Day: May 28, 2022

  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II is coming to Switch

    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II is coming to Switch

    Image: Aspyr Media Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR) II: The Sith Lords is heading to the Nintendo Switch on June 8th, as announced at this year’s Star Wars Celebration event. The sequel to the classic KOTOR RPG is supposed to feature some performance enhancements and resolution upgrades, as well as a Restored […]

  • How Realist Painter Jean-François Millet Inspired the Work of Vincent van Gogh

    How Realist Painter Jean-François Millet Inspired the Work of Vincent van Gogh After Romantic artists like Delacroix and J.M.W. Turner dazzled the art world with their emotionally-charged paintings, a new, opposing art movement emerged—one that emphasized working-class people and contemporary settings. The Realist style was revolutionary for placing equal importance on everyday subject matter. One […]

  • Dramatic Short Film Explores the Secret World of Microscopic Plankton

    Dramatic Short Film Explores the Secret World of Microscopic Plankton Photographer and filmmaker Jan Van IJken has plunged into the mysterious world of plankton for his short film Planktonium. Using a microscope, he takes us inside a world unseen by the naked eye. And in doing so, he sheds a spotlight on these heroes of the […]

  • Twitter Circle is starting to roll out to more users

    Twitter Circle is starting to roll out to more users

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter started testing Circle earlier this month with a limited group, and now it looks like it’s starting to roll out to more users (via Android Police). The feature works a lot like Instagram’s Close Friends, as it allows users to send out tweets to a specific group […]

  • The new Ayn Loki handheld runs Windows and starts at $299

    The new Ayn Loki handheld runs Windows and starts at $299

    The Ayn Loki inherits much of its design from the Ayn Odin. | Image: Ayn Ayn, the maker of the Odin Android handheld, is releasing a lineup of what it calls the “most affordable” portable Windows gaming consoles yet (via Liliputing). The cheapest of the bunch starts at just $299 — $100 less than the […]

  • We tasted the expanded collection of Star Trek wines and found them… wanting

    We tasted the expanded collection of Star Trek wines and found them… wanting

    Enlarge / The official Star Trek Wine collection has expanded from two varieties to six. (credit: Sean Carroll) Back in 2019, (partly)  in honor of the announcement of Star Trek: Picard, Ars staffers held an informal tasting session to sample two bottles of official Star Trek Wines, a collaboration between CBS Consumer Products and Wines That Rock. And […]

  • The best Memorial Day sales we can find on gadgets, games, and tech gear

    The best Memorial Day sales we can find on gadgets, games, and tech gear

    Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means the time has come for another Dealmaster. Our latest roundup of good tech deals from around the web includes all the best offers we could dig up from this weekend’s crop of holiday sales. While Memorial Day promotions generally focus on home goods, appliances, and […]

  • ‘Music MiniPlayer’ for Mac offers iTunes 10 nostalgia with modern twists

    ‘Music MiniPlayer’ for Mac offers iTunes 10 nostalgia with modern twists

    A new app from from developer Mario Guzman, dubbed “Music MiniPlayer,” aims to bring one of the most useful features from iTunes 10 back to the Mac. The utility replicates the design of the classic iTunes 10 MiniPlayer for Mac, but with a few added modern twists. Head below for all of the details. more… […]

  • Comcast received a patent for this smart speaker design, but will it ever be released?

    Comcast received a patent for this smart speaker design, but will it ever be released?

    comcast Comcast has received a patent for a smart speaker — one with a very unusual design, to say the least (thanks to @SteveDonohue on Twitter for pointing this out). Instead of opting for a spherical shape that comes with the Amazon Echo and Apple HomePod Mini, or even the rounded rectangular look of the […]

  • Facebook for iOS dark mode interface disappears for many users

    Facebook for iOS dark mode interface disappears for many users

    The Facebook app is now missing one of the most-used system-level features of iOS. As spotted by many Facebook users and confirmed by 9to5Mac, the dark mode option in Facebook for iOS has disappeared without explanation. While this is likely a bug, Facebook has not acknowledged the issue or provided a timeline on a fix. […]

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