Category: Technology

Project xCloud coming in September included free with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Phil Spencer released an all-things-Xbox update on Thursday. A lot of it was not that newsworthy, but he did share a few tidbits that merit noting, such as how to get Project xCloud for “free” when it officially launches in the fall.Xbox head Phil Spencer announced that Project xCloud finally has an official release window […]

FCC agrees to make ‘988’ the new number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday voted to make “988” the official three-digit number to dial to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. From July 16, 2022, all telecommunications carriers in the US will be required to forward 988 calls to the existing hotline number, 1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK).The FCC said the existing number will remain […]

Microsoft drops the Xbox One X and Xbox One S All-Digital Edition from its catalog

Although next-gen consoles are just around the corner, Sony and Microsoft will likely continue to sell current-gen devices until the demand has completely fizzled out. However, Microsoft is aiming to streamline production by eliminating slightly more niche Xbox One models from its line-up.In a statement to The Verge, the console maker confirmed that it will […]

T-Mobile joins the war on robocalls with Scam Shield mobile app

As the FCC continues to pass regulations to fight robocallers, carriers are ramping up efforts on their ends. Several have already fully implemented the SHAKEN/STIR authentication network into their infrastructures. Many are also beginning to incorporate authentication into their mobile software packages. T-Mobile is the most recent with its upcoming Scam Shield app.T-Mobile is upping […]

Apple wins appeal against $15 billion tax bill imposed by the EU

After six years, the General Court of the European Union sided with Apple in a case where the European Commission accused the company of abusing Ireland’s permissive tax system. The Commission will likely appeal this ruling in the EU’s supreme court in the coming months.Apple recently won an appeal over a tax bill of $15 […]

Henry Cavill’s PC-building skills aren’t quite super, man

Henry Cavill: The Man of Steel, Geralt of Rivia, and lover of all things PC. In a new Instagram post, the actor puts together a very tasty gaming computer to the sounds of Barry White. But it doesn’t go as smoothly as the singer’s dulcet tones.Cavill has never hidden his love of PC gaming in […]

Netflix acquired 10 million new subscribers in Q2 2020

To nobody’s surprise, Netflix has been performing quite well amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Despite economies re-opening globally, many individuals are still working from home, which has given them a lot more free time to watch content on video streaming platforms.In Q1 2020 alone, Netflix managed to pull in an astounding 15.8 million new subscribers, […]