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Sony to halt movie and TV purchases and rentals on the PlayStation Store this summer

The shift in consumer behavior shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Content creators and distributors have hopped aboard the streaming bandwagon en masse, with services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and Peacock offering huge digital libraries that can be viewed across a variety of devices in exchange for a reasonable monthly fee. […]

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Nintendo reaffirms plans to halt production of Super Mario Bros. 35th anniversary products later this month

Those hoping Nintendo might change its mind about those limited edition Mario 35th anniversary products are seemingly out of luck as the company has reaffirmed plans to wrap up the campaign at the end of this month. If you’ve been eyeballing one of the limited edition products for purchase, you’d better act quick before they […]

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Microsoft moves a few steps backward before they can move the Internet of Things forward

If ever there was a technology that failed to live up to its initial hype, the Internet of Things (IoT) would have to be it. After more than a decade of unfulfilled pledges that promised how companies, cities and institutions were going to connect office lighting systems, 30-year-old manufacturing equipment, parking spaces and, well, everything […]

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TSMC will produce 3nm chips by year’s end with Apple as its partner

Apple will reportedly be TSMC’s partner on the risk production run, which is exactly what it sounds like. TSMC believes the run will be successful and everything should work, but there is a risk that something could need tweaking. It’s a gamble that Apple is seemingly willing to take, because if everything goes according to […]

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NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover uses the same CPU as Apple’s iMac from 1998

Conventional wisdom would suggest that when sending a robot to explore another planet, you’d want to outfit it with the latest and greatest technology available to maximize its potential. As it turns out, that wasn’t a top priority for NASA. When the space agency’s Mars Perseverance rover touched down on the surface of the Red […]

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Hacker improves GTA Online load times by 70 percent with a simple DLL

Gaming mods are a dime a dozen, especially for Grand Theft Auto Online. But occasionally, someone comes along with one that is so good and yet so basic that you wonder why the developer didn’t do the same thing in a patch. One hacker has shown a fix for load times that is so simple […]

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Epic Games acquires parent company of Fall Guys developer Mediatonic

Tonic Games has just merged with Epic Games. The holding company owns Fall Guys developer Mediatonic. Fall Guys has seen more than 11 million downloads on Steam alone since its August 2020 launch. It was also the most downloaded freebie in PlayStation Plus history. The mutually beneficial deal gives Epic another potential cash cow, while […]