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In 2020, neural chips helped smartphones finally eclipse pro cameras

When photographer Chase Jarvis coined the famous saying, “the best camera is the one you have with you,” he was revealing an unspoken truth: Even professionals carried point-and-shoot cameras despite owning DSLRs and dedicated video cameras. His message was that great photographers create compelling images with whatever they have on hand, but the sentiment wound up setting the stage for a […]

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Apple’s first M1 chip-based Macs are playing it too safe

Now that the dust has settled from Apple’s third and final fall media event, we’ve made it through all of the company’s annual iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, and Mac refreshes, toplined this year by the debut of four 5G-equipped iPhone 12 models and the first Macs powered by an Apple-developed M1 processor. Yet despite all the potential excitement that might […]

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Arknights is the only gacha game I recommend to people

Yostar and Hypergryph’s mobile tower-defense game, Arknights, remains the only gacha game I can confidently recommend to people — and trust me, I play a lot of them. Arknights is mostly a single-player puzzle game, each level of the game has at least one set solution to beat it. The characters that you can roll for in the gacha system […]

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Playing Among Us’ impostor is sweet, tasty catharsis

It feels good to be an impostor in Among Us. Ripping off your friends’ heads and gaslighting the survivors may sound grotesque in theory, but it’s actually great. And the more you play the impostor role, the more joy you can find in these terrible moments. Not even public servant Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is immune; during her giant Among Us voting […]

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Fortnite Adds Ghostbusters Items Just In Time For Halloween

Like many other games, Epic’s battle royale game Fortnite is celebrating Halloween with some spooky DLC. Available now in the game’s item store are a series of outfits and other items inspired by the iconic movie Ghostbusters. You can see a selection of these items in the image below–they include outfits for your character and special gliders and axes themed […]

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