nokia uae lumia530 640x640Earlier this July, Microsoft made an announcement of what looked to be the cheapest Windows Phone device ever released, in the form of the Nokia Lumia 530. This particular smartphone carried a recommended retail price of a mere €85 or $115 over in the U.S., being the latest entry level device which was positioned a wee bit lower than the larger sized Lumia 630. What makes this particular story all the more interesting is how folks living in the oil rich United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be able to pick up the Lumia 530 at an even more affordable rate – in a buy one, free one promotion.

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xboxone ukIf you happen to live in the U.K. and have been hankering after a new Xbox One but somehow or rather never really managed to make the time and effort to pick one up, perhaps you might be stoked to hear that there is a price cut for the console from Microsoft over in that part of the world. Folks residing in Scotland, aren’t you glad that the recent referendum whose result would have made William Wallace roll in his grave let you remain in the U.K., being able to take advantage of the lowered £329.99 price tag?

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China hasn’t always been that open to gaming consoles but recently it lifted the ban and allowed companies to bring their gaming machines to the People’s Republic. Microsoft was quick to confirm that the Xbox One will be launched this September. However a couple of days back Microsoft announced that the Xbox One release in China had been delayed. Initially it was believed that the release may have been pushed back by a couple of months but Microsoft has made an announcement today that’s certainly going to be welcomed by the people in China.

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If you happen to use an unlocked Moto X (2013) on T-Mobile then today is your lucky day. The latest version of Android OS has finally been released for this variant. Carrier locked versions of the Moto X (2013) on AT&T, Verizon and Sprint have already received the Android 4.4.4 update. Now finally the T-Mobile Moto X Android 4.4.4 update is available for download.

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It happens ever so often that you’re caught without ample charge on one of your devices. Since most of us carry multiple devices its not that hard to forget to charge one of them. What if there was a way to transfer some power from one of your devices to the other? Samsung’s new Power Sharing cable is the answer. It will allow you to transfer power directly from selected devices such as the Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Tab S to any device that’s compatible with micro-USB.

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ac china 640x359If there’s one particular feature about the Assassin’s Creed franchise that makes it so entertaining, it is the fact that it usually takes place in places that are familiar to us and in periods which are also familiar to those who enjoy their history. Granted there is fiction throw into the mix, but otherwise for the most part, there is a bit of the real world thrown in there.

Now if you were hoping to see Ubisoft take Assassin’s Creed to even more countries around the world, you will be pleased to learn that Ubisoft has recently unveiled their DLC plans for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Unity. Gamers will be getting a new story campaign that takes place after the game where gamers will be able to explore the underground crypts, access more missions in Paris, and gain 30 new pieces of equipment. Read full post →Assassin’s Creed Unity’s DLC Will Take Gamers To China

CGK95RGB 06 A 640x382Corsair is a company known for their gaming hardware, whether it be performance RAM used in gaming computers, power supply, or even peripherals like keyboard or mice. Well if you’re in the market for new gaming hardware like a new keyboard or mouse, you might be interested to learn that Corsair has recently announced a bunch of new devices.

These new devices will be part of Corsair Gaming which is a new division in the company designed to focus on eSports and the development of PC accessories. So to kick things off, Corsair has unveiled three new gaming keyboards in the form of the K65, K70, and K95. All three keyboards will feature backlit keys and Cherry MX mechanical switches and will be also feature onboard memory to store user preferences. They will be priced at $150, $170, and $190 respectively. Read full post →Corsair Unveils New Gaming Peripherals

ios 8 adoptionAccording to earlier reports, it was suggested that iOS 8’s adoption rate was around 30% less than a week since its release. However it seems that Apple themselves have a different number because according to the Apple developer support page (via MacRumors), it seems that they are boasting a much more impressive 46% adoption rate.

This seems to suggest that almost 50% of iOS users have adopted iOS 8 since its release last week. As you can see in the pie chart, iOS 7 is still maintaining its lead at 49%, with other operating systems sitting at 5%. However given the rate of adoption, we wouldn’t be surprised if iOS 8 will surpass iOS 7 in the coming weeks, if not days. Read full post →Apple Boasts 46% Of iOS Devices Running On iOS 8

ps4delay lackofgamesIn terms of the console wars, it certainly looks like Sony is winning at the moment. The company has proudly announced how they have managed to sell millions upon millions of consoles, versus Microsoft who seems to have only announced shipping numbers, which as we have pointed out in the past, are very different numbers altogether.

However both consoles are barely a year old which means there is still plenty of time and plenty of games that could shift the scales in either side’s favor, but according to one analyst Eiichi Katayama, he seems to believe that Sony will most likely end up being the one dominating the console space. Read full post →Sony Could Dominate The Console Space, According To Analyst

2ds bundleAfter so many years, it seems that the Pokemon franchise is still going strong. As gamers might have heard by now, there will be new Pokemon games coming up soon in the form of Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire and to commemorate the launch of the new games, Nintendo has also taken the wraps off two new Nintendo 2DS consoles.

For those who are unfamiliar with the Nintendo 3DS, these are consoles that differ from the 3DS in the sense that they do not flip open. Instead, as you can see in the image above, they are just one big huge device which kind of reminds us of the handheld consoles from back in the day, and they have also done away with the 3D feature. Read full post →Nintendo 2DS Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire Bundles Unveiled