October 2, 2023
Google Chromecast with Google TV on table style photo

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????️ Glad Friday, everybody! This week I found the magic of brown ink. It’s a pleasant variation to the usual black and blue you see in every single place, including somewhat contact of curiosity to all of my handwritten notes. As somebody whose favourite colour is brown (don’t @ me), I’m unsure what took me this lengthy. Anyway, right here’s some tech information.

New Google Chromecast with Google TV is on the way in which

Google Chromecast with Google TV remote in hand

David Imel / Android Authority

The Chromecast with Google TV is without doubt one of the best streaming options round, and now it appears like there might be a brand new mannequin popping out quickly.

  • This would be the third mannequin within the lineup, after the unique 4K mannequin (2020) and the cheaper 1080p mannequin (2022).
  • It was found by 9to5Google, who dug by means of the preview model of the Google House app to seek out mentions of the brand new system.
  • In all chance, the brand new system might be an up to date model of the unique 4K mannequin, which is due for a refresh.
  • We’re guessing it’s going to help the AV1 codec for higher stream high quality and decrease bandwidth utilization.
  • Other than that, the one grievance we now have concerning the unique system was an absence of cupboard space.
  • To study extra, try our critiques for the unique 4K mannequin and the newer HD mannequin, each of which we extremely advocate.
  • As somebody who simply purchased the HD mannequin for my aged in-laws over the vacations, it’s good for the remote-first crowd.

New Galaxy S23 renders break floor

Samsung Galaxy S23 WinFuture 2

We’re only a few weeks away from the subsequent Galaxy Unpacked occasion, the place Samsung is anticipated to disclose the most recent Samsung Galaxy S23 lineup. As at all times, there’s been a trickle of leaks forward of the official reveal, together with new renders simply yesterday.

  • The most recent photos (via WinFuture) don’t reveal an excessive amount of new data, however they do affirm what we had already suspected.
  • Notable particulars embrace particular person digital camera housing for every lens and curved metallic edges.
  • We additionally obtained a glimpse of the brand new colorways, corresponding to Phantom Black, Botanic Inexperienced, Mystic Lilac, and Cotton Flower.
  • On the within, all three gadgets will pack the most recent Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor.
  • Digital camera efficiency can also be anticipated to be improved, with the Galaxy S23 Extremely probably toting a 200MP fundamental shooter.
  • In the event you can’t wait to choose one up, you can already pre-order the devices here, with no dedication in the event you change your thoughts.

Friday enjoyable

Floppy Disk

At this time we now have somewhat tech story from everybody’s favourite rat pizzeria Chuck E. Cheese. A latest TikTok video (via Arstechnica) from Chuck E. Cheese worker Stewart Coonrod reveals the method of putting in new software program for the most recent animatronic song-and-dance quantity, which incorporates two DVDs and a 3.5-inch floppy disk. Apparently, the corporate nonetheless ships new 1.44MB floppies to the few areas that also use its “Cyberstar” pc system that dates again to 1998.

Sadly (or perhaps not sadly?), this might be Charles Leisure Cheese’s last dance, as Coonrod’s retailer is about for a transform that may take away the animatronics later this yr. Pour one out for America’s favourite dancing robotic pizza rodent.

Keep tacky,
Nick Fernandez, Editor.