Tag Archive: Parts


The Last of Us Part II is reportedly banned in parts of the Middle East

You might need a workaround if you want to play Naughty Dog’s latest in a couple of countries.

What you need to know The Last of Us Part II is not available on the PlayStation Saudi Arabia or United Arab Emirates storefronts. According to PlayStation Support, this is because it has been banned by the “competent authorities” in charge. The Last of Us Part II is set to release on June 19, 2020.

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Reddit is down in some parts of North America and Western Europe

Reports of outages started this afternoon.

What you need to know Reddit is down for some users in North America and Europe. Outages started this afternoon, around 1 PM Eastern. Users may experience problems loading the site or app.

Having problems with Reddit? You’re not alone. Reports of an outage spiked on DownDetector earlier today. As per the site, users have been experiencing issues roughly around 1PM Eastern Time in Western Europe and North America.

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Huawei P40 Pro found to contain U.S. parts in spite of blacklist

A teardown of the P40 Pro has revealed that Huawei is using components made by U.S. companies.

What you need to know A Huawei P40 Pro teardown by the Financial Times found that the phone still features hardware from U.S. entities. The device has RF front-end modules and antennas from Qualcomm, Skyworks, and Qorvo. At this point, it isn’t clear if Skyworks and Qorvo secured licenses to supply the parts to Huawei.

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PSA: Netflix is down in most parts of the U.S. right now

Netflix is seeing widespread outages across most parts of the U.S.

What you need to know Netflix is seeing a widespread outage in the U.S., with users in California, Texas, and the Pacific Northwest facing connectivity issues. Users are getting an HTP-500 error code when trying to stream content, suggesting issues with Netflix’s servers. Netflix says it is aware of the issue, and is investigating a possible fix.

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Report: Sony isn’t sure about the PS5’s price due to scarce parts

The PlayStation 5 is looking to be more expensive than the PlayStation 4.

What you need to know According to a new report, the PlayStation 5’s price could be in question due to difficult-to-obtain parts. The report also states that Sony wants to know the Xbox Series X price before committing to a price for the PlayStation 5. Right now, the PlayStation 5 allegedly costs around $ 450 to manufacture, though the retail price would be higher.  [Read More…]

Twitter is down in New York, Montreal, Japan, and other parts of the world

There’s no word on when things will be back to normal.

What you need to know Twitter is down for some users as of January 10, 2020. The largest impacted areas include the east coast of the U.S. and Japan. It’s unclear when things will be back to normal.

Having trouble with Twitter on this fine Friday afternoon? You aren’t alone. As of January 10, a lot of people around the world are experiencing connection issues with  [Read More…]

Verizon 5G now available in parts of Los Angeles

Los Angeles marks the 18th city that Verizon has rolled out 5G in.

What you need to know Los Angeles marks the 18th market Verizon’s Ultra Wideband 5G network is available in. 7 devices in total support Verizon’s 5G network, including the Galaxy S10 5G and LG V50 5G. Coverage is only available in parts of the city right now, with a wider rollout planned soon.

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Instagram to test hiding likes in parts of the U.S. as of next week

The feature has previously been tested in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and other nations…

What you need to know Instagram is going to test hiding likes in parts of the U.S. The tests will begin next week. It’s all part of Instagram’s plan to become the safest place on the internet.

Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri has announced that it will start hiding like counts on its platform in parts of the U.S., beginning next week.

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The UK may allow Huawei to power parts of its 5G network

Huawei would have access to ‘non-contentious’ parts of the network.

What you need to know Prime Minister Boris Johnson could allow Huawei to access ‘non-contentious’ parts of the UK’s 5G network. This would put the UK at odds with the U.S. government and President Trump. The decision would come in response to the UK government wanting access to technology that doesn’t exist in the West.

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The most important parts of the Pixel 4 are things that can’t leak

There will be at least some surprises on October 15.

If you even casually follow technology news, you probably feel like you have a great handle on what the Google Pixel 4 will be like. A flood of leaks have shown us the hardware, color options, sizes, specs, camera capabilities, and tiny details aplenty. And we’ve already taken a deep look at Android 10 and what it brings to current Pixels, which brings the excitement level up.

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