Intel’s oft-delayed “Sapphire Rapids” Xeon CPUs are finally coming in early 2023
Enlarge / Intel’s Sapphire Rapids Xeon CPUs. Intel Intel’s next-generation Xeon CPUs based on the new Sapphire Rapids architecture have been delayed more than once, but Intel is finally gearing up to begin selling them to PC companies and end users. According to an announcement-about-an-announcement tweet from Intel, a... Read more
‘Stranger Things’ Musical Finally Brings Justice for Barb
Hawkins, Indiana, may be home to murderous monsters, but it’s way less threatening when you toss in campy musical numbers and silly wigs.  You get plenty of both in Stranger Sings: The Parody Musical, which bills itself as a “hilarious ‘upside down’ take” on the hit Netflix horror drama... Read more
Twitter Had a Plan to Fix Social Media. Will Elon Musk Follow It?
Musk’s chief concern will be whether he can align his philosophical affection for decentralization with the need to turn Twitter into a profitable business. He has previously expressed a desire to open source the Twitter algorithm in the name of transparency, but ceding control of the algorithm (the mechanism... Read more
It Takes Two: Porting 2021’s game of the year to Switch
It Takes Two was one of the most successful games of 2021, selling over 7 million copies and winning game of the year at The Game Awards. Now, Turn Me Up Games is getting ready to release its Switch port of Hazelight Studio’s big hit on November 4. That... Read more
Samsung Black Friday Deals Revealed, Here’s How to Get Early Access
Adam Oram is a Deals Writer at CNET. He studied Media at Newcastle University and has been writing about technology since 2013. He previously worked as a Senior Writer at iMore, Deals Editor at Thrifter, and as an Apple Genius. His spare time is spent watching football (both kinds),... Read more
The Rise of Rust, the ‘Viral’ Secure Programming Language That’s Taking Over Tech
Whether you run IT for a massive organization or simply own a smartphone, you’re intimately familiar with the unending stream of software updates that constantly need to be installed because of bugs and security vulnerabilities. People make mistakes, so code is inevitably going to contain mistakes—you get it. But... Read more
PlayStation VR2 launches on February 22
Did you miss a session from GamesBeat Summit Next 2022? All sessions are now available for viewing in our on-demand library. Click here to start watching. Sony announced today that its new VR headset, the PlayStation VR2, officially launches on February 22, 2023. The headset will retail for $549... Read more
Save up to 30% Off at Raycon With Early Black Friday Deals
Holiday shopping season has kicked off, with early Black Friday deals at a lot of retailers offering big savings on top tech. Raycon has joined the fray with 20% off sitewide and up to 30% off bundles, helping you snag deals on premium audio. You’ll even get free shipping... Read more
Why Signal won’t compromise on encryption, with president Meredith Whittaker
Meredith Whittaker is the president of Signal, the popular messaging app that offers encrypted communication. You might recognize Meredith’s name from a different context: in 2018, she was an AI researcher at Google and one of the organizers of the Google walkout, during which 20,000 employees protested the company’s... Read more
‘Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova’ Breaks an Infamous Video Game Curse
Tie-in games get a bum rap. Often, deservedly so. They can be amazing, but too frequently they’re rushed efforts that seem developed just to make a buck off fans. Some don’t even coalesce with the canon of the franchise they’ve allegedly been created to expand upon. (Don’t forget the... Read more