Qualcomm is now selling its official Snapdragon 810 powered reference hardware kits. The kits include a Smartphone and a tablet, both powered by the semiconductor company's next flagship mobile SoC. The Snapdragon 810 is a 64-bit SoC, with two 4-core clusters.
We are fast exhausting the reserves of fossil fuels available on Mother Earth. But, our reliance on its products, such as gasoline (for example) only continues to increase with each passing day. So, what is the solution to this problem? Electric vehicles?
In just 48 hours, Jolla has managed to raise over $1 million in funding for its upcoming Jolla Tablet. The company was looking to raise $380,000, which was achieved in just a couple of hours. The Jolla Tablet should arrive next year, sometime in the second quarter.
Are you a fan of the Geometry Wars series? Sierra's next twin-stick shooter, Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions, will soon land on new and old-gen consoles for $14.99. If you are dead set on buying the game, why don't you pre-order it right now and get two extra levels.
According to VG247, the Steam Fall Sale will commence on November 26th, which is one day before Thanksgiving. The report says that Valve hasn't officially confirmed the dates yet, which is said to run until December 1st, but an email sent by PayPal comes close.
Through their Motorola Feedback Network, Motorola has invited participants to test a new version of system software (the next version of Android) for the Verizon Moto X 2014. Could this mean that Verizon's Moto X 2014 will be updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop soon?
The mobile version of Minecraft is getting an update. Version 0.10 of Minecraft: Pocket Edition brings a visual upgrade to the game, apart from the usual round of optimizations and bug fixes. The graphical improvements include better looking water, fog, etc.
From time to time, manufacturers release a gold version of its device. Today, we have a 24K gold iPad Air 2 that can be purchased from Karalux, a gold-plating company. The tablet can be yours for "only" $1,300, but if you are fast enough, you can get something more.
VGChartz reports that Sony has sold over 14 million units of the PlayStation 4 across the world. Sony's new console recently celebrated its one-year anniversary in Europe and the US. As of the week ending November 15, Sony has sold precisely 14,406,835 units.
After some careful analysis, members of Beyond3D forums posted in its popular "Image Quality and Framebuffer Analysis" thread that the Xbox One version of Ubisoft's Far Cry 4 doesn't run at native 1080p resolution. As it turns out, the resolution is closer to 1400x1080.
LG G Pad 8.3 and NVIDIA Shield Tablet finally got Chromecast support, as Google is very slow with adding support to new devices. There is no software update for the devices as it is a server-side change. To use the feature, check your quick settings for screen casting.
If reports turn out as true, then Samsung has serious problems. Apparently Samsung's devices use older version of the Android support library, causing problems with a new design language for apps, dubbed as the "Material Design" that brings new user interface.
Microsoft is preparing another great feature for its products. This time, the company will be adding Skype-based chat to Office Online web applications. This will allow users to work on the document and at the same time exchange messages with Skype users.
The second generation Moto G smartphones is reportedly suffering from a memory management bug, making almost impossible to do some multitasking tasks. The phone received a dozen positive reviews, but a growing number of users are now reporting the memory management bug.
OnePlus had previously announced that it would bring its flagship (and only) Smartphone offering to India in December this year. Well, Amazon India posted a #TheOneThing poster on their Facebook page, as well as announced a contest that runs until tonight.
Late last month, Microsoft introduced unlimited cloud storage on the OneDrive for all Office 365 subscribers. Google took learned something from that and today introduced 1 TB of free Google Drive storage for all recently and new Chromebook purchases.
If you have just purchased Nexus 6 from AT&T, then you won't be happy with this. Due to a software bug, Motorola is recalling all Nexus 6 from AT&T stores. The bug causes a black screen, making it useless. Motorola has found a fix so the phones will be available soon.
Galaxy Note Edge was recently arrived to the US and was expected to go on sale in the UK by the end of the month, precisely on November 28th. Samsung has issued a statement saying that the Galaxy Note Edge is delayed and will miss the original launch date.
Google Maps have also received a smaller update for Android platform, which is one of the main apps used by drivers. The app now adds information about your destination, weather forecast, current time of your chosen destination, along with some fun facts.
Verizon has announced that a new software update is now available for LG G Vista smartphone. The update has build number VS88011B and brought some small user interface changes, but also some small performance and network connectivity improvements are made.
Apple's A8 chip was the first 64-bit SoC for smartphones and although it has only two cores, it is powerful enough. According to the latest test, the chip, which is used in iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, appears to be capable of handling 4K video playback.
Time magazine has released its list of Top 25 New Inventions of 2014. This list curiously includes the Apple Watch, a gadget that is months away from its public launch. Not only that, no review units have been distributed by Apple, nor has any unit been leaked.
Microsoft Bangladesh decided to demonstrate how perfectly capable the Lumia 730 front camera is when it comes to clicking selfies. Equipped with a 5 MP snapper, the Lumia 730 was used to click the world's largest selfie ever. Microsoft fit 1151 people into the frame.
Remember Bomberman? Of course you do (unless you were born yesterday). Sanuk Games is releasing Bombing Bastards, a Bomberman clone that features thirty different levels (or mazes). The game will be playable solo as well as with three other friends using controllers.
Apple will soon begin selling the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 in India. Both tablets can now be pre-ordered from Flipkart. A total of 18 iPad Air 2 variants (WiFi, cellular, color options, storage options) are listed on Flipkart, their prices ranging from 36k to 60k.
Bioware is already working on their first patches for Dragon Age: Inquisition. Released last week, DA:I received top-scoring reviews when the NDA was lifted a week ahead of its release. However, Bioware wants to ensure that the players experience only the best.
Ever imagined how playing a 2D top-down DayZ would be like? There's good news for you. MINIDAYZ is a top-down 2D single-player demake of DayZ that runs on any of the popular browsers - Opera, Chrome and Firefox. The fan-made game is being hosted by Bohemia.
Jolla updated their Indiegogo campaign page for the Jolla Tablet today, adding two new countries to its list. After achieving 300% of their original campaign goal (of $380,000) in just 3 days, Jolla added Australia and Canada to the existing list of countries.
If you are looking for a cheap Chromebook alternative, then Acer might have a solution for you. Acer announced a new TravelMate B115 for the United States and Canadian markets. This budget-friendly Acer notebook will be available later this month for only $379.99.
Motorola has issued new versions of its Camera and Gallery apps, which are now available in the Google Play Store. Both applications now feature Google's Material design. Except for the design improvements, both apps also come with a few new features.
Apple iOS 8 operating system brought many nice things, but it also gives a headache to many users. After reporting about numerous bugs that iOS 8.1.1 update brought, the folks at Ars Technica decided to put it to the test to see if there is any performance update.
Yesterday late, Acer announced Aspire Switch and Iconia tablets lineup. Total 7 devices were announced, which came just before the holiday shopping spree. Except for tablets, the company will soon release an inexpensive 11.6-inch notebook powered by Windows with Bing.
Microsoft has slashed the price of the Surface Pro 3 by $150 as part of their Black Friday deals. The $150 discount is only applicable on the Core i3 and Core i7 versions of the tablet. If you are looking for the mid-range Core i5 model, you still get a discount.
Marvell has announced a new 64-bit SoC, the Armada Mobile PXA 1936. This new chip features eight Cortex A53 cores that are clocked at 1.5 GHz and 5-mode 4G LTE support. With this chip, Marvell targets the high-end sector and first devices will arrive in early 2015.
When Gorilla Glass first came to the market, it was some kind of breakthrough in display protection. Today, the company announced the sequel to its popular Gorilla Glass. With Gorilla Glass, Corning aims to protect devices from 1 m drop on a rough surface.
After announcing earlier this year that Ascend Mate 2 users won't get KitKat update, the news caused a lot of angry users. Today Huawei announced that the users will instead get the Android 5.0 Lollipop, upgrading the phone from Jelly Bean operating system.
Huawei has brought its flagship Smartphone, the Ascend P7, to India. Powered by a 1.8 GHz quad-core HiSilicon Kirin 910T chipset, the Ascend P7 brings flagship features such as a 5-inch Full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 2 GB RAM, a 13 MP rear camera and more
Huawei 3C was available in Asia for quite a while and today this budget-friendly smartphone has landed in the UK. The phone is available for pre-orders and is priced at £109.99. The handset will start shipping to customers early next week, on November 24.
Motorola has introduced its Moto Care service for Nexus 6 and Moto X. The extended warranty is only available for US customers and will cost you $129.99 for Nexus 6, or $85 for Moto X. Users have 30 days period since purchase to buy Moto Care warranty.
The Vibe X2 is the company's flagship and except it has good design, with the world's first multi-layered metal chassis, it also has good specs under the hood. Today, thanks to TENAA, we found out that Lenovo is preparing a larger yet thinner variant of Vibe X2 phone.
It looks like old World of Warcraft fans are returning to the game since the launch of 'Warlords of Draenor', its latest expansion. Blizzard revealed that it sold over 3.3 million copies of the expansion within the first 24 hours. WoW now has over 10 million subscribers
No Man's Sky stole the attention of gamers at E3 2014. However, we have heard very little about the development of the title since then. Sony was so impressed that they signed a deal Hello Games, the development studio, to make No Man's Sky a timed PS4-exclusive.
EA and Respawn Entertainment announced the new Titanfall Deluxe Edition. Available now on PC, and coming to the Xbox One on November 25th, Titanfall Deluxe Edition includes a standard copy of Titanfall along with all three of its accompanying DLCs released since.
Konami has revealed the minimum and recommended PC system configurations required to run their upcoming title - Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes - smoothly. 4 GB of RAM is a requisite, so is a DX11 class GPU. Konami wants an NVIDIA GTX 660 at the least.
Alex Hutchinson is having a good laugh looking at all the posts on Ubisoft's forums complaining about certain issues related to the game. The issues that pirates, aka people who downloaded and are playing illegal "cracked" copies of the game, are facing were planted.