The Overwatch Summer Games is coming back for the third year and is scheduled to begin on August 9th. True to its name, the annual Games features summer-themed events within Overwatch, including the soccer-inspired 3v3 brawl Lúcioball. If previous Lúcioball arenas were based in Rio de Janeiro and Sydney, it looks like Blizzard is taking us to Asia this time — to Busan, Korea, in particular. Not surprising considering the game’s rising popularity in the country, where one of the first instances of Overwatch match fixing took place.
Many tech companies have to write code to adapt to China’s strict rules, including its denial of Taiwan’s independent status. However, Apple’s approach to it may have been… slightly buggy. Security researcher Patrick Wardle has reported that iOS 11.3 and earlier included a bug that would crash some users’ devices whenever they wrote “Taiwan” or […]
Navalny aide Leonid Volkov maintained that YouTube pulled the videos based on an illegal complaint letter from the country’s election commission, not a full-fledged order. The Russian government under Putin has regularly suppressed political dissent, and has frequently singled out Navalny as a target. His latest ads encouraged Russians to protest pension changes — eliminating […]
The Zenbook S I tested came with an eighth-generation Intel Core i7 processor (the 8550-U, for those keeping track), along with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. That was plenty enough for my normal workflow, which typically includes tons of Chrome tabs, relatively lightweight apps like Spotify, Trello, Todoist and Slack, and the occasional […]