Tech News from Around the Globe

Get the eMeet Luna Bluetooth speakerphone for just $72 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 4:39pm
This versatile speakerphone is one of our favorite models priced under $100, and now it's 30% off.

FDA panel gives Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine green light - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 4:29pm
The next step is emergency use authorization by the FDA.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake leads PS Plus free games for March - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 4:28pm
Don't get your hopes up for a free PS5 upgrade with this version of the game.

Ta-Nehisi Coates tapped to write Superman script for DC Films and Warner Bros. - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 4:24pm
The best-selling author is also the writer behind several Captain America and Black Panther comic books for Marvel.

Save 25% on phone cases and screen protectors at Speck - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 3:59pm
Now through the weekend, save on almost everything sitewide, including cases for iPhone, iPads, MacBooks, Samsung and more.

Lady Gaga speaks out on dog theft, calls injured dog walker 'forever a hero' - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 3:56pm
Gaga offers a $500,000 reward for her stolen dogs' return. Highly unnerving video captures the violent robbery attempt.

Netflix is making a Terminator anime with the studio behind 'Ghost in the Shell'

Engadget - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 3:43pm
A Terminator anime from the legendary studio behind the Ghost in the Shell franchise is coming to Netflix. The streaming giant didn't share any details on the plot, but showrunner Mattson Tomlin, who worked on Project Power for Netflix, told Vari...

WandaVision episode 8 recap: Marvel show's flashback takes us on emotional rollercoaster - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 3:28pm
It was Agatha all along, so it's time for some delicious exposition. And you should stick around for the credits again.

PS5 restock: Latest updates for Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Walmart and more - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 3:05pm
Sony's hot new PlayStation 5 continues to be an elusive item. Here's everything we know about when and where to find it.

Streaming music made up 83 percent of the record industry's revenue in 2020

Engadget - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 2:49pm
The coronavirus pandemic may have made it nearly impossible to check out live shows last year, but the music industry still found a way to grow despite all the hardships. According to the Recording Industry Association of America’s annual year-end re...

Stanford: 'Zoom fatigue' is real and now we know what causes it - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 2:44pm
It's not your imagination -- all those hours of video calls take a toll on your body and brain that regular office work doesn't. Now scientists say they know why.

Biden administration review attempts to boost American EV supply chain - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 2:32pm
It comes after Ford's CEO called on the US government to support domestic battery production and charging infrastructure.

Mummification manual from ancient Egypt details how to embalm faces - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 2:30pm
Scientists have identified the oldest known manual on mummification.

China still a holdout as Boeing 737 Max can fly again in Australia - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 2:17pm
Australia is the latest country to lift Boeing 737 Max grounding orders. Plus: Everything you need to know about the aircraft.

Pokemon games didn't make Pokemon famous. Pokemon made Pokemon famous - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 1:34pm
In just 25 years Pokemon has become the most lucrative media franchise on the planet.

LastPass vs. 1Password: How the two popular password managers stack up in 2021 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 1:16pm
1Password reaches for the crown as LastPass loses its free-tier footing.

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L prices actually aren't too bad - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 1:11pm
The SUV starts under $40,000 and comes with three rows of seats and quite a bit of standard gear.

Netflix's first 'Shadow and Bone' trailer shows off the fantasy world of Ravka

Engadget - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 12:15pm
Netflix has shared the first trailer for Shadow and Bone, its live-action adaptation of Leigh Bardugo’s best-selling fantasy novel series. The clip introduces us to protagonist Alina Starkov, played here by Jessie Mei Li, as she sets off on a journey...

MSI GS66 Stealth review (2021): The gaming sweetspot comes to laptops

Engadget - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 12:00pm
MSI's latest GS66 Stealth may look the same as last year's model, but it has a lot more going for it. It's powered by NVIDIA's new RTX 30-series GPUs, and it's one of the first gaming notebooks with a 1440p (or 2K) screen. That&#3...

This week's best deals: $200 off the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra and more

Engadget - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 11:30am
As February comes to a close, we saw a number of solid devices go on sale this week — including brand new smartphones. While Nintendo's Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit is $10 off, Amazon knocked the prices of all of Samsung's Galaxy S21 smartph...