Meet the new Google sign-in page

By: The Verge

If you’ve logged in to your Google account recently, you might have seen a message that “a new look is coming soon,” and now, Google is showing off the “more modern look and feel” of its new sign-in page. Of course, if that screenshot feels incredibly familiar, that’s because it’s mostly the same as the… Read more

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Cooler Master sues competitors for infringing on patented pump-inside-radiator cooler design

By: Tom's Hardware

TechPowerUp reports that Cooler Master is suing cooling manufacturers SilverStone, Enermax, and Apaltek for infringing on its patented pump-inside-radiator cooler designs. The company is apparently also going the extra mile and is also suing all three manufacturers for copying its ARGB mini-controller design. Cooler Master is seeking damages and compensation for its legal costs.  The… Read more

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Xbox chief Phil Spencer reaffirms commitment to physical media despite brick-and-mortar abandonment, Game Pass success

By: Tom's Hardware

Current Game Pass titles, in context of Phil Spencer’s statements on Xbox’s commitment to disc. (Image credit: Xbox Game Pass) In an interview with Game File that reportedly took place before the recent Xbox podcast, Phil Spencer reaffirmed Xbox’s commitment to physical media. This may ring insincere in light of the continued growth of Game… Read more

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Microsoft begins forced updates to Windows 11 23H2 — targets PCs running 21H2 and 22H2

By: Tom's Hardware

Microsoft has a history of forcing PCs to use newer versions of Windows under certain circumstances. While a segment of the Windows 11 install base would prefer to control their own destiny regarding operating system updates, Microsoft wants to ensure that a significant portion of users are running recent builds of Windows 11. Such is… Read more

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AMD FSR 3 now in a dozen games, including Starfield — too bad the latter has hemorrhaged players since launch

By: Tom's Hardware

(Image credit: Bethesda Games (via AMD)) In the latest update to AMD’s official list of FSR 2 and 3 games, the number of FSR 3 enabled titles has now reached a healthy dozen. There are another 18 already planned, which should arrive in the coming months. Most recently, the two biggest games to add FSR… Read more

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Elon Musk says first human Neuralink implantee can now move a mouse around ‘just by thinking’

By: Tom's Hardware

The first human patient to receive a Neuralink implant has recovered well after the procedure, and is now able to “move the mouse around the screen just by thinking,” says Elon Musk. Now the Neuralink team is working on button presses to augment the mouse movement ability. It seems like the subject can think into… Read more

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NZXT Function 2 MiniTKL Optical Keyboard Review

By: Tech Power Up

Introduction Unlike a lot of brands whose products I have reviewed recently, NZXT has been a mainstay of the TechPowerUp review database for 17 years now and I dare say anyone reading this review is familiar with the US-based brand too. NZXT has made its name with its cases in particular, although I know many… Read more

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Waymo’s robotaxi expansion plans in California put on hold by regulators

By: The Verge

Waymo’s plan to expand its robotaxi service in Los Angeles and San Francisco has been put on hold by state regulators. The move follows several incidents involving the Alphabet-owned company’s driverless vehicles, including one in which an autonomous Waymo vehicle struck a cyclist, causing minor injuries. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), which voted in… Read more

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The first Borderlands movie trailer has a real Guardians vibe to it

By: The Verge

It has been hard to pin down what sort of tone Lionsgate wanted to strike with its new Borderlands adaptation from director Eli Roth, but judging from the film’s first trailer, it seems as if the studio’s gunning for a Guardians of the Galaxy vibe. Based on the game series by the same name, Borderlands… Read more

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Comfort isn’t just a Vision Pro problem — it’s a wearable one

By: The Verge

As I sit here writing this in the Apple Vision Pro, I’m acutely aware of how the light seal presses against my forehead and cheekbones. It was relatively comfy when I slipped it on an hour ago. But now, every so often, I push up on the bridge — as if I’m a cartoon nerd… Read more

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Xbox-exclusive Hi-Fi Rush is officially coming to PS5

By: The Verge

Bethesda is confirming today that Hi-Fi Rush is coming to PS5 on March 18th. The reveal came in a video from Bethesda LATAM, which briefly appeared and then went private on YouTube. In the description of the video Bethesda says March 19th, but the video mentions March 18th. We’ve reached out to Bethesda for official… Read more

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ChatGPT spat out gibberish for many users overnight before OpenAI fixed it

By: The Verge

ChatGPT users began reporting odd responses from the chatbot last night that included switching between languages, getting stuck in loops, or even repeatedly correcting itself. Some of the responses were just pure gibberish. While discussing the Jackson family of musicians, the chatbot explained to a Reddit user that “Schwittendly, the sparkle of tourmar on the… Read more

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Apple is already defending iMessage against tomorrow’s quantum computing attacks

By: The Verge

Apple’s security team claims to have achieved a breakthrough “that advances the state of the art of end-to-end messaging.” With the upcoming release of iOS 17.4, iPadOS 17.4, macOS 14.4, and watchOS 10.4, the company is bringing a new cryptographic protocol called PQ3 to iMessage that it purports to offer even more robust encryption and… Read more

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Elden Ring’s Shadow of the Erdtree trailer is full of new ways to die

By: The Verge

Wake up, Tarnished. It’s time to visit the Shadow of the Erdtree. In Shadow, it looks like we’re going to a darker part of the Lands Between, and of course, there are all sorts of new lil’ freaks to fight. But the biggest news is that the DLC’s main antagonist appears to be Miquella, the… Read more

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WhatsApp adds new text formatting options to improve messaging

By: The Verge

Four new text formatting options have been added to WhatsApp to help users communicate more effectively. Available starting today, WhatsApp users can now use bulleted and numbered lists, block quotes, and inline code to highlight and organize their messages, making it easier to break down large sections of text into something easier to read. These… Read more

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