Google TV is back, and it runs on Android TV

Google TV is back, and it runs on Android TV

A year after it launched the original Chromecast, Google debuted Android TV with the Nexus Player in 2014. Since then, the OS has found its way onto devices by a dozen companies like Sony, TCL, Xiaomi, NVIDIA, Philips and Sharp, and offers a library of 6,500 apps.

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Adobe Lightroom is getting cinema-style color grading

Adobe Lightroom is getting cinema-style color grading

Adobe is adding a new advanced color grading feature to Lightroom, Lightroom Classic, and Camera Raw, bringing a tool more commonly associated with cinema editing to its pro photography apps.

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Amazon’s superhero show ‘The Boys’ is getting a college spinoff

Amazon’s superhero show ‘The Boys’ is getting a college spinoff

In the war of the streaming services, killer content is the best ammunition. Amazon’s original series The Boys is so popular that not only was a third season ordered before the second season even aired, but a spinoff is also in the works.

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Man dies after eating bag of licorice every day for a few weeks

Man dies after eating bag of licorice every day for a few weeks

A Massachusetts construction worker’s love of black licorice wound up costing him his life. Eating a bag and a half every day for a few weeks threw his nutrients out of whack and caused the 54-year-old man’s heart to stop, doctors reported.

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Ring’s latest security camera is a drone that flies around inside your house

Ring’s latest security camera is a drone that flies around inside your house

Ring latest home security camera is taking flight, literally. The new Always Home Cam is an autonomous drone that can fly around inside your home to give you a perspective of any room you want when you’re not home.

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California will ban new combustion-engine vehicles starting in 2035

California will ban new combustion-engine vehicles starting in 2035

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an ambitious executive order Wednesday that would ban the sale of new combustion-engine vehicles in the state starting in 2035, the Desert Sun reports.

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Google Maps adds an overlay of COVID-19 case trends

Google Maps adds an overlay of COVID-19 case trends

Google Maps will soon include information on COVID-19 spread in states, counties, and some cities. Toggling on the “COVID” layer in the app will show the seven-day average number of confirmed cases in each area per 100,000 people.

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Black Widow delayed to 2021, pushing back The Eternals and other Marvel movies

Black Widow delayed to 2021, pushing back The Eternals and other Marvel movies

In a predictable fashion, Disney is delaying Black Widow to 2021 as the company continues to navigate the current theatrical landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic. This marks the first time since 2009 that a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie hasn’t been released in a calendar year.

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What COVID-19 Reinfection Means for Vaccines

What COVID-19 Reinfection Means for Vaccines

This strengthens earlier reports that have surfaced periodically throughout the pandemic. Most were in China and South Korea, and some in the U.S. None of these were ever verified in laboratory, leaving open the possibility that false positives or negatives had simply confounded test results.

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier delayed until 2021

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier delayed until 2021

Marvel Studios’ first big Disney Plus project, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, is being moved back to 2021, making a rough year for Marvel fans a little bit rougher.

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Xbox remote play is open to everyone on Android devices

Xbox remote play is open to everyone on Android devices

Microsoft has rolled out a new Android Xbox app, which will allow all Xbox One owners (and Series X/S players in the future) to stream games from their console to their phone or tablet. Until now, only Xbox Insiders had access to the feature.

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Photoshop’s sky replacement tool makes it easier to fake a perfect sunset

Photoshop’s sky replacement tool makes it easier to fake a perfect sunset

Adobe is preparing to add an AI-powered sky replacement tool to Photoshop that makes it easier to swap out the sky in any picture with just a few clicks. The company previewed the tool on YouTube ahead of its Adobe Max conference, scheduled for October 20th–22nd.

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Microsoft releases a final preview for Windows 10’s October update

Microsoft releases a final preview for Windows 10’s October update

The Windows 10 20H2 update will arrive next month with a few new features, like a visually refreshed Start menu, improved notifications, preinstalled Chromium Edge browser and the ability to Alt+Tab through Edge tabs.

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Roku and Comcast reach agreement to carry Peacock on Roku

Roku and Comcast reach agreement to carry Peacock on Roku

Comcast and Roku have come to an agreement months after NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service launched. Peacock will be available to stream on Roku in the coming weeks. The decision comes after Comcast and Roku got into a public argument over the status of dozens of NBCUniversal apps.

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Procreate 5X adds new filters and a handy reference companion view

Procreate 5X adds new filters and a handy reference companion view

Procreate’s next big update, Procreate 5X, adds new filters and adjustments that’ll be really helpful for those who are trying to do more in Procreate and less in Photoshop. The update will be available starting September 21st.

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Mophie’s latest portable battery pack has a flip-out Apple Watch charger

Mophie’s latest portable battery pack has a flip-out Apple Watch charger

Mophie has unveiled its latest slate of wireless charging devices, which are primarily designed for Apple products. The $140 portable Powerstation all-in-one could come in handy while you’re on the move. It has an 8,000mAh battery that can charge four devices at once.

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Disney Plus won its first Emmy awards last night, thanks to The Mandalorian

Disney Plus won its first Emmy awards last night, thanks to The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian was one of the first shows to premiere on Disney’s streaming service when it launched in November 2019, and now it’s the reason Disney Plus won its first Emmy awards.

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Disney Plus won its first Emmy awards last night, thanks to The Mandalorian

Disney Plus won its first Emmy awards last night, thanks to The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian was one of the first shows to premiere on Disney’s streaming service when it launched in November 2019, and now it’s the reason Disney Plus won its first Emmy awards.

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Google Drive will start automatically deleting Trash files after 30 days

Google Drive will start automatically deleting Trash files after 30 days

Beginning on October 13th, Google Drive is changing its Trash policies. After 30 days, files that you’ve trashed will be automatically deleted. Until now, those files have been stored indefinitely, unless you manually and permanently deleted them from Trash.

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