As Bitcoin returns to the $20,000 mark, Samsung raises the price of its upcoming smartphones and Apple unveils new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips. Now that we know the plot of Gladiator 2, we look at the differences and similarities between The Last of Us and the first episode of the series that inspired it.
Bitcoin has crossed the $20,000 mark
Although the world’s most popular cryptocurrency has been stagnant for several weeks, the price of bitcoin seems to be on the rise in recent days. Indeed, Bitcoin has crossed the $20,000 mark. Uncertainties related to the current geopolitical context are therefore reduced and investors are ready to invest again.
Read > Bitcoin is on the rise again: what’s going on?
Galaxy S23 prices have been announced
Informant @RGcloudS has just shared a new price list for the upcoming Galaxy S23. If this new information is to be believed, Samsung is planning to revise its price list and increase the prices of the next generation of smartphones. Indeed, you can get the standard model for $799. As for the S23+, it will be available for $999, while the S23 Ultra will be available for $1,499.
Read > Galaxy S23: we finally know their price, what to expect?
Russell Crowe reveals the plot of Gladiator 2
Russell Crowe benefited from a podcast intervention”Fitzy & Podcast Wippa” to reveal new details about the plot of Gladiator 2 . Now we know that the second part, again directed by Ridley Scott, will focus on the character of Lucius, who will be played by Paul Meskal. Maximus’ translator confirmed that he will not be part of the cast.
Read > Gladiator 2: Russell Crowe reveals the story of the sequel, you will be disappointed
Apple introduced M2 Pro and M2 Max chips
Apple has finally introduced the new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, which are more powerful and faster than the M1 Pro and M1 Max. These SoCs are now Apple’s most powerful and bring their share of new features. Go to our special news to learn about the features of the new chips in terms of processor performance, graphics power or efficiency.
Read > M2 Pro and M2 Max: Apple introduced new powerful chips for MacBook Pro and Mac mini
What differences can you expect between The Last of Us and its series adaptation?
The Last of Us series, which is inspired by the popular video game, seems to have delighted fans, especially since the release of the first episode, which remains faithful to the source material. However, there are still some differences between the game and the series. Two videographers, Ultimate Gamerz and ElAnalistaDeBits, created two videos to consider the similarities and nuances between the video game masterpiece and the first episode of the series.
Read > The Last of Us: this video shows the differences and similarities between the game and the series
Our tests of the week
Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 15-inch: slightly lighter performance
If we appreciate the Microsoft Surface Laptop 5’s high-definition display, its full connectivity and fast battery charging, we regret that this ultrabook does not bring anything new in terms of design or technical data sheet compared to its predecessor. Performance is not up to par, battery life is limited, and the LCD panel is too bright. We’d also like Microsoft to add a fingerprint reader.
Read > Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 15-inch review: an ultrabook that runs off steam very quickly!
A series that should not be missed under any circumstances this month
Whether you subscribe to Netflix, Prime Video or even Disney+, there’s no shortage of productions for series fans. To help you make sure you don’t miss a beat, we’re taking a look at the best series available in January on various streaming platforms.
Read > What are the best series to watch on air in January 2023?
Looking for your next TV? Follow the guide!
Are you planning to buy a new TV, but are hesitating between a 4K, Led or OLED model and are lost in front of the increasing number of model offers? Rest assured, Tom’s Guide has curated a selection of the best TVs for you to help you choose the best one for your needs and budget.
Read > TV comparison: 4K, Led, Oled? Which one should you buy in 2023?