Microsoft Unveils Xbox Game Pass Lineup for Late July to Early August 2023

Microsoft has pulled back the curtain on the lineup of games coming to and leaving Xbox Game Pass in late July to early August 2023. Notably, the acclaimed platforming game, Celeste, will be joining the service, while Marvel’s Avengers will be departing. New Additions to Xbox Game Pass Microsoft announced on their Xbox Wire website … Read more

YouTube Tests New Features Enhancing User Experience

Ever had the experience of watching a YouTube video when suddenly the volume goes from quiet to unbearably loud, startling you? YouTube is currently testing a new feature called “stable volume” to ensure a more balanced volume experience. This information was initially observed on Reddit and confirmed by M. Brandom Lee. The feature employs AI … Read more

Microsoft and Sony Ink 10-Year Deal for “Call of Duty” Amid Activision Blizzard Acquisition

Microsoft (MSFT) and Sony (SNE) have reached a resolution over their contentious negotiations around the future availability of the highly popular video game franchise “Call of Duty” on PlayStation. The deal follows Microsoft’s impending $69 billion Activision Blizzard (ATVI) merger, marking a potential resolution to Sony’s long-standing complaints about the merger’s potential threat to competition. … Read more

Fairphone 4 Comes to the U.S. Market with a Focus on Sustainability and Privacy

The Dutch company, Murena, has launched its new Fairphone 4 in the U.S., designed to meet both social responsibility and consumer technology demands. The Fairphone 4 is constructed from “fairly sourced and recycled materials” by workers paid a living wage, a refreshing contrast to the typically high-speed consumer electronics market. This unique model has been … Read more

Google Calendar Gears Up to Simplify Event Sharing with Direct Link Feature

Google, the tech giant known for its user-friendly digital products, is once again stepping up to meet users’ needs with an enhancement to its Calendar app. This update appears set to dramatically streamline the process of inviting individuals to events by allowing the sharing of direct event links. The new feature, hinted at by AssembleDebug … Read more

PlayStation 5 Slim and Handheld Version Expected Later This Year: Court Documents Reveal

According to court documents released during the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) trial against Microsoft, the tech giant revealed that its competitor, Sony, is expected to release a slim version of its popular PlayStation 5 console later this year, priced at $399.99. This revelation comes as part of a broader discussion in the FTC trial to … Read more

Google Replaces Google Play Movies & TV with New Shop Tab

After a decade of service, Google is set to retire the Google Play Movies & TV app on Android TV, transitioning its functionalities into a new feature called the “Shop” tab. The change is set to simplify the movie and TV show purchasing process, consolidating libraries and making them more accessible. The Evolution of Google’s … Read more

Nintendo Ignites the Party Scene With Its New Multiplayer

Nintendo is making a significant leap in the gaming world by turning the concept of local multiplayer gaming on its head with its brand-new game, Everybody 1-2 Switch. This latest addition to the Nintendo universe takes multiplayer gaming to the extreme, allowing up to a hundred players to compete simultaneously. From 1-2-Switch to Everybody 1-2-Switch: … Read more

Indie Fighting Game Skullgirls Faces Backlash Over Content Changes

Hidden Variable, the developers behind the indie fighting game Skullgirls, recently made a controversial announcement regarding a series of alterations to game content, sparking widespread backlash from the gaming community. These changes, aimed at toning down contentious game elements, were detailed by game director Charley Price, leading to numerous negative reviews on Steam. Details of … Read more

Google Pixel Fold Pre-Orders Canceled: Consumers Await Uncertain Reshipments and Exploring Options

Several consumers who had earlier pre-ordered the Pixel Fold are now facing abrupt order cancellations by Google. The problem is arising due to unverified payments as the customers’ banks or credit card providers seem unable to confirm the availability of funds to Google. This situation is causing significant confusion and dissatisfaction among consumers. Canceled Orders … Read more