PS5 Reveal: All You Need to Know
Sony has presented a new generation PS5 console Thursday at a virtual reveal event, that has become the most-watched gaming live stream in YouTube history. The presentation was initially scheduled for June 3 but was postponed in light of nationwide anti-racism protests in the U.S., sparked by the death of George Floyd.The main surprise comes as Sony launches two models of PS5: one with a 4K Blu-ray drive and a thinner looking Digital Edition, that has no disc drive. Users will be able to buy games for the Digital Edition in an in-game PlayStationStore. For the first time, the Sony console is f...
Nintendo Introduces Switch Lite To Satisfy Greater Demand
During the coronavirus pandemic, while people have been quarantined in their homes, there has been an increase in video game play across the world. People have been buying various consoles that they previously didn’t have time to purchase because they were working. One of the more popular consoles during this three or so month period has been the Nintendo Switch. With this increase in popularity, there is more demand than there are Switches available.The release of the Nintendo Switch Lite was also extremely popular and it has since been reported that people have had a difficult time purchasin...
Editorial: Coronavirus smartphone tracking done right can save us
A month after Singapore responded to the coronavirus pandemic by encouraging residents to put an app on their smartphones that would notify them if they had been within 5 meters of someone known to have the virus, only one in five had. Given the low and slow adoption rate and the prevalence of privacy and technology-surveillance concerns in the U.S., it might seem like a long shot to expect Americans would embrace a similar tool here. It shouldn’t.Contact tracing and social distancing has helped flatten the curve of cases in Singapore, at least initially, and in South Korea, where phone locati...
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Fall 2019: Gadgets to keep you connected to your tech in dropping temperatures
Though Monday is just the first day of autumn and in several parts of the world it still feels like summer, here's a collection of gadgets that will keep you warm and connected to your tech in the impending cooler temperatures.In a technological era where smartphones and gadgets rely on touch and vocal controls, wearing gloves and thick scarves can make users have to choose between being warm and being connected. Below you can find a selection of gadgets to keep you both toasty warm and online.Tenergy Wireless Bluetooth BeanieThis fleece-lined, machine-washable beanie by Tenergy supports Bluet...
Philip Morris eyes tech gadgets for 'smoke-free' market
Geneva (AFP) - Gadgets that monitor health, from wearable step-counters to apps tracking sleep and diet, have exploded in popularity in recent years, and now even the tobacco industry is trying to jump into the fray.While health promotion and Big Tobacco appears incongruous, Philip Morris International (PMI) says the technology in its new "vaping" products could be used to offer users activity-tracking services and even life insurance rebates."We have electronics in the new product, so we have an ability to connect with consumers that carry these products 16-17 hours a day," PMI chief Andre Ca...