Monthly Archives: October 2020

YouTube TV drops Boston regional sports network NESN

At the end of September, a dispute with Sinclair cut off YouTube TV’s deal for Fox regional sports networks across the country, and as October comes to an end it’s also dropping Boston network NESN. NESN broadcasts games for the … Read the rest of this entry

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Waymo shares in-depth details of self-driving car activity in Phoenix

Waymo’s vehicles have driven a total of 6.1 million miles in Phoenix, Arizona, where it first started testing its self-driving technology. That’s merely one of the many, many things the Alphabet-owned autonomous vehicle company has revealed in an in-… Engadget

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Apple ordered to pay VirnetX $503 million for VPN patent lawsuit

The seemingly endless legal battle between Apple and VirnetX still rages on, and the latest development may cost the tech giant half a billion dollars. A jury in Tyler, Texas has ruled that Apple has to pay VirnetX $ 502.8 … Read the rest of this entry

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Chevy will start selling EV retrofit kits in 2021

You’ll soon be able to buy an electric Chevrolet motor just as easily as one of its gas engines. After years of prototypes, the automaker plans to start selling crate electric motors and batteries to consumers by the second half … Read the rest of this entry

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The Morning After: Netflix price hike takes HD streaming to $14 per month

It’s hard to remember now, but when Netflix first offered streaming as a standalone subscription back in 2011, it cost just $ 8 per month. Now the company’s latest price increase pushes that Standard streaming rate in the US to … Read the rest of this entry

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PlayStation CEO thinks VR’s bright future is still years away

Sony offering PSVR owners a free camera adapter to use with the PS5 pretty much tells you that the company has no plans to release a new virtual reality headset anytime soon. Now, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan has … Read the rest of this entry

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Apple AirPods with a wireless charging case hit a new low price of $108

Apple may have new versions of its iconic earbuds in the works, but if you’d like to get a pair now complete with their wireless charging case, Walmart’s online offer features the lowest price we’ve seen. They’re on sale for … Read the rest of this entry

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SteelSeries’ Aerox 3 mice are water-resistant despite being full of holes

If you've ever accidentally spilled a drink on your mouse while playing a PC game, you might have found yourself in a sticky situation — quite literally if it was an energy drink. SteelSeries has revealed a pair of gaming … Read the rest of this entry

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Spotify is adding users faster than it thought it would

After a short COVID-19 related slump in Q1 2020 and a rebound in Q2, Spotify saw big growth in subscriber numbers for its latest earnings period. The service now counts 320 million active and 144 million paid users, up from … Read the rest of this entry

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The best early Black Friday deals you can get in Best Buy’s new sale

November hasn’t even started yet and Best Buy has already kicked off its early Black Friday deals. Sure, the retailer had a number of “Black Friday guaranteed” prices on its website already, but a slew of new deals are available … Read the rest of this entry

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