GOOGLE MEET TO LIMIT MEETINGS TO 60 MINUTES ON FREE PLANS STARTING SEPT. 30TH
The company had temporarily given all users free meetings with no time limit earlier this year. The Verge
JUDGE REJECTS TIKTOK CREATORS' REQUEST TO DELAY BAN, SAYS THEY WON'T SUFFER 'IRREPARABLE HARM'
If the ban takes effect it would prohibit new downloads, but the app would remain active. The Verge
AMAZON'S PALM READING STARTS AT THE GROCERY STORE, BUT IT COULD BE SO MUCH BIGGER
Amazon One is about identity, not payments. The Verge
GOOGLE IS BANNING ELECTION ADS AFTER POLLS CLOSE ON NOV. 3RD
Google is trying to limit misinformation about the outcome of the vote.
THE POLESTAR PRECEPT, AN ELECTRIC SEDAN POWERED BY ANDROID, IS GOING INTO PRODUCTION
The Volvo sub-brand is moving ahead with making its sharp sedan concept a reality. The Verge | Engadget
TIKTOK ROLLS OUT NEW IN-APP 2020 ELECTIONS GUIDE
Along with new misinformation and media literacy tools. The Verge
SONOS SUES GOOGLE FOR INFRINGING 5 MORE WIRELESS AUDIO PATENTS
The move comes on the eve of Google’s fall hardware event on September 30th, where it is expected to announce a new Chromecast and Nest smart speaker alongside new Pixel phones. The Verge
DAVID DOBRIK AND NINJA ARE WORKING TO INCREASE VOTER REGISTRATION
David Dobrik posted a Tesla giveaway, and Ninja came out with an Instagram post encouraging registration, both with HeadCount! Forbes
TWITCH OFFERS NEW SOUNDTRACK LIBRARY AFTER DMCA TAKEDOWNS
Last month Twitch streamers found themselves hit with a wave of DMCA takedown requests for clips that feature licensed music. IGN
GAMES, GAMES, GAMES
STEVE FROM MINECRAFT IS COMING TO SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE
Steve will be joined by Alex, Zombie, and Enderman.
HOW AMONG US CAME BACK FROM THE BRINK OF OBSCURITY
The story of a 2018 mobile game that became a 2020 hit, and where it goes from here. IGN
XBOX GAME PASS IS GETTING EA PLAY GAMES ON NOVEMBER 10TH
Just in time for the Xbox Series X and S. The Verge
POKÉMON SWORD AND SHIELD'S SECOND EXPANSION ARRIVES ON OCT. 22
DIABLO IV'S SKILL TREES ARE LITERALLY TREES
The branches contain skills, upgrades, and passive points, the last of which are then spent on passive skills located in the tree’s fiery roots. Kotaku
APEX LEGENDS IS GETTING CROSS-PLAY ON OCTOBER 6TH
It will be enabled by default on all platforms, and players will be able to opt-out of cross-play if they wish. Kotaku
WORLD OF WARCRAFT: SHADOWLANDS DELAYED
Shadowlands will not be coming out on the original date of October 27. IGN
SACKBOY: A BIG ADVENTURE - HERE'S WHAT COMES IN EACH EDITION
Get stuffed. IGN
CYBERPUNK 2077 DEV BREAKS PROMISE, WILL FORCE EMPLOYEES TO WORK 6 DAYS A WEEK
CD Projekt Red has told employees that six-day workweeks will be mandatory ahead of the November 19th release date, even though the studio has repeatedly and explicitly promised it would never do that.
LIST OF PLAYSTATION5 LAUNCH GAMES
Only a handful of games have been confirmed to launch alongside the PS5, and some are considered to be in the "Launch Window" of the PS5. IGN
JAIDENANIMATIONS TO STREAM POKÉMON PLATINUM NUZLOCKE UNTIL THE GAME IS BEATEN
"THE ORIGAMI KING SHOWED ME I'VE BEEN WRONG ABOUT PAPER MARIO"
Have you played the game yet? Kotaku
A WEEK WITH THE XBOX SERIES X: HERE'S HOW IT WENT
Load times, game performance, and more! The Verge
HADES: THE KOTAKU REVIEW
"Hades is my game of the year. It’s also the game of the year." Kotaku
GOOGLE CHROMECAST (2020) REVIEW: REINVENTED — AND NOW WITH A REMOTE
The new Google TV software makes it easy to find something to watch.
"SUPER MARIO BROS 35'S NOVELTY DOESN'T LAST LONG"
"Its charm is already wearing thin" Kotaku
MICROSOFT'S NEW $549 SURFACE LAPTOP GO AIMS TO COMPETE WITH CHROMEBOOKS
This new Surface laptop is smaller, lighter, and less powerful. The Verge
CRASH BANDICOOT 4: IT'S ABOUT TIME: THE KOTAKU REVIEW
In true Crash fashion, this cute and colorful platformer is here to kick your ass. Kotaku
THAT'S SOME CRAZY SHIT!
BORAT 2 HAS A VERY NICE TITLE
The title is, Borat: Gift of Pornographic Monkey to Vice Premiere Mikhael Pence to Make Benefit Recently Diminished Nation of Kazakhstan, according to a now-removed listing that appeared on the Writer's Guild of America West's website. IGN
ELON MUSK'S NEURALINK: WHAT'S SCIENCE AND WHAT'S NOT
Fixing the brain isn’t just an engineering problem. The Verge
MICROSOFT HAD A SECRET WINDOWS XP THEME THAT MADE IT LOOK LIKE A MAC
Say hello to Microsoft’s Aqua Mac theme! The Verge
TWITTER'S VOICE TWEETS ARE ROLLING OUT TO MORE IOS USERS, AND TRANSCRIPTIONS ARE ON THE WAY
THE BEST WIRELESS WORKOUT HEADPHONES
Did yours make the list? Engadget
THE NEXT GENERATION OF WEARABLES WILL BE A PRIVACY MINEFIELD
What happens when we let companies track our emotions? Engadget
ALIENWARE'S M15 R3 IS IMPROVED, BUT THE COMPETITION IS BETTER
Alienware’s thinnest gaming laptop comes up short. The Verge
CHARGE YOUR SWITCH EVERY SIX MONTHS, SAYS NINTENDO
Nintendo Support wrote that if left uncharged for a long period of time, the game console’s internal battery won’t be able to charge and will become unable to use. Kotaku
BEST NINTENDO SWITCH LITE ACCESSORIES 2020: STANDS, BATTERIES, AND MORE
Don't go lite on the Lite. IGN
GOOGLE ANNOUNCES THE PIXEL 5 FOR $699
Available October 29th in the US, are you going to upgrade to the Pixel 5?
NEW UE FITS TRUE WIRELESS EARBUDS CAN MOLD TO YOUR EAR SHAPE FOR A PERFECT FIT
The ear tips are filled with gel and harden when you trigger the molding process on your phone. The Verge
EVE ONLINE PLAYERS AREN'T HAPPY WITH THE GAME'S LATEST RESOURCE CHANGES
A recent update that will change where resources are found could upset the game's balance once again, and many players are not happy. Kotaku
APPLE OUTAGE AFFECTS APP STORE, APPLE MUSIC, APPLE TV PLUS, ICLOUD, PHOTOS, AND MORE
17 Apple services had outages on Tuesday evening. The Verge
THE APPLE WATCH HEART MONITOR SENDS TOO MANY PEOPLE TO THE DOCTOR
Only a handful of people the watch flagged actually had a heart problem.
GMAIL MISTAKENLY REMOVED THE BUTTON THAT LETS YOU TRIAGE LOADS OF EMAILS AT ONCE, BUT IT WILL COME BACK
ARTIST ANIMATES ANIME-STYLE AMONG US KILLS
SUPER MARIO SUNSHINE: HOW TO UNLOCK YOSHI
Here are the steps to get your trusty sidekick! IGN
HOW TO STREAM GOOGLE STADIA ON IOS/IPAD OS
A completely unofficial method that streams via a browser.
HOW TO GET HALLOWEEN SKIN TONES AND EYE COLORS
Happy October! IGN
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HADES' ENDGAME
Hades doesn’t really start until you beat it. Kotaku