Month: June 2022

Scott launches new Foil RC, promising gains in aero, weight saving and stiffness

Scott has launched its newly updated Foil RC aero road bike ahead of the Tour de France. To be ridden by WorldTour outfit Team DSM at the Grand Boucle, the new race machine promises impressive gains across the holy trinity of bike performance: aerodynamics, weight and stiffness. The brand has worked with aero expert Simon …

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Nothing phone (1) is powered by the Snapdragon 778G+, black colorway revealed

What you need to know With the launch just around the corner, the Noting phone (1) chipset has been confirmed by Carl Pei. According to Pei, the phone (1) will be powered by the Snapdragon 778G+. Pei suggests that the mid-range chipset is the “most balanced choice” in a recent tweet. A black colorway has …

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Apple is still mad at Samsung for having the audacity to also make rectangular smartphones

The big feud between Apple and Samsung seems like an old hat these days, and you would think that the companies have long left behind their differences. But it looks like some Apple employees are still holding a grudge against Samsung for its supposed copycat tendencies of old. In a Wall Street Journal retrospective on …

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Wizards of the Coast workers object to Hasbro’s abortion rights response

Some employees at Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering publisher Wizards of the Coast say they’re frustrated with owner Hasbro’s response to Friday’s Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade, calling it “lackluster” and asking the company to reconsider its stance. Multiple gaming companies have expressed support for the right to choose, some …

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Cult FPS XIII’s Terrible Remake Is Being Remade All Over Again

screenshot: Microids In 2003, a shooter called XIII was released. Based on a series of Belgian graphic novels, it tried something unique (for the time) by emulating the comic’s cel-shaded look, and while it wasn’t the greatest shooter ever made, it was still incredibly cool, quickly earning itself cult status . Then seventeen years later …

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Want better online recommendations? It takes better AI, and a human touch

Spending hours on endless side-scrolling rows of Netflix movies or hunting through the forever-long lists of identically rated restaurants on Yelp — this can’t be the way it’s supposed to work. Part of the whole promise of the internet is that platforms and services would take the web’s infinite supply of everything — the stuff …

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The Samsung 1TB 980 Pro SSD is down to $134.99 for GameStop Pro members

It’s the hump day before a holiday weekend, which means it officially feels like time is moving the slowest it possibly can. There is one solution to speed things up, though: get a fast SSD for your PC or PlayStation 5. I know that sounds ridiculous, but hear me out. You don’t want to spend …

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Where To Pre-Order Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope On Switch – Best Deals And Special Editions

Thanks to the latest Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase, we finally have news on Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope’s release date: it’ll launch on Switch on 20th October 2022. Those who remember the game’s reveal trailer from last year will know that Sparks of Hope looks set to give fans of the original Mario …

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Arm announces the Cortex X3 CPU, headed for 2023 Android phones

Enlarge / The Arm Cortex X3 brings some modest improvements. Arms Fresh off a dramatic journey of not being bought by Nvidia, Arm announced its latest flagship CPUs. Coming soon to your 2023 Android devices, we have the Cortex-X3 and Arm Cortex-A715 CPUs. As usual, these designs will be part of a system-on-chip CPU cluster. …

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