Home >> Donna Griggs (page 3)

Donna Griggs

Donna.Griggs@thenextdigit.com'

Xbox One X, The World’s Most Powerful Console

Xbox One X

According to designer Bryan Sparks, the inspiration for the look of the popular Xbox console came from Stanley Kubrick’s legendary movie 2001: A Space Odyssey from 1968. That masterpiece changed the way people saw and thought of science fiction forever. And Sparks said that the image the team had in mind when creating the design of the Xbox was that ...

Read More »

Google Ends “First Click Free” Program

Google Search on a Samsung tablet

Because there is a very large number of online magazines that cannot support themselves because they fail to obtain enough profit from advertising, Google has decided to end its famous “First click free” program. The company actually replaced it with what it calls “flexible sampling”, to help those publications. Thanks to this new program, those magazines are going to control ...

Read More »

Assassin’s Creed: Origins Mode Teaches You About History

Assassin's Creed: Origins symbol and title

The upcoming video game Assassin’s Creed: Origins is going to offer players something that no other game has done before. Its creators will introduce an educational mode that is meant to teach players about the history of Ancient Egypt. Ubisoft announced and even showed a bit of this new mode during a press event from earlier this month, in San ...

Read More »

Forza Motorsport 7 Is All About Choices

Car in Forza Motorsport 7

Turn 10 Studios’ latest installment of Forza Motorsport is the kind of racing game that has a little bit of everything for every fan of the genre. And it’s not like the previous installments were not good or were not offering this, but this time, the seventh game in the series does it the best. Most importantly, this is a ...

Read More »

Bethesda to Release Survival Mode for Skyrim for Creation Club

Skyrim promo image

Recently, video game studio Bethesda officially announced that it is going to introduce very soon a Survival Mode for the very-popular RPG The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim. It’s going to be available for Skyrim Creation Club and those who are interested can enter the Steam Beta immediately. Bethesda hasn’t announced when this mode it’s going to go live, but probably it’s ...

Read More »

Amazon Introduces New Alexa Powered Devices

Amazon Echo powered by Alexa

Three years ago, Amazon released the first Echo smart speaker. Since then, the Echo has been one of the best-selling devices that the company has ever made, unlike the huge failure that was the attempt to make a smartphone. Fortunately, people forgot that very quickly and Echo became a huge success. Now, the company has introduced a collection of new ...

Read More »

You Can Only Wash Google and Levi’s Smart Jacket 10 Times

Google and Levi's smart jacket

You may have probably heard about the “smart jacket” that Google has recently created in collaboration with Levi Strauss. It may sound like something extremely sophisticated and out of a sci-fi movie. In reality, this jacket is not better than the glasses and the smart watch that resulted from this collaboration some time ago. And this is not a very ...

Read More »

China Tries to Block WhatsApp as Censorship Grows

Person texting on WhatsApp

It seems like the Chinese censorship continue to grow as the country blocks popular messaging app WhatsApp, which belongs to Facebook. The country’s newest surveillance technology has the aim to disrupt the app as part of the strategy to control every corner of the internet. Also, to block any foreign influence that might implement idea into the minds of the ...

Read More »

Strike of Video Game Voice Actors about to End

Booth for voice acting

Back in October last year, the unusual video game voice actor strike seems to be finally nearing its end. About 11 months since its start, the SAG-AFTRA union might have finally reached an agreement with the 11 video game companies the strike targeted. This union is the one representing the actors who borrow their voices for video games. Among those ...

Read More »

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Thinks AI Should Mean Cooperation

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

While talking at the Ignite Conference in Orlando, Florida, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that people should not be afraid of technological development but instead embrace it. The fact that technology evolves doesn’t mean that it is going to degrade our world. On the contrary, it should give power to the people, not take it from them. We should stop ...

Read More »