Tech News from Around the Globe

Leica teams with Daniel Craig to design a $7,000 Q2 camera worthy of Bond - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 2:49pm
Limited to 750 units, the exclusive Leica Q2 Daniel Craig x Greg Williams features gold accents and diamond-embossed leather.

Twitter explores Super Follows for creators to earn money - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 2:44pm
The site is also working on other new products, including Communities that let users chat about favorite topics.

Sunless Sea is this week's steampunk-Lovecraftian free game from Epic - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 2:38pm
This $19 indie title mixes atmospheric visuals with great storytelling and randomly generated worlds.

Pfizer is testing whether third shot will help tackle COVID-19 variants - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 2:33pm
A booster shot could be given six to 12 months after the first dose, with Pfizer testing whether it's needed to protect against future possible COVID-19 strains.

2021 best new TV shows to watch, stream, obsess about - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 2:29pm
From new Netflix hits to Marvel shows on Disney Plus, 2021 is a year for streaming more great television.

The best heart rate monitors for the Peloton Bike and Tread - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 2:28pm
Chest straps, wrist watches and armbands for your Peloton workouts.

'Destiny 2: The Witch Queen' expansion has been delayed until 2022

Engadget - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 2:15pm
The next Destiny 2 expansion won't be released this year. Bungie says it's delaying The Witch Queen to 2022, partly due to complications arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. "With COVID-19 keeping us away from the office, and the large am...

News flash: Xbox Series X available right now at Walmart, stock very limited (of course) - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 2:09pm
Try your luck. Walmart will start selling the console at noon PT (3 p.m. ET) today, but if history is a guide, inventory won't last long.

Twitch pulls Amazon ads promoting 'no' vote in union election - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 1:59pm
Workers in an Alabama Amazon warehouse are deciding whether to unionize. Twitch says it doesn't allow any political ads.

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin pushes huge rocket debut to 2022, blames Space Force - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 1:54pm
After losing out on a big military contract, the space startup is refocusing on commercial customers.

'System Shock' remake will land this summer after five torturous years

Engadget - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 1:48pm
After the better part of five years in development, System Shock is finally coming out. In an update over on the project’s Kickstarter page, developer Nightdive Studios said it plans to release its remake of the 1994 PC classic sometime in “late summ...

iPhone 13 release date: When can we expect to see the new phones? - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 1:32pm
It may seem like the iPhone 12 just came out, but Apple is already looking towards the iPhone 13. Here's what we know about a potential release date.

Twitter is working on a 'Safety mode' that will automatically block mean tweets

Engadget - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 1:24pm
Twitter is working on a new tool that will automatically detect and block abusive accounts for users, the company said during its recent 2021 Analyst Day presentation. Twitter didn't provide a lot of details on the feature. However, two screensho...

Get the OnePlus Nord N10 5G free when you sign up for service at Metro - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 1:08pm
This $300 phone is yours without a contract, though there is one small catch.

House lawmakers argue to update antitrust laws to rein in tech giants - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 12:55pm
"Change is coming. Laws are coming."

Amazon Music lands on Google TV and Android TV devices

Engadget - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 12:53pm
Amazon Music is now available on Google TV and Android TV devices. Users in the US, UK, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, India, Japan and Australia will be able to stream music from the service through TVs, set-top boxes, game c...

Golden Globes 2021 livestream: Start time, nominations, how to watch Sunday - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 12:52pm
Everything you need to know about the awards show airing this Sunday, Feb. 28.

Best M1 Mac Mini deals: Save $40 or $50 on Apple's latest affordable desktop - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 12:51pm
Amazon is selling the Apple new M1 Mac Mini for a $40 or $50 discount.

Paramount Plus vs. Netflix vs. HBO Max vs. Disney Plus vs. Discovery Plus: How the streamers compare - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 12:50pm
Your options for streaming are only growing. We compare some of the newest to the most familiar.

Golden Globes 2021 winner predictions: I Care a Lot, The Crown, The Queen's Gambit - CNET

CNet Tech News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 12:47pm
Does Rosamund Pike stand a chance in the best actress (musical or comedy) category?