Publisher publishes a whole damn book on Millennial LAN parties

Publisher publishes a whole damn book on Millennial LAN parties

If you’re old enough to remember LAN parties in their heyday, you’ll remember how complex (and awesome) they were. If you’re not, you’ve probably heard old people speak reverently about them in hushed tones, making them seem almost mythical. While of course people still hold them –sometimes in large numbers!– the advent of online multiplayer … Read more

LG’s stretchable screen promises a future of shatterproof technology

LG’s stretchable screen promises a future of shatterproof technology

Picture: LG The price of gadgets will only continue to rise, making it even more painful to accidentally drop your smartphone or tablet and see the screen shatter into thousands of pieces. But what if screens were the most durable part of a touchscreen device? It’s a future I’m ready for, and one that LG … Read more

Twitter to delay verification changes until after midterms, NYT says

Twitter to delay verification changes until after midterms, NYT says

Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Twitter will wait to introduce changes to its verification process and Twitter Blue subscription service until after the midterm elections, according to a report by The New York Times. The social media company began rolling out updates to its platform to some users on Saturday in preparation for … Read more

Ukraine looks to technology to rebuild economy after Russia’s invasion

Ukraine looks to technology to rebuild economy after Russia’s invasion

An attendee walks past Ukraine’s booth at the Web Summit 2022 technology conference in Lisbon, Portugal. Patricia De Melo Moreira | afp | Getty Images LISBON, PORTUGAL — As the war in Ukraine rages on, the country’s tech entrepreneurs are trying to stay positive. “I don’t think there’s anything in the world that can kill … Read more

Twitter is rolling out changes for some users ahead of the new Blue launch

Twitter is rolling out changes for some users ahead of the new Blue launch

Elon Musk’s Twitter account shown on a phone screen and Twitter logo shown on a laptop are seen in this illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on November 1, 2022. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Twitter began rolling out changes to its platform for some users on Saturday in preparation for the launch … Read more

2023 BMW 330i, 330e and M340i updates and driving impressions

2023 BMW 330i, 330e and M340i updates and driving impressions

Picture: BMW Just like the sedan segment itself, sports sedans are a dying breed. There are only a small handful of decent mid-size, rear-wheel drive, fun sedans left on the American market. Fortunately, BMW is not giving up on the segment it pretty much invented. That segment leader 3 series has been updated for 2023 … Read more

Apple and Google shares just had their worst week in more than two years

Apple and Google shares just had their worst week in more than two years

The shares of Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc. both suffered their biggest weekly declines since the start of the pandemic this week as Big Tech companies continued to draw closer scrutiny from Wall Street. Apple’s stock AAPL, -0.19% ended down 11.2% for the week, its worst weekly performance since the week ended March 20, 2020, … Read more

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey speaks out after mass layoffs

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey speaks out after mass layoffs

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey addresses students during a town hall at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi, India, on November 12, 2018. Anushree Fadnavis Reuters Twitter Co-founder Jack Dorsey apologized Saturday for growing the company “too quickly,” a day after the company laid off roughly half of its employees under new owner … Read more

Amazon and Phillips devices are among the first to work with matter

Amazon and Phillips devices are among the first to work with matter

Picture: CSA It’s been a while since we talked about Matter and how it works, but the fundamentals have not changed. On a high level, Fabric is an open source standard that enables all smart devices to talk to each other, regardless of their company of origin. It works over your local network instead of … Read more

AMD’s RDNA 3 GPUs are far cheaper than the RTX 4090

AMD’s RDNA 3 GPUs are far cheaper than the RTX 4090

Screenshot: AMD Back in August, Dr. Lisa Su the world of AMD’s latest iteration of CPU technology, Ryzen 7000 series– but she didn’t stop there. We got an announcement about an announcement: RDNA 3, AMD’s next generation of GPU technology. Well, today is November 3rd and we now know more about AMD’s response to The … Read more