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Sony says the ‘overwhelming majority’ of PS4 games will be playable on PS5

Sony has offered such sorely-needed clarity regarding backward compatibility in its upcoming console.

What you need to know Earlier this week, Sony revealed the specs of the PlayStation 5. Due to the way comments by lead architect Mark Cerny were phrased, confusion ensued over the number of backward compatible PS4 games that would run on PS5. Sony has issued an update to provide more context. Players can expect the “vast majority” of PS4 games to run on  [Read More…]

The YouTube app says goodbye to ‘Trending’, hello to ‘Explore’

The new “Explore” tab includes landing pages for different types of content.

What you need to know The ‘Trending’ tab in the YouTube mobile app is being replaced by ‘Explore.’ The new tab has everything the ‘Trending’ tab did, plus links to destination pages for various categories of videos. These include Gaming, Music, Fashion & Beauty, and more.

Google is making a slight change to the YouTube mobile app. A new ‘Explore’ tab will be taking the  [Read More…]

PS5 upscaling could make low-res games look much better, developer says

With Sony’s relative radio silence, we’re hearing about the PlayStation 5’s potential power from developers instead.

What you need to know The PS5 will take advantage of a custom AMD Ryzen 8-core CPU and custom Radeon Navi GPU. Developers have stated how its power will make even low-res games look amazing. Sony expects the PlayStation 5 to release Holiday 2020.

LKA, the developer behind Martha is Dead, recently spoke to Official PlayStation Magazine and brought up some  [Read More…]

Valve says it hopes Half-Life: Alyx is the return of the series

Don’t get your hopes up for Half-Life 3 just yet, but we could be seeing more Half-Life projects in the future.

What you need to know Half-Life: Alyx releases on March 23. This VR-only title is the first entry in the series in over 10 years. Valve now says that it hopes this marks a return to the series instead of being a concluding chapter.

With Half-Life: Alyx set to release this month, Game Informer sat down  [Read More…]

‘At least I’m better than Siri,’ says leaked Galaxy Home Mini

It’s even got an IR blaster built-in!

What you need to know Samsung’s long-awaited debut into the smart speaker space is here. A video of the Galaxy Home Mini, along with some of its specs, was leaked over the weekend. The device is expected to launch in South Korea on February 12.

More than a year after Samsung announced its grand plans to conquer the smart home, we’ve yet to see one of its smart speakers, despite  [Read More…]

Want under-display cameras? Sorry to burst your bubble, says Xiaomi

The camera’s quality and the pixel density of the screen are at loggerheads with one another.

What you need to know Despite a lot of excitement surrounding the tech, under-display cameras have not yet made it to market. As Xiaomi VP Lu Weibing explained this week, the technology is just not ready for prime time yet. One of the issues has to do with the extremely high pixel density on most modern phones.

While Nokia is said  [Read More…]

New leak says the Galaxy S20’s display will run at 60Hz by default

You will have to manually change the refresh rate to 120Hz for a smoother experience.

What you need to know A new leak suggests Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S20 series phones will be set to 60Hz refresh rate by default, instead of 120Hz. It was recently rumored that the Galaxy S20 series phones might not support 120Hz at the highest Quad HD+ resolution. The Galaxy S20 series is set to be announced at Samsung’s next Unpacked event on  [Read More…]

Huawei says it can withstand further U.S. escalation

“The impact on Huawei’s business would not be very significant.”

What you need to know Huawei says it is ready for a U.S. escalation of what it sees as an anti-Huawei “campaign”. The telecoms firm has been under a prolonged siege by U.S authorities as they allege espionage. The firm spent “billions” building out a plan B in preparation and is now preparing to launch its P40 and P40 Pro without Google Play Services.

After being blacklisted  [Read More…]

Galaxy Z Flip will not feature a 108MP main camera, says new leak

The Galaxy Z Flip is expected to have a dual camera setup at the back.

What you need to know Samsung’s rumored Galaxy Z Flip will apparently not feature the same 108MP primary sensor as the Galaxy S20 Ultra. The foldable phone is tipped to feature a 12MP main camera instead. Galaxy Z Flip is expected to launch at Samsung’s upcoming Unpacked event in San Francisco.

A Korean publication recently reiterated an earlier rumor that had claimed  [Read More…]

LG says its smartphone business will turn profitable by the end of 2021

The company hasn’t shared any specifics on how the turnaround will happen.

What you need to know LG Electronics is hopeful that its struggling smartphone division will turn profitable by the end of next year. The company says it will expand its mobile lineup with new devices with some “wow factors.” In Q3 2019, LG’s smartphone division posted a loss of $ 135 million.

LG’s smartphone business, which has been in the red for quite a long  [Read More…]