Technology News for Saturday 2nd October 2021

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Oct 02nd 2021

1. Amazon Great Indian Festival, Flipkart Big Billion Days sales: Deep discounts on OnePlus, Samsung phones

Domain: indianexpress.com | Companies: Amazon, Samsung

During the sale, one will get EMI options and exchange offers on most devices. Amazon is also offering a 10 percent instant discount on HDFC debit and credit ...

2. The Nissan Frontier Running In The 2021 Rebelle Rally Honors The Hardbody

Domain: jalopnik.com

The theme at the upcoming Rebelle Rally seems to be retro this year. Nissan has joined Mitsubishi in yearning for the glory days with its own throwback ...

3. This Is Awkward, But The Most Searched Word On Bing Is 'Google'

Domain: kotaku.com | Companies: Google

Google is currently in court over an antitrust order filed in 2018 by the European Union. Along with the order, it received a nearly $5 billion fine after ...

4. Amazon Astro household robot: Everything to know about price, privacy, battery and more

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Amazon

Amazon's new Alexa-based robot is available for preorder. Here's what we've discovered about how Astro works, when you can get it and what it means for privacy.

5. Amazon's Astro may be cute, but security experts warn of privacy concerns

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Amazon

Astro may be cute, but he'll always be watching. Amazon. Amazon's new robot is designed to zip around your house and serve as a faithful watchdroid.

6. Windows 11 is coming, so does that mean I should wait to buy a new laptop?

Domain: cnet.com

It's one of the biggest technology buying hangups: Is my new purchase going to be immediately obsolete? Or at least outdated? That kind of FOMO can lead to ...

7. Windows 11 vs. Windows 10: Every Microsoft upgrade you should know about

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Microsoft

Microsoft's Windows 11 is a significant evolution from Windows 10 and the first software name change in six years. These are the most important differences.

8. Bethesda unveils The Elder Scrolls Online's Deadlands DLC

Domain: eurogamer.net

The final DLC in the year-long campaign hits the PC, Mac and Stadia version of The Elder Scrolls Online: Deadlands on 1st November, then PlayStation and Xbox on ...

9. Windows 11 Review: Don't Rush To Take That Free Upgrade

Domain: forbes.com | Companies: Microsoft

Other Windows 11 interface tweaks are less alluring. Microsoft is taking another swing at desktop widgets, a concept it first experimented with as far back as ...

10. Apple Just Gave Millions Of Users A Reason To Quit Their iPhones

Domain: forbes.com | Companies: Apple

Perhaps the most outlandish aspect to the news, is that this applies even if a third party repairer uses an official Apple iPhone 13 display. Consequently, when ...

11. Why You Suddenly Need To Delete Google Chrome

Domain: forbes.com | Companies: Google

An alarming new update from Google that hasn't yet made headlines has suddenly put Chrome's 2.6 billion users at risk of “surveillance, manipulation and ...

12. With 1 Move, Apple Just Entered--And Cornered--This $40 Billion Market

Domain: inc.com | Companies: Apple

Apple is a technology powerhouse, and yet its known for overly long development times and slow releases. It notoriously sits on technology for months, ...

13. Jeff Bezos on New World: “After many failures and setbacks in gaming we have a success”

Domain: pcgamesn.com | Companies: Amazon

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has praised the success of its recently released MMO New World, which is getting a lot of praise despite players having some major ...

14. Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is out March as an Epic exclusive

Domain: pcgamesn.com

During the publisher's Tokyo Game Show stream, Stranger of Paradise got a new trailer that finally confirms the game's release date for March 18, 2022 on all ...

15. EV truck maker Rivian plans in-house battery cell manufacturing

Domain: reuters.com | Companies: Samsung

Rivian announced in April that it had selected Samsung SDI as a battery supplier for its R1T pickup and R1S sport utility vehicle. Samsung SDI is considering ...

16. Amazon is hijacking our emotions to put robots in our homes

Domain: theverge.com | Companies: Amazon

It's worth noting that the Anki Vector can be programmed to do a variety of things if you have the time to mess around with an SDK, but I brought this robot ...

17. Azalea Trail Run returns after long hiatus

Domain: wkrg.com

“We had to change everything because of what's going on in Mobile, we couldn't use the Civic Center because of vaccines and covid testing. We wanted to keep ...