American Gadget News for 29 Sep 2022
A new report from Amnesty International this week dives deeply into the Facebook-fueled atrocities perpetrated against the Rohingya by Myanmar security forces in 2017 during the onset of a genocide... estimated to have since claimed the lives of more than 25,000.
A third-party Instagram app, called "The OG App," which promised an ad-free feed more like the original Instagram experience, has been pulled from Apple's App Store just one day after it officially... launched. It's not clear if Apple pulled the app at the request of Meta, but the social network confirmed it had taken "enforcement actions" against the service. "This app violates our policies and we're taking all appropriate enforcement actions," a Meta spokesperson said in a statement. The spokesperson declined to elaborate on what those actions were, or if it had been in contact with Apple, but pointed to a blog post outlining Meta's policies barring clone sites. "A clone site is a third-party site that duplicates, in whole or in part, the content of an existing site," Meta explains. On...
Hackers have managed to gain access to another high-profile internet destination, using their brief time in the spotlight to send racist messages.
Bentley has announced a couple of new Bentayga hybrid options for buyers who want to cruise around in luxury, but without being too harsh on the environment.
Walt Disney World's original dark ride Journey Into Imagination is a cult Epcot staple--and its star, Figment the purple dragon, is now getting the big screen treatment. Deadline reports that producer... Seth Rogen and Detective Pikachu writers Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit are developing the film at Disney based on the...
Though it's not readily apparent, macOS has a screenshot feature that is as flexible as it is hidden, and there are multiple ways to use it.
Razer, Qualcomm and Verizon are working together on a 5G gaming handheld. The carrier teased the Razer Edge 5G at Mobile World Congress Las Vegas. Details on the device are sparse, but what we do know... is that it will feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 . Announced in December, the chipset features an Adreno GPU capable of running Android games at 144 frames per second, with support for 10-bit HDR built-in. Additionally, it offers both 5G and WiFi 6E connectivity courtesy of the company's FastConnect 6900 system. BREAKING: @Verizon, @Razer and @Qualcomm are teaming up on the world's first 5G mobile gaming handheld--Razer Edge 5G! It will allow you to play your favorite games regardless of whether you are gaming in the cloud, on an app or streaming from your console. -- George Koroneos...