- Disney Plus Offers a Month of Subscription for $2 Disney Plus, with its rich content updates and enormous back catalog, seems the only serious rival for Netflix (sorry, Amazon and Apple). This year on Disney Plus Day (yes, it has its day, and it’s November 12) the streaming service has an offer you can’t refuse. If you have never been a subscriber or are returning after a long break, the first month of subscription will cost you just $2 (instead of the usual $8).
This isn’t the only act of generosity by Disney. Subscribers will be able to visit Disney parks thirty minutes before the official opening. They can enjoy... Continue reading
- Facebook and Instagram to Block Race and Political Ad Targeting What does the rebranding of Facebook mean in terms of advertising, the basis of its prosperity? Among the first changes, the company is to become more colorblind and politically neutral (and no wonder after the recent scandal). This will result in limiting the existing targeting options for advertisers.
From the moment the new policy is implemented, the advertisers will not be able to target their ads to groups defined by any sensitive matter. The list of sensitive matters includes race, ethnicity, religious and political views, sexual orientation, health issues, and more. It may be disappointing for some advertisers whose products and... Continue reading
- What’s so Worrying about NFT on Discord? The concept of NFT is ubiquitous these days. NFT, being unique and sellable, seem a good idea for making money and art… but is it always good? For example, Discord users have got seriously worried after a survey conducted by this service, obviously NFT-centered.
Will NFT appear on Discord? This is what Discord users are vividly discussing on various media (including Discord itself). If the media needed to justify its name, it’s a complete success. It’s all the result of the survey taken in August 2021, where, along with NFT-centered questions, cryptocurrencies were also mentioned.
Though Discord spokespersons say this survey was,... Continue reading
- WhatsApp vs iMessage: Which is More Secure and Private? Meta is a company that specializes in developing augmented reality products. For example, one of the company's famous products is the Meta headset, which is designed to allow users to interact with digital content in a more natural way.
While the ad is clearly designed to take advantage of the recent controversy surrounding Apple’s messaging system, it is also a reflection of the fact that Meta is positioning itself as a privacy-focused company.
This is not the first time that Meta has taken a shot at Apple. Before that, Mark Zuckerberg said that WhatsApp is "way more secure" than iMessage because it uses... Continue reading
- Twitter Locked Stock Accounts of Employees Ahead of Soon Deal Twitter has locked the stock accounts of its employees in anticipation of a deal, sources familiar with the matter said. The move comes as the social media company is in talks to sell itself to Elon Musk, the Bloomberg News sources said.
The stock account lockup is not unusual for companies undergoing a sale or merger said the sources, who asked not to be named because the matter is confidential. The account lockup prevents employees from selling their shares in the company during the negotiation process.
The move signals that a deal between Twitter and Tesla is close, the sources said. Twitter... Continue reading
- Apple Unveils visionOS: A Revolution in Augmented Reality and Spatial Computing Apple has once again made headlines with the announcement of visionOS, a groundbreaking operating system designed for its upcoming Apple Vision Pro, an augmented reality (AR) headset. Revealed at Apple's annual WWDC conference, visionOS represents a significant leap forward in the world of spatial computing, which incorporates both AR and virtual reality (VR) experiences.
At its core, visionOS shares architectural frameworks with MacOS and iOS; however, its real-time subsystem allows for seamless, interactive visual processing, making it specifically optimized for the Apple Vision Pro. The innovative three-dimensional interface enables apps to exist beyond the restrictions of a traditional display, with the... Continue reading
- Dead Cells Surpasses 10 Million Sales: A Testament to Indie Game Success Roguelite and Metroidvania indie game Dead Cells has reached the impressive milestone of 10 million copies sold. Initially launched in early access in 2017, the brilliant marriage of gameplay styles, along with the dedication of developer Motion Twin and Evil Empire, quickly propelled Dead Cells into the hearts of fans. With a plethora of free updates, including the recent Castlevania DLC, the game has continued to flourish across platforms, including consoles and mobile.
The success of Dead Cells is a prime example of how the dedication of indie developers can captivate a wide audience. The continuous support, along with the flow... Continue reading
- Instagram's Latest Move: Downloading Public Reels Now Available Instagram has finally caught up to its chief competitor, TikTok, by enabling users to download public Reels for sharing outside the app. The Facebook-owned platform announced the update on Tuesday, much to the delight of Instagram's vast user base. As downloading and sharing Reels on other platforms becomes more accessible, it could significantly affect the platform's overall growth and increased content consumption.
This long-awaited feature was unveiled by Instagram's head Adam Mosseri on his broadcast channel, stating that users in the United States would now be able to save Reels directly to their camera roll. To do this, users simply need... Continue reading
- Honkai: Star Rail Fans Get a Glimpse of Blade's Abilities and Battle Prowess Through Latest Leak As anticipation builds for upcoming content in the popular RPG HoYoverse's Honkai: Star Rail, a recent leak has fans buzzing with excitement. The leak unveils abilities, Traces, Eidolons, and a thrilling fight sequence starring Blade, the five-star character joining the game's roster. With a rich story centered around galaxy exploration, Honkai: Star Rail continues to captivate players with its diverse cast of characters and immersive gameplay.
The leak, shared by Reddit user fredistakenwth, showcases Blade's impressive abilities and battle capabilities. Blade, a Stellaron Hunters member who abandoned his physical form to become a weapon, was first announced in May. This new... Continue reading
- Spyro the Dragon Set for a Comeback in Crash Team Rumble The beloved character from the Spyro the Dragon series could be making a much-anticipated return as a guest star in Crash Team Rumble. After years on the gaming sidelines, many fans are excited about the potential comeback of this iconic character. Spyro, a snarky purple reptile, first appeared in 1998 and quickly became one of PlayStation's defining mascots. Since then, he has crossed over to other platforms and gained numerous sequels, as well as being part of reboot series and spin-off franchises.
Before achieving success with the Ratchet and Clank series and Marvel's Spider-Man, developer Insomniac Games created Spyro the Dragon... Continue reading
- Fortnite's Summer Escape Event Set to Launch with v25.11 Update Epic Games has recently announced that Fortnite will be updated with a new 'Summer Escape Event' scheduled to begin later today. The release of the v25.11 update marks the start of this event, and although it is not part of one of the larger seasonal updates, players can expect to see an array of new Summer-themed skins being introduced.
Although considered a minor update, players should expect a brief period of server downtime while the patch is deployed. In order to access the refreshed content and enjoy all that the Summer Escape Event has to offer, players will need to download... Continue reading
- A Dive into Success: Dave the Diver Has Sold Over 1 Million Copies In the world of gaming, creating a splash with a new release is an achievement, but breaching the one-million copies sales mark in just 10 days is an extraordinary feat. This is exactly what MINTROCKET's debut game, Dave the Diver, has managed to do since its launch on June 28th, setting new standards for indie games.
A remarkable blend of adventure, role-playing, and management genres, Dave the Diver has captivated its audience by offering a distinctive gaming encounter. Players navigate the underwater mysteries of the Blue Hole in the daytime and master the art of sushi restaurant management by night. This... Continue reading