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Currently managing editor at 88gadget.info, admin 4 has been with the site for more than a decade. With a background in graphic design, Chris' eclectic coverage spans UX, 3D printing, mixed reality, and new media, in addition to bringing his exacting eye for detail to smartphones and tablets. Twitter / LinkedIn / Email

All NVIDIA SHIELD TV models updated to Android 11

All NVIDIA SHIELD TV models updated to Android 11

The smart TV device NVIDIA SHIELD TV is, shockingly, still getting updates from NVIDIA. Not just the latest models, but the original 2015 NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV device. The latest update appeared this week, bringing the SHIELD Experience 9.0 with Android 11, prepared for each of the versions of the NVIDIA SHIELD device, old to new.

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First OnePlus 10 Pro release date moved: Here’s why

First OnePlus 10 Pro release date moved: Here’s why

The OnePlus 10 Pro is ready to roll in China first, and the rest of the world second. As we've been told directly by a OnePlus representative that the company "moved the launch" of the OnePlus 10 Pro "forward from its original schedule" specifically due to the Chinese New Year holiday. Yes, it is fairly easy to predict when the new year celebration will take place each year, but availability of tech here in 2022 isn't as simple to plan for as it once was.

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OnePlus 10 Pro release date split: Early photos and color

OnePlus 10 Pro release date split: Early photos and color

Today we're taking a peek at the OnePlus 10 Pro in its first iteration. The release date for the OnePlus 10 Pro is set for China, first - then it'll be released in several other regions, including the United States, later in the year 2022. For now, OnePlus has revealed specifications and feature details that allow us to get a decent handle on what this phone will be able to do once we see it up close.

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Razer Project Sophia hot-swappable PC desk revealed with a rumbling chair for CES 2022

Razer Project Sophia hot-swappable PC desk revealed with a rumbling chair for CES 2022

As is tradition, this week Razer had a set of reveals that aimed to steal the show at CES 2022. Over the past decade, Razer has delivered not just a collection of top-tier gaming peripherals. They've gone above and beyond, bringing conceptual works that've turned CES awards list-makers' brains into soup. This year is no exception.

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Razer X Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch limited to 1337 units

Razer X Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch limited to 1337 units

It would appear that the limited edition mania central to the popularity of the brand BAPE has rubbed off on Razer. Not that Razer hadn't created a limited edition product before they released products with A Bathing Ape in late 2020, but since then, Razer's co-branding adventures have felt all the more natural in a "limited edition release event" sort of way. The latest example is the Razer X Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch, a device that'll be released in a very limited edition of 1337.

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Acer Predator gaming laptops get hero-grade redesigns and RTX GPU innards

Acer Predator gaming laptops get hero-grade redesigns and RTX GPU innards

The Acer Predator Triton 500 SE, Predator Helios 300, and the wide-ranging Nitro 5 series laptops were revealed at CES 2022 this week. These machines all roll with the newest in new top-tier gaming gear, including AMD, Intel, and NVIDIA processing power under their hoods, as well as high refresh rate displays and a wide variety of options for included specifications.

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2022 Razer Blade gaming laptop refresh scores bigger keys, laser-cut speakers

2022 Razer Blade gaming laptop refresh scores bigger keys, laser-cut speakers

The bigger keys are here at last! Razer appeared this week at CES 2022 to deliver new versions of their Razer Blade laptop series, bringing new larger keyboard keys, more powerful processors, and the newest in new graphics power. The Razer Blade 14, 15, and 17 all have a newly fitted hinge and a number of new ways to remain cool.

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OnePlus 10 Pro revealed in pieces: Colors, Specs, Launch [UPDATE]

OnePlus 10 Pro revealed in pieces: Colors, Specs, Launch [UPDATE]

There'll be multiple variants of the OnePlus 10 Pro eventually, but for now, we have a few details on the first. The OnePlus 10 Pro was shown by OnePlus today with a first-wave launch date and place. The design for the device (in a couple of iterations) was also shared by the company just before the machine was ready for the market.

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Acer Chromebook Spin 513 leads Chrome OS pack with extra-tall screen

Acer Chromebook Spin 513 leads Chrome OS pack with extra-tall screen

Acer revealed several new Chromebook devices this week with impressive displays and top-tier capabilities. The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 leads the Acer Chrome OS collection at CES 2022 with a "VertiView" 13.5-inch display with a 3:2 aspect ratio. This device's display panel has a thin 7.7mm (0.3in) set of side bezels and a whopping 2256 x 1504 pixel resolution for good measure.

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Pokemon GO New Years has the best slow-burn running joke ever

Pokemon GO New Years has the best slow-burn running joke ever

Today we're taking a peek at the world of Pokemon GO at the tail end of the year 2021. As we drop in to the year 2022, Pokemon GO's latest update delivers what can only be described as a delightful collection of mostly useless Pokemon with a few extreme exceptions to the rule. Most of the time, when a person such as I am playing the game, a Pokemon with a fancy hat on isn't particularly useful. Today, however, we've got a set of fancy dress Pokemon that are absolute must-have monsters.

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Hidden Android 12 Features You Probably Didn’t Know

Hidden Android 12 Features You Probably Didn’t Know

Android 12 was released on October 4, 2021, but even though it's been a part of a select few Android users' phones for a while now, there are still quite a few exciting new features that you're probably unaware of! In this newest release, there's been an increased focus on gaming, media, adaptive aesthetics, and security (as well as a few other surprises). Unfortunately, unless you're a die-hard Android fan—jumping into blogs, or trawling through every menu upon a new release—you might not have noticed these neat features as they're not intuitively accessible, or not widely supported by 3rd party apps (yet), or have become the background default.

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Shiny Pokemon GO Christmas 2021: Bergmite to Avalugg!

Shiny Pokemon GO Christmas 2021: Bergmite to Avalugg!

Starting on December 23, 2021, Pokemon GO has some cool surprises in store for trainers worldwide. If you're looking for the most chilly Pokemon never before available, look to Bergmite! This Pokemon looks like a shard of ice with a happy lil' smile on its face, and the Pokemon it evolves into has a total flat-top. Avalugg it's called, and it'll cost you a whole 50 Bergmite candy to attain.

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