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Google Launches New Beta to Play Android Games on PC

Google Launches New Beta to Play Android Games on PC

Android released its Google Play Games launcher beta to western audiences Tuesday, claiming you can save your progress between multiple devices.Gif: Google Are you growing tired of staring at your 5 by 2 inch screen to play Android mobile games? Well, on Tuesday, Google’s Android Developers blog announced that the company’s launching a new beta …

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Malicious App Developer Remains on Google Play Despite Being Cited Multiple Times for Malware

Malicious App Developer Remains on Google Play Despite Being Cited Multiple Times for Malware

Google has been routinely notified about malware-containing apps listed on the Play Store, but it has routinely failed at catching already-identified malware code.Photo: Eastern pop (Shutterstock) Google is still failing to catch malicious apps from being listed on its app store, but it seems that some developers that have been cited aren’t even being kicked …

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Apple Demands 30% Cut of Promoted Social Posts in Another Blow to Meta

Apple Demands 30% Cut of Promoted Social Posts in Another Blow to Meta

Monopoly is a fun board game you can play where you try to shut out your competitors.Photo: LightField Studios (Shutterstock) Apple released an update to its payment guidelines Monday, demanding that apps use the company’s In-App Purchases tool for “boosts” and promoted posts, which means Apple will take a 30% cut of sales. The move …

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Google's Pixel Watch Is Great If You Want To Keep It Simple

Google’s Pixel Watch Is Great If You Want To Keep It Simple

The Pixel Watch is a gorgeous Fitbit tracker. Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Google’s Pixel Watch is the Android smartwatch we’ve had waiting for a long time. It’s light, slim, and easy to wear, and its pebble-like construction matches everything. Some people might complain that its 41mm size is a little too small for Google …

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Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 11 update with video editor and Start menu folders

Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 11 update with video editor and Start menu folders

Panos Panay, chief product officer of Microsoft, holds the Surface Neo laptop computer during a Microsoft product event in New York on Oct. 2, 2019. Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg | Getty Images Microsoft on Tuesday said it is starting to release the first major update to Windows 11, the current version of its PC operating …

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YouTuber Confesses To Secretly Being Gaming Industry Leaker After Getting Caught

YouTuber Confesses To Secretly Being Gaming Industry Leaker After Getting Caught

Image: Ubisoft / Dan Allen Gaming / Kotaku It turns out a Twitter account called TheRealInsider, the latest in a crop of leakers posing as gaming industry insiders, was actually run by YouTuber Dan Allen Gaming. The account had convinced many in the scene that it was the real deal after accurately teasing which new …

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16 Things You Can Do in iOS 16 That You Couldn't Before

16 Things You Can Do in iOS 16 That You Couldn’t Before

iOS 16 has arrived.Image: Apple After months of previews and betas, iOS 16 is here and rolling out to iPhones worldwide. Once you’ve got it safely installed on your device, you’ll want to know about all the new features now at your fingertips—and we’ve picked out 16 of our favorites, from major to minor, that …

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Leaked Report From Instagram Claims 'Most Reels Users Have No Engagement Whatever'

Leaked Report From Instagram Claims ‘Most Reels Users Have No Engagement Whatever’

Instagram users have not sunk their teeth into Instagram’s TikTok-like Reels as much as Meta has wanted them to, according to reported internal documents.Photo: Koshiro K (Shutterstock) Instagram looks a lot more like TikTok as of late, but that radical metamorphosis and new focus on short-form video hasn’t translated into TikTok’s ludicrous viewership numbers. The …

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Former Sledgehammer Boss Clumsily Walks Back Pro-Crunch Comments

Former Sledgehammer Boss Clumsily Walks Back Pro-Crunch Comments

Screenshots: Skybound Games Crunch is bad. Boasting about crunch is bad. You’d imagine everyone knows that now, wouldn’t you? Enoughoath I’m not a qualified reputation manager I still think I have a benefit suggestion that could greatly apply many within the games development industry: Stop saying you think crunch is great. If only Striking Distance …

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