It’s hard to make real money selling virtual goods

If you’re unfamiliar, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a sim game for the Nintendo Switch in which you build a life for yourself in a community of adorable, anthropomorphic animals. You grow crops and hunt for livestock, craft tools and furniture while working to improve your island home. The more well-developed your community, the more…

New Mutants Director Josh Boone Has a Trilogy Planned Out

Flame on?Image: Disney Morning SpoilersIf there’s news about upcoming movies and television you’re not supposed to know, you’ll find it in here. Sonic the Hedgehog will live to run another day. Paul Feig is getting into fairytales and the creators behind the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons movie discuss crit-ical thinking. Plus updates from The Umbrella…

Some of the Best Apps Do Just One Thing, But Do It Very Well

Photo: Getty Images Not every app on your phone has to be a jack-of-all-trades hub that covers everything from smart home devices to text messaging. Sometimes apps can just do one simple job and do it very well to earn a place on your home screen. These are some of our current favorites. Advertisement 1….

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite review: Just a really good Android tablet

In fact, being a tablet is where the S6 Lite shines. I used it to watch The Weeknd’s music videos for The Hills and Blinding Lights and found the 2,000 x 1,200 display to be crisp and colorful. I was slightly disappointed Samsung used a TFT panel here instead of an AMOLED, but for the…

CNN Reporter Arrested on Live TV While Offering to Comply With Police

Photo: CNN CNN reporter Omar Jimenez and his camera crew were arrested Friday morning by Minnesota state police live on television in the aftermath of a protest over the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of local police. Advertisement In footage broadcast live on CNN, Jimenez can be heard calmly requesting orders…

EA can make Madden games until 2026 after renewing its NFL deal

EA didn’t say what that would involve, exactly, but as the NFLPA was also a party to the deal, it could make the games more player- and fan-friendly. “We have a shared vision to expand the fanbase of football through interactivity, and we’re thrilled to continue our strong partnership with EA Sports to bring this…

Tweet scheduling comes to Twitter.com

You don’t need to use Tweetdeck or any other third-party app to schedule tweets anymore: The social network now lets you schedule tweets right from its website. Twitter has been experimenting with the feature since last year and started giving select users access to it in early May. Now that the feature has rolled out…

Twitter hides Trump ‘shooting’ tweet over ‘glorification of violence’

Twitter is referring to the fact that Trump’s “looting” comment is a quote from former Miami Police Chief Walter Headley, in charge during the Miami’s 1967 race riots and known for “stop and frisk” tactics. During the riots, he used the same phrase: “When the looting starts, the shooting starts,” stirring up discontent in the…

Tesla CEO Elon Musk gets $700 million in first performance-based payout

Shareholders approved Tesla’s compensation plan back in 2018. In its filing, the company wrote that the current compensation programs “reflect [its] startup origins” and that it intends to evaluate them as circumstances require and as its needs evolve. Tesla also explained: “We believe compensation incentives for executive officers should promote the success of our company…