Xbox Game Pass hit “new highs,” with the platform hitting 120M monthly active users

What you need to know Microsoft announced its FY23 Q2 earnings this morning. Although there was a 13% decline in revenue versus last year, Game Pass subscriptions are reaching “new highs”.   The platform reportedly hit 120 million active users during the last quarter. This morning, Microsoft reported its FY23 Q2 earnings which included a […]

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Apple Appeals UK’s Investigation Into Platform Restrictions

Apple has filed an appeal against an investigation by the UK’s competition authority into the company’s dominance of mobile browsers and restrictions on cloud gaming (via Reuters). In November, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched a market investigation reference into Apple and Google’s cloud gaming and mobile browser restrictions. The CMA has examined Apple […]

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Xbox is the only platform that didn’t offer your 2022 end-of-year gaming stats — that’s odd

Steam, PlayStation, and Nintendo all offered their customers an end-of-year stats round-up, but there’s one major player that was suspiciously absent.  Popularized by Spotify Wrapped, major service and data-driven companies have taken to offering end-of-year fun stats and figures for their customers to wrap up and round off the year. This year, it feels like […]

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Qualcomm unveils new Bluetooth LE Audio chips and platform for AR glasses

Qualcomm unveiled the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and among all the performance figures were notes on much-improved Bluetooth audio. Here is the other half of that equation – the Qualcomm S3 and S5 Gen 2 chips for wireless headsets. There is a new platform for wearables, AR glasses in particular, that was also unveiled today. […]

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The unified Samsung Wallet platform is now available in South Africa

Samsung Wallet is now available for Galaxy device users in South Africa. Existing Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass users in South Africa will now be greeted with a notification to migrate to Samsung Wallet when they open one of the two aforementioned apps. They’ll gain access to more features, including digital keys, membership and transportation […]

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Samsung Dropship app brings cross platform file sharing

Samsung launched a new file-sharing app that lets you transfer files between all kinds of devices. The app is called Dropship and is currently exclusive to South Korean users via the Galaxy Store. Dropship allows you to share up to 5GB worth of files per day by uploading them from the host device and then […]

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This Platform Makes Sure Companies Stick to Their Climate Pledges

After mapping comes planning. Sustainability professionals, warehouse managers, CFOs, or whoever uses the platform are given a to-do list for decarbonization. “It explains specifically what kind of materials you need to switch to, what stakeholders you need to involve, and who is responsible for this decarbonization activity,” Jordanova says. The science-based approach to analyzing company […]

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Une Customer Data Platform, pour qui pourquoi, avec Dimitri François, responsable de l’offre CDP d’Adobe

David : Bonjour à toutes et à tous, et bienvenu pour ce nouvel épisode du ZDnet le Mag en partenariat avec Adobe. Le nouvel épisode de ce podcast s’adresse aux responsables marketing qui se demandent comment mieux analyser les données client. Et donc bien sûr nous allons évoquer les outils de type CDP, c’est à […]

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Samsung and TikTok announce new music discovery platform StemDrop

Samsung and TikTok have announced a new partnership to democratize music production and allow TikTokers worldwide to showcase their talents and create music alongside renowned artists. The companies have announced a new international music discovery format called StemDrop, which they describe as “the next evolution of music collaboration.” StemDrop will give music creators opportunities to […]

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Google outs second beta for the first Android 13 Quarterly Platform Release

Back in early September, Google released the first beta build for the upcoming Android 13 Quarterly Platform Release 1, aka QPR1. And today, the company is following it up with the second beta. There should be a third one in November, followed by the stable release in December. Google says that the second beta of […]

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Google outs second beta for the first Android 13 Quarterly Platform Release

Back in early September, Google released the first beta build for the upcoming Android 13 Quarterly Platform Release 1, aka QPR1. And today, the company is following it up with the second beta. There should be a third one in November, followed by the stable release in December. Google says that the second beta of […]

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Google outs second beta for the first Android 13 Quarterly Platform Release

Back in early September, Google released the first beta build for the upcoming Android 13 Quarterly Platform Release 1, aka QPR1. And today, the company is following it up with the second beta. There should be a third one in November, followed by the stable release in December. Google says that the second beta of […]

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Google Shutting Down Stadia Cloud Gaming Platform

Google today announced that it is shutting down its Stadia cloud gaming service, with access set to end in mid-January 2023. Google will be providing refunds for all hardware purchases, all game purchases, and all purchases of in-app add-on content made through the Stadia store. Stadia was not able to gain the traction with users […]

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Samsung Tizen has become the most popular smart TV platform in the USA

A new survey targeting the US consumer market reveals that Samsung’s Tizen is the most popular OS (operating system) for smart TVs in the USA, followed by other platforms like Roku, LG’s WebOS, Amazon’s Fire TV, and Vizio SmartCast. Within the 74% of TV-owning households in the USA, 88% of TV users rely on the […]

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Another digital art NFT platform is coming to Samsung smart TVs

Samsung smart TVs will soon offer a new way for customers to buy, store, and view NFTs (non-fungible tokens). The digital art platform ArtToken is reportedly coming to Samsung smart TVs as a dedicated app. The ArtToken NFT TV app was developed “on Samsung’s expanded SmartThings platform […].” according to ArtToken CEO Hong Ji-sook (via […]

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Assassin’s Creed Infinity is built as a platform for future games

What you need to know Assassin’s Creed Infinity is expected to be a hub platform that will be home to multiple Assassin’s Creed games with separate settings. Players will be able to access all of the new games directly through Assassin’s Creed Infinity. Assassin’s Creed Codename Hexe and Assassin’s Creed Codename Red will be part […]

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Google outs first beta for the first Android 13 Quarterly Platform Release

Android 13 is now out of beta, but Google has another beta coming your way if you really missed having a beta around. So if you enjoy a beta, why not hop onto the Android 13 QPR1 Beta 1 train, which is now running? Let’s unpack that for a second. We’re talking about what Google […]

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Samsung may launch its own crypto exchange platform in 2023

Samsung Securities is reportedly working on launching its own crypto exchange platform early next year. Reports say that Samsung isn’t the only South Korean company to aim for this goal, as several other firms are now laying down the necessary groundwork for their future crypto trading platforms. This new push into the crypto market by […]

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MultiVersus review: A super-smashing platform fighter

Countless contenders have entered the arena in hopes of dethroning the undisputed king of platform fighters, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and I’ve played most of them. From recent efforts like Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl to established games-as-a-service offerings like Brawlhalla, if a developer has attempted to compete in the space, I’ve been there to evaluate how they stack […]

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Next iQOO Neo will run on the Dimensity 9000+ platform

The iQOO 10 series was expected to be the first to introduce a Dimensity 9000+ chipset but rumors got it slightly wrong. In reality, it will be the Neo 7 that will have the latest Mediatek chipset as per noted tipster Digital Chat Station. vivo iQOO Neo 6 The new phone will be the successor […]

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