These 3 cult classic FPS games are MUST-PLAYS, and their sale price works out to less than $3 each

Cyber Monday is one of the best times to pick up some excellent games at rock bottom prices, and right now, the entirety of one of my all-time favorite series is on sale: STALKER. This trilogy of cult classic survival horror shooters from the late 2000s is both incredibly unique and utterly captivating, and right […]

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Developer reveals that their Xbox Game Pass deal allowed them to delay the game and add over a hundred hours more content

What you need to know Mike Rose of No More Robots has shared a thread on Twitter exploring the effects of Xbox Game Pass on the publisher’s most recent game release, Spirittea. Rose shared that more than 100,000 people had played Spirittea via Xbox Game Pass in its first week after launch.  Spirittea’s Game Pass […]

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Weekly poll: can the vivo X100 and X100 Pro tempt you with their powerful hardware?

vivo unleashed a potentially unstoppable phone – the vivo X100 Pro could prove to be one of the best phones of 2023, whether you’re looking for a camera phone, a gaming phone or just an all-round flagship. The camera is equipped with the 1″ Sony IMX989 sensor in the main module. The telephoto module has […]

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Microsoft unleashes Copilot Studio, allowing 365 users to create their very own AI chat bots

What you need to know Microsoft Ignite 2023 had a ton of announcements for developers and business users, largely revolving around AI.  Microsoft is leveraging its exclusivity deal with OpenAI to build out a suite of new Copilot features, including a full Copilot custom designer.  Copilot Studio will be available to Microsoft 365 customers, allowing […]

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Samsung and Apple were paid billions to promote Google on their devices

Google CEO Sundar Pichai appeared in court yesterday in response to a civil antitrust suit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice in 2020. The Justice Department filed the suit against Google “for monopolizing search and search advertising.” Yesterday, October 30, the CEO testified that Google made a deal with Apple, Samsung, and other manufacturers […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S23 sell 22% better than their predecessors, Ultra most sold

The Galaxy S23 series has been a sales hit for Samsung. According to a report citing data by Hana Securities, the Galaxy S23 series moved 22.89 million units in the first eight months – up 22% from the Galaxy S22 series in the same period of last year. The numbers break down in 10.69 million […]

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Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth showcases how players can built their own slice of paradise

What you need to know Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth is the continuation of formerly named Yakuza series Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth is the latest sequel to the series A major side activity, DonDoko Island was revealed at the Xbox Preview event Players can gather materials and customize their island for themselves and tourists […]

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More Galaxy A15 details make their way online

More details of what could be Samsung’s most affordable 5G phone in 2024 have made their way online, courtesy of our friends over GalaxyClub. Those details include confirmation that the A15 will be launching in Europe in both LTE and 5G flavors, which is likely to also be the case in the rest of the world. […]

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PlayStation Plus Premium members can now stream games on their PS5

Cloud streaming is now an option for PlayStation 5 owners, thanks to the launch of the new PS5 streaming feature. Sony has revealed that PS5 streaming is now available in Japan and will launch in Europe and North America on October 23 and October 30 respectively. The streaming service does exactly what the name suggests […]

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Readers sent us their wild hopes, dreams, and fantasies for the future of Activision-Blizzard and Xbox

Our Top Xbox Recommendations It’s finally over. 22 months of hardcore regulatory wrastlin’ later, Microsoft now owns Activision-Blizzard-King, the biggest publisher in gaming history.  Activision is known for Call of Duty, Candy Crush, Diablo, and World of Warcraft. Fewer people know about the firm’s extensive 40-year back catalog, though. People of a certain age remember […]

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Galaxy A05 and A05s are closing in on their debut in India

Samsung announced the Galaxy A05 and Galaxy A05s in Malaysia two weeks ago today. They are among the most affordable phones announced this year. Weeks after their launch in Malaysia, a new report says the Galaxy A05 and A05s are closing in on their Indian debut. According to a tipster cited by MySmartPrice, the Galaxy […]

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Unsurprisingly, cybercriminals are using generative AI like ChatGPT and Bing to refine their phishing attacks on you

What you need to know A new study from Microsoft shows that hackers are warming up to AI and using the technology to deploy their attacks.  General data exfiltration attacks doubled between November 2022 and June 2023. Human-operated attacks have also skyrocketed by 200% between September 2022 and June 2023.  Government agencies are also picking […]

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Meet the Next Generation of Doctors—and Their Surgical Robots

While there is currently no single standardized curriculum for using the surgical robot, students generally practice on simulators, work as bedside assists for around 10 cases, and then transition to working on the console with the help of an attending surgeon. In the past, there has been an emphasis on the amount of time spent […]

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iPhone 15 Pro owners report dead NFC modules after using wireless charging in their BMWs

Apple acknowledged that the iPhone 15 Pro and 15 Pro Max suffer from overheating issues and pointed the finger at a bug in iOS 17. A fix is in the works, but a new issue has surfaced – wireless charging might be damaging the NFC module. There are only a few isolated incidents reported for […]

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Meta cozies up with Microsoft to let you speak with Tom Brady and Snoop Dogg, or at least their AI clones

What you need to know During Meta’s developer conference, Meta Connect 2023, the company unveiled a new AI-powered experience dubbed Meta AI. Meta is partnering with Microsoft to bring this experience to life and will be integrating Bing, which will be used to provide real-time web results for queries. The AI capabilities will be integrated […]

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Spotify teams up with OpenAI to let podcasters translate episodes using their own voices

What you need to know Spotify is teaming up with OpenAI to bring a new AI-powered translation feature to the platform. The feature is designed to let podcasters translate their English episodes on the platform to other languages. Moreover, the episode’s reproduced version will retain the podcaster’s original voice. OpenAI’s voice transcription tool, Whisper, is […]

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All iPhone 15 models have slightly larger batteries than their predecessors, exact capacities revealed

Apple is and always has been notorious for not publishing the actual battery capacities of its devices as part of its spec sheets, and so if you’re interested in the exact numbers you generally have to wait until people get the new iPhones in hand and disassemble them. Or, like in today’s case, wait for […]

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Samsung forcing rivals to up their software update game

Samsung offers four Android OS updates and five years of security updates to its mid-range and flagship smartphones. No other brand has provided as many Android OS updates to their devices in the past, not even Google. And other brands are now feeling the pressure in that aspect. Thanks to Samsung’s impressive software update policy, […]

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Starfield player steals an entire pirate space station, then lands it on a planet: ‘They let me buy their base’

What you need to know A Starfield player has somehow managed to buy and register The Key as one of their spaceships. The Key, a large space station, is the headquarters of the Crimson Fleet pirate faction. The player even managed to move around the station’s modules in the Ship Builder and land it on […]

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Weekly poll results: most people have a glass protector and a silicone case on their phone

Most of you have a glass screen protector and a silicone case on your phone, based on the results from last week’s poll. Things haven’t changed much from two years ago, although the relative popularity of some things has shifted. Let’s start with the protector – nearly half of users have a glass one on […]

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