Apple orders season two of historical drama ‘Pachinko’

Igor Bonifacic

Apple is moving forward with a second season of its critically-acclaimed adaption of best-selling novel . The company the renewal shortly before the show’s season one finale premiered this past Friday on Apple TV+. Published in 2017, Lee’s multi-generational tale won accolades for its portrayal of a Korean family that immigrates to Japan before the … Read more

Amazon’s Echo Show 8 returns to an all-time low of $90

Igor Bonifacic

For the first time , Amazon has discounted the to $90. That’s a $40 saving over the smart display’s usual $130 price. We gave the second-generation model a score of when Amazon released it midway through last year. We liked the Echo Show 8’s vibrant 1,280 by 800 resolution display and handy video calling functionality. … Read more

Amazon ends paid COVID-19 leave policy for workers

Igor Bonifacic

As of May 2nd, Amazon will no longer offer paid time off for workers who test positive for COVID-19, according to . Starting Monday, the company will instead grant frontline staff up to five days of unpaid leave, with the option for workers to use their accrued sick time if needed. Announced in a memo … Read more

Apple’s second-generation AirPods are back down to $100

Igor Bonifacic

If you missed the chance to buy Apple’s second-generation AirPods when they were $100 a few weeks ago, Amazon has once again discounted them to that price. While we think most people are better off purchasing the third-generation AirPods or AirPods Pro due to their more comfortable fit, Apple’s older Bluetooth earbuds still have a … Read more

‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ drops to a new low of $40

Igor Bonifacic

Nintendo’s first-party titles almost never go on sale, and even when they do, they’re rarely discounted by much. That’s what makes Amazon’s latest promotion so notable. The retailer has discounted Animal Crossing: New Horizons to $40, marking the first time you’ve been able to pick up Nintendo’s cozy life sim from Amazon for $20 off. … Read more

Amazon ends its PTO policy for workers with COVID-19

Amazon ends its PTO policy for workers with COVID-19

Amazon will no longer grant up to seven days of paid time off (PTO) for workers sick with COVID-19, the company announced in an internal memo obtained by The The Hamden Journal (via CNBC). Starting Monday, Amazon will offer up to five days of unpaid, excused leave, with the option for workers to use the … Read more