Jennifer Lawrence is the latest superstar actor to make a Netflix movie, after a string of box-office flops

Jennifer Lawrence is set to star in “Vice” director Adam McKay’s Netflix comedy movie, “Don’t Look Up.” Lawrence is the latest superstar actor to turn to Netflix, following the likes of Will Smith, Adam Sandler, and Ryan Reynolds. Lawrence has made a string of box-office flops recently, including “Dark Phoenix” last year. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Netflix has reeled in yet another high-profile actor. Jennifer Lawrence is set to star in “Vice” director Adam McKay’s upcoming comedy movie, “Don’t Look Up,” for the streaming giant. The movie is about astronomers who must convince the world that an asteroid is rocketing toward Earth. Lawrence is the latest actor… Read More

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HTC unveils versatile new Vive headset products as CEO Yves Maitre aims to ‘build the road’ for VR

HTC’s Vive Cosmos virtual reality system features a variety of headset and faceplate options. (HTC Photo) While the long road to mass consumer adoption of virtual reality technology is still being built, HTC remains hard at work on the vehicles that will take users on the journey. And based on his repeated use of car-related metaphors, CEO Yves Maître is excited to be driving. Six months into his new role as the head of the Taiwan-based consumer electronics company, Maître visited HTC’s North American headquarters in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood last month to talk about what’s ahead for a key competitor in the VR space and discuss the company’s latest… Read More

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HTC takes its own magic leap, announces Vive Proton prototype headset

Thanks to the cancellation of next week’s scheduled Mobile World Congress, tech companies are beginning to come forward with their previously planned MWC announcements. One of those, from HTC’s Vive division, mostly revolves around plans to double-down on its consumer-grade Vive Cosmos VR headset. The company has announced three new models of the Cosmos, and each is a spin on the existing Cosmos system, only with new swappable “face plates.” The thing is, we’ve yet to go hands-on with any of these new versions of the Cosmos, which HTC says it’ll remedy soon enough. In the meantime, if we’re going to talk about unproven hardware, why not shoot for the… Read More

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Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord arrives on March 31 (in early access) after a decade-long wait

Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord will be out in early access form on Steam and the Epic Games Store come March 31. TaleWorlds has just announced the release date of the highly anticipated sequel to Mount & Blade: Warband, which was launched back in 2010 (it was a standalone expansion that followed the original Mount & Blade game which emerged in 2008). Bannerlord is one of our most anticipated PC games of 2020, by the way. Diablo Immortal: everything to know about Blizzard’s mobile RPGThese are the best gaming monitors you can buyBest PC games of 2020: all the titles you need to play Getting a piece of the early… Read More

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HTC Vive Cosmos will soon offer mixed reality and better tracking thanks to new faceplates

After a tumultuous few months, HTC has three new products coming that it hopes will put its flagship VR headset back on the map – well, make that headsets, plural. Today, HTC has introduced three new variations of the HTC Vive Cosmos VR headset – the Vive Cosmos Elite, Vive Cosmos XR and Vive Cosmos Play – that trade the original headset’s inside-out tracking faceplate out for one of three new faceplates, each of which offer a new, distinct feature. What’s neat here is that each of these headsets can be purchased as a one-off product in the form of a standalone VR headset, or you can buy one of… Read More

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