Epic opens Fortnite’s cross-platform services for free to other devs

Enlarge / Players from seven different gaming platforms could be in this shot, and in your game, too! Part of the massive success of Fortnite has been the ability for hundreds of millions of players to join with each other across myriad computer, mobile, and console platforms. Now, Epic is laying out a roadmap to […]

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The head of LA public transit just outlined a plan to make buses and trains free for everyone by 2028 – but most people are going to hate it

The CEO of Los Angeles’ Metro has proposed congestion pricing to pay for free transit in the city.  It’s part of the city’s plan to expand public transportation ahead of the 2028 Olympics.  Taxing rush hour drivers is gaining popularity across the country, and cities like London have proven it’s effectiveness.  Congestion pricing is quickly […]


The best free MMORPGs

If you’re looking to delve into the MMO world without paying upfront, there is no better time than now. Check out our choices for the best free MMORPGs on the market, so you can hack, slash, and shoot your way through the next six months of your life. Related best-ofs Note: Most free-to-play games have additional components […]


How to send large files for free

Need to transfer something hefty to somebody over the internet, but don’t know how to send large files online? We’ve got your back. Large file transfers can be done in a few different ways, so we’ve put together this guide to cover the simplest, most effective, and most secure methods. No matter what you’re trying […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook on privacy: 'we have to admit when the free market is not working'

APCook has previously called for self-regulation on privacy issues. In an interview with Axios, Tim Cook said that regulation was “inevitable.” On the issue of user privacy, Cook said, “we have to admit when the free market is not working. And it hasn’t worked here.” Previously, Cook urged other tech companies to self-regulate, saying Facebook […]


As PUBG for PS4 looms, Xbox unofficially responds: have the game for free

Enlarge / It’s not as solid as the PC version, but at least today, it’s free-er. Xbox/PUBG Corp. Performance issues have plagued the Xbox One version of Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) long enough to make us wary of recommending the game at its $ 30 retail price point. But at the low, low price of totally […]


You can ship all the things on Amazon for free, but only for a limited time

Likely aiming at challenges from retail rivals like Target and BestBuy, Amazon announced a significant change to its shipping policies. From now and onward for a “limited time” all items will ship for free on Amazon, for everyone, with no minimum purchase required. Though the “limited time”doesn’t set specific start and end dates, it marks […]


Flickr just expanded Pro tools — but free users may have to delete some photos

Flickr no longer offers free users a free terabyte of space. Prykhodov / 123RF After Flickr changed hands earlier this year, moving from Yahoo to SmugMug, photographers no longer have to wonder what changes, exactly, are in store for the photography platform. On Thursday, November 1, Flickr launched a slew of improvements including enhanced image optimization, […]


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Elon Musk offers free rides through first Boring Company tunnel from December

[embedded content] Elon Musk says the Boring Company’s first test tunnel for its high-speed transit system will open to the public in a matter of months. In a tweet announcing the news, the billionaire entrepreneur said that free rides will be offered to the public on December 11 after a launch event on the previous […]

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Drink too much beer at a Dallas Cowboys game? Now a free robot-driven van will scoop you up afterward.

(Courtesy of ((Photo courtesy of October 20 at 7:00 AM Things are not only bigger in Texas, they’re also hotter, more sprawling and increasingly traffic-clogged thanks to a population boom that has lasted nearly a decade. In many of the state’s fast-growing, car-dependent cities, these realities make for lousy walking conditions and long […]

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Uber And Lyft Plan To Offer Free And Discounted Rides On Election Day

With less than a month until the 2018 midterms, ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft have announced plans to offer free and discounted rides to the polls.  In partnership with #VoteTogether and Democracy Works, Uber will provide free rides to those who need transportation on Nov. 6. Customers will also be able to use the ‘Get […]


Cortana, meet Alexa: Buy an Xbox One from Amazon and get a free Echo Dot

If you’re looking to add some new technology to your living room in a hurry, Microsoft and Amazon have just the deal for you. Starting Thursday morning, October 11, anyone who purchases an Xbox One bundle from Amazon will receive an Amazon Echo Dot device. The deal applies to several different Xbox One X and […]


Virtual reality breaks free as the HTC Wireless Adapter hits store shelves

Gamers can finally break free from the tethers of virtual reality (VR) as HTC’s Vive wireless adapter officially hits store shelves today, September 25. With models available for both the HTC Vive and Vive Pro, hardcore gamers and developers alike can enjoy stepping into VR without needing to worry about tripping over wires or becoming […]

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The New $1,449 iPhone Won't Include A Free Headphone Dongle

In what sure seems like a blatant bit of nickel-and-diming, Apple will no longer include a free 3.5-mm headphone jack conversion dongle with the new iPhones it announced on Wednesday. So if you want to listen to music with wired headphones on your fancy new $ 1,449 iPhone XS Max, you’ll have to shell out an […]