Subscribers of Apple TV Plus will continue to get credit refunds until June

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Apple has notified subscribers of its Apple TV Plus streaming service that they’ll continue to get refund credits on their accounts until June, following a second extension of its free trial program earlier this month, 9 to 5 Mac reported.

Apple extended the free year-long trials of Apple TV Plus to customers until July 2021. The trials were included with the purchase of any Apple device (an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV) and were initially set to last until November 1st, 2020. This was the second extension; an earlier extension had pushed back the free trial end

Realme Watch S Pro Review: A smarter fitness tracker

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Realme and Xiaomi’s turf war shifted from just smartphones to ecosystem products in 2020. So when Xiaomi introduced the Mi Watch Revolve, it was only a matter of time that Realme would follow suit. Enter the Realme Watch S Pro

The premise is similar enough. Rather than a full-fledged smartwatch, the Realme Watch S Pro is a crossover. It combines the features of some of the best fitness trackers with nicer additions like a larger screen and slightly more robust functionality at an easy-to-reach price point. Has Realme finally launched a product that delivers what it promises? Read our Realme

No, WallStreetBets isn’t robbing Wall Street to help the little guy

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Enlarge / A closed GameStop store in Frankfurt, Germany, on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021.

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You’ve probably seen stories about GameStop, the struggling video game retailer that has improbably seen its stock quintuple since the start of the week. The stock isn’t up because GameStop announced strong financial results or a new turnaround strategy. Instead, it was the focus of a coordinated buying campaign by members of the WallStreetBets subreddit.

The effort has been so effective in part because its architects have convinced people that it’s not just a pump and dump scheme. Instead, they’ve painted

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