Marvel’s new Black Panther actor might have been revealed – Yahoo Entertainment

Devastating news dropped about a year ago. Chadwick Boseman, the beloved Black Panther actor, had died after quietly battling cancer for years. Not even Disney knew about his condition. Speculation ran rampant about how Marvel would deal with the loss. The Black Panther sequel was in development, although it was clear that changes would be needed. In the months that followed Boseman’s death, we saw all sorts of rumors about the next Black Panther actor. Fans called for Marvel not to recast T’Challa. Instead, Shuri (Letitia Wright) should be Wakanda’s…

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Google officially pairs Stadia Controller and Chromecast as a $100 deal – The Verge

Google has recently been selling a combo-package of the Stadia Controller and 2020 Chromecast as a limited-time promotion. But as spotted by 9to5Google, the company has now made the pair a permanent bundle that it’s calling the “play and watch” package. For $99.99, you get both the controller and streaming dongle. That’s a savings of $19 compared to buying both products separately. Google is also promoting the Chromecast ethernet adapter as a recommended accessory; if you want the absolute best Stadia experience, it’s probably a smart buy — and it’s…

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PS5 update fixes one of the console’s stupidest problems – Yahoo Entertainment

It’s been more than eight months since Sony launched the PlayStation 5. In that time, there have been a few system software updates, but they have all been relatively minor. This week, the first major update is finally rolling out to beta testers. Without a doubt, the most noteworthy feature of the update is support for M.2 SSD devices. It wasn’t possible to expand the console’s SSD storage at launch. But as of this update, it will be possible to insert M.2 SSD drives into the PS5’s expansion slot. Of…

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Soapbox: The Hidden Delights Of The Great Ace Attorney – Nintendo Life

Did you know that Viggo Mortensen, the actor who played Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings movies, broke his toes on-set by kicking a helmet? The take ended up in the final cut, and Aragorn’s cry of frustration, grief, and despair is made all the more real knowing that poor Viggo’s toesies were probably burning in pain like the fiery pits of Mordor. But you wouldn’t know this fact unless you had watched the LOTR DVD special features, which is quite the undertaking. The movies themselves are very long,…

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The Nanoleaf Canvas Light Panel smarter pack is $50 off at Costco – The Verge

If you like your lighting to be on the adventurous side, rest assured that Nanoleaf’s canvas light panels aren’t made to be subtle. The touch-sensitive squares are flashy and versatile, with the ability to display more than 16 million colors and a modular design that lets you place them in a variety of patterns. The bright LED panels also work with all the major smart home platforms, and can cycle through a number of preset colors or respond to sound when in “Rhythm Mode,” a feature that’s just as suited…

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Upcoming PS5, PS4 Games for August and September 2021 – Push Square

The year is moving right along, and we’re starting to get out of the comparatively quiet summer months and into a busier release schedule. From August onwards, PlayStation 5 and PS4 games are going to start coming thick and fast, and there’s plenty to be excited about over the next few weeks. Let’s go through the next couple of months and see what’s coming to store shelves. Please note that some external links on this page are affiliate links, which means if you click them and make a purchase we…

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Weekend poll: Has the Play Store ever banned an app you cared about? – Android Police

Even though Android is wide open to any installation file found on the web, an overwhelming majority of users trust the Google Play Store to discover, download, and update their library of apps and games. It’s not perfect, of course. Developers can fall victim to all sorts of pitfalls on the store, including a few introduced by Google itself. This week, we learned that “sugar daddy” apps are facing upcoming bans on the Play Store due to a pre-existing rule regarding sexual content. It’s not the first time Google removed…

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Weekend poll: Has the Play Store ever banned an app you cared about? – Android Police

Even though Android is wide open to any installation file found on the web, an overwhelming majority of users trust the Google Play Store to discover, download, and update their library of apps and games. It’s not perfect, of course. Developers can fall victim to all sorts of pitfalls on the store, including a few introduced by Google itself. This week, we learned that “sugar daddy” apps are facing upcoming bans on the Play Store due to a pre-existing rule regarding sexual content. It’s not the first time Google removed…

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Apollo 15’s 50th anniversary: Moon landing seen in stunning detail – Fox News

New images released to Fox News depict the Apollo 15 moon landing in remarkable detail 50 years later. The pictures, remastered by “Apollo Remastered” author Andy Saunders, show the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) as it was driven by astronauts Commander David Scott and Lunar Module Pilot Jim Irwin on the planet’s surface for the first time. NASA SEISMOLOGISTS IMAGE THE INTERIOR OF ANOTHER PLANET FOR THE FIRST TIME Scott and Irwin landed the lunar module Falcon on July 30, 1971, according to an account of the events from NASA. A panorama…

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Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires – ChinaJoy 2021 gameplay – Gematsu

Taiwanese website has published an 11-minute direct-feed gameplay video of the Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires floor demo playable on PlayStation 5 at ChinaJoy 2021. The website also published a short interview with producer Akihiro Suzuki, who shared that the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series versions of Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires feature both a native 4K resolution visual mode and a 60 frames per second action mode. Load times are also faster. Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires is due out for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC…

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