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Amazon is opening brand-new Razr boxes to fold the phones for safer shipping - The Verge

Amazon is removing Razr foldable phones from their boxes in order to fold them for safer shipping. The company added an apology to its product page for any potential fingerprints that may appear on customers’ devices.

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Apple is set to report earnings after the bell - CNBC

Investors and analysts didn't get a hint at how Apple is projecting the sales performance of the iPhone 12, which went on sale in October.

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It’s Alexa’s birthday, so Amazon has discounted Echo and Fire TV gadgets - The Verge

Amazon’s Alexa smart assistant is another year older, and to celebrate, the company is marking down devices that have Alexa functionality. That covers a wide range of tech, including Echo smart speakers and displays, Fire TV devices, and more.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War PC hard drive requirements announced - Polygon

Activision and Treyarch released the PC minimum and recommended specs for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, which will require just as much hard drive space as Modern Warfare.

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Far Cry 6, Rainbow Six Quarantine Delayed Past March 2021 - GameSpot

Ubisoft has pushed two of its biggest games into the 2021-2022 fiscal year, meaning we won't see them until April at the earliest.

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Far Cry 6 and Rainbow Six Quarantine delayed into Ubisoft’s 2021 fiscal year - Polygon

On Thursday, Ubisoft revealed plans to delay Rainbow Six Quarantine and Far Cry 6 further into 2021 — and potentially into 2022. The company blames the COVID-19 pandemic and work-from-home development for the delays.

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Nvidia’s RTX 3070 preorders were pure hell, so I live blogged - The Verge

Nvidia’s RTX 3070 graphics card is sold out at every retailer. And instead of writing a normal news post about how it sold out in a short amount of time, Taylor Lyles decided to chronicle her own misadventures of trying to secure the $499 graphics card.

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Google Pixel 5 Black Friday Price Revealed - Droid Life

Every year, Google releases its new Pixel phones in October and a bunch of us rush out to be the first to own them. Then, weeks later as Black Friday arrives, we scream and whine about Google and its retail partners hosting significant sales on the same phone…

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3D-scanning Canvas app shows what iPhone 12 Pro's lidar can do - CNET

House-scanning app Canvas works with lidar on the iPhone 12 Pro, but also scans without it. The difference is accuracy.

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Xbox Games With Gold for November 2020 Announced - IGN - IGN

The November 2020 Games With Gold lineup is the first for Xbox Series X and Series S.

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AirPods Pro vs. Jabra Elite 75t: After months of testing, here's what I think - CNET

These are among the best wireless earbuds you can buy, so which pair should you spend your cash on?

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Xbox Games With Gold November 2020 free games announced - Polygon

Xbox Live Gold subscribers and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members will get four free games in November with Xbox Games With Gold. Nov. 2020’s free games include Aragami: Shadow Edition for Xbox One and original Xbox game Full Spectrum Warrior.

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Air pollution in China’s ‘iPhone city’ blamed on iPhone 12 production - 9to5Mac

Air pollution in China has spiked in Zhengzhou, colloquially known as 'iPhone city' as it is the centre of assembly operations by Apple's key iPhone ...

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Microsoft Excel spreadsheets now take custom live data - Engadget

Microsoft Excel now takes al kinds of custom data, expanding spreadsheets well past the usual text and numbers.

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NBA 2K21 gives WNBA players a career mode with The W - Polygon

NBA 2K21 on PS5 and Xbox Series X will feature a mode called The W, in which players may create their own WNBA superstar and take her through a single-player career experience similar to the game’s MyCareer path offered to NBA avatars. The release date is Nov…

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Destiny 2: Beyond Light’s launch trailer shows off Eris using Stasis - Polygon

The launch trailer for Destiny 2: Beyond Light is here, and brings with it a few new bits of gameplay and story. We see heroes like Eris Morn wielding the Darkness and what players this is a tease at Beyond Light’s raid boss. Plus, it’s set to a sweet “Paint …

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Apple AirPods with a wireless charging case will be $108 today at Walmart - The Verge

Walmart will host the best-ever deal on AirPods for select US states online starting at 7PM ET. There are other great deals happening at Amazon and Best Buy on Sony’s WH-1000XM4 noise-canceling headphones and much more.

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Is iPhone 12 a smash hit? Apple may offer its first hint this week - CNET

While the newest iPhone launched after the close of the quarter, Apple watchers will be hanging on CEO Tim Cook's every word Thursday.

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PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan on making PS5 more successful than PS4 - GamesIndustry.biz

"I've done them all, and this has easily been the most extraordinary PlayStation launch of any of them."

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Amazon's Echo Show and Fire TV devices hit all-time lows in Alexa birthday sale - Engadget

Now may be a great time to pick up that Amazon device you’ve been eyeing, because the e-commerce giant is selling several Echo Show and Fire TV models at deep discounts to celebrate Alexa’s birthday. Amazon first announced the voice assistant in 2014, and it…

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Demon’s Souls on PS5: What’s changing for the remake - Polygon

PlayStation 5 launch game Demon’s Souls is a remake of the PS3 classic. Creative director Gavin Moore explains what’s changing in the PS5 version of Demon’s Souls, and what’s sticking to the classic.

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Microsoft is reportedly planning a major UI overhaul for Windows 10 next year - TechSpot

We recently saw minor changes to various Windows components in Microsoft's October 2020 feature update, but next year the company will reportedly shift things into high gear,...

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Strong demand for the iPhone 12 Pro reportedly surprised Apple - 9to5Mac

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo recently suggested there was stronger than expected demand for the iPhone 12 Pro, and that is backed by a new supply-chain ...

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Apple ramps up efforts to build own search engine to rival Google, says report - CNET

A Financial Times report says there's growing evidence of Apple's efforts to develop its own search engine.

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Watch Dogs 2 Lead Actor Has Not Been Asked to Return for Watch Dogs Legion - IGN

Watch Dogs 2’s lead actor, Ruffin Prentiss, has not been asked to reprise his role as Marcus Holloway for Watch Dogs Legion, all but confirming that the character will not be returning in the new game anytime soon.

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Sony redesigns the PlayStation app with a new look and exclusive PS5 features (APK Download) - Android Police

In preparation for the PlayStation 5 release, Sony rolled out an update for its Remote Play app earlier this month. Now the main PlayStation app itself is

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Final Fantasy 16 Introduces Its 6 Realms - IGN - IGN

Square Enix has detailed the six realms of Valisthea that make up Final Fantasy 16's setting.

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Central Banks Sell Gold for First Time in a Decade - Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- Central banks became gold sellers for the first time since 2010 as some producing nations exploited near-record prices to soften the blow from...

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Map Shows PS5 And Xbox Series X Global Demand–And One Runaway Winner - Forbes

In this battle of black and white consoles, the popularity difference is also black and white.

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Why Microsoft has blocked hundreds of sites in Internet Explorer - PCWorld

Microsoft has inserted code in Microsoft Edge 87 that will block hundreds of sites from opening within Explorer. v, even if it’s not really a good replacement for Internet Explorer itself

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Google is testing a nifty app comparison feature in the Play Store - The Next Web

There are plenty of sites on the internet where you can compare the specs of gadgets such as phones, laptops, and cameras.But it’s hard to compare apps in the same way. However, Google’s testing a feature in the Play Store that lets you do just that. Accordin…

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Red coating contaminates SpaceX rockets, delays crew launch - Phys.org

SpaceX's second astronaut flight is off until mid-November because red lacquer dripped into tiny vent holes in two rocket engines that now must be replaced.

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Bang & Olufsen’s latest lunchbox-shaped speaker has a built-in Qi wireless charger - The Verge

Bang & Olufsen’s latest portable Bluetooth speaker is the Beolit 20, a lunchbox-sized successor to 2017’s Beolit 17. The big upgrade this time around is a Qi wireless charging pad that can power devices like phones or earbuds.

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Vizio's latest TVs add FreeSync, 120Hz 4K gaming support - Engadget

Vizio's update with FreeSync support is rolling out for its 2021 model year TVs, and for the higher-end versions it includes compatibility with120Hz 4K gaming.

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Vizio and LG’s next-gen-ready OLED TVs are up to $500 off at Best Buy - The Verge

Best Buy is hosting a two-day sale where you can get low prices on some tech products we recommend, ranging from Vizio’s OLED and LG’s CX OLED TV that will make PS5 and Xbox Series X games look great, Sony’s WH-1000XM4 headphones, and more.

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Google tests cool new feature for the Play Store - PhoneArena

Google is testing a feature that will allow an Android user to compare multiple apps belonging to the same category. This will allow an Android user to save tine when deciding which app to ...

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AMD’s new Radeon RX 6000 cards are a serious challenge to Nvidia’s dominance - The Next Web

Man, AMD is on a roll. It was just a few years ago that the company seemed destined to fade into relative obscurity in fields dominated by Intel and Nvidia. Now in 2020, the company is managing to trade blows with its heavyweight competitors in two different …

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Samsung's mobile sales are up 51 percent over last year's numbers - Engadget

According to Samsung, despite the pandemic profits in its mobile business are up sharply from the dip it experienced in 2019. Samsung already told investors to expect higher profits for Q3 of 2020, but now the detailed results are out, revealing operating pr…

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Xbox Series X Fridge Is Real, and Microsoft Is Giving One Away - IGN - IGN

Xbox is giving away an Xbox Series X Fridge through a sweepstakes on its official Twitter account.

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November 2020: Major Game Releases For PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Switch, PC - GameSpot

Here are the biggest games to play in November, which includes Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and more.

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AMD Might Benefit From Nvidia's Mishaps - Gizmodo

Nvidia is having trouble keeping its graphics cards from being snatched up by bots. AMD could learn from its mistakes.

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Sea of Thieves' Fate of the Damned update brings new Voyages and Challenges - TrueAchievements

The Fate of the Damned update for Sea of Thieves has you hunt for the missing Bilge Rat crews with new Voyages and Weekly Challenges.

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Yamaha's THR30IIA is a wireless amp for acoustic guitar players - Engadget

Yamaha is expanding its THR ‘desktop’ amplifier lineup to add a dedicated model for acoustic guitar players.

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CD Projekt Red devs speak out after Cyberpunk 2077 delay met with death threats - Gamasutra

Developers working on the game say they've received threatening messages online over the studio's decision to delay the game an additional 21 days.

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Google compares similar apps head-to-head in new Play Store experiment - Android Police

As one of the most important apps on a smartphone, Google is always making tweaks to the Play Store to improve its usability and design. Earlier this

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Yahoo shambles back into view as a purple phone for Yahoo Mobile - The Verge

An exclusive new phone for Yahoo Mobile was announced today, featuring Yahoo’s signature purple color. The budget phone is produced by ZTE and offers lower-end parts that help the phone hit a $49.99 price. Yahoo’s branding was purchased by Verizon in 2016 and…

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First iPhone 12 mini hands-on video shows just how tiny it is - The Verge

A new video of Apple’s iPhone 12 mini shows just how small the phone, with its 5.4-inch screen, is compared to the regular iPhone 12. The mini goes up for preorder on November 6th along with the iPhone 12 Pro Max.

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Walmart's 4K TV deals are so ridiculous, they seem like a mistake—prices start at just $85! - Yahoo Entertainment

Time for a TV upgrade? Walmart slashed prices on all sorts of 4K TVs from RCA and LG to Sony and Samsung—save up to a whopping $1,050.

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Sony redesigns the PlayStation app with a new look and exclusive PS5 features - Android Police

In preparation for the PlayStation 5 release, Sony rolled out an update for its Remote Play app earlier this month. Now the main PlayStation app itself is

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The first Alexa-connected toy kitchen goes on sale for $300 - Engadget

After making its debut at Toy Fair 2020 earlier this year, KidKraft’s 2-in-1 Alexa Kitchen and Market is now available to buy.

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Google Docs comments being abused to send spam emails - 9to5Google

A new form of spam is using Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides comments to send malicious links to any email address. Here's how to stop receiving the emails.

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Amazon expected to be biggest winner for Thursdays earnings - USA TODAY

Amazon has been on an e-commerce tear, while Apple is selling more phones, tablets and computers for the work at home crowd.

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Pokemon Sword & Shield players claim Crown Tundra DLC “breaks” the game - Dexerto

A new "exploit" in Crown Tundra is allowing new Sword & Shield players to bypass the level grind and catch high level Pokemon.

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First iPhone 12 Mini Hands-On Video Surfaces - MacRumors

Apple's iPhone 12 mini and the iPhone 12 Pro Max aren't set to be available until November 13, but a Romanian YouTuber got his hands on the...

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How to Switch to Vertical Tabs in Edge Chromium - Lifehacker

Edge’s experimental sidebar has been available in Edge Canary since August, but the highly-requested feature is now live in the browser’s developer build. This brings it another step closer to the stable version most of us use. Until then, you can get an earl…

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How to Measure Someone's Height with iPhone 12 Pro - MacRumors

Apple's iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max boast a neat feature that allows you to measure the height of someone using just the Measure app and...