TV and Movies In Tim Burton Dumbo remake, flying elephant gets lost in the darkness Review: The 2019 Dumbo movie revels in darkness and dangerous scenes that feel odd for a family film. by Mike Sorrentino March 30, 2019 2:47 PM PDT The original 1941 Dumbo has always been one of the sadder Disney stories.
Internet Services Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg lays out ideas about tech regulation “We need a more active role for governments and regulators,” the CEO says in an editorial. And he gives an idea of the sort of thing he has in mind. by Edward Moyer March 30, 2019 3:57 PM PDT Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: “Lawmakers
TV and Movies MoviePass competitor Sinemia adds $15 ‘unlimited’ daily movie plan But it also says it’s “dropping a small number of user accounts for fraudulent activity” despite continuing complaints that it’s Sinemia’s app at fault. by Lori Grunin March 30, 2019 2:13 PM PDT Sinemia Sinemia rolled out a new Always Unlimited $15 monthly
Toys and Tabletop Games Avengers: Endgame toys, new poster hit Walmart shelves A series of Hasbro figures featuring the Avengers’ white suits could be at your Walmart this weekend. by Mike Sorrentino March 30, 2019 1:00 PM PDT 🚨#AvengersEndgame toys are on shelves! Spoilers ahead* *Are they spoilers if we saw some of these in
Phones Apple’s AirPower wireless charging mat officially canceled The company says the delayed product, which was about more than just charging, didn’t meet its “high standards.” by Shara Tibken March 30, 2019 10:31 AM PDT Apple unveiled its AirPower charging mat in 2017 but announced the cancellation of the project Friday. Claudia Cruz/CNET Apple has
Speakers Are you ready for bona-fide high-end speakers for $650 a pair? Magnepan breaks the affordable sound quality barrier with its LRS speakers, which are hand-build in Minnesota. by Steve Guttenberg March 30, 2019 6:47 AM PDT The Magnepan LRS. Magnepan The Magnepan LRS — it stands for little ribbon speaker — isn’t your typical
Audio How loud do you like your music? How loud you listen to music depends on the circumstances, but there are ways that you can minimize the long-term effects on your hearing. by Steve Guttenberg March 30, 2019 6:57 AM PDT The Sound Level Analyzer Lite in action Steve Guttenberg/CNET It’s a polarizing subject: loud
Mobile Valve Index virtual reality headset announced, to take on Oculus, Sony As if there weren’t enough VR headsets out there, the game maker Valve is throwing a hat into the ring. More to come in May. by Ian Sherr March 30, 2019 7:38 AM PDT Valve’s new headset was quietly announced Friday. Valve Valve