Sigma May Finally Launch Canon Eos R Compatible Lenses In 2022

Sigma May Finally Launch Canon EOS R Compatible Lenses In 2022

Companies like Sigma are known for creating relatively affordable third-party lenses for brands like Sony, Canon, Nikon, and so on. This is a great alternative for photographers who might find that first-party lenses are too expensive. However, given that these are third-party lenses, compatibility might be an issue.

In the case of Canon’s EOS R lineup, users had to rely on an adapter made by Canon, although in some instances, there are limitations. However, a report from Canon Rumors claims that based on what they’ve heard from their sources, apparently come 2022 Sigma will be releasing lenses that will work with the EOS R’s RF mount.

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The Nintendo Switch's Successor Might Not Be Coming Anytime Soon

The Nintendo Switch's Successor Might Not Be Coming Anytime Soon

Given the track record of console companies, it is to be expected that every few years or so, a new console will be released. Nintendo themselves have created a variety of consoles over the decades, so it stands to reason that the Switch won’t be the company’s last console and that there could be a new model in the cards.

However, it seems that gamers who are interested in seeing what Nintendo has planned for the future might have to wait quite a bit. This is according to Nintendo’s latest financial results Q&A in which when asked about Nintendo’s next-gen device, the company president Shuntaro Furukawa’s response suggested that it was too early to tell.

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Swiftkey Now Lets Users Copy And Paste Between Windows And Android Devices

SwiftKey now lets users copy and paste between Windows and Android devices

An advantage of buying into the Apple ecosystem is that you get cool features like Handoff and Universal Clipboard, the latter of which lets you copy and paste from an iPhone or iPad onto a Mac and vice versa.

To be fair, since Android and Windows are made by different companies, we can’t really expect the same level of integration, but that won’t be the case anymore if you use SwiftKey. In the latest update to the app, Microsoft has enabled it so that users will now be able to copy and paste text between their Windows computers and their Android devices.

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Nintendo Switch Sales Is Close To Catching Up With The Wii

Nintendo Switch Sales Is Close To Catching Up With The Wii

Following the disastrous launch of the Nintendo Wii U, many were worried about Nintendo’s future when they launched the Switch, hoping that it would not be another Wii U flop. Looking at the figures now, it seems that this is no longer an issue. In fact, the most recent sales estimates suggest that the Switch could actually catch up to the Wii very soon.

Based on the sales estimates, the Switch has managed to sell 92.87 million units to date. The Wii, which is Nintendo’s most popular home console in history, sold 101.63 million units over its lifetime. To give you some context, the Wii U only managed a paltry 13.56 million units before it was discontinued.

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Sony Has Quietly Fixed The Ps5's Cmos Battery Issue

Sony Has Quietly Fixed The PS5's CMOS Battery Issue

Earlier this year, an issue was raised with Sony’s PS4 and PS5 consoles in which it was discovered that if the console’s CMOS battery dies, gamers would no longer be able to play their games. This is because the battery essentially controls the console’s internal clock which is also used to check ownership of a game.

If the battery dies, it would be unable to verify if the gamer owns the game and thus would prevent them from playing it. While these batteries do last quite a while, it is rather annoying that a battery that only costs a few bucks dictates whether or not you can play games on a console you paid for and games you probably spent hundreds on.

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The Nintendo Switch Could Be Even Harder During The Holidays

The Nintendo Switch Could Be Even Harder During The Holidays

Are you planning on buying a Nintendo Switch during the holiday season, maybe as a gift to someone or a present for yourself? If you were, then you might want to consider buying it a bit early because it might become difficult to get your hands on the console in the future.

This is because according to a report from Nikkei, due to the ongoing global chip shortage, it has forced companies to cut back on production of their products. This includes the Nintendo Switch in which the company is said to be producing 24 million units for their current fiscal year. This is a 20% drop from what they had previously estimated.

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Netflix's Gaming Service Has Launched For All, Now Available On Android

Netflix's Gaming Service Has Launched For All, Now Available On Android

Netflix is best known for its video streaming services, but earlier this year, the company announced their plans to expand on its product offerings by getting into gaming. The company later started to test out the feature over in Poland, but for those who have been looking forward to what Netflix might have to offer, the wait is over.

This is because Netflix has announced that they have started to roll out its gaming service to users. This will be available via mobile where gamers can play games through the Android app, but iOS users will have to wait a bit longer.

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Nintendo Officially Shuts Down Dr. Mario World For Mobile Devices

Nintendo Officially Shuts Down Dr. Mario World For Mobile Devices

In the past few years, Nintendo has started to make a bigger effort at launching games on mobile. Some of these titles have proven very popular over the years, like Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp and Fire Emblem Heroes, but others not so much, so much so that Nintendo has shuttered some of their mobile efforts.

The latest victim comes in the form of Dr. Mario World which has been officially shut down as of the 31st of October, 2021. Nintendo had previously warned gamers that they would be shutting down the game and its service back in July, and it looks like that time has come.

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You Can Sign Up To Be Part Of The Asus Zenfone 8 Flip's Android 12 Beta

You Can Sign Up To Be Part Of The ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip's Android 12 Beta

If you’re looking forward to the Android 12 update, you’re not alone as there are plenty of non-Pixel phone owners out there who are waiting for their manufacturer to release the update for their phones. If you happen to own an ASUS handset, then you might be interested to learn that the company has announced plans for a beta program.

This beta program will be for the Android 12 update for the ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip smartphone. The company has announced that the stable update will be released in December, but for those who can’t wait for the update, they will actually be able to sign up to be part of the beta program.

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Apple Music Is Now Available On The Ps5

Apple Music Is Now Available On The PS5

According to Sony, “Starting today, PS5 users with an Apple Music subscription can enjoy more than 90 million songs from Apple Music, tens of thousands of curated playlists, music videos in 4K, Apple Music Radio streaming today’s hits, classics, and country live, and personalized playlists based on your music preferences. PS5 offers seamless integration with the Apple Music streaming service with background music and music video playback, so players can listen before, during, or after their gameplay session.”

Apple Music is priced starting at $9.99 per month for individual plans, or $99 a year if you opt for annual billing. There is also a cheaper plan of $4.99 a month if you can prove you’re a college student, or $14.99 a month for families. Apple Music is also included in the Apple One bundle starting at $14.95 a month, so basically as long as you have any of those subscriptions, you’re good to go.

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Android 12 Starts Rolling Out To Pixel Devices

Android 12 Starts Rolling Out To Pixel Devices

Android 12 was in developer preview since earlier this year, but the good news is that it looks like it is finally ready for the masses. Google has announced that they have started to roll out the Android 12 beta, but keep in mind that this is only for Google’s own Pixel devices first.

For those who own non-Pixel handsets, when the update will arrive for your phone and whether your phone is eligible for the update will depend on the manufacturer, so you’ll have no choice but to wait and see what the manufacturer has to say regarding the update’s availability. However, it’s safe to assume that if you bought your phone either this year or last year, there is a good chance you’ll be able to get the update.

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Square Enix Still Working To Bring Final Fantasy 14 To Xbox

Square Enix Still Working To Bring Final Fantasy 14 To Xbox

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Square Enix’s Final Fantasy 14 MMORPG has been out for a while now and it is playable on the PC, macOS, the PS4 and PS5, and conspicuously missing from that list is the Xbox platform. It was hinted back in 2015 that this was because of exclusivity, but the following year, the game’s director and producer Naoki Yoshida said that a version launching on the Xbox was still a possibility.

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Canon In Trouble After Disabling Scanner When Printer Runs Out Of Ink

Canon In Trouble After Disabling Scanner When Printer Runs Out Of Ink

It’s not uncommon to find many homes and offices relying on all-in-one printing, scanning, faxing, and photocopying systems. This is because it makes so much more sense to own a single gadget that does everything rather than multiple standalone gadgets that only fulfil one purpose.

Unfortunately for Canon, it seems that the company is finding themselves on the end of a lawsuit after a customer has sued them for not allowing owners of certain printers to scan or fax when the printer runs out of ink.

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Apple Music Could Be Headed For The Ps5

Apple Music Could Be Headed For The PS5

While Apple loves to promote its own services within its own ecosystem, the company understands that in order to capture a wider market, they’ll need to appeal to more people. This is why it doesn’t really come as a complete shock to discover that Apple could be bringing Apple Music to the PS5.

This is according to a post on Reddit where a user discovered that they were given the option to download Apple Music on their console. However, the service doesn’t seem to be live yet because when the user tried to download it, they got the error message saying that the app is only usable on the PS4.

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