Confirmed: The PS5 is the biggest game console in modern history

Confirmed: The PS5 is the biggest game console in modern history

When internet detectives revealed the PlayStation 5 was going to be huge, we were extremely amused — but even their fancy Photoshops couldn’t completely prepare us for how enormous the PS5 truly is.

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The next God of War will come to the PS5 in 2021

The next God of War will come to the PS5 in 2021

At the end of today’s PlayStation 5 event (in which Sony finally announced pricing and a release date for its next console), there was a big tease of a surprise at the very end. The next God of War game will arrive sometime in 2021.

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iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are ready to download

iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are ready to download

As promised, Apple just dropped iOS 14. It’s now available on iPhone 6s and above, and it brings a whole bunch of new features. Those include home screen widgets, an App Library, Apple Clips, picture-in-picture mode and pretty significant changes to Siri and Messages.

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Microsoft Outlook can now be set as default mail app on iOS 14

Microsoft Outlook can now be set as default mail app on iOS 14

Apple has released iOS 14 today, and Microsoft is one of the first to support the new default mail app in Apple’s latest update. Apple is introducing the ability to switch default apps for both mail and the browser, and Outlook has been updated today to include the support.

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AppleCare+ now covers two incidents of accidental damage per year

AppleCare+ now covers two incidents of accidental damage per year

Amid all the Watch and iPad news Apple just dropped, it quietly updated its AppleCare+ policies to make them more generous. The service will now cover two incidents of accidental damage every 12 months, instead of two incidents every 24 months.

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Federal prison officers are worried drones could one day be used to airlift inmates to freedom

Federal prison officers are worried drones could one day be used to airlift inmates to freedom

Drones have been a problem for prisons for years now, where they’re often used to smuggle contraband behind bars.

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Apple has sold more than 500 million iPads over the last decade

Apple has sold more than 500 million iPads over the last decade

Apple revealed that it has sold more than 500 million iPads over the last 10 years. The announcement was made by CEO Tim Cook during Apple’s “Time Flies” live stream event, in which the company revealed a pair of new Apple Watch devices and an updated base model iPad and new iPad Air.

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Apple confirms Apple One subscription bundle, bringing together Music, TV Plus, Arcade, and more

Apple confirms Apple One subscription bundle, bringing together Music, TV Plus, Arcade, and more

The long-rumored bundle bringing together Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, Apple Arcade, Apple News Plus, and iCloud storage is here. Apple will give customers different options to combine its streaming services in a new Apple One bundle.

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Bill and Melinda Gates say ‘shocking’ US pandemic response is due to ‘terrible leadership’

Bill and Melinda Gates say ‘shocking’ US pandemic response is due to ‘terrible leadership’

America’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been “shocking” and “unbelievable,” with matters made much worse by “terrible leadership,” said Bill and Melinda Gates in a series of interviews this week. The couple condemned the United States for bungling its pandemic response.

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