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Halo Infinite’s Winter Update is the boost the shooter needed

Halo Infinite’s Winter Update is the boost the shooter needed

Halo Infinite's Winter Update brought Forge, co-op, and more to the game this month. Those changes are already having a big impact.
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SpaceX launches booster for 11th time, but this time it didn’t return

SpaceX launches booster for 11th time, but this time it didn’t return

SpaceX sent one of its boosters skyward for the 11th time on Tuesday evening. However, unlike its 10 previous flights, this time it didn't return.
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‘Wordle’ today, November 23: Answer, hints, and help for word of the day (#522)

‘Wordle’ today, November 23: Answer, hints, and help for word of the day (#522)

Trying to solve today's Wordle? If you're stuck, we've got a few hints that will help you keep your Wordle streak alive.
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Best VPN services 2022: today’s top picks

Best VPN services 2022: today’s top picks

It's scary knowing your data might not be private. VPNs help shield your online activities. To help you pick the right one, these are the best VPN services.
The moon and Earth seen from the space station.

Japan admits defeat with its moonbound CubeSat

Japan admits defeat with its moonbound CubeSat

Japan has ended efforts to put its Omotenashi CubeSat on the lunar surface after the device failed to deliver a line of communication to the mission team.
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Watch this Earth rise as seen from the Orion spacecraft

Watch this Earth rise as seen from the Orion spacecraft

NASA has shared some beautiful footage captured by the Orion spacecraft showing Earth slowly emerging from behind the moon.
GE Cync lights set up in gaming room.

Best smart lights for Google Home

Best smart lights for Google Home

The Google ecosystem can help you manage your home lighting seamlessly and smoothly, so long as you have the best smart lights.
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Gaming to boost mental health: 5 tips from a clinical psychologist

Gaming to boost mental health: 5 tips from a clinical psychologist

Clinical psychologist and video game designer Dr. Kelli Dunlap shares how to reap the mental health benefits of gaming while avoiding the pitfalls.
Jenna Ortega, as Wednesday Addams, holds two bags filled with piranhas.

Wednesday review: making goth great again

Wednesday review: making goth great again

Wednesday star Jenna Ortega and director Tim Burton craft a quirky gothic mystery for Netflix that's monstrously fun.
Apple Watch Series 7 next to the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5.

The best smartwatches for 2022: Apple Watch Series 8, Galaxy Watch 5, and more

The best smartwatches for 2022: Apple Watch Series 8, Galaxy Watch 5, and more

Smartwatches offer notifications, fitness tracking, and more. Choosing one is the hard part, so to help, here is our list of the best smartwatches you can buy.
Twinkly smart lights set up around Christmas tree.

Smart ways to save on your utility bills during the holidays

Smart ways to save on your utility bills during the holidays

Learn how to save a few bucks on your utility bills this holiday season by tweaking your smart home's behavior.
BeReal app notification on an Apple Watch.

What is BeReal?

What is BeReal?

BeReal is a fairly new social media app, and if you're wondering what it's about and how it's different from other social media platforms, check out this guide.

What’s new on HBO and HBO Max and what’s leaving in December

What’s new on HBO and HBO Max and what’s leaving in December

There's never been a better time to get down with premium TV. Here's what's new on HBO and streaming service HBO Max in December and what's leaving.
Woman wearing Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones.

The best headphones for making phone calls for 2022

The best headphones for making phone calls for 2022

Whether you're working from home or living the digital nomad life taking calls on the go, check out these high-quality headphones with mics for clear calls.
The screen of the Surface Pro 9.

Windows 11 vs. Windows 10: Finally time to upgrade?

Windows 11 vs. Windows 10: Finally time to upgrade?

There are a lot of differences between Windows 11 and Windows 10, and we break all of them down in this Windows 11 versus Windows 10 showdown.
An ape-like Abraham Lincoln statue in the 2001 film Planet of the Apes.

The worst movie endings ever

The worst movie endings ever

Nothing ruins a film experience like a bad ending, and these are among the all-time worst climaxes in cinematic history.
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The best Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra screen protectors

The best Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra screen protectors

Keep the S21 Ultra's 6.8-inch display safe from harm with our picks of the best Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra screen protectors available right now.
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Marvel Snap will fix its biggest problem by adding a new shop

Marvel Snap will fix its biggest problem by adding a new shop

Marvel Snap's The Power Cosmic season will introduce the Token Shop and Collector's Tokens to make targeting specific cards easier.
There are no strings on Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio.

What’s new on Netflix and what’s leaving in December 2022

What’s new on Netflix and what’s leaving in December 2022

Here's what's new on Netflix in December 2022 — including Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio and Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery — as well as what's leaving.
Link on island in the sky in Tears of the Kingdom.

The best upcoming Nintendo Switch games

The best upcoming Nintendo Switch games

The Nintendo Switch is home to a superb library of games, and more are on the way. In this list, we go through the most-anticipated Nintendo Switch games.
Catching a bug in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons bug guide for November 2022

Animal Crossing: New Horizons bug guide for November 2022

Animal Crossing: New Horizons gives players a revolving door of bugs to catch. There are plenty available. Be sure to catch these bugs before they're gone!
Catching a fish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons fish guide for November 2022

Animal Crossing: New Horizons fish guide for November 2022

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, seasons and fish come and go. Here's every type you can reel in now, plus how many bells you can earn for each in November.
The OLED screen of the Razer Blade 15 on a table.

Why gaming laptops need better displays — not more performance

Why gaming laptops need better displays — not more performance

Gaming laptops continue to get more powerful, but what they actually need are more OLED and mini-LED display options.
A graphene super capacitor.

Future chips may be 10 times faster, all thanks to graphene

Future chips may be 10 times faster, all thanks to graphene

Scientists continue looking for ways to make future chips more powerful and efficient than ever. The answer may lie in graphene.
Character calling in killstreak in Warzone 2.0.

Warzone 2.0 DMZ tips and tricks: How to play COD’s newest game mode

Warzone 2.0 DMZ tips and tricks: How to play COD’s newest game mode

This new Warzone mode requires a different mindset than any other in Call of Duty, so here are some tips and tricks to make your first run in the DMZ a success.
An AMD Ryzen 7000 processor slotted into a motherboard.

AMD drops huge price cuts on Ryzen 7000-series processors right now

AMD drops huge price cuts on Ryzen 7000-series processors right now

AMD has cut the prices for its Ryzen 7000-series processors by up to $120 in some cases.
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Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast review: a gaming PC the size of a book

Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast review: a gaming PC the size of a book

The Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast delivers much higher performance than its size would suggest, all while expertly handling heat and noise.
TSMC's wafer.

TSMC is working on a huge price increase, and that’s bad news for gamers

TSMC is working on a huge price increase, and that’s bad news for gamers

TSMC is introducing a large price increase for its 3nm wafers, and this spells bad news for next-gen hardware.
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Hacker ranks explode — here’s how you can protect yourself

Hacker ranks explode — here’s how you can protect yourself

Microsoft's Digital Defense report warns of a wave of new hackers and cybersecurity threats and tells you how to stop them.
Pokemon Unite characters.

The best Pokémon games, ranked from best to worst

The best Pokémon games, ranked from best to worst

Looking to jump into the world of Pokémon but don't know where to start? Here's our ranked list of every Pokémon game (plus spin-offs and remakes) to consider.
Playing Diablo Immortal on the Asus ROG Phone 5.

The U.K. wants to break up Google and Apple’s cloud gaming stranglehold

The U.K. wants to break up Google and Apple’s cloud gaming stranglehold

The UK's CMA has Apple and Google in its sights as it opens an investigation into whether both companies are suppressing cloud gaming growth.
Halo Infinite Forge screen.

The best Halo Infinite Forge maps

The best Halo Infinite Forge maps

Forge has arrived on Halo Infinite, and creators have been busy making some of the most ambitious maps yet. Here are our favorites — try them out now!
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What is Spotify? Music, pricing, and features explained

What is Spotify? Music, pricing, and features explained

Spotify is the most popular music and podcast streaming service today. Here's everything you need to know about it.
Margot Robbie lays down with a cigarette in her mouth in a scene from Babylon.

Babylon featurette explores indulgence and excess in early Hollywood

Babylon featurette explores indulgence and excess in early Hollywood

Paramount Pictures released a featurette of the upcoming film from Damien Chazelle, Babylon, which promises to be a wild ride of depravity and debauchery.