Sunday, September 25, 2022

Digital Home

Google Home successor in the works according to new rumor

Google might be ready to unveil a new Nest smart speaker that sits somewhere between the Google Home and Google Home Max, according to a new rumor.  The speaker, which was disclosed by a source to 9to5Google (opens in new tab), goes by the codename Prince – yes, like the musician – and is poised […]

Five Very Good Reasons To Support the Bluetti AC200 Portable Power Station on Indiegogo

Even when we’re out camping or going off the grid, we’re surrounded by countless gadgets and devices. And when those devices lose power, we notice. Unfortunately, we’re usually left with little alternative but to tough it out.  To wait out power outages, and to leave all our electronics behind while we’re on the road. Sure, […]

Games

Xbox Game Pass adds Dead Island – but you’ll have to be quick

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can jump into zombie-thumping action RPG Dead Island for free this weekend. Following the reveal of Dead Island 2 at Gamescom Opening Night Live last month, the first game in the comically grotesque zombie series will be free to play on Xbox for a limited time. According to a Microsoft […]

Xbox Game Pass’ mysterious Ben & Jerry’s listing was actually a game in disguise

A listing for Ben & Jerry’s ice cream briefly appeared on Xbox Game Pass, but what looked like an erroneous app was actually a rudimentary shooting gallery in disguise. Titled XBET_Test_Product_4, the game appeared on Xbox Game Pass with an icon picturing a tub of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Several Reddit (opens in new […]

Meta’s Project Cambria VR headset already has a rival in the Pico 4 Pro

Following months of rumors and leaks, ByteDance-owned XR brand Pico finally unveiled its latest VR headsets including the high-end Pico 4 Pro. The Project Cambria to the base Pico 4’s Oculus Quest 2, the Pico 4 Pro model promises to deliver developers, businesses, and regular users a premium VR experience that’s beyond anything that Pico […]