Month: June 2020

Just the important bits from last night’s big PS5 reveal

A new console launch is always cause for excitement, even in the midst of a pandemic. Enter Sony with its big PS5 unveiling, imaginatively titled ‘PS5: The Future of Gaming Show’, which teased more than it satisfied, but gave us a good opportunity to see what the next generation of games will look like. Assuming you haven’t already skipped to the good stuff, let’s get to it.

What did I miss?

Sony mainly used the event as an extended sizzle reel for the eclectic collection of exclusives coming to the console, though it wasn’t clear which would launch with the

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This startup is working to bring full anonymity to the internet

Canadian developer Dave Hrycyszyn was recruited to Facebook’s Libra team but left after just one month and later joined the privacy startup Nym

Brandon Jourdan

Dave Hrycyszyn had never used Facebook, until Facebook hired him. “At Facebook, your office login is your Facebook account,” says Hrycyszyn. “I’m probably one of the very few people who ever had to create a Facebook account in order to work at Facebook.”

Hrycyszyn, a Canadian coder expert in computer security, had joined the social media behemoth in February 2019 alongside several other members of the team of Chainspace, the London-based startup he had co-founded

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Technics EAH-AZ70W review: The new standard for earbuds?

Technics, despite only re-launching in 2014 has the sort of ardent fanbase most brands can only dream of, and while most the product launches of late have been unashamedly high-end, we suspect parent company Panasonic will be – and quite sensibly – squeezing this brand loyalty for all it’s worth.

And while there have been some new headphones, such as the over-ear £200, EAH-F70N Noise Cancelling Wireless, Technics has been slow to jump on the true wireless wagon. Question is, with the EAH-AZ70W are they fashionably late to the party, or just late?

Who’s it for?

For people who want

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Our pick of the kit you need for creating the ultimate kitchen

Anyone who has tried to slice a tomato using a blade as dull as a Matt Hancock-helmed government daily briefing will need no convincing that at least part of the secret to success in the kitchen is having reliable, quality culinary gear to hand.

This can come in the simplest form of written expert advice – cookery book in other words – through eco options for java junkies and right up to science solving the age-old issue of how to deal with wine spillages.

And as there could still be a month or so before restaurants are allowed to open,

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