Category Archives: Mac

iOS 12 won’t launch with FaceTime group chats

We hope you weren't planning a group FaceTime chat the very moment iOS 12 and macOS Mojave reached your devices. The release notes for Apple's latest iOS 12 and Mojave developer betas reveal that group FaceTime won't be available in either operating…

Firefox experiment suggests articles based on your web history

You can already save articles for later viewing in Firefox thanks to Pocket integration. That's not going to help you find articles, however, and it's all too tempting to stick to the same old sites for your reading habits. Mozilla wants you to be…

‘Steven Universe’ and ‘OK K.O.!’ are coming to Nintendo Switch

Cartoon Network and Outright Games will release a boxed set bundling both Steven Universe: Save the Light and OK K.O.! Let's Play Heroes to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for $40 on October 30th. Currently available as digital downlo…

Valve’s pay-to-play ‘Dota’ card game will be released November 28th

Valve's next title Artifact, a trading-card game, will be released November 28th. Digital trading card games like Gwent from Witcher developer CDProjekt Red and Hearthstone from Blizzard have been doing surprisingly well lately. That's probably somew…

Why Macs matter to Apple, even when they aren’t selling well

Apple didn't say much about the Mac on yesterday's quarterly-earnings call. Customers only bought 3.7 million Macs in the past three months, a 13 percent drop compared to the year prior. For those keeping track, that's only the fifth quarter in the p…

Mobile MOBA ‘Vainglory’ is coming to PC

Although it's far more common to see PC games ported to mobile (Hearthstone, The Talos Principle, This War of Mine), that formula is occasionally reversed. Super Evil Megacorp's Vainglory is a case in point — the high fantasy MOBA is coming to both…

‘Fortnite’ will bring back guided missiles in a softer, gentler form

Fortnite's guided missile certainly had its moments, but Epic dropped it with an April patch for a reason — it was so powerful (and ammo so plentiful) that you could make life a living hell for anyone who wasn't an immediate threat. Flash forward a…

‘Fortnite’ Playground mode returns on July 25th

Don't worry if you're still suffering from withdrawal symptoms while Epic retools Fortnite's Playground mode — its return is just around the corner. The developer has confirmed that its sandbox-like option is coming back on July 25th, complete with…

Surreal adventure game ‘The Gardens Between’ is coming to Switch

Independent developer The Voxel Agents has announced it plans to release abstract puzzle title The Gardens Between for Nintendo Switch in addition to previously disclosed PlayStation 4, PC and Mac platforms. It's expected to arrive sometime in Q3 thi…

Google Chrome prevents sites from launching Spectre-like attacks

If you're using Chrome, you now have fewer reasons to worry about Spectre-style security threats. Google has revealed that Chrome 67 for desktop and the matching Chrome OS release enable a previously experimental Site Isolation feature that reduces…