Technology News for Wednesday 3rd August 2022

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Aug 03rd 2022

1. OnePlus 10T launch event Live Updates: OnePlus 10T specifications revealed


The phone is the latest in the 10-series of flagship devices and is expected to be the most powerful OnePlus yet. Set to be powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip, the OnePlus 10T will likely have an edge over the brand's current flagship, the OnePlus 10 ...

2. VMware Releases Security Updates


VMware has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in VMware's Workspace ONE Access, Access Connector, Identity Manager, Identity Manager Connector, and vRealize Automation. A remote attacker could exploit some of these ...

3. Blizzard, NetEase Scrap Warcraft Mobile Game After Financing Dispute


Activision Blizzard Inc. and NetEase Inc. have torpedoed a World of Warcraft smartphone game that had been in development for three years, raising questions about one of the industry's most lucrative business relationships. NetEase has disbanded a team ...

4. Nintendo Q1 Switch sales slump 22% to 3.43 million units

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Console makers have been grappling with supply chain disruption, with Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa in May pointing to ongoing component shortages. First quarter operating profit fell 15 per cent to 101.6 billion yen ($763 million) ...

5. The Dell XPS 13 Plus is a beautiful laptop that most people can skip


Despite retaining much of what makes the XPS 13 great (a stunning display, a great keyboard and fast performance) and introducing some neat touches (like an invisible trackpad that actually works), the XPS 13 Plus has some serious design flaws that made it ...

6. Samsung's Smart TV Gaming Hub Adds Another Cloud Gaming Service


Starting today, Luna users can sign in with their profiles and play games directly through their TV or monitor. You'll need a Luna Controller or another supported Bluetooth gamepad, but you won't require additional hardware. Note, however, that Luna is ...

7. Switch: Shortages Hurt Sales, But Nintendo Expects to Recover By the Holidays

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According to the report, Nintendo's Q1 (April-June) Switch sales fell by 22.9% year-on-year, selling 3.43 million units. “Production was impacted by factors such as the global shortage of semiconductor components, resulting in a decrease in hardware ...

8. 'I Didn't Even Look:' Derek King Says Job With Blackhawks Was Only One on His Radar After Season as Interim Coach


King coached 70 games for the Blackhawks, and was named an assistant for new bench boss Luke Richardson earlier this summer. By James Neveau • Published August 2, 2022 • Updated on August 2, 2022 at 8:33 pm. While Derek King didn't succeed in his bid ...

9. Pokémon Scarlet and Violet co-op could change everything


A group of four players, and each is riding a Legendary Pokémon (either Koraidon Image: Game Freak/Nintendo, The Pokémon Company. On Wednesday, The ...

10. The Immensely Popular Shure MV7 Microphone Is Now Available in A New Limited-Edition Color


The MV7 White Noir is compatible with the ShurePlus MOTIV Desktop app, which brings the microphone to life when connected via USB, ensuring top quality and consistent audio in all recordings. The app makes it easy for users to dial-in their desired ...

11. iQOO 9T: Smooth, sporty performer

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iQOO in its latest launch has made competition in the flagship segment a little tight by launching iQOO 9T which falls under the flagship segment. The new iQOO 9T comes with the latest Qualcomm 8+ Gen 1 chipset, 120W charger, and V1+ camera chipset. We ...

12. Samsung launches self-repair programme for Galaxy users in the US

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“Galaxy device owners can make their own repairs to the Galaxy S20 and S21 family of products, as well as the Galaxy Tab S7+, starting August 2nd,” Samsung said in a release yesterday.

13. Amazon's Luna game streaming service arrives on Samsung's 2022 smart TVs and monitors

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“With the addition of Amazon Luna, we now offer over 1,000 games to play instantaneously on Samsung Smart TVs, making Samsung Gaming Hub the number one destination to stream games,” says Mike Lucero, Samsung's director of product management for gaming.

14. Blizzard reportedly cancels World of Warcraft mobile game


Blizzard has canceled a World of Warcraft mobile game according to a report from Bloomberg. The game, made in collaboration with Blizzard's Chinese publishing partner NetEase, was in development for three years before a conflict about financing terms ...

15. Apple might delay iPadOS 16 launch

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Apple is making big changes to multitasking and collaboration in iPadOS 16, asking users and developers to get used to its ambitious new Stage Manager user interface. Now, based on anonymous sources, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports that, ...

16. Best Buy back-to-school deals offer major savings on Samsung, Keurig, Roku and Vizio

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These Best Buy back-to-school deals help you save big on kitchen appliances. — Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed's editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission ...

17. Neighborhood May Affect a Couple's Odds of Conceiving


Investments in deprived neighborhoods that address economic disparities may improve fertility in those areas, according to the authors, who researched "fecundability," or the probability of becoming pregnant each month.

18. Samsung will let you fix your own phone, if you dare

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Samsung said this week that customers who want to try their hands at fixing gadgets can now buy genuine smartphone and tablets parts from repair resource website iFixit, as well as from Samsung's Experience stores across the country.

19. Open-world 'Pokémon Scarlet and Violet' features motorcycle legendaries


In a trailer, Pokémon trainers were shown to be students in an academy, sent on a treasure hunt across the new region of Paldea with the newest legendary Pokémon, Koraidon and Miraidon. The duo can shift forms to serve as a vehicle of sorts for players as ...

20. Blizzard cancels World of Warcraft mobile game over financial dispute


Activision Blizzard and NetEase have canceled a joint World of Warcraft mobile game following a dispute over financial terms. The unannounced project, code-named Neptune, was developed in secrecy for three years before being scuttled, according to a ...