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Roborock launches new robot vacuums

Roborock is launching two, or technically four, new models in the Q series at the beginning of December. All models are equipped with powerful LiDAR mapping technology, and the Q5 Pro+ and Q8 Max+ also have self-emptying docking stations. The Roborock Q5 Pro features a brush system and is designed to pick up 20 percent […]

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SpaceX plans to test Starship tomorrow

SpaceX has now received permission to launch its spacecraft Starship into space again. This will be the second time SpaceX tries to get Starship into space after they failed to do so in the first test conducted in April this year. After the first test of Starship, the American Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) considered that […]

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Check out some gameplay from Baby Steps

During Sony’s latest State of Play, they showcased more of Devolver Digital’s upcoming game, Baby Steps. The game is developed by, among others, Bennett Foddy, the game developer also responsible for QWOP, a game that has sometimes been called the world’s hardest game. Baby Steps is not entirely dissimilar to QWOP, as much of the […]

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Ring releases a pet tag for pets

Amazon-owned Ring has introduced a new product for pet owners. The gadget is called Pet Tag and is an unexpectedly primitive device; it lacks tracking or wireless features and does not include GPS. Instead, Pet Tag consists of a QR code that is placed on the pet’s collar and is linked to an app. If […]

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iOS 17 will be released on September 18th

On September 18th, Apple will begin rolling out the final version of iOS 17 for the iPhone. The new update includes features such as a new Standby mode, improved Airdrop, the new Namedrop feature for sharing contact information, and interactive widgets. You can read about all the new features in iOS 17 here. iOS 17 […]

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High praise for vibrant Sea of Stars

Sea of Stars was released yesterday (including on Playstation Plus Premium/Extra and Game Pass), and based on the reviews that have started to come in, an exciting and enjoyable journey awaits. The game strongly evokes the spirit of 90s JRPGs like Chrono Trigger, but introduces more versatility in how we navigate the world. At the […]

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Ayaneo Kun is yet another competitor to the Steam Deck

Ayaneo, the Chinese company that has previously developed a couple of handheld PC consoles designed for gaming, has now released the specifications for their latest Steam Deck competitor, Ayaneo Kun. Ayaneo Kun features an 8.4-inch display with a resolution of 2560×1600 pixels. This can be compared to the Steam Deck’s 7-inch screen with a resolution […]

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Sony launches A7C II and A7C R

Sony is introducing updated models in the A7C series – the A7C II and A7C R. The A7C II is an evolution of its 2020 predecessor and features improved AI capabilities aimed at enhancing the camera’s autofocus recognition. It boasts a 33-megapixel Exmor R sensor and 759 phase-detection AF points. The A7C II also comes […]

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Asus will continue with Zenfone

Yesterday, we wrote about how it seemed that Asus was about to discontinue its Zenfones after company restructuring. Now, Asus has responded to the report from Taiwanese media, stating that they are indeed not going to stop producing Zenfones, and that the rumor simply isn’t true. However, it’s worth mentioning that Asus is soon going […]

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PlayStation acquires Audeze

Sony is acquiring the premium headphone manufacturer Audeze. The manufacturer will continue to operate as an independent unit, developing products for various platforms while benefiting from being part of the PlayStation ecosystem, Sony stated. Audeze’s headphones are among the relatively few in the market that use planar magnetic drivers, which is why it was quite […]

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Audi Teases Facelift of Q8

Audi has an upcoming update for the Q8 model, and now they’re showing a glimpse of the rear. The official reveal of the car is scheduled for September 5th, and the facelift will likely consist mostly of updated front and rear lights along with some new interior elements to keep it fresh for a few […]

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Now Amazon starts with AI-summarized reviews

Amazon is now launching an experiment to allow a generative AI feature to summarize product reviews on their e-commerce service, which might provide their customers with a quicker understanding of whether the product they are considering to purchase is worth it. Already two months ago, there were reports that Amazon had started testing AI-summarized product […]

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The Verge reviews the Samsung Galaxy Watch 6

The folks from The Verge spend some time here sharing their opinions on Samsung’s latest smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch 6. Overall, they don’t seem entirely satisfied that it doesn’t offer much new compared to its predecessor, and they feel that the improvements, including battery life and performance, could have been better. However, they make it […]

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Manned Starliner launch postponed to 2024

The issues for Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft seem to persist, and now the first manned launch has officially been pushed to next year. Starliner is one of the two spacecraft that NASA has planned to use for sending astronauts and supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). The other spacecraft is SpaceX Dragon 2, which has […]

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Sony tests 4K cloud gaming for PS5

Sony is now launching a beta version of cloud gaming for PS5, where games can be streamed to a PS5 in up to 4K resolution. Users on the ResetEra forum have confirmed receiving invitations and share how they can choose between different resolutions, including 4K. The games automatically load users’ cloud saves, allowing them to […]

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TAD-C1000: Lavishly priced preamplifier from TAD

The TAD-C1000 is a preamplifier where they’ve considered “everything.” Technical Audio Devices Laboratories (TAD Labs) is owned by Pioneer, but this group in white lab coats stands for something very special. Completely analog. The TAD-C1000 is a brand-new preamplifier, and for the hefty price tag of “everything you own,” you won’t get any digital inputs […]