Gamespot

Who cares how long it takes to beat? Just enjoy the game at your own pace! Why is this news on a Monday?

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Android Police

While it’s nice to see that Samsung isn’t forgetting about their older phone models, this is simply a changelog posted in the guise of a news article. No thanks!

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


The Verge

The Verge is here with the latest Chromebook offering from Asus. Not much to see here, though, as the upgrade are slight. It comes in at a $799 price tag.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


IGN

For those of you playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons without time traveling, IGN has compiled a short list of what you can expect in the coming weeks on your game. We love Animal Crossing, but this is not newsworthy.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


ZDNet

Unsurprisingly, Microsoft is moving quick to try to capitalize on Zoom’s recent catastrophe. Their ‘Meet Now’ feature has been available since December, but now is the perfect time for them to advertise it. Could it be time for another mass shift in video chatting software?

Verdict: WORTHY


MarketWatch

It could be true, it could be false. We’re not willing to go off of the word of an unofficial source, no matter how credible they may be. We won’t know until Apple makes the announcement for us.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Engadget

Budget TV manufacturer TCL is now entering the smartphone game with some sub-$500 flagship phones. The specs aren’t bad for the price, but these phones are nothing to write home about.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Gizmodo

An interesting design for sure, but we can’t confirm whether these are going to be a real thing or not.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Wired

The Samsung Galaxy Chromebook scored an 8/10 on Wired. Not really news, though. Just a review article.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


The Verge

With social distancing becoming a way of life, we can expect many industries, apps, and services to be disrupted and altered. Is Google’s tweak to its Maps app an indicator of what our future will be like?

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


AppleInsider

We’ll have to wait until official Apple word for this one, as Apple leaks are a dime a dozen these days, with no surefire way to confirm their veracity.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


IGN

In a bizarre turn of events, the new Cooking Mana: Cookstar game on Nintendo Switch is at the center of a conspiracy which supposes that the game is being used to mine cryptocurrency. The game dev has taken to denying this, and independent sources have also supported the developer’s statements.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Mashable

Despite the sensationalized title, Apple has released fixes for the bugs in their January and March updates. If your device is up to date, you have nothing to worry about.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY, CLICKBAIT


WTHR

T-Mobile apparently has been seeing a large spike in numbers of outages nationwide, but users in Indiana are seeing a larger number of outages. At the time of this writing, there are still plenty of outages all over the US, as seen on DownDetector.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


IGN

I’m curious how they will recreate the terror and tension of the video game on a tabletop board game.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


9to5 Google

According to the numbers, Edge has gained approximately 2.4% market share, putting them at 7.59% of the market. Google Chrome still holds nearly 70% of the market. Another sensationalized title to make you think something wild is happening.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Engadget

If you’re stuck at home with nothing to do, it might be a good time to check out the NVIDIA Shield. Best Buy has it for $20 off, at $129.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Forbes

Unsurprisingly, not being able to use Google’s apps is hurting Huawei a lot. Xiaomi is moving to fill the void by offering Google’s services to users in China. Xiaomi has already taken Huawei’s third place position for global smartphone shipments.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Fast Company

An op-ed piece on the cons of Slack, Teams, and other team collaboration tools written by the CMO of Igloo Software, which offers a team collaboration tool.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


Gizmodo

Dell has released another XPS laptop that’s a hit, and Gizmodo is here with a review on the unit. Praiseworthy? Yes, definitely. Newsworthy? Not really.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY


CNBC

If you’ve been following the news on the novel coronavirus, then you should be aware that the situation is getting worse day by day. New York in particular has been hit hard by the pandemic, and is struggling to fight it. In the coming weeks, it is imperative that all citizens do their part in fighting the pandemic by staying at home.

Verdict: NEWSWORTHY


Wired

In this op-ed, writer Kenneth R. Rosen details his experiences before and after the pandemic and compares feelings of safety and how the pandemic has affected his relationships.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY, BUT NOTEWORTHY


Comic Book

If you’re any sort of gamer at all, then you’re at least aware of the universe of The Last of Us. Recently, the sequel to the 2013 hit game has been announced to be delayed due to shipping concerns. As the game is mostly complete, there is a possibility that it may release early digitally, but the developers have yet to commit to a decision.

Verdict: NOT WORTHY