Facebook will let politicians run false ads during UK elections

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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Blizzard confirms ‘Diablo IV’ with a gothic, gruesome trailer

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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Don’t cancel your Apple TV Plus trial until it’s almost over

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 auto-transcribing Recorder app will come to older Pixel devices

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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How to get the best Apple TV+ launch deals

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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A classic Mary Tyler Moore Show episode mirrors Apple TV Plus’ Morning Show series

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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How to watch Apple TV Plus

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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Apple TV 4K is on sale for an all-time low of $90

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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See is a funny TV show, but not on purpose

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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Dickinson is the wildest, weirdest, and most earnest show on Apple TV Plus

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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