Technology news 08 Mar, 2021
New Report States Apple Will Release Mixed Reality Headset in 2022 and AR Glasses by 2025 - GizmodoGizmodo.com
While the rumblings over Apple’s planned venture into augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality have been getting louder recently, we now have a series of dates for these devices by prognosticator Ming Chi-Kuo, a good source with a reliable track r…
Watch The 911 Turbo S Beat More Competitors in a Drag Race - RoadandTrack.comRoadandTrack.com
The R8 V-10 and Nismo GT-R are the latest performance giants to lose to the Turbo S head-to-head.
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…
Exclusive: PS5 restock at Target is likely to happen tomorrow – here's when - TechRadarTechRadar
We'll send you an alert as soon as the Target PS5 restock happens.
Mac Pro desktop with up to 64-core Apple Silicon expected to destroy bank accounts in 2022 - Notebookcheck.netNotebookcheck.net
New Mac Pro models are rumored to be coming for 2022 that will seemingly remove the need for Intel Xeon W processors. The pricey desktops will apparently be fitted with chips that offer a mixture of performance cores and efficiency cores, leading to speculati…
New iPhone feature will alert you if you're being stalked - Fox BusinessFox Business
The new feature, discovered in the iOS 14.5 beta, will warn Apple users when an unknown item traveling with them is being tracked through the Find My app
One of patch 11.0's biggest buffs was an unlisted change for Wii Fit Trainer's Header special in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - EventHubsEventHubs
Patch 11.0.0 for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate added Pyra & Mythra as DLC, and applied some fairly significant adjustments to the balance of the game. Characters like Captain Falcon, Ganondorf, Pichu, King Dedede and Byleth received some nifty buffs ...
Daily Deals: Big Sales on Mario Games as Mar10 Day Approaches - IGNIGN
March 10th is often celebrated as Mario day, but the deals have started early over at Amazon this year.
Fantasian Release Date: Everything we Know on the New JRPG by Final Fantasy VI Staff - DualShockersDualShockers
Fantasian is a new FF6 inspired turn-based JRPG by Hironobu Sakaguchi and Nobuo Uematsu.
Egyptian swimmer takes the art of leaping out of water to new heights - CNNCNN
Egyptian swimmer Omar Sayed Shaaban soared to success when he set a new record for the highest jump out of water while wearing a monofin.
Guilty Gear Strive will likely receive a second open beta before its June release to help address the server and lobby issues of the first - EventHubsEventHubs
Guilty Gear Strive's open beta drew perhaps more interest from the wider fighting game community than the series had ever really garnered in the past, and while it in part led to the game getting delayed a few months ...
Here's how much space Resident Evil Village will take up on your harddrive - GamesradarGamesRadar+
But the full size depends upon whether you want to install the multiplayer mode, too
SPACs are booming 'at the expense of retail investors', and regulators should take these 5 steps to fix t.. - Business InsiderBusiness Insider
SPACs are 'fueled by conflicts of interest and compensation to corporate insiders at the expense of retail investors,' a letter to regulators stated.
Xbox Game Pass: Coming Soon & Leaving Soon In March 2021 - Pure XboxPure Xbox
Here's what we know so far
DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part 2 New Art Revealed [Update] - ComicBook.comComicBook.com
Update: Bethesda has confirmed on Twitter that it will have more to share about DOOM Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part 2 in a little over a week on March 15th. At that time, a new teaser trailer will be going live. The publisher also shared the new key art that …
Assassin's Creed Syndicate Has The Best Ending Of The Series - KotakuKotaku
When I think of Assassin’s Creed games, I often remember big cities, cool assassinations, climbing tall towers, and maybe some sea shanties. Rarely do I remember how these games end because they often have forgettable or boring endings, sometimes with bad bos…
The Nokia G10 is to be the first in a whole new line of smartphones from the brand - Notebookcheck.netNotebookcheck.net
Nokia is rumored to have a new G-series of Android devices in the works, the first of which is to be the G10. That prefix has led to speculation that they will form a new "gaming" arm for the HMD Global brand, although nothing is certain yet. Then again, the …
Xbox test brings Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser to consoles - EngadgetEngadget
Microsoft has started testing the Chromium-based Edge web browser on Xbox One and Series X/S game consoles.
Acer’s Snapdragon 7c Chromebook Spin 513 is now available for purchase in the UK - Chrome UnboxedChrome Unboxed
We've been waiting quite some time for this to show up, but I'm happy to report that as of today, the new Acer Chromebook Spin 513 and it's Snapdragon 7c processor are ready to order - at least for some. For now, the Acer Spin 513 that rocks the yet-unproved …
29 Face And Hair Treatments That Make A Noticeable Difference - BuzzFeedBuzzfeed
Get ready to say "Whoa!" at these Before and Afters.
Phasmophobia's latest update means ghosts can open doors and follow your voice when hunting you down - Eurogamer.netEurogamer.net
Weekend poll: How long have you owned your current smartphone? - Android PoliceAndroid Police
In recent years, we've been keeping our smartphones longer and longer. The old two-year upgrade cycle so frequently promoted by carriers (the primary
Square Enix bans almost 6000 players for real-money trading in Final Fantasy 14 - Eurogamer.netEurogamer.net
Intel Rocket Lake Core i7-11700K vs Core i9-10900K CPU Gaming Benchmarks Leaked – Reportedly Faster Than Comet Lake With New BIOS - WccftechWccftech
New benchmarks of Intel's Core i7-11700K Rocket Lake 8 Core Desktop CPU have been published by CapFrameX which show marginally better performance than the Comet Lake flagship in several gaming titles. Intel Core i7-11700K vs Core i9-10900K CPU Gaming Benchmar…
Google Maps Updates for Android and Android Auto Released, New Feature Included - autoevolutionautoevolution
Google has released new updates for Android and Android Auto, and this time both the stable and the beta channels are getting some goodies.
Ice, ice, baby! Get this portable countertop ice maker for just $105 - CNETCNET
This self-cleaning ice maker can crank out 26 pounds of ice each day.
Previously-Cancelled 'Postal Redux' Now Available on The PlayStation Store For PS4 - Bloody DisgustingBloody Disgusting
After finally seeing a release on the Nintendo Switch last October, Running With Scissors has released Postal Redux on the PlayStation 4. As with the Switch and Steam releases, the game includes all of the previously-released DLC, as well as the Redux-exclusi…
iCloud user locked out for six months over coding bug related to her last name - 9to5Mac9to5Mac
Author Rachel True has been locked out of her iCloud account for six months after iCloud interprets True as a boolean flag.
Last day to save up to 70% on video games, SSDs, laptops, TVs and more during Best Buy's 3-day sale - CNETCNET
There are hundreds of deals on new and refurbished products sitewide, but the sale comes to a close tonight.
How Nintendo and Nvidia could bring 4K to the Super Nintendo Switch - VentureBeatVentureBeat
Super Nintendo Switch seems more real than ever, but how realistic are the reports of the system reaching 4K resolutions?
The Division 2 Will Get a Brand-New Game Mode in 'Late 2021 At the Earliest' - IGN - IGNIGN
The Division 2's next major update will arrive in late 2021 at the earliest, and will add a brand-new game mode and new ways to progress your agent.
How to Export and Delete Saved Passwords in Chrome - How-To GeekHow-To Geek
Google Chrome’s built-in password manager is better than nothing, but it’s not the most secure. If you’re planning to move to a dedicated password manager, here’s how you can safely export and delete saved passwords from Chrome.
Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch Active 4 to be released sometime in Q2, 2021: Ice Universe - Notebookcheck.netNotebookcheck.net
Samsung has two new wearables in store for us, the Galaxy Watch 4 and the Galaxy Watch ACtive 4. Both smartwatches are expected to be launched sometime in Q2, 2021, and will likely be the first Samsung devices to run WearOS instead of Tizen.
Apex Legends dev confirms “big nerf” for Horizon probably coming in Season 9 - DexertoDexerto
Horizon's "big nerf" has been confirmed, with Respawn also saying it should come when Apex Legends Season 9 launches in May.
2021 Ram 1500 TRX strapped to dyno, puts out 583 hp at the rear wheels - Motor AuthorityMotor Authority
It's time to watch the Ram 1500 TRX stretch its legs on the dyno.
Google Pixels will start reading your heart rate and breathing tomorrow — here's how it works - Tom's GuideTom's Guide
Pixels will measure heart rate and breathing via the cameras right in the Google Fit app
Twitch streamers MoistCr1tikal, Hasan & more respond to xQc’s GTA RP ban from NoPixel - DexertoDexerto
Some of GTA RP's big names, including Hasan, Esfand, MoistCr1tikal, have had their say on xQc getting banned from the NoPixel GTA RP server.
Tech support workers reveal the shocking things they've seen on the job - Daily MailDaily Mail
The shocking snaps, collated by Bored Panda, reveal some of the worst technology disasters captured by support workers from around the world.
How to Tell Which Emails Quietly Track You - WIREDWired
Your emails know more about you than you might think, like when you open them or when you forward them to others. But you can reclaim your privacy.
How Diablo 2: Resurrected is calling on the spirit of the original ARPG - PCGamesNPCGamesN
Striking a balance between modernisation and preservation
CouRage says pay-to-win Roze skin is ruining Warzone and wants it removed - DexertoDexerto
The Roze skin is coming increasingly under fire, with CouRage the latest to call for its removal from Warzone.
(Update) Outriders demo gets rebalanced after gear-farmers go HAM - DestructoidDestructoid
(Update) Outriders demo gets rebalanced after gear-farmers go HAM
Google Messages just gave 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.
Four iPhone 14 leaks you need to know, even though it isn’t coming until 2022 - TechRadarTechRadar
The 2022 iPhone could have features that don’t land in the iPhone 13
iPhone 11 still works normally after spending 6 months under a lake - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
iPhone 11 still work normally after spending 6 months under a lake. However, the speaker and microphone of this smartphone were badly damaged
Ant-Man Is the Latest Marvel Superhero to Join Fortnite - IGN - IGNIGN
Ant-Man is the latest Marvel superhero to arrive in Fortnite, and the teases leading up to his arrival were a tiny bit hilarious.
Batman PS5 and Xbox Series X Skins Will Soon Be Available - ComicBook.comComicBook.com
While the PS5 and Xbox Series X are hard to buy at the moment thanks to an insufficient amount of supply, millions have been able to secure an order of one or both of the consoles. How many of these millions are Batman fans, is anyone's best guess, but if you…
Watch Dogs: Legion's Multiplayer On PC Has Been Delayed Indefinitely Because Of Bugs - KotakuKotaku
Yesterday, Ubisoft announced that Watch Dogs Legion’s online mode on PC has been delayed indefinitely due to serious bugs that need to be fixed. And some parts of multiplayer on the console will also be delayed due to, you guessed it, more bugs.
Razer launches Anzu smart glasses for $200 - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
Comes in two designs and sizes with polarized and blue light filtering lenses.
Genshin Impact's Version 1.4 Update Adds a Dating Sim and the Windblume Festival - IGN - IGNIGN
Genshin Impact's version 1.4 update will add the Windblume Festival, a mini-dating sim, and a new 4-star character named Rosaria "Thorny Benevolence."
PS5 Could Let You Use A Banana As Your Controller - GameSpotGameSpot
A patent application shows a versatile system that could let a banana--or two bananas--become your game controller.
Google testing YouTube ‘app’ for Chromecast with Android TV-like homescreen, player controls - 9to5Google9to5google.com
The experience of Casting YouTube to a Chromecast-connected TV has remained unchanged for the past several years. A Chromecast YouTube app...
Which Galaxy Ultra phone takes the best zoom photos? - Android CentralYouTube
Samsung's Ultra line is all about camera versatility, so we compared the Galaxy S21 Ultra, Note 20 Ultra, and S20 Ultra to see which takes the best photos at...
Sony Files Patent to Turn Household Items into PlayStation Controllers - Yahoo EntertainmentComplex
The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently received an odd request from Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. that could take things to another level.
GTA 5 Update on PS5 and Xbox Series X Remaster Has Grand Theft Auto Fans Excited - ComicBook.comComicBook.com
Rockstar Games parent company Take-Two Interactive has provided an update on the PS5 and Xbox Series X version of GTA 5, which it has described as an 'expanded and enhanced' version of the game, but so far it hasn't elaborated on what this means or shown off …
The world's top smartphone market has a new number one brand - PhoneArenaPhoneArena
Oppo has replaced Huawei as the most popular brand in China during January with a 21% share of the market. Vivo was second followed by a three-way tie between Huawei, Apple, and Xiaomi.
This Week in Apps: App Store bill passes AZ House, ‘deep nostalgia’ goes viral, Twitter Spaces arrives on Android - TechCrunchTechCrunch
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consu…
It’s Time To Say Goodbye To Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare - GameSpotGameSpot
Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is probably going to nuke the Warzone map and put a final end to the era of Modern Warfare while forcing some players to choose which game to fit on their hard drive.
Pokémon Go Fletchling Community Day guide: start times and best movesets - PolygonPolygon
Fletchling will have a heavily boosted spawn in Pokémon Go on March 6 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. in your local time, with an increased chance to appear Shiny.
Microsoft Edge just got a killer upgrade Chrome can’t match - Tom's GuideTom's Guide
Microsoft’s Edge browser is getting vertical tabs and more.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus Will Feature Open World Design - NPRNPR
For years, open-world video games, where players can explore the map rather than following a set path, have been hugely popular. The Pokémon franchise is finally catching up, but how will fans react?
Bugatti almost gave up designing this $6 million custom car because it was so intricate — see the 'Lady Bug' - Business InsiderBusiness Insider
When you're already willing to drop $6 million on a car, what's shelling out a bit more and getting something completely unique?
iPhone 13 release date: We have a good idea of when Apple will unveil its next phones - CNETCNET
It may seem like the iPhone 12 just came out, but Apple is already looking toward the iPhone 13. Here's what we know about a potential 2021 Apple Event and release date.
iPad Air tipped to get huge OLED display upgrade — and MacBook Pros are next - Tom's GuideTom's Guide
2022 could see the arrival of an iPad Air with an OLED display