Samsung Galaxy S21 series: A guide to everything you need to know about the Galaxy S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra

One of the new Galaxy S21 phones has an unexpected feature, and the starting price points are cheaper than last year’s Galaxy S20 series.

The new Galaxy S21 series smartphones.

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There are three new smartphones from Samsung: the Galaxy S21, the Galaxy S21+ and the Galaxy S21 Ultra. Samsung unveiled all three on Thursday, Jan. 14, which just so happened to be the last day of CES 2021. However, the devices were introduced at Samsung Unpacked in a virtual livestream from South Korea, not as part of the official CES events.

Samsung gave the event the advance title of “Welcome to the Everyday Epic” in a play on Samsung’s idea that every day can be epic. As expected, the three devices are loaded with features and in a big switch from previous phones in the S series, the S21 Ultra even works with the S Pen. In the past, the only Samsung phones that the S Pen worked with was the Galaxy Note series. 

This is part of the regular announcement cycle for Samsung, but it is a bit early, likely due to the lack of a Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona this winter. On Feb.

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2021 Dodge Charger Redeye review: When in doubt, power out

That color? It’s called Hellraisin.


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At this point, Dodge could sell the current Charger for another decade and I don’t think anyone would mind. The company honed a simple but effective strategy of incrementally improving its hella-old full-size sedan with cool styling updates and the one thing everybody loves: more power. Like, a lot more power.

Like

  • 797 horsepower
  • 797 horsepower
  • Did I mention it has 797 horsepower?

Don’t Like

  • Outdated interior bits
  • I hope you like gas stations

You’ve already read the headlines: The 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye hits the road with a frankly silly 797 horsepower and 707 pound-feet of torque. It’s absurd. It’s awesome. And with its standard launch control, it’s seriously quick. The Charger Redeye can accelerate to 60 mph in right around 3 seconds and it’ll top out at a supercar-beating 203 mph. It’s so dumb and I love it.

Dodge’s 6.2-liter supercharged Hellcat V8 is the star of the show, nestled under a redesigned hood that has a larger cold air scoop and two heat extractor vents. The Redeye upgrade comes with Dodge’s Power Reserve feature, which pre-pressurizes the intake manifold for better throttle response, as well as the Power

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Biden inauguration: Start time, security plan, celebrity performances, how to watch

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn in on Jan. 20, 2021.


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This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET’s coverage of the voting in November and its aftermath.

In less than a week, the 59th inaugural ceremonies will be held on Jan. 20 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. The event will swear in President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Due to surging COVID-19 cases, the Jan. 6 attack of President Donald Trump’s supporters on the US Capitol and the refusal of Trump himself to attend the ceremony — an announcement Trump made days before his impeachment on Jan. 13 — the scaled-back will take a different approach than in years past.

Concerns over more potential violence and security at the inauguration are growing. Muriel Bowser, the mayor of Washington, DC, has now asked the US Interior Department to “cancel any and all public gathering permits in the District of Columbia, and deny any applications for a public gathering during the period Jan. 11 through Jan. 24.”

“In light of reports of more demonstrations, I urge that there must be NO violence, NO lawbreaking and NO vandalism of any kind,” Trump

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