Super73-ZX e-bike review: love and hate can be so much fun

One major draw of #vanlife is the pursuit of unbridled exploration. But custom vans and RVs suitable for extended off-grid living tend to be hulking monstrosities that can be difficult to maneuver in tight spaces. That means bringing along an alternative mode of transportation like an e-bike to scout the viability of unpaved roads and […]

Microsoft is putting more ads in Outlook on iOS and Android

Microsoft has started putting more ads in Outlook Mobile for iOS and Android in recent months. The Outlook Mobile app gives users two options for organizing their inbox: a single inbox with everything in it, or a tabbed inbox split into two categories: “Focused” with important mail and “Other” with all the rest. Previously, Microsoft […]

Obscure video game movies could flood the industry following Sonic’s success

Fresh off the success of Uncharted and Sonic the Hedgehog 2 respectively, Sony and Sega are planning film adaptations of even more of their franchises. Deadline reports that Sony is developing Days Gone for the big screen, while Sega says it’s developing adaptations of Space Channel 5 and Comix Zone. These join a dizzying number […]

Meta’s plans to encrypt Messenger risk ‘grotesque betrayal,’ says UK home secretary

Facebook’s parent company Meta is heading into another political battle over the planned introduction of end-to-end encryption (E2EE) in its Messenger chat platform. The UK’s home secretary, Priti Patel, makes this clear in an op-ed for Tory mouthpiece The Telegraph this week, saying it would be a “grotesque betrayal” if the company didn’t consider issues […]

Nathan Fielder’s The Rehearsal is getting a second season

The Rehearsal, the docu-comedy TV show created by and starring Nathan Fielder, has been renewed for a second season, HBO has announced. The new came just ahead of the show’s sixth episode and season one finale on Friday night. “One more chance to get it right,” reads the Season 2 tagline, though a premiere date […]

Ethereum Merge What it Means

Ethereum is a blockchain platform with smart contract functionality. Ethereum was proposed in late 2013 by Vitalik Buterin, a cryptocurrency researcher and programmer. Ethereum is an open source project that has been developed by many people around the world since its launch in 2014. This guide will help you understand what it means for Ethereum […]

Our first glimpse of HBO’s The Last of Us TV show is here

Along with the occasionally-glitchy premiere of House of the Dragon, HBO presented a teaser trailer of content that its new owner hasn’t abruptly shelved that provided the first in-motion look of Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey playing Joel and Ellie, respectively, in its upcoming The Last of Us TV show. Neil Druckmann — the writer […]

House of the Dragon premiere crashes HBO Max streaming, mostly on Fire Sticks

Besides unreleased and disappearing content, there have been plenty of complaints about the HBO Max streaming apps since they launched. Still, they’ve generally held up well under the stress of premieres for content like Tenet, Wonder Woman, The Matrix, or Westworld, but for HBO there may not be anything like a Game of Thrones premiere. […]

Netflix’s ad-supported tier may have some commercial-free content

Netflix’s upcoming ad-supported tier might not show commercials on all the content included in the cheaper subscription plan. A report from Bloomberg suggests that Netflix may cut commercials from newer original films, as well as certain kids’ shows. According to Bloomberg, Netflix may not run ads during original movies when they’re first released, and will […]