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Pixel 6 series update arrives with GPS fix, but Google says August patch is still weeks away

I thought we were done with this tardy monthly update routine It’s been a confusing week for Pixel updates. Although Google’s monthly security bulletin rolled out as usual on Monday, the actual security patch was nowhere to be seen. A day later, we got our answer: the August update was delayed indefinitely, with Verizon going …

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Evo weekend is here: How to watch the fighting game event of the year

enlarge / The crowds this year will be smaller, and masked, but offline is back in Vegas evo After a two-year pandemic-induced break the Evolution Championship Series (better known as just Evo), the annual celebration of all things fighting games, is back in Las Vegas this weekend. Thousands of fighting game players and fans will …

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Here’s the Full List of All 677,081 Cars Destroyed in Cash for Clunkers

Thirteen years ago, Cash For Clunkers offered a unique premise. Help save a floundering domestic auto industry, inject badly needed capital into an economy ravaged by a massive recession, and replace aging guzzlers on American roads with more efficient cars. The federal scrappage scheme that destroyed almost 700,000 supposedly gas-guzzling vehicles had basic criteria: no …

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Assassin’s Creed Publisher Could See Tencent Take The Reigns

Image: Ubisoft Tencent appears to be doubling down on its investment in Ubisoft. While it already owns 5 percent of the Assassin’s Creed publisher, Reuters now reports the Chinese mega-conglomerate with huge investments throughout the gaming industry has its sights set on becoming Ubisoft’s single biggest shareholder. Its plan for achieving that? Pay double what …

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What to expect from Samsung’s August 10th Unpacked event

Samsung is holding its next Unpacked livestream on August 10th, and expectations are running high. The company has used previous summer events to introduce new foldable phones, smartwatches and earbuds, and the company has effectively confirmed a repeat in 2022. Just what will appear this time around, though? Don’t worry — we’ll let you know …

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New Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC fixes the Switch version of Coconut Mall

The second wave of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe‘s Booster Course Pass downloadable content is here, bringing eight fresh tracks to the Nintendo Switch game, including one that’s (technically) brand-new: Sky-High Sundae. thigh Mario Kart 8 fans will be happy to hear about another change ushered in by Thursday’s DLC drop in the form of a …

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Apex Legends’ new character, Vantage: Full ability kit and Ultimate

Apex Legends has a new character watching over the battlefield from far away. Vantage, the game’s newest Legend, was officially announced last week, but on Thursday Respawn revealed her entire kit. Just like her trailer suggested, she’s a sniper with an adorable bat named Echo to help her out of tight situations. Vantage’s kit specializes …

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Six Years After Its Announcement, Beyond Good & Evil 2 Hires Its Lead Writer

It’s been several years since Beyond Good & Evil 2 was officially announced. After a lack of news for quite some time, there’s finally a new development for the long-awaited game: they’ve hired their lead writer. in a tweet yesterday, Sarah Arellano announced that she was joining as the game’s Lead Writer. Arellano previously worked …

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