How to replace your computer with an iPad

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AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple says the iPad can replace a traditional desktop or laptop for productivity, but that can be a big leap. These apps and … Read more

343 May Add Microtransactions To Halo: The Master Chief Collection

343 May Add Microtransactions To Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Image: 343 Industries It’s one thing for free-to-play shooter Halo Infinite to have microtransactions. now Halo: The Master Chief Collection, a first-person shooter with a price tag, might see something similar. Perhaps. Developer 343 is still “exploring” a “potential” framework “for the future.” Introducing microtransactions might seem like an odd step for Halo: The Master … Read more

Destiny And Spider-Man Studios Respond To Court Overturning Roe

Destiny And Spider-Man Studios Respond To Court Overturning Roe

Image: Insomniac Games / Sony On Friday the US Supreme Court made good on a longstanding right-wing threat to overturn Roe v. wadeand with it eradicates the constitutional right to abortion that had existed for nearly 50 years. Now some of gaming’s most well known studios, which had previously been silent, are speaking up about … Read more

Microsoft Adds Xbox Gaming Features to Edge

Microsoft Adds Xbox Gaming Features to Edge

Microsoft Edge GamingImage: Microsoft For edge to steal market share from Chrome, Microsoft will need to find ways to differentiate the relative newcomer from Google’s ubiquitous option. Features like Collections (which acts like bookmarks, but for groups of webpages) are a good start, and now Microsoft is giving gamers a reason to stick with the … Read more

Microsoft’s Calling It Quits on Creepy Emotion Recognition Tech

Microsoft's Calling It Quits on Creepy Emotion Recognition Tech

Photo: John MacDougall (Getty Images) Microsoft’s turning its back on its scientifically suspect and ethically dubious emotion recognition technology. For now, at least. In a major win for privacy advocates sounding the alarm on under-tested and invasive biometric technology, Microsoft announced it’s planning to retire its so-called “emotion recognition” detection systems from its Azure Face … Read more

How to Share a Mouse and Keyboard Across Multiple Computers

How to Share a Mouse and Keyboard Across Multiple Computers

For a lot of us, day-to-day computing involves using more than one computer—and sometimes more than one computer operating system too. That can mean a lot of wires and a lot of swapping between keyboards, mice and trackpads, but there are now multiple hardware and software options for sharing one set of input devices between … Read more

Bobby Kotick Will Stay On Activision Board For Another Year

Look at this man. How does he keep getting away with it?Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) Just yesterday, Activision Blizzard shareholders voted to approve a report looking into the company’s anti-harassment efforts. While the company itself is “carefully considering” that, stockholders also gave the green light to the Board of Directors nominees, which included shitty … Read more

Everything new coming to Apple TV in tvOS 16

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AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may commission as an Amazon Associate and earn affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Despite no stage time at WWDC, Apple TV’s tvOS 16 is still getting some new features this fall. We walk you through all of … Read more

How to use Apple’s Contacts app hidden power to improve your iPhone

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AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may commission as an Amazon Associate and earn affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple’s Contacts app doesn’t sound like the most vital part of iOS, but behind the scenes it powers a huge amount of what makes … Read more

A Review Of Jim Archer’s Brian And Charles

A Review Of Jim Archer's Brian And Charles

(left to right) David Earl stars as Brian and Chris Hayward stars as Charles in director Jim Archer’s Brian And Charles.Photo: Focus Features Mockumentary filmmaking and outlandish high concepts are a match made in budget-conscious heaven, taking ideas that might be too weird or outlandish for producers to risk funding and presenting them in a … Read more