PS5, Lidl, Tesla, Fortnite and iPhone 12: the recap of the tech news of the week
Each week, the Clubic team gives you a short summary of the week’s Tech news in 7 key pieces of information.
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Full card – and mysterious – for the last event fortnite, called The Device, which took place on Monday, June 15. The players present were able to witness a series of events on the game map, as Epic Games knows how to do them: the appearance of a giant ball of energy, the destruction of the Agency, the central building of the island , and the sudden and fleeting teleportation of players to offices, facing an agent named Jonesy… A total of 2.3 million players attended the event on Twitch, as a giant tsunami surrounded the island. New season approaching?
The bad buzz of the Lidl brand, which wanted to offer PS4s at … 95 euros!
While some players rushed to Fortnite for The Device, others pointed the tip of their nose IRL in a Lidl store in Yvelines (98). The German company was preparing to offer PS4s for sale there at an unbeatable price (95 euros). Except that a photo leaked online, causing an impressive buzz and forcing the brand to postpone the opening of its new point of sale. We tell you the story of this hallucinating story and more incredible than we imagine.
Fiber optics: why is the building opposite fiber optic, but not yours? ARCEP answers us
Ah, fiber optics! Practical, it can be a source of pleasure or frustration, depending on the city or the building you have chosen. How to explain the inequalities of access to FttH that can be encountered in the same area, in 2020? The Clubic team had the opportunity to meet Sébastien Soriano, President of the Regulatory Authority for Electronic Communications, Posts and Distribution (ARCEP) to ask him the question. Maintenance.
PS5: Amazon leaks a new image of the consoles … Horizontally
No, this time, it’s not a Lidl move! It was Amazon, the Seattle firm, which leaked a new image of the highly anticipated PS5.
” But we had already seen it! “, are you going to answer me. Except that this time, the Sony machine is presented horizontally and takes on a whole new dimension. As was discussed at length on Reddit afterwards, the PS5 looks particularly impressive in its two versions.
Tesla communicates the level of degradation of its batteries with high mileage
What would a good recap be without the weekly Tesla news? The American manufacturer of electric cars, which does not usually communicate information concerning the degradation of its battery packs in circulation, introduced a graph in its ” 2019 Impact Report “. What’s he saying ? In a word, that the level of losses rises from 10 to 15% of degradation from 320,000 km (200,000 miles) on the rolling stock of Model S and X. However, the graph does not tell us anything about the differences between Tesla battery packs. We return in detail to the case.
iPhone 12: new photos seem to confirm the radical design changes
New images of the iPhone 12 and its Pro version have appeared on Twitter, giving a good look at the smartphone. As often, these drafts were designed from shell molds and posted by leakers who have become pros in the field. We now expect a device with flat and angular edges, close to the iPhone 4 and far from the iPhone 6. The iPhone 12 could be 5.4 inches, the iPhone 12 Max and Pro 6.1 inches and the iPhone 12 Pro Max would expect 6.7 inches.
Hisense formalizes its two new QLED televisions
The Hisense brand unveils two new series of QLED televisions, soberly named U7 and U8. The first takes place in a relatively accessible price segment, from 699 euros, when the second will be marketed between 999 and 1290 euros. With diagonals between 50″ and 65″, both series will offer a 4K screen. That’s where the similarities end, as the U8 boasts 1,000 nits HDR (700 for the U7) and sub-20ms latency. This premium model also incorporates Quantum Dot technology. Let’s take a closer look at these new TVs.