Daily News update on – Technology


November 17, 2021

NEWS

CNET

Repair advocates have long asked Apple to publish repair manuals and offer access to replacement parts. Sarah Tew/CNET. If you ever broke the screen on your iPhone, you had few options to fix it. You could go to Apple and pay the company to replace the …

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CNET

A haptic glove research prototype from Reality Labs Research. Meta Reality Labs Research. VR visuals can only look so good, given current display technology, and we may already be approaching their limit. But what about our other senses?

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PCMag.com

The pricey Onyx Boox Max Lumi 2 tablet can handle large-format documents and sheet music on its 13.3-inch E Ink display. MSRP $879.99. $899.99 at Amazon. See It. PCMag editors select and review products independently. If you buy through affiliate links …

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Kotaku

When the hotly-anticipated open world sci-fi RPG Starfield comes out next year it won’t be coming to PS4 or PS5. That’s a fact that seemed obvious the second Microsoft announced it was buying publisher Bethesda over a year ago in a groundbreaking $7.5 …

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Kotaku

Yesterday, Microsoft surprise-released Halo Infinite’s multiplayer mode on Xbox and PC—albeit in a beta state—weeks ahead of its planned December 8 target. Feedback thus far is largely in lockstep: Hot damn, this shooter is fun to play, but, um, …

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Kotaku

Did you just eek out a nail biting victory in a Big Team Battle Slayer match? Bash a bunch of your fellow Spartans’ heads in with a flaming skull in Oddball? Capture a ton of objectives in Total Control, putting big numbers on the board for all your …

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The Verge

You cannot pet a dog in Meta’s new, high-tech virtual reality gloves. But researchers are getting closer. Meta (formerly Facebook) is known for its high-profile moves into virtual and augmented reality. For seven years, though, it’s been quietly …

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CNET

Your iPhone is full of hidden features, and iOS 15 has some. James Martin/CNET. Apple typically does a great job of showcasing its most popular features whenever it drops a new iOS update. With iOS 15, the tech giant talked up its Do Not Disturb …

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Kotaku

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy — Definitive Edition may have shredded some signature tunes from the series’ radio stations, and may, in just about every conceivable way, make the descriptor of “Definitive” sound like a joke, but—at the very least—you …

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Kotaku

It’s hard to believe, I know, but there are other games coming to Xbox that don’t start with Halo and end with Infinite. Over the next two weeks, Microsoft will add 10 more games to Xbox Game Pass. Here’s what’s struck me: I’ve been watching these …

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