Apple scores its first Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Kris Holt

This year’s Academy Awards nominations have been revealed, and execs will surely be pleased. The service’s films overall, . Most significantly, Apple has broken through in the Best Picture category. is the first Apple Original movie to receive a nomination for the top prize. It’s the first film with a principally deaf cast to be … Read more

How I caught Pokémon Legends: Arceus’ Alpha Rapidash

How I caught Pokémon Legends: Arceus’ Alpha Rapidash

I confess I’m shaky on Pokémon strategy and lore — I wanted the games growing up, but was never able to get them. So, as an adult, I wasn’t sure where to start, given just how many acclaimed titles exist for Nintendo Switch. But on the occasion of Pokémon Legends: Arceus, with an open world … Read more

Meta’s Oversight Board recommends stricter anti-doxxing policies

Jon Fingas

Meta and its Oversight Board are frequently at odds, but this time they’re working in concert. The Oversight Board has recommended Meta implement stricter anti-doxxing policies on Facebook and Instagram after the social media giant requested the Board’s advice on sharing private addresses and images. Most notably, the Board asked Meta to remove an exception … Read more

Bungie launches 13-minute Destiny 2: The Witch Queen preview video

Bungie launches 13-minute Destiny 2: The Witch Queen preview video

The Witch Queen is shaping up to be Destiny 2’s biggest expansion in years, and Bungie just debuted a major video showing off its features. The latest Destiny ViDoc — Bungie’s long-time name for its expansion-based documentaries — is a little over 13 minutes long and details The Witch Queen expansion’s campaign, weapon crafting, Void … Read more

Amazon’s smart thermostat is back on sale for $48

Valentina Palladino

All products recommended by The Hamden Journal are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Amazon’s budget-friendly alternative to Google’s Nest thermostats has returned to its all-time-low price for the … Read more

It’s the end of Samsung’s Galaxy Note as we know it

It’s the end of Samsung’s Galaxy Note as we know it

Samsung’s first 2022 Galaxy Unpacked event hasn’t started yet, but we’ve already got a strong notion that the event spells the end of the Note series. We know this because Samsung has done everything except shout from the rooftops that the next S-series Ultra will absorb the Note and its built-in stylus. You can even … Read more