GeForce Now will now automatically sync to your Steam library

GeForce Now users can sync their Steam libraries to their accounts with Nvidia’s new Game Sync feature. Compatible games will appear in the My Library section of Game Sync, Nvidia announced. The “bring your own game” cloud service, which launched…

ByteDance reportedly reaches deal to sell TikTok American operations

TikTok parent company ByteDance has reportedly agreed to sell its American operations to prevent the Trump administration from banning it in the US, according to Reuters. It was not clear Saturday how the deal would involve Microsoft, or whether it…

Researchers become their own lab rats with DIY coronavirus vaccine

Vaccine trials have had a weird week. First, there was the exhilarating kickoff of two massive clinical trials for vaccines created by Moderna and Pfizer. Each company is hoping to recruit 30,000 volunteers to test whether its vaccine is effective…

TikTok Ban: ByteDance Said to Forgo Stake in TikTok to Clinch US Deal

China’s ByteDance has agreed to divest the US operations of TikTok completely in a bid to save a deal with the White House, after US President Donald Trump said on Friday he had decided to ban the popular short-video app, two…

Apple reportedly acquires startup that could turn iPhones into payment terminals

Apple has acquired a startup with technology that could turn iPhones into mobile payment terminals, Bloomberg reported. Montreal-based Mobeewave has tech that requires only an NFC chip to work, allowing users to tap either their smartphone or a credit card…

4 weather apps to use now that Apple kicked Dark Sky off Android

Dark Sky will be missed, but it’s time to move on.  Jason Cipriani/CNET It’s been fun, Dark Sky. After being acquired by Apple in May, the Android weather app officially stopped working on Saturday, Aug. 1. It’s terribly sad news for…

Genki Covert Dock review: clever but expensive

The Genki Covert Dock doesn’t look like a dock. It looks more like a wall brick that replicates the functionality of Nintendo’s much larger Switch Dock, but it’s small enough to stick into a pocket. It’s a great Switch accessory…

Apple Removes Thousands of Game Apps From China Store: Research Firm

Apple removed 29,800 apps from its Chinese app store on Saturday, including more than 26,000 games, according to data from research firm Qimai. The takedowns come amid a crackdown on unlicensed games by Chinese authorities. Apple did not immediately respond…

Galaxy S20 vs. S10 specs compared: Here’s what’s new in 2020

From left to right: the Galaxy S20 Plus, the Galaxy S20 Ultra and the Galaxy S20. Angela/CNET Samsung is scheduled to announce its upcoming Galaxy Note 20 on Aug. 5 at Unpacked, which means it’s a good time to revisit the…

WhatsApp to Get 138 New Emojis on Android, Spotted in Latest Beta

WhatsApp is seen testing as many as 138 new emojis. The latest change is a part of WhatsApp version 2.20.197.6 beta for Android. It comes just days after WhatsApp rolled out animated stickers to both Android and iPhone users. Animated…