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Apple TV+ documentary series will profile Oprah, Lin-Manuel and Big Bird

Apple is leaning even further into documentaries than you might have expected. The company has unveiled plans for a Dear… Apple TV+ documentary series that, in an odd (if logical) twist, will use the "Dear Apple" ads as inspiration for … Read the rest of this entry

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Instagram removes the IGTV button you weren’t using

Instagram's IGTV was supposed to usher in a new era for video in the social network, but that's not quite how it panned out. And now, the company is tempering its expectations. A Facebook spokesperson has confirmed to TechCrunch that … Read the rest of this entry

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Law enforcement is using a facial recognition app with huge privacy issues

You may have good reason to be worried that police use of facial recognition might erode your privacy — many departments are already using software with serious privacy concerns. The New York Times has learned that over 600 law enforcement … Read the rest of this entry

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Walmart’s weekend sale includes a $150 Xbox One S All-Digital Edition

Microsoft's cheapest Xbox One S is back to the lowest price we've seen, and is available for $ 150 at Walmart this weekend, $ 100 off the regular price. A few Black Friday deals saw the All-Digital version of the … Read the rest of this entry

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First-person shooter ‘Kingpin: Life of Crime’ is getting a remaster

Kingpin: Life of Crime, a first-person shooter from 1999, is getting a remaster. If you never imagined this happening — "I'll take games I never thought would be remastered for $ 100, Alex" — we feel you. The title didn't … Read the rest of this entry

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Valve is definitely not working on ‘Left 4 Dead 3′

An HTC executive is learning first-hand about the dangers of making unsupported statements in your presentations. Valve has rejected speculation that it's working on a third Left 4 Dead game after Alvin Wang Graylin, HTC's president for Vive in Chin… … Read the rest of this entry

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Ben & Jerry’s made a binge-worthy Netflix and Chill’d ice cream flavor

With official support from Netflix, Ben & Jerry's has announced a new flavor called Netflix and Chill'd. The ice cream is about as about decadent as you expect. It's made with peanut butter, salty pretzel swirls and fudge brownie chunks. … Read the rest of this entry

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NPD’s best-selling games of the decade charts ‘Call of Duty’ domination

As usual, the NPD group has rounded up sales stats for the last month, but with the flip from 2019 to 2020 it is also listing some of the best sellers over the last ten years. Grand Theft Auto V … Read the rest of this entry

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What do you love most about the Genesis Mini?

Over the past few years, several companies have released throwback gaming systems intended to tug at gamer's heartstrings over the consoles (and games) of years gone by. Nintendo released the NES and Super NES Classic Editions, Sony botched the Plays… … Read the rest of this entry

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Valve’s Index headset is sold out and VR ‘Half-Life’ isn’t even here yet

Valve's Index VR headset is sold out in most regions where it's officially available, and just a few months before Half-Life: Alyx comes out. According to RoadtoVR, which checked its availability across 31 countries, you can only get a unit … Read the rest of this entry

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