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Star Citizen Site Has Now Raised Over Half A Billion Dollars

Image: Cloud Imperium Star Citizen, a video game that exists as a Forever Promise, was first revealed to the world back in 2012 via a Kickstarter campaign that raised $2.1 million. In the decade since, through the announcements of spin-offs, modules, in-game economies and countless other features and half-baked ideas, the game seems no closer …

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YouTube Viewers Flocked to Crypto Scam After Apple Event

Apple unveiled a suite of new products yesterday, from the iPhone 14 to updated AirPods, in a livestreamed and recorded event. You could’ve tuned in on the company’s website or YouTube to learn all about the “dynamic island” and the bigger/better cameras that are soon to be available on the newest generation of iPhone. And …

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Vespera Robotic Telescope Takes the Guesswork Out of Astronomy

Vespera Observation Stationphoto: George Dvorsky/Gizmodo A few weeks ago, my editor asked me to review a new telescope. Having never reviewed a single product for Gizmodo in all the years I’ve worked here, and having never laid my hands on a telescope, I made a valiant attempt to weasel my way out of this assignment. …

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Why the iPhone 14’s eSIM Might Be a Problem for You

Apple has a habit of aggressively removing features in the name of progress. They killed the DVD drive from the Mac while discs were still popular, removed HDMI and MagSafe from MacBook Pros (before subsequently bringing them back), and, of course, are responsible for the death of the headphone jack. Apple’s decision to now remove …

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Android’s Latest Update Lets You ‘AirDrop’ From Farther Away

Google’s Nearby Share now works with devices that aren’t even nearby! Image: Google If you’re deep in the Google ecosystem, you should get on board with Nearby Share. The wireless file transfer feature now works across Android devices of all types and even Chromebooks. And in its latest android feature dropsGoogle is promising it’s about …

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Xbox Game Pass Is Losing Some Terrific Games In September ’22

screenshot: Square Enix yes, the big Disney Animal Crossing clone rolls out on Game Pass today. But Microsoft’s popular games-on-demand service is set to take a big hit in September with the loss of some of its best games, including a must-play Final Fantasy and some intriguing indies. here’s everything coming to and going from …

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Apple’s new iPhones and Apple Watches put a big focus on safety

Apple announced a series of new hardware products at its launch event on Wednesday, including the iPhone 14, new AirPods Pro and the Apple Watch Ultra. One thing stood out, though: it put a new focus on safety features. Here’s an overview of what’s new. Emergency SOS via satellite iPhone 14 SOS service apple Emergency …

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How to Avoid the Abundance of Malware in Minecraft

photo: Rokas Tenys (Shutterstock) Minecraft is addicting. Minecraft is popular. That combination means there are a lot of us playing the game for hours on end every single day. While that’s good for the Minecraft community at large, it’s also good for hackers. They don’t see millions of Minecraft players: They see millions of targets …

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Xbox Series X Gets New Cheaper, Simpler Custom Elite Controller

Image: Microsoft Microsoft has just released a new entry in its premium line of Elite wireless controllers. The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 – Core, currently available only in white, is the latest and the most affordable controller in the Xbox Elite line, coming in at $129.99 instead of the usual $179.99. The new …

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