Apple may offer tighter iOS parental controls this week – Engadget

Apple may offer tighter iOS parental controls this week – Engadget

Apple's flurry of iOS updates might include one more substantial tweak before the holiday break. Vietnamese carrier Viettel has posted a page that hints at a release for iOS 13.3 (plus a minor watchOS 6.1.1 update) this coming week, most likely on or before December 11th. The new software could represent a big deal for…
These Coca-Cola bottles use OLEDs to light up Rey and Kylo Ren’s lightsabers – Engadget

These Coca-Cola bottles use OLEDs to light up Rey and Kylo Ren’s lightsabers –...

If you're wondering what kind of space magic allows a bottle to light up, the answer is organic light-emitting diodes (OLED). Yes, the same technology that likely powers the display on your phone or high-end TV -- and inspired Engadget's favorite K-pop song -- is at work here to allow Rey and Kylo Ren's lightsabers…
Google has completely canceled Google I/O 2020 – The Verge

Google has completely canceled Google I/O 2020 – The Verge

Google has completely canceled Google I/O 2020, its biggest event of the year, due to the ongoing spread of the novel coronavirus. The company announced on March 3rd that it canceled the physical I/O event, but now the whole thing is off. “Out of concern for the health and safety of our developers, employees, and…
Fiddlesticks’ rework ability kit revealed – The Rift Herald

Fiddlesticks’ rework ability kit revealed – The Rift Herald

Fiddlesticks’ upcoming rework for League of Legends has finally been revealed. The champion won a vote for the next rework, alongside Volibear, and now we’re finally getting a look at what the update entails. Not only is Fiddle way scarier than it was before, but the fear-inducing scarecrow has gotten major updates to its kit,…
Rocket Lab Launches 7 Satellites, Tries Hand at Guiding Booster Down toward Earth – Space.com

Rocket Lab Launches 7 Satellites, Tries Hand at Guiding Booster Down toward Earth –...

Home News Spaceflight A Rocket Lab Electron booster prepares to rise off the pad on Dec. 6, 2019, kicking off the company's 10th mission, which is called "Running Out of Fingers." (Image: © Rocket Lab) Rocket Lab just launched seven satellites to orbit, and learned a thing or two about bringing boosters back down to…
You All Missed Your Chance To Nab The Last 991-Generation Porsche 911 – Jalopnik

You All Missed Your Chance To Nab The Last 991-Generation Porsche 911 – Jalopnik

Photo: PorscheThe 991-generation of the Porsche 911 is finally no more, despite the current 992-generation being well into production. The last 991 911 just rolled off the line. And no, it wasn’t a base Carrera that you or I could buy in a few years’ time; it was a Speedster. So I guess we all…
5 ways Google Home has stolen my heart (sorry, Alexa) – CNET

5 ways Google Home has stolen my heart (sorry, Alexa) – CNET

The uncanny clarity of the Google Nest Hub display is almost enough to make you fall in love with it. Inset photo by Angela Lang/CNET I have a confession to make. My relationship with Google Assistant started as an affair. I had just gotten comfortable with my Amazon Echo -- Alexa and I had been…
Fortnite Christmas Weekly Loading Screens Leaked by Dataminers – Fortnite Insider

Fortnite Christmas Weekly Loading Screens Leaked by Dataminers – Fortnite Insider

Dataminers have leaked a few weekly Christmas loading screens from today’s v11.30 update.It’s been three weeks since the last major Fortnite update that Epic Games released. The last update was the v11.20 update three weeks ago. In that update, Epic added weekly loading screens for the next three weeks.Epic announced that Fortnite Chapter 2, Season…
Google cloned Apple’s 3D Touch for the Pixel using just software – The Verge

Google cloned Apple’s 3D Touch for the Pixel using just software – The Verge

Yesterday, Google announced the latest “feature drop” for its Pixel line of Android phones. It’s part of an effort to get people to realize that the Pixel gets software updates ahead of other Android phones and that some of the features it receives stay exclusive to the Pixel. And yesterday’s “drop” epitomizes so many things…
The Xbox Series X won’t have an optical audio port – GSMArena.com news – GSMArena.com

The Xbox Series X won’t have an optical audio port – GSMArena.com news –...

If you are not entirely in the loop, regarding the upcoming generation of top-dog gaming consoles, here is a very rough and quick recap of recent events. A few days ago, Microsoft detailed its Xbox Series X hardware and yesterday Sony streamed a presentation of its own, detailing the upcoming PlayStation 5. This, naturally, re-ignited…