Month: November 2021

Xbox
Gaming

Xbox Series S was the most popular deal on Black Friday

Adobe shared the details regarding the most popular consoles being sold on Black Friday in their Digitel Economy Index. The company based these results on the analysis of more than 1 trillion visits on webshops and a survey where more than 1000 retailers were asked which console is the most popular. The Xbox Series S […]

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Intel
Technology

Intel Shows Meteor Lake test chips with a stacked design

Intel has shown their Meteor Lake prototype chips with a stacked design. Stacking a CPU can improve the speed of signals (because they need to travel a smaller distance). Designs like this can also save a lot of energy and be faster at the same time. Cooling this design is a bit more difficult though. […]

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Winamp
Technology

Winamp gets an update

The popular music player (founded in 1997) known as Winamp will (finally) get a remaster of the audio player, AudioValley is working on the update and says it will be more than “just an update”. The new version should offer more intractability between users and audio makers. On their website, you can find out more […]

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Rocket League
Gaming

Rocket League season 5 will start on November 17th

Psyonix showed a teaser of what is new in Season 5 of the popular game: Rocket League. There will be a special starbase arc complete with special challenges. Looks like Rocket League is taking it to space, with all-new accolades and challenges, which in turn unlocks awesome-looking rewards. There will also be a special Rocket […]

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Tesla
Technology

Tesla is skipping on USB ports

Tesla recently has been thriving, however, with the current chip shortages, the EV manufacturer has been skipping installing USB ports in its cars. Numerous Model 3 and Model Y buyers are receiving their electric cars without any USB-C ports in the center console or rear seating areas. Some customers said they were alerted in advance […]

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Spotify
Technology

Spotify expands in audiobooks

Spotify wants to expand quite a bit on the audiobook market and thus has bought Findaway. Findaway is a large audiobook platform that currently adds audiobooks for Apple, Google, Audible, and Storytel. Findaway has around 325,000 titles. With this acquisition, Spotify wants to connect its users more with audiobooks. It is unclear how much the […]

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Netflix
Gaming

Netflix gaming is available on IOS now

Netflix Games will be available on iOS starting today. The gaming service is part of the Netflix subscription plan and there are no further costs other than that. Since last week the Netflix gaming app has been available on Android. Now with iOS also supported, gamers can play five games (a Stranger Things adventure game […]

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Cloud gaming
Gaming

Cloud gaming service providers – which one is best for you?

Gaming in the cloud is the next big thing, many service providers like Stadia, Geforce Now, Shadow have been jumping into this potentially very large market. In this article, I will compare the different providers, their pros and cons, and my own experience in using them. Gaming via the cloud (or a data center). Is […]

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Disney
Technology

Disney+ will get support for Imax-enhanced format

Disney has added Imax support for 13 Marvel movies. From the 12th of November Disney+, users will be able to see the Marvel movies in a larger 1,9:1 format. Using this Imax format gives watchers more screen value. Disney also placed a video with a comparison between the standard format and Imax format. You can […]

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DJI
Technology

DJI introduces DJI Mavic 3 drone

DJI has introduced their newest drone; the Mavic 3. This drone has 2 cameras (a primary and a telephoto lens). The primary camera can shoot photos with 20 megapixels and can record 4k videos with 120FPS. The drone should have a total flight time of 46 minutes and is already for sale since today. The […]

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Back to office
Work

Tips for going back to the office

Now that many companies are asking employees to come (partially) back to the office, some tips in this article will help you out if you have been dreading going back. People are getting stressed because many companies are pushing back dates, or are just very unclear about their policies. Giving more stress to people than […]

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Overclocker
Technology

Overclocker manages to clock Intel i9-129000K to 8GHz

Hicookie, a Taiwanese overclocker managed to overclock an Intel Core i9-129000k CPU to 8GHz on just a single core. Which is a record. The i9-10900k and i9-11900k max Ghz clock was 7,7GHz and 7,3GHz. Both CPUs from the previous record is made on 14nm. The i9-129000k is baked on 10 nanometers. However, the world record […]

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Wizards unite
Gaming

Harry Potter: Wizards unite shutting down in January

Niantic, the developer of Harry Potter: Wizards unite will shut the AR game down in January 2022. Basically, 3 months from now, the game will be completely shut down. Wizards Unite arrived with a lot of hype back in 2019. the game presents a more narrative-focused take on the hugely popular location-based AR action of […]

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Meta
Technology

Meta will stop with face recognition for Facebook

Meta has decided to completely stop with face recognition. Users on Facebook will no longer be able to automatically let the site recognize faces in photos from friends and other people. It is not sure if products of Meta like Instagram will follow this. According to Facebook, the site face recognition is used by one-third […]

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Animal crossing
Gaming

Animal Crossing: NH won’t get any updates after the last DLC

Nintendo has confirmed that it won’t be updating Animal Crossing: New Horizons after the last paid DLC: Happy Home Designer. According to Nintendo Happy Home Paradise offers a completely new experience, hence it will be the first and last paid DLC for the game. Earlier Nintendo released New Horizons 2.0. Which added a lot of […]

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