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Liteboxer VR Releases the First Free Fitness App for Meta Quest

Liteboxer VR, the popular fitness and boxing platform that lets you step into the virtual ring, will start offering its app completely free. Meta Quest (previously Oculus Quest) owners can enjoy intense sweat sessions without breaking out a debit card. When it comes to finding quality fitness apps for the Quest VR headset, you’ll quickly notice that all the apps ...

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The Chip Shortage Has Gone from Bad to Worse | Now There Aren’t Enough Chips to Power Chipmaking Machines

According to these industry insiders, the global chip shortage woes now affect the chipmaking machines themselves. These global supply chain constraints began in 2020 because of the COVID pandemic. Worker shortages due to illness and the subsequent lockdowns to slow the spread of COVID forced chipmakers to halt production. It was the perfect storm – manufacturing was stalled while demand ...

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Amazon Fire TV devices are up to 42-percent off right now

There’s a lot of great content out there on the internet to stream right now. The Batman is on HBO Max and we’ll soon get a brand new season of Stranger Things from Netflix. And if you haven’t checked out Craig Robinson in the surprisingly wonderful Peacock original Killing It yet, then you’re really missing out. Amazon’s Fire TV devices ...

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Animated QR Codes Go Viral, Here’s How to Make One

Quick Response (QR) codes are everywhere these days. You’ll find these two-dimensional barcodes in restaurants for the menu, and everyone probably remembers that Coinbase QR code Super Bowl commercial. Most people have used a QR code at some point, but have you ever seen an animated QR code? We’re all familiar with flat, printed QR codes, but they can still ...

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The Best Wi-Fi Range Extenders

Few people like having to walk across their home or office to get a strong Wi-Fi signal for their phone or laptop. Thankfully, Wi-Fi range extenders are a cost-effective option for boosting your router or wireless gateway’s range to eliminate dead zones and increase network speed. Buying Guide for Wi-Fi Range Extenders Why buy a Wi-Fi range extender? There are many ...

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Pixel Devices Are Getting Live Captions During Phone Calls

Google loves its Pixel Feature Drops, and the latest one brings some exciting features to the devices. Perhaps most interesting is the inclusion of live captions during a phone call, so you can read your conversations as you go. “For people who can’t or prefer not to speak on calls, there’s a new way to communicate with Live Caption. Now ...

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Hackers Hack Samsung, Leak 190GB of Company Secrets

Samsung appears to have been the victim of a massive hack, leading to approximately 190GB of data being leaked. This could be a huge deal for Samsung, as the data is alleged to contain lots of company information. Update, 3/7/22 11:12 am Eastern: Samsung confirmed to Bloomberg (Via SamMobile) that it was hacked. Here’s what a company spokesperson said: We were ...

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Google’s Dark Mode Is Getting Darker on Android, Too

Google recently rolled out a change to its dark mode in search on desktop, and now the company is rolling out a darker dark mode on its Android app, too. RELATED: Google Is Testing an Even Darker Dark Mode As spotted by 9To5Google, the main Google app has a darker background on Android. It’s not as dark as the look ...

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Your Samsung Phone Might Be Throttling Your Android Apps

Apparently, Samsung’s Game Optimizing Service might be throttling the performance of Android apps on your Samsung smartphone. That means you might not be getting the performance you’re paying for. Update, 3/4/22 9:47 am Eastern: Samsung addressed the issue and said that a fix is on the way, though it didn’t provide a timeline. According to Android Authority, approximately 10,000 apps ...

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