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Moxie is a $1,500 robot from an Amazon-backed startup that can have conversations with kids to help them learn — take a look at how it works

Startup Embodied announced a robot companion designed for children, called Moxie. Moxie is designed to interact with kids and help with social, emotional, and cognitive development, while parents connect via an app. It’s available for preorder now for $US50. Embodied’s investors include Amazon, Intel, Sony, and Toyota. Visit Business Insider’s […]
Moxie is a $1,500 robot from an Amazon-backed startup that can have conversations with kids to help them learn — take a look at how it works
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How to connect AirPods to a PS4 for wireless audio listening

You can connect your AirPods to a PS4 using a Bluetooth adaptor, which you can plug right into your PS4. These Bluetooth adapters will let your connect a variety of Bluetooth devices to your PS4. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Wireless headphones are great for gaming, and Apple’s […]
How to connect AirPods to a PS4 for wireless audio listening
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The first ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X was just revealed, and it’s a Viking epic — see it in action right here

The next “Assassin’s Creed” arrives this holiday as a launch title for Sony and Microsoft’s next-generation game consoles, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, French game publisher Ubisoft revealed on Thursday morning. “Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla” is the first game in the series to feature Vikings. It’s set in Norway […]
The first ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X was just revealed, and it’s a Viking epic — see it in action right here
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Struggling video game retailer GameStop has argued it’s ‘essential.’ Now it’s preparing to fully re-open some stores even as most of the US remains in quarantine.

Around the world, non-essential businesses are shuttered as people stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. With millions of people stuck indoors, video game hardware and software sales have exploded. Embattled retailer GameStop, the world’s largest video game retail chain, argued it was “essential” and stayed open until March […]
Struggling video game retailer GameStop has argued it’s ‘essential.’ Now it’s preparing to fully re-open some stores even as most of the US remains in quarantine.
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Video game ratings will now warn parents about ‘loot boxes’

Video games are assigned ratings, just like movies, ranging from “E for everyone” to “T for teen” to “AO” – “Adults Only,” the “X” rating of games. Game ratings are determined by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB), an industry group that oversees game ratings. Ratings are printed directly on […]
Video game ratings will now warn parents about ‘loot boxes’
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I tried Apple’s new AirPods Pro and Sony’s popular ‘AirPods killer’ earbuds, and if you care about sound quality, the winner is clear

Apple’s latest Sony WF-1000XM3 earbuds. The AirPods Pro give iPhone users some extra features that Android users don’t have access to. They also have a smaller case and wireless charging, and are sweat- and water-resistant. But the Sony WF-1000XM3 Earbuds sound better, are better at noise-cancelling, and have better battery […]
I tried Apple’s new AirPods Pro and Sony’s popular ‘AirPods killer’ earbuds, and if you care about sound quality, the winner is clear
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The upcoming Playstation 5 will only play 2.5% of the Playstation 4’s library. Microsoft’s new console will play the vast majority of your current Xbox library.

The PlayStation 5 is Sony’s next major video game console, and it’s scheduled to arrive this coming holiday season. In a new, hour-long video detailing the console’s internals, lead architect Mark Cerny revealed that – despite previous statements to the contrary – the PlayStation 5 will only play a limited […]
The upcoming Playstation 5 will only play 2.5% of the Playstation 4’s library. Microsoft’s new console will play the vast majority of your current Xbox library.
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The PlayStation 5 is finally getting detailed on March 18

The PlayStation 5, Sony’s next-generation game console that’s deep in production, is scheduled to launch during the 2020 holiday season. As you might expect, the PlayStation 5 is promised to be more powerful than the existing PlayStation 4- and we’ve slowly been learning more about the next-gen console’s new features. […]
The PlayStation 5 is finally getting detailed on March 18
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Google just poached a crucial employee from Sony’s PlayStation group in its ongoing attempt to break into the video game industry

Sony’s PlayStation 4 absolutely dominated the current video game console generation, with over 100 million PS4s sold around the world. Critical to that success was Sony’s lineup of major first-party games, like 2018’s “God of War” reboot. Much of that first-party success, including “God of War,” comes directly from Sony’s […]
Google just poached a crucial employee from Sony’s PlayStation group in its ongoing attempt to break into the video game industry
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A millionaire who got rich selling his company to Facebook is bidding hundreds of thousands of dollars on an incredibly rare Nintendo prototype game console

Before Sony entered the video game business with its PlayStation line of consoles, the company had a partnership with Nintendo to produce a collaborative device. That partnership fell apart, but not before protoypes of the joint console were created. Though the prototypes were scrapped and the partnership dissolved, at least […]
A millionaire who got rich selling his company to Facebook is bidding hundreds of thousands of dollars on an incredibly rare Nintendo prototype game console
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‘Bad Boys for Life’ wins the box office for a second-straight weekend

“Bad Boys for Life” won the domestic box office for a second-straight weekend, bringing in $US34 million. Its domestic box office total is over $US100 million. Universal’s Oscar frontrunner “1917” came in second place with $US15.8 million. That movie has also crossed the $US100 million milestone at the domestic box […]
‘Bad Boys for Life’ wins the box office for a second-straight weekend
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Microsoft’s new Xbox is actually the next step in an ambitious master plan to shake up the video game industry, and end the rivalry with PlayStation forever

This holiday season, both Microsoft and Sony are planning to launch next-generation game consoles: the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5, respectively. Though the two consoles compete directly, Microsoft is intentionally moving its Xbox business away from direct competition with Sony. Instead of focusing on the new Xbox console […]
Microsoft’s new Xbox is actually the next step in an ambitious master plan to shake up the video game industry, and end the rivalry with PlayStation forever
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Sony surprised everyone with a futuristic prototype car at CES, and it’s another sign that tech companies are going to have a big say in what the car of the future looks like

At CES,Sony unveiled the Vision-S, a futuristic prototype car that comes loaded with sensors for monitoring its passengers and surroundings and a huge infotainment system with spatial audio. The announcement marks an expansion into the automotive space for Sony, which makes cameras and sound systems for vehicles – but never […]
Sony surprised everyone with a futuristic prototype car at CES, and it’s another sign that tech companies are going to have a big say in what the car of the future looks like
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The best car tech from CES 2020

The Consumer Electronics Show showcases new and innovative technologies. As the automotive industry has increasingly blurred the line between the car space and the tech space, its presence has grown larger at the show. CES 2020 hosted reveals from automakers like Mercedes-Benz, Jeep, and Byton. The coolest tech from the […]
The best car tech from CES 2020
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The 24 coolest vehicles we saw at CES 2020

There are a variety of electric, autonomous, and flying vehicles on display at this year’s edition of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Some are set for production, while others are speculative concepts. Mercedes-Benz,Ford, and Jeep are among the brands that have brought vehicles to the conference. Sign up […]
The 24 coolest vehicles we saw at CES 2020
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The last known Nintendo PlayStation prototype is up for auction — here’s the wild story behind the one-of-a-kind, doomed collaboration with Sony

In the early 1990s, Nintendo partnered with Sony to develop a new CD-ROM console and attachment for the Super Nintendo system, resulting in a prototype fans call the Nintendo PlayStation. Sony’s deal with Nintendo fell through, ultimately leading to the birth of Sony’s massive PlayStation brand. The only remaining Nintendo […]
The last known Nintendo PlayStation prototype is up for auction — here’s the wild story behind the one-of-a-kind, doomed collaboration with Sony
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Your favourite YouTubers and vloggers may be using these special cameras with built-in skin-smoothing features in their videos, and you likely have no idea

Facetune, PicsArt, and other apps have become popular among influencers and vloggers who want to edit themselves to look polished and unblemished before their content is published on the internet. However, it’s a little different for videos. Beauty vlogger RawBeautyKristi recently shared on Twitter that many YouTubers use face-smoothing filters […]
Your favourite YouTubers and vloggers may be using these special cameras with built-in skin-smoothing features in their videos, and you likely have no idea
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8 gadgets from the 2010s you won’t believe you actually used

It’s amazing how tech gadgets that felt state-of-the-art in 2010 now look outdated and clunky. The smartphone landscape has changed considerably over the past decade, and iPods and dedicated music players have become almost completely extinct. These eight devices show what the tech world looked like ten years ago. Visit […]
8 gadgets from the 2010s you won’t believe you actually used
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The 10 best games of the past 10 years, according to critics

With 2019 wrapping up, we’re looking back at the last 10 years in gaming. From revered sequels like “Mass Effect 2” to precedent-setting new franchises like “The Last of Us,” the last 10 years are flush with great games. But which are the best of the best? This list of […]
The 10 best games of the past 10 years, according to critics
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Gamers are paying $150 or more for customisable controllers, but Sony’s new $30 add-on will give your PlayStation 4 controller a crucial upgrade

Sony will release a $US30 Back Button Attachment for the PlayStation4 controller in January 2020, giving players an affordable way to add two customisable buttons to their controllers. The DualShock 4 Back Button Attachment will add two customisable buttons that sit underneath the controller, and an OLED display will show […]
Gamers are paying $150 or more for customisable controllers, but Sony’s new $30 add-on will give your PlayStation 4 controller a crucial upgrade
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How to copy and paste text on a PS4 in 2 different ways

You can copy and paste text on a PS4 when you’re in any appropriate text boxes. Your PS4 controller can function like a mouse and keyboard in text boxes – or you can connect a separate mouse and keyboard to type more smoothly. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
How to copy and paste text on a PS4 in 2 different ways
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‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ opens with a powerful $60 million, while ‘Richard Jewell’ marks an almost decade low earning for Clint Eastwood

“Jumanji: The Next Level” topped the domestic box office with a big $US60.1 million opening. Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” was a bust, as the movie only brought in $US5 million. The movie marks the first time an Eastwood-directed title didn’t earn at least $US10 million since 2010’s “Hereafter.” Visit Business […]
‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ opens with a powerful $60 million, while ‘Richard Jewell’ marks an almost decade low earning for Clint Eastwood
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Video game sales are down in 2019 as the industry prepares for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, but that didn’t stop this year’s best-sellers from setting new records

Video game sales have been down this year, but that hasn’t stopped popular franchises from reaching record revenue numbers. The Nintendo Switch dominated hardware sales all year while Microsoft and Sony prepared to launch their new consoles during the 2020 holiday season. These are the best-selling games of 2019, as […]
Video game sales are down in 2019 as the industry prepares for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, but that didn’t stop this year’s best-sellers from setting new records
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We’re finally learning more details about the next Xbox and PlayStation consoles — but it’s already clear they will offer almost identical performance

Both Microsoft’sXbox Series X and Sony’sPlayStation 5consoles tout 8K gameplay, “ray tracing,” and even an ultra-smooth 120 frames per second while play games at 4K resolution. That’s because both consoles appear to be running on nearly identical specs. Both new console specs are closer to gaming PCs than consoles before […]
We’re finally learning more details about the next Xbox and PlayStation consoles — but it’s already clear they will offer almost identical performance
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How to cancel a PlayStation Now subscription on your PS4 in 5 simple steps

You can cancel your PlayStation Now subscription right from your PS4, just by going to your “Account Management” menu. You’ll need to cancel your PlayStation Now account to avoid being charged for the service if you don’t want it. Cancelling your account will keep PlayStation Now active until the start […]
How to cancel a PlayStation Now subscription on your PS4 in 5 simple steps
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‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ is a silly sequel that may be wacky enough to hold its own against ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ at the box office

“Jumanji: The Next Level” is the sequel to the 2017 box-office hit, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.” The movie avoids a sequel slump by adding new characters and implementing some more video-game elements. And all praise goes to the movie’s scene stealer … a horse! Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ is a silly sequel that may be wacky enough to hold its own against ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ at the box office
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Every superhero movie you can expect in the 2020s

In the 2020s, plenty more superhero movies and films based on comic-book characters will be released. You can expect the return of Tom Holland‘s Spider-Man in a sequel set for release on July 16, 2021, and Gal Gadot will suit up again as Wonder Woman for “Wonder Woman 1984,” in […]
Every superhero movie you can expect in the 2020s
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Apple’s AirPods Pro have replaced Powerbeats Pro as my go-to workout headphones

I’ve tried countless headphones for working out, but none are better than AirPods Pro. AirPods Pro are secure and super comfortable. You’ll often forget you’re wearing them, even while jogging or running. The best part? Apple’s earbuds also feature noise-cancelling, so you can exercise in peace without listening to the […]
Apple’s AirPods Pro have replaced Powerbeats Pro as my go-to workout headphones
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How to unlink a Spotify account from your PS4 in 2 different ways

You can unlink your Spotify account from a PS4 simply by logging out of the Spotify app. You can also unlink your Spotify account by logging into your PSN account on the PlayStation website and clicking “Unlink” on the PS Music page. Linking your Spotify account to your PS4 gives […]
How to unlink a Spotify account from your PS4 in 2 different ways
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How to change the email address on your PS4 account in 2 different ways

It’s easy to change your email on a PS4 on the console or through the PlayStation website. You may want to change the email associated with your PS4 if you’re using a new email address or want to keep your account secure. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Changing […]
How to change the email address on your PS4 account in 2 different ways
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How to play music on a PS4 using Spotify or a USB drive

You can play music on a PS4 in two different ways. The PlayStation Music app is connected to Spotify, and after you log in or create an account, you can play music on Spotify through your PS4. You can also connect a USB drive to your PS4 and play downloaded […]
How to play music on a PS4 using Spotify or a USB drive
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How to clear the cache on a PS4 to make your system run more efficiently

You can clear the cache on your PlayStation 4 easily by unplugging the console after a full shutdown. Clearing the cache on your PS4 can improve your system’s performance, especially if it’s been running slowly. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. If you’ve never heard of a cache before, […]
How to clear the cache on a PS4 to make your system run more efficiently