Obi-Wan Kenobi Is About Change, Not Conflict:

: Image:: Lucasfilm: If we take a step back from: Obi-Wan Kenobi:, the series feels like a narrative waypoint. We know Kenobi’s past, we know how he ends up, so where: is the: movement: in this series? How does: Obi-Wan Kenobi: push the arc of the galaxy far, far away towards its predetermined end? Truthfully … Read more

Obi-Wan Kenobi Is About Change, Not Conflict:

: Image:: Lucasfilm: If we take a step back from: Obi-Wan Kenobi:, the series feels like a narrative waypoint. We know Kenobi’s past, we know how he ends up, so where: is the: movement: in this series? How does: Obi-Wan Kenobi: push the arc of the galaxy far, far away towards its predetermined end? Truthfully … Read more

Microsoft’s Calling It Quits on Creepy Emotion Recognition Tech:

Photo:: John MacDougall: (Getty Images:) Microsoft’s turning its back on its: scientifically suspect: and ethically dubious: emotion recognition technology:. For now, at least. In a major win for privacy advocates sounding the alarm on under-tested and invasive biometric technology, Microsoft announced it’s planning to retire its so-called “emotion recognition” detection systems from its Azure Face … Read more

Master & Dynamic’s MW75 Wireless Headphones Review: Overpriced:

: Photo:: Andrew Liszewski |: Gizmodo: If you’re looking for the best performance from a pair of wireless headphones, including great sound quality, comfort, battery life, and noise canceling, you’re going to need to ditch the earbuds and invest in something larger. Master & Dynamics’ new MW75: wireless headphones bring all of the above to … Read more

A Lawsuit Against Instagram Could Find a Way Around Section 230:

Photo:: Jeff Chiu: (AP:) A personal injury lawsuit filed in California federal court on Monday alleges Instagram’s parent company Meta purposely crafted products to addict young users, steering one 11-year-old girl down a years-long path of physical and psychological harm. The case, brought by the: Social Media Victims Law Center: on behalf of now-19-year-old Alexis … Read more

Razer’s New Kishi V2 Is a Better Way to Game on Your Smartphone:

Photo:: Andrew Liszewski – Gizmodo: From day one, smartphones had the potential to be excellent handheld gaming devices, were it not for the limitations of touchscreens. Joysticks and buttons are still the best way to play, and while wireless controllers now easily connect to mobile devices, clamp-on gamepads are a better solution, and one of … Read more

Razer’s New Kishi V2 Is a Better Way to Game on Your Smartphone:

Photo:: Andrew Liszewski – Gizmodo: From day one, smartphones had the potential to be excellent handheld gaming devices, were it not for the limitations of touchscreens. Joysticks and buttons are still the best way to play, and while wireless controllers now easily connect to mobile devices, clamp-on gamepads are a better solution, and one of … Read more

NASA’s 2029 DAVINCI Mission To Explore the Atmosphere of Venus:

NASA’s DAVINCI mission to Venus is scheduled for launch in 2029. A new: paper: details this upcoming journey, a daring mission that could shed new light on the scorching hot planet’s mysterious, and potentially habitable, past. Upon its arrival at the second planet from the Sun, the probe will plunge through Venus’ atmosphere, ingesting its … Read more

NASA’s 2029 DAVINCI Mission To Explore the Atmosphere of Venus:

NASA’s DAVINCI mission to Venus is scheduled for launch in 2029. A new: paper: details this upcoming journey, a daring mission that could shed new light on the scorching hot planet’s mysterious, and potentially habitable, past. Upon its arrival at the second planet from the Sun, the probe will plunge through Venus’ atmosphere, ingesting its … Read more

Logitech’s Lift Vertical Mouse Feels Great but Gets Dirty Quick:

: The Logitech Lift is a solid vertical mouse, but it’s a little too susceptible to finger grease. Photo:: Florence Ion / Gizmodo: My wrists are killing me. It’s probably because I’m getting older, but I also have carpal tunnel from years of bad posture and ergonomics. Ever since I started working from home — … Read more