Computer mouse co-inventor William English dies at 91

One of the pioneers of the modern computer interface has passed away: the New York Times reports that William “Bill” English died on July 26th from respiratory failure at the age of 91. Alongside Douglas Englebart at the Stanford Research Institute,...

Microsoft will shut down the Cortana iOS and Android apps in 2021

We already knew Cortana’s days as a consumer-facing digital assistant were numbered after Microsoft said earlier this year it would remove the AI from its Android launcher app. But the company has now detailed additional cuts that users are likely to...

‘Sekiro’ is getting a free update with new gameplay modes and costumes

When FromSoftware's Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice hits Stadia on October 29th, you'll have a reason to revisit the game even if you don't subscribe to Google's streaming platform. On the same day, the studio plans to release a free update for the action-...

The ‘Marvel’s Avengers’ beta will let you earn ‘Fortnite’ swag

When the beta for Marvel's Avengers arrives on August 7th, developer Crystal Dynamics plans to give players a varied taste of the final game. In a post over on the PlayStation Blog, the studio detailed everything players can expect to see and do acro...

Stadia users can now try the service over cellular

Stadia now allows you to stream games over 4G and 5G connections, provided you're willing to try the functionality out as part of Google's latest experiment. You can enable the feature by launching the Stadia app on your phone, tapping on your avatar...

Rockstar previews major updates for Red Dead Online and GTA V Online

Rockstar plans to release major updates for the online components of both Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption II this summer. The content stream starts with a "massive" update for Red Dead Online that players will be able to download on July 2...