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First PS5 photos show just how big Sony’s next-gen console

Sony’s upcoming PS5 hardware has appeared at Taiwan’s National Communications Commission (NCC), providing us with the first close up photos of the next-gen console. The NCC has published a variety of images (PDF), showing the standard PS5 laying horizontally, the included cables, and the removable base that holds the console in both vertical and horizontal […]

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Mozilla is investigating YouTube’s curious recommendation algorithms

YouTube’s recommendations algorithms usually do a decent job of steering viewers toward content they’re legitimately interested in. Occasionally, however, things seemingly go off the rails and before you know it, you’re down a rabbit hole on the “weird” part of YouTube. Mozilla is just as curious about the origins of these unusual recommendations as the […]

Gaming

‘Assassin’s Creed’ and ‘Splinter Cell’ are coming to Oculus

Ubisoft has announced new Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell games built entirely for virtual reality. The games, announced during the Facebook Connect virtual keynote on Wednesday, mark a long-rumored but still potentially exciting addition to VR. Ubisoft will develop the VR versions of both games. They’ll be built from the ground up but will stay […]

Camera

GoPro’s new Hero 9 Black adds a second color screen, better battery life, and 5K video for $450

GoPro’s new flagship action camera the Hero 9 Black has arrived, bringing with it one of the most significant updates in years to the product lineup. In addition to a new design that features a front-facing color display, the Hero 9 Black improves on nearly every aspect of the device, with better resolution for stills […]

Gaming

Oculus’ new Quest 2 VR headset starts at $299 and ships October 13th

Facebook’s next-generation Oculus Quest 2 standalone VR headset ships in October starting at $299 with Qualcomm’s latest XR2 chipset driving major upgrades including a 90 hz mode and much higher resolution. The new Oculus Quest 2 “all-in-one” arrives to buyers starting October 13. Pre-orders start today for the 64 GB headset and Touch controllers priced […]

Gaming

Bose is now offering its QC 35 II headphones as a gaming headset

Bose introduced the Bose QuietComfort 35 II Gaming Headset, the company’s first 2-in-1 gaming and lifestyle headset. The new headset is based on the company’s QuietComfort 35 II wireless headphones. In fact, it’s the exact same headset, just with the inclusion of a detachable game module featuring a Discord and TeamSpeak-certified boom mic and an […]

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Apple announces updated eighth-generation 10.2-inch entry-level iPad for $329

Apple is refreshing its entry-level iPad with an updated chip. The 8th-generation tablet includes the company’s A12 Bionic chipset, which Apple debuted with the iPhone XS in 2018. Apple says the chip delivers significantly improved graphical performance over the A10 processor that was in its previous entry-level iPad model. The A12 chip brings Apple’s “Neural […]