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PlayStation 5 outsold Xbox Series nearly 3:1 through 2023, analyst firm estimates

PlayStation 5 outsold Xbox Series nearly 3:1 through 2023, analyst firm estimates

As Sony achieves 50 million units sold to consumers, Microsoft may be struggling to find market share in video games hardware. 2 VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES Sony has high hopes for the PS5. The company hopes to ship 25 million consoles this fiscal year, and eventually beat the PS4’s 117.4 million sales. Data shows …

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Tesla insiders reveal biggest production problem with the Cybertruck

Tesla insiders reveal biggest production problem with the Cybertruck

A new report has revealed what appears to be Tesla’s biggest hurdle when it comes to getting Cybertruck production up to the expected 250,000 per year by 2025. 2 VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES Reuters has released a report that details Tesla’s biggest problem when it comes to Cybertruck production being slowed down is the …

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Sony patents odd VR foot controller with giant trackballs

Sony patents odd VR foot controller with giant trackballs

We’ve seen generations of hand-operated PlayStation controllers, but what about a peripheral designed for your feet? Sony’s latest patent is just that. 3 VIEW GALLERY – 3 IMAGES Sony’s latest VR patent (US20230398438) is a little unconventional. It’s a controller that gamers can operate with their feet, kind of like some sort of inverse Roll …

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Sony expects 2023 to be a ‘record-breaking year’ for PlayStation

Sony expects 2023 to be a ‘record-breaking year’ for PlayStation

Sony Interactive Entertainment management expects 2023 to be a record year, potentially even topping last year’s $26.9 billion revenue. 2 VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES Thanks to a lucrative billion-dollar digital ecosystem of games, services, and content, alongside profitable consumer-grade electronics that sell tens of millions of units, Sony PlayStation has remained at the top …

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Switch flashcarts may be coming in 2024

Switch flashcarts may be coming in 2024

The first Nintendo Switch flashcart may be ready to launch sometime in 2024. 2 VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES Nintendo’s current Switch handheld-console hybrid has been uniquely resilient to flashcarts due to tightened security. The Switch’s GameCards are built with Nintendo’s proprietary tech and have been tough to crack. The Switch actually features a dedicated …

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Warner Bros. Discovery and Paramount reportedly in talks for major merger

Warner Bros. Discovery and Paramount reportedly in talks for major merger

According to multiple sources, Warner Bros. Discovery and Paramount Global are reportedly in talks for a potential merger of the two entertainment giants that could have wide-ranging consequences for the industry. Both companies themselves are products of mergers as recently as 2022 with Warner Bros. 3 VIEW GALLERY – 3 IMAGES Discovery formed from a …

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The Apple Watch ban means you can’t even get your old model repaired anymore

The Apple Watch ban means you can’t even get your old model repaired anymore

If you own an Apple Watch that’s out of warranty in the United States you might want to start being extra careful with it. That’s after it was confirmed that Apple will no longer be able to repair Apple Watches outside of warranty claims as of December 25, 2023. That’s the date on which the …

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Early iOS 18 leak again hints at a big change in the chips used in the upcoming iPhone 16

Early iOS 18 leak again hints at a big change in the chips used in the upcoming iPhone 16

With the release of the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Pro lineups in 2024, Apple might be about to completely change the way it names its chips. That’s according to a new report that cites code found in an early iOS 18 build that hints at all four models using the same base chip at …

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GM stops selling its new Chevrolet Blazer EV over its CarPlay-less software problems

GM stops selling its new Chevrolet Blazer EV over its CarPlay-less software problems

Following its decision to ditch Apple CarPlay in favor of a new, in-house infotainment software system powered by Google, GM has found things to be hard going of late. The company’s new Chevrolet Blazer EV has been released to mixed reviews, with some saying that the infotainment system often finds itself in a bootloop and …

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Massive loop of plasma erupting from the Sun caught on video in wild timelapse

Massive loop of plasma erupting from the Sun caught on video in wild timelapse

A massive loop of plasma has been caught on video by astrophotographer author and science communicator Miguel Claro, showcasing the Sun in incredible detail. The loop of plasma occurred between February 6 and February 7, 2022, and according to Claro, who explained on his website, the solar prominence resulted in coronal mass ejection (CME) to …

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Astronomers believe there are habitable Eyeball Planets out in deep space

Astronomers believe there are habitable Eyeball Planets out in deep space

Planetary scientists have many names for the variety of planets found in the cosmos, with descriptions such as super-Earth’s, hot Jupiter’s, and, strangely enough, Eyeball Planets. 2 VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES These planets are unique in their own way and, oddly enough, may be abundant throughout the cosmos. So, how does an exoplanet become …

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Apple’s blocking of Beeper Mini from iMessage is now under DOJ and FTC investigation

Apple’s blocking of Beeper Mini from iMessage is now under DOJ and FTC investigation

The ongoing cat-and-mouse game between Apple and Beeper, the company whose Beeper Mini app it blocked from accessing iMessage servers, continues to cause a stir. While there is an ongoing discussion surrounding whether Apple should be allowed to prevent Beeper from piggybacking off its iMessage service, it now appears that two groups of U.S. lawmakers …

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Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes director Wes Ball confirms new trilogy

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes director Wes Ball confirms new trilogy

The director of the upcoming sequel to the Planet of the Apes series has confirmed the possibility of further movies in the franchise. 2 VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES Speaking with Empire, director Wes Ball and producer Joe Hartwick Jr. have confirmed that the upcoming film Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes was always …

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NASA telescope photographs mysterious ghostly appearances within Saturn’s rings

NASA telescope photographs mysterious ghostly appearances within Saturn’s rings

NASA has published a new photograph snapped by the iconic 30-year-running Hubble Space Telescope, and it reveals a mysterious phenomenon occurring in Saturn’s rings. 3 VIEW GALLERY – 3 IMAGES NASA has taken to its blog to detail the new image, which was snapped when Saturn was approximately 850 million miles from Earth. The space …

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Bethesda reveals the average Starfield player spent more hours in-game than you think

Bethesda reveals the average Starfield player spent more hours in-game than you think

Bethesda Game Studios has celebrated the success of Starfield by taking to the company’s official blog to share some interesting stats about the recently released title. 2 VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES The launch of Starfield was met with mixed emotions by the gaming community, with some players thoroughly enjoying the sheer scale and possibilities …

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Digital to make 95% of video game revenues in 2023, or $174.5 billion

Digital to make 95% of video game revenues in 2023, or $174.5 billion

Digital dominates 2023’s annual spending in the video games market. 2 VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES GamesIndustry.biz’s annual Year in Numbers datasheet has been published, revealing a dearth of information about the interactive entertainment’s overall performance in 2023. The infograph, which includes a multitude of key metrics from the world’s top analyst firms, underlines a …

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Microsoft may send 240 million PCs to landfill after it kills support for its most popular OS

Microsoft may send 240 million PCs to landfill after it kills support for its most popular OS

Researchers from a technology research firm have warned that Microsoft’s announcement of Windows 10’s scheduled end-of-life (EOL) may result in up to 240 million PCs becoming obsolete. 2 VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES It was only earlier this month that Microsoft announced it was ending support for its most popular operating system, Windows 10. The …

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China drafts rules to cap in-game spending, ban daily login rewards

China drafts rules to cap in-game spending, ban daily login rewards

New draft rules from Chinese regulators has startled investors, leading to a $80 billion selloff of gaming stock. 2 VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES China’s National Press and Publication Administrations recently published new rules that, if implemented, could disrupt the global gaming market. Concerned about the social effects of gaming, including gaming addiction, Chinese regulators …

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