Netflix dominates the Golden Globes with help from ‘The Crown’

imageThe 2021 Golden Globes could generously be described as a mess; reports detailed a lack of membership diversity and questionable perks, while critically acclaimed shows like I May Destroy You missed out on nominations. On top of that, the Tina Fey an…

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Scientists sequence 64 human genomes to better reflect genetic diversity

imageThe Human Genome Project shed light on our species in 2001, but it was a patchwork of different humans' genes that didn't really reflect humanity's genetic makeup. Flash forward 20 years, however, and science is taking a significant leap…

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

imageLordstown 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…

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Microsoft is testing 1080p Xbox Game Pass streaming

imageThe 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 order. Windows Central and T…

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The latest ‘Valorant’ agent controls space and time

imageRiot 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….

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The next Moto smartwatches will include an Apple Watch clone

imageMoto-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…

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A PlayStation Network outage is affecting certain games

imageJust 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 page rep…

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

imageFacebook'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…

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

imageApple 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…

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

imageThe 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 4K at 60 frames per second. A…

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