Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Apple is Suddenly Facing a Slew of Major Software Problems

A few weeks ago, I posted about how Apple's iOS 11 smartphone operating system was having major software issues, in particular causing severe battery...

Weekly Gaming/Tech Thread #60 – Super Cyber Monday Edition

What Are We Playing This Week? I played a little bit of DOOM & EDF 4.1 on PC, a little bit of Super Mario Odyssey...

“Loot Box” Controversy Expands to Destiny 2 as Reddit Discovers XP Throttles

Some of you may have recently heard of a flap involving Electronic Arts' new game, Star Wars Battlefront II, or more specifically, the flap...

Trump’s Department of Justice Sues to Stop Time Warner From Merging with AT&T

Here we go, AT&T and Time Warner were slated to merge in a years long deal, but now the Trump administration will likely put an end to it just short of the finish line, over CNN.

Weekly Gaming/Tech Thread #59 – Express Edition

You might have noticed that last week there was no Gaming thread; I was busy going out of town to a trade show. Since...

How Secure is Apple’s FaceID Technology?

Ever since the release of the new iPhone X, I've been waiting for stories like this to appear. I did not have to wait...

Virginia Court Vastly Overreaches in Copyright Case to Include All Search Engines, Domain Providers, and Other Services Working With Defendant

None of these companies were named in the suit. In fact, ACS probably couldn’t name them as legitimate defendants, because simply providing services to an infringing website, or including it in search results, doesn’t make an Internet service legally responsible for the infringement.

Google Flexes Its Muscle on the Web With Chrome Browser

Some of you may recall that Google has recently been talking a lot about using its Chrome browser to punish "bad" ad companies. They...

Video Game Rumors: Is the Sony Playstation 5 Going to be Announced?

ArcadeHero's post below has some details about the new XBox One X console, which is due to be released tomorrow. Not to be outdone,...

Weekly Gaming/Tech Thread #58 – The Most Powerful Post Ever Made Edition

What Are You Playing This Week? With last week being Halloween I played a few more "spooky games" with the kids, introducing them to Haunted...

How could Facebook Allow This Country to Advertise on their Network!?

Are you sitting for this? I know this is going to be hard to hear, but Facebook ALLOWED Russians to book ads that trolled...

Weekly Gaming/Tech Thread #57 – Spooky ‘N Kooky Edition

What are We Playing This Week? In testing out my new capture hardware, I've been playing a few random games - Dual Core (WiiU), Mario...

Is Sony Set to Launch the PS5 This Week?

Next week at the Paris Games Week, Sony is apparently planning on a "major announcement." Fans and industry insiders are speculating they are getting...

Google’s Pixel 2 Problems Continue Mounting

In addition to the problems with screen burn-in, as well as a recent complaints of clicking noises, yet another new problem has emerged for...

Pixel 2 Already Developing Major Problems

Google's Pixel 1 was a good device, with some flaws, introduced at a time when Samsung was on its back after the exploding Note...

Weekly Gaming/Tech Thread #56 – Turtle Power Edition

What Have You Been Playing This Week? I've been rather swamped but still found time to play some games with my kids as I "tested"...

Are Nanobots Going to Control Our Homes in 20 Years?

I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords! Artificially intelligent nano-machines will be injected into humans within 20 years to repair and enhance muscles, cells...

Weekly Gaming/Tech Thread #55 – Self-Driving Edition

What Are You Playing This Week? This week I logged more time on the Star Wars pinball machine and ended up playing The Walking Dead...

Weekly Gaming/Tech Thread #54 – Extra Sauce Edition

Well this past week was a doozy. Let's escape it as best we can with veering into gaming & technology. What Are We Playing This...

Remainder of AOL Instant Messenger to Shut Down on December 15

Some of you may recall an article I wrote back in March about AOL's Instant Messenger (popularly known as AIM) shutting down all third...

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