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Gmail's making it easier to find that one email you're looking for

Gmail's making it easier to find that one email you're looking for

In February 2020, Google introduced chips, enhancing search options within Gmail to make it easier to filter your emails and find what you're looking for. Closely following the release of chips on Android, Google is improving the way they work overall.

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Rumored Galaxy S22 Ultra color would go great with a glass of merlot

Rumored Galaxy S22 Ultra color would go great with a glass of merlot

It might feel like it's too early to start learning about Samsung's next flagship series, but that won't stop the leaks from coming anyway. We've already learned about the potential battery capacities for all three devices, alongside rumors that Samsung is bringing back a smaller display size. But if you already know you're going to upgrade to the Galaxy S22 next year, all that really matters is the available color choices — and with today's leak, we're getting our first hints about what those could be.

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Brave Browser lives up to its name, picks one more fight with Google

Brave Browser lives up to its name, picks one more fight with Google

The privacy-focused browser Brave has just unveiled its new video conferencing platform Brave Talk after a year-long beta phase, built on top of the open-source video meeting platform Jitsi. Like its other products such as Brave Search and News, it's meant to be as private as possible and can only be fully used through the Brave Browser.

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WhatsApp is letting you easily identify your group chats

WhatsApp is letting you easily identify your group chats

You might be in a bunch of groups on WhatsApp with each of them serving different people, different purposes, just everything different. How you feel about each of them will vary. With that in mind, the app is developing a way for users to quickly create a group icon.

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Surface Duo 2 steps up with true flagship specs, pre-orders open now starting at $1,500

Surface Duo 2 steps up with true flagship specs, pre-orders open now starting at $1,500

Microsoft has just revealed its new Surface Duo 2. Unlike last year's phone, this new model includes flagship-level specs, like a Snapdragon 888, 5G connectivity, and a triple-camera setup. Pre-orders are open now, with availability set for October 21st. Prices start at an eye-watering $1,500.

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Listen up: Google Podcasts now has a Material You interface

Listen up: Google Podcasts now has a Material You interface

It took Google a long time to include a podcast app on Android by default, eventually building one directly into its mobile search application. It's become surprisingly popular thanks to its ease of use and free accessibility, and it's about to look a whole lot better too. Fresh off of some changes to its core UI, Google Podcasts is next up for its Material You makeover, and it's looking pretty spiffy if we do say so ourselves.

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Act fast to save a bunch while starting your Philips Hue light collection

Act fast to save a bunch while starting your Philips Hue light collection

Have you heard the good news? Philips Hue lights can now sync directly with whatever's playing from your Spotify account. Maybe you've always wanted smart lighting but haven't had the will to do so until now? Well then, we've got a deal for you.

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Pokémon Unite brings its free-to-play MOBA gameplay to mobile with full cross-platform support

Pokémon Unite brings its free-to-play MOBA gameplay to mobile with full cross-platform support

In August, we learned that Pokémon Unite would be making its way from the Nintendo Switch to Android and iOS on September 22nd, which is today. After a brief pre-load period yesterday, Unite's mobile servers are now officially live. This is a free-to-play 5v5 MOBA that offers a slick Pokémon theme, but it's also a Tencent title, and so it's packed with in-app purchases, some of which can be used to gain an advantage over non-paying players, ensuring Pokémon Unite is pay-to-win. Luckily this is a casual MOBA, so the competitive scene is nothing like Dota 2 or League of Legends, dulling the edge of the pay-to-win monetization.

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YouTube gets official video downloads on the web, saving you from using some very sketchy sites

YouTube gets official video downloads on the web, saving you from using some very sketchy sites

Downloading content for playback later is most useful on mobile, where your connection quality is determined by your location. But there are plenty of us whose home connection isn't so great either, or who prefer to play back media on laptops that are likewise limited by location. To that end, YouTube is now testing downloaded video on the desktop for Premium subscribers.

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Square Enix just launched a collection of Final Fantasy titles on Android

Square Enix just launched a collection of Final Fantasy titles on Android

Square Enix is notorious for its awful naming schemes, and Collection of SaGa Final Fantasy Legend is one of the worst names yet. Luckily the games within this collection are pretty good. All three RPGs were released on the Game Boy back in the day, known as Final Fantasy titles in the US. But this was back when Square didn't have consistent branding globally, so these games are actually part of the SaGa series. Still, they are great turn-based RPGs in their own right, and they hold up to this day (though these games are pretty challenging).

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