Archive for Mar 27, 2013

Metal Gear Solid V revealed: hard-hitting mega-title coming up!

Metal Gear Solid V revealed: hard-hitting mega-title coming up!

This week at the 2013 Game Developer's Conference a couple of mysterious trailers from the past few weeks have been combined by the folks at Kojima to create Metal Gear Solid V. This is the first time the game has been officially revealed as existing, while two trailers - "The Phantom Pain" and "Ground Zeroes" - were both actually part of a series of pieces leading up to this final first push. Metal Gear Solid V (or Metal Gear Solid 5, if you prefer), is loaded and ready for action.

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Google Play Movies adds info cards for actors, actresses

Google Play Movies adds info cards for actors, actresses

We all hate it when we're watching a movie or TV show and we can't put a name with the face. It's happened to the best of us, but Google has a solution that looks to take the embarrassment out of trying to guess that actor's/actress's name. Hot on the heels of Amazon's expansion of its X-Ray feature, Google has added "info cards" to the Google Play Movies & TV app.

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Iron Man 3 mobile gameplay revealed by Gameloft for iOS and Android

Iron Man 3 mobile gameplay revealed by Gameloft for iOS and Android

Today the next chapter in the Iron Man film saga has been revealed in mobile game form by the folks at Gameloft. This Iron Man 3 game is being targeted for a cross-platform release on the 25th of April, just days before the theater release of the film itself! You'll be rolling out with an endless runner this time around - or endless shooter, if you prefer that version of the game concept genre.

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Evernote for Windows Phone updates with redesign, improved tags, and more

Evernote for Windows Phone updates with redesign, improved tags, and more

Windows Phone users who are yearning for a better Evernote experience on their mobile devices are now in luck. The app just received a major update today that comes with a complete redesign, as well as a slew of new features, including improved tag lists, stack support, and a more user-friendly interface.

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Ericsson considers buying Microsoft’s IPTV service

Ericsson considers buying Microsoft’s IPTV service

Ericsson is reportedly planning on buying out Microsoft's Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service. The service, called MediaRoom, allows many operators to bring their paid-TV service to a variety of devices, including smartphones, tablets, computers, as well as video game consoles. If Ericsson successfully purchases the service, it would have another great weapon in its arsenal of software services.

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Temple Run hits Windows Phone today!

Temple Run hits Windows Phone today!

This week at the Game Developer's Conference 2013 it's been announced that a variety of new titles will be coming to Windows Phone 8, including the highly popular Temple Run. When it comes to the mobile app ecosystem, there are a few kings and queens and a whole lot of lesser titles - Temple Run is one of the gods. When the original Temple Run was pushed to Android, it'd already been one of the hottest-selling games on iOS for several months, exploding then onto Google's mobile OS like a flash of lightning.

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Gmail for iOS updates with new edit mode, navigation tweaks

Gmail for iOS updates with new edit mode, navigation tweaks

Gmail for iOS has come a long way since it first released on Apple's platform, but it's always been missing a few things that would make it the ultimate mobile email app. However, Google is getting a step closer to that with a new update today that introduces swiping between conversations, as well as taking action on multiple emails at once.

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20% of all Blackberry 10 Apps are Android ports

20% of all Blackberry 10 Apps are Android ports

Blackberry had just announced last week that the Blackberry App World had finally reached its 100,000 app milestone. The Blackberry App World had grown rapidly in size thanks to Blackberry's intense campaign to get developers to create apps for its platform. One of those campaigns involved a port-a-thon that allowed developers to port their apps from Android straight to Blackberry.

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New Grand Theft Auto 5 screenshots show off beautiful scenery

New Grand Theft Auto 5 screenshots show off beautiful scenery

Rockstar has revealed a bunch of new screenshots for Grand Theft Auto 5 (as if you haven't had enough already). This time around, the new screenshots emphasize more on the beautiful scenery in the game. It displays the beautiful landscapes, vast underwater explorations, intense thunderstorms, and calming sunsets that you can discover in the fictitious city of Los Santos. Rockstar wanted to show off how well they can maximize the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360's resources for GTA V.

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Google brings live transit data to New York and Salt Lake City

Google brings live transit data to New York and Salt Lake City

Public transportation carries millions upon millions of people to and from their destinations every day, so it makes sense that Google is wanting to bump up its public transit options in Google Maps in order to cater to more users. Case in point: the company just released live transit information for New York City and Salt Lake City, while adding service alerts in Washington DC.

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2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 unveiled with lightweight body and hard power

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 unveiled with lightweight body and hard power

This week the folks at Chevrolet have revealed the 2014 Camaro Z28 (or Z/28 if you prefer), a beast of a vehicle with a 7.0L LS7 V8 engine with no less than 500 horsepower ready for road-thrashing action. This machine works with 470 pounds-feet of torque under the hood paired with a six-speed Tremec TR6060 manual transmission. The look of the vehicle is all classic Camaro with a smooth-yet-sharp set of aesthetics for this years battle with the best.

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Microsoft confirms Windows Blue

Microsoft confirms Windows Blue

We've been hearing a lot about Windows Blue through the grapevine, but Microsoft has finally confirmed that something dealing with the codename "Blue" is coming eventually. While the company specifically mentioned that a product with "Blue" in the title wouldn't be hitting the market, it seems that all of these recent leaks and rumors may have validity.

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