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Sure, CES is over, but we’re not done talking about everything we saw in Las Vegas. Of course, there is a lot of other news to recap from this weekend, too, including a glitchy Fallout 76 secret and layoffs at SpaceX.
It looks like the company is tightening its belt to ensure it has the money for its biggest projects, namely the development of interplanetary rockets and a space-based internet meant to cover the entire planet.
According to SpaceX: “To continue delivering for our customers and to succeed in developing interplanetary spacecraft and a global space-based Internet, SpaceX must become a leaner company. Either of these developments, even when attempted separately, have bankrupted other organizations. This means we must part ways with some talented and hardworking members of our team.”
This year at CES, gaming laptops got truly weird and wild. Alienware’s Area 51m lets you swap out its CPU and GPU, like a proper desktop. ASUS’s ROG Mothership is basically an all-in-one PC masquerading as a notebook. And Acer’s Predator Triton 900 has one of the craziest hinges we’ve ever seen.
The Detroit Auto Show is just about to start, and one of the first big reveals is a new EV from Cadillac. GM just announced Friday that the luxury brand would take the lead in its electrification efforts, and this crossover-looking machine will be its first one to go all-electric. We don’t have much in the way of details on it, but we do know that the BEV3 platform inside is coming to even more GM cars soon.
Apple didn’t do any announcing of its own, but it was name-checked in practically all press conferences held by the biggest consumer-tech brands at CES. The reason? AirPlay 2.
Twitter user Kapu claims to have found references to 22 SNES games in Switch Online’s code strings, many of them must-haves for fans.
But wait, there’s more…
- HBO trailer reveals ‘Game of Thrones’ final season premiere date: April 14th
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- CES 2019: The Void’s extra-sensory VR does what home experiences can’t
- Leaks reveal cloud-based Verizon Gaming service
- Lime halts service in Switzerland over possibly dangerous glitch
- ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ publisher sues Netflix over ‘Bandersnatch’
- ‘Fallout 76’ players found a secret developer room
- CES 2019: How Royole built the world’s first foldable phone
- CES 2019: Formlabs pushes the boundaries of what 3D-printing can do
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