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Toshiba launches a new lineup of Fire TV Edition televisions

Toshiba has launched a lineup of smart TVs with built-in Fire TV experience that will be available in five screen sizes.

Posted on 7 May 2021 | 5:38 am

Denon, Marantz and Yamaha address 4K, 8K and 120Hz gaming issues

Playing Xbox Series X games in 8K, or 4K at 120Hz refresh rates is causing problems with some receivers from Yamaha, Denon and Marantz.

Posted on 7 May 2021 | 3:45 am

UFC pay-per-view events are now available through ESPN+ on Hulu

Starting today, you can purchase and watch UFC pay-per-view events directly through Hulu.

Posted on 7 May 2021 | 12:06 am

Netflix explores building an online hub around its original content

"N-Plus is a future online space where you can learn more about the Netflix shows you love and anything related to them," the company says of the project.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 10:31 pm

A free-to-play The Division game is on the way

Ubisoft will release a new standalone, free-to-play game in its ongoing Tom Clancy Division series called The Division Heartland

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 8:45 pm

Can the Oversight Board force Facebook to follow its own rules?

The Oversight Board is forcing Facebook to make the decision it wanted to avoid, but there are still questions about how much power it really has.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 8:37 pm

Twitter makes in-app tipping official with 'Tip Jar'

Twitter is enabling some users to add a “tip jar” to their profile so other users can pay them without leaving the app.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 8:14 pm

'Animal Crossing' and 'StarCraft' join the Video Game Hall of Fame

After narrowing down a list of 12 finalists, The Strong National Museum of Play has inducted four new titles to its World Video Game Hall of Fame.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 7:39 pm

YouTube TV is now available on PlayStation 5

YouTube TV subscribers now have a new platform available: PlayStation 5.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 6:47 pm

Facebook adds new audio and inbox features to Messenger and Instagram

Facebook is adding several new themes and features to Messenger and Instagram.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 6:23 pm

Amazon is turning hit sci-fi podcast 'From Now' into a TV show

It's adapting 'From Now,' which stars Richard Madden and Brian Cox.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 5:53 pm

Google will require privacy data in Play Store listings

Google will soon require developers to provide more privacy and security information about their apps.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 5:34 pm

NBC is bringing some Olympic Games coverage to Twitch

A dedicated channel will stream daily highlight shows, athlete interviews and gaming competitions.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 5:23 pm

Google expands Broadcast and adds more family-friendly Assistant features

It's expanding the Broadcast tool that was previously limited to its smart speakers and displays, as well as a set of new features for the Assistant.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 5:12 pm

NY AG report finds 18 million FCC net neutrality comments were fake

It turns out there was far more fraud than previously thought during the FCC's flawed net neutrality commenting process.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 5:05 pm

TikTok works with Streamlabs' tipping and livestream tools

Streamlabs today confirmed that it's an early partner in the TikTok for Developers program, which mean TikTok users can go live using Streamlabs OBS app for desktop and mobile. This will provide livestreamers access to familiar tools like tipping, donation data and analytics and on-screen alerts.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 4:50 pm

Google is turning on two-factor authentication by default

You'll only need to tap a prompt to confirm your identity.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 4:12 pm

Call of Duty League will resume in-person events on June 17th

Call of Duty League is returning to in-person events starting on June 17th, although fans will stay at home for now.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 4:00 pm

Brave's iOS browser now queues music and videos in a playlist

Brave has added a Playlist feature to its iOS browser that lets you queue music and videos on the web.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 4:00 pm

Square Enix, Bandai Namco and Sega confirmed for this year's virtual E3

Square Enix, Bandai Namco and and Sega are will all participate in this year's virtual E3 event, which begins on June 12th.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 3:31 pm

HP’s latest all-in-one comes with AI noise reduction

The EliteOne 800 G8 has a sleek design and an optional pop-up webcam.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 3:00 pm

Find wine you love (and find out why) with Bright Cellars

Bright Cellars helps you enjoy bottles at home and learn how to order what you like when you're eating out.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 2:55 pm

'Outriders' creators finally begin restoring your lost gear

The 'Outriders' team has begun restoring gear lost in a wipe, although you're not guaranteed to get everything back.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 2:03 pm

Citroën turned its compact Ami EV into a tiny delivery van

Citroën is launching the Ami Cargo, a new electric van model of its original compact car, to target delivery drivers.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 1:24 pm

'Returnal' patch fixes the save-breaking issue from yesterday's update

Housemarque has released a patch for 'Returnal' to fix a bug that ate game save files.

Posted on 6 May 2021 | 12:50 pm