If we said just several months ago that Halo 4 would be playable on a device other than the Xbox 360 or a Windows PC, you probably would have thought we were crazy. But that would have been before Microsoft announced its impending Surface tablet platform. In an effort to make the tablet a success right out of the gate, Surface will be able to play Halo 4.
Sony has once again put the power of its "MLB The Show" franchise to the test and used a simulation of MLB 12 The Show to predict who the winner of tonight's All-Star game will be. The Sony exclusive title is considered the most sophisticated baseball simulation video game, even though hypothetical predictions of real-life games like this often do not come true.
If you were hoping that perhaps some day you would be able to send a donation to your favorite political candidate by sending a text message, there is some unfortunate news for you. It appears that, even though the Federal Election Commission approved this kind of mobile donation, getting major carriers to set up the technological side of things on their end is proving to be something of a lost battle. Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and others have all not enabled political donation texting.
If you purchase a $20 eShop gift card for your 3DS, but then realize there's a downloadable product on the Wii U that you just have to have, there may be good news for you. According to Nintendo representative David Marshall, the company will have a unified account system for the 3DS and the Wii U, meaning users will be able to create one online account and use it for both systems.
If you think that Google's recently announced 7-inch Nexus 7 tablet isn't going to fit in absolutely perfectly with the new version of Android, you must be out of your mind. It is being reported that the next iteration of Android, version 4.1, will be specially optimized for 7-inch tablets.
The Galaxy S II Skyrocket, powered by AT&T, received the Ice Cream Sandwich Android upgrade months ago. The only problem is it wasn't official. Hackers managed to sneak their way into the Samsung treasure trove and pilfer the software file, but now, the update is actually going live over Kies. The official update brings users to version 4.0.4, unlike the unofficial 4.0.3 update.
So, what happens when a brand new smartphone operating system is fully built and ready for large-scale deployment but ends up being left for dead? If you ask a certain group of former Nokia employees, the answer is that you take it upon yourself to bring the OS back to life. That's exactly what Finnish startup Jolla is looking to do.
Sony has announced that the online beta of Sackboy's newest adventure, LittleBigPlanet Karting, will be available on July 10. Only a select number of people who signed up through the online registration form will be tapped for the opportunity to give the game a free test run. The beta will be available through the end of the month.