Cyberpunk 2077 website promised free DLC in early 2021 — but don’t bet on ‘soon’

Cyberpunk 2077 website promised free DLC in early 2021 — but don’t bet on ‘soon’

In my opinion, Cyberpunk 2077 isn’t quite the disaster some have suggested. The game is fun. The bugs are fun! The bugs that really, really weren’t fun have been patched. Refunds were made widely available, and despite that refund option, the game sold 13 million copies in just two weeks. But publisher CD Projekt still has a broken reputation to fix and an investor lawsuit to fight, so I wouldn’t put too much stock in the headline you might have read today: that we’re all getting free DLC for the game in early 2021. It’s possible! And it’s totally what... Read More
How electric lighting changed our sleep, and other stories in materials science

How electric lighting changed our sleep, and other stories in materials science

Enlarge / A housewife proudly presents her indispensable Pyrex kitchenware (1955). Ainissa Ramirez tells the story of its invention, and how it molded human behavior in turn, in her book, The Alchemy of Us. Chaloner Woods/Getty Images There’s rarely time to write about every cool science-y story that comes our way. So this year, we’re once again running a special Twelve Days of Christmas series of posts, highlighting one science story that fell through the cracks in 2020, each day from December 25 through January 5. Today: Kick off the new year with physicist and “science evangelist” Ainissa Ramirez as... Read More
Stock Images & Royalty Free Photographs By Dreamstime

Stock Images & Royalty Free Photographs By Dreamstime

Gadget insurance supplies cover for gadgets including mobile phones, laptops, cameras, tablets, music gamers, eReaders and GPS units, which could be extremely costly. Trade leaders like Samsung, Nokia, Sony Ericsson and LG are all vying to get their product built-in with the most recent technology in the market first in a bid to outrun their opponents. With the arrival of 3G handsets, options like wi-fi connectivity, multimedia, internet access have become all of the extra refined and easier to use. Digicam telephones with capacity of over 8 Mega pixel are raising the benchmark in cellular images, enabling seize of crystal... Read More