Hype URLs Trending tech articles, updated every minute. https://hypeurls.comFormer judges who sent kids to jail for kickbacks must pay more than 200M (npr.org)https://www.npr.org/2022/08/18/1118108084/michael-conahan-mark-ciavarella-kids-for-cashThu, 18 Aug 2022 15:20:02 -0400 Microsoft paid $600,000 for Cooking Simulator on Xbox Game Pass — report (trueachievements.com)Sign up for free now to have your achievements and gaming statistics tracked.https://www.trueachievements.com/n50797/cooking-simulator-xbox-game-pass-dealThu, 18 Aug 2022 16:01:05 -0400 3nm M2 Pro Chip for MacBook Pro Reportedly Entering Production Later This Year (macrumors.com)TSMC will begin production of 3nm chips for Apple by the end of 2022, according to a report this week from Taiwan's Commercial Times.https://www.macrumors.com/2022/08/18/m2-pro-chip-3nm-production-report/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 16:01:10 -0400 VPNs for iOS Are Broken and Apple Knows It, Says Security Researcher (macrumors.com)Third-party VPNs made for iPhones and iPads routinely fail to route all network traffic through a secure tunnel after they have been turned on, something Apple has known about for years, a longtime security researcher has claimed (via ArsTechnica).https://www.macrumors.com/2022/08/18/vpns-for-ios-are-broken-says-researcher/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 15:40:07 -0400 Project Possible: Ascending 14 peaks in 7 months (nimsdai.com)The peaks, all within the Himalaya and Karakoram mountain ranges, were not selected because of their infamous technical challenges, nor because of their close proximity, but rather for the one thing they have in common: they are the only summits higher than 8,000m, in the notorious ‘death zone’ where human life cannot exist.https://www.nimsdai.com/bremont-project-possibleThu, 18 Aug 2022 14:20:04 -0400 Whytheluckystiff's original domain back as an archive (whytheluckystiff.net)Hey, welcome to my collection of why the lucky stiff links.https://whytheluckystiff.net/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 15:00:02 -0400 Delphi Still Exists and Is Actively Developed (embarcadero.com)Develop both server and FireMonkey GUI applications for Linux Delphi has an HTTP and REST client library available on all platforms, to invoke REST services and even specific AWS and Azure components Develop and expand the IDE with your own components and IDE plugins, or find ready to use add-ons from our rich third-party ecosystem Completely rebuilt Welcome Page with a native look and feel, and a UI that fits the IDE, and customizable layout and contenthttps://www.embarcadero.com/products/delphiThu, 18 Aug 2022 10:00:01 -0400 'Diablo IV' won't include pay-to-win microtransactions (engadget.com)The short version of the blog post is that will be a full-priced title with an in-game shop and optional seasonal passes.https://www.engadget.com/blizzard-reveals-diablo-iv-monetization-170021763.htmlThu, 18 Aug 2022 16:20:04 -0400 watchOS 8.7.1 update fixes reboot bug affecting Apple Watch Series 3 models (9to5mac.com)watchOS 8.7.1 is available only for Apple Watch Series 3 According to the release notes, watchOS 8.7.1 fixes a bug that could cause the Apple Watch Series 3 to reboot unexpectedly for some users.https://9to5mac.com/2022/08/17/watchos-8-7-1-update-bug-series-3/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 14:00:12 -0400 Third-Polarizing-Filter Experiment DemystifiedHow It Works (alienryderflex.com)http://alienryderflex.com/polarizer/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 15:40:01 -0400 Apple patches double zero-day in browser and kernel - update now! (sophos.com)Apple just pushed out an emergency update for two zero-day bugs that are apparently actively being exploited.https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2022/08/18/apple-patches-double-zero-day-in-browser-and-kernel-update-now/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 15:20:05 -0400 2022 Porsche 911 GT3 keeps the torch burning for sports cars (freep.com)Few vehicles embody the concept of a precision tool better than the 2022 Porsche 911 GT3, and, like any fine tool, the GT3 demands respect.https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/mark-phelan/2022/08/18/2022-porsche-911-gt-3-sports-cars/10334035002/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 15:40:07 -0400 Marvel's Avengers is getting a new hero: Bucky Barnes as the Winter Soldier (polygon.com)Marvel’s Avengers, a third-person action brawler from Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics, is still alive and kicking.https://www.polygon.com/23311733/marvels-avengers-bucky-barnes-winter-soldier-new-heroThu, 18 Aug 2022 15:20:03 -0400 Xbox Adds More Classic Bethesda Bangers To Game Pass (kotaku.com)PC Game Pass users now have access to more classic Bethesda and id Software games, including some old Elder Scrolls spin-offs and old-school shooters, like Wolfenstein 3D.https://kotaku.com/xbox-game-pass-pc-elder-scrolls-quake-bethesda-id-1849430383Thu, 18 Aug 2022 16:00:13 -0400 I love my GPD Micro PC (danieljanus.pl)I bought two computers this year: a beefy Macbook Pro with M1 Pro and a GPD Micro PC.https://blog.danieljanus.pl/2022/08/18/i-love-my-gpd-micro-pc/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 16:20:01 -0400 One D&D includes a new virtual tabletop and digital book bundles (polygon.com)Wizards of the Coast enlisted extensive player feedback through D&D Next for what became 5th edition.https://www.polygon.com/23311619/one-dnd-virtual-tabletop-download-playtestThu, 18 Aug 2022 16:00:41 -0400 Don't plug in that free Microsoft Office USB drive you got in the mail (pcworld.com)If you happen to receive what looks like a full retail copy of Microsoft Office in the mail and you don’t remember ordering it, it’s probably a bad idea to actually try and install it.https://www.pcworld.com/article/833790/free-office-scam-uses-usb-drive-sent-through-mail.htmlThu, 18 Aug 2022 16:00:58 -0400 How does Fox vs. CNN compare in topic/event coverage over the last week? (substack.com)How does Fox vs CNN compare in terms of topic/event coverage over the last week?https://topdown.substack.com/i/69254733/how-does-fox-vs-cnn-compare-in-terms-of-topicevent-coverage-over-the-last-weekThu, 18 Aug 2022 16:00:14 -0400 NYC Restaurateurs Behind Pebble Bar Open Little Cat Lodge in Hudson Valley (eater.com)https://ny.eater.com/2022/8/18/23311298/pebble-bar-owners-upstate-little-cat-lodge-hudson-valleyThu, 18 Aug 2022 16:01:16 -0400 This Week at Bungie - 8/18/22 > News (bungie.net)This week at Bungie, we’re talking Season 18 mods, Arc 3.0, and some additional save the dates.https://www.bungie.net/en/Explore/Detail/News/51692Thu, 18 Aug 2022 15:40:03 -0400 Sudden increase in number of mid-air diversions to Hawaii (beatofhawaii.com)Tallying the mid-Pacific flight diversions in the past three weeks, it goes like this.https://beatofhawaii.com/hawaiian-joins-mid-air-diversions-now-7-in-three-weeks/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 15:00:01 -0400 Instagram is muting downloaded Reels clips in latest battle against TikTok (theverge.com)Instagram is tired of creators making their videos in Reels and then heading over to TikTok.https://www.theverge.com/2022/8/18/23311715/instagram-reels-tiktok-edit-mute-download-no-audioThu, 18 Aug 2022 15:20:02 -0400 Farthest Frontier devs didn't include churches to avoid 'drama around real world religions' (pcgamer.com)But you won't find religious buildings in Farthest Frontier, the new medieval-themed early access survival city builder from Crate Software, maker of Grim Dawn.https://www.pcgamer.com/farthest-frontier-devs-didnt-include-churches-to-avoid-drama-around-real-world-religions/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 10:00:04 -0400 Kuo: Early iPhone 14 announcement could minimize recession impact on demand (9to5mac.com)Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that Apple should announce the new iPhone 14 on September 7.https://9to5mac.com/2022/08/18/iphone-14-early-announcement/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 14:20:08 -0400 PayPal phishing scam uses invoices sent via PayPal (krebsonsecurity.com)Scammers are using invoices sent through PayPal.com to trick recipients into calling a number to dispute a pending charge.https://krebsonsecurity.com/2022/08/paypal-phishing-scam-uses-invoices-sent-via-paypal/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 13:00:01 -0400 Nexus Mods bans 'Spider-Man Remastered' patch that replaced in-game Pride flags (engadget.com)Nexus Mods, a popular mod database, has posted a strongly worded update about the patch that was created to remove Pride flags in-game.https://www.engadget.com/nexus-mods-bans-spider-man-remastered-patch-replacing-in-game-pride-flags-131054219.htmlThu, 18 Aug 2022 13:00:04 -0400 A Janet Jackson Song Could Crash Windows XP Laptops (pcmag.com)It turns out a Janet Jackson song had the power to crash some laptops back during the Windows XP era.https://www.pcmag.com/news/a-janet-jackson-song-could-crash-windows-xp-laptopsThu, 18 Aug 2022 11:20:07 -0400 GTA 6 Rumor Suggests A Return To Single-Player DLC (gamespot.com)New rumors about Grand Theft Auto 6 have come to light, with a tipster suggesting that the next entry in the series might include more traditional single-player DLC that GTA V fans called for but never got.https://www.gamespot.com/articles/gta-6-rumor-suggests-a-return-to-single-player-dlc/1100-6506586/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 12:20:05 -0400 Report: iPhone 14 Pro price increase could be $100, offset by more storage (9to5mac.com)Evidence is mounting that Apple will increase the prices of the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max this year.https://9to5mac.com/2022/08/17/iphone-14-pro-price-increase-amount/Thu, 18 Aug 2022 11:00:15 -0400 The Xbox Features Most People Forget About (kotaku.com)(The Xbox Series X/S uses the same UI as the Xbox One; it’s universal across console generations.)https://kotaku.com/xbox-features-bad-pin-to-home-skype-xbox-assist-1849430567Thu, 18 Aug 2022 16:20:02 -0400