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Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is headquartered in San Mateo, California, USA. (Image source: PlayStation)

Opinion: Sony has made the right decision postponing the PS5 event

Sony has made the right decision by postponing the upcoming PS5 event that was originally scheduled for June 4, because “more important voices” do need to be heard at the moment. PlayStation 5 fans should support the company’s mov...
Daniel R Deakin, Tue, 02 Jun 2020 02:09:00 +0200
One UI is a brilliant skin by all metrics. (Source; Samsung)

Opinion | It's about time we got better mobile hotspot controls in One UI

Samsung's One UI skin is generally hailed as one of the best OEM skins available right now, and is packed full with in-depth power-user features. All of that seems to be sorely missing in one segment: mobile hotspot, with Samsung'...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 31 May 2020 16:16:00 +0200
While GTA V went free recently on the EGS, customers worldwide have already paid for a staggering 120 million copies (Image source: Epic)

Opinion | GTA 5, Civilization 6, Borderlands, and just maybe The Witcher 3: great, but who exactly are all these Epic games for, anyway?

The Epic Games Store has been offering a steady stream of AAA titles free for quite some time, now. But considering the sheer popularity of games like GTA 5 and the prevalence of piracy, it begs the question: who exactly are these...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Thu, 28 May 2020 19:05:00 +0200
The Dell XPS 15 9500. (Image source: Dell)

Opinion | The Dell XPS 15 naming scheme is a mess

The XPS 15 naming scheme continues to cause confusion among fans of the series. With the XPS 15 9500 replacing the XPS 15 7590, which in turn replaced the XPS 15 9570, where does Dell go from 2021 onwards?
Alex Alderson, Thu, 28 May 2020 14:18:00 +0200
MagicBook 14 vs. MacBook Air

Apple MacBook Air vs. Honor MagicBook 14: Twice the price, half of the performance?

Do you really have to pay a four-digit sum to get a decent notebook? We compare Apple's new 2020 MacBook Air with the Honor MagicBook 14, which retails for 600 Euros. Is the entry-level MacBook really worth twice the price for your daily workloads?
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U | AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 | 14" | 1.4 kg
Andreas Osthoff, Mon, 25 May 2020 16:34:00 +0200
The EMUI 10 rollout for the P20 Pro has been limited. (Source: AndroidPit)

Opinion | A host of Huawei P20 Pro and Mate 10 Pro owners are still without EMUI 10

Back in February, Huawei claimed that the Mate 10 Pro and P20 Pro would receive the EMUI 10 update in March. Here we are months after, though, and most owners of the two phones remain stuck on EMUI 9.1. Comparatively, phones from ...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 24 May 2020 22:17:00 +0200
YouTube on longer offers HD content to Indian users on mobile (Image source: YouTube)

Opinion | YouTube, stop with the 480p bandwidth discrimination in India already

A month ago, YouTube decided to limit Indian mobile users to a maximum of 480p, citing bandwidth constraints. However, with 85 percent of YouTube users residing outside India, completely unaffected, the decision prompts questions ...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Mon, 18 May 2020 09:20:00 +0200
The LG V40 still looks good. (Source: Mashable)

Feature | The LG V40 ThinQ was the underappreciated flagship no one bought

The LG V40 had it all: three versatile rear cameras, five cameras in total, an excellent display, and competitive pricing. And yet, it never quite managed to hit the heights attained by its contemporaries; why?
Ricci Rox, Sun, 17 May 2020 17:33:00 +0200
Epic's Unreal 5 tech demo draws heavily on intricate, early and medieval Indian architecture (Image source: NeoGAF)

Opinion | Epic Unreal 5 Nanite and Indian architecture: complicated pyramids coming soon to a PlayStation 5 near you?

Epic's recent Unreal 5 tech demo, Lumen in the Land of Nanite, showcased the engine's Nanite micro-polygon rendering system and seemed to draw heavily from intricate ancient and medieval Indian architectural orders. Will next-gen ...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Thu, 14 May 2020 12:26:00 +0200
The ZenBook 14 inexplicably pairs a powerful Vega 7 iGPU with the MX350 (Image source: ASUS)

Opinion | The NVIDIA GeForce MX350 barely beats the AMD Ryzen 7 4700U's Vega 7 iGPU: Why are some OEMs using it anyway?

A new ASUS ZenBook 14 model sports the Ryzen 7 4700U APU, together with an Nvidia GeForce MX350 discrete graphics card. However, considering the narrow performance difference between the MX350 and the 4700U's iGPU, why does ASUS b...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Fri, 08 May 2020 09:25:00 +0200
Over 10 million gamers used Xbox Game Pass last quarter (Image source: Microsoft)

Opinion | Almost 1.5 percent of the entire world was on Xbox Live last quarter, thanks to COVID-19: Will Project xCloud and PS Now make the PS5 and Xbox Series X redundant in a post-COVID world?

Microsoft's Satya Nadella said that record numbers of users logged onto Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Live, and Project xCloud over the past few months. With social distancing set to remain, this raises questions about the future of gaming...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Thu, 30 Apr 2020 16:03:00 +0200
Both Microsoft and Sony will likely have to take a loss with the next-gen console sales. (Image source: GamersRD)

Opinion | If Sony doesn't accept a loss on initial PS5 console sales then Microsoft's Xbox Series X will wipe the floor with the PlayStation 5

Holiday 2020 is gearing up to be a true battle of the console giants: PlayStation 5 vs. Xbox Series X. Gamers have been discussing specifications, components, power, exclusive titles, backwards compatibility and more to decide whi...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 19 Apr 2020 13:04:00 +0200


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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)