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On Sunday, Virgin Galactic founder and owner Richard Branson took off to the edge of space with several other specialists from Virgin Galactic. Now that he has returned, Branson announced something very exciting to give more people a chance to become astronauts: a giveaway for two seats on a Virgin Galactic flight to... Read more...
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has quite a bit of egg on its face this evening after a tweet that it posted went viral. The Washington, D.C. based agencys mission as stated on its Twitter profile is to [Secure] our nation's borders facilitating lawful international travel & trade. As part of this... Read more...
Borderlands 3 fans have a second campaign add-on that is available now to download. The campaign is called Guns, Love, and Tentacles: The Marriage of Wainwright & Hammerlock. The launch of the new campaign coincides with a free level cap increase that raises the maximum Vault Hunter level to 57. The campaign focuses... Read more...
Perhaps the most significant role that Sir Patrick Stewart ever played was the one of Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation. That series ran for many years and was among the most popular of all Star Trek franchises. The series spawned multiple movies for the big screen. After many years away... Read more...
Epic Games has been teasing fans about Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 2 set to kick off this week on February 20. Ahead of the official launch, many fans are wondering what exactly the new season will bring. Rumors have suggested that the theme for Season 2 will have something to do with gold and possibly King Midas, who... Read more...
Sir Jony Ive, who has been with Apple for nearly three decades, is officially saying goodbye to the company. Ive landed at Apple in 1992, took over the reigns as head of the companys design efforts back in 1996, and has been instrumental in Apples iconic designs like the original iPod, the iPhone and the Apple... Read more...
At the risk of jumping the gun, it sure looks like a Borderlands 3 game is finally coming, and very soon. In a new trailer for "Mask of Mayhem" that was posted to YouTube, Gearbox teases a new Borderlands game, without specifically announcing Borderlands 3. An official unveiling is likely to come tomorrow at Pax East... Read more...
We sense a great disturbance in the [Alexa] force. Unfortunately for Amazon, Alexa voice services are down for a growing number of Echo users across the United States. Quite comically, Amazon's Super Bowl commercial revolved around the premise that Alexa had lost its voice, forcing stand-ins like Gordon Ramsey and... Read more...
We have been hearing quite a bit about Sony's Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact handsets leading up to the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show in Barcelona, just none of the information prior to today was official. Now it is, with Sony unveiling both new smartphones at MWC, along with a set of Xperia Ear Duo... Read more...
Amazon has a history of releasing some rather hilarious Super Bowl commercials, and this year is no different. Amazons Alexa AI voice assistant is at the forefront of this year's commercial, and in this case, the digital voice assistant seems to have lost her voice. Amazon's energetic CEO, Jeff Bezos, is visibly... Read more...
The space above Earth is about to get a little more crowded. The FCChas recently granted approval to OneWeb to launch over 720 Internet-beaming satellites into orbit. OneWeb is the first satellite constellation of its kind to receive approval from the full commission. The low-Earth orbit satellites will employ... Read more...
T-Mobile just changed the amount of data its customers are allowed to consume before they face potential throttling, depending on network usage. The limit now sits at 30 gigabytes per billing cycle, whereas previously T-Mobile's network management policy listed the ceiling at 28GB. Obviously that is not a ginormous... Read more...
Apple design guru Jony Ive has just received a big promotion from his boss, CEO Tim Cook. Following a management shakeup a few years back that saw the ouster of Steve Jobs shadow, Scott Forstall, Ive took over the reigns as Apples Senior Vice President of Design. Now, however, Ive has been given the newly-created position of Chief Design Read more...
Don't sweat it if you've never heard of the Oslo until now. It's a forthcoming handset from BlackBerry that the Canadian company quietly announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC), and it hasn't made many headlines. Well, until now, that is. And the reason it's in the news now is because a supposed leaked image of the... Read more...
In a wide-ranging interview with The New Yorker, Apple Senior Vice President of Design Sir Jonathan Jony Ive, talked about topics ranging from the development of the Apple Watch, to automobile design, to his relationship with the late Steve Jobs, to his views on competitors products. Its that last point that... Read more...
It appears that Sir Paul McCartney is joining The Who in providing a virtual experience. But rather than relive history, VR enthusiasts will be able to experience McCartneys final concert, which took place earlier this year, at San Franciscos Candlestick Park in 3D. VR startup company Jaunt has released the 3D... Read more...
Just about a year ago, AMD released the Radeon R9 290X, based on the GPU formerly codenamed Hawaii. At the same time, the company also re-jiggered and re-named the rest of its line-up to create a fresh, top-to-bottom line-up of graphics cards in the Radeon R7 and R9 series. The Radeon R9 290X, and eventually the R9 290 and R9 295X2, however,... Read more...
In case you missed it, Microsoft recently announced that its Internet Explorer browser will begin blocking out-of-date ActiveX controls starting September 9, 2014. This was originally supposed to go into effect tomorrow (August 12), though Microsoft decided to push things back a month to clear up customer confusion... Read more...
Ever since Facebook acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion earlier this year, it seems like a fire has been lit under the team developing the Oculus Rift. The number of team members has increased, there are rumors that Oculus VR is making its own controllers, and a first-party content team was created. Now Facebook is... Read more...
Good news, gamers! Electronic Arts has decided to donate The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection to anyone and everyone in need of a game to play. That's right -- the title is completely free, provided you claim your copy by July 31, 2014 at 10AM PDT. After that, the freebie promotion disappears, though it probably won't be... Read more...
AT&T and DirecTV are trying to convince lawmakers that a proposed $48.5 billion merger between the two companies--that’s forty-eight and a half billion dollars--and so far the best argument they have going in their favor is the promise of lower costs when comes to pricey negotiations for rights to video... Read more...
LeBron James is on top of the world. As you're reading this, he's preparing to play Game 4 in the NBA Finals, the world's largest stage for basketball. He's paid well -- extremely well -- to go out there and put a ball through a hoop, but it's his endorsements and investments that bring in the serious money. For... Read more...
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