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Apex Legends dev faces major backlash after updating the Iron Crown monetization

Fans of Apex Legend's subreddit are extremely unhappy about the responses a Respawn developer has specifically provided after the microtransaction changes for the Iron Crown event. Respawn took very negative feedback after the start of Iron Crown events, with most of the criticism aimed at the price of microtransactions. For example, Bloodhounds Heirloom Ax required players to get all cosmetics …

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Microsoft acknowledges Windows 10 1903 update error 0x80073701, works with Fix

In an update to the Windows 10 Health Dashboard, Microsoft has confirmed that they are working on a fix for the 0x80073701 error that users receive when installing new v1903 updates. After Patch August 2019 Tuesday's updates were released, users began to report that they were getting errors when trying to install Windows 10 version 1903's cumulative updates. Users would …

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Cutbacks prove that Nintendo's revised switch with new CPU has longer battery life

Nintendo claims that the only difference between its new, revised switch and the older model is improved battery life. Not satisfied with taking Nintendo's words for it, some popular YouTubers are putting their brand new, currently hard to find devices on the test, cracking them open to look for new unenlightened features or hardware along the way. Consensus? Nintendo is …

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Apple is trying to turn off Corellium's "perfect copies" of iOS

INTERNATIONAL – Apple Inc. accused upstart Corellium LLC of illegally selling virtual copies of the iPhone and iPad operating system under the guise of helping detect security flaws. In a lawsuit filed Thursday in West Palm Beach, Florida, Apple stated that software company Corellium has copied the operating system, graphical user interface and other aspects of the devices without permission, …

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Huawei will pay SA developers to build apps for HarmonyOS

Chinese technology giant Huawei said on Friday that it will pay software developers to build apps for its new operating system, HarmonyOS, which will run on a range of devices from smartphones to smartwatches. At a media briefing in Sandton on Friday, the company – which may use HarmonyOS to power its future smartphones if it loses access to Google's …

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Twitter to test filter for offensive messages

Twitter has announced that it will test a filter that will hide offensive or unwanted messages in your inbox. “Unwanted messages can be fun. So we're testing a filter in your DM requests to keep those out of sight, out of mind, ”the company tweeted . Up until now, Twitter has offered a quality filter that, if enabled , sorts …

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Facebook introduces new privacy settings for groups

Facebook is rolling out a new privacy model for Facebook Groups that will give them the option to be public or private. Photo: Pixabay DURBAN – Facebook is rolling out a new privacy model for Facebook Groups that will give them the option to be public or private. According to Facebook, they are making this change because they have heard …

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Ion Fury review: Nuking 'em like Duke

The latest Build Engine game from 3D Realms is a nod to Duke Nukem 3D, while creating its own massive experience. Our review. It's been some time since the heyday of the Build Engine, but 3D Realms hasn't given up on the technology that powered Duke Nukem 3D, Shadow Warrior, and Blood back in the 1990s. With Ion Fury, the …

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