Technology news 05 Feb, 2021
Xiaomi’s new concept phone has a waterfall display on all four edges - The VergeThe Verge
Xiaomi’s latest concept phone has arrived, and it takes curved displays to a new level. There are 88-degree “waterfall” curved edges on all four sides of the screen.
Guilty Gear: Strive PS5 and PS4 open beta test set for February 18 to 21 - GematsuGematsu
Arc System Works will host an open beta test for Guilty Gear: Strive from February 18 at 7:00 p.m. PT / 10:00 p.m. ET to February 21 at 6:59 a.m. PT / 9:59 a.m. ET on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4…
SNK Vs. Capcom: Match Of The Millennium Arrives On The Switch eShop Later This Month - Nintendo LifeNintendo Life
The dream collab title returns
Razer’s Huntsman V2 Analog is the latest keyboard built to mimic a controller’s joysticks - The VergeThe Verge
Razer’s latest mechanical gaming keyboard looks like previous models, but its keys are more customizable. Their optical switches support analog inputs, which enables more fine-tune controls not usually seen with keyboards.
Razer built a Thunderbolt 4 dock stuffed with ports and Chroma RGB lights - The VergeThe Verge
Razer is releasing a $329.99 laptop dock that has four Thunderbolt 4 ports, an SD card reader, ethernet, a headphone jack, and more. It’s backwards compatible with Thunderbolt 3 devices, including MacBooks.
Warzone Feb 5 update patch notes: stim glitch fix, playlist updates, Cold War weapon fixes - CharlieINTEL.comCharlieINTEL.com
Raven Software is releasing new patch update for Call of Duty: Warzone on Friday, February 5 across all platforms. The new update is version 1.31 and clocks in at around 11GB on PlayStation 4. PlayStation 4 players in select regions can now pre-load the updat…
Chrome Removed The Great Suspender Extension, But Don't Mourn Your Lost Tabs Just Yet - GizmodoGizmodo.com
Google has reportedly blocked the popular extension The Great Suspender and removed it from its Chrome Web Store for containing malware. But if you were one of the many users who relied on the tab manager to keep your browser running smoothly, don’t freak out…
The V6 Ford Raptor Outsold The Original V8: Ford - JalopnikJalopnik
There’s a new 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor, and it’s getting a V6 as standard. That’s the same deal as the current generation. The difference is that the new Raptor will also get a Raptor R model that comes with a V8, like the original. This had me wondering: Did F…
Someone Actually Hit Every Target In Super Smash Bros. Melee’s Credits - KotakuKotaku
As a game that’s been played both casually and competitively for almost two decades, Super Smash Bros. Melee is pretty much figured out at this point. But one thing has always eluded diehard fans, at least in terms of recorded footage: a perfect run of the cr…
First Look: Concept Art for Monster Hunter Rise's Somnacanth and Aknosom Weapons and Armor - IGN - IGNIGN
See exclusive Monster Hunter Rise concept art for the Somnacanth and Aknosom weapon and armor pieces.
Ori director says he ‘screwed up’ with criticism of Molyneux, No Man’s Sky and Cyberpunk developers - Video Games ChronicleVideo Games Chronicle
“I definitely didn't represent Moon Studios the way I should have"
Chrome 88 update patches a zero-day that is being actively exploited - EngadgetEngadget
Google's latest version of Chrome (88.0.4324.150) fixes a 'zero-day' exploit attackers are already exploiting, so update your browser immediately.
Why Sony Is Struggling To Sell You a PS5 - IGN Daily Fix - IGNYouTube
Today on the Daily Fix, bad news for those of you still on the hunt for a PlayStation 5! It seems a PS5 won't be any easier to hunt down amidst an AMD chip a...
Canceled Xbox 360 'GoldenEye 007' remaster is now playable on PC - EngadgetEngadget
Rare’s GoldenEye 007 for the N64 needs no introduction, and now it’s possible to revisit the game in a more modern form.
Cyclists Are Now Cheating In Video Games As Well As Real Life - KotakuKotaku
Cycling is a sport that is riddled with lycra-clad cheats. It has been since the very beginning, and remains so to this day. So much so that even while stuck inside and competing in their sport virtually, cyclists are still cheating.
Call of Duty Cold War Zombies: First 15 Minutes of Firebase Z Gameplay - IGNYouTube
The next chapter in its Dark Aether story: "Firebase Z" has arrived in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, so check out the opening moments from the very star...
Mass Effect Legendary Edition Comparison Showcases Updates to Shepard - IGNIGN
EA and BioWare have offered a new look at Male and Female Shepherd in the Legendary Edition compared to the original games.
B8ta closing another San Francisco store after armed robbery - SF GateSFGate
B8ta CEO Vibhu Norby made the announcement that a store manager was held at gunpoint.
Poll: Would you buy an advanced Apple mixed-reality headset with two 8K displays for $3,000? - 9to5Mac9to5Mac
Rumors about a new Apple VR headset have been around for some time, but earlier today, a report from The Information brought new details about this future device, including specifications, price, and even a drawing based on an internal rendering. Now we want …
Lawsuit alleges Activision infringed copyright with Call Of Duty character - Rock Paper ShotgunRock Paper Shotgun
Writer says Modern Warfare's Mara is based on his creation
Apple Releases First watchOS 7.4 Public Beta With iPhone Unlocking Feature - MacRumorsMacRumors
Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming watchOS 7.4 update to public beta testers, with the new beta coming a few days after the release of...
Google's Pixels will read your heart rate and respiratory rate with their cameras - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The features are expected this month.
Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4 won’t be released in 2021, Activision Blizzard says - PolygonPolygon
Activision Blizzard said Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4 will not be released in 2021. The games were originally announced in 2019.
Genshin Impact: Where to find Red Creatures for the Kurious Kamera - PC InvasionPC Invasion
Day 3 of Genshin Impact's Five Flushes of Fortune event has you using the Kurious Kamera on red creatures. Here's our guide.
Don’t fall for this Elite Dangerous scam - PolygonPolygon
A small group of players in Elite Dangerous were trapped in a system far from home and forced to mine so that other players could profit. Waylaid and forced into labor 800 light-years from home, another group of players has come to their rescue.
Destruction AllStars: 15 Tips & Tricks - IGNYouTube
Destruction AllStars just released on PlayStation 5 and is included with this month's free PS Plus games. Here are a few tips and tricks we've put together t...
Michigan State Police confirm use of text messaging app Signal; deny FOIA violations - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
First Lt. Matt Williams said use of Signal is officially neither banned nor sanctioned and the department is reviewing its continued use.
Samsung DeX now works wirelessly on PCs, if you have a Galaxy S21 - Android PoliceAndroid Police
When Samsung announced that DeX would be going wireless in One UI 2.5, which was introduced on the Note20, I was excited. Until that point, I'd hardly
Report: Google looking to limit data collection, tracking in Android apps - 9to5Google9to5google.com
In the coming months, Apple will require app developers to disclose and make tracking opt-in. A Google plan to limit Android app tracking...
Silent Hill Composer Akira Yamaoka Hints at a Summer Reveal for “the One You’re Hoping For” - WccftechWccftech
Over the past months and years, we’ve heard persistent rumors that Konami’s long-neglected Silent Hill franchise was being revived, likely as a Sony-developed PS5 exclusive. Unfortunately, the rumors have remained just that, rumors, with neither Konami or Son…
Police arrest Sword and Shield hacker for selling shiny Pokémon - PolygonPolygon
The man made over $10,000 selling Pokémon save files for the Nintendo Switch. This is another example of recent crackdowns on Pokémon Sword and Shield hackers.
Watch this 20-minute tour of the Mario Kart ride at Super Nintendo World - EngadgetEngadget
You can check out almost the entire park on YouTube.
Werewolf: The Apocalypse Earthblood - Official Launch Trailer - IGNYouTube
Embrace the power of the Werewolf and fight against the evil megacorporation, Endron, in Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood.Check out the launch trailer f...
Stop Ruining Oculus, Facebook - GizmodoGizmodo.com
Virtual reality gaming with a side of data harvesting is not exactly what people signed up for.
Today’s best tech deals: LG OLED TVs, Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, and more - Ars TechnicaArs Technica
Dealmaster also has deals on recommended laptops and noise-canceling headphones.
Apple patent application imagines charging cables that might not fray so easily - The VergeThe Verge
Apple is apparently working on some ideas on how to make its cables more durable, having filed a patent application for a “Cable with Variable Stiffness.”
A Sonic Lego set is coming - EngadgetEngadget
Everyone’s favorite blue hedgehog is about to get his own Lego set.
Meet 'Hellraiser,' Kevin Hart's 1000-HP 1970 Dodge Charger - RoadandTrack.comRoadandTrack.com
Speedkore built the actor a custom carbon-bodied charger with 1000 hp.
Old Apple TV Devices are Losing YouTube App Support This Spring - Cord Cutters NewsCord Cutters News, LLC
Users streaming YouTube on old Apple TV boxes will have to find another way to watch since the devices are losing support for the YouTube app next month. The 3rd Generation devices released in 2012 will soon no longer be compatible with the YouTube app. Inste…
Mobile Gaming Firm Wildlife Partners With Former EA Execs to Launch Studio - Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter
Never Forget Games will be led by Ray Mazza and Michael Duke, known for their work on 'The Sims' franchise.
$30,800 all-mechanical timepiece that mocks the Apple watch - Boing BoingBoing Boing
H. Moser is a Swiss watch manufacturer with a deeply weird sense of humor. Back in 2015, when the Apple Watch first came out, Moser released the “Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Funky Blue”…
Super Mario 3D Land Deserves to Be Remembered - Nintendo LifeYouTube
Before we all go back to 3D World, it's time to look back at what came beforeCheck out our full site: http://www.nintendolife.comLike us on Facebook: https:/...
‘Google Drive for desktop’ replacing Backup and Sync in 2021, add Google Photos upload - 9to5Google9to5google.com
Last month, we reported that Drive File Stream was being renamed to "Google Drive for desktop." This name change is part of a broader move...
ZeniMax Media cofounder Robert Altman dies - FortuneFortune
The ZeniMax Media entrepreneur who recently sold his video game publisher to Microsoft for $7.5 billion died.
Epic gives away a surprise triple-A free game – next week’s title revealed, too - PCGamesNPCGamesN
Both expected and surprise goodies are free to claim on Epic this week
YouTube․com/Sports revamped with more personalized experience amid uptick in watch time - 9to5Google9to5google.com
Amid a big increase in viewership, YouTube.con/Sports has been revamped to offer a "more personalized" experience. It joins other...
An Apple Watch anniversary gift and the future it helped change - Apple NewsroomApple Newsroom
Bob March is one of the many Apple Watch users who have been alerted to a potential heart condition through their device.
Logitech’s Brio, the holy grail of webcams, is $40 off right now - The VergeThe Verge
Logitech’s high-end consumer webcam, the Brio, is $160 at Lenovo’s site. That’s $40 off, a big discount for a device that has been so difficult to find during the pandemic. You can also save on Seagate’s NVMe SSD for Xbox Series X / S.
Apple's AR/VR Headset Said to Feature Dual 8K Displays, Eye Tracking, Swappable Headbands, and More - MacRumorsMacRumors
Apple is rumored to be working on a virtual reality headset for launch as early as next year, and The Information today reported on some potential...
Japan scientists to study source of high heat on asteroid - Yahoo NewsYahoo Entertainment
Japanese space experts said Thursday they will examine soil samples brought back from a distant asteroid in an attempt to find the source of heat that...
The Morning After: Meet B&O’s $2,000 ‘future-proof’ portable speaker - EngadgetEngadget
Catch up with the latest tech news, including a pricey portable speaker from Bang & Olufsen, news that Parler's CEO has been fired, and a look at GM's EV-focused Super Bowl ad.
Random: Breath Of The Wild Speedrunner Completes 100% Run Without Taking Any Damage - Nintendo LifeNintendo Life
How to restore recently deleted Instagram post - MobiGyaanMobigyaan.com
Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing social network has started rolling out a new feature to its users that allows then to restore the recently deleted post, video, or a story.Currently, the app offers a 30-day window to hold the recently dele
Quest 2 Leaps to 2nd Most Used on Steam as Headsets Hit Record High of 2.6 Million - Road to VRRoad to VR
Although Quest 2 is a standalone headset, it can also be plugged into a PC to play PC VR games through Oculus PC and Steam. The headset’s holiday success has clearly bled through into the PC VR landscape, as the latest data shows that Quest 2 is now the secon…
PlayStation launches used to lose money — but with PS5, Sony is expecting its best year ever - VentureBeatVentureBeat
Sony's expecting its most profitable year ever for PlayStation, and that is despite traditionally losing money during console launches.
Instagram is working on a TikTok-style vertical feed for Stories - The VergeThe Verge
Instagram is developing a vertical TikTok-style feed for Instagram Stories, TechCrunch reports. The change isn’t being tested yet, but leaked screenshots suggest stories could behave a lot more like Reels in the future.
The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Wednesday - USA TODAYUSA Today
This best Amazon deals to shop this Wednesday include a Reviewed-approved Apple iPad, a Super Bowl 2021-ready soundbar and more—shop our picks.
Resident Evil Village story teaser hints at Ethan Winter's latest predicament - GamesradarGamesRadar+
The latest Resident Evil 8 teaser is a fill-in-the-blank mystery
H. Moser’s latest Apple Watch troll is a next-level $30,800 Vantablack loading wheel - The VergeThe Verge
Swiss watchmaker H. Moser has created its latest spin that cheekily mocks the Apple Watch — complete with a Vantablack face and a mechanical second hand that mimics Apple’s loading wheel.
Metallica's 'Enter Sandman' Featured In Ford Commercial - BLABBERMOUTH.NETBLABBERMOUTH.NET
Ford has licensed the 1991 METALLICA hit "Enter Sandman" to serve as the soundtrack for its all-new 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor — a desert-racing inspired version of its best-selling F-150 pickup. When...
Blind Camera Comparison Video: iPhone 12 Pro Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra - MacRumorsMacRumors
Samsung in January debuted its latest flagship smartphone lineup, which includes the Galaxy S21 Ultra, a direct competitor to the iPhone 12 Pro Max...
Apple reports partial outages for services including iCloud Drive, Photos, Mail, and Notes - The VergeThe Verge
Some people using a number of Apple’s cloud services like iCloud Drive, iCloud Photos, Notes, Contacts, and more encountered disruptions and partial outages on Wednesday.
Remedy, Please, No - KotakuKotaku
Control developer Remedy Entertainment, caught up in the Lady Dimitrescu hype, has done something terrible. It made the Former, which is already horrifying, even more distressing by giving the monster a full set of teeth. And it’s smiling.
CDPR urges 'Cyberpunk 2077' players to avoid using mods for now - EngadgetEngadget
The publisher is working on a fix for an exploit that affects mods and custom saves.
Nokia 1.4 debuts with a giant screen and small price - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
HMD Global this week announced the Nokia 1.4, which features a large display, dual-camera setup, and a really affordable price.
Mass Effect Legendary Edition: Everything We Know About The Remastered Collection - GameSpotGameSpot
The original Mass Effect trilogy is getting a glow-up as the Mass Effect Legendary Edition--here's everything we currently know about it.
New Cadillac CT4-V And CT5-V Blackwing Pre-Orders Sold Out In Minutes - CarScoopsCarScoops
Moments after order books opened, they closed again, and all 500 CT4/5-V Blackwings pre-order slots are spoken for.
Borderlands 3 developer Gearbox purchased for $1.3 billion by Embracer Group - GamesradarGamesRadar+
The Borderlands developer will look to expand its two current studios in Texas and Quebec