Technology News for Sunday 7th November 2021

24 new stories

Nov 07th 2021

1. AirPods 3 review: An excellent AirPods evolution, but fit can be problematic

Domain: appleinsider.com | Companies: Apple

AirPods as a whole have earned their status as the most popular true wireless earbuds, and the AirPods 3 brings more new features, but they fit in a strange spot in the Apple and Beats lineup.

2. Which MacBook Air or MacBook Pro to buy at any price point

Domain: appleinsider.com | Companies: Apple

Apple has a lot of choices in the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines across a very wide range of prices. Here's what model you should buy based on how much you want to spend. The launch of Apple Silicon Macs had Apple add its chip designs to the 13-inch ...

3. Cassidy's New Blood Challenge announced for Overwatch

Domain: dotesports.com

Overwatch announced the Cassidy's New Blood Challenge will take place in-game starting Nov. 9, in celebration of Cole Cassidy's new identity. While the details have yet to be revealed, the event seems to center around a new look for Overwatch's cowboy, one ...

4. How to block ads in offline games and apps on Android

Domain: indianexpress.com

By offline, we mean apps and games that completely function without internet connectivity and have all their data stored offline, not requiring the need to connect to a WiFi network or Mobile data connection to function properly.

5. BioWare Reveals 15 Percent Of Mass Effect Players Are Monsters, Don't Recruit Garrus

Domain: kotaku.com

Garrus is sexy, smart, and has saved my ass countless times. He might be BioWare's best character ever. And apparently thousands of Mass Effect Legendary Edition players skipped him altogether. Advertisement. That's according to a new set of statistics ...

6. BioWare's Classic Star Wars Trailers Are Being Re-Released In 4K

Domain: kotaku.com

Star Wars: The Old Republic is 10 this year, and as part of the birthday celebrations BioWare have decided to do something I can't remember ever seeing before; they're re-releasing the game's old trailers in an elegant resolution for a less civilized ...

7. Pokémon Brilliant Diamond And Shining Pearl Leak Early

Domain: kotaku.com | Companies: Nintendo

Game Freak's Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl remasters aren't officially out for another two weeks, but some copies of the upcoming Nintendo Switch games have already started appearing out into the wild. Now fans are combing through ...

8. New Nintendo Switch OLED? What to do first after unboxing

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Nintendo

Let's get this baby up and running. Scott Stein/CNET. After you unbox your Switch OLED and bask in its great-looking screen, it's time to turn the damn thing on and get it set up with your account info and game data. I've found new out-of-the-box ...

9. Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro: Change these settings to get the most out of your new Google phone

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Google

These Pixel 6 tweaks will make app icons match your wallpaper, optimize storage space and much more. ... The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. Andrew Hoyle/CNET. The ...

10. Samsung Galaxy S22: Rumors, leaked photos and everything else we've heard so far

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Samsung

The arrival of Samsung's new flagship, the Galaxy S22, could still be a few months away. But, that hasn't stopped the rumor mill from turning. The latest buzz comes from Jon Prosser, a leaker, YouTuber and founder of FrontPageTech.com.

11. Elon Musk asked Twitter if he should sell some of his Tesla stock. Here's what the Twitterverse said

Domain: cnn.com | Companies: Tesla, Twitter

New York, NY (CNN) The Twitterverse has spoken. Elon Musk tweeted Saturday that he would let Twitter users decide if he should sell 10% of the 170.5 million shares he holds in Tesla (TSLA), and 58% of the more than 3.5 million voters said "yes.".

12. CoD Vanguard: Best audio settings for game & voice chat

Domain: dexerto.com

Dialogue Volume: 35 – 50; Sound Effects Volume: 100; Hit Marker Sound Effects: Vanguard; Audio Mix: Headphones (although this can be changed to your preference); Killstreak Music: On ...

13. CoD Vanguard leaks suggest Attack on Titan crossover coming soon

Domain: dexerto.com

New leaks regarding Call of Duty: Vanguard are heavily indicative that the Activision title will see an in-game crossover with the hugely popular Attack on Titan anime. Ambitious pop culture crossovers have become fairly standard in video games in ...

14. Apple Issues Expensive Shock For Millions Of iPhone Users

Domain: forbes.com | Companies: Apple

Stripping iPhone 13 models down, what iFixit discovered is that Apple has added a small chip (“about the size of a Tic-Tac”) into the bottom of their 13 screens. The chip is a microcontroller which pairs each iPhone 13 to its display.

15. Leak Suggests 'Call Of Duty: Vanguard' Is Doing An 'Attack On Titan' Crossover, Somehow

Domain: forbes.com

While it isn't quite in Fortnite territory, Call of Duty has been leaning more and more into licensed IP crossovers, as we've seen the likes of Judge Dredd, John McClane, Rambo and Jigsaw come to past seasons of the game. But now we may be seeing one ...

16. Der Anfang Zombies Guide and Walkthrough

Domain: ign.com

This page is part of IGN's Call of Duty: Vanguard Wiki guide and details everything you need to know about the all-new Zombies experience, Der Anfang. Throughout this guide, we'll explain everything from how to Pack-a-Punch, completing objectives, ...

17. EXPLAINED: Why Meta's Going Off Face Recognition And What Happens To Tagging Photos On Facebook

Domain: news18.com | Companies: Facebook

The move can be seen as being of a piece with the Mark Zuckerberg-led social media giant's moves to reinvent itself in the wake of a series of controversies related to everything from how it uses data to what impact it's been having vis-a-vis the rise of ...

18. Five Elden Ring classes revealed

Domain: pcgamer.com

The five options are warrior, enchanted knight, prophet, champion, and bloody wolf, each available in two body types. They sure do look like soulsborne heroes, with heavily armored options like the bloody wolf and enchanted knight alongside characters in ...

19. Sprawling Red Alert 2 mod Mental Omega is finally finished

Domain: pcgamer.com

First rebalancing, then rebuilding the game with an entirely extra faction, and finally charting their own story for the game world's future through 133 campaign missions spread across the Allies, Soviets, the Yuri faction, and the new Foehn.

20. Star Wars: The Old Republic's first cinematic trailer rereleased in 4K

Domain: pcgamer.com

Set a decade before BioWare's MMO, it shows Darth Malgus leading the Sith force that assaults the Jedi Temple, with assistance from his twi'lek partner Eleena Daru and a Mandalorian bounty hunter named Shae Vizla. The outcome of this battle is the ...

21. AC Immune says number of families affected by Alzheimer's could nearly triple by 2050

Domain: reuters.com

The company recently secured a multi-million investment from the main backers of German COVID-19 vaccine developer BioNTech (22UAy.DE) while acquiring a possible Parkinson's disease vaccine.

22. Elon Musk polls his Twitter followers to ask if he should sell 10 percent of his Tesla stock

Domain: theverge.com | Companies: Tesla, Twitter

“Much is made lately of unrealized gains being a means of tax avoidance, so I propose selling 10% of my Tesla stock,” he tweeted. He said in a subsequent tweet that he'd abide by the results of the poll “whichever way it goes.” ...

23. Forza Horizon 5 will add on-screen sign language interpreters in a post-launch update

Domain: theverge.com

The feature won't be available when the game launches worldwide on November 9th, but Playground Games creative director Mike Brown wrote in a blog post on Xbox Wire that it would be “coming soon.”.

24. Microsoft says it will end OneDrive updates to Windows 7 and 8 in March

Domain: theverge.com | Companies: Microsoft

Files will still be accessible from the OneDrive app no matter what version of Windows you're using — they'll just no longer automatically upload to the cloud. To avoid any issues with OneDrive, Microsoft recommends upgrading to a newer version of Windows ...