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How to Block Ads While Playing Games

If you've ever played a free-to-play game on your mobile device or web browser, chances are you've fallen victim to an intrusive advert that has disrupted your playing experience. While most of us can accept that advertisements are a necessary evil ... Read more

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Google backtracks on Chrome modifications that would have crippled ad blockers

Image: Google // Composition: ZDNet. A study analyzing the performance of Chrome ad blocker extensions published on Friday has proven wrong claims made by Google developers last month, when a controversy broke out surrounding their decision to ... Read more

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Every IGN Zelda Review

By Dan Stapleton With this week's announcement of the Nintendo Switch remake of The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, some of you younger gamers out there might be wondering what all the fuss is about. You see, way back in the late '80s and early ... Read more

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Rainbow Six Siege Y4S1 Update Revealed; Patch Notes Listed

Ubisoft has announced the changes scheduled to go live in Rainbow Six: Siege with the Y4S1 patch. The changes will first go live in Siege's test server on PC, where Ubisoft will monitor player feedback and make any necessary adjustments before pushing ... Read more

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Google Chrome Creating Links to Let Users Navigate to Specific Part of the Web ...

Anchors in the technical term are the hashtags at the end of a link or URL which directly take the user to that particular part of the URL. The page is responsible for providing anchors that could be useful for users. Google is now experimenting with ... Read more

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Vintage stylist Chrissie Keepence on her 1930s and 1970s fashion influences

CHRISSY KEEPENCE, 52. I AM at the Portsea Polo. Chrissy Keepence – life's too short not to wear colour. I AM a vintage stylist. I AM WEARING an original 1950s vintage hat. The clutch and the shoes are both modern, I bought them on the Gold Coast. Read more

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The Apple store is designed as an icon for Apple, not Melbourne

When it was announced in 2017 that the Yarra Building at Federation Square was to be demolished to make way for an Apple store there was a lot of opposition to the redevelopment. It seemed in the aftermath of the controversy that the idea might have ... Read more

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It's Time to go Back to the Moon, According to This Astronaut

NEW YORK — It's been almost 50 years since humans first set foot on the moon. And since that historic journey, space exploration has grown tremendously. Government and private space enterprise alike now work toward a future in which spaceflight is as ... Read more

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Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC Fighters Won't Receive Custom Palutena's Guidance ...

Apart from Persona 5's Joker, we still don't know anything about the upcoming DLC fighters being added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. While there's been a number of developing rumours about possible characters who could be added, there's been no ... Read more

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Samsung announces Galaxy Tab S5e and Galaxy Tab A 10.1 tablets

Samsung electronics just refreshed its tablets lineup by announcing two new tablets - the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e and the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2019. While the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e is the company's slimmest tab, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A ... Read more

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Gravity waves may help resolve Hubble constant conundrum

The emerging field of gravitational wave astronomy may help resolve a vexing cosmological conundrum: a discrepancy between the two foremost techniques for determining the Hubble constant, a measure of how fast the universe is expanding and a key ... Read more

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Anthem is now available on EA Access for Xbox One and Origin Access for PC

Anthem is an upcoming shared-world third-person shooter from BioWare. BioWare is the studio behind famous franchises like Dragon Age and Mass Effect. Anthem is expected to launch on February 22 and runs at native 4K resolution on Xbox One X. Just ... Read more

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Final Fantasy XIV is coming to the Sydney Mardi Gras parade

Final Fantasy XIV will be the first video game to have a float at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade. Square Enix confirmed that the online fantasy game would be coming to the event, which is Australia's biggest Pride celebration, as part of ... Read more

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Fortnite overtime challenges: How to search a supply drop in different matches

As you might have noticed, there are no standard weekly Fortnite: Battle Royale challenges this week and that's because the 10 weeks that made up season 7 are already over. Instead, Epic pushed the start date for season 8 up to Feb. 28, letting you ... Read more

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Latest Nintendo Switch eShop Charts

There's an amazing amount of content to be found on the Nintendo Switch eShop. From big first party titles like Super Mario Odyssey to indie games such as Celeste and Hollow Knight. The latest Nintendo Switch eShop charts have been published by ... Read more

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Ford's proposed smart-bed will make sure your partner does not take up too ...

Are you tired of your partner leaving you with only an inch of space on your bed? Well Ford may have just found a solution. The company's European branch has announced the “Lane-Keeping Bed.” ... Read more

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New Atomos Shinobi 5.2-Inch 4K HDMI Monitor Released With $399 Price Tag

If you can't wait to leave negative comments on new camera releases that don't have built-in flippy screens, then the Atomos Shinobi is for you. Joking aside, the new $399 Atomos Shinobi does look like a promising, lightweight video monitor that would ... Read more

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Google is making it harder for websites to detect Chrome's Incognito Mode

“Websites used tricks to know if a user is accessing their site via Chrome's Incognito Mode”. Incognito Mode is the way to go if you don't want your history and cookies tracked when browsing websites. By tracking such data, websites can learn about ... Read more

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Ninja getting his own line of toys

Everyone has heard the joke that Tyler “Ninja” Blevins' fanbase is comprised of 13-year-olds. It seems like the popular Twitch streamer is now targeting an even younger audience, however. Later this year, Ninja-themed toys will be available for purchase. Read more

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Every Photo of the 2019 Bentley Bentayga Speed

Shrug at the Bentley Bentayga Speed for not hitting 200 mph as a 12-cylinder truck ought to in 2019. Cracking that mark in a nearly three-ton SUV, when it comes, will be as miraculous for a series-production SUV as it was for the Ferrari F40 in 1987 ... Read more

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Sex work meets dinosaur farm: Australia's last ostrich farm

What is polyamorous, has long legs and wears red lipstick and white feathers? A male ostrich. Over the breeding season, the Hastings' ostrich farm will produce around 7000 eggs. Credit:Justin McManus. “As he comes into mating season, the lipstick goes ... Read more

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Samsung reveals 2019 Galaxy Tab A 10.1 in Germany

Samsung announced a new budget(-ish) tablet yesterday, the $400 Galaxy Tab S5e. If you're looking for something a bit cheaper, and you live in Germany, don't worry. Samsung Germany revealed another upcoming tablet yesterday — the 2019 Galaxy Tab ... Read more

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Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge firmware update brings January 2019 security ...

While Samsung might be gearing up to launch its next-generation flagship Galaxy S10 series on 20th February, the company is also working on releasing updates to its older releases. The South Korean tech giant has recently pushed out the Android Pie ... Read more

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The brightest star in the night sky will go dark

It's hard to miss Sirius, the dog star. It's the brightest star in the night sky, after all. But on Monday, Feb. 18, the star will go dark for almost two seconds. It's the first time in recorded history that the star will dim, and it's all thanks to a ... Read more

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LG G8 ThinQ Probably Just Cruised Through the FCC

The LG G8 ThinQ made its way through the FCC this morning as LG prepares to announce it at MWC in a couple of weeks. How do we know that the LM-820 is the G8? Well, the documents here don't say “THIS IS THE LG G8, KELLEN,” but the LG G7 ThinQ ... Read more

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Sadly, Crackdown 3 fails to deliver anything new

Fighting supervillains isn't something for the average law enforcement agent. When you're fighting people with laser beams and a private army, you need to call in a super-agent with superhero-like abilities and a total disdain for concepts such as ... Read more

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From Echo to Ring doorbell and Fire TV, are you comfortable Amazon with ...

Amazon acquired another startup this week, the maker of the beloved tech product Eero, a mesh router that improves dead Wi-Fi spots in the home. To that, you might have said, OK, so? Sure, it's just another purchase by the world's largest online retailer. Read more

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Darwin's rabbit is revealing how the animals became immune to myxomatosis

A rabbit once kept by Charles Darwin is helping scientists to understand how the mammals became resistant to myxomatosis, a deadly disease widely used as a biological control during the 1950s. Myxomatosis caused widespread death among European ... Read more

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Fujifilm X-T30 Samples

Not sure which camera to buy? Let your eyes be the ultimate judge! Visit our Comparometer(tm) to compare images from the Fujifilm X-T30 with those from other cameras you may be considering. The proof is in the pictures, so let your own eyes decide ... Read more

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It Sounds Like It Could Be a While Until We Actually Get Apple's Streaming Service

For months, reports have indicated that Apple was poised to give us a glimpse of its long-awaited Netflix competitor sometime this spring. Whether we will soon after have access to what increasingly sounds like an Apple Prime when the tech giant ... Read more

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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Braves Viking Hell On Nintendo Switch This Spring

Ninja Theory has announced that Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice will release on Nintendo Switch, surprising news that was shared in this week's Nintendo Direct presentation. This award-winning brutal journey into myth and madness was created in ... Read more

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Windows 10 version 1809 bug still causes Action Center to appear briefly on left

Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) was released back in October 2018 and Microsoft recently pushed the update to more customers after addressing all critical issues. While the critical issues have been addressed and the new version of ... Read more

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Gerber's new 9-in-1 multitool keeps things basic and to budget

Some are versatile and some are cheap, but it's not often that elegant multitools from storied toolmakers tick both boxes. The brand new Mullet from Gerber is an implement that packs an impressive array of functions into a keychain-friendly frame, but ... Read more

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eBay's iOS App Not Working Or Crashing For Some Users

The eBay app on iOS appears to be experiencing some issues. Many iPhone and iPad users have taken to social media to complain about the eBay app crashing on iOS, according to tech site PiunikaWeb. Read more

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Free access to research will help save horses and ponies

Laminitis—a complex, common and often devastating disease—is the second biggest killer of domestic horses. Now a body of important research on it has been compiled and shared online for equine vets and others to access. As knowledge of the ... Read more

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Samsung's new mall stores will sell Galaxy and more directly to you

Samsung's coming to a mall near you -- if you live in California, New York or Texas. The company on Thursday said it plans to open three Samsung Experience Stores, at these locations: The Americana at Brand in Los Angeles; Roosevelt Field on Long ... Read more

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It Sounds Like It Could Be a While Until We Actually Get Apple's Streaming Service

For months, reports have indicated that Apple was poised to give us a glimpse of its long-awaited Netflix competitor sometime this spring. Whether we will soon after have access to what increasingly sounds like an Apple Prime when the tech giant ... Read more

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Chrome feature might let you link directly to specified text on a page

A potential new Google Chrome feature is making its way to the Canary version of the browser (via Chrome Story). The new feature will allow users to share links to specific sections of web pages, even those pages which don't have anchor links. Let's ... Read more

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NASA is shooting an asteroid with a giant DART to help save the world

NASA's DART spacecraft will blast off to the asteroid 65803 Didymos to crash into its moon. NASA. If an asteroid was shooting towards Earth, what would our options be? Sure, we could send up a ragtag team of miners to drill into the asteroid, plant a ... Read more

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Amazon's Echo Sub adds bass, if not depth, to your smart speaker sound

All about the bass, the new Echo Sub gives Amazon's smart speakers a dance party overhaul. Since the arrival of the Google Home Max, Amazon's smart speakers have looked rather underpowered when it's time to get this party started. The thumping new ... Read more