One of the interesting things that developers have managed to do with the Oculus Rift is make normal games playable in virtual reality mode. It definitely adds a different dimension and creates a more immersive experience. Well if you’ve always wondered what Mario Kart would be like in virtual reality, it seems that someone has decided to try and make that happen.

Developer Wilsonator has created a demo for the game that currently comprises of one basic level. It is the Mario Circuit level from the SNES version, although the developer has promised that additional levels should be made available soon. Basically Mario Kart VR puts players into the kart itself, thus giving you a somewhat first-person perspective of the game, which is typically played from a third-person point of view. Read full post →Mario Kart VR For The Oculus Rift Puts Gamers In The Driver’s Seat

Back in 2013 when Battlefield 4 was released, it was met with a wave of criticism. It wasn’t that the game was bad, it was namely because of the numerous bugs that the developers neglected to iron out which made it difficult to play. In fact EA was hit with several lawsuits due to the buggy nature of the game.

Well back then EA promised that they had learnt their lesson with the Battlefield 4 fiasco and the good news is that they will be taking that lesson and applying it to the upcoming Battlefield: Hardline title. The game is the next title in the Battlefield franchise and it offers gamers a chance to play as the police, which is a nice change of pace compared to the more military theme in previous titles. Read full post →Battlefield: Hardline Won’t Repeat Battlefield 4′s Mistakes

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gresso iphone 640x465So we have been hearing reports of the new iPhone 6 units bending in the pockets of some of its users. Well if you’d rather not have your new iPhone 6 bend on you, perhaps you might be interested in getting your hands on an iPhone case that will prevent that from happening. Introducing the Gresso Titanium cases for the iPhone 6.

These cases, like the name implies, is made from titanium. This not only makes the cases really strong, but also pretty light at the same time. Now given that Gresso has been known for creating luxury phones and accessories, the Gresso Titanium cases will not come cheap as they have been priced starting at an eye-watering $2,000. Read full post →Gresso’s Titanium iPhone Cases Will Prevent Your Phone From Bending

windows technical preview th leak 100462630 largeLater today we can expect Microsoft to make some kind of Windows-related announcement, which many have speculated could be about the next-generation Windows. At the moment some are calling it Windows 9 due to the natural progression after Windows 8, but at the same time the name “Windows Threshold” has been tossed around a fair bit as well, so which is it?

Well according to several sightings over the weekend by The Verge and Neowin, the name Windows TH has been spotted on a landing page of its own at the TechNet website, which for those unfamiliar is Microsoft’s information portal for IT professionals. According to the landing page, it also had a headline which read, “Windows Technical Preview for Enterprise” and also referred to Windows TH as the next version of the Windows platform. Read full post →Windows TH Moniker Spotted On Microsoft Landing Page

blizzcon reward 640x359Earlier this year, Blizzard announced that BlizzCon 2014 will be taking place from the 7-8th of November. For those not in the area or who missed out on buying a ticket, Blizzard unveiled virtual tickets which allows gamers to virtually attend the event. Now for those who are planning or who have bought their virtual tickets, Blizzard has since officially unveiled the rewards they will be giving to gamers.

The rewards will be applied to all of Blizzard’s games. Starting with World of Warcraft, virtual ticket customers can look forward to a pet called Grommloc. As you can see in the picture above, it will be a Murloc pet that has been dressed in the armor of Gromm Hellscream, one of the characters from the Warcraft universe. Read full post →BlizzCon 2014 Virtual Ticket Rewards Revealed

microsoft  logoIf the reports are to be believed, later today we could be given a preview of Microsoft’s next-generation Windows operating system, which at the moment could either be known as Windows 9 or Windows Threshold, depending on which rumor you buy into. That being said, it is understandable that many are curious as to what the next-generation Windows could bring to the table.

Well according to the folks at ZDNet, one of the new features of Windows 9 is a feature that has been given the codename “Asimov”. Originally designed by the Xbox team, Asimov is said to be a backend system that will allow the Windows operating system team to see what is going on in a person’s PC in almost real-time. Read full post →Windows 9 Could Come With Real-Time Telemetry System

lumia830 chinaEarlier this month, Microsoft had officially announced the Nokia Lumia 830 and according to AT&T, they have plans to launch the device, although no specific dates were mentioned. Well according to the folks at Windows Phone Central, they have heard that it is possible that AT&T could be getting ready to sell the device come 7th of November.

Unfortunately there was no price mentioned, although given that the phone is priced close to $400 for an unlock model via eBay, there is a good chance that the phone might be priced pretty affordably with a new contract, although this is simply speculation on our part and we’ll just have to wait and see what AT&T has in store for us. Read full post →Nokia Lumia 830 Rumored For AT&T Come 7th November

bing financeThere have been rumors suggesting that Microsoft could be getting ready to announce a rebranding of some of their products. This includes the rebranding of Windows Phone to just Windows, and their Nokia devices to Microsoft devices. Well it looks like Microsoft’s Bing apps are getting a rebranding of their own. Read full post →Microsoft Updates Bing Apps For Windows Phone, Rebranded To MSN

apple store chinaWhile the iPhone 6 might have launched in multiple countries, there were some who were a little concerned about the iPhone’s launch in China. This is because the device had yet to be officially certified, and with China being one of Apple’s newer and larger markets, it is an important one and a timely launch is key to Apple doing well.

In fact some have speculated that the phone could have been delayed, but thankfully it looks like phone has been officially certified and approved for sale in the country. This is according to a report from Reuters which revealed that Apple had cleared regulatory hurdles and has received the necessary licenses to sell the phone in the country. Read full post →iPhone 6 Approved For Sale In China, Pre-Orders Begin 10th October

iovine and dreWhile Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine might be the more recognizable faces of Beats, there were others who were also involved with founding the audio company. One of them is Steven Lamar who alleges that he is one of the co-founders of the company. In fact he has used his co-founder status to help promote his own company, ROAM, which made the headphones that you can see above.

However it seems that Beats is not happy with Lamar’s use of his co-founder status and have recently filed a lawsuit against Lamar for apparently placing misleading statements on his website claiming that he was the co-founder of Beats. However according to Lamar, he claims that he was the first to come up with the idea for a headphones brand using cutting edge technology and backed up by a prominent artist at the same time. Read full post →Beats Files Lawsuit Against Steven Lamar For Claiming “Co-Founder” Status