The controversial hard drive maker breaks a new record for the cheapest hard drive ever

Amazon sells approx MaxDigitalData proprietary 14TB hard drive (opens in a new tab) for less than $120. Not only is it backed by a full five-year warranty, but you can also download a 3-year data recovery plan from Amazon for just $14.99 and have it serviced by Seagate’s Rescue Data recovery service should anything go wrong.

Costing less than $8.60 per TB (unformatted capacity), this is the cheapest hard drive per TB we’ve been able to source, and it’s cheaper than any optical media. In comparison, Blu-ray, for example, costs around $15 per TB, almost twice what MaxDigitalData’s deal is when bought in 25GB wholesale BD-R spindles.

Quordle Today – Tips and Answers for Saturday, April 29 (Game #460)

It’s time for your daily dose of Quordle tips – now with added Daily Sequence answers!

Yes, that’s right: the creators of Quordle have a new game where you play four Wordle puzzles sequentially. The twist is that the letters you already used in the first game are repeated in the second, and so on.

This fake Minecraft app for Android is just full of adware

Millions of gamers have been tricked into downloading fake Minecraft Android apps that run ads in the background, earning developers serious profits.

This was recently discovered by cybersecurity researchers at McAfee (opens in a new tab) 38 posing games (opens in a new tab) like Minecraft for the Android platform, displaying ads in the background without the user’s knowledge or consent.

Sorry, your Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse fan theories are ‘far from the ground’

Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Versethe directors are having fun reading all the fan theories about the upcoming movie. Unfortunately for you, most of them are “far from base”.

Speaking exclusively to TechRadar during the lengthy press day leading up to the release of the next Spider-Man movie, Kemp Powers and Joaquim Dos Santos confirmed that they have yet to see a fan theory come close to being right.

The Asus ROG Ally price leak suggests the entry-level model may not be as cheap as we’d hoped

We’ve just seen another Asus ROG Ally pricing leak, this time for the less powerful Steam Deck rival model – and it looks like the lower-tier handheld will cost $599.99 in the US.

As marked by Edge (opens in a new tab) (By VideoCardz (opens in a new tab)), that’s the claim of Twitter-based SnoopyTech claiming it will be the ROG Ally’s MSRP with a vanilla AMD Z1 processor and 256GB of memory (courtesy of an M.2 SSD).

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PS Plus: price, games, subscription levels

PS Plus was restructured last year and is now divided into tiers. Each level costs a little more than the previous one, but offers players a different selection of games to download.

The PlayStation game subscription service bundles PS Plus and PS Now into a neat package for PS4 and PS5. It was only a matter of time before Sony responded to the giant that is Xbox Game Pass, but it is not a similar competitor.

YouTube Premium just became a much better value for iOS subscribers

YouTube Premium just got a much better value for iOS app users as it finally launched a new higher quality video option for all iPhone subscribers.

After experimenting with different video options over the last few months – including briefly blocking access to 4K video behind a firewall – YouTube decided to introduce 1080p Premium in addition to the existing options. This bitrate-enhanced 1080p version promises to be “extremely crisp and clear” according to YouTube blog post (opens in a new tab)giving Premium members access to less compressed videos.

Tired of virtual Microsoft Teams environments? You can now use Snapchat lenses instead

Despite recent announcements about improvements to Teams filters and backgroundsthe interactive elements of video conferencing software were a bit disappointing compared to social media platforms.

In his latest Teams update, however, Microsoft is building on the success of Snap by integrating more than 20 Snapchat lenses directly into the Teams experience without additional software.

BioShock 4: everything we know about the new BioShock

BioShock 4 is technically still slated for release at some point, even though there have been no updates since its announcement over two years ago. Since then, almost nothing has been revealed about BioShock’s next major title.

When it finally releases, it’s unlikely the next major BioShock game will be called BioShock 4. For now though, that’s what we’re calling it until 2K Games reveals the true title. It’s not just a title we’re waiting for. At the time of writing, no release window or setting information has been announced.

A leaked iPhone 15 Pro dummy has teased many rumors about design changes

iPhone 15 Pro rumors have been swirling around a lot lately, with the latest leak apparently confirming many of the design changes we heard about in 2023.

While a series of unofficial iPhone 15 Pro renders have recently given us our best look at Apple’s next flagship phone, an alleged iPhone 15 Pro dummy has been posted on a Chinese social media platform Douyin (opens in a new tab) – has now offered a hands-on look at the expected successor to the excellent iPhone 14 Pro.