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Snapchat finally lets all iOS users put music in their snaps

Snap is making good on its word to bring music to Snapchat and setting itself up to compete even more so with TikTok and Instagram. The company announced today that iOS users around the world will be able to include popular music in their snaps. It already brought the feature to people in New Zealand […]

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Microsoft’s new-look Xbox dashboard is rolling out this week

The October update for Xbox is arriving this week, bringing with it a taste of the next generation. Microsoft has announced that a new dashboard design is rolling out to Xbox consoles as part of the latest update, and it’ll also run on the Xbox Series X and Series S when they launch next month. […]

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Vivaldi browser gets cyberpunk side-scroller to rival Google Chrome’s dinosaur game

Chromium-based browser Vivaldi now comes with a built-in game called Vivaldia, a retro side-scroller set in a cyberpunk universe. The game is available with version 3.4 of the browser, and can be played both online and offline across Windows, Max, Linux, and Android. You get to it by visiting “vivaldi://game” using Vivaldi’s address bar, but […]

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Microsoft extends Xbox Elite 2 controller warranty after hardware issues emerge

Microsoft is extending the warranty on its Xbox Elite 2 controller following complaints over hardware issues. “We’ve received claims that a small percentage of our customers are experiencing mechanical issues when using their Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2,” explains a Microsoft support article. “To ensure your satisfaction, we’re extending the warranty coverage period on […]

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Apple’s HomePod will soon support Dolby Atmos with the Apple TV 4K

Apple’s HomePod is getting a lot more useful as a home cinema speaker for Apple TV 4K owners. Apple has confirmed that an upcoming software update will let the speaker output Dolby Atmos audio as well as 5.1 and 7.1 channel audio from Apple’s streaming box. The feature will work best when you have two […]

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Uber is spamming users with political push notifications ahead of a key gig worker vote

Unwanted smartphone notifications are always a pain in the app, but not often are these messages so nakedly political as the latest batch sent out by Uber in California. Uber is one of a number of gig economy firms currently waging a $186 million campaign against a Californian state law that requires them to classify […]

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OnePlus pulls Facebook bloatware from the OnePlus 8T

OnePlus is removing Facebook bloatware from the OnePlus 8T after the company was criticized for pre-installing Facebook’s apps and services on the OnePlus Nord and 8-series. OnePlus confirmed the news to Input, meaning the new phone will only come with Google, OnePlus, and Netflix software pre-installed. Part of the reason for the outcry was that […]