With Disney Plus raising its prices, here are 6 tips for saving on a subscription

Sep 29, 2022

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Disney Plus will increase its price and offer an ad-supported plan starting December 8.  Thankfully, even with this price hike coming, there are several tips and tricks you can use to save on a subscription. Bundles and annual plans can all reduce membership costs, and Verizon members can even get six months for free. Loading Something is loading. Disney Plus is home to a vast library of co ...read more

PlayStation Stars launches in Asia today, with additional markets coming soon

Sep 29, 2022

What an exciting moment for PlayStation!  Today marks the first regional launch of our new loyalty program – PlayStation Stars. I am pleased to usher in this new initiative for our PlayStation community, launching first in Asia, which celebrates our players’ achievements with fun and delightful campaigns and the ability to earn rewards such as points and digital collectibles. With this launch, we commence our global rollout for PlayStation Stars, and this is just the beginning.  We will c ...read more

The Most Expensive Car In Steven Tyler's Collection

Sep 29, 2022

Joe Scarnici/Getty Images Many of us know Steven Tyler as the theatrical lead singer of the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith. Others may know him from his two-year stint as a judge on "American Idol" for seasons 10 and 11. Still, others may know him as the father of actress Liv Tyler ("9-1-1: Lone Star," "Lord of the Rings," "Armageddon"). For those that aren't keen on Tyler's musical prowess, Aerosmith was inducted into the Rock Roll Hall of Fame in 2001, and made it into the S ...read more

Don't expect the Nioh games to be released on Xbox

Sep 29, 2022

But Team Ninja hopes Game Pass will boost Wo Long multiplayer. It looks like Team Ninja's Nioh games won't be heading to Xbox anytime soon. Both Nioh games were originally released on PS4 and PC, but never on Microsoft's console. Speaking to VGC, Nioh director Fumihiko Yasuda downplayed any possibility of the game coming to Xbox. Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty - Official Gameplay Trailer "There's nothing really to note about that," he said. "Currently, there's not really ...read more

Verizon Says Its Galaxy S22 Line is Getting Android 13, But It Isn’t (Updated)

Sep 29, 2022

Oh these carriers. They got us excited for a moment, but it’s clear that even as Verizon says the Galaxy S22 line is getting Android 13 starting today, we know it isn’t. All of the S22 phones on Verizon are getting an update, though, just not the One UI 5 update. Verizon updated its Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra pages this morning to show that the Android October update is here, as well as the big upgrade to Android 13 and One UI 5. The release date is labeled as September 2 ...read more

The PS5 features bringing A Plague Tale: Requiem to life

Sep 29, 2022

Hi everyone! I’m Nicolas Bécavin, Lead Engine Programmer on A Plague Tale: Requiem. The game launches on October 18, and I’m here to give you a little preview of what you can expect tech-wise!  Taking the next-gen leap  We decided to develop A Plague Tale: Requiem on PlayStation 5 to set ourselves completely free from last-gen constraints and make the most out of the features brought by the new gen. The potential it offers is incredible! Take the load time for instance: it is reduced in ...read more

Stadia is shutting down in January

Sep 29, 2022

Hardware and software will be refunded. Google is shutting down Stadia, with the beleaguered cloud gaming service set to remain live for players until 18th January 2023. Stadia's misfortunes are, of course, well-documented; despite initial praise for the service's streaming capabilities at launch in 2019, a slow, problematic roll-out meant Google failed to capitalise on initial consumer interest. The extent of Stadia's failings started to became clear when the company announce ...read more

5 Common Household Items Invented By NASA

Sep 29, 2022

Den Rozhnovsky/Shutterstock By Kayla Dube /Sept. 29, 2022 10:55 am EDT When it comes to common items that are used in our everyday lives, their origins are usually not very well-known. Much of the time we take these inventions for granted, while their original purpose and usage get left behind. Sometimes, these objects have surprising beginnings stemming from novel advancements in technology that turn into the spin-offs we use for daily tasks. There are actually many of thes ...read more

The best 1-year CD rates of September 2022

Sep 29, 2022

Updated 2022-09-29T17:07:59Z Insider's experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. As of September 2022, the average rate for a 1-year CD in the US is 0.60%, according to the FDIC. However, some online banks pay over 2.85% APY right now. A 1-year may ideal if you'd ...read more

Netflix forming first in-house game studio

Sep 29, 2022

For "world class" original games. Netflix is forming its own in-house game studio, as it seeks to rely less on third-party developers. The new studio will be based in Helsinki and led by Marko Lastikka as director, formerly of Zynga and EA. The studio will create "world class" original games without ads or in-app purchases, reports Engadget. Eurogamer Newscast: How damaging are video game leaks? In the past, Netflix has bought existing studios. This will be the first i ...read more