Read-it-later app Pocket turns saved web pages into a personal podcast

Mozilla has released a major update for Pocket that reads saved articles aloud so you can catch up hands-free. The new feature, Listen, effectively turns pages stored in Pocket into a custom podcast. Pocket presents a list of suggested articles called Pocket Recommendations. when you open a new tab in Firefox, and earlier this year, Mozilla began experimenting with sponsored Recommendations. It's possible to disable Pocket Recommendations completely, or turn off sponsored posts through the brows

By | 2018-10-15T10:53:36+00:00 October 15th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Malicious messages reportedly crashing PlayStation 4 consoles

As The Verge reports, the message includes unreadable characters that are enough to cause glitches on the PS4 when opened on Android or iOS. In some cases it seems to be being used by online opponents looking to disrupt the gaming of their rivals. For now, you can set your PlayStation 4 and its mobile apps to only accept messages from friends you've already confirmed, or block messages completely: the options are under Account Management then Privacy Settings in the console settings. If you are

By | 2018-10-15T01:26:44+00:00 October 15th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Black Ops 4 Will Feature Battle Pass Loot System Like Fortnite

In a recent Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 blog post, Treyarch and Activision indicated that they have plans to add a battle pass loot system to Blackout that is reminiscent of Fortnite’s Battle Pass. It has also been revealed that players who own the Black Ops Pass will be able to jump 10 tiers for every new season that is released. “While other players are required to reach each tier organically, Black Ops Pass members can skip 10 tiers per session. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 was recently released a

By | 2018-10-14T09:01:19+00:00 October 14th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Steam Link now allows streaming to multiple devices for local multiplayer

This week a new Steam client update rolled out, and then was updated and rolled out again with a workaround for a crash related to AMD drivers in Windows. Among the many notes are a couple of interesting things involving the Steam Link:You can play local co-op by streaming to multiple devices simultaneously (high quality 5 GHz WiFi network required)You can use your Android phone as a touch controller for games by tapping to disable audio and video in the Steam Link appThe thought of trying to co

By | 2018-10-14T08:21:51+00:00 October 14th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The next Cities: Skylines expansion puts the focus on Industries

The most excellent city management sim Cities: Skylines is getting a new industrial update later this month called, appropriately, Industries. Paradox Interactive described it as one of the game's "most in-depth expansions," with five new maps, new buildings, policies, city services, and more. The expansion will enable players to define a specific industrial area in the city and then place specialized buildings that will process natural resources—farming, forest, ore, and oil—into finished produ

By | 2018-10-13T16:11:27+00:00 October 13th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

PUBG hotfix helps correct matchmaking issues, full update coming next week

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds update 22 brought with it some big changes, including (finally) a ranking system, a re-enabled map selection option, and faster queue times. It also introduced a problem with matchmaking that resulted in players being slotted into matches in inappropriate regions. A hotfix that will (hopefully) keep players from connecting to the wrong local region has already been rolled out, and the developers expect to have a fix for the remaining issues ready to go sometime next

By | 2018-10-13T15:31:36+00:00 October 13th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Windows 10 October cumulative update is causing Blue Screen of Death on some HP computers

After a number of well-documented problems with the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, Microsoft released a cumulative update aimed at fixing a number of issues and bugs, however it seems like that update is causing dreaded Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) errors on some HP computers. As Windows Latest reports, the Windows 10 KB4464330 patch for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is causing Blue Screens of Death, where the PC becomes unresponsive, and displays a blue error screen, due to incompatible dr

By | 2018-10-11T19:10:16+00:00 October 11th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Windows 10 October 2018 Update could wreck havoc with Intel’s new graphics driver

However, the odd thing is the firm has downgraded the audio driver a previous version that could be incompatible with the October 2018 Update. This gremlin was cured in version of the said audio driver, but now Intel’s new graphics driver (version has rolled the audio driver back to the problematic version the company just fixed. However, if you’ve already installed the October 2018 Update, going with this new Intel graphics driver could potentially cause a g

By | 2018-10-11T18:54:52+00:00 October 11th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Google Assistant is getting a big update this month

Google Assistant is getting a number of new features across its range of smart displays and smartphones at the end of this month, allowing users to access the assistant faster and enjoy improved integration across Google's smart devices. Google will be rolling out a major software update at the end of October for Google Assistant devices. Smartphone users will find they can add items to multiple shopping lists, while integration with Google Keep's dedicated note-taking features is also soon to c

By | 2018-10-11T18:29:25+00:00 October 11th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to watch the Razer live stream: see the Razer Phone 2 launch

Update: The Razer live stream video is embedded below via YouTube. There's a Razer launch event happening in Los Angeles right now, and you can watch the official live stream to see what surprise are in order. We're fairly certain that, based on a flurry of rumors and leaks, that the Razer Phone 2 is due to launch. That may be the main focus of the Razer live stream, as it attempts to rise to the top of your growing best gaming phone list. The Razer live stream videoYou can find the Razer live s

By | 2018-10-11T08:32:10+00:00 October 11th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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