Galaxy S7 Update On Verizon Says It Brings Oreo But Doesn't

Galaxy S7 Update On Verizon Says It Brings Oreo But Doesn't

Verizon recently started pushing out an update to Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge units on its network, with its official changelog claiming the software package brings Android 8.0 Oreo to Samsung’s 2016 flagships, yet numerous owners of the two devices soon started reporting that the firmware ships with nothing but the new April security […]

Wall Street Has iPhone X Sales Jitters, But The Facts Aren't In

Wall Street Has iPhone X Sales Jitters, But The Facts Aren't In

Ever since we broke the story about the iPhone X’s $1000 price tag  I’ve wondered what the buying public’s response would be. Today, almost six months after the X’s launch, the verdict may still be out. The iPhone X had a very promising first quarter. It looked like consumers really would pay more than a […]

'God of War' director's video shows the human side of making games

'God of War' director's video shows the human side of making games

If you’ve seen the reviews (which are almost all extremely positive), you have an idea as to what to expect. Barlog was “nervous” going in, and in tears when he saw the outstanding Metacritic score. The SIE Santa Monica studio put five years into God of War, he noted, and he felt “so lucky” to […]

SmugMug buys Flickr for undisclosed sum

SmugMug buys Flickr for undisclosed sum

Photo-sharing site SmugMug — used by consumers and professionals alike — has agreed to acquire Flickr from Yahoo-owner Oath. The deal will see Flickr continuing to operate as a separate entity. The aim is to great what’s described as “the world’s best home for photography”, building on Flickr’s existing 100 million-strong userbase. But what does […]

26 Years Later, Night Trap Is Finally Coming To A Nintendo Console

26 Years Later, Night Trap Is Finally Coming To A Nintendo Console

According to a recent tweet from Limited Run Games, the cult classic FMV game, Night Trap, will be making its way to the Nintendo Switch this summer. This news comes a quarter of a century after Nintendo stated the game would never appear on one of its consoles. The tweet from Limited Run says it […]

Flickr Takes Another Sad Turn, Gets Bought by Something Called SmugMug

Flickr Takes Another Sad Turn, Gets Bought by Something Called SmugMug

In the latest of an endless series of unfortunate events to befall the once beloved photo-sharing service Flickr, the company has been resurrected from the grave of Yahoo and bought for an undisclosed amount by premium photo-hosting platform SmugMug. According to USA Today, which broke news of the acquisition Friday, the family-owned SmugMug intends to […]

Apple Can't Stop Fucking up Batteries, Offers Replacements for MacBook Pros

Apple Can't Stop Fucking up Batteries, Offers Replacements for MacBook Pros

Photo: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo Apple announced Friday that it discovered “a limited number” of its line of MacBook Pro laptops suffer from a potentially faulty component that can cause the battery to expand. The company is offering to replace the batteries in affected machines for free. According to Apple, the potential problem is present in the […]

Report: Apple's complaints about AT&T and Verizon may have led to DOJ eSIM investigation [U]

Report: Apple's complaints about AT&T and Verizon may have led to DOJ eSIM investigation [U]

UPDATE: An AT&T spokesperson gave us the following statement: We are aware of the investigation into GSMA’s process for developing eSIM standards that provide a better experience for consumers. Along with other GSMA members, we have provided information to the government in response to their requests and will continue to work proactively within GSMA, including with […]