Google pushes Apple to adopt RCS text messaging

Google pushes Apple to adopt RCS text messaging

Android mascots are lined up in the demonstration area at the Google I/O Developers Conference in the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Beck Diefenbach | Reuters Google, the developer of the Android, is increasing the pressure on Apple to adopt RCS, a next-generation standard for text messaging. It argues that Apple’s support of RCS would … Read more

How to Get Started on the ‘Among Us VR’ Beta

How to Get Started on the ‘Among Us VR’ Beta

Image: Innersloth Among Us needs no introduction: 2020 took care of that, introducing gamers and casual players alike to the multiplayer social deduction game. By now, most of us have played it, accusing our friends of murdering us and fervently denying every conviction thrown our way. While playing on a computer, phone, or console is … Read more

How To Play Netflix Games On iPhone, Android

How To Play Netflix Games On iPhone, Android

Image: Digital Sun Yes, Netflix has some excellent games, but no one’s playing them. According to a recent report, less than 1 percent of people who subscribe to the streaming service actually avail themselves of its free games. That stat surely isn’t helped by the process you’ve gotta go through to play, which, while not … Read more

Northrop Grumman moves rocket work from Russia, Ukraine with Firefly

Northrop Grumman moves rocket work from Russia, Ukraine with Firefly

Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket lifts off from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Aug. 10, 2021 carrying a Cygnus spacecraft with cargo for the International Space Station. Terry Zaperach/NASA Wallops Northrop Grumman is moving production of the engines and structures for its Antares rockets to the US from Russia and Ukraine, a move that … Read more

iphone: What’s new in iOS 16 beta 5? iPhone battery indicator back, Apple adds new sounds for Find My App

iphone: What’s new in iOS 16 beta 5?  iPhone battery indicator back, Apple adds new sounds for Find My App

Smartphones top the list of daily utility gadgets. They have been helping users with a range of tasks such as banking, shopping, social media, and many more. Consequently, tech companies around the world have been working towards offering the best user experience. Apple, considered to be a pioneer in communication technology, has been consistently upgrading … Read more

Break Your Social Media Addiction With This iPhone App

Break Your Social Media Addiction With This iPhone App

screenshot: Joel Cunningham I am just full of advice about social media, most of which can be boiled down to “put down your phone” and “stop engaging.” Which is funny, because I am incredibly bad at doing both of those things, despite my best efforts (downloading a little app that grows trees while you don’t … Read more

Baidu gets first permits for fully driverless taxis in China

Baidu gets first permits for fully driverless taxis in China

Baidu, which operates China’s largest search engine, said it received the regulatory approvals for its autonomous ride-hailing service Apollo Go to operate on open roads during the daytime in Chongqing and Wuhan. The cities have populations of some 30 million and 11 million people, respectively. The move represents a notable step forward for Baidu and … Read more

Super Punch-Out’s Two-Player Mode Has Been Found After 28 Years

Super Punch-Out’s Two-Player Mode Has Been Found After 28 Years

Image: nintendo Super Punch Out!!the 1994 SNES game released as a sequel to the 1987 NES original, is like its predecessor a single-player game. You play as Little Mac and fight your way through a succession of cartoonish boxing opponents, and every single battle is just you against the computer. But it was, until now! … Read more

Baidu’s robotaxis don’t need any human staff in these parts of China

Baidu’s robotaxis don’t need any human staff in these parts of China

Chinese tech company Baidu announced Monday it can sell some robotaxi rides without any human staff in the vehicles. Baidu BEIJING — Chinese tech company Baidu said Monday it has become the first robotaxi operator in China to obtain permits for selling rides with no human driver or staff member inside the vehicles. The local … Read more

GameStop Sold NFT Games Without ‘Consent,’ Dev Claims

GameStop Sold NFT Games Without ‘Consent,’ Dev Claims

Image: Gamestop / Krystian Majewski / Kotaku GameStop has once again proven with their NFT shenanigans that an unregulated market built on planet-destroying technology is, and this may shock you, not a terribly great idea. In a thorough report from Ars-Technica, the GameStop NFT marketplace is yet again the topic of controversy as an NFT … Read more