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Oppo shows off new ColorOS 12 following OnePlus merger

Oppo has announced ColorOS 12, the latest version of its Android-based operating system. The update will come to OnePlus phones as well as Oppo’s own phones in China, where OnePlus has used ColorOS since early this year. OnePlus recently announced that it would be combining the codebase of its OxygenOS with ColorOS due to the…

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The iPad Mini doesn’t support mmWave 5G

Apple’s newly redesigned iPad Mini was one of the most exciting announcements at its iPhone 13 event on Tuesday, but in the aftermath a limitation has been identified: As spotted by Jason Snell from Six Colors, the new iPad Mini doesn’t support mmWave 5G. There’s also a hint that its new A15 Bionic processor might…

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Guillermo Del Toro’s next film Nightmare Alley is carnival meets noir in its first teaser

Guillermo Del Toro’s next film Nightmare Alley is a bit of departure for the director. The new teaser trailer released by Searchlight Pictures on Thursday sees the Oscar award-winning filmmaker trading in his fascination with the supernatural for an R-rated noir set in and around a carnival. Nightmare Alley stars Bradley Cooper as Stanton Carlisle,…

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Cameo Calls let you have a video meet-and-greet with a celebrity

Cameo is adding a new live calls feature into its app. Cameo is perhaps most well-known for letting you pay for pre-recorded video messages from celebrities, but the new feature, called Cameo Calls, will let you have short video conversations that are designed to be like meet-and-greets. (The app even sets up a photo op…

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Streaming service Locast permanently barred from operation

Things looked bad for Locast before, and they just got even worse. A judge this week permanently prohibited streamer Locast from continuing operations of its business, a decision that follows a yearslong legal standoff between major broadcasters and the scrappy streaming provider. A permanent injunction order signed by Judge Louis L. Stanton this week stated…

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CAT S22 Flip is a rugged Android phone in old-school clamshell guise

The flip or clamshell phone design has gone the way of the dinosaur, but there is still at least one company that makes them. Not only has Samsung been launching a flip phone for China and South Korea year after year after year, its Galaxy Z Flip even puts a modern and hi-tech spin to…

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T-Mobile 3G network shutdown has a new and hopefully final date

5G has been the battle cry of network operators and device manufacturers for a few years now, but the push hasn’t been as fast or as easy as they had hoped. In addition to setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, wireless carriers’ plans to retire old networks and technologies to free up resources have also…

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Google TV might have ad-supported free channels soon

Google TV, pretty much the “Pixel” experience on top of Android TV on select hardware, already has access to tons of video content from a variety of streaming sources. The majority of those sources like Netflix, Disney+, and HBO Max require upfront subscriptions, though they do offer free trials for a month or so. There…

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Windows 11 TPM 2.0 requirement leaves many virtual machines out in the cold

To say that Microsoft’s minimum system requirements for Windows 11 were a mess might be a bit of an understatement. Less than a month before its formal launch, the company is still clarifying the conditions that will make a computer eligible for that upgrade. Sometimes, those clarifications can significantly change the game for some users…

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Irina Shayk Says Her Ex, Bradley Cooper, Is a ‘Hands-On’ Dad Who Doesn’t Use a Nanny

Irina Shayk might be against the term “coparenting,” but she’s all for giving props to Bradley Cooper, the father of her four-year-old daughter. In a new interview with Highsnobiety’s HIGHStyle the model praised her ex, Cooper, for his “hands-on” approach to raising their daughter. “He’s a full-on, hands-on dad—no nanny,” Shayk said. “[My daughter] Lea went…