Technology news 09 Mar, 2021
Xbox and Bethesda will talk this week about what the acquisition means - VentureBeatVentureBeat
Bethesda and Xbox are planning to talk more about what their deal means for them and for fans of Bethesda's games.
Neopets is reckoning with black market pet trading - PolygonPolygon
Over the past months, Neopets has been facing a rampant black market for unconverted (UC) pet trading, and innocent players are getting wrapped up in the drama.
You won’t need Android TV to get a YouTube app on Chromecast - Android AuthorityAndroid Authority
The test suggests you'll get much more than basic casting.
Apple releases iOS 14.4.1 and macOS 11.2.3 to address a WebKit vulnerability - EngadgetEngadget
Apple recommends downloading the updates as soon as possible.
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 specs and launch details allegedly leaked - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
A new report appears to have leaked new details for the upcoming Surface Laptop 4, including some specs and a supposed launch timeframe.
Samsung Galaxy Watch4 and Watch Active4 coming in Q2 - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
And they're coming armed with Android Wear, instead of Tizen.
Xbox gets Chromium-based Edge browser in alpha, enabling Stadia play - 9to5Google9to5google.com
Alpha update for Xbox One & Series updates Microsoft Edge to version based on Chromium, and players have already found a way to run Stadia.
World's first space hotel plans to open by 2030 with rooms and a bar overlooking Earth - Mirror OnlineMirror Online
The world's first hotel in space will boast a hotel, luxurious holiday villas, a restaurant and even a space for a gym and live concerts
Redefine videography with the all, new OPPO F19 Pro+ bringing in industry-first AI Highlight Portrait Vi... - News18News18
Tech giant OPPO has for long wowed consumers with a fine blend of smart products packed with innovative technology and features that never fail to inspire.
Animal Crossing New Horizon: What to Expect from the Upcoming Update 1.9.0 - EssentiallySportsEssentially Sports
Animal Crossing New Horizons will receive its latest update with 1.9.0, which will release on March 18 and fans expect a lot of new changes.
Xiaomi working on phone with 200W charging, coming in H2 2021 - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
Is the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra that phone?
Genshin Impact: Childe vs Venti-Which characters should you summon? - SportskeedaSportskeeda
Genshin Impact has revealed the 5-star summons for its 1.4 update, and players will see the return of Venti and Childe as pullable characters from the game's spotlight banners.
FIFA 21 TOTW 24 predictions featuring Harry Kane, Erling Haaland and Luke Shaw - Mirror OnlineMirror Online
The FIFA 21 Team of the Week 24 squad could include Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland and Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw.
SypherPK Recaps Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 and Shares His Wishlist for Season 6 - EssentiallySportsEssentially Sports
Chapter 2 Season 5 of Fortnite is set to end in a few days and popular YouTuber SypherPk gave his recap of the season and the upcoming season.
Rumored Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 lite could make flagships more affordable, thanks to optional 5G - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Leak suggests Qualcomm might launch a lite version of Snapdragon 888 without mandatory 5G for more affordable yet powerful flagships.
WhatsApp will soon let you encrypt your chat backups with a password - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
WhatsApp is working on a new security feature that will let users encrypt their chat backups with a password. The feature will roll out to WhatsApp for Android and iOS with a future update.
POCO X3 Pro colors, memory variants, and price leaked before launch - gizmochinagizmochina
POCO X3 Pro Global launch is said to happen this month, i.e, March 2021. Ahead of the launch, the device has already received certifications like FCC, NBTC, BIS, and SIRIM. Today, 91Mobiles have partnered with Twitter user Sudhanshu to leak the storage and co…
Dating app users swipe left or right 'based on attractiveness and race' - Daily MailDaily Mail
Attractiveness and race were the largest predictors of which way people would swipe on online dating apps, scientists reveal. Decisions were often made based on these two factors in under a second.
GPU Market Share Update Shows Interesting Trends And Rocket Lake Gets Faster - WccftechTVGoogle News
Kuo: Apple's VR/AR headset to launch as soon as next year, will be much cheaper than expected - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
Early reports claimed that it will cost $3,000, but analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says the initial version will cost around the same as an iPhone Pro - $1,000.
Redmi Note 10 and Note 10 Pro now available for Purchase at AliExpress - gizmochinagizmochina
Attention all readers! Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 and Redmi Note 10 Pro (Global versions) are now available for purchase on AliExpress. Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 is retailing at $179 while Redmi Note 10 Pro is retailing at $306.27 REDMI NOTE 10 : Redmi Note 10 which com…
Samsung's March security patch headed to the Verizon Galaxy S21 - Android PoliceAndroid Police
Samsung started updating some of its international devices to the March security patch last week, and now distribution is reaching unlocked devices in the
SK Hynix confirms the 18GB LPDDR5 DRAM variant of the ASUS ROG Phone 5 - gizmochinagizmochina
Smartphones with higher RAMs have been a thing for years now. You might have experienced the scenarios when your smartphone’s RAM is more than your laptop. After the explosion of the Gaming smartphone market, this has gone to another level. Nubia recently bro…
Xbox Exec Says He's 'Very Excited' For Some Unannounced 2021 Games - Pure XboxPure Xbox
"Not all games have been announced"
Fortnite: How To Get The Psylocke Skin – Marvel Outfits Return - DualShockersDualShockers
The Psylocke skin has returned!
FB's Billion-Parameter Model Might Just Change Computer Vision Forever - Analytics India MagazineAnalytics India Magazine
SEER is a billion-parameter self-supervision computer vision model that can learn from any group of images on the internet.
Huawei P50 series will be the first to come with HarmonyOS out of the box - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The phones recently moved on from HarmonOS 2.0 Beta 2 to Beta 3. Also, Huawei will launch more Petal apps and features.
Will OnePlus 9 series come with charger in the box? Here’s what CEO Pete Lau said - 91mobiles91mobiles
OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro, and OnePlus 9R's retail packaging will include a charger, according to OnePlus CEO Pete Lau.
'Foolish' to Invest in High-End GPUs for Crypto Mining, Says Research Firm Head - CoinDesk - CoinDeskCoinDesk
Jon Peddie Research has cited two reasons it believes high-end GPUs aren't worth the investment for ether miners.
First-ever non-fungible token-based rock album is out - The HinduThe Hindu
Non-fungible tokens, a type of crypto-asset, is becoming popular as several investors and enthusiasts are showing eagerness in spending large sums of money on items that only exist digitally
Global vivo X60 series with Snapdragon 870 to arrive on March 22 - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The lineup will be launched in Malaysia.
Google Pixel 5a may launch in June, while new Pixel Buds to arrive in April: Report - gizmochinagizmochina
Google is apparently planning on launching a new Pixel device in June 2021. A Tipster made the announcement on Twitter, while new Pixel Buds are also reportedly arriving in April 2021. Google stuff: New Pixel Buds coming mid-April. New Google phone scheduled …
Niagara Launcher adds a beautiful weather widget and more in version 1.1 - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
The latest Niagara Launcher update brings a beautiful new weather widget, new app close animations, and much more.
Genshin Impact KFC code: How to get glider skin exclusive to China - HITC - Football, Gaming, Movies, TV, MusicHITC - Football, Gaming, Movies, TV, Music
The Hu Tao banner has only recently come out in Genshin Impact, but we’ve already had the release date for update 1.4 confirmed along with...
Nokia G10 specifications tipped, could launch as a gaming phone - 91mobiles91mobiles
Nokia G10 launch could be imminent as a new report sheds some light on the upcoming phone's specifications.
SanDisk Extreme, SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSDs With Up to 2,000MBps Read and Write Speeds Launched in... - Gadgets 360NDTV News
The new SanDisk Extreme Pro portable SSD has been made available in 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB options. The 1TB Model is priced at Rs. 19,999 the 2TB model is priced at Rs. 34,999. The 4TB model pricing is not unveiled and its availability is said to be slated for nex…
Motorola 4K Android TV Stick Launched in India, Priced at Rs. 3,999 - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Motorola has launched a new 4K Android TV Stick in India, priced at Rs. 3,999. The device supports 4K HDR streaming, runs on Android TV 9 Pie, and will be available to buy on Flipkart.
Garmin Lily Women Smartwatch With Pregnancy Tracking Launched in India, Prices Starting at Rs. 20,990 - Gadgets 360NDTV News
The Garmin Lily comes in two options, the first one being the Garmin Lily Classic that features an Italian leather band and stainless steel bezel. The second one is called Garmin Lily Sport that comes with a silicone band and aluminum bezel. The Garmin Lily C…
Mukesh Ambani's Reliance is developing JioBook, a low-cost 4G-enabled laptop - YourStoryYourStory
After JioPhone, Reliance is out to democratise laptops. It is working on a 4G-enabled laptop that will run JioOS and could see a launch by the end of 2021.
Flipkart Smartphone Carnival Begins: Price Cut on Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, More - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is listed in the Flipkart Smartphone Carnival sale with a discount of Rs. 5,000, with its price starting at Rs. 44,999. Furthermore, Flipkart is also offering extra Rs. 7,000 on exchange of an old phone. The Redmi Note 9 Pro Maxalso has …
Watch Dogs: Legion Online Multiplayer Delayed for PC, Again — This Time Indefinitely - Gadgets 360NDTV News
Watch Dogs: Legion online won’t be available at launch on PC. Tactical Ops mode has been delayed to March 23. PS4 and PS5 in-game text chat is also broken, and a fix will drop on March 23.
The longest lasting phone you can buy is also the best value - Tom's GuideTom's Guide
If you're in the market for a phone with great battery life, Motorola's budget devices deserve your attention
Oppo overtakes Huawei to lead Chinese smartphone market for first time - The VergeThe Verge
Oppo took 21 percent of the Chinese smartphone market in January, according to Counterpoint Research. The figure means Oppo overtook Huawei and became the leading smartphone vendor in China for the first time.
Fossil paused Wear OS H MR2 update for Gen 5 watches to ‘iron out some issues’ - 9to5Google9to5google.com
Late last year, the Fossil Group started rolling out the latest system for Google's wearable platform. A Fossil Wear OS H MR2 update pause...
Oppo A94 launched with 30W fast charging, 48MP quad cameras and more - The Mobile IndianThemobileindian.com
The Oppo A94 has debuted in UAE with support for 30W VOOC fast charging, 48MP quad cameras, amoled display and more
15 biggest mistakes that you are making on your Android smartphone - Gadgets NowGadgets Now
Android being the most popular smartphone operating system in the world attracts attention from hackers, scammers and advertisers. Apart from malware, there are countless apps which make money by showing you ads continuously, causing your phone to slow down. …
realme C21 Now In Malaysia For RM 499: Features 5000mAh Battery and 13MP Triple Camera - Lowyat.NETLowyat.NET
realme has recently expanded its budget-oriented C Series lineup in Malaysia by introducing the new realme C21. Powered by MediaTek Helio G35 processor, the new phone also features a 6.5-inch Full HD screen which also
[Interview] Growing Together for a Better Tomorrow: Samsung Employees Talk About the Value of Diversity - Samsung Global NewsroomSamsung.com
To yield the best results as a team, respect and communication between teammates is crucial. However, in the process of achieving a common goal, sometimes the
iMore Show 741: No Such Thing as a Confirmed Rumor - iMoreiMore
The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Watch, TV, Mac, and Apple! Christine Romero-Chan joins us once again for a tsunami of iPhone rumors and insight into new features found in the latest iOS beta. Listen now Su…
The iMac Pro is being discontinued - TechCrunchTechCrunch
Chalk this up to inevitability. The iMac Pro is soon to be no more. First noted by 9to5Mac, TechCrunch has since confirmed with Apple that the company will stop selling the all-in-one once the current stock is depleted. One configuration of the desktop is sti…
How to use Google's 'Chrome Labs' to test new browser features - BleepingComputerBleepingComputer
Google has added a new feature to Google Chrome Canary that makes it easier for users to test new hidden features under development.
Here’s How To Find Out What Google Knows About You With A Simple Google Search - Hot HardwareHot Hardware
All you need to do, to see what Google knows about your internet-connected travels and search activity, is perform a simple Google search for this text string.
“I should be banned for it”- xQc Apologizes Following Yet Another NoPixel GTA RP Server Ban - EssentiallySportsEssentially Sports
Popular Twitch steamer, xQc, faces yet another ban following a glitch exploit in the NoPixel GTA RP server; apologizes after the incident.
Here’s How the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max Looks On The Inside: 108MP Camera, Z-axis Vibration Motor Revealed In Teardown - MySmartPriceMysmartprice.com
The vibration motor on the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max is placed on the bottom, while the camera and main board take up the top part of the phone.
Free Fire Redeem Code: Get Hipster Bunny Weapon Loot Crate for free - TalkEsportTalkEsport
Garena has released a new redeem code for the Americas region where players can get a free Hipster Bunny Weapon loot crate in Free Fire.
Future iPhones may arrive with smart magnetic connectors - Business StandardBusiness Standard
Apple has patented different types of magnetic smart connector systems
8 Viking facts players should know when playing Valheim - SportskeedaSportskeeda
Valheim is a Viking-themed game that has been a real hit since its early-access release. It allows players to live the Viking lifestyle.
Things to look out for when buying a mid-range smartphone in 2021 - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Buying a new mid-range phone this year? Here are the most crucial elements you need to look at to make a good value-for-money purchase that will also be future-proof.
Instagram might be working on Clubhouse competitor and end-to-end encryption - HT TechHindustan Times
The Facebook-owned service is reportedly working on Audio Rooms, a competitor to Twitter's new Spaces feature and the wildly popular Clubhouse app.