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As the developer of a popular Battle Royale game, Respawn has to deal with cheaters on a permanent basis. In order to climb a few rungs on the ladder, cheaters are always coming up with new tricks. On July 29, the studio banned 2,086 accounts in Apex Legends that had taken to forcibly shutting down the game at the end of a lost match to avoid losing ranking points. This abuse allows players to keep their high rank status. Fortunately, Respawn has noticed this trend and is taking strict action against it. A statistic from Conor Ford, who is responsible…

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Are Galaxy S22 buyers in for a big disappointment? A well-known insider fuels speculations that Samsung could rely on a new technology that is still full of teething troubles. It would not be the first time that the smartphone manufacturer has taken such a step. Samsung’s preparations are currently in full swing: The company has invited to an unpacked event on August 11, where the Galaxy Watch 4 and two new foldable phones are expected, among other things. The latter are supposed to be the first Samsung smartphones ever with an under-display camera. The selfie camera is supposed to be…

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Ubisoft will soon give you new reasons to take another look at Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. First, the second DLC, The Siege of Paris. It will not be released on August 5, 2021, as previously assumed, but one week later: On August 12, 2021, you can embark on a new adventure to France with Eivor. All of this is embedded in the brand-new “Sigrblot Festival”, which will run in the game from July 29 to August 19, 2021. You can expect new festive activities as well as matching rewards, including a one-handed sword for the first time. Ubisoft had previously hinted…

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Work on Assassin’s Creed Infinity seems to be in full swing already. This is supposed to take other games as a model compared to the predecessors. Assassin’s Creed is one of the biggest franchises. It is to be expanded with a new game. The new project is codenamed Assassin’s Creed Infinity. A spokeswoman for Ubisoft confirmed the existence of this game. This is said to be different from its predecessors, according to a source from Bloomberg. The development studio reportedly has two other games in mind as models for the latest installment in the series. Apparently, Assassin’s Creed Infinity will…

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The first EA Play Spotlight is over and there is new information about Battlefield 2042 and Apex Legends. We summarize the most important information for you. Electronic Arts wasn’t part of E3 this year and is hosting five events of their own over the month of July. The first of them called “The Future of FPS” is over and there was new information about Apex Legends and the upcoming multiplayer shooter Battlefield 2042. Many or even exciting news about both titles were limited. Nevertheless, we’ll briefly summarize what was said about both games for you. What kind of event was…

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The announced Windows 11 operating system is all about the pandemic: Communication via Teams and a gaming app for the new Xbox are to be included directly. The company is also opening up for apps from Android, for example. The menu navigation via the start button will also be changed. Microsoft has presented a new generation of its Windows PC operating system after six years. One of the innovations in Windows 11 is that Microsoft’s Teams software for video conferencing and collaboration in the office will be directly integrated. Also built in via a new Xbox app is the company’s…

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When Whatsapp announced new data protection rules in January, it caused a lot of uncertainty. Hundreds of thousands unceremoniously threw the messenger off their cell phones. The parent company Facebook reacts and postpones the new rules for the time being. A survey shows: Most users who are still there will probably remain loyal to the app. The months-long controversy over Whatsapp’s new data protection rules has so far had little impact on Facebook’s chat service in Germany. In a survey commissioned by Deutsche Presse-Agentur, 79 percent said they have the app on their smartphone and use it. According to the…

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With the CX True Wireless, Sennheiser launches wireless earphones that have what it takes to be a bestseller. After all, they sound better than most competitors at a relatively low price and are real endurance runners. Actually, only ANC is missing, but not really either. For ntv.de, the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 are still the wireless earphones that the competition has to measure up to in terms of sound. However, buyers have to dig deep into their pockets for the outstanding sound experience; you can’t get the high-end earbuds for less than 230. That’s why the manufacturer launched the…

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A Russian operator of two YouTube download websites has been ordered by a U.S. court to conduct extensive user data collection. The Russian operator of two websites for downloading content on Youtube has been ordered by a district court in the US state of Virginia to take surveillance measures: He is to keep extensive logs of user activity and hand them over to the major record companies. The music labels, including Universal, Warner Bros and Sony, argued in court with massive copyright infringements through the download of music videos as video or MP3 files. These would be used in the…

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WhatsApp’s new privacy rules provoked calls to leave the chat service. But a survey shows that many users remain loyal to the Facebook app. Months of controversy over WhatsApp’s new privacy rules have so far had little impact on Facebook’s chat service in Germany. In a survey commissioned by Deutsche Presse-Agentur, 79 percent said they have the app on their smartphone and use it. According to the survey, a good half of WhatsApp users (52 percent) already agreed with the new regulations, which came into force in mid-May. Hardly anyone deleted the app At the same time, 13 percent said…

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