Kris Holt, TechCrunch

Kris Holt


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Recent articles by Kris:

Yukai Engineering’s cute stuffed animal robot will nibble on your finger –

Yukai Engineering, the maker of the Qoobo robotic cat tail pillow, has revealed a soft robot that nibbles on a user’s fingertip. They hopes the "somewhat pleasing sensation" will brighten your day. → Read More

Blizzard Isn’t Even Committing To A 2023 ‘Overwatch 2’ Release Date

Overwatch's community manager wants to "quash the rumor of a 2023 release date as being somehow 'official.'" → Read More

Marvel shows are now available through Apple Podcast subscriptions –

Marvel and SiriusXM have opened a new Apple Podcasts channel, which includes a paid tier. The service costs $4/month (which may vary by country) after a seven-day trial. → Read More

Battlefield 2042 playtest set for next week, PC requirements revealed

The first Battlefield 2042 technical playtest takes place soon. Here are the minimum and recommended PC specs for DICE’s upcoming first-person shooter. → Read More

This 4-in-1 MagSafe wireless charger can juice your iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods — and one more thing

Zens has revealed its latest MagSafe charger for iPhone 12, Apple Watch and AirPods. The Magnetic + Watch Wireless Charger can top up the batteries of four devices simultaneously. → Read More

How to turn on Alexa's male voice

Amazon has rolled out a default masculine voice for Alexa for the first time. The company also added a new wake word, Ziggy. Here’s how to use them. → Read More

Apple Watch 7 tipped for huge battery life boost

Apple Watch Series 7 is expected to arrive in September. Rumors suggest Apple will use a smaller processor to make room for a larger battery. → Read More

Windows 11 will let you sideload Android apps, circumventing Amazon Appstore

While Microsoft announced that Android would be coming to Windows 11 via apps available in the Amazon Appstore, it appears that users will be able to sideload apps as well, potentially allowing any app to be used on the new OS. → Read More

Steam Summer Sale 2021: dates. discounts, tips and more

The Steam Summer Sale is a great chance to snap up some great games at a discount. Here are some tips on finding the best deals. → Read More

Peloton's Tread+ temporarily needs a subscription, but a fix is on the way

The company is temporarily waiving membership fees amid the messy rollout of a safety feature.. → Read More

AGs push Uber Eats to add a price disclaimer to the checkout page

In Pennsylvania and Washington, DC, Uber Eats will be more transparent about items costing more than in restaurants.. → Read More

The 'Space Jam' sequel is getting a free tie-in game in July

Beat up some robots with LeBron James, Bugs Bunny and Lola Bunny.. → Read More

Bird reveals its own e-bike as it moves into bikesharing

Bird Bikes will arrive in several North American and European cities this year.. → Read More

Marvel's Avengers showed players' IP addresses on screen after the latest patch

It's best to avoid livestreaming the game right now.. → Read More

Mixhalo will harness 5G for low-latency audio at live events

The company is making it easier for venues to send audio from the soundboard to attendees' phones.. → Read More

Yoto audio player for kids adds Disney and Pixar books

Two collections of bite-sized stories featuring the likes of 'The Lion King' and 'Toy Story 3' are now available.. → Read More

Microsoft hired the co-creator of ‘Portal’ to build games for the cloud

Kim Swift is Xbox-bound after a stint at Stadia.. → Read More

Steven Spielberg will produce movies for Netflix

It's unclear whether he'll direct any of them, though.. → Read More

Samsung will show off the new Wear OS experience on June 28th

It'll spill the beans during a Mobile World Congress session.. → Read More

EU data regulators call for facial recognition ban in public spaces

They also said it should be illegal to use AI for social credit scoring.. → Read More