MagSafe Battery Pack review: One year later, still the one to beat

The MagSafe Battery Pack continues to be our favorite portable power bank 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. After spending a year with the MagSafe Battery Pack we’re more certain … Read more

Brazil Approves Microsoft Activision Acquisition, Says It Doesn’t Need To Protect PlayStation

Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, speaks a media briefing before the opening day of … [+] the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles on June 15, 2015. AFP PHOTO/MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Microsoft is doing a world tour in trying to … Read more

Microsoft Is Making A Poor Case For Its Activision Blizzard Acquisition

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 10: Phil Spencer, Vice President of Microsoft Game Studios at Microsoft … [+] Corp. speaks during Microsoft Xbox news conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo at the Galen Center on June 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Thousands are expected to attend the annual three-day convention to see the latest … Read more

Two Microsoft Exchange zero days exploited in the wild.

Microsoft warns of Exchange Server vulnerabilities. Late Friday Microsoft disclosed that two zero-days afflicted three versions of its widely used Exchange Server. Redmond’s initial disclosure said: “Microsoft is investigating two reported zero-day vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, and Exchange Server 2019. The first one, identified as CVE-2022-41040, is a Server-Side Request … Read more

Exchange Server State-Sponsored Attacks Underway, Microsoft Confirms

Microsoft Exchange Server users should apply mitigations as attacks begin Getty Images Microsoft confirmed on September 30 that it is investigating two zero-day vulnerabilities that impact Exchange Server 2013, 2016 and 2019. Between them, there are more than 200,000 installations in businesses worldwide. Microsoft goes on to warn that a single, likely state-sponsored, threat group … Read more

Controversial Executive Steps Down From Call Of Duty Publisher

Screenshot: CBS Viacom / Kotaku In a past life, Frances Townsend defended the legal basis for the torture method called waterboarding during George W. Bush’s War on Terror. In a more recent one, she helped lead Activision Blizzard’s initially tone-deaf response to a major sexual harassment lawsuit by the state of California. Now she’s stepping … Read more

Use This Site to See How Long It’ll Take to Finish a Video Game

Photo: gorodenkoff (Shutterstock) It’s easy to check how long it takes to watch a movie or a TV show, so why shouldn’t it be the same for video games? No one wants to spend $70 on a game that’s too short, or accidentally start a 200-hour JRPG when time is limited and precious. The next … Read more

Google Killing Stadia, Refunding All Purchases

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Google is shutting down it video game streaming service, Stadia, on January 18th, 2023, the company announced today. All purchases will be refunded and the technology will still be used for YouTube and other parts of its business, but the consumer-facing app and storefront will be shuttered for good less … Read more

Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro Max has the best display in the world

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. Display technology firm DisplayMate has concluded that the iPhone 14 Pro Max display is the best on any smartphone to date, setting or matching … Read more

New Microsoft Documents Reveal Surprising Surface Plans

Next month’s Microsoft event is widely expected to launch a number of new Surface devices, including an update to the flagship range with the Surface Pro 9 and the next version of the stylish deskbound Surface with the Surface Studio 3. What’s not expected is a third iteration of the Android-powered Microsoft Surface Duo. Nevertheless, … Read more