This Week In Tech – March 29, 2020

This week HP and Valve announced that they are working on a new VR headset, there’s lots of Microsoft news, Google announced the Stadia Maker Program and, Patreon announced impressive growth due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, Nintendo held a Direct, Sony announced a re-org and, NASA announced that they signed a contract with SpaceX for the Gateway program. HP/Valve VR Headset On Monday, HP teased that they are working with Valve on a new VR headset. The announcement coincided with the release of Valve’s long-awaited VR game Half Life: Alyx. Not much is known about the headset but there’s … Continue reading This Week In Tech – March 29, 2020

Nintendo Direct: March 26 2020

Yesterday, Nintendo held a Nintendo Direct they announced a bunch of games and also gave a bunch of updates about the Pokémon DLC. The first thing that was announced was the release date for Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition and a few other details. It will have an upgraded UI and a new epilogue story. It will be available on May 29 and you also have the option to get it in a bundle with an art book.  Next, Nintendo announced that 2K will be bringing a few of their classics the Switch. Bioshock: The Collection, XCOM 2 Collection and, Borderlands … Continue reading Nintendo Direct: March 26 2020

This Week In Tech 03/15-03/22/2020

This week Microsoft announced features more specs of the Xbox Series X, Rocket Lab had a great week, Nintendo held an Indie Showcase event, Apple announced some new stuff, Sony announced the specs of the PS5, Anthony Levandowski pleads guilty and, the EU is restricting streaming resolution. Plus even more in the Other News section. Xbox Series X Xbox Series X: A Closer Look at the Technology Powering the Next Generation Rocket Lab Over the past week Rocket Lab has done quite a bit. On Tuesday they announced that they are acquiring Sinclair Interplanetary toward Rocket Lab’s Photon spacecraft programs. … Continue reading This Week In Tech 03/15-03/22/2020

Apple Announcments: March 2020

On Wednesday, Apple made a bunch of product announcements (in the lite of current events just in press releases). They announced a new MacBook Air, an updated iPad Pro and, upgraded accessories. iPad Pro The new upgrades iPad Pro comes in both 11-inch and 12.9-inch options with 120hz. Processor wise it has the 8-Core A12Z Bionic. It has a dual-camera system with a 12MP Wide-angle camera that supports 4K video and a 10MP Ultra-Wide camera. The 11-inch starts at US$799 with 128 GB of storage and the 12.9-inch starts at US$999 with 128 GB of storage. Mac The upgraded MacBook … Continue reading Apple Announcments: March 2020