Technology news 03 Mar, 2021
Valve brings Steam Link app to Linux, adds more togetherness - The VergeThe Verge
Valve has released a Linux version of the Steam Link app and will now let you play games with as many friends without Steam accounts with you want over Remote Play Together.
New Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Update Is Live, Balances Zombies' Outbreak Mode - GameSpotGameSpot
The patch notes also detail what you can expect of Rapid Fire Moshpit and Dead Ops Arcade: First Person.
Pixel phones set to ditch stark white boot screen in future update - 9to5Google9to5google.com
Google’s Pixel phones will soon no longer have both light and dark versions of their boot screen, ditching the bright white version.
Japanese billionaire to fly eight members of the public on SpaceX moon flight - CNBCCNBC
Yusaku Maezawa announced he will choose eight members of the public to join him on a trip around the moon, scheduled to fly on SpaceX's Starship in 2023.
Valheim's dedicated servers should have lower latency now - Rock Paper ShotgunRock Paper Shotgun
And wolves will procreate less.
NVIDIA CFO: Ampere Was Probably Our Biggest Launch Ever; Our Gaming Quarter Probably Would Have Been the Same With or Without Crypto - WccftechWccftech
NVIDIA Chief Financial Officer Colette Kress participated in the Raymond James Institutional Investors Broker Conference Call, which took place yesterday in a virtual capacity in lieu of the usual venue in Orlando, Florida. The company CFO made some interesti…
Aliens Fireteam Trailer: Shoot Some Xenomorphs - /FILM/FILM
Watch a trailer for Aliens: Fireteam, a third-person survival shooter due out this summer.
Samsung's 110" and 99" micro-LED TVs will be available later this month, more models unveiled - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The company unveiled its micro-LED and Neo QLED line-up for 2021 at CES in January, today's event brought various new models.
40% of college students are 'addicted' to their smartphones, and it could be affecting their sleep: study - CNBCCNBC
A new study found that 40% of college student respondents in the UK had habits that were considered "smartphone addiction," which were associated with poor sleep.
Apple Seeds Third Betas of iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 to Developers - MacRumorsMacRumors
Apple today seeded the third betas of upcoming iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 updates to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta updates coming...
Sinking City Publisher Denies Selling Pirated Copies on Steam - IGN - IGNIGN
Nacon, publisher of The Sinking City, has denied developer Frogwares' claims that Nacon pirated a copy of the game and is now selling it on Steam.
Twitter Spaces arrives on Android ahead of Clubhouse - TechCrunchTechCrunch
Twitter announced today it’s opening up its live audio chat rooms, known as Twitter Spaces, to users on Android. Previously, the experience was only open to select users on iOS following the product’s private beta launch in late December 2020. The company say…
AMG GT73e Spotted Alongside Project One Hypercar And 2021 F1 Race Car - Motor1Motor1
Alongside the release of its 2021 Formula 1 challenger, Mercedes-AMG showcases two road-going vehicles inspired by its success at the race track.
Animal Crossing fans are using Mario’s warp pipe in brilliant ways - PolygonPolygon
Animal Crossing: New Horizons recently added new items to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Super Mario, including the iconic green warp pipe. The warp pipe allows you to fast travel between two spots, and folks are using it to make getting around the island …
Crusader Kings 3's next update will let you torture people with your awful poetry - Eurogamer.netEurogamer.net
How To Beat Bravely Default 2’s Brutal Boss Battles - KotakuKotaku
Bravely Default 2, the new Nintendo Switch game about watching numbers go up, isn’t easy. The boss fights in particular are guaranteed to mess up your day. If you’ve been playing the game since it launched last week, you’ve likely found yourself banging your …
Panos Panay teases 'next generation of Windows' is coming in fireside chat at Ignite 2021 - Windows CentralWindows Central
In a fireside chat with Microsoft's Chief Product Officer, Panos Panay and Corporate VP & Product Manager, Roanne Sones, Panay briefly talks about Windows and the future of the platform, teasing that he's pumped about what's coming next but that Microsoft is …
Final Fantasy Creator's New JRPG Lets You Procrastinate With Its Random Encounters - KotakuKotaku
Fantasian, the next game from Mistwalker, the studio founded by Final Fantasy creator, Hironobu Sakaguchi, is coming to Apple Aracde later this year. Now we’ve a new trailer finally showing off gameplay of the diorama-based JRPG, including its unique take on …
Dead by Daylight's latest killer is a K-pop star - EngadgetEngadget
Behaviour Interactive teamed up with a BTS producer to develop the All-Kill chapter.
One UI 3.1 update lands on Galaxy Tab S6 two months ahead of schedule - SamMobileSamMobile
We weren't expecting Samsung to release the Android 11-based One UI 3.1 firmware update for the Galaxy Tab S6 series ...
Epic Games has bought 'Fall Guys' studio Mediatonic - EngadgetEngadget
Along with Mediatonic, Tonic Games Group owns Irregular Corporation and Fortitude Games.
As Apple AR headset rumors gain traction, Microsoft details the future of its HoloLens platform - 9to5Mac9to5Mac
As the Microsoft Ignite event kicked off today, the company took time to focus on its AR/VR efforts with the announcement of the Microsoft Mesh platform. The new mixed-reality software will work with the company’s hardware like the HoloLens 2 and more to offe…
Trump Got Vaccinated Secretly, Because Otherwise He Might Have Helped the Country | RS News 3/2/21 - Yahoo LifestyleYahoo Entertainment
Former President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump both received the Covid-19 vaccine back in January, when they were still living in the White House...
You can buy Razer’s tiny Tomahawk gaming PC starting today - The VergeThe Verge
Razer’s small form factor Tomahawk gaming PC is finally available to buy — as long as you’re willing to spend $3,199 on the version that comes with an RTX 3080. The version that doesn’t include a graphics card seems to be out of stock.
Sorry PS5, Xbox Series X Has Unexpectedly Become My Preferred Console - KotakuKotaku
I started this new generation of game consoles with the expectation that I would be playing most games on the PS5, like how I played most stuff on PS4 last gen. But nearly five months later, I’m spending most of my time on the Xbox Series X and now I feel bad…
Sub $100 Apple TV keeps losing apps without a replacement on the market - 9to5Mac9to5Mac
The third-generation Apple TV streaming media box continues to lose access to its limited collection of apps, and there’s no replacement product from Apple in the sub $100 part of the market. Apple released the first 1080p Apple TV set-top box for $99 many, m…
Twitch's First Transparency Report Is Here—and Long Overdue - WIREDWired
The decade-old streaming platform has for the first time detailed its efforts to safeguard its user base in one place.
Buy and Play These Super Mario Games Before They Go Away - LifehackerLifehacker.com
Over the last year, Nintendo released several Mario games to celebrate the mustachioed mascot’s 35th birthday, but two of them—Super Mario 3D All-Stars and Super Mario Bros. 35—are only available until March 31. After that, both will be delisted from the Nint…
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade: Here's What Comes in Each Edition - IGN - IGNIGN
Everything you need to know to preorder Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade for PS5 when it comes available on June 10.
An AI Was Taught to Play the World's Hardest Video Game and Still Couldn't Set a New Record - GizmodoGizmodo.com
This makes us feel a little better.
Pretty perspective-based puzzler Maquette is out now - Rock Paper ShotgunRock Paper Shotgun
It looks like a cross between The Witness and Superliminal
Crunchyroll is rolling out an entirely new design for Premium subscribers - The VergeThe Verge
Crunchyroll, one of the biggest anime-specific streaming services, is rolling out a brand-new design for Premium users on the web. This will come with better personalized recommendations, search functions, and the new Crunchylist.
Battle Academia skins unveiled for Caitlyn, Wukong, Garen, Yone, and Leona in League PBE preview - Dot EsportsDot Esports
Get your wallets ready.
Power Automate Desktop App for Windows 10 is Now Available - Thurrott.comThurrott.com
As part of its opening day Ignite 2021 festivities, Microsoft announced today that the Power Automate Desktop app for Windows 10 is now available.
Google revamps Chrome profiles to make switching easier - EngadgetEngadget
Google's latest Chrome update revamps profiles to make it easier for multiple users to identify and switch between their accounts on the web browser.
Fortnite leak reveals details about the Season 5 end event - FortniteINTELFortniteINTEL
As this season ends and Fortnite Season 6 begins, new event leaks reveal what could be in store for us at the end of Season 5.
Apple Hearing Study shares new insights on hearing health - Apple NewsroomApple Newsroom
Apple is sharing key insights from its Apple Hearing Study to encourage others to better understand and manage their hearing health.
Spotify podcast listeners to top Apple’s for the first time in 2021, forecast claims - TechCrunchTechCrunch
Investors have been waiting for Spotify’s multimillion-dollar bet on podcasting to pay off, in terms of increased paid subscriptions or improved revenues. But before that can occur, Spotify has to get more people listening to podcasts through its app. On that…
Anandtech : AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro: Retail Offering Starts Today - AnandTechAnandTech
Today AMD is officially going to start offering its Ryzen Threadripper Pro processors at retail, effectively ending the exclusivity deal with Lenovo on the...
Valorant update 2.04 patch notes: Astra, Escalation changes, rank updates - DexertoDexerto
Valorant update 2.04 is here! As Astra joins the fray, she's accompanied by a whole host of Escalation Mode and Ranked fixes.
Microsoft to add new shared channels, encryption for calls, webinar features to Teams - ZDNetZDNet
Microsoft has a bunch of new Teams features coming and is introducing a new category of Teams Intelligent Speaker devices at Ignite this week.
Apple's 10.2-inch iPad returns to a record low of $299 at Amazon - EngadgetEngadget
Apple's 8th-generation iPad is $30 off at Amazon, bringing it down to a record-low price of $299.
New Warzone Season 2 wall glitch makes players unkillable on Rebirth Island - DexertoDexerto
Warzone players have found a new wallbreach glitch on Rebirth Island in Season 2 and it's even worse than before.
Crucial X6 Portable SSD 4TB Launches at $490: Phison's U17 Flash Controller Enters Retail - AnandTechAnandTech
Crucial introduced the X6 Portable SSD last year as an entry-level alternative to their NVMe-based X8 Portable SSD. Launched in capacities of up to...
The most stunning Android phone of the year just leaked — and it’s not from Samsung - Tom's GuideTom's Guide
The OPPO Find X3 Pro comes with a powerful processor, multiple cameras, and 10-bit color depth support
New AI Tool 'Deep Nostalgia' Brings Old Photos To Life In Creepy Video Portraits - Mashable IndiaMashable
Deep Nostalgia is an AI tool from MyHeritage that uses its photo animation feature to create realistic video footage from old photos. People are using it to animate historical figures, their ancestors, even paintings. It’s both fascinating and eerie.
The iPhone 13 reportedly won’t embrace USB-C — and it gets worse - Tom's GuideTom's Guide
Don't expect USB-C nor Touch ID on the iPhone 13
Leaked Elden Ring trailer upscaled to HD by fans - Video Games ChronicleVideo Games Chronicle
Bandai Namco is yet to officially release the leaked Elden Ring video…
Google Messages gives us the Android texting feature we've wanted forever - CNETCNET
You can now schedule a text message down to the exact minute, so you'll never forget to say happy birthday to Mom again.
Ratchet & Clank (2016) is now free for PS4 and PS5 owners - Video Games ChronicleVideo Games Chronicle
The first part of Sony's Play At Home initiative has now gone live…
The Epic Vs Apple Trial Is Due To Take Place In Person From May 3 - GameSpotGameSpot
The judge has decided that the case is important enough to warrant a trial in a physical courtroom.
New photos show off Oppo's upcoming new 5G flagship just days before unveiling - PhoneArenaPhoneArena
On March 11th, phone manufacturer Oppo will unveil the flagship Find X3 Pro and the mid-range Find X3 Neo and Find X3 Lite. Photos of all three models have surfaced.
Google releases a Jetpack library for Android Auto apps and prepares a new Screen Extension API - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Google has released a Jetpack library to simplify Android Auto app dev, and they're working on two APIs for smartwatches and foldables.
New reports reveal OnePlus 9 5G series pre-order date, gifts, and colors - PhoneArenaPhoneArena
The 5G-enabled OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro are expected to go up for pre-order on March 23 with free OnePlus Buds Z included in a number of eye-catching colors on T-Mobile and Verizon.
Google details how Workspace (formerly G Suite) is getting new features for remote workers - Android PoliceAndroid Police
Google Workspace, nee G Suite, has some very cool new options incoming in the near future. If you use Workspace at your company (and/or you have some
Xbox Series X restock: Microsoft Store, Antonline, Walmart, and more inventory - InverseInverse
Xbox? Are you there?
Instagram Rolls Out New Way to Say Something Stupid in Public - GizmodoGizmodo.com
Instagram is expanding its livestreaming offerings with a new feature dubbed Live Rooms, which is just like Instagram Live but with up to three more people haphazardly broadcasting their thoughts into the world.
Gatorade’s new Gx Sweat Patch tests your sweat for smarter hydration - The VergeThe Verge
Gatorade has launched the Gx Sweat Patch, a fitness wearable that tests sweat to offer tips on better hydration during workouts. The Gx Sweat Patch is available in a package of two for $25.
Facebook: How It Forced Me To Face The Truth - Seeking AlphaSeeking Alpha
Over the last six months, Facebook shares underperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin. Read more to find out if FB stock is still a good buy.
Daily Deals: Apple AirPods Pro for $190, RTX 3070 Laptop for $1240, God of War or Horizon Zero Dawn for $10 Each, and More - IGN - IGNIGN
There are some good deals out today. Score one of the best prices we've…
Facebook Unveils Bars, A TikTok-Style App For Aspiring Rappers - BenzingaBenzinga
Facebook, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: FB) New Product Experimentation, a research and development group, has unveiled Bars, an app that enables users to create ...