Battlefield 2042 delayed and the pandemic is to blame

The anticipated futuristic Battlefield 2042 game from DICE has been delayed, Electronic Arts revealed on the game’s official Twitter account today. The reason for the delay is one we’ve heard before: the pandemic disrupted workflows and the teams behind the project, causing unanticipated issues that require the release to be pushed to a later date. Battlefield 2042 is the next … Continue reading … [Read more...]

Kroger taps Instacart to offer ultra-fast grocery deliveries across US

Popular grocery chain Kroger has announced a new partnership with Instacart to offer its customers grocery deliveries within half an hour. The new service is called Kroger Delivery Now, leveraging the Instacart online shopping platform with Kroger grocery stores across the US serving as fulfillment centers. Grocery deliveries and pick-up services have become more popular amid the pandemic. Retailers scrambled … Continue reading … [Read more...]

NASA says ancient Mars experienced thousands of super volcanic eruptions

NASA says that a region of Mars known as Arabia Terra once experienced thousands of massive eruptions from volcanoes, ones that were so powerful they were able to alter the Red Planet’s climate for decades after. The explosions took place over the course of 500 million years, according to the space agency, where researchers recently published a scientific paper on … Continue reading … [Read more...]

Roku’s first original movie is a Christmas special based on an NBC show

This holiday season will bring Roku’s first original movie, one that will be made available on the company’s free ad-supported Roku Channel streaming service. The Christmas special will be based on the NBC show Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist and it will include the original cast from the series. Once it arrives, Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas will be Roku’s first original feature film. … Continue reading … [Read more...]

Fitbit snore detection arrives, but you need certain models to use it

Fitbit’s previously announced Snore & Noise Detect feature is now rolling out to users, but it is only available on certain models. The feature is designed to help users learn about the noises at night that may be reducing their sleep quality. You’ll need more than just the Versa 3 or Fitbit Sense to use the feature, however, which is … Continue reading … [Read more...]

USDA warns chicken and beef empanadas sold with fake inspection mark

The USDA has issued a Class I recall involving thousands of pounds of chicken and beef empanadas that it says were sold in the US without inspection. A tip led to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) investigating the matter, at which point it found the food products were sold featuring a ‘false USDA mark of inspection.’ The … Continue reading … [Read more...]