Technology news 21 Feb, 2021
Female Polish Prime Minister teased as a playable character for Tekken 7 Season 4 - EventHubsEventHubs
The female Prime Minister of Poland (in the Tekken universe) has been teased as a playable character for Tekken 7 Season 4. Check out the video tease after the jump.This mysterious woman was seen leaving a vehicle while talking ...
Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Tops "Best Seller" Chart On Amazon, As Pre-Orders Sell Out - Nintendo LifeNintendo Life
Will take flight on July 16th
Fortnite Leak Reveals Strangest Crossover Yet - ComicBook.comComicBook.com
A new Fortnite leak has revealed the game's strangest crossover yet. Fortnite is crossing over with everybody these days. From Marvel and Star Wars to the NFL and God of War, Epic Games has been going absolutely wild with the crossovers. In this process, it's…
PSA: Turn Off The Music In Rock N Roll Racing If You Stream The Blizzard Arcade Collection Online - Nintendo LifeNintendo Life
Licensed soundtrack "not cleared for streaming"
Former WWE Game Writer On What Went Wrong With WWE 2K20 - 411mania.com411mania.com
Smackdown vs. RAW writer Justin Leeper spoke about what went wrong with WWE 2K20, which was universally panned upon its release...
Xbox Game Pass Losing 5 More Games - ComicBook.comComicBook.com
Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate are losing five games in eight days. On console -- Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S -- subscribers are losing four games, and on PC, subscribers are also losing four games, with each version of the subscrip…
WhatsApp explains what happens if you don't bend to its will by May 15 - PocketnowPocketNow
If you don't accept the new WhatsApp privacy policies after May 15, you will lose some key functionality such as ability to send messages.
Stadia’s leadership fails its users and passionate development team amidst a class-action lawsuit - Chrome UnboxedChrome Unboxed
In a new class-action lawsuit, Google is being sued for advertising that Stadia was more powerful than Sony's Playstation and Microsoft's Xbox by streaming in 4K when, in fact, few games took advantage of this quality when the service first became available. …
Will Apple hold a March event this year? Here’s everything we know right now - 9to5Mac9to5Mac
Could there be a Apple March Event this year? There is growing evidence that new products are on the way. Here's everything we know.
Mysterious macOS malware discovered with M1 optimization, threat remains unclear - 9to5Mac9to5Mac
Security researchers have discovered a previously undetected piece of malware affecting Mac users around the world, including the new M1-powered Macs. Red Canary researchers say that this “Silver Sparrow” malware forces infected Macs to check a control sever …
Blizzard May One Day Let Alliance and Horde Play Together in World of Warcraft - IGN - IGNIGN
Could the Alliance and Horde one day be friends in World of Warcraft? It's not off the table, says Blizzard.
Chrome Used 10X More RAM Than Safari on macOS Big Sur in Recent Test - MacRumorsMacRumors
Under normal and lightweight web browsing, Google Chrome uses 10x more RAM than Safari on macOS Big Sur, according to a test conducted by Flotato...
Android 12’s wallpaper-based theming tool showcased ahead of release [Gallery] - 9to5Google9to5google.com
The new wallpaper-based theming tool coming to Android 12 has been enabled and showcased from the first developer preview.
Watch Ram TRX Drag Race Sleeper V8 Rusty Truck - Motor1Motor1
Ram TRX faces V8 International sleeper in a retro vs modern straight-line competition.
San Francisco Shock's 2020 Championship skin is Midas Roadhog - Dot EsportsDot Esports
Golden roasted pork.
Rare’s unreleased N64 game Dinosaur Planet has leaked - The VergeThe Verge
Dinosaur Planet, an unreleased Nintendo 64 game by Rare, has leaked onto the web and is playable. The title would later evolve into Star Fox Adventures on GameCube.
5G iPhone 13 Pro renders reveal something that many iPhone users have prayed for - PhoneArenaPhoneArena
Renders of the Apple iPhone 13 Pro show that this year's iPhone models will generally resemble the iPhone 12 line with most of the changes coming in the way of new features.
CD Projekt Uses DMCA Takedowns To Slow Spread Of Stolen Code - GameSpotGameSpot
The company was recently hacked and its stolen source code for several games was put up for auction.
Bombcast Clip: Let's Dig Into Super Mario 3D World - Giant BombYouTube
It's Super Mario's world and Bowser is FURIOUS. Catch some impressions of Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury from the latest Bombcast!This clip is from Gia...
Samsung's future smartwatch is rumored to use Android, not Tizen - EngadgetEngadget
Samsung is rumored to drop Tizen for an upcoming smartwatch in favor of Android — a big boost for Google.
Apple want Valve to hand over revenue data as part of legal fight with Epic - Rock Paper ShotgunRock Paper Shotgun
Valve would rather not, obviously
Metal Panel Found in 1991 Could Hold Earhart Clues - NewserNewser
It'll be tested using a nuclear reactor
Pokémon Go Raid Collection Challenge: Which Pokémon you need to defeat in raids explained - Eurogamer.netEurogamer.net
Everything you need to know about the Raid Collection Challenge in Pokémon Go, including the Pokémon required for the challenge listed.
Chromebooks may soon get a long-overdue calendar widget for their shelf - Chrome UnboxedChrome Unboxed
Have you ever tried to click on the clock area of your Chromebook shelf to see what the date is only to be disappointed that it's not presented to you as a calendar, but instead as plain text? On Windows 10, there's a mini-calendar widget (see below) that can…
A Remastered 'Diablo II' Is Coming to All Major Consoles and PC This Year - HYPEBEASTHYPEBEAST
Get ready for an HD Cow Run.
Postmates workers are getting scammed out of their earnings by phishing schemes - The VergeThe Verge
Drivers delivering for Postmates have faced an uptick in phishing attempts that, when successful, can drain their account of all the money they’ve made. Workers say Postmates needs to do more to help.
One UI 3.0/3.1: Top new features! - 9to5GoogleYouTube
The best new feature added in One UI 3.0 and One UI 3.1 for Samsung Galaxy devices!Chapters00:00 - Intro01:12 - Better long-press menus01:59 - Added Always-o...
These refurbished MacBooks are on sale for up to 64 percent off right now - EngadgetEngadget
Check out these deals on refurbished MacBooks.
What Do Blue Dots Mean on an iPhone or iPad Home Screen? - How-To GeekHow-To Geek
Sometimes while browsing your iPhone or iPad home screen, you’ll see a blue dot beside certain app names. What does the dot mean? We’ll explain.
Big Tech Employees Opened Wallets for Biden Campaign - The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal
Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple and Facebook made up biggest source of donations to Democrat among corporate employees
Overwatch 2 features “hundreds” of Hero Missions, character dialogues, updated hero looks, dynamic maps, more - VG247VG247
Blizzard has provided more information on Overwatch 2 as promised.Plenty of Overwatch 2 information was dropped yesterday after the BlizzConline 2021 opening c…
Black women executives making history in the c-suite offer career advice to those following in their footsteps - CNNCNN
Kamala Harris's swearing-in as the nation's first woman, Black and southeast Asian vice president comes at a pivotal moment for Black women in the business world, as businesses struggle to increase the number of up Black executives in its ranks.
New PS5 Restock Arriving at GAME as Early as Next Week 5 - Gaming INTELGaming INTEL
There's a new restock of PS5 consoles coming to UK retailer GAME, with pre-orders possibly available as early as next week.
Windows 10 21H1 coming soon, here are the new features - BleepingComputerBleepingComputer
Earlier this week, Microsoft officially announced the Windows 10 version 21H1 update and it'll begin rolling out to consumers in the first half of this year. Like the October 2020 Update (20H2), this new update also comes with a minimal set of features, gener…
Simple Apex Legends tip reduces recoil with any weapon - DexertoDexerto
Apex Legends players have got a simple tip that allows them to have little to no recoil, regardless of what weapon they're using.
The tech industry is looking to replace the smartphone — and everybody is waiting to see what Apple comes up with - CNBCCNBC
Industry watchers and participants think that Apple has a good chance to validated and revolutionize augmented reality like it did with smartphones.
New Warzone Map Leak Reveals the End of Verdansk Event 2 - Gaming INTELGaming INTEL
A leak for Warzone reveals the release date for the game's second major map, alongside the end of Verdansk in a nuclear event.
Animal Crossing New Horizons Might Be Planning Something Huge for Season Two - EssentiallySportsEssentially Sports
The anniversary of Animal Crossing New Horizons is just around the corner and Nintendo might have something huge planned for the fans.
Audi RS6 Faces BMW M5, AMG E63 S In Wet Drag Race For German Supremacy - Motor1Motor1
When it comes to German car supremacy, Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz are at each other's throats. But which is the best in a wet drag race?
This Is A Well Thought Out Rendering Of A Honda S2000 Revival - Motor1Motor1
Behance artist Somak Biswas reimagines the Honda S2000 in an unofficial yet well-thought-out rendering.
6 Clever Ways to Use the Windows Command Prompt - WIREDWired
A rundown of things you can do faster, easier, and with less hassle, all just by peeking under the hood.
PS5 restock for Saturday: how to track the new console stock on Twitter - TechRadarTechRadar
Finding new PS5 stock over the weekend is rare in the US. The good news is we have directions on how to get real-time updates.
Samsung Galaxy Book Go to feature new Snapdragon 8cx Gen X SoC with 40% faster GPU than the 8cx, will launch alongside the Galaxy Book Pro in May - Notebookcheck.netNotebookcheck.net
Samsung will be refreshing its Galaxy Book lineup this May. The upcoming Galaxy Book lineup will include a 11th gen Tiger Lake processor-powered Galaxy Book Pro and a new Snapdragon 8cx Gen X-powered Galaxy Book Go. Samsung will also be launching new Galaxy T…
Micro-LED vs. OLED TV: Which TV tech will win? - Tom's GuideTom's Guide
Micro-LED offers the first real challenge to OLED's TV supremacy, but is it worth waiting for?
Super Smash Bros Ultimate announces new fighter coming in March - digitalspy.comdigitalspy.com
Two in one.
Nvidia bets big on Ethereum mining with new dedicated graphic chip - CryptoSlateCryptoSlate
The chipmaker was overwhelmed by the massive use of its graphic chips by Ethereum and Bitcoin miners in 2017. But it’s prepared this time.
Five HUGE Games Missing From February's Nintendo Direct | CBR - CBR - Comic Book ResourcesGoogle News
Remastered Nyan Cat Gif Sold for the Equivalent of $587,000 in a Crypto Art Auction - GizmodoGizmodo.com
Nyan Cat is turning 10 years old in April (feel old yet?), and to celebrate the anniversary of one of the internet’s most wholesome memes, the artist behind the gif, Chris Torres, put a newly remastered version up for auction. On Friday, the piece sold for 30…
World of Warcraft Classic: Burning Crusade Announcement Trailer | BlizzCon 2021 - World of WarcraftGoogle News
iPhone 12 users: Impress your friends with this cool lidar trick we discovered - CNETCNET
Your new iPhone has a fancy lidar scanner built into it, unlocking some impressive and fun capabilities.
YouTube for Android is So Crispy in 4K HDR - Droid LifeDroid Life
Spotted by the good people at Android Police, the YouTube for Android application now supports playback at a whopping resolution of 2160p at 60fps (4K @ 60), complete with HDR (high dynamic resolution). This would be really exciting news, if only there were m…
Black Ops Cold War players are furious over new Season 2 maps - CharlieINTEL.comCharlieINTEL.com
Season 2 of Black Ops Cold War is set to introduce new maps into the game but players are angry with the incoming content.
Microsoft will release the next version of Office for Windows and Mac later this year - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
Microsoft has announced two new version of Office both of which will be available in the second half of 2021
SpaceX Starship: Video shows incredible SN10 ship ahead of next major test - InverseInverse
SpaceX is gearing up to launch the Starship "SN10" prototype. Here's what you need to know.
Controversial Rising Sun Design Removed From Street Fighter II's Re-Release - Nintendo LifeNintendo Life
E. Honda's bathhouse gets a new look
Valheim has sold over 3 million copies in 17 days - GamasutraGamasutra
Valheim has now sold over 3 million copies in under three weeks, according to developer Iron Gate Studio.
How Lars Kern Beat the Porsche 918's Nurburgring Time in the New 911 GT3 - RoadandTrack.comRoadandTrack.com
"I just arrived and was like, 'Oh f**k, that's good,'" Porsche factory driver Kern says of the new GT3.
John Carmack's idea of manufacturers auctioning hardware directly to consumers is flawed - TechSpotTechSpot
“There would be much indignation at reported prices out of the gate, but removing intermediaries should net out better for consumers in the end,” Carmack added.
The Evolution Of Nintendo's Cartridges - TheGamerYouTube
Subscribe: https://bit.ly/Sub_to_TheGamerEvery generation of video game consoles brings on new challenges and new ideas. Out of all the major video game comp...
iPhone Hack: The Apple Logo on the Back Is a Button - GlamourGlamour
A TikTok user revealed it's possible to program the Apple logo on the back of the iPhone to take a screenshot, change the volume, or lock your screen.
Bungie Is Looking To Expand The Destiny 2 Universe - KotakuKotaku
Yesterday, Bungie announced some big plans over the next few years, including new offices, new games, and a new leadership team seemingly in charge of branching out the the Destiny 2 universe into other media.
NVIDIA brings new custom GPUs for cryptocurrency miners; RTX 3060 gets hash rate limited - XDA DevelopersXDA Developers
NVIDIA has launched CMP cards for cryptocurrency miners, and will reduce the hash rate of the upcoming RTX 3060 GPU. Read on to know more!
18 More SEO Issues That Cause Search Rankings & Traffic to Drop - Search Engine JournalSearch Engine Journal
There are many reasons a site's search rankings and traffic may drop, from technical on-site issues to off-site SEO. Use this checklist for diagnosis.