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Netflix's 'Carmen Sandiego' debuts on January 19th, 2019

13 hours 46 min ago
Since Netflix first announced its animated Carmen Sandiego reboot, news about the upcoming series has been, well, hard to find. Now, the studio has dropped some intriguing images from the series and announced that it will arrive on January 18th. Acco...

Facebook patents tech that can guess where you're going next

15 hours 34 min ago
Facebook might not only know where you are in the future, but also where you're going next. Buzzfeed News has discovered that the social network has filed a patent application entitled "Offline Trajectories" for a technology can predict where you're...

Epic pulls its 'Infinity Blade' mobile games from the App Store

17 hours 3 min ago
Ever since being introduced as Project Sword alongside iOS 4.1 back in 2010, the Infinity Blade games have shown the kind of graphics and action that are possible on Apple's mobile devices -- until now. At the same time owner Epic Games is launching...

Indie game 'Celeste' is getting a limited physical release

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:38pm
One of the downsides of digital media is never getting the satisfaction of holding your favorite title in hand. That will change for fans of indie platformer Celeste. Limited Run Games is releasing physical copies of the title for PlayStation 4 and N...

Google adds Lens to its iOS search app

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 8:59pm
You no longer have to fire up Google Photos if you want to use Lens searches on your iPhone. Google has rolled the AI-based feature into its iOS search app, putting it in a more logical place than your image library. Tap the Lens icon in the search...

What's on TV: 'Below,' 'Roma' and 'Sabrina' holiday special

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 8:12pm
After dropping slew of holiday-related material last week including a new Neo Yokio flick, Netflix has its Sabrina special this week as well as Alfonso Cuarón's (Gravity) new movie Roma. For gamers, the long-awaited indie title Below is bringi...

House committee says Equifax data breach was 'entirely preventable'

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 6:59pm
Congress clearly didn't buy Equifax's attempt to pin its massive data breach on one lone technician. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has released a staff report declaring that the breach was "entirely preventable" and the result...

Netflix’s Fyre Festival documentary debuts January 18th

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 5:54pm
Fyre Festival was billed as "the cultural experience of the decade," but as we all know, it actually turned out to be a massive disaster that was far from the luxurious, celebrity-filled event it was advertised to be. A lot as gone down since it all...

YouTube bans the founder of far-right group the Proud Boys

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 4:52pm
The Proud Boys have lost another online platform, though this time it's not for the far-right group's hate speech and support for violence. YouTube has terminated Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes' account following "multiple third-party claims" of c...

Amazon adds location-specific reminders and routines to Alexa

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 3:19pm
Alexa isn't just for at home anymore. Thanks to an update from Amazon, Alexa devices can perform time- and location-based routines and reminders, triggered at a given time or when you enter for leave a specific area. The update, which includes some f...

OSIRIS-REx spacecraft already found water on its target asteroid

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 2:47pm
It didn't take long for NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to glean valuable insights from the asteroid Bennu. The vessel has helped scientists discover water trapped inside Bennu's clays thanks to its two spectrometers, which spotted the hydroxyls (bonded...

More people get their news from social media than newspapers

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 2:13pm
For the first time since the Pew Research Center began tracking how adults in the US get their news, social media has edged out print newspapers. In a survey conducted earlier this year, 20 percent of adults said they often get news via social media...

Lotus' first electric car might be a 1,000HP monster

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 1:53pm
Lotus won't be the first British car manufacturer to go electric, but it might make waves when it does. Autocar sources claim Lotus' first EV will be a 1,000BHP (about 1,013HP) hypercar costing about £2 million, or roughly $2.5 million. It'd...

Sony and Rhapsody prep an audiophile streaming service for Japan

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:56pm
It's notoriously difficult for streaming music services to get a foothold in Japan -- this is a country where CDs still reign (72 percent of music revenue was for physical media in 2017). All the same, Sony and Rhapsody are giving it a shot. They'r...

Instagram adds walkie-talkie voice messages

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:30pm
You no longer have to strike up a live conversation if you want voice chats on Instagram -- the social network has launched walkie-talkie style voice messaging feature for direct messages. If you want to speak your mind, you only have to hold down a...

'Monster Hunter World: Icebourne' expansion arrives fall 2019

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:23pm
There's about to be a whole lot more to explore in Monster Hunter: World. Capcom announced today that a new expansion called Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will be making its way to consoles in fall 2019. The massive update will include new locales,...

Another Google+ data bug exposes info for 52.5 million users

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:54am
Google's semi-defunct social media platform Google+ has suffered its second data breach in three months and, as a result, will be completely shuttered in April, four months earlier than previously planned.

GoPro will make 'most' of its US cameras outside of China

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:33am
China and the US may have declared a tariff truce (however tentative), but GoPro isn't taking any chances. It's moving "most" of its US-bound action camera production out of China by summer 2019 to reduce the effect of any potential tariff increases...

8BitDo adapter adds wireless controller support to PlayStation Classic

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:12am
The PlayStation Classic, Sony's retro console that includes 20 PS1 games, arrived last week, and for those of us who prefer to play a little further away from the TV than wired controllers allow, a solution is on the way. Later this month, 8BitDo is...

The best books, movies and graphic novels to give as gifts

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:00am
It's cold outside! Which makes the holidays the ideal time to give the gift of indoor entertainment. We've curated a breadth of books, movies and music in our holiday gift guide to curl up to, all of them staff favorites. On the list you'll find some...