‘Shattered State’ is a VR political thriller designed for the Netflix crowd

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‘Shattered State’ is a VR political thriller designed for the Netflix crowd Supermassive Games is best known, at least in recent times, for the story-driven horror title Until Dawn, which spawned both a sequel and a prequel in subsequent years. Other than…

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Postmates unveils its adorable autonomous delivery robot

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Postmates unveils its adorable autonomous delivery robot Postmates has revealed a cute autonomous delivery robot called Serve, which seems to take a design cue or two from Wall-E, with its big eyes and yellow finish. While the company has tested third-party autonomous…

Amazon brings Alexa’s Follow-Up Mode to Fire TV Cube

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Amazon brings Alexa’s Follow-Up Mode to Fire TV Cube Chris Velazco/Engadget Last week, Amazon updated Fire TV Cube with the Alexa Announcements feature (which lets you dictate a message that the other Echo devices in your home will broadcast) and notifications from…

Facebook makes an even bigger deal of your ‘Life Events’

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Facebook makes an even bigger deal of your ‘Life Events’ Tim Robberts via Getty Images Big milestones deserve big announcements, which is why Facebook is giving its Life Events feature a revamp. Previously, when you added a Life Event such as an…

The Morning After: Which smartphone has the best camera?

The Morning After: Which smartphone has the best camera?

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The Morning After: Which smartphone has the best camera? Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This morning, we’re stepping back to the ’80s with some special-edition Pumas, while Tesla’s Navigate on Autopilot shows off the future of commuting. LG is kicking off…

Hypoxic dead zones found in urban streams, not just at the coast: Erosion reshapes urban stream beds to become a series of hypoxia-prone pools

Hypoxic dead zones found in urban streams, not just at the coast: Erosion reshapes urban stream beds to become a series of hypoxia-prone pools

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Hypoxic dead zones found in urban streams, not just at the coast: Erosion reshapes urban stream beds to become a series of hypoxia-prone pools Hypoxic dead zones, which occur when dissolved oxygen levels in water drop so low that fish and other…

‘Infinity Blade’ will live on inside ‘Fortnite’

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‘Infinity Blade’ will live on inside ‘Fortnite’ For any studio, stopping development on a game is never fun. Just ask Epic Games, which just announced that it will no longer dedicate any more resources to its Infinity Blade trilogy because it couldn’t…

Key players in the marine nitrogen cycle can utilize cyanate and urea

Key players in the marine nitrogen cycle can utilize cyanate and urea

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Key players in the marine nitrogen cycle can utilize cyanate and urea The ammonia oxidizing archaea, or Thaumarchaeota, are amongst the most abundant marine microorganisms. Yet, we are still discovering which factors allow them to thrive in the ocean: A new publication…

The best books, movies and graphic novels to give as gifts

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The best books, movies and graphic novels to give as gifts It’s cold outside! Which makes the holidays the ideal time to give the gift of indoor entertainment. We’ve curated a breadth of books, movies and music in our holiday gift guide…

The fauna in the Antarctica is threatened by pathogens humans spread in polar latitudes: When the human species infects other living beings

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The fauna in the Antarctica is threatened by pathogens humans spread in polar latitudes: When the human species infects other living beings The new study, which detected bacteria from humans in the genus Salmonella and Campylobacter in Antarctic and Subantarctic marine birds,…

How do Cryptocurrency Prices Work?

How do Cryptocurrency Prices Work?

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How do Cryptocurrency Prices Work? If you’ve spent any time with cryptocurrencies then you know how volatile their prices can be. Which begs the question, how do these types of digital currencies compare with traditional currencies? Especially considering neither one is backed…

China’s Chang’e-4 lander and rover head to the far side of the moon

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China’s Chang’e-4 lander and rover head to the far side of the moon Kevin Wells via Getty Images China launched its Chang’e-4 rover and lander today, which if all goes well, will land on the far side of the moon in the…

“Magic: The Gathering” esports league launches with $10 million in prizes

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“Magic: The Gathering” esports league launches with $10 million in prizes Hasbro/Wizards of the Coast Magic: The Gathering, which counts over 35 million players worldwide, will get an esports league with a combined $10 million in prize money, Wizards of the Coast…

Ryan Reynolds is turning a Reddit short story into a horror movie

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Ryan Reynolds is turning a Reddit short story into a horror movie Charles Sykes/Invision/AP A novella which was originally posted on Reddit is making its way to the big screen with the help of Ryan Reynolds. The Deadpool star is set to…

YouTube and National Geographic team up for three VR series

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YouTube and National Geographic team up for three VR series Sam Wolson/National Geographic National Geographic and YouTube are teaming up on three VR projects, the first of which is set to debut on December 11th. The virtual reality series will add to…