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    • Lenovo's Smart Clock Essential has Google Assistant built in and is $30
      von John Levite am Juni 13, 2021 um 12:46 pm

      The Lenovo Smart Clock Essential is down to $29.99 through Lowe's today. This is unusual because Lowe's isn't exactly the place to go for electronics deals. Still, it's a great price and saves you at least $20 off what it's going for at other retailers. The clock is still $50 at Best Buy, Walmart and others. And it can sell as high as $80 on a bad day. The drop to $30 is one of the best we've ever seen. We reviewed the Lenovo Smart Clock Essential and gave it 4 out of 5 stars. Ara Wagoner said, "This little clock may not be mighty of sound, but the functionality of the dedicated alarm menu and the voice-controlled nightlight help it earn that coveted spot on your nightstand." The Smart Clock is not going to revolutionize your life, but it might make waking up a lot more convenient. It has a 4-inch display with large, easy-to-read LED lights that tell you the time. The lights are dimmable, and there's a built-in night light that has three brightness levels as well. The night light s...

    • Rock out to your favorite tunes with $100 off Marshall's smart speaker
      von John Levite am Juni 13, 2021 um 12:30 pm

      Cover all the audio basics with just one speaker: listen to music, control your smart home, and stream from multiple devices! The Marshall Stanmore II Bluetooth speaker is down to $249.99 at Amazon. While this speaker normally sells for $400, today's deal is the lowest price of the year. We have seen it go this low a couple of times, but if you missed out on those previous deals now is your chance to save $150 on a great device. Previous deals included the Bluetooth-only version, but that speaker is actually $350 at the moment so you're saving even more and getting Alexa built in. This isn't exactly a part of Amazon's early Prime Day deals, but the savings do seem to be coming at a pretty convenient time. Amazon has already been launching Prime Day savings way ahead of the big event, so if Marshall's deal doesn't work for you check out the other big ways you can save right now. You'll get a great low latency connection with low power consumption and no interuptions thanks to the Bl...

    • How to watch Stevenson vs Nakathila online from anywhere
      von Anthony Spadafora am Juni 13, 2021 um 1:00 am

      The vacant WBO interim junior lightweight world title is on the line tonight and we have all the details on how you can watch Shakur Stevenson and Jeremiah Nakathila duke it out at The Theater in Las Vegas on TV or online. At just 23-years-old, American boxer Shakur "Fearless" Stevenson has already made a name for himself as he's currently undefeated with a 15-0 record with eight knockouts. During his last match back in December of last year, the former WBO featherweight world champion went for 10 rounds against Toka Kahn Clary before being declared the victor by unanimous decision. Meanwhile, 31-year-old Namibian boxer Jeremiah "Low Key" Nakathila has a fight record of 21-1 with 17 knockouts under his belt. During his last fight also in December of last year, Nakathila defeated Emmanuel Amos by total knockout in round two. Tonight's fight will also be Nakathila's United States debut. Elsewhere on Top Rank's Main Card for the evening, Jose Pedraza will face off against Julian Rodr...

    • E3 2021: Every Quest and PSVR game announced at the Upload VR Showcase
      von Nicholas Sutrich am Juni 12, 2021 um 11:44 pm

      More games than you can shake a motion-tracked controller at. It may not officially be Summer just yet, but E3 2021 is already bringing the heat with tons of new VR games coming for the Oculus Quest 2 and PSVR platforms. The annual Upload VR Showcase debuted several new games, including some new PC VR games that could make their way to the PSVR 2 when it releases in the next year or so. But let's not get ahead of ourselves too much and, instead, enjoy this huge showcase and all the new VR games this year will bring! You can find the show in its entirety at the video below, as well as a collection of every VR game announced at E3 2021 below that! Fracked PSVR, Summer 2021 Developer nDreams' latest VR title, Fracked, feels like the polar opposite of their previous game, Phantom: Covert Ops. While Phantom had players sitting in a kayak the entire time, going to stealth route, Fracked sees players running, skiing, jumping, and parkouring through a snowy landscape, shooting an...

    • Ubisoft shows it is one of cloud gaming's biggest third-party supporters
      von Carli Velocci am Juni 12, 2021 um 9:24 pm

      Stadia has one big fan. Saturday's Ubisoft Forward, the first huge event to kick off E3 2021, showed off a bunch of what the big studio has been working on. We saw footage from the upcoming Rainbow Six Extraction, got new information on Far Cry 6, and finally got our first look from the upcoming Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora. However, more interestingly is the secondary plot thread that weaved throughout the presentation. Ubisoft is dedicated to cloud gaming, specifically Stadia and Amazon Luna, and that was reflected in numerous announcements. For example, Rainbow Six Siege, the online co-op success that was released all the way back in 2015, is finally getting crossplay and cross-progression. It's not coming to all platforms just yet, but will hit PC, Stadia, and Luna on June 30. Elsewhere, Stadia was listed as one of the platforms for the new Avatar game, as well as for Just Dance 2022, a franchise that's been on every other major platform besides PC historically. In fact, it...

    • UFC 263 live stream: How to watch Adesanya vs Vettori 2 right now
      von Anthony Spadafora am Juni 12, 2021 um 9:00 pm

      The UFC is heading to Arizona this weekend where not one but two championship rematches will be held at the Gila River Arena and we have all the details on how you can watch Adesanya vs Vettori 2 and Figueriedo vs Moreno 2 at UFC 263 on TV or online. Marvin "The Italian Dream" Vettori hopes to make history tonight by becoming the first UFC champion from Italy. However, in order to do so he'll have to defeat Israel "The Last Stylebender" Adesanya in a middleweight championship rematch. The last time these two fighters met in the ring was in April of 2018 at a UFC Fight Night where Adesanya won by split decision in round three. During his last fight at UFC 259 back in march, Adesanya was defeated by Jan Blachowicz in round five by unanimous decision. Vettori on the other hand has won his last two matches by decision against Jack Hermansson in December of last year and more recently against Kevin Holland in April. Will Vettori be able to dethrone Adesanya and rise further in the UFC's...

    • Learn how to scan any QR code with your Android phone
      von Namerah Saud Fatmi am Juni 12, 2021 um 7:00 pm

      A Quick Response code, more commonly known as a QR code, is a fast and easy way to share different types of information by scanning the code with a device. Your Android phone can get so much functionality out of this feature. You can share your WiFi password with others, or share your Google Pay QR code with friends and family to transfer funds easily. Google added the ability to scan QR codes through Google Lens from Android 8 onwards, so you no longer need third-party apps to read such codes with your Android phone. How to read a QR code with your Android phone's camera To scan a QR code with your Android phone, you need to locate and open up Google Lens. If you've got Android 8, 9, or 10, it can be found within the Google Assistant. However, if you've got Android 11, it will be situated in the Google search bar on the home screen or in the Google app. Some phones also have it inside the camera app, but not all of them. Find the Google Lens logo in the Google Assistant, or the ...

    • Kena: Bridge of Spirits preview — An indie darling in the making
      von Jennifer Locke am Juni 12, 2021 um 6:27 pm

      Ember Lab hopes to surprise everyone with a charming adventure this summer. Kena: Bridge of Spirits caught everyone's eye last year when it was unveiled at PlayStation Future of Gaming event alongside the PS5. After missing out on its initial 2020 launch window, developer Ember Lab confirmed that the game was set to release on Aug. 24, 2021. Ahead of its launch, I got to take part in a hands-on preview of the game for an hour, getting to explore the world and seeing what it has to offer players this summer. Kena draws inspiration from beloved franchises like God of War and Pikmin. As I set out on my adventure, it's clear that Kena draws inspiration from beloved franchises like God of War and Pikmin. The God of War comparison may seem strange given Kena's charming animated look, but it's apt once you get a feel for the gameplay. I'm tasked with helping a pair of siblings defeat a corruption that's plaguing the land and harming the spirit of their brother Taro. Kena has access t...

    • The Galaxy Watch 4 is coming soon — here's everything you need to know
      von Michael L Hicks am Juni 12, 2021 um 5:47 pm

      Samsung's Galaxy-brain play: leaving Tizen behind for Wear OS. The Samsung Galaxy Watch 3, one of the best Android smartwatches, may have only just launched in November 2020, but the latest rumors out of South Korea suggest the company may already be developing its replacement — with some big changes and upgrades in the works meant to topple Apple from its smartwatch throne. There's no confirmation whether Samsung's 2021 smartwatch will be named the "Galaxy Watch 4" or adopt a new name entirely. However, we know that this new watch will run the new version of Wear OS, which would have a big impact on app support and Android phone connectivity. It could also feature a newer-faster chipset, which could put it leagues ahead of the best Wear OS watches. Details are fairly scarce so far, but we've scrounged up every known leak about specs, design leaks, and pricing, along with everything else we know so far about the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4. Samsung's best — so far Samsung Galaxy ...

    • Express yourself for Pride Month and change your phone's theme. Here's how!
      von Ara Wagoner am Juni 12, 2021 um 5:00 pm

      There are dozen of pride flags, and you can build a unique theme around any one of them. We are in the middle of Pride Month, and while every major brand fills its digital stores with rainbow merchandise and T-shirts this month, finding ways to show off your particular identity can be a challenge, especially for lesser-known identities. I'm asexual — it means I don't experience sexual attraction to others — and while I've found a few ace shirts to wear during pride and the rest of the year, it's very rare to find any mainstream merch to help rep my pride. That's okay, though, because I love Android theming, too, and I can use that know-how to build a boss home screen that's filled to the brim with pride. All I need is a handful of apps — most of which are free — and the hex colors for my flag. Here's how to build a pride month theme for your own pride and your own Android phone. Building Pride Month Themes: Finding your hex colors Tapet custom wallpapers Icon Pack Stud...

    • Poll: Let us know how you feel about gender pronoun fields on social media
      von Derrek Lee am Juni 12, 2021 um 3:00 pm

      More and more social platforms are adopting pronoun fields. June is Pride Month which is all about celebrating diversity and inclusiveness. One way to accomplish this is by acknowledging and respecting each other's gender pronouns and how others choose to identify. While there's no shortage of companies who participate in "rainbow washing," some companies have actually gone the extra step to include more permanent ways to show support for individual identity by including prominent gender pronouns on user profiles. Last month, Instagram introduced a pronoun field that shows up right next to a person's username. There's even an option to allow only followers to see one's personal pronouns. The feature launched in the U.S., Canada, the UK, and Australia, with "plans for more," and it only appears on the mobile app available on the best Android phones, but not the website. We can walk you through how to add your personal pronouns to your Instagram profile. Right after, Twitter told An...

    • Should you get the Oculus Quest 2 or the Valve Index?
      von Charlie Wacholz am Juni 12, 2021 um 2:30 pm

      Light on its feet Oculus Quest 2 $300 at GameStop Pros Cheap Chordless No setup Versatile Cons Uncomfortable in extended play sessions Forced Facebook integration The Oculus Quest 2 brings a few quality of life improvements and resolution upgrades to Facebook's revolutionary take on VR that blends the chordless user experience of mobile VR with nearly PC-caliber experiences. That said, it doesn't shake things up quite the same way that the original Quest did. Heavy-Hitter Valve Index $1,480 at Amazon Pros Best premium headset on the market Built for high-performance High-quality controllers Cons Expensive Finicky setup Bad for first-timers Requires a gaming PC The Index is the benchmark for premium VR gaming. Not only is it built to seamlessly work with Valve's PC gaming platform, Steam, but it also boasts the best hardware in its class. While Valve's other hardware has consistently missed the mark, the Index is a clear hit. The Oculus Quest and ...

    • Get the best streaming quality on your Google Stadia
      von Thomas J Meyer am Juni 12, 2021 um 1:30 pm

      Google Stadia allows players to stream games to their desktop computers, televisions, and mobile devices without needing a dedicated console or box to stream from. The service uses the cloud to beam the games directly to your device, but an internet connection or mobile data is required. Since it works on various hardware, there are multiple resolution options to make the game look as best as possible depending on the connection speed. Here is how to get the best streaming quality on Google Stadia. How to get the best streaming quality on Google Stadia Go to the Stadia home page while signing into the respective Google account. Click on your profile icon in the top right corner of the page. Select Stadia settings. From the list on the left side, select Performance. Click on the dropdown menu under Resolution to see all the available quality options. Select the highest quality option at Up to 4K for Stadia Pro subscribers or Up to 1080p for standard users. While 4K and 1080p ...

    • Google could safely bring extensions to Chrome for Android. Here's how!
      von Jerry Hildenbrand am Juni 12, 2021 um 1:00 pm

      When it comes to the web browser on your phone, security is the first and most important consideration. But it's still possible to safely incorporate browser extensions for Chrome. Almost everybody uses Google Chrome for their web browser. Yeah, I know plenty of people who don't, and I have used different browsers from time to time myself, but the point still stands: Chrome is the world's leading browser across both desktop and mobile, which makes it the best Android web browser. The biggest reason for this is that it's installed by default. If you decide you want to buy the very best Android phone, you set it up and see a Chrome icon front and center. You know immediately that the little multicolored ball is for browsing the web. But Chrome is also a decent web browser in its own right and has a good set of features and some of the best experts in the industry keeping the data you store inside the app secure. (Remember, there is a difference between security and privacy, so don't ...

    • Samsung Galaxy S21: Your complete buyer's guide to the new S21 series
      von Joe Maring am Juni 12, 2021 um 11:00 am

      Samsung kicked off 2021 with a bang. There are some things in the mobile tech space that are constant every single year, one of which is that we get a new Samsung Galaxy S release pretty early on. That was no different for 2021, but Samsung gave us the Samsung Galaxy S21 in January rather than making us wait until March or April. This year's flagship series brings a mix of expected and drastic changes compared to last year's S20 family, including things like spec upgrades, a refreshed design, and all-new camera tech. Whether you're in the market for a price-conscious flagship or something that goes all-out, the S21 series has something for you, and we're here to help you find out everything you need to know before you buy one for yourself — or buy them for the whole family. Killer flagship Samsung Galaxy S21 From $800 at Samsung From $800 at Amazon From $800 at Best Buy More phone, less money For a lot of shoppers, the baseline Galaxy S21 will be the go-to choice over th...