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PS4's PlayStation is getting much better now, adding downloadable games

The PlayStation Now service has received a major upgrade today, with the message that subscribers can now download games in addition to the existing streaming option. The company prides itself on downloading "almost all" of the PS4 games on the service, along with the playback of PS2 games. This does not include the playback of PS3 games. Your downloaded games …

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Twitch has been blocked in China

Twitch saw a tremendous uptick in popularity in China last month, becoming the third most popular app on the iOS App Store, according to Abacus News. The surge was reportedly driven by the presence of esports at the 2018 Asian Games, which were not carried by state broadcaster CCTV but were available on Twitch. That potential win for Twitch has …

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The DeanBeat: Console games are not dead yet

We all remember headlines about how console games are dead or dying. Mobile games, PC games, Android setups, virtual reality, and cloud gaming were all going to kill off consoles. After checking out Rockstar's amazing console game, Red Dead Redemption 2, I have to chuckle about this idea again. Rockstar's ode to the dying of the American West is going …

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The new iPhone is now in stores. Here are 5 reasons to stop buying one.

iPhone XS is the best iPhone ever, but there are good reasons to hold onto buying one. (Washington Post Personal Illustration) Hi there, knowledgeable iPhone shopper. Ready for an upgrade? There are a few things you should know before emptying your wallet in the Apple Store. It's a particularly confusing moment: Apple sells no less than eight iPhone models 2018. …

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti vs RTX 2080 Ti: Are you upgrading?

Two and a half years after the launch of the GeForce GTX 10 Series, Nvidia's next generation graphics card is here, and the GeForce RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti exceed our performance charts. But should you upgrade to GeForce RTX 2080 Ti ($ 1200 on GeForce.com) if you already own a GeForce GTX 1080 Ti? The answer is as always, …

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Huawei trolls Apple by handing out power banks to customers waiting in line for an iPhone XS

By Malcolm Owen Friday, September 21, 2018, 05:02 am PT (08:02 AM ET) Customers waiting to buy the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max became the subject of a marketing campaign from competitor Huawei, after representatives from the company handed out branded power banks to people camping outside of one Apple Store in Singapore. The subversive marketing stunt saw Huawei …

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Google Admits It Allows Some Services to Pass Gmail Data On to Others

Last year, Google made a big thing of announcing that it would no longer scan people's Gmail emails for keywords that could be used to target ads to them. However, in early July a Wall Street Journal report showed that Google was still letting third party services access people's Gmail accounts. That report won the attention of U.S. lawmakers, who …

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First Impressions From New iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Users

We've seen dozens of iPhone XS and XS Max reviews from media sites that Apple invited to test the new smartphones ahead of their release, but now that the new iPhones have officially launched in the United States and other countries around the world. , iPhone XS and XS Max first impressions from regular Apple customers are now available. MacRumors …

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