iPhone 13 Pro vs. Pixel 6 Pro: what 2,000 photos tell us

When the iPhone 13 Pro launched earlier this fall, we said it had the “best camera” in a smartphone. The larger sensor behind the main wide-angle lens coupled with a wider f/1.5 aperture left us saying, “Whoa, look at this... Read more

You can watch Valve’s Steam Deck developer event at 1PM ET Friday, even if you’re not a dev

We’ve known for a little while that Valve is giving developers a huge five-hour tour of its upcoming Steam Deck gaming handheld on Friday, November 12th starting at 1PM ET. Now, we’re learning you can come watch even if you’re... Read more

Apple Pay seems buggy with external Magic Keyboard Touch ID

Publications like 9to5Mac and Macworld have reported some odd behavior when trying to use Apple’s Magic Keyboard with Touch ID to authenticate for Apple Pay — specifically, that it won’t work if you’re trying to do it with a MacBook... Read more

Spotify is acquiring an audiobook company

Spotify has announced plans to acquire the audiobook services and distribution company Findaway for an undisclosed price. The company operates multiple businesses, including distributing audiobooks to various platforms and offering audiobook creation services under its business Findaway Voices. The company... Read more

Elon Musk starts selling billions worth of Tesla shares after Twitter poll

Elon Musk has kicked off a cascading sale of his personal Tesla holdings after recently asking his Twitter followers if he should sell 10 percent of his stake in the company to pay taxes. According to 10 new filings with... Read more

Sony reportedly making even fewer PS5s due to component shortage

Sony is struggling to make PlayStation 5 consoles and has internally lowered its production forecast for the current financial year, according to a report in Bloomberg. While the company was expecting to assemble 16 million units between April 2021 and... Read more

Lord of the Rings keycap sets will transport your keyboard to Middle-earth

It began with the forging of the Great Keyboards. Sixty-eight keys were given to the 65 percent designs, smallest and most compact of all decks. Eighty-four keys to the 75 percent designs, great typists and gamers of the digital halls.... Read more

Patreon’s building native video hosting for creators to sidestep YouTube

Patreon is building a video hosting solution and native player. CEO Jack Conte confirmed the project to The Verge, alongside news that he is joining many executives before him in launching a podcast called The Creator Economy. “We already host... Read more

Now Dollar General will do same-day deliveries via DoorDash

Besides its European expansion, DoorDash is reaching into new areas within the United States via an expanded partnership with Dollar General that’s already available via 9,000 locations. Gig economy services initially proliferated in urban areas, using venture capital money to... Read more

GM is building a prototype for the US military based on the Hummer EV

The Hummer has been resurrected as an electric vehicle, and now its military counterpart may be as well. General Motors is making a prototype vehicle for the US military that is based on the forthcoming Hummer EV in 2022, CNBC... Read more

Discord CEO says the company won’t add a crypto wallet — for now

On Monday, Discord CEO Jason Citron struck fear (or joy) into the hearts of Discord fans by tweeting a screenshot of what appeared to be crypto wallets in the app, but Wednesday evening, he said the company doesn’t actually plan... Read more

The PS5 is available now at Best Buy (update: sold out)

Update November 11th, 2:11PM ET: Best Buy has sold out of both PlayStation 5 consoles. We’ll be sure to keep you up to date when we hear of another round of restocks. If you still haven’t been able to land... Read more

Rivian’s mega IPO is a good test of the meme stock craze

Rivian’s hotly anticipated public debut is finally here, but the electric vehicle company is not generating the same kind of feverish online posting as its rival Tesla or other EV startups — and that’s probably a good thing. Don’t get... Read more

Russian ‘King of Fraud’ sentenced to 10 years in prison for Methbot digital ad scheme

A Russian man convicted on wire fraud and money laundering charges for his role in the Methbot digital advertising scheme was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday. The Department of Justice said between September 2014 and December 2016,... Read more

Twitch is now on the Switch

There’s now a Twitch app for the Nintendo Switch. It’s a free download that’s available now on the eShop. The app is pretty straightforward. There’s a Home tab with recommended streams for you to watch, a Browse tab to look... Read more

I just bought a $329 Nvidia RTX 3060 for $329, and all I had to do was wait nine months in line

Nearly nine months ago, Nvidia said it would launch its most affordable RTX 3000 graphics card yet — the $329 RTX 3060. Good luck actually finding one at that price, right? That’s why I subtitled my review “$329 with an... Read more

Royal Ballet choreographer killed himself following sexual abuse allegations

A choreographer at the Royal Ballet killed himself because of a “humiliating” investigation into allegations he abused students, a coroner has said. Liam Scarlett died in hospital on April 16 this year, four days after attempting suicide at his home... Read more

Meghan’s half-sister accuses Duchess of false briefings

Miss Markle, who has written a book about her frosty relationship with her sister called The Diary of Princess Pushy’s Sister Part I, said a part of her could not believe that the Duchess had been “the driving force” behind... Read more

Fashion magazine suspends senior editor over sexual harassment claims

Both said they initially kept quiet about the incidents for fear of being ostracised from the fashion industry. Max Clark, an experienced fashion editor and stylist at i-D, was suspended last week pending an independent investigation involving outside counsel. Mr... Read more

Pupils could face four sets of exams under back-up plans if GCSEs are cancelled

Molly Kingsley, the co-founder of the parent campaign group UsForThem, said: “To suggest that children should do continuous rounds of exams at the end of a period when their mental health has never been so precarious is about the last... Read more

Tencent says Beijing likely to support metaverse – as long as it obeys China rules

SHANGHAI, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Chinese social media giant Tencent Holdings (0700.HK) expects Beijing to allow ‘metaverse’ virtual environment services, now the talk of Silicon Valley, to operate in China – provided they fall in line with Chinese rules. In... Read more

China’s Alibaba records Singles’ Day GMV of $84.54 billion over 11-day sales period

An advertisement to promote JD.com’s Singles’ Day shopping festival is pictured in Shanghai, China November 11, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song SHANGHAI, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (9988.HK) recorded Singles’ Day gross merchandise value (GMV) of... Read more

Rare luxury watch worth up to £500,000 for sale – but you cannot see it before you buy

Only nine watches of the Richard Mille RM 030 Carbon Kronometry AN CA 1999 were manufactured by the luxury Swiss brand. However, the seller is so afraid of “shotgun-toting gangsters” stealing the timepiece from Rowley’s Auctioneers, in Cambridgeshire, that he... Read more

Rare luxury watch worth up to £500,000 for sale – but you cannot see it before you buy

Only nine watches of the Richard Mille RM 030 Carbon Kronometry AN CA 1999 were manufactured by the luxury Swiss brand. However, the seller is so afraid of “shotgun-toting gangsters” stealing the timepiece from Rowley’s Auctioneers, in Cambridgeshire, that he... Read more

Thursday evening UK news briefing: How Duchess of Sussex’s briefing notes ended up in Finding Freedom book

It was an explosive day in court on Wednesday that resulted in the Duchess apologising for “misleading” the Court of Appeal over whether she had authorised aides to brief the authors of the biography.  The Duchess said she “had not... Read more