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Amazon: Hope You Weren't Expecting Your Pre-Ordered PS5 to Ship on Time

With retailers royally jumping the gun on PlayStation 5 pre-orders, count yourself lucky if you managed to snag one before they sold out everywhere. Unless you got yours on Amazon. In which case, you might still be screwed.Read more...

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In continuing with this impossibly horrific year, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, champion of gender equality and women’s rights, has died due to complications from cancer, NPR reports. She was 87 years old. Read more...

In Ironic Twist, Founder of Cyber Fraud Prevention Startup Gets Arrested on Fraud Charges

That headline sounds like the set-up to a joke, I know, but 2020 has proven time and time again that you can’t make this shit up anymore. Read more...

Look How Hot These People Wearing Masks Are

As we all know, face masks are a critical tool in battling the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have described them as “one of the most powerful weapons we have to slow and stop the spread” of the coronavirus, which causes the disease covid-19. This week, CDC Director Dr.…Read more...

Nvidia's New RTX 3080 Can Barely Run Crysis: Remastered at 4K

What happens when you have a copy of Crysis: Remastered and Nvidia’s new RTX 3080 graphics card in your possession? You see if the RTX 3080 can run it, naturally. One of my hopes for Crysis: Remastered was that it would be just as punishing on PCs today as it was when originally released in 2007. Now that the game has…Read more...

Facebook Does It Again (and Again), More Bans, and FOSTA v. the Amendments

The never-ending battle over content moderation is only intensifying as we get closer to the 2020 elections and beyond. We’re trying out new formats to round up and summarize developments in this space—both in the interest of everyone’s sanity and to allow more time for the ramifications and context of the outcomes of…Read more...

After Months of Drama, Peacock Is Now on Roku

Folks, Peacock is finally on Roku.Read more...

Six Charged In Bribery Scheme to Game Amazon’s Marketplace

When folks hear the words “Amazon” and “crimes” in the same sentence, it’s usually referencing the giant’s potentially criminal anticompetitive behavior or its shitty-enough-that-it-should-be-criminal warehouse working conditions, rather than Amazon sellers scamming their way onto the DOJ’s watch list. Read more...

The Super Mario Bros. Movie Was a Damp, Fungal Love Letter to New York City

One of the interesting things about living in New York City during the coronavirus pandemic has been discovering ways to experience the area vicariously through different forms of media (because it’s dangerous to be out and about beyond necessary errands). While the 1993 Super Mario Bros. movie might not be the first…Read more...

120,000-Year-Old Human Footprints Mark Possible Migration Route Through Arabian Peninsula

Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia have discovered seven well-preserved footprints belonging to humans. Dated to around 120,000 years ago, these appear to be the oldest evidence of our species in the region. Read more...

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