News Posts by Seth Fitzgerald

Red Dead Redemption 2 Pushed Back To 2018

Rockstar Games' Red Dead Redemption 2 isn't going to be out this year as had originally been planned. The game has been pushed back and given a new "spring 2018" release date. Rockstar confirmed the delay in a Twitter post. It was supposed to be out this fall.

Apple Music Drops Free Trial In Some Countries

Certain markets no longer appear to have access to Apple Music's three-month free trial. If you want to try out the music streaming service in Australia, Spain, or Switzerland, you'll now have to spend $0.99. That's still better than the $30 that'd normally be charged.

Alleged iPhone 8, 7s Molds Show Three Sizes

Molds for Apple's three upcoming iPhones have allegedly leaked on Weibo. They show the general design of the iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus, and the iPhone 8. Even though the iPhone 8 reportedly comes with an edge-to-edge 5.8-inch display, it doesn't appear very large.

LG's Budget Venture X Phone Heads To AT&T

A low-cost rugged smartphone from LG, the Venture X, is going to be sold exclusively through AT&T. The device features a 5.2-inch 1080p Gorilla Glass display, a strong metal frame, and a non-slip design. The Venture X includes a Snapdragon 435 processor.

Apple Faces Patent Violation Claim Over 'Pay'

Apple is accused of stealing some of the payment technology found at the heart of Apple Pay. Kenneth Weiss, CEO of Boston-based Universal Secure Registry, claims he developed the technology used by Pay and "was the first in the space." Weiss holds multiple relevant patents.

ExtraTorrent Has Permanently Closed

ExtraTorrent, a torrent site second only to The Pirate Bay in size, has shut down permanently. The site hosted a large index of pirated content for years and a full explanation for the shutdown wasn't provided. The team behind the site closed the service without warning.