First Click: Ad-supported Moto G Plus, Amazon Prime Day, Ghostbusters and more in the week ahead

July 11th, 2016

This week we've partnered with the Toronto International Film Festival to curate a dozen or so VR experiences about empathy and storytelling. Our very own Adi Robertson and Ross Miller will even be moderating a few talks. It’s all happening from Friday to Sunday.

Tuesday is the second ever Amazon Prime Day. It's like Christmas in July, except with Jeff Bezos playing Santa and no need to interact with casually racist family members.

In tech we plan to take deeper dives on the subsidized Moto G Plus with lock screen ads, the Cat S60 thermal phone, and Samsung's Gear Fit2 — the latter not quite making it onto the site last week.

In gaming we’ll be taking a look at Song of the Deep and Fru, a game that might make you want to reconnect your Kinect.

In entertainment we’ll be looking at season 2 of Difficult People, Nonkeen’s new release, Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult in the sci-fi fantasy film Equals, and the Ghostbusters reboot which makes its world premiere on Friday.

But this is only a taste of what’s to come. First, let’s get caught up on the weekend that was.

Correction: An earlier version of this article said we'd try to have our pick for the best Bluetooth speaker this week. It's now planned for next week.


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