Technology News for Sunday 14th November 2021

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Nov 14th 2021

1. How to unlock all weapons in Battlefield 2042


Battlefield fans are in for a journey to the future in the latest installment of the franchise, and Battlefield 2042 brings an arsenal to match. The title featured 22 weapons at the time of its launch, with more likely to follow in the forms of DLCs ...

2. The best M5A3 assault rifle loadout in Battlefield 2042


The M5A3 is one of your starting guns, available to use from the start and serving as the primary weapon for some of the default loadouts like the Assault Type and the Medic Type. It's very reliable at multiple ranges, especially with the game's ability to ...

3. How to Limit Ad Tracking From Apps and Services on iPhone: Steps to Follow


Ad tracking has helped businesses grow their understanding about your behaviour, including the potential to buy new items and how you access a particular app or service. Once you're successfully tracked, marketers deliver personalised and targeted ads ...

4. Back 4 Blood Devs Say The Game Is 'Far More Difficult Than Intended' And Have Plans To Fix It


No, it's not just you. Yes, Back 4 Blood is hard, and also, yes, the game is still spawning way too many special infected. Turtle Rock, the devs behind the popular zombie shooter, admitted that Back 4 Blood is currently harder than it intended and has ...

5. Forza Horizon 5 Has Some Amazing And Silly Car Horns


Forza Horizon 5 is fantastic. If you look up fun in the dictionary you'll see a gif of someone hitting a massive ramp in Forza Horizon 5 in a car covered in anime at like 200 MPH while listening to the Beastie Boys. What I'm saying is, it's really, ...

6. Three Days Later, Remastered GTA Trilogy Still Unplayable On PC Even If You Bought It


Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - Definitive Edition was released on November 11 on all major platforms including the Switch. However, for folks who bought the game on PC, they've been unable to play the game since just shortly after it was released.

7. Neal Stephenson on his new geoengineering climate change thriller and coining the term 'metaverse'


Neal Stephenson talks about his new science-fiction novel, “Termination Shock,” which features the radical step of geoengineering as a way to stall global warming. He also responds to the sudden widespread usage of the term “metaverse,” which he coined ...

8. iOS 15 hidden features that will change how you use your iPhone


In this guide, we'll be going through several lesser-known features on iOS 15: including how to use your camera to live-scan text, move the address bar in Safari back to where it used to be and drag-and-drop photos and other files between apps.

9. Pair your AirPods to an iPhone, MacBook and more (it's easier than you think)

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Connecting the earbuds to your iPhone only takes a few seconds and very minimal effort. As long as you're signed into iCloud, your AirPods will automatically sync with any other supported Apple device -- like a MacBook Air or iPad -- that's linked to your ...

10. iMessage: 9 can't-miss features in Apple's messaging platform


Messages in iCloud keeps everything in sync and backed up. Jason Cipriani/CNET. Backup iMessages through iCloud. Having a constant backup of your iMessage conversations that syncs across all ...

11. You don't need to upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 10 (at least, not yet)

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Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 support will end in 2025, so you still have a few years before you'll stop getting security patches. And Microsoft's phased rollout of Windows 11 means you might not even be prompted to make the switch until next ...

12. Back 4 Blood is still working to get the difficulty "just right"


Back 4 Blood developer Turtle Rock Studios says it's working to get the difficulty of its Left 4 Dead spiritual successor "just right". Singling out the rate at which Ridden Mutations spawn, the over-zealous trauma damage system, and a refocusing of ...

13. Server mergers are "on the horizon" for Amazon's New World


In a lengthy update on the official forum, community manager Luxendra explained that while there were plans to introduce mergers, "there are a few action items that need to be addressed" before the team can be "confident that merging worlds will be a net ...

14. Back 4 Blood is “far more difficult than intended” but devs are working on it


Other problems addressed on the stream include Trauma damage being “dealt out way too quickly”, which should be fixed now, and speedrunning. Turtle Rock has taken note that “speedrunning ...