The benefits of VRR technology on PS5, the sabotage responsible for the breakdown of the Free internet network, Google which announces that it has banned more than a million malicious Android applications, here is the summary of the essential information for this Thursday, April 28, 2022.
Haven’t had time to diligently read the latest news from the Android and high-tech universe? Do not worry, in this article we summarize for you the main information of the day before, in this case of this Thursday, April 28, 2022. On the program, the highlighting of the benefits of VRR technology on certain PS5 games, the discovery sabotage responsible for the massive breakdown of the Free internet network, and Google’s efforts to ban one million malicious applications from the Play Store in 2021. On track!
PS5: the contributions of the VRR
This April 26, 2022, Sony has finally confirmed the arrival of VRR technology (Variable Refresh Rate) on PS5. This technology helps improve overall in-game performance by minimizing visual artifacts, such as image stutter or tearing. A few days later, many analysts have already published videos on YouTube that attest to the benefits of VRR on select PS5 titles. On Rachet & Clank: Rift Apart, the number of FPS goes from 60 to 86 frames per second. Same observation for the remake of Spider-Man, which goes to 90 FPS thanks to the VRR.
Learn more : PS5 – here’s how VRR technology makes games faster and smoother
Sabotage responsible for the failure of the Fiber network
On April 27, Free’s fiber network suffered a massive outage. The operator has just found the origin of the problem. In fact, it isa vast sabotage operation. In several French cities, the fiber optic cables have been severed. This is why this outage affected many regions of France. The Paris prosecutor’s office has announced the opening of an investigation to hope to apprehend those responsible.
Learn more : Free – its Fiber network was sabotaged, an investigation is open
Google removed a million malicious Android apps
Google announced this Thursday, April 28, 2022 to have Banned over a million malicious Android apps on the Play Store in 2021. This performance was made possible by Play Protect, the firm’s security protocol which scans billions of applications on the billions of Android smartphones in circulation. Specifically, Google says it removed 1.2 million fraudulent and malicious apps in 2021 alone.
Learn more : Play Store – Google banned over a million malicious Android apps in 2021