Tag Archive: July


Google Currents will finally replace Google+ in July

Google+ is finally shutting down for good.

What you need to know Google Plus is finally shutting down and being replaced with Currents. The service had migrated to be an enterprise exclusive one in 2019. Currents is rolling out from July 6.

After being shut down in 2018 and shunted into the enterprise, Google+ is finally shutting down for real next month (via The Verge) as Google replaces the service with a new Currents app (not to  [Read More…]

PS4 games reportedly have to run on PS5 starting in July

New procedures for games right around the corner.

What you need to know Per a new Eurogamer report, Sony is requiring developers to support PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 starting July 13. Any games submitted beyond that point must run on both sets of hardware. This does not necessarily apply to PlayStation 4 games releasing after July 13, which were submitted to certification beforehand. The PlayStation 5 is set to be available sometime in Holiday 2020.

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Google is planning to reopen some of its offices starting July 6

Most Googlers can continue to work from home through the end of the year.

What you need to know Google plans to open its offices in several cities starting July 6. By September, Google hopes to increase occupancy at its offices from 10 percent to 30 percent. It has also announced a $ 1,000 stipend for employees to buy equipment and furniture for working from home.

In early March, Google instructed its workforce across the globe to  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia 1 II will launch in the U.S. on July 24 for $1,200

The phone lacks mmWave 5G support.

What you need to know Sony has priced the Xperia 1 II 5G at $ 1,199 in the U.S. Pre-orders for the flagship phone will start on June 1. Consumers who pre-order the Xperia 1 II by June 28 will receive a pair of Sony WF-1000XM3 noise-canceling earbuds for free.

Sony’s first 5G-enabled flagship phone, the Xperia 1 II, will go on sale in the U.S. starting July 24. The tech  [Read More…]

OnePlus rumored to launch its first AirPods rival in July

The OnePlus Buds might debut alongside the company’s rumored OnePlus Z smartphone.

What you need to know OnePlus’ first truly wireless earbuds will apparently be called the OnePlus Buds. They are expected to feature an AirPods-inspired design. The earbuds are tipped to launch in July.

OnePlus launched its third pair of wireless earbuds alongside the OnePlus 8 series smartphones last month, called the OnePlus Wireless Z. However, just like the previous generation wireless earbuds from OnePlus, the  [Read More…]

Pixel 4a leak suggests July 13 launch, Just Black and Barely Blue colors

The Pixel 4a’s launch has been pushed back to July 13.

What you need to know The Pixel 4a will be unveiled on July 13, according to a new leak by Jon Prosser. The phone will be available in Just Black and Barely Blue color options. As has been detailed several times, there will just be a regular Pixel 4a this year and no XL version. There’s no 5G variant of the phone.

We’ve seen a spate  [Read More…]

OnePlus could launch its AirPods competitor this July

OnePlus’ lack of true wireless earbuds was disappointing for some, but the company may be about to fix that.

What you need to know OnePlus is rumored to be launching its first true wireless earbuds in July. The company launched the Bullets Wireless Z, a set of wired earbuds with its OnePlus 8 Pro last month. OnePlus is expected to launch the OnePlus Z, an upcoming mid-ranger powered by the Snapdragon 765, around that time as well.  [Read More…]

The first DLC pack for Nioh 2 is coming on July 30

Take special screenshots and get a glimpse at the DLC coming up next.

What you need to know Nioh 2 released back in March 2020. Team Ninja has added photo mode to the game in a new update. Team Ninja also revealed that the first DLC pack, titled The Tengu’s Disciple, is set to release on July 30.

Nioh 2 released a couple of months ago on PlayStation 4 and the developers at Team Ninja are continuing  [Read More…]

Ubisoft is hosting a digital showcase in July with exclusive game reveals

Let’s all pour one out for the ghost of E3 as more and more developers announce their own showcases.

What you need to know In lieu of an E3 showcase since the event was cancelled, Ubisoft is hosting its own digital showcase on July 12. This showcase is set to feature “exclusive game news, reveals, and more.” Ubisoft did not name any particular games that are set to be shown.

After E3 was cancelled this year due  [Read More…]

Madden NFL 20 tops the charts as the best-selling game of July 2019 on PS4

Madden NFL 20 takes the lead as the best-selling game on PS4 and overall platforms for July 2019

What you need to know The July 2019 NPD data has been released. For this month, Madden NFL 20 was the best-selling game on PlayStation 4 and overall. The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console overall. Madden NFL 20 is $ 51 on Amazon.

Every month, the NPD Group releases information on the top-selling games  [Read More…]