Technology News for Thursday 9th September 2021

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Sep 09th 2021

1. Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection coming to PS5 and PC

Domain: blog.playstation.com

Naughty Dog is set to release the remastered bundle of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy in 2022.

2. 8 Aldermen Ask Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady To Require Proof Of Vaccination In Public Indoor ...

Domain: chicago.cbslocal.com

by Todd Feurer, CBS Chicago web producer. CHICAGO (CBS) — Eight members of the Chicago City Council who sit on the Committee on Health are asking Public ...

3. Here are Apex Legends' Evolution patch notes

Domain: dotesports.com

Evolution brings a series of changes to the cast and the weapons of Apex. Rampart will receive a much-needed buff, while Octane gets a nerf. Evolution also ...

4. Respawn doesn't believe there are 'more serious risks' to players in Titanfall 2 security vulnerability

Domain: dotesports.com

"Our engineers believe that we're dealing with a simple exploit that can be used to crash games." Pedro Peres. Image via Respawn Entertainment.

5. Will progress be wiped at the end of the New World open beta?

Domain: dotesports.com | Companies: Amazon

The open beta for Amazon Games' upcoming MMORPG, New World, is now live. For the next four days, players will have the chance to test out New World for free before the game officially launches later this month. Starting today, players will be able to ...

6. What to Expect From Apple's iPhone 13 Event (Hint: iPhones)

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Product launch season is here, and that means it's about time to gear up for Apple's annual September event. Like last year, ongoing production issues and ...

7. Bethesda Un-Delays Fallout 76 Expansion After Refund Debacle

Domain: kotaku.com

First, Fallout 76 season 6 was set to go live yesterday. And then it wasn't. And then finally it was, but not before a bunch of players scrambled to buy ...

8. It's Wolverine's Turn For A Big-Budget Video Game

Domain: kotaku.com

After nailing Spider-Man, Insomniac Games' next superhero challenge will be X-Men's Wolvernine, Sony revealed today during its PS5 showcase. The Superhero fad might be winding down in Hollywood, but it's currently in full swing on the gaming side.

9. Sony Finally Shows New God Of War In Action, Stars Older Atreus

Domain: kotaku.com

After spending most of the past two years shrouded in mystery, the upcoming sequel to 2018's God of War finally made an appearance at today's PlayStation ...

10. Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic Gets PS5 Remake

Domain: kotaku.com

Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic is getting a PS5 remake by Aspyr, the studio recently responsible for porting other classic BioWare RPGs to mobile. Holy shit. Advertisement. Here's the short teaser Sony showed during today's PS5 showcase.

11. The Uncharted Series Is Coming To PC

Domain: kotaku.com

It was announced at the PlayStation Showcase today that the Uncharted series would be ported to PC. Sony announced during the PlayStation Showcase that both A Thief's End and The Lost Legacy will be ported to desktop PC and PlayStation 5.

12. This Thrilling New PS5 Action Game Is A Whole Vibe

Domain: kotaku.com

Today during the Sony PlayStation Showcase Project Eve was announced. It's developed by Shift Up Corporation and is a character action game set in a post-apocalyptic world, featuring nasty creatures and sick combat movies. Advertisement.

13. Titanfall 2 Hacking Rumor Blown Out Of Proportion, Respawn Says

Domain: kotaku.com

Titanfall 2 hasn't exactly had a hot girl summer. Since May, hackers have regularly hit Respawn Entertainment's first-person shooter with direct denial of ...

14. WHOOP Unveils the Bright Future of Wearable Trackers, WHOOP 4.0 and WHOOP Body

Domain: morningchalkup.com

WHOOP has revealed the next generation of its technology aimed at providing even more in-depth information for athletes and casual fitness enthusiasts alike ...

15. Epic Games to shut down Houseparty in October, including the video chat 'Fortnite Mode' feature

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Founded in 2015, Houseparty offered a way for users to participate in group video chats with friends and even play games, like Uno, trivia, Heads Up and others.

16. The 2022 Chevrolet Silverado gets a tech upgrade, hands-free trailering and a new ZR2 off-road flagship

Domain: techcrunch.com | Companies: Google

GM unveiled Thursday the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado, a full-sized pickup truck that received a major technology upgrade, including its hands-free Super Cruise advanced driver assistance system and an infotainment system with embedded Google services, ...

17. Microsoft launches new Teams, LinkedIn features focused on hybrid work

Domain: venturebeat.com | Companies: Microsoft

Microsoft today announced new features for LinkedIn and Microsoft 365 designed to address the needs of companies transitioning to hybrid work during the ...

18. If your dog makes a mess on the floor, iRobot's new Roomba vacuum will stay clear

Domain: bostonglobe.com

The iRobot Roomba 675 robotic vacuum.iRobot/The Washington Post. It's the next frontier in artificial intelligence ...

19. 2022 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer: 6 Things We Like and 3 We Don't

Domain: cars.com

Both SUVs are large, comfortable and spacious, with class-leading towing capability and loaded up with tech. The Wagoneer goes head-to-head with competitors ...

20. Chevrolet Updates 2022 Silverado Pickup With New Interior, Capabilities

Domain: cars.com

In addition, Chevy unveiled a first-ever 2022 Silverado ZR2, its most capable off-road full-size pickup ever, which you can read all about on Cars.com's network ...

21. DJI's compact, folding OM 5 stabilizing gimbal for iPhone and Android

Domain: cnet.com

Add to that a solid battery life, impressive performance and a neat built-in extending selfie stick. The OM 5 is a great choice for mobile creatives wanting to ...

22. Amazon Fire TV Omni is always listening for 'Alexa,' starts at $410

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Amazon

Fire TVs have long worked with Echo speakers for hands-free control. Sarah Tew/CNET. The ability to speak directly into thin air to control a TV isn't ...

23. Apple event: iPhone 13, Apple Watch 7 and everything else we expect on Sept. 14

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Apple

Mark your calendar! · Apple has had two events in 2021 so far. · If you're curious about more Apple-related dates, check out everything you need to know about the ...

24. Apple Sept. 14 event: How to watch the iPhone 13 and Apple Watch 7 launch live

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Apple

More than half a century ago, the Mamas and the Papas blew up the charts with California Dreamin', a catchy folk-rock song that would become one of the most ...

25. Apple Watch 7 rumors: The new smartwatch could debut with the iPhone 13 on Sept. 14

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Apple

All the buzz about the Apple Watch 7's release date, price, new health features and more ahead of the upcoming Apple event. Karisa Langlo headshot · Alexandra ...

26. Google Pixel 6: Every rumor about the smartphone's release date, in-house chip and more

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Google

The company has since confirmed that the Pixel 6 line will be powered by the company's in-house Tensor chip, previously code-named Whitechapel. The Tensor ...

27. iPhone 13 rumors: All the buzz on the next iPhone ahead of Apple's Sept. 14 event

Domain: cnet.com

Apple's new iPhone is set for launch on Sept. 14. Here's everything we've heard so far about the iPhone 13's price, specs and more. Karisa Langlo headshot.

28. Ray-Ban Stories review: Facebook's first smart glasses look so normal, but feel so familiar

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Bose

Ray-Ban Stories are a fusion of Bose Frames and Snap Spectacles, with a big question mark for what comes after this first-gen attempt. Scott Stein headshot.

29. Ray-Ban Stories review: Facebook's first smart glasses look so normal, but feel so familiar

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Bose

The Ray-Ban Stories are a fusion of Bose Frames and Snap Spectacles, with a big question mark for what comes after this first-gen attempt. Scott Stein headshot.

30. Twitter tests emoji-style reactions on tweets

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Twitter

Twitter has been experimenting more with new features. James Martin/CNET. Twitter wants to give users more ways to express how they feel about a tweet.

31. Windows 10 download: You can still get Microsoft's operating system free, before Windows 11 arrives

Domain: cnet.com | Companies: Microsoft

Microsoft ended support for Windows 7 more than a year ago, and it wants holdouts to upgrade to Windows 10 to keep devices running securely and smoothly -- ...

32. Sony's PS5 Showcase Livestream: What Time And Where To Watch

Domain: forbes.com

Here's how Sony has described the showcase: “The Showcase will weigh in at around 40 minutes and include updates from PlayStation Studios and some of the ...

33. Unvaccinated patients make up majority of Alabama's COVID-19 patients in hospital ICUs

Domain: montgomeryadvertiser.com

There were 68 more patients than available ICU beds in the state on Wednesday. The unvaccinated dominate the state's struggling intensive care units. And there ...

34. Smart Glasses Made Google Look Dumb. Now Facebook Is Giving Them a Try.

Domain: nytimes.com | Companies: Facebook, Google

The company has teamed up with Ray-Ban to create glasses that can take photos, record video, answer phone calls and play podcasts.

35. Genshin Impact's next event is all about fishing

Domain: pcgamesn.com

Lunar Realm tasks you with helping an Inazuman – yes, that's a word – woman catch a legendary fish called the Lunar Leviathan. To help Kujireai Momiji cop her ...

36. Forget petting, you can talk to the dog in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Domain: polygon.com

Eidos-Montréal's Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy is slated for a release date on Oct. 26, but ahead of that date, the developer showed off more of the game ...

37. Gearbox shows off Tiny Tina's Wonderlands gameplay trailer, out in March

Domain: polygon.com

In addition to the series' usual, wacky guns, players will also get their hands on crossbows, spell, and melee weapons — albeit with their own Borderlands twist ...

38. Tchia looks like a vibrant open-world island adventure

Domain: polygon.com

The trailer starts with two characters sitting next to each other, while one of them plays the ukulele and sings a peaceful song. The next thing we know, Tchia is stalking a seagull with a glowing green eye; suddenly, Tchia transports into the bird's body ...

39. ShiftUp's Project Eve showcases shiny suit and gory monsters

Domain: polygon.com

Project Eve from South Korean studio ShiftUp got a new trailer during Sony's PlayStation Showcase 2021 on Thursday. Last year, ShiftUp released a new still ...

40. iRobot's newest Roomba uses AI to avoid dog poop

Domain: theverge.com

Using a robot vacuum has always been a bit hazardous for pet owners. Leaving a robovac to do its thing in your absence can be a problem if your ...

41. Amazon starts making its own TVs with new Fire TV Omni and 4-Series

Domain: theverge.com | Companies: Amazon

Amazon is officially in the TV business. The company has announced its first lineup of Amazon-branded 4K Fire TVs, which will begin shipping in October.

42. The biggest announcements and best trailers from Sony's PlayStation Showcase 2021

Domain: theverge.com

Sony is the latest video game company to put on a big virtual event, and its PlayStation Showcase 2021 didn't disappoint. It was a chance to show off some of the biggest games coming to the PS5, and while there were some notable absences — Sony still ...

43. Amazon Luna is expanding to Fire tablets and Chromebooks, and retro games are on the way

Domain: theverge.com | Companies: Amazon

And until September 15th, Amazon will let anyone with a Prime account in the contiguous US play Resident Evil 7, Metro Exodus, Katamari Damacy Reroll, and ...

44. Twitter is testing emoji reactions for tweets

Domain: theverge.com | Companies: Twitter

The test is only scheduled to run for a limited time, but Twitter says it might expand it to users in more countries depending on the response. The idea behind ...

45. Microsoft Teams is getting more hybrid work improvements and Apple CarPlay support

Domain: theverge.com | Companies: Apple, Microsoft

These cameras will be supplied by partners like Jabra, Neat, Poly, and Yealink and will enable AI-powered active speaker tracking, multiple video streams, and ...

46. Sony's latest Dolby Atmos soundbar has a much more sensible price

Domain: theverge.com

I recently reviewed Sony's flagship 2021 Dolby Atmos soundbar, the HT-A7000, and found it to be a fantastic performer made even better by two passthrough ...

47. Lego's latest Mario collaboration is a big question mark block

Domain: theverge.com

The “Lego Super Mario 64 ? Block set,” to use its official title, is made up of over two thousand pieces and will cost $169.99 when it goes on sale in Lego's ...

48. Watch the first trailer for the Alan Wake remaster

Domain: theverge.com

Play as troubled author Alan Wake, who goes on a desparate search for his missing photographer wife, Alice. The sleepy Pacific Northwestern town of Bright Falls isn't what it seems. A malevolent presence lurks in the dark, and a horror story Alan doesn't ...

49. PlayStation Showcase 2021 live blog: All the big news as it happens

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Kicking off today, the PlayStation Showcase 2021 should give us a deluge of information about the hottest upcoming PS5 games, as well as some ...