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Microsoft's $ 399, 10-Inch Surface Go Reverses The Windows Surfboard for Consumers

For all Microsoft's allegations of mobility, Microsoft Surface lineup of Windows tablets has certainly not been so portable. The smaller, cheaper, lighter Surface Go message Tuesday morning hopes to change all that with a new 10-inch spin on the traditional Surface tablet. No, this is not the Surface Mini or the reputed two-screen device, "Andromeda." Surface Go reminds me most …

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EA buys Bungie Founders Indie Game Studio

Mega publisher Electronic Arts has acquired an indie studio with a big name attached to it. The battlefield and the FIFA publisher have announced that it purchased Industrial Toys, founded in 2012 by Bungie founder and former CEO Alex Seropian. Seropian is a game industry veteran. After leaving Bungie, he experimented with outsourced game development at Wideload Games. Then he …

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Strange things continue to happen in "Fortnite" and it has even begun invading the real world

Ben Gilbert / Business Insider The creators of "Fortnite: Battle Royale" are known to keep players on their toes every week – and sometimes daily – additions to the game, including new things, time-limited game modes and fun and interesting challenges. Instead of just announcing what the newest addition to the game will be, developers will often leave cryptic tips …

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Apple's iOS encryption protection code can be circumvented using a USB accessory

Apple released iOS 11.4.1 this morning, and there was a new software mechanism that blocks password-soliciting tools. Known as USB-restricted mode, the tool makes the iPhone unavailable for third-party applications of any kind after the screen has been locked for an hour. This way, harmful third parties or law enforcement agencies can not break into the phone using password tools …

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House Republicans require answers from the alphabet for Gmail privacy scandal

Last week, reports that confirmed third-party app developers could read emails that belong to millions of Gmail accounts. Today, Congress demands that Google deliver answers to a variety of privacy-related issues that follow the scandal. The High Representatives of Parliament's Committee on Energy and Trade sent letters to both Apple and Alphabet today who asked a series of questions about …

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Electronic Arts acquires mobile shooters industrial toys

Electronic Arts said it has acquired Industrial Toys, a creative team that has made a number of ambitious mobile games for an indefinite price. Pasadena, California-based industrial toys started in 2012 and its founder has a high-profile pedigree: Alex Seropian, founder and former CEO of Bungie Studios (Halo and later Destiny manufacturers). Seropian and founder Tim Harris wanted to bring …

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Last Chance: Free Fortnite Skin and Loot from Amazon / Twitch Prime

Twitch Prime continues to be the gift that continues to give. Every month, Twitch users with Amazon Prime get a lot of freebies, ranging from games to game titles. Perhaps the most exciting is Free Fortnite equipment, such as Fortnite Twitch Prime Pack # 2, which Epic Games just announced. It includes exclusive free cosmetics and other items for Fortnite …

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The best game deals on Prime Day 2018

It has been a great year for console deals, and it will be better. Over the last few weeks, we have seen the Xbox One X vendor for $ 367.99, the Nintendo switch for $ 239.99 and an Xbox One S 2 game bundle retail for $ 161.49. PS4 Pro offers have been much harder to come with, but we …

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