The Key Differences Between Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras

The Key Differences Between Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras

If you’re new to the world of cameras outside of the one attached to your smartphone, knowing your way around can be tricky. Assuming you really wanna set a standalone camera apart from the aforementioned smartphone, you might be looking at DSLR and mirrorless models but are not sure of…

Qualcomm Reveals the Lucky Snapdragon 888 Chip

Qualcomm Reveals the Lucky Snapdragon 888 Chip

Another year, another flagship phone processor. Qualcomm just unveiled its 2021 flagship, the Snapdragon 888 at its annual summit. Here’s what we know so far and why the name stands out. The Snapdragon 888 will be the 2021 successor to the Snapdragon 865. More details around the specs will be…

Willow’s Disney+ Series May Feature Yet Another Star Wars Favourite

Willow’s Disney+ Series May Feature Yet Another Star Wars Favourite

A Game of Thrones star is set to board the remake of cult classic The Toxic Avenger. The Mandalorian may have more in store for its recent guest star. Hawkeye’s Disney+ series may finally be underway. Plus updates from Batwoman, The Flash, Star Trek: Discovery, and more. Spoilers away!

How Horror Helped Us Survive 2020

How Horror Helped Us Survive 2020

It’s tempting to think that since 2020 was basically one real-life nightmare after another, the last thing anyone would want to do is engage with fictional horror on top of that. But that would be discounting the positive power of certain horror movies, TV shows, and video games that helped…

Why Did I Hoard This Shit?

Why Did I Hoard This Shit?

If you’re anything at all like me — and God, I hope you’re not — you never throw anything that uses electricity out, and have developed an elaborate series of dubious justifications to explain why it is actually perfectly rational. Maybe, after all, you’ll need that USB-A to RCA converter…

Varjo’s New VR and XR Headsets Show Us a Glimpse Into the Future of Mixed Reality

Varjo’s New VR and XR Headsets Show Us a Glimpse Into the Future of Mixed Reality

Consumer mixed-reality headsets have come a long way since the first Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, thanks to higher-resolution displays, faster refresh rates, improved motion-tracking, and more. However, enterprise-level headsets have arguably made even bigger strides, and with its new third-gen VR and XR HMDs, Varjo could be giving us…

I Challenge You All To A Round Of Paintball Karting

I Challenge You All To A Round Of Paintball Karting

We all know that karting is fun, but if you do it a the time, it must get tedious. It’s, like, a job. So, how do you spice things up? Hand everyone a paintball gun and tell ‘em to send it.

Spider-Man’s Composer on Crafting Miles Morales’ Melodic Identity

Spider-Man’s Composer on Crafting Miles Morales’ Melodic Identity

The creative team behind Insomniac’s latest video game, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, found a number of different ways to convey to players that Miles and Peter Parker are profoundly different kinds of Spider-Man, despite being driven by similar senses of justice. One of the biggest ways it achieves that is through…

How Hackers Could Trick Unwitting Scientists Into Producing Dangerous Genes

How Hackers Could Trick Unwitting Scientists Into Producing Dangerous Genes

In a new letter to the editor pulled from the prestigious scientific journal Nature, a team of Israeli researchers pose a frankly wild-sounding question: could a computer hack result in a scientist being swindled into creating a piece of genetic code that’s harmful — or potentially toxic — rather than…

Looks Like Salesforce Is Buying Slack

Looks Like Salesforce Is Buying Slack

Cloud-based business software mammoth Salesforce is reportedly buying Slack, the searchable workplace chatroom interface for team organisation and office-appropriate dog photos. This probably won’t impact the daily lives of us users, for whom Slack will remain a record where everything we say can be held against us in the court…

Disney’s Godmothered Contains a Brief but Beautiful Bit of Inclusivity

Disney’s Godmothered Contains a Brief but Beautiful Bit of Inclusivity

Disney+’s Godmothered might be the silly story of an out-of-touch fairy godmother trying to prove magic is still needed in the world, but at its core, there’s a heartwarming message of accepting ourselves. Nowhere is this better shown than in a tiny, blink-and-you-might-miss-it moment that star Jillian Bell said brought…

Ancient Earth Once Had a Thick, Toxic Atmosphere Like Venus

Ancient Earth Once Had a Thick, Toxic Atmosphere Like Venus

Earth is the only planet we know contains life. Is our planet special? Scientists over the years have mulled over what factors are essential for, or beneficial to, life. The answers will help us identify other potentially inhabited planets elsewhere in the galaxy. To understand what conditions were like in…

2020 “The Worst Year” In Aviation History Says Industry Head

2020 “The Worst Year” In Aviation History Says Industry Head

Despite the fact that millions of folks took to the skies to travel for the holidays, 2020 is set to be “the industry’s worst financial year, bar none” according to the International Air Transport Association CEO Alexandre de Juniac. And there’s not really an end in sight.

Amazon’s Best Gaming And Tech Deals For Cyber Monday

Amazon’s Best Gaming And Tech Deals For Cyber Monday

Just when you thought you could escape deals galore, Cyber Monday’s come back to sting your wallet even more. While a number of the biggest sales from Black Friday have since expired, a few solid deals exist for any sale lurkers that missed the furore over the weekend or decided…

All The Best Cyber Monday Tech Deals in One Place

All The Best Cyber Monday Tech Deals in One Place

Just when you thought your wallet was safe after a weekend of huge Black Friday deals, Cyber Monday has arrived to further tempt you with all manner of tech-y goodness and bargains galore. From 4K TVs to noise cancelling headphones and Nintendo Switch bundles, now’s your last chance to grab…