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Gameplay Trailer for Mouse

Indie studio Fumi Games has released a new trailer for its upcoming noir game Mouse, showcasing some gameplay from the game. The idea behind Mouse is presumably to create an FPS game that resembles the popular game Cuphead. The game’s graphics and characters are reminiscent of comic books from the 1930s and are accompanied by […]

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Pixel 8 Pro Gets AI Model Gemini Nano

As Google introduces the new AI model Gemini, which among other things is set to improve the chatbot Bard, Google is also rolling out the December Feature Drop – which includes a lot of new features. First and foremost, Google’s own Pixel 8 Pro will be the first phone to run Google’s new AI model […]

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Google is launching the Chromebook Plus

Google is now introducing a new category of Chromebooks that promise, among other things, double the performance compared to regular Chromebooks. These new devices are called Chromebook Plus and come with features like Google Photos’ Magic Eraser for free and access to Photoshop online. All models in the series feature faster processors, with options including […]

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Apple may launch a new proprietary search engine

According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple is expected to soon integrate a new proprietary search engine into the App Store and other apps. The former Google executive John Giannandrea’s search team is said to be working on internally integrating the search engine, codenamed “Pegasus,” more deeply into iOS and macOS, and they may even […]

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The UK appears to be leaning towards approving Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision-Blizzard

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has delivered a preliminary decision today, and they have changed their stance. In April of this year, the CMA initially rejected the $68.7 billion mega-deal, citing concerns that it could stifle competition in cloud-based gaming. Since then, Microsoft has taken measures, such as allowing Ubisoft to handle the streaming […]

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The next generation Xbox may arrive in 2028

A lot of information from Microsoft has leaked, stemming from their interrogation with the American competition authority FTC earlier this year, held when the FTC was deciding whether to allow Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard. In one of the now leaked documents, there’s some discussion about the next generation Xbox. Microsoft envisions the future Xbox […]

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Microsoft’s AI researchers accidentally leak terabytes of sensitive data

Microsoft’s AI researchers have inadvertently exposed dozens of terabytes of sensitive data, including things like private keys and passwords, when they published training data for open source on GitHub. GitHub users were instructed to download the models from an Azure Storage URL, but the security firm Wiz discovered that this URL provided access to the […]

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Motorola unveils the Edge Neo 40

Motorola has now introduced this year’s version of the Edge Neo family – the Edge Neo 40. It’s a mid-range phone that doesn’t seem to lack much compared to what we see in more expensive phones. The screen is a 6.55-inch FHD+ pOLED display with 144 Hz and a maximum brightness of 1300 nits. Inside, […]

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Stable Audio generates music from text

Stability AI, the company behind the text-to-image service Stable Diffusion, has now released a generative AI service that can generate music snippets from text. With Stable Audio, users can feed the AI with text describing how they want the music to sound, resulting in a music snippet of 20 or 90 seconds. The service is […]

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France halts iPhone 12 sales

France has decided to prohibit Apple from selling the iPhone 12 because the country’s radiation authority, ANFR, believes that the phone exceeds the limits for radiation in mobile phones, known as Specific Absorption Rate (SAR). The French Minister, Jean-Noel Barrot, responsible for such matters, told the news agency Reuters that the issue of exceeding radiation […]

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Technics Unveils New Turntables

Technics is introducing the next generation of its direct-drive turntables with the SL-1200GR2 and SL-1210GR2 models. These new models feature new drive technology for smooth and precise rotation, as well as a new power supply to minimize noise levels. One must know what to look for to discern the difference between the various turntables in […]

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Polaroid introduces the I-2

Polaroid is back with its most advanced instant camera to date – the Polaroid I-2. The camera features built-in manual controls and the sharpest lens the company has ever produced. With an autofocus lens with three elements and a lidar sensor, the camera can capture sharper images than previous models, even in low light. The […]

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Here’s the GoPro Hero 12

GoPro is launching the GoPro Hero 12 Black with improvements in battery life and image stabilization. It is, of course, built upon its predecessor, the GoPro Hero 11 Black from last year. The design remains the same, but there have been changes inside the camera. Battery life has doubled for video, up to 70 minutes […]

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Lenovo introduces Legion Glasses

In conjunction with the launch of their handheld gaming device, Legion Go, which we’ve covered in more detail here, Lenovo also showcased a pair of screen glasses that can be used with Legion Go or other computers and mobile devices. These screen-equipped glasses are called Legion Glasses and feature two Micro-OLED screens, each with a […]

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Mophie also introduces Qi2 accessories

Qi2 accessories continue to make their debut at the IFA trade show. The latest company to unveil new products is Mophie, presenting a range of offerings featuring the new standard. First, we have the Snap+ powerstation mini stand with a 5000 mAh battery capable of delivering up to 15 W of wireless power. Next is […]

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Grim Dawn expansion ‘Fangs of Asterkarn’ unveiled

Aside from the action RPG giant Diablo, Grim Dawn continues its quest for better loot. And in the future, this will be done in a new, sizable expansion named ‘Fangs of Asterkarn’. The expansion offers a plethora of new features (see below), including a more challenging game mode that pledges to make the campaign significantly […]

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Turn your iPhone into an alarm clock

A nice addition in iOS 17 is Standby Mode, where your phone can function as a slightly smarter alarm clock. You can have different widgets or simply let the phone do its thing and display what it deems most appropriate. To activate it, you need to enable Standby Mode, and the phone also needs to […]

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WhatsApp is now better on Mac

WhatsApp has been available for Mac before, but now they have released a new and more pleasant version. The new version has been tailored to have a more Mac-like feel, resulting in a balanced blend of WhatsApp and Mac aesthetics. A new addition is the ability to join group calls from your Mac, accommodating up […]

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Trailer for Deathground

During Gamescom, the British game studio Jaw Drop Games released a trailer for their crowdfunded dinosaur game, Deathground. The game appears to have drawn some inspiration from the Jurassic Park movies and revolves around players trying to evade and fight dinosaurs. The game can be played solo or cooperatively with others. You can find a […]

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A fresh look at Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

Massive and Ubisoft have showcased more of their upcoming game, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, an open-world game where players will explore and engage on the Na’vi’s home planet, Pandora. In the trailer, you can check out some features that will be available in the PC version of the game, particularly how settings can be adjusted […]