bitesizeWhen we went to school, we are taught basic skills in a variety of subjects, such as math, language (this will vary depending on which country you’re in), science, history, and so on. However it seems that many, including President Obama, believe that computer programming is the way of the future.

While computer programming courses have long been offered and taught in colleges and universities, they were mostly optional and for people who wanted to get into those fields. However like we said, some believe that programming is the way of the future and that it should be made a necessity to learn them at an early age. Read full post →BBC Launches Coding Initiative, Teaches Kids How To Program

destiny1 640x359Heads up Xbox One gamers, we know many of you guys are looking forward to getting your hands on Bungie’s latest game, Destiny, and if you’re the sort of gamer who keeps every single game they play on their console’s hard drive, well here’s hoping you have enough space to install the game in full.

According to one user who has received their copy of Destiny a little ahead of time, he/she has posted images of the cover art of Imgur and according to one of the photos, it shows that the game could take up as much as 40GB on your console in order to play it. For those who have preloaded the game, you might have noticed that it has only taken 18GB. Read full post →Destiny For Xbox One Could Take Up 40GB Of Storage

gear s blingJust yesterday we reported that LG and Swarovski had teamed up to offer a crystal-studded OLED TV. Well it looks like Swarovski has been pretty busy because they had also teamed up with the folks at Samsung by creating a blinged up version of the recently announced Samsung Gear S smartwatch.

The smartwatch from Samsung was announced last week and we expect that we will most likely hear and see more of it at IFA 2014 later this week. We’re not sure if the Swarovski version of the Gear S will be on display at IFA 2014, but we’ll keep our eyes peeled for it. Read full post →Samsung Gear S Gets A Swarovski Crystal Makeover

elgato battery 640x426There are many external battery packs available for smartphones and tablets at the moment. For the most part they are pretty “dumb” in the sense that you just plug them in and it starts charging, nothing more, nothing less. Then again there’s nothing wrong with that setup since it is just a battery after all.

Well if you were hoping for something a little more intuitive, Elgato has recently unveiled the Smart Power external battery pack. The battery pack will come with a 6,000mAh battery that should be able to charge your smartphone a few times over, and will measure 83 x 83 x 23mm and weigh 160g. Read full post →Elgato Smart Power Is A Smart External Battery Pack For Mobile Devices

vortex vrThere are a couple of virtual reality headsets being developed at the moment. One of them is the Oculus Rift and the other would be Sony’s Project Morpheus. Neither of these devices are available commercially yet but if you’re looking for an alternative virtual reality headset, perhaps the Vortex VR VRTX I could be of interest to you.

One of the differences between the VRTX I and other headsets available in the market at the moment is that it does not come with a built-in display. Instead it seems to rely on the user having an LG G3 handset of their own whose display will be used as the display of the headset as well. Read full post →Vortex VR Uses The LG G3 For Its Virtual Reality Headset

passport battery life 2 710x434 640x391The BlackBerry Passport is the Canadian company’s upcoming handset and it seems that there is plenty to be excited for. Not only does the handset sport a rather unique design and an interesting keyboard, but according to its specifications, it is also expected to pack an impressive 3,450mAh battery under the hood.

Given that most Android handsets these days fall under the 3,000mAh mark, safe to say that the Passport will most definitely lead the way when it comes to battery life, but exactly how long are we looking at? Well according to N4BB, one of their friends who has the Passport sent in a screenshot of their device. Read full post →BlackBerry Passport Screenshot Shows Off Impressive Battery Life

HTC and tablets do not really make for a good marriage as what had transpired in the past did not prove inspirational for the Taiwanese company, although they look set to strain ahead and move forward with the rumored Nexus 9 from Google, where HTC is touted to be the hardware manufacturer for this device. Well, how about phablets? HTC has had better luck in this particular department, and in the latest rumor that hails from the serial leakster over at @upleaks, it would be the HTC Y5 that would come under scrutiny this time around.

Read full post →HTC Y5 Is A Mid-Range Phablet (Rumor)

gionee 5mm thin 640x448When it comes to the world of smartphones, these particular devices too, would want to be thinner and thinner – after all, it follows the general trend where consumer electronics are concerned. Gionee of China already holds the distinction of having the world’s thinnest production smartphone in the form of the Gionee Elife S5.5, and this time around, it looks set to wow the masses with their upcoming device that will be even thinner than the 5.5mm slim predecessor mentioned earlier – thanks to the introduction of the Gionee Elife S5.1.

Read full post →Gionee Elife S5.1 Be Thinnest Smartphone When It Arrives

microsoft surface pro 3  42 640x426The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has certainly gone through quite a bit of adventure on the news front recently, especially when one takes into consideration the alleged overheating issues that Microsoft has already promised a fix for it. Still, the business class tablet has been released in another 25 more markets recently, and word has it that the Surface Pro 3 is doing pretty well for itself over in the U.K.

Read full post →Surface Pro 3 Sells Well In The UK

Earlier in the month of August this year, we did mention that the Resident Evil series will be getting a new remastered version across different kind of current generation consoles, and in that particular confirmation, multiple platforms will “benefit” from this effort. I guess this is one way of milking the Resident Evil franchise for all that it is worth, especially when you take into consideration the higher level of firepower that modern day consoles have. Well, here we are with the latest Resident Evil 2015 HD remaster trailer and boy does it look stunning!

Read full post →Resident Evil 2015 HD Remaster Trailer Revealed