Tech News from Around the Globe

Volkswagen's new T7 Multivan looks awesome - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 6:25pm
The seventh-generation VW van is available as a plug-in hybrid for the first time.

US spy satellite launch Tuesday could be visible from much of the East Coast - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 6:25pm
A Minotaur rocket will carry a National Reconnaissance Office payload to orbit from Virginia in the morning.

Bill Gates' summer reading list includes books about a 'complicated relationship' - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 6:21pm
The Microsoft co-founder recommends five books, focusing on Barack Obama's life, the fall of GE and intervention with nature.

Shocking no one, Capcom announces 'Resident Evil Village' DLC

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 6:00pm
Capcom will release additional content for Resident Evil Village.

E3 2021 brings diversity conversation to the video game industry's biggest stage - CNET

CNet Tech News - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 5:48pm
Typically, diversity panels are a side conversation at most big events. But the E3 video game conference gave it a rare livestream spot.

E3 failed its deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers today

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 5:45pm
If you were relying on the ESA's closed captions to make sense of what’s being unveiled at E3 today, you might have been very confused.

Razer made a tiny 130W GaN charger that costs $180

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 5:30pm
Measuring in at 3.2 by 7.7 by 6.2 mm, Razer's new GaN power adapter is small enough to fit in your pocket.

Razer's Blade 14 returns with a speedy AMD 5900HX CPU

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 5:30pm
When last we saw the 14-inch Razer Blade, it was toting 7th-gen Intel CPUs and NVIDIA's GTX 1650 graphics. Now it's back, and it's powered by AMD's Ryzen 5900HX and up to an RTX 3080 GPU.

'Flight Simulator' on Xbox will support VRR for better frame rates

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 4:09pm
In a Twitter response spotted by Eurogamer, Microsoft confirmed the Series X and S would target a base 30 frames per second.

Turtle Beach made a $350 ‘Flight Simulator’ controller

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 3:05pm
Turtle Beach has announced two new controllers for the Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC.

Supreme Court gives LinkedIn another chance to block data scraping

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 2:47pm
The Supreme Court had thrown out the earlier ruling that blocked LinkedIn from stopping rivals from scraping its data.

YouTube bans election and gambling ads at the top of its homepage

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 2:15pm
Alcohol and prescription drug advertisers are also locked out of the prominent masthead slot.

Acer Chromebook Spin 713 review: It's all about the display

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 1:45pm
Acer's new Chromebook Spin 713 is one of the better Chromebooks we've tried lately.

Tribeca and Epic Games aim to help indie filmmakers harness Unreal Engine

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 1:28pm
Workshops with Unreal Engine experts and artists will help creatives learn how to use the platform.

US releases NSA leaker Reality Winner into supervised custody

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 1:14pm
The US federal government has released Reality Winner from prison into supervised custody

'Elden Ring' will let you summon the spirits of dead enemies as allies

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 12:36pm
Director Hidetaka Miyazaki revealed a bunch more details about FromSoftware's next game.

Halo Infinite's season passes won't expire

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 11:22am
With Infinite, 343 Industries says it's taking a "player-first" approach to progression and customization. There won't be any random loot or loot boxes in the game.

How to make the most of Amazon Prime Day 2021

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 11:00am
Amazon Prime Day 2021 is June 21-22. Here's everything we know about the shopping event, plus out tips on how to save big on gadgets.

Tech giants call on the SEC to require climate impact reports from companies

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 10:48am
Alphabet, Facebook, Amazon, Intel, eBay, Salesforce and Autodesk asked the agency to leverage global standards.

Facebook AI can mimic text styles with a photo of a single word

Engadget - Mon, 06/14/2021 - 10:20am
Facebook has developed AI that can copy the style of text in a photo — your handwriting could become a font.