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The best iPhone games currently available (August 2021)

The iPhone has arguably the best games of any mobile platform. Come check out our picks of the best iPhone and iOS games, with selections from many genres.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Mobile, Gaming, Trends, Buying Guides, Best Of Everything

The best Android games available (August 2021)

The Google Play Store is loaded with some terrific titles -- and some terrible ones. We've vetted all the options to bring you the best Android games around.
Tags: Android, Google Play Store, Mobile, Gaming, Trends, Android Games, Free Games, Best Android Games, Top Android Games

Where to buy a PlayStation 5 - Sony has sold more than 10 million PS5 consoles but stock remains hard to find

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Sony's PlayStation 5 remains hard to find months after its release. Sony Sony's PlayStation 5 launched with two models- the $500 standard PS5 and a $400 digital edition. The PS5 has been consistently sold out since release, but retailers have been restocking regularly. For detailed thoughts on the PS5's performance, you can read our full PlayStation 5 review. Table of Contents: Masthead Sti...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gaming, Video Games, Newegg, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Features, Playstation, Sony, Seoul, Gamestop, Call of Duty Black Ops, Miles Morales, Tech Insider

Intel Releases NUC 11 Extreme “Beast Canyon” For High-End Gaming Experience

Today, Intel has announced their new mini gaming PC, NUC 11 Extreme kit which is codenamed Beast Canyon. This PC is perfect for gamers, content creators, etc. The post Intel Releases NUC 11 Extreme “Beast Canyon” For High-End Gaming Experience appeared first on
Tags: Gaming, Hardware, Intel, Pc, All News, Gaming News, Hardware News, NUC, NUC 11, Beast Canyon, Intel Releases NUC

'The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD' revitalizes one of Nintendo's most polarizing games for a new generation on Switch

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. "The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD" / Nintendo "The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD" remasters a Nintendo Wii classic for the Nintendo Switch. "Skyward Sword HD" improves the graphics, controls, and overall pacing of the original 2008 release. Despite its age, "Skyward Sword" can help keep Zelda fans entertained until "Breath of the Wild 2." Skyward Sword HD (small) "The Legend of Zelda: Skyward...
Tags: Reviews, Gaming, Games, Video Games, Trends, Tech, Nintendo, Wii, Zelda, Legend Of Zelda, Nintendo Wii, Tech Insider, Nintendo Switch, Kevin Webb, Skyloft, Insider Picks

Zuckerberg is turning trillion-dollar Facebook into a ‘metaverse’ company, he tells investors

Following the quarterly release of Facebook’s earnings numbers where the company’s CFO takes time to walk analysts through the nitty gritty of the company’s financials, CEO Mark Zuckerberg took a moment to zoom out and wax on the company’s future goals, specifically calling out his ambitions to turn Facebook into “a metaverse company.” “I wanted to discuss this now so that you can see the future that we’re working towards and how our major initiative across the ...
Tags: TC, Gaming, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Tech, Ceo, Software, Computing, Vr, Oculus, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Horizon, Wearable Devices, Andrew Bosworth

Photos: Hundreds of Blizzard employees walk off the job, seeking change

Several hundred employees at the gaming company Blizzard Entertainment in Irvine walked off the job Wednesday, protesting a hostile work environment cited in a recent lawsuit. Employees and their supporters gathered outside the gates of the company, which was accused by the state’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing of fostering a “ ‘frat boy’ workplace culture.” In a lawsuit filed last week in Los Angeles, the agency contends parent company Activision Blizzard looked the other way as exe...
Tags: Gaming, Business, Technology, Protest, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Activision Blizzard, Activision, Blizzard Entertainment, Irvine CA, Irvine, Alton Parkway, Jeff Gritchen, Fran Townsend, Top Stories OCR

Samsung Announces Odyssey Neo G9 240Hz Gaming Monitor With Mini-LED Backlight

Samsung has refreshed its Odyssey G9 ultra-wide gaming monitor. The refreshed variant is called Odyssey Neo G9. It shares the same mini-LED backlight which is used in Televisions. Samsung claims it to be the first mini-LED curved gaming monitor with Quantum Matrix tech. The post Samsung Announces Odyssey Neo G9 240Hz Gaming Monitor With Mini-LED Backlight appeared first on
Tags: Gaming, Samsung, All News, Gaming News, Hardware News, Monitor, Odyssey Neo G9, Televisions Samsung

The 5 best gaming mice of 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Brian Hoss/Insider Wireless gaming mice have become technogically sophisticated and accurate enough to live to their steep prices. Wired gaming mice can be had for a reasonable price, however, and are largely unmatched in terms of response time. Our pick for the best gaming mouse is the Razer Viper Ultimate. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky For decades, computers (PCs) have been powerful and fun to...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gaming, MOBA, Trends, Tech, Features, FPS, Buying Guide, Logitech, Razer, Mice, Aa, Lightspeed, Buying Guides, RTS

Here’s why thousands of Activision-Blizzard employees are planning to strike

The strike is on. Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier today reported that Activision-Blizzard employees are planning a work stoppage for Wednesday, 28 July, in protest of the company’s response to a recent lawsuit. On 22 July, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing filed suit against the Santa Monica-based company. The department investigated the company and determined it fostered a “frat boy” culture, paid women less, hired women less, and worked to keep its leadership exclusively whit...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Tech, Bloomberg, Activision Blizzard, Santa Monica, Jason Schreier

Activision Blizzard workers will stage a walkout after ‘abhorrent’ response to harassment suit

One of the world’s biggest video game companies is reeling after a state discrimination and sexual harassment suit kicked off a firestorm of controversy within the company. California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing sued Activision Blizzard last week, alleging that the company fostered a “breeding ground for harassment and discrimination against women.” Following a combative response to the lawsuit from corporate leadership, a group of employees at Blizzard will stage a walkout, whic...
Tags: TC, Gaming, California, Tech, Blizzard, Overwatch, Homeland Security, World-of-Warcraft, Sexual Harassment, George W Bush, Activision Blizzard, Activision, Blizzard Entertainment, Irvine, Irvine California, Activision Blizzard Inc

The Tipping Point for 3D content is Now

The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behaviour crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Malcolm Gladwell,  Some tech revolutions happen quickly, like a tsunami. For example, smart phone penetration. Others take time, and multiple waves, until they become mainstream. I believe we’re now at the tipping point for 3D content adoption and why it represents a huge opportunity for startups. 3D content has been around for a while. What’s driving 3D ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Gaming, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Cms, Pokemon, Vr, Ar, Augmented Reality, 3D, Gpu, Malcolm Gladwell, Sketchfab, Martin Hajek

AOC To Make Peripherals Under the AGON Brand Name

AOC, the world's number one gaming monitor and IT accessories brand, announces the launch of its new umbrella brand AGON by AOC. The new brand will consolidate AOC's existing gaming monitors and accessories line-ups and extend their portfolio for casual gamers, competitive gamers and ambitious esports players, with new models. The post AOC To Make Peripherals Under the AGON Brand Name appeared first on
Tags: Gaming, All News, Hardware News, Esports, Aoc, Agon

Radeon RX 6600 XT MSRP Will Be Priced At 349 USD, RX 6600 Will Cost 299 USD

The report states that RX 6600 XT will cost 349 USD while RX 6600 will be 50 USD cheaper. Reportedly, the information is a month old, and the prices might have already changed. Do note that both AMD and NVIDIA have repeatedly changed MSRPs prior to the product's launch. The post Radeon RX 6600 XT MSRP Will Be Priced At 349 USD, RX 6600 Will Cost 299 USD appeared first on
Tags: Gaming, All News, Hardware News, Nvidia, Graphics Card, Amd, Radeon, RX 6600, RX 6600 XT

Pro tips from the team behind Kickstarter’s most funded app

Alex Ruzh Contributor Share on Twitter Alex Ruzh is the CEO and co-founder of memoryOS, an edtech startup developing AI-powered gamified software teaching people how to remember anything. Here at memoryOS, we have a saying we repeat often: “Most of the Kickstarter happens before the actual Kickstarter.” Preparation is the key. But even if you understand that most of the work is done in advance, you should still prepare yoursel...
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Gaming, Apps, Column, Crowdfunding, Funding, Tech, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, EC Column, EC How To, EC Consumer Applications, memoryOS, Alex Ruzh

Facebook Brings Cloud Games to iOS via a Web App

Apple may have indirectly provided the inspiration for the route Facebook took to bring cloud games to iOS. In just one of several instances where Facebook and Apple have butted heads, the social network released a stand-alone Facebook Gaming application for iOS last August--minus the games. The two companies were unable to reach an agreement...
Tags: Apple, Gaming, Facebook, Advertising, Social Pro Daily, Facebook Gaming

Google made an elaborate 16-bit video game that pays homage to Japan hosting the Olympics, and you can play it for free right now

"Doodle Champion Island Games" is Google's Olympics-themed game that's free on the Google homepage. Google In honor of the Olympics, Google just turned its homepage into a video game platform with one game. "Doodle Champion Island Games" is a free, adorable homage to Japan's history of video game production. The game was produced in collaboration with Tokyo animation firm STUDIO4°C. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. With the Olympic Games kicking off this ...
Tags: Google, Gaming, Japan, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Netflix, Olympics, Tokyo, Google Doodle, Google Doodles, Doodle, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Tokyo 2020, Olympics 2020

Today’s Google Doodle is a full-fledged Olympics video game

Today's Google Doodle is a sports video game called Champion Island Games, inspired by the Olympics.
Tags: Google, Gaming, News, Trends, Google Doodle, Olympics 2021

Activision Blizzard sued by California over toxic, ‘frat boy workplace culture’

A California state agency is suing Activision Blizzard, the video game maker that produces Call of Duty, over claims of sexual harassment and discrimination. After a two-year investigation, the state’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing said in a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court that Activision fostered a “ ‘frat boy’ workplace culture.” Executives sexually harassed women, the agency said, and male employees openly joked about rape and drank alcohol while engaging in “inappropr...
Tags: Gaming, Business, Technology, California, Sport, Soccer, Ubisoft, Sexual Harassment, League Of Legends, Activision Blizzard, Activision, Cuomo, Santa Monica, Los Angeles Superior Court, Irvine, Bobby Kotick

Is BlueStacks safe? How to keep yourself protected while using the Android emulator

Make sure to download BlueStacks from the official website. Westend61/Getty Images Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky BlueStacks, the popular Android emulator for Mac and PC, is generally safe to use. Cybersecurity experts recommend only downloading Android apps that you know are safe. When you download BlueStacks, it'll see your IP address and device settings, along with your public Google account. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you're like most p...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play Store, Gaming, Samsung, Trends, Cybersecurity, Internet Safety, Emulators, McAfee, Emulator, AMD Intel, Tech Insider, BlueStacks, ProPrivacy, Dave Hatter

Preorders for Panic’s Playdate handheld open July 29

Playdate, the adorable whimsy-and-nostalgia-box/handheld game system built by Panic (with some help from Teenage Engineering), has taken one more big step toward reality: it has an official preorder date. And it’s soon! The company announced this morning that preorders for the handheld will go live on July 29th at 10 a.m. Pacific. Looking to get one from the first batch? Here’s the other stuff you need to know: The handheld will cost $179, and they’ll be selling an optional case accessory for...
Tags: TC, Gaming, Hardware, Tech, Panic, Teenage Engineering, Playdate, Pacific Looking

DraftKings shares plans for launch of NFT collectibles marketplace

DraftKings is charging into the NFT game, announcing a marketplace aimed at curating sports and entertainment-themed digital collectibles for its audience of enthusiasts. The platform is “debuting later this summer,” and showcases another potentially lucrative expansion for the fantasy sports betting company. DraftKings is entering a market that is both crowded and sparse — with plenty of NFT marketplace options for today’s niche group of collectors though offerings are still light when consider...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gaming, Games, Tech, Nba, Tom Brady, National Basketball Association, Tony Hawk, Player, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Derek Jeter, Draftkings, Daily Fantasy Sports, NFT

Steam Deck Preorders Being Sold For $5000!!

In case of Steam Deck, the seller is trying to scalp a product that will sell for $750 and is demanding around $5000, with the aim to make a 666% profit. The post Steam Deck Preorders Being Sold For $5000!! appeared first on
Tags: Gaming, All News, Gaming News, Hardware News, Steam, Valve, Gaming Console, Steaam Deck

AMD Will Launch Its Radeon RX 6600 XT and RX 6600 On August 11th

Fudzilla claims that AMD will launch its two desktop Navi 23 graphics cards on August 11th. The website has cited their source who claims that AMD will launch both the Radeon RX 6600 XT and Radeon RX 6600 non-XT on Wednesday. The post AMD Will Launch Its Radeon RX 6600 XT and RX 6600 On August 11th appeared first on
Tags: Gaming, All News, Gaming News, Hardware News, Graphics Card, Amd, Radeon, NAVI, Fudzilla, RX 6600, RX 6600 XT

Epic Games acquires Sketchfab, a 3D model sharing platform

New York-based startup Sketchfab has been acquired by Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite and Unreal Engine. Sketchfab has been building a platform to upload, download, view, share, sell and buy 3D assets. Essentially, it is the leading repository for 3D files on the web. Epic Games isn’t disclosing the terms of the deal. Sketchfab will still operate as a separate brand and offering. Epic Games also says that all integrations with third-party tools will remain available, including with Unity...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Gaming, New York, Tech, 3D, Sketchfab, Epic Games, Fortnite, USDZ, 3d Model, Unreal Engine Sketchfab, Alban Denoyel

Netflix says its gaming push will begin with mobile

A report last week hinted at some of Netflix’s gaming ambitions. In its Q2 2021 earnings report, the company confirmed some things. First, Netflix says it “will be primarily focused” on mobile at first, looking to expand on its interactivity projects like Black Mirror Bandersnatch and its Stranger Things games. The upcoming titles will be available at no additional cost as part of your subscription and the company was clear it will keep up the pace on movies and television. “We view gaming as an...
Tags: TC, Gaming, Tech, Netflix, Army, Sam, Lin Manuel Miranda, Mitchells, Virgin River, First Netflix, Black Mirror Bandersnatch, Kate Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Tceng, Zac Snyder, La Casa de Papel Money Heist Sex Education

Tetris Beat is a live service rhythm game coming to Apple Arcade

Tetris Beat, a mash-up of the rhythm game genre and classic Tetris action, is coming soon to Apple Arcade.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Gaming, News, Trends, Tetris, Mobile Gaming, Apple Arcade, Tetris Beat

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Super Ampere Refresh Expected in 2022

Now a reputable leakster, kopite7kimi claims that desktop variants will also receive the Super refresh. The post NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Super Ampere Refresh Expected in 2022 appeared first on
Tags: Gaming, All News, Gaming News, Hardware News, Nvidia, GeForce, Refresh, Ampere, RTX 30

Steam Deck Uses Standard User Replaceable M.2 2230 Slot For Its SSD!

Gabe responded, saying that the Steam Deck utilized the standard M2 slot - which should be user-replaceable even though the specs mentioned that it is not intended for user replacement. The post Steam Deck Uses Standard User Replaceable M.2 2230 Slot For Its SSD! appeared first on
Tags: Gaming, All News, Gaming News, Hardware News, Steam, Valve, Gaming Console, Gabe, Steam Deck, Steam OS

Why Steam Deck doesn’t stack up to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on Android

The Steam Deck is a solution searching for a problem when the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 can give most gamers a better experience.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Gaming, Samsung, Trends, Cloud Gaming, Xbox Game pass Ultimate, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Steam Deck

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