This Week In Tech 11/10-11/16/2019

This week Disney+ launched, Apple announced some new hardware, Microsoft held their xO conference, and, Twitters new policy on political advertising

On Tuesday, Disney launched their long-awaited streaming service Disney+ in the US, Canada and, The Netherlands after some technical difficulties. On Thursday, Disney announced that they surpassed 10M subscribers.

Apple Announcements

On Wednesday, Apple announced some new hardware in a blog post. The first thing they announced is a new Macbook Pro. The base model has a 16-inch screen, 16GB of DDR4 RAM, an Intel i9 processor, a Radeon Pro 5300M with 4GB of GDDR6 memory and a 512GB SSD. It starts at $2399 US in stores now. They also announced in a different post that the previously announced Research app is now available.


At X019 Microsoft announced that xCloud will be coming out next year and so will a few games including Minecraft Dungeons and a few others (See Post Here).


A week or two ago Jack Dorcey announced that Twitter will stop allowing political advertising in a tweet-storm. On Friday twitter released a blog post detailing the official policy changes.

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Ring Fit Adventure Review

Ring Fit Adventure is a really great game. It uses the Switch hardware really well and provides a fun way to workout. Graphics and Sound The graphics are lacklustre but that’s the style which I really like. The art style is sort of odd but nice. Nintendo does a great job of getting the most of the low power/low-resolution hardware. Sound design wise its decent, the music is great but the character voiceover is bad but the ring character’s VO is especially annoying, Gameplay Ring Fit is innovative in adding RPG elements to a fitness game. It actually does a really … Continue reading Ring Fit Adventure Review