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  • Apple TV app on Android TV no longer allows rentals, purchases, or subscriptions

    Apple has abruptly removed the option to rent or purchase movies through its Apple TV app on Android TV devices. This also affects devices running Google TV, like the 2020 Chromecast and recent TVs from Sony, TCL, and others. As noted by FlatPanelsHD and 9to5Mac, the previous ability to directly rent or buy content has […]

  • Inside the fight to save video game history

    In February, Nintendo announced it would shut down its 3DS and Wii U storefronts. While the closure is an inevitable part of the life cycle of those long since sunset consoles, the move sparked anger, disappointment, and even fear as fans lamented the loss of access to digitally exclusive 3DS and Wii U titles. With […]

  • Foxconn’s Shenzhen factories resume operations after lockdown

    Foxconn, the world’s biggest contract manufacturer of electronics, says it’s “basically” resumed normal operations in Shenzhen after a partial lockdown forced its factories offline, Reuters reports. In a statement, the company said it has “basically resumed normal work order and production operations” at its Longhua and Guanlan factories, although it added it will be “strictly […]

  • T-Mobile’s new prepaid $10 per month Connect plan is its cheapest yet

    T-Mobile has refreshed its prepaid Connect plan offerings, including a new $10 per month plan that the company says is its “lowest price smartphone plan ever,” offering customers 1,000 minutes of talk, 1,000 texts, and 1GB of data each month. The company’s prepaid Connect plans launched in 2020 and were part of T-Mobile’s efforts to […]

  • Cadillac Lyriq, the brand’s first electric vehicle, starts production ahead of schedule

    The 2023 Cadillac Lyriq electric crossover is now in production at General Motors’ Spring Hill, Tennessee factory, the automaker announced Monday. The EV is the luxury brand’s first electric vehicle. The Lyriq is officially ahead of schedule after GM initially said that production was not slated to begin until late 2022. Facing criticism that its […]

  • Sony is buying Jade Raymond’s Haven Studios as part of its live service push

    Sony announced Monday that it has entered an agreement to acquire Montreal-based Haven Studios, which is founded and led by veteran game designer Jade Raymond. Haven and Sony originally announced a partnership just over a year ago, but now Sony is bringing Haven into the fold as one of its first-party PlayStation studios. The price […]

  • Ford F-150 Lightning gets an EPA-confirmed range of up to 320 miles

    The official range estimates for the Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck are in, and they’re looking pretty good. The base model, which starts at $39,974, will get around 230 miles of range, while the extended range versions start in the mid-$50,000s and can go about 320 miles — or about 20 additional miles than originally […]

  • Russian government bars its scientists from international conferences

    Russian scientists will not participate in international conferences this year, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation said via its Telegram channel. The decision comes as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has strained the relationships between Russian scientists and the international research community. Minister Valery Falkov also said during a meeting with […]

  • LG announces 2022 OLED TV pricing: new 42-inch size costs $1,399

    Just as Samsung did last week, LG is today sharing its official pricing for the company’s 2022 lineup of TVs. First up is the OLED family, which is comprised of several different series lines, including the G2 Gallery Edition, C2, B2, and A2 series. The G2 is the flagship and includes the brightest OLED TV […]

  • CD Projekt Red announces a new Witcher game is in development

    CD Projekt Red has announced that it’s working on a brand-new Witcher game, which will “kick off a new saga for the franchise,” and the first new mainstream title in the series since The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was released all the way back in 2015. The biggest news, however, is that the upcoming Witcher […]