The AV1 on Netflix, the hacked PS5 and Peugeot boosts its e-208

Netflix has been talking about it a lot lately and it is this time for the video quality of its content that will benefit from AV1. For its part, the PS5 is certainly not found, but hackers have found the way to its firmware to hack it. On the electric car side, Peugeot wants to boost its e-208. Back to the tech news of the week.

Disney + and Netflix offer new video formats

Streaming services do everything to be the most efficient and offer a qualitative offer. If Netflix is ​​trying to diversify with the arrival of Netflix Games, the platform does not forget the video quality of its content. It will deploy the AV1 video codec, developed by the Alliance for Open Media (Amazon, Apple, Google, Intel, Nvidia, Microsoft, etc.). This codec allows a gain of 30% in image quality compared to H.265 in particular. For its part, Disney + is not left out and has announced the arrival of Imax Enhanced broadcasting for its Marvel films. What make them even more immersive.

The PS5 was hacked: how could it be possible?

A group of hackers claim to have succeeded in decrypting the firmware of the PS5 and having access to the encryption keys of the PlayStation 5. A software flaw exploited which is not to reassure Sony.

The autonomy of the Peugeot e-208 and e-2008 improved without changing the battery

Increasing the range of your electric vehicle without increasing the cost or modifying too many things is the new fight for manufacturers. After Tesla and Audi, Peugeot will make many minor modifications to its cars to improve their range without having to change the battery.

The test of the week: the MacBook Pro 14 with M1 Max

We were able to test the MacBook Pro 14, Apple’s first laptop PC entirely designed around its new architecture while focusing on a new level of performance never seen at the firm. Results ? A PC for pros and a (real) small revolution.

Source: Arnaud Gelineau - Frandroid

Source: Arnaud Gelineau – Frandroid

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