Oh hey, they make Baby Yoda ears for your Echo Dot now

Oh hey, they make Baby Yoda ears for your Echo Dot now

Attention fans of Star Wars, The Mandalorian or just Baby Yoda: if you own a third-generation Amazon Echo Dot, OtterBox has a stand that bestows your device with the likeness of The Child. Starting today, you can fill that void by pre-ordering the accessory from Amazon, according to a statement from OtterBox. Put your Echo … Read more

FCC approves Amazon’s internet-from-space Kuiper constellation of 3,236 satellites

FCC approves Amazon’s internet-from-space Kuiper constellation of 3,236 satellites

The Federal Communications Commission has approved Amazon’s plans for its ambitious Kuiper constellation, which entails sending 3,236 satellites into orbit to beam internet coverage down to Earth. The decision is a crucial regulatory step that paves the way for Amazon to start launching the satellites when they’re ready. The company plans to send the satellites … Read more

Epic Games Store adds support for community-made mods

Epic Games Store adds support for community-made mods

Besides its exclusives, something PC gamers have consistently criticized the Epic Games Store over is its less robust feature set than Steam. Mod support was one of the big ones. The Steam Workshop allows you to download, install and manage modifications easily. And for all of the things Steam could do better, mod support is one … Read more

Netflix is reportedly working on an animated Splinter Cell series

Netflix is reportedly working on an animated Splinter Cell series

After a seven-year hiatus, Splinter Cell could soon make a comeback. Variety reports Netflix and series publisher Ubisoft are working on an animated adaption of the long-running stealth game series, with John Wick franchise co-creator Derek Kolstad on writing duties. Kolstad is also said to be an executive producer on the adaptation. Netflix has reportedly ordered a … Read more

The recent ad boycott hasn’t slowed down Facebook

The recent ad boycott hasn't slowed down Facebook

It’s not necessarily a surprise that Facebook would continue to flourish in the face of an advertiser backlash. While large corporations made headlines for pausing their spending, most of Facebook’s ad dollars comes from thousands of smaller businesses that aren’t able to abandon the platform as easily. Still, the results underscore just dominant Facebook is. … Read more

Apple confirms new iPhones won’t arrive in September

Apple confirms new iPhones won’t arrive in September

Apple has confirmed it’s planning to launch its new iPhones a little later this year. “Last year we started selling new iPhones in late September, this year we expect supply to be available a few weeks later,” said Apple CFO Luca Maestri in an earnings call with investors today. Maestri didn’t reveal why this year’s … Read more

Apple confirms its new iPhones will be delayed by a ‘few weeks’

Apple confirms its new iPhones will be delayed by a 'few weeks'

For years, people have been buying brand new iPhones in September, typically weeks after a splashy press conference at Apple’s ring-shaped headquarters. Not so, this year. During a customary post-earnings conference call, Luca Maestri — the company’s Chief Financial Officer — confirmed that Apple’s new iPhones would be arriving later than usual. “As you know, … Read more

Amazon doubled its profit during a pandemic

Amazon doubled its profit during a pandemic

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos warned investors earlier this year that they’ll might want to take a seat and prepare for a possible loss in Q2, as the company planned to spend $4 billion — all of its expected Q2 operating profit — on COVID 19-related expenses. Amazon projected a potential loss of $1.5 billion this … Read more