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Google is working on end-to-end encryption for its Messaging app

It‘s taken years, but Google today has announced that RCS messaging is now available globally - anyone with an Android phone using Google‘s Messages app can take advantage of the feature. If you don‘t recall, RCS stands for Rich Communications Servic...

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Razer‘s first Xbox Series X/S controller promises ‘superior ergonomics‘

If the regular Xbox Controller isnt quite your cup of tea, perhaps Razers latest offering is what youve been waiting for. Just a couple of weeks after unveiling its latest Xbox headsets, the company revealed the first controller it has designed fo...

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The studio behind Hitman is making a James Bond game

A day after it teased news on an upcoming project, Hitman developer IO Interactive revealed its working on a James Bond game. Project 00, as it‘s known for now, will delve into the origins of the secret agent. In the game, which will have an origina...

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Roli‘s pro Lumi marries keyboard tradition with expressive MIDI features

Roli aimed its first light-up Lumi keyboard at beginners learning to play, but its next model is clearly built to please veteran musicians. Its new Lumi Keys Studio Edition is billed as the first keyboard controller that provides both pitchbending an...

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M1-powered Macs can run Windows apps, with some help from CrossOver

Apple‘s new M1-powered Macs appear to meet the company‘s audacious speed claims, but there are still some drawbacks compared to Intel Macs. One thing that‘s getting lost in the transition to M1 is Boot Camp, a tool that allowed you to install and run...

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Bose‘s 700 ANC headphones fall to 299 in early Black Friday sale

Bose stepped things up with its 700 wireless headphones, but they started off quite expensive at 399. But now you can get them for much less at Amazon and Best Buy - the Bose 700 in arctic white have dropped to 299, which is 70 off their new norma...

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Kahoot launches its own educational game subscription service

Educational games company Kahoot is launching Kahoot+, a series of paid-for subscription products to help kids learn and play at the same time. There are three tiers: Kahoot + Home, + Family and + Premier, priced at 5, 7.50 and 15-per-month, respe...

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Fitbit brings Google Assistant to the Sense and Versa 3

Fitbit is releasing Fitbit OS 5.1 for the Sense and Versa 3, with a focus on improving health-tracking and improving voice assistance. The most important innovation is the ability to now take pulse oximetry readings when you‘re sleeping without the u...

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The gear to get for your next winter adventure

Winter, as the cliche goes, is coming. No one wants to be caught out in the cold, or make a rookie error by bringing summer gear to a snowy retreat. Good job, then, that we have reporters hailing from colder corners of the globe. In this guide, you‘l...

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NVIDIA brings GeForce Now game streaming to iOS via Safari

NVIDIA is bringing its GeForce Now game streaming service to iOS. Not through the App Store, though, because the company‘s offering doesn‘t adhere to Apple‘s guidelines. (It‘s the same reason why you can‘t access Google Stadia through a native app. N...

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The M1-powered MacBook Air gets a 50 price cut days after release

Apple unveiled its first M1-powered devices at an event last week - and while all of the computers with the new system-on-chip are expensive, we‘re already starting to see price cuts. Yesterday brought small discounts to the MacBook Pros and the Mac...

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Samsung‘s Galaxy S20 FE is 150 off at Amazon, Best Buy and B&H Photo

Samsung‘s Galaxy S20 Fan Edition (FE) only debuted at the end of September, but the affordable flagship has already seen substantial discounts. With Black Friday fast approaching, Amazon, Best Buy and Bamp;H Photo are now offering a 150 off the han...

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Tidal discounts four months of its HiFi subscription to 2 for Black Friday

As it‘s done in past years, Tidal is discounting the cost of its paid subscription tiers during Black Friday and beyond. Starting on November 24th through to December 2nd, you can get four months of Tidal Premium for 0.99 or Tidal HiFi for 1.99. No...

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‘Galaxy‘s Edge‘ lets you choose your own ‘Star Wars‘ VR adventure

After finishing up the latest episode of The Mandalorian, I slipped on my Oculus Quest 2, loaded up ILMxLABs Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxys Edge, and was immediatelythrust right into the world I was watching on my TV. It was one of the most unc...

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PayPal launches its answer to GoFundMe

PayPal is launching the ‘Generosity Network,‘ a new GoFundMe-esque service that enables individuals to launch fundraising campaigns. The company says that it is an ‘accessible, easy and secure way‘ for people to raise money for issues that matter, es...

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The Morning After: ‘Wonder Woman 1984‘ is going straight to HBO Max

It‘s official: Warner Bros. is bringing a blockbuster movie to HBO Max. Instead of debuting solely in theaters, Wonder Woman 1984 will also premiere on the streaming service on December 25th at no extra charge - but it will only be available for one...

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YouTube will run ads on smaller creators‘ videos without paying them

Don‘t be surprised if you start seeing ads on videos made by smaller YouTube creators. The video-sharing website has updated its Terms of Service, and it includes a new section that gives it the right to monetize videos from channels not big enough t...

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‘Among Us‘ developers tease new map, Game Awards announcement

It‘s been a busy few months for the team behind Among Us, as the indie game exploded in popularity so quickly that they had to cancel plans for a sequel and devote work to expanding the existing game. Now Innersloth has established a dedicated social...

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Twitter slows down its ‘fleets‘ rollout to deal with technical issues

Twitter users may have to wait a few more days to get access to ‘fleets‘ if the Stories-like feature hasn‘t hit their account yet. The website‘s Support account has announced that the social network is slowing down fleets‘ rollout ‘to fix some perfor...

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Walmart plans to sell more PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles on Thursday

As Microsoft and Sony have explained, supply of the next-gen gaming consoles is expected to be tight for the next several months at least. Those trying to track down a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X have faced long odds, with stock somewhat randomly...

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‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons‘ transfers and backups are now available

Nintendo‘s holiday update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons has arrived along with its most important feature addition: the ability to transfer save data to another Switch. If you‘ve played any Animal Crossing title before, you know that there‘s noth...

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‘Wonder Woman 1984‘ comes to HBO Max for a month starting Christmas Day

Last week there were rumors that Warner Bros. might release its Wonder Woman sequel in theaters on Christmas and to streaming soon after, but a new leak suggests the schedule is even tighter than that.First, Twitter gaming deal hunter @Wario64 spotte...

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‘Wonder Woman 1984‘ will make its HBO Max debut on Christmas Day

Last week there were rumors that Warner Bros. might release its Wonder Woman sequel in theaters on Christmas and to streaming soon after, but a new leak suggests the schedule is even tighter than that. First, Twitter gaming deal hunter @Wario64 spott...

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Apple and PBS deal bring Peanuts holiday specials to TV ad-free

It turns out beloved Peanuts specials A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas will air on TV this year, after all. Apple has come to an agreement with PBS and PBS Kids to bring the two specials to their audiences. They‘ll air ad-fr...

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