Bundle Stars brings gamers an all-conquering bundle of Steam games at a crazy low price that’s hard to beat. For only $4.99, The Conquest Bundle offers 12 Steam®-redeemable titles and 3 DLCs (downloadable content packs). That’s an amazing saving of $110 off normal retail prices.
For some time rumors are going around that Samsung is already preparing more advanced edition of their current flagship Galaxy S5. If you believe the sources, the device is being developed under the name Project KQ, and compared to the original model will bring more advanced features and better build quality.
The popular service for streaming video and movie/TV series renting, Netflix, on Monday announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2014. According to the data, Netflix in this period achieved revenues amounting to $1 billion and received 4 million new subscribers. Now they have more than 48 million subscribers, which is still less than HBO's 130 million.
In the gaming world there are few things as annoying as not having the right tools to keep up in your favorite game. Just ask any gamer about trying to play with a bad internet or LAN connection, or a slow keyboard or a buggy mouse and you will get an earful. Because of this an entire new industry sprang up a few years ago just to address this. This is the eSports industry and it is a monster. Right now we have a ton of items that are listed as “for gamers”, but the question is: what is really a gaming peripheral and what is not. In most people’s minds a gaming peripheral should be high-end in terms of performance and build quality. It should have features that benefit gaming in multiple ways while having a sense of style and customization. Today we check out a peripheral from Genius named DeathTaker that is allegedly meant just for gaming. Let’s find out if it really deserves the name.
A few days ago news were released that Nike has fired 55 of the 70 employees who are responsible for developing FuelBand, and that the company is even thinking about putting out a full production.
Google in the United States launched a marketing campaign to popularize Glass smart glasses. All who wish to participate in this unusual test can contact the company on a special phone number and indicate their interest. Google will then send them a copy of Glass on their home address, but without the included hardware.
Bungie's COO Pete Parsons said in a recent interview that the development of the upcoming Destiny is progressing well and that game will be released to the market as planned - in September this year for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
Competition is one of the cornerstones of innovation, in the tech world and in many other areas. When we have several different companies marketing products to us that serve the same function, they will each strive to bring us, the consumer, something better than their competition. Price, performance, appearance - all of those are parts of the equation for value. Some companies offer what is perceived to be (and very often is) absolute top-of-the-line quality at a premium price. Others will present their product from the cost-to-performance ratio. Still others will rely on aesthetics to bring in the consumer. All are different and valid approaches to the marketplace, and if you’re in that market long enough you’ll likely eventually start to see a trend in certain brands, identifying which ones fit into which category.
Conflicting information coming from the company Nike, concerning the further development of their smart sports bracelets FuelBand. At the beginning of last week they announced the expansion of business and the launch of a separate drive for the development of this device in San Francisco. Additionally they announced the partnership with companies from the sectors of fitness, such as MyFitnessPal, RunKeeper and Strava, and the expansion of the FuelBand availability in cooperation with these related companies.
Facebook bragged with the new functionality for its mobile iOS and Android apps. A new option is called "Nearby Friends" which notifies the user when the one of his Facebook friends are found nearby, all to facilitate socializing users in real life.
Several record companies filed a lawsuit against an Internet radio service Pandora due to the use of old songs without permission. Sony, Universal, Warner Music and independent houses ABKCO (owner of many of the early songs of the Rolling Stones) have accused Pandora of using songs recorded before February 15, 1972. without paying a license.
Sid Shuman from Sony Computer Entertainment revealed that the PlayStation 4 was so far sold in more than 7 million copies worldwide. Software sales also marked an increase amounting to 20.5 million copies sold through the PS Store and in standard retail stores. Shortly after Microsoft responded with their sales results which are a bit lower, 5 million consoles sold worldwide which are followed by 2.9 games on each console.
For HTC confirmed that they hired Paul Golden who is one of the former Samsung employees. He is a marketing expert who led Samsung's marketing department in the United States from 2008 to 2012, which is the period when Galaxy line faced greatest expansion.
Streaming music service Spotify since its beginnings in 2008 strongly relied on P2P (Peer-to-Peer) network, but times are changing. Music reproduction on Spotify desktop client was so far carried out in three ways: through the files stored in the cache of computers, via Spotify servers or through another user via P2P networks.
Samsung's new smartphone Galaxy S5 will without a doubt be a sales hit despite the fact that most of those who tried the device is convinced that there is no revolutionary news. This is atleast what Samsung counts on.
At the first developer conference dedicated to the concept of a modular cell phone Ara, Google's head of the project Paul Eremenko gave the first clues about the possible occurrence of the devices on the market. As he publicly announced before the audience on the first day of the conference, mobile phone Ara should go on sale in January next year. Basic package should include the motherboard, and with it the screen, Wi-Fi and processor modules. Such a device with core functionality cost only $ 50, while other modules would be available for purchase to customers who make their mobile phone adapted to their own needs.
Blizzard's Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft was available for PC and Mac until now, and as it was mentioned since the start, game finally arrived to the iPad. Android version of the game is also in preparation, whose release date is tentatively scheduled for the second half of this year.
The organization Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) announced their concern that the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is planning in the near future to have a visual database with photographs of people's faces.
If you were getting worried about the fact that Apple has not published another patent in a last few weeks, fear not, because they have done just that. This week the U.S. Patent Office published two patent applications submitted in October 2012, which relate to unlocking system of iPhone and iPad devices through gestures.
First person shooter S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Clear Sky heads up the explosive new Toxic Bundle, which is available right now from Bundle Stars. For just $4.99 you get 10 awesome Steam®-redeemable titles and 3 DLCs (downloadable content packs), saving over $100 off normal prices.
According to a report released by IHS Technology Samsung's flagship Galaxy S5 costs a whole $ 256. Specifically this price indicates how much cost components that ultimately make the Galaxy S5, the most expensive part is definitely 5.1 inch display which accounts for the amount of $ 63. Despite the cost of the screen it is still $ 12 cheaper when compared with the cost of the screen that came with the earlier Galaxy S4 model.
Star Citizen, which is considered as definitely the most successful crowdfunding project to date, recently surpassed $ 42 million in donations. Of course, this also means that the game itself will be refreshed with a few extras.
Blizzard has announced the addition of their free-to-play card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft which brings a new solo adventure with the famous themes from World of Warcraft.
The new update for Sailfish operating system comes under a very catchy name Paarlampi or the code number 22.214.171.124. Like every other operating system upgrade, this one brings fixes for identified bugs and some new possibilities. Sailfish OS now supports two-way sync of Exchange contacts, and you can now specify the account that will be the "default" for emailing.
We have already written about the new features that will Windows Phone 8.1 bring, and now it finally did. WP 8.1 OS is now available for download to all who are interested.