Continuing on from last week, this series of articles is to help keep you guys up to date with what's been happening in the gaming world, and fill you in on what's coming in the week to come. I'll be announcing game releases, interviews, as well as introducing next week's
As the announcement date is closing, more specific leaks about the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus smartphones are emerging online. There were already several alleged pictures of the smartphones, but now we have first press render thanks to @evleaks.
Yesterday, we reported about the possible price drop from Samsung for its flagship smartphones, due to poor sale results. This seems to be true, as a new report from the Netherlands shows the new prices for Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones.
T-Mobile has officially announced a price drop for the BlackBerry Classic and if you have been holding out to purchase the smartphone, now is the time. The carrier has slashed the price by $70, so the smartphone can be purchased for only $369.99 without a contract.
Prior recalling all NVIDIA Shield Tablets manufactured between July 2014 and July 2015, the company has released a software update. The update bumps the OS to Android Lollipop 5.1.1 and aside from standard Lollipop improvements, it brings a few additional fixes and improvements.
Sammy Kamkar, a researcher, has found a way to hack into General Motors' OnStar system and the hack could allow attackers to take control of some vehicle functions. General Motors says a fix already exists, but Kamkar says the issue is "not actually resolved yet."
Google isn't just using its Street View vehicles to capture location and WiFi information, it is using them to monitor pollution. Google says three Street View cars have already spent a month in Denver gathering information on nine pollutants. Sensors from Aclima were used.
The Gear A smartwatch from Samsung will definitely include a rotating bezel. Samsung confirmed that feature during the Tizen Developer Summit in Bangalore, India. The Gear A, which has also been called Orbis, may be launched during an event in August.
Uber is betting big on the Indian market by announcing a $1 billion investment in the country. The transportation company will spend $1 billion over the next nine months to expand services in India by reaching new cities and launching some new products.
Many things about the next iteration of the Google Glass will be different, including its overall design. A report from the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) says Google is using a snap-on design with the headset. The "Enterprise Edition" of the AR device is for businesses.
A new Xperia smartphone that'll be available in gold seems to be coming from Sony and it could launch next week. Sony has already confirmed it is going to announce a new Xperia product on August 3 and a recently posted teaser on Twitter hints at the product being a gold phone.
Microsoft is no longer the third largest smartphone vendor in the world. Huawei has taken that spot in the smartphone market and it has shipped 3 million more phones than Microsoft, according to Strategy Analytics. The Chinese company has seen its market share increase to 7%.
Yota Devices has cancelled the release of the YotaPhone 2 in the United States. The phone is unique because it includes a secondary e-ink display and it has received some positive attention. Yota Devices cannot bring the handset to the United States due to logistical issues.
Sharp is getting out of the TV market in the Americas and it will be giving its business in the Americas to Hisense, a Chinese manufacturer. The company's Mexican production facility will be sold to Hisense along with the leasing rights to its brand name.
Despite what it may claim, the NSA is not just spying on millions of people in order to fight terrorism. Another example of how the NSA's activities extend beyond legitimate work comes from WikiLeaks, which just published documents showing the agency spied on the Japanese.
The upgrade to Windows 10 automatically changes a user's default browser and that's not something Mozilla is happy about. All default app choices are reset upon upgrading and that means those who've been using Mozilla Firefox will be set to Microsoft's Edge browser.
Google has rejected France's demand for Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling to go global. That ruling requires Google remove some search results when asked to do so by users. Though, the ruling is limited since Google must only remove results from its localized sites.
Microsoft's newly released operating system, Windows 10, is already running on over 14 million devices. The company revealed Windows 10's reach in a blog post on Thursday. Microsoft will make the OS more widely available in the coming days and weeks.
Apple will reportedly launch a new Apple TV streaming device in September, but it will take a little while longer for a streaming service to arrive. Reports had originally said the new Apple TV would be at WWDC, but that was not the case. The Apple TV report comes from Buzzfeed.
A very effective vaccine for the Ebola virus may have been created. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports a trial of an Ebola vaccine in Guinea has found it is 100% effective. As long as the vaccine's effectiveness holds up in tests, it could be used to end outbreaks.