Watch Dallas Zoo ape go bananas in kiddie pool

If you haven’t seen the video yet of the gorilla playing around in the kiddie pool, well, here it is. You’re welcome. This may be the best thing ever in the history of the internet. It features Zola, a gorilla at the Dallas Zoo, during what the zoo calls Enrichment. That’s basically a time for…

Windows 10 S security brought down by, of course, Word macros

Enlarge / The Windows 10 S default wallpaper is a rather attractive simplified version of the Windows 10 default wallpaper. The major premise justifying Windows 10 S, the new variant of Windows 10 that can only install and run applications from the Windows Store, is that by enforcing such a restriction, Windows 10 S can—like…

Here’s Your Guide to the Very Complicated Mythology of the Transformers Universe – Vulture

Vulture Here’s Your Guide to the Very Complicated Mythology of the Transformers UniverseVultureTransformers: The Last Knight is the fifth installment in Michael Bay’s multibillion-dollar franchise, and it’s being marketed as a movie of answers. “You want to know don’t you?” Anthony Hopkins asks in the trailer. “Why they keep coming here?” But …In praise of…

Rockstar is talking with OpenIV developer, issues new statement on mods

The drama between modders, Rockstar Games, and Take-Two Interactive continues to unfold. Rockstar has issued another statement, this time on singleplayer mods in general. And, there’s some potentially hopeful news as to the fate of singleplayer modding tool OpenIV. First, Rockstar Games has added a topic to its support page in regards to singleplayer mods…

Google will stop scanning your Gmail messages to sell targeted ads

Google will stop its long-standing practice of scanning the contents of individual Gmail users for advertising purposes, the company announced in a blog post today. The practice, something Google has done nearly since the launch of its email service, allows the company to digest the contents of email messages and use them to deliver targeted…

Overwatch’s Confusing Reporting System Is Making Trolling Worse

Overwatch When a player reports an abusive teammate in Overwatch, the most common response is rarely fear, regret, or even an apology. It’s “go ahead!” Overwatch’s reporting system is opaque, like any game’s, but word on the street is that it’s toothless. As someone who spends roughly 10 hours a week playing Overwatch, I’ve seen…

Galaxy S8’s Bixby Voice app: 14 things to know now

The clickable button on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is finally about to fulfill its purpose. Located just under the volume rocker on the S8’s left side, the Bixby button will launch brand new voice software that phone owners have been waiting months for. “It’s not a voice assistant,” Quam Erogbogbo, senior director and…