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How airbag jeans and high-tech vests could make motorbikes safer - CNN

Balanced on two wheels without a protective shell, riding a motorbike is far more dangerous than driving a car -- but innovations in airbags could help keep motorcyclists safe.

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Pixel Artist Imagines Modern Pokémon With Game Boy Graphics - Kotaku

Illustrator and pixel artist Pat Ackerman has spent the last year reimagining the entire Pokédex of Pokémon Sword and Shield as old-school sprites.

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This $18,000 MotoGP Simulator Means Year-Round Track Days In Your Garage - Jalopnik

Motorcycles are great, but for many of us—especially sport bike riders—the riding season is cut short by cold weather and slick roads. If you’ve spent the whole winter itching to get back out on track, then what you need is a MotoTrainer module which allows y…

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Fortnite Adds Sarah Connor and T-800 Terminator Skins - IGN - IGN

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 adds skins from The Terminator series including Sarah Connor and T-800.

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Xbox Live Gold Reportedly Getting Massive Price Increase - ComicBook.com

Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S may be getting a massive price increase. Right now, Xbox players have three options when it comes to Xbox Live Gold: one month for $10, three months for $25, and 6 months for $40. Microsoft used to …

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Hitman 3 beginner’s guide: 8 tips and tricks - Polygon

Looking for help with Hitman’s best weapons, items, and gear, or how to use Mission Stories, or how shortcut ladders/doors work? Check out the basics in our Hitman 3 beginner’s guide, which also works for Hitman 2!

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Review - MobileTechReview

Lisa Gade review the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, Samsung’s 2021 flagship big screen phone with the best cameras Samsung has to offer. A decided improvement ove...

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Do you have any of these coronavirus symptoms? CDC says go to the hospital now - BGR

While most COVID-19 symptoms are mild, there are a few emergency symptoms that warrant immediate medical attention. Some of these warning signs, according to the CDC, include trouble breathing, confusion, and an inability to stay awake. To date, the U.S. has …

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Windows 10X booted on the Lumia 950XL shows Microsoft’s OS scales well on mobile - XDA Developers

No, your eyes don't deceive you. Someone really did manage to get an early build of Windows 10X running on a Lumia 950XL.

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It's Complicated: The Zenith Chronomaster Sport, With The El Primero Caliber 3600 - HODINKEE - HODINKEE

The new Chronomaster Sport Chronograph brings a slew of technical updates to the El Primero caliber.

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Fortnite: How To Complete Predator Skin Challenges - IGN

The second set of the Fortnite Predator challenges have dropped and this is an in-depth guide on how to complete them. Find out how to do damage with thermal...

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Daily Crunch: Apple might be working on a VR headset - TechCrunch

A new report suggests there’s a pricey Apple VR headset in the works, Facebook’s Oversight Board will examine one of the social network’s most consequential decisions and we review the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra. This is your Daily Crunch for January 21, 2021. …

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Dead By Daylight Studio Hurriedly Announces Colorblind Mode After Designer Complains About Accessibility Reque - Kotaku

A little over a week after a Dead by Daylight designer became publicly agitated over requests for accessibility options, developer Behaviour Interactive has announced that it is working on accommodations for colorblind players.

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Resident Evil Village - Official Gameplay Reveal Trailer - GameSpot

We get our first look at gameplay in Resident Evil 8: Village and some of the people we are going to encounter on your journey through the castle, the tall, ...

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Destiny 2 brings back Umbral Engrams, adds gilded Titles for season 13 - Polygon

Destiny 2’s 13th season is only a few weeks away, and Bungie just revealed some major additions to the usual Destiny formula. Umbral Engrams will return as a permanent feature in season 13, and players will finally be able to gild their Title Seals.

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Pebble founder launches Beeper, a universal chat app that works with iMessage and others - TechCrunch

Decades ago, a software program called Trillian introduced a way for internet users to interact with multiple IM networks, like ICQ, AIM and MSN Messenger, in a single window. Now, Pebble founder and Y Combinator Partner Eric Migicovsky is revisiting this con…

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The Raspberry Pi Pico is a tiny $4 microcontroller running off the company’s very own chip - Circuit Breaker

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced the Raspberry Pi Pico, a $4 microcontroller. The computer features the new RP2040, which will also show up in other products, thanks to the foundation’s partnership with companies like Adafruit, Arduino, and Pimoroni.

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Report: $250 Collector's Edition Of Cyberpunk 2077 Gets Refunded, Player Gets To Keep It Anyway - Kotaku

For the last month, digital storefronts, brick-and-mortar retailers, and developer CD Projekt Red have been processing refunds for Cyberpunk 2077’s busted console version. That includes the game’s $250 collector’s edition, which in one case CDPR refunded with…

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Dead by Daylight dev announces colorblind mode amid controversy - Polygon

Dead by Daylight debuted a new UI on the public test realm, which drew criticism from colorblind fans. A developer expressed frustration at these concerns, which led to an outcry from fans and advocates. Behaviour has announced an upcoming colorblind mode.

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Breath Of The Wild Mod Makes Link's House Suck Less - Kotaku

Much like his fellow millennials (who may or may not also technically be over 100 years old due to Calamity-induced death sleeps), Breath of the Wild’s Link dreams of home ownership. Unlike the rest of us, he can actually achieve that goal. There’s just one p…

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Pebble Founder Says His New App Brings iMessage to Android With a Little 'Trickery' - Gizmodo

It’s a good time to be in the business of messaging solutions—and the founder of Pebble claims to have a weird new solution. Beeper, a forthcoming app, sells itself as a hub for all your messaging services, including the ability to use iMessage on Android.

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Otter.ai’s new Chrome extension can transcribe Google Meet calls in real time - The Verge

You can now use the automated transcription service Otter.ai to transcribe and provide closed captions for Google Meet calls with the help of a new Chrome extension. It works with free and paid Otter accounts.

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Reviews pit Samsung’s new Galaxy S21 Ultra flagship against the iPhone 12 with mixed results - 9to5Mac

Reviews of Samsung’s newest Galaxy S21 Ultra flagship hit the presses today, pitting the new 6.8-inch device against Apple’s iPhone 12.

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Bugsnax Devs Say The Ending Could Have Been A Lot Darker - Kotaku

I’ve been thinking about Bugsnax so much that it feels like I’ve eaten one of the suspiciously addicting little critters myself. It’s been a week since I’ve finished the game and I still catch myself muttering “bunger bunger bunger” as I go about my day. To …

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Apple's VR Headset Is Reportedly Ultra Expensive and Very Niche - IGN - IGN

Apple's VR headset is reportedly ultra-high-end, expensive, and niche and will serve as the first step towards a more mainstream AR headset.

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Puzzle Quest 3 revives match-3/RPG mash-up after ten years away - Rock Paper Shotgun

Puzzle Quest is returning after a ten year absence. Puzzle Quest 3 will again combine match-3 and RPG mechanics together with the original designer Steve Fawkner at the helm, but this time it’ll be – possible uh-oh – free-to-play. Not much to go on based on t…

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iOS 15 Rumored to Drop Support for iPhone 6s and 2016 iPhone SE - MacRumors

Apple's upcoming iOS 15 operating system, which we expect to see unveiled in June, is rumored to be dropping support for a few of Apple's...

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Grab an unlocked Google Pixel 3 XL for $300 at B&H Photo - The Verge

Over at B&H Photo, you can grab a 64GB Google Pixel 3 XL for only $300. For this price, you’ll receive an unlocked model that works with all major US carriers. This is a good Android phone for people who want a solid built-in camera and an affordable price.

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No brand is safe from Fortnite - The Verge

Fortnite has long been known as a cross-promotional juggernaut, but developer Epic Games has recently taken things to a whole new level. Epic added the Predator on January 20th, and it will be selling virtual soccer kits from 23 different clubs on January 22n…

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Peter Moore gets back in the video game business, joins Unity - Polygon

Peter Moore, the longtime video gaming executive who helmed Liverpool Football Club from 2017 to 2020, and previously worked at Sega, Microsoft, and EA, has returned to the industry as an executive with Unity Technologies, the engine maker.

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Chevy Teases Bolt EUV Again - Jalopnik

Chevy is really hyped about the upcoming Bolt EUV. Teasers for the upcoming electric crossover have been coming left and right ahead of its debut next month. With this recent teaser, we have a better look at the crossover’s back end, having already seen a hea…

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Golf With Your Friends purchased by Team17 — and new content is coming - Polygon

Golf With Your Friends is a popular party game for players and streamers, and it looks like it will continue to see new content. Team17 has purchased the IP, and say that this weird, wild game of golf and grief is just getting started.

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GameStop PS5 and Xbox restock: How to buy the consoles now - NBC News

GameStop and Walmart restocked the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X. Learn how to buy a PS5 or Xbox now before the restocked units sell out.

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OnePlus Joins Forces with Oppo and Realme for Research and Development - Gizmodo

In order to better compete big the bug name phone brands, OnePlus, Oppo, and Realme are joining forces to help improve their R&D.

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Breath of the Wild mod makes buying Link’s house less of a scam - Polygon

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild allows the player to buy a house in Hateno Village, but you can’t really do much with it. Enter a new mod that improves the decorations, adds new mechanics like owning a pet, and improves the area with a fast travel poi…

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Here's what happens to your lungs when you get COVID - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Chief of Thoracic Imaging at UW Health explains what happens to the lungs of a patient who has COVID.

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Second report says iOS 15 to drop support for iPhone 6s, original iPhone SE, more - 9to5Mac

A new report today from iPhoneSoft claims to have details on what devices Apple plans to drop support with iOS 15. Notably, the information lines up with a preview report we saw at the end of last year suggesting the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, original iPhone SE wil…

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A closer look at laser chips that Apple uses for its cameras - CNBC

There are several reasons to take a closer look at Lumentum as one company that could massively benefit from the 3D sensing boom.

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watchOS 7.3 RC released to developers with new unity watch face, Time to Walk feature, ECG in more countries - 9to5Mac

Apple has been testing watchOS 7.3 and other software updates since December last year, and now it seems the company is ready to release them to the public. Following the release of iOS 14.4 RC, Apple has just released watchOS 7.3 RC to developers — which bri…

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'Call of Duty: Warzone' is about to get a big esports push - Engadget

"In the next few months, I think we will have exciting things to share," Head of Leagues Johanna Faries said.

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Historic NASA Launch Platform Will Be Demolished - Gizmodo

NASA’s Mobile Launcher Platform-2—a structure involved in the Apollo and Space Shuttle missions—is in the process of being torn down.

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Kenny Omega and Xavier Woods' Respective Top 10 Games of 2020 - Giant Bomb

No force on this Earth could keep these two friends for life from reuniting to tell us about their favorite games of the year.

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Ubuntu Linux is now running on M1 Macs - Ars Technica

We still have a way to go before easily dual-booting Linux and macOS.

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Microsoft Edge gets new colorful themes, sleeping tabs feature, and password manager - The Verge

Microsoft is rolling out lots of new Edge browser features this month. Edge is getting new colorful themes, a new sleeping tabs feature that saves on CPU and RAM, and an improved password manager.

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Apex Legends Season 8: Mayhem - Official Launch Trailer - IGN

Walter "Fuse" Fitzroy joins Apex Legends. Watch the launch trailer for Season 8 of the free-to-play battle royale game and get another look at the new Legend...

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Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop Release New PS5 Stock in Biggest Drop of 2021 - ComicBook.com

Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop have all either release PS5 stock today or will release PS5 stock today at the moment of writing this, making this the biggest PS5 drop of 2021, and one of the biggest PS5 drops since the console released back in November. For A…

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Lucky Winners Of Newegg's Lottery Get To Pay Full Price For PC Parts - Kotaku

A lottery for prized graphics cards and processors went up briefly on PC part seller Newegg’s site yesterday. It’s a testament to the ongoing shortage of all things gaming during the ongoing covid-19 pandemic.

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That's all folks: Samsung Galaxy Note series is no more, say two well-known insiders - PhoneArena

Although the Note series appears to have been discontinued, we may still see one more Note handset.

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Unspottable - Launch Trailer - Nintendo Switch - Nintendo

Behave like a robot and punch your friends like a Human! Unspottable is a local multiplayer party game about hiding in a crowd of AIs and spotting the other ...

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Raspberry Pi Pico is a $4 Arduino alternative - Engadget

The Raspberry Pi team has released the Pico, a $4 microcontroller that competes with Arduino.

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Galaxy S21 Ultra Battery Test -- The Longest Lasting Samsung Flagship Ever? - PhoneArena

Buy Galaxy S21 Ultra: https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8743310-14435811Buy Galaxy S20 Ultra: https://amzn.to/2LRFSlIBuy Note 20 Ultra: https://amzn.to/2KyYg22...

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra review: The top dog? - Pocket-lint

Samsung's 2021 superphone - the S21 Ultra - sits above the S21 and S21 Plus in the family. But is it every bit as "ultra" as the name suggests?

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Nvidia RTX 3070 vs 3060 Ti: how do they compare? - Rock Paper Shotgun

Nvidia’s new RTX 3070 and RTX 3060 Ti GPUs may still be impossible to get hold of right now, but if you’ve been thinking about upgrading your graphics card recently and aren’t sure which one to go for when they eventually come back in stock, then you’re in th…

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‘It breaks my heart’: Thumb injury forces pro video gamer to retire - CNBC

Thomas "ZooMaa" Paparatto announced he's "taking a step back from competitive Call of Duty" on Twitter.

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Resident Evil Village: How to Watch the Gameplay Reveal Showcase - IGN - IGN

Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming Resident Evil Village showcase, including how to watch the stream, when it starts, and what to expect.

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Parody 'Trump Presidential Library' is dead on - Boing Boing

This is a fantastic example of what the DJT Presidential Library should be. The Hall of Criminality and the Alt-Right Auditorium are perfect. The Donald J Trump Presidential Library

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Puzzle Quest 3 is free-to-play, launching in 2021 - Polygon

On Thursday, 505 Games and the franchise’s original developer, Infinity Plus Two, announced Puzzle Quest 3. The third entry in the Puzzle Quest series will be free-to-play, with a release date on PC, mobile, and other platforms scheduled for this year.

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A 10-Billion-Pixel Scan of ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ Captures More Detail Than Your Eyes Ever Could - Gizmodo

A massive 10-billion-pixel scan of Johannes Vermeer’s painting, ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ lets you see the famous artwork with more detail than the human eye could ever see in person.

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Resident Evil Village: 'Re:Verse Mode' and Deluxe Edition Details Leak - IGN - IGN

Resident Evil: Village will feature a new mode called Re:Verse as well as a special pack of bonus items for players who purchase the Deluxe Edition, a store page leak has revealed.

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‘Beeper’ app from Pebble founder brings your chat apps into one place, iMessage on Android too - 9to5Google

Beeper, from the founder of Pebble, brings iMessage support to Android and puts all your chat apps in one place for a low cost too.

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Turkish designer reveals jaw-dropping New York skyscraper design - Daily Mail

It has been dreamt-up by Turkish architecture firm Hayri Atak Architectural Design Studio, which described the structure as 'amorphous' and having a 'transparent, ghostly stance in the city skyline'.

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Vizio’s 65-inch P-Series Quantum X 4K TV is over $400 off - The Verge

You can save 28 percent on Vizio’s flagship QLED 4K TV, which is loaded with high-end specs, including 384 local dimming zones and HDMI 2.1 ports. Also on sale is Apple’s Magic Keyboard for the 11-inch iPad Pro and latest iPad Air.

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Best Buy's 4-day sale ends today: The 5 best Intel Evo 2-in-1 laptop deals we've found - CNET

Save up to $300 on modern, convertible ultraportables from Dell, HP or Lenovo during Best Buy's sale that runs through Thursday.

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20 PS5 & Xbox Series X/S Upgrades We NEED to See - GameSpot

The biggest improvements and features we want to see come to the next-generation consoles in 2021.2021 will be the first full year of the newest generation o...

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All the Types of TV Tech You Can Choose From in 2021 - Gizmodo

On the one hand, picking a television set is a simple job: Get the most expensive one you can afford from a brand you like. On the other hand, there are so many types of screen technology and associated labels and acronyms that you’d be forgiven for feeling u…

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Spotify is paying podcasters tens of thousands of dollars to buoy its own sponsorship tool - The Verge

Spotify’s Anchor podcast creation app promises to democratize sponsorships by making them accessible to smaller shows. But Spotify appears to be the main client, shelling out tens of thousands of dollars to podcasters for them to read ads for Anchor or Spotif…

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EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid review: light on features for the cost - The Verge

Solid execution when it comes to minimizing latency and preserving audio quality, but the microphones don’t work while connected wirelessly to the USB-C dongle.

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Pebble founder promises iMessage on Android and Windows with universal chat app - The Verge

Beeper is a new universal chat app that’s an attempt to unify 15 different chat platforms into a single interface. The app is the work of a small team that includes Eric Migicovsky, the founder of smartwatch brand Pebble.

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Planet-harvesting Dyson Sphere Program is out now in early access - Rock Paper Shotgun

Dyson Sphere Program's a sci-fi management sim about harvesting planets and building automated factories. Might be worth a look if you're into Factorio.

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Another report of smaller notch in this year’s iPhones; sensor-shift OIS, too - 9to5Mac

A new report today echoes earlier ones that this year's iPhones – possibly named the iPhone 12S – will have a smaller notch ...

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, RTX 3070, RTX 3060 Mobility GPU TGP, cTGP, PPAB Power Configurations Detailed - Wccftech

Power configurations of NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 30 Mobility GPUs which include the GeForce RTX 3080, RTX 3070 & RTX 3060 have been detailed. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series will launch in both Max-Q and Max-P flavors, featuring different core, clocks and me…

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It’s not just the US where Galaxy S21 doesn’t get MST for Samsung Pay - SamMobile

It was revealed earlier this week that the Galaxy S21 series is missing Samsung Pay's MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) functionality ...

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Apple’s first VR headset reportedly includes a fabric design, a fan, and expensive price tag - The Verge

Apple’s first VR headset might be an expensive and niche device. A new report claims the headset may arrive in 2022 with a fabric design, a fan, and an expensive price tag.

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Apple may be bringing MagSafe back to MacBooks. Here's why it's a terrible idea - CNET

It breaks my heart to say this, but I'm hoping rumors of the MagSafe's return aren't true.

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Linux has been ported to run on Apple’s M1 Macs - The Verge

Linux has now been successfully ported to run on Apple’s M1 Macs. Corellium, makers of a virtual iPhone, has released a tutorial for getting Ubuntu running on an M1 Mac.

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Samsung Display to make 90Hz OLED screens for laptops - Engadget

What would you prefer in your next gaming laptop? An OLED panel with excellent contrast and deep black levels, or a different display technology that can surpass 60Hz? Samsung Display has announced plans to manufacture “the world’s first” 90Hz OLED panels d…

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ASUS, MSI & ASRock Z590 Motherboard Prices Detailed – Over $1000 US For Flagship Products - Wccftech

Various motherboard manufacturers and retailers have started providing pricing information for their Z590 motherboard lineups. ASUS & MSI confirmed the prices for several boards a while back but we also got a word from ASRock on their recently revealed Z5…

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Raspberry Pi Foundation launches $4 microcontroller with custom chip - TechCrunch

Meet the Raspberry Pi Pico, a tiny little microcontroller that lets you build hardware projects with some code running on the microcontroller. Even more interesting, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is using its own RP2040 chip, which means that the foundation is …

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Valve and five publishers fined €7.8 million for geo-blocking Steam keys - Rock Paper Shotgun

Valve and a handful of game publishers have landed themselves in hot water with the European Commision for geo-blocking PC games in certain regions in Europe.

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Samsung Display is mass-producing 90Hz OLED screens for laptops - The Verge

Samsung Display has announced plans to mass-produce the world’s first 90Hz OLED screens designed for laptops. Manufacturing will begin in March in “very large quantities,” and “several” laptop manufacturers are said to be planning models for this year.

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'Hitman 3' players run into launch day server problems - Engadget

The launch of 'Hitman 3' has been marred by server problems that prevented players from transferring saves for previous games, or connecting to play the game at all.

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LEGO Ideas Metroid Set Reveals Huge Ridley Add-On in Fan-Created Project - IGN - IGN

A fan-made LEGO set that includes Samus, her Gunship, a small Metroid, and more received an update today that added a giant Ridley to the potential playset.

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Netflix To Rollout 'Shuffle Play' Feature Around The World In Coming Months - Benzinga

Netflix Inc (NASDAQ: NFLX) disclosed during its fourth-quarter earnings report that it will bring "Shuffle Play" to its global userbase in ...