Reddit Introduces New Real-Time Features To Keep Users Engaged

Social media platform Reddit said on Wednesday it would launch several real-time features, including voting animations and typing indicators, [...] to boost engagement on the platform that has fueled a 'meme-stock' frenzy in the recent past. Reuters.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotDec 1st, 2021

PC port of Ocarina of Time prepares for February release

Widescreen support, 60 fps, mods, and more planned for Windows version. Enlarge / Hey! Listen! This is running on PC! (credit: Kenix/Harbour Masters) Back in November, the Zelda Reverse Engineering Team announced that it had.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 20 min. ago

I bought dollar store earbuds just to see how good they sounded

I know they’re tantalizingly inexpensive but do not buy them. Not only do they sound awful, but they might actually cause some real harm......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 48 min. ago

Apex Legends Season 12 Update Introduces New 9v9 LTM “Control”

Apex Legends developer Respawn Entertainment will be introducing a new limited time mode with the start of Season 12, a 9v9 mode called Control. The post Apex Legends Season 12 Update Introduces New 9v9 LTM “Control” appeared first on Pl.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated News13 hr. 19 min. ago

Steam breaks concurrent user record again, inching ever closer to 30 million

Steamdb’s charts show that Steam hit 29,201,174 users on January 23rd at around 9am EST. Steam’s own stats put the peak number at 29,198,370. Either way, Steam has climbed over the last milestone before hitting 30 million......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 19 min. ago

Apple walks back verification system for education discounts with no explanation

Apple partnered with UNiDAYS to authenticate users’ credentials. UNiDAYS, long since popular with overseas students, verifies education status and aggregates student discounts into a single point of access......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News13 hr. 47 min. ago

Soil slow to respond to native revegetation efforts

Restoration of degraded landscapes takes time and patience, but residual soil deficiencies surprised researchers who compared the results of a six-year native planting project in South Australia......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 48 min. ago

Overweight dogs respond well to high-protein, high-fiber diet

A study of overweight dogs fed a reduced calorie, high-protein, high-fiber diet for 24 weeks found that the dogs' body composition and inflammatory markers changed over time in ways that parallel the positive changes seen in humans on similar diets......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 48 min. ago

Google faces legal trouble over Android data collection

Google is facing a lawsuit over allegedly collecting location data from Android users while making it difficult for users to limit data collection......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 48 min. ago

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 gets a $300 price cut for a limited time

The Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 Touch Laptop is marked down to $1,220 for a limited time, an impressive $300 discount from its regular price of $1,520......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 48 min. ago

Four attorneys general sue Google for "deceptive" location tracking

A bipartisan group of attorneys general sued Google on Monday, alleging that the technology giant has used "dark patterns" and deceptive practices to track users' physical location even when those users have made efforts to block Google from doing so.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News16 hr. 48 min. ago

Meta is building an AI supercomputer

Facebook has long bet that artificial intelligence can help it with the difficult task of moderating posts from its billions of users. Now its parent company is taking a step that could move it closer to that elusive goal: building its first supercom.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News17 hr. 48 min. ago

Facebook Promised Free Internet Access, but Users Got Charged Anyway

Facebook says it's helping millions of the world's poorest people get online through apps and services that allow them to use internet data free. Internal company documents show that many of these people end up being charged in amounts that collectiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 48 min. ago

Plaid settlement will see $58 million paid to users of American Express, Venmo, Robinhood, and other apps

The name might not be familiar, but Plaid connects many of the world's largest fintech services to consumers’ bank accounts. It boasts a client list of over 5,500 apps and is used by tens of millions of people in North America, writes Fast Company......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News22 hr. 20 min. ago

Fat"s unexpected role in muscle stem cell fate

Scientists have shown for the first time that fat inside adult muscle stem cells regulates their fate......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 20 min. ago

Taiwan December export order value hits record, says MOEA

Taiwan-based makers received export orders worth US$67.90 billion in total in December 2021, hitting a monthly record for the second consecutive time with growth 3.7% on month and 12.1% on year, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOE.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 20 min. ago

EA is reportedly considering turning Battlefield 2042 into a free-to-play model

Two months after being considered one of the worst-rated titles of all time on Steam, Battlefield 2042 remains at the bottom of Steam user ratings despite DICE launching various patches to fix the game. Sure, they brought noticeable gameplay improvem.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022

The Legend of Zelda: Majora"s Mask is coming to Nintendo Switch Online in February

Majora’s Mask arrived in 2000 as the sixth game in the mainline Zelda series. It was the second title to utilize 3D graphics following The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, a brilliant game that managed to sell 2.5 million copies in the final 39 da.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022

GameLoop lets you play Android games on your PC

GameLoop is an emulator developed by Tencent for playing Android games on Windows. It features an app marketplace, support up to 2K resolution, smart key mapping and more......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022

In defense of the Dell XPS 13 Plus

The Dell XPS 13 Plus has some controversial and potentially divisive new features, but it points the way toward a more innovative future for the XPS line......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022

5 things we’d like to see in the next HomeKit update

These are the five biggest things we want to see from Apple in the next HomeKit features......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022