Big Helldivers 2 balance changes are on the way, so hopefully everyone can stop arguing about meta loadouts soon

What you need to know In the weeks following Helldivers 2’s launch, the game’s “meta” — the best armor, weapons, and stratagems to use — has settled. Though you can use anything you want and be successful in the first five or six of Helldivers 2’s difficulty tiers, things get more complicated in the higher […]

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Palworld: How to increase Sanity and stop Pals from Slacking Off

To progress smoothly in Pocketpair’s new “Pokémon with guns” survival game Palworld, you’ll need to build bases where you can put your captured Pals to work producing the resources needed for important weapons, tools, and other crafts. However, after doing so, many players have noticed that one or more of their Pals lose their motivation […]

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Palworld review: Early access doesn’t stop this creature-collecting survival game from blasting Pokémon out of the water

The Internet is quick to tell anyone that Palworld is “Pokémon with guns,” but after over 28 hours of playing it on PC (via Steam), I can say that it’s so much more than that. It’s an open-world multiplayer survival game with crafting and the ability to capture animals. But does it combine all of […]

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The Last-Ditch Effort to Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline

With the Supreme Court green-lighting the MVP, it seems to Larkin and others that there’s only one thing left to do. That is, throw their bodies upon the gears, in hopes of at least slowing things down for one more day, every day, for as long as possible, by force if nothing else. “We knew from […]

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OpenAI’s Sam Altman says there’s no ‘big red button’ to stop the progression of AI while talking about its regulation alongside Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in an interview

What you need to know Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and OpenAI’s Sam Altman recently touched base with The Economist’s Editor-in-Chief to talk about the future of AI, what’s next for ChatGPT, and more. Sam Altman pointed out that he measures the success of ChatGPT based on the percent of human work it’s able to accomplish, […]

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Stop your Samsung TV from rebooting or powering ON your Xbox

Modern Samsung smart TVs equipped with Bluetooth remote controls, such as the SolarCell remote, boast a clever feature called Universal Remote. It allows users to control multiple devices connected to the TV using only the TV remote, thus eliminating the need for extra remotes and buttons. However, in some cases, it can cause frustration, particularly […]

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Lethal Company was 2023’s best indie game surprise, and it’s so brilliant I can’t stop playing

It’s been said time and time again, but it bears repeating that 2023 has been an incredible year for games. Between long-awaited, critically acclaimed AAA sensations like Baldur’s Gate 3 or Alan Wake 2, impressive indie titles like Dredge or Sea of Stars, and even big DLC expansions like The Elder Scrolls Online: Necrom or […]

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Stop Planting Trees, Says Guy Who Inspired World to Plant a Trillion Trees

In a cavernous theater lit up with the green shapes of camels and palms at COP28 in Dubai, ecologist Thomas Crowther, former chief scientific adviser for the United Nations’ Trillion Trees Campaign, was doing something he never would have expected a few years ago: begging environmental ministers to stop planting so many trees. Mass plantations […]

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Apple Puts a Stop to Beeper Mini’s iMessage for Android Feature

Apple appears to have closed the loophole that Beeper Mini used to bring iMessage to Android, putting a stop to blue bubbles from Android devices. Beeper Mini quit working earlier today, with users receiving “failed to lookup on server: lookup request timed out” error messages. Beeper said on Twitter that it is investigating the issue, […]

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Dr. Nergis Mavalvala Detected the First Gravitational Wave. Her Work Doesn’t Stop There

“Where did all this come from? How did it all get started?” These are the questions that Dr. Nergis Mavalvala asks about the universe. It’s not the meaning-of-life stuff in the traditional sense, but more of how everything around us came to be. These are the questions we all have, but for Dr. Mavalvala, finding […]

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Google Calendar might soon stop working on old Android devices

The current stable version of the Google Calendar app for Android can run on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and newer versions of the operating system. However, according to a new report from TheSpAndroid, Google might soon change the minimum version of Android required for running the app to Android 8.0 (Oreo) and up. It means that […]

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Some YouTube alternatives that block ads could stop working next year

Google is on a crusade to make ad-blocking on YouTube a thing of the past. The company recently made its efforts to block ads on YouTube global; users can now watch three videos before they have to disable their ad blocker or modify it to allow ads on YouTube. Most ad blockers no longer work […]

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Why You Can’t Stop Reading About Daylight Saving Time

It was 15:37 (GMT) on a Thursday afternoon when we officially ran out of ideas. The request from the editors had been bouncing around for a couple of weeks: We need to write about the clocks going back. We’d groaned and tried to ignore it, but it kept resurfacing. Like time itself, the need was […]

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Max will stop 4K streaming to legacy ad-free subscribers next month

In May this year, Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) transformed HBO Max into Max in the US. Back then, the company said that people who had subscribed to HBO Max’s ad-free plan (which was priced at $15.99/month) would be able to enjoy streaming videos at 4K resolution on Max for the next six months without upgrading […]

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How to Stop Your Kids From Ruining Your Apple Music Recommendations

In iOS 17.2, you can turn off your Apple Music Listening History with a new Focus filter, so if you allow someone else to use your device to listen to music, you can quickly activate the Focus with a tap and prevent their song choices from affecting your recommendations. Have you ever regretted letting a […]

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Google Chrome updates will stop coming to some Galaxy phones

For Android apps, dropping support for older versions of the operating system is a necessary evil for a few reasons, including freeing up resources and manpower so developers can focus their efforts on new features and newer versions of Android. Recently, WhatsApp, the world’s most popular messaging app, ended support for people running Android versions […]

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WhatsApp will stop working for some Galaxy phones by next month

Meta is ending WhatsApp support for older Android OS versions, which means the messaging app will stop working on some Galaxy phones later this month. However, we wouldn’t worry about it unless you’re a classic Galaxy phone collector still using some of the company’s original models. WhatsApp will stop working for Android 5.0 and older […]

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You can stop worrying about the Galaxy S23 FE’s most dreaded feature

Samsung’s Fan Edition tablets may not set anyone’s heart on fire, but you can’t say the same about the company’s Fan Edition phones. The Galaxy S FE series is very impressive, which is down to the fact that it provides nearly the same flagship experience as the non-FE Galaxy S phones Samsung launches each year, […]

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How to stop OTPs from littering your Galaxy phone’s inbox

The internet has changed the way people go about their daily lives. People spend a lot of time online and on their phones and use the internet to accomplish things that, just a few years back, would have required them to physically step out of the house. From something as simple as ordering groceries and […]

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Inside the Race to Stop a Deadly Viral Outbreak in India

On the morning of September 11, critical care specialist Anoop Kumar was presented with an unusual situation. Four members of the same family had been admitted to his hospital—Aster MIMS in Kozhikode, Kerala—the previous day, all similarly sick. Would he take a look? He gathered his team of doctors to investigate. Soon they were at […]

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