Apple vs Android: The best Android alternatives for those unimpressed by the iPhone XS

You may have looked at Apple’s iPhone XS announcement last night and thought to yourself, “I don’t want to spend $1,000 on a new iPhone, what else is there?” Luckily for you, there are plenty of alternatives to get stuck into thanks to Android’s stellar list of options. Android is the long-term competitor for Apple, producing a huge array of […]

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Facebook Unveils Inexpensive & Accessible Stand-Alone VR Headset

Facebook has revealed their next generation of virtual reality (VR) technology. The one really big issue with the entire virtual reality market is at least in terms of the different variants for people to use. Currently, there is mostly the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, while there may be others, they just don’t hold up to these two. However, that might […]

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Facebook ‘Confetti’ Live Trivia Show Lines Up Digital Stars for Creator Week $100,000 Prize Giveaway

Facebook has caught the interactive trivia game-show bug with “Confetti,” which doles out real cash prizes to the winners of the game each weekday — and this week, it has lined up its biggest prize-pool payout ever along with a roster of guest creators to co-host the show. Facebook’s pop-culture trivia game was launched in June with media company Insider. […]

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Facebook faces $1.63 billion EU fine for latest data breach

Facebook is facing a $1.63 billion fine for a data breach in which hackers compromised the accounts of as many as 90 million users. A European Union privacy watchdog may slap Mark Zuckerberg’s social-media empire with the eye-watering penalty if its regulators find that it violated Europe’s strict new privacy law. Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, which is Facebook’s lead privacy […]

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Honour of Kings is using facial recognition to detect underage players

It’s one of the most popular video games in China, and now Honour of Kings is testing facial recognition to prevent underage users from playing. The trial will initially be rolled out to ‘thousands’ of new players in Beijing and Shenzhen, according to Tencent, the game’s developer. Tencent has previously faced criticism over the fact that many children were becoming […]

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Personal Assistant Allegedly Stole Millions From Gearbox CEO

A Texas man is accused of stealing millions of dollars from Gearbox Software CEO and co-founder Randy Pitchford and his wife, Kristy, according to Dallas News. Gearbox Software is a video game publisher based in Frisco, Texas. It’s perhaps best known for its first-person shooter franchises “Borderlands” and “Duke Nukem.” John Wright Martin worked for the Pitchfords as a personal […]

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‘Life Is Strange 2’ Coming to Mac, Linux in 2019

Dontnod Entertainment’s episodic adventure game “Life Is Strange 2” is coming to the macOS and Linux platforms sometime in 2019. Developer Feral Interactive is working on the port. The London-based studio specializes in publishing Mac and Linux titles like “Rome: Total War,” “Rise of the Tomb Raider,” and “Dirt Rally.” It’s also responsible for the macOS port of “Life Is […]

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Nobel prize in medicine jointly awarded to two cancer researchers

Stockholm: American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discoveries leading to new approaches in harnessing the immune system to fight cancer, the award-giving body said on Monday. "Allison and Honjo showed how different strategies for inhibiting the brakes on the immune system can be used in the treatment of cancer," […]

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