Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) played Among Us on Twitch yesterday to encourage people to vote. More than 400,000 people turned up to watch. Tired: Reddit AMA, Wired: Twitch streams?
A casualty of the coronavirus pandemic, Sega Sammy, the largest arcade operator in Japan, suffered severe losses this year and is set to close its doors to the public. Though a buyer for the arcade business has been found, it apparently will acquire and rent the machines without keeping the locations. Sonic the Hedgehog fans… READ THE REST
It's the day after Election Day in the United States, and there is no declared winner yet, as votes remain to be counted — either Joe Biden or Donald Trump will be the next President. It's already Thursday in Australia, and bookmaker there says it has paid out A$23 million (USD $16.5 million) to betters… READ THE REST
The "Oblivion NPC conversation" genre of YouTubes features real-life interactions that resemble the stilted, uncannily overacted remarks uttered by bystanders in Bethesda's 2006 role-playing game. I'm not a fan, but this one is perfect. READ THE REST
Not everybody is wired to be a tinkerer. Some of us just want to push the on button, have a machine spring to life, do its job, and be done with it. But if you're someone who looks at that whirring, spinning machine and wonders how that's actually happening, then the Raspberry Pi is practically… READ THE REST
There's no getting around it. Humans are hairy creatures. In fact, some of us are incredibly hairy creatures. While men with full, luscious heads of hair are deemed attractive and sexy, guys with an excess of back hair are not judged as kindly. No, guys with even a trace of noticeable hair growth on their… READ THE REST
If you've got a smartphone or tablet, odds are you've got over 100 different apps already sharing space on your home screens. But while the average user will check that device over 60 times a day, there's also a sobering stat app developers need to remember — almost 80 percent of apps get abandoned after… READ THE REST