Tag Archive: Original


The Simpsons is finally coming to Disney+ in its original 4:3 aspect ratio

There’s only one thing to do at a moment like this: strut!

What you need to know Disney+ is replacing its 16:9 versions of the first 19 seasons of The Simpsons with the original 4:3 content. The streaming service landed exclusive rights to the show last fall. Many of The Simpsons’ details and punchlines were cut off with the lost vertical space in the converted widescreen episodes.

The Simpsons is one of the longest-running shows of all  [Read More…]

Are the Momentum TW2 better than the original Momentum TW?

The first generation Momentum TW were great but suffered from a major battery draining issue. The new Momentum TW2 potentially fixes this issue and even improves on battery life performance, in addition to adding ANC and having a slightly smaller footprint.

The new Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2

$ 300 at Amazon $ 300 at Best Buy

Pros Great comfort Excellent ANC performance Charging case with USB-C Companion iOS and Android app Long battery life Cons Sound  [Read More…]

Google Music’s original feature will transition to YouTube Music

As if anyone still has a music library to upload.

What you need to know YouTube Music will soon let users upload their music library for cloud storage. This was an original Google Music feature and Google Play Music users will port their library to YouTube. The transition is expected to happen in the next few months, with the end of Google Play Music in 2020.

Google sources have let slip to 9to5Google that the transition from  [Read More…]

Should you upgrade from the original Skagen Falster to the Falster 3?

A genius smartwatch Skagen Faster 3

$ 295 at Amazon

Pros Improved performance New Snapdragon Wear 3100 New smart battery mode Built-in speaker and Google Pay Onboard GPS and HRM Cons Expensive price tag

If you’ve been patiently holding out for a genius smartwatch that will deliver superb performance, smart battery modes, and the newest processor, you’ll love everything the Skagen Falster 3 has to offer.

A fashionable accessory Skagen Falster

$  [Read More…]

Google opens its first original game studio in Montreal

The first-party games studio will be led by game industry veteran Jade Raymond.

What you need to know Google today announced its very first games studio. The Stadia Games and Entertainment studio will develop “exclusive, original content across a diverse portfolio of games.” There is no word yet on when the studio’s first title will be released.

Ahead of the launch of its Stadia game streaming service next month, Google today announced its first original games studio.  [Read More…]

Can I use the original Galaxy Watch Active charger with the Active 2?

Best answer: Yes, both The Galaxy Watch Active and the all-new Active 2 are compatible with WPC-based wireless charging, so you’ll be able to use the original charger for both devices.

Stay charged: Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 ($ 280 at Samsung) On the go: Wireless Charger Portable Battery ($ 54 at Amazon) Keep on charging

While Samsung is still requiring users to utilize its own chargers with the new Galaxy Watch Active 2, the good news  [Read More…]

Please don’t get an original PS4 over the PS4 Slim

PlayStation 4 Slim

Sleek

$ 300 at Amazon

Pros Smaller Quieter Lighter More storage Can run PSVR Cons Not as powerful as the PS4 Pro

When looking for a new PlayStation this is the base model that you should consider. It’s not as powerful as the Pro, but it gets the job done and fits just about anywhere with its smaller design.

PlayStation 4

Discontinued

$ 395 at Amazon

Pros Classic design for  [Read More…]

The original Psychonauts is getting a physical release on PlayStation 4

Limited Run Games is giving Psychonauts the physical editions that it deserves.

What you need to know Limited Run Games is publishing a physical release of Psychonauts for PS4. Pre-orders go on sale June 7, 2019. Pre-orders will be open for three weeks.

Limited Run Games, living up to its name, is giving the original Psychonauts a physical release for a limited time on PlayStation 4. If you’ve yet to play Double Fine’s classic adventure, now looks  [Read More…]

Original Google Pixel owners could receive up to $500 for faulty microphone

Pixel owners who didn’t experience issues could still get $ 20 in the settlement.

What you need to know Google has agreed to pay a total of $ 7.25 million in the class action settlement. Owners of the original Pixel could get a payout of up to $ 500. A hearing to approve the settlement will take place on June 5.

Google has agreed to pay $ 7.25 million dollars in a settlement of a class action  [Read More…]

YouTube is canceling its high-end original programming

Shifting the focus back to free content.

When YouTube Red debuted in 2015, one of the big pushes of the program was premium, original content to compete with the likes of Netflix and Hulu. According to a new report from Bloomberg, YouTube’s now shifting its focus away from that strategy.

Per Bloomberg:

YouTube has canceled plans for high-end dramas and comedies, people with knowledge of the matter said, a pullback from its grand ambitions for a paid  [Read More…]