WeChat and TikTok see US downloads climb ahead of Trump administration ban

Messaging app WeChat had its biggest one-day download numbers in nearly two years on Friday, ahead of a ban on new downloads from the US Commerce Department expected to take effect tomorrow. Preliminary data from analytics platform Sensor Tower showed Chinese-based WeChat had 10,000 installs in the US Friday, a 150 percent increase from Thursday More...

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By zshapshap On Friday, September 18th, 2020
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Amazon warns PS5 preorder customers that consoles might arrive after launch day

It seemed a little too good to be true the other night when Amazon successfully processed a bunch of PlayStation 5 preorders after other retailers dropped the ball spectacularly. And, well, maybe it was. Today, More...

By zshapshap On Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Production company aims to film space reality TV show, with the winner flying to orbit

A US production company is planning to produce a reality TV show competition, where the winner will receive a trip to the International Space Station as the ultimate prize, Deadline reports. The plan is yet More...

By zshapshap On Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Sony confirms PS5’s first-party launch lineup and free game upgrade plans for PS4 titles

Sony has confirmed its PlayStation 5 first-party launch lineup, as well as confirming some details around PS4 versions of its exclusive titles and how the transition from current-gen to next-gen will work. In More...

By zshapshap On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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Bill & Ted Face the Music is a movie for the year we lost 

Bill & Ted Face the Music feels a bit like a prank. Franchise filmmaking is king now, and because of this, any revival feels cynical by default. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure and its sequel, Bill More...

By zshapshap On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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Apple’s new Watch strap comes in 12 sizes, and you’ll need to measure your wrist to pick the right one

Apple launched new Apple Watch bands today that have no buckles or clasps, called the Solo Loop and the Braided Solo Loop. They look nice, but because you won’t be able to adjust the length of the band, you’ll More...

By zshapshap On Tuesday, September 15th, 2020
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How to preorder Apple’s new iPad

Apple announced a new iteration of its popular baseline iPad, now in its eighth generation. It’s $329 and ships with the A12 Bionic processor. You can preorder that model today, and it will ship this Friday, More...

By zshapshap On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Xbox Series X and S: everything you need to know about the next-gen of Xbox

The next-generation of Xbox gaming is a little more complicated than what we’re used to. This past week, Microsoft announced it’s releasing not one but two new consoles: the Xbox Series X and the Xbox Series More...

By zshapshap On Saturday, September 12th, 2020
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Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Plus are just $95 for one day only at Woot

At Woot, Amazon Prime members can pick up a set of Samsung’s very good Galaxy Buds Plus wireless earbuds for $95. This is the lowest price yet. If you don’t have Prime, your checkout price will be $100, More...

By zshapshap On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Behind the scenes of our Microsoft Duo intro shot

Here we are again: it’s that time of year when every company starts announcing and releasing their amaze-o flagship phones, and we like to go just as big when we review them. For our iPhone 11 Pro review last More...