Author Archives: Craig Lloyd

Craig has been writing and blogging since 2008, and his love for technology goes back much further. Aside from his deep and passionate love for writing and playing around with gadgets, he enjoys watching/playing baseball and getting his hands dirty with DIY projects.

FEAR Online official, beta sign-ups happening now

FEAR Online official, beta sign-ups happening now

The popular horror-themed first-person shooter series FEAR is back, and this time it's going free-to-play. Aeria Games has announced FEAR Online, an online, free-to-play approach of Monolith's horror FPS series. FEAR Online will take the singleplayer aspect of the game and turn it into an online multiplayer experience.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Wii U version officially confirmed

Call of Duty: Ghosts Wii U version officially confirmed

It's been up in the air for a while whether or not we'd see Call of Duty: Ghosts make its way to the Wii U. Activision didn't initially announce Wii U support when it first made the game official, and executive producer Mark Rubin pretty much hinted to the fact that we would see a Wii U version, but now it's official.

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LG G2 tipped for September US arrival on Verizon

LG G2 tipped for September US arrival on Verizon

We've been hearing way too much about the LG G2 lately, and it's making us more anxious than ever. We know that LG will officially unveil the new handset on August 7, but leaked details about the phone's release have surfaced, along with word that Verizon will be a launch partner for the new smartphone.

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Gran Turismo movie confirmed by Sony

Gran Turismo movie confirmed by Sony

We've been hearing rumblings recently about a Gran Turismo-themed movie, but hot on the heels of those rumors is confirmation from Sony that such a movie is, in fact, "being made." The 16-year-long racing series for the PlayStation is one of the most popular racing game franchises in the world, and it seems Sony wants to take advantage of that fact.

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TCL 50-inch 4K HDTV arrives with $1k price point

TCL 50-inch 4K HDTV arrives with $1k price point

A television with a 4K resolution is still pretty rare these days, and also still very expensive. However, that doesn't mean there can't be exceptions. Chinese television maker TCL just announced a new 50-inch 4K HDTV with a price tag of just a dollar shy of $1,000, which is less expensive than most other 1080p televisions on the market today.

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Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, and more getting Android 4.3 update

Sony Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, and more getting Android 4.3 update

Sony is the first third-party phone manufacturer to announce Android 4.3 availability for their lineup of smartphones and tablets. The company announced that the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, Xperia Tablet Z, Xperia SP and Xperia Z Ultra will all be getting updates to Android 4.3, but details are bit murky at this point.

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Nexus 10 refresh reportedly arriving in “near future”

Nexus 10 refresh reportedly arriving in “near future”

The new Nexus 7 took all the glory during yesterday's Google event, but Android 4.3 and the new Chromecast were right up there alongside the new tablet. However, the Nexus 10 has been one of Google's least talked about products recently, and that almost has us forgetting that it even exists, but it seems Google is planning a refresh for the 10-inch slate very soon.

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New Nexus 7 UK pre-orders now live with mid-September arrival

New Nexus 7 UK pre-orders now live with mid-September arrival

Yesterday, we saw the official unveiling of the new Nexus 7, and it'll be arriving in the US on July 30. However, while the tablet would be coming to the UK, there was no word on when that would happen, exactly. According to a couple of UK listings, though, the Nexus 7 will arrive in the UK on September 13, and pre-orders are now live.

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Xbox One indie self-publishing on the way

Xbox One indie self-publishing on the way

While it was reported back in May that indie developers wouldn't be able to self-publish on the Xbox One, Microsoft has come back and confirmed that this is not the case. In fact, the Xbox One will indeed support indie game developers to self-publish their work, and the company is starting up its own program for just that.

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Google providing free WiFi in San Francisco parks

Google providing free WiFi in San Francisco parks

If there's anything better than WiFi, it's free WiFi, but that's usually hard to come by in public places, but that's quickly changing. San Francisco has been desperately trying to get with the times for a few years now, and thanks to a large chunk of money donated from Google, the city will be implementing WiFi into its public parks.

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Google Play gets textbook category as Google dives deep into education

Google Play gets textbook category as Google dives deep into education

More and more tech companies are showing interest in education and helping out students by offering services and features to assist them during their studies. After all, the youth are the future. Google thinks so too and has introduced a textbooks category in Google Play where students can rent and buy digital textbooks.

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Android 4.3 restricted profiles: Google’s answer to kids accidentally buying apps

Android 4.3 restricted profiles: Google’s answer to kids accidentally buying apps

Google announced Android 4.3 Jelly Bean today, keeping with the Jelly Bean, but adding a few new features and performances improvements. One of the more interesting features, however, is multi-user account support along with restricted profiles, which will give parents more piece-of-mind when they hand over their device to their kids.

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