Ser Pounce, Game of Thrones’ beloved fan-favorite cat, was killed off-screen

Ser Pounce, Game of Thrones’ beloved fan-favorite cat, was killed off-screen
Game of Thrones’ eighth season hasn’t started yet, but showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss recently confirmed in an interview with Entertainment Weekly that at least one fan-favorite character won’t make it out of the final season alive: Ser Pounce, Tommen Baratheon’s pet cat, who was introduced back in season 4. Spoilers for previous Game…

Humans playing VR game Beat Saber move faster than what Steam thought was ‘humanly possible’

Humans playing VR game Beat Saber move faster than what Steam thought was ‘humanly possible’
Some people move so fast when they play the VR game Beat Saber, a rhythm game that’s basically Dance Dance Revolution with lightsabers, that Valve developers have had to issue a fix. People were moving so fast that Steam VR couldn’t track their movements, as spotted by Kotaku. After collecting the data on Beat Saber…

Earth is dying and this couple is crowdfunding a sex button

Earth is dying and this couple is crowdfunding a sex button
Millennials have killed many things: cable television, golf, McDonald’s, and now, apparently healthy sexual relationships. A new gadget currently being Kickstarted called “LoveSync” is the Amazon Dash button for horny men and women who don’t feel comfortable telling their partner they’d like to have sex. Instead of leaning over and vocally asking your girlfriend or…

Everything to expect from MWC 2019, the world’s biggest smartphone show

Everything to expect from MWC 2019, the world’s biggest smartphone show
Mobile World Congress is right around the corner, set to start on February 24. It’s the world’s biggest show on smartphones and mobile technology, and we’re expecting a ton of news. Leaks and rumors are rampant in the days leading up to the event, so there’s a lot of noise to sort through. Fret not;…

How to mute spoilers on Twitter and Facebook

How to mute spoilers on Twitter and Facebook
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How to mute spoilers on Twitter and Facebook

How to mute spoilers on Twitter and Facebook
Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice on how to get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Spoilers have become a pitfall of modern life. They’re a first-world problem, perhaps, but still something that can ruin one of the few pleasures that make it worth facing another…

CBS All Access taps Lucy Liu to star in ‘Why Women Kill’

CBS All Access taps Lucy Liu to star in ‘Why Women Kill’
Why Women Kill will revolve around the stories of three women dealing with infidelity across three different decades. CBS hasn't released a lot of details about the show yet, but the ominous title comes with an ominous synopsis: the network says it will "examine how the role of women has changed through the decades, but…

AT&T’s streaming service won’t have original shows until 2020

AT&T’s streaming service won’t have original shows until 2020
AT&T is continuing the trickle of information about its upcoming WarnerMedia streaming service, and this time it's more specific about the kind of content you'll get. TBS and TNT President Kevin Reilly told guests at a Television Critics Association event that the beta version of the service launching in 2019 won't have originals -- you'll…

What’s on TV: ‘Far Cry,’ ‘Crackdown 3’ and ‘Umbrella Academy’

What’s on TV: ‘Far Cry,’ ‘Crackdown 3’ and ‘Umbrella Academy’
This week is a big one for streaming platforms, as Amazon premieres its documentary series uncovering the truth surrounding Lorena Bobbitt, and Netflix presents the first season of its comic book adaptation The Umbrella Academy. For gamers, Crackdown 3 is finally, really shipping, while Far Cry: New Dawn and the anime-fueled Jump Force arrive too.…

WARREN BANKS ON POPULISIM

WARREN BANKS ON POPULISIM
Annie Linskey National political reporter focused on the 2020 presidential campaign February 9 at 4:58 PM LAWRENCE, Mass. — Sen. Elizabeth Warren formally launched her presidential bid Saturday by reemphasizing her signature issues of fighting economic inequality and corporate wrongdoing, an effort to move beyond new questions that arose in recent days about her previous…