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What we bought: Our favorite USB-C chargers

Mophie Powerstation XXL Igor Bonifacic / Engadget At best, most power banks aren’t much to see, and at worst, they’re ugly as sin. I’m not afraid to admit that I bought Mophie’s uninspired Powerstation XXL because I thought it looked pretty with its fabric cover. But I’m here to recommend the line because it offers a compelling mix of features. …

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The unboxing of PS5 controllers goes in depth with DualSense

This video of unboxing the PS5 controller shows what to expect from DualSense when it ships with the PS5 next month. YouTuber Austin Evans got his hands on the controller and his first impressions are pretty positive. He notes that the new pad is slightly larger than the DualShock 4 and that the triggers seem to have a “satisfactory” feel. …

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Disc Room is the “Pizza Margherita” of video games

At first glance, Disc Room seems super simple: a room, some discs, and a playable character to shoot in and around the first two. But there is so much more than that first glance. Somehow these three ingredients work together to make a video game with a lot of depth. “It is room with saw blades” Disc Room Developer Jan …

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The OnePlus 8T is available now for $ 749

The OnePlus 8T, the latest device from the Chinese phone maker, is now available in the US. You can unlock it for $ 749 directly from OnePlus or from third-party providers like Amazon. The T-Mobile version is available for the same price but has an additional IP68 rating for dust and water resistance that the unlocked model does not. If …

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PS5 consoles are currently loaded with media and influencers

To update: A number of other outlets are now joining the PS5 fun. It seems that a lot of US media outlets are getting their PS5 consoles, many of which are sharing pictures of the box on social channels. Places like Polygon, GamesRadar, Washington Post and others have annoyed fans on Twitter: I can’t wait to share some #PS5 impressions …

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Nintendo is permanently lowering the price of Switch Joy-Con

© Nintendo Life To update: Nintendo has now confirmed that the drop in prices at Joy-Con will also come to North America. Just like in Japan, the discount only applies to individual Joy-Con purchases. Each Joy-Con product listed below will be discounted from $ 49.99 to $ 39.99 from November 9th. While this is a welcome change, it’s worth noting …

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Mute WhatsApp chats forever – but with one disadvantage

The desire not to argue with family and friends often makes mute WhatsApp chats a better option than leaving a group – but you’ve only been able to do this for fixed periods of up to a year … Facebook has now updated the app to replace the “1 year” option with “Always”. Many of us have found ourselves being …

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ClipDrop finally makes AR practical

ClipDrop, a new app that allows your phone’s camera to quickly capture objects from your surroundings and place them in desktop apps, can now be tried out. It’s a nice twist on AR that makes the physical world digital rather than projecting digital images onto the world around you. Beta app promotional videos show that it can take photos of …

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“Nintendo isn’t that smart”: Pachter says Nintendo should scrap Switch and “only have Switch Lite”

© Nintendo Life If you asked anyone to explain the benefits of a Nintendo Switch, we’d say most would demonstrate the console’s ability to switch between handheld and docked play. It’s the overall selling point of the system after all, and having a console this versatile can only be a good thing, right? Not correct – At least according to …

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