Amazon And US Government Team Up To Fight Counterfeit Goods
The problem with buying things online is that usually all you have to work with are photos. Sometimes these photos don’t really represent the product accurately, as many of us have probably experienced, and sometimes, you might even get a counterfeit product that is marketed as the real deal.

Mortal Kombat 11 DLC Brings Back The Actors From The Original 1995 Movie
The original Mortal Kombat movie from 1995 might not necessarily have aged well over the years, but it is still widely considered to be a classic, and one of the earlier movies to have been adapted from a video game. If you did enjoy the movie back then, then you might be interested in checking out the latest Mortal Kombat 11 DLC.

PS5 Scalper Group Managed To Nab 3,500 Units
If you are having a tough time getting your hands on Sony’s PS5 console, then you have scalpers to blame. This is because according to a report from Business Insider, it appears that a UK based scalper group calling themselves CrepChiefNotify have managed to nab as many as 3,500 units in total and are reselling them at premium prices.

Apple’s New M1 Macs Can Unofficially Support Up To 6 Displays
According to the official specs listed by Apple, Apple’s new M1 powered Mac mini, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro will only support anywhere between 1-2 external displays. This is versus the Intel-powered variants that can support more, but is the limit of 1-2 displays true? It turns out not really.

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Someone Took Apple’s M1 MacBook Air And Turned It Into The World’s Largest Tesla Key
In order to help deal with the lack of native apps, Apple allows macOS Big Sur users on its M1 computers to run iPhone and iPad apps. While it might not necessarily be optimized for a laptop’s dimensions and UI, the idea is that it will bring about functionality and usability until more native apps arrive for the M1 chipset.

Twitter Will Warn Users When They Like Misleading Tweets
Your online social presence might be more important than you think it is, even if you’re not necessarily anyone famous or an “influencer”. This is because people can see the things you do online and can sometimes make decisions based on that. For example, friends or family members may throw your posts a like or share it just because.

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Discovers Evidence Of A Megaflood On Mars
Living creatures, as we know them (including ourselves), need things like water to survive. Without water, humans and animals would die of dehydration. We also wouldn’t be able to do things like grow crops, which need water in order to grow and thrive, which is why it isn’t just as simple as packing up our bags and flying off to another planet.

Google Pay Will Now Come With Transfer Fees
When it comes to financial services, obviously these companies are here to do business and there is no such thing as a free lunch. However, for those who have been using Google Pay to make instant transfers, you will now have to look forward to paying a 1.5% fee (minimum of 31 cents) per transaction.

FDA Clears Use Of Lab-Made Antibodies For COVID-19 Treatment
Right now vaccines for the coronavirus are still being developed and it could only be in 2021 where we’ll be able to get our hands on them. This means that for now, patients who have COVID-19 will need to be treated as the symptoms come up, but the FDA is trying to make that process easier.

Google Could Bring Its Radar Technology To Future Chromebooks
One of the nifty features we saw Google introduce in the Pixel 4 was radar-sensing technology, also known as Project Soli. Granted it might come across as novel and somewhat gimmicky, but on paper it does hold a lot of promise. So much so that Google might be considering applying it to future Chromebooks and wearables as well.

Snapchat Just Launched Its Own Take On TikTok
Following the success of TikTok, it didn’t really come as a surprise to learn that many other companies were looking to emulate that success with platforms of their own, especially with the possibility that TikTok could be banned in the US which would leave a void that other companies would be more than eager to fill.

Amazon’s Echo Buds Will Be Able To Track Your Workouts
If you want to track your workout, your best bet would be to get a fitness tracker or a smartwatch. However, if you’d rather not wear a tracker and also a pair of earphones/headphones, then you might want to consider getting your hands on Amazon’s Echo Buds.

Google’s AI Will Help You Write Poetry In The Style Of Legendary Poets
One of the reasons why art is considered subjective and two pieces are never quite the same is because when creating art, how we go about creating it is based on our personal experiences that help us develop a style over time. However, there are some poets who are considered legends when it comes to their prose.

HomePod Mini Users Are Experiencing Connectivity Issues
Apple’s HomePod mini seems to be off to a good start at least as far as initial demand is concerned. Given that the previous HomePod could almost be considered a flop, this is a nice change of pace for Apple that could help them nab a larger slide of the market share. However, it seems that despite the positive launch, not all users are having a good time using it.

M1 MacBook Pro With 8GB RAM VS 16GB RAM
With Apple’s new M1 Mac computers, users can choose between 8GB or 16GB of RAM. Now obviously RAM plays a role in determining the performance of a computer, but the question is, is it worth spending that extra $200 to upgrade from 8GB to 16GB? In a video uploaded by Max Tech, he shows the difference between the two RAM configurations on the 13-inch MacBook Pro.

iPad Pro With OLED Display Expected In Late 2021
With Apple’s iPhones pretty much switching over to OLED displays, many have wondered when the iPad series will make that transition. It’s not entirely impossible, but the larger screens would represent technical challenges, not to mention it might also see an increase in costs, but if you love the idea of an OLED iPad, you’re in luck.

South Korea’s Hyper-Tube Train Hits A Top Speed Of 621 MPH
While it might be more fun or more convenient to drive since you get to set your own schedules and choose when or where you want to stop, sometimes taking public transportation services like trains might be more practical and even more efficient because there are no traffic jams and sometimes it can be a direct route that cuts across terrain.

Steam Will Now Support Sony’s New PS5 DualSense Controller
Whenever a new console generation is released, companies also release redesigned game controllers that are supposed to be better in the sense that they might come with additional features, a new spiffy design, better ergonomics, and so on. If you’re enjoying your time with the Sony PS5 DualSense controller, you’ll be pleased to learn that Steam will now support it as well.

Google Wants Chrome Extensions To Be More Transparent With Data Usage
A lot of us use software that we don’t fully know how it works, and that’s fine. It would not be possible for us to know everything, but sometimes, some malicious hackers and developers take advantage of our ignorance to try and slip in code that shouldn’t be there that could be used to steal information or track users unknowingly.

iOS 15 Could Drop Support For iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, Original iPhone SE
In 2021, Apple will most likely be releasing their next major iOS update in the form of iOS 15. However, in addition to releasing the update, Apple is also rumored to be dropping support for some older iPhones which includes the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, and also the original iPhone SE that was released several years ago.

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