Month: September 2022

What’s in Overwatch 2’s store and season 1 battle pass

What’s in Overwatch 2’s store and season 1 battle pass

Overwatch 2’s transition from a premium game (the original Overwatch) to a free-to-play one will bring a long list of in-game purchases, including a seasonal battle pass, as well as à la carte skins and other cosmetic items. Blizzard plans to introduce a new battle pass about every nine weeks, with skins, sprays, animations, and …

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Elon Musk vs. Twitter: Here are all the juiciest private texts between Musk and his billionaire buddies discussing plans for Twitter

Elon Musk vs. Twitter: Here are all the juiciest private texts between Musk and his billionaire buddies discussing plans for Twitter

Text logs show Reid Hoffman, Jack Dorsey, Joe Rogan, and many more texting Musk about Twitter.  Conversations ranged from praise of Musk’s moves to financing his acquisition of the company. Texts also show who influenced Musk and what caused the breakdown of talks with Twitter executives.  Loading Something is loading. Elon Musk’s smartphone has been …

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This underwater camera operates wirelessly without batteries

This underwater camera operates wirelessly without batteries

Enlarge / MIT engineers built a battery-free, wireless underwater camera that could help scientists explore unknown regions of the ocean, track pollution, or monitor the effects of climate change. Adam Glanzman MIT engineers have built a wireless, battery-free underwater camera, capable of harvesting energy by itself while consuming very little power, according to a new …

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PlayStation Stars launches September 29 in Japan and Asia, October 5 in the Americas, and October 13 in Europe and Australia - Gematsu

PlayStation Stars launches September 29 in Japan and Asia, October 5 in the Americas, and October 13 in Europe and Australia – Gematsu

The PlayStation Stars rewards program will launch on September 29 in Asia, including Japan, followed by October 5 in North and South America, and October 13 in Europe and Australia, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced. The full PlayStation Stars experience will be accessible through PlayStation App on iOS and Android. Users can also join the program …

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Stocks rebound from 2022 low, Dow closes up more than 500 points and snaps six-day losing streak

Stocks rebound from 2022 low, Dow closes up more than 500 points and snaps six-day losing streak

Home Depot, Boeing lead Dow higher All but one of the 30 Dow stocks are now in positive territory as the market average is up 600 points on the day. Home Depot is the best performer in the Dow, up more than 5%. Construction stocks could be a beneficiary of national disasters, like the hurricane …

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Here's everything Amazon just announced: A Kindle you can write on, a new TV, four new Echos and more

Here’s everything Amazon just announced: A Kindle you can write on, a new TV, four new Echos and more

Amazon unveils new smart TV, the Fire TV Omni QLED Series starting at $799.99 Amazon Fire TV Omni Series in QLED Amazon Amazon just announced a new TV: The Amazon Fire TV Omni Series in QLED.  Aside from its QLED display, the TV has Dolby Vision IQ and HDR10+ Adaptive for the first time. Support …

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Early-adopter tax is in full force for the first batch of AM5 motherboards

Early-adopter tax is in full force for the first batch of AM5 motherboards

Enlarge / The MSI MEG X670E Godlike raises interesting questions, like, “could God make a motherboard so expensive that even He could not afford it?” MSI Building a PC around a new processor is expensive at the best of times, and that’s triple-true of AMD’s new Ryzen 7000 chips. AMD has started with its $300-and-up …

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