World Surf League makes Apple Watch its official wearable

The Apple Watch will be used in the World Surf League for the first time – after being appointed the official wearable of the event. Competitors in the 10-event series, which starts later this month, will be given an Apple Watch before every heat.  However, rather than tracking performance or stats, as we’ve seen wearables […]

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World Surf League Adopts Apple Watch as Official Wearable

The World Surf League (WSL) today named the Apple Watch as its official wearable, with the device set to be used as official competitor equipment in a sports environment for the first time. During the 2023 Championship Tour, WSL athletes will use the WSL Surfer app on the Apple Watch Series 8 and the Apple […]

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Samsung could upgrade Galaxy S23’s storage for free as pre-order offer around the world

We reported yesterday that Samsung might increase the pricing of its high-end phones, starting with the Galaxy S23. This price hike is possible in Australia, Europe, South Korea, and many other countries worldwide. However, the company could compensate for the price hike with a special pre-order offer. Tipster Roland Quandt spotted specific terms and conditions […]

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A veteran World of Warcraft lead has resigned in protest of this dumb Activision policy

What you need to know Activision-Blizzard is a megapublisher behind Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, and Candy Crush.  A veteran Blizzard developer and key architect for World of Warcraft has resigned in protest of Activision’s stack-ranking practices, which sees developers assigned a low-ranking based on a quota system.  Microsoft used to use stack-ranking, but […]

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A veteran World of Warcraft lead confirms that Activision is to blame for rushed Blizzard games

What you need to know Activision-Blizzard is a megapublisher behind Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, and Candy Crush.  A veteran Blizzard developer and key architect for World of Warcraft has resigned in protest of Activision’s stack-ranking practices, which sees developers assigned a low-ranking based on a quota system.  Microsoft used to use stack-ranking, but […]

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Samsung’s World Expo 2030 ad in Switzerland targets 2,700 leaders and top officials

Samsung’s efforts to bring World Expo 2030 to Busan, South Korea, have not ended. And in its latest bid to host the upcoming Expo, the company installed a large digital outdoor advertisement in Davos, Switzerland, right around the celebration of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, held between January 16 and the 20th […]

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World of Warcraft: Classic and Dragonflight getting new content in January

What you need to know World of Warcraft: Classic and World of Warcraft: Dragonflight are both getting new content in January. The former will enjoy Season 6 content, new Raids and Raid Bosses, and much more. The latter is getting the long-awaited Trading Post, new transmog features, and a new Primal Storm event. WoW players […]

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What China’s Covid Crisis Means for the Rest of the World

The fear is that the sudden spread of Covid through a new population with relatively little prior exposure to the virus will lead to the emergence of a new “supervariant”—one that has the potential to change the face of the pandemic like the Alpha, Delta, and Omicron forms of the virus did before. But whether […]

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22 Things That Made the World a Better Place in 2022

It seemed as if the world was plunging from one crisis to another this year. Just as most countries broke free from the shackles of the pandemic, the horror of war returned to Europe, millions around the world suffered at the hands of extreme weather, and the double pain of energy shortages and inflation arrived. […]

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You Don’t Need to Fear a World of Eight Billion Humans

On November 15, the 8 billionth person on the planet was born. Well, more or less. That was the date selected by United Nations demographers as the moment the world crossed its latest population milestone. The exact date is probably wrong—perhaps off by months or more—but there are roughly a billion more humans alive today than […]

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Samsung raises over $10 million to make the world a better place

Samsung has announced that it has generated over $10,00,00,00 for its Global Goals (or Sustainable Development Goals) program through the Samsung Global Goals app. Established in 2015, Global Goals is a United Nations initiative, supported by 193 nations, to solve seventeen global issues, including poverty, health care, education, gender equality, and climate change by 2030. […]

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Blizzard Entertainment shares World of Warcraft: Dragonflight update roadmap for 2023

What you need to know World of Warcraft: Dragonflight is the latest expansion for the long-running MMORPG. Blizzard Entertainment has shared a 2023 roadmap, detailing the kind of updates players can expect.  World of Warcraft: Dragonflight will get six content patches over the next year. While developers around the world are taking breaks for the […]

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Is it worth playing World of Warcraft in 2022? (Updated for WoW: Dragonflight)

Is it worth playing World of Warcraft in 2022? Best answer: Long story short, yes! World of Warcraft: Dragonflight puts the game in a better state than it has been in years. A broad degree of boosted player freedom, new features, and mechanics, wrapped in a vibrant and familiar Azerothian continent makes Dragonflight a winner […]

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Blizzard veteran Chris Metzen returns to World of Warcraft as creative advisor

What you need to know Chris Metzen worked at Blizzard Entertainment from 1993 to 2016.  Metzen contributed to the Diablo, StarCraft, and Warcraft franchises, leading development on different games, writing dialogue, and contributing voice performances to numerous characters.  Blizzard Entertainment shared on Thursday that Metzen is returning as a creative advisor on the Warcraft franchise.  […]

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Samsung Mocks Apple for Lack of Foldable iPhone in New World Cup Themed Ad

Thursday December 15, 2022 7:00 am PST by Sami Fathi In a new World Cup themed ad, Samsung has poked fun at Apple’s lack of a flippable iPhone while promoting its own Galaxy Z Flip4. In the ad posted on one of Samsung’s Weibo accounts, Galaxy Flip phones can be seen as fans in a […]

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Apple préparerait un iPad pliable pour 2024 – World Is Small

D’après les analystes, Apple serait en train de développer un iPad pliable. La tablette pourrait être disponible en 2024. Récemment, la firme de Cupertino a déposé un brevet auprès des autorités compétentes montrant un écran pliable. Notons que les concurrents de la Pomme proposent déjà des appareils dotés d’un écran pliable comme les Galaxy Z […]

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Apple Highlights Partnership With (RED) For World AIDS Day

For World AIDS Day today, Apple highlighted its long-standing partnership with (RED), which has raised more than a quarter of a billion dollars since 2006, and is offering seven new downloadable (RED) Apple Watch faces. Since 2006, Apple-supported grants have helped to provide support for over 11 million people and distribute over 197 million HIV […]

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World of Warcraft: Dragonflight is now available

What you need to know World of Warcraft: Dragonflight, the latest expansion for the long-running title, is now available worldwide.  World of Warcraft: Dragonflight adds a new race, the Dracthyr, as well as new regions for players to explore. Another major feature is Dragonriding, which is available for everyone. The latest expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s […]

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The Witcher Remake will be an open world RPG, per CD Projekt RED

What you need to know CD Projekt RED recently announced a remake of the first Witcher game.  Speaking at an investor meeting, CD Projekt RED confirmed that the remake will be an open world role-playing game.  The Witcher Remake is being developed by Polish studio Fool’s Theory, with CD Projekt RED providing oversight. Players will […]

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 gets World Cup update

Samsung has launched a FIFA World Cup-themed update for the Galaxy Watch 5 with a special edition new watch faces to download. While we’ve seen official World Cup smartwatches from the likes of Hublot, this Galaxy Watch 5 update is 100% non-official. The existing Galaxy Watch ‘Ball watch face’ has been retooled, and offers a […]

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