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Applause adds Apple Vision Pro to testing programme

Applause, a provider of testing and digital quality solutions, has announced updates to its augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR) testing practice. This includes the addition of the Apple Vision Pro to its testing lineup of more than 5 million connected devices, as well as enhanced approaches to functionality, usability and accessibility testing that reflect the latest technological […]

March 7, 2024

PlayStation sheds 900 jobs

Sony is laying off 8 per cent of PlayStation staff globally, equating to approximately 900 people. The cuts include closing PlayStation’s London Studio entirely. Jim Ryan, CEO, called the move “sad news” and said it was “a difficult day at our company” adding: “We have concluded that tough decisions have become inevitable […] The leadership […]

February 27, 2024

How online casinos are embracing digital innovation

Online casinos are extremely enthusiastic when it comes to accepting new technology. That is because they want to make users’s experience better, to have enhanced security, and more overall engagement. Undoubtedly, technology is what leads humanity into the future, plus it transforms traditional casinos into dynamic virtual playgrounds, reports Digital Whiskers. Mobile Gaming Revolution Mobiles […]

January 31, 2024

2023 was a huge year for live casino streaming – what’s next?

Facebook may have famously brought live streaming to the masses in 2017, but the platform had been around for a while before then. In fact, online casinos were some of the early pioneers of this technology and they helped highlight its capabilities. When live streaming went mainstream, it was a massive boost for online casinos. Since […]

January 28, 2024

Disney+ on Apple Vision Pro

Apple Vision Pro users will will be able to experience immersive Disney content with Disney+ on Apple Vision Pro when the device launches on February 2nd. “At Disney, we’re constantly searching for new ways to entertain, inform, and inspire by combining exceptional creativity with groundbreaking technology to create truly remarkable experiences,” said Bob Iger, CEO […]

January 18, 2024

Apple TV+ unveils first Apple Vision Pro content

Apple TV+ has unveiled a selection of original content, produced with Apple Immersive Video, that will become available in the Apple TV app on Apple Vision Pro when it launches on February 2nd. Apple Immersive Video is a new entertainment format pioneered by Apple that aims to transport viewers to the centre of a story […]

January 17, 2024

Research: 17 connected devices per US household

Parks Associates has announced research at CES 2024, from its quarterly consumer research of 8,000 US internet households, finding the average number of connected devices per US internet household reached 17 in Q3 2023. The international market research and consulting firm’s Consumer Electronics Dashboard, an ongoing service that visualises the most important metrics for consumer […]

January 12, 2024

Apple Vision Pro reveals $3,500 price tag

Apple has revealed its long-awaited Vision Pro headset will go on sale on February 2nd in the US. Customers will have the option to pre-order the device from January 19th for $3,499 (€3,202). The company revealed the headset in June 2023, but there have been issues since then. According to the FT, Apple has more […]

January 9, 2024

Sky Up Digital Hub opens in Cardiff

Sky, in partnership with Cardiff Council’s Youth Services, has opened a new digital Hub in Cardiff, the first one in Wales. The Hub provides access to digital devices, free Sky WiFi connection and regular digital skills workshops, run by volunteers. The project included the refurbishment of Eastmoors Youth Centre community space in Splott which sees […]

December 12, 2023

Survey: 79% kids want new technologies in sports coverage

Whilst VAR continues to cause havoc in the Premier League, almost eight in 10 children (79 per cent) would be excited to see a new technology added to a sport they watch, according to research from Virgin Media O2. The most popular technological developments children want to see include smart balls with built in sensors […]

November 8, 2023