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Recent articles by Kris:

Apple brings Memoji and Animoji to its Clips video creation app

It's also adding Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse stickers. → Read More

'NHL 20' adds Snoop Dogg as a commentator and playable character

EA has been letting loose a bit with NHL 20, having recently added the likes of Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowery, Minnesota Vikings' Adam Thielen and Pittsburgh Steelers' Juju Smith-Schuster -- none of whom are pro hockey players. Another big name you might not immediately associate with the NHL has just joined the ranks: Snoop Dogg. → Read More

Google's next chat service is... Photos

One of the best things about Google+ (RIP) was its engrossing photography community, where people from far and wide shared and discussed their images. Google's... → Read More

Enhanced 'Persona 5 Royal' comes to the US March 31st

The updated JRPG will be available in several physical and digital versions. → Read More

Facebook is facing an EU investigation over data collection

Regulators also opened a 'preliminary investigation' into Google's data practices. → Read More

'Super Mario Maker 2' update adds Link from The Legend of Zelda

Super Mario Maker 2 level creators will have a few more tools to play with when the 2.0 update for the Nintendo Switch game drops Thursday. The biggest addition... → Read More

Amazon’s Alexa Is About To Get More Emotional

Developers can tap into Alexa's new excited and disappointed voice tones. → Read More

NYC city council votes to ban non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes

New York City is set to become the largest city in the US to ban non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes. The city council voted 42-2 to ban them, and Mayor Bill de B... → Read More

Facebook buys 'Beat Saber' creator Beat Games

The developer will still update the VR rhythm game on non-Oculus platforms. → Read More

Stadia Pro members will get two more free games in December

'Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition' and 'Farming Simulator 19' are joining the lineup. → Read More

Amazon warehouse injury numbers highlight pressure on workers

Two investigations based on Amazon's internal figures suggest there are high injury rates at fulfillment centers. → Read More

8BitDo's tiny keychain Switch controller is now available

The $20 Zero 2 doesn't have thumbsticks, but might work in a pinch. → Read More

eBay is selling StubHub to Viagogo for $4.05 billion

StubHub will soon have a new owner if all goes to plan. Viagogo, another ticket resaler, has agreed to buy it from eBay for $4.05 billion. The sale should close... → Read More

Google Docs is getting Gmail's autocomplete smarts

Google hoped to make writing emails a little easier when it added its Smart Compose autocomplete function to Gmail last year. You should be able to take advanta... → Read More

Amazon Music HD expands 3D audio library with Warner Music Group tracks

Echo Studio, one of Amazon's latest smart speakers, might sound great, but until now it offered a limited library of 3D audio through Amazon Music HD. However,... → Read More

What's coming to Netflix in December: 'The Witcher' and 'Lost in Space'

With cold weather creeping in and many of us wanting little to do with the outdoors, Netflix has plenty of new options for you to watch in December, including s... → Read More

Epic extends the current 'Fortnite' season to focus on holiday updates

The first season of Fortnite's Chapter 2 promises to be the longest-running one to date. Until now, seasons have lasted between two and three months, but the cu... → Read More

Netflix dominates Grammy comedy nominations

Netflix has long been establishing itself as the go-to place for stand-up comedy specials. In fact, it might lay claim to having the best ones around after domi... → Read More

'West of Dead' is a fast-paced shooter starring Ron Perlman

After it popped up in the Microsoft Store perhaps a little earlier than intended, twin-stick shooter West of Dead is available in open beta on Xbox One. You'll... → Read More

'Life is Strange' dev's upcoming game centers on twins and trans identity

"The core mechanic of the game is the special bond Tyler and Alyson share and is also a theme strongly anchored into the Dontnod storytelling approach,&quo... → Read More