Gamespot

In an impressive demo, you can see how the Xbox Series X use ray tracing to greatly enhance the graphics of games that support it. The games are becoming more realistic, and can we also show some appreciation for the drastically reduced load times?

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Mashable

It’s a bit unclear whether this means that these companies are revamping their efforts, or if they are merely reiterating that they are doing “something”.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


The Verge

The race to be the top next gen console is still going on, and Sony will be going on the air tomorrow to show us how the PlayStation 5 will be competing with the Xbox Series X. This should be something to look forward to while you’re working from home.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


The Verge

Worried that you’ll be affected by the Apple store closures? The Verge has you covered with an FAQ that it directly copied and pasted from the Apple website. You can find the official FAQ here.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY, FLUFF


Kotaku

Is this really something that should be considered news at this point? Events are canceled worldwide, so it should be obvious that release events would be canceled as well.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


CNBC

While $1,000 per employee may be a drop in the pond for a company as large as Facebook, it’s still a very nice gesture that most if not all employees will appreciate.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Engadget

An upcoming Sonos update will not be providing support for their older products that have reached the end of their life cycle. Considering the high cost per speaker, should this be expected or should Sonos be taking steps to continue support for their legacy products? Either way, we shouldn’t be surprised that this is the direction Sonos is moving in.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Gamespot

Sure, it’ll be a good way to kill time while you’re social distancing, but who cares how long it will take to beat?

Verdict: NOT WORTHY, FLUFF


CNBC

We already knew Apple was doing this, since we you know, pay attention to the news. Also, duh, any responsible business is shuttering their doors right now if they are classified as non-essential.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY, OLD NEWS


PC World

More tips from PC World that end up being either common sense or “Why don’t you just use a laptop?”. Thanks, but no thanks.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Forbes

In somewhat of a follow up to an article posted earlier, Sundar Pichai outlines exactly how Google is helping to combat the coronavirus. The transparency is much appreciated!

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


ZDNet

The new storage system will be three times as fast as the previous system. Not bad.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


9to5Mac

More iPhone 9 rumors from 9to5Mac. We prefer facts, not rumors.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Wired

Another op-ed piece that drivels on and on about smart watches vs analog watches. No thanks.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY, FLUFF


Engadget

The newest leak today is regarding Motorola’s next flagship, the Edge+. Nothing is confirmed, as stated in the article, so we can not say that this is news.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Ars Technica

The last article of the day is from Ars, and it’s just a compiled deal list. Seems fitting for what seems to be a pretty slow news day for all outlets.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY