• Sony boss wants to bring first-party PlayStation titles to PC

    Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) boss Shawn Layden yesterday alluded to the possibility that first-party PlayStation titles may soon launch on PC. While there’s nothing clear to go on just yet, the move would make perfect sense for the company as it prepares for the next console war with Microsoft. The news comes from Business Insider’s Christopher Palmeri who reported that Layden, in an interview, said: We must support the PlayStation platform — that is nonnegotiable. That said, you will see in the future some titles coming out of my collection of studios which may need to lean into a wider installed base.… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Playstation,Sony

  • Facebook lets you (sorta) control what info it gets from other sites

    Facebook is offering new privacy tools that allow users to personally manage how much dirt on your browsing and spending habits Facebook gets from other websites — in theory, at least. Have you ever been browsing Facebook and noticed an ad for something you were looking up on another website not five minutes ago? If you’re like me, you immediately cringe in recognition of just how much Facebook has access to. It feels as though the site knows everything. Today, we're starting to roll out Off-Facebook Activity, a new feature that gives you more control over your datahttps://t.co/GXpWUKeAyL — Facebook Newsroom… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook

  • Review: The Plantronics RIG 700HX is a gaming headset I wouldn’t be embarrassed to use at work

    Poly isn’t the most likely candidate to make a gaming headset. The company was formed by the merger of Polycom and Plantronics, both of which boast long pedigrees in the corporate communication technology sphere. It’s for that reason why, when I got my hands on the RIG 700HX, I kept my expectations tempered. I shouldn’t have bothered. The Poly/Plantronics RIG 700HX (for some reason, the company decided to use its older branding with this headset) is a genuinely competent bit of kit, offering rich and detailed sound that’s centered around a comfortable and well-designed frame. It’s got more than enough… This story continues at The Next Web

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