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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3, Z Fold 3 get December 2022 security update

Two days ago, Samsung started rolling out the December 2022 security update to its smartphones. The Galaxy A90, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy S20, and Galaxy Z Fold 4 have received the new security patch. Now, it’s time for Samsung’s third-generation foldable phones, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and the Galaxy Z Fold 3, to get …

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Kizuna AI: Touch the Beat! launches February 22, 2023 for PS5 and PS VR2; April 27 for PS4, PS VR, Switch, and PC

Kizuna AI: Touch the Beat! will launch for PlayStation 5 with PlayStation VR2 support on February 22, 2023 for 4,400 yen, followed by PlayStation 4 with PlayStation VR support, Switch, and PC via Steam on April 27, developer Gemdrops announced. In Japan, the PlayStation 4 and Switch versions will also be available physically in 5,720 …

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Oppo Inno Day event confirmed for December 14, Find N2 and Find N2 Flip expected

Today Oppo has informed us that its fourth annual tech event, Inno Day 2022, will take place in a virtual format on December 14. The theme is “Empowering a Better Future”, and according to past rumors the Find N2 and Find N2 Flip foldables could be announced on this occasion. That would make sense since …

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Gabe Newell: Steam Isn’t Interested in Agreements Like Xbox’s Nintendo Call of Duty Deal

Valve appreciates Microsoft’s continued support of the Steam storefront and says that a formal agreement isn’t really necessary for their partnership together. “We’re happy that Microsoft wants to continue using Steam to reach customers with Call of Duty when their Activision acquisition closes,” said Valve CEO Gabe Newell in a statement to Kotaku. “Microsoft has …

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Dyson’s Zone air-purifying headphones start at $949

When Dyson announced its earlier this year, the company kept some details close to its chest. Specifically, Dyson didn’t announce pricing or availability, nor did it say much about battery life. On Wednesday, he shared that information. Let’s begin with the detail everyone wants to know. When the wearable arrives in the US next March, …

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Amazon’s Echo Show 15 smart display becomes a portable Fire TV

Enlarge / Fire TV on the Amazon Echo Show 15. Amazon Amazon’s Echo Show 15 versatile smart display now has a more mainstream purpose: streaming TV and movies. Amazon pushed a free software update today that grants the Echo Show 15 with Fire TV capabilities, and newly purchased devices will be able to stream content …

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Days Gone Director Blames ‘Woke Reviewers’ For Mid Reception

Image: Sony BendStudio We’re talking about Days Gone again, three years after the open-world zombie survival game came out. You may recall the one-time PlayStation-exclusive rreceived a middling reception and saw apparently disappointing sales. The reason? Well, according to writer and game director John Garvin’s response to a fan on Twitter, “woke reviewers [couldn’t] handle …

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Apple adds end-to-end encryption to iCloud device backups and more

The advanced data protection panel in iOS An iPhone screen showing instructions for using a physical security key. iMessage Contact Key Verification promises to help protect journalists, politicians, and others. End-to-end encryption is coming to most of iCloud with a new optional feature called Advanced Data Protection, according to Apple’s announcement on Wednesday. Previously, 14 …

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