Xbox and PlayStation networks adjusted because of surging demand
In a press release despatched to Engadget, Xbox product companies company vice chairman Dave McCarthy mentioned the corporate is “actively monitoring utilization and making momentary changes as wanted to make sure the smoothest attainable expertise for our avid gamers.”
In the meantime, in a weblog submit, Sony CEO Jim Ryan mentioned that PlayStation was doing its bit to “tackle web stability issues,” noting that gamers in Europe “could expertise considerably slower or delayed recreation downloads however will nonetheless take pleasure in sturdy gameplay.”
Google Assistant’s redesigned Snapshot feed is rolling out on iOS
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You’ll be able to take a look at the brand new expertise by launching Assistant and tapping on the inbox icon (marked Replace on Android) close to the underside left of the interface. You may see the redesigned feed, which organizes info utilizing chronological playing cards.
iFixit’s MacBook Air teardown confirms zero.5mm thicker keyboard
Now that a new MacBook Air is right here, it was only a matter of time earlier than the repair-minded of us at iFixit took one aside. They centered on the upgraded keyboard — to cite our Editor in Chief Dana Wollman: “I really like this keyboard” — and located that Apple was capable of change the butterfly mechanism of its current laptops for a extra satisfying scissor swap whereas solely including an additional half millimeter in thickness.
‘Picard’ lastly reveals us how ‘Star Trek’s’ know-how evolves
There’s one new episode left within the first season of Star Trek: Picard, and Kris Naudus is wanting again at one huge means this sequence stands other than different reveals. “It is as a result of we lastly get to see what occurs subsequent within the Star Trek universe.”
Google lets companies mark places as briefly closed
When Sundar Pichai revealed Google’s preliminary responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, he promised to present enterprise house owners a fast solution to mark themselves as briefly closed. Google My Enterprise customers can now do precisely that. Head to “Shut this enterprise on Google” within the menu to search out the brand new function, with three choices: “Mark as briefly closed,” “Mark as completely closed” and “Take away Itemizing.” Previous to launching the aptitude, Google solely relied on info from governments and different authoritative sources.
In fact, this all nonetheless is dependent upon whether or not companies take the time to replace their standing. Google beforehand mentioned, nevertheless, that it is utilizing AI tech to hunt out companies to substantiate and replace their working hours.