Events

The Fortnite event you’re missing right now

The Fortnite event you’re missing right now

This week at the gaming convention Gamescom there's an Epic Games booth mostly devoted to Fortnite. At this booth there's a massive mob of Fortnite fans, and they're not going anywhere any time soon. If you live in Germany, anywhere near Cologne, you might want to consider taking turn on over - if you can get in, that is to say. Imagine if this booth were your basement gaming den - just THINK about it.

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Galaxy Note 9 release date, price, and buyers guide

Galaxy Note 9 release date, price, and buyers guide

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was leaked in a variety of ways over the past few weeks, allowing us access to most of its details. Today we're have a peek at the release date, the pricing structure, and the specifications with which it'll replace the Galaxy Note 8. Now the Galaxy Note 9 is under the microscope - or at least as close to the microscope as we can get it before it's gone completely official.

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Cancel your MoviePass account: How to ditch right now

Cancel your MoviePass account: How to ditch right now

On Thursday evening, MoviePass ran out of money, and their service stopped working. You read that right. MoviePass didn't have enough money to pay for all the tickets its subscribers were buying. As such, MoviePass' owner Helios and Matheson Analytics revealed on Friday that they'd borrowed $5-million to keep the lights on.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 event contents leaked early

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 event contents leaked early

Inside a set of leaks this morning it would appear that Samsung's next big event was all but spoiled. It's entirely possible Samsung has some other devices, details, and/or software to bring to the table, but with these leaks, it seems like they've kind of spilled the beans. This is like that time Kevin came in to The Office with his big container of chili and dropped it. Oh god, so much of a bummer.

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Everything Apple’s releasing this Fall, predicted by Kuo

Everything Apple’s releasing this Fall, predicted by Kuo

In addition to an iPhone event later this year, Apple's got a collection of other devices probably coming to an event in coming months. This afternoon an investors note was released by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities predicting all the bits and pieces Apple will probably reveal. This new set of devices includes upgrades for some devices, reboots for others, and a couple brand new devices to boot.

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Motorola event: A new Android One phone cometh!

Motorola event: A new Android One phone cometh!

This afternoon Motorola released an invite to an event at which they'll have at least one new smartphone. This event is set to bring what the company suggests is a way to "Say 'hello' to a whole new way to connect, stream, download, video chat, and more." The event takes place at Motorola HQ in Chicago, and Motorola suggests they're in the process of "transforming smartphones forever." So that'll be a neat change of pace.

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Samsung Unpacked: Galaxy Note 9: What we expect

Samsung Unpacked: Galaxy Note 9: What we expect

This afternoon we're having a look at the wide world of expectations we have for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 now that the device's announcement event was revealed. Samsung sent invitations to the press for a Samsung Unpacked event which will take place on the 9th of August, 2018. At that event we expect the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to be revealed - and probably not a gold-encrusted salmon with Bluetooth, but who knows?!

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WWDC 2018 Wrap-up: Everything Apple announced today, made simple

WWDC 2018 Wrap-up: Everything Apple announced today, made simple

Today we're wrapping up Apple's main WWDC 2018 keynote in as simple a fashion as possible. With what this article explains, I'll touch on the main topics and will offer an expanded look at each topic as it pops up, if you do so wish. For the average user, the announcements Apple made this morning can be summed up in a succinct set of paragraphs.

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Notch-less Lenovo Z5 reveal date set

Notch-less Lenovo Z5 reveal date set

If you're not a fan of the notches we're seeing on a lot of flagship phone this year, then you might want to get excited for the Lenovo Z5. The notch's day could be numbered, as Lenovo has been teasing a notch-free and bezel-free phone in the Z5. We haven't seen the Z5 in the flesh yet, but that's all going to change next week.

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OnePlus 6 Official: release date, specs, price (all the details)

OnePlus 6 Official: release date, specs, price (all the details)

Today we're having a peek at the OnePlus 6 in full detail. This device is the newest in a line of devices from a brand that's aimed to set itself aside in the market in a number of ways. Where before it was all about offering a high-end device at a low price, now it's all about offering a premium device at a decent price. The OnePlus 6 has a notch and a headphone jack and a big fat display up front.

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Where Pokemon GO Fest tickets are as server crashes

Where Pokemon GO Fest tickets are as server crashes

This morning the server hosting the ticket sales site for Pokemon GO Fest crashed - in an extreme way. Users found themselves on the wrong end of a warning message that suggested tickets weren't available in certain quantities or in certain "sections" - North or South - which is silly. Users also got messages about the webpage's inability to process requests, and how users should most certainly "TRY AGAIN."

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Extinct bird’s big ol’ egg discovered in museum storage

Extinct bird’s big ol’ egg discovered in museum storage

An extinct bird's egg was found in storage at a New York museum this week, having been mistaken for a cast for decades. The creature that laid this egg was the Elephant Bird - aka Aepyornis maximus. "It's the biggest egg laid by any vertebrate ever," said Kathryn Leacock, Buffalo Museum of Science director of collections. It is indeed the biggest egg ever laid - it beats the previous record holder by just a TINY bit.*

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