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Nerd out over these beautiful PlayStation 5 die shots

Anthony Garreffa | Tue, Sep 7 2021 7:08 PM CDT

I'm a big fan of these gorgeous die shots of intricate pieces of technology, especially the next-gen semi-custom SoC that powers the Sony PlayStation 5 console. Check it out:

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The PS5 die shots are courtesy of Fritzchens Fritz, who uploaded 58 photos to his personal Flickr account in all their totally-nerd-out glory. The PlayStation 5 features a semi-custom SoC (System-on-a-Chip) which compromises of Zen 2 CPU cores and RDNA 2 GPU cores co-developed by AMD and Sony.

My favorite shot would have to be the one of the SoC sitting on top of the PS5 controller... my golly gosh does that put tingles through my body. It's such a beautiful shot with the textured thumb pad on the PS5 controller to the right and the blue LED light running through the controller... yeah, it's a great shot.

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Samsung's 98-inch 8K TV is $50,000 off right now, down from $100,000

Anthony Garreffa | Sat, Nov 28 2020 7:24 PM CST

If you've got a spare $50K laying around then you might want to take a gander at Samsung's gigantic and life-changing and living room changing and everything changing 98-inch 8K TV for $50,000 -- down from its original prrice of $100,000.

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Yeah, a $50,000 discount on Samsung's 98-inch Q900 HDR 8K QLED TV and its regular price of $100,000 right now on B&H. Samsung has one of the biggest and best TVs on the market with its 98-inch Q900 HDR 8K QLED TV, so imagine what it would be like plugged into a grunty gaming PC.

I think it would be blasphemy to hook up an Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5 to it, but I guess if you had the money for this TV then a handful of Benjamins for a next-gen console is nothing.

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This 24K gold PlayStation 5 will destroy your wallet

Derek Strickland | Fri, Jul 24 2020 6:30 PM CDT

Truly Exquisite, the brand that brought you the $3500 all-gold Galaxy S20, is now working their magic on the PlayStation 5.

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Sony's next-gen PlayStation 5 doesn't have a price tag yet, but that hasn't stopped Britain's premiere luxury-maker Truly Exquisite from dipping the console in gold. Prestige gamers with bank loans to spare can now sign up for info on the new pure-gold PS5, a design that'd make C3-PO jealous. No pricing has been revealed of course, but don't expect it to come cheap.

"The long awaited and much anticipated Sony PlayStation 5 just got even better! Truly Exquisite are proud to announce that we bring to you yet another release first...this time it will be in the form of the brand new Sony PS5...available to buy in luxury 24K Gold, Platinum and also 18K Rose Gold finishes. We can not wait to start custom making these true beauties. Stay tuned and register your interest as we will have more information of pre orders and distribution soon."

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Hideo Kojima is selling a $1900 high-tech Death Stranding jacket

Derek Strickland | Mon, Apr 20 2020 4:34 PM CDT

Hideo Kojima's collectibles are usually pretty expensive, but this Death Stranding jacket takes the cake. But it's actually pretty damn tactical and would serve any post-apocalyptic Amazon delivery man quite well.

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The new jacket is already sold out, but it costs a hefty 1752 Euros (about $1900 USD) and is guaranteed to protect you from Timefall rain. Joking aside, the jacket is actually high tech and is something Sam Porter Bridges would be proud to hear. It's made by German "apparel and systems design" company Acronym, and comes packed with a ton of features. To be clear, this is a custom Bridges version of ACRONYM's J1A-GT jacket system (yes, it's a system due to its complex amount of zippers and straps) that was created closely alongside Hideo Kojima and game art director Yoji Shinkawa.

The jacket is made of next-generation GORE-TEX tech and comes with 9 pockets, a storm hood, a back sling to help secure backpacks and cargo, a dual front zipper, a flak pocket, and a myriad of buttons. There's even gravity pockets and sleeve zippers too. And more...a lot more.

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Nintendo teams up with Levi's for Super Mario jackets and jeans

Derek Strickland | Thu, Mar 5 2020 3:05 PM CST

In a rather bizarre but not surprising move, Nintendo has teamed up with Levi's to make officially branded Super Mario clothes.

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Levi's is making Mario jeans, shirts, jackets, scarves, and hats, complete with a stylish flair right out of the video game series. Some of the articles in the Super Mario x Levi's collab are bright, colorful, and extremely eye-catching, especially the jacket that comes packed with a ton of old-school Mario characters.

This cross-brand promotion will turn fans into walking advertisements for Nintendo with a stylish flair to boot. It's a great way to increase visibility, especially during this year's vital Olympics in Tokyo. Nintendo is also opening its Universal theme part attraction, Super Mario World, in Japan this year.

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Nike's second-gen self-lacing shoes drop February 16 for $400

Anthony Garreffa | Wed, Jan 22 2020 10:43 PM CST

Nike's original self-lacing shoes gave Back to the Future fans as close to what they wanted: self-lacing shoes that Marty McFly had in 2015, with the original Adapt BB shoes dropping in January 2019.

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But now Nike is preparing the next-gen self-lacing Adapt BB 2.0 shoes, designed by Ben Nethongkome. The new shoes feature fore-foot Zoom, compared to the Cushion used in the original Adapt BB shoes. The midsole stack height has been re-jigged for improved heel-to-toe movement, too.

You can see from the above photos that the design of the Nike Adapt BB 2.0 shoes is been improved, and they look awesome. The shoe is also even easier to put on, with early adopters of the original Adapt BB shoes saying that while they were awesome (come on, self-lacing shoes) they were annoying to put on.

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PUMA engineer $105 'Active Gaming Footwear' socks with multiple modes

Jak Connor | Thu, Dec 19 2019 12:31 AM CST

PUMA has announced that it is stepping into the gaming market, but they aren't making games. Instead, they are making footwear for gamers.

In a new video that was released onto the PUMA Group YouTube Channel, PUMA has announced what is called 'Active Gaming Footwear'. According to the video, PUMA has been in "extensive talks with professional gamers" and has since discovered there is a need for a "sock-like shoe".

This new design of sock/shoe is super lightweight and is designed for "indoor and in-arena use". It also comes with "seamless comfort, support and grip so gamers can adapt to different active gaming modes and game their best." Not only does it come with comfort as any sock/shoe should, but it also comes with different modes. According to the official PUMA website, the Active Gaming Footwear has three modes. I have listed them in the entirety of this article. The Active Gaming Footwear comes in at $105 USD.

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Adidas brings the force with Star Wars basketball shoes

Anthony Garreffa | Sun, Oct 20 2019 9:48 PM CDT

Disney is ramping up to the release of Star Wars: Rise of the Skywalker in theaters in the coming weeks, with the company teaming up with Adidas on some themed basketball shoes.

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Enter the new Star Wars x Adidas collection of basketball shoes, which will go on sale on November 1. The company will be offering up R2-D2 and Stormtrooper variants of the Nite Jogger, while Adidas will also throw up the Pro Next 2019 with Light Side and Dark Side graphics (as you see in the image above).

Adidas will also have special versions of the Harden Vol. 4, Dame 5, D Rose 10, D.O.N. Issue #1, and Crazy 1 shoes. The entire collection of Star Wars x Adidas Basketball shoes will be available on Adidas.com and select Adidas retailers starting November 1.

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Take Alexa wherever you want with Amazon's 'Echo Loop' smart-ring

Jak Connor | Thu, Sep 26 2019 8:10 AM CDT

Amazon have announced their first iteration of smart-jewelry, coming in the form of rings that allow users to take Alex anywhere.

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Introducing Amazon's Alex-powered smart-ring wearable, The Echo Loop. From the above image, you can see that The Echo Loop is a thick-banded black ring. Its made out of titanium and has a tiny button located in the middle of the ring if you look close enough. According to Engadget who got to go hands-on with the new wearable, the Echo Loop requires users to press the small button to activate Alexa, and then users must raise their hand to the small microphone on the ring so the command can be heard.

Engadget's Nicole Lee said she felt like she was in a "goofy spy movie" as she would have to raise her had to her mouth to speak into the ring and then to her ear to hear the response. Lee also mentions that Echo Ring vibrates a little when Alexa is listening and whenever the user gets notifications. It is also detailed that the ring comes in four size variants; small, medium, large and extra large. Battery life isn't so good for the time being as Amazon says the ring will last about a single day before it needs charging. The Echo Loop retails for $130, for more information check out this link here.

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Custom 'Night City' Cyberpunk 2077 Gamescom 2019 sneakers showcased

Jak Connor | Tue, Aug 27 2019 3:06 AM CDT

Cyberpunk 2077 is no doubt of the most anticipated games to release during 2020, and if you are already a hardcore fan then you might want to check out these awesome Cyberpunk 2077 themed sneakers.

The sneakers were snapped by CD Projekt Red's publicist, Fabian Mario Doehla, and shared to his instagram account. The sneakers are a custom design on some Air Max 720 Saturns by FRE Customs and Footlocker.

The shoes were shown off at Gamescom 2019, and everyday some lucky fans of Cyberpunk 2077 were able to win their very own pair. These shoes weren't the only ones that were custom designed and on showcase, we can also see some custom Gears of War 5 Vans, Halo: The Master Chief Collection in Nike Air Max 720's, custom 4 Pirelli-branded Replicat-X for Forza Horizon and more. Cyberpunk 2077 will be launched on the PS4, Xbox One and PC on April 16th. Cyberpunk 2077 recently got some awesome 4K screenshots released, check them out here.

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