Amazon gaming ambitions include original title in May, cloud platform

Amazon gaming ambitions include original title in May, cloud platform

Gaming is huge business and the COVID-19 situation has boosted that even further. Even without the coronavirus, however, analysts have predicted that the gaming industry revenue this year will be double the recording and box office markets combined. As such, it's really no surprise that almost anyone and everyone wants a piece of that pie. And, of course, Amazon is setting out to conquer that market as well in more ways than one.

Continue Reading

OnePlus 8 gets highest DisplayMate score before it’s even launched

OnePlus 8 gets highest DisplayMate score before it’s even launched

It has become a tradition for some manufacturers (except Samsung and Apple it seems) to get some benchmarking sites to help hype up a product with their reviews. Often, however, these reviews come after the product gets announced though are definitely some that publish their super early thoughts on Day Zero. DisplayMate is once again bucking that trend by announcing that the OnePlus 8 is its new darling, more than a week before the phone even gets announced.

Continue Reading

Coronavirus tests: Understanding PCR, antigen and antibody

Coronavirus tests: Understanding PCR, antigen and antibody

Countries around the world are struggling to test their populations for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the cause of the infectious disease called COVID-19. There are multiple testing options available, though the usefulness of each varies based on the time of testing and its accuracy level. Antibody tests have received ample attention in recent days, but what are they and how do they differ from antigen and PCR testing?

Continue Reading

2020 iPhone SE is the name we can finally settle on

2020 iPhone SE is the name we can finally settle on

Apple is still pushing through its product launches, unsurprisingly, though that doesn't really speak for how much inventory it will have at that time. With the new iPad Pros out of the way and the next iPhones still months in the making, Apple fans are looking to the iPhone 9 or iPhones SE 2 for the next big affordable thing. That name has always been surrounded by confusion and contention but it seems that there is finally a third option that sort of makes sense.

Continue Reading

Marvel Unlimited makes top comic books free until early May

Marvel Unlimited makes top comic books free until early May

Marvel has gotten on the bandwagon of making certain things free over the next month or so of quarantine. Starting today, April 2, Marvel fans can access a curated selection of the company's most iconic comic book stories for free through the Marvel Unlimited service. Only some of the comic books available on the Marvel Unlimited platform are made available for free under this change, including things like Civil War and Avengers vs. X-Men.

Continue Reading

Fortnite Deadpool skin finally inbound: Here’s what to expect

Fortnite Deadpool skin finally inbound: Here’s what to expect

After weeks of waiting, it is finally happening: Fortnite's Deadpool tie-in is about to go live with the launch of the character skin. The news was confirmed on the official Deadpool Twitter account, where Marvel confirmed that its Deadpool skin will arrive in Fortnite starting on Friday, April 3. Here's what to expect.

Continue Reading

Estimote wearables track workers to curb COVID-19 outbreak

Estimote wearables track workers to curb COVID-19 outbreak

The folks at Estimote created a set of devices and software that'll allow a business owner to keep track of their workers remotely. With a "contact tracing dashboard" and Bluetooth devices (worn by each employee), a business owner can keep track of the location and relative health of their workforce. Each wearable device scans for other wearable devices in the area and "registers close interactions."

Continue Reading

Fallout 76 Steam release will have a perk for existing players

Fallout 76 Steam release will have a perk for existing players

Fallout 76 launched about a year and a half ago, but when it did, it was exclusively available through Bethesda's own launcher. Slowly but surely, Bethesda has been trending in the same direction as other major publishers throughout the years, launching its games through a first-party launcher instead of letting stores run by third-parties take a cut of each sale. In regards to Fallout 76, that's all about to change, because the game is finally about to make its way to Steam.

Continue Reading

T-Mobile is giving some customers a year of free Quibi access

T-Mobile is giving some customers a year of free Quibi access

T-Mobile has announced a new deal with Quibi that will allow some of its mobile subscribers to get a year of the streaming video service for free. This new deal is similar to T-Mobile's existing 'Netflix on Us' promotion, which offers Magenta plan subscribers a free year of Netflix service as part of their mobile plan. Going forward, subscribers will need to choose between Netflix and Quibi.

Continue Reading

Honda and GM team on two new EVs: Honda design, GM platform

Honda and GM team on two new EVs: Honda design, GM platform

Honda and GM will collaborate on two new EVs, with the Honda-badged electric vehicles using GM's new Ultium batteries. The as-yet unnamed cars will be manufactured in North America at GM plants, and be based on the same global EV platform that General Motors intends to use for electrified vehicles for its own Chevrolet, Cadillac, and other brands.

Continue Reading

Android 11 update DP2.1 released with a fix for jankiness

Android 11 update DP2.1 released with a fix for jankiness

Developer Preview build 2.1 for Android 11 was released this afternoon by Google for the masses. This new update was officially released on April 2nd, 2020, and is build RPP2.200227.014, with Google Play Services 20.06.15 and x86 (32/64-bit) emulator support. This is a relatively minor update to the otherwise most-recent release for developers, that being Android 11 Developer Preview 2, released March 18, 2020.

Continue Reading

The Last of Us Part II delayed: COVID-19 blamed and there’s more bad news

The Last of Us Part II delayed: COVID-19 blamed and there’s more bad news

Those waiting on The Last of Us Part II got some sad news today, as Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that the game has been delayed once more. As with most of the delays we've been seeing lately, this one is down to the COVID-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, we don't have a new release date for the game just yet, so we could be waiting a while for more info.

Continue Reading

Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next