Modern Warfare’s infamous shotgun gets another nerf – Polygon

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s 725 shotgun has plagued players since release. What should be a high damage short-range weapon is instead killing people from across the map, even after Infinity Ward tried to fix it. In the game’s latest patch, the developer is back at it with another nerf to the 725, along with…

Facebook is fixing a bug that turned on phone cameras – Engadget

Some users said that when they viewed a video in full screen and then shrank it back, the app layout would shift slightly to the right. In the space on the left, you could see the phone’s camera had been activated. CNET says it was able to replicate the issue.Today, while watching a video on…

Intel Fixes a Security Flaw it Said Was Repaired 6 Months Ago – The New York Times

The chip maker patched several problems in May. Now it is issuing another fix, and researchers say the company hasn’t been straight about its issues.Equipment and computer cables used by the researchers at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.Credit…Jasper Juinen for The New York TimesNov. 12, 2019Updated 5:00 p.m. ETLast May, when Intel released a patch for…

Microsoft Bets Big on AR With U.S. Launch of Minecraft Earth In Early Access – Gizmodo

Just in case you forgot that Microsoft is deep into augmented reality, the early access version of Minecraft Earth is finally available on iOS and Android for Americans to get a taste of the future. The mobile AR game was announced back in May as a joint effort between Microsoft and Mojang. Per the release,…

Apple predicted to launch 16-inch MacBook Pro this week – AppleInsider

By Malcolm Owen Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 11:21 am PT (02:21 pm ET) Apple is again predicted to launch the 16-inch MacBook Pro very soon, possibly Wednesday, with reports claiming the company has started to brief members of the media. Rendering of Apple’s rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro. The 16-inch MacBook Pro has been rumored to…

Review: Samsung’s Space Monitor is handsome and minimal — if you have the desk for it – TechCrunch

When Samsung announced the Space Monitor, I knew in an instant that it was going to be something I had to try out in person. Now that I’ve had time to do so, I’m happy to say it’s much as advertised, a streamlined and solid monitor with a smart new design — but not necessarily…

Amazon discounts the Echo Show 8 by $30 before it’s available – Engadget

While not new, you can also get a discount on two pre-order bundles. For $170, instead of $220, you can buy the Echo Show 8 and 5 together. Alternatively, you can purchase the Echo Show 8 and Ring Indoor Camera for $160, instead of $190.The Echo Show 8 features an 8-inch screen and borrows elements…

Best Buy Made These Smart Home Gadgets Dumb Again – WIRED

Last week, a series of smart home gadgets became dumb again. On November 6, Best Buy pulled the plug on its line of Insignia Connect products, including a convertible freezer/fridge, two kinds of smart plugs, a smart light switch, and a Wi-Fi-connected camera. Best Buy offered people who purchased the gadgets partial gift cards, not…

Twitch Studio, the company’s streaming software for new users, is now in open beta – The Verge

Twitch Studio — the broadcasting software the live-streaming site debuted back in August to a select group of users — is now open to the public. (Though it is, for the moment, PC-only.) Developed as an easier way to stream and aimed at users who are just starting out on Twitch, the software is both…

This microSD card deal gets you 512GB for cheap – Android Authority

If you’re lucky enough to still have a phone with a microSD card slot, you might be on the hunt for a good microSD card deal. Lucky for you, we found one over at Amazon that gets you the lowest price yet for a high-quality SanDisk card with a whopping 512GB of storage space.Most phones…

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