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Get your phone fixed without leaving home courtesy of uBreakiFix

Get your phone fixed without leaving home courtesy of uBreakiFix

uBreakiFix is formally announcing the launch of its "We Come to You" mobile repair program, which has been available in some markets since at least this April. As its name suggests, the company is willing to bring its phone repair services to your door rather than the other way around, courtesy of a fleet of 640+ repair vehicles able to handle repairs like screen repair and battery replacement in two hours or less. That's bound to be handy these days.

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Stadia bundles and controllers are 20 percent off, starting at $55

Stadia bundles and controllers are 20 percent off, starting at $55

Stadia controllers are notoriously expensive compared to comparable gamepads at $69, and they don't go on sale very often, either. But today, both the controller itself and the Premiere Edition kit that includes a controller and a Chromecast Ultra — usually $100 — are 20 percent off.

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Department of Justice sues Google over search and advertising monopoly, following year-long investigation

Department of Justice sues Google over search and advertising monopoly, following year-long investigation

Google is no stranger to legal trouble, but 2020 may be bringing the most pressure the company has faced yet. The US Justice Department has been investigating Google's business practices for a while now, and we learned that a lawsuit was in the works last month. Today, the DOJ and eleven state attorneys filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, accusing the company of anticompetitive behavior to maintain its monopoly.

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Voice and video calls are coming to the WhatsApp web client

Voice and video calls are coming to the WhatsApp web client

We're all on our desktops for video conferences hours on end, but when it comes to hitting up all the people you need to without having to grab the phone you threw into a corner to avoid distraction, well, it's still a dilemma — especially if you use WhatsApp, where voice and video calls are still mobile-only features. But there are signs of a remedy for that need coming soon.

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Google Photos makes its monthly premium prints subscription official

Google Photos makes its monthly premium prints subscription official

Google Photos was experimenting with a monthly subscription for photo prints earlier this year. The program shut down in June to implement user feedback, but evidence was recently uncovered indicating the subscription could be making a comeback. Today, Google is making its premium print series official — and that new lower price has stuck around.

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This three-outlet smart power strip is just $20 ($10 off) on Amazon

This three-outlet smart power strip is just $20 ($10 off) on Amazon

Smart outlets are a neat way to add a little techy magic to your non-smart lights, fans, and what have you. Today on Amazon, you've got the opportunity to grab a power strip that lets you control three formerly-dumb devices for just 20 bucks.

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Parallels brings Windows apps to Chrome OS, but you probably can't use it yet

Parallels brings Windows apps to Chrome OS, but you probably can't use it yet

Hot on the heels of its competitor CrossOver, Parallels has announced that its Windows virtualization service is now available on Chrome OS for Enterprise, allowing businesses to run a full Windows emulation right on their Chromebooks. This follows months and years of preparation work, with initial teasers landing in June and August.

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Puppy love for the Pixels spills over in latest Google ads

Puppy love for the Pixels spills over in latest Google ads

Despite being the largest advertising company in the world, Google hasn't made many unique or interesting ads for its own products. The company switched things up last month with a new 'Pixel vs. Pixel' campaign, a set of adorable videos pitting Pixel phones against a pug named Pixel. Now there are seven new fun videos in the series, comparing software features, price, and other factors.

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YouTube Kids makes its way to 7 new nations

YouTube Kids makes its way to 7 new nations

YouTube Kids has proven to be a popular way for parents to give their children access to a limited collection of YouTube content, even if that collection occasionally includes videos depicting suicide and cannibalism (oops!). The service has slowly been expanding its global reach, and now Google has added 11 more nations to the availability list.

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Terraria update Journey's End comes to Android with new content and fixes

Terraria update Journey's End comes to Android with new content and fixes

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