Section 8’s Christian Sesma on how ’80s movies influenced his filmmaking

Christian Sesma is an ’80s kid, which explains why he’s eager to mention Aliens, Die Hard, and Indiana Jones as influential movies in his career. Sesma wants to create mainstream entertainment, and his latest directed film, Section 8, falls in line with those interests. In Section 8, Ryan Kwanten plays Jake Atherton, an ex-special forces soldier struggling […]

Apple’s October event has been canceled before it even began

For months, we’ve been expecting Apple to host an event this October where it would reveal brand-new Macs and iPads. However, that’s all been thrown into uncertainty now thanks to a new report from a reliable tech reporter. The news comes from Mark Gurman, who stated in his weekly Power On newsletter that Apple might […]

Google will start assimilating Fitbit accounts next year

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Google’s acquisition of Fitbit closed in early 2021, but we haven’t seen much in the way of changes yet. 9to5Google spotted a big upcoming change posted on Fitbit’s help site: account migrations! A new Fitbit help page has outlined the plan for the coming Google account migration. If […]

Report: UK authorities have arrested a teenager linked to GTA VI leak

Enlarge / Artist’s rendition of the recent arrest of a 17-year-old hacker in the UK. (credit: Rockstar Games) A Thursday night arrest of a 17-year-old in the UK may have led to the capture of one of the biggest video game-related leakers in recent history. London police forces confirmed their apprehension of an Oxford suspect […]

Heardle today, September 26: Answer, hints and help for song of the day (Monday)

Are you struggling to guess the Heardle for September 26? Would you like some help? It’s Monday. We’re all tired. Trust us, we understand. Don’t let that ruin your winning streak in Heardle. Use our clues so you can celebrate a “Victory Monday” on Heardle. Remember, if you need some help, we’ve listed some hints […]

SpaceX Crew-5 mission prep impacted by approaching storm

Tropical Storm Ian is creating challenges for NASA mission planners overseeing launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The approaching tropical storm, which forecasters say could become a hurricane on Monday, has already forced the space agency to ditch a potential launch opportunity for its next-generation SLS rocket on Tuesday, September 27. It’s now […]

Growing Old Online

Millennials, the first generation to be online as kids, are starting to feel like we’ve aged out.  Is there a way to age gracefully on the internet? https://media.wired.com/photos/632e4cf720bc56769c4131ec/master/pass/aging-online.jpg

Starlink is getting a lot slower as more people use it, speed tests show

Enlarge (credit: Starlink) Starlink’s median download speeds in the US dropped from 90.6Mbps to 62.5Mbps between the first and second quarters of 2022, according to Ookla speed tests. Starlink’s median upload speeds in the US dropped from 9.3Mbps to 7.2Mbps in the same timeframe. Median latency also got a little worse for Starlink’s US customers, […]