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Elaborate measurements prove that Sony has not worsened the performance and loudness in the new cooler revision of the Playstation 5. Sony has been shipping the Playstation 5 Digital Edition with the model number CFI-1100B01 for a few weeks now, which differs significantly from the previous variant called CFI-1000B in one aspect: The cooler is significantly smaller and weighs 300 grams less, which led to speculations that it is worse. However, Sony’s team has actually done a great job: As the test setup from Hardware Busters International (via Igor’s Lab) shows, the revision of the Playstation 5 is accompanied by…

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Back in July 2021, former Diablo boss and Blizzard North co-founder David Brevik had already spoken out about the abuses at Blizzard. “I’m beside myself and pissed off!” he wrote on Twitter. In a new post, he also confirms that he will not support the remaster of Diablo 2, Diablo 2: Resurrected (D2R). “Sorry, but currently I do not support Blizzard, including everything related to D2R,” the game developer writes. He wants to answer as few questions on the subject as possible and not release any streams or other content about the upcoming remaster himself. Brevik, in his time at…

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If you own an Amazon Echo or a speaker with Alexa built in, you’re probably familiar with the problem that the digital assistant is hard to understand when there’s more going on in the same room – for example, kids are running around, the dishwasher is running, the TV is set too loud, etc. Amazon has come up with a feature called “Adaptive Volume” for this problem (via The Verge), which can currently already be activated by US customers by saying “Alexa, turn on adaptive volume”. With Adaptive Volume, the speaker detects if it is a bit louder at the…

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The Simpsons: Hit & Run was the perfect GTA alternative for many kids back in the PS2 days. Now, a YouTuber has taken on the task of giving the classic game a new graphic splendor. The result speaks for itself. The Simpsons: Hit & Run – fan builds his own remake Many well-known games have been re-released in the form of a remaster or remake in recent years – Diablo 2 Ressurected, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD or Resident Evil 3 are among the most recent examples. In the near future, even the old GTA trilogy will get…

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With the Samsung S4, the South Korean company launches a new business monitor in Europe, which will cost 309 Euros here at launch. Users will get a 75 Hz panel, AMD FreeSync support and an integrated webcam for it. Since the beginning of the pandemic, many users have had to switch to the home office, although some have discovered the advantages of working from home. Accordingly, the demand for the hardware needed for this is likely to remain well above the 2019 level even after the pandemic ends. Samsung is now trying to serve part of this market with its…

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It looks like Sony will start selling the PS5 again in the coming hours. Prime members will get exclusive access. The PS5 is leisurely approaching its first birthday. However, not all interested parties will be in a celebratory mood. Because the demand still significantly exceeds the supply. After smaller drops at several retailers, Amazon now also seems to start selling again. This is indicated by the retailer’s product entry, which once again promises an exclusive sale for Prime customers. You can secure a trial month here. “Prime members have priority access to the PlayStation 5,” it says succinctly. After this…

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According to court documents, Google is said to have planned the acquisition of Epic Games to prevent a competing app store. There was no offer. Google is said to have considered buying game developer Epic Games. At least, that is what Epic Games claims in court documents, which have recently been made available partially unredacted. According to the document, Google is said to have considered buying Epic or business shares in order to prevent the emergence of an alternative app store to the Google Play Store. According to the document, Google referred to such a possible development as a “plague.”…

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Samsung has announced that The Wall 2021 will ship as early as August. The advanced microLED screen achieves a peak brightness of 1,600 nits, a frame rate of 120 Hz and a resolution of up to 8K – or even more, at extreme aspect ratios. Samsung’s The Wall 2021 was officially announced back in July, and now the company has finally commented on availability – the two models with a pixel pitch of 1.2 millimeters (IW012A) and 1.6 millimeters (IW016A) will start shipping later in August, while the top model with a pixel pitch of 0.8 millimeters is expected to…

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According to rumors, the Surface Duo 2 will be introduced next month or the month after. The fact that Microsoft has now also decided on a significant price reduction for the 1st generation in Germany further fuels the rumors about an imminent successor. Instead of 1,549 Euros, the Surface Duo now costs 774 Euros. With a significant discount of 50 percent, Microsoft is currently trying to move prospective buyers towards the first Surface Duo. Since the German market launch in February of this year, the company had stuck to the original price recommendation of 1,549 Euros (128 GB) and 1,649…

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Customers of the world’s most popular multiplayer online role-playing game grumble: they get too little performance for their money. In addition, the operator has always incorporated new mechanics for monetization. The discrimination scandal is joined by further displeasure at Activision Blizzard. Complaints about the price-performance ratio of “World of Warcraft” (WoW) are piling up, report trade media. Many players feel they are not getting enough content for the subscription fee of between 11 and 13 euros per month. 16,000 of them upvoted a post asking, “What exactly are we paying for each month right now?” Update cycles have become very…

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