Samsung’s older smart TVs are losing remote control app support

imageSamsung is killing its Smart View app for Android and iOS, which serves as a remote control for its older smart TVs. The company has updated the application’s descriptions to announce that it will no longer be supported starting on October 5th. Andro…

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Boeing will send Starliner on another uncrewed test flight

imageBoeing will conduct another unmanned test flight to demonstrate the Starliner spacecraft after its first attempt failed to reach the ISS. According to The Washington Post, the repeat flight will take place in October or November, which means the aero…

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‘Apex Legends’ Old Ways trailer shows off its town takeover mode

imageRespawn has shared a new gameplay trailer that details what Apex Legends players can expect when tomorrow’s the Old Ways event starts. The highlight of the two-week event is a town takeover mode called “Bloodhound’s Trials” that will put you and your…

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Origin’s EON15-X laptop is powered by AMD’s 12-core desktop Ryzen 9 CPU

imageOrigin has unveiled the revamped EON15-X laptop with an impressive trick: It packs the 12-core AMD Ryzen 3900 desktop processor. As a reminder, this chip (for OEMs only) gives you many of the benefits of the powerful Ryzen 9 3900X gaming processor wh…

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Quit trying to make Quibi happen

imageNobody asked for Quibi. Nobody, that is, except for Jeffrey Katzenberg, the founder of Dreamworks Pictures and famed Hollywood producer. Where other mobile video startups failed, like Samsung’s long-forgotten Milk Video and Verizon's own Go90 (RIP),…

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Music streaming subscriptions grew by nearly a third in 2019

imageStreaming music still has a lot of room to grow, it appears. Counterpoint Research has determined that paid music subscriptions jumped 32 percent in 2019 to reach 358 million thanks to a mix of exclusives, phone service bundles, regional price cuts…

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ABC News Live starts streaming on Android TV and Fire TV

imageABC is expanding access to its live news app right at a moment when as-it-happens updates are particularly vital. The broadcaster has released versions of its ABC News Live app for Android TV sets and Fire TV, giving many more people access to its m…

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Amazon reportedly in talks to test warehouse workers for COVID-19

imageAmazon might follow up its COVID-19 safety measures with full-fledged testing for the associated virus. Reuters has obtained notes that reportedly reveal discussions with Abbott and Thermo Fisher about the prospect of testing warehouse workers, incl…

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Recommended Reading: Inside the PlayStation 5 with Mark Cerny

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PlayStation 5 uncovered: The Mark Cerny tech deep dive
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If you're craving even more explanation on the PlayStation 5 than lead architect Mark Cerny shared during his in-depth chat a couple weeks ago, get comfy. Eur…

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Google rolls back Chrome feature that blocks cross-site tracking

imageGoogle is temporarily rolling back a feature it launched with Chrome 80 to make sure it doesn't break websites in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Back in February, the tech giant started enforcing a new cookie classification system that wa…

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