The Devialet Mania is an elegant, powerful and precise speaker, the European Commission wants to make instant bank transfers free, Free Mobile subscribers can now activate their eSIM, this is the recap of the week.
This week, we’re introducing Volkwagen’s incredible desk chair and Devialet’s first portable smart speaker, the Devialet Mania. While instant bank transfers could soon become free in Europe, Free Mobile subscribers finally have the option of switching to their eSIM card for just 10 euros and Microsoft hopes that the European Commission’s verdict will allow them to finally buy out Activision-Blizzard .
A unique Volkswagen office chair
It was within Volkswagen Norway that the designers decided to create an office chair with atypical characteristics. Indeed, it is a seat equipped with a reversing camera, a touch screen, a USB port, or even 360 sensors. The office chair is also equipped with five wheels, a trunk, LED headlights and can reach a maximum speed of 20km/h.
Read: Volkswagen unveils an office chair with headlights, a horn and traveling at 20 km/h… But why?
Devialet Mania: a high-end connected speaker
Devialet presented its first portable loudspeaker, the Devialet Mania. Available from 790 euros and equipped with the latest technology, this beautifully designed luxury product combines power and precision. The Devialet Mania comes with Active Stereo Calibration (ASC) technology and will be available in several colors.
Read: The Devialet Mania is official, this connected speaker transforms the sound according to your environment
Instant transfers could soon become free
According to our colleagues at MoneyVox, instant bank transfers could finally become free in all European banks. This decision by the European Commission can be explained by the insufficient percentage of instant transfers made in Europe, namely only 11% of all transfers.
Read: Banks should soon make instant transfers free
Free Mobile subscriber, activate your eSIM card for only €10
The news was shared on Twitter, Free Mobile subscribers can now activate their virtual SIM card for the sum of €10. To carry out this operation and after having ordered your eSIM card, you will have to go to the section My SIM orders in your Mobile Subscriber Area. After just a few minutes and restarting your smartphone, you will have switched to your eSIM.
Read: Free Mobile: subscribers can finally switch to eSIM, here’s how
Xbox vs PlayStation: Microsoft is no match for Sony
Microsoft knows it, Sony is “ the market leader» video game. As the European Commission launches its investigation into the Activision-Blizzard takeover for a verdict expected by March 23, 2023, Microsoft insists the goal is to “making the game available the same day on Xbox and PlayStation so people have more access to games, not less.It remains to be seen whether the European Commission will judge this takeover as unfair competition or not.
Read: Xbox vs PlayStation: Microsoft admits it lost the war to buy Activision-Blizzard
Our tests of the week
X-Trail e-power: Nissan presents its thermal electric vehicle concept
The X-Trail e-power could seduce you, if you are both curious and skeptical about electrics. With the e-power, Nissan offers a concept since it is thermal electric. We love its acoustic and vibration comfort, its particularly complete equipment and its electric autonomy. Be careful, if you decide to travel in the seven-seater version, you will have to accept to sacrifice your trunk.
Read: Nissan X-TRail e-Power test: electric in search of gasoline
Nothing Ear stick: we were disappointed with the audio part
If Nothing here offers headphones with a nice design and respectable autonomy, the fact remains that the audio part leaves much to be desired. Indeed, the sound would have deserved more care, the microphone is of poor quality and the headphones themselves are not very comfortable. We also regret the color code, which is not very practical and the Press Control which is not intuitive enough.
Read: Nothing Ear stick test: a superb design, but a very average audio part