Sony announces layoffs at PlayStation Studios, around 900 jobs being cut

What you need to know Sony is laying off around 900 employees across PlayStation Studios.  This round of layoffs will PlayStation’s London Studio shut down.  There are also significant cuts at Naughty Dog, Insomniac Games, and Firesprite.  Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan is leaving the company in March 2024. Sony is the latest company […]

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Game Developers Describe ‘Smell of Death’ Around Apple Arcade

Some game developers are dissatisfied with Apple Arcade amid concerns about the subscription service’s future, a new report claims. Sources speaking to mobilegamer.biz described a “smell of death” around Apple’s games subscription service and noted the difference between the company’s investment in TV and music, and its interest in games. “At the very top of […]

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Windows on ARM PCs are about to get some of the best customization software around, and you can test the apps now

What you need to know Stardock just announced Object Desktop Insider, which allows people to get early access to several programs from the company. The first wave of Object Desktop Insider builds includes versions of Start11 v2, Fences 5, and Groupy 2 that support ARM PCs. 2024 is expected to be a big year for […]

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Alienware Aurora R15 AMD vs. Intel: A tough choice made harder when both are around $500 off

Dell has some super-hot deals going on. Earlier this week I covered the XPS 13 going on sale as well as the XPS 13 2-in-1 getting discounted (though the latter of those deals has since ended). Over on the desktop side of things, Dell has a variety of deals on Alienware Aurora R15 desktops. The […]

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Microsoft briefly passes Apple in market cap for the top spot, as both companies hover around $2.87 trillion market capitalization

What you need to know Microsoft is on the verge to surpass Apple as the world’s most valuable company.  The Redmond-giant has a market cap of$2.888 trillion compared to Apple’s $2.887 trillion. The change can be attributed to Microsoft’s heavy investment in generative AI which has drawn more investors to the company. Microsoft is on […]

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Samsung Galaxy AI billboards light up around the world before Unpacked 2024

Samsung has launched a global promotional campaign leading up to Unpacked 2024. The tech giant will announce the Galaxy S24 smartphone series in San Jose later this month, and its ongoing global promotional campaign shines a bright light on the first AI phone. Indeed, the main focus is AI, or ‘Galaxy AI’ rather than the […]

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Steam Year in Review 2023: How to view your stats and get around ‘this account’s Year in Review is not shared’ error

It’s that magical time of the year when you get to see how much time you’ve spent playing Steam over the past 12 months. That’s right, Steam Year in Review 2023 is now available for all Steam users to view. However, when attempting to see this information, many people are encountering a strange error that […]

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Steam Year in Review 2023: How to view your PC gaming stats and get around ‘this account’s Year in Review is not shared’ error

It’s that magical time of the year when you get to see how much time you’ve spent playing Steam over the past 12 months. That’s right, Steam Year in Review 2023 is now available for all Steam users to view. However, when attempting to see this information, many people are encountering a strange error that […]

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New M3 MacBook Air Models Expected Around March 2024

Apple plans to refresh the MacBook Air around March 2024, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman said today in a report on Apple’s future iPad and Mac plans. Updated 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models are in the works. As Apple overhauled the ‌MacBook Air‌’s design in 2022 and then introduced a larger model in 2023, no design […]

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Samsung Galaxy Book 4 with an Intel Meteor Lake CPU is reportedly just around the corner

What you need to know Samsung will announce a Galaxy Book 4 with a Meteor Lake processor on December 15, 2023, according to a recent report. Intel is set to launch its Meteor Lake CPUs on December 14, 2023. Intel announced a major brand shift for its processors that will take effect with the rollout […]

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Microsoft stock hits all-time high as rumors swirl around OpenAI co-founder Sam Altman potentially joining the company

What you need to know Microsoft stock hit an all-time high this morning, reaching $378.74 per share. The company’s stock has fluctuated in line with rumors surrounding OpenAI co-founder Sam Altman. Altman was fired from OpenAI last Friday, but it’s believed he may return to the company or join Microsoft to lead an advanced AI […]

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Gurman: Apple Vision Pro coming sometime around March

In his latest Power On newsletter, Blomberg’s Mark Gurman predicts that the Vision Pro will likely debut ‘sometime around March’. This is the most solid timeframe we’ve had yet for the $3,499 headset. Gurman shares that Apple aimed to release the Vision Pro in January 2024, but the company is still behind with its distribution […]

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Apple Vision Pro Headset Likely to Launch Around March 2024

Apple will miss its original aim to launch Apple Vision Pro in January 2024 and is now likely to release the mixed reality headset to consumers in March of next year, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. Writing in his Power On newsletter, Gurman says Apple “still needs to get its distribution plans in shape and […]

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Google Bard is now available for more people around the world

A few months ago, Google unveiled Bard, its Generative AI-based chatbot, which integrates with Google Search. It has been released in 180 countries since its announcement. However, it was restricted to adults, and it is now being made available to teens. And to make it available in a safe manner, there are certain safety measures. […]

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Fermi’s Paradox Proves There’s No Government Alien Conspiracy Around Roswell

Across the 75 years since something—something—crashed outside Roswell in early July 1947, the very name itself has taken on a life of its own: Today, it’s shorthand for UFOs, extraterrestrials, and a vast government conspiracy, perhaps even where the very idea of the deep state itself was born. The city of 50,000 in southeastern New […]

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Here’s the Proof There’s No Government Alien Conspiracy Around Roswell

Across the 75 years since something—something—crashed outside Roswell in early July 1947, the very name itself has taken on a life of its own: Today, it’s shorthand for UFOs, extraterrestrials, and a vast government conspiracy, perhaps even where the very idea of the deep state itself was born. The city of 50,000 in southeastern New […]

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Android apps could get better as Google tightens noose around developers

Android apps have improved a lot over the years, and Google deserves most of the credit for it. The company has maintained the Play Store for well over a decade and constantly brought new rules and regulations to improve the quality and safety of apps. Now, Google wants to improve the quality of Android apps […]

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Grand Theft Auto 5 has sold around 190 million copies, Red Dead Redemption 2 over 57 million copies sold

What you need to know Take-Two Interactive shared its financial results for the Q2 FY24 period ending Sep. 30, 2023.  The publisher reported $1.44 billion in net bookings, down 4% year-over-year.  Grand Theft Auto 5 has now sold approximately 190 million copies, up around 5 million from the prior quarter. A trailer for the next […]

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iPad Pro OLED Display Production Reportedly to Begin Around February

LG and Samsung plan to begin mass production of OLED display panels for the next-generation iPad Pro models around February 2024, according to a report today from South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo. The news was highlighted by the website OLED-Info. Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman expects new 11-inch and 13-inch iPad Pro models with OLED displays, an M3 […]

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M3 Max Chip Around as Fast as M2 Ultra in Early Benchmark Results

The first benchmark results for Apple’s M3 Max chip surfaced in the Geekbench 6 database today, providing a look at CPU performance. Based on the “Mac15,9” model identifier shown, the results appear to be for the new 16-inch MacBook Pro. The highest multi-core score for the M3 Max with a 16-core CPU is currently 21,084 […]

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