Amazon hopes to add live programming to the Prime Video service, according to a report by Protocol. The new service would be comparable to YouTube TV or Pluto TV, with live channels for news, entertainment, sports, and more.
If you’ve ever wished that massively popular team strategy games like DOTA 2 or League of Legends could have a little more Pokemon flair, then today is your extremely specific day. The Pokémon Company has announced Pokémon UNITE, a new MOBA game coming to Switch, iOS, and Android. Players control the iconic monsters in the familiar top-down hero format.
One of the few nice things about using a prepaid mobile plan is that you can ditch it if your circumstances change, or if you just want to try out another provider. Verizon is giving its prepaid members a reason to stick around: money.
Microsoft is launching a preview version of its Defender ATP antivirus software for Android today. Defender ATP is an enterprise-grade Android security tool, with advanced anti-phishing protection, malware detection, and integration with Microsoft Defender Security Center for large businesses. If you’re a Defender ATP customer, then you can test the preview through Microsoft’s Intune Company Portal.
When we saw this story in our morning bullpen, one Review Geek writer opined, “I didn’t even know Olympus made digital cameras.” They did! Past tense. This morning the company announced that it will sell its camera business to Japan Industrial Partners, concluding the corporate niceties in September. Olympus has been selling cameras and lenses since 1936.
Gigantic spacious mousepads are quickly becoming the norm for both office workers and gamers. Their utility versus a standard mouse pad is kind of questionable—it’s not as if you’re sweeping your mouse across three feet of desk at once—but they’re certainly appealing as a nice accessory. Razer has made them before, but none as big as the Gigantus V2 3XL.
Movies Anywhere, the service that brings together the movies you’ve purchased from Apple, Amazon, VUDU, and Google, is coming to VIZIO SmartCast TVs. It lets you stream anything from your Movies Anywhere digital locker with 4K HDR quality and Dolby Atmos audio.
We’re big fans of Nomad’s premium leather accessories. Today the company is expanding its line into the bigger iPad Pro family, with two options for both the 12.9-inch and 11-inch models. The new cases are up for pre-order and shipping in July, with prices ranging from $100 to $170. Yup, they’re very nice and very expensive.
Wyze has quickly made a name for itself with inexpensive, reliable smarthome equipment, including the popular Wyze Cam. While it’s often used as such, it’s not actually rated for use outdoors. The new Wyze Outdoor Cam makes that upgrade, as well as some other interesting upgrades. It’s available in a limited preview starting at $50.
During the WWDC keynote, Apple announced that its products will receive a major OS update before the end of the year. But as always, some older devices will miss out on the fun. Here’s a full list of Apple devices that will receive the iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, and macOS Big Sur updates.
The Next@Acer press event revealed most of the company’s mid-year product refreshes today. While most were the usual bumps in processor tech and adjustments to chassis design, a few of them are worth highlighting above the rest. Specifically, a rugged laptop that doesn’t stick out, a refreshed premium Chromebook, and a new bombastic gaming laptop.
If you’re like most people, you have an ever-growing list of books to read, and you worry you’ll never get through it. With a speed reading app, however, you can make it through your list and more in no time.
Do you really need a mouse pad? In a word, yes. There are a lot of people, even experienced computer users, who use a mouse without one. But if you care about your mouse (and whatever’s underneath it), you should put a pad between them. It doesn’t have to be anything fancy, but it should be designed for that purpose.
After scooping up the exclusive rights to streaming titans like Ninja and Shroud, Microsoft Mixer is suddenly shutting its doors. Microsoft will close Mixer on July 22nd and move its existing partners to Facebook Gaming. Big names like Ninja can go wherever they want, and monetized Mixer streamers can join Facebook’s Level Up Program.
Today at Apple’s yearly Worldwide Developers Conference event, held digitally during the COVID-19 crisis, the company announced the biggest change to its Mac line in over a decade. Beginning this year, Mac laptops and desktops will start running on Apple’s own self-designed chips, based on the same ARM hardware that powers iPhones and iPads.
I pre-ordered The Last of Us Part II Collector’s Edition back in September of 2019 as soon as it went on sale. After almost a year of waiting (and two delays), I finally got it on Friday, June 19th 2020. I want to show you everything that’s in the Collector’s Edition box.
WaterField Designs is an icon of utility, aesthetics, and innovation. But it turns out that the company’s sexy leather messenger bags, backpacks, and Nintendo Switch pocketbooks (sorry—CitySlicker Bags), were just a precursor to something more significant: the beautiful and enigmatic $400 Mac Pro Gear Saddle.
Back in the SNES days, gaming was dominated by bouncy cartoon characters. But things shifted in the 2000s and 2010s, and for a while Mario and Sonic were the only ones keeping the idea of a mascot-focused platformer alive. But they’ve had a revival as of late, paving the way for fan-favorite Crash Bandicoot to make a return.
Spotify is all about targeted advertising and personalized content. So it’s no surprise that the company hates podcast ads, which don’t collect user data and re. Now, Spotify wants to fix podcast ads with a modern metrics system and clickable in-app promo codes that you don’t need to memorize.