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Stadia ‘Featured Deals' drop NBA 2K21 and Ghost Recon: Breakpoint to just $10.79

STADIA ‘FEATURED DEALS' DROP NBA 2K21 AND GHOST RECON: BREAKPOINT TO JUST $10.79

Along with a ton of new games launching this week, Google is heavily discounting a couple of big games on Stadia. NBA 2K21 and Ghost...

Google Assistant ‘spoken notifications' start working on all wired headphones

GOOGLE ASSISTANT ‘SPOKEN NOTIFICATIONS' START WORKING ON ALL WIRED HEADPHONES

Besides voice commands, the key aspect of Google Assistant headphones is having incoming notifications read aloud. Google now looks...

 
 
 
Google fully shuts down Play Music around the world

GOOGLE FULLY SHUTS DOWN PLAY MUSIC AROUND THE WORLD

Google started shutting down its legacy streaming service around the world in October. Google Play Music is now officially dead for...

Review: Submerged Hidden Depths disappoints as a Stadia exclusive

REVIEW: SUBMERGED HIDDEN DEPTHS DISAPPOINTS AS A STADIA EXCLUSIVE

Earlier this year, Google Stadia Games and Entertainment announced partnerships with a handful of studios , including Uppercut Games,...

 
 
 
Baldur's Gate 3 players will lose their save data on Stadia as part of next update

BALDUR'S GATE 3 PLAYERS WILL LOSE THEIR SAVE DATA ON STADIA AS PART OF NEXT UPDATE

Earlier this year, Baldur's Gate 3 launched into Early Access on PC and Stadia as the latest official Dungeons and Dragons video game....

Stadia will get an exclusive title from Thunderful Games, devs behind the Steamworld series

STADIA WILL GET AN EXCLUSIVE TITLE FROM THUNDERFUL GAMES, DEVS BEHIND THE STEAMWORLD SERIES

Since its launch over a year ago, Stadia has had a handful of exclusive releases, albeit timed, and now another is being announced....

 
 
 
Hands-on: Outcasters is a quick, fun, and surprisingly addictive Stadia exclusive

HANDS-ON: OUTCASTERS IS A QUICK, FUN, AND SURPRISINGLY ADDICTIVE STADIA EXCLUSIVE

The latest exclusive game from Stadia Games and Entertainment is Outcasters, a fantastically fun top-down shooter with a lot of personality....

(Update: Outcasters, Submerged: Hidden Depths) Google adds eight Stadia Pro games for December 2020

(UPDATE: OUTCASTERS, SUBMERGED: HIDDEN DEPTHS) GOOGLE ADDS EIGHT STADIA PRO GAMES FOR DECEMBER 2020

After celebrating its one year anniversary , Google is marking the end of 2020 with six games joining Stadia Pro on December 1st. New...

 
 
 
SEGA brings Valkyria Chronicles 4: Complete Edition to Stadia next week

SEGA BRINGS VALKYRIA CHRONICLES 4: COMPLETE EDITION TO STADIA NEXT WEEK

This week has seen quite a few new titles arrive on Stadia, and now we're getting a headstart on what's coming to the platform next...

Deals: Anker Cyber Week sale from $13, Assistant smart plug $22, more

DEALS: ANKER CYBER WEEK SALE FROM $13, ASSISTANT SMART PLUG $22, MORE

Today's best deals include the Anker Cyber Week sale , Assistant smart plugs , and the Hisense Android 65-inch TV. Head below for all...

 
 
 
Outcasters and Submerged: Hidden Depths are now available for Stadia, free w/ Pro

OUTCASTERS AND SUBMERGED: HIDDEN DEPTHS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR STADIA, FREE W/ PRO

As part of Stadia's Holiday Live Hangout stream , two new exclusive games have launched on the streaming service, exploration adventure...

Google Maps will let you pin frequent destinations, transit routes with new ‘Go' tab

GOOGLE MAPS WILL LET YOU PIN FREQUENT DESTINATIONS, TRANSIT ROUTES WITH NEW ‘GO' TAB

Google launched a big Maps redesign in February and just this week introduced a new Community feed. Google Maps is now getting a simple...

 
 
 
Gboard's 'emoji kitchen' is expanding w/ 14,000+ sticker combinations

GBOARD'S 'EMOJI KITCHEN' IS EXPANDING W/ 14,000+ STICKER COMBINATIONS

Earlier this year , Google began “cooking” up stickers in Gboard that mix emojis into wild combinations. Gboard's “emoji kitchen” and...

Google Play will soon let you send, receive Android apps using Nearby Share

GOOGLE PLAY WILL SOON LET YOU SEND, RECEIVE ANDROID APPS USING NEARBY SHARE

Back in August , Google introduced a native system for quickly sharing text, links, and images across its devices. Nearby Share will...

 
 
 
Google wants to offer an audio version of every book using auto-generated narrators

GOOGLE WANTS TO OFFER AN AUDIO VERSION OF EVERY BOOK USING AUTO-GENERATED NARRATORS

Today, only the top books get audio versions narrated by professionals given that recording is a time-consuming process that doesn't...

Journey to the Savage Planet is coming soon to Stadia w/ exclusive content

JOURNEY TO THE SAVAGE PLANET IS COMING SOON TO STADIA W/ EXCLUSIVE CONTENT

The wacky space adventure game Journey to the Savage Planet is coming soon to Google Stadia with some exclusive content, nearly a year...

 
 
 
Android Auto expands to more countries in Europe, Indonesia, more - here's the full list

ANDROID AUTO EXPANDS TO MORE COUNTRIES IN EUROPE, INDONESIA, MORE - HERE'S THE FULL LIST

Google's Android Auto platform has become a standard part of many new cars , much to the benefit of users. Now, Google is expanding...

Android ‘Voice Access' natural language features expand to older versions in beta

ANDROID ‘VOICE ACCESS' NATURAL LANGUAGE FEATURES EXPAND TO OLDER VERSIONS IN BETA

Google has baked some very useful accessibility features into the Android operating system over the years, and one of the most recent...

 
 
 
Bug causing ‘new Google Assistant' to disappear for some Pixel 5/4 owners

BUG CAUSING ‘NEW GOOGLE ASSISTANT' TO DISAPPEAR FOR SOME PIXEL 5/4 OWNERS

The new Assistant consists of a transparent, compact UI and faster responses thanks to on-device processing. A strange bug this evening...

Samsung outlines official Android 11 rollout plans: Galaxy S20 today, Note and Fold soon

SAMSUNG OUTLINES OFFICIAL ANDROID 11 ROLLOUT PLANS: GALAXY S20 TODAY, NOTE AND FOLD SOON

Android 11 is about to see a huge boost in adoption. Following an unexpected start yesterday, Samsung is officially detailing its plans...

 
 
 



Apple Now Letting Developers Enroll for Reduced 15% App Store Fees

Apple Now Letting Developers Enroll for Reduced 15% App Store Fees

Apple in November announced a new App Store Small Business Program that lowers App Store fees for small business owners and independent developers to 15 percent, down from the... Read more ...

Apple Seeds Second Beta of Upcoming macOS Big Sur 11.1 Update to Developers

Apple Seeds Second Beta of Upcoming macOS Big Sur 11.1 Update to Developers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS Big Sur 11.1 update to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming two weeks after the release of the first... Read more ...

Google illegally spied on and retaliated against workers, feds say

Google illegally spied on and retaliated against workers, feds say

Enlarge / Sunset, by the Google empire. Google's actions amid workplace organizing efforts, including the high-profile firings of several employees, were illegal violations of... Read more ...

SwitchArcade Round-Up: ‘Immortals Fenyx Rising', ‘Taiko no Tatsujin'...

SwitchArcade Round-Up: ‘Immortals Fenyx Rising', ‘Taiko no Tatsujin', ‘GUNPIG', and Today's Other New Releases and Sales

Gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for December 3rd, 2020. We're directly in the hangover period from the Black Friday sales, so there isn't a whole lot... Read more ...

A new report says Apple might be announcing something new on December 8

A new report says Apple might be announcing something new on December 8

What you need to know An internal Apple memo suggests new SKUs will be added to AppleCare on December 8. That would suggest a new product will be announced on that date. But... Read more ...

Baldur's Gate 3 players will lose their save data on Stadia as part of next...

Baldur's Gate 3 players will lose their save data on Stadia as part of next update

Earlier this year, Baldur's Gate 3 launched into Early Access on PC and Stadia as the latest official Dungeons and Dragons video game. As an unfortunate consequence of the game... Read more ...

Journey to the Savage Planet is coming soon to Stadia w/ exclusive content

Journey to the Savage Planet is coming soon to Stadia w/ exclusive content

The wacky space adventure game Journey to the Savage Planet is coming soon to Google Stadia with some exclusive content, nearly a year after arriving on other platforms. more... Read more ...

Deals: Anker Cyber Week sale from $13, Assistant smart plug $22, more

Deals: Anker Cyber Week sale from $13, Assistant smart plug $22, more

Today's best deals include the Anker Cyber Week sale , Assistant smart plugs , and the Hisense Android 65-inch TV. Head below for all that and more in today's 9to5Toys Lunch... Read more ...

Google Play will soon let you send, receive Android apps using Nearby Share

Google Play will soon let you send, receive Android apps using Nearby Share

Back in August , Google introduced a native system for quickly sharing text, links, and images across its devices. Nearby Share will soon let you send Android apps to people... Read more ...

Apple Patent Filing Reveals Dual Monitor Stand for Pro Display XDR

Apple Patent Filing Reveals Dual Monitor Stand for Pro Display XDR

A new patent filing reveals a much more versatile multi-display variant of Apple's Pro Stand for the Pro Display XDR. The extremely complex mechanical design seeks to address... Read more ...