Gadgets, Game & Mobile News

'PUBG: New State' is a mobile-first battle royale set in 2051

Engadget - 1 hour 18 min ago
Player Unknown's Battlegrounds, also known as PUBG, is expanding into the future. Developer Krafton has unveiled PUBG: New State for iOS and Android, taking the battle royale game into the year 2051 to a place called Troi. Unlike PUBG Mobile, whi...

Zoom's automatic closed captions will roll out to everyone in the fall

Engadget - 2 hours 40 min ago
Closed captions will soon be widely available on Zoom. The video conferencing app has announced that it's working towards making automatic closed captioning available to all of its users by the fall of 2021. Currently, the built-in AI-powered fea...

Australian Parliament passes law that requires Google, Facebook to pay for news

Engadget - 4 hours 34 min ago
The Australian law that makes it mandatory for companies like Google and Facebook to pay for news they use is ready to be enforced. Australia's Parliament has passed the final amendments to the News Media Bargaining Code, and according to AP, the...

'Cyberpunk 2077' patch delayed as developers reportedly can't access their VPN

Engadget - Wed, 2021-02-24 22:47
Earlier today, CD Projekt Red announced that the second major patch for Cyberpunk 2077 will be delayed until late March, and it cited a recent ransomware attack as well as the patch's extensive scope as reasons why. The company didn't go into...

Boeing 737 Max certification process was flawed, says federal inspector - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2021-02-24 20:46
In a long report, the Department of Transportation Inspector General identifies "weaknesses" in the FAA's initial review of the airliner.

Monsters at Work brings back Mike and Sulley, with one big twist - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2021-02-24 20:31
Now we have a release date for the Disney Plus show.

2022 Land Rover Defender gets a supercharged V8 and new special editions - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 2021-02-24 20:24
There's an optional infotainment tech upgrade, as well.

Best leggings of 2021 - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2021-02-24 20:15
Save yourself some dressing room distress and start here.

Best Android smartwatch in 2021 - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2021-02-24 19:55
We've rounded up the best Apple Watch alternatives for work and working out.

Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 4: The full list of release dates - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2021-02-24 19:40
Disney has firmed up a few more dates to look forward to.

NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover sends image of descent stage's crash on Mars - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2021-02-24 19:29
After the descent stage safely delivered the Mars rover, it flew away from the landing site and realized its carefully planned destiny. Perseverance caught the crash on camera.

Nickelodeon builds on Aang's adventures with Avatar Studios project

Engadget - Wed, 2021-02-24 19:06
Fans of award-winning animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender and its sequel, The Legend of Korra, are in for a treat. ViacomCBS execs announced on Wednesday that its subsidiary, Nickelodeon, will launch a new production studio dedicated to expand...

Paramount Plus will cost $10 ad-free, $5 with ads on a 'base' tier launching in June - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2021-02-24 19:06
CBS All Access, the service that Paramount Plus is replacing, currently costs $6 a month with ads and $10 a month without.

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV gets a bigger battery, bigger tax break - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 2021-02-24 18:45
It also benefits from more power and a more efficient gasoline engine.

'Star Trek: Prodigy' will debut on Paramount+ before airing on Nickelodeon

Engadget - Wed, 2021-02-24 18:34
When CBS first shared details on Star Trek: Prodigy last year, it should it would premiere on Nickelodeon. That’s no longer the case. The computer-animated series for kids will now instead debut on Paramount+ later this year. Only once it completes i...

Australia passes law forcing Google and Facebook to pay news publications - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2021-02-24 18:29
After a tumultous month that saw Facebook pull news from its platform in protest, Australia's government has agreed to make the News Media Bargaining Code law.

IIHS releases its 2021 crash-test winners - Roadshow

CNET News - Wed, 2021-02-24 18:24
This year, a whopping 90 vehicles earned accolades from the organization, proving vehicles are safer than ever.

Best shower filter for 2021 - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2021-02-24 18:15
Wash away all the chemicals that are hiding in your shower water with these filters.