Niantic is making a real-world NBA game

From The Verge: Pokémon Go developer Niantic has announced yet another new game, this time with its first foray into the world of sports. It’s called NBA All World, and it’s — as you’d expect from Niantic — a location-based game that also has augmented reality elements. The developer describes it as...

Airbnb Makes Its Party Ban Permanent

From PC Mag: Airbnb today formalized its ban on parties and events, officially codifying it as company policy.

Following a Halloween 2019 shooting that killed five people at a California rental property, the lodging site prohibited "open-invite" and "chronic house" parties.

Nearly a year later...

Zendesk confirms cut-price $10.2B buyout

From ComputerWorld: Customer service software company Zendesk has announced it will be acquired for $10.2 billion by a group of investors led by private equity firm Hellman & Friedman and investment company Permira, as well as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and GIC...

Apple's First Mixed-Reality Headset May Sport New M2 Processor

From CNET: Apple's first mixed-reality headset could come with the company's flagship M2 processor, just one piece in a "deluge" of new products the company is expected to unveil in the next year, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reported Sunday.

The M2, unveiled in June, features redesigned central...

Steam Deck Owners Urged Not to Use Mod to Install a Bigger SSD

From PC Mag: Valve made the Steam Deck easy to take apart and repair, but it's warning users not to install a storage mod that popped up recently, as it could drastically shorten the life of the handheld PC.

The Steam Deck uses an 2230 M.2 SSD, which means it can easily be replaced with another...

Kingston FURY Renegade 1TB Review (Page 1 of 10)

Although I do not personally use TikTok, I remember the Renegade Challenge dance craze just over a couple of years ago. Many people I knew actually did the challenge, and as a result, I heard the song pretty much on repeat during that time. The song is from American rapper K Camp and was originally called Lottery, but was later renamed Lottery (Renegade) due to Reazy Renegade's producer tag in the introduction of the track as well as the...

DeepCool AK400 Review (Page 1 of 4)

When it comes to Canada, Vancouver is well-known for things such as rainy weather, solid public transit system, and being right next to the ocean. One thing that is particularly big for many of my friends is its excellent variety of East Asian food. Plenty of these tasty dishes can be found around the Richmond area, which is a location I have come to grow fond of over the last year. My church pastor recently went to Richmond for his daughter's...

Thermaltake Announces the Divider 370 and 170 TG ARGB Chassis

From Thermaltake Press Release: Thermaltake is pleased to announce the Divider 370 TG ARGB Mid Tower Chassis and Divider 170 TG ARGB Micro Chassis, adding new members to the Divider Series. The new models emphasize on the ultimate airflow performance with a large airflow-optimized mesh front panel...

Polestar goes public amid uncertainty around EV stocks

From The Verge: Polestar is the latest electric vehicle company to go public, listing its stock on the Nasdaq exchange Friday after successfully merging with a special-purpose acquisition company, or SPAC. The company plans on using the $850 million in fresh capital to fund its three-year plan to...

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