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A week of Android things, Microsoft updates, and developers, developers, developers

7 Days is a weekly roundup of the Editors' picks of what's been happening in the world of technology - written with a dash...

Richard Dawkins On Video Games, Brexit, And Trump

Games with what you could call celebrity endorsements are not unknown. But Richard Dawkins: Evolution is something of a different breed. Professor Dawkins is one of the world’s foremost scientists as well as perhaps...

Beta version of Twitch’s Desktop App will be available starting March 16

Streaming is a popular way of consuming video content, and one of the well established players in the sector is Amazon-owned Twitch. The time...

It’s Unclear Why Indie Game Rime Costs $10 More On Switch

Yesterday, the developers of the colorful adventure game Rime announced that it will be out on May 26 for PC, PS4, Xbox One. Later, it’ll also come to Nintendo Switch, although you’ll have to...

comScore publishes US smartphone market share statistics for January 2017

Global analytics company comScore has released data on the US smartphone market share trends for January 2017. The data includes information on the most...

Blizzard Cracks Down On Overwatch Players Who Farm XP

Jeff Kaplan sees you, Overwatch XP farmers. He sees you, and he’s pissed. Well, maybe not pissed, but unusually angry by “glittering ray of sunlight transformed into an eternally patient man” standards. Recently, some players...

Surface Book and Pro 4 get new firmware updates

Microsoft released new firmware and driver updates for the Surface Book and Pro 4 today, including a number of fixes and improvements. The announcement...

Frustration Can Improve Video Games, Designer Found 

In video games, frustration is often viewed as a dirty word. If you’re feeling frustrated—like you’ve hit a wall and can’t find a way over, under, or around—the designers must have made a mistake....

HP again increases UK price of its Elite x3 Windows 10 Mobile flagship by...

HP's pricing policy for its Windows 10 Mobile flagship in the UK is becoming increasingly confusing, as the company continues to raise and reduce...

Joy-Con Comfort vs Kotaku’s Hands

After only a weekend, I’m still forming my opinions about the Nintendo Switch, but I do know that I love the Joy-Con controllers. Some of my co-workers aren’t as jazzed as me, however. So...

Microsoft Access is getting support for Large Numbers

Microsoft announced today that Large Number (BigInt) support is finally coming to Access 2016. This should allow users to import and link data with...

Fans Are Still Trying To Recreate An Expansion For Ocarina Of Time That Probably Never...

Ura Zelda was originally supposed to be an expansion for the The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time that would add new new dungeons to the base game. Intended as disk for the 64DD...

March towards the spring sale with Humble Bundle and Origin

This Weekend's PC Game Deals is a roundup of games - old, new, or soon to be released - that are available at a...

The Weekend In Esports: Counter-Strike Pros Light Up Poland

Image credit: ESLThe final weekend of the Intel Extreme Masters in Katowice, Poland is upon us. Don’t miss as Astralis look to continue as the best team in Counter-Strike and the best teams clash...

The Internet Reacts To Orisa, Overwatch’s Latest Hero

Overwatch’s latest hero is Orisa, a bad ass robot tank. We’ve spent some time playing with her and like her a bunch. The Internet is also excited for this cute centaur-mom. How’s the fanart you...

Android 7.1.1 Nougat beta now available for OnePlus 3 and 3T around the world

Earlier this week, OnePlus released the latest beta for its 3 and 3T flagships, bringing Android 7.1.1 Nougat to both devices. However, that beta...