Toys R Us returns again… Again

You’d assume a store full of floor-to-ceiling toys would have no problem attracting a coveted target audience, but Toys R Us has had a hard time rising from the ashes after going down in 2018. ups have since opened and closed, but the current owners of the brand are hoping for a new one two-level … Read more

Guillermo del Toro Cate Blanchett in Nightmare Alley Mimi

Bradley Cooper as Stanton “Stan” Carlisle, Facing Psychological Problems demons like that.Screenshot: Searchlight Pictures Although Searchlight Pictures’ upcoming feature nightmare alley by Guillermo del Toro Surely looks and sounds like an alien thrillerDel Toro’s insisted from the get-go that his latest project is an outright classic noir as steeped in boredom as it is (ordinary) … Read more

Kevin Hart, the ugly side of obsessive fandom

Theo Rossi as Gene, Wesley Snipes as Carlton and Kevin Hart as Kid in Netflix’s True Story.Image: Netflix In Netflix’s new limited series True story-created by Narcos: Mexico Executive Producer Eric Newman – Kevin Hart plays Kid, a barely fictionalized version of himself at the top of his comedic game promoting a new superhero movie … Read more

Game of Thrones Prequel Pilot Costs $30 Million, Was Canceled

Jon Snow fights through a Game of Thrones delivery we did go watch.Image: HBO Making a sequel to one of the greatest fantasy shows ever was worth a journey of the mightiest heroes of Westeros. When Game of Thrones ended in 2019HBO already knew wanted the world to continue. Various ideas were thrown around of … Read more

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon laptop chips promise minor upgrades

Image: Qualcomm Qualcomm has big dreams of creating PC chips that will rival Apple’s M-series processors by 2023, but in the meantime, the company is introducing its latest ARM-based laptop chips: the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 and Snapdragon 7c+. Designed to support Windows laptops and Chromebooks, Qualcomm says the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 should pave … Read more

Amazon’s Appstore does not work on Android 12

The Amazon Appstore has some problems and it could be Amazon’s own DRM.Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo As a whole, the Android OS is a more open platform than its iOS rival. But that doesn’t mean that third-party app stores on Google devices are always fun. If you are an Amazon Fire Tablet user, you … Read more

Apple reportedly wants to replace iPhones with AR glasses

Image: Spencer Platt (Getty Images) Apple reportedly wants to replace the iPhone with augmented reality glasses within 10 years, a transition that would fundamentally change the way we interact with the digital world. Before you get excited about becoming Tony Stark, we should warn that these ambitions border on fantasy. Let’s start with some background. … Read more

Many serious Covid-19 survivors die within a year, study shows

A doctor tends to put a patient in the covid-19 intensive care unit at Leipzig University Hospital on November 18, 2021 in Leipzig, Germany.Photo: Jens Schlueter (Getty Images) New research this week shows that people have been hospitalized with severe covid-19 often pay a high price afterwards. The study concluded that these survivors were more … Read more

Barnes & Noble’s Nook rises from the dead

Like Paul Newman’s character in cool hand Luke Standing up again and again after being knocked down repeatedly in the film’s infamous fight scene, the Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader is somehow back with a fourth iteration of the Glowlight sporting modern upgrades and a chunky retro-looking screen bezel. Earlier this year, when the company’s … Read more

Nicolas Cage Dracula Movie Adds Awkwafina. please

You need more than a good shot with a bow to defeat Dracula.Image: Marvel Studios If you’re going to try and go against not just any lord of the night, but… Nic Goddamn Cage’s lord of the night you need a team – and Universal’s latest spin on being monstrous world begins to build one. … Read more