Day: August 10, 2019

How Ikea’s New Wireless Speaker Compares to the Sonos One

It felt confusing and excited when Ikea released two new speakers built by Sonos. They’re a little weird-looking, first of all. (One speaker is also a lamp!) But what’s really extraordinary is that Ikea is now selling a full-fledged Sonos speaker for £100. (It doubles as a shelf!) We tested this new Sonos speaker—the cheapest […]

Discord is launching in-server streaming later this month with new ‘Go Live’ feature

Server-based chat platform Discord is rolling out a new feature called ‘Go Live’ that builds a small-scale streaming platform directly into Discord itself, an addition that aims to replicate the feeling of playing games on the couch with your best pals. To help recapture those glory days, Go Live will allow users to stream gameplay […]

Epic pledges tweaks as community continues to rally against Fortnite’s overpowered mechs

Since the launch of Fortnite’s 10th season last week, one topic has drowned out all others within the community: the introduction of mechs that many frustrated players consider to be massively overpowered. And while Epic had previously remained steadfast in its refusal to either vault or tone down mechs, it’s now announced it will be […]

Apple faces anti-trust probe in Russia over rejected parental control app

Apple’s removal of a parental control app has now made it the target of an anti-trust probe in Russia. The nation’s Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) is investigating a complaint by Kaspersky Lab over the rejection of its Safe Kids app from the App Store, reported Reuters. The tech giant believes that the Safe Kids app […]

No Man’s Sky Beyond is No Man’s Sky 2 in all but name

Hello Games is about to attempt a big and well-deserved rebrand. No Man’s Sky Beyond isn’t necessarily a new beginning, but it is the launch point for what the studio is referring to internally as ‘No Man’s Sky 2.0′. The truth is, Beyond represents something far more ambitious than that moniker alone might suggest. I […]

12-year-old boy sitting on bed shot in knee during police raid, lawsuit says

A 12-year-old boy sat on a bed in his family’s suburban Chicago home with his hands up. Outside his bedroom, almost two dozen SWAT officers were executing a search warrant for his mother’s boyfriend. That’s when the fast-moving events on the early morning of May 26 converged into the terrifying moment Amir Worship, who was […]

U.S. says border agents patrolling river shot at from Mexico

The U.S. Border Patrol says agents patrolling the Rio Grande have been shot at by gunmen from the Mexican side. No agents were injured. But the agency says one of its boats was damaged by automatic weapons gunfire in the shooting around 2:30 a.m. Friday near the South Texas city of Fronton. Agents on board […]

‘I’m the shooter’: Accused El Paso gunman told police he was targeting Mexicans

The man accused of gunning down 22 people at an El Paso Walmart last week confessed to the grisly crime and admitted he was targeting people of Mexican descent, according to unsealed court documents Friday. Texas Rangers, responding to the scene in an unmarked car, came up to a vehicle in the left-hand turn lane […]

Mom’s voice recording to play in Malaysian jungle in search for 15-year-old London girl

Malaysian rescuers will play a recording of the voice of the mother of a 15-year-old London girl who mysteriously disappeared from a forest resort, as the search entered a fifth day Thursday and her family made an emotional appeal for support. Negeri Sembilan state police chief Mohamad Mat Yusop said police have already made voice […]

Flight attendant accused of being drunk on flight is arrested and fired

A flight attendant was arrested and fired after passengers said she was drunk and barely able to stand or speak during a brief trip from Chicago to South Bend, Indiana, officials said. Juliann March, 49, a resident of Waukesha, Wisconsin, was arrested Aug. 2 when her Air Wisconsin flight from Chicago landed in South Bend, […]