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Nintendo introduces Mario Red & Blue Edition Switch, drops new Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury trailer

The Japanese gaming giant also promised that an enhanced version of Super Mario 3D World was in the pipeline and on Tuesday, we got our best look yet at Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury. Accompanying the fresh gameplay footage is a new limited edition Switch console. The Nintendo Switch – Mario Red & […]

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Capcom’s November data breach may have exposed the personal details of up to 390,000 people

This is an increase of approximately 40,000 people compared to Capcom’s previous damage reports, which is a significant jump. For those who are unaware, the publisher was the victim of a “customized ransomware attack,” seemingly targeted specifically at its internal network. Capcom initially downplayed the severity of the breach, claiming that no customers were impacted. […]

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Qualcomm is using a larger and faster sensor in 3D Sonic Gen 2 fingerprint reader

Among the usual upgrades that accompany smartphones each year, buyers of upcoming smartphones like the Galaxy S21 can expect a faster, more accurate biometric experience enabled by Qualcomm’s latest fingerprint sensor. The company has said that the tech will make its way to mobile devices in early 2021, so there’s a good chance of it […]

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Facebook tells WhatsApp users its data collection isn’t so bad

The pop-up notifications that Facebook used to inform users of the policy changes sounded like what many are calling “an ultimatum.” “By tapping Agree, you accept the new terms and privacy policy, which take effect on February 8, 2021,” the notice reads. “After this date, you’ll need to accept these updates to continue using WhatsApp. […]

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Bethesda is publishing an Indiana Jones game under the Lucasfilm Games banner

You read that right — one of Bethesda’s next big releases is an all-new, wholly original Indiana Jones game. Coming just a day after Disney announced the revival of the Lucasfilm Games brand, this reveal couldn’t have been timed any better. The Lucasfilm Games logo will be slapped onto the game’s branding, which proves that […]

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Western Digital adds 4TB options to its portable SSD lines

Western Digital as CES 2021 this week introduced a quartet of high-capacity, portable solid-state drives across its consumer-facing brands. Collectively, the new 4TB drives focus on performance, durability and of course, capacity, catering to a variety of target users. It starts with the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD, an NVMe solution that offers up to 1050MB/s […]

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GM shows off concept for an electric, single-seat VTOL aircraft at CES

GM claims its Ultium batteries will have the “highest nickel and lowest cobalt” content and will come in “large-format pouch cells.” Theoretically, this design approach should allow the cells to be stacked vertically or horizontally in an EV, paving the way for better-optimized battery layouts and reducing the design burden for vehicle engineers. Alongside the […]