Day: July 29, 2021

  • AMD’s new Radeon RX 6600 XT offers 1080p RDNA 2 gaming for $379

    AMD’s new Radeon RX 6600 XT offers 1080p RDNA 2 gaming for $379

    An AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT GPU from Asus | Image: AMD AMD has a new entry-level RX 6000-series GPU: the $379 RX 6600 XT, which is still based on the same RDNA 2 architecture as its beefier cousins, but it offers a more wallet-friendly price point. The new card promises the “ultimate 1080p gaming […]

  • Apple reportedly asking employees for their vaccination status in some locations

    Apple reportedly asking employees for their vaccination status in some locations

    Earlier this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook mentioned that the company has been considering the whole COVID-19 situation before deciding to fully return to the office or even require employees to all be vaccinated. However, the company now seems to be asking employees to share their COVID-19 vaccination status “at certain locations.” more… The post […]

  • Dish adds HBO Max and will now offer HBO and Cinemax

    Dish adds HBO Max and will now offer HBO and Cinemax

    Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Following a prolonged standoff between Dish Network and AT&T over licensing terms to carry HBO channels, Dish has reached an agreement with WarnerMedia to offer HBO, HBO Max, and Cinemax. Dish TV customers nationwide will be able to access both the HBO and Cinemax networks today, […]

  • Bungie reveals how Destiny 2 crossplay will and won’t work, and a rough idea when

    Bungie reveals how Destiny 2 crossplay will and won’t work, and a rough idea when

    A screenshot from Destiny 2. | Image: Bungie Destiny 2 developer Bungie revealed a whole lot of information about the game’s upcoming crossplay support in a blog post on Thursday afternoon. Let’s get this out of the way first: Bungie still doesn’t have an exact date for when you’ll be able to play with your […]

  • Verizon’s new hotspot plans are built for your #vanlife dreams

    Verizon’s new hotspot plans are built for your #vanlife dreams

    Verizon’s hotspot plans offer mobile data that can be shared with other devices in your luxury camper van, er, house. | Image: Verizon Verizon has introduced new mobile hotspot plans, with four options to choose from starting at 15GB for $20 per month up to 150GB for $80 per month. They offer standalone and unlimited […]

  • PSA: Snapchat is currently down for some users

    PSA: Snapchat is currently down for some users

    If you’re trying to access Snapchat this Thursday night and noticed that it’s not working, it’s not just you. The social network is currently down for some users, based on reports on Twitter and also data from Down Detector. more… The post PSA: Snapchat is currently down for some users appeared first on 9to5Mac.

  • Apple confirms ongoing outage affecting App Store and iTunes Store

    Apple confirms ongoing outage affecting App Store and iTunes Store

    Right after Snapchat went down, it seems that some Apple services are also experiencing issues on Thursday night. Apple just confirmed that the App Store and iTunes Store are not available right now for some users, as shown on the System Status webpage on Apple’s website. more… The post Apple confirms ongoing outage affecting App […]

  • This 3D-printed soft robotic hand beat the first level of Super Mario Bros.

    This 3D-printed soft robotic hand beat the first level of Super Mario Bros.

    A team led by University of Maryland mechanical engineering Professor Ryan Sochol has created a soft robotic hand agile enough to manipulate a game controller. A team of engineers at the University of Maryland has built a three-fingered soft robotic hand that is sufficiently agile to be able to manipulate the buttons and directional pad […]

  • Russian module suddenly fires thrusters after docking with space station

    Russian module suddenly fires thrusters after docking with space station

    Enlarge / Russian “Nauka” module approaches the International Space Station. (credit: Roscosmos) Flight controllers at NASA and Roscosmos averted a disaster on Thursday after a large Russian module docked with the International Space Station and began to “inadvertently” fire its thrusters. The Russian “Nauka” module linked to the space station at 8:30 am CT (13:30 […]

  • Forza Motorsport 7 will be driving into the sunset in September

    Forza Motorsport 7 will be driving into the sunset in September

    Photo: Turn 10 Studios Forza Motorsport 7 will no longer be available to purchase from the Microsoft Store or play on Xbox Game Pass after September 15th, 2021, as it’s reaching “end of life” status. The game won’t be completely going away — if you own it you’ll still be able to download and play […]

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