How to Use Google Password Manager On-Device Encryption

How to Use Google Password Manager On-Device Encryption

Photo: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP (Getty Images) Eventually, Google and other big tech companies want to dispense with passwords entirely, but until that day comes, a Google Password Manager feature called on-device encryption might be your best bet for protecting your precious codes. Though it quietly came out earlier this springsince you can now easily access Google … Read more

Apple Prepares to Challenge Facebook

Apple Prepares to Challenge Facebook

Is Apple (AAPL) – Get Apple Inc. Report ready to take the big leap into the metaverse? This alternative or virtual world in which we will interact with technological tools and augmented reality has become the new battleground for tech giants such as Microsoft (MSFT) – Get Microsoft Corporation ReportGoogle (Alphabet) (GOOGL) – Get Alphabet … Read more

Retro Game Collector Accused Of Selling $100k Worth Of Fakes

Retro Game Collector Accused Of Selling $100k Worth Of Fakes

Photo: BBPCGC The retro PC game collecting scene was rocked by an unexpected scandal last week when a prominent member of the community, who was also a moderator of a major Facebook group, was accused of selling people fake copies of classic games. Enrico Ricciardi, who for years has been an active member of the … Read more

Steam Deck Update Lowers The Fan Noise—But At A Cost

Steam Deck Update Lowers The Fan Noise—But At A Cost

Image: Valve / Kotaku Today, Valve released a highly-anticipated update to its portable PC. SteamOS 3.2 brings a lot of fun changes to both the operating system and the Steam client itself, enabling Remote Play Together, tweaks to some visual and UI elements, and the ability to change the screen’s refresh rate The updates to … Read more

Fortnite Pro’s Racist Video Of Gun Armory Condemned Online

Fortnite Pro's Racist Video Of Gun Armory Condemned Online

An esports pro has been lambasted after a video surfaced online in which an individual, who is allegedly Fortnite Champion Series Grand Final contender Sin, shows off a fully stocked weapons closet and states, in the year 2022, that the stockpile of firearms is “just in case there’s ever a zombie apocalypse or an*gger outbreak.” … Read more

Apple Discontinues iPod, Mobile Gaming Icon, After 22 Years

Apple Discontinues iPod, Mobile Gaming Icon, After 22 Years

Photo: justin sullivan (Getty Images) For one out for every kid who one-strapped a backpack in middle school, as they’re likely in mourning today. With Apple’s discontinuation of the 7th-generation iPod Touch, announced yesterdayit’s official: the iPod is dead. Ostensibly, the iPod was a music device, meant to digitize song libraries and move listeners away … Read more

Meet The Only Person Keeping Action RPG Babylon’s Fall Alive

Meet The Only Person Keeping Action RPG Babylon's Fall Alive

Babylon’s Fall, the troubled live-service action-RPG from action game luminaries Platinum Games, has seemingly hit life support. After two months on the market and a lukewarm reception at launch, Square Enix’s latest effort was reduced to just one player on PC last week. They revealed themselves on Twitter after VGC reported the shocking player count … Read more

Shopify Stock Sinks After Citing Sales Slowdown in First Half of 2022

Shopify Stock Sinks After Citing Sales Slowdown in First Half of 2022

Text size Dreamstime Shopify stock tumbled on Wednesday after the e-commerce software company reported fourth-quarter earnings that narrowly beat expectations, but cautioned about revenue headwinds in the first half of 2022. The shares fell 16% to $746.99 at 9:52 am on Wednesday. Shopify (ticker: SHOP) posted an adjusted quarterly profit of $1.36 a share, beating … Read more

Mods Accused of Bitcoin Mining, Viruses Removed From Steam

Mods Accused of Bitcoin Mining, Viruses Removed From Steam

screenshot: Cities: Skylines Over the last few days, a series of mods for the PC strategy game Cities: Skylines have been removed from Steam after users began fearing that they contained all kinds of nasty stuff, from keyloggers to viruses to bitcoin mining software. The alarm was sounded by this NME story and subsequent Reddit … Read more

DeepMind’s AlphaCode shows machines are getting better at programming

DeepMind's AlphaCode shows machines are getting better at programming

Joe Raedle | Getty Images Computers are getting better at writing their own code but software engineers may not need to worry about losing their jobs just yet. DeepMind, a UK artificial intelligence lab acquired by Google in 2014, announced Wednesday that it has created a piece of software called AlphaCode that can code just … Read more