Day: July 12, 2021

  • Space Jam: A New Legacy launch includes a 91,000 item NFT tie-in

    Space Jam: A New Legacy launch includes a 91,000 item NFT tie-in

    Lola Bunny, LeBron James and Daffy Duck in Space Jam: A New Legacy | Photo: Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures On the same day we learned that Fortnite is adding a LeBron James skin to its metaverse, the PR machine for Space Jam: A New Legacy cranked out a different batch of digital collectibles. However, instead […]

  • ESPN Plus is getting its second price hike of 2021 

    ESPN Plus is getting its second price hike of 2021 

    ESPN Plus monthly and annual subscription costs will go up beginning August 13th, the second price increase for the service in 2021. The new price hike has made the service’s annual plan increase by about $20 this year alone. A spokesperson for ESPN Plus confirmed to The Verge that the service will hike from $6 […]

  • Check out these beautiful iPhone wallpapers inspired by the 7th generation iPod nano

    Check out these beautiful iPhone wallpapers inspired by the 7th generation iPod nano

    Basic Apple Guy has just released a collection of beautiful new wallpapers for iPhone, iPad, and the Mac inspired by one of the designs included with the 7th generation iPod nano. The 7th generation iPod nano was originally released in 2012 and saw two very small refreshes over the course of its life. The new […]

  • Better performance for pirates: Crack removes stutters from Capcom PC game

    Better performance for pirates: Crack removes stutters from Capcom PC game

    Resident Evil 8: Village‘s retail PC version, as accessed from Steam, suffers from sporadic midcombat stutters, as the top-left “performance graph” indicates. This week’s cracked version has, at least in one independently verified testing scenario, solved this issue. [credit: Capcom ] Over the weekend, the PC version of May 2021’s Resident Evil 8: Village was apparently […]

  • Google shares transition plans for unified desktop file syncing Drive app

    Google shares transition plans for unified desktop file syncing Drive app

    Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google announced its plans to transition users of its consumer file syncing desktop service, Backup and Sync, onto a new unified app that both consumers and business clients can use called Drive for desktop. Google plans to start onboarding users next week on July 19th, 2021, and encourages people […]

  • New ‘Behind the Mac’ ad highlights multiple artists from Canada

    New ‘Behind the Mac’ ad highlights multiple artists from Canada

    Apple today released a new advertisement specifically for Canadians. The “Made in Canada” video, which is part of the “Behind the Mac” campaign, highlights multiple artists from Canada, including Justin Bieber, Daniel Caesar, and Shawn Mendes. more… The post New ‘Behind the Mac’ ad highlights multiple artists from Canada appeared first on 9to5Mac.

  • F1 2021 reviewed: Codemasters adds story, keeps the racing sim feeling fresh

    F1 2021 reviewed: Codemasters adds story, keeps the racing sim feeling fresh

    As the name suggests, F1 2021 is this year’s official Formula 1 racing sim. [credit: Electronic Arts ] If you’re old enough to have started playing video games by the turn of the century, the words “EA releases a new Formula 1 game” might strike fear into your heart. After all, the gaming behemoth published […]

  • Secretly throttling is never okay

    Secretly throttling is never okay

    Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Last Tuesday, AnandTech caught OnePlus doing the previously unthinkable — throttling the performance of its new flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 9 Pro. Seeing “inexplicable” slowdown, the publication discovered the phone was diverting a laundry list of popular apps away from its Snapdragon 888’s high-performance cores. The company’s excuse? […]

  • Verizon’s new filter blocks spoofed phone numbers that are too close to yours

    Verizon’s new filter blocks spoofed phone numbers that are too close to yours

    Verizon rolls out new Neighborhood Filter tool to help curb spoofed calls. | Image: Verizon Verizon wants to help curb those obnoxious “spoofing” calls from similar area codes to your own with a new tool called Neighborhood Filter. Spoofing is the method used by spammers to make a number appear similar to your own so […]

  • Google’s new Drive app replaces Backup and Sync with Drive File Stream

    Google’s new Drive app replaces Backup and Sync with Drive File Stream

    The new Drive app was a hefty 238MiB download and a pain-free but surprisingly long (several minutes) installation. [credit: Jim Salter ] Google has released a new Google Drive desktop app that replaces old versions for both home and business. The new Drive app builds in features from Google Photos, Backup and Sync (the old, […]

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