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Final Fantasy VII Remake spoiler-free review: Our kind of Cloud gaming

FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE SPOILER-FREE REVIEW: OUR KIND OF CLOUD GAMING

Enlarge / We're going back to Midgar. This week's Final Fantasy VII Remake , in spite of its flaws and oddities, does the unimaginable:...

Zoombombing is a crime, not a prank, prosecutors warn

ZOOMBOMBING IS A CRIME, NOT A PRANK, PROSECUTORS WARN

Enlarge Coronavirus-related social distancing measures have given a big popularity boost to Zoom, a video conferencing platform that's...

 
 
 
Flagship sedans like the Audi A8 are a dying breed

FLAGSHIP SEDANS LIKE THE AUDI A8 ARE A DYING BREED

Fewer than 3,000 A8s found homes in the US in 2019, because almost everyone who buys vehicles like this has switched to luxury SUVs...

How to refuel a nuclear power plant during a pandemic

HOW TO REFUEL A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT DURING A PANDEMIC

Enlarge / The Palo Verde Nuclear generating plant, the nation's largest nuclear power plant. Each spring, nearly 1,000 highly specialized...

 
 
 
We now know the effect of altitude on classic “Diet Coke and Mentos“ fountain

WE NOW KNOW THE EFFECT OF ALTITUDE ON CLASSIC “DIET COKE AND MENTOS“ FOUNTAIN

Enlarge / A well-coordinated Mentos-and-Diet-Coke explosion filmed in slow motion for The Slow Down Show in 2013. Back in 2006, Fritz...

Will SARS-CoV-2 have a long-term impact on the climate?

WILL SARS-COV-2 HAVE A LONG-TERM IMPACT ON THE CLIMATE?

Enlarge / China has seen pollution levels plunge. COVID-19 is bad for human activity and enterprise. Human activity and enterprise...

 
 
 
The party goes on in massive online worlds

THE PARTY GOES ON IN MASSIVE ONLINE WORLDS

You don't have to be so socially distant when playing Final Fantasy XIV online. My friends and I were taking a pit stop after an aimless...

Subscription drive, day 5: Help keep the puns and pandemic news swirling

SUBSCRIPTION DRIVE, DAY 5: HELP KEEP THE PUNS AND PANDEMIC NEWS SWIRLING

Enlarge What a turd of a year, eh? 2020 didn't start with a bang. It started with a plop. It's only April and already we're all frantically...

 
 
 
Bugs that let sites hijack Mac and iPhone cameras fetches $75k bounty

BUGS THAT LET SITES HIJACK MAC AND IPHONE CAMERAS FETCHES $75K BOUNTY

Enlarge A security bug that gave malicious hackers the ability to access the cameras of Macs, iPhones, and iPads has fetched a $75,000...

Xbox architect sues Atari over unpaid work on crowdfunded console

XBOX ARCHITECT SUES ATARI OVER UNPAID WORK ON CROWDFUNDED CONSOLE

The $250 base system doesn't include either of these two controllers. Rob Wyatt, perhaps best known as the system architect on Microsoft's...

 
 
 
3M warns Trump order blocking mask exports could lead to retaliation

3M WARNS TRUMP ORDER BLOCKING MASK EXPORTS COULD LEAD TO RETALIATION

Enlarge / Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (credit: David Kawai/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Minnesota manufacturing giant 3M...

Google knows if everyone in your county is actually staying home or not

GOOGLE KNOWS IF EVERYONE IN YOUR COUNTY IS ACTUALLY STAYING HOME OR NOT

Enlarge / The reports are all public, but the nifty magnifying glass effect is not actually included. The entire world is scrambling...

 
 
 
Should you wear a face mask? Here's all the data we have

SHOULD YOU WEAR A FACE MASK? HERE'S ALL THE DATA WE HAVE

Enlarge / Self-sewn protective face masks in a fabric store on April 3, 2020 in Jena, Germany. As COVID-19 cases increase sharply...

US edits National Stockpile website after Kushner claims it's not for states

US EDITS NATIONAL STOCKPILE WEBSITE AFTER KUSHNER CLAIMS IT'S NOT FOR STATES

Enlarge / President Donald Trump speaks as Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser, listens during a Coronavirus Task Force news...

 
 
 
Intel's 10th generation H-series laptop CPUs break 5GHz

INTEL'S 10TH GENERATION H-SERIES LAPTOP CPUS BREAK 5GHZ

The immediate takeaway on 10th-gen Comet Lake H-series: 45W TDP, four/six/eight cores with hyperthreading, very high turbo clockrates....

Apple Store appears to leak new, iPhone 8-like iPhone SE

APPLE STORE APPEARS TO LEAK NEW, IPHONE 8-LIKE IPHONE SE

The last time the iPhone SE appeared in an Apple presentation was in this 2018 slide showing it being scrapped for materials. An apparent...

 
 
 

TECH TAKES A BACK SEAT TO INTERCONNECTED HUMAN STORIES IN TALES FROM THE LOOP

Tales from the Loop trailer. Residents of a rural town find themselves grappling with strange occurrences thanks to the presence of...

FCC: TracFone made up “fictitious” customers to defraud low-income program

FCC: TRACFONE MADE UP “FICTITIOUS” CUSTOMERS TO DEFRAUD LOW-INCOME PROGRAM

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Jozef Polc | 500px) TracFone Wireless is facing a potential $6 million fine for allegedly defrauding...

 
 
 
Pandemics: Do we need an app for that?

PANDEMICS: DO WE NEED AN APP FOR THAT?

Enlarge Right now, with huge numbers of infected individuals and a limited testing capacity , the US has no way of knowing who's at...

Leaked Amazon memo: Walkout leader “not smart or articulate”

LEAKED AMAZON MEMO: WALKOUT LEADER “NOT SMART OR ARTICULATE”

Enlarge / Chris Smalls. Amazon was eager to have fired warehouse manager Chris Smalls become the face of worker activism at the company,...

 
 
 



Galaxy S10 and Note 10 series start receiving the One UI 2.1 update worldwide

Galaxy S10 and Note 10 series start receiving the One UI 2.1 update worldwide

One of the best things about having a flagship phone is that it gets priority treatment when it comes to software updates. And while the first batch of Samsung's 2020 flagships... Read more ...

PS5 better than Xbox Series X? Crytek dev fans the flames

PS5 better than Xbox Series X? Crytek dev fans the flames

Until we get both of the next-gen consoles in our hands, the arguments over which machine would win in the battle of PS5 vs Xbox Series X will rage on. But if you're pinning... Read more ...

Resident Evil 3 Remake officially launches on PS4, Xbox and PC

Resident Evil 3 Remake officially launches on PS4, Xbox and PC

The day has finally arrived and Resident Evil 3 is now available on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC systems. Resident Evil 3 is a survival horror game developed and... Read more ...

IPhone 12 Pro leak shows a quad-lens camera with a new iPad Pro feature

IPhone 12 Pro leak shows a quad-lens camera with a new iPad Pro feature

It looks like Apple could add a new camera lens to the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, as a sketch showing exactly that has reportedly been found in a leaked build of iOS... Read more ...

HBO Offers Many Of Its Shows Free To Stream, With No Subscription

HBO Offers Many Of Its Shows Free To Stream, With No Subscription

With many of us are stuck at home to socially distance ourselves and help curb the spread of the coronavirus, it means that we need to start looking for alternative forms of... Read more ...

5G and coronavirus: scientists say rumours are 'complete and utter rubbish'

5G and coronavirus: scientists say rumours are 'complete and utter rubbish'

The UK government and mobile industry have reiterated that there is no scientific evidence of a link between 5G networks and the spread of coronavirus. A baseless conspiracy... Read more ...

Samsung Lifestyle TVs to get eco packaging that can be used for pet houses...

Samsung Lifestyle TVs to get eco packaging that can be used for pet houses and more

Samsung have announced that their Lifestyle TV lineup will now come with eco friendly packaging that can be reused. This new packaging will be available on their he Serif, The... Read more ...

Galaxy A51 5G gets Wi-Fi certified, release date not confirmed yet

Galaxy A51 5G gets Wi-Fi certified, release date not confirmed yet

The Galaxy A51 5G has received its certification by the Wi-Fi Alliance, confirming the smartphone's imminent release. As seen on the Wi-Fi Alliance website, a device with model... Read more ...

Cook: Apple to build much needed medical equipment

Cook: Apple to build much needed medical equipment

In an effort to help medical workers protect themselves from the COVID-19 breakout, Apple is getting into a whole new business: medical supplies. embedded in a tweet reveals... Read more ...

The New York Times, IFTTT, Medium, and Other Apps Adopt Sign in With Apple...

The New York Times, IFTTT, Medium, and Other Apps Adopt Sign in With Apple Ahead of June 30 Deadline

Apps with sign-in functionality, including The New York Times , IFTTT, Medium, and more, have continued to adopt Apple's secure Sign in with Apple feature ahead of a deadline... Read more ...