Amazon.com suffers outages at start of Prime Day 2018     – CNET

Amazon.com suffers outages at start of Prime Day 2018 – CNET

Screenshot by Joan Solsman/CNET All eyes in retail are on Amazon this Monday, and not just for good reasons. The world’s largest e-commerce company kicked off its annual Prime Day sale today with a series of glitches that plagued its site and mobile app for over...
Sing along with a NSFW Deadpool 2 musical parody     – CNET

Sing along with a NSFW Deadpool 2 musical parody – CNET

We had a feeling Deadpool always wanted to be a Disney princess. Now we have proof. Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET Warning: NSFW in a rude, crude but funny Deadpool sort of way. If you loved Deadpool 2, then you’ll probably end up at least humming along...
Ant-Man and the Wasp post-credits scenes, explained     – CNET

Ant-Man and the Wasp post-credits scenes, explained – CNET

Ant-Man and the Wasp has two post-credits scenes. The first one is essential viewing for MCU fans and ties directly to Avengers: Infinity War. The second, not so much. But if you don’t have anywhere else to be, feel free to stick around for it.  A huge...
The 18 best games on the Nintendo Switch     – CNET

The 18 best games on the Nintendo Switch – CNET

Super Mario Odyssey Here is a list of trash words that don’t come close to describing Super Mario Odyssey: inventive, dazzling, smart, seamless, joyful, creative. This video game is very good. Also, I have two words for you: Mario nipples. This is the first...
Someone recreated Mario Kart in Fortnite Playground     – CNET

Someone recreated Mario Kart in Fortnite Playground – CNET

Nintendo / Epic Games Turns out you can get a lot done in Fortnite when someone isn’t actively trying to destroy you. Fortnite’s new Playground mode has only just gone live, but already people are using it to get creative in the game — including...
OnePlus 6 Red edition is coming in July     – CNET

OnePlus 6 Red edition is coming in July – CNET

OnePlus After a successful launch in May, OnePlus is adding red to the 6’s colour palette, it announced Sunday.  The red OnePlus 6 will only be available with the 128GB storage, 8GB RAM setup, but in all of OnePlus’ existing markets. That means the US and...
Galaxy S9 vs. Pixel 2: Which Android phone is best?     – CNET

Galaxy S9 vs. Pixel 2: Which Android phone is best? – CNET

If you’re in the market for a top Android phone, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Google Pixel 2 are probably on your list of considerations. That’s no surprise — as the reigning Android phone maker, Samsung has built a powerful and elegant machine in the...
Huawei’s first 5G phone is coming next year     – CNET

Huawei’s first 5G phone is coming next year – CNET

Josh Miller 5G is the next tech revolution. Slated to launch around 2020, Huawei is getting a head start. The company’s first 5G phone will go on sale next year, it announced at Mobile World Congress Shanghai, sometime before the end of June 2019. It’ll...
Rare manta ray nursery uncovered in Texas     – CNET

Rare manta ray nursery uncovered in Texas – CNET

It’s easier to spot adult rays than their babies. Eric Lafforgue/Art In All Of Us/Corbis via Getty Images Scientists have given us another reason to save the reefs — to protect manta rays endangered by Chinese demand for its gills. A manta ray nursery...
Kingdom Hearts 3 has a release date: January 29, 2019     – CNET

Kingdom Hearts 3 has a release date: January 29, 2019 – CNET

Screenshot by Sean Hollister/CNET It seemed like a lock that Square Enix would be announcing Kingdom Hearts 3’s release date at its E3 press conference. But the gaming giant has done one better, making the reveal a few days early. Kingdom Hearts 3 will hit the...
Pixar chief John Lasseter will leave Disney for good     – CNET

Pixar chief John Lasseter will leave Disney for good – CNET

Corinne Schulze/CNET John Lasseter is out, and this time for good. Last November, the award-winning Disney animator, Pixar co-founder, director and executive producer took a six-month leave of absence amid misconduct allegations, and now he’s officially leaving...
Mac OS 10.14 leak suggests dark mode, Apple News app     – CNET

Mac OS 10.14 leak suggests dark mode, Apple News app – CNET

Apple Is the Mac heading to the Dark Side? A new leak suggests that could be the case. Software programmer Steven Troughton-Smith took to Twitter on Saturday to say he’d come across an internal Apple video that shows the company’s Xcode development tool...
Scoot’s electric motor scooters spread to Spain     – CNET

Scoot’s electric motor scooters spread to Spain – CNET

Scoot is launching electric bicycles and bringing its rentable electric motor scooters to Europe.  Karol Mielczarek/Scoot Scoot has been steadily making a presence with its on-demand motor scooter rentals in San Francisco over the last six years. And now it’s...
I saw the Red Hydrogen One phone with my own eyes     – CNET

I saw the Red Hydrogen One phone with my own eyes – CNET

A Red Hydrogen One phone prototype was shown off Saturday at Red Studios. This one has a cinema camera module attached. Patrick Holland/CNET “There is no way to describe or show the 4 view (4V) display other than seeing it in-person. There’s just no...
China gives its opinion on Yanny vs. Laurel     – CNET

China gives its opinion on Yanny vs. Laurel – CNET

Still can’t decide? More suggestions are coming through from China. Twitter Most people in China don’t speak English, but that doesn’t mean Chinese internet users can’t weigh in on the Yanny vs. Laurel war that’s eaten the internet. On...
Mission Impossible: Fallout gets a new trailer     – CNET

Mission Impossible: Fallout gets a new trailer – CNET

The new Mission: Impossible – Fallout trailer has finally landed and it’s full of stunts, explosions and shots of Tom Cruise doing ridiculously dangerous things. Directed by Christopher McQuarrie, Mission: Impossible – Fallout is the sixth Mission...
Moto Z3 Play kicks the home button to the curb     – CNET

Moto Z3 Play kicks the home button to the curb – CNET

Moto’s premium line of phones is due for an update, and new leaked renders of the Z3 Play give those who like their phones reasonably affordable something to be excited about. The phone will remove the home button of its predecessor, the excellent Z2 Play, and...
Neo Geo Mini is a tiny arcade machine with 40 games     – CNET

Neo Geo Mini is a tiny arcade machine with 40 games – CNET

SNK Nintendo has had plenty of success with NES and SNES Classic consoles, and now SNK is getting in on the fun. The Japanese gaming company on Wednesday announced the Neo Geo Mini, its very own retro gaming console. Like the Classics before it, the Neo Geo Mini comes...
Google I/O 2018: Here’s what to expect     – CNET

Google I/O 2018: Here’s what to expect – CNET

Google I/O starts next Tuesday, May 8 and — like always — we’ll be there to bring you all the latest from the company as it’s announced.  Just like last year it will take place at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California, and...
LumiWatch smartwatch turns your arm into a touchscreen     – CNET

LumiWatch smartwatch turns your arm into a touchscreen – CNET

Like the idea of a device that doesn’t need to be picked up or carried around?  You might be impressed by the prototype for the LumiWatch, a new smartwatch from Carnegie Mellon University researchers that turns your arm or hand into a touchscreen.  The fully...
Dragalia Lost is Nintendo’s newest mobile game     – CNET

Dragalia Lost is Nintendo’s newest mobile game – CNET

Nintendo It took Nintendo a while to jump on the mobile gaming bandwagon, but now the Japanese giant is really leaning into it. On Thursday Nintendo announced its latest venture into mobile gaming, Dragalia Lost. It’s an RPG game jointly developed with Cygames,...
Intel reportedly shutting down its smart glasses group     – CNET

Intel reportedly shutting down its smart glasses group – CNET

Intel appears to be throwing in the towel on its wearables and augmented reality ambitions. The chip giant will shut down its new devices group, according to a report Wednesday by The Information. The division, formed in 2013, made fitness trackers and smart glasses....
Mini Sega Genesis is real: The Sega MegaDrive Mini     – CNET

Mini Sega Genesis is real: The Sega MegaDrive Mini – CNET

Sega First, there was the NES Classic. Then the SNES Classic. And now, the Sega Genesis is making a miniature comeback too.  Behold, the Sega MegaDrive Mini, just announced in Japan to commemorate the system’s 30th anniversary. (MegaDrive was the original name...
Cake delivered by an elaborate Rube Goldberg machine     – CNET

Cake delivered by an elaborate Rube Goldberg machine – CNET

The next time you’re eating a meal and really want a piece a cake for dessert, why not do something creative and build an intricate machine that will serve it up for you? In this video, posted on April 6 by Joesph’s Machines, an impressive Rube Goldberg...
Pacific Rim: Uprising’s biggest monster? Deadlines     – CNET

Pacific Rim: Uprising’s biggest monster? Deadlines – CNET

Pacific Rim: Uprising pitches giant city-smashing monsters against enormous, heavily-armed robots. But to create the film, writer and director Steven S DeKnight faced an even more menacing enemy: time. In theatres around the world now, Uprising continues the...