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Insignia batteries are steeply discounted at Best Buy

If you just need more commonly sized batteries, you can get a 36-pack of AA and AAA batteries that includes 24 AA and 12 AAA batteries for $5.95 (usually $16.99). Best Buy has other varieties of batteries on sale today, including AAAA and coin batteries for watches, if you want to take a look yourself. […]

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How to install the watchOS 8 public beta

Apple has now released public betas for iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, tvOS 15, and macOS Monterey. We’ve covered how to get the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 betas here — follow along below if you’re interested in testing out the latest Apple Watch software, too. WatchOS 8 is expected to get a full, […]

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Pinterest bans weight loss ads due to eating disorder concerns

Pinterest said Thursday it is updating its ad policies to “prohibit all ads with weight loss language and imagery.” The company said in a blog post that it developed its new policy with guidance from the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), whose research shows there has been a rise in eating disorders and unhealthy eating […]

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Student gets Windows 11 running on a Windows Phone

The Windows 11 preview only got released earlier this week, but a student has already managed to get Microsoft’s latest operating system running on a Windows Phone. Engineering student Gustave Monce has created a brief video demonstrating Windows 11 running on a Lumia 950 XL, one of the first devices to ship with Windows 10 […]

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Google TV rolls out new Watch With Me series for celeb-curated streaming

Evidently acknowledging our collective content fatigue, Google TV has announced a new celebrity-curated Watch With Me series that should make finding something to binge a little less painful. Google announced that the Watch With Me series will spotlight series and movies loved by entertainers and artists. In addition to Watch With Me showcasing celebrities’ favorite […]

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Twitter, TikTok, Google, and Facebook promise to boost protections for women online

At the UN Generation Equality Forum in Paris on Thursday Twitter, TikTok, Google, and Facebook committed to tackling online abuse and improving safety for women on their platforms. The pledge came following consultations with the World Wide Web Foundation (WWWF) over the past year, aimed at examining online gender-based violence and abuse. The WWWF said […]