Persona 3 Reload receives the biggest launch of concurrent Steam players in the franchise’s history

What you need to know Persona 3 Reload, a remake of one of Atlus’ beloved JRPGs, Persona 3 has recently been released on home consoles and PC via Windows Store and Steam. Over twenty-four hours after Persona 3 Reload launched, it broke the Persona series’ record for the highest number of concurrent players playing it […]

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Apple’s iOS 18 could be the biggest update in iPhone history

Last week, Apple released iOS 17.3 to iPhones. The next big update for iPhones is going to be iOS 18. Apple could unveil it in June at WWDC and release to the public in September. Now, Mark Gurman claims that iOS 18 will be one of the biggest, if not, the biggest update for iPhones […]

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iOS 18 Potentially ‘Biggest’ Software Update in iPhone’s History

Apple has big plans for iOS 18, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. In the subscriber-only Q&A section of his Power On newsletter today, Gurman said iOS 18 has the potential to be the “biggest” software update in the iPhone’s history. “I’m told that the new operating system is seen within the company as one of […]

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ARA: History Untold reveals Fall 2024 release window during Xbox Developer_Direct

What you need to know ARA: History Untold is a 4X strategy game from Oxide Games. Oxide Games provided a behind-the-scenes look at the development of Ara: History Untold during the Xbox Developer_Direct. Ara: History Untold is scheduled for a Fall 2024 release on Windows and Steam, and will be available Day One on PC […]

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This absurd GMod map is 2,048 times the size of the universe, requires 12GB RAM minimum: “Probably the biggest map ever in videogame history”

What you need to know Garry’s Mod, also known as GMod, is a 2006 physics-driven sandbox game from Facepunch Studios that’s built on Valve’s Source engine. The game still has a passionate community today, and gets constant improvements thanks to fan-made addons.  A GMod player named Alexandrovich has created a map in the game that’s […]

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Google will no longer have access to your Maps Location History

Google Maps is adopting a new Location History policy, wherein the user’s Location Timeline will be saved on-device rather than on Google’s servers. In addition, the company announced new encryption tools and auto-delete settings. Location History is turned off by default, according to Google. However, if users enable this feature, their Location Timeline, containing information […]

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“I like to see new ideas. When we partnered with Microsoft, that’s what we saw …” ARA: History Untold’s devs spoke with us about building the next great PC strategy game

A short while ago, I was able to go hands-on with another upcoming Xbox-published Windows PC, which in a sense is a bit of an outlier. ARA: History Untold is a 4X strategy game built by Oxide, known for Ashes of the Singularity published under Stardock. Oxide Games shares a lot of its DNA with […]

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Xbox is on track to knock Sony PlayStation down to third place for the first time in history

What you need to know Microsoft and Sony have long been intense rivals in the high-end console gaming market, with Sony typically out in the forefront by almost every metric.  Despite Xbox’s console market share woes, Microsoft has found a ton of success by expanding across to PC and doubling down on services.  Now that […]

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See Activision Blizzard’s long 44-year history charted in a single, equally lengthy image

What you need to know Activision Blizzard, makers of Call of Duty, Diablo, Warcraft, and more are celebrating its 44th birthday. The publisher has released an infographic to mark the occasion. This infographic includes the rise of Activision, Blizzard, and King and all their hit titles. Top recommendations Activision Blizzard, a company of some of […]

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See Activision Blizzard’s long 44-year history charted in a single, equally lengthy infographic

What you need to know Activision Blizzard, makers of Call of Duty, Diablo, Warcraft, and more are celebrating its 44th birthday. The publisher has released an infographic to mark the occasion. This infographic includes the rise of Activision, Blizzard, and King and all their hit titles. Top recommendations Activision Blizzard, a company of some of […]

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History Says the 1918 Flu Killed the Young and Healthy. These Bones Say Otherwise

In the last hard days of World War I, just two weeks before world powers agreed to an armistice, a doctor wrote a letter to a friend. The doctor was stationed at the US Army’s Camp Devens west of Boston, a base packed with 45,000 soldiers preparing to ship out for the battlefields of France. […]

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Samsung Internet stable app gets autocomplete, 90-day browsing history

Samsung has released a new update for the stable version of its Samsung Internet browser app. This update brings features that Samsung added to the beta version of the app a few weeks ago, and one of the features is a basic one that most browsers have supported forever. Samsung Internet can now autocomplete the […]

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Microsoft’s top-tier Surface Pro 9 is now at its lowest price in history (but only for today)

Amazon Prime Big Deal Day sales are ending very soon, so now is the time to act if you want to save big bucks on the latest technology. In fact, one deal I’ve found here is making me regret not waiting to buy a Surface Pro 9… you can now get a massive $800 saving […]

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Windows Central Podcast #326: The biggest Microsoft leak in history

We’re back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and on this week’s episode, Dan and Zac discuss the biggest leak in Xbox history and what we learnt from it, all the fallout from Microsoft’s Surface & AI event, Panos Panay leaving Microsoft and what this means for the future of the Surface […]

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A Medieval French Skeleton Is Rewriting the History of Syphilis

Using an unblemished femur from the same burial site as a control, his lab extracted degraded DNA present in the bone, sequenced it, and identified strings of nucleotides that resembled portions of reference genomes for T. pallidum. The group verified the sequences’ identities by generating a kind of family tree that linked the found sequences […]

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Turtles Carry Signs of Humanity’s Nuclear History in Their Shells

On a spring day in 1978, a fisherman caught a tiger shark in the lagoon surrounding Enewetak Atoll, part of the Marshall Islands in the north Pacific. That shark, along with the remains of a green sea turtle it had swallowed, wound up in a natural history museum. Today, scientists are realizing that this turtle […]

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New beta version of Samsung Internet brings 90 days of browsing history

Samsung has released a new beta version of its web browser. The company says that it brings general usability improvements with the latest update. Samsung Internet will now let users save more browsing history and autocomplete the URLs of frequently visited websites. The new version of Samsung Internet Beta (v23.0.0.22) allows storing browsing history for […]

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Gamescom 2023, Microsoft détaille Starfield, Ara: History Untold et Age of Empires IV

Lors de l’Opening Night Live de la gamescom, Xbox à fait feu de tout bois: une bande-annonce de lancement pour Starfield, un premier aperçu du gameplay pour Ara : History Untold, et l’annonce de la sortie dans la foulée d’Age of Empires IV : Anniversary Edition, disponible désormais pour la Xbox Series X|S et le […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will be the start of a new chapter in the franchise’s 20-year history

What you need to know Call of Duty celebrates 20 years of the Modern Warfare franchise. This is the first time a Modern Warfare title has been followed up with a direct sequel in the franchise’s history. All 16 launch maps will be classic Modern Warfare 2 maps modernized. Post launch content will include 12 […]

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Suga of BTS talks Galaxy foldables and personal history in new interview

Min Yoon-gi, a.k.a. Suga of BTS, a.k.a. Agust D, sat down for an interview with Won-Joon Choi, and the outcome of that interaction resulted in a 5-minute video Samsung posted on its official YouTube channel earlier today. Suga, now an honorary Samsung employee, had a few questions ready for the EVP and Head of Mobile […]

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