Thomas McMullan

Unity and Google Cloud announce ‘connected games’ partnership

Unity and Google Cloud announce ‘connected games’ partnership

Game engine Unity will also be migrating its own infrastructure to Google Cloud.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 20 2018, 10:30AM
Samsung’s cancelled ‘Project V’ foldable phone surfaces online

Samsung’s cancelled ‘Project V’ foldable phone surfaces online

The Galaxy X won’t be Samsung’s first foray into foldable tech.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 19 2018, 10:33AM
Tesla cuts 9% of staff as Elon Musk presses for profitability

Tesla cuts 9% of staff as Elon Musk presses for profitability

The electric car maker will lay off 9% of its more than 40,000 employees due to restructuring.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 14 2018, 10:58AM
Next Fallout will be an online-only survival game

Next Fallout will be an online-only survival game

No real single player this time around...
By Thomas McMullan Jun 12 2018, 10:53AM
Apple to launch a "cheap" follow-up to the iPhone X to appeal to the masses

Apple to launch a "cheap" follow-up to the iPhone X to appeal to the masses

Of course, this is 'cheap' in Apple terms...
By Victoria Woollaston, Thomas McMullan Jun 7 2018, 10:28AM
Fallout 76: Bethesda releases teaser for new Fallout game

Fallout 76: Bethesda releases teaser for new Fallout game

Bethesda has teased Fallout 76 ahead of E3 2018.
By Thomas McMullan May 31 2018, 11:01AM
Review: Yoku’s Island Express

Review: Yoku’s Island Express

Villa Gorilla's platforming-pinball hybrid is a zippy delight.
By Thomas McMullan May 30 2018, 10:48AM
Bizarre case sees Alexa record and share a family’s private conversation, Amazon admits

Bizarre case sees Alexa record and share a family’s private conversation, Amazon admits

According to Amazon, Alexa mistook background noise for a series of specific instructions.
By Thomas McMullan May 29 2018, 10:37AM
Facebook and YouTube are the worst offenders for exposing children to suicide and sex

Facebook and YouTube are the worst offenders for exposing children to suicide and sex

NSPCC report looked at the risks posed by social networks as the UK government announces plans to reign the companies in with new laws.
By Thomas McMullan May 22 2018, 10:18AM
Google guns for Spotify with new YouTube Music service

Google guns for Spotify with new YouTube Music service

YouTube Music will tap into enormous collection of music videos.
By Thomas McMullan May 18 2018, 11:04AM
The AI-powered Google News app is now available on iOS

The AI-powered Google News app is now available on iOS

Google's revamped News app uses machine learning to surface articles it thinks you'll be interested in.
By Thomas McMullan May 17 2018, 10:39AM
Grimes' boyfriend's new video shows a Tesla mystery car

Grimes' boyfriend's new video shows a Tesla mystery car

The Tesla promo includes the company's Gigafactory and the next-generation Roadster in action.
By Thomas McMullan May 11 2018, 10:18AM
“Norse gods were creeps”: Tim Schafer on Grim Fandango, folklore and Kurt Vonnegut

“Norse gods were creeps”: Tim Schafer on Grim Fandango, folklore and Kurt Vonnegut

Double Fine chief and LucasArts veteran Tim Schafer talks about the scope of video games, the ghosts of early ambitions and the danger of cultural appropriation.
By Thomas McMullan May 3 2018, 12:24PM
Review: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Review: Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

The Switch version of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is a fun, old-school romp – with added Funky Kong.
By Thomas McMullan May 2 2018, 10:35AM
Facebook posts record revenues for first quarter

Facebook posts record revenues for first quarter

Facebook's active users grew year-on-year, although a GDPR-shaped cloud may be on the horizon for the social network.
By Thomas McMullan Apr 27 2018, 10:28AM
Apple snaps up Google’s former AI boss to improve Siri

Apple snaps up Google’s former AI boss to improve Siri

John Giannandrea will head up Apple’s machine learning and AI strategy.
By Thomas McMullan Apr 5 2018, 10:26AM
Review: Far Cry 5

Review: Far Cry 5

Ubisoft's vision of Montana in Far Cry 5 is diverting but ultimately a missed opportunity to explore some potent subject matter.
By Thomas McMullan Mar 28 2018, 11:59AM
Little Nightmares coming to Switch

Little Nightmares coming to Switch

Dark adventure Little Nightmares will be released on Nintendo's Switch in May.
By Thomas McMullan Mar 12 2018, 10:37AM
New species of tardigrade found in a Japanese car park

New species of tardigrade found in a Japanese car park

Known as water bears or moss piglets, tardigrade are amongst the toughest animals on Earth
By Thomas McMullan Mar 2 2018, 8:33AM
What are black holes? The theories, and confusion, about how black holes are formed and behave

What are black holes? The theories, and confusion, about how black holes are formed and behave

How to tell your supermassive black hole from your stellar black hole
By Thomas McMullan Feb 26 2018, 9:19AM