Amazon is adding Venmo as a payment option in 2022

Amazon is adding Venmo as a payment option in 2022

Amazon up to this point has kept its checkout process pretty straightforward, only accepting credit / debit cards, linked bank accounts and gift cards as forms of payments. Oddly enough, you can’t even use PayPal to pay for purchases on Amazon, although I suspect that might change, especially if the Venmo partnership is a success….

The Golden Joystick Awards wants you to pick the greatest ever game and piece of hardware from these lists

The Golden Joystick Awards wants you to pick the greatest ever game and piece of hardware from these lists

It’s a question many gamers are asked, and most have a different answer: what is the greatest game of all time? It’s a conundrum that this year’s Golden Joystick Awards will answer, as decided by the voting public, and you can also vote for the greatest piece of hardware ever made. Voting for the various…

Survey: Apple laptops are less popular in the US than those from HP and Dell

Survey: Apple laptops are less popular in the US than those from HP and Dell

Apple’s new M1 Pro- and M1 Max-powered MacBook Pros have been praised as game-changers, but Cupertino still has some way to go before dominating the US laptop industry, lagging behind both HP and Dell in terms of popularity. According to data from a Statista Global Consumer Survey (via Finbold), Apple took a 24% share of…

Robinhood says data of 7 million customers was exposed in a security incident earlier this month

Robinhood says data of 7 million customers was exposed in a security incident earlier this month

Over the last few years, millions of people have flocked to apps like Robinhood to trade stocks and cryptocurrencies, seemingly drawn by the commission-free nature of these services. However, that has also made them attractive targets for hackers who are hunting for sensitive user data. Robinhood is one of the most popular companies in the…

Here’s how many people paid $450,000 for Virgin Galactic’s edge-of-space flight

Here’s how many people paid $450,000 for Virgin Galactic’s edge-of-space flight

Virgin Galactic has revealed that 100 people have bought tickets for its suborbital spaceplane since the price jumped to $450,000 in the summer. That takes the total number of passenger reservations for its space tourism trips to 700—300 fewer than its target of 1,000 sales. The reservation figures were listed in Virgin Galactic’s third-quarter earnings…

Pinocchio-inspired Souls-like Lies of P looks awesome in alpha gameplay trailer

Pinocchio-inspired Souls-like Lies of P looks awesome in alpha gameplay trailer

It’s a great time to be a fan of Souls-like games. Not only is the excellent-looking Elden Ring on the horizon, we’ve just seen footage of another title that will become part of the genre, one that asks: “What if Pinocchio, but bad-ass mechanoid?” Lies of P, announced by South Korean developer Round8 Studio, really…

Nvidia’s ‘Audio2Face’ tech uses AI to generate lip-synced facial animations for audio files

Nvidia’s ‘Audio2Face’ tech uses AI to generate lip-synced facial animations for audio files

Game development is an incredibly time-consuming and expensive process, with art and animation budgets often eating up a hefty chunk of a team’s cash reserves. Believable facial animation, in particular, is critical for cutscene-heavy titles. That’s why Nvidia is working on an AI-based tool that can read audio files and create matching facial animations in…