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Broken Roads begins its post-apocalyptic journey through the Outback next month – Destructoid

Developer Drop Bear Bytes has announced the release date for Broken Roads, a post-apocalyptic RPG set in the Australian outback. Next month, on April 10, 2024, Broken Roads will make its debut for PC, PS4, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S. Ever since it was first revealed, Broken Roads has intrigued me because it seeks to blend the classic isometric Fallout game style with a morality system bearing a close resemblance to Disco Elysium‘s personality mechanic. There’s something about this style of RPG that pulls me in and won’t…

Threads begins testing swipe gestures to help train the For You algorithm

Threads has to help users improve the algorithm that populates the For You feed. It’s reportedly called Algo Tune as, well, it helps people tune their algorithms. It’s pretty rare when any social media site, particularly one run by Meta, allows users to adjust the parameters by which the great and powerful algorithm operates, so this feature is definitely worth keeping an eye on.It works a lot like Tinder and other dating apps. If you don’t like something on your feed, you swipe left. If you like a post and want to see…

FLY91 Begins Commercial Operations, First Flight Takes Off From Mopa

Last Updated: March 19, 2024, 12:00 ISTFLY91 Begins Commercial Operations, First Flight Takes Off From Mopa.FLY91 launches operations with Goa-Bengaluru flights at Rs 1,991 fare. Plans expansion to connect major cities under UDAN scheme.FLY91, a Goa-based airline, kicked off its commercial operations with a flight from Goa to Bengaluru on Monday.Departing from Goa’s Manohar International Airport at 07.55 am, the airline marked its debut journey to Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru. Furthermore, FLY91 also…

New iPad Air 6 begins shipping from China in two sizes — ‘Everything is ready’ for hotly-anticipated tablet upgrade

Apple’s imminent iPad Air 6 has reportedly started shipping overseas ahead of a launch that could take place very soon. According to Weibo’s Instant Digital “Some domestic manufacturers are shipping iPad Air 2024 shells in two sizes to overseas customers.” Previously a reliable source of information, Instant Digital is likely referring to the shipping of freshly baked iPads from manufacturing partners in China to retail outlets including Apple. “Everything is ready,” according to the post, likely indicating the product…

FFXIV Patch 6.58 begins PvP Season 11, makes upgrading weapons easier – Destructoid

With Dawntrail on the horizon, though still with no confirmed release date, Final Fantasy XIV players are waking up to the last patch of the 6.5x era. It’s the bookend on the Anabaseios raid tier, and likely the version of the game you’ll spend the most time with leading into FFXIV 7.0. FFXIV Patch 6.58 doesn’t have a lengthy list of notes, but what the patch lacks in size, it makes up for in importance. There’s noteworthy changes to the Duty Finder / Raid Finder, adjustments to best-in-slot gear rewards, a new…

WhatsApp Begins Testing 60-Second Status Updates, QR Code Scanner Shortcut for UPI Payments

WhatsApp is testing two new features that will make it easier to share longer videos as status updates and make faster peer-to-peer (P2P) payments via UPI. These new features were spotted by feature tracker WABetaInfo on recent beta versions of WhatsApp for Android. When these features roll out to all user on the table channel, users will be able to share 60-second videos to their status, and quickly scan any QR code to send money to merchants or other users.The feature tracker spotted the ability…

Apple Begins Formal Development of MacBook Pro With M4 Chip: Gurman

Apple has reportedly started work on a new MacBook Pro model that is powered by a fourth generation Apple Silicon processor. The Cupertino company launched Mac computers with its M3 chip last year — its first processors built on the firm's 3nm technology that was also used to produce the A17 Pro chip that powers the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. This year's Mac models, including the purported MacBook Pro, are expected to run on the next-generation M4 chip.Bloomberg's Mark Gurman (via…

Work begins on Samsung’s most-advanced OLED production line yet

Samsung Display is investing a huge amount of money in developing a new production line for OLED displays in a bid to maintain its dominance in the market amid a relentless push from Chinese display manufacturers. The company has confirmed that work has begun on its 8.6-generation OLED manufacturing line, which would be the company's most advanced OLED display production line yet. Major equipment will be installed this year ahead of the full-scale mass production that's expected to begin by 2026. Samsung Display has…

‘This Is Spinal Tap’ Sequel Begins Production

Get ready for a sequel that will go up to … 12?! The team behind the brilliant 1984 music mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap has officially begun work on another film. Filmmaker Rob Reiner will once again direct and portray documentarian Marty DiBergi as he checks in with the three members of Spinal Tap — David St. Hubbins (actor Michael McKean), Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest), and Derek Smalls (Harry Shearer) — to see how the past four decades have treated the heavy-metal stereotypes. They have not yet announced who’ll…

The Nintendo DS emulator Drastic is now free as Yuzu lawsuit fallout begins

The developer of popular Nintendo DS emulator Drastic just made its app completely free on Android (previously $4.99), and it intends to pull it down for good. Exophase wrote on its official Discord that “I want to make it clear that I don’t have any kind of financial incentive” and that Nintendo’s move simply “made the whole process more urgent”:“I just changed the app on GPlay to free. I don’t intend to even have it on there for that much longer,” Exophase begins. Screenshot by Sean Hollister / The VergeMeanwhile, a…