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
It is now illegal to copy your private music collection in the UK again. The private copying exception that was introduced last year has been withdrawn, meaning you can no longer copy tracks you already own. This change also applies to videos and eBooks.
Ubisoft has started the open beta for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. The beta was originally set to begin on November 25, but it had to be pushed back due to some technical issues. Those issues have since been addressed and Ubisoft says everything is good to go.
Rosenergoatom, a state-owned company in Russia, is going to build the country's largest data center and the facility will be powered entirely by nuclear energy. The company is usually involved in nuclear energy and it operates the Kalinin station that will power the data center.
For a limited time, Amazon has reduced the price of its unlimited Cloud Drive storage option to just $5. That type of storage normally costs $60 per year, but you can pick it up for a lot less as long as you order soon. It appears this deal is one of Amazon's Cyber Monday offers.
LG is dumping billions of dollars into its next OLED plant, a facility that will be constructed in Paju, South Korea. This $8.71 billion plant is going to produce all sorts of OLED panels that can be used for TVs, phones, smartwatches, and many other products.
Remote play is going to be added to Mac and PC for the PlayStation 4, Sony has announced. This ability is an obvious extension of the remote play capability that already exists on the PlayStation Vita and some Sony phones. Shuhei Yoshida confirmed the feature.
Oppo plans to launch its latest R7s smartphone on December 1. The popular retailer Amazon is already accepting the pre-orders, while the phone will be able to purchase at oppostyle.com, as well as Amazon UK, France and Germany. The handset will retail for $399 or €349.
Acer has officially announced that its new Predator gaming notebook series is available for purchase. The company has put a lot of work into the new series and is expecting strong sales, especially during the local IT Month events running from November 28 to January 13.
Latest reports suggest that the Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi is working on a device that will be powered by the world's first mobile deca-core chipset, the MediaTek Helio X20 chipset. The handset won't be a flagship device, but rather a new aggressively-priced Redmi handset.
Sony's selfie smartphone Xperia C5 Ultra was first available in Asia for around $400. Today, Amazon has launched the same smartphone in the US with a much lower price tag. The unlocked E5506 model costs $329.99 and is available in two color options, black and white.
According to DigiTimes, Taiwan-based notebook manufacturers have lowered their quotes for chips and components for 2016. Even with the lower quotes, their upstream suppliers don't want to lower prices. Instead, the companies will put more efforts on other market segments.
Shortly after admitting that its USB Type-C cables and adapters are causing damages on certain devices, OnePlus has released a list of devices that are safe to use those accessories. The list doesn't reveal much as it only shows what type of devices can be charged with it.
Sony was recently rumoured to be working on a custom built mobile SoC that will use in new smartphones. That was quickly denied by the company, but now we're hearing a similar story about three other companies working on their own ARM-based chipsets.
Current Apple iPhones are using conventional LCD displays and allegedly won't utilizes any other panel until 2018. According to a report from Nikkei, Apple will use OLED panels for iPhones in 2018 and LG is rumoured to be potential OLED supplier to Apple.
With the launch of Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL across the globe, other manufacturers have started announcing their own Windows 10 smartphones. Several Japan-based manufacturers have unveiled their solutions, and EveryPhone smartphone has caught our eyes.
LG has posted on its official Facebook page that the company won't launch the latest LG V10 smartphone in Canada. So if you live in Canada and want to purchase the phone, you will have to find some other way to purchase it as there won't be any officially available.
After the recent report about the Galaxy A7, A8 and A9, another member of the next-gen Galaxy A series has emerged online. The leaked User Agent profile for the SM-A510M Galaxy A5 has confirmed the screen size and resolution, which are upgraded compared to the current Galaxy A5.
As promised, Microsoft has started selling the flagship Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL handsets in the United States and Europe. The software giant's flagship devices are currently available for purchase from certain retail stores, and pre-orders are now shipping to customers.
A set of leaked renders reveals possible design of the ZUK's second smartphone called ZUK Z2. The Lenovo-backed company has already confirmed that the ZUK Z2 handset is in the works and that it will most likely be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chip.