‘Black Panther’ tops ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ with record-breaking $242 million 4-day opening

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Black Panther, the latest movie from the Marvel universe is a bona fide smash hit. In fact, the four-day opening of Black Panther netted $242 million in ticket sales, according to a report from The Hollywood Reporter. Consequently, Black Panther is now the second-highest grossing film of all time when looking at 4-day openings. With […]

Where to Watch the Samsung Galaxy S9 Announcement

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On February 25, Samsung is scheduled to announce the Samsung Galaxy S9 along with the S9+, successors to the S8 and S8+. If you’re in the market for a new Android smartphone, and want one with an actual headphone jack, you should take a peek at what’s coming down the pike. It’ll also help you […]

Those Ugly Racing-Style Gaming Chairs Are So Dang Comfortable

If you’ve ever watched a Twitch stream, walked into a computer store, or have a really die-hard PC gamer friend, you’ve probably seen these ridiculous “racing” gaming chairs. No, I don’t know why a chair designed for PC gaming is also a “racing” chair, but I do know this is the most comfortable chair I’ve […]

HomePod Review: The Most Apple Thing Ever

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Our verdict of the Apple HomePod:Sounds great – but only if you use Apple Music, an iPhone, and you can stomach the $350 price tag. 710 Oh, Apple. You’ve done it again. You’ve made an undeniably sound piece of hardware, then smothered it in Apple stuff that’ll put off a good 50% of your potential […]

Samsung has the world’s largest SSD, again, at 30TB

Nearly two years ago Samsung released a 15.36TB drive that it said had the most capacity of any SSD. Now, it has topped that with a new effort that it claims features twice the capacity and performance. Inside its 2.5-inch frame, the PM1643 has 30.72 TB ready for whatever enterprise storage needs you have, with […]

How to install optional updates on Windows 10

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Microsoft moved the update functionality from the Control Panel to the Settings application in Windows 10. If you compare the functionality, you may notice that Windows 10 lacks options to display or install optional updates. Optional updates can be Microsoft updates, products or third-party products or updates. A check on a Windows 10 Professional system […]

Expect Northern Lights and power grid fluctuations this week

Good news! This week, folks living in as far north as Michigan may get treated to a stunning light show as Auroras will be shining brighter and further away from the planet’s axis than usual. What a rare treat! The bad news: the same phenomenon that causes the Northern Lights to do their thing could […]

Former Verizon lawyer now running the FCC under investigation for pro-industry bias

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In a shocking twist that absolutely no-one could have seen coming, former industry lobbyist, part-time man-child, and full-time FCC chairman Ajit Pai is reportedly under investigation by the FCC’s internal watchdog. The investigation is focused on Pai’s push to change broadcast ownership rules, which have cleared the way for Sinclair Broadcast Group to acquire Tribune […]

Mountain of sensitive FedEx customer data exposed, possibly for years

Enlarge / A redacted copy of data FedEx employees left on a publicly accessible Amazon bucket. reader comments 11 Passports, driver licenses, and other sensitive documentation for thousands of FedEx customers were left online, possibly for years, in a blunder that left the information available to identity thieves and other malicious actors, researchers said Thursday. […]

‘Black Panther’ proves why Afrofuturism matters

Black Panther is groundbreaking on every level. It’s a superhero film that’s smarter and more meaningful than anything from Marvel yet. It’s a blockbuster action movie written, directed by and starring black artists. And, Black Panther also happens to be the purest expression of Afrofuturism — science fiction and fantasy that reflects the African diaspora […]