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CD Projekt Red has been sued over Cyberpunk 2077’s buggy release

CD Projekt Red CD Projekt Red could have a legal battle on its hands. In a filing spotted by Bloomberg, a firm called Rosen Law announced that it has opened a class-action lawsuit against the company. It alleges the studio’s management misled investors about the state of the game before its release and failed to …

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Samsung’s next Chromebook may trade a 4K screen for better battery life

Evan Blass Following a leaked render earlier in the week, more information on Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook 2 has found its way online, including details on pricing. A marketing slide shared by Microsoft tipster WalkingCat suggests the device will feature a 13.3-inch QLED screen with DCI-P3 wide color gamut coverage, a 10th-gen Core i3 processor and …

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Adobe releases Premiere Pro beta for M1 Macs

Igor Bonifacic / Engadget Following beta versions of Photoshop and Lightroom for M1 Macs, you can now try out an in-development release of Premiere Pro that optimizes the software for Apple’s new chip architecture. As with the Photoshop M1 beta, you won’t find every feature that’s available in Premiere Pro’s public release just yet, but …

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macOS Big Sur update is bricking some older MacBook Pros

Apple macOS Big Sur hasn’t been a pleasant update for some users. According to MacRumors, users on Apple’s forums and Reddit are stuck with a black screen when trying to update their late 2013 or mid 2014 13-inch MacBook Pro models to Big Sur. Nothing appears to solve the issue, including shortcuts to reset the …

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This Chrome plugin brings Google’s old icons back to your tabs

Google If you’re not a fan of Google’s new icons, we have some good news. A new Chrome extension — spotted by Gizmodo, among others — lets you restore the tab icons for Gmail, Calendar, Meet and other Google services to their former glory. You can thank product designer Claudio Postinghel for the plugin. Google …

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Windows 10 update removes Flash and prevents it from being reinstalled

Engadget Microsoft has released an optional Catalog update that removes Adobe Flash from Windows 10 and prevents it from being reinstalled, paving the way for the eventual death of the app in 2021. However, as Bleeping Computer noted, the update (KB4577586) only removes the Flash version bundled into Windows 10, and not any standalone versions …

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A massive spam attack is ruining public ‘Among Us’ games

InnerSloth Just days after US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez played Among Us to an audience of more than 435,000 viewers, InnerSloth, the developer of the popular multiplayer title, is struggling to contain a spam attack that is affecting most of the game’s community. The hack started to spread through the game’s userbase on Thursday evening. It …

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LucasArts adventure classics join Xbox Game Pass on October 29th

Double Fine A biker, insurance salesman and tentacle walk into a bar. That’s not the start of a bad joke, but rather Microsoft’s latest pitch for why you should get Xbox Game Pass. Starting on October 29th, the remasters of classic LucasArts adventure games Full Throttle, Grim Fandango and Day of the Tentacle will make …

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Indie RPG ‘Indivisible’ won’t get any more updates after studio closure

Lab Zero Games After weeks of turmoil at the studio that created it, we now have a better idea of what will happen to indie RPG Indivisible. 505 Games, the game’s publisher, announced on Friday Indivisible won’t get any additional updates after a final Nintendo Switch patch is released later this month (via Kotaku). “At …

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WoW’s ‘Shadowlands’ expansion is delayed until later this year

Blizzard Entertainment World of Warcraft Shadowlands won’t make its October 26th release date. Blizzard announced on Thursday it’s delaying the expansion until sometime later this year to give itself more time to polish the title. The studio says it’s still deciding on a new release date, but felt it was best to inform the game’s …

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