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NFL Network launches on PlayStation Vue ahead of football season

Last month, Sony announced that NFL Network and its RedZone channel for keeping up with scoring plays would arrive on PlayStation Vue before the start of the season. Well, the time has come. The company announced today that those two channels are now...

Playing solitaire and tic-tac-toe is as easy as a Google search

A Google search is handy for getting info on nearly anything, but now the company is making it easier to play two timeless games on both mobile and the web. When you search for "solitaire" or "tic-tac-toe," you'll be able to play them both from the c...

HTC breaks its promise to update the One A9 'within 15 days'

When HTC launched the One A9, it promised to roll out new versions of Android "within 15 days" of their release. Pretty sweet, right? Well, it would be -- but that's not happening with Android 7.0. In a tweet, HTC said the new software will be hittin...

'Virginia' comes to PS4, Xbox One and Steam on September 22nd

Virginia, the long-awaited "first person interactive drama from" indie game studio Variable State will hit consoles and desktops on September 22nd. The game, which draws its inspiration from 90s supernatural thrillers like Twin Peaks and The X-Files,...

Apple patches three zero-day exploits after activist is hacked

Apple has rolled out a patch for three previously unknown zero-day exploits that were used to hack into the iPhone 6 of Ahmed Mansoor, an award-winning human rights activist based in the United Arab Emirates. Security company Lookout and internet wat...

Homeland Security is investigating the Leslie Jones hack

The Department of Homeland Security is looking into yesterday's hack of actress Leslie Jones' personal information and photos. Deadline reports DHS confirmed Thursday that its New York office has an open investigation into the attack, but the on-goin...

Unicode's next emoji update focuses on gender and jobs

The latest proposed updates to Unicode's emoji rules add a handful of dual-gendered jobs and give basically every human emoji both male and female versions, Emojipedia reports. Those two ladies dancing in bunny ears? Now there's a male version. The p...

New tourism app has IBM's Watson guide you around Orlando

There's plenty to do in Orlando, Florida besides getting a tan -- what with Universal Studios, Disney World, the Epcot Center and SeaWorld. And a new app, backed by the supercomputing power of IBM's Watson, will tell you how to get the most out of ev...

Uber has already lost more than $1.2 billion this year

Uber is a fairly well-established business at this point, so you'd be forgiven for thinking that it makes a profit at this point. But today Uber held a conference call with investors and revealed that it is losing a ton of money so far this year. Acc...

Google offers 360-degree tours of US National Parks

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the US National Parks Service, Google has put together a collection of virtual tours combining 360-degree video, panoramic photos and expert narration. It's called "The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks" and is...

Facebook opens its advanced AI vision tech to everyone

Over the past two years, Facebook's artificial intelligence research team (also known as FAIR) has been hard at work figuring out how to make computer vision as good as human vision. The crew has made a lot of progress so far (Facebook has already in...

Amazon announces a special forum just for car enthusiasts

Amazon has launched Amazon Vehicles, a special "automotive community" meant for users to research information about their vehicles while shopping for vehicles, parts and accessories. The key word here is "shopping." It's essentially an online destina...

'Titanfall 2' multiplayer will be tweaked after fan feedback

Last weekend Titanfall 2 opened its doors for the first of two multiplayer test weekends, allowing fans to play an alpha version of the game for free on Xbox One and PS4. While it achieved a goal of testing out some of Respawn Entertainment's revampe...

Google's high-speed Fiber internet goes live in Salt Lake City

If Google's experimental Fiber plans pan out, 24 locations across the US will be able to try it out. You know which place doesn't have to wait for that to happen, though? Salt Lake City, Utah. The service officially went live in the state capital at...

'Evolve' continues its rebirth with new co-op mode

The asymmetric shooter Evolve is experiencing a renaissance. Reacting to dwindling player number, developer Turtle Rock made Evolve free to play, rebalanced the gameplay and promised more additions down the line. The changes, at least so far, have be...

President Obama delivers an ode to America's national parks in VR

The first virtual reality film to feature President Obama is, not surprisingly, a love letter to some of America's greatest treasures: its National Parks. Together with Oculus, National Geographic and the VR studio Felix & Paul, the President fil...

Creating and sharing GIFs with Giphy Capture is dead simple

While we might not be able to agree on the correct pronunciation of "GIF" (hint: it's the one that doesn't sound like the peanut butter brand chosen by choosy moms), we can find some common ground on the animated image format's utility. Giphy, the in...

Google adds even more 3D Touch support to its iOS app

The Google app on iOS has supported 3D Touch for awhile, but that's going, ahem, deeper. Now you can deep press on the big G at the bottom of the screen to start a new search query from anywhere within the app. Doing the same on Search and Maps resul...

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