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The Boys are back: Amazon Prime’s dysfunctional superheroes return
The Boys season 2 returns to Amazon Prime on Sept. 4. Amazon Prime Video The creepy superheroes, and the vigilantes who fight against them, are back in season 2 of The Boys on Amazon Prime.  Starting Sept. 4, the show returns with new adventures and a new female superhero... Read more
The 8 Best Reusable Water Bottles (2020): Insulated and Non-Insulated
Give up the disposables once and for all with these insulated and non-insulated alternatives. Source link Read more
Torchlight III opens third act and addresses feedback with massive patch
Torchlight III launched earlier this month as part of Steam’s Early Access program. Now, after gathering feedback from players, developer Echtra Games is rolling out some new content. This update, called Echonok, hits June 30. It adds the third act as well as new enemies, loot, and more. This... Read more
Intel will soon bake anti-malware defenses directly into its CPUs
Enlarge / A mobile PC processor code-named Tiger Lake. It will be the first CPU to offer a security capability known as Control-Flow Enforcement Technology. Intel The history of hacking has largely been a back-and-forth game, with attackers devising a technique to breach a system, defenders constructing a countermeasure... Read more
Global Pride Day 2020: Celebrate with these movies and TV shows streaming now
The drama Pose portrays New York City’s African-American and Latino LGBTQI and gender-nonconforming ballroom culture scene from the 1980s through the 1990s. FX Networks Global Pride Day Saturday is another great opportunity to celebrate and learn more about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex community that spans... Read more
It’s Time to Reboot the Debate Over Violent Videogames
Christopher J. Ferguson is a psychology professor who often appears on TV to defend violent videogames. Having grown up during the Satanic Panic of the 1980s, he’s all too aware that adults tend toward hysteria when it comes to youth culture. “In general, be suspicious of people that are... Read more
GamesBeat Decides 154: More ‘Not E3,’ The Last of Us Part II, and more
On this week’s episode of GamesBeat Decides, reviews editor Mike Minotti and PC gaming editor Jeff Grubb talk about playing The Last of Us Part II. But first, they discuss the recent barrage of harassment and sexual misconduct claims against people in the video games industry. They also talk... Read more
T-Mobile’s outage yesterday was so big that even Ajit Pai is mad
Enlarge / The logo of Deutsche Telekom, owner of T-Mobile, seen at Mobile World Congress in February 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Getty Images | NurPhoto T-Mobile’s network suffered an outage across the US yesterday, and the Federal Communications Commission is investigating. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, who takes an extremely... Read more
The Simpsons will no longer let white actors voice nonwhite characters
The Simpsons says it’ll recast the voices of its nonwhite characters. 20th Century Fox The Simpsons will stop letting white actors voice nonwhite characters, the long-running animated series announced Friday.  “Moving forward, The Simpsons will no longer have white actors voice nonwhite characters,” the series said in an emailed... Read more
The RetroBeat: Jak II is one of the wildest sequels ever
Last week, I talked about my experience with Jak & Daxter, Naughty Dog’s first game on the PlayStation 2 and its successor to Crash Bandicoot. I found a fun, charming collect-a-thon, even if it lacked the more interesting acrobatics of the 3D Mario games. Now, I want to examine... Read more