Technology news 22 Feb, 2021
CD Projekt Red Is Using DMCA Takedowns to Remove Tweets That Share Stolen Game Code - IGN - IGNIGN
Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red is using DMCA takedowns to remove Tweets that have shared stolen source code that were obtained from the cyberattack the company faced earlier this month.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - Hinokami Keppuutan - Zenitsu Agatsuma and Inosuke Hashibira trailers, screenshots - GematsuGematsu
Publisher Aniplex and developer CyberConnect2 have…
Sony WF-1000XM4 leaked with design overhaul shown from the WF-1000XM3 - Notebookcheck.netNotebookcheck.net
The first sighting of the Sony WF-1000XM4 may have appeared online. The WF-1000XM4 looks radically different compared to the WF-1000XM3, which Sony released in 2019.
Arika Announces Fighting EX Layer: Another Dash For Nintendo Switch - Nintendo LifeNintendo Life
Prepare to fight this year
Starfield Release Window Potentially Revealed - ComicBook.comComicBook.com
Hot off the heels of a new report coming about claiming that Xbox and Bethesda are set to hold an event of some sort next month, updated information regarding the potential release window for Starfield has also now emerged. While it's uncertain if these new d…
Sophisticated hackers snuck sleeper malware into nearly 30,000 Macs - The VergeThe Verge
Security researchers at Malwarebytes and Red Canary discovered a mysterious piece of malware hiding on nearly 30,000 Macs, one designed to deliver an as-yet-unknown payload, and with a self-destruction mechanism. They’re calling it Silver Sparrow.
Looking to replace lost smartphone sales, Huawei turns to pig farming - PhoneArenaPhoneArena
Trying to make up for the revenue it has lost due to a decline in its smartphone business, Huawei is turning to other industries to sell technology to including mining and pig farming.
Samsung's leaked concept videos may show its vision for AR glasses - EngadgetEngadget
A pair of videos outlining Samsung's vision for AR glasses appear to have leaked, although it's unclear how close this is to becoming reality.
Pokemon Sword and Shield Video Reimagines Switch Title as Nintendo Game Boy Game - ComicBook.comComicBook.com
Pokemon Sword and Shield on Nintendo Switch shows just how far the franchise has come since the days of Red and Blue, but what would the most recent game look like in a similar 8-bit style? A Japanese YouTuber by the name of Hayate Keiunji imagined just that …
Huge Japanese Smash Ultimate leak reveals remaining DLC fighters - DexertoDexerto
A massive new Japanese Super Smash Bros Ultimate leak that revealed Pyra also contains other potential DLC fighters on its list.
Florida restaurant calls masks ‘face diapers' - New York Daily NewsNew York Daily News
“A friendly reminder that we DO NOT require Face Masks,” the restaurant wrote in a Feb. 14 post.
Google Chat website getting Gmail-like redesign with Hangouts-style chat windows - 9to5Google9to5google.com
Google wants to make Gmail your new "home for work" by consolidating email, Chat, and Meet. A Google Chat web redesign...
Daily Deals: Save Big on Xbox Game Pass & Other Microsoft Products at Best Buy - IGN - IGNIGN
The Razer Blade 15 is a great laptop that sports solid specs and is highly portable.
PS5 DualSense Teardown Shows Potential Causes for Drifting Issues - IGN - IGNIGN
A DualSense controller teardown video from IFixIt has revealed potential causes for the drifting issues that some PS5 owners have been experiencing.
Julius Maddox Bench Presses 355 Kilograms Raw for New All-Time World Record - BarBendBarBend
Powerlifter Julius Maddox broke his own all-time raw bench press record by 12 pounds on Feb. 21, 2021, with a 782-pound lift.
These may be Apple's third-generation AirPods - Yahoo TechEngadget
Apple's third-generation AirPods may have leaked, revealing a Pro-like design with a smaller case.
Fitbit may debut a more affordable $2.99/mo subscription with historical data - 9to5Google9to5google.com
Based on a new survey the company is rolling out, Fitbit is possibly adding a new, more affordable subscription tier soon.
Where do Street Fighter 5's tier lists sit at the end of Season 4? - EventHubsEventHubs
Street Fighter 5 is still technically going through its largest drought without a balance update in over a year with Champion Edition's launch, but that's going to be changing very soon.Season 5 is going to drop the ...
God of War Director Teases That 'Ragnarok' Might Not Be the PS5 Sequel's Title - ComicBook.comComicBook.com
Since its reveal last year, many have been calling the new God of War sequel for PlayStation 5 “God of War: Ragnarok” by default. This is primarily because, at this point, Santa Monica Studio and PlayStation haven’t announced what the formal name of the next …
Apple Investigating Issue With 'Pink Squares' Appearing on Displays Connected to M1 Mac Mini - MacRumorsMacRumors
In an internal memo this week, obtained by MacRumors, Apple informed service providers that it is aware of and investigating an issue that may result...
Razer's Blade 15 Base drops to $1,100 at Amazon for today only - EngadgetEngadget
Razer's Blade 15 Base gaming laptop from 2020 is available for $1,100 at Amazon, a whopping $500 off its original price.
Apex Legends dev shuts down rumors of beloved Titanfall 2 SMG being added - DexertoDexerto
When asked about weapons coming to Apex Legends in the future, Respawn shut down rumors of an infamous Titanfall 2 SMG making an appearance.
Apple is reportedly talking to lidar suppliers for its self-driving vehicle project - Business InsiderBusiness Insider
Apple's discussions with suppliers of lidar sensors is another step in its secretive self-driving vehicle project, according to Bloomberg.
Ford Mustang Mach-E Winter Range Test By Bjorn Nyland - InsideEVsInsideEVs
Ford Mustang Mach-E, in its top of the line Long Range, All-Wheel Drive version, was recently range tested by Bjorn Nyland in winter conditions.
Microsoft Flight Simulator Spitfire Reveals The Legendary Rolls-Royce Merlin; Simarc Teases Faisalabad - TwinfiniteTwinfinite
Third-party developers are continuing to work on new add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator, including aircraft and airports.
Redmi K40/Pro Dolby Atmos dual speakers produce sound in all directions - Gizchina.comGizchina.com
Redmi K40/Pro Dolby Atmos dual speakers produce sound in all directions. The company will officially release this device on Feb 25th
Hasan defends Mizkif amid 4Conner Twitch controversy - DexertoDexerto
Hasan defended OTK's Mizkif after a fan accused him of being "just like" disgraced Twitch streamer 4Conner.
Will Verdansk map be destroyed in Warzone? Leakers hint at major in-game event - DexertoDexerto
A number of Call of Duty: Warzone leakers have hinted at a major event coming on March 11 that would likely see Verdansk destroyed. Here's what we know.
‘Destiny 2’ Has Figured Out A Key Missing ‘Fun’ Switch In Season Of The Chosen - ForbesForbes
Destiny 2 has found one magic ingredient that has made Season of the Chosen more fun than past entries.
The New ACJ Twotwenty Offers Triple the Space of Traditional Business Jets—and Lower Operating Costs - Robb ReportRobb Report
It's the first of a new breed.
This week’s top stories: iPhone 13 rumors, March Apple event expectations, iOS 14.5, more - 9to5Mac9to5Mac
In this week’s top stories: iOS 14.5 beta 2 released with even more new features, iPhone 13 rumors, March Apple event expectations, and more. Read on for all of this week’s top Apple Stories. iOS 14.5 beta 2 Apple this week released the second developer and p…
Valve fights to stop Apple demanding information in legal battle with Epic Games - Business InsiderBusiness Insider
Valve said providing the information Apple is demanding would impose an "extraordinary burden" on it.
Apple Spring event is coming — but when will we see new iPad Pro, iPad mini 6 and AirTags? - Tom's GuideTom's Guide
Leakers debate the exact date, but an Apple event is coming
How to Delete Your LastPass Account - How-To GeekHow-To Geek
Decided to move away from LastPass? It’s time to say your final goodbyes by deleting your account. This makes sure that none of your passwords will be stored on LastPass’ servers. Here’s how to delete your LastPass account.
Xbox Series X restock updates today — where to buy the Xbox Series X - Tom's GuideTom's Guide
We're tracking Xbox Series X restocks at all major retailers
Galaxy S21 vs. Galaxy S20: Samsung phone price, features and more compared - CNETCNET
The new Samsung Galaxy S21 is now available. Here's how it stacks up against the Galaxy S20, including camera features and other specs.
7 Apps to Make the Most of Your Streaming Music Subscription - WIREDWired
Do more with your library—find lost tracks, organize your collections, discover new tunes.
Hurry! The price of an Apple MacBook Pro has never been this low at Amazon - Yahoo EntertainmentYahoo Entertainment
Ready to give your old laptop the boot? Score Apple's newest fully loaded MacBook Pro for a steal.
Pokémon Go Kanto Celebration event research quest: How to complete each quest task and field research - Eurogamer.netEurogamer.net
Everything you need to know about the Kanto Celebration in Pokémon Go, including the timed research quest, field research tasks and rewards explained.
When 60 Minutes' Hysteria Nearly Shot Down a NASA Mission to Saturn - The Daily BeastDaily Beast
The investigative TV news show raised the alarm about the plutonium carried on the rocket. Turned out it was the wrong kind of plutonium.
Why the red planet captures our imagination in movies and books - CNNCNN
Much of our popular literature and films about Mars, such as "War of the Worlds," "Invaders from Mars," and "Mars Attacks!," has supposed that there is life on the red planet -- but life that is hostile and out to get us.
Diablo II Resurrected PC Requirements Revealed; Game Will Support Mods, Blizzard Confirms - WccftechWccftech
The Diablo II Resurrected PC requirements have been revealed, and Blizzard has confirmed that the upcoming title will support mods. After years of speculation, Blizzard finally announced the highly-anticipated full remaster of the Diablo entry that changed th…
Two Of Capcom's Legendary Street Fighters Drop Into Fortnite - Nintendo LifeNintendo Life
I-No ready to rock Guilty Gear Strive as final launch character - DestructoidDestructoid
I-No ready to rock Guilty Gear Strive as final launch character
Tekken 7 New Poland Character – What Did Harada Explain About Her? - DualShockersDualShockers
Bandai Namco revealed Tekken 7 will add a new character, the prime minister of Poland in the Tekken universe, as its newest DLC charater coming soon.
Google Pixel 6 could bring back face unlock, intro under-display fingerprint sensor - Notebookcheck.netNotebookcheck.net
Google could be set to bring back a facial recognition system for the Pixel 6 after dumping it for the Pixel 5. The Pixel 6 could also introduce an under-display fingerprint sensor in Pixel for the first time with a biometric authentication system that could …
The Clubhouse app: What is the allure of the invite-only social media network? - USA TODAYUSA Today
Members believe what you say as well as your actions, will prove your value on the invite-only app.
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…
Call of Duty: Warzone Season 2 May Have a Special Modern Warfare 2 Surprise - ComicBook.comComicBook.com
A prominent Call of Duty: Warzone leaker is dropping hints that Season 2 has a special surprise for Modern Warfare fans or, more specifically, a special Modern Warfare 2 surprise. Taking to Twitter, ModernWarzone randomly tweeted out a soap emoji, an obvious …
Smart Glasses are Gaining Popularity — Here are The Best Smart Glasses Available Right Now - msnNOWSpy.com
The newest tech innovation is gaining steam.
YouTube app can now play 4K HDR videos on Android devices - PhoneArenaPhoneArena
Starting this week, YouTube added the same 4K resolution option to Android devices that don't actually support it.
Overwatch 2 Reveals "Shocking" Changes to Popular Character - ComicBook.comComicBook.com
Overwatch 2 is making some 'shocking' changes to the tank class, and one popular character, in particular, is getting a pretty large overhaul in the process. Yesterday, Blizzard revealed new looks for Widowmaker, Reaper, McCree, and Pharah. On top of this, it…
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.
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.
Tapping notifications will open apps instantaneously on Android 12 - Android PoliceAndroid Police
You know these notifications you tap and then nothing happens until a minute or two have passed? Twitter used to be guilty of this, but there are still
Warzone Player Ends The Game With The Ultimate Disrespect 3 - Gaming INTELGaming INTEL
Winning a game of Warzone can be a difficult task in itself, but watch as this Warzone player pulls off a stylish finisher to secure the win.
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.
We need more Nintendo Switch games – but these ports won't cut it - TechRadarTechRadar
Opinion: Port of call
iPhone 12 Pro Max vs. Galaxy S21 Ultra: Apple's and Samsung's luxe phones compared - CNETCNET
The iPhone 12 Pro Max and the Galaxy S21 Ultra are among Apple's and Samsung's most luxurious phones yet. Here's how the two smartphone royals stack up against each other.
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.
New emoji in iOS 14.5: Vaccine-ready syringe, AirPods Max and gender inclusivity - CNETCNET
There are also more skin tone variations for emoji, including couples kissing.
Old-School 911 GT3 Vs New-Age McLaren Artura: A Fascinating Clash Of Eras - Car ThrottleCar Throttle
The 2020s heated up this week with reveals of two polar-opposite supercars, one nudging the combustion era to new heights and the other taking a bold step towards an electrified future. Incredibly, for all their differences, they’re still rivals
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…