Did not have time to follow the news yesterday? Here is what marked Friday, December 11: the Netflix definition problem observed on Philips TVs has been patched, the Xbox Game Pass is full of games and folding smartphones will be king in 2021. To not miss any news, think about subscribe to the Frandroid newsletter.
Philips TV: the definition problem has been fixed
In early December, Philips TVs were hit by a definition issue on some VOD platforms – especially Netflix. The contents were then displayed in SD (low definition), against Full HD or Ultra HD in normal times. At issue: a Widevine DRM certification problem. But good news: a fix is being deployed.
New games announced for Xbox Game Pass
The Games Awards ceremony was an opportunity for Microsoft to unveil the next games that will integrate the Xbox Game Pass. The most impactful announcement concerns The Elder Scrolls V : Skyrim – Special Edition, which will land on the gaming subscription from December 15. Cyber Shadow, Among Us, Neoverse, Killer Queen Black and the Yakuza 3, 4, 5 and 6 in remaster version are also part of the chosen ones.
Lots of folding smartphones would arrive in 2021
According to Ross Young, specialist in the display industry, the second part of 2021 will be preparing to welcome a large number of new folding smartphones: “four models from Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi and one model from Google“, He wrote in a Twitter message. Samsung is reportedly working on at least three different devices, including a Galaxy Z Flip Lite.