How to pick the best MacBook so you’re not overspending for what you don’t need

How to pick the best MacBook so you’re not overspending for what you don’t need

A new MacBook Air running M2 chip is seen displayed during Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, June 6, 2022. Peter Dasilva | Reuters Apple has five MacBook computers to choose from, which might be a little daunting if you’re in the market for a new laptop as we hit back-to-school season. … Read more

Dustin Diamond’s abandoned, trashed house finally sells after 2 years

Dustin Diamond’s abandoned, trashed house finally sells after 2 years

Six months before Dustin Diamond passed away in February 2021, he was forced to put his longtime home in Port Washington, Wisconsin up for sale after a bank threatened foreclosure for unpaid dues. More than two years later, on May 27, 2022, it finally sold for $276,400 to a real estate developer with plans of … Read more

Dustin Diamond’s abandoned, trashed house finally sells after 2 years

Dustin Diamond’s abandoned, trashed house finally sells after 2 years

Six months before Dustin Diamond passed away in February 2021, he was forced to put his longtime home in Port Washington, Wisconsin up for sale after a bank threatened foreclosure for unpaid dues. More than two years later, on May 27, 2022, it finally sold for $276,400 to a real estate developer with plans of … Read more

Google pushes Apple to adopt a new kind of text messaging, criticizing ‘green bubbles’

Google pushes Apple to adopt a new kind of text messaging, criticizing ‘green bubbles’

Android mascots are lined up in the demonstration area at the Google I/O Developers Conference in the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Beck Diefenbach | Reuters Google, the developer of the Android, is increasing the pressure on Apple to adopt RCS, a next-generation standard for text messaging. It argues that Apple’s support of RCS would … Read more

Samsung just announced two new phones that fold in half

Samsung just announced two new phones that fold in half

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 Samsung Samsung on Wednesday announced its newest foldable phones, the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Galaxy Z Fold 4. The $999.99 Galaxy Z Flip 4 and the $1,799.99 Galaxy Z Fold 4 look very similar to last year’s Flip 3 and Fold 3. The Galaxy Z Flip 4 is a … Read more

Google pushes Apple to adopt a new kind of text messaging, criticizing ‘green bubbles’

Google pushes Apple to adopt a new kind of text messaging, criticizing ‘green bubbles’

Android mascots are lined up in the demonstration area at the Google I/O Developers Conference in the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Beck Diefenbach | Reuters Google, the developer of the Android, is increasing the pressure on Apple to adopt RCS, a next-generation standard for text messaging. It argues that Apple’s support of RCS would … Read more

Netflix is ​​expanding its push into video games, but few subscribers are playing along

Netflix is ​​expanding its push into video games, but few subscribers are playing along

Netflix is ​​accelerating its push into video games with plans to double its catalog of offerings by the end of the year, but for now, few of the streaming giant’s subscribers are playing. Since last November, the company has been rolling out the games as a way to keep users engaged between show releases. The … Read more

Video game giants had a miserable second quarter as the pandemic gaming boom hits a wall

Video game giants had a miserable second quarter as the pandemic gaming boom hits a wall

A gamer plays on Sony’s Playstation 5 console at his home in Seoul. Yelim Lee | AFP via Getty Images The giants of the video game world saw their sales slide in the second quarter, as initial tailwinds from the Covid faded. In the three months ended June, Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo each posted disappointing … Read more

Jennette McCurdy: I ​​was told to drink alcohol as a Nickelodeon child star

Jennette McCurdy: I ​​was told to drink alcohol as a Nickelodeon child star

Former child star Jennette McCurdy is getting candid about the abuses she reportedly suffered as a Nickelodeon star in the 2000s. McCurdy, 30, detailed many of the problems she faced while appearing on her hit TV show “iCarly” in her upcoming memoir, “I’m Glad My Mom Died,” including one alleged incident where she was photographed … Read more