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  • Cyberpunk 2077 Developers Did Not Believe It Was Ready for Launch in 2020 – IGN  IGNInside Cyberpunk 2077's Disastrous Rollout  BloombergCyberpunk Anime Keanu Figure Is Just Happy To Be Here  KotakuHow A Mysterious Developer Fixed The Hottest Game Of 2020 – And Made History  Seeking AlphaCyberpunk 2077 QA Lead Puts Out Statement In Support Of CD Projekt Red  Screen RantView […]
  • The Great Gatsby Performed By NPR's Planet Money : Planet Money  NPRVampire Great Gatsby? F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel gets undead spin  CNETView Full Coverage on Google News
  • New Pokemon Unite Gameplay Footage Leaks  ComicBook.comLike most MOBAs, it looks like Pokemon Unite is predictably getting skins  DestructoidPokémon UNITE Set To Feature Costumes For Each Character  Screen RantPokemon Unite MOBA Will Have Costumed Pokemon  ComicBook.comRUMOR: Pokemon Unite leak reveals customizable skins  GoNintendoView Full Coverage on Google News
  • Apple is blocking Apple Silicon Mac users from sideloading iPhone apps  The VergeApple begins blocking M1 Mac users from side loading iPhone and iPad applications  9to5MacApple Is Reportedly Cracking Down on App Sideloading on M1 Macs  GizmodoFlashlight on iPhone – everything you need to know  AppleInsideriOS 14.4 includes a surprising new warning for iPhone owners  BGRView Full Coverage on Google […]
  • The best new laptops announced at CES 2021  Android AuthorityThe Stand-Out Laptops of CES 2021  GizmodoThe Chips of CES 2021: How New Silicon Will Boost PCs in the New Year  PCMag.comAll the important PC gaming news from CES 2021  Rock Paper ShotgunThe best laptops of CES 2021: the top notebooks on (virtual) show  TechRadarView Full Coverage on Google News

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  • Netflix has snapped up the worldwide rights to a spy thriller that could affect subscriber’s buying decision. The streaming giant has won the auction for Hearts of Stone, a Gal Gadot spy thriller developed by Skydance Media and to be directed by Tom…
  • Apple will temporarily close more than 20 of its retail locations in Georgia, North Carolina and Texas as coronavirus cases continue to climb in those states. In an update on its website first spotted by Bloomberg, the company indicates five Apple St…
  • Facebook is cracking down on events in an effort to prevent its users from organizing violence ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration. The social network says it will block all events in areas around Washington D.C. and state capitals through next week’s…
  • Compared to the changes that could grace the company’s iMac and MacBook Pro computers, Apple is reportedly planning more subtle improvements for its iPhone lineup in 2021. According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the company’s engineers see this as an “…
  • Apple will once again give some of its customers a few extra months of TV+. Since 2019, the company has offered a free one-year trial of the service with the purchase of a new device. When Apple first announced the promotion, it was supposed to expir…

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  • Is Signal down? At the start of 2021, the encrypted chat app has seen a wave of new users who want to keep their conversations private. Here’s how to check whether Signal is down for everyone else.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
  • Regardless of whether you’re on social media, you’ve likely seen sea shanties popping up in the news. But why? Like most viral trends these days, you can thank TikTok. Here’s the scoop.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›
  • All it takes is a good rain to flood your basement or crawlspace. To prevent that from happening, many homes have sump pumps that flush water away from the home. It’s a set it and forget it device, but forgetting it can be a mistake. If a sump pump fails, you’ll get flooded. Flo by […]
  • Augmented Reality (AR) was all the rage for a hot minute, but it didn’t take off outside enterprise uses, like Hololens. Sometimes for a product to reach consumers, simpler is better. TCL’s latest wearable won’t change the world around you; instead, it’ll give you access to a giant screen without the need for a giant […]
  • Sound bars are a great way to improve your TV’s tinny speakers without taking up a lot of room. But they don’t truly surround sound thanks to grouping speakers so close together. Cowin’s new wireless sound bar might give you the best of both world. You can place it under your TV like a traditional […]

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  • Underwater seagrass in coastal areas appear to trap plastic pollution in natural bundles of fiber known as "Neptune balls," researchers have found. The Guardian reports: With no help from humans, the swaying plants — anchored to shallow seabeds — may collect nearly 900 million plastic items in the Mediterranean alone every year, a study reported […]
  • An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: For more than five years, macOS users have been the targets of a sneaky malware operation that used a clever trick to avoid detection and hijacked the hardware resources of infected users to mine cryptocurrency behind their backs. Named OSAMiner, the malware has been distributed in the […]
  • Facebook is harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to help doctors predict whether they will need more resources, such as extra oxygen to care for COVID-19 patients in hospitals. CNET reports: The social network said Friday it developed two AI models, one based on a single chest X-ray, and another from a series X-rays, that […]
  • Amazon.com and the "Big Five" publishers — Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Simon & Schuster — have been accused of colluding to fix ebook prices, in a class action filed by the law firm that successfully sued Apple and the Big Five on the same charge 10 years ago. The Guardian reports: The […]
  • In addition to upgraded MacBook Pros, Bloomberg reports that Apple is also "planning the first redesign of its iMac all-in-one desktop computer since 2012," as it shifts away from Intel to its own silicon. From the report: The new models will slim down the thick black borders around the screen and do away with the […]

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