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News Tower (now in early access) boasts the intriguing but brief experience of saving a sinking 1930s newspaper – Destructoid

News Tower, from four-person developer Sparrow Night, tasks you with saving a sinking 1930s newspaper. The game’s early access release feels more like an extended demo, but it’s one that definitely has me intrigued about the future.  The game begins with you inheriting a small newspaper business from your uncle. The paper publishes each Sunday, so you need to start sending out your small team of reporters to find stories immediately. Every story is marked by tags – like crime, politics, or sports – that correspond to the…

Klarna CEO Boasts His AI Can Do Work of 700 People After Laying Off 700 People in 2022

Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski bragged on Tuesday that his company’s new OpenAI-powered customer service chatbot was doing the work of 700 people—nearly two years after Klarna laid off about 700 people.Like It or Not, Your Doctor Will Use AI | AI UnlockedIn a post on X, Siemiatkowski called the work of Klarna’s AI assistant a “breakthrough in the practical application of AI!” The CEO explained that in the chatbot’s first four weeks, it had handled about 66% of its customer support or about 2.3 million chats. Klarna…

New Porsche Taycan EV boasts longer range and faster charging

In initial tests, the new Porsche Taycan showed impressive driving range of up to 365 miles (587 km). Although these were pre-series models, the upgraded EV drove over 100 miles more than the current model. New Porsche Taycan test drives up to 365 miles These are not official ratings, but Porsche claims “the extensively updated Taycan” offers more range and quicker charging. “For the particularly efficient Taycan sports saloon with the large battery, this practical, final test resulted in…

2024 Honda Prologue boasts nearly 300 mi range for under $49K

Honda’s first all-electric SUV, the 2024 Prologue, will begin hitting US dealerships in March. The electric SUV features best-in-class EPA range with up to nearly 300 miles on a single charge. 2024 Honda Prologue prices and range Although Honda is late to the party, it hopes its new electric SUV can help make up for lost time. Honda is sharing more details about what we can expect. Based on GM’s Ultium platform, the 2024 Honda Prologue features the “highest standard driving range rating…

Porsche’s all-electric Macan SUV boasts a 381-mile range and up to 621hp

Porsche just officially revealed the new all-electric Macan SUV, after giving us a Along with the reveal, the company dropped specs, pricing information and an approximate release date.This looks to be a direct rival to vehicles like Jaguar’s I-Pace To that end, this is a well-equipped vehicle. First and foremost, the battery is on point, allowing for 381 miles before running out of power. That’s Miami to Jacksonville on a single charge, with some juice to spare. It’ll be available in two variants: the 397hp Macan 4 and…

Galaxy Ring boasts ‘leading sensor technologies,’ comfortable for all day wear

If the Galaxy S24 series didn't capture your attention well enough, something that Samsung teased at the very end of the Unpacked event last week would certainly have. The company sprung a surprise by teasing the much-rumored Galaxy Ring wearable device as it was wrapping up the event. The Galaxy Ring is a highly anticipated product. It marks Samsung's entry into a new category of wearable devices, one where it has the potential to overshadow all of the existing players and establish dominance. New information about the…

‘I.S.S.’ Boasts a Masterclass in Tension, Creative Collaboration, and Non-Fatal Self-Sabotage

At a glance, it would be easy to write I.S.S. off as just another trope-heavy sci-fi thriller; a crew stranded together in space? Tensions rising? Bodies dropping one by one? All pretty par for the course, right? It’s all the more impressive, then, that by just twisting a few tiny narrative knobs on a road well-traveled, I.S.S. scribe Nick Shafir has managed to elevate what would otherwise be a cop-out movie idea into something miles more captivating, all held together by Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s masterful direction and…

This powerful Weather app for Vision Pro will save you from looking out of the window to check — Seasons boasts 34 immersive conditions…

Now that developers can submit their apps to the Vision Pro App Store in the lead-up to the headset’s launch on February 2, one app looks to take the Weather category by storm already.Developed by Cosmo, Seasons shows you the weather in your Vision Pro headset, so that you don’t have to take it off and go outside. In a post on X, its developers posted a video of snow covering your vision inside the headset, giving you a visual representation of the weather near you.The post goes on to state that Seasons will be free to…

X CEO boasts 10 million sign-ups in December… so far

X, formerly Twitter, continues making the headlines despite facing challenges. In recent weeks, the platform has launched several new features, including GrokAI (currently available to Premium subscribers). However, the company also faces significant financial pressure, with major advertisers pausing campaigns due to concerns about disinformation and hate speech. Despite these troubles, Reuters reports (via Economic Times) that X CEO, Linda Yaccarino, confirmed more than 10 million X sign-ups in December. X CEO confirms…

Review: Mokwheel Obsidian fat tire e-bike boasts a solar power station

We’ve always wondered why, with big 1kWh batteries with equally big output capabilities, e-bikes can’t double as power stations that could power an off-site or back up a fridge for a few hours. Mokwheel has our answer with its $2300 Obsidian and ups the ante with a big solar panel that makes it great for camping and self-charging too… Mokwheel sent us their handsome Obsidian fat tire e-bike along with a ($399)1kW external inverter attachment and a separate ($599) 230W solar accessory.…