Technology News for Saturday 1st January 2022

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Jan 01st 2022

1. Square Enix president hopes NFTs become a major part of video games

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Yosuke Matsuda, president of Square Enix, hopes blockchain technology and NFTs become a significant trend in video games. In a New Year letter published on Square Enix's website, Matsuda outlines several emerging technology trends, such as cloud ...

2. From God of War Ragnarök to Starfield: 45 Most Anticipated Games of 2022

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This year, gamers can expect to see Rainbow Six Extraction, Ghostwire: Tokyo, Elden Ring, Stray, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, Hogwarts Legacy, Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, Gran Turismo 7, Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl, Forspoken, Redfall, ...

3. Samsung to launch new Exynos chip with AMD graphics in January: All we know

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Samsung started collaborating with chipmaker AMD back in 2019 for a new Exynos chipset with AMD's graphics. The new chip was set to be launched in two years and now, the company has finally confirmed launch of the new chipset.

4. GST evasion of Rs 40 crore by Mumbai cryptocurrency exchange WazirX

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MUMBAI: GST commissionerate (Mumbai East) detected evasion of Goods and services Tax to the tune of Rs40.5 crore while investigating cryptocurrency exchange WazirX, and also recovered Rs 49.2 crore in evaded payment along with interest and penalty.

5. Vivo Y21T released in Indonesia ahead of India launch: Key features

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Chinese smartphone giant Vivo has added another affordable smartphone to its budget Y series. The new Vivo Y21T comes with a water drop-style display notch and triple camera setup in the back. This smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC ...

6. 2022 will be the biggest year for the metaverse so far

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Meta, Apple, Microsoft and Google all are gearing up to release new products. Apple is reportedly expected to announce a high-end headset that mixes virtual reality and augmented reality.

7. How to set up Apple Fitness Plus workout service to get moving

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Apple's Fitness Plus app is available on the iPhone, iPad and AppleTV. Vanessa Hand Orellana/CNET. Apple's workout service Fitness Plus can help you get your sweat on at home with the help of your Apple Watch ($409 at eBay).

8. Classic BlackBerry phones will stop working January 4

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(CNN) You soon won't be able to use that old BlackBerry phone sitting at the bottom of your drawer somewhere. Starting Tuesday, January 4, the company will stop running support for its classic devices running BlackBerry 10, 7.1 OS and earlier.

9. Happy New Year as we say goodbye to 2021

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Let's hope 2022 offers some brighter days ahead. No-one could have foreseen the pandemic of the last two years. And while Covid is going to be with us for some time to come by ...

10. GoldenEye 007 Xbox Achievements Have Appeared Online, Possibly Hinting at a New Port

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GoldenEye 007, the legendary N64 game from Rare that is one of the most beloved multiplayer experiences for many around the world, may be getting a new life on Xbox after Achievements have been spotted for the game online.

11. OnePlus 10 Pro rumored to be unveiled on January 11. More details

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As OnePlus gears up to show off its next smartphone OnePlus 10 Pro, it appears we won't have to wait long to get our eyes on it, as rumors suggest that the latest phone will be made available during the first week of January, 2022.

12. Gym closures, and Zumba over Zoom: Covid changed the way we workout

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New Year is a time to make resolutions, and most of us have at least one that is fitness-related. Exercise science is of course advancing every day. Here's what the fitness trainers are telling us to do in 2022, including certain pandemic-induced ...

13. SWFL passengers struggle to get home as Allegiant redirects flights

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Passengers from two planes bound for Punta Gorda were left stranded. Dense fog forced Allegiant to land these flights at other Florida airports. But that meant these passengers had to find their own way home. WINK News reporter Zach Oliveri spoke to ...