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Dragon Quest Builders 2 review – a crafting game with solid foundations

Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4; Square Enix Like Minecraft but with more constraints, this gentle, humorous adventure game mixes world-building with exploration, puzzle-s...

Dragon Quest Builders 2 review – a crafting game with solid foundations

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Dragon Quest Builders 2 review: Building on success Dragon Quest Builders 2 is a bigger and mostly better version of the original. [credit: Andrew Cunningham ] The three-decade-old Dragon Ques...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Review: Built With Charm and made to last a lifetime Dragon Quest Builders was a series that no one really saw coming, but nevertheless found a home on consoles three years ago. With its sequel just around the corner, we see if the games charming JRPG originals continue to make for an interesting build...
17:34, 07/11/2019

'Dragon Quest Builders 2' review: A successful sequel built for PS4, Nintendo Switch Build settlements and run through wicked gardens in delightful followup 'Dragon Quest Builders 2' for Sony PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.       ...
21:34, 07/11/2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Is Even Better Than The First The first Dragon Quest Builders was an underrated gem, a delightful game that proved that Dragon Quest and Minecraft go together as nicely as peanut butter and pickles. The second game, which comes out Friday, is even better....
17:51, 07/11/2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Is Much More Than A Minecraft Clone Dragon Quest Builders 2 makes me feel like a creative genius. It accomplishes this bold feat through use of brilliant game design. In summary, no, it is not a “Minecraft Clone.” I use plenty of fancy words to elaborate on that in this video....
03:17, 07/12/2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 expands just about everything in a fight against an evil cult Square Enix showed off more about Dragon Quest Builders 2 today during its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) press briefing today in Los Angeles. It's comnig out July 12 for the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch.Read More...
05:17, 06/11/2019

We (Jason Schreier and Tim Rogers) are playing Dragon Quest Builders 2 over on Kotaku’s Twitch chann We (Jason Schreier and Tim Rogers) are playing Dragon Quest Builders 2 over on Kotaku’s Twitch channel! I gotta say: I thought PLAYING a Dragon Quest was my favorite activity. Then I tried BUILDING one. And buddy are MY arms tired!...
20:51, 07/12/2019

Look At This Dragon Quest Slime Controller For The Switch Just like they did with the PS4 back in 2017, Square Enix is releasing a Dragon Quest slime controller for the Nintendo Switch, and everything about it is perfect....
10:17, 06/12/2019

The Next Smash Ultimate DLC Is The Hero From Dragon Quest Smash Ultimate is finally getting a hero: a Dragon Quest hero, that is. Today at E3, Nintendo announced that heroes from the Dragon Quest role-playing games will be playable in Nintendo’s own little Wrestlemania game world this summer:...
20:00, 06/11/2019

‘Dragon Quest Walk’ turns ‘Pokemon Go’ into a full-scale RPG There have been multiple Pokemon Go clones in the years since the mobile phenomenon launched, but none have made a fraction of the impact as the original. Niantic’s next game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, has a chance to once again reach a wide...
07:17, 06/04/2019

The Difficult Dilemma Of Dragon Quest XI’s Post Credit Sequence Dragon Quest XI is a very long game full of tragic twists and turns, so when my journey finally came to an end, it felt like a real accomplishment. The credits rolled. I’d defeated the main villain and brought peace to the land. I actually felt sad t...
00:34, 06/23/2019

Square Enix's answer to 'Pokémon Go' is 'Dragon Quest Walk' Square Enix today announced its own AR exploration game in the style of Pokémon Go. Dragon Quest Walk will include challenges to visit real-world locations to complete quests and though the gameplay details aren't clear, the trailer highl...
17:34, 06/03/2019

Dragon Quest XI's hero comes to 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' this summer Nintendo's E3 Direct opened up with one of the bigger announcements fans were waiting for: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC. This time around, it's a crossover with Dragon Quest XI, with that game's unnamed main character joining the ros...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Asgard’s Wrath — How Sanzaru is crafting a 30-hour Norse saga game in VR Asgard's Wrath is one of the full triple-A games in the works for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. We talked with Sanzaru's Mat Kraemer about it.Read More...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Review: Men in Black: International is a solid addition to the popular franchise Enlarge / Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson join forces as Agent H and Agent M to ward off an alien attack in Men in Black: International. (credit: YouTube/Sony Pictures) A pair of shapeshifting aliens with electrifying powers and mad breakdancing...
04:00, 06/15/2019

I Am Mother review – all-female Netflix thriller is a solid sci-fi watch Newcomer Clara Rugaard impresses as a girl raised by a robot who finds her life thrown into question when an invader, played by Hilary Swank, arrivesThere are a lot of familiar echoes throughout Australian American sci-fi thriller I Am Mother, a film...
18:51, 06/07/2019

Review: Oculus Quest is exactly what VR needs to hit the mainstream Wanna feel old? It’s been seven years since Doom-creator John Carmack first unveiled his ski-goggles contraption that would eventually become the Oculus Rift. A lot has happened in the years that have since passed, including Oculus’ 2 billion dollar ...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Lenovo ThinkPad X390 review: Solid, compact and travel-ready With optional LTE broadband available, the 13.3-inch ThinkPad X390 will appeal to mobile professionals. All-day battery life is feasible, but Lenovo's claimed two-day figure may be a stretch....
14:34, 06/21/2019

Oculus Quest review: VR freedom comes at a cost If the Oculus Go was an appetizer for truly wireless VR, which is entirely self-contained and doesn't rely on a PC, the Quest is closer to a main course. It's not as immersive as desktop virtual reality, but it's currently the easiest ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Review: The Oculus Quest Is Virtual Reality’s Best Bet Yet Satisfying virtual reality experiences are unlike anything you’ll experience on your living room TV. Unfortunately, satisfying VR experiences are, for the most part, dependent on additional hardware. That makes it nearly impossible to just grab...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Oculus Quest Review: A $400 Taste of the Future of Gaming The $400 Oculus Quest virtual-reality system puts all the tracking and processing into the headset, letting you game anywhere with no annoying cables attached....
21:51, 04/30/2019

Oculus Quest review: 2019’s best new gaming system is wireless, affordable VR Enlarge / The Oculus Quest, as enjoyed by an invisible model. (credit: Oculus) I can take the Oculus Quest with me practically anywhere, pull it over my eyes, map out a VR space with my hands, and quickly start playing some of the best VR games cur...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Oculus Quest review: Cable free $399 VR headset is a winner that ditches PC and phone Oculus announced that it has begun taking preorders for Quest, and that this $399 self-contained virtual reality headset will is coming May 21.        ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

‘The Dragon’ takes Strongest Man title from ‘Game of Thrones’ star BRADENTON, Fla. — The creators of “Game of Thrones” might have approved of the finish of the 2019 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) competition as “The Mountain” was taken down by “The Dragon.” US representative Martins Licis, known as The Dragon, won his ...
01:17, 06/18/2019

Science tells us exactly how stupid that dragon-killing ‘Game of Thrones’ scene really is The last Game of Thrones episode that we saw isn’t just the worst in season 8 when it comes to IMDB ratings, it’s also the worst in the entire history of Game of Thrones. The Last of the Starks annoyed people for various reasons, as we&rs...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Dragon fire and fury: Game of Thrones has turned on its bloodthirsty fans With its latest emotionally eviscerating (and hideously naff) episode, the show held up a mirror to its audience’s lust for violence – and we’re all implicated• Game of Thrones recap: season eight, episode five – The BellIn wrapping up in six, albeit...
15:34, 05/13/2019

Game of Thrones: Judging the brutality and morality of unleashing dragon fire on innocents Even in a fake world, it's hard to miss the parallels between the atrocities of Game of Thrones and the decisions real humans are capable of in war.        ...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Jedi: Fallen Order hands-on: Finally, a solid EA Star Wars game⁠—is that enough? Cal and BD-1 scope out upcoming danger. [credit: EA / Respawn ] LOS ANGELES⁠—How much is a solid single-player Star Wars adventure game fro...
20:17, 06/22/2019

VR puzzle game 'Moss' gets new missions for the Oculus Quest To celebrate the release of wireless VR headset Oculus Quest, Polyarc is releasing new content for Moss, the adorable puzzle adventure that's made waves on the VR gaming landscape. Our swashbuckling mouse heroine Quill will now be able to explor...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Rob McElhenney is an egotistical game designer in the first teaser for his Apple show Mythic Quest Way back in August, we heard that Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day from It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia were developing a show for Apple TV+ about a video game studio, with the weird twist that actual video game publisher Ubisoft was involved in some...
00:51, 06/11/2019

Animal Crossing: New Horizons adds crafting and farming, gets delayed til 2020 After months of silence, Nintendo has unveiled the first gameplay footage of its new Animal Crossing game on Switch – now called Animal Crossing: New Horizons – at its Nintendo Direct E3 2019 event. Our first gameplay footage ...
00:51, 06/12/2019

U.S. crafting surrender plan, not peace deal: Palestinian foreign minister The United States seems to be crafting a plan for a Palestinian surrender to Israel instead of a peace deal, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki told a meeting at the United Nations attended by U.S. Middle East peace negotiator Jason Greenbl...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Jensen Huang interview — ‘the foundations of gaming are just fine, just fantastic’ Nvidia's financials for the first fiscal quarter were down compared to a year ago. But CEO Jensen Huang says the fundamentals of gaming and AI are strong.Read More...
22:51, 05/18/2019

Is This the Mother of All Foundations? Pat McGrath’s Next Release Promises ‘Sublime Perfection’ Kids, start stockpiling your allowance because “Mother” is about to sell you the promise of “sublime perfection” in a bottle—and it ain’t cheap (but will likely be worth it, if her previous releases are any indicators)....
20:51, 06/17/2019

Europe’s Populist Storm Rattles the Windows of the E.U. But Fails to Move the Foundations A giddy sense of triumph has taken hold among Europe’s strident right-wing nationalists since Sunday night, after they won the European Union’s parliamentary elections in the U.K., France and Italy—three powerhouse economies—p...
21:34, 05/28/2019

Billionaire Warren Buffett to donate $3.6B in shares to five foundations, including Gates Warren Buffett said he will donate $3.6 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway shares to five foundations, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.       ...
17:51, 07/01/2019

Best website builders for portfolios of 2019 Creating a new website is a lot easier than it used to be – rather than learning HTML and CSS, you can just click and drag with your mouse and have something very professional-looking on the internet in minutes.The wealth of website builders m...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Information Builders: The road ahead As one of the few software companies that has lasted 40+ years, Information Builders is at the beginning of a major generation change that is already impacting the company inside and out. Where should it go from here?...
14:17, 06/07/2019

Best website builders for photographers in 2019 Plenty of online tools will help you create a website in just a few minutes with just a few clicks, but they're not all geared towards helping photographers – those people who want to show off big, beautiful galleries of images online.If ...
17:17, 05/13/2019

David Spade’s ‘Game of Thrones’ review is the best we’ve seen yet Fandom is an odd thing. Often times, the people who claim to love something more than anyone else are the exact same folks who can’t help but nitpick and dwell on the most trivial of things. For these fans, complaining is something of a badge o...
18:17, 05/19/2019

Sairento VR Review: Possibly the best VR game you've never heard of? Thanks to some important updates since its original release, Sairento VR is a woefully underrated virtual reality title. Read on for our full thoughts....
14:00, 06/28/2019

Anxious men and other world-builders at CATF 2019 This year’s edition of the nationally renowned Contemporary American Theater Festival in West Virginia features six works, including four world premieres....
22:51, 07/09/2019

Review: Beloved board game Castles of Burgundy is now an app Enlarge / Let's get ready for some hot Renaissance action! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The Castles of Burgundy has long been one of ...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Board game review: Ultimate Werewolf Legacy Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Our 16 games of Werewolf sprawled across 20 hours and two lengthy play sessions. They began well...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Review: Istanbul: The Dice Game rules the bazaar Enlarge (credit: Nate Anderson) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. When it comes to gaming, I am a man of simple pleasures. I need no boxes ...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Here is our super spoiler-y review of the Game of Thrones series finale The series finale of Game of Thrones defied pretty much all the predictions as to who would emerge triumphant and sit on the Iron Throne, in what has proved to be the most polarizing and controversial season yet. (Over a million fans have even signed...
08:51, 05/20/2019

God of War PS4 Review: Kratos return is easily the game of the console generation KRATOS, the God of War, is back, in a bold new adventure that's so good on PS4 Pro, it might have some Xbox One owners consider switching allegiances....
12:17, 07/04/2019

Mortal Kombat 11 review – the best, goriest, fighting game in years Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch; NetherRealm Studios/Warner Bros InteractiveThe extreme violence will deter some, but this over-the-top fighter has brains as well as shock valueI never expected Mortal Kombat to show this much heart – at ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is one of the most popular heavy strategy games of th...
01:51, 05/03/2019

College Rocket-Builders Fly High, Even as Launch Falls a Bit Short Operation Space—made up of college students who hadn’t met—got together in New Mexico over the weekend to launch rockets on which they collaborated. While the results were mixed, the students were thrilled....
11:34, 06/03/2019

Indian builders woo buyers with cleaner, greener, 'smart' homes When Arkesh Mishra, 33, and his wife Anasuya scouted for a new home in India's tech hub of Bengaluru this year it was not the old real estate adage of "location, location, location" that was their main consideration - it was "peace of mind"....
12:34, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Brexit crisis wallops UK builders, survey shows Britain's Brexit crisis tipped the country's construction industry into its sharpest fall in a decade in June, a survey showed on Tuesday, in a stark sign of how quickly the world's fifth-biggest economy is slowing....
13:51, 07/02/2019

The Sinking City review – Lovecraftian detective game has cult appeal PlayStation 4 (version tested), Xbox One, PC; Frogwares/Bigben InteractiveDisturbing moral dilemmas and gruesome beasts abound in a deliciously gothic flooded city Video games have enthusiastically mined the oeuvre of gothic author HP Lovecraft, but ...
13:00, 07/02/2019

Wingspan review: A gorgeous birding board game takes flight Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. “Wingspan is a competitive, medium-weight, card-driven, engine-building board game from Stonema...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Detective Pikachu film review: This is how you adapt a video game for theaters Enlarge / How do you know it's Detective Pikachu, not just standard Pikachu? Clues: the hat, the magnifying glass, the lush fur. (credit: Warner Bros. / The Pokemon Company) Pokémon: Detective Pikachu is the best video game adaptation I've ever see...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Review: Samson’s G-Track Pro is the ultimate microphone for podcasts and game streaming Samson’s G-Track Pro is a gumbo-esque mashup of microphone, audio interface, and onboard mixer. It’s a bit of an oddity, but if you’re looking for a dead-simple hardware solution to take your podcast or gaming stream out of the audio gutter and into ...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Huawei P30 Pro review: game-changing camera, stellar battery life New smartphone with Leica quad camera has 5x optical zoom, super low-light performance and fun featuresHuawei’s latest top-end phone, the P30 Pro, has a genuinely groundbreaking new quad camera system on the back with amazing low-light performance an...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Review: ‘A Plague Tale’ Is the Most Gripping, Harrowing Game You’ll Play This Year The first thing you should know about A Plague Tale: Innocence is that, very early on, a dog is going to die. Set in 1348 in France, A Plague Tale opens with Amicia—the player character—exploring the forest with her father, Robert de Run...
20:51, 05/21/2019

A Plague Tale Innocence Review: A game that will be spoken in the same breath as Hellblade Plague Tale: Innocence is the latest title from Asobo Games that pits you and your stomach against endless swarms of bloody thirsty rats in Medieval France with nothing but a slingshot and the power of holding hands....
01:17, 05/14/2019

Days Gone PS4 Review: The open-world zombie adventure game we’ve all been waiting for Days Gone made fans of the post-apocalyptic genre a lot of promises to PS4 fans when it was revealed way back in 2016. Thankfully, it delivers on every single one of them....
01:51, 05/04/2019

Meet the murfers: laid-back mums or busy brand-builders? A coterie of Australian influencers are taking a particular corner of Instagram by storm, one expensive oven at a timeName: Murfers.Age: Varies. Continue reading......
00:00, 07/05/2019

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious?...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious this time around?...
19:51, 06/13/2019

‘Domino’ review: Brian DePalma thriller wastes ‘Game of Thrones’ stars It’s sad to see a director at the bottom of his game. Brian De Palma may not be everyone’s cup of tea — most of his post-“Mission: Impossible” flicks aren’t mine — but there’s no denying the guy who brought you “Sisters,” “Carrie,” “Scarface” and “Th...
08:34, 06/01/2019

Umpires Delay Game To Review Reliever's Motion, Greatly Confuse Dee Gordon Most relief pitchers good enough to last eight seasons in the Major Leagues will have careers that look roughly as bizarre as Cory Gearrin’s. Some of those relievers are closers or setup aces or multi-inning firemen types, and they’ll have a more lin...
23:34, 05/14/2019

Game of Thrones review – epic final episode corrects some major wrongs Warning: contains spoilersIn Westeros, you win or you die. For all this final season’s faults, the last episode won over the doubters – and it did right by those left standing‘Satisfying’, or ‘a travesty’? Fans torn over Game of Thrones finaleGame of...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Fireball Island review: A classic 1986 board game returns in style Enlarge / The game has some amazing table presence. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Stranger Things, Bandersnatch, GLOW—the ‘80s are in,...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Beat Saber PC Review - An essential, system-selling virtual reality rhythm game Beat Saber, the VR phenomenon that's part rhythm game, part Jedi fantasy, left Early Access this week. Find out if the new price tag is still worth paying....
17:17, 06/01/2019

Take Five: Enter the dragon There's plenty of life left in the Chinese dragon, but after roaring for three decades it's certainly lost some of its puff. Markets are primed for exports from the world's second largest economy to show weakness and for investment and lending data t...
17:17, 06/08/2019

Sorry, but The Hobbit's Smaug is still the best dragon The time has come for a dragon showdown. Now that they’ve seen everything Drogon has to offer within Game Of Thrones, the fantasy nerds over at Screen Junkies have enough hard data to do a super scientific comparison of the greatest dragons in recent...
23:17, 05/20/2019

GRAPHIC-Take Five: Enter the dragon CROUCHING DRAGON There's plenty of life left in the Chinese dragon, but after roaring for three decades it's certainly lost some of its puff. Markets are primed for exports from the world's second largest economy to show weakness and for investment a...
16:34, 06/07/2019

Every Dragon Ball Character, Together Christopher Cayco is an illustrator and artist who figured sure, why the hell not, let’s put every single character from Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Super and Dragon Ball GT in a single drawing....
04:51, 06/06/2019

CBOE Vest Technologies and The Options Industry Council (OIC) Offer Options Strategy Builders Tool on OIC Website CHICAGO -- August 17, 2017 -- CBOE Vest Technologies, a software company enabling users to work with target outcome investment strategies, and the Options Industry Council (OIC), a provider of unbiased options education, are working together to educa...
23:34, 05/01/2019

Dragon Age 4: everything we know so far about the open secret of a sequel They say good things come to those who wait and we’re hopeful that will be the case for Dragon Age fans who are patiently hanging on for news of the fourth instalment in the franchise. After being an open secret for so long, Dragon Age 4 ...
18:51, 05/03/2019

Starwatch: look for the dragon whose body was flung into the sky Draco is one of the fainter constellations, but can be seen this week in the eastern skyAnother fainter constellation that rides high in the summer sky for northern observers is Draco, the dragon. Like so many of the northern constellations, it is on...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Metal Gear Solid Gets 4K Remaster Thanks To AI Thanks to ERSGAN (Enhanced Super-Resolution Generative Adversarial Networks) and the work of tophergopher1, this is Metal Gear Solid: Twin Snakes (the GameCube version/remake) featuring full 4K visuals, with none of the upscaling having been done by ...
08:17, 06/21/2019

Enriching solid-state batteries Researchers at MIT have come up with a new pulsed laser deposition technique to make thinner lithium electrolytes using less heat, promising faster charging and potentially higher-voltage solid-state lithium ion batteries. Key to the new technique f...
19:51, 07/11/2019

Dragon was destroyed just before the firing of its SuperDraco thrusters Enlarge / It is not clear when we will see crewed flights of SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft. (credit: SpaceX) During a news conference Thursday in advance of a SpaceX supply mission to the International Space Station, the company's vice president of mi...
22:17, 05/02/2019

SpaceX finally knows why its Crew Dragon exploded NASA’s commercial crew program has seen more than its fair share of delays in recent years as both SpaceX and Boeing have had to push back their timelines due to a variety of issues. SpaceX’s Crew Dragon appeared to be making good progres...
21:34, 07/16/2019

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
17:34, 05/31/2019

Under the skin: Why solid-state batteries are a big positive If solid-state batteries become a reality, range of EVs could double, weight would reduce and batteries, like this one in the I-Pace, would shrink significantly Safer and more durable than their lithium ion counterparts, solid-state batteries could...
04:00, 07/01/2019

Here's a Solid Shootout Between the Best Summer Performance Tires The warm weather is finally upon us, and hopefully you’ve shed your loud winter tires for some sporty summer rubber. Having a hard time deciding which tire to buy? Tyre Reviews is here to help....
06:17, 07/13/2019

Best SSDs 2019: the top solid-state drives for your PC For years, we’ve been stuck with buying hard drives whenever we needed more storage, and they haven’t aged too well. Luckily, now that the best SSDs are more affordable than ever, you don’t need to rely on those old clunkers. The...
21:34, 05/09/2019

What we're buying: A solid MIDI controller that's also easy to use This week, Senior Editor Roberto Baldwin gives us a behind-the-scenes look at one of the many instruments he uses in one of his many bands. Not only is the 32-slimkey Arturia Keystep MIDI controller a great little MIDI controller and sequencer, it�...
02:17, 05/09/2019

US productivity grew at solid 3.4% rate in first quarter WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. productivity grew at a strong 3.4% rate in the January-March quarter, the best showing in more than four years. It is an encouraging sign that productivity may finally be improving after a long stretch of weakness. The first qu...
16:51, 06/06/2019

Scientists solve the mystery of the dragon with transparent teeth Dwelling in the dark ocean depths, the dragonfish is a frightful marvel that would fit nicely into any horror movie, boasting exotic adaptations such as virtually transparent fangs that help it thrive in this extreme environment....
07:51, 06/06/2019

Dragon Ball FighterZ’s Kid Goku Is A Muscular Hamster Dragon Ball FighterZ already has about a thousand full-sized Gokus, but the latest character to join the cast is the more diminutive version seen in the controversial (and now non-canon) Dragon Ball GT. Being shrunk by a magical wish doesn’t make Kid...
22:00, 05/10/2019

How To Train Your Dragon author named children's laureate How To Train Your Dragon author and illustrator Cressida Cowell has vowed to campaign for school libraries to be made statutory after being named the new children's laureate....
20:00, 07/09/2019

The mysterious SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion is still being investigated SpaceX has been on a real hot streak as of late, with many successful missions and firsts, like the successful docking of its Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station. A small speed bump in that otherwise smooth road came in late April ...
18:34, 05/29/2019

SpaceX Dragon Safely Reaches ISS After Weekend Launch (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a “cosmic catch” by a pair of Canadians. The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of equipment and experiments. ...
22:17, 05/06/2019

SpaceX says its Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during test A SpaceX official confirmed Thursday during a press briefing that one of the company's Crew Dragon capsules meant for crewed spaceflight was destroyed, according to CNBC. The update from the company confirms reports that followed the failed Apri...
00:17, 05/03/2019

Sea dragon exhibit dazzles visitors at California aquarium LA JOLLA, California (AP) — A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest habitats for sea dragons, the lesser-known cousin of the seahorse. The Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanogra...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Gets The Anime Right, Down To The Unbalanced Showdowns In the original Dragon Ball Z anime, fights are not balanced. Goku and his pals often end up in situations where they are outmatched by a far stronger and more experienced opponent. The series has had frequent fighting game adaptations, most recently...
00:51, 06/18/2019

Here's a Solid Primer on Essential Off-Road Recovery Gear You could spend the MSRP of your truck all over again buying off-road accessories and recovery gear. Some of the stuff is superfluous, some just sucks, and some is really useful on the trail. 4Wheeling Australia’s Ronny Dahl[cq] has a pretty good int...
02:51, 05/22/2019

Woods primed for U.S. Open after solid finish at Memorial Tiger Woods lit up the Memorial tournament on Sunday with an early feast of birdies during his final round 67 to dispel any doubts about his preparations for next week's U.S. Open....
04:00, 06/03/2019

A Dedicated Fan Is Remaking Metal Gear Solid In Dreams We’ve already seen some really cool things being built in the early access release of Dreams on PS4. Now we can add this Metal Gear Solid remake project to that growing list of cool stuff. While it isn’t finished yet, the first footage of the project...
04:00, 05/13/2019

Natural gas and oil industry is a solid, long-term investment Energy future will be defined by the relationship between fossil fuels and renewable power like wind and solar, says the American Petroleum Institute.        ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Weaver solid as Diamondbacks power past Rockies 9-2 Luke Weaver pitched seven strong innings, Nick Ahmed and Carson Kelly hit back-to-back home runs in a three-run second and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 9-2 for their ninth win in 11 games        ...
06:17, 05/05/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports Solid First-Quarter Results CHICAGO, April 29, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today reported net income allocated to common stockholders of $49.2 million, or $0.60 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2016, compared with $42.1 million, or $0.50 per diluted share...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Imagining A Theme For The Metal Gear Solid Movie This is not the official theme for director Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ still-in-the-works Metal Gear Solid cinematic adaptation. It is another barn burner by MGSV singer Donna Burke....
12:17, 06/10/2019

U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
19:17, 06/20/2019

The Moto Z4 Is a Solid Mid-Range Contender, But It Might Be Time for a Reboot While Samsung, Apple, Huawei, and others continue to push out $1,000 phones, Motorola has run in the other direction and completely abandoned the flagship market. That’s a pretty serious about-face from just two years ago when Motorola released the $...
15:17, 06/10/2019

Best portable SSD of 2019: top external solid state drives Welcome to TechRadar’s guide of the best portable SSDs on the market right now. We’re going to dive into all the most dependable portable SSDs that combine speed, capacity and mobility to ensure that you can safely keep all your importa...
18:51, 05/03/2019

Best Buy sees solid second quarter on rising demand for wearables Best Buy Co Inc forecast second-quarter sales and profit above estimates on Thursday, as the consumer electronics retailer saw strong demand for wearables and tablets and signed up more people to its subscription-based tech support services....
14:00, 05/23/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports Solid Third-Quarter Results CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today reported net income allocated to common stockholders of $40.3 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2016, compared with $67.2 million, or $0.81 per diluted share,...
03:34, 05/02/2019

Metal Gear Solid Retrospective: 'You Enjoy All The Killing, That's Why' After Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake, the titular character went into retirement—both in the series’ fiction and real life. It would be another eight years before fans would play a Metal Gear game. That game was Metal Gear Solid, and it helped codify the ...
17:17, 06/06/2019

Hernández drives in 2, Price solid, Red Sox split with Rays BOSTON (AP) — David Price had a milestone night and Marco Hernández completed his long journey back to the big leagues. Hernández hit a key two-run double in his first major league start in over two years, Price pitched six solid innings in his 300th...
10:51, 06/09/2019

Wizz Air optimistic for year ahead after solid results Low cost carrier Wizz Air said it was optimistic for the year ahead and would grow its net profit after delivering solid results on Friday, saying it was well-placed to navigate an environment of higher fuel costs....
09:34, 05/31/2019

| Koen: Junior Springboks have solid foundation to build on Junior Springbok assistant coach, Louis Koen belives the teamhad a solid base to build on in the World Rugby U20 Championship after victory over Scotland....
00:17, 06/07/2019

SpaceX Says a Faulty Valve Triggered Crew Dragon Explosion Investigators looking into the cause of the SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion back in April are now blaming a faulty valve for the anomaly, which allowed leaking fuel to come into contact with titanium. Officials with SpaceX say they’ve already got a fix,...
17:51, 07/16/2019

SpaceX’s Dragon returns to Earth after dropping off 5,500 pounds of supplies SpaceX just wrapped up yet another successfully resupply mission for NASA, dropping off a whopping 5,500 pounds of supplies for the scientists aboard the International Space Station and then returning back to Earth for a splashdown in the Pacific Oce...
09:51, 06/05/2019

Why Dragon Ball Super's Fight Scenes Have Looked Different On Toonami The original Japanese versions of the Dragon Ball Super fight scenes are quick and relentless. However, on Toonami, they were edited and slowed down with dropped frames....
14:51, 06/10/2019

SpaceX blames faulty valve for Dragon spacecraft explosion The failed part caused a propellant leak during an engine test in April, according to a “preliminary” finding. The company said the investigation is continuing....
06:17, 07/16/2019

'Dragon Ball Project Z' is now 'Kakarot,' arriving early 2020 If you've been jonesing for a Dragon Ball Z game that wasn't a straight-up 2D fighter, you're in luck. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (formerly Dragon Ball Project Z) is coming to the Xbox One and PC sometime in early 2020. There aren't m...
01:34, 06/10/2019

The Brosno Dragon: The Loch Ness Monster’s Russian Cousin? Most people are familiar with the legendary Loch Ness Monster – a mysterious cryptid said to lurk in the depth of Loch Ness in Scotland.  ...
15:51, 05/23/2019

Google Doodle Celebrates Asia’s Dragon Boat Festival. Here’s What to Know Loud drumbeats will be heard near the shorelines of several major cities across Asia on Friday. Crowds will gather on beaches and river banks to cheer on rowers paddling furiously to the beat, trying achieve victory in boat races that mark a beloved ...
08:34, 06/07/2019

Square Enix Announces Dragon Walk, Its Version Of Pokémon Go Today, Square Enix announced Dragon Walk, an augmented-reality game based on Dragon Quest that encourages players to get out and about. The Pokémon Go comparisons are inevitable....
10:51, 06/03/2019

SpaceX blames Crew Dragon explosion on an oxidizer leak Months after the incident, SpaceX has an explanation for why its Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during a test. The private spaceflight firm has determined that a "leaking component" allowed liquid oxidizer (specifically nitrogen tetroxide) to ent...
07:34, 07/16/2019

A Leaky Component Caused the SpaceX Crew Dragon Explosion The company still hopes to send two astronauts to the International Space Station this year but says the goal will be “increasingly difficult” to reach....
08:00, 07/16/2019

Dragon Age 4 Release Date News: Have Bioware already moved on from Anthem? BioWare has had a rough old 2019 so far with Anthem failing to live up to the hype. Now, it seems key staff are being rotated onto the studio's next project....
10:17, 05/06/2019

Musgrove pitches 7 solid innings, Pirates beat Padres 2-1 Joe Musgrove pitched five-hit, one-run ball through seven innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates capitalized on two errors by San Diego's Manny Machado in a 2-1 win over the Padres       ...
05:17, 06/22/2019

Castillo solid, Puig homers to lead Reds over Cardinals ST. LOUIS (AP) — Luis Castillo pitched one-run ball over six innings, Yasiel Puig homered and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 Tuesday night following a rain delay of 1 hour, 20 minutes. The loss snapped the Cardinals’ four-...
06:51, 06/05/2019

Japan PM Abe's coalition on track to win solid majority in election: media Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition is on track to win a solid majority in a July 21 upper house election, and his dream of revising the pacifist constitution could still be alive if enough allies also win, a survey showed on Saturday....
06:53, 07/06/2019

US productivity grew at solid 3.4% rate in first quarter, best showing in 4 years WASHINGTON (AP) — US productivity grew at solid 3.4% rate in first quarter, best showing in 4 years....
16:51, 06/06/2019

The notchless Meizu 16s is a rock-solid flagship for the budget conscious It used to be that a mid-range phone would give you, well, a middling performance, but now? Devices like the $599 Meizu 16s show that you can have your cake and eat it. Take that, Marie Antoinette. I’ve been using the Meizu 16s for the past couple of...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Solid US jobs report could allay fears of weakening economy WASHINGTON (AP) — With worries rising about trade wars and slower global growth, Friday’s jobs figures for May could serve as a reminder that the U.S. economy is still mostly in good shape. Or, an unexpectedly weak employment report could inten...
10:00, 06/07/2019

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Hatchback Is Now a Solid GTI Rival The 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a refreshing take at the luxury compact segment. It looks dashing—especially in CLA four-door coupe form—comes with fancy tech, drives well and it’s quite cheap too. But as a Canadian, I have to tell you, America, th...
23:17, 06/03/2019

Tiger Woods shoots 2-under 70 in solid opening round at the Memorial Tiger Woods made back-to-back birdies late and closed with a par to shoot 2-under 70 Thursday morning in Round 1 of the Memorial Tournament.        ...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Hoffman’s solid outing leads Rockies past Diamondbacks 5-4 DENVER (AP) — Jeff Hoffman pitched five solid innings and beat out an infield single to drive in a key run as the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Wednesday night. Brendan Rodgers had a two-run single and Trevor Story added three...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Borderlands 3: New characters and worlds add clever variety to a solid formula We attended a theatre and hands-on presentation of Borderlands 3 at E3 and were pleased by how Gearbox is polishing an already solid foundation into something even more exciting....
17:51, 06/17/2019

Japan PM Abe's ruling bloc set for solid upper house win: polls Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is set to win a solid majority in an upper house election later this week, keeping alive his dream to revise Japan's pacifist constitution, a survey showed on Monday....
09:51, 07/15/2019

Flushed with success: solid-gold toilet to be installed at Blenheim Visitors will be able to spend 18-carat gold penny when artwork arrives at country house in autumnA solid-gold toilet is set to be installed in one of the UK’s grandest country houses this autumn. And, yes, people will be able to use it.The 18-carat ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Sprint launches Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, pre-orders get a solid $250 discount Sprint has recently lit up its 5G network in four major US cities and just a couple of weeks after the launch of the service, it adds one more phone to its fleet of 5G handsets: the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is now available for pre-order.The Galaxy S10 ...
19:17, 06/14/2019

SpaceX nears completion of Dragon investigation, has a “good path forward” Enlarge / A 2018 view of the clean room where the spacecraft for the first crewed Dragon mission was nearing completion. It will now be used for an In-Flight Abort test instead. (credit: Eric Berger) On Monday, officials from SpaceX and NASA provid...
02:00, 07/16/2019

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that include research into Earth’s carbon cycle and ...
11:34, 05/04/2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule lost after 'anomaly' during ground test The Crew Dragon capsule is intended to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station, but a possible explosion during a ground test may set launches back...
18:51, 04/28/2019

SpaceX Dragon capsule explosion blamed on titanium valve failure SpaceX announced Monday that the explosion of its Crew Dragon space capsule during an April test in Florida was due to the failure of a titanium valve....
01:51, 07/16/2019

Streaming Movie Review: ‘A Fortunate Man’ Review: A Danish Engineer Strives for Success Adapted from the Danish author Henrik Pontoppidan’s turn-of-the-20th-century novel “Lucky Per,” the film hoists subtext so high that it surpasses text....
22:34, 05/02/2019

Richemont posts solid watch and jewellery sales for its full year Luxury goods group Richemont said sales of its watches and jewelry both grew by 10% in the year to the end of March, with the Americas and Asia performing well....
14:34, 05/17/2019

A Last Minute Price Drop Makes AMD's New Graphics Cards a Solid Deal The release of AMD’s latest GPUs should have been exciting. At E3 in June, the company announced the Radeon 5700 and 5700XT, and according to AMD, they would often be faster than Nvidia’s rival RTX 2060 ($350) and 2070 ($400), but for just $30 to $50...
16:00, 07/07/2019

Solid, low-mass planets have best chance to survive parent star's death When stars about the sun's size swell into red giants and finally dwindle into white dwarfs, their planets may be kicked out of the system or consumed....
16:51, 05/20/2019

Big Smoke's Famous Fast Food Order From GTA San Andreas Said By Solid Snake David Hayter is well known as the voice of Solid Snake, providing the voice of the character in multiple games, including cameo appearances in non-Metal Gear games like Smash Bros. And now thanks to a fan request, Hayter lets us hear how the super sp...
23:17, 05/11/2019

Mnuchin on solid ground in withholding Trump tax returns: Justice Department U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law, the Justice Department said in a legal opinion r...
06:17, 06/15/2019

'We drove for 24 hours solid': Spurs and Liverpool fans descend on Madrid Supporters defy distance and budgetary constraints to witness game of a lifetime at Champions League finalA little before 1pm on Friday, after driving through England, France and Spain, shelling out €280 on petrol and setting up base at their suburba...
18:17, 05/31/2019

Hoffman's solid outing leads Rockies past Diamondbacks 5-4 Jeff Hoffman pitched five solid innings and beat out an infield single to drive in a key run as the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4        ...
08:17, 05/30/2019

US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Hernández drives in 2, Price solid, Red Sox split with Rays Marco Hernández hit a key two-run double in his first major league start in over two years, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 to salvage a split of their day-night doubleheader       ...
05:00, 06/09/2019

Starbucks rolls out summer drinks amid solid sales growth Starbucks rolled out its new summer 2019 offerings Tuesday, announcing the return of fan favorites S'more, Mocha Cookie Crumble and Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccinos along with one new drink....
19:51, 04/30/2019

Dow tumbles from all-time high as solid jobs report stokes Fed fears On Wednesday, the bad news was good news. On Friday, the good news was bad news. Topsy-turvy thinking continued to roil Wall Street, as stocks tumbled from all-time highs set Wednesday because of a surprisingly strong jobs report which, investors wag...
21:00, 07/05/2019

SpaceX finally offers new details surrounding the bizarre Crew Dragon explosion It’s been well over a week since news first broke of a serious malfunction with SpaceX’s hotly anticipated Crew Dragon capsule. The spacecraft self-destructed during testing, and blurry video allegedly showing the failed test ending in an...
02:17, 05/04/2019

The CBC Has Figured Out How to Beat President Donald Lannister With Only 1 Dragon: Biden/Harris in 2020 Everyone can stop worrying about how the Democrats are going to defeat President Donald Trump with only one dragon and a beaten army; the Congressional Black Caucus, also known as the Unsullied, has it all figured out: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as ...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Filipino maids' dragon boat team makes splash in Hong Kong Filipino women are paddling for gold in this year’s dragon boat races in Hong Kong, with one thing separating them from the competition - they are all maids, often taken for granted in the rich Chinese-ruled city, who no longer want to feel left out....
12:17, 06/03/2019

SpaceX confirms Crew Dragon capsule destroyed in April test accident FLORIDA — Nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed Thursday that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the company nor NASA, its primary customer, have publicly acknowledged the nature o...
21:17, 05/06/2019

The U-2 reconnaissance plane has been snooping all over the world for more than 60 years, but today's Dragon Lady is nothing like the past US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr The original U-2, developed in complete secrecy, took its first flight in August 1955. Sixty-four years later, the Dragon Lady is still prowling the skies, but with a whole new set of controls and sensors. V...
00:17, 06/16/2019

'Elusive and cryptic lizard': hunt on in Melbourne for endangered grassland earless dragon Newly discovered species could soon be the first reptile on the Australian mainland to be declared extinctA newly reclassified species of lizard that is native to areas now paved by Melbourne’s suburbs could become the first reptile on mainland Austr...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Garmin Forerunners, Google I/O expectations, Huawei solid number two (MobileTechRoundup show #468) Google I/O is coming up this week, Huawei continues to rise in worldwide smartphone share, and Garmin announced five new Forerunner GPS sports watches....
02:34, 05/06/2019

Box Office: 'Avengers: Endgame' stays no. 1, 'Detective Pikachu' debuts with solid $58 million LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney and Marvel's "Avengers: Endgame" remained victorious in North America, collecting $65 million during its third weekend in theaters....
19:17, 05/12/2019

RuPaul’s Drag Race closes a mixed season with a solid, satisfying finale After starting strong, with an engaging group of queens and lots of potential in the air, season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race petered out in its closing episodes. To make up for its underwhelming late-season lip-syncs and controversial eliminations, the ...
11:34, 05/31/2019

Dow Jones industrial average: Stocks end higher on solid jobs, earnings reports The Dow ended higher Friday, fueled partly by a snapshot of U.S. employment, which showed job growth surged and unemployment hit a five-decade low.        ...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Solid start at US Open for Serena Williams, who couldn't wait to go see her daughter Serena Williams, in her return to the US Open, defeated Magda Linette of Poland 6-4, 6-0. Then she talked about saying goodnight to her daughter.        ...
21:51, 05/15/2019

'SolSeraph' review: Is new video game a worthy second act for 'ActRaiser' ? Video game classic 'ActRaiser' flies once more under a different name. Does 'SolSeraph' do justice to the original Super Nintendo game?       ...
04:17, 07/11/2019

Stephen King's young adult fantasy epic The Eyes Of The Dragon is heading to Hulu Stephen King’s 1984 novel The Eyes Of The Dragon is being developed as a pilot at Hulu and, honestly, how the hell did it take this long? It’s not one of King’s most popular properties, having never been adapted for film or TV, but it is a fantasy ep...
22:00, 05/17/2019

‘Goku Day’ is a good reminder that Dragon Ball games should explore the hero’s dumber side OPINION: Few characters have appeared in as many games as Goku. The spiky-haired warrior, known for his bulging biceps and for screaming “Ka-me-ha-me-ha!” whenever he unleashes his fireball attack, is one of gaming’s most well-known...
05:00, 05/10/2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon Test ‘Anomaly’ Sends Plumes of Smoke Over Cape Canaveral Smoke reportedly rose from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Saturday after an engine test caused a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule to malfunction, possibly setting back previously scheduled crewed missions. SpaceX told Florida Today that the malfunctio...
18:17, 04/28/2019

NASA says there’s ‘no doubt’ SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion has pushed back crewed flights NASA desperately needs a way to get its astronauts into space without paying for pricey seats aboard Russian rockets, but the agency’s two best hopes — SpaceX and Boeing — are stumbling a bit at the finish line. Boeing’s Starl...
23:00, 06/18/2019

What comes next for Oculus after the Quest launch Jason Rubin, vice president of special gaming projects at Facebook, said the Oculus Quest launch went well and it should have 100 games by year end.Read More...
15:51, 06/22/2019

8K and the quest to express the 'real' To see is to believe: 8K resolution will express new details comparable to 'hyperrealism' oil paintings, according to Professor Yungkyung Park of Ewha Woman's University, and its commercialisation will be an important milestone in the evolution of TV...
08:17, 06/19/2019

Isabelle Player Proves She Can Take Solid Snake In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Upset In fighting games, appearances can often be deceiving, but one Super Smash Bros. Ultimate matchup is exactly what it looks like. Solid Snake, the rugged protagonist of “tactical espionage action” franchise Metal Gear, has a clear advantage in many fi...
09:17, 06/20/2019

Watch a 1975 Japanese anime from the Dragon Ball studio chronicling true-life UFO encounters Now here’s something cool: the folks over at Reddit’s r/ObscureMedia forum have dug up a weird old anime short from 1975 about the very real phenomenon of UFOs called That’s A UFO! The Flying Saucer. It’s subtitled, about 15 minutes long, and you can...
02:34, 06/15/2019

In Defense of Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest The original Castlevania was one of the first NES games I played. So when the sequel came out for the NES in December 1988, I knew I had to play it. Simon’s Quest mixed up the first game’s action-platforming formula and gave players a Metroidvania-st...
00:34, 06/23/2019

Oculus Quest and Rift S now shipping Facebook -owned Oculus is shipping its latest VR headgear from today. Preorders for the PC-free Oculus Quest and the higher end Oculus Rift S opened up three weeks ago. In a launch blog Oculus touts the new hardware’s “all-in-one, fully i...
17:51, 05/21/2019

He has ALS and is on a quest to visit all 30 MLB ballparks this season Visiting all 30 MLB ballparks is on the wish list of a lot of baseball fans. But for Larry Falivena, a husband and father of two, accomplishing that goal is about much more than the game....
16:51, 07/09/2019

YouTube VR will be available for Oculus Quest at launch You won't be lacking in video when the Oculus Quest arrives. YouTube has announced that its VR app will be available for the Quest when the headset debuts on May 21st. There's no mention of technical advantages over the YouTube VR app on th...
01:17, 05/17/2019

‘I’ll never be a cute object’... Dragon Tattoo star Noomi Rapace on bank heists, sexism and loving England As her latest film, The Captor, is released, the star of the Millennium trilogy tells why she’s determined to portray women taking control of their livesNoomi Rapace found fame across the world playing the fearless Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with t...
15:17, 06/22/2019

Oculus Quest launch games pricing: Only 1 is over $30 Oculus VR and Facebook revealed on Friday the prices for games and apps for the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset. All but one are $30 or less.Read More...
18:17, 05/18/2019

Oculus blocks SteamVR streaming on Quest The developer of an Oculus Quest app called Virtual Desktop introduced an experimental feature that allowed users to stream SteamVR games to their Oculus headset. He's now being forced by Oculus to remove the feature. Guy Godin took to Reddit ye...
18:51, 06/12/2019

Oculus Quest will have Bigscreen's VR theater on launch You can use the Oculus Quest standalone and the Rift S tethered headsets to watch movies and play games on a massive virtual screen as soon as they become available. Bigscreen, the popular VR movie theater, has confirmed that it's one of the the...
13:34, 05/16/2019

Djokovic will not ease up in quest to be greatest: Becker Novak Djokovic has already established himself as one of the best ever to play the game but the Serb, who clinched his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday, will not be satisfied until he is considered the greatest of all time, Boris Becker has sai...
07:51, 07/15/2019

UK Reportedly Thwarted Yet Again in Quest Against Horny Teens The UK government’s plan to implement a mandatory, nationwide age verification system for pornographic websites attracted ridicule from technical experts who pointed out it could easily be evaded by anyone with minimal technical know-how, but would l...
09:51, 06/20/2019

TPD on a quest to reunite ring with rightful owner TUCSON – From a symbol of marriage to a family heirloom passed down generations, diamond rings can be one of the most important objects in a person’s life. Tucson Police Department hopes to reunite someone with this precious item. TPD...
03:51, 05/25/2019

How to Protect Your Data After the Quest Diagnostics Breach If you’ve ever had an overdue bill at a Quest Diagnostics office, it’s time to be more vigilant about your financial records. Yep: there’s been yet another data breach....
23:00, 06/04/2019

The Oculus Quest Is How Virtual Reality Should Work Within 15 minutes of opening the package containing the Oculus Quest, Facebook’s new standalone virtual reality headset, I was playing a game. I wasn’t playing some watered-down mobile phone app or preinstalled demo, but a full-featured, console-qual...
01:51, 06/05/2019

Half marathon training with the Polar Vantage V: Detailed plans, reports, and coaching lead to solid results Several months ago I started training for my half marathon with a Polar Vantage V and Polar training plan. The plan guided me to a successful race, although conditions outside of Polar's control prevented me from achieving a PR....
17:17, 06/30/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Reports Solid Fourth Quarter And Record Full-Year 2011 Financial Results CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported GAAP net income allocated to common stockholders of $31.3 million, or $0.35 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter 2011 compared with $30.7 million, or $0.31 pe...
18:51, 05/02/2019

Oculus' next-gen Quest and Rift S headsets go on sale May 21st After months upon months of waiting, Oculus is finally ready to deliver its next generation of VR headsets. Both the stand-alone Oculus Quest and PC-dependent Oculus Rift S will be available to buy on May 21st in 22 countries, with pre-orders startin...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the company said Monday....
21:17, 06/03/2019

Video: The latest on Ferrari's quest to solve its F1 car's problems The Monaco Grand Prix was yet another difficult weekend for Ferrari and, even before Charles Leclerc's qualifying and race disasters, a chasmic Formula 1 performance deficit to Mercedes remained obvious...
23:17, 05/27/2019

Never count out Queen Serena on her quest for a Grand Slam "Serena Williams might be struggling for fitness and for form - but that does not mean she can\u0027t fight her way through to yet another Grand Slam final at Roland Garros."...
00:17, 05/28/2019

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information. The company has n...
10:00, 06/04/2019

Phil Mickelson’s quest to end US Open nightmare is on its last legs Phil Mickelson will turn 49 Sunday, the day of the final round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. What are the chances that he’ll be standing on the first tee at Pebble on the final round with a chance to win on that day? Regardless of his age, becaus...
04:51, 06/10/2019

Nearly 12M Quest Diagnostics customers may have had data compromised, reports say Quest Diagnostics said that nearly 12 million customers may have had information compromised in a data breach.        ...
16:51, 06/03/2019

Bauer? Wheeler? Where Yankees’ pitching quest stands Now , where were we? The dizzying inaugural London Series felt more like a month than a weekend, albeit a fun month. The only baseball conclusion to draw from the Yankees’ overseas beatdown of the Red Sox? Boston’s bullpen, suspected as a liability e...
04:34, 07/02/2019

Man’s $10K quest to find mom a mate gets an online dating boost Some dating app users can cash in on swiping right. An Upper East Side man — who recently offered a $10,000 reward to whoever can find his mother a match — is teaming up with the founder of Jewish dating swipe JSwipe to help her find the perfect mate...
16:34, 06/18/2019

Amazon’s Fashion Quest Continues With the Drop and StyleSnap The world's largest online retailer goes after a new, more fashionable kind of shopper: social media influencers, and the people who love to follow them....
15:34, 06/08/2019

'Football is life' -- Nigeria's quest to become a footballing force Rarely is there respite when trying to transform a country's sporting fortunes. For all the talent, there are the obstacles; for all the expectations, there is the actuality. Global acclaim can seem within touching distance, yet the fingertips are st...
13:34, 05/29/2019

Oculus Quest: Beat Saber is a blast when it has no wires Beat Saber has sold more than a million units on the older wired VR headsets. But it was meant to be played on wireless VR like the Oculus Quest.Read More...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Oculus Quest will have 1 million YouTube VR videos at May 21 launch If you're buying an Oculus Quest on launch day, there's no need to worry about adequate VR content: There will be over a million YouTube VR videos to watch.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information....
19:51, 06/03/2019

Google's Quest to Build the Perfect One-Tap Smartphone Camera Across all three generations, the cameras on Google’s Pixel are extraordinary in their simplicity. You don’t get much in the way of manual controls, and even as competitors like Samsung, Apple, Huawei, and others have added more and more sensors to t...
19:34, 06/05/2019

How China’s Rise Spurs Quest for Homegrown Giants “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors and create jobs, drive exports and fuel economic gro...
12:34, 06/07/2019

Oculus Quest’s social strategy remains cloudy Oculus Quest doesn't have many of the social VR apps you can find on Rift or Go, and it's unclear when apps like Netflix or Rec Room will appear.Read More...
16:51, 05/05/2019

An exhaustive look at Oculus Quest’s first day of great, wireless VR software Enlarge (credit: Oculus / Aurich Lawson) Three weeks ago, I had many positive things to say in my Oculus Quest VR system review. It's wireless, it's simple to use, and it runs on the bleeding edge of just powerful enough for engrossing "six degrees...
15:17, 05/22/2019

Vatican exhumes tombs in quest for missing teen After 36 years of looking for his missing sister, Pietro Orlandi had hoped to finally get an answer on Thursday when the Vatican exhumed two tombs nestled in the shadow of Saint Peter's Basilica....
18:51, 07/11/2019

Fallout 76's New Project Paradise Quest Has You Do Genetic Experiments For Big Pharma Without stuff to kill, the masses in Bethesda’s online survival game Fallout 76 tend to get restless, taking aim at one another when nothing else worth their time is available. Fortunately, this week’s update has offered up a fine distraction in the ...
23:34, 05/22/2019

New Oculus wireless VR device called ‘Quest’ shows potential It’s been five years since Facebook shelled out $2 billion to buy Oculus — and finally, the virtual-reality startup has produced a device that may grab the attention of more than just tech geeks. The $400 Oculus Quest is the company’s fourth headset,...
23:17, 07/06/2019

Why Oculus Quest’s high prices might make me return my headset Oculus nailed so many details of its Quest hardware and OS, but high software pricing and multiple batteries to drain are making me reconsider my purchase.Read More...
19:51, 05/29/2019

Trump expected to abandon quest to get citizenship question on census Trump will pursue other avenues for demanding citizenship information after the Supreme Court blocked his census efforts, according to current and former administration officials familiar with the plans....
23:00, 07/11/2019

How IHOP placemat inspired Knicks fan’s decades-long quest It has aged like fine wine. The artifact lies in Houston, in possession of 63-year-old Knicks fan Rick Wrabel, who obtained it as a 12-year-old living in Norwalk, Conn. The 50-year-old treasure has survived 20 house moves, including one to Australia....
06:51, 05/19/2019

Nadal begins quest for 12th Roland Garros title Defending champion Rafa Nadal begins his French Open campaign on Monday, seeking his 12th title and 18th Grand Slam while looking to dismiss any doubts about his form after three consecutive semi-final exits in the run-up to Roland Garros....
08:17, 05/27/2019

An ejection, a steak dinner and Eric Bledsoe's quest for redemption A dinner-table conversation with his head coach convinced Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe that he needed to control his emotions on the court. The lesson could prove valuable as he tries to avenge disappointment vs. Boston....
16:17, 04/30/2019

National Geographic is bringing an Antarctic adventure to Oculus Quest National Geographic is delving deeper into VR with a 30-minute Antarctic adventure that will hit Oculus Quest this spring. In National Geographic Explore VR, you'll be tasked with finding a lost penguin colony. The adventure will take you on a k...
20:34, 04/28/2019

19 million patient records were stolen from Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp A security breach at a billing company has resulted in nearly 20 million patients of LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics getting their information stolen from them. The breach was first disclosed Monday by Quest Diagnostics, which reported in a Securities....
01:17, 06/06/2019

80-Year Quest to Create Metallic Hydrogen May Finally Be Complete Physicist Eugene Paul Wigner predicted more than 80 years ago that hydrogen, the most abundant element in the universe, could turn into an electricity-conducting solid metal at the right temperature and pressure. Scientists have spent decades since a...
17:34, 06/25/2019

Justice Department: Census citizenship quest wasn’t devious NEW YORK (AP) — Justice Department lawyers say new claims casting the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census in a devious light are false. The lawyers filed papers late Monday in Manhattan federal court in advance of a Wednesday hearin...
04:34, 06/04/2019

Beat Saber VR gets 360-degree play, but only the Oculus Quest can manage it If you've been following the steady release of VR games over the past few years, you've probably heard of Beat Saber: a frenetic, rhythm-based lightsaber game that mixes up Guitar Hero gameplay with fluid VR motion controls, giving us the K...
20:34, 06/17/2019

Michael Rooker joins Amazon's quest for The Dark Tower According to Deadline, grizzled space pirate Michael Rooker has joined the cast of the pilot for Amazon’s The Dark Tower show, which is going to be a prequel to the main events of Stephen King’s book series and a “more faithful retelling” of the stor...
01:34, 06/12/2019

Trump wins U.S. court victory in quest for transgender military ban A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect....
21:51, 06/14/2019

Lego's Quest to Make Plant-Based Toy Bricks Is Met With Skepticism Lego has poured $150 million into research to find a plant-based substitute for its iconic toy bricks. WSJ readers have their doubts about whether the effort is worth the trouble, and they suggest some alternatives....
15:17, 06/24/2019

What Oculus Quest nails and misses: Hardware, software, and pricing After testing the Oculus Quest standalone headset, a bit of advice: If you're going to be an early adopter, note the company's software return policy.Read More...
00:51, 06/05/2019

Quest Diagnostics Says 11.9 Million Patients Possibly Affected by Breach Quest Diagnostics said the billing collections firm it works with experienced a data breach on its web payment platform that may have affected 11.9 million patients....
14:34, 06/03/2019

Mickelson's quest for career grand slam put on hold again Phil Mickelson failed to drain birdie putts early and self-destructed late to finish with a 75 and another disappointing weekend at the U.S. Open        ...
05:00, 06/16/2019

The fossil-free quest: How Renault is revolutionising a Portuguese island A further batch of EVs are joining those already on the island We visit the small Portuguese territory of Porto Santo where a growing fleet of electric Renaults is contributing to an ambitious island-wide quest to become greener Cars and the envir...
14:17, 06/24/2019

No plastic please, Mum: my quest to make waste-free packed lunches The average lunchbox contains lots of needless wrapping. So how easy is to create eco-friendly alternatives – and will children eat them?A couple of months ago my son’s dislike of school dinners reached the tipping point, and outweighed his parents’ ...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Von der Leyen faces crucial vote in quest to lead EU executive Germany's Ursula von der Leyen faces a make-or-break vote on Tuesday in her quest to be the European Commission's first female leader, and a raft of promises made the previous day may help her win over skeptical European Union socialist and liberal l...
03:17, 07/16/2019

Oculus Quest: Download these five video games for the new virtual reality headset The Oculus Quest, Facebook's latest virtual reality headset, is now available. Here's some of the best VR video games to try with the new device.        ...
18:00, 06/01/2019

Former Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge talks his quest to prove aliens exist Most people know Tom DeLonge from his days performing as a member of the band Blink-182 but the musician has found another calling: proving UFOs and extraterrestrial life are real....
20:34, 06/01/2019

Phil Mickelson’s latest quest for career Grand Slam fades away PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — It isn’t completely official. That will come on Sunday when the 119th U.S. Open comes to its conclusion. But Phil Mickelson’s latest quest to complete the career Grand Slam is over. Mickelson, needing to go low in his third rou...
06:17, 06/16/2019

A tech toolbox of new and old: inside the painful quest of relocating family missing in war But as the world becomes ever rifer with refugees, internal displacement and conflict much of the work of humanitarian actors now centers on trying to locate and unite loved ones who have scattered to various corners of the earth amid the chaos of a ...
03:17, 07/03/2019

Dems agree to give Trump details on their quest for his bank records President Trump is about to get some insight into just what House Democrats are hoping to find from financial institutions he has worked with in the past....
16:17, 05/09/2019

LPGA star IK Kim falls short in quest to qualify for men's U.S. Open LPGA major champion IK Kim said she wanted to try something she hadn't done before, so she participated in a qualifier for the men's U.S. Open        ...
01:51, 05/14/2019

Superhot VR studio tested ‘larger’ levels for Oculus Quest port Superhot VR studio Superhot Team experimented with larger levels for the Oculus Quest port of their hit game -- but found it wasn't a good idea.Read More...
08:51, 05/26/2019

Quest Diagnostics announces possible data breach affecting almost 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics said the personal and medical information of nearly 12 million people, including their Social Security numbers, has potentially been breached....
01:00, 06/04/2019

Opinion: Not everybody is supporting US women's team in 2019 World Cup quest With Spain in the rear-view mirror and France on the horizon, most American sports fans are all on board with the U.S. women’s World Cup soccer team       ...
00:00, 06/27/2019

US women pass test vs. Spain they desperately needed in World Cup quest Megan Rapinoe converted two penalty kicks to push USA past Spain in a tight ound of 16 game. The USA will play France in quarterfinals Friday.       ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 3-Callon Petroleum to buy Carrizo in quest for strong cash flow Callon Petroleum Co said on Monday it would buy Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc for $1.2 billion in stock, the latest in a string of acquisitions as energy companies scale up to boost cash flow and quell investor criticism over lack of returns....
17:34, 07/15/2019

Sudan: Mass rallies turn deadly in quest for civilian rule There have been reports of sniper fire at mass rallies in Sudan, with at least seven people dying. Large crowds took to the streets across the county to demand democratic rule....
02:17, 07/01/2019

Lab Testing Giant Quest Diagnostics Says Data Breach May Have Hit Nearly 12 Million Patients Clinical lab testing titan Quest Diagnostics acknowledged in a press release on Monday that an “unauthorized user” had gained access to personal information on around 11.9 million customers, including some financial and medical data.Read more......
12:17, 06/04/2019

Rocket Report: Clarity on Dragon’s loss, key SLS rocket test to occur Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 1.47 of the Rocket Report! This week, we have some news on failures both recent and not-so-recent—this week's Crew Drag...
15:51, 05/03/2019

Ex-Trump adviser Stone faces uphill battle in quest to dismiss indictment President Donald Trump's longtime political adviser Roger Stone faced an uphill battle in court on Thursday, as a federal judge poked holes in nearly every argument his lawyers made for why she should dismiss an indictment stemming from Robert Muelle...
19:00, 05/30/2019

CBOE to List LEAPS Options on Quest Communications International Inc. (Q) on Monday, June 22 Chicago, June 19, - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will list Long-term Equity AnticiPation Securities (LEAPS) options on Quest Communications International Inc. (Q) beginning Monday, June 22....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Fairweather friends: Elton John’s best collaborations, from Aretha to A Tribe Called Quest Elton John has assumed many guises throughout his more than 50 years in music. Campy, glammy pop star. Earnest piano balladeer. Bluesy troubadour. Incisive, emotional storyteller. Disney soundtrack kingpin. However, his appearance on Dionne Warwick’s...
17:17, 05/30/2019

Shell Quest carbon capture and storage project reaches milestone of 4M tonnes Shell Canada says the Quest carbon capture project near Edmonton has reached the milestone of four million tonnes of stored carbon dioxide, equivalent to the annual emissions of about one million cars....
22:34, 05/23/2019

Oculus Quest developer shares tricks to optimize Rift and Vive ports An early third-party Quest developer says that surprising art optimizations make a huge difference in enabling Oculus Rift apps to run on mobile hardware.Read More...
23:17, 06/17/2019

Oculus forces Virtual Desktop to stop streaming SteamVR apps to Quest Oculus is forcing the developer of a popular Windows streaming app for Quest to remove support for SteamVR app and game streaming to the wireless headset.Read More...
20:51, 06/12/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Going On An Oculus Quest - Initial Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Going On An Oculus Quest - Initial Set Up And First Impressions • Nisemonogatari Part 1 DVD Review [NSFW] • TAY Retro: Nintendo Entertainment System - The Legend of Zelda [TV Commercia...
18:51, 05/29/2019

Ubisoft teases an Apple TV+ series called ‘Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet' Ubisoft is working on a live-action series called Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet, the company has announced at E3 2019. The new show, which stars Rob McElhenney (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and Danny Pudi (Community), is said to be co...
01:51, 06/11/2019

Medical data stolen in Quest breach makes patients very vulnerable, experts say Having medical data stolen makes the nearly 12 million consumers affected by the breach especially vulnerable targets for identity theft.        ...
22:34, 06/06/2019

Blood-testing firm Quest Diagnostics says data breach may have exposed 12M patients The world's largest blood-testing firm said Monday a security breach has compromised the sensitive personal information of nearly 12 million patients....
09:17, 06/04/2019

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into experiences that help you accomplish complex tasks. Al...
20:17, 06/15/2019

Veteran cleric and Hong Kong democrat keeps up quest for 'historical truth' of Tiananmen Veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner and Baptist cleric Chu Yiu-ming was in his mid-40s when he joined demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, just before a bloody crackdown that roiled China....
07:51, 05/28/2019

Tiger Woods looks 'solid' at Bethpage for PGA Championship during cool, wet practice round Tiger Woods, wearing a wool ski cap over his golf hat, has high spirits despite low temperatures as the PGA Championship week commences.        ...
21:17, 05/13/2019

Surprised Nadal sees 'super solid' Djokovic exit Monte Carlo Surprised at seeing rival Novak Djokovic go out of the Monte Carlo Masters after an error-strewn performance, defending champion Rafael Nadal acknowledged he enjoyed some luck in reaching the semifinals on Friday       ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Lab-testing giant Quest Diagnostics just announced a data breach that could impact 11.9 million patients Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Clinical laboratory giant Quest Diagnostics said on Monday that there had been a breach of financial information on nearly 11.9 million patients. The breach occurred at one of Quest's billing collections vendors, the...
21:51, 06/03/2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda aids Desus and Mero's EGOT quest with Babe Ruth: The Musical Desus Nice and The Kid Mero have been using their rapidly expanding Showtime talk show platform to scan the horizon for more worlds to conquer. Specifically, the rarified air of the planet EGOT, as the duo have used Desus & Mero to rope various a...
13:51, 06/11/2019

Serena Williams continues quest for eighth Wimbledon title after brushing aside Carla Suarez Navarro Serena Williams is on the road to winning her eighth Wimbledon title after a comfortable victory over Carla Suarez Navarro to reach the quarter-finals....
17:34, 07/08/2019

CBOE ANNOUNCES SOLID SECOND QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS; REVENUES, NET INCOME RISE 12% AND 11%, RESPECTIVELY, AS CBOE CONTINUES TO FUND GROWTH INITIATIVES Chicago, July 30, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2009. Total revenues for the second quarter of 2009 rose 12 percent to $109.4 million from $97.6 m...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Official release date for Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift S is May 21 Oculus has finally told us the release date for the new Oculus Rift S and standalone Oculus Quest headset that will be available starting on May 21. Both headsets will be available for $399 / £399 (around AU$730) and are available for pre-o...
21:51, 04/30/2019

Destiny 2’s New Exotic Quest Brings Back One Of The Best Guns From Destiny 1 Destiny 2’s latest update has added a new exotic quest whose reward is a re-issue of one of the best guns from the first game: Outbreak Prime....
02:34, 05/09/2019

Magid Magid: Green Party 'only solid remain party that is anti-austerity' A Green MEP candidate for the Yorkshire and Humber region, Magid Magid, has told the BBC that the Greens are the "only solid remain party that is anti-austerity" in the elections....
19:34, 05/17/2019

Did Chrissy Teigen's gravy make it past TSA? 'Is it a liquid or a gel, or is it gravy in a solid form?' Its hard to know if your pastes, gels or gravy will make it past TSA. Chrissy Teigen put the gravy to the test.       ...
02:51, 06/27/2019

Pokémon Company unveils a bunch of games, from Pokémon Quest China to Pokémon Sleep Tsunekazu Ishihara, CEO of the Pokémon Company International, said the company has partnered with China’s NetEase in making the first official Pokemon game for China. That is just one of a number of games the Japanese company announced today. I...
06:34, 05/29/2019

Give Your Game Nights New Life With Amazon's Prime Day Board Game Deals While there isn’t a big, advertised board game sale this Prime Day, a bunch of popular games are individually discounted for Prime members. The best ones we’ve seen are below, but I’ll give a special shoutout to Ticket to Ride - Europe, which feature...
17:34, 07/15/2019

This addictive 'Game of Thrones' smartphone game will let you give the series a brand-new ending "Reigns: Game of Thrones"/Devolver Digital "Reigns: Game of Thrones" is a strategy game that lets players rule Westeros from the Iron Throne with one of nine rulers. Much like the show, the ruler's decision-making is constantly put to the test, and ...
00:51, 05/20/2019

New Fallout game revealed ahead of E3 2019: Bethesda's best game gets a sequel - sort of Bethesda could be about to stealth drop a game at E3 2019 - here's everything you need to know about a potential new game incoming from the publisher....
19:34, 06/02/2019

Free PS4 Game Update: Download a huge new PlayStation game and PS Plus bundle Today Dauntless is a fantastic new free game available to play on the PS4 without needing PS Plus. But if you have got an active PlayStation Plus subscription, you can also grab some excellent freebies....
09:00, 06/01/2019

Bruins' Charlie McAvoy gets one-game suspension for hit, but only a minor penalty in game Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy got a one-game suspension for a hit to head of Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson but a two-minute penalty on ice.        ...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Katana Zero is a good game about swords, and a great game about being a rude, interrupting prick Every Friday, several A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Ar...
09:51, 05/03/2019

I Love When Video Game Music Is So Good I Forget To Actually Play The Game One of my favorite games of the last several years is Facepalm Games’ The Swapper. I like it for a lot of reasons: it’s got this beautiful stop-motion clay art style, an immediately compelling hook in the titular Swapper, a gun that lets you clone yo...
22:34, 07/03/2019

Game Of Thrones brutally asserts that the game in question will have no winner (experts) Welcome to the “Experts” reviews of Game Of Thrones here at The A.V. Club, which are written from the perspective of someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Originally, these reviews were a necessity, creating a space ...
09:17, 05/13/2019

Did Game of Thrones sneak a video game reference into “The Long Night?” Okay, before we get started, I’m going to warn you that there are *SPOILERS* in this post for episode 3 of season 8 of Game of Thrones. No, really: *SPOILERS* Last warning: *SPOILERS* For those of you still here, I assume you’ve watched last Sunday’s...
20:34, 04/30/2019

San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski game-time decision for Game 7 against Avalanche Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is a game-time decision for San Jose's matchup against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Kevin Durant a game-time decision for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State's Kevin Durant – for the first time in NBA Finals – is a game-time decision for Game 5 against Toronto on Monday.       ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Game of Thrones: Conquest is a mobile game as disappointing as the last season of the show As the last season of the super-popular TV show Game of Thrones is in full swing, you might have noticed ads about the “Official HBO GoT Strategy RPG” with all the familiar faces of the show’s actors. If you’re a fan of the show, you might have wonde...
15:17, 05/10/2019

‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change Spending on video games and related equipment reached an all-time high last year, with Americans shelling out $42 billion to immerse themselves in virtual worlds where they can steal cars, shoot cowboys, and fight Nazis with abandon. But as tens of t...
11:34, 06/11/2019

‘Saturday Night Live’ Pits ‘Game of Thrones’ Against ‘The Avengers’ in a Game of ‘Family Feud’ The characters of Game of Thrones may have battled the white walkers, but their greatest fight was yet to come — facing off against The Avengers on a parody of Family Feud. In a legendary cold open mashup this weekend, Saturday Night Live pitte...
05:51, 05/06/2019

History’s Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars — A romp through gaming’s early days Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars is a documentary airing soon on the History Channel that captures the great moments of the dawn of video games.Read More...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Massive E3 Leak Reveals From Software Game With George R.R. Martin, New Tales Game, Ni no Kuni Remastered A security flaw on publisher Bandai Namco’s website has led to a major new E3 leak that reveals three new games: the rumored From Software-George R.R. Martin collaboration, a new Tales game, and Ni no Kuni remastered....
06:34, 06/08/2019

PS4, Xbox FREE game ALERT: Download this video game trial this bank Holiday Weekend Ubisoft has a May Bank Holiday treat for PS4, Xbox One, and PC players this weekend. You'll still need PS Plus and Xbox Live, but you can still play Ghost Recon Wildlands for free....
08:34, 05/04/2019

Apple's ground game versus Google's long game As Android has failed to expand far beyond smartphones, Apple has fortified a device ecosystem around pillars of related operating systems. Google sees AI as its wrecking ball....
22:51, 06/17/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ star Emilia Clarke laughs as Rockets' mascot ‘bends the knee’ at NBA playoff game “Game of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke got the royal treatment at the showdown between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors in Houston, Tex., on Friday night....
19:17, 05/11/2019

Garfield, Only He's A Nightmarish Monster Starring In A Game Boy Game Last year, just in time for Halloween, Lumpy made some short animations based on artist Will Burke’s nightmarish Garfield sketches. Fast forward to May 2019 and he’s just finished work on a complete 13-minute video, presented in the style of the gros...
08:17, 05/14/2019

Destiny 2 Lumina Quest Steps: How to Get Lumina Hand Cannon in Destiny 2? Bungie has added a new exotic hand cannon to Destiny 2 today for Annual Pass owners, and you'll definitely want to pick it up. Here's our guide for how to earn Lumina....
14:17, 07/02/2019

Destiny 2 Outbreak Perfected Quest: How to get the Outbreak Perfected Exotic and Catalyst? An old friend from Destiny's Rise of Iron Expansion returns to Destiny 2 Forsaken - but it can be tricky to get. Here's how to complete the Zero Hour mission and earn the Outbreak Perfected exotic Pulse Rifle....
09:17, 05/11/2019

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splits...
17:51, 06/18/2019

Amazing story, amazing game: Raptors' Pascal Siakam plays the hero in Game 1 win Pascal Siakam's amazing story has carried him from Cameroon and a Basketball Without Borders camp to hero status in a Game 1 win in the NBA Finals        ...
14:17, 05/31/2019

Ratings for Game 2 of NBA Finals up a bit over Game 1 NEW YORK (AP) — Ratings for Game 2 of the NBA Finals were slightly higher than the numbers for Game 1 of the title series between Toronto and Golden State. The Warriors’ win on Sunday night drew a 10.2 overnight rating, up a bit from the 10.1 r...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Pokemon GO June 2019 Research Quest Rewards: What are the June 2019 Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards in June 2019....
09:00, 06/01/2019

Pokemon GO July 2019 Research Quest Rewards: What are the July 2019 Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards in July 2019....
15:00, 07/01/2019

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate: this is your last chance to get best ever Xbox game deal Want to get as much as three years of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for just 100 pennies? If you act fast, here's how.We know what you're thinking: this deal seems too good to be true. But, don't worry, it's a fantastic (albeit a little...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Iron Maiden sue video game company for $2m over Ion Maiden game Band argue that game ‘is attempting to trade off on Iron Maiden’s notoriety’ and is confusing customersIron Maiden are suing video game company 3D Realms over the game Ion Maiden, which they describe as an “incredibly blatant” infringement on their t...
13:00, 05/30/2019

Xbox Live free game download: Get this Xbox One free game all weekend on Microsoft! This weekend, Microsoft and Xbox are continuing their trend of providing players with titles to try out and play - here's what you need to know about GRIP: Combat Racing...
08:02, 07/06/2019

AI: More Than Human - review ... but less than art Barbican, London This crowd-pleasing show throws robots, giant playthings and interactive paintings at viewers, but evidence of true creativity in machines is scarceIn 2016, a machine beat the world’s best (human) player at the ancient strategy game ...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Huawei P30 Pro Review Just five months after the release of its Mate 20 Pro, Huawei, the fastest-growing smartphone company in the world, has shown the world another $1,000 phone that this time promises to rewrite the rules of photography: the P30 Pro. So why should you ...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Nikon Z7 Review The Nikon Z7 is the company's flagship, full-frame mirrorless camera targeted at professional photographers. But is it worth the premium? Find out in our review....
16:34, 05/10/2019

Honor 8X Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Battery life | Call Quality | ConclusionLast year’s Honor 7X was an impressive outing combining trendy features with a competitive $200 price tag. Its s...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Moto Z4 Review There was a time when the Moto Z series was meant to compete head-to-head with the best Android smartphones on the market. The first few Moto Z handsets were stacked on the hardware front, while the support for Moto Mods made them stand out in the hi...
19:34, 06/10/2019

Nokia 3.2 Review Nokia 3.2 is a budget offering that brings stock Android experience and all-day battery life to the table, but is that all it has got? We find out in our review....
20:34, 06/11/2019

RED Hydrogen One Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Multimedia | Battery life | Call Quality | ConclusionHyping a product naturally does well to generate interest, especially when it's something so differ...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Honor 20 Pro Review Honor is technically an independent brand that sells phones at amazing prices, but realistically, it’s an offshoot of Huawei, so you should not be surprised that its brand new flagship the Honor 20 Pro looks and feels A LOT like a Huawei phone. So wh...
18:17, 05/30/2019

Xiaomi Mi 9 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Performance and Memory | Camera | Sound Quality | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusionThe Xiaomi Mi 9 is the company’s first phone with the latest Snapdragon 855 and it’s rea...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Oppo A1k Review Oppo A1k doesn't deliver all the features that we've come to expect in the sub-Rs. 10,000 market, but what it does offer might come as a pleasant surprise to some potential buyers....
15:00, 05/30/2019

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Review Review indexDesign | Fingerprint Scanner | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionIn the beginning was the scre...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Huawei P30 Review The Huawei P30 Pro has gotten all the buzz with its new superzoom camera, but Huawei has one more phone that features the same kind of performance power in a more compact body and at a much more affordable price, and that phone – undeservedly – flies...
22:34, 05/17/2019

Honor 20i Review Honor 20i offers triple rear cameras and promise a smooth performance, but is it enough to rise above the fierce competition? We find out in our review....
13:51, 07/04/2019

OnePlus 6T Review In the last few years, OnePlus has emerged as the go-to company for people who want a phone that's fast, reliable, with no bloatware, and more affordable than the big-name flagships from Samsung and Apple. The latest OnePlus 6T keeps perfecting that ...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Nokia 2.2 Review Nokia 2.2 promises 2 years of software updates and 3 years of security updates, but should you spend Rs. 7,999 on it? Read our Nokia 2.2 review to find out....
14:34, 07/05/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Review OnePlus is changing. The “never settle” company started as a bit of a phone nerd dream factory: for years, it focused on selling just one flagship-grade smartphone with a clean Android experience, and a price about half that of similarly powerful fla...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Realme X Review Realme X is the company's first, true flagship attempt but rather than entering the mid-range segment, it's bringing flagship-level features to the mainstream segment. Let's review to find out if has......
11:51, 07/15/2019

LG G8 ThinQ Review This is the new LG G8 ThinQ. It looks like your typical phone on the outside – with a familiar glass-and-metal construction and a screen stretching from edge to edge – but on the inside, it packs some sci-fi-level stuff. It lets you unleash your inne...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Redmi Y3 Review Redmi Y3 boasts of a 32-megapixel selfie camera, but does this mean better quality images? We check out the camera, battery life, and performance in our Xiaomi Redmi Y3 review....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Review: The Insta360 EVO is among the best VR cameras under $500 Insta360’s EVO is a nifty little 360 cam that transforms into a 180-degree VR camera. It’s not the first device out there capable of shooting in both modes, but it’s one of the few that can be had for less than four figures. And, thanks to its diminu...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Jabra Elite 85h Review Jabra takes on Sony and Bose with the new Elite 85h, which is priced at Rs. 28,999. Does this premium wireless active noise cancelling headset have the edge it needs? Find out in our review....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Huawei Watch GT Review Review indexDesign | Interface and Functionality | Huawei Health Companion App | Performance and Battery Life | ConclusionThe Huawei Watch GT is a refreshing device; it looks like a classic smart watch but it’s by no means trying to replace your phon...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Morgan Plus Six 2019 review All-new Morgan feels like progress in lots of ways, and has a world-class powertrain, but also feels like it's not yet the driver’s car it might be Picture Britain’s typical family-owned and operated business. The sort that mothers and fathers pass...
02:51, 07/03/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ Review The review has been updated to reflect changes to the in-display fingerprint reader performance after a software update and to include comments regarding our experience with the Galaxy S10.Review indexDesign | In-display fingerprint ......
12:34, 05/02/2019

Audi S7 2019 review Latest warmed five-door fastback ditches petrol for Audi’s surprisingly sporty hybrid diesel power Sounds a bit crude for such a good-looking car, but what we have here, mechanically speaking, is the closest product possible to the Audi S6 – also l...
11:17, 05/23/2019

Mitsubishi ASX 2019 review Ageing ASX is spruced up with new front end and better technology, but can it cut it in such a competitive segment? It’s hard to ignore the Mitsubishi ASX’s perennial problem: outstanding rivals such as the Nissan Qashqai and Seat Ateca. The ASX is...
01:51, 06/11/2019

Samsung Galaxy A70 Review Samsung Galaxy A70 carries forward momentum built by the rejuvenated Galaxy A-series. But is it worth the Rs. 28,990 price tag? Read our Samsung A70 review to find out....
23:17, 04/30/2019

SteelSeries Stratus Duo Review Review indexDesign and build quality | Buttons and controls | Connectivity | Accessories | ConclusionSerious gaming on a phone or tablet is always a so-so experience. The games themselves may hold lots of potential, but the fact that you are limited ...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Hyundai Venue Review The Hyundai Venue subcompact SUV has already garnered over 20,000 bookings and the juggernaut looks set to roll on. The reason for the popularity says Hyundai is the segment itself - which already......
09:17, 05/30/2019

Honor View20 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Multimedia | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusionHuawei sub-brand Honor is kicking off the new year with the release of its flagship smartphone in t...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Judgment: The Kotaku Review Yakuza 6 closed the book on the story of fabled gangster Kazuma Kiryu, but Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s relentless release schedule cannot be stopped. While we know the developer is capable of different (and brilliant) things—see Binary Domain—they’ve deci...
04:34, 06/26/2019

Skullcandy Push Review Skullcandy Push truly wireless earphones feature the company's signature edgy and modern styling, along with the convenience of untethered listening....
03:17, 05/09/2019

Kia Telluride SX 2019 review Kia goes large with all-new, eight-seat SUV for North America that majors on space, quality and refinement Kia continues the SUV revamp of its North American line-up with the new Telluride, a mid-size, three-row crossover. It’s a hotly contested, g...
16:17, 06/24/2019

Audi SQ5 2019 review Audi’s high performance soft-road middleweight adopts new sporty V6 diesel hybrid power, cutting emissions and saving fuel Audi’s decision to break conventions by using a mild-hybrid diesel V6 for its middleweight sporty models is about to extend t...
11:17, 05/23/2019

Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus Review Review indexDesign | Display | Using a phone with a 21:9 aspect ratio | Interface and Software | Hardware and performance | Camera | Multimedia, sound, call quality | Battery life | ConclusionHistorically, Sony has been conservative with its smartpho...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Nokia 9 PureView Review The Nokia 9 is probably the most anticipated smartphone in the brand’s Android era. The reason for that is only one: the unique rear camera setup that includes not three, not even four, but five cameras! But a phone is more than just a camera, so let...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Infinix Smart 3 Plus Review Can the Infinix Smart 3 Plus rise above the competition with its appealing design, triple rear cameras, and affordable price of just Rs. 6,999? We find out in our review....
23:17, 05/27/2019

Lenovo Smart Tab P10 Review Some people may have reservations about picking an Android tablet over anything else, especially given how fewer and fewer companies are releasing new models. When you have competing iPads, Windows 10 slates, and even Chromebooks, it really makes you...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Samsung Galaxy M40 Review Samsung M40 boasts of a modern hole-punch display and powerful internals, making it an attractive package under Rs. 20,000. We find out what this phone is like to live with, in our review....
08:34, 06/22/2019

KEF R3 Review: Exemplary speakers that do almost everything right In the world of enthusiast speakers, few names stand out as much as KEF. The British speaker company has been an influence on high-end audio since the 60s, and to date makes some of the most popular hi-fi speakers on the market. Though the company ha...
03:17, 06/22/2019

Hyundai Kona EV Review The Hyundai Kona EV is quite simply the electric avatar of Hyundai's hit compact SUV - the Kona. We got to drive the new electric SUV in its home market, Korea, and here's our review....
15:00, 07/08/2019

Audi S6 2019 review Audi chooses a 48-volt-assisted TDI V6 for its latest performance exec, despite diesels being in the doldrums The easy way to view the arrival of the new Audi S6 is as a new and enticingly warmed-over executive four-door, a decent progression from ...
11:17, 05/23/2019

BMW 730Ld 2019 UK review Refined diesel powerplant feels strongly suited to BMW’s luxurious executive flagship The entry-point of the revised, restyled 7 Series, and BMW’s renewed effort to make its executive flagship deliver on a luxury brief in ways the outgoing car coul...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Volvo S60 T5 2019 UK review Volvo takes on the Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Mercedes C-Class et al with a saloon imbued with inviting Scandi-cool and sophistication In America, apparently they don’t put labels in boxes of assorted chocolates, telling you how each different delightf...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Review: Everybody’s Golf VR (nearly) aces it Everybody’s Golf VR is a delicious steak in dire need of some potatoes. It’s a title that will easily make its way toward the front of the pantheon when it comes to both PSVR games and sports titles for the VR platform in general. I just can’t help b...
09:51, 05/21/2019

Xiaomi Redmi 7 Review Redmi 7 offers significant upgrades over the Xiaomi Redmi 6 including a large 6.26-inch HD+ screen, powerful processor, and plastic body with gradient design options....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Beats PowerBeats Pro Review Apple’s AirPods continue to be the most widely used and sold pair of true wireless earphones, but that’s not stopping subsidiary Beats from coming up with its own pair. Enter the Beats PowerBeats Pro, which mark the brand’s first real entry into the ...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Audi SQ8 TDI 2019 review Doesn’t offer as much pace or fun-factor as some in the class, but does technology, dynamic versatility, refinement and cruising range better than most. This is Audi Sport’s first performance version of the company’s range-topping SUV, the Q8. Lik...
00:34, 07/03/2019

The Morning After: OnePlus 7 Pro review Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning, there! We've test-driven Mercedes' luxurious EV, reviewed the just-released OnePlus 7 Pro and heard about a dual-screened gaming laptop. We need a little more convincing on that last one....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Mazda 3 2019 UK review Sharp-suited Mazda 3 touches down in UK. It’s got the handling smarts, but a weedy engine holds it back from obtaining class honours A pretty good reason for the likes of the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf to look over their shoulders. The previous...
15:51, 05/20/2019

Valve Index review – When only the best will do Valve Index is available now for $1,000, but is it worth the price? In many ways, it absolutely is. It's the best VR experience you can get at home.Read More...
16:00, 06/29/2019

BMW X2 M35i 2019 review Most potent X2 yet gets BMW M division's first four-pot in 33 years to challenge the likes of Audi's SQ2 The BMW X2 M35i is among a new class of high-riding performance cars that aim to bring traditional hot hatchback values to the premium crossove...
04:34, 05/18/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 Review 1000-dollar phones are exciting, there's no denying that, but it seems like fewer and fewer people are actually buying them. At the same time, the number of decent phones costing half as much is growing steadily, and the Asus ZenFone 6 is the latest ...
18:17, 05/30/2019

MG Hector First Drive Review The MG Hector has been in coming for a long time and now, we finally spend time with the petrol and diesel variants of the Hector amidst the lush greenery of Coimbatore and Kodanal in Tamil Nadu....
09:00, 06/14/2019

Fitbit Charge 3 Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and controls | Software and functionality | Sports and activity tracking | Battery life | ConclusionThe modern lifestyle provides many comforts, but often we indulge in them so much that we forget to take prop...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Alpina XD3 2019 UK review Neat and pleasant BMW SUV impressively enhanced with all the usual stuff from the Alpina toolkit. Pricey, mind It’s not often that Porsche does favours for its German car-making rivals, but in the case of the Alpina XD3 compact SUV the famous sport...
05:00, 05/31/2019

Polestar 1 2019 review Part petrol and lots of electric, the Polestar 1 is a luxury coupe that's bewilderingly complicated and lots of fun Do you worry that electrification will make all cars the same? Then the Polestar 1 is a reassuring thing: a 600bhp plug-in hybrid wi...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Volkswagen ID 3 2020 review Volkswagen’s first proper attempt at a ground-up EV has a familiar depth and variety of qualities. Still unfinished for now, but undoubtedly a car to watch. The Volkswagen ID 3 might be the most important new car, built by the world's biggest car-...
23:17, 07/04/2019

BMW X4 M Competition 2019 review M Division's 503bhp version of the smaller BMW SUV-coupé has striking pace and sporting purpose This is the other new M Division performance SUV – except that BMW prefers to describe the X4 M Competition as a ‘sports activity coupé’. In this case, ...
00:34, 06/17/2019

Apple iPhone XR Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Performance | Memory | Camera | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusionAfter a brief delay following the launch of the $1000+ iPhone XS and XS Max, Apple has finally released its new devic...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera | Sound Quality | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionHuawei has grown from a local Chinese phone maker kno...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface | Pixel Stand | Performance | Connectivity | Camera | Call Quality | Media | Battery Life | Conclusion The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL denote search giant Google’s third set of premium smartphones in just as...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Asus ROG Phone Review The gaming phone is hardly a new concept, and Asus’ ROG Phone is but only the most recent example. Being the new kid on the block does have its perks, though. Not only has Asus gained the experience from devices that came before the ROG Phone, but th...
12:34, 05/02/2019

BMW X3 M Competition 2019 review Has many of the dynamic hallmarks of BMW’s best M cars, but lacks a bit of effusive performance charm and SUV-typical dynamic versatility. The BMW X3 M Competition is at once quite a rare and special thing, and also about as common as new performan...
00:34, 06/17/2019

Sony Xperia 1 Review The Xperia 1 is more than just Sony's latest flagship phone. It is the catalyst in the company's transformative turn in a new direction – one that would hopefully bring the Xperia brand back on the radar. It is the first Sony phone with a triple came...
18:51, 06/14/2019

Audi TT RS 2019 UK review Audi's stonkingly fast 'mini-R8' is back on sale after a year-long hiatus and a facelift. We drive it to see if it's still a worthwhile sports car On the face of it, a lightly updated version of Audi’s ultimate TT. But it’s more significant than it...
20:51, 05/22/2019

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Review No one likes it when things become more expensive to purchase. In the smartphone world, increases in prices are all too familiar and it’s a trend that’s unlikely to stop – ever. And that’s partly why Pocophone, a sub-brand of Chinese tech company Xia...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Google Home Hub Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Smart Home Control | Google Home App | Sound Quality | Connectivity | ConclusionLast year, at CES 2018, we saw Google’s first smart display, a competitor for Amazon’s Echo Show, but there w...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Motorola One Vision Review 2019 shapes up to be a great year for those looking for an affordable phone with no compromises. After the revolutionary Google Pixel 3a, now Motorola has come up with a budget model of its own that exceeds expectations: welcome the new Motorola One ...
17:34, 05/15/2019

198X review – discover your inner Kid A teenager’s gripping coming-of-age adventure takes you back to the bygone era of the amusement arcadeWhen I was a child in the late 1980s, my brother and I would watch every Saturday morning as a crescent of teenagers gathered around an arcade machi...
16:00, 07/08/2019

Withings Pulse HR Review Review indexDesign and comfort | Display and controls | Software and Functionality | Sports and activity tracking | Battery life | ConclusionIf you’re one of the millions of people that begin the new year with the goal to exercise more, you might nee...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Huawei Mate 20 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Sound quality | Call Quality | Battery life | Price and alternatives | ConclusionHuawei’s Mate 20 Pro has captured plenty of attention ......
12:34, 05/02/2019

Mahindra XUV300 AMT Review Mahindra has finally introduced an AMT in the XUV300 range. How does it drive? What's the expected price and is it worth a buy? we answer all these questions in our review...
11:17, 06/18/2019

Alpina B7 2019 review Alpina's latest take on the 7-Series packs more performance than a limousine could ever need, but how does it handle? Shall we start with performance? We might as well, because from a manufacturer so lovingly devoted to the finer details – those of...
15:51, 05/20/2019

Palm Phone Review Palm’s back into the fold, being brought back to life after Chinese maker TCL, the same company that bought the rights to manufacture BlackBerry smartphones, purchased the Palm trademark from HP back in 2014. Even though the brand has been resurrecte...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Banks: III review – her best album yet (Harvest)Jillian Rose Banks has spent the past six years making fascinating, sedated songs that vacillate between trap-pop and R&B. Now, with music’s dominant sound moving in her direction, the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter’s third and most imp...
10:00, 07/14/2019

Skullcandy Indy Review Skullcandy Indy is priced at Rs. 7,499 and brings a lot of style to the truly wireless audio segment, but how do these earphones sound? We review to find out....
01:51, 07/13/2019

Tecno Camon i4 Review The Camon i4 is a budget offering from Tecno in the sub Rs. 10,000 market. With so many established options already in the market, should you consider the Camon i4?...
22:51, 05/02/2019

Porsche 911 Speedster 2019 review Porsche's fabled GT-car division turns out the 991-generation lights in spectacular fashion Strange that 65 years have passed since the name first appeared, and yet Porsche is still to fix what exactly a ‘Speedster’ should be.The lightweight 1954 o...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Yesterday review – predictable romcom Danny Boyle’s fantasy about a world without the Beatles turns into a Richard Curtis greatest hits showThis high-concept romantic comedy is billed as a collaboration between two of the most distinctive voices in British cinema. But, in fact, it is Ric...
16:51, 06/29/2019

Nord VPN review: An in-depth look at a popular VPN Nord VPN is a hugely popular VPN service. But how does it perform? We take a deep dive into features, capabilities, and performance of this well-known VPN offering....
02:51, 05/24/2019

Mercedes-Benz EQC 2019 review Mercedes’ first proper electric car hits a competitive mark dynamically and might exceed rivals for comfort and refinement. Big appeal for both the eco-conscious and tech-savvy; maybe a touch less for the interested driver. For a company that has b...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Jaguar XE HSE R-Dynamic 300 2019 UK review 3 Series chaser now has greatly improved looks and equipment, and is better in other ways too This is an extremely important car for Jaguar: the carefully crafted mid-life revision of a compact executive saloon they launched in mid-2015, full of ho...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Bettman says NHL will consider expanding video review NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league will consider expanded video review after a couple of high-profile missed calls during the playoffs        ...
04:17, 05/28/2019

HP Chromebook 14 review: One of the first AMD Chromebooks, tested Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) AMD wants in on the Chromebook craze. A few OEMs, including HP, Acer, and Lenovo, announced AMD-powered Chromebooks at CES this year, and those devices are just starting to become available. Intel processors po...
17:51, 05/04/2019

Bentley Continental GTC 2019 UK review New Conti Convertible has all the many advantages of a new platform, seen already in the Coupe. It’s in a class of its own. Bentley has just revealed a convertible version of its second generation Continental GT, identical in every important way to...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Coolpad Legacy review: Best smartphone available for less than $150 If you are tired of paying hundreds or even more than a thousand for a smartphone, Coolpad offers an attractive option in the Coolpad Legacy. It's been a rock over the past month and I'm convinced most people would be perfectly satisfied with this $1...
20:51, 06/25/2019

Bentley Continental GT V8 2019 review Bentley takes the less is more approach with V8-powered Conti and scores the most convincing and enjoyable result in the recent history of the mainstream Bentley Predictably enough, it’s Bentley’s now not-so new Continental GT boasting a 4-litre tw...
09:00, 06/26/2019

BMW i3S 2019 long-term review Will a larger battery make the more potent version of BMW's electric hatchback fun to drive outside of commuter hours? We have six months to find out Why we’re running it: To see whether this trailblazing small EV has evolved enough to still be cons...
09:51, 06/07/2019

Jeep Compass Trailhawk Review We drive the much-anticipated Jeep Compass Trailhawk in India. It's the more off-road oriented version of the Jeep Compass and here's what we think about it....
23:34, 06/05/2019

Toyota GR Supra 2019 review A welcome addition to a small but growing class of purpose-built sports cars. Clearly a car with great potential, but not all of it has been realised yet More than anything, this Toyota Supra is remarkable for the fact it exists. The imperative tha...
14:51, 05/15/2019

Peugeot 508 SW Puretech 225 GT 2019 UK review More potent petrol engine and adaptive suspension do little to change the 508 wagon’s lack of ride refinement The expanded, more sensible estate version of Peugeot’s rakish compact saloon, which gains in rear storage space but creates debate as to ...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Porsche Macan S 2019 UK review Mid-range, mid-spec Porsche SUV proves how spec-sensitive the modern performance 4x4 can be. Still impressive to drive, but limited in one or two other ways The meat right out of the middle of the Porsche Macan compact SUV range. This is our first ...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Debate watchers review the candidates People watching the Democratic presidential debate in several states gave Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Julian Castro high marks. (June 27)        ...
16:51, 06/27/2019

Viewers in four states review the debate People attending watch parties in New Hampshire, Michigan, Louisiana and Colorado reviewed Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate. Many said Senator Kamala Harris had the best night and Joe Biden had the worst. (June 28)   &#...
15:51, 06/28/2019

Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 2019 UK review New-generation four-door coupé combines sporting performance and refinement in an attractive compact saloon When it was launched in 2013, the Mercedes-Benz CLA promised refinement and performance in an elegantly swooping saloon package. A world sal...
09:17, 06/27/2019

Prince’s ‘Originals’ review: Nothing compares 2 new On Friday, which would have been his 61st birthday, Prince gives us a gift from the afterlife: “Originals,” a collection of songs written by the revolutionary legend that were first released by other artists. The album is exclusively available on Tid...
00:34, 06/07/2019

Audi RS5 Sportback 2019 UK review Family-friendly version of Audi’s RS5 has landed in the UK and mixes greater passenger space with incredible cross-country pace A long time coming, that’s for sure. Despite being revealed at the New York motor show way back in March 2018, this is t...
21:34, 06/26/2019

Ducati Scrambler 1100 Review Bigger is always better, or is it? We spend a day testing this theory with the Ducati Scrambler 1100. Not only does look bigger, has a bigger engine but it also has whole lot of technology packed in......
18:17, 05/05/2019

Oppo Reno 10x Zoom review Oppo is a brand that’s never been afraid of experimentation. On the contrary. For years now, the company has been breaking new ground with many bold ideas and concepts. Some of them have been worthwhile, while others were destined to obscurity from t...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Valve Index review: Next level VR Where does virtual reality go next? Right now, there seem to be two paths: Portable and self-contained headsets like the Oculus Quest, or those connected to computers and consoles, like the Rift and PlayStation VR. Valve is clearly betting on the......
19:34, 06/28/2019

Blaupunkt BTW-01 Review: Truly Wireless Earphones Under Rs. 6,000 The Blaupunkt BTW-01 truly wireless earphones are much more affordable than the current top options from Samsung, Apple, and Nokia, but how do they sound? We review to find out....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Nio ES6 Premier Edition 2019 review Smaller, sportier Chinese SUV promises much but faces strong competition ahead of an eventual European launch The ES6 is the second car from Chinese electric start-up Nio, and here we're driving it some time ahead of its official on-sale date in Ju...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Treasury to review Tubman $20 delay The Treasury Department’s inspector general told Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer it will look for “indications of employee misconduct” in the decision to delay a new $20 bill that features Harriet Tubman....
23:00, 06/24/2019

Papua New Guinea's new PM to 'review' gas deals Newly-chosen Prime Minister James Marape said the country was intent on "maximizing gain" from natural resources. Marape was appointed after maneuvering to topple his predecessor over a controversial gas deal....
12:34, 05/30/2019

Volkswagen Golf R M52 2019 UK review The hottest Volkswagen Golf is made even hotter by a performance upgrade from Mountune and Fifteen52 It would be an unlikely occurrence that, after an enthusiastic drive on your favourite B-road, you’d emerge from a Volkswagen Golf R and accuse it ...
21:17, 06/18/2019

Focals by North Review: The future is (almost) here The concept of an IRL heads-up display has been a part of science fiction since basically the beginning. Big players have tried their hand at it with less than stellar results — most notably Google with Glass, and more recently Intel’s Vaunt. B...
18:17, 06/18/2019

Review: RHA’s MA650i are the best Lightning headphones under $60 Too much courage can be a bad thing, as iPhone users learned in 2016 when Apple made the shock announcement that the iPhone 7 would ship without a 3.5mm headphone jack. The good news is that you don’t have to use wireless buds or an adapter in order ...
16:51, 06/03/2019

Amateur Scene – Haringey Box Cup review John Dennen picks out some of the highlights from this year's Haringey Box Cup. Plus GB Three Nations Schools round up The post Amateur Scene – Haringey Box Cup review appeared first on Boxing News....
17:34, 06/18/2019

Alpina B4 S Edition 99 2019 review Last hurrah for the current B4 S Biturbo brings unprecedented athleticism for an Alpina, but it's limited to just 99 cars The Edition 99 is a last-of-the-line special for the B4 S Biturbo – tiny Alpina’s equivalent to the BMW M4 CS, if you like. Bu...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Skoda Scala SE L1.6 TDI 2019 UK review With right-hand drive models due later this year, we drive a left-hooker on UK roads for the first time It’s a diesel engined example of Skoda’s new Scala, which we’ve already driven in flagship 1.5 TSI petrol form. If you missed the recent arrival...
08:17, 06/14/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro review: an absolute beast in every way Fantastic screen, the fastest performance, a good camera and brilliant software in a massive phone that still undercuts the competitionThe OnePlus 7 Pro is the firm’s largest, most expensive and most premium phone yet. While not that cheap, it still ...
11:00, 05/31/2019

The Week In Review With Raven Smith "The contestants in this year’s Love Island all look very similar, possibly cast by an Instagram abdominal algorithm that searches out unusually bronzed flesh."...
11:34, 05/31/2019

Review: Can This Marriage Be Saved (at the Local Pub)? “State of the Union,” a TV series in 10-minute servings, offers Rosamund Pike and Chris O’Dowd as a couple who self-therapize over white wine and ale....
21:51, 05/05/2019

Peugeot 508 SW 1.5 BlueHDI 130 2019 review Estate body takes the edge off the 508’s style, and doesn’t address all of the car’s practicality limitations. Driving experience is a mixed bag. The Peugeot 508 saloon has now been on UK roads for long enough to feel like a familiar sight. That’s ...
03:34, 06/03/2019

Mercedes-Benz GLE 2019 UK review Entry-level GLE offers a smart, roomy interior, but seems to suffer for not having the E-Active air suspension The fourth-generation Mercedes-Benz GLE made quite the impression when we first tested it in the US last year. You see, it seemed to offe...
21:34, 05/10/2019

Cadence of Hyrule: The Kotaku Review Cadence of Hyrule feels like a french fry dunked into a milkshake. There’s two distinct flavors at play—the deep exploration of a Zelda game with the bouncy pace of a rhythm game—and they mix together into something greater than the initial pitch. In...
04:00, 06/15/2019

NHL clears apologetic Kuznetsov after review The NHL said it doesn't "condone or endorse" decisions made by Evgeny Kuznetsov, who was seen in a video next to a table with two lines of white powder, and the Capitals star apologized for "putting myself in a bad situation."...
22:51, 05/31/2019

Porsche Panamera GTS 2019 UK review GTS is the sweet spot for much of Porsche's range. Is that the case for the big five-door coupé? GTS, sitting halfway between regular Porsche and health warning-attached Turbo, tends to be shorthand for ‘our favourite version’ of big Porsches. So l...
23:51, 05/31/2019

Honda CB300R First Ride Review We spend a day riding Honda's new roadster, the very handsome CB300R. It could prove to be shot in the arm for Honda in the 200 cc to 400 cc space, where the company has been lacking firepower for......
14:17, 06/01/2019

How the hell do you review a TV show you've only seen the 4th and 5th episodes of? I know more about Too Old To Die Young’s plot from reading the press materials Amazon distributed than I got from watching nearly 150 minutes of it. The usual question a critic gets—“Should I start watching this TV show?”—is a lot harder to answer wh...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Lenovo Smart Clock review: Sometimes less is more When Amazon released the Echo Spot in 2017, I praised it for being an adorable Alexa-powered smart clock. Yet, I thought its $130 asking price was a little high and having a camera by your bedside does feel a little creepy. This year, Lenovo and......
17:34, 06/03/2019

Art Review: ‘Camp’ at the Met, as Rich as It Is Frustrating This year’s Costume Institute exhibition is finally here. Will it help you better define camp? Probably not. But the historical journey is thoroughly engaging....
23:51, 05/08/2019

Abarth 595 Esseesse 2019 review 70th Anniversary edition 595 gets a host of upgrades and barrels along with a gusto that helps you forgive its flaws The 595 Esseessee is essentially a lightly modified version of the existing 595 Competizione that has been wheeled out as part of A...
15:00, 06/20/2019

OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 Review OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 has been launched alongside the OnePlus 7 series, and promises better sound quality and battery life in a familiar form factor....
02:00, 05/15/2019

Mac Security Review/Test 2019 We have reviewed and tested eleven security solutions on Apple’s macOS Mojave. Read our Mac Security Test & Review 2019 to see which security solutions have been approved. Relevance of Mac security software  The closed Apple ecosystem reduces th...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Beyerdynamic Soul Byrd Review Beyerdynamic Soul Byrd is a near neutral sounding pair of earphones for audiophiles, but should you pay a premium for it? Read our review to find out....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Allegations against top priest under review after AP report VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Catholic Church in Texas says it is reviewing allegations that a top monsignor continued to hear a married woman’s confessions after luring her into a sexual relationship, a potentially serious crime under church law. Th...
21:51, 06/07/2019

Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S Coupe 2019 review Should you buy this 503bhp twin-turbo V8 brute over the likes of the Jaguar F-Pace SVR and Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV? This is the facelifted version of the fastest SUV Mercedes makes. Like all models in the GLC range, the superheated AMG 63 and 63 S ha...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Skoda Karoq First Drive Review Ahead of its official launch in India in 2020, we got to spend some time with the upcoming Skoda Karoq SUV, in the company's home turf. Here's our first impression about the upcoming compact SUV....
13:17, 06/08/2019

WILL: A Wonderful World: The Kotaku Review When I booted up the Switch port of WILL: A Wonderful World, the game told me about its autosave function. Then I saw this, set next to a red megaphone icon: “This game includes occasional **** plots. When shocked or surprised please scream loudly an...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Toy Story 4 review – a franchise still very much alive After a hesitant start, the gang gets into top gear on a road trip that showcases the studio’s visual wizardry and narrative skillLast year, I wrote about my (unfounded) fears that Mary Poppins Returns might trample the memory of a movie I fell in lo...
14:00, 06/23/2019

Sony HT-X8500 Soundbar Review The Sony HT-X8500 promises a sound boost to your TV audio without taking up as much space as a typical surround-sound speaker system. We review this Rs. 30,990 soundbar to see what it's capable of....
13:51, 06/10/2019

US says it will complete Keystone environmental review BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. government attorneys say the Trump administration plans to finish a new environmental review of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada even if a federal appeals court throws out a lawsuit that blocked the project. Presid...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Review: 'Toy Story 4' is Warped, Weird, and Better For It Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the franchise is back, filled with love, life lessons, and a weighty, twisted sense of humor that cuts through the sugary-sweetness....
18:17, 06/21/2019

Exclusive: Hyundai Nexo Review Driving the Hyundai Nexo is somewhat like driving the future. Here's our road test review of the first hydrogen-powered fuel cell driven model from Hyundai Group and it's promising, engaging and......
17:17, 06/21/2019

Bettman: NHL to consider expanded video review NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday that the league will consider expanding video review. Bettman said the league's GMs will discuss the issue next month....
05:34, 05/28/2019

Prince: Originals review – his hits, his way (Warner Bros)These guide demos of his own songs, recorded by other artists, show just how brilliant and casually confident Prince wasFor Prince, writing for other artists was a way to proliferate his musical influence and secure his legacy. (Depressi...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Dwarf Fortress: The Kotaku Review Dwarf Fortress is a brilliant game, but it will make you work to find that out. It’s a game that loves its complicated world and the adventures it offers players, even when the odds of winning are slim. It rewards you for putting yourself in a sticky...
17:51, 05/08/2019