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Xbox Series S just became a no-brainer thanks to this awesome...

Xbox Series S just became a no-brainer thanks to this awesome new feature
The Xbox Series S is probably more powerful than you think.  Andrew Hoyle/CNET In February, Xbox introduced a new feature for the Xbox Series S and Series X called FPS Boost. It allows certain backward-compatible Xbox One games, which originally ran at 30 frames per second (fps), to now run at 60fps or in some…

AirPods 3 might make an appearance next week. Here’s everything we...

AirPods 3 might make an appearance next week. Here’s everything we know
We didn't get the rumored AirPods 3 at Apple's April "Spring Loaded" event like many people predicted. But now there are whispers about a surprise Apple release on May 18, believed to be the long-awaited AirPods 3. YouTube leaker Luke Miani predicted, in a statement to AppleTrack, that Tuesday's news would come from Apple in…

Dolby Vision gaming is coming to Xbox Series X|S

Dolby Vision gaming is coming to Xbox Series X|S
In brief: Microsoft has announced that Dolby Vision is coming soon to the Xbox Series X|S, making them the first gaming consoles to feature the technology. Insider Alpha Ring members can experience Dolby Vision gaming now, while the rest of gamers will have to wait for the test phase to end. A few weeks ago,…

Global laptop shipments almost doubled in Q1, with Chromebooks outpacing MacBooks...

Global laptop shipments almost doubled in Q1, with Chromebooks outpacing MacBooks and Windows laptops
In context: We already knew the PC market had been growing fast in the last few quarters, with demand remaining strong and chip shortages threatening supply. According to the latest figures from Strategy Analytics, laptops are a big part of that surge, and Chromebooks in particular have seen unprecedented growth. The sudden shift to working…

PS5 DualSense controllers now come in white, black, or red

PS5 DualSense controllers now come in white, black, or red
Go figure: If you still have not been able to score a PlayStation 5, Sony says, "That's okay. Buy a DualSense controller instead." It just revealed two new colors for the next-gen controller. I guess they don't require as many hard-to-get components as the consoles. You can pre-order today or wait until next month. Either…

Sega might bring back classics including Crazy Taxi, Panzer Dragoon and...

Sega might bring back classics including Crazy Taxi, Panzer Dragoon and Virtua Fighter
In brief: Sega laid out three possible paths for reviving old games: remastering past titles to include HD animation, remaking games by adding new features while maintaining the gameplay of the original, or a full reboot in which a new game is constructed based on the look and feel of the IP. Sega in its…

The DoD is using GPS data purchased from mobile apps for...

The DoD is using GPS data purchased from mobile apps for warrantless surveillance, says senator
In context: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated; and no Warrants shall issue but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be…

Best cheap printer deals for May 2021

Best cheap printer deals for May 2021
Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Printers might seem like fairly basic office appliances, and while the jobs they perform are pretty straightforward, today’s top models come loaded with all sorts of modern features like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi connectivity, app controls, and — most importantly — much-improved output…

The 38 best movies on HBO Max right now

The 38 best movies on HBO Max right now
This year may be the first year where you can see the big box office hits without ever leaving your home. Case in point, this weekend, HBO Max is debuting Angelina Jolie’s new thriller, Those Who Wish Me Dead. But if that film isn’t to your particular taste, then it’s a good thing that HBO…

Dairy recalls yogurt because of likely connection to outbreak

Dairy recalls yogurt because of likely connection to outbreak
Pure Éire Dairy is recalling certain yogurt because state officials reported it could be contaminated with E. Coli O157:H7. The health department is investigating an outbreak of E. Coli infections in Washington. The dairy announced the recall on its Facebook page, saying that it has requested retailers to remove alll PCC Markets brand and Pure…

WHO Europe offers guidance for safe food in traditional markets

WHO Europe offers guidance for safe food in traditional markets
Experts have put together a document with steps to help stakeholders manage food safety risks in traditional markets. The report contains guidance on the promotion of safe and healthy food in traditional markets in the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region. This involves identifying food safety issues, deciding on priorities for improvements, finding interventions, developing…

Study looks at the danger of ambient water ‘sprouting’ and solutions

Study looks at the danger of ambient water ‘sprouting’ and solutions
 Soaking “sprouted” foods at room temperature creates the risk of salmonella growth on popular snack foods, according to an Oregon State University study. The study is intended to provide information for both the industry and regulators. “If this soaking phase happens at ambient temperature, then there is a significant food safety problem,” said Joy Waite-Cusic,…