Kol Tregaskes

9,349 Added | 18 Magazines | 3,622 Likes | 313 Following | 9,377 Followers | @koltregaskes | Used to work in the games industry, a very keen photographer, likes music, movies, sport, computing + games, web development, art, tech and sci-fi. My magazines are curations of my favorite articles

Amazon adds live TV channels to Prime Video

<b>Amazon has announced it will offer live television channels via its Prime Video service, for an extra fee.</b><p>People will be able to subscribe to popular channels such as Discovery and Eurosport individually, without paying for a bundle of channels.<p>Until now, Prime Video has offered only on-demand …

Televisions

Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Review Roundup

<i>Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales</i>, the first entry in Disney's swashbuckling action series since 2011's <i>On Stranger Tides</i>, opens this Friday in the United States.<p>Ahead of that, reviews have started to show up online. To help you get an idea about if the film is worth your time and …

Movies

Endless Space 2 Review

Wonder and awe.<p>Although you won’t find the word "wonder" in the traditional description for 4X (explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate) space simulations, it’s the key element when capturing the imagination of players building galactic empires. Endless Space 2 gets that. Developer Amplitude’s …

Roman Empire

Angry Birds 2 Catapults Itself to 2019

<b>The Angry Birds Movie</b> was only a modest hit at the domestic box office last year, but its international haul seemingly pleased the accountants at …

Movies

Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed Until 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is now slated for release "Spring 2018," Rockstar announced today via Twitter.<p>The game, which is in development for PS4 and Xbox One, was originally scheduled to launch for both platforms this fall. Rockstar says the title was delayed in order to "ensure we can deliver the …

Gaming

Nest preparing new security camera with 4K video, fresh design

Nest isn't resting, releasing a fresh indoor camera with new features.<p>Nest, perhaps known best for its popular smart thermostat, is reportedly ready …

Home Automation

Why can't Destiny 2 run at 60fps on PS4 Pro?

Bungie has confirmed that Destiny 2 will offer full PlayStation 4 Pro support, but some users have voiced concerns that the developer has chosen to …

Gaming

News: Multiplayer Alien VR experience in development from FoxNext

A multiplayer Alien VR experience is in the works at FoxNext, the video game and amusement park division of 20th Century Fox. The Hollywood Reporter …

Virtual Reality

In WannaCrypt's Wake, a New Rapidly Spreading Ransomware Attack Appeared Today

A week after WannaCrypt induced worldwide panic, another vicious ransomware attack kicked off.<p>Despite being contained primarily to Ukraine (for now), …

Ransomware

Microsoft Clarifies Xbox Scorpio Frame Rate/Fidelity Stance

Microsoft has clarified another detail about the upcoming Project Scorpio console.<p>Xbox engineering lead Mike Ybarra confirmed that Microsoft will not force developers to ensure there is frame rate parity between Scorpio and Xbox One games. Responding to someone on Twitter who said this would be the …

Project Scorpio

IP ratings for waterproof phones: what do they mean?

How to interpret the IP ratings on flagship waterproof phones like the Samsung Galaxy S8 and iPhone 7<p>While waterproof smartphones have been the norm …

Samsung Galaxy S8

Arnold Schwarzenegger Will Reteam With James Cameron For The Next Terminator Movie

Arnold Schwarzenegger has just announced he'll be starring in the next <i>Terminator</i> movie, which is not that big of a deal. It's definitely less …

Movies

Inside Ocado's Distribution Warehouse | WIRED

DESTINY 2 PC - Gameplay and Impressions

Sony SRS-XB40 Extra BASS - REVIEW

WannaCry Cure, FCC Net Neutrality Vote, New Lenovo Laptops

Misused Technology Terms

Samsung Chromebook Pro is (finally) coming May 28

The best Chromebook is going Pro.<p>The Samsung Chromebook Plus has been around for a while, having been announced at CES and released shortly after. …

Samsung

Twitter Changed Their Privacy Policy, So Update Your Settings

Twitter introduced an updated privacy policy on Wednesday that has users worried about how their private information is being tracked, stored and …

Privacy

The future factory, an Improbable startup: Podcast 318

The world’s biggest cyberattack, a robotic factory that delivers your shopping and the inside story of a new British unicorn.<p>Add to iTunes<br>• Subscribe …

Startups

Here's Our First (Leaked) Look at the New Surface Pro

Just because Microsoft says there won't be a Surface Pro 5 anytime soon doesn't mean it's going to keep the current models around for the next few …

Tablets

Stephen Hawking believes we have 100 years left on Earth – and he's not the only one

Professor Stephen Hawking says he's not the only one who believes humans have to find a new planet to populate within 100 years<p>Professor Stephen …

Stephen Hawking

The New Reservoir Dogs Game Is Out Now On PC

The new Reservoir Dogs game, Bloody Days, is now available on PC--and it has received a new trailer to celebrate.<p>The video shows off the game's top-down combat view, as well as its rewind mechanic, which allows you to help out other members of your squad, take out more enemies, and steal more cash. …

Xbox One

Old Man's Journey review

This ruminative travel game is beautiful, poised, and a little predictable.<p>Old Man's Journey feels a lot like a children's book - one of those …

Hot Air Balloons

Hands-on with Destiny 2 - a fun and familiar experience

After two hours playing Destiny 2 at its reveal event in Los Angeles yesterday, I can confidently say this: Bungie's sequel is a lot of fun to play, …

Destiny 2

Klei's space colony sim Oxygen Not Included arrives on Steam Early Access

Ruddy marvellous indie studio Klei has released new game Oxygen Not Included on Steam Early Access.<p>It's a charmingly cartooned, space-colony game. …

Science

Twin Peaks Refresher: Everything to Know Before Season 3

I’m still shocked that <b>David Lynch</b> and <b>Mark Frost’s</b> <b>Twin Peaks</b> aired on a major television network – let alone in primetime. The series heavily …

PC Strategy Game Endless Space 2 Out Now On Steam

After spending the last few months in early access, strategy game Endless Space 2 has officially launched on PC via Steam.<p>Endless Space 2 is a turn-based science-fiction strategy game considered a "4X" title--meaning that players explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate. It is a follow-up to …

Gaming

The predicted Tory landslide means huge things for the internet as we know it

The Conservative Party manifesto outlines plans to seize back internet control from private companies<p>If the polls are to be believed (and it’s worth …

Conservative Party

6 Steps To Better Photography

If you want to do better photography, here are six things you can start doing now to help you take it up a notch.