Monthly Archives: February 2021

Lordstown Motors’ electric race truck is (mostly) ready for off-roading

Lordstown Motors wants to prove its Endurance electric truck is ready for the wilderness through a familiar strategy: it's entering a prominent race. Autoblog reports that Lordstown has unveiled a race-ready version of its Endurance Beta truck th… Engadget

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Microsoft is testing 1080p Xbox Game Pass streaming

The 720p resolution for Xbox Game Pass cloud streaming (aka xCloud) is decent on a phone, but that's clearly not going to cut it when the service comes to PCs and iPads. Thankfully, a resolution bump appears to be in … Read the rest of this entry

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The latest ‘Valorant’ agent controls space and time

Riot is kicking off the second act of Valorant's Episode 2 with another character that can bend the rules of reality. The developer has revealed Astra, a Ghanaian agent who wields the "energies of the cosmos" to control the battlefield…. … Read the rest of this entry

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The next Moto smartwatches will include an Apple Watch clone

Moto-branded smartwatches are staging another comeback, and they won't rely on your Moto 360 nostalgia quite so much this time. As WatchSmarty and 9to5Google have noticed, a CE Brands (which runs eBuyNow) presentation has revealed a trio of Moto… Engadget

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A PlayStation Network outage is affecting certain games

Just a day after a massive Xbox Live outage, Sony's PlayStation Network has been experiencing issues for several hours. The problem on this end is a bit different, and based on reports may only affect certain games. Sony's PSN Status … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook’s BARS is an experimental TikTok-like app for rappers

Facebook's R&D division, the NPE Team, has introduced another experimental app that's centered around music. It's called BARS, and it's meant to give aspiring rappers a way to record their rhymes with the app's studio quality… Engadget

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Apple Music’s Behind The Songs hub highlights songwriters and producers

Apple Music has rolled out a portal that shines a spotlight on songwriters, producers and session musicians. Behind the Songs includes radio shows, playlists and videos that highlight their work. You'll get to take deep dives into songs and lyric… … Read the rest of this entry

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Toys for Bob details ‘Crash Bandicoot 4′ upgrades for the PS5

The PS5 version of Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time is almost upon us. On March 12th, you'll be able to accompany the genetically enhanced marsupial in his adventures on the new console, and you can do so in native … Read the rest of this entry

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‘Animal Crossing: New Leaf’ Sanrio collab brings Hello Kitty items to your town

Those Animal Crossing: New Leaf-Sanrio collaboration amiibo cards, which were only previously available in Japan and the EU, are finally arriving in the US on March 26th. Nintendo first announced their stateside release back in January, but now the c… … Read the rest of this entry

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See ‘Solar Ash’ in action for the first time in a PS5 gameplay video

Solar Ash is poised to be a fast-paced, smooth-as-silk action platformer from Hyper Light Drifter studio Heart Machine, and now there's a trailer to prove it. Heart Machine first showed off Solar Ash in June during Sony's big PlayStation 5 … Read the rest of this entry

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