Servant, a creepy drama from The Sixth Sense and Glass creator M. Night Shyamalan, tells the story of a young couple played by Lauren Ambrose and Toby Kebbell who lose their baby and cope by adopting a doll, which they treat as though it is real. They even hire a nanny (Nell Tiger Free) to care for the fake child, although there might be more to the young woman than she lets on. Harry Potter‘s Rupert Grint also stars. … [Read more...] about What is Apple TV+?
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iPad — $269, was $329 The standard iPad’s bezels are still obscenely large (slimming them down would have made it look a tad more contemporary), but this tablet now boasts a bigger 10.2-inch screen compared to the previous model’s 9.7-inch display. In comparison, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S6’s trimmed bezels look fetchingly modern, and so do those of the iPad Pro. None of this means that the iPad feels cheap, though. It has a nice substantial weight to it, plus it sports a 100% recycled aluminum enclosure which is good for the environment. Instead of Face ID, which remains exclusive to the iPad Pro and the latest iPhones, you get Touch ID, although that’s not exactly a deal-breaker for most users. What sets this apart from the older iPad 9.7 is support for the Smart Connector so you can use it with Apple’s Smart Keyboard (sold separately). … [Read more...] about Kids Tablets: Amazon Fire HD 7, Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab starting at $70
Tech giant Sony has also confirmed that it will not be attending MWC in any form, and is pulling out of both exhibiting and participating in the trade show. In a statement posted to Sony’s press news site, it said: “As we place the utmost importance on the safety and well-being of our customers, partners, media, and employees, we have taken the difficult decision to withdraw from exhibiting and participating at MWC 2020 in Barcelona, Spain.” … [Read more...] about Nokia and HMD Global won’t be in Barcelona. Will coronavirus cancel MWC 2020?
Fortunately, there will be a replacement for any news and sessions that would have taken place at GDC 2020. Microsoft will hold a digital-only livestream on its Game Stack website, packed with feature game developer sessions and panel discussions on cloud gaming and next-gen hardware like the Xbox Series X, which would have likely been highlights of its GDC attendance. There will also be plenty of behind-the-scenes looks at popular Xbox-exclusive series like Gears of War. … [Read more...] about GDC postponed over coronavirus, so gaming companies forge new plans