AT&T TV launches nationwide, misses the point of cord cutting

Facepalm: AT&T had a winning formula on its hands. An Android TV box that allowed users to watch more live TV channels than any other streaming cable service along with access to paid streaming services like Netflix. Throw in a Google Assistant-enabled remote that can control smart home devices and Continue Reading

Apple settles iPhone throttling class action for up to $500 million

In a nutshell: If you are one of the iPhone owners who fell victim to Apple quietly throttling the processor to conserve your battery in 2017, you may be entitled to part of a class-action settlement. Don’t start planning a significant upgrade to your phone though. Awards are expected to Continue Reading

New Half-Life: Alyx gameplay videos highlight varying movement styles

In a nutshell: It’s good to see that Valve is providing multiple ways to play the game, allowing the user to select what method best suits their style of play. Valve on Monday shared three new Half-Life: Alyx gameplay videos highlighting roughly 10 minutes of new footage. Each clip demonstrates Continue Reading

Overwatch’s ‘Collegiate Clash’ tournament will reward winning teams with $40,000 in scholarship funds

In context: If the immense popularity of games like Fortnite, Overwatch, and League of Legends wasn’t proof enough that the eSports industry is starting to become a more serious rival to traditional sports, today’s news might fit the bill. eSports group Torque Esports is teaming up with Activision Blizzard to Continue Reading

Kuo: iPhone production will remain slow through the second quarter of 2020

Bottom line: While Apple is hoping for China to get the coronavirus crisis under control, some of its most important component suppliers won’t be able to return to normal working conditions until May, at the earliest. If you go by data from CounterPoint Research, Apple’s phones have been selling like Continue Reading

Riot’s reveals new details about ‘Project A,’ now officially called ‘Valorant’

TL;DR: Riot’s Project A is now Valorant. It will feature 5v5 race-to-13 matchplay with eight playable Agents on four maps. The gameplay is twitchy and fast. Riot has it positioned well for esports competitions. It will be free-to-play when it releases this summer only on PC. Riot Games has named Continue Reading