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Brittany first became interested in technology when her dad showed her how to play Diablo II. She is an early-American/Canadian history Ph.D. student and is concerned about incorporating technology into the humanities and digitizing historical resources. When not writing tech news or trying to save old documents from falling into pieces, you can most likely find her playing with her rescued Saint Bernard-mix, Freckles. 

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Loot Llamas are a great way to load up on supplies during a Fortnite match. However, they will now run away if you get too close to them instead of remaining motionless as of the latest season. Here is what you need to know about the updated Fortnite Loot Llamas. Loot Llamas will not only flee from players, but are... Read more...
The United States military and Microsoft have been working together over the last few years to create a headset with HoloLens technology. They recently provided an update about their contract and the development behind this headset. Microsoft's Integrated Visual Augmentation System headset could be used by the... Read more...
Ring is changing how its users are able to respond to public safety requests. Public agencies will now need to post requests for help publicly through Ring's Neighbors app. The purpose of this change is to provide greater “transparency and accountability.” These requests for assistance will be limited to two posts... Read more...
Amazon just recently announced that Prime Day 2021 will occur between June 21st and June 22nd. Some items are already available for a discount while others will not go on sale until June 21st. Here is what you need to know about Prime Day 2021. You must be a Amazon Prime member to participate, but you can sign-up... Read more...
CD Projekt recently released information about their Q1 2021 and the results are mixed. The company experienced a 2% increase in sales, but 64.7% decrease in net profits. CD Projekt noted that their decrease in net profits is primarily due to the cost of fixing Cyberpunk 2077. CD Projekt net profits equaled $32.5... Read more...
It has been known for quite some time that Destiny 2 developers Bungie have several games in the works. Unfortunately, we know very little about any of its upcoming games. A recent job listing may shed a little light on what Bungie is working on behind the scenes. Bungie published a job posting for someone to work on... Read more...
The latest Destiny 2 reset has brought with it the new weekly mission. Unfortunately it is not always obvious how one should kick off a new mission or quest. Here is what you need to know to start Destiny 2’s Expunge: Labyrinth. Steps To Begin Expunge: Labyrinth First, you will need to go to the H.E.L.M. and... Read more...
Everything old is new again. The Destiny 2 Vault of Glass (VOG) raid officially launches on Saturday, May 22nd. Here is everything you need to know to prep for the Vault of Glass raid. What We Know About the Vault of Glass Raid Vault of Glass (VOG) was the first raid that was available in Destiny. Bungie has... Read more...
The release of Cyberpunk 2077 was disastrous. Many, especially investors, were unhappy with the end result. Four class action lawsuits were filed this past winter due to all the issues associated with the game. It was recently confirmed that all four class action lawsuits against CD Projekt Red have been consolidated... Read more...
Everyone loves a good video game hack, and Destiny 2 certainly has its fair share of them. One recent video clip demonstrated the potential of the new Destiny 2 Exotic Sidearm Cryosthesia 77K. This hack allowed the player to “freeze someone five different ways.” Cryosthesia 77K is an Exotic Kinetic Sidearm that... Read more...
Have you ever wanted to go into space? Do you have a lot of money burning a hole in your pocket? Well then have we got a deal for you. The bidding for Blue Origin’s first human spaceflight has officially opened up. The initial bidding began yesterday and will go on until May 19th. During this time, bidders may bid... Read more...
Another Destiny 2 season is almost upon us and Bungie has recently spilled some of the details. They included a glimpse into the new seasonal activity and weekly mission, exotic and legendary weapons and armor, Vault of Glass raid, and other new features. Here is everything we know so far about Destiny 2’s Season of... Read more...
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… a falling rocket? Debris from China’s Long March 5B rocket is currently plummeting to Earth. When and where the remains of the Long March 5B rocket will land is unfortunately unknown. The launch of China’s Long March 5B rocket was initially a success last week. The rocket carried... Read more...
The ongoing court case between Epic Games and Apple has been revelatory. Epic Games has revealed that it has intentionally not added Fortnite to Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming (xCloud). It also does not appear that Epic Games intends to add Fortnite to the service in the future. A deposition was recently made public... Read more...
Apple has long been accused of being anti-competitive, but these accusations may soon be further placed under a microscope. The European Union (EU) is expected to charge Apple over supposed antitrust practices sometime over the next week. The case will likely be based off of the allegations of companies such as... Read more...
Have you been experiencing gaming issues since the release of the latest Windows 10 update? You are not alone. The problems associated with the last Windows 10 update are being investigated by NVIDIA and others, and so far the suggestion is to just roll back the update. NVIDIA staff member “Manuel” stated in a... Read more...
The Destiny 2 2021 Guardian Games have arrived. No Destiny 2 event would truly be complete without a few legendary and exotic items for Guardians to chase after or purchase. Here is how you can acquire the exotic machine gun Heir Apparent and its Catalyst. What Is Heir Apparent And Its Catalyst Heir Apparent is... Read more...
Light the torches! It is time to find out whether Titans will once again reign supreme or if Hunters or Warlocks will rise to the challenge. Here is everything you need to know about the Destiny 2 2021 Guardian Games. What Are The Guardian Games? The Guardian Games is a free event that is available to all... Read more...
Are you in the market for a large and ridiculously expensive rollable TV? LG’s got a deal for you! Well, you can now purchase LG's 65-inch Signature OLED R Rollable TV in select countries. Interested consumers can “inquire to buy” the rollable TV through LG’s website. Consumers will then be asked to select their... Read more...
Smart TV users, take note! The Google Play Movies & TV app will soon no longer be available on Roku, Samsung, LG, and Vizio smart TVs. The app will officially be inaccessible on June 15, 2021. Google’s streaming services will also be entirely removed from NetCast and LG SimpleSmart devices by this same date. The... Read more...
LG announced earlier this week that it would be fully leaving the smartphone market by the end of July 2021. At the time of this announcement, it committed to provide current LG smartphone owners with a few OS updates. LG today announced that all of its premium devices will receive up to three OS updates from the year... Read more...
It was recently revealed that the personal information of roughly 533 million Facebook users was leaked in August 2019. Unfortunately, Facebook has not provided a way to check if your personal information was compromised and has not stated whether it intends to do so in the future. However, there are a few third-party... Read more...
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