Tag Archive: Away


Google Stadia vs. PlayStation Now: Stream away

Game anywhere Google Stadia

$ 10/month at Stadia

Pros Free trial for the next two months Play across PC, tablet, TV, and Android phone Resolution is currently limited to 1080p but is typically 4K Cons Limited games library Most games cost full price Promised features have been slow to roll out

Google Stadia launched in November, offering subscribers the chance to play new AAA games across their PC, TV, and Android devices without any downloads or  [Read More…]

How to stream Spirited Away from anywhere online

New deals recently struck by both HBO Max and Netflix means Studio Ghibli’s incredible back catalogue is now at last becoming available to stream online, including the out-and-out anime classic Spirited Away – read on to find out how to watch the film in your region.

Seen by many as the finest example of Studio Ghibli’s incredible cinematic output, Hayao Miyazaki’s masterpiece is one of the most successful animated movies of all time.

The film follows the story  [Read More…]

Dashlane is giving away 3 months of Business and Premium subscriptions

The offer only applies to new users of the Premium or Business subscriptions.

What you need to know In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Dashlane says it wants to do its part. As such, the company is making the Business and Premium versions of its password manager free to new users. The offer lasts for three months.

As the coronavirus continues its incessant march, and chaos grips the globe, at least one silver lining to come out  [Read More…]

Kazuhisa Hashimoto, creator of the well-known Konami Code, has passed away

The man responsible for the most iconic cheat code in history has died.

What you need to know Kazuhisa Hashimoto created the Konami Code cheat — Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, Start. The cheat has been used in countless games, both from Konami and other publishers. Konami shared today on Twitter that Kazuhisa Hashimoto has died.

We’ve got some sad news to share today. Konami has confirmed via Twitter that Kazuhisa Hashimoto,  [Read More…]

Blast away waves of deadly aliens in Space Pioneer for Android

My first experience playing Space Pioneer must have been a couple of years ago now, when the game was still in early access. I had lots of fun playing what was a very polished top-down shooter with RPG elements, hopping from planet to planet recovering artifacts, defending probes, and repairing crashed spaceships all while blasting away hordes of angry aliens.

Having revisited the game this week, I was pleased to see that it has continued to develop well  [Read More…]

From The Editor’s Desk: Throw away your smart home, dummy

The last few years were a blur. Met a girl, got married, got a dog, bought a house, had a kid. You know, big life stuff.

And during that time, while all the important stuff was happening, I saw the rise of, and participated in, the ascent of all the technology trends we take for granted today. Mobile, of course, and the sea change in behavior the smartphone has wrought, but I’d argue the proliferation of the smart  [Read More…]

Samsung will give away Galaxy Buds+ with S20+ and S20 Ultra pre-orders

We also know what some of the official cases will look like.

What you need to know A leaked promotional image confirms the existence of Samsung’s Galaxy Buds+. You’ll get them for free when pre-ordering the Galaxy S20+ or S20 Ultra. Another leak showcases official case options Samsung will offer for the S20 series.

We’re less than a month away from Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Unpacked event, and while it seems like we already know everything about the  [Read More…]

Verizon is giving away free Stadia Premiere Editions with new Fios Gigabit

Could this help Stadia reach more people quickly? It may be too small a pool.

What you need to know Verizon and Google are teaming up. If you sign up for Fios Gigabit internet, you will receive a Stadia Premiere Edition. The offer starts on January 29, 2020.

Today we received a press release that could significantly increase the number of people using Google’s Stadia platform. Verizon has announced a partnership with Google to give away a  [Read More…]

Microsoft confirms Cortana is going away on Android and iOS in some markets

What you need to know The Cortana app on Android and iOS is going away. This includes the Cortana experience inside Microsoft Launcher. Micrososft has not said which markets will be affected.

Microsoft has today announced that the Cortana app on iOS and Android, including Cortana inside the Microsoft Launcher, is being phased out early next year in certain markets. I reported last week that Microsoft was planning to remove Cortana from the Microsoft Launcher in certain markets,  [Read More…]

Amex launches 30,000 point bonus and credit with Away luggage

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What you need to know Amex has launched a new limited-time offer on its American Express® Green Card. Earn 30,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $ 2,000 on purchases. Receive up to $ 100 in statement credits towards purchases with Away travel.

Amex is getting and giving  [Read More…]