Facebook’s policy of allowing politicians to run false ads is going to get tested in short order. CNN Business has confirmed that the social network won’t fact-check candidates’ ads in the weeks ahead of the UK election on December 12th.
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After leaks suggested as such, Blizzard officially announced Diablo IV at BlizzCon. It started the event’s opening ceremony with an impressively gruesome cinematic trailer that gives a sense of the action RPG’s vibe.
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With the streaming wars heating up — Apple TV+ debuted today and HBO Max launch details were announced this week — there are still some services that have a few cards to play before they start to roll out.
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Apple TV Plus launches today, and Apple has a pretty slick limited time deal: buy a new iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, or Mac, and you’ll get a free one-year trial of the company’s fledgling streaming service.
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Google’s Recorder app, which can automatically (and very quickly) transcribe audio recorded on the Pixel 4, is coming to older Pixel devices. The news was quietly announced in a Reddit comment by Google’s Pixel Community account that was first spotted by Android Police.
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After months of leadup, Apple’s video streaming service, TV+, is ready to launch. With this being Apple’s first foray into original video content, we’ve detailed the ways you can get access to the platform without paying the full $5 per month right away.
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There are so many streaming options available these days, and so many conflicting recommendations, that it’s hard to see through all the crap you could be watching.
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Apple’s big push into original programming begins today with the launch of Apple TV Plus. The service costs $4.99 per month, but if you’ve bought an iPhone, iPad, or Mac recently, you’re likely eligible to stream it for the entire first year at no cost.
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For a limited time, you can get the Apple TV 4K for $90 through AT&T. That’s an $89 savings, and you don’t need to be an AT&T subscriber to take advantage of the sale. This is the lowest price we’ve seen yet, and you can thank the launch of Apple TV+ for the promotional deal.
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Fitbit is to be acquired by Google in an all-cash deal valued at around $2.1 billion, the company announced today.
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There’s a scene in See I would bet everything in my wallet (seven dollars, three old MetroCards, and five half-used coffee rewards cards) that it’ll go viral. It’s the one where Jason Momoa’s character picks up a book for the first time.
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If The Morning Show is Apple TV Plus’ crown-jewel prestige drama and See is its bet on sci-fi programming, Dickinson is its most fun. Circumventing Apple’s idea of what a prestigious show should look like brings some much needed carefreeness to the streaming platform.
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