Tag Archives: gaming

Fortnite purple cube transforms Loot Lake into giant bounce pad

The giant purple cube in Epic Games’ hit battle royale game Fortnite has apparently reached its destination, a spot many fans had guessed would be the final resting place: Loot Lake. The map’s giant lake, home to small islands and an isolated house, is now a giant, gelatinous blob of purple bouncy magic. Fortnite fans watched the cube with great … Continue reading

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Nintendo Switch games just got a huge advantage for multi-console owners

Yesterday, Nintendo Switch Online launched, bringing with it classic NES games and paid online multiplayer.

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PlayStation Classic challenges Nintendo mini consoles with 20 PS1 games

Today, Sony announced the PlayStation Classic, a new mini console that comes loaded with 20 PS1 games.

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Tesla to add dashcam feature to Autopilot version 9

Tesla is making some of the most popular EVs on the market, and one of the hallmarks of those cars is the ability for Tesla to add new features over the air. A new feature has been confirmed as coming to the next version of Autopilot by CEO Elon Musk via Twitter. According to Musk, a long requested and the … Continue reading

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Pocophone F1 teardown: easy and surprising

Xiaomi’s Pocophone F1 is poised to snatch the title of “flagship killer” away from OnePlus. But unlike OnePlus, the Pocophone is unabashedly a budget phone that spreads a lot of plastic around. JerryRigEverything, however, proved that, at least on the outside, the smartphone is just as sturdy as more expensive flagships.

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BlueStacks 4 boasts better Android gaming on PCs than on phones

Smartphones these days, especially the really expensive ones, have become super powerful they can almost do anything. Despite that, PCs still have an edge when it comes to sheer processing and graphics power. If only you could take that power and use it for mobile apps, mobile games most especially

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Google Maps for CarPlay released for iOS 12

Google Maps has navigated its way to CarPlay, with Apple’s in-car infotainment interface opening up to Google’s app with the arrival of iOS 12. One of the most-requested features of CarPlay since it launched, it means no longer being forced to use Apple Maps when you hook your iPhone up to a compatible in-car infotainment system

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NASA TESS shares first science photograph

NASA has a new planet-hunting tool in orbit called Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite or TESS. TESS is in orbit specifically to search for new worlds beyond our solar system or exoplanets. The satellite has completed its first orbit and part of the data from that first orbit includes this detailed image of the southern sky taken with the quartet of … Continue reading

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Xiaomi phones showing ads everywhere, including Settings app

Everyone loves to hate ads. Even when they can have benefits, the way they’re being misused has made even the plainest of consumers wary and tired of them

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Punkt MP02 is a 4G Android phone for calls and not much else

We live in a smartphone-centric world so it’s not surprising that there is a sort of counter-culture rallying against it, from advocating analog/physical notebooks to pushing for simpler mobile phones. The latter often means going old school but also wasting the power of the Internet, not to mention the money you pay for data plans. Swiss company Punkt, which almost … Continue reading

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