:56 +0000

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Donald Trump's social media platform hacked just hours after it was announced, reports say

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 19:59:30 +0000

Hackers gained access to a private version of former President Trump's social network and posted images of defecating pigs and more.


Twitter accounts tied to China lied that COVID came from Maine lobsters

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 10:15:31 +0000

China-linked Twitter accounts have been spreading lies about the origins of COVID-19, including one linking the deadly virus to Maine lobsters.


Satellite's reentry creates fireball in skies above Michigan

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 13:04:26 +0000

NASA said that a "bright, long-lasting" fireball reported in the early hours of Oct. 20 in US Midwestern states was caused by the "reentry and fragmentation of a satellite" rather than a "natural object." Credit: Brian Mersmann via Storyful


Still using Facebook? 3 ways to make sure it's not listening

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 09:00:31 +0000

If you want to feel genuinely secure Facebook's digital ears aren't snooping, you need to dive into your settings.


Remember 3G? It's going away as AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile shift to 5G. What to know about 3G shutdown

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 18:10:20 +0000

As the shift toward 5G wireless connectivity continues, we're getting closer to the end of 3G. Here's what you need to know about the upgrade.


Fisher-Price toy telephone gets upgrade and can now make and receive real calls

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 14:54:59 +0000

Fisher-Price announced its classic Chatter toy phone has been updated to make and accept real phone calls.


An update on the Roku-YouTube standoff: Talking Tech podcast

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 11:14:45 +0000

on the Talking Tech podcast, Brett Molina talks about the issues Roku and YouTube are having


Gigi Hadid, Blake Lively hide their kids' faces online. Should other parents follow their lead?

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 20:09:13 +0000

Parents face a decision in the digital age: to push for anonymity for their kids or to include them in posts though they can't decide themselves.


A lesson in pop culture iconography as Pac-Man turns 40

Thu, 21 May 2020 23:18:23 +0000

See why Pac-Man gained and retained its popularity seen in movies like "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," "Pixels" and "Ready Player One."


Is Facebook changing company name? Shift to metaverse ignites rebranding plan, report says

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 00:21:12 +0000

Facebook is reportedly planning to announce a rebrand which would include changing its company name.


Is Facebook changing the company name? Rebrand could be coming, report says

Wed, 20 Oct 2021 19:19:09 +0000

Facebook is reportedly planning to announce a rebrand which would include changing its company name.


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Tue, 04 May 2021 23:43:59 +0000

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Pixel 6: The latest smartphone from Google: Talking Tech podcast

Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:31:57 +0000

On the Talking Tech podcast, Brett Molina talks about the new Google Pixel 6


Xbox's new cloud gaming for consoles is a smooth ride—especially on the Series X

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 19:27:01 +0000

Xbox cloud gaming beta on console isn't available to everyone yet, but it's already fiercely competing with Nvidia's GeForce Now and Playstation Now.