Game Pass Vs. The New PS Plus, The Comparison We Had To Make

Game Pass Vs.  The New PS Plus, The Comparison We Had To Make

Image: Sony / Microsoft / Kotaku Two months ago, Sony reimagined PS Plus, its longtime membership program for PlayStation owners. Now, it looks a whole lot like Microsoft’s Game Pass: For roughly the same amount of money, both offer access to a Netflix-style games-on-demand library. Obviously, we had to stack the two services up against … Read more

Game Pass Vs. The New PS Plus, The Comparison We Had To Make

Game Pass Vs.  The New PS Plus, The Comparison We Had To Make

Image: Sony / Microsoft / Kotaku Two months ago, Sony reimagined PS Plus, its longtime membership program for PlayStation owners. Now, it looks a whole lot like Microsoft’s Game Pass: For roughly the same amount of money, both offer access to a Netflix-style games-on-demand library. Obviously, we had to stack the two services up against … Read more

DreamWorks Animation to Release MoonRay as Open Source

DreamWorks Animation to Release MoonRay as Open Source

GLENDALE — DreamWorks Animation has just announced their intention to release their proprietary production renderer, MoonRay, as open source software later this year. MoonRay is DreamWorks’ state-of-the-art MCRT renderer, which has been used on feature films such as How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, The Croods: A New Age, The Bad Guysas well … Read more

How Apple’s Files app is getting better in iOS 16 & iPadOS 16

How Apple’s Files app is getting better in iOS 16 & iPadOS 16

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Updates to the Files app in iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 bring it closer to the macOS Finder. Here’s what’s new. The Files app brings basic … Read more

‘Save Minecraft!’ Cry Fans As Mojang Moderates Private Servers

‘Save Minecraft!’  Cry Fans As Mojang Moderates Private Servers

Image: Mojang / Microsoft Minecraft is on fire. At least that’s how it currently feels if you follow the fandom on social media or certain message boards. A portion of the community is up in arms following the news that developer Mojang won’t back down from a controversial move to open private servers up to … Read more

Facebook Tries Buying App, Gets Sued For Over VR Monopoly

Facebook Tries Buying App, Gets Sued For Over VR Monopoly

Image: Within It’s been a very bad year so far for Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, in ways extremely unique to being one of the biggest tech companies in the world. Despite still making almost $7 billion in profit in recent months, TikTok is eating its lunch, the stock price is in shambles, … Read more

The Fed will cut rates next year, says BofA. Here’s what will happen to Treasurys.

The Fed will cut rates next year, says BofA.  Here’s what will happen to Treasurys.

All eyes will be on the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. The central bank is widely expected to continue the fast pace of monetary tightening with another 75 basis-point hike in borrowing costs. But even before confirmation that inflation has peaked, the market is starting to price in the chances of interest cuts next year as … Read more

Powerful AI can finish your sentences, but struggle most times to find solutions to basic tasks

Powerful AI can finish your sentences, but struggle most times to find solutions to basic tasks

The tech industry’s latest artificial intelligence constructs can be pretty convincing if you ask them what it feels like to be a sentient computer, or maybe just a dinosaur or squirrel. But they’re not so good – and sometimes dangerously bad – at handling other seemingly straightforward tasks. Take, for instance, GPT-3, a Microsoft-controlled system … Read more

Privacy, Independence And Gaming – Why Netflix Picked Microsoft As Its Ad Partner

Privacy, Independence And Gaming – Why Netflix Picked Microsoft As Its Ad Partner

News that Netflix had anointed Microsoft as its partner to redefine the future of ad-funded TV rocked the many adtech companies courting the streamer this week. The Drum explores why Netflix can chill now it has a heavyweight partner to jumpstart its dramatic U-turn into a more traditional advertising model. With the likes of Comcast-owned … Read more

Windows 11 Accessibility Features Everyone Can Use

Windows 11 Accessibility Features Everyone Can Use

Photo: sdx15 (Shutterstock) Over the last few years, Microsoft has made great strides toward making Windows more accessible to a wider audience. Windows 11 includes a dedicated Accessibility section intended to help users adapt the display and the behavior of the OS according to their needs. This section is very helpful for users with visual … Read more