These cars might have to be put down after this…(36 Photos)



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These tops are like me after a light 30-minute jog: fighting for their damn lives (37 photos)



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GRAVITY very confused by these GIFs (25 GIFs)



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Sorry, but you’re officially old if you understand these memes…(30 Photos)



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These people had the WEIRDEST things happen at their high schools (29 Photos)



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These people look EXACTLY like their ancestors (30 Photos)



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Feast your eyes with these high-res images of the Galaxy S22 Ultra


Samsung officially confirmed the February 9 date for the next Unpacked event, where we’ll see the new Galaxy S22 Ultra flagship. The device is expected to arrive with an S Pen, just like the Galaxy Note phones of old, and while we’ve seen it in some low-resolution images, now the Ultra appeared in glorious high resoltuion renders, giving us an even closer look at its camera setup.


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A different image, shared by tipster evleaks reveals an interesting detail and likely explains why early rumors pointed to a February 8 launch. The date on the screen reveals that Samsung did indeed plan the launch for February 8, as the local sources suggested, but had a change of heart at the last minute.


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Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

The images scraped from AT&T’s website show that the S Pen will be black, but the clickable button on top will match the phone’s paint job. Also, the screen is slightly curved on both sides, but it is mostly for a proper grip – we do not expect any touchable function whatsoever.

Finally we got a few of the wallpapers that will come pre-loaded on the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra for you to check out.


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Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra wallpapers

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No one said an affair is a good idea but these people are just plain dumb (24 Photos)



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These Scream Memes are bloody good (24 Photos)



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If kill count is what matters, these horror villains take the cake


Scream 2022 released just 10 days ago and the character of Ghostface added another 7 bodies to his kill count.

While 9 characters have hidden their face behind the Ghostface mask, they only account for 48 total kills throughout 5 films.

Let’s take a look at other notable horror villains and where their body counts stack up.



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These are the types of images the world needs more than ever now (19 Photos)



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Just like your short game, these golf memes are a complete joke (30 Photos)



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They’re HOW OLD?? The ages of these people are a mystery (21 Photos)



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These are the features we’d like to see in the Nest Audio 2


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The Nest Audio is Google’s flagship smart speaker, and generally pretty popular, at least judging by reviews and the company’s overall speaker sales. It’s also relatively recent, having launched in October 2020, but it’s virtually guaranteed that we’ll see an update within the next year or so — Google can’t afford to stay complacent when Amazon is continually updating its Echo lineup and Apple is likely working on another HomePod.

There are many ways Google might consider upgrading a Nest Audio 2, or whatever Google chooses to call it, but we’ve got a laundry list of features we’d like to see.

Matter and Thread support

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This one is all but certain. You can read more below, but in short, Matter is a universal networking protocol enabling devices to work across all major smart home platforms. On top of this Matter devices can connect to each other in a mesh, reducing the need for a hub or even internet access, though you will of course need both to control your home remotely. Some Matter-compatible devices are already on the market, just waiting for the standard to go live later in 2022.

Matter and Thread are all but certain.

Matter can technically operate over Ethernet, Wi-Fi, or Bluetooth, yet it’s ideally meant to be combined with Thread. Thread is a Zigbee-based mesh protocol that allows each compatible smart home accessory to act as a low-powered “border router.” Its power demands are so low that Thread is already in a few small-scale devices, like Nanoleaf Essential bulbs.

Read more: The Matter smart home protocol and why it’s a big deal

Google is one of the primary backers of both Matter and Thread, so it’d actually be shocking if a Nest Audio 2 didn’t support them. On top of enabling compatibility with other platforms, the technology could improve reliability and response times. We might also see a Nest Audio 2 gain hub functionality, something missing from the original speaker and a sore point of comparison against Amazon’s fourth-generation Echo, which already supports Zigbee and is slated to add Matter over Thread.

Environmental sensors

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Speaking of the fourth-gen Echo, that speaker is equipped with motion and temperature sensors that can be used in automation routines. Adding these to the Nest Audio 2 would expand the possibilities in a smart home without requiring extra hardware, for instance letting you turn on fans when the temperature rises, or turn on lights when motion is detected.

Google is big on home security with its Nest brand, so it’s not hard to imagine motion being integrated into Nest Aware plans. Aware subscribers already get alerts if a speaker hears alarms or glass breaking. Indeed we’d like more sound detection options, such as babies crying, and some of these made available outside of a subscription as with Alexa Guard.

See also: How to use Alexa Guard

Custom wake words and offline commands

“Hey Google” and “OK Google” are fine wake words in most cases, but not always, especially since “Google” can sometimes come out of your mouth as a gurgling sound. The Nest Audio 2 should support custom wake words, at least in the form of multiple presets like Alexa’s — perhaps “Nest” or “Assistant” might be viable alternatives.

Google should also catch up with Apple and Amazon in supporting some basic voice commands offline. You can’t talk to a Nest Audio if your internet is down, even if you just want to set a timer or alarm. Anything that doesn’t require outside services (e.g. Spotify, web search, etc.) should be available without internet access.

Better sound and room tuning

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Chalk this one under the “obvious” column, but the Nest Audio 2 will probably feature improved sound quality. As good as the original is, it doesn’t get as loud as Amazon’s best speakers, and it could always put out more bass. We’d like to see support for Dolby Atmos, too, especially if the soundscape gains extra depth with more speakers.

Chalk this one under the ‘obvious’ column, but the Nest Audio 2 will probably feature improved sound quality.

As for room tuning, the Nest Audio does this to a degree, but not to the same extent as Sonos speakers or Apple’s HomePod mini. Instead “Media EQ” tunes the speaker to the type of content you’re listening to (music, podcasts, etc.), while “Ambient IQ” tweaks volume levels based on background noise. Tuning to room acoustics would provide more precise output.

HomePod-style source switching

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One neat trick of Apple’s close hardware and software integration is that if you have both an iPhone and a HomePod, you can swap audio output between them just by bringing your iPhone near the top of the speaker. This works both ways, so if you’re listening to something at home, you can easily take it with you when you leave.

Google appears to be laying the groundwork for this in Android 13, at least if interface leaks are to be believed. Assuming this comes to fruition, Google may need new Nest speakers to take advantage. There’s also the question of which phones will be compatible, since the technology might depend on specific NFC or ultra-wideband (UWB) chips.

Simplified (and better) home theater features

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While you can sometimes use one or more Nest Audios as TV speakers, say when paired with a Chromecast, this isn’t officially supported yet and doesn’t actually work that well. You’re really just using the Google Home app’s grouping system as a workaround, and speaker audio tends to lag, which is useless if you’re watching a movie or TV show.

Google should take a cue from the Apple TV 4K and Amazon’s Fire TV devices, making it dead simple to pair one or more Nest Audio 2 to a Chromecast or compatible TVs — perhaps automatically prompting you if there are speakers in the same Home room. There would also need to be integrated audio/video sync, and if Google goes this direction, Dolby Atmos would probably be de rigueur.

Related: What you need to know about Dolby Atmos sound

Unrestricted calling and messaging

There are a variety of voice calling options on the Nest Audio, and that’s actually a problem. You can call anyone who’s using Google Duo, but that’s not a popular service. What people really want is to dial any phone number without thinking. As of December 2021, even most Americans are now limited to Duo and numbers in their Google Contacts. More flexible carrier-linked calling is possible, but the only supported services so far are Google Fi, Google Voice, Telecom Italia, and Australia’s Telstra.

Nest Audio 2 owners should really be able to call or text anyone, especially since it’s ridiculous to add a business to Contacts that you might only dial once or twice. For that matter it would be nice to hook the speaker into services like WhatsApp, Telegram, or Facebook Messenger, as well as use HomePod-style audio transfer with Android calls.

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When could the Nest Audio 2 be announced?

Google Nest Audio in gray on top of book in front of yellow couch.

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There’s no saying for certain at this stage, but there are a few possible milestones. Google I/O 2021 was held in May, so we could conceivably see it at I/O 2022 this summer if it’s accompanying significant software updates. The current Nest Audio was announced in September 2020, however, and it makes more sense for a sequel to follow a fall timeline.

That would put it on shelves alongside the release of any audio features in Android 13, and position it as a hot item for Christmas shoppers. It would also force a challenge with any speakers Apple and Amazon are planning to put out — a strategy that could backfire, of course, but as long as Google can keep features up to par, it will probably sell too many Nest Audio 2s to complain.

Continue: Everything we know so far about Android 13



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The majority of these movie posters aren’t official but they should be


So, I said “The majority of these posters aren’t official” in the title because the artist who made these posters actually has one official poster under their belt, specifically this one for Annabelle Comes Home. Created by B4 Abraham, this design actually won a contest and was selected for official use.

Not too shabby! And the rest of B4 Abaraham‘s posters are pretty amazing (in fact, I’d argue many of these posters are better than the movies and TV shows they’re based on). When he’s not making awesome posters, he’s busy being an award-winning visual designer. You can more of his work on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Behance, and his own website.





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I’m told construction workers will understand these memes? (30 Photos)



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