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4chan, 8chan blocked by Australian and NZ ISPs for hosting shooting video

4CHAN, 8CHAN BLOCKED BY AUSTRALIAN AND NZ ISPS FOR HOSTING SHOOTING VIDEO

Enlarge Internet service providers in Australia have temporarily blocked access to dozens of websites, including 4chan and 8chan,...

Cadence of Hyrule is a new Zelda rhythm game, coming to Switch this spring

CADENCE OF HYRULE IS A NEW ZELDA RHYTHM GAME, COMING TO SWITCH THIS SPRING

Surprise! A new Zelda game, made by the Vancouver team at Brace Yourself Games. On Wednesday, Nintendo used the 2019 Game Developers...

 
 
 

ELEVEN AND THE GANG FACE ANOTHER DARK MENACE IN STRANGER THINGS S3 TRAILER

Our merry band of teenage warriors grapples with a morally corrupt mayor, a new supermall, and yet another supernatural menace in Stranger...

The EU fines Google $1.69 billion for bundling search and advertising

THE EU FINES GOOGLE $1.69 BILLION FOR BUNDLING SEARCH AND ADVERTISING

Enlarge Google and the EU's European Commission are making all sorts of announcements lately. Fresh off the revelation that Google...

 
 
 
NZ declares massacre video “objectionable,” arrests people who shared it

NZ DECLARES MASSACRE VIDEO “OBJECTIONABLE,” ARRESTS PEOPLE WHO SHARED IT

Enlarge / CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 18: Youngsters perform a Haka during a students vigil near Al Noor mosque on March 18,...

Hands-on with the new $399 Oculus Rift S: More pixels, zero webcams, better fit

HANDS-ON WITH THE NEW $399 OCULUS RIFT S: MORE PIXELS, ZERO WEBCAMS, BETTER FIT

Enlarge / Behold, the Oculus Rift S, the VR company's newest wired PC headset produced by Lenovo. From this angle, you can see four...

 
 
 
Oculus Quest's powerful, portable VR, as proven by the fun of Beat Saber

OCULUS QUEST'S POWERFUL, PORTABLE VR, AS PROVEN BY THE FUN OF BEAT SABER

Enlarge / Beat Saber on Oculus Quest is real, and it's pretty great in action. SAN FRANCISCO-We're not sure what exactly is up with...

Apple's updated AirPods are here, cost $199 with new wireless charging case

APPLE'S UPDATED AIRPODS ARE HERE, COST $199 WITH NEW WIRELESS CHARGING CASE

Enlarge / Apple AirPods. After announcing new iPads and iMacs earlier this week, Apple has released details about its next-generation...

 
 
 
Google will implement a Microsoft-style browser picker for EU Android devices

GOOGLE WILL IMPLEMENT A MICROSOFT-STYLE BROWSER PICKER FOR EU ANDROID DEVICES

European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager during one of the Google antitrust announcements. If you remember all the way...

More mid-range Google Pixel rumors include updated specs, OLED display

MORE MID-RANGE GOOGLE PIXEL RUMORS INCLUDE UPDATED SPECS, OLED DISPLAY

The mid-range Pixel 3. [credit: Rozetked ] It's amazing that, despite originally hitting the rumor mill almost a full year ago and...

 
 
 
Guidemaster: The best Windows ultrabooks you can buy right now

GUIDEMASTER: THE BEST WINDOWS ULTRABOOKS YOU CAN BUY RIGHT NOW

Enlarge Buyers looking for premium Windows laptops today have plenty of choices; every few months sees some splashy launch of a new...

Feasts near Stonehenge drew people from the far corners of Britain

FEASTS NEAR STONEHENGE DREW PEOPLE FROM THE FAR CORNERS OF BRITAIN

Enlarge / Feasts at nearby Durrington Walls drew attendees from all over Britain. The remnants of prehistoric monuments still dot...

 
 
 
Ars Technica is hiring an experienced reporter

ARS TECHNICA IS HIRING AN EXPERIENCED REPORTER

Enlarge Ars Technica is looking for an experienced reporter-a true journalistic hustler who will work the phones to bring our readers...

AN ASTRONAUT WITH PTSD LOSES HER COOL IN FIRST TRAILER FOR LUCY IN THE SKY

Natalie Portman stars as an astronaut who starts to unravel after returning from space in Lucy in the Sky . A female astronaut returns...

 
 
 
Hands on with Google Stadia: It works, but is that enough?

HANDS ON WITH GOOGLE STADIA: IT WORKS, BUT IS THAT ENOUGH?

SAN FRANCISCO-Shortly after Google announced its upcoming Stadia streaming platform this morning at the Game Developers Conference,...

People who live near wind turbines prefer them to solar and fossil plants

PEOPLE WHO LIVE NEAR WIND TURBINES PREFER THEM TO SOLAR AND FOSSIL PLANTS

Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. More and more people are finding themselves with a new neighbor: a commercial electricity-generating...

 
 
 
Devin Nunes' ludicrous $250 million lawsuit against Twitter, explained

DEVIN NUNES' LUDICROUS $250 MILLION LAWSUIT AGAINST TWITTER, EXPLAINED

Enlarge / Rep. Devin Nunes in 2018. A lot of people on Twitter have been criticizing and mocking Rep. Devin Nunes , and he's not going...

D3D raytracing no longer exclusive to 2080, as Nvidia brings it to GeForce 10, 16

D3D RAYTRACING NO LONGER EXCLUSIVE TO 2080, AS NVIDIA BRINGS IT TO GEFORCE 10, 16

Enlarge / A screenshot of Metro Exodus with raytracing enabled. Microsoft announced DirectX raytracing a year ago, promising to bring...

 
 
 
Report: Carbon-capture group gets some serious lobbying muscle

REPORT: CARBON-CAPTURE GROUP GETS SOME SERIOUS LOBBYING MUSCLE

Enlarge / A pipe installed as part of the Petra Nova Carbon Capture Project carries carbon dioxide captured from the emissions of the...

“Severe” ransomware attack cripples big aluminum producer

“SEVERE” RANSOMWARE ATTACK CRIPPLES BIG ALUMINUM PRODUCER

Enlarge / Notes posted on a window of Norsk Hydro's headquarters in Norway on March 19, 2019. One of the world's biggest producers...

 
 
 



Apple's updated AirPods are here, cost $199 with new wireless charging case

Apple's updated AirPods are here, cost $199 with new wireless charging case

Enlarge / Apple AirPods. After announcing new iPads and iMacs earlier this week, Apple has released details about its next-generation AirPods. The new wireless earbuds, which... Read more ...

Apple requires all new apps and updates to support iPhone XS Max and new...

Apple requires all new apps and updates to support iPhone XS Max and new iPad Pro from March 27

Apple today said that it will require developers to support the iPhone XS Max and 12.9-inch 3rd-generation iPad Pro for all new apps and updates starting March 27. more... Read more ...

Can I charge my AirPods wirelessly?

Can I charge my AirPods wirelessly?

Best answer: Yes! You can charge your AirPods wirelessly using an additional case. Apple has just launched its own AirPods wireless charging case, while there are several third... Read more ...

T-Mobile Subscribers Can Get A Free Year Of MLB.TV Again

T-Mobile Subscribers Can Get A Free Year Of MLB.TV Again

T-Mobile offers its subscribers a lot of freebies through its Tuesdays app one of which has been a yearly subscription to MLB.TV. The carrier is bringing back this offer once... Read more ...

Virgin's £7 p/m SIM only deal is the best cheap SIMO around - but not for long

Virgin's £7 p/m SIM only deal is the best cheap SIMO around - but not for long

When it comes to SIM only deals, the market has been inundated with brilliant big data options for weeks now. While we've had affordable options on 100GB, commitment-free... Read more ...

Apple Requiring New and Updated Apps to Support iPhone XS Max and 12.9-Inch...

Apple Requiring New and Updated Apps to Support iPhone XS Max and 12.9-Inch iPad Pro Starting March 27

Apple today announced that all new and updated iPhone and iPad apps submitted to the App Store on and after March 27, 2019 must be built with the iOS 12.1 SDK or later and... Read more ...

Security firms detail Android and Google Photos vulnerabilities that exposed...

Security firms detail Android and Google Photos vulnerabilities that exposed user data

Researchers found two vulnerabilities in Google products, one in Google Photos and one in Android 4.4 and later. Both are now patched. Read more ...

Nate Mitchell interview - Why Facebook built the Oculus Rift S headset for...

Nate Mitchell interview - Why Facebook built the Oculus Rift S headset for the PC

Oculus cofounder Nate Mitchell talks to Dean Takahashi of GamesBeat about how the company decided to make the Oculus Rift S PC headset. Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G could launch in a few weeks

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G could launch in a few weeks

Samsung announced four new smartphones at its press conference last month, three are available to buy, the fourth, the Galaxy S10 5G has yet to go on sale. According to a... Read more ...

WSJ: Apple ‘approved production' for AirPower earlier this year after delay

WSJ: Apple ‘approved production' for AirPower earlier this year after delay

There's mounting evidence that suggests AirPower could be released any day now , and the long-awaited release of AirPods with a wireless charging case only adds fuel to the... Read more ...