The State of TV 2021

LG made all the necessary moves, we’re now waiting for the price tags

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Sony’s new top OLED TVs for 2021 use LG’s brighter new panels to deliver higher peak brightness than ever without sacrificing contrast. (Image credit: Sony)


Road to NextGen 2020

2021 marks a quarter of a century of tomb raiding, Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics celebrate

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A re-imagining of the cover art for the original Tomb Raider that took the world by storm way back in 1996. Yes, Lara Croft is 25 years old, mate. Get over it. (Image credit: Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix)

Road to NextGen Gaming

Common tech, different philosophies: what it means, why it matters

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The latest PlayStation and Xbox consoles are based on similar tech, like this AMD-designed chip in the XSX. This does not mean that consoles “are like PCs” in any meaningful way. (Image credit: Microsoft)

Road to NextGen Gaming

That’s a lot of shade for a product that’s so good, but here’s how Sony can make it even better

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The PS5 is absolutely great but it’s not perfect. The good news: it can be made perfect via firmware updates. The bad news: there’s not much happening on that front. (Image credit: Charles Sims, Unsplash / Road to NextGen Gaming)


Road to NextGen Gaming

Do (many) more pixels bring more joy to video games, movies and shows?

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8K televisions are still a pricey proposition compared to mainstream 4K ones, but the LG 75NANO99 is affordable in comparison while remaining a premium product overall. (Image credit: LG/Road to NextGen Gaming)

Road to NextGen Gaming

Sony’s system is still very young but a few everyday-life findings deserve mentioning

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Living for some time with a new tech product can lead to interesting discoveries, so here are 5 of those about the PS5. (Image credit: Magda Elhers, Pexels)

Road to NextGen Gaming

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OLED 4K TVs really are impressive gaming monitors given proper viewing distance and sufficiently powerful PCs — that is just one of the proposed use cases for the LG 48CX. (Image credit: LG Electronics)

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 Gaming

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

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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)

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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