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Discord game store tests kick off with freebies for Nitro users

The competition between Steam and Discord is heating up. Back in July, Steam rolled out a new chat client that appeared to take heavy inspiration from Discord, and today, Discord is biting back by going after Steam’s core business of selling games

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Sony celebrates 500 million PlayStations sold with a sweet PS4 Pro

The PlayStation brand has been around for almost 24 years at this point, and in that time, Sony has sold a lot of consoles – more than 500 million, in fact. To put a finer point on it, Sony has sold 525.3 million PlayStation consoles around the world, which is no small task. To celebrate this milestone, the company is … Continue reading

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Samsung Oreo update for mid-range phones delayed

With the official launch of Android 9 Pie, the Android community has naturally started a guessing game of which phones will get the update and when. But for a rather sizable section of Samsung’s customers, getting the Pie is furthest from their mind

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Fortnite Mobile on Android: here is how it will play out

Just as battle royale games have left a deep mark in the PC gaming market, it is now also poised to change the face of mobile gaming, especially after the mobile launch of the two biggest titles in that genre. Well, one and a half. Fortnite is still due to launch on Android alongside the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

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Apple Music’s strategy is working

Tim cook mentioned earlier this year that Apple Music wasn’t “in it for the money.” Since then, Apple Music paid subscriber numbers grew from somewhere below 38-million to around 50-million. It would appear that not being in the streaming music business for the money is working out OK for Apple over the last few months. This week a report from … Continue reading

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Firefox Advance experiment uses third-party AI to recommend sites

Mozilla has always presented Firefox as the champion of open source and privacy on the Web, at least in contrast to the likes of Google Chrome. That doesn’t mean it hadn’t had a few missteps along the way, like its controversial “Sponsored Tiles”

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Apple develops series based on hit historical novel ‘Pachinko’

Apple's ever-expanding show library may scratch the itch if you're the literary sort. Deadline and Variety have learned that Apple has landed the rights to a series based on Min Jin Lee's bestselling 2017 novel Pachinko

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EU wants to crack down of phone chargers, Lightning in danger

The European Union seems ready to flex its muscles to steer the mobile market ship, perhaps emboldened by its successful case against Google and Android.

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“Incredible Hulk” comet has a stunning green glow

A green comet nicknamed the Incredible Hulk recently made a bright appearance in the night sky, according to astronomers. The event featured the comet PanSTARRS C/2017 S3, which was spotted by researchers in late 2017.

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North Carolina elementary teachers will get iPads to bolster reading

Apple's renewed push for iPads in schools appears to be paying dividends. North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson has unfurled plans to give the state's K-3 teachers iPads to help improve and track student reading

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