What is the value of Sony’s new virtual reality headset, what do we know about future Google smartphones, when will we be able to discover Xiaomi’s first electric car, this is the recap of the week.
A recap rich in revelations this week! We take stock of future seasons of Stranger Things, The Mandalorian or The Witcher. We also reveal everything there is to know about the Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro and give you the first feedback from the trade press about the PlayStation VR2. While the trailer for The Little Mermaid is the subject of many racist comments, Xiaomi reveals the prototype of its first electric car.
The first opinions about the PlayStation VR 2
While the official launch of PlayStation VR 2 is scheduled for early 2023, some experts have already tested Sony’s new virtual reality headset. Our colleagues at The Verge thus reveal that the helmet, whose design is modernized, is particularly light and pleasant to wear. We also learned that the OLED screen is of better quality and offers smoother gameplay. The new PSVR2 Sense controllers also seem to have gained unanimous support from the trade press.
Read > PlayStation VR2: the first opinions are here, what do the specialized press think?
The Witcher will be entitled to a season 4… and 5!
While the third season of The Witcher is currently in production, Netflix has just confirmed that two more seasons will be filmed and produced. The specialized website Redanian Intelligence has indeed formalized the news, to the delight of fans. The show’s producer indicated that there could be seven seasons in total and that they could eventually follow up on the novels.
Read > The Witcher: the Netflix series renewed for seasons 4 and 5
The Little Mermaid trailer sparks a wave of racist comments
The trailer for The Little Mermaid, due for release on May 24, 2023, has been inundated with racist comments on YouTube. The Return YouTube Dislike Chrome extension estimates over 1.5 million negative likes. Many unhappy people regret that Disney chose Halle Bailey to embody the character of Ariel and unfortunately do not hesitate to attack her skin color.
Read > The Little Mermaid: the movie trailer awash with racist comments
iPhone 14 repair: prices on the rise
The launch of the new iPhone 14s was accompanied by an increase in repair costs. In fact, if you want to change the battery of your iPhone 14, for example, you will now have to spend 119 euros against 75 euros for an iPhone 12 or 13. Apple has also inflated the prices of screen repairs.
Read > iPhone 14: Changing the battery will cost an arm and a leg
Xiaomi’s first electric car planned for 2024
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun announced that the company is currently working on launching its first electric car. It would be a 4-door sedan with its own autonomous driving system. The vehicle, whose prototype was named Xiaomi Pilot, could be launched as early as 2024 and will be offered for around 21,000 euros.
Read > Xiaomi reveals the prototype of its first electric car
Google Pixel 7 and 7 Pro have no more secrets for us
With the launch of the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro just a few weeks away, it’s time to take stock of the information we have on Google’s future flagships. The famous Jon Prosser says the new Pixels will be available from October 13th, but it remains to be seen whether Google plans to raise its prices. Design, screen, photo sensors, power and autonomy, access our dedicated news to find out all about these long-awaited new Pixels.
Read > Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro: release date, price, features, we tell you everything
Our files of the week
Which ANC headphones to choose in 2022?
Are you looking for your future True Wireless headphones with active noise reduction, but need some help from our teams? This file is made for you. We invite you to take a look at our selection of the best wireless ANC headphones of 2022. Sony, Apple, Bose, there’s something for every taste and every budget.
Read > Our selection of the best wireless headphones with active noise reduction (ANC)
Stranger Things, The Witcher, The Mandalorian: release date, cast, plot, we tell you all about the upcoming seasons
Stranger Things season 5 has been confirmed by creators Matt and Ross Duffer, much to the delight of fans of the Netflix series. It will be the last season of the series, which will consist of 8 episodes and is expected to be released in 2024 or 2025.
Read > Stranger Things season 5: release date, cast, setting, what to expect?
Yet another hit Netflix series, The Witcher, whose third season is currently in production. We don’t know the official release date yet, but fans may only have a few months to wait before discovering the rest of the adventures of Geralt (Henry Cavill) and the other characters in the series.
Read > The Witcher season 3: possible release date, plot, setting, what to expect?
On Disney+, The Mandalorian series will soon return with a third season that is darker than ever. The series will be released in 2023 and should consist of eight episodes. The trailer has already been revealed and promises a lot of action, so don’t hesitate to watch it in our dedicated news.
Read > The Mandalorian: Release Date, Plot, Trailer, All About Season 3