Microsoft and Facebook blast Apple for restrictive rules on gaming apps

Microsoft and Facebook blast Apple for restrictive rules on gaming apps

A customer plays on an Xbox xCloud device at the Microsoft store opening on July 11, 2019 in London, England. Peter Summers | Getty Images Microsoft and Facebook have lashed out at Apple for restrictive App Store policies, which they say prevent them from launching gaming services on iPhones and other Apple devices. Earlier this week, Microsoft…

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Rocksteady Announces Suicide Squad Game

Rocksteady Announces Suicide Squad Game

Batman: Arkham series developer Rocksteady has announced that it is working on a Suicide Squad video game, and will announce further details on August 22 as part of DC FanDome, DC comics’ digital fan event. Target locked – #DCFanDome – August 22. #suicidesquadgame pic.twitter.com/HrXZNKwo0f— Rocksteady Studios (@RocksteadyGames) August 7, 2020A Suicide Squad game was first…

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Lawn chairs and kitchen tables: Ergonomics in the involuntary work-from-home era

Lawn chairs and kitchen tables: Ergonomics in the involuntary work-from-home era

Enlarge / This is your skeleton. This is your skeleton working from home. Any questions?Aurich Lawson / Getty ImagesWith offices shuttered around the world, many people are experiencing working from home for the first time—or experiencing it in much longer doses than they were used to. Many companies are planning to keep employees working remotely…

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The Morning After: Our favorite noise-canceling headphones got an upgrade

The Morning After: Our favorite noise-canceling headphones got an upgrade

For a little while on Thursday night, it seemed reasonable to believe that the president may have banned everything from Fortnite and League of Legends to Spotify and the next Top Gun movie. That’s because Donald Trump issued an executive order pushing to block transactions with TikTok, WeChat and their respective parent companies, ByteDance and…

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Kuo: Quality problem with iPhone 12 camera lenses; non-Pro models may go on sale first

Kuo: Quality problem with iPhone 12 camera lenses; non-Pro models may go on sale first

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is reporting that a quality problem has emerged during testing of iPhone 12 camera lenses from one of Apple’s suppliers. Coatings on the wide-angle lenses were found to have cracked. The problem was spotted during a high-temperature, high-humidity test designed to ensure that the cameras can cope with use in…

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