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Airbnb has a new design partnership with Sir Jony Ive

Airbnb has announced a deal with former Apple chief designer, Sir Jony Ive. The multi-year agreement will see Ive and his team at LoveFrom, revamp Airbnb’s current product offerings. The move comes at a time when Airbnb is struggling to maintain revenues in an increasingly competitive market and when it’s moving towards an IPO.According to […]

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Ebb Software releases 14 minutes of squishy-squirmy Scorn gameplay footage

The last time we heard anything from Ebb Software regarding its upcoming survival horror game Scorn was during Microsoft’s Xbox Series X game reveal when it teased us with a two-minute cinematic trailer for the game. Today the developer showed a little more with a 14-minute clip of actual gameplay.On Thursday, Ebb dropped a 14-minute […]

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The Epic Games Store’s first Halloween sale is here

The Epic Games Store (EGS) may not have all of the same features as Steam, but it gets just a little bit closer to hitting that lofty target with every update. It’ll probably be quite a while before the EGS reaches full feature parity with Steam, but it’s arguably already there in one particular area: […]

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The iPhone 12 in Europe: Apple changes symbol positions, slower 5G, more expensive

The new iPhone 12 line is receiving mostly good reviews, with the elegant design often singled out as one of the plus points. In Europe, the handsets look slightly different than their US counterparts due to the regulatory body markings, which Apple has just altered. Residents must also endure higher prices and slower 5G.As reported […]

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Stadia creative director says streamers should pay game devs; Google disagrees

Should game streamers pay the developers and publishers of titles they stream? That’s the controversial suggestion put forward by Alex Hutchinson, creative director of Stadia Games and Entertainment’s Montreal studio—formerly known as Typhoon Studios. He’s certainly stirred up strong emotions with his tweet, and Google wants it known that the company doesn’t share his feelings.Hutchinson […]

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AMD’s Ryzen 5 5600X is a ripper, notches top spot in PassMark single thread CPU test

AMD’s upcoming Ryzen 5 5600X CPU has made its presence known in a big way. The chip, which doesn’t officially launch until November 5, is featured in the latest leaderboard update from benchmark software maker PassMark. Of course, benchmarks aren’t everything, but it certainly doesn’t hurt to win them, either.In PassMark’s CPU Mark test measuring […]

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Nintendo is cutting the price of individual Joy-Con controllers by $10

Nintendo will soon be slashing the price of individual Joy-Con controllers. The Nintendo of America Twitter account on Friday confirmed that starting November 9, the price of a single Joy-Con controller – either the left Joy-Con in neon blue or the right in neon red – will drop to $39.99 (originally $49.99).I suppose that is […]