Crunchy news from GTA 6, Xiaomi tablets and smartphones compatible with the MIUI 14 update, Switch and Xbox sales are taking over those of the PS5 in Europe, this is the recap of the week.
A news that should delight players: this week, we share some particularly enticing information from GTA 6! While sales of the PS5 continue to collapse, we now know the list of devices compatible with MIUI 14. On the test side, we tell you everything about the Asus ZenFone 9 and we share with you the strengths and weaknesses of the ‘Apple MacBook Air 2022 (M2).
Very good news for GTA 6
Famous journalist Jason Schreier lifted the lid on GTA 6 in a Bloomberg post, and the news is good! In his article, we learn of the return of Vice City and the arrival of an evolving map. Other surprising information, the arrival of a female protagonist, a Latin American outlaw. The video game specialist also says that Rockstar’s policy has changed a lot, with the company now respecting employees more.
Read: GTA 6 – female protagonist, return of Vice City, evolving map… Rockstar wants to revolutionize everything
Switch and Xbox get ahead of PS5
Media outlet Gamesindustry has shared the results of a survey revealing console sales figures in Europe this year. While PS5 sales are plummeting, Switch and Xbox Series X/S are up 7% and 9% respectively over last year. The survey reveals in particular that Sony’s latest console sold almost half as much as in 2021.
Read: PS5 – sales collapse in Europe, those of Switch and Xbox soar
A buyer refuses to pay double for an option on his Tesla
When you buy a Tesla, it’s not to repay an option already purchased! However, this is what almost happened to this buyer: the young man invested in a second-hand Tesla Model S 90, which benefits from the option which improves the range by 120 km. However, when the buyer finds himself faced with a technical problem, the manufacturer gives him the vehicle with its battery brought back to its initial capacity. The client finally got away with not paying the $ 4,500 claimed thanks to numerous complaints on social networks.
Read: Tesla – he offers himself a used Model S and must pay 4500 dollars for an option already purchased
James Howells is not ready to give up his 8000 Bitcoins
Then in possession of 8,000 Bitcoins on a hard drive, James Howells made the unfortunate mistake of getting rid of them in 2013. Today, this wallet corresponds to around 165 million euros. An amount that the investor would now like to recover, and at all costs! Convinced that the hard drive is somewhere in a landfill in Wales, the investor decided to spend around 11 million euros to search the landfill with workers, but also robot dogs from Boston Dynamics.
Read: Bitcoin – he throws away his hard drive containing 165 million euros then uses robot dogs to search the landfill
The list of devices compatible with MIUI 14 revealed
An article dedicated to MIUI 14! Do not hesitate to consult our news for the complete list of smartphones and tablets compatible with the update. Xiaomi, Redmi, Poco, we tell you all about the eligible devices, but we also tell you about those who will not be lucky enough to receive the update.
Read: MIUI 14 – discover the list of smartphones and tablets compatible with the update
Our tests of the week
Asus ZenFone 9: a very good smartphone if you are not a gamer
Asus offers here a quality smartphone of which we love the small format, the pretty design and the materials. The ZenFone 9 offers excellent performance, very good battery life, a great audio experience and we appreciate its main photo sensor. That being said, the heat management in game and in video capture is not good, so this smartphone will not necessarily be suitable if you are a gamer.
Read: Asus ZenFone 9 test: but who is this smartphone really for?
Full box for the MacBook Air 2022 (M2)
Apple keeps its promises and comes back with an excellent ultrabook. The lighter and sleeker MacBook Air 2022 (M2) now features a new, more powerful processor, improved battery life, and a new Magsafe port. We love its new webcam, its four speakers and its enhanced compatibility with MacIntel applications. We regret despite everything the few USB ports, the significant heating in play, the absence of Bluetooth 5.2 or even the slower charge with the basic 30 watt charger.
Read: tests Apple MacBook Air 2022 (M2): the ultrabook that wants to keep a cool head, but does not always succeed