Tech News from Around the Globe

Buy an Apple Watch and get a second one for $200 off - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 11:42am
AT&T's offer includes the Series 3, Series 4, Series 5, Series 6 and SE -- but you also need to add a new line.

New to TikTok: Trump's looming ban prompts some to download the app - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 11:11am
People who downloaded TikTok for the first time say it's an act of protest. New downloads of TikTok will be barred on Sunday.

AirPods Pro alternatives: 4 great options that cost less - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 11:08am
Apple's noise-canceling earbuds are sweet, but there cheaper options if you're not able to swing the $250 price tag.

Save $100 on a Legends Ultimate Arcade cabinet packed with 300 games - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 11:04am
This full-size cabinet includes Centipede, Space Invaders, Tetris, Tron and about 250 games you've never heard of.

AirPods Pro still on sale for $199 at Amazon, Staples and now Walmart - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 10:58am
That's $50 off the Apple Store price for these superior wireless headphones. Signs of a permanent price cut?

iOS 14 picture-in-picture video stops working with YouTube's mobile website

Engadget - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 10:20am
You may have to wait a while if you want to use iOS 14’s picture-in-picture support to watch YouTube videos. MacRumors (via 9to5Mac) has noticed that YouTube’s mobile website stopped supporting iOS 14’s PIP mode, at least for free users. Try it and a...

Hitting the Books: How social media keeps us clicking

Engadget - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 9:30am
The Pandoras Box that is social media has fundamentally altered our society in ways that we have yet to fully reckon — a digital ecosystem that has sprung up, seemingly overnight, to become a pervasive and ubiquitous part of our daily lives. In The H...

The Nintendo Switch is back in stock at GameStop and Amazon - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 9:12am
Here are the latest details on where you can buy the red-hot $300 console online.

The Morning After: What the app store 'ban' means for TikTok and WeChat

Engadget - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 9:10am
Barring some kind of reprieve, listings for TikTok and WeChat will disappear from US app stores tomorrow. What happens after that? It’s tough to say, but Karissa Bell has broken down everything we know so far. Peacock As far as surprising tech news...

The new EVs we're most excited about - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 9:00am
From the Ford Mustang Mach-E to the new Volkswagen Bus, our staff is ready for some great electric cars.

Touring Superleggera's Aero 3 is a carbon-clad homage to the race cars of the 1930s - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 8:57am
With the angry heart of a Ferrari and a lightweight, slippery body, the Aero 3 makes a serious impression.

Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs. Note 10 Plus: I tested both phones, and here's what I found - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 8:00am
They're among the best Android phones you can get. But should you spend more on the current Note 20 Ultra, or save some cash and go with the Note 10 Plus?

9 great reads from CNET this week - CNET

CNet Tech News - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 7:00am
Why phosphine gas in Venus clouds could signal alien life, what's the point of the Apple Watch SE and how wildfires show we can't keep ignoring climate change.

Microsoft releases a final preview for Windows 10's October update

Engadget - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 5:53am
The Windows 10 20H2 update will arrive next month with a few new features, like a visually refreshed Start menu, improved notifications, preinstalled Chromium Edge browser and the ability to Alt+Tab through Edge tabs. It’s also bringing more of the f...

Minor emoji update for 2021 adds 200 skintone variants for couples

Engadget - Sat, 09/19/2020 - 1:14am
The Unicode Consortium has unveiled a relatively minor emoji update that would still add 217 options to your selection next year. Emoji 13.1 comes with seven brand new images: a heart on fire, a heart with bandages, a woman with beard, a gender-neutr...

The Way I See It: Dawn Porter and Pete Souza on their film, Obama and the power of empathy - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:15pm
On CNET's I'm So Obsessed podcast, the filmmaker and White House photographer discuss their documentary, The Way I See It, and remind us that being president of the United States requires dignity and thinking for others.

Porsche debuts its Taycan safety car at Le Mans

Engadget - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 9:59pm
This weekend will see the running of the 88th 24 Hours of Le Mans race, but before that starts, the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland will run a 45-minute support race. During that event, while the race vehicles will be petrol burning Porsche 911 GT3 C...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 9:56pm
Ginsburg, a warrior for gender equality and an unexpected pop culture icon, served 27 years on the nation's highest court.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg tributes: 'There will never be another like her' - CNET

CNet Tech News - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 9:36pm
Fans of all stripes honor the Supreme Court justice who fought for gender equality.

Hyundai Venue loses the manual transmission for 2021 - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 7:10pm
It turns out that nobody actually bought one with the manual.