Marvel’s experimental Werewolf by Night is like nothing else in the MCU

Oct 6, 2022

Most everyone now associates Marvel with its gigantic roster of superheroes and blockbuster movies, but it was, once upon a time, a publisher of pulp comics. This was a time when it was known as Atlas Comics. These books spanned many genres, from sci-fi and Westerns to, my personal favorite, horror. And now that the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe is starting to experiment with genre more than ever — think the cosmic sci-fi of Thor , She-Hulk’s courtroom drama, and even the recent ...read more

Pixel Tablet with magnetic dock coming in 2023

Oct 6, 2022

Google shared more details about the Pixel Tablet at its October 6th event, noting that the Pixel family “doesn’t feel complete” without a larger screen. Throughout the event, the tech giant showed several teases of the tablet before announcing it towards the end of the event. Google also talked about the Pixel Tablet’s design, highlighting a “nano ceramic coating” applied to the recycled aluminum body to create a soft, grippy finish. The company says it partnered with app devel ...read more

Marvel’s experimental Werewolf by Night is like nothing else in the MCU

Oct 6, 2022

Most everyone now associates Marvel with its gigantic roster of superheroes and their blockbuster movies, but it was, once upon a time, a publisher of pulp comics. This was a time when it was known as Atlas Comics. These books spanned many genres, from sci-fi and Westerns to, my personal favorite, horror. And now that the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe is starting to experiment with genre more than ever — think the cosmic sci-fi of Thor , She-Hulk’s courtroom drama, and even the ...read more

Twitter now allows you to post videos, GIFs and photos in a single tweet

Oct 6, 2022

Users can add up to four videos, images, and/or GIFs per Tweet Twitter announced earlier today that it is rolling out a new feature that will allow users on Android and iOS to share different types of visual content, including videos, images, and GIFs, together in a single Tweet. “Tap the photo icon in the Tweet composer to start mixing your media,” said the company in a Tweet announcing the feature. Get ready to mix it up with visuals on Twitter. You can now add a combinatio ...read more

Here’s how much the Pixel 7, 7 Pro, and Pixel Watch cost in Canada

Oct 6, 2022

Google’s much-anticipated Pixel 7, 7 Pro, and Pixel Watch are finally here. The search giant detailed the new devices during its October 6th event, but they’re also now available to pre-order ahead of an October 13th release. If you want to buy one of the new Pixels in Canada, read on to find out how much you’ll need to pay. We’ll start with buying them from Google, and then add carrier pricing as it becomes available. Google Store ThePixel 7 comes in ‘Obsidian,’ ‘Snow,’ or ‘L ...read more

Volvo’s EX90 electric SUV will have bidirectional charging capabilities

Oct 6, 2022

Volvo’s upcoming flagship electric vehicle, the EX90 SUV, will feature bidirectional charging capabilities with enough battery capacity to power a customer’s home, the company announced. Bidirectional charging is quickly becoming a highly sought-after feature in many electric vehicles. And it works exactly like it sounds: with unidirectional (one-way) EV chargers, electricity flows from the electric grid into the electric vehicle; with bidirectional (two-way) EV chargers, electricity can ...read more

Phones from and by Google: a visual history of the Pixel and its predecessors

Oct 6, 2022

Several years ago, if someone told you they had an Android phone, then it would have been safe to assume they were not talking about Google’s Pixel. Until recently, “Android” had a much stronger association with hardware from Samsung, OnePlus, Huawei, or even LG when it was still making phones. But that mindset may finally be shifting as the Google Pixel slowly gains more name recognition among the Galaxies of the world. The goal of the Pixel is to bring out the best of Android and invite ...read more

Uber is back in the robotaxi game after signing 10-year deal with Motional

Oct 6, 2022

Nearly two years after selling its autonomous vehicle research division to a competitor, Uber is finally back in the robotaxi business. The company signed a 10-year multimarket deal with Motional, a joint venture between Hyundai and Aptiv, to deploy autonomous vehicles on its ride-hailing and delivery platforms, the companies announced. Motional’s autonomous vehicles will ferry both passengers and delivery items for Uber and its Uber Eats division, with trips expected to start later this ye ...read more

Blizzard gives most Overwatch 1 players a pass on verifying phone numbers to play Overwatch 2

Oct 6, 2022

Two days into the launch of Blizzard’s revamped and now free-to-play Overwatch 2 experience, a Wednesday night post on its support forum addressed problems players have had with connections, SMS Protect, and missing account items or account merge troubles. In terms of the connection issues and long queues for entry that are keeping many of us stuck at the loading screen (Login queues, server crashes, and stability problems), a critical login server has been patched to help it hold up under ...read more

CRTC staff get scam emails from fraudster posing as Ian Scott

Oct 6, 2022

The fraudster asked CRTC staff to go out and buy iTunes gift cards Ian Scott, chairperson of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), revealed earlier this week that a scammer was able to fake his e-mail address, and attempted to defraud and extort money from CRTC staff. In classic scamming fashion, the fraudster sent e-mails to Scott’s staff, asking them “to go out and buy thousands of dollars of gift cards,” as reported by The Globe and Mail ...read more