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The Morning After: You can now upgrade your PS5's SSD, if you meet all the criteria

Today’s headlines: 'Black Widow' star Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over streaming strategy, you can finally upgrade your PS5’s storage but it’s a little complicated, and we have been collectively rickrolled over a billion times on Youtube.. → Read More

Nothing’s Ear 1 wireless earbuds are an ambitious start

Nothing's see-through earbuds are stylish and competitively priced, but do they sound any good?. → Read More

The Morning After: An Xbox doughnut is coming

Today’s headlines: Google bans 'sugar daddy' apps from Play Store, Krispy Kreme has created official Xbox-branded doughnuts and Sony has sold 10 million PS5 consoles.. → Read More

The Morning After: Lucasfilm hired a YouTuber with deepfake skills

Today’s tech headlines: LG's new Tone Free wireless earbuds have a case that plugs into headphone ports, a magnetic helmet shrunk a deadly tumor in a world-first test, Lucasfilm hires YouTuber who used deepfake to improve 'The Mandalorian'.. → Read More

The Tokyo Olympics' parade of nations had a videogame soundtrack

Orchestrated videogame music was used as athletes marched through Tokyo's Olympic stadium.. → Read More

The Morning After: LG adds a mic and speaker to its high-tech air-purifying mask

Did you lose connection to PSN and Steam for a few hours? Akamai said a DNS issue knocked out several services for chunks of yesterday.. → Read More

OnePlus Nord 2 5G Impressions

OnePlus' latest Nord phone makes some camera improvements and swaps over to a Mediatek processor. → Read More

The Morning After: How and where to watch the Japan Olympics

How to watch the big games, the best student discounts, and Sad Wolverine.. → Read More

The Morning After: Blue Origin's crew makes it to space

Wally Funk is the world's oldest astronaut, new streaming gear and more details on Samsung's forthcoming foldables.. → Read More

The Morning After: The best laptops for students going back to school

Today’s headlines: Warby Parker's vision test app can help renew your glasses prescription PS4 'crypto farm' reportedly used bots to grind in-game FIFA currency, not cryptocurrency and Apple launches iOS 14.7 with support for its new MagSafe Battery Pack.. → Read More

The Morning After: Japan breaks the internet speed record

Today’s headlines: Japan breaks the internet speed record, Impossible Foods chicken nuggets are coming this fall, and the Curiosity rover might be sitting near microbe 'burps' on Mars.. → Read More

The Morning After: Valve made a $399 handheld gaming PC

Today’s headlines: Valve's $399 handheld PC lands this December, US Surgeon General warns that health misinformation is an 'urgent threat', and Microsoft’s Clippy returns.. → Read More

The Morning After: Microsoft unveils Windows 365, its Windows PC in the cloud

Today’s headlines: Microsoft’s Windows 365 is a Windows 10 PC in the cloud, LG's rollable OLED R TV costs $100,000 in the US and Twitter removed far more abusive content in the second half of 2020 than ever before. → Read More

The Morning After: Testing out a real-life jet suit

We take a (short) trip with a real-life jet suit, Apple builds a new MagSafe battery pack and Amazfit built a pair of earbuds that can nag you about your posture.. → Read More

What it's like to ride Gravity Industries' jet suit

And the first look at its electric prototype of the future.. → Read More

The Morning After: The cryptofarm powered by PS4 Pros

Today’s headlines: Tag Heuer made a Super Mario-themed smartwatch, Elon Musk booked a trip to space with Virgin Galactic and a Ukrainian cryptofarm was running thousands of PS4 Pros.. → Read More

The Morning After: Virgin Galactic finally completes its first crewed spaceflight

Today’s headlines: Virgin Galactic completes its first crewed spaceflight, WhatsApp's disappearing messages come to iOS and Tesla rolls out its long-delayed Full Self Driving version 9 beta.. → Read More

The Morning After: Square is building a bitcoin hardware wallet

Today’s headlines: Amazon strikes a deal for (kind of) exclusive streaming rights of Universal movies, Square will build a bitcoin hardware wallet, and Harley-Davidson's latest LiveWire electric motorcycle is a more affordable ride.. → Read More

The Morning After: Trump announces lawsuits against Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Today’s headlines: Trump is suing Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, Assassin's Creed could become an online service game and OnePlus’ latest phones throttle performance on popular apps.. → Read More

The Morning After: Nintendo finally reveals its new Switch

Today’s headlines: Nintendo reveals its new OLED Switch, Roblox deal with Sony will create (legal) in-game music experiences, and Verizon modified a Ford F650 to provide first-responders with mobile 5G access.. → Read More