Windows 10 will let you reinstall the OS from the cloud

The company stressed that this will wipe your existing apps, and your data you choose “remove everything.” And remember, this is pre-release software. You’ll likely want to wait until there’s a polished version before trusting the fate of your PC to the cloud option. When it does arrive, though, it could offer a valuable failsafe…

Check if Your Mobile Carrier is Throttling Netflix With This App

Image: Chesnot / Contributor (Getty) A recent study by Northwestern University and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst found that every major carrier in the United States has artificially slowed down videos from places like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube. If you’re curious whether or not your carrier is throttling your mobile video data, CNET pointed…

Mark Hamill Tells Us What Blue Milk Really Tastes Like

Luke, dreading breakfast, probably. Image: Lucasfilm Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge has a lot of familiar Star Wars foodstuffs, drinks, and treats. And, of course, there’s blue milk, Luke Skywalker’s favorite (?) drink. So, naturally, Mark Hamill had to try the blue milk in Galaxy’s Edge and compare it to the real thing. And, as he…

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ video offers a ‘deep dive’ on playing styles

The developers stressed that there’s no fixed class system, and that you’re free to develop hybrid characters with their own specializations. However you play, you’ll have to tread carefully. The video illustrates the possible consequences of choosing one faction over another, or your approach to the AI in your head (Johnny Silverhand, aka Keanu Reeves)….

Samsung’s first mid-tier 5G phone emerges in leak

The clips themselves don’t say much about the specs besides promises of existing Samsung features like extra-stable video and high-speed wired charging. A recent box leak suggests this will satisfy people who need at some brawn in their phone, though. The A90 5G will reportedly tout a 6.7-inch “full HD+” AMOLED screen, an octa-core processor…

Just How Bad is Amazon’s Banned Products Problem?

Photo: Ross D. Franklin (AP) The average American purportedly has more trust in Amazon than their own government, which makes recent reports on thousands of potentially unsafe products making their way onto the company’s online marketplace particularly terrifying. More than 4,100 products available on the site—everything from motorcycle helmets to children’s toys—were “declared unsafe by…

Toonami and Production IG Are Adapting Junji Ito’s Horror Classic Uzumaki

The spirals are everywhere. Image: Toonami/Junji Ito/Production IG This is my show. It was made for me. Junji Ito is one of the premiere names in horror comics, and one of the best manga creators ever. He’s known for a variety of incredible, haunting works, but one of his most famous is the horror classic…

Instagram may help you curb DM spam on a public account

Instagram is working on “Allow Messages From People I Follow” This could shield users from unwanted messages without making privatizing the account pic.twitter.com/X3f8DgMudo — Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) August 31, 2019 Instagram’s current set-up still allows randos to send you a DM, though it shows up as a request you can ignore. This feature can…

Hurricane Dorian’s Path Shifts East to Threaten Carolinas [UPDATED]

Photo: NOAA (AP) Update, Sunday, 9:56 a.m. EDT: Dorian was upgraded to a category 5 hurricane on Sunday, becoming the strongest storm on the planet, according to CNN and the National Hurricane Center. As it moves toward the U.S. mainland, Dorian continues to intensify, with maximum winds now at 175 mph. Original post continues here:…

Hurricane Dorian’s Path Shifts East to Threaten Carolinas

Photo: NOAA (AP) While it’s still difficult to predict exactly where Hurricane Dorian will approach the coastal mainland of the United States, experts said early Saturday that the storm’s forecast path had shifted east, meaning it could travel north of Florida, either making landfall or remaining about 50 miles off the coast throughout the week….