Author: Mike Harrison

At least seven people were killed Tuesday, most of them children, in a shooting at a high school in the central Russian city of Kazan, officials and news agency reports said.Officials said at least one gunman had been involved and detained, though there were unconfirmed reports of two attackers including one who had been killed.A police spokesman said officers were dispatched to School No. 175 in Kazan, the capital of the Russian republic of Tatarstan, after reports of shots being fired.Amateur footage on social media, apparently filmed from a nearby building, showed people escaping from the school by jumping from…

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Call of Duty Warzone: A new Activision job advertisement has suggested that the developer is looking to hire people ahead of a new smartphone-oriented game project, expected to be Call of Duty Warzone. Activision already has a Call of Duty game for smartphones called Call of Duty Mobile. However, it seems another of its popular titles, Call of Duty Warzone will soon be coming to smartphones. Just like Call of Duty Mobile, Warzone is also a battle royale title by the developer. A new job advertisement from Activision on LinkedIn points to the team hiring new members for its game.…

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A group of 40 state attorneys general on Monday urged Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to abandon plans to launch a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13. A group of 40 state attorneys general on Monday urged Facebook (FBO) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to abandon plans to launch a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13. “Use of social media can be detrimental to the health and well-being of children, who are not equipped to navigate the challenges of having a social media account,” the officials said in a letter. “Further, Facebook has…

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Urian B., Tech Times 11 May 2021, 03:05 am (Photo : Screenshot From Commons.Wikipedia.org) [Look] Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold Can Turn a Phone Into a Tablet PC! While those on the go usually agree that a slim laptop is always the best choice to bring, sometimes, a laptop can be too big, heavy, chunky, or generally hard to bring along sometimes. Working on a phone is really hard since it still gives really limited access to these apps and that apps but what if there were a way to turn your phone into a PC or tablet? Xiaomi vs Samsung…

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Heard about Chromebooks? These machines run Google’s ChromeOS and are designed to offer light computing for a such low price. Two years back when I visited a Best Buy store in New York, I got a glimpse of how popular Chromebooks were in the US. But I wasn’t sure about whether that momentum would sustain. I was wrong. It’s 2021, and Chromebooks are everywhere in the US and many other countries. They are so popular that Google-powered notebooks overtook macOS in worldwide sales in 2020, according to an analysis done by research firm IDC. However, Chromebooks never managed to make…

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The new feature on Facebook is meant to help users be better informed about the articles they wish to share and reduce the spread of misinformation. Facebook is all set to start testing a new pop-up feature that will ask users if they are certain about wanting to share an article if if haven’t opened it. Facebook shared the news via a post on Twitter, which has a similar prompt as well when users try and retweet any article. The pop-up will prompt many users to read the article. Users can also choose to share the unread article if they…

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While the company is giving some more time to WhatsApp users, one will have to accept the new privacy policy if they want to use all the features of the app. Just a few days back, WhatsApp confirmed that it won’t delete users accounts on May 15 if they don’t accept the new privacy policy. But it looks like users will have to accept the new privacy policy at some point, especially if they wish to continue using the features. “After giving everyone time to review, we’re continuing to remind those who haven’t had the chance to do so to…

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While reporting financial results in late April, Sony said it had sold 7.8 million units of the console through March 31, and it is aiming to sell at least 14.8 million units in the current fiscal year. Sony Group Corp. warned a group of analysts the PlayStation 5 will remain in short supply through 2022, suggesting the company will be constrained in its ability to boost sales targets for its latest games console. While reporting financial results in late April, the Japanese conglomerate said it had sold 7.8 million units of the console through March 31, and it is aiming…

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With Mass Effect Legendary Edition’s launch, it’s going to bring the highly touted space opera trilogy to the next generation. A slew of performance, visual, and gameplay upgrades will allow avid fans of the series to experience Commander Shepard’s original story again, but this time, in gloriously high resolutions and frame rates. (Photo : Steam ) But undertaking the task of bringing Mass Effect Legendary Edition to life is not that easy, even to several of the industry’s most experienced game developers. So, they looked to a group of talented, passionate people who have been avid fans of their games for…

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The next MacBook Air could be available in different colour options similar to the new M1 iMac. Apple is set to release a new MacBook Air in different colour options. A video shared by Apple leaker Jon Prosser on YouTube shows renders of the redesigned notebook in options for blue, silver, purple, pink, orange, yellow and green. This is for the first time Apple will sell a MacBook Air, perhaps the most popular Mac, in multiple colour options. Prosser does not share the actual images of the new MacBook Air. He, instead, created renders that were based on the leaked…

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