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A free-to-play The Division game is on the New! 2021-05-06 17:05:49Ubisoft will release a new standalone, free-to-play game in its ongoing Tom Clancy Division series called The Division Heartland.

Can the Oversight Board force Facebook to follow New! 2021-05-06 16:37:41The Oversight Board is forcing Facebook to make the decision it wanted to avoid, but there are still questions about how much power it really has.

Twitter makes in-app tipping official with 'Tip Jar' New! 2021-05-06 16:14:42Twitter is enabling some users to add a “tip jar” to their profile so other users can pay them without leaving the app.

'Animal Crossing' and 'StarCraft' join the Video Game New! 2021-05-06 15:39:36After narrowing down a list of 12 finalists, The Strong National Museum of Play has inducted four new titles to its World Video Game Hall of Fame.

YouTube TV is now available on PlayStation 5 New! 2021-05-06 14:47:32YouTube TV subscribers now have a new platform available: PlayStation 5.

Facebook adds new audio and inbox features to New! 2021-05-06 14:23:40Facebook is adding several new themes and features to Messenger and Instagram.

Amazon is turning hit sci-fi podcast 'From Now' New! 2021-05-06 13:53:14It's adapting 'From Now,' which stars Richard Madden and Brian Cox.

Google will require privacy data in Play Store New! 2021-05-06 13:34:22Google will soon require developers to provide more privacy and security information about their apps.

NBC is bringing some Olympic Games coverage to New! 2021-05-06 13:23:24A dedicated channel will stream daily highlight shows, athlete interviews and gaming competitions.

Google expands Broadcast and adds more family-friendly Assistant New! 2021-05-06 13:12:22It's expanding the Broadcast tool that was previously limited to its smart speakers and displays, as well as a set of new features for the Assistant.

NY AG report finds 18 million FCC net New! 2021-05-06 13:05:17It turns out there was far more fraud than previously thought during the FCC's flawed net neutrality commenting process.

TikTok works with Streamlabs' tipping and livestream tools New! 2021-05-06 12:50:06Streamlabs today confirmed that it's an early partner in the TikTok for Developers program, which mean TikTok users can go live using Streamlabs OBS

Ars Technica » Gear

iPhones’ Night Shift feature doesn’t help you sleep 2021-05-05 17:25:57The test was done with iPhones, but many gadgets have a similar feature.

Data leak makes Peloton’s Horrible, No-Good, Really Bad 2021-05-05 16:59:38Faulty API let anyone grab users’ private data, including weight and gender.

AMD’s upcoming flagship GPUs should be 3x faster 2021-05-05 16:17:40If the rumors can be believed, GPU performance will triple sometime next year.

Hands-on: We hammered Plume’s newest Superpod design with 2021-05-05 14:00:26If you can stomach a subscription, Plume’s Superpods offer unmatched performance.

YouTube’s TikTok clone, “Shorts,” is out of beta 2021-05-05 12:11:21Shorts are coming, and the feature is getting a premium spot in the YouTube app.

AirTag review: They work great—maybe a little too 2021-05-05 08:00:46Apple made the most privacy-friendly tracker, but that's not saying much.

New Spectre attack once again sends Intel and 2021-05-04 15:07:56A new transient execution variant is the first exploit micro-ops caches.

Goodbye again, Flash—Microsoft makes removal from Windows 10 2021-05-04 12:15:18Windows "Update for Removal of Adobe Flash Player" becomes mandatory this July.

Stadia’s VP and head of product leaves Google 2021-05-04 10:47:52Google's embattled Stadia division loses one of its highest-profile executives.

Epic vs. Apple opening arguments suggest a bitter 2021-05-03 19:10:34Epic says it's "suing for change." Apple says Epic "just doesn't want to pay."

Yet another Google AI leader has defected to 2021-05-03 17:59:43He will work under John Giannandrea, who also left Google for Apple.

Apple reports 2 iOS 0-days that let hackers 2021-05-03 16:24:17Webkit flaws in just-released iOS 14.5 lets attackers execute malicious code.

TechCrunch » Gadgets

UK’s IoT ‘security by design’ law will cover 2021-04-20 19:01:23Smartphones will be included in the scope of a planned “security by design” U.K. law aimed at beefing up the security of consumer devices,

Apple brings Touch ID to the Magic Keyboard 2021-04-20 13:47:30Apple has unveiled a new, colorful iMac today with an Apple-designed M1 chip. But that was just part of the story as the company used that opportunity

Deep Science: Introspective, detail-oriented and disaster-chasing AIs 2021-04-20 13:33:09Research papers come out far too frequently for anyone to read them all. That's especially true in the field of machine learning, which now affects p

Watch Apple’s Spring Loaded event light right here 2021-04-20 09:29:56Today, Apple is holding a (virtual) keynote at 10 AM PT (1 PM in New York, 6 PM in London, 7 PM in Paris). And you’ll be able to watch the event

Popl tops $2.7M in sales for its technology 2021-04-19 10:29:52If you’ve spent any time on TikTok lately, then you’ve probably seen a number of Popl’s ads. The startup has been successfully lever

Willo launches its tooth-brushing robot for kids 2021-04-13 09:00:50Are you 100% sure that your children are brushing their teeth properly? A New York-based startup called Willo has been working for several years on a

Grover raises $71M to grow its consumer electronics 2021-04-13 02:32:04A startup tapping into the concept of the circular economy, where people don’t buy items outright but pay an incremental amount to use them temp

Google denies Pixel 5a 5G cancelation, confirming it’s 2021-04-09 18:52:58Sometimes you’ve just got to confirm an unannounced product to put the rumors to bed, I guess. That was Google’s strategy this afternoon,

Chinese hardware makers turn to crowdfunding as they 2021-04-09 03:24:10China’s tech giants have had a rough time in Western markets over the last few years. Huawei and DJI have been hit by trade restrictions, while


Everything You Need to Work From Home Like 2021-05-01 09:00:00Gear can make or break your home office setup. Here’s our ultimate list of the best monitors, desks, webcams, headphones, and more.

The 15 Best Weekend Deals on iPads, Espresso 2021-05-01 07:00:00Out with the old, in with the new. It’s a good time to grab a laptop or a robot vacuum at a discounted price.

Seth Rogen’s Record Player Is a Visual (and 2021-05-01 07:00:00Looks are important when shopping for a record player, and this fresh design from the cannabis company Houseplant delivers.

Even Calibri’s Creator Is Glad That Microsoft Is 2021-05-01 07:00:00Microsoft is switching up its default font for the first time since 2007.

How to Find a Covid-19 Vaccine Appointment in 2021-04-30 19:30:00Vaccines are rolling out across the US. These tips will help you figure out where to go and what to expect.

Want to Start a Podcast or Livestream? Here’s 2021-04-30 09:00:00Now is the time to create your own content. These tools can help you get great audio and video quality from the start.

New Pokémon Snap Doesn't Want Your Avant-Garde Photography 2021-04-30 08:00:00The successor to the 1999 classic is a fun romp through a new Pokémon landscape, but don’t expect a revolutionary approach to photography

Adam Savage's Apron Is Tailor-Made for Your Toughest 2021-04-30 08:00:00Whether you paint nails or houses, the Savage Industries Apron can stylishly and comfortably hold all your tools.

How User Data Privacy and Antitrust Law Got 2021-04-30 07:00:00This week we look at how the latest iPhone software update ties into the debate about regulating big tech.

The Best Weighted Blankets for Calm and Comfort 2021-04-29 09:00:00These accessories might not cure your anxiety or insomnia, but they can feel like a hug when you really need one.

9 Upgrades We’d Love to See in the 2021-04-29 08:00:00If it got better visuals, extended battery life, and Bluetooth support, a new Switch would go from a Maybe to a Must-Buy. And we pray for an end to Jo

Hitman 3 Is a Beautifully Executed Finale 2021-04-29 08:00:00The final chapter of the trilogy is a master class in level design for Agent 47’s murderous escapades.

Geeky Gadgets

iOS 12.5.3 speed and battery test (Video) 2021-05-05 09:06:02 Apple recently released iOS 12.5.3 for older devices, the update fixes a range of security issues in iOS for older devices. The update was released f

Imago VisionAI artificial intelligent camera supports Tensorflow Lite 2021-05-05 08:19:05 Developers and Tensorflow enthusiasts may be interested in a new smart artificial intelligent camera in the form of the Imago VisionAI. The VisionAI

Toyota Mirai fuel cell saloon now costs £49,995 2021-05-05 08:08:51 Toyota has announced that they are reducing the price of their Toyota Mirai fuel cell saloon by 24 percent and the car will not cost £49,995 on

Bugatti pool table for $300,000 is perfect for 2021-05-05 08:07:44 Luxury carmakers Bugatti has branched out and created a limited edition carbon fibre, self leveling Bugatti pool table priced at a cool $300,000. The

G Cloud Mobile Backup Unlimited Storage Plan: 3-Yr 2021-05-05 08:00:35 We have an amazing last minute deal for our readers in the Geeky Gadgets deals store today, the G Cloud Mobile Backup Unlimited Storage Plan: 3-Yr Su

Mobi wireless earbuds with ANC technology and 100 2021-05-05 07:34:48 Mobi are new wireless earbuds equipped with hybrid active noise cancelling technology, capable of providing up to 100 hours of listening. The wireles

Greenfinity indoor plant pot lets you easily grow 2021-05-05 07:31:05 If like me your green fingers could do with the little nurturing, a new automatic watering and growing system aptly named Greenfinity has launched vi

Piunora Raspberry Pi CM4 open-source carrier board 2021-05-05 07:28:20 A number of new Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 open-source carrier boards have been recently launched in the form of the Wiretrustee SATA Raspberry Pi

Bit Bar Inline titanium, magnetic, pocket screwdriver 2021-05-05 07:18:29 If you use a screwdriver on a daily basis and are looking for a new titanium pocket screwdriver complete with snap-on, interchangeable heads you may