Month: October 2018

The 11 Scariest Video Game Ghosts Ever

From Pac-Man’s eternal pursuers all the way up to F.E.A.R.’s terrifying Alma Wade, games have always been full of ghosts, phantasms, phantoms, and other assorted ethereal fiends. In celebration of Kotaku Spooky Week, I consulted the Kotaku staff and we put together this definitive ranking of the scariest ghosts ever…Read more… Source: Kotaku | The …

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Experimental AI lie detector will help screen EU travelers

In the future, you might talk to an AI to cross borders in the European Union. The EU and Hungary's National Police will run a six-month pilot project, iBorderCtrl, that will help screen travelers in Hungary, Greece and Latvia. The system will have… Source: Engadget | Experimental AI lie detector will help screen EU travelers

iOS 12 is Now Installed on 63% of Active Devices From the Last Four Years

A month and a half after release, Apple’s iOS 12 operating system is installed on 63 percent of active devices released over the course of the last four years, according to updated iOS 12 installation statistics shared on the App Store support page for developers. Following the release of iOS 12, Apple has been sharing …

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Smash Bros. Fans Are At War Over Whether The Latest Rumors Are True

Who else will star in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, a game that’s already been announced to feature every previous Smash character along with a handful of newcomers? A brand new “leak”—one that’s completely unverified and in fact likely to be fake—is polarizing the Smash community and has led to non-stop drama over the…Read more… Source: …

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Twitter expands its reporting options for spam tweets and accounts

Until now, Twitter's reporting process has offered limited options for you to let the company's staff know exactly why you're flagging iffy tweets. That changed somewhat on Wednesday, as you can specify the type of spam you're drawing attention to wh… Source: Engadget | Twitter expands its reporting options for spam tweets and accounts

Shareholder Sues Goodyear CEO Over 'Cover-Up' of Allegedly Defective RV Tire Linked to 10 Deaths

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s CEO and board of directors “took active steps to conceal and avoid disclosure” of their involvement in an alleged cover-up of problems linked to the G159 tire, a company shareholder alleges in a new lawsuit. The Goodyear tire is linked to at least 10 deaths and has exposed the company…Read …

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Deals: Save on RAVPower's USB-C Hubs and $100-$300 on 2018 MacBook Pros

Following in the wake of Apple’s Mac and iPad event yesterday, MacBook Pro models that were refreshed over the summer have received a few discounts at Adorama and B&H Photo. The new sales are currently the best found online among the major retailers and offer $100-$300 off original prices. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner …

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'MediEvil' PS4 trailer previews a reinvented hack-and-slash story

Everything old is new again in gaming these days, including a game about resurrecting an old hero for another adventure. Sony and Other Ocean have released the first trailer for the PS4 remake of MediEvil, the PS1 classic that puts you in the boots… Source: Engadget | 'MediEvil' PS4 trailer previews a reinvented hack-and-slash story

Mophie's $70 Wireless Charge Stream Desk Stand Now Available for Purchase

Mophie’s newest wireless charger, the Charge Stream Desk Stand, is now available for purchase from the Mophie website for $70. Designed to work with the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, X, XS, XS Max, and XR, Mophie’s Charge Stream Desk Stand is its first upright wireless charging option, designed to hold the iPhone in an upright …

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Gal Metal Is A Very Strange Rhythm Game, Which Is The Best Kind

In an age when most rhythm games are little more than a list of songs, hero game developer Tak Fujii gives us Gal Metal, in which a band of Japanese high school students must save the world from an octopod invasion using the power of rock. Hell yes.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Gal Metal Is …

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Play a Game of FIFA 19 Anywhere With This $40 Switch Download

FIFA 19 for Switch doesn’t have all the same game modes or run off the same engine as the PS4 and Xbox One versions, but it’s still FIFA on the go, and it now includes Champions League. Download it to Nintendo’s console for just $40 today, courtesy of Amazon. We don’t anticipate any added time …

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Starship launches robot package delivery service in the UK

The dream of having a robot deliver packages to your home is now real, provided you live in the right part of the UK. Starship Technologies has launched a ground-based robot package service (the first in the world, according to the company) in Milto… Source: Engadget | Starship launches robot package delivery service in the …

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Apple's HomePod 12.1 Software Missing for Most HomePod Users [Update: Fixed]

Apple has been updating the HomePod software alongside major iOS updates, so it was something of a surprise when iOS 12.1 was released yesterday with no accompanying HomePod 12.1 software to go along with it. As it turns out, though, there is a HomePod 12.1 update, it just appears to be bugged for those who …

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