Netflix Price Hike Coming

Netflix is raising its US monthly prices by up to two dollars. Unlike previous hikes, there won’t be any grandfathering. In the US, the basic plan, which covers one simultaneous stream only and no HD, remains at $7.99. The standard plan, covering two screens and HD, is going from $9.99 to $10.99. The premium plan, […]

AAA: Car Touchscreens Too Distracting

AAA says on-board technology such as touchscreens could be distracting drivers and risking safety. It wants car makers to disable some features such as programming a navigation route while the vehicle is moving. The organisation’s Foundation for Traffic Safety ran a study of thirty 2017 model cars in which drivers carried out three hours of […]

Stranger Things Gets Mobile Game

There’s now a Stranger Things video game and it’s appropriately retro in look. Available on Android and iOS, it’s a touchscreen controlled over-head view action game with 80s-style pixelly graphics. The gameplay itself is a combination of puzzle solving and combat, with a storyline that’s loosely based on the TV show. Players start out controlling […]

Skyrim Adds New Survival Mode

A new official Skyrim mode challenges you to battle the elements with more realistic health effects. Survival Mode is those who like a challenge rather than those who prefer the escapism of the game. The mode means your character will be affected by hunger, fatigue and cold. Specifically: Going a long period without food will […]

Video Game Voice Strike Ends

A strike by video game voice actors has ended after 11 months. The union has reached a deal with 11 games companies that sees both sides compromise. The strike, by the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, was the longest in SAG history, covering both voiceover and on-screen actors. It led to […]