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YouTube Rewind will not be happening this year

YouTube Rewind will not be happening this year

As the year comes to an end, it's traditional for YouTube to release a Rewind video: a summation of popular creators, events, and trends that stood out during the previous 12 months. This year is not just any year, though, and it looks like YouTube has decided we'll all be better off without having to relive the events of 2020.

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Google Store now sells bundles of Nest hardware at embarrassing prices

Google Store now sells bundles of Nest hardware at embarrassing prices

Remember a few months ago when Google teased an announcement for July 13th, only a week after the company said it was working on a new smart speaker? Remember how the big announcement was just that the Google Store had sales on hardware bundles, and the sales weren't even that good? Now Google is doing that again, but in a more permanent way.

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The 11 most bizarre, cringey, and weird smartphone commercials of all time

The 11 most bizarre, cringey, and weird smartphone commercials of all time

It can be hard for something as anonymous looking as a smartphone to stand out in the world. So, when coming up with ways to advertise and market their wares, manufacturers of these products often try to get... creative. Sometimes, they get far, far too creative, and hilarity ensues. While some of their biggest snafus may be indefinitely lost, we have 11 smartphones commercials and promo videos that we think are the absolutely cringiest, most bizarre, and generally weird ever to be created (and, frequently, the targets of later attempted destruction by their creators — so, thanks, random YouTube re-uploaders).

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This bizarre, low-budget ad Xiaomi tweeted is so terrible the company took it down

This bizarre, low-budget ad Xiaomi tweeted is so terrible the company took it down

Smartphone marketing can be hard, just ask Huawei or OnePlus circa 2014. Today it's Xiaomi that is pushing cringe onto potential customers, tweeting out a video so bad that the company deleted it. Just in case you missed it, here it is:

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