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'Gears 5' Xbox Series X update brings Dave Bautista to the story mode

The Xbox Series X and S update to Gears 5 won’t just make the game prettier — it’ll also put a familiar face in more places. The Coalition told IGN in an interview that the game will give you the option of swapping in Dave Bautista (or rather, his WW... Read More...

Google pulls popular Android apps that collected kids' device data


It’s not always easy for app creators to avoid violating kids’ privacy, and a few of those developers are learning this first-hand. TechCrunch reports that Google has removed Princess Salon, Number Coloring and Cats & Cosplay, Android apps with a... Read More...

'Sekiro' GOTY Edition trailer offers a peek at fresh challenges


FromSoftware is eager to boast about the success of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice with a Game of the Year Edition, and it’s now clearer just what you’ll get when the new version arrives. The studio has posted a trailer for the GOTY Edition that shows wha... Read More...

HAL 9000 replica's crowdfunding project goes bust


Another high-profile crowdfunding project appears to have imploded, and supporters are paying the price. An Engadget reader and others who backed Master Replicas Group’s functional HAL 9000 prop on Indiegogo has receive a notice from the company indi... Read More...

This lightweight cordless vacuum is now 42 percent off


At the end-of-the-day, no one wants to vacuum voluntarily. Regardless, it needs to get done. That’s where the Jashen V18 350W Cordless Vacuum Cleaner comes into play—no more struggling with annoying cables or hard to maneuver machines. The Jashen fea... Read More...

Patreon is the next tech giant to crack down on QAnon


Patreon is joining the ranks of tech companies cracking down on QAnon. Bloomberg reports the crowdfunding site is banning accounts “dedicated” to promoting the discredited conspiracy theory, while others that have pushed some QAnon content (but aren’... Read More...

Hitting the Books: Widespread DNA testing could intensify American racism


In the modern digital media landscape, we are not the customers — or even the audience — we are the product. Every time we log on, our personal data including where we go, what we search for, who we interact with and what we buy is scraped, siphoned,... Read More...

Recommended Reading: The challenge of remastering 'Blade Runner'


Replicating Blade Runner: Why the adventure game classic is so tough to remasterWesley Yin-Poole, EurogamerNightdive Studios announced earlier this year that it planned to remaster the 1997 Blade Runner game for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Ninten... Read More...

The Morning After: Apple enters the 5G era with the iPhone 12


New iPhones have arrived, so as you would expect, while we reviewed the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, the team at iFixit pulled out their tools and pried them open. Inside, shockingly, they found phone parts, plus a few new magnets to support the MagS... Read More...

US judge stands firm in decision to block ban on WeChat


The judge who blocked the Commerce Department’s order to remove WeChat from US app stores was unmoved by the new evidence the government presented. Last month, US Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler issued a preliminary injunction blocking the order that... Read More...

Facebook and Twitter CEOs will testify in Senate hearing after the election


Facebook’s and Twitter’s CEOs, Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey, have voluntarily agreed to attend a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on November 17th. According to the committee’s announcement, the social media bigwigs will be there to testify on t... Read More...

iPhone 12 teardown reveals how 5G has changed things


The first two models from Apple’s iPhone 12 have started shipping, and of course the folks at iFixit are busy taking them apart. As of this writing the detailed teardown is still incomplete, but they’ve exposed enough of the details to get a good loo... Read More...

Travis Scott joins the PlayStation team as a 'strategic creative partner'


Travis Scott and his Cactus Jack brand have teamed up with everyone from Tesla to Fortnite to McDonalds, and today Sony announced he’s a “strategic creative partner” for PlayStation.What that means exactly is something we’ll have to wait to find out,... Read More...

A massive spam attack is ruining public 'Among Us' games


Just days after US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez played Among Us to an audience of more than 435,000 viewers, InnerSloth, the developer of the popular multiplayer title, is struggling to contain a spam attack that is affecting most of the g... Read More...

NASA works to secure the OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample


Earlier this week the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft reached out and took a small bite from the asteroid Bennu. Now the team behind the spacecraft reports they may have been a little too successful. Their goal was to grab at least 60 grams of its surface mate... Read More...

Senators push for investigation into CBP use of phone location data


A group of Democratic lawmakers led by Senators Ron Wyden, Elizabeth Warren and Brian Schatz has called for an inspector general investigation into US Customs and Border Protection’s use of commercially-available location data to track American citiz... Read More...

Stitcher redesign brings cleaner look and new features to the podcast app


Stitcher has revealed a new look for its podcast app, which boasts several useful features and upgrades. The service says the revamped web, iOS and Android app has better user control and navigation along with its more streamlined design.You'll be ab... Read More...

What we bought: Our favorite USB-C chargers


The iPhone 12 is officially available today and it’s got us thinking about chargers. In an effort to be more environmentally conscious, Apple removed the power adapter (and earphones) from the box of its latest smartphones. You’ll only get a Lightnin... Read More...

Start a lucrative Shopify business with this $30 course


You might be happily employed with a dream of starting a lucrative side hustle — or want to eventually leave your current role to start the shop of your dreams. While online stores have taken out some of the burden of starting a brick and mortar vent... Read More...

The remaster of the '90s ‘Blade Runner’ game has been delayed


Fans of Westwood’s classic 1997 Blade Runner adventure game will have to wait to play its Enhanced Edition rerelease. The remaster had been slated to come out later this year, but it’s now delayed until at the earliest 2021. In an interview with Euro... Read More...

This week's best deals: $25 off the Apple Watch Series 6 and more


October is coming to a close soon and that means even more deals are popping up as we officially enter the holiday shopping season. Amazon basically kicked things off early with Prime Day last week (and Best Buy, Walmart and other retailers followed... Read More...

EA delays 'Apex Legends' on Switch to next year


Apex Legends was supposed to arrive on Nintendo Switch this fall, but that’s no longer the case. EA and Respawn have delayed the battle royale’s Switch release date to sometime next year, so you’ll need to wait a bit longer to get your Apex fix while... Read More...

Nintendo is cutting the price of single Joy-Cons to $40


Nintendo is cutting the price of single Joy-Cons in the US. Starting on November 9th, you can pick up a left Neon Blue or right Neon Red Joy-Con for $40. It’s not clear whether the cut will apply to other color variants.Since the Switch arrived in 20... Read More...

The best outdoor gear for the fall


Fall is finally here. Or fall is already here, depending on your mindset. As the temperatures drop, the great outdoors become more enjoyable -- that is, until the winds of winter set in. To ensure you’re properly equipped for pumpkin spice season, we... Read More...

Amazon Echo Dot (2020) review: Well-rounded in every sense


Amazon’s smallest Echo has evolved quite a bit over the years. The first Amazon Echo Dot was small and puck-like but didn’t have very good audio. In 2018, the company upgraded the Dot’s speakers to a new 1.6-inch driver that gave it a lot more bass a... Read More...

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