Naughty Dog is remaking The Last of Us again, and not everybody is happy about it

Insiders say Sony has officially greenlighted a next-gen remake of Naughty Dog’s smash hit The Last of Us, codenamed “T1X.” However, Bloomberg reports that the internal politics of the project has churned up turmoil within Sony studios. Many of the tea…


Insiders say Sony has officially greenlighted a next-gen remake of Naughty Dog's smash hit The Last of Us, codenamed "T1X." However, Bloomberg reports that the internal politics of the project has churned up turmoil within Sony studios. Many of the team initially working on T1X have left the company over...

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PSA: Discord and Slack links are being used by hackers to distribute malware

Research published by Cisco’s Talos division tells us hackers have been using Slack and Discord to hand out malware through links that seem legitimate. Both Slack and Discord have their own way to store uploaded files. Discord links usually start with …


Research published by Cisco's Talos division tells us hackers have been using Slack and Discord to hand out malware through links that seem legitimate. Both Slack and Discord have their own way to store uploaded files. Discord links usually start with "cdn.discordapp," while Slack uses something like "slack-files.com/." Once malware...

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Lenovo’s Legion Phone Duel 2 snaps alarmingly easy in durability test

Lenovo’s new Legion Phone Dual 2 officially broke cover earlier this week and literally did the same thing in Jerry Rig Everything’s latest video. Apparently, Lenovo didn’t get Apple’s “Bendgate” memo from 2014 that large phones need extra attention to…


Lenovo’s new Legion Phone Dual 2 officially broke cover earlier this week and literally did the same thing in Jerry Rig Everything’s latest video. Apparently, Lenovo didn’t get Apple’s “Bendgate” memo from 2014 that large phones need extra attention to overcome structural weaknesses.

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Airplane takes off with less thrust after adults are assigned child’s weight

Described as a “serious incident” by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), the error saw 38 passengers on the flight allocated a child’s “standard weight” of 35kg (77 pounds) instead of the adult figure of 69kg (152 pounds).


Described as a "serious incident" by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), the error saw 38 passengers on the flight allocated a child's "standard weight" of 35kg (77 pounds) instead of the adult figure of 69kg (152 pounds).

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US adds seven more Chinese supercomputing entities to blacklist

The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has added the new names to the Entity list “for conducting activities that are contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States.” Their addition means …


The Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has added the new names to the Entity list "for conducting activities that are contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States." Their addition means they now need licenses from the Commerce Department to do...

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EA patent for a ‘dynamic difficulty adjustment’ system has been approved

As the patent describes, the DDA system “may perform automatic granular difficulty adjustment,” which in some cases should be “undetectable by the user.” Using “historical user activity data with respect to one or more video games,” the system generate…


As the patent describes, the DDA system "may perform automatic granular difficulty adjustment," which in some cases should be "undetectable by the user." Using "historical user activity data with respect to one or more video games," the system generates "a game retention prediction model" to calculate the expected duration of...

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Human eyeball-mimicking webcam is the stuff of nightmares

The aptly named Eyecam comes from researcher Marc Teyssier and is part of research at the Saarland University Human-Computer Interaction Lab. The anthropomorphic webcam is designed to “challenge conventional relationships with ubiquitous sensing device…


The aptly named Eyecam comes from researcher Marc Teyssier and is part of research at the Saarland University Human-Computer Interaction Lab. The anthropomorphic webcam is designed to “challenge conventional relationships with ubiquitous sensing devices and call to re-think how sensing devices might appear and behave.”

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Elon Musk’s Neuralink releases video of monkey playing Pong with its mind

As explained by the narrator, nine-year-old Pager had a Neuralink implanted in his brain around six weeks before the video was filmed. He’s first seen playing a game that involves moving a cursor to a colored square that changes places on the board, re…


As explained by the narrator, nine-year-old Pager had a Neuralink implanted in his brain around six weeks before the video was filmed. He's first seen playing a game that involves moving a cursor to a colored square that changes places on the board, rewarding him with a banana smoothie each...

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Lenovo’s RTX 3070-powered Legion Tower 5i gaming rig can be yours for under $1,600

The machine, dubbed the Lenovo Legion Tower 5i, has an MSRP of $1,649. However, if you use the coupon code “EXTRAFIVE” (all caps, without the quotes) during the ordering process, you’ll save over $80, dropping the price down to $1,567.


The machine, dubbed the Lenovo Legion Tower 5i, has an MSRP of $1,649. However, if you use the coupon code "EXTRAFIVE" (all caps, without the quotes) during the ordering process, you'll save over $80, dropping the price down to $1,567.

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Samsung’s Galaxy SmartTag+ is here with support for ultra-wideband and a $39.99 price tag

Apple has been rumored to launch a Tile-like tracker for a while now, but we have yet to see something concrete and it looks increasingly like an overambitious project that might not see the light of day. However, Samsung was more than happy to fill in…


Apple has been rumored to launch a Tile-like tracker for a while now, but we have yet to see something concrete and it looks increasingly like an overambitious project that might not see the light of day. However, Samsung was more than happy to fill in the gap with not...

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