Monday, July 29, 2013
You can now pre-order your Xbox One controller and Microsoft headset. The price for Xbox One controller in the US is US$59.99, if you will bundle it with "Play and Charge" rechargeable battery pack you will pay $74.99.
The controller is not yet available on Microsoft's UK website.
The Xbox One Chat Headset is priced at US$24.99. Microsoft's next generation console will launch this November, though no specific date has been announced. The November 27 Xbox One release date rumor is not true as stated by Microsoft.
Retail prices for the console are £425 / $499 / AU$599.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Nokia unveiled the latest addition to its Lumia smartphone range the Lumia 625 at an event in London today. The smartphone has a 4.7-inch screen which is the largest Nokia has released. The phone has 4G connectivity, a 4.7in LCD display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, a 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 512MB of RAM, 8GB of on-board storage and a 2,000mAh battery.
It also has 5-megapixel primary camera as well as a VGA (480p) front-facing shooter. The device features key measurements of 133.25 x 72.25 x 9.15mm and weighs 159g.
It also have microSD card slot for more storage and the Lumia 625 will, of course, run Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 mobile OS.
Monday, July 15, 2013
IdeaPad Yoga 11s is Lenovo's world's first 360-degree convertible laptop which is similar to an Ultrabook with regards to power and productivity and mobile like a tablet.
The IdeaPad Yoga 11s turns into four special modes-laptop, tablet, stand and tent-to fit the changing ways people are using technology. It enables users to make the gadget adapt to their environment wherever they go like parks, shops, mall, in a car, at home or in the office.
IdeaPad Yoga 11s allows users to watch movies in a space-saving way through its tent mode. It is equipped with Intel integrated high-definition graphics with Dolby Home Theater audio system.
It has a 11.6-inch high definition in-plane switching (IPS) screen’s 10-finger multi-touch support. It has motion control, that allows hand gestures in front of the webcam. The IdeaPad Yoga 11s tablet mode is ideal for exploring Windows 8 apps.
It has a slim 0.68-inch frame and powered by a third-generation Intel Core i3 processor and run by Windows 8 for smooth multitasking and productivity to use Office applications.
It has 4GB DDR3 memory, a 128GB SSD storage, and a six-hour battery life.
The IdeaPad Yoga 11s is coated with rubber painting to give the exterior a soft finishing.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Apple celebrated on Monday the fifth anniversary of its App Store launch by giving FREE app which includes some of its most popular iOS games.
"To celebrate we're giving everyone five landmark games and five groundbreaking apps for a limited time," a message on the App Store.
Throughout the week, users can download five apps and five games for free. The free apps: "Barefoot World Atlas" interactive globe app, "Day One" journal app, "How to Cook Everything", "Over", and "Traktor DJ for iPhone". The games: "Badland," "Infinity Blade II," "Superbrothers: Sword & Sorcery EP," "Tiny Wings" and "Where's My Water?"
All but one have been rated at 4 stars or higher (out of a possible five).
Apple's App Store launched July 10, 2008, the day before the debut of the iPhone 3G.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Smartphones that uses Firefox OS go on sale Tuesday in Spain. The system is an open source alternative that network operators hope will challenge the Apple's iOS and Google Android.
Telefónica a Spanish telecoms company said that the ZTE Corp. “Open” will be available at Movistar stores priced at €69 ($90), including €30 for prepaid customers.
In Poland Deutsche Telekom AG has worked with Alcatel-Lucent and will be launching the One Touch Fire shortly. Prices and dates were not available.
The devices are designed for first-time smartphone owners and run an open-source operating system produced by a consortium headed by the Mozilla Foundation, the body behind the Firefox web browser.
The operating system is built using HTML5, the same language in which websites are built, which, Mozilla says, should make it much easier to develop apps.