Marvel’s Avengers advancement is concerning an end

Marvel’s Avengers advancement is concerning an end

The development of Marvel’s Avengers is coming to a close. In a blog post, developer Crystal Dynamics announced that the game won’t receive any new updates after March 31st, with support ending on September 30th (via IGN).While you’ll still be able to play the game in both single-player and multiplayer mode, Crystal Dynamics says it…
Light contamination is even worse than satellites reveal us

Light contamination is even worse than satellites reveal us

The brightness of the night sky has risen by an average of 10 percent each year, according to new research. That’s a significantly higher number than estimates made using satellite data — which put that figure at closer to a 2 percent increase annually. In other words, light pollution — which makes sleep and many everyday…
Amazon is closing its AmazonSmile charity platform

Amazon is closing its AmazonSmile charity platform

Amazon is shutting down its AmazonSmile charity program next month. The closure coincides with a variety of cost-cutting efforts announced by the e-commerce giant that includes laying off thousands of employees.The AmazonSmile program functioned like an overlay for the standard Amazon site, allowing users to shop as normal, but select a charity to which the…
Tuesday’s leading tech news: An Apple (a) day

Tuesday’s leading tech news: An Apple (a) day

Apple unleashed an M2-powered update to a couple of its product lines today, with the introduction of a new Mac Mini, as well as refreshed MacBook Pro 14- and 16-inch laptops, now available with M2 Pro and M2 Max chips inside.Apple didn’t invite the press to Apple Park for this reveal, but it did publish…
Monday’s leading tech news: Twitter’s third-party customer restriction appears like no mishap

Monday’s leading tech news: Twitter’s third-party customer restriction appears like no mishap

Filed under:Plus new rumors about the fifth Galaxy Fold.By Verge StaffIllustration by Alex Castro / The VergeAlthough Twitter is yet to issue an official statement on why most major third-party clients broke last week, it increasingly seems as though the outage is intentional. The Information reported over the weekend that the outage is no accident,…
England’s prohibiting plastic plates and flatware later on this year

England’s prohibiting plastic plates and flatware later on this year

England’s taking its single-use plastics ban even further by restricting the sale of plastic cutlery, plates, bowls, trays, balloon sticks, as well as certain kinds of polystyrene cups and food containers (via Engadget). According to an announcement on the English government’s website, the new ban will go into effect in October of this year. Once…
Spotify states it’s recuperated after an interruption

Spotify states it’s recuperated after an interruption

It’s Friday night in the US, and for a while there, the music was not playing on Spotify for many people. Users reported streams suddenly stopped, and for people who’ve logged out, some say they can’t log in again. The outage has garnered over 30,000 reports on DownDetector.com, starting just before 8PM ET and rising…
The very best offers on 4K TVs

The very best offers on 4K TVs

The future looks bright for those who are looking to nab a great TV in 2023 at a substantial discount. Although a fresh slate of new models was announced at CES 2023, it might be a while until many of them arrive — and even longer before they receive a discount. However, you don’t have…
How to silence individuals on Instagram

How to silence individuals on Instagram

Tired of comparing your behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel on Instagram? (To quote Steven Furtick.) The social network has its charms, but for many, it can be a place that’s littered with envy-inducing photos and videos of everybody else’s “perfect” lives. If you’re not careful, it can trigger all sorts of insecurities — sometimes even to…
Monday’s leading tech news: an Apple headset this year??

Monday’s leading tech news: an Apple headset this year??

It’s been rumored for years, but 2023 might finally see Apple launch its long awaited mixed reality headset. That’s according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman (and previously reported by Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo), who reports that the device could be revealed ahead of this year’s WWDC, ready to ship this fall. There’s no guarantee that Apple…