Instagram’s IGTV could soon challenge YouTube’s dominance

Instagram was born as a simple photo-sharing app in 2010, but it began moving into video in 2013, when it started letting users upload short clips. Now, five years after making that initial push into the space, the company plans to take its ef…

A vertical case makes arcade games easier on Nintendo Switch

A big part of the Nintendo Switch’s appeal is its portability, but select games — typically older titles that originally debuted in arcade machines — are formatted vertically. Playing them horizontally leads to giant black bars on the sides, which…

The creator of Internet Explorer wants to read your mind with a bracelet

The idea of controlling a computer with your thoughts sounds amazing. A New York startup called CRTL-Labs has created a non-invasive device they claim will make this an everyday reality.
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Mojang card game ‘Scrolls’ reborn as ‘Caller’s Bane’

When Scrolls was hit by a Bethesda lawsuit and its online servers died an ugly death, the future of Mojang’s collectible card game was looking rather grim. But Scrolls is still alive, and it’s just been rebranded as ‘Caller’s Bane’. Unlike before, it…

Watch this Japanese ‘dragon’ drone slither through the air like a flying snake

Drones are awesome, but there are only so many conventional quadcopters you can see before you start to get a bit jaded. That’s where a new drone from the University of Tokyo comes into play.

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MoviePass will begin surge pricing next month

Business Insider reports today that MoviePass will start charging surge prices for certain movies during particular times. When the app deems a showing to be exceptionally popular, MoviePass will charge its subscribers an additional $2, accord…

Surprise! Some PC games have ad-tracking software installed

A smattering of PC games are tracking where you go and what you do on the internet when you aren’t playing. Reddit sleuths have discovered that games including Civilization VI, Elder Scrolls Online, Kerbal Space Program (above), Hunt: Showdown and Wa…

Follow tonight’s NBA draft with ESPN’s Twitter livestream

For tonight’s NBA draft, ESPN will have fan-focused commentary on its main channel while its ESPN2 coverage will explain what the picks mean for the league. But you can also follow along on the network’s Twitter account, which will have “more of a ra…

This remote control robot promises to destroy a tank from three miles away

An Estonian defense company has teamed up with a missile manufacturer to create an anti-tank missile-firing unmanned ground vehicle that’s capable of penetrating 39.3 inches of steel armor plating.
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Steam’s Summer Sale offers discounts on ‘Fallout,’ ‘Sonic’ and more

Steam holds seasonal sales throughout the year, offering decent discounts during certain dates in Autumn, Winter and Summer. It’s definitely time for the most recent sale, just a day after PUBG got its first deal ever on the game distribution service…