Brave Browser Update Pushes Us One Step Closer To A Decentralized Web
Right now, pretty much the majority of the internet is hosted on various dedicated servers. This means that whenever you want to access a website, the contents from that website are pulled from that server and displayed on your computer. Now it seems that Brave, a browser that focuses on privacy, is taking steps to try and change that.

Netflix Handily Beats Its Own Expectations, Hits 200 Million Subscribers Worldwide
It’s safe to say that despite all the newcomers to the streaming industry, Netflix is still pretty much dominating. According to the company’s latest earnings, they have revealed that they now have over 200 million subscribers worldwide. This is about an increase of 8.5 million subscribers from the previous quarter.

Study Finds COVID-19 Vaccine Could Be More Effective Than We Think
As vaccines for the coronavirus are starting to make their way around the world, there are still many questions that have yet to be answered. For example, does getting vaccinated mean that a person will no longer be capable of being infected, or if they are infected, are still considered to be contagious?

Nikon Will Focus On Mirrorless Cameras For The Time Being
Unlike Sony, who are known for their mirrorless cameras, Nikon is known more for their DSLRs. However, the company is hoping to catch up in the mirrorless market segment, so much so that the company has recently stated that for the time being, their focus will be mostly on their mirrorless camera lineup.

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UK Scalper Group Boasts They Secured Another 2,000 PS5 Units
As Sony is trying to ramp up production of its PS5 console, it seems that scalpers are continuing to take advantage of the shortage in consoles, which we suppose was something that they had a hand in, at least in part. According to a recent tweet by Carnage, a scalper group based in the UK, they have boasted that they have secured an additional 2,000 units of the PS5.

Battlefield 6 Details Leaked
A new Battlefield game from EA is expected to be released later this year. Not much is known about the game at the moment, but thanks to a video by Tom Henderson, also known as LongSensation who has leaked Call of Duty and Battlefield game details in the past, we might have an idea of what to expect.

Carcopter by MACA: First Hydrogen-Powered Flying F1 Race CarEditor's Pick
MACA, a French startup based in southeast France, unveiled its Carcopter, a hydrogen-powered flying Formula-1 at CES 2021 last week. Founders Thierry de Boisvilliers, and Michael Krollak, both veterans from Airbus Helicopters, aim at creating a Formula 1-type competition for flying cars to accelerate innovation in the zero-emission VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) market while generating revenues from the racing business.The idea to design a race VTOL vehicle came to […]

Samsung Could Be Looking To Bring Its Exynos Chipsets To Computers
Samsung, just like Apple, makes their own mobile chipsets, which in turn are used to power their smartphones. Now it seems that Samsung could be following in Apple’s footsteps by launching a series of Exynos chipsets that could be used to power computers, similar to what Apple has done with the Apple Silicon.

A Legally Blind Man Regained His Sight With The Help Of A Synthetic Cornea
Back in the day if you were afflicted by certain medical conditions, like being blind, there was really not much doctors could do. However, thankfully medical technology has advanced a lot since then, where a 78-year old man who was deemed legally blind has managed to regain his sight thanks to the help of synthetic corneas.

Apple Car Production Reportedly ‘Handed Off’ To Kia
According to recent reports, it seems that Apple’s progress on their electric car is coming along nicely, to the point where Apple is apparently looking for companies to help them make their car. Recently, we heard that Hyundai was the frontrunner to produce the Apple Car, but now a new report suggests otherwise.

YouTube Testing Allowing Viewers To Purchase Items Shown In A Video
Due to the YouTube adpocalpyse which saw many creators lose out on a lot of earning potential, many YouTubers have since come up with other ways to generate income. This includes asking subscribers to subscribe to them on platforms like Patreon, donations made through PayPal, or use Amazon affiliate links in which they get a cut of the proceeds.

Microsoft Patents A Laptop Display That Automatically Adjusts Based On The User’s Gaze
The problem with laptop screens is that it forces us to look down. Also, given their size, there are a lot of times when we find ourselves having to adjust the angle of the screen to suit our sitting position. However, Microsoft is hoping to change that by creating a laptop display that can adjust itself automatically.

Man Offers $68 Million Reward To Help Him Recover Lost Bitcoin Hard Drive
Turn the clock back years ago when bitcoin was still relatively new, people probably didn’t give it much thought or treated it particularly seriously. This is because bitcoin back then wasn’t worth that much, so people were giving it out in large quantities. These days, the value of bitcoin has shot through the roof, so those who held onto their bitcoin back then are sitting on a lot of money.

iOS 14.4 Will Warn Users If Their iPhone Uses Non-Genuine Camera Parts
One of the reasons why official repairs can be so expensive is because the parts they use are genuine. This means that when you repair a device like an iPhone, you’re guaranteed that the part they used will be the same that is used across other iPhones. This is versus unofficial third-party repairs who might replace parts with cheaper alternatives.

M1 Compatible Microsoft Edge Now In Beta
Thanks to the Rosetta 2 translation software, Apple’s M1-powered Macs can run x86 based software. Obviously having native software would be ideal, but at the same time, we suppose we’ll have to give developers more time to create native M1 apps. That being said, it seems that some are wasting no time in doing so.

GTA 6 Could Introduce Smarter NPCs
Let’s face it, the AI used to control NPCs in video games aren’t exactly very smart, but then again, maybe they were never meant to be that smart to begin with. Typically, NPCs in video games are just used to advance the storyline or sell players items, so we guess there was never really a need to make them very smart.

How To Disable The Windows 10 Login Screen
If you want to disable the Windows 10 login screen so that you can startup your computer faster, here’s what you need to do.

How to Change Your Monitor’s Refresh Rate on Windows 10
Monitors come in varying refresh rates and they’re usually set to a particular refresh rate by default, but did you know that you can actually increase or decrease your monitor’s refresh rate?

Apple Could Be Looking To Launch A Podcast Subscription Service
Right now, the podcasts you access from Apple are pretty much free. However, to better compete with Spotify and to attract more podcasters to its platform, it seems that Apple could be planning on launching their own podcast subscription service, according to a report from The Information (paywall).

Apple Might Have To End Up Paying VirnetX $1 Billion In Damages
By now, most of you might have heard of Apple’s legal battle against VirnetX over patents that the latter claims that Apple had infringed upon. Given that the total payout to VirnetX would have totalled over $1 billion, it’s not surprising that Apple is trying their very best to avoid paying the company that amount.

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