Tag Archive: Report

Report: Sony isn’t sure about the PS5’s price due to scarce parts

The PlayStation 5 is looking to be more expensive than the PlayStation 4.

What you need to know According to a new report, the PlayStation 5’s price could be in question due to difficult-to-obtain parts. The report also states that Sony wants to know the Xbox Series X price before committing to a price for the PlayStation 5. Right now, the PlayStation 5 allegedly costs around $ 450 to manufacture, though the retail price would be higher.  [Read More…]

Report: Obi-Wan Kenobi series on hold at Disney Plus

What you need to know The Obi-Wan series for Disney+ has reportedly been put on hold, according to a report. Producer Kathleen Kennedy was allegedly unhappy with the scripts. The series was supposed to start filming in 2020.

Rumors have been swirling (a lot of them from unreliable sources) that the Obi-Wan Kenobi solo series at Disney Plus was in trouble. A recent report, however, cites two sources with knowledge of the situation and they confirm that the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S20 will have a 5x optical zoom according to latest report

Korean optics manufacturer makes no mention of components for 10x optical zoom in the Galaxy S20.

What you need to know A report out of Korea shows that optics manufacturer Optrontech is supplying prisms that support 5x optical zoom for the Samsung Galaxy S20. That contradicts previous rumors that the Galaxy S20 Ultra will sport a camera with 10x optical zoom. It’s still possible that the S20 Ultra could feature a 10x digital zoom though.

With the  [Read More…]

Huawei denies report of special treatment by Chinese government

Huawei says it’s treated like all other tech companies in China.

What you need to know In a report published on December 25, The Wall Street Journal claimed that support from China greatly aided Huawei’s rise in the global market. Huawei claims it receives no special treatment and is under the same rules as other tech companies. Huawei says that the report has seriously damaged its reputation, and it may take legal action.

Once again, Huawei is  [Read More…]

Waze lets you report snowy roads and icy conditions

Now, please give me Homer’s voice and a little Mr. Plow avatar

What you need to know Waze has added snow warnings to alert drivers and allow reports of wintry conditions. The feature was developed alongside the Virginia Department of Transportation. Drivers will be alerted to unplowed roads and also ice patches.

Just in time for winter (just kidding, we already got a foot of snow), Waze has added new reporting tools that allow users to account  [Read More…]

Take-Two quarterly financial report highlights GTA V and The Outer Worlds

Grand Theft Auto V and Borderlands 3 perform well, while The Outer Worlds is off to a strong start.

What you need to know Take-Two has released its Q2 quarterly report, highlighting the performance of various games. According to the report, Grand Theft Auto V has sold 115 million units. The report also revealed that Borderlands 3 has reached 7 million units sold. The Outer Worlds is off to a good start, with performance “exceeding expectations.”

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You can now report more types of driving incidents on Google Maps

iPhone users will finally be able to report road incidents.

What you need to know iPhone owners will finally be able to alert others about traffic incidents via Google Maps, similar to how things work on Waze. The feature has been available on Android for quite some time now, and the company’s finally porting it over to the Appleverse. Both platforms will also be able to report an expanded array of driving incidents, including constructions, lane closures,  [Read More…]

New report says Samsung is ditching custom CPU cores for ARM designs

Samsung is reportedly going the Qualcomm route and abandoning its custom Mongoose core.

What you need to know Samsung is reportedly getting rid of its custom cores and instead switching to ARM designs. The Mongoose core is currently in its fourth generation, but the core hasn’t been able to hold up to Qualcomm’s Kryo semi-custom design. Samsung is instead focusing on other areas as it looks to scale its Exynos platform.

Over the last decade, Samsung has  [Read More…]

Report: Foldable Surface PC with Windows Core OS will run Android apps

New info regarding Microsoft’s foldable Surface PC have leaked online. Here’s what’s being said.

What you need to know A new report has revealed new info regarding Centaurus. The device may run Android apps. And is coming in the first half of 2020.

A new report from Forbes is claiming that Microsoft’s upcoming foldable Surface PC, which I revealed to be in the works late last year under the codename Centaurus, will be able to run Android  [Read More…]

Report: The US is investigating Google for antitrust violations

What you need to know Antitrust investigation by the Justice Department will focus on search platform. Google has faced multiple fines from EU in recent years for similar actions. A previous investigation in 2013 led to voluntary changes from Google.

Alphabet Inc.’s Google subsidiary is reportedly the target of an antitrust investigation by the US Justice Department, according to the Wall Street Journal. The full report is behind a paywall, but the summary notes that Google will be  [Read More…]