Light up the night… with a dashcam? Right on!

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Car dashcams have been around for years — but there’s something special about one that actually helps consumers stay safe under unsafe driving conditions. (Image credit: Lanmodo)


Road to NextGen 2020

The PS5 and Xbox Series were never going to have a problem-free start in 2020… but this is kind of pushing it

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The PlayStation5 and the Xbox Series S|X remain almost impossible to find anywhere, begging the question: “Have they really launched or did we get just a 2021 preview a few weeks back?” (Image credit: Sony)

Road to NextGen 2020

The potential for a top media player is there but Sony may not be interested in that at all

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Sony has rightly focused on the gaming side of any PlayStation system but the PS5’s powerful hardware opens up more possibilities than ever for advanced multimedia entertainment. How does it fare on that department, then? (Image credit: Road to NextGen 2020)

Road to NextGen 2020

A strong foundation with room for improvement — what’s important to fix ASAP?

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The good news: the hardware of the PS5 is amazing. The bad news: it’s not perfect. The best news: it’s all fixable via software. The sooner Sony irons out the kinks, the better for everyone involved. (Image credit: Sony)


Road to NextGen 2020

So… is Sony’s new system actually a must-buy in 2020?

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It’s finally — finally! — here and it really is something… but should everyone go out and (try to) buy the PS5 in 2020? Well, it all depends. (Image credit: Sony)


Road to NextGen 2020

Sony delivers on backward compatibility, still wants gamers’ attention on PS5 games

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It may or may not be the killer feature Microsoft would have us believe, but backward compatibility is still important to some and potentially useful to others — so Sony offers it as well this time around. (Image credit: Road to NextGen 2020)


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The PS5 user interface feels familiar but there’s more to it than a fresh coat of hi-res, HDR paint. New functions and a somewhat different approach in how existing ones work deserve a closer look. (Image credit: Road to NextGen 2020)

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Road to NextGen 2020

Sony delivers the best UI ever in a product it’s built, probably the best in its category too

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It’s a case of rethinking and refinement rather than reinvention, but the user interface Sony has cooked up for the PS5 is one of the best things about the system. (Image credit: Road to NextGen 2020)


Road to NextGen 2020

First impressions of its use with Astro’s Playroom on the PS5 are way, way better than expected

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Astro made a splash in PS VR a while back and is now back to teach gamers how the PS5 controller’s new features work (Image credit: Sony)


Road to NextGen 2020

Getting ready for a new PlayStation in the year of COVID-19

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The new DualSense controller will probably be a big part of the PS5 conversation going forward and rightfully so (Image credit: Road to NextGen 2020)

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Kostas Farkonas

Veteran journalist, project kickstarter, tech nut, cynical gamer, music addict, movie maniac. Will work for money, fame and bandwidth. More on farkonas.com.

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