The enduring influence of Metroid

The first game Jeremy Parish ever bought when he was a kid was Metroid for the NES. After hearing about the game from friends, Parish — now a writer and editor who maintains the classic gaming site Retronauts — went in expecting to experience something like a sci-fi Super Mario Bros. But that changed not long after he started playing. “I kept More...

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By admin On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Apple has quietly released new urBeats3 earphones

Among all the hubbub at Apple’s iPhone event yesterday, something else was released that wasn’t mentioned onstage: new urBeats3 earphones. The modestly priced earphones come with a Lightning connector and More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Apple keynote: all of the news from the iPhone 8 event

September is here, which means it’s a whole new season of brand-new Apple devices, software updates, and emptying your wallets and bank accounts. Is the latest iPhone everything we expect it More...

By admin On Monday, September 11th, 2017

Google offers free repairs to Pixel owners affected by Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey has been called an “unprecedented” storm, and in its wake companies have been stepping up to offer relief in a myriad of ways. Now, Google and phone repair company uBreakiFix have joined More...

By admin On Sunday, September 10th, 2017

Destiny 2’s multiplayer is far more balanced and fair, but less fun for solo players

Bungie’s Destiny 2 has been out now for a few days, and players and critics alike are lauding it for a much improved narrative, a more respectful and thoughtful progression system, and an all-around superior More...

By admin On Saturday, September 9th, 2017

What to expect at the Frankfurt Motor Show

The 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show press previews officially begin on Tuesday, but the hype is already in full swing. In a trend that’s taken away some of the show floor thrill, several automakers have revealed More...

By admin On Friday, September 8th, 2017

Futurama is coming back as a one-off podcast episode

Animated science fiction show Futurama is coming back to life as special podcast episode that will reunite the show’s cast and writers. The audio drama ties in with the mobile game Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow, More...

By admin On Thursday, September 7th, 2017

VR company Upload settles sexual harassment lawsuit

San Francisco-based virtual reality startup UploadVR, which is now going by Upload, settled a sexual harassment and wrongful termination lawsuit yesterday with its former employee. Anonymous sources told TechCrunch More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

The US is speeding toward its first national law for self-driving cars

The US House of Representatives passed a bill today that could accelerate the rollout of self-driving technology. The Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research In Vehicle Evolution Act, or “SELF More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

The Boston Red Sox used an Apple Watch to steal pitching signs

The Boston Red Sox used an Apple Watch to steal pitching signs during baseball games, including against the New York Yankees, according to The New York Times. An investigation conducted by Major League Baseball More...