Facebook sells off Oculus Medium to Adobe

Facebook is selling Oculus Medium — a 3D virtual reality sculpting tool for creatives — to Adobe. The team was an expensive effort for Oculus and its sale signifies a broader rethinking within Facebook in what virtual reality projects they tackle in-house. It’s clear that Oculus pumped an awful lot …

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'Free Guy' trailer shows a video game NPC without chains

The storyline on display is predictable, but that’s clearly part of the point. Really, the focus here is on nods to the absurd game logic that wouldn’t hold up in real life. Who in their right mind would treat non-stop gunfights and car crashes as normal? There are also cute …

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'The Boys' season 2 teaser hints at more blood-soaked mayhem

There’s still no release date for the new season beyond “2020.” Having said that, The Boys‘ new season could easily snag one of Amazon’s premier launch windows. While it’s not certain just how many people have seen the first season so far, there’s little doubt that it was hyped-up — …

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Porsche tests a four-motor powertrain for electric SUVs

The technology doesn’t need additional sensors, and the software control can redistribute power “within milliseconds” instead of the relatively pokey limited-slip differential found in gas cars. Porsche said it has been testing the system over the course of two winters. There’s one, overriding question: which model gets a four-motor system …

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OnePlus may return to low-cost phones with the 8 Lite

OnePlus might be returning to truly low-cost phones years after the OnePlus X faded away. OnLeaks and 91Mobiles have posted renders and early tidbits of what they say is the OnePlus 8 Lite, a budget model that would sit below the rumored OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. Not surprisingly, …

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