Saturday, June 12, 2021

Ford snags 100,000 F-150 Lightning pre-orders in three weeks

Even though we just learned about Ford's Maverick pickup, its CEO is talking to the New York Times about the company's other new electrified pickup. Apparently the F-150 Lightning pre-order count has already...

Facebook’s Movie Mate chatbot is a second-screen experience for the ‘Fast’ movies

With Fast & Furious 9 coming out on June 25th, Facebook and Universal Pictures are releasing a new second-screen experience called Movie Mate to give both longtime fans and newcomers a new way...

Keystone Light made the must-not-have wearable of the summer

If you've ever felt the need to look the opposite of cool while having easy access to cold beer when you're outdoors, then, goodness, does Keystone Light have the wearable for you. The...

Watch the Battlefield reveal here at 10AM ET

EA and DICE are ready to introduce the next Battlefield game after a three-year wait. The two are livestreaming the reveal for their next large-scale shooter, and you can watch here and on...

HBO Max update mostly fixes its broken Apple TV app

HBO Max has released an update for its Apple TV app to address the technical glitches it has been beset with since last week. Viewers had complained of issues with numerous features including...

Senate passes competitiveness bill with $52 billion for chip manufacturing

On Tuesday afternoon the Senate passed S.1260, an amended version of Chuck Schumer's Endless Frontier Act that authorizes billions in funding to strengthen US tech and research. Dubbed the U.S. Innovation and Competition...

Lordstown Motors warns it doesn’t have enough cash to produce electric trucks

Lordstown Motors has been among the startups (Rivian, Canoo) promising electric pickups that can compete with the current titans of the truck world, but an update today shows the company's future is in...

Peacock comes to Samsung smart TVs

Starting today, Peacock is available on Samsung smart TVs. This is its first significant expansion for the streaming service since it made its way to Roku devices last September following protracted negotiations between...

Google will let rivals appear as default search engine options on Android for free

Google will jettison an auction system that forces other providers to bid for the right to be featured as a default search engine option on Android. Following a and antitrust enforcement action...

General Motors opens OnStar Guardian to non-GM drivers

OnStar Guardian is General Motors’ suite of safety and security features that are designed to take the stress out of driving. Now, the company has announced that you don’t actually need to own...
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