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Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings MMORPG Has Been Cancelled
Given that J.R.R. Tolkien did such a fantastic job at creating the world that the Lord of the Rings story takes place in, it made sense when it was announced by Amazon that in addition to the TV series that they were developing based on it, that they were also working on an MMORPG based on Lord of the Rings.

Autopilot Could Have Played A Role In Fatal Tesla Accident
Tesla has long stated that its Autopilot feature is not meant to be taken as a self-driving feature, but yet people seem more than willing to put it to the test all the same. There are built-in mechanisms and features to ensure the driver keeps their hands on the wheel, but sometimes accidents can happen too quickly.

Some iPhone 11 Users Are Seeing Increased Battery Health After Battery Recalibration
It was recently discovered that Apple will be including a new battery recalibration tool in iOS 14.5 that will adjust and recalibrate the iPhone’s battery health like maximum capacity and peak performance capability. Now according to various users who are taking part in the iOS 14.5 beta, they are seeing positive results.

Analyst Claims More Than One iPhone 13 Could Come With An LTPO Display
One of the popular iPhone 13 rumors is that it could finally see Apple introduce a 120Hz refresh rate to the iPhone lineup. Given that Apple achieved this with the iPad Pro years ago, many have been wondering why it has taken the company this long to bring the feature over to the iPhone.

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Watch Out For This WhatsApp ‘Hack’ That Could Lock You Out Of Your Account
One of the ways that WhatsApp verifies accounts is through a phone number. Basically, the number you use to verify your account should be the same number you use with your phone. However, according to security research Luis Márquez Carpintero and Ernesto Canales Pereña, it seems that this system is open to abuse that could negatively affect your account.

Google Just Made It A Lot Easier To Jump Back To The Search Box
Say you’re searching for something on Google, and you decide to search for something else or maybe edit your query. Normally you would click on either the search box and type it in or go to your URL bar and type in the new query. These are perfectly fine moves, but Google is trying to make it easier for users.

Future iPhones Might Not Even Come With Buttons
There have been rumors suggesting that Apple could be developing an iPhone without any ports for the future. Now it seems that not only could we see a portless iPhone, but an iPhone that lacks any kind of visible buttons. This is according to a patent discovered by AppleInsider which suggests that Apple is exploring the concept of invisible buttons.

DJI Unveils Its Brand New Air 2S Drone
If you’re shopping about for a new drone, you might be interested to learn that DJI has recently announced its latest drone in the form of the DJI Air 2S. This is not a small drone by any means, nor is it particularly large, so it’s perfect for those who want something in the middle that’s still relatively easy to bring around.

Police Pull Over A Drunk Driver, Turns Out To Be A Self-Driving Car
In order to make self-driving cars work, these cars usually come with a host of sensors and cameras that attempt to “see” the road, analyze it, look out for obstacles, and so on. This is what helps self-driving cars stay in their lane and avoid getting into accidents. However, the tech is far from perfect yet, which is why in some cases, self-driving cars can behave a bit erratically.

iPhone 14 Could Come With A Massive Camera Upgrade
Apple’s iPhone cameras have always performed very well. Maybe not as good compared to some of the competition in some regards, but always good enough to keep customers satisfied. However, if there is one thing that Apple rarely competes on, it would be megapixel count, instead choosing to focus on other hardware and software aspects to boost its performance.

iPhone 15 Could Finally Ditch The Notch
Apple’s iPhone this year is expected to maintain the notch in its display. However, based on the leaked images we’ve seen, it will be smaller. There have been rumors that the notch could be here to stay for a while, but we might only need to put up with it for a couple more generations, or at least that’s what analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes.

Spotify Launches Their First Attempt At Hardware - The Car Thing
Companies like Apple and Google have been trying to get their foot in the door with regards to automotives by creating technologies like CarPlay and Android Auto. Neither company makes the hardware for it though, and instead rely on third-party companies to make the hardware while they supply the software.

iPhone 11 Pro With Misaligned Logo Sells For $2,700
Society is a bit funny sometimes. When we receive a product that is not up to the quality or standards we expect from the company, we make a fuss about it. However, there is another part of society where these sorts of quality issues are actually welcome and accepted because it represents a rare occurrence.

HTC Reportedly Planning To Launch New 5G Smartphones This Year
On the smartphone front, HTC has been kind of quiet. The company hasn’t fully exited the market yet, and it seems that won’t be happening anytime soon either. This is according to a new report from DigiTimes who claims that HTC is apparently planning to return to the smartphone market later this year with new 5G phones.

Hasbro Unveils Optimus Prime Transformer Toy That Actually Transforms Itself
Growing up, the Transformers line of toys was incredibly appealing because of how cool the robots looked in the cartoons when they could transform themselves back and forth. Obviously the toys were a far cry from the cartoons in terms of self-transformation, but fast forward to today and it’s a whole different story.

This Could Be Our First Look At The Google Pixel Watch
For years, ever since Google launched Wear OS, many have wondered if Google could eventually launch their own brand of smartwatches. Those rumors have persisted for years, but that could change this year as Google is rumored to finally announce and launch their own Pixel-branded wearable.

T-Mobile Home Internet Is Finally Here. Legacy Providers Should Be Worried
We have been hearing about T-Mobile’s Home Internet for years now, but it is finally coming in a meaningful way to the market, thanks to 5G.The premise is excellent: customers can get fast broadband access without complex installations (drill holes in the wall), an affordable price, and outstanding reliability (when was the last time your 4G/5G was down?). Many legacy providers cannot say the same thing, especially those that are […]

This Tiny Washing Machine Will Clean Your Nasty Earbuds
True wireless headphones are all the rage these days. While they’re small and portable, one of the problems with them is that because they go into your ear, they can sometimes get crusted with your earwax and other dirty things, which is really gross if you think about it. So how do you clean them?

This Scam iOS App Is Earning $1 Million A Month
Apple has long argued that its walled garden approach with regards to its iOS App Store has been designed to provide users with the best and safest possible experience. We can certainly see the merits in such an argument, but at the same time, it has been pointed out that this isn’t always the case.

Spotify Rolls Out Hands-Free Digital Assistant For iOS And Android
A few years ago, it was discovered that Spotify was working on their own digital assistant similar to the likes of Siri and Google Assistant. Now it looks like that digital assistant got a bit smarter thanks to Spotify introducing a hands-free feature that lets users activate the assistant using a wake word.