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Study warns common pain injection may speed up joint deterioration

Study warns common pain injection may speed up joint deterioration

A very common injection intended to treat pain caused by osteoarthritis may put the patient at risk of accelerated 'joint destruction,' according to a new study. The work comes from the Boston University School of Medicine, where researchers looked into common corticosteroid injections used for hip and knee joint pain. Among other things, these injections may speed up the progression of arthritis.

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Sony’s 360-degree audio tech will arrive for 1,000 songs this fall

Sony’s 360-degree audio tech will arrive for 1,000 songs this fall

Sony's previously announced 360 Reality Audio will arrive for around 1,000 songs this fall, the company has announced. Sony first detailed this technology during CES 2019, introducing the world to what it described as a new music experience that is more immersive by putting listeners within a 3D sound field. Behind the new capability lies object-based spatial audio technology.

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2020 Bentley Flying Spur First Drive – Speed and Obsession

2020 Bentley Flying Spur First Drive – Speed and Obsession

Little more than two minutes behind the wheel of the 2020 Bentley Flying Spur, an opportunity to test its 626 horsepower presents itself. The narrow, twisting streets of Monaco are filled with tourists, rich residents, and buzzing scooters, and few seem motivated to allow the driver of a six-figure luxury sports sedan out from the shadow of the storied Hôtel de Paris and into the hectic traffic.

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Fortnite Chapter 2 detailed: Five major changes you should know about

Fortnite Chapter 2 detailed: Five major changes you should know about

After forcing players to wait since midday on Sunday, Epic has released Chapter 2 in its hit game Fortnite, introducing an entirely new battle royale island complete with new Points of Interest, weapons, skins, vehicles, and a new Battle Pass season. Though the refreshed game is live, Epic hasn't released proper patch notes for the update yet, leaving players to discover many changes on their own.

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Pixelbook Go hands-on: Google’s budget Chromebook is all about focus

Pixelbook Go hands-on: Google’s budget Chromebook is all about focus

The Pixelbook Go hides its design charms on the bottom, which seems a pretty strange place at first glance, but then you have to think about how Google's new Chromebook is actually going to be used. The textured base is at odds with what's otherwise a fairly sober, sensible design, but it has some advantages beyond just looking distinctive.

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Google Daydream View VR headset has officially been discontinued

Google Daydream View VR headset has officially been discontinued

Google has officially discontinued support for its Daydream View virtual reality headset, the company has revealed, and its new Pixel 4 handset won't support the existing products. This effectively marks the end of Google's Daydream efforts, putting the entire VR system out to pasture. The discontinuation isn't surprising, however -- the company didn't include support for its previous Pixel 3a model, either.

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Logitech M355 mouse and K580 keyboard are made for Chrome OS

Logitech M355 mouse and K580 keyboard are made for Chrome OS

Logitech has taken the wraps off its first Made for Google K580 wireless keyboard and M355 portable wireless mouse. The two models are designed specifically for Google's Chrome OS, giving Pixelbook owners and other users new portable peripheral options. The products are described as ultra-quiet while offering a high level of precision.

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Pixel 4 officially ends free Original Quality Uploads to Google Photos

Pixel 4 officially ends free Original Quality Uploads to Google Photos

While users can still upload Original Quality media to Google Photos with the Pixel 4 - and other devices - the unlimited storage bit does not apply. This is not the first time Google's removed the original major selling point of the Pixel lineup - it's just the first time it's come as a sort of a miniature shock. The first time this happened, it was with the Pixel 3a.

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TiVo Plus ad-supported video streaming service arrives for DVR customers

TiVo Plus ad-supported video streaming service arrives for DVR customers

TiVo has introduced the previously leaked TiVo Plus ("TiVo+"), an ad-supported streaming service that offers channel-like access to various content from free platforms. The service is made available to TiVo customers, meaning you'll need the TiVo EDGE, Bolt, or other product to access the new offering. TiVo Plus joins other free streaming services like The Roku Channel and Tubi TV.

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Netflix has a bunch of holiday specials planned for 2019

Netflix has a bunch of holiday specials planned for 2019

Once upon a time, the holiday season meant tuning into ABC Family and the Hallmark Channel for the opportunity to endlessly binge on cheesy Christmas specials. Things have changed, however, and many consumers are turning to on-demand streaming services for their entertainment needs. Here to fill the void is Netflix, which is planning a huge batch of holiday specials over the next two months.

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Pixel 4 Pokemon Sidekick Live Wallpaper hands-on: Kawaii magic

Pixel 4 Pokemon Sidekick Live Wallpaper hands-on: Kawaii magic

The Pixel 4 has Motion Sense abilities that are demonstrated to the user via a special Live Wallpaper, the Pokemon Sidekick Wallpaper. This system is loaded to the phone right out the box, and includes such lovely little monsters as Pikachu, Eevee, or one of the starter Pokemon from the new games Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. Let's look at this thing, shall we?

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Fortnite’s world-ending gamble paid off for Epic

Fortnite’s world-ending gamble paid off for Epic

This has been quite the exciting week for Fortnite. Over the weekend, Epic basically hit the reset button on the game, deleting the map and leaving players staring at a black hole. The game was inaccessible for more than a day as players continued to be greeted by that black hole in-game and across Epic's social media. Then, today, Fortnite sprung back to live, with Epic kicking off Fortnite Chapter 2, which brings a new map and new mechanics along with it.

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