Tag Archive: Generation


Death Stranding is the biggest debut of any new IP in Japan this generation

Great opening numbers in Japan.

What you need to know Death Stranding recently released on PlayStation 4. According to Game Data Library, which compiles video game sales information in Japan, Death Stranding had the best opening sales of any IP this generation. Per Game Data Library, Death Stranding sold 185,909 copies in Japan so far, more than any other new IP in an equivalent timeframe. You can grab Death Stranding for $ 60 from Amazon.

Death Stranding  [Read More…]

Should you get the Fire TV Cube or the previous generation?

Fire TV Cube (2019)

Internal Upgrades

$ 120 at Amazon

Pros New and improved processor New features like Local Voice Control and Dolby Vision Available in more countries 4K HDR support Cons Most expensive Fire TV streaming box No external storage support

The Fire TV Cube (2019) has upgraded internals from last year’s device for increased speed and performance. It also added some key features like Local Voice Control for on-device processing and Dolby Vision  [Read More…]

No Man’s Sky may be the comeback story of the generation

More developers should follow Hello Games’ perseverance.

No Man’s Sky was reviled when it launched three years ago. For all of the hype that the once PlayStation console exclusive garnered — it made waves by being featured on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert — it spectacularly failed to meet expectations at a level that’s nearly unheard of; It was review bombed, became the source of endless ridicule, and was a cautionary tale of how player expectations  [Read More…]

Snap refuses to give up on Spectacles as it unveils a third generation

What you need to know Snap unveiled Spectacles 3, the latest generation of its camera-clad sunglasses. Among the key changes is a better secondary camera, tweaked design, built-in 3D effects and two slick new colors. Spectacles 3 will go on sale in November for $ 380.

The new sunglasses add a secondary HD camera that captures depth and two slick new colors.

Snap today unveiled the Spectacles 3, the latest generation of its famed sunglasses that puts  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Nest 3rd Generation Learning Thermostat?

Best answer: The Learning Thermostat can quickly pay itself off and allows you to regulate your home’s temperature from anywhere, but unless you’re dead set on the stainless steel design, Nest’s cheaper Thermostat E is a more practical buy.

Best Buy: Nest Thermostat E ($ 169) Amazon: Nest Learning Thermostat ($ 217) Why get a smart thermostat in the first place?

Smart thermostats like the Nest Learning Thermostat are some of the most practical ways to get  [Read More…]

Volvo Polestar 2 to debut next generation Android-powered head unit

The next generation of Android-powered car stereos is coming soon.

Android has been powering car stereos for years in different forms in fashions, and many cars on the road today like my 2018 Honda CR-V run thir infotainment systems on an Android head unit, but the versions of Android used here are older, and they require a large amount of modification to run properly. Google has been working on building better Android infotainment systems for years, and the fruits  [Read More…]

Ecobee4 vs. Nest 3rd Generation: Which should you buy?

As a company of tech experts, we love smart home tech, and use as much of our knowledge as we can to give you the best recommendations possible.

Ecobee4

Room sensor included

$ 248 at Amazon

Pros Comes with a room sensor Amazon Alexa service built-in Touchscreen display Cons No automatic scheduling No internal battery

The Ecobee4 is a great value with its included room sensor, which can be a big help for larger houses.  [Read More…]

Samsung’s 2nd generation SmartThings hub has dropped to $57

Turn everything on and off with your voice.

The Samsung SmartThings smart home hub is down to $ 56.99 on Amazon. This is its lowest price of the year on Amazon and a huge chunk off its regular price between $ 90 and $ 100. It has been replaced by the 3rd generation SmartThings hub, but that new hub is $ 66 right now.

Hubs like this act as the “brain” of any smart home. As you  [Read More…]

Next generation of DirecTV Now is finally here!

The update brings 20 hours of DVR and a new UI, for starters.

At long last, the much-awaited next generation of DirecTV Now lands this week. It’ll hit Apple TV and iOS today, along with in your web browser. (DirecTV also says it’ll hit “select Chromecast devices” today, but that’s not really how Chromecast works. So we’ll have to see what that means.)

Support for the update will come to Android, Fire TV and Roku over the  [Read More…]

Star Trek: Bridge Crew getting Next Generation DLC on May 22 for PSVR

Get ready to take on Romulans and the infamous Borg.

Star Trek: Bridge Crew is already the ultimate way for Trekkies to live out their sci-fi dreams, but on May 22, developer Ubisoft will give players an extra special treat with the release of the game’s first big DLC – The Next Generation.

As the title suggests, this add-on will transport players to the world of Star Trek: The Next Generation with outfits from the era and  [Read More…]