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Nintendo Direct gives us Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom details, Metroid, and more

NINTENDO DIRECT GIVES US ZELDA: TEARS OF THE KINGDOM DETAILS, METROID, AND MORE

Enlarge / "Link gets an ancient-tech ATV/combine/dragster" was not in most people's list of likely content in The Legend of Zelda:...

Twitter experiencing international outages; most users can't tweet or DM

TWITTER EXPERIENCING INTERNATIONAL OUTAGES; MOST USERS CAN'T TWEET OR DM

Enlarge (credit: SOPA Images / Contributor | LightRocket ) Late Wednesday afternoon, Twitter began experiencing international outages,...

 
 
 
How the world of the end-Triassic extinction was similar to today-and how it differed

HOW THE WORLD OF THE END-TRIASSIC EXTINCTION WAS SIMILAR TO TODAY-AND HOW IT DIFFERED

Enlarge The end-Triassic extinction, which happened 201 million years ago, was Earth's third most severe extinction event since the...

Mysterious leak of Booking.com reservation data is being used to scam customers

MYSTERIOUS LEAK OF BOOKING.COM RESERVATION DATA IS BEING USED TO SCAM CUSTOMERS

Enlarge For almost five years, Booking.com customers have been on the receiving end of a continuous series of scams that clearly demonstrate...

 
 
 
Nintendo's Switch becomes the third-bestselling console ever

NINTENDO'S SWITCH BECOMES THE THIRD-BESTSELLING CONSOLE EVER

Enlarge / The Nintendo Switch. During its latest earnings report to investors, Nintendo revealed that its Switch game console sold...

Today's best deals: Apple devices, Amazon Kindles, Google Pixels, and more

TODAY'S BEST DEALS: APPLE DEVICES, AMAZON KINDLES, GOOGLE PIXELS, AND MORE

Enlarge It's the middle of the week, and you know what that means. It's time for another Dealmaster. In this week's roundup of the...

 
 
 
ChatGPT is a data privacy nightmare, and we ought to be concerned

CHATGPT IS A DATA PRIVACY NIGHTMARE, AND WE OUGHT TO BE CONCERNED

Enlarge ChatGPT has taken the world by storm. Within two months of its release it reached 100 million active users , making it the...

Hackers are selling a service that bypasses ChatGPT restrictions on malware

HACKERS ARE SELLING A SERVICE THAT BYPASSES CHATGPT RESTRICTIONS ON MALWARE

Enlarge Hackers have devised a way to bypass ChatGPT 's restrictions and are using it to sell services that allow people to create...

 
 
 
Dwarf planet hosts a ring that's unexpectedly far from the planet

DWARF PLANET HOSTS A RING THAT'S UNEXPECTEDLY FAR FROM THE PLANET

Enlarge / Prior to this, Quaoar looked like a very average Kuiper belt object. Many bodies in the Solar System have rings-gas giants,...

In Paris demo, Google scrambles to counter ChatGPT but ends up embarrassing itself

IN PARIS DEMO, GOOGLE SCRAMBLES TO COUNTER CHATGPT BUT ENDS UP EMBARRASSING ITSELF

Enlarge On Wednesday, Google held a highly anticipated press conference from Paris that did not deliver the decisive move against...

 
 
 
Microsoft Teams Free data won't transfer over to Microsoft Teams

MICROSOFT TEAMS FREE DATA WON'T TRANSFER OVER TO MICROSOFT TEAMS

Enlarge / Having a great meeting in Microsoft Teams. There is a free Microsoft Teams tier now, and there will continue to be a free...

Mysterious Russian satellites are now breaking apart in low-Earth orbit

MYSTERIOUS RUSSIAN SATELLITES ARE NOW BREAKING APART IN LOW-EARTH ORBIT

Enlarge / A Russian Rokot launcher is seen on April 25, 2018, at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. (credit: Stephane Corvaja/ESA...

 
 
 
Twitter restrictions in Turkey unprecedented during a natural disaster, org says

TWITTER RESTRICTIONS IN TURKEY UNPRECEDENTED DURING A NATURAL DISASTER, ORG SAYS

Enlarge / A child who escaped from under debris on February 8, 2023, in Hatay, Turkey. Search and rescue efforts continue after earthquakes...

The UK government just threw a huge wrench in Microsoft's Activision deal

THE UK GOVERNMENT JUST THREW A HUGE WRENCH IN MICROSOFT'S ACTIVISION DEAL

Enlarge / Despite Microsoft's assurances, the CMA worries that making Call of Duty an exclusive would be in the company's financial...

 
 
 
Canon's newest budget full-frame mirrorless camera will shoot 60 fps 4K video

CANON'S NEWEST BUDGET FULL-FRAME MIRRORLESS CAMERA WILL SHOOT 60 FPS 4K VIDEO

Enlarge / Canon's new EOS R8 full-frame mirrorless camera. Canon is introducing a pair of budget-minded mirrorless cameras for people...

Auto industry has a lot of work to do to meet climate goals, report says

AUTO INDUSTRY HAS A LOT OF WORK TO DO TO MEET CLIMATE GOALS, REPORT SAYS

Enlarge Building more EVs is a start, but the automotive industry needs to rapidly decarbonize its supply chains if it wants to stand...

 
 
 
Goodbye flu, RSV, and COVID waves; hello, norovirus!

GOODBYE FLU, RSV, AND COVID WAVES; HELLO, NOROVIRUS!

Enlarge / An electron micrograph of norovirus. While cold-weather waves of flu, RSV, and COVID-19 are on a merciful decline, another...

Android 14 Preview 1 is out, will officially ban installation of old apps

ANDROID 14 PREVIEW 1 IS OUT, WILL OFFICIALLY BAN INSTALLATION OF OLD APPS

Enlarge / Android 14 has this lovely mission patch logo. Android 14 is here-or the first preview is, at least. Google is kicking off...

 
 
 
Apple seems ready to re-release its revamped Home architecture in iOS 16.4

APPLE SEEMS READY TO RE-RELEASE ITS REVAMPED HOME ARCHITECTURE IN IOS 16.4

Enlarge / There's a new, improved Home system coming for Apple's smart home users-for the second time. An upgraded architecture for...

Hertz wanted 100,000 Teslas by the end of 2022; it has fewer than 50,000

HERTZ WANTED 100,000 TESLAS BY THE END OF 2022; IT HAS FEWER THAN 50,000

Enlarge In 2021, after the pandemic destroyed its business and forced it into bankruptcy , Hertz unveiled a bold new plan to add hundreds...

 
 
 



Google Maps to Offer Turn-by-Turn Directions in iPhone's Dynamic Island

Google Maps to Offer Turn-by-Turn Directions in iPhone's Dynamic Island

Google today announced that its Maps app will support Live Activities in the coming months, providing iPhone users with access to turn-by-turn directions on the Lock Screen and... Read more ...

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Will Get Collector's Edition

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Will Get Collector's Edition

Saving the best for last, Nintendo revealed at the end of today's Direct that The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom will be getting a collector's edition bundle on launch... Read more ...

Android 14 Developer Preview 1 hands-on: Top new features

Android 14 Developer Preview 1 hands-on: Top new features

The Android 14 Developer Preview 1 is the very start of a potential seven-month love affair with the nuances of Google's next mobile operating system. Here's everything you... Read more ...

Apple Watch Ultra to get microLED display by 2025, says analyst

Apple Watch Ultra to get microLED display by 2025, says analyst

The Apple Watch Ultra will switch to a microLED display by 2025, according to supply chain analyst Ross Young. Read more ...

Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp Emerges From Shadows for Spring Launch

Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp Emerges From Shadows for Spring Launch

After more than a year of uncertainty, Nintendo has revealed that Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp will finally be seeing the light of day. Initially planned for a release in late... Read more ...

Source: Google continues to emphasize AR, shifting work to Android and...

Source: Google continues to emphasize AR, shifting work to Android and hardware teams

With longtime virtual and augmented reality boss Clay Bavor leaving next month , Google's work on AR will now be overseen by Hiroshi Lockheimer and Rick Osterloh. more... The post Read more ...

Metroid Prime Remastered Available Digitally After Recent Direct

Metroid Prime Remastered Available Digitally After Recent Direct

Nintendo certainly had a ton of surprises up its sleeve for today's Direct. After years of industry pundits saying it existed, Metroid Prime Remastered was revealed to be real... Read more ...

Flipboard for iOS and Android gets Notes feature to share ideas and create...

Flipboard for iOS and Android gets Notes feature to share ideas and create conversation

Popular customizable media app Flipboard is out with an update today that makes it fun and easy to connect with others. The new Notes feature is now available on Flipboard for... Read more ...

Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance games hit NSO

Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance games hit NSO

Nintendo announced during its Direct presentation today that Game Boy, Game Boy Color and GBA games are coming to NSO. Read more ...

Sea of Stars launches on August 29

Sea of Stars launches on August 29

Nintendo announced today that the indie RPG Sea of Stars is coming to Switch on August 29. Read more ...