A Version Of Valve’s Portal Is Kinda Running On The Nintendo 64

Valve’s Portal, released in 2007 (!), is one of the last games you’d expect to see the humble little N64 being able to manage, and yet here we are in 2022, seeing it manage it quite nicely. Programmer James Lambert has been working on a Portal demake for Nintendo’s system for a little while now, … Read more

Android Auto Makeover Lets You Watch YouTube in Your Car

Android Auto’s refresh will make it easier to mind your maps and messages while driving. Image: Google Android Auto in the dash is getting a much-needed refresh. During a session at its developer conference, Google introduced a revised interface coming to the Android-based car software. It includes a new split-screen mode that’s more scalable across … Read more

All the New Android Features Announced at Google I/O 2022

Google took the stage at this year’s I/O event for about two hours, announcing new and exciting products like Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, and the Pixel Watch. While hardware tends to steal the show at these events, the team certainly didn’t gloss over Android: between fresh Android 13 features and general Android updates, Google had … Read more

New Lenovo Legion 7 and Slim 7 Laptops Pair Brawn with Beauty

Lenovo Legion 7Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Lenovo is best known for its ThinkPad business laptops, but its Legion series has given birth to some of the best gaming systems I’ve used in the past few years. Today, the laptop maker is replacing the old with a new fleet consisting of the Legion 7 and … Read more

Palantir Earnings and Outlook Fall Short of Estimates. The Stock Plunges.

Text size Palantir guided to a ‘base case’ of $ 470 million in revenue for the second quarter. Dreamstime Palantir Technologies posted soft first-quarter results, along with June quarter guidance that fell shy of previous Wall Street forecasts. Global economic and geopolitical forces appeared to be weighing on the company’s near-term outlook, although Palantir’s long-established … Read more

Sonos Voice Assistant Leaked, Will Work Alongside Google, Alexa

The much-rumored Sonos Voice Control feature could arrive to your speakers as soon as next month. Photo: Victoria Song / Gizmodo Shouting out “Hey Sonos” to change the music might become a reality in your household in the next few weeks. Sonos is preparing to launch its anticipated voice control functionality in June, an exclusive … Read more

How To Make Some Tweets Private With Twitter’s Circle Function

Twitter is testing out a new feature with “Circle.”Image: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand / AP Images (AP) Though the edit button still has yet to materialize in timelines, and the company is undergoing a tumultuous acquisitionTwitter has been working on new features. On Tuesday, the social media company tweeted out that they are now testing something called … Read more

Marshall Emberton II and Willen Bluetooth Speakers Announced

Photo: Marshall Marshall just released two new Bluetooth speakers, and I’m already reaching for my wallet. Let’s start with the new Willen, a pint-sized speaker meant for travel. Marshall’s first true ultra-compact unit, the Willen has a single two-inch full-range driver paired with two passive radiators. Though smaller than the other offerings, this tiny speaker … Read more

With interest rates rising, it’s time to focus on MANG stocks instead of FAANG, according to Jefferies

Heading into the Federal Open Market Committee’s policy meeting, analysts at Jefferies on May 3 advised investors to avoid the popular FAANG + Microsoft group of stocks. They pointed instead to a group they named MANG. We’ll compare the two groups below. The FAANG group – Facebook holding company Meta Platforms Inc. FB, + 0.69%, … Read more

Google Nest to Display Fitness and Sleep Tracking Stats

Would you use your Nest Hub as a central device for all your wellness metrics? Image: Google I’m not suggesting you display your health data for the entire household to seebut it is a new feature that you can turn on for your Google Nest Hub. The ability was initially discovered by 9to5Googlewhich managed to … Read more