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Like it or not, the Marvel empire redefined cinema this decade

There are few phrases that evoke a reaction as strong as “Marvel Cinematic Universe.” Over the last decade, the MCU changed cinema. According to The Irishman director Martin Scorsese, it also changed the term cinema. Is The Avengers cinema? Classic Shakespearean tales of power, family, and corruption took form in …

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This decade in Elon

As the decade has gone on, the occurrence of Elon Musk events has increased, and a brief glance back at the timeline shows this isn’t just a psychological phenomenon: Elon really is Elonning more often. Cast your memory back, if you will, to the reaches of Very Recent History. At …

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'Fortnite' will soon offer an Annual Pass with exclusive items

Now, the pass hasn’t actually been confirmed by Fortnite developer Epic, although the outcome of previous leaks would suggest it’s certainly on the agenda. No word either on a release date for the pass, nor a price (although some sources suggest it could be 7,800 V-Bucks, or $78), although a …

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A decentralized Twitter would bring the company back to its past

Today we’re going to talk about Jack Dorsey’s surprise tweetstorm about potentially decentralizing the service — but first, some history. Death came to the Twitter developer community on August 12th, 2012. In an infamous memo, the company’s head of product divided potential uses of the Twitter API into four quadrants. …

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Anthem's winter update, 'Icetide' is here

As EA and Bioware reportedly work out a new approach for Anthem, the game is trudging forward with the promised “seasonal” updates. After the “season of skulls” wrapped up in November, a new “Icetide” event has blanketed its world in snow and frost, while also mixing up the enemies and …

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Even Facebook Messenger is getting in on the Star Wars hype

The limited-edition features include reactions and stickers from the final entry in the Skywalker saga, including characters from both the light and dark sides of the Force — fingers crossed for Baby Yoda reactions and stickers at some point too. Facebook’s also adding some augmented reality effects for photos and …

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Apple is now selling Brydge’s laptop-style iPad keyboards

Apple’s online and retail stores in North America have started carrying products from Brydge, a company that’s known for producing MacBook-style Bluetooth keyboards for iPads. Models for the 10.2-inch iPad and 10.5-inch iPad Air are available. Apple brought support for its Smart Keyboard to both of these iPad lines this …

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