Scuf debuts a modular alternative to the Xbox Elite controller

Last year, Scuf introduced its Vantage customizable PS4 controller. It offered PlayStation fans a more comfortable grip and the ability to increase speed by cutting down on hand movements. Now, Scuf is ready to unveil a controller for Xbox One, the P...

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes

For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as young women is r...

Windows 10’s Xbox bar helps you find and share games

Windows 10's May 2019 Update includes one more notable feature: an overlay made just for gamers. Microsoft has detailed an Xbox Game Bar that provides quick access to controls and social features while you're playing. Invoke the Win-G keyboard shor...

Firefox is about to get much, much faster

Firefox got speedy last year when its Quantum browser rolled out -- now it's set to get even faster. The latest release prioritizes its performance management "to-do" list with a set of features that'll load pages up to 40-80 percent quicker. The bro...

Xbox chief outlines plans to curb toxic behavior

Xbox head Phil Spencer has laid out some measures to combat some of the more negative aspects that pervade gaming communities such as toxicity and abuse. He wrote in a blog post that "gaming is for everyone" and people everywhere, from all background...

Microsoft releases first test version of its Edge browser for Mac

Last month, Microsoft released a preview of its new, Chromium-powered Edge browser for Windows 10. Now, you can test drive the browser with macOS, too. For the most part, the macOS Canary build comes with the same features you'll find in the Windows...

After Math: Goodbye, Grumpy Cat, whoa oh oh

Terrible news, everyone! The internet's favorite maladjusted kitteh has gone to the Great Cat Tree in the sky after succumbing to a urinary tract infection earlier this week. She -- yes, Grumpy Cat was a girl -- will be missed. Likewise, Cray Superco...