Saturday January 29-th, 2022

EA Intends To EA Intends To "Double Down" On Star Wars Video Game Development

Yeah, that was a year ago. Speaking in a investor call yesterday (via VGC ), the publisher's CEO Andrew Wilson explained that "while skateboarding in and of itself has tremendous appeal to a huge, global audience, there's also another secular tren...

WhatsApp Messenger Starts Testing Animated Stickers on Android, iPhone WhatsApp Messenger Starts Testing Animated Stickers on Android, iPhone

To get access to animated stickers, you'll first need to be a beta tester for WhatsApp. The instant messaging app has been reported to be working on animated stickers for a while now; however, details of full rollout are still not known. Creators hav...

OnePlus goes back to making affordable smartphones, launch set for July OnePlus goes back to making affordable smartphones, launch set for July

Jumping from that to an affordable lineup is a big change for the company in question even though OnePlus made headways back in the day on the back of some dreamy high-end smartphones that it sold at rock-bottom prices (in comparison to competing ...

Reasons Not To Install the watchOS 7 Beta & 3 Reasons To Reasons Not To Install the watchOS 7 Beta & 3 Reasons To

There are a lot of exciting new watchOS 7 features coming with this update. So perhaps it's not a big surprise that the Apple Watch is sort of following suit, with watchOS 7 no longer supporting Force Touch . It's mostly the same, but it's usu...

Lone Echo Developer Ready At Dawn Acquired by Facebook Lone Echo Developer Ready At Dawn Acquired by Facebook

Ready At Dawn Studios CEO Ru Weerasuriya said in a tweet , "Nearly 17 years ago, we embarked on a journey to build a game studio". Ready At Dawn Studios is notable for the innovative movement mechanics it's developed in VR, which Oculus praised...

Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea re-open July 1 Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea re-open July 1

Disney plans to reopen all 12 of its theme parks around the world by mid-July. 2021 vacation packages for select Walt Disney World Good Neighbor Hotels will go on sale on June 28, 2020. Two amusement parks, Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea...

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time Announced Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time Announced

Activision and Toys For Bob have unleashed the first gameplay footage of the long-awaited Crash Bandicoot 4 for your viewing pleasure, and it's looking absolutely smashing. A new Crash Bandicoot adventure is on the way from Toys for Bob and ...

NVIDIA and Mercedes partner to create a next-gen auto computer NVIDIA and Mercedes partner to create a next-gen auto computer

The announcement follows last week's news that Mercedes and BMW had ended a partnership in the area of self-driving technology . Mercedes-Benz 2019 A-Class cars already offer drivers rich, real-time 3D graphics and artificial intelligence system...

Samsung Pay Card is coming to the United Kingdom, powered by Curve Samsung Pay Card is coming to the United Kingdom, powered by Curve

Apart from offering a secure and simple way to pay, Samsung's new card will also allow users to view all their spending in one place. The announcement continues a growing trend of technology firms such as Google and Apple offering a variety of dig...

BMW Vehicles First to Offer Apple Digital Key with iOS 13.6 Update BMW Vehicles First to Offer Apple Digital Key with iOS 13.6 Update

Initially, this feature will only be available in a handful of cities (New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Shanghai and Beijing). You do have to use BMW's app to set it up. CarKey will allow the driver to share the virtual key with friends via ...

When does Federation Internationale de Football Association 21 release? When does Federation Internationale de Football Association 21 release?

During yesterday's presentation, the sign appeared "PS Plus necessary to playso it's nearly a fact that this subscription service will continue to be present on PS5 , after ending the free online game with the transition from PS3 to PS4 ".

Google just made a huge privacy change - what you need to know Google just made a huge privacy change - what you need to know

As of Wednesday, the default setting will be set for information to be automatically deleted after 18 months for new accounts and for those turning on location history for the first time. On the plus side, if Google knows your home address and the lo...

Project Cars 3 release date confirmed for August Project Cars 3 release date confirmed for August

Project CARS 3 is the third installment in the best-seller racing franchise that brings all the intense thrills, emotions and fun from the vibrant world of motor racing to vivid life as players undertake a whole new exciting career journey that sees...

Trump Sends Stern Warning to Protesters in U.S. Capital Trump Sends Stern Warning to Protesters in U.S. Capital

Twitter is referring to the protesters in D.C. Sculptures and monuments honoring figures from the Confederacy, a group of states that tried to leave the USA in 1861-1865 to preserve slavery, recently became a target of protesters, with many such s...

Securing IoT and OT — Microsoft's CyberX Acquisition Securing IoT and OT — Microsoft's CyberX Acquisition

Terms of the transaction weren't disclosed, but several published reports last month said Microsoft was nearing a deal to pay around $ 165 million for CyberX, whose backers include Norwest Venture Partners and Qualcomm Inc. Other CyberX personne...

Olympus Is Selling Its Camera Business to Japan Industrial Partners Olympus Is Selling Its Camera Business to Japan Industrial Partners

But in recent years, camera manufacturers like Olympus have struggled to remain profitable as the rise of smartphone cameras caused the standalone camera market to plummet . Olympus said it had tried to improve the unit's cost structure as sales dec...

Fortnite: the first package of Season 3 is available, Akhuleon arrives Fortnite: the first package of Season 3 is available, Akhuleon arrives

Many players have taken to both Reddit and Twitter as they have realised the vehicles have been removed from the battle royale. The new season map developer Epic launched this month removed numerous game's decorative vehicles, but the lack of p...

Microsoft shutting down Mixer and teaming up with Facebook Microsoft shutting down Mixer and teaming up with Facebook

On Monday, Microsoft announced it will shut Mixer down, with plans to enter a partnership with Facebook Gaming. Microsoft entered the game livestreaming arena in 2016 when it purchased the newly released Beam. While numerous partners interviewed by...

Oculus Go is being discontinued this year Oculus Go is being discontinued this year

The main downside to this is that before it was discontinued, the Oculus Go was selling for under $US200 ($288), while a base Oculus Quest and the Rift S cost twice as much, with starting prices of $US400 ($576), and are both now sold out on the ...

Apple approves first developers for Developer Transition Kit with A12Z Mac mini Apple approves first developers for Developer Transition Kit with A12Z Mac mini

To help make the transition, Apple announced Rosetta 2 and a host of new frameworks, including the ability to run iPhone and iPad apps, on the new hardware. In addition, Taiwan media also reported that Apple's self-developed Mac chips will be exc...

Who will be impacted by Trump's visa freeze? Who will be impacted by Trump's visa freeze?

The ban on new visas applies to H-1B visas, H-2B visas for nonagricultural seasonal workers, J-1 visas for exchange students and L-1 visas for managers of multinational corporations. India-born Google CEO Sundar Pichai said: "Immigration has contri...

Apple CarPlay's CarKey update lets you lend someone your BMW via text Apple CarPlay's CarKey update lets you lend someone your BMW via text

Viticci's example has App Switcher set as the action for the double tap, and Spotlight as the action for the Triple Tap, but it's not hard to imagine other uses - one commenter on Twitter suggested that this is an ideal way for launching that " I'm b...

Pokemon Cafe Mix Out Now on iOS, Android and Switch Pokemon Cafe Mix Out Now on iOS, Android and Switch

Pokémon Unite is bright, easy to read, and most of all, the length of each match is short; this example lasted around four minutes with all scoring being doubled in the final two. Pokemon Cafe Mix is a puzzle game where players link Pokemon icons to...

The Motorola RAZR successor may have been delayed until early 2021 The Motorola RAZR successor may have been delayed until early 2021

Ross Younger, the CEO of Show Provide Chain Consultants tweeted that the " Motorola Razr 2" has been delayed by 1 / 4 because of Covid-19. Yes, it was only yesterday that we told you the second edition of Motorola's modernized Razr could be lau...

Amazon pledges US$2b venture capital fund to invest in clean energy Amazon pledges US$2b venture capital fund to invest in clean energy

Emissions did grow more slowly than net sales, which increased 22% previous year from 2018, but the increase illustrates the challenge the company faces in its quest to go carbon neutral. The bulk of the emissions come from what is called "indirect s...

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