Author: Zach_Wilson

Google I/O 2024 live blog: it’s AI time

Welcome to Google I/O 2024. Google is kicking off its annual developer conference in Mountain View, California, today at 10AM PT / 1PM ET — and, as usual, we’re bringing it to you with a world-class Verge live blog. Will Google’s rival “Pixie” assistant for Android phones appear for the…

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Comcast’s StreamSaver bundle will put Netflix, Apple TV Plus and Peacock all under the same roof – and for a ‘vastly reduced price’

Is cable TV making a comeback? Well, no, not really as of yet, but streaming services are starting to bundle – and Comcast wants in on the action.    Five days ago, Disney and Warner Bros. Discovery announced that Disney Plus, Hulu, and Max were coming together under the same…

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Amazon to produce a live-action Tomb Raider series

The Tomb Raider series is no stranger to live-action adaptations. In the 2000s, Angelina Jolie starred as the badass grave robber in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and its sequel, The Cradle of Life. At the time, both movies were financial if not critical successes but are viewed more favorably today,…

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Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II highlights the next round of May Game Pass titles

Microsoft has unveiled the next round of Xbox Game Pass arrivals. The marquee attraction is Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II, which launches as a day-one Game Pass title on May 21. But the second May batch also includes Humanity (one of the best PlayStation games from last year), hockey sim EA…

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AMD RDNA 4 graphics cards could be imminent, as huge driver-related hint is dropped

AMD has rolled out a massive Linux driver update with 24,000 lines of code for Team Red’s incoming RDNA 4 graphics cards. As spotted by Phoronix.com (via TweakTown), a new Linux kernel driver has been implemented for ‘AMD GFX12 Mesa support.’ GFX12 is widely believed to be the codename for…

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Ancient trees show how hot summers have gotten

A summer marked by deadly heatwaves across Asia, Europe, and North America last year turns out to have been the hottest in the Northern Hemisphere in at least 2,000 years, according to a new study published in the journal Nature. Officially, 2023 went down in history books as the hottest…

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