Have you ever gotten so engrossed in a game that you ended up spending the entire day playing it without realizing it? Software publishers and developers might consider that a success, but at the same time, these types of games or online services might actually be bad for both mental and physical health.
The next time you go to the moon and decide you want to snap a photo and post it to social media, you’ll be able to thanks to Nokia who has managed to secure $14.1 million in funding from NASA to help roll out infrastructure that would essentially bring 4G connectivity onto the moon.
If you’ve ever used a translation tool, usually the translated words are spoken in another voice. Given how many different combinations there are in terms of words, phrasings, and sentences, it makes sense to use a computer-generated voice. However, a company called Resemble AI believes that they might have a way to address that.
Following an update to version 8.0, PS4 gamers were notified of an upcoming feature that would allow the PS5 to record voice chats that could be sent to Sony for moderation. This led to some confusion and some anger, where some thought that this meant that Sony would be recording ALL voice chats, essentially “spying” on its users.
Sony recently released a firmware update for the PS4 today that bumps it up to version 8.0. Users who updated their console were suddenly notified that voice chats may be recorded for moderation. Naturally the idea of your voice chats being recorded did not sit well with many who felt that this was a little invasive.
Way back in 2016, Capcom confirmed that a live-action Monster Hunter movie is being developed and for those who have been eagerly anticipating the movie, you’ll be pleased to learn that the official trailer for the movie has since been released, giving us a glimpse as to what we might be able to expect.
According to a recent rumor, it was suggested that the AirTags tracking accessory by Apple would not debut at the company’s iPhone 12 event, and would instead be launched in March 2021. Half of it was right because there was no mention of the accessory during the iPhone 12 event, but the other half could now be different.
One of the things a lot of subscription services tend to offer is a free trial period, whether it be for a week, two weeks, a month, and so on. Given that the company wants you to commit to them, naturally they would let you take the service for a spin first. However, it seems that Netflix is done with that.
Following the changes YouTube has made to how ads are served and how content creators can earn from these ads, many creators are no longer solely relying on YouTube to make a living. Many are instead using platforms like Amazon where they can get a commission from products being sold by using their referral links.
We get that sometimes you’d rather not be on webcam during a conference call. Maybe you’re embarrassed because your home is messy, or maybe you just want a modicum of privacy, but sometimes, having face-to-face conversations is better because you can see a person’s facial expression and make the call feel a bit more personal.
If you’re a huge World of Warcraft fan and would love to show your allegiance to either the Horde or the Alliance, you’re in luck because it seems that Blizzard has teamed up with Secretlab for World of Warcraft themed gaming chairs where they are decorated and themed around the Horde and Alliance factions.
When it comes to illnesses, in some cases when you catch a virus, your body then builds up the immunity to it, meaning that you catching it the second time is relatively low. However, it doesn’t necessarily seem to be that way with the coronavirus, where it has been revealed that a 25-year old man from Nevada actually managed to catch the coronavirus twice.
As the coronavirus continues to ravage the world, one of the things that we can do is to practice good personal hygiene and social distancing. Business are also encouraged (or required) to take temperatures of visitors to see if anyone is having a fever, which is one of the signs of a person being infected by the virus.
Our phone screens are filthy and some studies have found that they might actually be dirtier compared to a toilet seat. In case this wasn’t enough to give you pause and wipe your screen down every chance you get, you might want to take note that according to research done by Australia’s national science agency, the coronavirus can actually last on your phone’s screen for as long as 28 days.