Tag: Personal Electronics

Opinion: Why I’ve dumped my smartphone

I stopped by my local coffee shop the other morning, and while I was standing at the counter waiting for my costa latte I caught another one of those TV commercials for “senior” cellphones with “senior” plans—apparently for “as low as $25 a month,” I guess if Grandma and Grandpa just want voice and text. […]

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Sony buys videogame-remake studio Bluepoint to create original games

Sony Group Corp. announced Thursday it is acquiring Bluepoint Games, a studio best known for remaking classic PlayStation videogames. In recent years, Bluepoint won acclaim for its “Demon’s Souls” remake for the PS5, which has sold about 1.4 million copies since its release last November, along with its remake of “Shadow of the Colossus” for […]

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Opinion: Apple’s iPhone 13 upgrades are boring, but they will still sell

Apple Inc.’s latest iPhone event was a snoozefest, but Apple will sell millions of the new smartphones anyway. Apple AAPL, -0.96% hosted its much anticipated iPhone 13 launch Tuesday, revealing four new models with starting prices that range from $699 for the iPhone 13 Mini to $1,099 for the iPhone 13 Pro Max. The new […]

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Apple reveals iPhone 13, iPad Mini price increase and larger Apple Watch

Apple Inc. detailed new iPhones, iPads and smartwatches Tuesday as the most valuable U.S. public company attempts to focus on the coming holiday season instead of its regulatory issues. Apple AAPL, -0.98% typically reveals its new lineup of devices every September, ahead of holiday shopping. In this year’s event at the company’s Cupertino, Calif., campus, […]

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New Apple Watch reportedly running into production problems, delays

The new Apple Watch is running into production problems that will likely result in delivery delays, according to new reports Tuesday. Japan-based Nikkei Asia reported that the smartwatch’s complicated design is the main culprit, with early assemblies failing quality standards. Citing multiple sources, Nikkei said production of the new Apple Watch has been put on […]

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