Category: Technology

Court shoots down Apple’s motion to delay App Store payment changes

Even though Apple mostly triumphed against Epic’s antitrust hearing, the court ordered it to begin allowing developers to add links to their external payment services if they have them. You can bet that those that don’t will create them in an attempt to skirt App Store commissions which will threaten Apple’s $64 billion per year […]

Airbnb is doing more to highlight accessible accommodations

The changes, announced as part of the Airbnb 2021 Winter Release, include a new accessibility review process in which hosts can submit photos of the accessibility features in their home. An Airbnb agent will then manually review the pictures. This allows guests to be confident that the features listed by a host are indeed present […]

YouTube is removing ‘dislike’ counter from all videos

YouTube announced this week that dislike counts on all videos across all platforms would be private. The change starts rolling out right away. YouTube says it’s an attempt to discourage dislike mobs, which it has been trying to deal with for a while. On Wednesday, YouTube announced that it would gradually roll out a change […]

Valve delays Steam Deck launch by two months

Valve cut right to the chase in its latest message regarding the Steam Deck – the handheld PC gaming system has been delayed by two months. While unfortunate, it’s not entirely surprising given the current climate we’re in with the chip shortage and supply chain issues. Valve announced the Steam Deck to much fanfare in […]

Gameplay clips for all three Grand Theft Auto remasters just leaked

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy—The Definitive Edition launches tomorrow. I find it sad that Rockstar has failed to deliver any trailers showing its reported gameplay improvements. It makes me suspicious that the studio might not feel it looks spectacular enough to warrant a $60 purchase price. You be the judge. Although rumors of a trilogy […]

Activision Blizzard temporary workers get better pay and PTO

Workers at Activision Blizzard this week announced some wins from the ongoing controversy surrounding the company and its treatment of employees. It comes after the CEO of Activision took a massive pay cut and promised changes late last month. On Wednesday, Blizzard Senior Test Analyst Jessica Gonzalez, a member of the Activision Blizzard King Workers […]

Some popular coolers are not compatible with Asus Z690 and B660 motherboards

If you’re thinking about upgrading to Alder Lake and want to take your current cooler with you, make sure it works with that LGA 1700 motherboard—especially if it’s an Asus mobo, which are having issues with products from big cooling brands, despite the free compatibility kits. Guru3D reports that cooler-maker Noctua has updated its compatibility […]